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ASUS RT-AC68R Wireless-AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n AiProtection with Trend Micro for Complete Network Security

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  • 800 MHz CPU
  • Dual-band with the latest 802.11ac 3x3 technology for combined speeds of up to 1900 Mbps
  • Easily set up and manage your router through either the ASUS Router App or ASUSWRT web-based interface
  • AiProtection Powered by Trend Micro provides multi-stage protection from vulnerability detection to protecting sensitive data

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ASUA RT-AC68R

Dual-Band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router

  • The world's fastest Wi-Fi router, with combined dual-band data rates of 1900Mbps for three times faster performance than 802.11n routers
  • Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology increases wireless-N data rate to 600Mbps for 33% faster performance
  • Five Gigabit Ethernet ports for fast, stable wired network connections
  • Dual USB ports with USB 3.0 for ten times faster data transfer than USB 2.0
  • Dual-core processor for fast and responsive performance with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB devices
  • ASUS AiCloud cloud service to access, sync, share, and stream your data wherever you are, even connect to other compatible routers creating a private cloud server with family and friends
FEATURES

World's Fastest - For Those Who Run Ahead

The ASUS RT-AC68R is the world's fastest Wi-Fi router, with combined dual-band data rates of up to 1900Mbps. 1300Mbps 802.11ac at 5GHz gives Gigabit wireless data rates, while Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology super-charges 2.4GHz 802.11n performance from 450Mbps to 600Mbps with compatible devices.

Powered by a dual-core processor, the RT-AC68R 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-AC68R 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.

The easy-to-use ASUSWRT graphical user interface unlocks the power of the RT-AC68R 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 secure VPN access.


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ASUA RT-AC68RWorld's Fastest 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-AC68R super fast Gigabit wireless speeds. What's more, RT-AC68R uses TurboQAM™ technology to upgrade 2.4G Wi-Fi even further to give you unprecedented speeds. At 2.4GHz, it's 33% faster than generic wireless-N900 routers, reaching 600Mbps, while on the 5GHz band it blazes to 1300Mbps - or triple 802.11n rates. That's 1900Mbps of concurrent wireless power!

*To get the best performance, pair RT-AC68R with ASUS PCE-AC68 client card

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Do More at Once with Dual-Core Processors Inside

The ASUS RT-AC68R 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.

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ASUA RT-AC68REnhanced 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.

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ASUA RT-AC68RDual-Band Connectivity for Compatibility and Performance

Delivering 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at up to 600Mbps and 1300Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC68R has a total speed of up to 1900Mbps, and maintains complete 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 Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5GHz band.

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ASUA RT-AC68RUltimate 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-AC68R 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-AC68R USB ports are evenly spaced for easy access to either at all times.

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ASUA RT-AC68R

ASUA RT-AC68RRobust 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.

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Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC68R 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.

Easy Three-Step Setup

Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds* and in only three easy steps. 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.

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*ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.

ASUA RT-AC68RASUS 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!

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ASUA RT-AC68R

ASUA RT-AC68RPowerful Online Multitasking with 300,000 Data Sessions

Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC68R has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.

ASUA RT-AC68RDownload 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.

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ASUA RT-AC68R

ASUA RT-AC68RVPN Server Enabled

Easily set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data - no matter where you are. Featuring MPPE encryption, your data transmission remains always secure and confidential.

ASUA RT-AC68RDiscrete and Secure Wi-Fi Networks via Guest Access

The RT-AC68R supports up to three wireless networks over the 2.4GHz band and three over the 5GHz band, so you can set up usage times and limit access with advanced controls, including parental settings.

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SPECIFICATIONS
Network Standard IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6
Product Segment AC1900 ultimate AC performance: 600 + 1300Mbps
Data Rate
  • 802.11a: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
  • 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
  • 802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
  • 802.11n: up to 600Mbps
  • 802.11ac: up to 1300Mbps
Antenna External antenna x 3
Operating Frequency 2.4GHz / 5GHz
Encryption 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, WPS support
Firewall & Access Control Firewall: SPI intrusion detection, DoS protection
Access control: Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
Management UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
VPN Support IPSec Pass-Throuth
PPTP Pass-Through
L2TP Pass-Through
PPTP Server
WAN Connection Type Internet connection type: Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
WAN Bridge support
Multicast Proxy support
Multicast Rate Setting support
Utilities
  • Download master
  • Supports BT, NZB, HTTP, ED2K
  • Supports encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
  • Upload and download bandwidth control
  • Download scheduling
  • Media Server
  • Image: JPEG
  • Audio: mp3, wma, wav, pcm, mp4, lpcm, ogg
  • Video: asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
  • QoS:
  • WMM
  • User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port. Upload and Download bandwidth management.
  • ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with Highest priority
  • Guest Network
  • 2.4GHz guest network x 3, 5GHz guest network x 3
  • Printer Server: multifunctional printer support (Windows only), LPR protocol support
  • File server: Samba and FTP server with account management
  • PPTP VPN server
  • Network map
  • Traffic monitor
Ports 4 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for LAN, 1 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for WAN
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 x 1
Button WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button
LED Indicator PWR x 1
AIR x 2
LAN x 4
WAN x 1
USB x 2
Power Supply AC Input: 110V ~ 240V (50 - 60Hz)
DC Output: 19V with max. 1.75-Amp current
Operating Systems Supported
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® Vista
  • Windows® 2000
  • Windows® ME
  • Windows® XP
  • Windows® Server 2003
  • Windows® Server 2008
  • Mac OS X
  • Mac OS X 10.1
  • Mac OS X 10.4
  • Mac OS X 10.5
  • Mac OS X 10.6
  • Mac OS X 10.7
  • Mac OS X 10.8
  • Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
  • Linux
Dimensions (W x D x H) 8.6 x 3.2 x 6.3 inches (220 x 83.3 x 160mm)
Weight 1.4lbs (640g)
What's in the Box RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router
RJ-45 Cable
Power Adapter
QSG
Support CD (User Manual and Utility)
Router Special Features 3G/4G Data Sharing, AiCloud, Print Server, Download Master, AiDisK, Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Easy to set up and fast! 5/5/2018 3:35:59 PM

