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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Perfect router for internet use, gaming, etc.

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    I had a very old Netgear router and I was looking for an upgrade. I did a lot of research online on what were some good, current routers that were available, and I came across this Asus router. With Best Buy's price match program, the value for price was definitely reached. I ordered through Best Buy via phone and the staff member that worked with me was very helpful and informative. Once I received the router, it was easy to put together and install. A couple of cables, plugged it into the electrical outlet, and it was running. Programming the router on the computer was simple, and I was on the internet within minutes. I hope to have this router for a while as I did my last one.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Well designed and a low profile

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    This is with out a doubt the best router I have ever had. After my old one started dropping the signal all over the place and crashing needing a reboot (it was 3 years old). I started researching for a new router. I came across this, read many a review and that made my decision. The design is minimal yet sleek and stylish. I currently have over 7 WiFi devices accessing this router and 4 additional android/iphone devices that also access it in a household of 4 people. The dual band feature works great and my internet performance has never been better. Some times we have 3 devices streaming video from apple and netflix with no lag. other times I downloading big files while some one else is web surfing and another updating big apps on there iPad with no problems. I waited at least two months before writing this review just to make sure everything was till going well. Installation is easy, I purposely looked for a stand up model since I determined that my last model would over heat lying flat with many devices downloading from it. That is what ruined it, and now no heating issues anymore. I have a phone system with 2 wireless handsets that connect to the one hard-line set. I did get a lot of interference from them on my old router. Not anymore with the Asus router not even on the 2.4GHz band which is what the phone system operates on. The 5Ghz band on the router is a shorter range band but most my mobile devices don't need it as much since they still download faster on the 2.4Ghz band then the cell network anyways, hard to complain there, for me anyways. Plus all my streaming and computer devices are all well within the 5GHz band range. For the future I like the usb options for a network printer and media server I intend to do over the next year. I have three older printers (one for each desktop in the house.) now I can replace them all with a one new all in one printer and scanner that i can also print to from my iPhone without a special app on my desktop for my iPhone to connect to. I also have a massive movie library on my main computer that I intend to move over to a new media server that everyone in the household can access through the Asus router. All this capability and dual speed is wonderful for the price. I am very happy with this purchase. I didn't even know Asus made WiFi Routers until I found this one. A big recommended device for everyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great router for video and gaming

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    I have tried several routers for both gaming and video streaming. This is the main object of our household entertainment. I also run an internet based business from my home, so reliability is important. But the gaming speed is what brought me to this ASUS RT-N56U. It was recommended by another gamer. Mutliplayer/online gaming requires speed, speed, speed. My ISP was fast enough but the equipment slowed everything down. Hearing about the RT-N56U and it's ability to transfer data very quickly, I had to give it a try. The ISP modem/router is now just a modem and the ASUS has made the system excellent as a router. And it is able to maintain multiple streams all at once. your data flow is not interrupted by another user on your network. No hiccups. A must for mutiplayer/online. No port forwarding needed but it is available. And the QOS settings could not be any easier. Simply choose either gaming or video or internet as the priority and the bandwidth allocated is set and other services can not take it away. And more than one can be set. I am thrilled with this router for gaming and internet, and video is excellent. Unless you are hard core and want to spend $300-$600 on a gaming router, I would highly recommend the Asus RT-N56U.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Fast EZ setup

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    This replaced my old Linksys router. It was recommended to me by a friend who is an it pro. It looks great on the desk has great features and is ez to set up. Good coverage in a 50'wide house it is set up in the basement office. Very happy so far.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great router...very fast

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    Bought this router about a week ago and was able to set it up in 5 minutes since I am using it with fios as the main wireless router. I was considering buying the Netgear N900 (4500) but since it was 180 I decided to go with the Asus which was my choice before the Netgear came out. Well I do not regret it because my wireless speed went up from 14 download and 5-6 upload speeds to 24-25 download & 25-26 upload speeds and I am 30 feet (1st floor) from the router(2nd floor). I know its only been a week but I will update my review as soon more time passes by but for now I give it 5 stars and recommend it to anyone who is looking for a high end router. I have a windows computer, ps3, apple computer, two iPhones, iPad and no problems

