What makes the Netgear RAXE500 so good?

The Netgear RAXE500 is a very powerful router!  With a super fast processor and WiFi 6e you cannot go wrong with this router!  For your home or business, this router will perform exceptionally well.  With Businesses with VoIP, there is SIP control which makes it an ideal router to use if you have a VoIP system or are considering getting one.  It is a game changer for gaming regarding how fast it processes packets with its Quad Core 1.8Ghz processor and 1 Gigabyte of DDR3 Ram!  Believe it!  Netgear built a powerhouse here!

Netgear RAXE500 Technical Specifications.

  • WiFi Technology : WiFi 6E (IEEE® 802.11ax) Tri-Band WiFi (AXE11000) 12-Stream
  • 2.4GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps
  • 5GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps
  • New 6GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256- QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps
  • Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • Supports new WiFi 6E devices on 6GHz WiFi band
  • WiFi Speed : AXE11000 (1.2+4.8+4.8Gbps)
  • WiFi Range : up to 3,500 square feet
  • WiFi Band : Tri-Band 6GHz + 5 GHz + 2.4GHz
  • Beamforming : Improve range and performance for 2.4GHz, 5GHz & 6GHz devices
  • Ethernet Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN) + one (1) 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable)
  • Processor : Powerful quad-core 1.8GHz processor
  • USB Ports : Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • Security : NETGEAR Armor™: Advanced cyber threat protection for home network and your connected devices††
  • NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™—Easily manage your kids‘ time online across their connected devices∞
  • Guest network access: separate & secure
  • Automatic firmware update delivers the latest security patches to the router
  • Supports WPA3, the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
  • Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i,128-bit AES encryption with PSK)
  • VPN Support: Secure access to your home network away from home

Physical Specification

  • Dimensions : Folded size: 11.7 x 8.7 x 3.1 in (298 x 221.2 x 78 mm)
  • Unfolded size: 13.5 x 8.7 x 6.7 in (345 x 221.2 x 169.5 mm)
  • Weight: 3.2 lb (1.45 kg)

Support and Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty
  •  SUPPORT: Find troubleshooting tips to diagnose product issues in our knowledge base
  • PRO SUPPORT: Extend your warranty & technical support within 90 days of product purchase [US only].


In conclusion this is one bad-to-the-bone router.  Super fast, WiFi 6e, super fast processor and loads of DDR3 memory.  What more can you ask for!