double the performance of a dual-band router enjoy up to double the performance of a dual-band router with the linksys max-stream ac2200 mu-mimo wi-fi tri-band router (ea8300). featuring tri-band technology, the max-stream ac2200 is ideal for 4k and hd video streaming and next-gen online gaming. households with heavy wi-fi use will experience fast data transfers thanks to this gigabit wi-fi router's combined 2.2gbps speed and quad-core cpu. exceptional multi-device performance with mu-mimo devices such as 4k tvs, hd streaming media players, tablets, and game consoles consume a lot of bandwidth. with mu-mimo (multi-user multiple-input multiple-output) technology, the ea8300 router sends wi-fi to multiple devices at the same time and same speed. it's like having a dedicated wi-fi router for each of your devices. seamless roaming technology traditional routers and range extenders force you to manually connect to either the range extender's or router's network in order to experience the best wi-fi signal as you move about your home. but with the ea8300's seamless roaming support, your devices will automatically connect to the strongest wi-fi signal by utilizing a single network name. pair the router with a compatible range extender to enjoy a strong, seamless wi-fi signal in every room of your house. usb and ethernet ports connect more devices four gigabit ethernet ports let you connect more devices and share files 10x faster than with standard ethernet. the ultra-fast usb 3.0 port is ideal for connecting shared network storage devices as well as a range of other peripherals. high-performance antennas for maximum coverage the ea8300 wireless router features four external adjustable antennas that provide four powerful streams of data to your devices--ensuring complete coverage of your home. better coverage means faster internet speeds wherever you are. linksys auto firmware upgrade linksys automatically pushes the software update to your router overnight and seamlessly bring the latest features and security to your home network. your linksys router will be consistently getting better over time. three features that will soon be added to the ea8300 are dfs channels support, an openvpn server, and advanced band steering. dfs certified the ea8300 operates in a clear airspace denied to traditional routers thanks to dynamic frequency selection (dfs) certification from the fcc. this certification makes tri-stream 160 possible, and also triples the number of channels available at 80mhz. airtime fairness ensures wi-fi efficiency improve your overall home wi-fi efficiency with the ea8300 thanks to airtime fairness, a feature that ensures even, fair distribution of wi-fi to different devices. this helps to reduce the lag associated with slower wi-fi devices. wi-fi traffic optimizer the smart connect feature balances your 5 ghz wi-fi connections and intelligently chooses the best radio band for your devices for the best wi-fi performance of your network. lan link aggregation with link aggregation, you can double the speed of data transfer rates by enabling dual ethernet connections from the router to the external storage device. download/upload speed check clearly see your network's download and upload speeds with a more intuitive speed gauge in the user interface.