ASUS RT-BE88U Dual-Band WiFi 7 AiMesh Extendable Performance Router


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ASUS RT-BE88U Dual-band WiFi 7 AiMesh Extendable Performance Router, 4K-QAM, MLO, Dual 10G ports, SFP+, Four 2.5G ports, Four 1G ports, 34G WAN/LAN capacity, Subscription-free network security, VPNs

- Blazing-fast WiFi 7 tech boosts throughput up to 7200Mbps with Multi-Link Operation and 4096-QAM.

- Bolster your wired network capacity up to 34G with one cutting-edge 10G SFP+ port and one standard 10G WAN/LAN port.

-Establish always-on internet through AI WAN detection, versatile WAN configuration options, and a convenient USB port ready for 4G LTE and 5G Mobile tethering.

- Unleash demanding WiFi 7 and 10G network applications with a powerhouse quad-core 2.6GHz 64-bit CPU.

- Easily establish up to five SSIDs with Guest Network Pro for easy IoT device setup and management, instant VPN connections, and convenient parental controls.

- Stay secure with commercial-grade AiProtection Pro powered by Trend Micro, one-tap security scanning, comprehensive VPN support, and site-to-site VPN.

- Ensure seamless connectivity for all devices with a feature-rich whole-home network powered by AiMesh.

Unparalleled 34G Wired Performance

Dominate your network with the ultimate performance for those who demand the absolute best, today and tomorrow. ASUS RT-BE88U, the successor to the legacy RT-AX88U, powered by next-level WiFi 7, delivers an astounding 7200 Mbps for your connected living. The RT-BE88U boasts a monster 34 Gigabit combined capacity. Its killer combination includes a cutting-edge 10 Gigabit SFP+ next gen connection and up to 9 LAN ports, ensuring seamless hardwiring for all your devices and future-proofing your network.

Leap Forward with WiFi 7

WiFi 7 introduces revolutionary features that deliver exceptionally fast speeds, extremely low latency, and enhanced reliability. With these advancements, you can experience unparalleled network performance for gaming, streaming, smart home devices, and more. WiFi 7 brings all this to the table - and it retains all the congestion-busting tech of WiFi 6, too.

Extreme Wired Performance

The RT-BE88U offers incredible network flexibility. It comes with dual 10 Gigabit ports, four 2.5 Gigabit ports and four Gigabit ports that combine for up to 34 Gigabit WAN and LAN capacity. It also supports WAN/LAN aggregation, giving you the flexibility to provide massive bandwidth to connected devices or take advantage of ultra-high-speed internet connections.

Robust Hardware Powering WiFi 7

The ASUS RT-BE88U uses a cutting-edge CPU to unleash its WiFi 7 technology and advanced networking features. Its refined and enlarged heatsink keeps the router cool and comfortable for reliable, rock-solid performance.

Quad-Core Domination

The ASUS RT-BE88U is powered by a powerful quad-core 2.6 GHz CPU which increases processing power by up to 30%* for lightning-fast responsiveness, accelerated data transfers, and an optimized gaming experience. It can also handle the most demanding networking scenarios, such as 10 Gbps connections, next-gen cloud-based computing, cloud gaming or cloud AI.

Detachable Antennas

The RT-BE88U comes with four detachable antennas, allowing you to physically reposition them to better suit your specific needs, including overcoming obstacles such as walls or other interference. By fine-tuning your wireless setups, you can achieve better network stability, faster data transfer rates, and a more reliable and efficient wireless experience.

Extreme Cooling for Max Reliability

To handle extreme 10 Gb connections and maximize your online gaming experiences, the RT-BE88U has a 30% larger aluminum plate and heat plate, improving heat dissipation by up to 34%.

Easy Network Segmentation

Guest Network Pro empowers you to manage your home network like never before. Easily set up specialized networks for IoT devices, seamless VPN connections, and dedicated spaces for kids, all with enhanced security and customizable controls. Protect your network while providing safe, controlled access for guests with a customizable portal. Take charge of your home network with Guest Network Pro.

Prioritize Your Game Device

The RT-BE88U comes with a dedicated gaming port that can prioritize gaming traffic from connected devices without any configuration. Optimize network performance for gaming activities, especially in scenarios where multiple devices are simultaneously using the network for various purposes, preventing gaming-related traffic from being negatively impacted by other data transfers or activities on the network.

Elevate your gaming experience

To elevate your gaming experience, adaptive QoS can prioritize game packets for smoother online play. In addition, the RT-BE88U can provide you with a better online gaming experience with reduced latency, lower ping, and far fewer lost packets.

Mobile Game Mode

Prioritize the network traffic of your favorite mobile game, minimizing lag and latency with just a tap on the ASUS Router app.

