ASUS 6-Stream Wireless AX5400 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router (RT-AX82U) - Only at Best Buy

Model Number: RT-AX82U
Web Code: 14643844

ASUS 6-Stream Wireless AX5400 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router - Only at Best Buy

Overview

Connect up to 30 devices and manage your wireless network with ease through this ASUS AX5400 dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) router. It provides combined speeds of up to 6Gbps, so you can stream video, play online games, and browse to your heart's content. Two USB 3.0 ports let you connect printers, hard drives, and other devices for print and file sharing.
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Overview

Connect up to 30 devices and manage your wireless network with ease through this ASUS AX5400 dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) router. It provides combined speeds of up to 6Gbps, so you can stream video, play online games, and browse to your heart's content. Two USB 3.0 ports let you connect printers, hard drives, and other devices for print and file sharing.
  • Four-antenna router with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) connects up to 30 devices across 2,000 sq. ft. of coverage
  • Dual-band AX5400 connectivity at 2.4GHz and 5GHz gives you combined speeds of up to 6Gbps for smooth high-resolution video playback, ultra-fast file-sharing, and lag-free online gaming
  • 10/100/1000 ethernet with a WAN port and 4 LAN ports give you plenty of wired connectivity options
  • Backwards compatibility supports all older Wi-Fi devices, including those compatible with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), and earlier Wi-Fi versions (802.11a/b/g)
  • Lifetime AiProtection powered by Trend Micro firewall features internet security, robust parental controls, guest access, and more
  • QoS (Quality of Service) controls allow you to easily prioritise gaming packets and other activities
  • Two USB 3.0 ports enable the connection of external peripherals like an external hard drive and printer for file and print sharing
  • ASUS Aura RGB lighting lets you choose from a variety of effects and customise lighting for specific modes

Wireless Networking Features

Usable Wi-Fi Coverage per Unit
2000 sq ft
Recommended # of Connected Devices
30
Wireless Standard Generation
Wi-Fi 6
Wireless Class
AX5400
Wireless Standard
802.11ax/802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Wireless Speed
Number of Bands
2
Maximum Data Rate - Per Band
802.11b - Up to 11 Mbps; 802.11a/g - Up to 54 Mbps; 802.11n - Up to 300 Mbps; 802.11ac NitroQAM 2.4 GHz - Up to 500Mbps; 802.11ac NitroQAM 5 GHz - Up to 2167 Mbps; 802.11ax 2.4 GHz - up to 574 Mbps; 802.11ax 5 GHz - up to 4804 Mbps
Maximum Data Rate - Total
6 Gbps
MU-MIMO
Yes
Gaming
Yes

Wired Networking Features

Ethernet Speed
10/100/1000
Number of WAN Ports
1
Number of LAN Ports
4

Network Security / Management Features

Wi-Fi Protected Setup
Yes
Quality of Service (QoS) Controls
Yes

Physical Features

Colour
Black
Width
41.63 cm
Height
23.59 cm
Depth
8.4 cm
Width (Inches)
16.39 in
Height (Inches)
9.29 in
Depth (Inches)
3.3 in
Weight
707 g

Warranty

Manufacturer's Warranty - Parts
2 Years

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Reviewer Recommendation

93%

Of the 998 reviewers who responded, 932 would recommend this product.

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  • Great Router if working properly
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Dlask - October 26, 2020

    Despite the many of great reviews I has isssue with mine router. The 2.4 GHz b/g did not worked properly. The speed dropped to less then 1 Mb one just room owner from the router, with full signal. The 5GHz did do have any issue at all and I had blazing speed thru the house. I had to be next to the router to actually get any decent speed on the 2.4. Lot of users do not need 2.4 anymore since the bandwidth is limited, but many households smart appliances still using it. Robotic vacuums older version of thermostats, microwaves, smart plus, etc. Even with disabled Wi-Fi 6 and the newest firmware I still had issues and had to return the router.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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  • Looks good
    Verified BuyerReviewed by kmkolle - December 9, 2020

    I am easily persuaded by how something looks as well as performs. I love the looks of this. I wanted to replace my Google WIFI mesh setup and go to a single router. Knowing that a router can only push what is provided I understand that I would not be utilizing the full functions and potential of this. However I felt like my WIFI speeds were slower using this then my Google mesh system and since I only have 1 phone in my house that uses WIFI 6 I saw no need to keep this. Also, I felt it was more of a pain to access this router outside my network then with my Google setup. This could be due to the fact I am just missing a setting or a function though.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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  • Best Wi-Fi 6 router ever!
    Reviewed by Gino - November 12, 2021

    When looking for the latest wireless router, make sure its compatible with AiMesh, it's definitely a purchase factor when deciding on which model, and i can confidently say with certainty, this router exceeds all my expectations, especially on my 1G/sec speeds. I use the Apple iOS ASUS app, and its been great keeping on top of unauthorized devices, easy to block, and easy to use parental settings to keep tabs on your kids online usage. Overall, excellent performance, looks fantastic, the only issue is the price, some people might want to wait for this model to go on sale. If you already have it, enjoy setting it up! I sure am!

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

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