Upgrading our WORST Wifi Setup - NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router Showcase

  • Published: 14 June 2019
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    We drove all the way out to Colton’s house to upgrade his WIFI with networking hardware from NETGEAR, including the XR500 router and Nighthawk X6S Mesh Extender.

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Comments • 4 065

  • A1 Boston
    A1 Boston  2 hours back

    I like the marketing. This router doesn’t do much for COD. But everyone in the house is happy because they get a WiFi signal!! Which the R1 was horrible at

    • Kennedy Wilson
      Kennedy Wilson  3 hours back

      *Makes techquickie video telling people not to use wps*.... *Uses wps* 😂😂

      • Phil PJ Davis
        Phil PJ Davis  7 hours back

        So is it WiFi 5 or
        WiFi 6???

        •   12 hours back

          im online gamer but i cannot even think about streaming

          •   12 hours back

            fuck hate my life i have only 2mbps

            • MackaPackaz
              MackaPackaz  19 hours back

              this vid is a scam. paid promotion, you don't even go in depth as to what the actual benefits of owning one are. And for some of the speed tests you just stare at ur phone and say their good instead of showing them.

              • PartiallyNumb
                PartiallyNumb  1 days back

                I like these videos but it’s pretty obvious Linus was looking for ltt property lol

                • william Dorthoy
                  william Dorthoy  1 days back

                  12:06 look at his forehead lol.

                  • Luke Skywalker
                    Luke Skywalker  2 days back

                    Just upgraded to 500 down and 20 up for $80 a month. Do not have cable or any other internet movie or tv plans. I use Ethernet for most devices. I have 3- 5 port and 1- 8 port switches. I only use WIFI for phone and tablets.

                    • Rubix
                      Rubix  2 days back

                      In Germany, you can be grateful if you get a 2 digit speed.
                      Unless you live in a big city, but then you can't even afford the rent.

                      • 9B Noah Molin Christiansen Lyngholmskolen

                        Oh Well, could use an internet speed upgrade too. Since my internet is in download..7 mbps..soo ehe...in upload its Like..2...

                        • cptwiggles
                          cptwiggles  3 days back

                          That was a bad edit in the beginning.

                          He was walking into a sliding door and was about to enter it then it transitions into him.opening a Front door and not a sliding door

                          • Luke Cooper
                            Luke Cooper  3 days back

                            “100 mbps is acceptable”
                            Me with 1 mbps and an internet company that shuts off our internet randomly even though we have direct sight to the tower antenna, welcome to American internet

                            • blue03r6
                              blue03r6  3 days back

                              netgear needs some help even with their best router? LOL. my asus router still gets my full speed from my ISP all over my house and outside.

                              • Kim Jong Bong
                                Kim Jong Bong  4 days back

                                I thought my 70 was good but damn

                                • 0menchild
                                  0menchild  4 days back

                                  The Comments: "My internet is shit and I'm crying"

                                  • Cracker
                                    Cracker  4 days back

                                    99% comments: 100Mbps is acceptable.

                                    1% comment: 2019?

                                    • bldeagle10
                                      bldeagle10  5 days back

                                      I need to find that wifi analyzer tool... any info?

                                      • Glamor Gaming
                                        Glamor Gaming  6 days back

                                        I have the same speed lol

                                        • Wyatt B
                                          Wyatt B  6 days back

                                          What is his twitch?

                                          • Samer Rustom
                                            Samer Rustom  6 days back

                                            Nice video. I am wondering if you do some giveaway for your youtubers

                                            • Rich Man Gaming
                                              Rich Man Gaming  6 days back

                                              Do you just unplug old WiFi and plug in new?

                                              • Purpill
                                                Purpill  7 days back

                                                I have that router it’s awesome. Have express vpn on it

                                                • Aimee Crawford
                                                  Aimee Crawford  7 days back

                                                  “100mbps is acceptable”
                                                  _laughs in 15mbps at best_

                                                  • Samson
                                                    Samson  6 days back

                                                    @Aimee Crawford migrate to Singapore, a lot American love it here after visiting here

                                                  • Aimee Crawford
                                                    Aimee Crawford  6 days back

                                                    Samson well unfortunately me I’m American and we have shit internet 😂

                                                  • Samson
                                                    Samson  6 days back

                                                    Over here free router download speed can up to 300mbps and upload speed 400mbps , Singapore have fastest speed Internet in the world.

