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Asus RT-AC87U Wi-Fi router review: Yes, it’s fast

Asus RT-AC87U

At a Glance

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  • Asus RT-AC87U Asus RT-AC87U Wi-Fi Router
    4/5
    $280.00
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    The RT-AC87U is supremely fast—when it's paired with a second RT-AC87U configured as a wireless bridge. You should make sure its features and performance fits your needs before plunking down your cash.

At a Glance

The RT-AC87U is supremely fast—when it's paired with a second RT-AC87U configured as a wireless bridge. You should make sure its features and performance fits your needs before plunking down your cash.

Price when rated: $280
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Pros

  • Supremely fast when paired with an 802.11ac bridge
  • Very long list of advanced features
  • Less-expensive than Netgear's Nighthawk X6

Cons

  • Not the best solution for serving multiple 802.11ac bridges
  • Not the absolute fastest wireless when not paired with a bridge
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