Rockspace AC2100 Dual Band Gigabit Router

Are you dealing with slow internet speed due to your internet provider’s router? If so, then maybe it is time to look into buying your own Wi-Fi router. Here’s everything you need to know about the Rockspace AC2100 Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router.

What comes in the Rockspace AC2100 Dual-Band Smart WiFi Router box?

When you first open your AC2100 Dual Band router there will be the router, an ethernet cable, power adapter, and a quick installation guide.

Rockspace AC2100 Dual-Band Smart WiFi Router Features

  • Dual-Band concurrent speed up to 2033Mbps
  • 4*6dBi external high-gain antennas
  • Supports 4×4 MU-MIMO 5GHz WiFi design
  • Dual-core processor for faster and more stable processing
  • Beamforming+ technology
  • Broadband account migration without configuration
  • Blank list and white list for network security

Rockspace AC2100 Dual-Band Smart WiFi Router Specifications

Wireless Rate

  • 2.4GHz: 300Mbps – 5GHz: 1733Mbps

Internet Access Bandwidth

  • 10-1000M

Interface

  • 1 WAN GE port
  • 4 LAN GE ports
  • 1 USB 2.0

Client Capacity

  • 25-35

My Experience with the Rockspace AC2100 Dual-Band Smart WiFi Router

To start the setup, I downloaded the Rockspace WiFi app on my phone. While it downloaded, I plugged the router into the modem and power source, then opened the RS WiFi application. Afterward, I clicked “Add Device,” scanned the QR code at the bottom of the router, and clicked “Join”. Once connected to the router I was able to customize my WiFi name and password (you can change this at any time). I had to reconnect to the router due to the new WiFi password. Finally, I was able to manage the router through the application. Then it was off to test the WiFi speed and at various ranges.

  • 5GHz WiFi
    • 5 ft – 550Mbps Download, 52Mbps Upload
    • 75 ft – 250 Mbps Download, 44Mbps Upload
  • 2.4GHz WiFi
    • 5 ft – 50Mbps Download, 47Mbps Upload
    • 75 ft – 35Mbps Download, 23Mbps Upload
  • Through 100 ft ethernet
    • 675 Mbps Download, 64Mbps Upload

Disclaimer: All tests were done with Suddenlink internet at speeds up to 1Gbps. 

My Thoughts

I don’t care for the 2.4GHz Wi-Fi speeds, but at the same time, it doesn’t matter due to the range of the 5Ghz Wi-Fi. I like the simple clean design of the router and the simple UI on the Rockspace Wi-Fi phone application. For only $79.99 on Amazon, this router competes very well against big brand name routers for the fraction of the price! Overall, I love the Rockspace AC2100 and would recommend it to anyone that is looking for a new router.

Briley Parker

Briley Parker

I am a reviewer from Oklahoma. I'm a passionate sports fan and love anything tech related. You can find me playing from Rocket League, COD, EVE Online, and Black Desert Online.
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