ASUS RT-AC88U MU-MIMO Router with 8-Port Switch

Subject: Networking | October 9, 2015 - 06:00 PM |
Tagged: wireless router, RT-AC88U, router, mu-mimo, asus, 802.11ac, 8-port switch

ASUS has announced an impressive new MU-MIMO wireless router that provides up to 3100 Mbps of Wi-Fi bandwidth, and the RT-AC88U also features an 8-port Gigabit Ethernet switch.

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Specifications:

  • WLAN: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MU-MIMO
  • Data rate: 3100 Mbps
  • Chipset: BCM47094, BCM4366, BCM4366
  • Flash: NAND 128 MB
  • RAM: DDR3 256/512 MB
  • WAN: GbE x 1
  • LAN: GbE x 8
  • Giga switch: 8365
  • PA: 2G:sky2623 5G:sky85405
  • LNA: 2G: BGU7224/LXS5563 5G:MAAL011078
  • Antenna: Detachable dual band x 4
  • USB: 3.0 x1, 2.0 x1
  • Applications: ASUSWRT, AiCloud, AiProtection, high-power mode, Download Master, VPN server, guest network, DLNA server, automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE (MPPE support), PPTP, L2TP, IPv4, IPv6

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Pricing and availability are not yet known.

Source: ASUS

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October 9, 2015 | 06:09 PM - Posted by funandjam

someone broke off half the spider legs on this one.

October 9, 2015 | 10:54 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

And doubled the Lan ports won't but I want the spider router it's nearing Halloween hope we see it before Oct 31st don't care if it's $400 it'll be better purchase then a PS4 or xbone.

October 10, 2015 | 10:15 AM - Posted by Prodeous

Wonder if you can pair the ports on the switch.

Still finally a router with 8 port Gigabit Switch, would be very useful for my project :)

October 11, 2015 | 02:16 PM - Posted by Esso (not verified)

For comparison's sake: check this badboy out: https://bgr.com/2015/09/02/asus-rt-ac5300-fastest-wi-fi-router/

The RT-AC5300 has impressive speeds too and gets you up to 1000Mbit/s on the 2.4GHz band and up to 2,167Mbit/s on each of the two 5GHz bands. That’s a combined total of up to 5334Mbit/s that’s supposed to offer users a “low-latency gaming experience and ultra-fast 4K/UHD video streaming anywhere in the home.”

Other features include AiRadar beamforming, Tri-Band Smart Connect, Multi-user MIMO, Link Aggregation, Trend Micro’s AiProtection and AiCloud 2.0 – check out more details about these functions at the source link.

October 12, 2015 | 03:10 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Reminds me of the USB 2.0 AC Wifi adapters ... Whats the point?

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