Asus RT-AX89X Review

Dual-Band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Router supporting MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology, with AiProtection Pro network security powered by Trend Micro and Adaptive QoS.

RT-AX89X is really an 8×8 dual-band WiFi router that delivers 1024-QAM for dramatically faster wifi connections. With a complete networking speed of around 6000Mbps – 1148Mbps on the two 2.4GHz band and 4804Mbps on the 5GHz band – RT-AX89X is usually around 2.8X faster than 802.11ac 4×4 dual-band routers. Eight Gigabit LAN ports create RT-AX89X the perfect solution in case you have several wired gadgets. The RT-AX89X includes two 10G ports, one Base-T and SFP+ port.

RT-AX89X has lifetime free AiProtection Professional, powered by Pattern Micro™ with automated, regularly updated security signatures to safeguard your devices and personal data from internet threats. RT-AX89X includes a top-of-the-line 2.2 GHz quad-core CPU that’s stronger than many desktop computer processors. Using its incredible efficiency, RT-AX89X maximizes throughput to get the best networking functionality, accelerates USB information transfers, and much more.

Specifications

  • Network Standard
    IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11ax, IPv4, IPv6
  • Product Segment
    AX6000 ultimate AX performance
  • Coverage
    Very large homes
  • Data Rate
    802.11ac: up to 1000 Mbps
    802.11ac (5GHz) : up to 4333 Mbps
    802.11ax (2.4GHz) : up to 1300 Mbps
    802.11ax (5GHz) : up to 4804 Mbps
  • Antenna
    External antenna x 8
  • Transmit/Receive
    2.4 GHz 4 x 4
    5 GHz 8 x 8
  • Processor
    2.2GHz quad-core processor
  • Memory
    256 MB Flash
    1 GB RAM
  • Operating Frequency
    2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Encryption
    WPA3-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, WPS support
  • Management
    UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Port Forwarding, DMZ, System Event Log
  • VPN Support
    IPSec Pass-Through
    PPTP Pass-Through
    L2TP Pass-Through
    PPTP server
    PPTP client
    L2TP client
    OpenVPN client
  • WAN Connection Type
    Internet connection type: Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
  • Ports
    RJ45 for 10Gbps BaseT for WAN/LAN x 1, RJ45 for 1Gbps BaseT for LAN x 8, RJ45 for 1Gbps BaseT for WAN x 1
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 x 2
    SFP+ x 1
  • Features
    Router app
    MU-MIMO
    Traffic Analyzer
    Adaptive QoS
    Traditional QoS
    AiProtection Pro
    Parental Control
    Guest Network: 2.4 GHz x 3, 5 GHz x 3
    VPN server :
    VPN client :
    NAT Pass-Through :
    AiCloud personal cloud service
    Download MasterAiDisk file server
    – Samba and FTP server with account management
    Dual WAN
    IPTV support
    OFDMA
    Open NAT, easy port forwarding

  • Button
    WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button, LED on/off Button
  • Power Supply
    AC Input: 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
    DC Output: 19 V with max. 3.42 A current
  • OS Support
    Windows® 10
    Windows® 8
    Windows® 7
    Mac OS X 10.6
    Mac OS X 10.7
    Mac OS X 10.8
  • Dimensions
    343.64 x 343.64 x 80.02 mm (WxDxH)
  • Weight
    1280 g
  • Package Content
    RT-AX89X Wireless Dual-band Wi-Fi Router
    RJ-45 cable
    Quick Start Guide
    Power Adapter
    Warranty Card
  • Router Special Features
    3G/4G data sharing, AiCloud, Printer server, Download Master, AiDisK, Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control
  • Operation mode
    Wireless router mode
    Range extender mode
    Access point mode
    Media bridge mode

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