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
For Those Who Want to Run Ahead
RT-AC68U supports combined dual-band data rates of up to
1900Mbps. 1300 Mbps 802.11ac at 5 GHz gives Gigabit wireless data rates, while Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 450 Mbps to 600 Mbps with compatible devices.
Powered by a dual-core processor, the RT-AC68U eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers with busy networks. So even on the busiest home networks, HD video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.
The RT-AC68U also features dual USB ports for file, printers and 3G/4G modems sharing and a USB 3.0 port for up to ten times faster data transfers than USB 2.0.
ExclusiveASUS AiCloud transforms your home networking into your personal cloud for easy streaming and sharing to smartphones, PCs, and tablets. Router-to-Router sync also makes it simple to sync files on USB-connected storage with other compatible ASUS routers for hassle-free sharing of large files with family and friends.
easy-to-use ASUSWRT graphical user interface unlocks the power of the RT-AC68U
giving robust control to optimize your network for you. 30-second set-up and
easy traffic management means even network newbies can enjoy its sophisticated
features, while power users will love its IPv6 support, multiple wireless SSIDs and encrypted VPN access.
AiProtection with Trend Micro™ for advanced security
incorporating state-of-the-art, three-pronged security from Trend Micro™, provides advanced parental
controls, blocks malicious addresses and intrusions for your PC or
device, and alerts you if an infected device is connected. Potential weaknesses
such as password strength and operating system vulnerabilities are also
monitored at all times. Moreover, AiProtection even protects Wi-Fi devices
without an installable security program such as smart TV, game console, and
smart home devices, giving
you peace of mind. Learn more about ASUS AiProtection.
NVIDIA GameStream Ready
Your router is about to have a lot more fun. That’s because it can now stream all your favorite PC games to the NVIDIA® SHIELD™ portable to play anywhere in the house using fast, ultra-reliable NVIDIA GameStream™ technology. ASUS routers deliver lag-free, high-performance game streaming from GeForce® GTX™=powered PCs or NVIDIA GRID™ cloud gaming systems. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com/gamestream.
AC Wi-Fi with TurboQAM™ Wi-Fi acceleration
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC68U superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. What's more, RT-AC68U uses TurboQAM™ technology to upgrade 2.4G Wi-Fi even further to give you unprecedented speeds. At 2.4 GHz, it's 33% faster than generic wireless-N900 routers, reaching 600 Mbps, while on the 5 GHz band it blazes to 1300 Mbps - or triple 802.11n rates. That's 1900 Mbps of concurrent wireless power!
*To get the best performance, pair RT-AC68U with ASUS PCE-AC68 client card
Do more at once with dual-core processors inside
The ASUS RT-AC68U features a dual-core processor that eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers. So even on the busiest home networks, HD video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.
Enhanced signal range and stability
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 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
Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 600 Mbps and 1300 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC68U has a total speed of up to 1900 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.
Ultimate USB speed and versatility
Highest Speed USB 3.0 features data transfers up ten times faster than USB 2.0. Two USB ports make the RT-AC68U perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G/4G sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and quick content streaming. Where other routers have their USB ports sandwiched next to one another, both RT-AC68U USB ports are evenly spaced for easy access to either at all times.
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-AC68U has Adaptive Quality of Service (QoS) that optimizes inbound and outbound bandwidth on both wired and wireless connections. Applications and tasks can be prioritized easily using drag-and-drop presets for gaming, media streaming, VoIP, web browsing and file transfers. It supports major consoles including PlayStation®
4, PS4™ Pro, PlayStation®
Vita, Wii U, 3DS and Xbox One. Try it.
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-AC68U 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, PS3, 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 enabled
Easily set up a
VPN server to browse the web and access data with MPPE encryption— no matter where you are.
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, each with its own usage limits and
password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected
Boost your business with Facebook Wi-Fi
Give your customers the convenience of free Facebook Wi-Fi! To connect to your Facebook Wi-Fi hotspot, all they have to do is check in to your location using Facebook — no codes are needed. You can boost the awareness of your business, promote special offers, and gain more insights about your customers. 1
Check here for more detail about Facebook
Wi-Fi. To activate Facebook Wi-Fi, please download the latest custom firmware here.
Keep Up to Date!
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.
1. This service is provided by Facebook and is not available in regions without Facebook services. Please check the website for the latest status of the
service. Facebook may cease providing this service according to their policy. When the service terminates, please stop providing and advertising this service and remove all marketing materials promoting this service.
* 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