Asus RT AX86U WiFi Router (AX5700)

Made For Professional Gamers:

A router that has all its components designed for online gaming and supports all game consoles including PS5, PC gaming and even mobile gaming. This beautiful and eye-catching design psychologically makes the player feel superior throughout the game.

Asus has been working on some very specific techniques to enhance the capabilities of gaming routers in recent years, and it has been amazingly successful.

Speed:

Using WiFi 6 technology, along with high-quality antennas and 2.5Gbps physical ports, leave no excuse for slowing communication speeds.if you want to know more about this router’s capabilities , read the Asus RT AX86U review tab below.

$285.00

Asus RT AX86U Price:

The price of this router is much more reasonable than other gaming routers in this level. The price is around 270-290$ which is a low price for a full-featured WiFi 6 router.

Prioritizing The Gaming Traffic:

Asus AX5700 (Asus RT AX 86U) Gaming Router has very special capabilities to enhance the quality of online games, this router utilizes two proprietary capabilities to prioritize the gaming and strengthen the gamer’s communication from the game console to the main server. These 2 features include :

  • Prioritize via Gaming Port
    • This router equipped with a dedicated gaming port which automatically prioritizes any wired device connected to it (by allocating more bandwidth and resources) . No need to any special configuration, just connect your gaming PC or gaming console to this port.
  • Prioritize via Gear Accelerator:
    • Gear Accelerator lets you prioritize wireless client devices via router’s online control panel. You can prioritize devices to help boost their speed and prevent them fighting over bandwidth with other devices.

Proprietary Mesh Capability:

Technically, a large and integrated WiFi network can not be implemented without using Mesh technology. It has a standard version that most WiFi equipment manufacturers are looking to implement in their equipment.

But some companies are looking to build their own proprietary mesh technology. So that they can use Mesh technology more efficiently. Asus is also has designed and implemented this technology exclusively.

The name of this technology is “AiMesh”, which is able to create a fully integrated and integrated network by connecting multiple routers compatible with this technology together.

 

Proprietary Security System:

Asus RT AX 86U has an internal security system designed and implemented by Trend Micro ( a famous cloud-based security company). This feature is called Asus 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  does not have a security system.

Mobile Game Support:

Asus AX5700 ( Asus RT AX 86U ) 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 router’s App.

In this case, the router intelligently recognizes the communication needs of the mobile game and provides you with the best mobile gaming experience by using all the software and hardware capabilities.

Conclusion:

Different tests were performed by WiFiAdviser technical team on Asus RT AX86U. Which included 4K online game interruption test, overall speed test in high noise and low noise environments. Communication stability test and finally proprietary Gaming capabilities test. 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 6 router.

By purchasing this router, you will have a very high level home gaming network and you will have no restrictions on servicing and using game consoles.

Wireless Specifications
Wireless Standard 802.11ax (a/b/g/n/ac)
Bands Dual Band
Overal Speed 5700Mbps
Range Large House
Concurrent Clients 40
Antenna External antenna x 3
Software Capabilities
Security Level (1 to 10 ) 9
Parental Control Capabilities (1 to 10) 8.5
Traffic Control Capabilities (1 to 10) 8.5
Guest Network Yes
Physical Ports
WAN Ports 1 (1Gbps)
LAN Ports 4 (1Gbps)
USB Ports 1 (USB 3)
Special Capabilities
Beamforming Technology Yes
MU-MIMO Technology Yes
Mesh Support Yes
Repeater Mode Yes
Vendor-Specific Technology AiProtection and AiMesh Technologies
Hardware Specifications
Processor 1.8GHz quad-core processor
Memory 256 MB Flash, 1GB RAM
Dimension 9.44 x 6.41 x 3.14 inches
Weight 814 g

How to Setup by Mobile App

To install and set up Asus RT AX86U, 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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