ASUS RT-AC88U Wireless Cable & Fibre Router - AC 3100, Dual-band

Product code: 163710

Product features

  • For faster broadband connections
  • AC 3100
  • Ideal for high internet usage
  • Dual-band (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
  • Beamforming provides improved network connectivity
£289.99
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      Product features

      • For faster broadband connections
      • AC 3100
      • Ideal for high internet usage
      • Dual-band (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
      • Beamforming provides improved network connectivity
      Product information

      Top features: 

      - Stream 4K content and play games online without worrying about lag 

      - Powerful WiFi coverage around your entire home 

      - Advanced parental controls 


      Stream in 4K and game without lag

      Offering the capability to handle 4K streaming online, smart home technology and demanding gaming, the Asus RT-AC88U Wireless Router is perfect for offering access to high speed internet connections.

      Reducing lag and making sure you don't have to waste time while videos buffer, the dual band wireless ensures that you can access your network quickly for smooth streaming and fast gaming. When you need extra resources dedicated to gaming, AiProtection lets you reallocate CPU and memory space to your game by turning off 3rd party applications and anti-virus programs.

      Powerful coverage

      Capable of supporting as many devices as you want, the RT-AC88U can maintain multiple Full HD streams so that no one has to sacrifice on quality and speed, even when everyone is online. Using MU-MIMO technology, the RT-AC88U gives every device its own dedicated connection so everyone can make the most of fast internet, instead of having to share a single connection.

      Able to connect to smart home devices like cameras and thermostats, the RT-AC88U future-proofs your home so that you can upgrade your technology without needing any extra internet access. With cross-platform compatibility, the RT-AC88U gives all your devices coverage on every operating system, so that you can achieve faster connections on everything from your tablet and phone to PC and console.

      Built-in USB ports, as well as eight Ethernet LAN ports let you connect to external devices like printers, storage drives, smart TVs or set top boxes simultaneously.

      Parental controls

      Prevent other users from visiting inappropriate websites with Asus' advanced parental controls that let you restrict adult content as well as keep on top of the times that each device can access the internet. By applying time limits you can make sure that every device that your children access is safe to use online.
      Specification

      Technical specifications for ASUS RT-AC88U Wireless Cable & Fibre Router - AC 3100, Dual-band

      OVERVIEW
      Type Cable & fibre router
      Rating AC 3100
      Data transfer speed Up to 2 Gbps
      Wireless band Dual-band (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)
      CONNECTIVITY
      Beamforming Yes
      Number of antennas 4
      SECURITY
      Encryption 128-bit WEP
      Parental controls - Timing restrictions
      - Website restrictions
      GENERAL
      System requirements - Windows
      - OS
      - Linux
      Colour Black
      Box contents - Network cable (RJ-45)
      - AC adapter
      - Quick start guide
      - Support disk
      Dimensions 188 x 200 x 84 mm (H x W x D)
      Weight 950 g
      Manufacturer’s guarantee 3 years
      Customer reviews

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      (8.6 out of 10)
      Compatibility
      8.3
      Performance
      8.8
      Reliability
      8.6
      Value for money
      7.3
      Overall rating
      8.6
      Scores 8.6 out of 10 based on 12 reviews
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      Buy from us safe in the knowledge you’ve paid a great price.

      If you find Argos, Asda, John Lewis or ao.com has the same item at a cheaper price, we’ll match it. Even if their price includes a voucher offer, and even up to 7 days after you’ve bought from us.

      How to request a price match

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      Free delivery: within 5 working days and available on all orders. No minimum spend required.

      FREE next day delivery: on orders placed before 9pm Monday-Friday, or 8pm on weekends. Next day delivery excludes Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Tell us your mobile number and on the day of the delivery we'll text you to say what time your order will be with you.

      Same day delivery (£3.95): exclusively for selected addresses in Greater London. Simply place your order before 9:30am Monday-Friday and receive it that evening between 6:30pm and 10:30pm.

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      Find something you want but it’s not in stock? On the item’s product page, simply click on ‘Email me when back in stock’, and let us have your email address. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available again.

      Order online and collect in store

      Sometimes you’ll want something even quicker than we can deliver. Or you can’t be in when our van or courier would arrive. That’s why we offer you the option to order online and collect in store.
      Subject to what you’re ordering and where you want to collect from, you can:

      Reserve & Collect – reserve online for free and collect at a local store as soon as you like. Once reserved, your item’s held till closing time the next day, to be paid for when you collect.

      Pay & Collect – pay online, and have the item sent, for free, from our warehouse to a local store for you to collect. Starting on the date the item arrives in store – which you choose in checkout – you have 28 days to collect it.

      Your fastest way to order online for collection is to use our ‘Availability Checker’ feature:

      1. Enter a town or postcode in the box on the product page for an item you’ve selected
      2. Click on the magnifying glass
      3. Review the collection options local to you – just click on any one to add it to your basket

      Creation - your plan Flexible credit you control

      To spread the cost, pay by Your Plan, our uniquely flexible credit option. Available on all orders £249 and over, this lets you:

      • Choose the payment term that suits you
      • Choose to pay nothing for the first 6 months, 19.9% APR representative
      • No deposit to pay and choose to pay it off early at no extra cost
      • Plus once you've opened an account, you can use it to spend again in the future on anything £99 and over
      Learn more

      How to apply
      If you’re buying this item online, you can apply for credit at checkout. Or, if you’re reserving online, or shopping in store, apply here.

      DSG Retail Limited acts as a credit broker and not a lender. Credit is provided by Creation Consumer Finance Ltd.
      Both DSG Retail Ltd and Creation Consumer Finance Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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      Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
      Saturday: 9am to 6pm
      Sunday: 10am to 5 pm

    • In a very few cases, our location checker may not recognise an existing town or postcode. If you’re sure you’ve entered it correctly, go back to the product page, and click on ‘Add to basket’. We’ll then use our back-up system to do an enhanced check.
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        PC World, Carphone Warehouse and Currys make up our family of stores.
        ASUS RT-AC88U Wireless Cable & Fibre Router - AC 3100, Dual-band
        £289.99