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ASUS announces the RT-AX86U Pro, an ultra-fast 160 MHz channel width Wi-Fi 6 dual-band router!

ASUSが160MHzチャネル幅の超高速Wi-Fi6デュアルバンド対応ルーター「RT-AX86U Pro」を発表!

ASUS, the world's leading developer and marketer of motherboards, graphics cards, and other high-performance components for PCs, announces the RT-AX86U Pro gaming router.
The RT-AX86U Pro is a 160MHz dual-band Wi-Fi 6 gaming router with v6 Plus support and a maximum speed of 5700Mbps.

Supports Wi-Fi6 (802.11ax) at up to 5700 Mbps

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The RT-AX86U Pro supports Wi-Fi6 (802.11ax ) for low latency and ultra-fast communication, with a maximum speed of 5700 Mbps using 160 MHz channel width.

While wired LAN connections have been said to be more stable and faster for gaming, the RT-AX86U Pro supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), which has a maximum transmission speed of approximately 9.6 Gbps, which is comparable to that of a wired LAN.
This is 1.4 times faster than conventional Wi-Fi5 and significantly reduces the time required for data transmission and reception, enabling a lag-free, low-latency gaming experience.

Three features to accelerate game communication

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The RT-AX86U Pro is equipped with a gaming LAN port,Adaptive QoS, and a 5 GHz bandwidth of up to 15 channels to accelerate gaming communication.

The Gaming LAN port is a port that can prioritize game communication, allowing for faster game communication compared to other ports.
Adaptive QoS, which allows certain communications to be prioritized and bandwidth to be reserved, can be configured to prioritize gaming communications even when bandwidth is congested by multiple devices by selecting Game Boost from the settings on the router.
And it can use up to 15 of the least congested channels in the 5 GHz band to increase bandwidth for gaming.

These features can be used together to ensure stable communication speeds even during prime-time hours, when speeds are likely to slow down.

The product will be released on Friday, December 16, 2022.


The low-latency, ultra-fast wireless communication of the RT-AX86U Pro is attractive, but it also supports Internet connections of up to 2 Gbps, so both wired and Wi-Fi connections can be used for fast, low-latency networking.
The product is scheduled to be released on Friday, December 16, 2022, at an open price.
For more information, please visit the RT-AX86U Pro product page.

RT-AX86U Pro Product Overview
Wi-Fi standards Wi-Fi 6 IEEE802.11ax/ac/n/a/g/b, IPv6
CPU Broadcom BCM4912 (2.0GHz, Quad-core)
Supported frequencies 5GHz 4x4, 2.4GHz 3x3
Memory 256MB flash/1GB RAM
Maximum transfer rate IEEE802.11ax (up to 4804Mbps - 5GHz) IEEE802.11ax (up to 861Mbps - 2.4GHz) IEEE802.11ac (up to 4333Mbps - 1024QAM) IEEE802.11n (up to 750 Mbps - 1024QAM) IEEE802. 11a/g (up to 54 Mbps) IEEE802.11b (up to 11 Mbps)
Built-in Antennas 3 external antennas, 1 internal PCB antenna
Interfaces Gigabit WAN port x 1 Gigabit LAN port x 4 (gaming LAN x 1) 2.5G LAN/WAN multi-port x 1 USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 1, USB 2.0 x 1
Size (W x H x D) 242 x 164 x 100mm
Weight 814g
Price Open price
Scheduled release date December 16, 2022 (Friday)


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