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Ubiquiti Networks AmpliFi HD (3-pack) vs. Asus RT-AX88U

Ubiquiti Networks AmpliFi HD (3-pack)

Ubiquiti Networks AmpliFi HD (3-pack)

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4

£301.08

£324.54 Incl. delivery
Asus RT-AX88U

Asus RT-AX88U

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3.5
“Software”

£279.95

£288.65 Incl. delivery
Communication protocol
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM)
Wireless Multimedia Extensions (WMM), Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6
Data link layer
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), IEEE 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), IEEE 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Ethernet standard
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbit/s), Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbit/s), Ethernet (10 Mbit/s)
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbit/s), Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbit/s), Ethernet (10 Mbit/s)
Support for Jumboframes
No
Support for mobile broadband
No
Yes
Mobile broadband type
Type of support
Throughput WAN-LAN
VoIP (SIP)
No
Yes
Wireless network
Yes
Yes
2.4GHz
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (2.4GHz)
450 Mbit/s
1148 Mbit/s
5GHz
Yes
Yes
Data transfer rate (5GHz)
1300 Mbit/s
4804 Mbit/s
6GHz
External antenna
No
Yes
Detachable antenna
Yes
MIMO
Yes
Yes
Beamforming
Yes
Yes
MU-MIMO
Yes
Yes
Number of antennas
3
4
Supported bands
Dual-band
Dual-band
Total data transfer rate (theoretical)
1750 Mbit/s
6000 Mbit/s
Wireless security
WPA, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, TKIP
WPA2, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS, WPA2-Enterprise, WPA-Enterprise
Support for alternative firmware
DD-WRT
Communication mode
Half-Duplex, Full-Duplex
Number of LAN ports
4 ​
8 ​
Number of WAN ports
1 ​
1 ​
USB
Yes
Yes
USB version
USB 2.0
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
Built-in DSL modem
No
No
Features
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network
Built-in printer server, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for mesh network, File Server via USB
Active cooling (fan)
No
No
Management interface
Web/network
Web/network
Number of units
3 ​
1 ​
Target audience
Home users
Home users
Release year
2016
2018
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
11 W
45 W
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
No
No
Router security
VPN, DMZ, AiProtection, AiProtection Pro
VPN protocol
IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, OpenVPN