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ASUS unveils its first-ever gaming-centric ROG router in the world

By Ciara Alarcon - on 30 Aug 2017, 11:31am

ASUS unveils its first-ever gaming-centric ROG router in the world

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ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) recently announced its first router specifically designed for gaming – the Rapture GT-AC5300.

It features super-fast tri-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, eight Gigabit LAN ports for wired devices, and two USB 3.0 ports for high-speed access to files on USB storage. Also, it has Link Aggregation feature that allows two LAN ports to combine with 2Gbps connection.

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It is also equipped with ROG Gaming Center, a powerful and easy-to-use interface that gives gamers full point-and-click control over all aspects of the network. Apart from this, it provides an instant overview of the key network parameters, including the current Internet status and stability, and the running apps or games.

ROG Gaming Center even gives gamers an easy access over network settings, while the Game Radar feature shows serving ping speeds for selected games. On the other hand, Wi-Fi Radar allows users to analyze the wireless signal to pinpoint any interference, and choose the least-congested channel.

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Its Game Boost feature analyzes networking traffic and prioritizes gaming packets for the best possible performance, while Game IPS provides the gaming network with extensive protection against external threats.

The ASUS ROG Rapture has a price tag of PhP 23,810.