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Asus (RT-AC88U) AC3100 (1000+2167) Wireless Dual Band Cable Router, MIMO, USB 3.0, 8 Ports

£290.00

AC3100 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Gaming Router with MU-MIMO, supporting AiProtection network security by Trend Micro, AiMesh for mesh wifi system and WTFast game accelerator

  • Ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi router boosts speeds up to 3167 Mbps for low-latency online gaming, smooth 4K UHD video playback and extremely fast file-sharing.
  • 4x4 antenna design with AiRadar universal beamforming for unrivaled Wi-Fi range.
  • Intuitive ASUS Router App lets you control your network anywhere, without needing to boot up a PC.
  • Exclusive built-in game accelerator from WTFast® lets you enjoy smooth gameplay in supported multi-player online games.
  • AiProtection with Trend Micro™ for triple-strength network security, plus robust Parental Controls and privacy protection.
  • 8 Gigabit LAN ports for extensive connectivity.
  • Link aggregation for up to 2Gbps wired network speeds, so more devices can enjoy faster access.
  • Revolutionary MU-MIMO technology can connect multiple MU-MIMO-compatible clients at each device’s maximum speed simultaneously.
  • AiMesh Supported - Connect to other compatible ASUS routers to create a powerful and flexible whole-home Wi-Fi network
Your Smart Home Starts Here   RT-AC88U instantly takes your wireless network to the next level. The latest NitroQAM™ technology boosts the Wi-Fi speeds for everyone and everything on your busy network. With the widest-ever Wi-Fi coverage, lightning-fast USB and WAN/LAN speed plus total security and 8 Gigabit LAN ports, the RT-AC88U is as well-rounded as it is top-of-the-line. Ultimate Gaming and 4K Streaming   NitroQAM™ Technology - Seamless Experience
Whether you're gaming online in a heated competition or streaming a live event in 4K/UHD, lag and buffering are simply not an option. NitroQAM™ (1024-QAM) technology on the RT-AC88U delivers a combined 3167 Mbps Wi-Fi speed, ensuring everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming.
  Double Gaming Boost
Enjoy low-latency online gaming with boosted internet and home network performance!

Free Game Accelerator Inside

Ping time and variance are critical technical parameters that affect responsiveness in online gaming, and their values depend heavily on the route game packets take to and from their destination. The Gamers Private Network®  (GPN®) from WTFast® automatically performs route optimization, choosing the most efficient route for game packets, resulting in consistently-lower ping time and minimal packet loss. With RT-AC88U this optimization is free , so users can enjoy the results on virtually every competitive multi-player online game — at no extra cost1!
  Cross-Platform Compatibility
Network speed impacts every device you game with on every platform you game on. The ASUS RT-AC88U delivers bandwidth and coverage for all your gaming devices, from consoles to PCs to mobile devices, and supports every operating system, including Windows®2, Mac OS®3 and Linux®4.
  Adaptive QoS – Prioritize Your Game
Boost your gaming bandwidth with Adaptive QoS (Quality of Service), which allows you to easily prioritize gaming packets and activities. You can even assign full dedicated bandwidth while gaming under gamer solo mode, making RT-AC88U the perfect ally for low latency gaming anywhere in your home.
  Free Up PC System 'Resources' During Gameplay
Networking is only half the equation when it comes to game performance. Anti-virus programs and 3rd party applications can consume valuable CPU and memory that could be reallocated to your game. With AiProtection on the RT-AC88U you can confidently turn off these utilities while you game, ensuring every available drop of resource is spent enhancing your game.
Everywhere Entertainment in Your Smart Home    Bandwidth for All
RT-AC88U is the master of entertaining, able to support as many devices as people you invite over and can even maintain multiple simultaneous Full HD 1080P streams. Beyond content consumption, the RT-AC88U enables a smarter home, supporting IP cameras, thermostats and a variety of devices you don't even own yet.
   Unbeatable Wi-Fi Coverage
With a four-transmit, four-receive (4T4R) antenna design, both Wi-Fi range and signal stability improve dramatically. AiRadar beamforming further focuses Wi-Fi signal on your devices, making your Wi-Fi faster, clearer and stronger.
   Powerful Processor, Faster Transfers
RT-AC88U's top-of-the-line 1.4 GHz dual-core processor brings its computational capability to the next level. USB data transfers enjoy up to over 100 MB/s speed and the router download/upload speed (WAN-LAN throughput) up to 1800 Mbps5.
  4X Capacity Wi-Fi with Revolutionary MU-MIMO Tenchology
MU-MIMO gives every compatible device6 its own dedicated full-speed Wi-Fi connection, so that multiple devices can connect at the same time without slowing down the network. 

In fact, RT-AC88U is able to connect to multiple MU-MIMO-compatible clients at each device's maximum speed simultaneously, unlike standard single-user MIMO where individual devices have to wait for sequential transmissions7.

Type

Cable Router

Connectivity

Wireless

Max Wireless Transfer Rate

2167 Mbps

Max Wired Transfer Rate

10/100/1000 Mbps

Signal Rate

5GHz: Up to 2167Mbps
2.4GHz: Up to 1000Mbps

Dual/Tri Band

Dual Band

Interface(s)

RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for WAN x 1
RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for LAN x 8
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 x 1

Wireless Standards

IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6

Frequency

2.4GHz and 5GHz

Button(s)

WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button, LED on/off Button

Power Supply

AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
DC Output : 19 V with max. 2.37 A current

Antenna(s)

External antenna x 4

Dimensions (W x D x H)

11.8 x 7.4 x 3.3 ~ inch (WxDxH)

Wireless Functions

Wireless router mode
Access point mode
Media bridge mode

Security

64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support

VPN Support

VPN server : IPSec Pass-Through, PPTP Pass-Through, L2TP Pass-Through, PPTP Server, OpenVPN Server

VPN client : PPTP client, L2TP client, OpenVPN client

Management

UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, SNMP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Virtual Server, DMZ, System Event Log



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