TP-Link® Archer C5400x Gaming Router Loaded with High-Performance Features

    TP-Link’s first gaming router is packed with dominant features that automatically connect and prioritize gaming devices with 5x optimized performance.

    RICHMOND HILL, ON. – August 24, 2018 – It is no surprise that TP-Link Canada®, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products for more than 20 years, today announced their first gaming product, the Archer C5400x MU-MIMO Tri-Band Gaming Router. Featuring battle-tested network architecture optimized for gameplay, the Archer C5400x comes with additional features like Amazon Alexa and IFTTT compatibility, profile-based prioritizing via HomeCareTM, and when speed matters, the C5400x doubles from 1Gbps to 2Gbps for wired devices via Link Aggregation.

    “We are excited to launch TP-Link’s first gaming router in Canada.  Pro gamers and those looking for an edge on the competition can now focus on winning without the networking optimization guesswork,” said Ivan Li, general manager of TP-Link Canada. “We are also pleased to launch the C5400x to market with leading gaming device and components manufacturer, MSI Computing Canada.”

    Consumers can buy the Archer C5400x for $129.99 (CAD) with the purchase of an MSI GL73 RC-049CA 17.3” Intel Core i7 Nvidia GeForce GTX1050 Gaming Notebook for $1,399.00 (CAD) at participating Canada Computers locations. The Archer C5400x Gaming Router can also be purchased for a standalone list price of $449.99 (CAD).

    Whether you’re gathering more resources, trying to defeat a MOB or dominating the battlegrounds, survival is determined within fractions of seconds of network lag. The Archer C5400x Gaming Router works tirelessly at the heart of your network command center with leading-edge 1.8 GHz 64-bit quad-core CPU executing on every service, thread and application. Combined with three co-processors to balance Wi-Fi demand, the Archer C5400x delivers smooth gameplay and the power you need to frag with confidence. LAN aggregation doubles the performance speed of plugged-in gaming devices while the powerful AC5400 speed enables pros to simultaneously game and Twitch stream.

    "With a core vision to support innovative gaming technologies and the esports community, and being a leading gaming brand, we understand that our gaming community values fast gaming streams and stable wired connections," said Jane Chou, general manager of MSI Computer Canada. “Offering professional gamers additional value for our high-performance gaming notebook and enhancing their overall gaming experience aligns with our mission.” 

    “Customers come to Canada Computers for the selection and value of high-performance components and computer accessories,” said Gordon Chan, CEO of Canada Computers. “Working with TP-Link and MSI to offer our customers an exclusive bundle at a phenomenal price for back-to-school is just one of the many reasons our customers choose Canada Computers to shop.”

    The Archer C5400x comes with 3-year antivirus protection monitored by TrendMicroTM to ensure all your gaming statistics and online profiles are kept safe while freeing up resources from your local PC or notebook antivirus for even faster gaming performance.


    Archer C5400x Key Features at a Glance:

    • Powerful 1.8 GHz 64-bit Quad-Core CPU
    • AC5400 Wi-Fi, MU-MIMO, Smart Connect, Range Boost and Airtime Fairness delivers everything that Wi-Fi has to offer today at the fastest speeds
    • Link Aggregation on WAN and LAN to maximize Fiber ISP and NAS connections up to 2 Gbps
    • TP-Link HomeCareTM provides comprehensive network security for all your connected devices and frees up local gaming devices’ bandwidth resources
    • TP-Link HomeCareTM parental control and QoS features allocate and limit Wi-Fi resources to maximize gaming experience
    • Guided setup leads customers through a seamless installation experience using Bluetooth and a mobile app


    Price & Availability

    The TP-Link Archer C5400x AC5400 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Gaming Router will be available exclusively at Canada Computers with an MSRP of $449.99 (CAD). As a national promotion, valid until September 13, 2018, the Archer C5400x can be purchased for $129.99 (CAD) with the purchase of an MSI GL73 RC-049CA 17.3” Intel Core i7 Nvidia GeForce GTX1050 Gaming Notebook for $1,399.00. Bundle offer is only available while supplies last.

    MSI GL73 RC-049CA Gaming Notebook Features at a Glance:

    • New 8th Intel 6 Cores I7-8750H CPU
    • MSI Exclusive Cooling system Cooler Boost 5
    • MSI Exclusive Giant Speaker Audio system
    • NVIDIA Gaming GeForce GTX1050 Graphics Card
    • 16GB DDR4, 1TB HDD


    Warranty and Support

    Our team is available 24/7 for toll-free, unlimited technical support by phone (1-866-225-8139) and e-mail (, including setup, no matter when you purchased the product. For French technical support, please contact 1-855-987-5465, Mondays to Fridays in between 9 am to 5 pm EST. Our two-year warranty delivers worry-free service and support.


    About TP-Link

    Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked by analyst firm IDC as the No. 1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices**, supplying distribution to more than 120 countries and serving hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

    With a proven heritage of stability, performance and value, TP-Link has curated a portfolio of products that meet the networking needs of all individuals. Now, as the connected lifestyle continues to evolve, the company is expanding today to exceed the demands of tomorrow.
    **According to latest published IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q3 2016 Final Release

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