Security, WiFi 6 And Aura RGBs
ASUS have announced the release of two new gaming routers, the RT-AX86U which is upgraded version of the RT-AC86U and the new RT-AX82U with Aura RGBs. In perfect conditions the RT-AX86U can provide up to 5700 Mbps as well as a wired 2.5 Gbps port while the RT-AX82U can offer you 5400Mbps and has a gaming port which prioritizes the traffic from any device wired into it. ASUS AiMesh technology is supported by both models to allow you to set up a mesh network in your home; especially handy for older buildings with thick walls.
The security features on the routers include support for the WPA3 wireless security protocol, and also include a free lifetime subscription to ASUS AiProtection Pro. That feature uses Trend Micro’s cloud database to detect incoming packets of a questionable or nefarious nature before they can even hit your network. The ASUS Router app has been updated as well and now includes a Mobile Game Mode to make gaming on your phone better; if you are so inclined to do so.
The two gaming routers will be available in August, the RT-AX86U should cost you $249.99 while the ASUS RT-AX82U will be $229.99.
It features powerful WiFi 6 technology with combined overall speeds of up to 5700 Mbps and is an NVIDIA® GeForce NOW recommended router. The boldly styled RT-AX82U delivers WiFi 6 speeds up to 5400 Mbps and features a futuristic design with Aura RGB dynamic lighting effects.