Linksys WRT line of routers is pretty legendary and very well-known for its extreme features and its wide range of customisable features.
Today Linksys unveiled the successor to their WRT routers with the reveal of the new WRT32X Gaming Router, which features a design that definitely calls back to some of those classic WRT routers, but inside, it’s an entirely different beast.
Linksys developed it in collaboration with Rivet Networks and built in their “Killer Prioritization Engine”, which is probably the router’s biggest feature and has been designed to reduce ping times by as much as 77 percent according to Linksys.
However, to take advantage of that, you need a Razer, Alienware, MSI or some other PC with the same technology in built.
This allows the router to determine which device has the hardware inbuilt and then use that data to prioritise important gaming video networking traffic above the traffic from other devices in your home according to Linksys.
Basically, it lowers the bandwidth that’s available to other apps and users to increase that which is available to your PC.
The WRT32X also comes with Linksys’ enterprise-grade hardware with their own custom-built firmware and their own GUI, which they say is completely unique to the router and will show all of the key gaming networking settings and stats in easy to view places.
Aside from all of that, it features 802.11ac Wave 2 dual-band 3×3 wireless radios, with 256MB of flash storage, 512MB of DDR3 RAM, a dual-core ARM CPU, four Gigabit ethernet ports, USB 3.0, and eSATA.
The Linksys WRT32X will be released in September for $300. You can find out more about it at the source link below.