The ASUS ROG Rapture GTAC 5300 is overkill for most home users. But suppose you take your gaming seriously or wish to be sure that your community is offering the most throughput for your whole play and streaming wants. In that case, this router is as good as it gets. It delivered the fastest five gigahertz close proximity throughput performance of any router we’ve tested. And its 2.4 gigahertz and MU-MIMO performance numbers were also solid. It offers a heap of gigabit LAN ports with built-in acceleration for gaming applications, robust protection against malware and viruses, a powerful Quad-Core processor, needs, and a wealth of different gamer-friendly optimization options. All of that is managed to utilize a well-designed interface. This router does not come low cost, and its file-transfer efficiency may very well be a smidge higher. But neither gripe prevents it from incomes our editor’s choice for high-end routers.
ASUS ROG Rapture GTAC 5300 Wireless Router
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