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

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  • 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 • 3 588

  • Ghostie & Friends
    Ghostie & Friends  13 minutes back

    They misspelled Twitch on Colton's info card lmao

    • Henry Walker
      Henry Walker  4 hours back

      i download steam games at average 400KB/s, not even joking

      • Ohvann 3X
        Ohvann 3X  11 hours back

        Please god someone help me. What do I do if I can not get cable Internet of any kind. And can't afford the the over priced garbage satellite Internet companies either. What do I do!?!?

        • Chase McNamara
          Chase McNamara  14 hours back

          One of the less transparent videos you guys have put out in a while. Netgear must pay well.

          • xprt
            xprt  15 hours back

            Linus: *gets 100+ mb per second* "That's acceptable"
            Me: *gets 15+ on a good day* "LETS GO"

            • Pranav PUBG
              Pranav PUBG  17 hours back

              I have 260mps
              Edit- if some miracle happen

              • chris fuentes
                chris fuentes  1 days back

                wifi analyzer is good tool

                • James Games monster
                  James Games monster  2 days back

                  I get 4mbps and I also get internet drops close to 7 to 8 times a day and they can be as short at 1 minute or as long as 10 min or even longer. I am currently watching this video on cellular because it is down right now

                  • sbV
                    sbV  2 days back

                    Well fuck i don’t get anymore than 10mbps

                    • That One Dog
                      That One Dog  2 days back

                      100Mbps is acceptable, actually its not bad"

                      Have you seen UK speeds in wales

                      • Vibinator
                        Vibinator  2 days back

                        Windows 10 actually shows you the wifi password if you go into the network settings ;)

                        • Bear Drew
                          Bear Drew  3 days back

                          Sponsored reviews are absolutely worthless for how good a product is. Netgear would never allow them to be critical of this product given its sponsored.

                          • Jamzs May
                            Jamzs May  3 days back

                            If Australian's got better internet we would destroy matchmaking games, ruin good players reputations and overall out-perform everyone.


                            You see, even with our joke of the internet, they did this to stop us gamers from rising up and dominating the rest of the world

                            • Scott Swagger
                              Scott Swagger  3 days back

                              Australia’s max is like 100MBPS 😂😂.. and that’s with luck

                              • IXAnihilationIX
                                IXAnihilationIX  3 days back

                                I still hate my WiFi only get around 540mbps tho it's capable of 1GB, I just use wired since it gives 1GB to 1.2GB, 100mbps is not acceptable to me at all lol

                                • Michael Monzon
                                  Michael Monzon  3 days back

                                  The question is, for me anyway; Do you have to use the original router connected to the new one, or can the stock one be replaced?

                                  • David Thompsom
                                    David Thompsom  3 days back

                                    u need to have 10x the subscribers and they also need to play your videos in tech classes

                                    • adam stull
                                      adam stull  3 days back

                                      Last i checked a router does not connect via cable. A modem does. So did he get a new modem too? Or did you just completely ignore that fact?

                                      • adam stull
                                        adam stull  3 days back

                                        @Paradise Arcade That would my guess to by it was never even addressed. Acted like it was just going to get tossed in the trash.

                                      • Paradise Arcade
                                        Paradise Arcade  3 days back

                                        Could be a modem/router combo provided by the ISP.

                                    • gordanzzzz
                                      gordanzzzz  3 days back

                                      All the money U make and U cant pay 1 dollar for speedtest app U suck

                                      • EarthMonster
                                        EarthMonster  4 days back

                                        Help me https://www.speedtest.net/my-result/a/5113848680

                                        • Jimeth
                                          Jimeth  4 days back

                                          I'm Australian, our idiotic ex-prime minister spent 66 billion dollars building a network that peaks at 100mbps.

