Asus RT-AC52U reviews

5 customer reviews

This router is a good all rounder.

£73 at 1 retailer out of 419 retailers checked

8.4 out of 10 based on 5 reviews.
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Alan, Edinburgh

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Solved all of the issues I was having when using my Virgin 'Super'hub 2.
Works with all devices in our house.
Consistently gets 90% of rated broadband speed.
No dropouts or reduced speeds experienced so far.
Bad points:
None.
Overall rating 9.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 May 2014

Daniel, Great Barford

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Its quick and has a good range
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Dec 2014

This Asus RT-AC52U is reviewed on Expert Reviews

Product Features

Connections 802.11 a,b,g,n,ac
 

Manufacturer's Description

The Essential AC Upgrade ASUS RT-AC52U Dual-band Wireless-AC750 router gives you both fast wireless speed and great value – to upgrade your home network to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology today. Experience simultaneous dual-band connectivity and enjoy 300 Mbps speed on the 2.4 GHz frequency and up to 433 Mbps on the 5 GHz band.

RT-AC52U has 128MB of memory built in for fast and stable multitasking under heavy loads. With a high-power design that amplifies transmission, RT-AC52U delivers a Wi-Fi coverage that’s up to 150% better than competing models to enjoy reliable connections for multiple devices.

Thanks to its multipurpose USB port, RT-AC52U is much more than just a router. Plug in a USB hard disk drive and you’ve got an instant file server — and one that extends into the cloud via ASUS AiCloud. Alternatively, attach a USB printer to RT-AC52U to create a print server for sharing one device with several users. The USB even accommodates 3G/4G mobile broadband dongles for two broadband (WAN) connections on one router so you’ll never again have to worry about your internet access going down. The port can even be used for powering gadgets such as smartphones and tablets, making it a handy charging station.

The easy-to-use ASUSWRT graphical user interface unlocks the power of RT-AC52U giving robust control to optimize your network for you. 30-second setup and easy traffic management means even network newbies can enjoy its sophisticated features, while power users will love its IPv6 support, multiple wireless SSIDs and secure VPN access.

World’s fastest Wi-Fi: 802.11ac
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC52U faster wireless speeds than N technology. At 2.4 GHz, it reaches 300 Mbps, while on the 5GHz band it blazes to 433 Mbps. The upgraded bandwidth has the higher capacity you need to increase Wi-Fi enjoyment at home. With notebooks, desktops, pads, and smartphones now all Wi-Fi-reliant, it’s time to upgrade to the next generation to expand you connectivity now and in the future.

Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance

300Mbps and 433 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC52U has a total speed of up to 733 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. Perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.

No more dead zones with 150% the coverage!

Powerful two-way transmission improves Wi-Fi range by 150% compared generic routers, ensuring far-reaching coverage. The unique design of the RT-AC52U means a connection you can always rely on. Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network
With built-in USB port, connect external storage, printers, and other devices to RT-AC52U and share them throughout your network at once.

Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The whole-new dashboard interface lets you manage all clients and settings via a single graphical interface, and provides 1-click updates.

Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC52U has Quality of Service (QoS) standards that let you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your Web usage in a clear graphical interface.

Easy 3-step setup
Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps1. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.

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Asus RT-AC52u Dual-band AC750 router and 802.11ac USB adapter
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