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Routers also glow! ASUS "ROG Rapture GT-AC2900"

Routers also glow! ASUS

ASUS, a gaming router with a reputation for high stability and speed, has announced another new product. The name is the "ROG Rapture GT-AC2900".
The existing router has a very high spec, but what makes the new "ROG Rapture GT-AC2900" different from the previous routers?

The new router glows!

ROG Rapture GT-AC2900
ROG Rapture GT-AC2900
ROG Rapture GT-AC2900製品ページ

The most distinctive feature of the ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 is its AURA RGB lighting.
Not only does the ROG logo glow, but the diagonal lines on the body also glow.
The AURA RGB lighting system offers more than 16.8 million color combinations and five preset patterns to create the lighting you want.

Excellent features that guarantee a comfortable playing experience

The ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 is packed with features to support a comfortable gaming experience, just like existing ASUS top-end models.

  • Dual-band 2167+750Mbps throughput
  • 3x3 MIMO (2.4GHz band), 4x4 MIMO (5GHz band)
  • 160MHz & 1024QAM Gigabit Wi-Fi
  • Automatic channel selection (DFS)
  • MU-MIMO technology allows multiple devices to communicate simultaneously
  • RangeBoost for 120% range improvement
  • 3-stage boost improves ping by 75% when gaming
  • Gaming router with NVIDIA GeForce NOW
  • Game Radar to check server ping response time before the game starts
  • Gaming and VPN at the same time with VPN Fusion
  • 3-step port forwarding with Open NAT
  • Mesh Wi-Fi solution
  • Robust network security & parental controls

With all these features and more, it shines. It is truly a router for gamers.

Release Date and Price

"ROG Rapture GT-AC2900" will be available on Friday, August 2, 2019, at an open price.
The estimated market price will be around 30,000 JPY.
Considering that the ROG Rapture GT-AX11000, a high-end router introduced on Saiga NAK, is currently priced at around 60,000 JPY, the price of around 30,000 JPY for this performance is a bargain.
For more details, please visit the ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 product page.

ROG Rapture GT-AC2900
Communication Method IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Data bandwidth 802.11ac (NitroQAM): Up to 2,167 Mbps
802.11ac: Up to 1,734 Mbps
802.11n (NitroQAM): Up to 750 Mbps
802.11n: Up to 450 Mbps
802.11a: 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11g: 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
Antenna External antenna x 3
Built-in antenna x 1
Antenna Specifications MU-MIMO technology support
2.4 GHz (3 x 3)
5 GHz (4 x 4)
CPU Broadcom 4906 (1.8 GHz, dual core)
Main Memory 512 MB main memory
256 MB flash memory
Supported Frequency 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Security features 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS
Security-related functions SPI, DoS protection, port filtering, URL filtering, network service filtering, parental control
Management UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Port Forwarding, DMZ, System Event Log
WAN Connection Specifications Internet connection types: Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP
Ports WAN (RJ-45 x 1, Interface: Gigabits), LAN (RJ-45 x 4, Interface: 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T/Gigabits)
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 x 1
Onboard features Adaptive QoS
Range Boost
Traffic Analyzer
Smart Connect
Parental Control
Guest Network 2.4 GHz x 3, 5 GHz x 3
PPTP VPN Server Open VPN server
PPTP Client, L2TP Client, Open VPN client
Time Machine for Mac
WTFast Gamers Private Network
Media Server
ASUS AiCloud
3G/4G USB tethering
Printer Server
Download Master
Samba Share
Dual WAN
AiRadar (beamforming)
Link Aggregation
Power Specifications Windows® 10 64 bit/32 bit
Windows® 8.1 64 bit/32 bit
Windows® 8 64 bit/32 bit
Windows® 7 64 bit/32 bit
Windows® Vista 64 bit/32 bit
Windows® XP 64 bit/32 bit
Mac OS X 10.11
Mac OS X 10.10
Mac OS X 10.9
Mac OS X 10.8
Mac OS X 10.7
Mac OS X 10.6
Mac OS X 10.5
Size (WxHxD) W 221 x H 169 x D 111 mm (WxHxD)
Weight 780 g
Main accessories LAN cable
AC adapter
Warranty card
Antenna x 3
Supported Operation Modes Router mode
Access point mode
Repeater mode
Media bridge mode
Other * Frequency range (channels) Frequency range (channels)
2.4GHz band: 1-13 channels
5.2GHz band: 36/40/44/48ch
5.3 GHz band: 52/56/60/64 channels
5.6GHz band: 100/104/108/112/116/120/124/128/132/136/140ch
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