Summary: Final thoughts
The ASUS RT-N66U is definitely a hotrod of a router. It’s so packed with features that it’s feasibly aimed at an enthusiast or small business market that wants what is essentially an entry-level enterprise router.
I’m definitely an enthusiast user.
Conclusion: The latest generation of routers bundled in with broadband providers' packages provide ample bandwidth for most tasks, so stepping it up a notch and shelling out £100 on an upgrade requires excellence in every regard.
ASUS RT-N66U, USB-N66, USB-N53 Router and Adapter Roundup
18 October 2012
Excerpt: Some computer components get all the glory. Your normal lineup of FPS crushing GPU’s, Handbrake dominating CPU’s, and super-fast Memory end up with most of the headlines. Yet behind the scenes, there are some computer components we use that are pivotal in our use and enjoyment of computers and...
ASUS RT-N66U Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router Review
4 October 2012
Excerpt: After working with a number of home routers and networking devices over the past several months, we were really excited to see ASUS throw their hat into the ring with the introduction of their new Wireless-N flagship, the N66U.
Conclusion: The Asus RT-N66U has been called "the superhero of Asus' lineup of routers." The successor to the well-reviewed Asus RT-N56U (*Est. $100), the RT-N66U is a true simultaneous dual-band router, operating at 450 Mbps on each band.
Pros: Simultaneous dual-band, Fast and reliable, Great for bandwidth-heavy applications, Sleek design
Summary: Though not perfect, the Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router would make an excellent network gateway for home and small-office environments.
Pros: The true dual-band Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router offers excellent coverage, stable wireless signals, and stellar data rates on the 5GHz band. The router comes with a generous feature set and can also work as a standalone VPN server.
Cons: The RT-N66U's firmware is a little buggy and its data rate on the 2.4GHz band could use some improvement. The router's USB ports don't support the USB 3.0 standard.
ASUS RT-N66U Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router review
12 March 2012
Excerpt: , founded in 1990, is somewhat a jack of all trades when it comes to designing and manufacturing computer hardware and components these days. Known especially for their award-winning motherboards, graphics cards, and notebooks, most consumers are surprised to see the company’s broad portfolio that...
ASUS RT-N66U Dual Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router
11 March 2012
Conclusion: Important: In this section I am going to write a brief five point summary on the following categories; Performance, Appearance, Construction, Functionality and Value. These views are my own and help me to give the ASUS RT-N66U Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router a rating out of 10.
Pros: Great performance, Very unique stylish looks, Good throughput, Range is good for home use, Simultaneous Dual-Band (2.4/5GHz) operation, 3x External Antenna, 2x USB 2.0 ports for printers and storage and 3G Internet, Easy effortless setup, Intuitive and well laid out menus, Gigabit LAN and WAN por...
Cons: Protruding wires ruin the look, Price quite high for most home users, Didn't beat its predecessor on performance