Some people have very large homes, and they wish to play games online at any place in the home without using extenders for their Wi-Fi network. Hence they are looking for a router specifically designed for gaming, and with a large coverage area. The ASUS RT-AC5300 AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi Gaming Router is specifically designed for gaming applications and has a large coverage area of up to 5000 square feet. It has built in access to the gamers network servers to ensure and is optimized so that these servers can be accessed quickly with the lowest ping time possible.
The Triband AC5300 Wifi Router, is dual band at 5 Ghz, and single band at 2.4 Ghz for a stable and reliable Wifi connection. It is compatible with the latest 802.11ac 4X4 technology to ensure the highest possible throughput at 5334 Mbps. The MU-MIMO technology for Wifi ensures that a number of devices are able to connect to the Wifi network at the maximum speed of each device which is a client on the network. The router will switch between frequency bands based on load, speed, signal strength
Setup and software
The router is compatible with all operating systems like Windows, Mac OS, Linux. The ASUS router app and the ASUSWRT User Interface (UI) will allow the user to easily set up the router, manage the network, diagnose any problems, and update the firmware. To protect the personal data and devices on the network, AI protection from Trend Micro provides protection in multiple stages to detect vulnerabilities in the network. There is a provision for parental controls, and creating guest accounts on the network.
Networking and gaming
There are four gigabit LAN Ethernet ports on the router, which can be used for connecting non-wifi devices like gaming consoles, network storage, media players, smart TVs. It can be used as printer server only for windows. The router has optimized access to the gamer’s private network. Adaptive quality of service (Qos) can be used to boost the gaming bandwidth,so that gaming activities get priority, with solo gamer mode possible.
- AC5300 Triband wifi router switching between different frequency bands based on load, signal strength
- High speed wifi network, with strong signal for a large area, compatible with 802.11ac standard
- Router optimized for gaming, with quick access to gamers network, Qos
- Four Ethernet ports, can be also used as printer server
- App provided for easy setup and network management, with provision for parental controls, internet security