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Asus RT- AC66U
9.8 out of 10

Asus RT- AC66U

5th generation 802.11ac chipset gives you concurrent dual-band Read more

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802.11ac routers review: 20 models tested

14 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Hardware.Info has tested 20 802.11ac routers. Which one should you buy?
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Asus RT-AC66U

16 July 2013
  • 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
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ASUS RT-AC66U 802.11ac Wireless-AC1750 Router Review

Legit Reviews
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.
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New Router for New Standard, ASUS RT-AC66U

2 March 2013
  • Summary: Generally, we are glad about ASUS RT-AC66U wireless router we have reviewed. It supports a cutting-edge IEEE 802.11ac wireless standard, but anyway we believe that the vendor could have used a more powerful chip set to as well surprise us with the performance level of the wired segment.
  • Pros: Ability to create up to three guest network in each wireless range, Support of IEEE 802.11ac, Ability to backup the uplink via 3G and 4G networks, Support of IPv6, Excellent data transmission speeds in the wireless segment of the network, A built-in PPTP server, The device boots really fast, Abil...
  • Cons: Low routing and NAT speeds, The device deadlocks upon operation with an external HDD with NTFS, Inability to install add-ons, The web-interface is not completely translated
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Overall 8

Asus RT-AC66U Dual Band 3x3 802.11AC Gigabit Router

PC Magazine
7 December 2012
  • Conclusion: More technical and small business users including those wanting a true VPN server, robust IPv6, and granular control over the wireless signal will find the Asus RT-AC66U a delight.
  • Pros: Excellent range. Top performing router at 5 GHz N, very good in 11ac mode. Advanced features. Business-class capabilities.
  • Cons: Some sluggish performance in the interface. Connected clients lost Internet connectivity a few times.
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Expert Review

7 December 2012
  • 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
  • Cons: 2.4GHz output isn’t as performable
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ASUS RT-AC66U review: enhanced RT-N66U

8 October 2012
  • Excerpt: ASUS feels that its RT-N66U is a real success story. According to the manufacturer, they are selling like hotcakes. ASUS good fortune is well-deserved, because it's an outstanding router.
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Overall 8


2 August 2012
  • Summary: The Asus RT-AC66U is an excellent router and is currently one of the best options among those that support the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard.
  • Pros: The Asus RT-AC66U 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router offers great performance on the 5GHz frequency band, and lots of features for homes and businesses.
  • Cons: The Asus RT-AC66U runs rather hot, and is relatively expensive.
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Overall 8

Asus RT-AC66U 802.11ac router

Trusted Reviews
31 July 2013
  • Summary: Asus's first wireless 802.11ac router is very fast, but is that enough?
  • Pros: The fastest wireless ac router yet, Excellent 802.11n speed and range, Intuitive user interface, Fast, simple setup and management
  • Cons: No USB 3.0 ports, Lacks true Cloud platform of D-Link/Linksys, Design not the most subtle
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ASUS RT-AC66U & PCE-AC66 802.11AC Network Kit Review

Hardware Canucks
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.
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