                                                • mannysanny
                                                  mannysanny  7 days back

                                                  Does using an ethernet cable from the extender actually increase reliability? Or is it void because the connection from the router to the extender is wireless?

                                                  • Genephantom Coolman
                                                    Genephantom Coolman  1 weeks back


                                                    • Jorrit Verduijn
                                                      Jorrit Verduijn  1 weeks back

                                                      I spotted a coaxial cable which you might want to check because that can be quite a big factor in overal reliability.

                                                      • CRAZY 4U69
                                                        CRAZY 4U69  1 weeks back

                                                        I'm tired of grow your ig page

                                                        • Ballsweat McGee
                                                          Ballsweat McGee  1 weeks back

                                                          Colton pisses me off for being such a dumb dickhead

                                                          • Jonathon Her
                                                            Jonathon Her  1 weeks back

                                                            Fuck net gear!!! My ac1700 is so shityy!! Always dying for no reason and when it rains it dies.

                                                            • Eric Scrofano
                                                              Eric Scrofano  1 weeks back

                                                              Linus, who the hell are you hiring?

                                                              • dadygee
                                                                dadygee  1 weeks back

                                                                There is a saying: The shoe makers children have poor shoes...

                                                                • sonny lee
                                                                  sonny lee  1 weeks back

                                                                  What was the app they used to check the WiFi range?

                                                                  • Mike Scholman
                                                                    Mike Scholman  1 weeks back

                                                                    i have 100 mpbs down too, when im 10 metres outside of mY house, inside i have 1gb

                                                                    • Ali akin Vlogs
                                                                      Ali akin Vlogs  1 weeks back


                                                                      • Patrick Calija
                                                                        Patrick Calija  1 weeks back

                                                                        10:54 Linus said it right "I DON'T want to play on a server that is MORE than 1000 km away", miss-corrected him there :)

                                                                        • Ghunsam Maheshwara
                                                                          Ghunsam Maheshwara  1 weeks back

                                                                          I am using 500kb/s rn

                                                                          • Avron Fernandes
                                                                            Avron Fernandes  1 weeks back

                                                                            Man, everyone in the comments is crying about their internet speeds. I understand. I just got a 50mbps FTTH service and it's so much better than anything I've used before (except being on the internet backbone in college).

                                                                            • RIP Saebri
                                                                              RIP Saebri  1 weeks back

                                                                              i have like 4k hours in siege and never got put into EU server lol. i also have terrible sleeping schedule so often play when no one else is up

                                                                              • Rice Cake
                                                                                Rice Cake  1 weeks back


                                                                                • ツOGYellz
                                                                                  ツOGYellz  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Too bad i got centrylink.

                                                                                  • Bone4Crusher
                                                                                    Bone4Crusher  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Everyone: I only have 4-6 Mbps!!
                                                                                    Me: is struggling to get 1 mbps and normally runs at 300 kbps

                                                                                    • Samson
                                                                                      Samson  6 days back

                                                                                      Over here free router download speed can up to 300mbps and upload speed 400mbps , Singapore have fastest speed Internet in the world.

                                                                                  • ??
                                                                                    ??  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Did you hear him say his address 😲

                                                                                    • Mike
                                                                                      Mike  2 weeks back

                                                                                      nice video, please keep up the good work!

                                                                                      • Isgak Abrahams
                                                                                        Isgak Abrahams  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Cool video Linus.. Wish I had a decent router myself hahaha

                                                                                        • Dueygamer
                                                                                          Dueygamer  2 weeks back

                                                                                          1:21 the back of his head is more beautiful than the front

                                                                                          • Alex1911
                                                                                            Alex1911  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Pretty sure his internet just sucks. I was getting 350mbps on the Hitron CGN3 router before my ISP took it back to give me a faster gigabit router

                                                                                            • Alex1911
                                                                                              Alex1911  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Looks like the router Rogers gave me. It was actually pretty good, only reason I upgraded was due to going to the 500mbps connection service package