Enjoy the fastest, smoothest WiFi gaming connections ever with the ASUS RT-AX86U dual-band WiFi 6 router. It delivers ultrafast WiFi speeds up to 5700 Mbps, and is packed with advanced technology, including Mobile Game Mode for a lag-free, low-latency mobile gaming experience.
High-Efficiency WiFi 6 Standard
True 2 Gbps wired and wireless speeds
Wired 2.5 Gbps port
Mobile Game Mode
Expanded coverage with ASUS RangeBoost Plus
About the ASUS RT-AX86U WiFi 6 Gaming Router
Gaming Without Limits
The dedicated gaming port on ASUS RT-AX86U automatically prioritises any wired device connected to it. No complex configuration is needed, just connect your gaming PC or console to the special LAN port to give you a fast, stable connection that’s always at the head of the queue. Gear Accelerator lets you prioritise devices wirelessly via ASUS RT-AX86U online control panel. The simple interface lets you prioritize devices to help boost their speed and prevent them fighting over bandwidth with other devices.
GeForce NOW Recommended
GeForce NOW is NVIDIA’s cloud-based gaming service that delivers real-time GeForce-powered gameplay straight from the cloud to all your devices. With GeForce NOW, you can connect to your store accounts and stream your library of games, or play your favorite free-to-play games available on the service. GeForce NOW recommended routers ensure up to 90% of WiFi bandwidth is dedicated to gaming and undergo rigorous testing to deliver the best possible experience and lowest latency for cloud gaming.
Lightning-Fast 2 Gbps Internet
ASUS RT-AX86U is designed to break down all the barriers that can slow down your gaming. It supports up to a 2 Gbps internet connection, so you can unlock the full potential of high-speed networking for both wired and WiFi connections.
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.
Does your router leave you with WiFi dead spots? ASUS 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!
Home network security is crucial when you have multiple connected devices, and even more so when there are devices without anti-virus capabilities such as IoT devices. RT-AX86 Series includes lifetime free AiProtection Pro, including the latest WPA3 security protocol and advanced Parental Controls. Every device is protected with RT-AX86 Series, and you can keep an eye on everything that’s happening on your network via the handy mobile app.
VPN Client L2TP VPN Client OVPN VPN Client PPTP VPN Client WireGuard VPN Fusion VPN Server IPSec VPN Server OVPN VPN Server PPTP VPN Server WireGuard
AiProtection Pro Parental Control WPA3-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support
1 x 2.5G/1Gbps multi-Gig port (configurable) 1 x RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for WAN 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 4 x RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for LAN 5 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports
Max. Wired Transfer Speed
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Max. Wireless Transfer Speed
Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi IPv4 IPv6 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)