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ASUS RT-N56U Dual Band Gigabit Wireless N Router Review (Page 3)

By Sean Kalinich on Feb 15, 2011 11:38 pm CST - 1 min, 6 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 86%Manufacturer: ASUS

The RT-N56U

My first thought when I looked at the RT-N56U was that this was one of the coolest looking networking products I have ever seen. The flat face with the crenelated surface has a very distinct look about it. It also helps to accent the glow of the blue LEDs without making them overpowering. This is a problem on many of today's routers. The LEDs are so bright they really light up a room and can be annoying if you are playing a game in the dark.

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We really can't say enough about the front surface, it is just very attractive.

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Of course the RT-N56U is not all good looks, you do get function with the form. There are four GBe (Gigabit Ethernet) ports for your LAN and one GBe for your connection to the outside world. The two USB ports can be used to connect printers and external drives to add even more functionality to the RT-N56U.

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The back has a nicely angled shape to it. We also see that the top is fully vented to help keep things cool. The small button visible on the lower right hand corner is the WPS button. This can make setting up a new wireless network very simple.

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