The RT-AC68U is the sucessor of Asus' RT-AC66U router. The RT-AC68U supports 802.11a, b, and g, three removable antennas and a pair of USB ports -- one of which is USB 3.0 -- for printing, file-sharing and 3G adapter connection.
Your best bet would be either the Asus RT-AC68U, Netgear R7000 Nighthawk or the Synology RT1900ac. All of them receive a Hardware.Info Excellent Choice Award. If you want an Apple ecosystem, the Airport Extreme is an excellent buy, therefore this router also receives an Excellent Choice Award. The innovative TP-Link Touch P5 also earns an Excellent Choice Award.
The ASUS RT-AC68U is an impressive router and has to be praised for its very good performance across all ranges. If you need a router that will provide a wide coverage, the RT-AC68U is probably your best bet.
The ASUS DSL-AC68U is a class-leading router with performance that is equally as impressive as its feature set, though the relevance of the DSL-AC68U for potential users is strongly device dependant. Pertinently, several AC-capable devices are necessary to fully exploit the 5GHz performance on offer.
With relatively few DSL routers around these days, it is refreshing to see Asus push the boat out with the DSL-AC68U. It doesn’t win the raw speed race, but it competes with the best while integrating a future proof VDSL2 modem and combining that with an intuitive setup and distinctive, well built design. As such it is the best all-in-one router we’ve seen to date.
The Personal CellSpot is an all-around excellent home Wi-Fi router with no monthly fees that also works very well with Wi-Fi calling.
The Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is an excellent performer and shows that Asus's 802.11ac technology has matured since the release of the RT-AC66U. While it's stellar in 802.11ac mode, those with 802.11n-only clients may not see much benefit over its predecessor.
The RT-AC68U router more than justifies its high-end price tag with premium performance, range, and versatility.
If you’ve had your doubts on whether it is worth considering Asus for your next wireless router and you don’t mind paying for something that will last then the RT-AC68U is one mighty fine product to own.
This is one of the most expensive routers around, and few people will be able to justify the price of both this and the PCI-E adaptor required to achieve its optimal wireless transfer speeds. However, if you need the very fastest Wi-Fi around, this is the Ultimate router for you.
Wireless speeds are supremely quick over short and long range, with both 802.11n and 802.11ac equipment. USB connectivity is the fastest we've seen from any router, and it's very easy to set up and use. The biggest downside is the high price – if you want the best in wireless performance, you're going to have to pay through the nose.
ASUS’ RT-AC68U router represents just about everything we could ask for in a modern consumer-grade router. Much like the RT-AC66U before it, the RT-AC68U not only lives up to expectations but further improves this lineup’s already excellent reputation. Some may roll their eyes at the rather high asking price of $230, but the RT-AC68U easily justified this premium with tantalizing enhancements that are sure to satisfy even the most demanding of consumers.
With record-breaking 802.11ac results, along with the all-round quality of the RT-AC68U and advanced setup options, Asus deserves recommendation for power users. Although we wouldn’t buy an Asus router just for the AiCloud feature, it's far from useless, and another string to the bow of the RT-AC68U, which is an all-round excellent networking product.
Being the owner of a previous generation (N) ASUS, they’re not cheap, but you get the security of a company that likes its products and keeps developing the ones it has. This device is simple enough for the un-technical to use, and yet has enough capability for the geek amongst you.
The ASUS DSL-AC68U may not be one of the fastest routers out there on the market but it has its advantages in being well built as well as providing various functionalities all in one package. So for those who are looking to replace their modem and...