Ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi router with a combined dual-band data rate of 3167 Mbps for low latency online gaming, smooth 4K streaming and extremely fast file-sharing Broadcom® NitroQAMTM technology boosts 5 GHz data rates up to 2167 Mbps and 2.4 GHz up to 1000 Mbps 4x4 antenna design with AiRadar universal beamforming for wireless signal coverage exceeding 500 m² (around 5400 square feet) 1.4 GHz dual-core processor improves USB and WAN/LAN speed Link aggregation supports close to 2 Gbps wired transmission for more devices to enjoy faster access speed Up to 4X capacity Wi-Fi with revolutionary MU-MIMO technology AiProtection for total security and privacy Parental Controls let you manage your family’s web activity and ensure a safe environment for younger users Your Smart Home Starts Here RT-AC3100 instantly takes your wireless network to the next level. The latest NitroQAM™ technology boosts the Wi-Fi speeds to everyone and everything on your busy network. With the widest-ever range, lightning-fast USB and WAN/LAN speed, the RT-AC3100 is as well-rounded as it is top-of-the-line. NitroQAM™ technology -Seamless Experience Whether you’re gaming online in a heated competition or streaming a live event in 4K/UHD, lag and buffering are simply not an option. NitroQAM™ (1024-QAM) technology on the RT-AC3100 delivers a combined 3167 Mbps Wi-Fi speed, ensuring everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming. Free GPN™ Game Accelerator Inside Ping time and variance are critical technical parameters that affect responsiveness in online gaming, and their values depend heavily on the route game packets take to and from their destination. The Gamers Private Network (GPN™) powered by WTFast automatically performs route optimization, choosing the most efficient route for game packets, resulting in consistently-lower ping time and minimal packet loss. With RT-AC3100 this optimization is free , so users can enjoy the results on virtually every competitive multi-player online game - at no extra cost! Adaptive QoS - Prioritize Your Game Boost your gaming bandwidth with Adaptive QoS (Quality of Service), which allows you to easily prioritize gaming packets and activities. You can even assign full dedicated bandwidth while gaming under gamer solo mode, making RT-AC3100 the perfect ally for low latency gaming anywhere in your home.Cross-Platform CompatibilityNetwork speed impacts every device you game with on every platform you game on. The ASUS RT-AC3100 delivers bandwidth and coverage for all your gaming devices, from consoles to PCs to mobile devices, and supports every operating system, including Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux®. Free up PC system ‘Resources’ during gameplay Networking is only half the equation when it comes to game performance. Anti-virus programs and 3rd party applications can consume valuable CPU and memory that could be reallocated to your game. With AiProtection on the RT-AC3100 you can confidently turn off these utilities while you game, ensuring every available drop of resource is spent enhancing your game.