NETGEAR RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router WNDR3700 Review

Others/Networking Gear by stefan @ 2010-07-07

The WNDR3700 Wireless N router from NETGEAR packs up a lot of power, has a very customizable graphical interface and can be connected to an external USB storage device like HDD/Flash Drive/SSD, turning it instantly into a NAS solution.

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Introduction & Specs


Madshrimps (c)

I would like to thank NETGEAR for making this review possible of their WNDR3700 RANGEMAX DUAL BAND WIRELESS-N GIGABIT ROUTER.

Madshrimps (c)


”NETGEAR® (NASDAQGM: NTGR) designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users. The company offers an end-to-end networking product portfolio to enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, multimedia content, and applications among multiple computers and other Internet-enabled devices. Products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR® products are sold in over 29,000 retail locations around the globe, and via more than 41,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR® is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available by visiting or calling (408) 907-8000.”


  • Live Parental Controls powered by OpenDNS™ blocks unsafe Internet content and applications
  • Powerful 680 MHz processor – Capable of high-speed, dual-band wireless access, wired gigabit speeds, and fast USB storage access—even when multiple devices are running multiple applications simultaneously
  • Business-class wireless security – Ensure business-class Wi-Fi security with WPA and WPA2 enterprise encryption
  • Multiple SSID support – Set up a second network for guests with restricted access or a dedicated network for video and gaming
  • Broadband Usage Meter – Ensure accurate measurement of Internet traffic daily, weekly and monthly with customized alerts
  • Automatic Quality of Service (QoS) – Enjoy enhanced media, gaming, and Internet telephone performance with automatic application prioritization
  • High WAN to LAN throughput of over 500 Mbps
  • Dedicated video network in 5 GHz band for streaming high-quality HD video
  • Support of multiple file formats and fast access to USB external hard drive
  • Push ‘N’ Connect securely connects devices at the touch of a button
  • SmartWizard® installation CD – Spend less time installing your router and setting up your network and more time gaming, surfing the Internet, and conducting business

    NETGEAR Green:

  • Convenient one touch on/off switch and Wi-Fi button conserve energy
  • Efficient Energy Star compliant power supply
  • Three power and range settings reduce power up to 75% depending on the power level selected
  • Auto-Sensing gigabit green switch automatically adjusts the power level
  • Packaging manufactured with at least 80% recycled materials



  • IEEE 802.11n version 2.0
  • Simultaneous Dual Band - 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz operation
  • 5 (1 WAN, 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports

    Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 223 x 153 x 31 mm (8.8 x 6.0 x 1.2 in)
  • Weight: 0.5 kg (1.2 lb)


  • Live Parental Controls with flexible and customizable filter settings, installation available on Resource CD
  • 680 MHz powerful MIPS 32-bit Processor
  • Memory: 8 MB flash and 64 MB RAM
  • ReadyShare USB Storage Access—support FAT16/32, NTFS Read/Write, Ext 2 Read/ Write, Ext 3 Read/Write
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) and stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall
  • WPA/WPA2— PSK and WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
  • WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)—PIN and Push Button1
  • Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)


  • NETGEAR 1- year Warranty

    Package Contents

  • RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router (WNDR3700)
  • Stand
  • Ethernet cable
  • Smart Wizard installation CD
  • Power adapter, localized to country of sale
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