Pros: easy to set up, up and running fast, great range

Cons: the size is a bit bulky for the location i put it

Overall Review: I have a 2 level 1700 sq ft home put it upstairs, and great range everywhere, internet is faster than my old cheap trendnet. easy set up one firmware upgrade, and i was up and running. thanks new egg!

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Ok product, but ASUS rebate took forever! 3/9/2017 6:23:52 AM

Pros: Speed is fast

Cons: Signal Level and range are average; Had to reboot 3 times in the past 3 months because of loss of connection;
What is really bad is the ASUS rebate if there is any, it's been 3 whole months but when I called the rebate processing, they still don't know when they plan to ship the card out. Buyer be aware!!

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Decent router, NOT as advertised, slower processor, ASUS lost a decades long customer by blowing off my rebate application 2/20/2017 5:52:21 PM

Pros: Does the job in my home office handling 7 to 15 wired and WiFi devices and 2TB HDD attached to USB 3 port. Copying of 25gb files between two Ethernet wired PC 2x faster than the RT-N66U.

Cons: Received the original version A1 with 800mhz dual core processor, not the advertised newer versions with 1Ghz dual core processors and different chip sets for WiFi.

ASUS blew off the $60 rebate claiming "The maximum number of items or claims have been reached for this offer ". I have been a user of ASUS products since Pentium 2 days. They just lost a customer and I will no longer recommend their products to the clients of my local computer consulting business.

Overall Review: I'm happy with the routers performance using Merlin firmware.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Worked for a day, but easy RMA 1/5/2017 4:46:06 PM

Pros: - Easy to set up
- Fast speeds over 5GHz band in a crowded apartment environment
- Priced on sale + MIR, very affordable

Cons: - WiFi functionality (2.4 and 5 GHz) has disappeared the day after setting it up. Tech support tried a firmware rollback then eventually determined the unit was probably defective.

Overall Review: Bought this to give the option of 5 GHz band after getting tired of fighting with my neighbors over the 2.4 GHz band on our modem/router combo from our ISP. It worked great until the day after setting it up for some reason. After trying tech support twice to resolve the issue, they got me to return it for an exchange. Hopefully the new unit continues to work out because I do like it!

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Anonymous
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Bad rebate, can not trust them 12/31/2016 4:16:57 AM

Pros: nothing

Cons: Asus trying to get out of paying rebate. I sent in the required documents and they said I did not submit a receipt or invoice. going to try again, but I am thinking they are screwing me. Last time I buy from them period.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
1/ 5
disconnects after about 30 minutes 12/23/2016 5:03:59 PM

Pros: Features are nice, too bad they only work 30 minutes at a time.

Cons: Wireless disconnects after about 30 minutes. Flashed to newest ASUS firmware, no help. Flashed to DD-WRT, same result. Talked to ASUS tech support, was told to send it back.

Overall Review: ASUS tech support was reasonably helpful. Newegg was great about setting up a return/refund. It just did not work...

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Anonymous
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Very solid router. I am very pleased. 12/20/2016 11:13:06 AM

Pros: - Easy setup, plug and play
- Easy to change setting
- Wide range
- Amazing speed

Cons: None, really happy with it

Overall Review: Used it for about a week and still going strong, no reboot required for any reason. My old wireless connection from my router modem was just horrible. It slowed me down significantly. This router helped me to get what I paid for.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Very Good Performance But Not the Router I Was Expecting 12/19/2016 11:52:55 AM

Pros: Nice upgrade to my Netgear N600 dual band router. Getting improved speed, range, and coverage even with multiple devices connected. Easy to configure and update the firmware. Vertical orientation of the router made it easier to fit in with my other gear. Being able to shut off the led lights is nice when guests are staying in the room.

Cons: Newegg listed the router as having a 1GHz Dual-core CPU but instead I received the A1 version which has an 800 MHz CPU and which I understand has no USB shielding to prevent interference. I see that Newegg has changed to now show the 800 MHz CPU. At the moment I am not using the USB ports but would like to be able to in the future.

Overall Review: For $56.99 after Promo Code and ASUS rebate this is a great router, but it's not what I ordered.

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