Razer is trying to get into the networking market specifically to market with a new product is calling Sila. Razer’s Sila Router provides a unique connection method to ensure faster and reliable Wi-Fi. It is also compatible with mesh networking technique, for those who don’t have an easy way to access their router through Ethernet.
Razer announces gaming WiFi router — named it the RazerSila
Razer has designed Sila router to provide as less lag and interruption as it can get while streaming media or playing games. Razer FasTrack QoS system prioritizes traffic via detecting consoles automatically and determining if you are playing the game on your PC. Razer’s Sila can reverse few bandwidths for gaming with just one push of a button. So while you are busy streaming shows on Netflix you can focus on griding your way up in Fortnite or PUBG without worrying about Wi-Fi connection.
“We are constantly achieving new performance heights with our hardware and software. But high precision and low latency can be rendered useless if the WiFi drops. So we took the next step to develop a strong foundation for our ecosystem; with WiFi that just works no matter where you are.”
Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO.
Razer Sila Features:
- Razer FasTrack – Intelligent continuously adaptive QoS with Deep Packet Inspection prioritizes applications & devices for high-speed gaming & streaming
- Multi-Channel ZeroWait DFS – Get additional bandwidth on protected fast channels for reliable, interference-free, lag-free connections
- Tri-Band Mesh with Dedicated Backhaul – For widespread coverage with maximum performance
- Intelligent Active Steering – Ensures client devices are always connected to the strongest signal
- App and Smart Software Support – iOS & Android app with advanced features for guest network & security controls
Razer Sila Specifications:
- Tri-Band AC3000
- IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- 11n 2.4GHz: up to 400 Mbps
- 11ac 5GHz-1: up to 1734 Mbps
- 11ac 5GHz-2: up to 866 Mbps
- WPA / WPA2-PSK
- 9 x powerful internal high-gain internal antennae
- 4 Gigabit Ethernet (1x WAN, 3x LAN)
- 1 x USB 2.0 port
- 1 x USB 3.0 port
Razer Sila Pricing and Availability
- Price: USD $249.99 / EU €299.99
o Razer.com – 3rd October 2018
o Worldwide – 3rd October 2018
If you want to use Sila to cover the larger area, you can use several Sila router to create a mesh network to better Wi-Fi connectivity. Only two units of Sila can cover up to 6,000 square feet of the area. It has a dedicated 5GHz backhaul to deliver stronger performance through the mesh network.