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ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Dual Band N600 Multimedia Ultra Slim Gigabit 802.11a/b/g/n support USB Storage, Print and Media Server

  • Up to 300+300Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • Flexible dual-band lag-free entertainment
  • Powerful Online Multitasking
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • 12/13/2014 3:45:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Easy set up and navigation. Initial range and use was excellent.

Cons: The problems began when I tried to limit internet access at certain times of the day. Access shut down on schedule, but would not turn on at the scheduled time. After a few weeks, the range and strength fell. The signal strength was cut in half in certain areas. The bandwidth it allowed was at dialup speeds.

Other Thoughts: It was so bad I put my 9 year old router back in service, the problem it was having that caused the replacement are minor by comparison.

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  • 12/8/2014 6:33:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest wireless router

Pros: Works amazing.

Cons: Little expensive, but well worth it.

Other Thoughts: Maybe it's not expensive compared to other products that do the same thing, but I like it a lot. It was well worth it. You get what you pay for. No problems.

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  • 12/4/2014 10:27:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood feature list but buggy performance

Pros: Lots of features, gigabit ports

Cons: SLOW printing using the print server. I actually thought it was not working and tried to set it up again the first time I printed. If you don't mind waiting a minute or two for the first page to print, it does work. To me that long wait is a negative, it's a lot easier to just share the printer off a computer or buy a cheap USB print server box that prints much faster.

Range of wireless not any better than an older and less well reviewed Netgear this replaced.

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  • Kyle H.
  • 12/1/2014 1:20:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsASUS may have lost a loyal customer...

Pros: Good speed, nice applications, USB ports.

Cons: Failure rate, runs extremely hot, faulty USB ports, terrible range...
Mine lasted only two months. Extremely upset with this purchase, and will never buy another router from ASUS if this is not taken seriously.
We have old, cheap routers with significantly better range than this one, and at the time of purchase, this router was nearly 100$.

Other Thoughts: I used to believe that ASUS had the best technical support and the most durable hardware. After this, I'm losing faith.

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  • jw
  • 11/29/2014 8:16:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsLasted not quite 3 yrs

Pros: Easy setup, fairly user freindly

Cons: purchased in Jan-2012 from Newegg, currently dieing in Dec 2014. Network switch portion is crapping out, have to remove power every few days to reset (cannot access web interface). Removed an egg because as a passive device (no moving parts) there is no reason it should not last much longer than this. device is constantly warm indicating poor design regarding power usage/dissipation.

Other Thoughts: About 6 months ago I began experimenting with blocking internett access to certain IP addresses. Worked the first couple of times but then stopped working. Said it was blocked but was not actually.

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  • Amy
  • 11/25/2014 5:21:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsIf you buy this, get the newegg extended warranty.

Pros: It's fast and works, while it does work.

Cons: It only worked for two months and does not do great through walls. I live in a 900 sq foot condo and it doesn't reach well to the back room. It started going out and works sometimes and not others. Even if I power cycle it or reset and set it back up it only works for an hour at most before it is unstable again.

Other Thoughts: I've tried contacting Asus support numerous times over the phone, I even got on here and emailed the tech support person sited on newegg and have had no response. I'd consider that terrible customer support. It is not likely I will ever buy an Asus product again. I did not get the extended warranty because I had some confidence that I could with some diligence get a hold of Asus for consumer support. I was wrong. This review on newegg is my semi-desperate attempt to get them to respond to me.

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  • aeligos
  • 10/22/2014 8:48:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsMost stable I've had

Pros: When I moved out, I left this router with my parents and I'll be buying the same one for myself.

This router, and I've had many others, has been the most consistent, the more reliable that I've ever had. I especially love the ability to remotely access the settings to troubleshoot although I never needed to. The thing is just a constant amazement.

I cannot comment on the adapter (sold separately) since I didn't require it, but the connection speed with my internal laptop modem (a 4 year old laptop, mind you) was around 70 - 100Mbps and that was enough for lag-less online gaming.

So if you're in the market for a WIFI router and a bit low on cash or want something not as expensive as the newer ones, then you won't be disappointed with the RT-N56U.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Asus rules.

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  • rscooper42
  • 10/22/2014 7:10:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsDied at One Year

Pros: Worked great for a year. Range was pretty good and reached at least 100 feet.

Cons: Like others have said, it died right after warranty expired. It ran hot a lot. Luckily, I have a 12 year old D-link in a box and it still works. It will have to do until I can buy something else...it won't be an Asus.

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  • 10/21/2014 6:42:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsJunk

Pros: I need help here thinking of one

Cons: Broke in a little over a month
5 days, still no response to RMA
Runs hot
Flimsy build quality/construction
Lack of Customer Service

Other Thoughts: I called to inquire about the RMA. The tech said he couldn't take care of it, the email had to come from the RMA team. I was told it would be a two week turnaround after that.

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  • Kyle H.
  • 10/20/2014 2:30:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot Impressed

Pros: -Sleek Design?

Cons: -Runs Extremely Hot
-Range is miserable. Far worse than older routers.
-Price is far too high for a router that cannot even provide stable connection to my whole house. My old 20$ Wireless G router has no issue at all reaching all of our property. This router will not even extend past one room.

Other Thoughts: Router appears to have broken not even one year after purchase. Considering my old Linksys Router lasted 8 years, I'm really upset with this purchase. I regret buying this router.

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