- AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi – Up to 1000 2166 2166 Mbpx Wireless Speed.
- Quad Stream – Up to four data streams per WiFi Band maximizes connection speed.
- SmartConnect – Designates slower and faster devices to separate WiFi bands for best wireless speed.
- Six Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports – Connect more wired devices with the ability to aggregate two ports for faster file transfers.
- Four Active Antennas – Enhances weak signal and reduces interference with a patent pending design.
- Enhanced Parental Controls – Manage website access by family member and device.
- VPN Support – Secure access to your home network and inter when away from home.
For now, though it is fast, with excellent signal stability, it isn't consistently faster than other high-end routers, This added benefit to your home network alone could make the router worth the investment for some, but most others should steer clear of the X8, as it's simply not worth its price given that there are plenty of other highly capable routers available for much less. it has two, one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0. You can use these ports to connect an external storage device or a printer.