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Asus RT-AC88U

details: Dual-band Wireless-AC3100 Gigabit Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2015-10-11
updated: 2015-11-17
Asus RT-AC88U can act as a Digital Home Hub and Network Center. It boosts 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 suitable for low latency gaming anywhere in your home. It provides a total of 3100 Mbps wireless speed (2.4GHz - up to 1000 Mbps + 5GHz - up to 2167 Mbps)

The latest NitroQAM technology boosts the Wi-Fi speeds to everyone and everything on your busy network.

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.

With a four-transmit, four-receive (4T4R) antenna design, both Wi-Fi range and signal stability improve dramatically, able to reach coverage up to 500m2. AiRadar beamforming further focuses Wi-Fi signal on your devices, making your Wi-Fi faster, clearer and stronger.

MU-MIMO gives every compatible device 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 transmissions.

RT-AC88U exclusively has eight Gigabit LAN ports – twice the number most routers provide – for up to eight Ethernet-compatible devices to connect simultaneously.

With built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, you can connect USB-enabled devices, such as external storage drives, printers, or a 3G/4G dongle to your ASUS router and share them conveniently with other users via Wi-Fi. Once plugged in, the USB adapter can be configured for either load balancing or automatic failover protection.
 
 
 
 RT-AC88U Features
 General
 Availability: announced
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
two USB ports for 3G/4G modems
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 8
 LAN ports type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 2
one of the USB ports is USB 3.0 (for printers, storage devices and 3G/4G modems)
 USB port type: USB 2.0
 Auto-failover connection: yes
 Load Balancing: yes
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 3200 Mbps (1300ac+1300ac+600n)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11a (54 Mbps)
802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n
802.11ac
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
802.1X (EAP-MD5/TLS/TTLS/PEAP)
Wireless MAC Address filtering
SSID Broadcast disable
 WiFi modes: Access point
Wireless bridge (PtP)
 external antenna(s): 4
 WDS compatible: yes
 WMM (QoS): yes
 WMM-PS (QoS): yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 VPN
  IPSec
 IPSec passthrough: yes
  L2TP
 L2TP passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP server: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 Firewall
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address: 192.168.1.1
 Alternate Admin URL: http://router.asus.com
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Usage Statistics: yes
 Misc hardware info
 RAM: 512 Mb
 Flash Memory: 128 Mb
 IPv6 support: yes
 NTP client: yes
 Print Server: yes
 Links
 Product page: http://www.asus.com/Networking/RT-AC88U/
 Manual: http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireles...
 Quick Install Guide: http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireles...

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