ASUS Announces RT-AX86U Gaming Router, Priced at RM1,399
Designed for gamers - especially mobile gamers - the RT-AX86U is an upgrade of the best-selling RT-AC86U router. ASUS has retained their signature red and black aesthetic on this model, and thrown in ultra-powerful dual-band Wi-Fi 6 technology with speeds up to 5,700Mbps.
It also combines OFDMA technology with MU-MIMO to deliver increased network capacity and efficiency in multi-device environments, as well as improved WiFi
signal range for better coverage.
Mobile gamers will also enjoy the new Mobile Game Mode included in the free ASUS Router app. Features include one-touch mobile gaming acceleration, which allows users to prioritise all traffic from the device running the app.
Open NAT makes port forwarding easy with a simple 3-step configuration process, while Adaptive QoS can be configured to prioritize traffic from different kinds of apps, including games. Additionally, the RT-AX86U supports a lightning-fast 2 Gbps wired connection via a 2.5 Gbps port that can be used as either a WAN or LAN.
In terms of security, the RT-AX86U supports the latest WPA3 wireless security protocol and includes a free lifetime subscription to ASUS AiProtection Pro. It also has built-in ASUS AiMesh support, allowing you to use the router as either a controller or a node in a
The ASUS RT-AX86U gaming router is available immediately at RM1,399.