Consistently Praised for Networking Excellence!
Recommended Excellence Award for Best Router Brand, PC Pro Technology Excellence Awards 2016.
The Most Consumer Recommended Router Maker of 2015!– PC Magazine
Upgrade to the Next Generation
The amazing ASUS RT-AC66W dual-band AC1750 wireless
gigabit router is now available in a glorious white edition – RT-AC66W. Its combined total bandwidth is
up to 1750Mbps, utilizing a Broadcom 802.11ac Wi-Fi controller working in both
the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. The 5GHz band supports up to 1300Mbps, exceeding current Gigabit wired transmission speeds and
3X faster than 802.11n. The RT-AC66W offers smooth lag-resistant multitasking
and super-fast streaming, while ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless
connections via powerful amplification, offering future-proof optimized
AiCloud offers a unified app for iOS and Android devices that turns the RT-AC66W into a personal cloud server, with easy connectivity to Windows PC, Mac, Linux machines, and all USB storage. Each account can sync with other AiCloud clients and public cloud products directly. All your content, files, and data can be accessed, synced, shared, and managed from almost any device – smartphones to desktops – wherever and whenever you’re online.
Whether you’re a tech-savvy enthusiast or a first-time user, the RT-AC66W is exceptionally easy to use with CD-free Quick Installation Setup (QIS) that lets you plug-n-surf right out of the box and connect PCs, smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices quickly. Thanks to its refined interface tools, you get control like never before, letting you monitor signal strength, setup parental settings, and other useful functions in a robust yet intuitive way.
Designed for Class-Leading Speed and Range
With the latest in networking technology, the RT-AC66W delivers exceptionally fast wired and wireless connectivity. ASUS builds this flagship router with the highest-grade components, offering you the best quality to enable stable connectivity and convenient expandability. The router uses powerful detachable Wi-Fi antennas to further extend wireless range.
Super-fast AC Wi-Fi with TurboQAM™ Wi-Fi acceleration
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac Broadcom chipset gives the RT-AC66W superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. Compared with current 802.11n, the RT-AC66W delivers up to 1.3Gbps at 5 GHz, which is 3X faster than 802.11n! The upgraded bandwidth has the higher capacity you need to increase Wi-Fi enjoyment at home. With notebooks, desktops, pads, and smartphones now all Wi-Fi-reliant, it’s time to upgrade to the next generation so you can expand you connectivity now and in future.
Enhanced signal range and stability
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac and universal beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance
2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at
up to 300Mbps and
respectively, RT-AC66W has
a total combined bandwidth of up to 733Mbps. Perform basic tasks like
Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple
devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other
bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5GHz band.
With effortless connectivity to a range of devices and FTP, SAMBA and media server all supported, sharing and networking become easier than ever. Plus, the RT-AC66W can continue downloading FTTP, FTP and BitTorrent file to the USB disk all day even when your PC is turned off. Additionally, the twin USB ports allow the router to offer printer and file server functions, so you enjoy simultaneous wireless printing, scanning and file sharing via the comfort of standardized USB.
Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT
With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. On top of 30-second setup,multi-device detection, and flexible settings that make the most of your network performance, it’s been upgraded with quick scanning of USB storage connected to routers to verify data integrity and drive health. Dual WAN enables having two connections/ISPs on one router, with load balance and failover mode for added stability and redundancy to ensure uninterrupted internet access.
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC66W has Quality of Service (QoS) standards that let you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your Web usage in a clear graphical interface. Try our ASUSWRT
Easy 3-step setup
Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps1. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.
Step1: Open web browser.
Step2: Enter ID/Password.
* ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
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 service* 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.
* Works with select Web storage services only.
Powerful online multitasking with 300,000 data sessions
Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC66W has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.
Download and stream anywhere
Download Master and enhanced media server let you download and play multimedia files stored on router-attached USB storage on a wide range of compatible devices such as PC, pad, PS4, Xbox, and smart TV. Download Master can also download files while your PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.
VPN server and client for encrypted remote connection
With the virtual
private network (VPN) server and VPN client, you can access your home network
remotely or surf the internet with encryption, no need for paid VPN services or
a dedicated VPN server.
Dedicated Wi-Fi for your visitors
Share 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 for each band, 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.