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ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Wireless Router Review

By: Tyler Bernath | Routers & Access Points in Networking | Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:08 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%Manufacturer: ASUS

Benchmarks - Wired Throughput

 

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LAN to LAN throughput peaked at 941.17 Mbps for the AC87U, right with the WRT1900AC and 818DRU from TRENDnet.

 

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WAN to LAN came in at 946.81 Mbps, second in our charts only to the 818DRU.

 

 

Benchmarks - Wireless Throughput

 

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In our 2.4GHz testing, we found the RT-AC87U to do quite well with the 40MHz band at 241 Mbps while the 20MHz band came in at 110 Mbps.

 

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5GHz came in at 457 Mbps on the 80MHz band, top mark in our charts, while the 20 and 40 MHz bands came in at 133 and 265 Mbps, respectively.

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