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ASUS RT-AC86U AC2900 Wi-Fi Router Review

By Tyler Bernath from Mar 27, 2018 @ 6:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 92%Manufacturer: ASUS

Tyler's Test System Specifications

 

 

 

 

Wired Throughput

 

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To start off testing, we hit wired throughput where I found the 86U to reach 937Mbps.

 

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WAN to LAN was a touch lower at 929.63Mbps.

 

 

Wireless Throughput

 

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Wireless testing started off with 2.4GHz where the ASUS produced 200Mbps. Switching to 5GHz, we saw a solid increase to 814Mbps.

 

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Mobile throughput using our new iPhone X, reached a peak of 559Mbps on 5GHz and 94Mbps with 2.4GHz.

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