What are the best modems for gaming?

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    #1Netgear Nighthawk X4S

    Netgear Nighthawk X4S

    The Netgear Nighthawk X4Ss a modem-router combo that has speeds of up to 6Gbps! It features DOCSIS 3.1 technology that delivers cutting-edge tech stability. It comes with a powerful 1.5GHZ processor and active antennas for unbeatable speed and coverage.

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    Stephen Alvarez
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "This is just the modem-router combo that has come for gamers. I've had this set up for quite some time now and it also works for Comcast and Cox which is a plus for me. Really makes my gaming stable and hassle-free!"
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    #2Asus AC2600

    Asus AC2600

    The  Asus AC2600If is a modern modem and router combo that can deliver HD gaming and 4K streams. It features a DOCSIS 3.0 system that comes at speeds up to 1.3Gbps. It also features the latest wireless technology and 4x Gigabit Ethernet.

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    Zhao Dong
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "One of the best modems for gaming that first came as a surprise for me but it's really worth it. Plus supports your non-Wi-Fi devices like external storage and printers which is a big help too. haven't slowed down my gaming with this one yet"
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    #3Motorola MB8600

    Motorola MB8600

    The Motorola MB8600 is a modem that was created to feed a high-end router capable of combining additional connections for the highest possible throughput. It features four RJ-45 jacks and is more affordable than the other latest-generation models.


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    Chen Cui
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "As for gaming, I have been playing on my PC for like the whole day and I don't feel any bad issues thanks to this modem. It's actually one of the more preferable ones for gamers"
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    #4Linksys AC1900

    Linksys AC1900

    The Linksys AC1900 is one of the best router and modem for gaming. It combines an AC1900 Wi-Fi Router with DOCSIS 3.0 modem into a 2-in-1 space-saving, high-performance device. Its plug and play connectivity works out of the box, making it a good set-up.

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    Edward Weber
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "This gaming modem-router combo saves all the effort that I had when I used seperate devices but now it's much easier/ My gaming is also stable with this one plus its quite affordable I must say"
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    #5Netgear Orbi RBK40

    Netgear Orbi RBK40
    Netgear Orbi is a tri-band mesh WiFi system compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. It has 4,000 sq. ft. coverage area that's capable of killing WiFi dead zones. It features parental controls for managing sites and time online.
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    Rogelio Saucedo
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "This one stands out to me for all those new router-modem combos. It works with Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, and more which is all i need. So i suggest that if you really need wifi for your gaming, then go for this one"
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    #6NETGEAR CM600 Cable Modem

    NETGEAR CM600 Cable Modem

    The NETGEAR CM600 cable modem provides internet access through 24 downstream and 8 upstream channels, capable of reaching speeds of up to 960Mbps. A separate router is needed for Wi-Fi connectivity.

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    Andy Ma
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "I have learned about this cable modem from my brother who's a really heavy gamer. Works for me as well. Probably one of the better cable modems that were made for gaming"
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    #7TP-Link TC-7610

    TP-Link TC-7610

    The TP-Link TC-7610 is a good budget modem for gamers which offers download and upload speeds at 343Mbps and 143Mbps. It also supports IPv4 and IPv6 for safe and reliable connectivity.

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    Albert Hicks
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "Aside from gaming, this is really fast for downloads and saves me a lot of time. Never got major issues with this one"
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    #8Arris SURFboard SB6141

    Arris SURFboard SB6141

    The Arris SURFboard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 is a cable modem with eight download channels and four upload channels. Compatible with major US cable internet providers, it is capable of reaching download speeds of up to 343Mbps.

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    Samuel Fox
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "The 1.4Gbps download speed is good if you look at its price. Looks like this really gave me a lot for my money especially for gaming. Great modem!"

Summary

Best What are the best modems for gaming
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Netgear Nighthawk X4SElectronics 18 Paid
2Asus AC2600Electronics 11 Paid
3Motorola MB8600Electronics 9 Paid
4Linksys AC1900Electronics 3 Paid
5Netgear Orbi RBK40Electronics 2 Paid
6NETGEAR CM600 Cable ModemElectronics 2 Paid
7TP-Link TC-7610 Electronics 2 Paid
8Arris SURFboard SB6141Electronics 1 Paid
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