Amazon has just dropped the ASUS RT-N56U Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless N Router back down to its lowest price ever, just $84.99 with free shipping. As a pricing comparison, it lists $129, but it typically sells for between $95-100. It sports a svelte form factor and unique design reminiscent of diamond plate typically found on pickup trucks or power tools. Features include four 10/100/1000 LAN ports,  two USB 2.0 ports, and Ai Radar to detect device locations and pin-point its signal.

Amazon reviewers give it 4 stars and Wirecutter found it to be one of the best wireless N routers currently on the market:

Surprisingly, computer maker Asus has engineered a gem of a Wi-Fi router that outshines wireless king Cisco. Asus’s RT-N56U router has won the heart of every technology reviewer who’s touched it. It sports a peculiar but intriguing “diamond black” aesthetic in a very slim body, and benchmark tests show that this box turns in impressive speeds. Add to that an easy installation process and two USB ports for connecting accessories such as hard drives, and you have a resounding winner.


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