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Outstanding Wireless Router

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    I was sick and tired of cheaper routers starting to fail, act inconsistently, etc... after just a year and half of use. I did a lot of research, and decided to go with this Asus product. It is sleak, space saving, attractive on a desk, incredibly easy to set up, and outperforms any router in its price range. Do some research, take a look at the competing routers, and consider your home network needs. We are a family of six, four of us heavily connected for work, multimedia, video games, phones, etc... There is a lot of network activity in our house, and this router delivers! Our download speeds jumped from just a few mb with the old router to 20-25 mb/sec. with this router. It is nice to have something that delivers wirelessly what our internet provider is delivering wired - without fluctuations in performance. I LOATH Asus as a company due to duplicitus customer service experiences with my laptop, however this product is worth the money. I would recommend this to friends and family without any hesitation.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Flawless performance, stylish display

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    Bought this to update existing cable modem/router. Performs flawlessly, delivering wireless signal to over 5 devices at once. Very stylish design, and much smaller than expected.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    top tier, high price/worth it, easy install

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    I did a lot of research on this...C-Net, blogs, Google, etc. Based on user feedback, went with Asus. Years with Linksys, Cisco, frustrated with low signal strenth on lower floors in my home. 2600 Sq. ft home, this Asus is in 1 corner on top floor, and I have a strong signal throughout my home, even outside! Stream movies and X-Box live in opposite corner on lower level of home, NO Problem...no dropped signals, no noticeable lag. EASY install, 5 minutes and done! A little expensive, but well worth it!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great start for setting up a faster internet.

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    This product is a great starter for those who want to start working on a faster internet connection (It had improved mine enough to boost it up from 12 mbps to 20+). I highly recommend this product

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Lightning Fast

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    We bought this router due to our old one not being able to keep up with streaming TV. Since we made the switch, we haven't had any problems whatsoever. This router is lightning quick and handles the 8 devices we have connected with no problem. Would recommend for anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    So good, I bought a 2nd one.

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    Bought one and ended up giving it to my ex- when I moved. I was using it with 2 laptops, a printer, and all my video equipment. Never had a problem one. I have recently purchased another one for my own personal use. I run a laptop, printer, smartphone, and smart TV. A lot of times this is being done at the same time. No problems.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great Router

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    I ordered this on Monday morning and received it in the mail on Wednesday I got free shipping. Best Buy had the lowest price on the Internet. The router wasn't too difficult to set up. I like the Interface on the browser set up page it was easier to understand than the Netgear that I replaced.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    ease of installation, good performance

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    ease to use and installatioin, good performance. i would recommend this to my friends.this product has reliable connection and fast connection. so far so good. I bought it on line and received it very quick. i will buy more from bestbuy.com in the future. thanks.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Buy this one!!

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    After several Linksys routers and a Belkin. This (Asus) by far is the best. CNET reviews helped me decide on this one. For a gamer, this router is for you. I've had this for 6 months now. If you follow the directions, it's easy to set up. It linked to my computer, PS3, and my Android phone with one button click. You can also prioritize each one. It looks very cool too!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Issues with AT&T Microcell Booster

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    Set-up was easy for everything except the AT&T Microcell booster. We have the microcell booster because of poor cell phone coverage in our house and depend on this for consistent coverage. The booster would never get a 3G signal. After doing some research it appeared it is the firewall setting with the router. After chatting with AT&T tech support, I reset the router, then reconfigured hook-ups with the microcell yellow plug plugged directly into the modem internet connection, and the router internet connection plugged into the black computer connection on the back of the microcell. I'm not a tech guru, but I believe this hook-up configuration is putting the microcell "in front" of the firewall of the router instead of "behind" it. Works like a charm now, but REALLY frustrating initially.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good router for large home

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    Router was easy to set up. I was able to set up and use minutes after I opened the box. Interface with the router is very simple.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Not disappointed

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    I read reviews on this router and they were excellent. I needed a router that stays on and is reliable. So far this router has lived up to the reviews and I am not disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Seems good

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    I bought this to upgrade from a g router. Reviews were excellent on this model, and it had the USB slots I wanted for a HDD and printer. Setup was easy and fast for basic operation. I'm still installing the USB devices because they weren't as easy, because I'm not familiar with all the definitions.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    VERY pleased

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    When I am on the wireless router, I really can't tell any difference in the speed compared to being on the docking station.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Amazing Router, Wired LAN is Unmatched!

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    Fastest WAN and LAN speeds of any router I have ever owned.... Love the new ASUSWRT firmware. Its amazing. Asus's DDNS services are unmatched! Won't suggest any other series of routers at all, until something better comes out.

    I would recommend this to a friend
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