It seems that everything in the home now is wirelessly connected to your network. We have smart TVs, smart phones, game consoles, laptops, tablets, desktop computers, etc all wanting to eat a little bit more of your home network’s bandwidth through the air. Wouldn’t it be nice to stop micro-managing bandwidth and start enjoying it? The ASUS RT-AC68U is the company’s fastest wireless router yet and it might be the answer.
The ASUS RT-AC68U delivers up to 1.3 Gbps over 802.11ac plus 600 Mbps over 802.11n using Broadcom TurboQAM dual band technology. And if that wasn’t enough to put all other routers to shame it also has a dual-core processor, USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, and ASUS AiCloud software for easy file sharing/streaming.
The core of your home network is the router and the RT-AC68U is simply the best you can buy claims ASUS. And with a maximum bandwidth of 1900 Gbps (237.5 GB per second) this is the way you solve all your home network traffic limitations.
Now the price tag is nothing to laugh being $219.99 for pre-order with their major partners, but it also comes with a 2 year warranty and is available through Amazon, NCIX and Newegg. Check out the press release below for more info.
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ASUS Announces the World’s Fastest Wireless Router is Available for Pre-Order
— The ASUS RT-AC68U features dual-core CPU and TurboQAM technology that boosts wireless performance and coverage —
September 25th, 2013 – ASUS is excited to announce that the RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-band router is now available for pre-order at select resellers. Capable of delivering speeds up to 1.3 Gbps over 802.11 ac and 600 Mbps over 802.11n thanks to Broadcom TurboQAM technology, the RT-AC68U is the world’s fastest dual-band wireless router*. 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, low latencies enhance online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are not interrupted.
The RT-AC68U also features dual USB ports for file, printer and 3G/4G modem sharing that includes a USB 3.0 port for high-speed data transfers. ASUS AiCloud technology transforms home networking into your personal cloud for easy streaming and sharing to smartphones, PCs, and tablets. AiRadar intelligently strengthens the signal for extended and enhanced coverage while dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz technology ensure full backward-compatibility with current wireless devices.
Full specifications are available at https://www.asus.com/Networking/RTAC68U.
- Specifications and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.