Netgear WNDR4700 Centria review: multi-functional router with hard disk

Router with removable hard disk



Product nameWNDR4700 Centria
Product codeWNDR4700
DetailsProduct info
Ethernet WAN port
Integrated ADSL modem
RFC 2364 (PPP over ATM) compatible
RFC 1483 (Ethernet over ATM) compatible
PPPoE compatible
Installation wizard
LAN connectors4
LAN speed1000 Mbit/s
802.11 standard802.11n
Theoretical throughput450 Mbit/s
Antennas internal/externalInternal
Removable antennas
64 bit WEP security
128 bit WEP security
256 bit WEP security
WPA security
WPA2 security
WLAN secured out-of-the-box
WLAN secured after installation wizard
WLAN MAC filtering
WMM (Wireless MultiMedia / 802.11e) compatible
Wireless Distribution System (WDS)
Supports 2.4 GHz frequency
Supports 5 GHz frequency
Guest network 2.4 GHz
Guest network 5 GHz
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) support
Router features
Remote management
DHCP server
Port forwarding / Virtual servers
SPI Firewall
Port access control local PC's
URL blocking
Time scheduling
Discard ping from WAN
DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)
Dynamix DNS client
IPv6 support
VPN passthrough
VPN server
Port triggering
QoS - Upstream limitation
QoS - Downstream limitation
QoS - Prioritizing programs / ports
QoS - Prioritizing PC's
QoS - Prioritize Lan Ports
QoS - Prioritize Mac adress
Firmware during test1.0.0.32
Auto firmware check/update
USB print server
USB fileserver
USB webcam server
BitTorrent server
Dutch GUI available


two products discussed in this review

  Product Lowest price

Netgear 4PT Media Storage Router 2TB

Wireless, 802.11n

Specifications Prices


Avg. £36.73
2 shops, 2x stock

Netgear WNDR4700 Centria

Wireless, 802.11n

Specifications Test results Reviews Prices


Avg. £101.94
2 shops, 1x stock

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