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Network Standard

IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
WiFi 4 (802.11n)
WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
WiFi 6E (802.11ax)
WiFi 7 (802.11be)

Product Segment

BE7200 ultimate BE performance : 1376+5764 Mbps

WiFi Data Rate

WiFi 7 (802.11be) (2.4GHz): up to 1376 Mbps
WiFi 7 (802.11be) (5GHz): up to 5764 Mbps


External antenna x 4

Transmit / Receive

2.4GHz 4x4
5GHz 4x4


2.6GHz quad-core processor


256 MB Flash and 2 GB RAM

Boosts Speed

OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access)
Beamforming: standard-based and universal
4096-QAM high data rate
20/40/80/160 MHz bandwidth

Operating Frequency

2.4 GHz
5 GHz

Operating Mode

Wireless Router Mode
AiMesh Node Mode
Access Point Mode
Media Bridge Mode
Repeater Mode

I/O Ports

1 x 10Gbps for WAN/LAN, 1 x 10Gbps SFP+ for WAN, 1 x 2.5Gbps for WAN/LAN, 3 x 2.5 Gbps for LAN, 4 x RJ45 10/100/1000Mbps for WAN/LAN, USB 3.2 Gen1 x1


WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch

LED Indicator

WAN x1
10G WAN x1
10G SFP+ x1
LAN x1
USB 3.2 Gen 1 x1
2.4GHz x1
5GHz x1
Power x1

Power Supply

AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
DC Output : 19 V with max. 2.37 A current ; 19.5 V with max. 2.31 A current

Package Content

RT-BE88U WiFi router
RJ-45 cable
Power adapter
Quick Start Guide
Warranty card

Product Weight (g)

1060 g

Product Dimensions



- Primary AiMesh Router
- AiMesh Node


Mobile Game Mode
Gear Accelerator
OpenNAT (Game Profile)
Gaming Port

Parental Control

"Allow you to block access to unwanted websites and apps."
Web & Apps Filters
Time Scheduling
Safe Browsing
Customized Internet Schedule
- Maximum Parental Control Profile : 64
- Maximum Parental Control Content Cilter Rule : 64

Guest Network

"You can create additional networks for different purposes, these networks are separate from the main network domain, to provide enhanced security, and create comprehensive network environment with customized settings."
Support Guest Network Pro
- Maximum Guest Network Rule : 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz : 5
Guest Network Connection Time Limit
Guest Network Pro Encryption : Open system, WPA/WPA2-Personal/WPA3-Personal


WPA3 Personal, WPA2 Personal, WPA Personal, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Enterprise, WPA3 Enterprise, Open System & OWE
Let's Encrypt
Security Scan
- Maximum Firewall Keyword Filter : 64
- Maximum Firewall Network Service Filter : 32
- Maximum Firewall URL Filter : 64


AiProtection Pro
- Router Security Assessment
- Malicious Site Blocking
- Two-Way IPS
- Infected Device Prevention and Blocking


Instant Guard
VPN Client L2TP
VPN Client Open VPN
VPN Client WireGuard
VPN Server IPSec
VPN Server Open VPN
VPN Server WireGuard
VPN Fusion
Support Surfshark

Traffic Control

Adaptive QoS
- Bandwidth Monitor
- Bandwidth Limiter
-- Maximum Bandwidth Limiter Rule : 32
Traditional QoS
Traffic Monitor
- Real-time Traffic Monitor
- Wired Traffic Monitor
- Wireless Traffic Monitor
Traffic Analyzer
- Traffic Analysis Period : Daily, Weekly, Monthly
- Website History


Internet Connection Type :
- L2TP
- Automatic IP
- Static IP
- IPSec
Dual WAN
WAN Aggregation
3G / 4G LTE dongle
Port forwarding
- Maximum Port Forwarding Rule : 64
Port triggering
- Maximum Port Triggering Rule : 32
NAT Passthrough :
- PPTP Pass-Through
- L2TP Pass-Through
- IPSec Pass-Through
- RTSP Pass-Through
- H.323 Pass-Through
- SIP Pass-Through
- PPPoE Relay


DHCP Server
IGMP Snooping
LAN Link Aggregation
Manually Assign IP Address
- Maximum Manually Assign IP Address Rule : 128
Wake on LAN (WOL)


WiFi MAC Address Filter
- Maximum MAC Filters : 64
Wireless Scheduler
Airtime Fairness
Universal Beamforming
Explicit Beamforming

USB application

File System
- HFS+
- vFAT
- ext2
- ext3
- ext4
Safely Remove Disk
Download Master
Media Server
Time Machine
Samba Server
FTP Server
Shared Folder Privileges

User Interface



Configuration Backup and Restore
Diagnosis tools
Feedback System
System Log
New Device Connect Notification
Login Captcha
Connection Diagnosis
Auto Firmware Update

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