Compare ASUS AX5700 (RT-AX86U) vs NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 (R8500)

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ASUS AX5700 (RT-AX86U)
NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 (R8500)

Common

Model

AX5700 (RT-AX86U)
Nighthawk X8 AC5300 (R8500)

Brand

ASUS
NETGEAR

Rating on Amazon

3.2

Reviews on Amazon

1884

WIFI features

WiFi Technology

802.11ax
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

WiFi Range

2.4 GHz/5 GHz
5.3 GHz/5 GHz/2.4 GHz

WiFi Band

Dual band
Tri band

WiFi Speed

1700 Mbps
5300 Mbps

Channels Quantity

168

Encryption Algorithm

WPA, WPA2, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPS
WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK

WAN features

Ethernet WAN

SIM Card Slot

LAN features

Ethernet LAN

Data Rates

4,804 Mbps/sec
5300 Mbps/sec

RJ-45 Ports

1
1

DSL features

DSL WAN

ADSL2

VDSL

VDSL2

Product Features

CPU

Quad Core Processor
Dual Core Processor

RAM

1024 MB
512 MB

FLASH

256 MB
128 MB

Screen Size

has not
5.3 inches

Screen Resolution

has not

QoS Support

LED Indicators

Ports & Interfaces

USB Ports Quantity

2
2

USB Ports Type

USB 3.0
USB 2.0/USB 3.0

eSATA

Antenna

Antennas Quantity

3
8

Antenna Type

External
Internal/External

Management Features

WPS Push Button

Reset Button

Security

VPN Support

IPv6
OpenVPN

Firewall

NAT

Power

Power Source Type

adapter
adapter

AC Input Voltage

110 V
120 V

AC Input Frequency

50 - 60 Hz
60 Hz

Dimensions

Size

9.53 x 3.94 x 12.8 inches
13.8 x 11.6 x 4.6 inches

Weight

1.83 pounds
7.5 pounds