NETGEAR WNDR3400 Review (N600 Dual Band Modem Wi-Fi Router)

NETGEAR N600 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router (WNDR3400)
  • Faster WiFi Speed: N600 Dual Band WiFi delivers 300 + 300Mbps
  • Ideal WiFi range for medium to large homes. System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 10,Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS,...
  • Simultaneous Dual Band: Reduces interferences for better connections to more WiFi devices

The Netgear WNDR3400 is an N600 Wi-Fi router that has gained a lot of popularity in the wireless world. Particularly, it is one of the best wireless routers for gaming PCs. It offers excellent wireless speed.

The Netgear WNDR3400 comes with an affordable price and uses a dual-band system, which speeds up to 300 Mbps per channel. The N600 router is best for multimedia streaming and online games.

Besides, the Netgear WNDR3400 uses 2 channels simultaneously, which allows clients to avoid signal interference and network traffic. It offers the ReadyShare Program, which you can use to share files with devices in the same network.

Also, it comes with the parental control feature, which is quite decent and helps you monitor your kids’ internet usage. With all the existing Netgear routers, the WNDR3400 comes with the Genie app that offers convenient configuration.  


Size: 6.89 x 4.52 x 1.0 inches

Antennas: 3 internal  

Wi-Fi Spec: 802.11a/b/g/n

Ports: 1 x USB 2.0

Peak Performance: 300 Mbps on 5 GHz

Range: 1,200 sqft.

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The Netgear WNDR3400 has an excellent all-around wireless performance on the 2.4 GHz radio band 5GHz radio band. It also has a great wireless range, particularly on the 2.4 GHz radio frequency band. It lacks the Gigabit Ethernet, which is a downside in terms of networking. The storage speed performance of the router is also mediocre.

With the Netgear WNDR3400, you can stay connected with your network devices and media. It offers 2 separate Wi-Fi networks for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz band. We tested the device for the 5 GHz radio band.

At a close range of 5 feet, we measure the speed of 185 Mbps. At 15 feet, the speed was 122 Mbps and at 30 feet, we measured speed of 74 Mbps. This is not bad for a router of N600. The advanced QoS technology offers high priority to steam media applications for smoother video streaming and online gaming on the low latency.

Next, we tested the device on the 2.4 GHz radio band. We measured the speed of 72 Mbps at 5 feet. Also, the speed of the router at 15 feet was 47 Mbps. Then, we increased the distance to 30 feet and recorded an average speed of 29 Mbps. Again, it performed well on 2.4 GHz. So, the performance of the router at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio band were quite satisfactory.


The Netgear WNDR3400 (N600) is a stylish router with excellent design features. It is a light