Who am I and how did I test this product?
I have been an ICT engineer for 8 years. I have been using this product in my home for five months. It has 20 connected devices and the performance is amazing. It is also stable and the user interface is awesome. This router is serving me well.
Is Asus Tek Computer Inc. a scam?
Asus Tek Computer Inc. is a Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company based in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. Asus has been in business for 28 years. In 2015, Asus had an operating income of NT$21 billion. Its website was created in 1995. Asus is known for delivering innovative products such as desktops, laptops, mobile phones, motherboards, monitors, and graphics cards.
What do the positive and negative reviews say?
This product has 2,000+ positive reviews and 600+ negative reviews on Amazon. This product has been available since 2013.
Who else recommends this product?
This product has been recommended by pcmag.com because it has an excellent user interface that is easy to use and high internet speed.
Pros of RT-AC68U
|A large social media following||Asus has 23 million+ following on Facebook,
300,000+ followers on Instagram, 400,000+ followers on Twitter, 200,000+ YouTube subscribers, and 4,000+ followers on Pinterest.
|The main website has accessible support||Customers can access phone and email support on the main website. Open hours for calling are from Monday through Friday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm and Saturday and Sunday, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm.|
|Easy set up||Setting up this router has three easy steps which include: connecting the cables to the router, opening the web browser, and entering an ID/password.|
|NVIDIA GameStream Ready||This router streams all your favorite PC games to NVIDIA SHIELD portable to play anywhere in the house using fast and reliable NVIDIA GameStream Technology.|
|802.11ac Wi-Fi||This router features 1300 Mbps at 5GHz and 600 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. This 802.11AC Wi-Fi features Broadcom TurboQAM technology super-charges the performance of connected devices.|
|1GHz dual-core CPU||This powerful processor increases performance of this router ensuring that you stream smooth and clear 4K HD streaming and online gaming.|
|Improved signal range||ASUS AiRadar with ASUS RF fine-tuning intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology. This results in extended coverage, high dynamic speeds, and increased stability.|
|AiProtection||AiProtection powered by Trend Micro offers multi-stage protections against online threats. It protects against malicious site blocking and prevents infected devices from transmitting personal data.|
|ASUSWRT user interface||ASUSWRT user interface offers you easy access to the three-step web-based installation process and advanced options.|
|Sharing||This router features a USB 3.0 port for file, multimedia, and 3G/4G sharing. It also features Asus AiDisk which provides remote access and fast content streaming.|
|Powerful online multitasking||This router can handle 300,000 data sessions resulting in excellent smooth performance. This is about 20 times the networking capacity of traditional routers.|
|VPN support||This router features a VPN server with MPPE encryption allowing you to browse the web and access data from anywhere.|
|Guest network||This router features up to three separate guest networks that allow your guests to access your Wi-Fi.|
Cons of RT-AC68U
|No automatic notification for new available firmware||During setup, this router does not automatically notify you when new firmware is available. You have to check for the firmware update and manually upgrade the router.|
|No warranty||This product does not have a warranty.|