Eliminate nearly all network lag with the RT-AC86U AC2900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Gaming Router from ASUS. This gaming router supports NitroQAM (1024-QAM) technology with wireless data transfer rates of up to 2917 Mbps. Gamers can also take advantage of both Adaptive QoS and a dedicated Game Accelerator to prioritize gaming traffic on the network and enjoy smoother gaming with Gamers Private Network (GPN) support from WTFast.
When the games are over, the RT-AC86U still has a lot to offer. Built-in MU-MIMO technology with 3×3 support on the 2.4 GHz frequency and 4×4 support on the 5 GHz frequency gives multiple users their own dedicated pathway to the network. Coverage has also been greatly improved, thanks to built-in beamforming technology, which provides a more localized signal beamed directly to connected devices. To back up the enhanced network capabilities of the ASUS RT-AC86U, ASUS has included a 1.8 GHz dual-core processor.
The ASUS RT-AC86U comes compatible with the 802.11ac Wi-Fi network standard and operates on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies supporting data transfer rates of up to 2900 Mbps. In addition to enhanced wireless connectivity, users can connect Ethernet-enabled devices to any of the four Gigabit Ethernet ports. This ASUS router even comes equipped with a single USB 2.0 port and a single USB 3.0 port, making it easy to connect USB-compatible peripherals to your network.
Once configured, ASUS offers a variety of utilities to manage your network. With the ASUS Router App, you can control your network right from your smartphone while the ASUSWRT dashboard offers an intuitive user interface to control virtually every aspect of your network.
Improved Speed and Connectivity
Double Gaming Boost
Boost Home Network with Adaptive QoS
Prioritize games to make the most of your network bandwidth.
Boost Online Gaming with Game Accelerator
Enjoy smooth, reliable gaming with GPN from WTFAST.
Free Game Accelerator Inside
Adaptive QoS – Prioritize Your Game
Multiple Capacity Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO Technology
Powerful Processor, Faster Transfers
Fortified Frontline Network Security
ASUS Router App
ASUSWRT – Easily Control Your Network
The RT-AC86U features the enhanced, intuitive ASUSWRT user interface, which gives you easy access to both the 3-step web-based installation process and a wealth of robust advanced options.
• At-a-glance view of connected devices
• Intelligent bandwidth sharing
• Easily spot Internet bottlenecks
• AiProtection advanced security gateway
• Monitor and restrict Internet activity for any user
• Dedicated Wi-Fi for visitors
• VPN server and client for encrypted remote connectivity
• AiCloud to access, stream, share, sync, and backup data
• Multi-function USB ports
• Apple Time Machine support
• Enhanced media server capabilities
• Dual WAN support
• Easy setup with your smartphone, tablet, or PC
• Supports router, access point, repeater, or media bridge modes