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ASUS announce gaming focused RT-AC86U Wi-Fi router

This powerful AC2900-class Wi-Fi router is the perfect choice for gaming anywhere in your home
By Shaun Grimley from Aug 27, 2017 @ 1:32 CDT

Today ASUS have announced a September release for their gaming-friendly AC2900-class Wi-Fi router, the RT-AC86U. Powered by a 1.8GHz 32bit dual-core processor, the RT-AC86U features concurrent dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, boosted by NitroQAM™ and MU-MIMO technology that is able to deliver bandwidth of up to an impressive 2166Mbps on the 5GHz frequency band and 750Mbps on the 2.4GHz band.




The RT-AC86U delivers the ultimate gaming experience, with built-in WTFast® game accelerator that optimizes game server connections and Adaptive QoS to proritze game traffic and ensures priority to online gaming in the network queue, The RT-AC86U truly delivers lag-free online gaming and ultra-smooth 4K UHD streaming.


Offering commercial-grade security, thanks to the in-built ASUS AiProtection that is powered by Trend Micro™ Smart Network, the RT-AC86U is able to detect and neutralize internet threats before they can reach the network. ASUS AiRadar 2.0 beamforming technology and ASUS RangeBoost allow the RT-AC86U to provide ultrawide coverage and long-range performance, eliminating dead spots and allow users to enjoy mobile gaming, even in remote corners of the house.




For more detail and specifications, visit the ASUS product page.

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