                                          • Rithyan
                                            Rithyan  4 days back

                                            326Mbps is great compared to my 4Mbps at best then like 1Mbps when anyone else is one it ahhh

                                            • M.R. Saar
                                              M.R. Saar  4 days back

                                              iPhone lets you share the WiFi with your friends, no password needed. ;)

                                              • Kolcobrzuch
                                                Kolcobrzuch  4 days back

                                                Some strange things might happen when your magnets fall of the fridge....

                                                • Xero
                                                  Xero  4 days back

                                                  I HEARD RAINBOW SIX SIEGE

                                                  • Purge cVz
                                                    Purge cVz  4 days back

                                                    "Acceptable" over a 100 mbps ours at the Philippines 300kbps - 1.5 mbps .what a shame..fvcking corrupt network providers.

                                                    • Shane Freeland
                                                      Shane Freeland  5 days back

                                                      Does this mean Colton's NOT getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas?

                                                      • Engineering The Metals

                                                        Oh god, I LOVED the door touch with your opening!!!

                                                        • Egg with 10,000 subscriber

                                                          Im ur neigbour i knew ur password beqch

                                                          • Tim Gaming
                                                            Tim Gaming  5 days back

                                                            100mbps is ok me here with 6mbps and thats the best i can get in my area

                                                            • stacey vieira
                                                              stacey vieira  5 days back

                                                              4k/8k upscaling as fast as possible!

                                                              • Noah Moon
                                                                Noah Moon  5 days back

                                                                samsung s10 is alr wifi 6 ax band.

                                                                • Christian
                                                                  Christian  5 days back

                                                                  Nice to get free stuff.

                                                                  • Spykersan
                                                                    Spykersan  6 days back

                                                                    Perfectly placed netflix and chill joke wasted... @2:50

                                                                    • Jonas Müller
                                                                      Jonas Müller  6 days back

                                                                      How do they install the router? His setup before is a router with integrated cable-modem, similar to mine. Do they use his old hardware solely as modem?

                                                                      • Agent 48
                                                                        Agent 48  6 days back

                                                                        *Gets fancy new router that is powerful and can improve everything*
                                                                        BO4: *ERROR*

                                                                        • sai krishna
                                                                          sai krishna  6 days back

                                                                          Linus: over 100mbps is acceptable
                                                                          Me: crying in Aussie

                                                                          • spiderpig990
                                                                            spiderpig990  6 days back

                                                                            Can you come to my place and check my gaming setup

                                                                            • Moses Tran
                                                                              Moses Tran  6 days back

                                                                              7:10 Linus is taller than someone!!!

                                                                              • TheSmilingXenomorph
                                                                                TheSmilingXenomorph  6 days back

                                                                                If you set your ssid to "CUNT CUNT CUNT" are there laws against that?

                                                                                • chromeeh
                                                                                  chromeeh  6 days back

                                                                                  *coughs* Ubiquiti *coughs*
                                                                                  #notsponsored

                                                                                  • wasup23tube
                                                                                    wasup23tube  6 days back

                                                                                    Imagine having the worst network, with 300+ mpbs

                                                                                    • Shermeleng Esemel
                                                                                      Shermeleng Esemel  6 days back

                                                                                      Here in the Philippines the normal internet speed is just 7mbps using your cellular data...

                                                                                      • Mutated1987
                                                                                        Mutated1987  7 days back

                                                                                        I still don't get why no wifi internet speed test :-( Since you're getting rid of the device - just change the password from a previously connected device. Y-u-no-do?

                                                                                        • The Warner
                                                                                          The Warner  7 days back

                                                                                          *cries with 14Mbps*

                                                                                          • J W
                                                                                            J W  7 days back

                                                                                            Why didnt you show the new speed outside?

                                                                                            • ahpadt
                                                                                              ahpadt  7 days back

                                                                                              1:34 do I see mold?

                                                                                              • Finkstar
                                                                                                Finkstar  7 days back

                                                                                                Judging from the comments I guess I’m the only one who has 120 down with spectrum