With WIFI becoming a household necessity nowadays, it’s also essential to choose a correct router for your home. There are tons of routers available out there in the market but choosing the right one for your home is the main deal. The main problems average user’s faces are the connectivity of the router and its network coverage. Here at Techxerl we rigorously tested one of the best routers, the ASUS RT- AC68U, available in the market right now and reviewed it for you.
The ASUS RT – AC68U is the fastest WIFI router we have tested, until now. It is an ideal upgrade in all aspects like design, chipset, performance and also comes with a USB 3.0 port.
ASUS RT-AC68U DESIGN
The Asus RT-AC68U has a dynamic design and only weighs around 630 gm. With a dimension of 20x16x8.3 cm, it can accommodate at any corner of your house. It sits upright on a stand, which makes it highly noticeable from a distance but luckily the router, due to its upright design occupies much less space than its predecessors.
The ASUS RT- AC68U is also very well-built with Tonka-toy durability and a thick rubber non-slip base which combine to make a router somewhat stylish. ASUS has also done a great job in making the body of RT-AC68U fingerprint resistant.
Specifications and Performance
As we mentioned earlier, the ASUS RT-AC68U is the fastest router out there, the device seems to keep its promise. Technically speaking, no WIFI router available out there has ever managed to give a combined speed of 1700 Mb/s but the ASUS RT-AC68U achieved a speed of 1900 Mb/s.
Which caused this sudden bump in the speed is the new Broadcom BCM 4709 chipset, features with its TurboQAM technology. Interesting, the TurboQAM technology supports the 2.4 GHz rather than the 5 GHz bands.
The ASUS RT- AC68U Router is powered by a dual-core processor, the Arm Cortex A9 clocked at 800MHz and also comes with a 256 GB DDR3 RAM which helps the router boot faster and better cache and buffer data under heavy loads. ASUS took a wise decision to upgrade the existing USB 2.0 port to USB 3.0 port which makes data transfers blazing fast.
The ASUS RT -AC68U has both ethernet and wireless connectivity. The ethernet ports provide a speed of 1000 Mbps. The device comes with four LAN ports and three antennas. The antennas make the ASUS RT-AC68U’s connectivity the best. Its signal can reach up to 550 meters and can cover every corner of your house. It also provides 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
This device is by far the best one available in the market. The ASUS RT-AC68U harbours all the qualities of a premium class router. Based on the speed , the ASUS RT-AC68U beats all its competitors in its price range and also above its price. The range is also pretty good. It’s the best choice for your home and small office. You can go for the ASUS RT – AC68U for the ultimate performance.