From the Manufacturer|Powered by Is the information in this section helpful? Yes / No Overview With combined dual-band data rates up to 1900 Mbps, 1300 Mbps on 802.11ac and a boosted 600 Mbps on 802.11n thanks to Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology, experience wireless performance that rivals a wired Gigabit connection. Powered by a dual-core processor, eliminate performance drops that plague other routers with busy networks for smooth 4K video streaming, low latency online gaming, and ultra-fast downloading at one time. Dual USB ports let you share files, network a printer, and connect to a 3G/4G modem. Features-At-A-Glance Dual-band with the latest 802.11ac 3×3 technology for combined speeds of up to 1900 Mbps 1GHz Dual-core CPU enables smart multitasking by dedicating separate lanes for Wifi and USB data Effortless router setup with the ASUSWRT web-based interface Monitor and manage your network with ease from your mobile device using the intuitive ASUS Router App AiProtection Powered by Trend Micro™ provides multi-stage protection from vulnerability detection to protecting sensitive data AiMesh Supported – Connect your RT-AC68U to other compatible ASUS routers to create a powerful and flexible whole-home Wi-Fi network Praised for Networking Excellence Readers Choice Award Router Brand 7 Years Running For 7 years running, ASUS has received the PC Mag Readers’ Choice award for its home networking routers, receiving excellent marks for our ease of setup and product reliability. ASUS AiMesh Streamlined Setup Setting up your ASUS AiMesh whole home network is easy with the intuitive ASUSWRT interface and mobile app. Be sure to upgrade your firmware to the latest version first! Features Do more at once with a dual-core CPU inside RT-AC68U features a 1GHz dual-core processor that eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers. So even on the busiest home networks, 4K 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 with exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology for high power amplification. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability. Ultimate USB speed and versatility Two USB ports make the RT-AC68U perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G 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. Plus, the USB 3.0 lets you transfer data up to ten times faster than USB 2.0. Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT With the ASUSWRT graphical interface, setup in 3 steps, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The dashboard interface lets you manage all clients, settings, and updates your router in one click. RT-AC68U 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 graph to get the best placement for a connected device or identify a connection issue. 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 service1 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, connect your AiCloud with another compatible router and expand your cloud even further. Now all your data can go where you do. Gallery Whats in the Box RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router RJ-45 cable Power adapter Quick start guide Support CD (user manual and utility) About ASUS ASUS aspires to deliver the incredible in everything it does. With more than 17,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 5,500 engineers, ASUS is dedicated to the design and manufacture of products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s (and tomorrow’s) digital home and office. ASUS’ broad portfolio includes motherboards, graphics cards, displays, desktop PCs, all-in-one PCs, laptops, servers, wireless networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,368 awards in 2015 and was named in Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies2 . © 2016 ASUS Computer International. All Rights Reserved. ASUS is a registered trademark of ASUSTeK Computer. All specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers on selected models. Products may not be available in all markets. Product may not be exactly as shown in photos. Actual colors may differ from their appearance due to variation of monitor restrictions and color processing. All trademarks are registered to their respective companies. ASUS shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. 1 AiCloud compatible with select Web storage services only. 2 http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/ Ranked 4th in Computer Industry General Information Worlds Fastest – For Those Who Run Ahead The ASUS RT-AC68U is the worlds fastest Wi-Fi router, with combined dual-band data rates of up to 1900 Mbps. 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. Wireless Specifications Broadband Transmission Technology: Ethernet Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11ac ISM Band: Yes UNII Band: Yes ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.40 GHz UNII Maximum Frequency: 5 GHz Total Wireless Transmission Speed: 237.50 MB/s Wireless Security: 64/128-bit WEP WPA-PSK WPA2-PSK WPA2-Enterprise WPA-Enterprise WPS Features: Quality of Service (QoS) Interfaces/Ports Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 4 Network (RJ-11): No VGA: No Serial: No USB: Yes Powerline: No PoE (RJ-45) Port: No Management Port: No Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports: 1 Network & Communication Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet Network Technology: 10/100/1000Base-T VoIP Supported: Yes VPN Supported: Yes Management & Protocols Management: DHCP IGMP v1/v2/v3 System Event Log Web Base Management Security Features: SPI Intrusion Detection Access Control DoS Protection Parental Control Network Service Filter Port Filter URL Filter IPSec Pass-Throuth PPTP Pass-Through L2TP Pass-Through PPTP Power Description Input Voltage: 19 V DC Power Source: AC Adapter Physical Characteristics Form Factor: Desktop Height: 6.3″ Width: 8.7″ Depth: 3.3″ Weight (Approximate): 1.41 lb Miscellaneous Package Contents: Dual-Band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router 1 x RJ-45 Cable 1 x Power Adapter 1 x QSG 1 x Support CD(User Manual and Ultility) System Requirements: Operating Systems: Windows 8.1 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows ME 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) Certifications & Standards: FCC CE IEEE Standards: 802.11ac 802.11a 802.11b 802.11g 802.11n Environmentally Friendly: Yes Environmental Certification: WEEE Product images may differ from actual product appearance.