Consistently Praised for Networking Excellence!
Readers’ Choice, 5 Years Running! (2012-2016)
“With a Readers' Choice Award win every year since 2012, Asus seems to make a different router for every budget and need. Respondents continue to be very satisfied with what the company has to offer.” – PC Magazine >>Learn more.
The Most Consumer Recommended Router Maker of 2015!– PC Magazine
Essential AC upgrade for latest online media enjoyment
ASUS RT-AC55U Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 gigabit router delivers high-speed performance for web streaming up to 4K Ultra HD videos, online gaming with support for latest gen consoles such as Xbox One and PlayStation® 4 and performing other bandwidth-intensive tasks1.
With Smart Quality of Service (QoS), easily prioritize and optimize internet speeds for online gaming, downloading, VoIP and more. Plus, the traffic monitor feature lets you to check your web usage in a clear graphical interface for real-time diagnostics.
Experience super-fast wireless speeds
Powered by the new Qualcomm chipset, RT-AC55U delivers superfast gigabit wireless-AC speeds up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz band that’s 3 times faster than standard wireless-N. This high performance wireless lets you enjoy ultra-smooth online gaming, snappier web surfing and other bandwidth-demanding tasks without a wired connection.
AiRadar improves Wi-Fi performance
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demand
ASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service3 and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser. Even better, the new Router-to-Router Sync function allows you to synchronize your stuff with storage devices connected to other compatible ASUS routers— it’s as simple as choosing a sync folder. Sharing with friends and family is now easier than ever! Learn more.
Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance
2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at
up to 300Mbps and 867Mbps, respectively,
RT-AC55U has a total speed of up to 1167Mbps, and maintains advanced stability. You can perform
basic tasks like web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4GHz band, while
simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in 4K Ultra HD videos or
support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on
the clearer 5GHz
Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network
Make RT-AC55U your media and device center. With built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, connect external storage drives, printers, scanners and many other USB-enabled devices to share with your networked PCs. Having your devices networked, lets you access them easier than ever before. And with USB 3.0, transfer data up to 10 times faster to USB 3.0-enabled storage devices.
Easily select your preferred mode
ASUS routers with EZ Switch give the flexibility of simple router, media bridge or access point mode selection. Router mode is the standard wireless and wired operation, while media bridge mode provides 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection for multiple media devices simultaneously, and access point modes connect with wired routers to instantly add wireless capabilities.
Instantly select router, media bridge, and access point modes with extra-quick settings in the user-friendly interface. No delays and no hassles – whatever your situation, take your pick and get connected.
Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT
Easy to use and highly intuitive, ASUSWRT dashboard UI offers complete network management. Whether you’re a gamer or HD media enthusiast get improved performance with ASUS Quality of Service (QoS) bandwidth prioritization that optimizes internet speeds for your specified tasks. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your web usage in a clear graphical interface. Along with that, the Download Master feature ensures better network productivity and management. One-click settings enable easy troubleshooting, printer setup and parental controls. Try our ASUSWRT.
Easy 3-step setup
In less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps, effortlessly set up your ASUS router through the simple user interface to start surfing the internet in record time. Step 1: plug in the necessary cables. Step 2: open your web browser to instantly activate the setup wizard. Step 3: complete the setup wizard setup. And you’re ready to start surfing the web! No CDs, complicated manuals or time-consuming operations. We
made setup quick and easy so you can start experiencing the best of the
internet with your ASUS
Step1: Open web browser.
Step2: Enter ID/Password.
Download and stream anywhere
Exclusive Download Master uses a special data acceleration algorithm to increase download speeds to save you time. With USB storage devices connected to the router, downloads can continue uninterrupted in the background even when your PC is turned off for added convenience.
VPN server enabled
set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data with PPTP encryption— wherever you are.
Customize and control your network for others
your internet connection with
your guests with no need to share your personal password or network
resources. ASUS Guest Network supports up to three separate guest networks,
each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary
network or any other connected devices.
Keep Up to Date!
Remember to always keep your device’s firmware up to date so you can benefit from the very latest service and security enhancements — and get exciting new features! Learn more about updating new firmware.
- Actual performance may vary due to differences in ISP service bandwidth, PC and graphic card performance, operating environments, building materials and wireless obstructions.
- ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
- Works with selective web storage services only.
* ASUS received the highest numerical score among wireless routers in the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Router Satisfaction Report, based on 2,716 responses from 8 companies measuring satisfaction with wireless routers surveyed November-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com