Conclusion: The Asus RT-AC66U supports the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. Experts say this simultaneous dual-band router offers great performance, and boasts advanced features like virtual private network (VPN) capabilities that make it a great choice for homes and small businesses.
Pros: Excellent range, speed, Advanced features, Granular control over network
Cons: Sluggish interface, Could be more reliable, Sometimes runs hot
ASUS RT-AC66U 802.11ac Wireless-AC1750 Router Review
13 June 2013
Excerpt: Today we take a look the ASUS flagship 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router. Wireless AC technology has been on the market for almost a year so it is pretty mainstream and can be found in computers, mobile devices, and of course routers.
Conclusion: Ultimately the ASUS RT-AC66U router, despite the low speeds in 802.11n protocol, does offer a completely future proof systems as 802.11ac equipped devices are expected to be commonplace by 2015.
Summary: You know how much we love the ASUS RT-N66U Dark Knight router; a joyously powerful and feature-packed router. Now, with the RT-AC66U, ASUS is taking its Dark Knight router into 802.11ac territory. To accurately sum, this router is the router of the future.
Pros: 802.11ac support, Excellent performance, Tonnes of features, AiCloud support
Conclusion: Two aspects are important with the ASUS RT-AC66U. First, how does it compare to other ac-routers? The ASUS router did clearly perform better than the Buffalo and Netgear routers. And secondly, should you get an 802.11ac instead of an 802.11n? Our current favorite n-router is the ASUS RT-N66U.
ASUS RT-AC66U & PCE-AC66 802.11AC Network Kit Review
3 July 2013
Conclusion: With the 802.11AC wireless standard gradually making its way into many devices, actually getting access to its potential throughput hasn’t been easy. The few routers which support it don’t have a stellar reputation and usually cost more than we’re willing to spend.
Excerpt: The Asus RT-AC66U is an 802.11ac dual-band Gigabit Ethernet router that provides extremely high-speed data. It also has two USB ports, so you can connect and share printers and external hard drives.