D-Link announced the pre-order availability of its most advanced Gaming Router to date, the D-Link Gaming Router with Qualcomm StreamBoost technology (DGL-5500). The D-Link Gaming Router offers AC1300 wireless speeds with unique traffic shaping and bandwidth management coupled with four gigabit Ethernet ports to deliver the ultimate in gaming performance, media streaming and network control. The Gaming Router is now available to customers in the U.S. for pre-order through newegg.com and will begin shipping Aug. 1.
The D-Link Gaming Router features Qualcomm StreamBoost technology designed to deliver a robust connected experience to users of all devices on a home network by intelligently managing and shaping traffic, and giving each device and application the priority and bandwidth required for optimal performance.
Unprecedented bandwidth allocation and control features create a harmonious network where applications no longer need to compete for bandwidth, and issues such as buffering video streams, glitchy voice chats and online game latency are minimized. The intuitive StreamBoost interface is designed to allow users to view all computers, tablets, phones, and other connected devices on a home network, as well as the applications they are using and the real-time bandwidth usage of each.
More about the Gaming Router (DGL-5500)
The Gaming Router (DGL-5500) delivers the ultimate gaming-optimized network; highlights include:
- AC 1300 wireless performance of up to 1300Mbps (867AC+450N), based on Qualcomm VIVE 802.11ac technology, designed for greater throughput range for all high demand wireless devices
- StreamBoost engine intelligently allocates bandwidth for lag-free gaming, HD video streaming, and clear VoIP calls –prioritizes apps and games like Netflix, YouTube, StarCraft II, BitTorrent, VUDU and Pandora, as well as network devices with an easy-to-use user interface
- Out-of-box traffic shaping dynamically manages bandwidth with a sophisticated engine that is app and device aware to provide the best user experience to all connected devices
- Cloud-based application profiling ensures the Gaming Router is constantly up-to-date as new apps and games are released for optimized performance
- 4 Gigabit LAN Ports offer blazing fast wired speeds for demanding applications
- WPS Push Button offers simple, secure setup
Availability and Pricing
Serious gamers can visit newegg.com or the D-Link Shop to pre-order a Gaming Router (DGL-5500). The router will ship for $199.99 on August 1.