Asus ROG STRIX GS-AX5400 Gaming WiFi Router

Made for the world of online games..!

Asus has designed and built a series of WiFi routers with special features for gamers, called ROG series. Those are inherently designed for gaming and support PS5, Gaming Computers and even Mobile Gaming.

This Asus gaming wifi router has a very beautiful design, the use of multi-color LEDs gives a very beautiful effect to the environment and prevents the player from getting bored. This beautiful and eye-catching design psychologically makes the player feel superior during the game.

Asus has developed very specific techniques for ROG series routers, To bring this series of routers to the forefront of gaming equipment in the world, and of course it has been surprisingly successful in this regard. Stay tuned and read the Asus ROG Strix GS-AX5400 review at below tabs.

$249.00

WiFi 6 Technology:

The 802.11ax (WiFi 6) standard has very favorable capabilities for gamers’ needs. High connection speed with low latency is definitely the most important need of a gamer to be able to experience 4K games with the highest quality.

Due to the presence of valuable technologies such as MU-MIMO, Beamforming and the existence of  160 MHz channels, The amount of coverage and communication speed has increased significantly in this gaming wifi router.

The overall speed of Asus ROG Strix GS AX5400 is up to 5400Mbps. Which is serviced in 2 separate frequency bands, one of which is used to communicate high-speed devices such as Game Consoles and the other to serve the clients for routine tasks such as web surfing and checking emails.

Asus GS AX5400 Range:

Technically, the router’s coverage range depends on several factors like the antenna design, signal amplifier and radio frequency (RF) technology. Asus Company has designed and developed these factors based on every router’s technical requirements to increase the coverage.

The “AiRadar”, which is a proprietary Asus technology, uses these three factors to increase the signal coverage of the router. This technique has enabled this router to cover a house with an area of about 2500 feet.

Mobile Game Support:

Asus ROG Strix GS AX5400 is one of the few routers on the market that has such an interesting feature. You can easily take the router to this Mode by tapping a button on the App. In this case, the router intelligently recognizes the communication needs of the mobile game. Then provides you with the best mobile game experience by utilizing all software and hardware capabilities.

Gaming prioritization:

This asus wifi router has another special features for players. By which the router intelligently assigns a higher priority to using the device’s software and hardware resources for online game traffic.

  • Game Port : in which a LAN port is dedicated exclusively to servicing Game Consoles, and all traffic coming in from this port is serviced with the highest priority.
  • Game Boost: which is a Optimized QOS for gaming. This feature allows you to give a higher priority to the game applications than the other apps.
  • Gear Accelerator: which specifically enhances the performance of specific devices on the network. In this case, you can specify a particular client device in the network and the router serves it with a much higher priority than other clients.

Fantastic Security:

Asus GS AX5400 has an internal security system designed and implemented by Trend Micro ( a famous cloud-based security company). This feature is calledAsus AiProtection, this system protects your gaming network from all security risks and neutralizes them before they reach your network and devices. Even if your computer’s security system is turned off.

This feature of the router can be a solid barrier against external security risks. In addition to these benefits, the level of security of this system is so high that it can detect and limit a pre-infected system immediately after connecting to the network and prevent it from from publishing the infection everywhere

Fusion VPN capability:

On every wired and wireless networks, a series of equipment may require the use of a VPN service. The other devices may require normal Internet use.

Usually routers can’t cover these two types of needs at the same time. Users either have to use the regular Internet or use a VPN connection. But this router (by using Fusion VPN capability) makes it possible and you can simultaneously service a group of users from the VPN route and route the others through the normal Internet connection.

Asus ROG STRIX GS-AX5400 price :

The price of this router is much more reasonable than other gaming routers in this level. The price is around 230-260$ which is a low price for a full-featured WiFi6-E gaming wifi router.

Conclusion:

Our technical team has performed different tests on this router. Which included 4K online game interruption test, overall speed test in high noise and low noise environments. In the end, we gave the router a score of 8.5 out of 10, which is a very good score for a gaming WiFi router.

Wireless Specifications
Wireless Standard 802.11ax (a/b/g/n/ac)
Bands Dual Band
Overal Speed 5400 Mbps
Range Large Houses
Concurrent Clients 40
Antenna External antenna x 4
Software Capabilities
Security Level (1 to 10 ) 9
Parental Control Capabilities (1 to 10) 9
Traffic Control Capabilities (1 to 10) 8
Guest Network Yes
Physical Ports
WAN Ports 1 (1Gbps)
LAN Ports 4 (1Gbps)
USB Ports 1 x USB3
Special Capabilities
Beamforming Technology Yes
MU-MIMO Technology Yes
Mesh Support Yes
Repeater Mode Yes
Vendor-Specific Technology AiMesh , AiProtection
Hardware Specifications
Processor 1.5 GHz tri-core
Memory 256 MB Flash, 512 MB RAM
Dimension 10.56 x 7.08 x 6.53 inch
Weight 701.3 g

How to Setup

To install and set up Asus ROG Strix GS AX5400, you can use  “Asus Router App”, which is designed in such a way that any user with any level of experience and knowledge can fully set up an asus router, by a few taps..!

First download this App from Google Play or App Store. and follow the steps below :

1. Turn on the phone’s WiFi connection and connect to Router’s default network name (SSID). the default network name starts with “ASUS_XX”.

  • The SSID shown on the product label on the back side of the router. for example ASUS for 2.4Ghz SSID and ASUS_5G for 5Ghz SSID.

2. Tap on the ASUS Router app.

3. Tap Setup“.

4. Tap ASUS Router.

5. Choose “Allow” to start the setup.

6. Tap “Start“.

7. Set the Internet type based on your network condition.

  1. Connection type – Automatic IPTap “Next”.
  2. Connection type – PPPoE: Type user name and password provided by ISP and tap “Next”.

8. Type your desired network name(SSID) and password and tap Next.

9. Type login name and password and tap Next.

  • Note : Login name and password are needed when accessing to router configuration web page.

10. After you complete the setup, Remote Connection pop-up appears. Choose  “Cancel” .

11. Now , everything is OK, you can use you WiFi router based on your settings.

Useful Resources

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