For the second year in a row, Asus wins our Readers' Choice Award and customer satisfaction keeps improving. We can't wait to see if it will overtake Apple in 2014.
ASUS recently launched the RT-AC68U dual-band 802.11 ac router. Asus claims that this is the world’s first dual-band 802.11ac router with AC1900 data rates of 1900Mbit/s and personal cloud storage support. In terms of WiFi bands, the 802.11ac is actually three-times faster than 802.11n, but the RT-AC68U makes it even faster with a 2.4GHz data rate of 600Mbit/s. With the above things combined, the RT-AC68U is nearly 33% times faster than the ordinary WiFi routers.
The ASUS RT-AC68U features ASUS AiRadar technology that focuses the Wi-Fi for a stronger connection using beam forming and that is less prone to interference. Because of focussed WiFi, RT-AC68U is able to deliver WiFi across a more wider coverage area(150% more than the other routers.The RT-AC68U features the exclusive ASUS AiCloud technology that makes light work of sharing files without the fuss of managing user access rights and FTP access with a Router-to-Router Sync feature.It also makes transferring files between various connected devices easy and fast. ASUS RT-AC68U also comes with ASUS AiCloud that lets the customers sync, share, stream, and access content located on connected USB storage from any location, using the RT-AC68U as their home cloud server. ASUS AiCloud is compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows PC.
- by Bin_L @Sep 18, 2013
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Solid router, with easy setup that most people can follow. Lot's of good options for network setup and also if you want to connect this router to other routers in the network.
I am having an issue streaming netflix from certain devices, and this is still unresolved with ASUS. I have also noticed that there is a number of people experiencing the similar problems streaming netflix using this router to tv's, blu-ray's and tablets.
I have a 60' antennae and have to use line of sight for interenet. I would get as many as 10 disconnects a day albeit only for five to ten seconds. Not great when playing online poker! I tried many different routers all to no avail.
Bought this to replace a Linksys E3000 wireless router because I was getting weak and unreliable wireless connections. All of my devices are now showing a steady 4 bars connection or giving and excellent rating. Great wireless router right out of the box for both wireless and wired devices. Spend the extra money to acquire it, you won't regret it.
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