Asus - 802.11ac Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router - Black

With speeds up to 1300 Mbps at 5.0GHz and up to 600 Mbps at 2.4GHz, this Asus RT-AC68R 802.11ac wireless router offers rapid data transfer. AiRadar technology ensures optimal coverage and signal strength.
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Best Buy Customer Reviews

5
Well worth the extra money5 Posted by: from: on This router is well worth the money. I had a combo router and cable modem in the past. It had no range and didn’t allow me to VPN into work. I replaced it with a separate cable modem and this router. This router is future proof. It has many advanced settings. Most of them you probably won’t need in a home setting but are easy to understand and I had no issue setting the router up in a short amount of time. The range is incredible. I only have a 1300 square foot house and in no place do I not get a full signal. I even get a signal way out in my yard. I highly recommend you buy this router and skip the cheap stuff. You’ll not regret it.

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

4
Good product4 Posted by: from: on It is easy to set up and faster speed when I used my computer.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

5
Fantastic router5 Posted by: from: Chicago on ASUS makes a fantastic router with unbeatable transfer speeds, in my testing at least. It runs reliably.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

5
One of the best wifi routers on the market5 Posted by: from: Chicago, IL on I've owned and tried many different manufacturer's wifi router and by far this is the best for the money. It has great features and adjustable settings and a nice range of coverage. The FIrmware for this unit has stabilized and this unit won't disappoint.

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

5
Fast, stable hardware and versatile software5 Posted by: from: on Specs are good, and hardware is well-built. Wireless is reliable and fast, range is reasonable. But it's all about the software support. ASUS actually does a very good job with releasing frequent updates, and there are a number of third-party firmware options (Merlin, DD-WRT, OpenWRT, Tomato, etc.)

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

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No Airprint!, otherwise good router1 Posted by: from: on I've tried for many months to make it work with Airprint. ASUS does not support Airprint and has not produced a fimware revision to fix it. I've tried all the proposed fixes I could find on the web to no avail. This deficiency greatly reduces the utility of my iPad and iPhone. I'm going to junk my ASUS router and buy a new router so I can use airprint.

5 out of 25 found this review helpful.

5
Great router. No issues.5 Posted by: from: on Purchased this wireless router for our business almost 2 years ago. It has been great, and given us no problems.

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

5
Great Speed5 Posted by: from: on The Asus was easy to set up and I love the speed. I recommend Asus.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

5
Awesome router with great range and speed5 Posted by: from: on I have a ps4, ps3, smart tv, 2 smart blu ray players, 2 desktops, about 4 laptops and 3 ipads and 4 iphones on the wireless and they all are super fast and the range is incredible also. I can be in my neighbors yard and get my signal. Love this router.

8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

5
works well5 Posted by: from: on Very easy to set up. It has been running for several weeks now and I haven't needed to restart it. Before getting this router, I would have difficulty maintaining a connection, especially on weekends. But this works well.

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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    What's Included

    • Asus 802.11ac Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router
    • 3 external antennas
    • Owner's manual

    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    91% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (267 out of 294)

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    Product Features

    TurboQAM technology

    Delivers 802.11ac Wi-Fi for optimal performance.

    Up to 1300 Mbps data transfer rates at 5.0GHz

    Plus up to 600 Mpbs data transfer rates at 2.4GHz for fast, efficient operation.

    Compatible with 802.11ac

    Backward compatible with 802.11n networks, so you can upgrade easily.

    AiRadar technology

    Strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high-power amplification and RF fine-tuning, resulting in extended coverage, rapid data speed and enhanced stability.

    AiCloud app (download required)

    Makes it easy to stream and share content.

    4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports

    Plus 1 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port provide simple wired connection to your network.

    High-speed USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports

    Enable 3G/4G sharing, HDD sharing and more.

    WPA/WPA2-PSK encryption

    Plus WPA/WPA2-Enterprise, WPS (Wi-Fi protected setup) and 64- and 128-bit WEP encryption for security.

    Setup wizard

    Guides you through the installation process.

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