ASUS RT-AX86U - AX5700 Dual-Band 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router

RT-AX86U - AX5700 Dual-Band 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router

  • 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 Network Standard
  • up to 5700mbps
  • ASUS AiMesh support
  • Commercial-grade home security

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Stock Code: NW-11T-AS

EAN: 4718017586702

MPN: 90IG05F1-MU2G10

Manufacturer: Asus

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RT-AX86U - AX5700 Dual-Band 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router

All New Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router from ASUS with amazing speeds of up to5700Mbps, 3 external antennas and a striking design!

New-generation WiFi 6

Enjoy ultrafast speeds up to 5700 Mbps with the latest WiFi 6 (802.11ax) and 160MHz channels

Mobile Game Mode

Minimise lag and latency for mobile gaming with just a tap on the ASUS Router app

True 2 Gbps wired and wireless speeds

Aggregated 2 Gbps WAN connections, wired 2.5 Gbps port and WiFi 6

ASUS AiMesh support

Create a flexible, seamless whole-home mesh network with AiMesh-compatible routers

Commercial-grade home network security

Lifetime free ASUS AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro™, with WPA3 and advanced Parental Controls to protect your home

Remove Network Bottlenecks

Adaptive QoS (Quality of Service) lets you keep your network running smoothly by prioritizing network traffic. You can prioritize applications such as streaming video or web surfing, as well as gaming. It's the perfect ally for delivering low-latency WiFi anywhere in your home.

Whole-Home Gaming

Does your router leave you with WiFi dead spots? RT-AX86U supports ASUS AiMesh, a unique mesh-networking technology that creates a whole-home network using multiple ASUS routers. With easy central control and seamless roaming, even non-experts can set it up with any AiMesh-capable routers you own. Say goodbye to WiFi dead zones!

Easy Management Via Mobile App

Traffic Analyzer - Graphical monitoring of real-time traffic. Network Diagnostics - Pinpoint your network problems with just one tap. Guest WiFi - The easy way to share your WiFi securely without difficult passwords.


  • Network Standards - IEEE 802.11a
    IEEE 802.11b
    IEEE 802.11g
    IEEE 802.11n
    IEEE 802.11ac
    IEEE 802.11ax
  • Coverage - Very Large homes
  • Data Rates - 802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
    802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
    802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
    802.11n : up to 450 Mbps
    802.11n (1024 QAM) : up to 750 Mbps
    802.11ac (1024 QAM) : up to 4333 Mbps
    802.11ax (2.4GHz) : up to 861 Mbps
    802.11ax (5GHz) : up to 4804 Mbps
  • Antenna - External antenna x 3
    Internal PCB antenna x 1
  • Transmit/Receive - 2.4 GHz 3 x 3
    5 GHz 4 x 4
  • Processor - 1.8 GHz quad-core processor
  • Memory - 256 MB Flash
    1GB RAM
  • Wi-Fi Technology - OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access)
    Beamforming: standard-based and universal
    1024-QAM high data rate
    20/40/80/160 MHz bandwidth
  • Operating Frequency - 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Encryption - WPA3-Personal
    WPS support
  • Firewall & Access Control - Firewall: SPI intrusion detection, DoS protection
    Access control: Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
  • Management - UPnP
    IGMP v1/v2/v3
    DNS Proxy
    NTP Client
    Port Trigger
    Port Forwarding
    System Event Log
  • VPN Support - IPSec Pass-Through
    PPTP Pass-Through
    L2TP Pass-Through
    IPSec server
    PPTP server
    OpenVPN server
    PPTP client
    L2TP client
    OpenVPN client
  • WAN Connection Type - Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
  • Utilities - Router setup wizard; Firmware restoration; Device discovary
  • Ports - RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for WAN x 1
    RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for LAN x 4
    RJ45 for 2.5G BaseT for WAN/LAN x 1
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 2
  • Buttons - WPS Button
    Reset Button
    Power Switch
    LED on/off Button
  • LED Indicators - Power x 1
    Wi-Fi x 2
    WAN x 1
    LAN x 4
    WPS x 1
  • Power Supply - AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
    DC Output : 19 V with max. 2.37 A current
  • OS Support - Windows® 10
    Windows® 8
    Windows® 7
    Mac OS X 10.6
    Mac OS X 10.7
    Mac OS X 10.8
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) - 242 x 100 x 325mm (with antenna)
  • Weight - 814.5g
  • Operation mode - Wireless router mode
    Access point mode
    Media bridge mode


  • RT-AX86U WiFi router
  • RJ-45 cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty card

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  • Techradar Editors Choice Award

    The Asus RT-AX86U provides great Wi-Fi 6 performance, with many features that will appeal to hard-core gamers. However, it’s versatile enough to appeal to other users too, offering good range and signal strength, and an impressive set of security features and parental controls.

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