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  1. KingBravery

    Release ASUS RT-AX86U 30/12/2020

    I just found new released firmware update for RT-AX86U at Windows 7 section. LINK - https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/RT-AX86U/FW_RT_AX86U_300438641535.zip
  2. baud

    RT-AX88U or RT-AX86U as main Router using AiMesh 2.0 with Merlin firmware.

    Looking for some thoughts regarding what appliance is preferred when deploying a two-node AiMesh configuration. I will test and compare, but am curious as to what others may have experienced. As of today, both Nodes would be running Merlin 386.1_beta. Diversion, Skynet & Unbound. Available...
  3. mac_angel

    Need help getting ExpressVPN to work on an Asus router.

    I have an Asus RT-AX86U and yesterday I ordered ExpressVPN. I was able to set it up easily enough, downloading the .ovpn file from ExpressVPN. When I do an IP look up, my IP address shows the city of the server I have been selecting. I live in Canada, and I have been selecting Canadian servers...
  4. M

    Is the RT-AX86U Mature & Free of Systemic Bugs?

    Situation: I have an old ASUS RT-N66U for my home network. I want to upgrade due to working from home, probably to the AC86U, or AX86U. For future-proofing purposes, I think the AX86U is probably better, even though I have zero WiFi-6 devices right now. Questions: Is the AX86U actually mature...
  5. R

    Release New Update for RT-AX86U

    If anyone knows any more of what was updated please share. Thanks. https://www.asus.com/Networking/RT-AX86U/HelpDesk_BIOS/ ASUS RT-AX86U Firmware version - Improve system stability
  6. Jayce Ooi

    Asus RT-AX86U vs RT-AC86U - Battle of the Best AC WiFi 5 & AX WiFi 6 Router - Worth the Upgrade?

    Author's Note: The original review can be found at my blog - Asus RT-AX86U vs RT-AC86U @ JayceOoi.com. Asus RT-AX86U is an excellent Wi-Fi 6 router. Period. If you have not watched my review about it, please do so now. Not going to repeat here again but do a comparison against its predecessor –...
  7. A

    RT-AX86U Works great, except when it doesn't.

    You have one thread on this already https://www.snbforums.com/threads/asus-rt-ax86u-vpn-work-laptop-problems.66097/
  8. V

    RT-AX86U - Gear Accelerator slowing down speedtest

    Hello, After changing some parameters in my router (adding my PC to Gear Accelerator, enabling Traffic Analyzer, enabling AiProtection and "securing" all 15 features that it suggest) I saw that my speed test was reduced to lower than half of my internet speed. After undoing everything step by...
  9. Jayce Ooi

    [Review] Asus RT-AX86U

    Author's Note: The original review can be found at my blog - Asus RT-AX86U Review @ JayceOoi.com. Yeah, the legendary Asus RT-AC86U successor is here at last! Meet AX5700 WiFi 6 Gaming Router – RT-AX86U. It is powered by 1.8 GHz quad-core processor. Loaded with Mobile Game Mode for a lag-free...
  10. Z

    AT&T fiber 1000 speed is throttling and other ipv4 issues

    so I have AT&T fiber 1000 service and the modem they gave me (The Motrela BGW-210) is crap. So I bought an rt-ax86u and I noticed imeaditly that on my hardwired pc (With the same ethernet cable) is getting half the speeds I would get connected directly to the modem (I have the modem in IP...
  11. J

    Need more Wifi Range / Speed Asus AX88 vs AX86u

    Hi All, First post here as I need some help. So in my apartment where I live I currently have an Asus AC1200g+ which has been going on for around 4 years and has been great. The issue is that we are starting to stream content all around the apartment and some devices do not support 5ghz. The...
  12. Mutzli

    ASUS Announces RT-AX86U and RT-AX82U

    A couple more WiFi 6 routers from ASUS. Considering that WiFi 6E needs new hardware it seems strange that they release this many WiFi 6 routers when WiFi 6E is just around the corner.