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Testseek.com have collected 60 expert reviews of the Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Wireless-N Router and the average rating is 85%. Scroll down and see all reviews for Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Wireless-N Router.
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The editors liked

  • Ridiculously high routing throughput
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports for sharing storage and printer
  • WDS bridging and repeating
  • Stylish
  • Thin and light design
  • Simultaneous dualband access
  • Easy setup
  • Two USB ports for disk/printer sharing
  • Stable firmware
  • Excellent wireless range
  • Good signal strength
  • Dual USB ports for sharing external storage
  • Printers
  • Or other devices
  • Great performance
  •     Gigabit wired connections
  •     Dual band 5GHz & 2.4GHz wirelessN
  • Great wireless range
  • Attractive design
  • Intuitive admin panel coupled with advanced options
  • Built in USB 2.0 ports allow for easy sharing of media
  • Great longrange performance on the 2.4GHz band
  • Dual USB ports
  • Very good GUI.
  • The stylish and compact Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless-N Router offers stellar 5GHz performance
  • Long range
  • And an intuitive Web interface. Its storage feature is well designed
  • The router is comparatively fast
  • And it offers a convenient way to
  • Excellent user interface
  • Dual band
  • Lots of features (upnp
  • Printer server
  • Bittorrent client
  • Storage server)
  • True gigabit performance on wan-port
  • Can handle a lot of simultaneously transfers
  • Nice looking
  • Very unique stylish looks
  • Good throughput
  • Range is good for home use
  • Simultaneous DualBand (2.4/5GHz) operation
  • 2x USB 2.0 ports for printers and storage
  • Easy effortless setup
  • Intuitive and well laid out menus
  • Gigabit LAN and WAN ports (with own status/activity LED's)
  • Lightweight but sturdy construction

The editors didn't like

  • A few odd selections for wireless defaults
  • No guest WLAN / multiple SSID
  • Easily knocked over
  • Any further questions about this router can be asked HERE.
  • Scheduler could be better
  • No external antennas or connections to add your own
  • Please drop by the Bigbruin.com Forum and feel free to post any comments or questions
  • Uses its own DNS servers if you don't specify any
  • Traffic Monitor feature is far from accurate
  • Wired connection isn't quite as fast as advertised
  • No guest network
  • Meh shortrange performance on the 2.4GHz band.
  • The Asus RT-N56U's Web interface takes a long time to apply changes and the router doesn't support the new three-stream 450Mbps wireless speed
  • No way to fasten router to the wall
  • Protruding wires ruin the look
  • Price slightly high for most home users
  • Finger print magnet and hard to clean properly

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  Published: 2013-01-02, review by: hitechlegion.com

  • I really needed an upgrade to the router I was previously using. I had an older Linksys E1000 that was flashed with DD-WRT firmware. Even though it was an "N" router, I wasn't getting the full performance from both my wireless and wired speeds. The inte...

 
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  Published: 2012-11-30, review by: pcper.com

  • Color me impressed.  The ASUS RT-N56U exceeded my expectations in almost every way.  Considering this is one of the lower end offerings in ASUS' Dual Band N Series, I wasn't expecting much, but I was pleasantly surprised.  ASUS offers a great looking piec...

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  Published: 2012-01-30, Author: Steven , review by: bigbruin.com

  • Good signal strength, Dual USB ports for sharing external storage, printers, or other devices, Great performance,     Gigabit wired connections,     Dual band 5GHz & 2.4GHz wirelessN, Great wireless range
  • Scheduler could be better, No external antennas or connections to add your own, Please drop by the Bigbruin.com Forum and feel free to post any comments or questions
  • When I think of ASUS, the first thing that comes to mind are their award winning motherboards and video cards. In the past, I wouldn't have even considered recommending them to people asking me my opinions about routers. With the ASUS RT-N56U, my opinion...

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  Published: 2011-08-21, review by: ocia.net

  • SpecificationsSpecifications Black DiamondLAN PortsWAN x 1, LAN x 4 RJ-45 for 10/100/1000 Base TSupports Ethernet and 802.3 with max bit rate 10/100/1000Mbps and auto cross-over function (MDI-X)Antenna2 x internal antenna for 2.4GHz application with 3....

 
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  Published: 2011-08-11, review by: xbitlabs.com

  • ASUS must be given credit for developing a product that combines splendid looks, high-performance platform, and multifunctional firmware. A special feature is the availability of two radio modules that can ensure very high speed for your wireless netw...

 
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  Published: 2011-05-12, review by: thinkcomputers.org

  • Attractive design, Intuitive admin panel coupled with advanced options, Built in USB 2.0 ports allow for easy sharing of media
  • Uses its own DNS servers if you don't specify any, Traffic Monitor feature is far from accurate, Wired connection isn't quite as fast as advertised
  • There is a lot to the ASUS RT-N56U. First, you’ll notice its notably attractive style, and it has some pretty good performance to match. Not only that, the RT-N56U allows you to attach an external hard drive to one of its two USB 2.0 ports and access i...

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  Published: 2011-05-11, Author: Michael , review by: maximumpc.com

  • Great longrange performance on the 2.4GHz band; dual USB ports; very good GUI.
  • No guest network; meh shortrange performance on the 2.4GHz band.

 
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  Published: 2011-05-11, review by: overclockershq.com

  • Abstract:  Today’s world is all about getting there and getting work done as fast as possible. If one part of your operation is taking more time than it should, that one piece can slow down your entire operation. ASUS wants to help you, the consumer, to n...

 
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  Published: 2011-04-17, review by: benchmarkreviews.com

  • Great performance, Very unique stylish looks, Good throughput, Range is good for home use, Simultaneous DualBand (2.4/5GHz) operation, 2x USB 2.0 ports for printers and storage, Easy effortless setup, Intuitive and well laid out menus, Gigabit LAN and WAN ports (with own status/activity LED's), Lightweight but sturdy construction,
  • Protruding wires ruin the look, Price slightly high for most home users, Finger print magnet and hard to clean properly
  • Important: In this section I am going to write a brief five point summary on the following categories; Performance, Appearance, Construction, Functionality and Value. These views are my own and help me to give the ASUS RT-N56U Dual Band Wireless-N Gig...

 
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  Published: 2011-04-02, review by: insidehw.com

  • Abstract:  RT-N56U is a dual-band router, which works at both 2.4 and 5 GHz; it’s compatible with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n standards and equipped with gigabit LAN ports (4 LAN + 1 WAN). Just next to the network ports, one can find the reset button, the power input, as..

 
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