Asus RT AC68U WiFi Router (AC1900) Review

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Asus RT AC68U Range:

The Asus company owns several high-end technologies and has designed and developed these factors based on every router’s technical requirements to increase the router’s range.This asus wifi routers supports these technologies to maximize the coverage:

  • AiRadar Technology.
  • High-Performance Antennas.
  • Range Booster.

This techniques has enabled this router to cover a house with an area of about 2500 feet.

Prioritizing The Gaming Traffic:

Asus RT AC68U Router has very special capabilities to enhance the quality of online games, this router utilizes two proprietary capabilities to prioritize the gaming and strengthen the gamer’s communication from the game console to the main server. These 2 features include :

  • Prioritize via Gaming Port
    • This router equipped with a dedicated gaming port which automatically prioritizes any wired device connected to it (by allocating more bandwidth and resources) . No need to any special configuration, just connect your gaming PC or gaming console to this port.
  • Prioritize via Gear Accelerator:
    • Gear Accelerator lets you prioritize wireless client devices via router’s online control panel. You can prioritize devices to help boost their speed and prevent them fighting over bandwidth with other devices.

Proprietary Security System:

Asus RT AC 68U WiFi Router has an internal security system designed and implemented by Trend Micro Security Company. This feature is called Asus AiProtection and is constantly checking router incoming and outgoing traffic. This system has valuable IPS capability, which is able to intelligently detect and prevent intrusion into your network quickly.

This Router is a VPN Server …!

One of the interesting features of this router is the existence of a VPN Server service. It’s good to mention that usually WiFi routers only have vpn service capability and can connect to a VPN Server as a VPN Client, but this router itself can work as a VPN Server. The following VPN servers are supported :

  • OVPN VPN Server
  • PPTP VPN Server

You can set up this server easily and with the least complexity possible. In this method it no longer requires to publish internal servers and programs directly on the Internet.

Authorized Internet users who want to access the internal servers, can first connect to the router as VPN Client and then use them safely as an internal user.

Easy Installation:

Setting up and managing this router is very easy. Asus has a dedicated app (called Asus Router App) to install and manage some models of its WiFi routers. Fortunately, the tether App supports this asus wifi router, allowing you to install and manage the router in the easiest way possible.


Different tests were performed by WiFiAdviser technical team on Asus RT AC68U. Which included 4K online game interruption test, overall speed test in high noise and low noise environments. Communication stability test and finally proprietary Gaming capabilities test.

In the end, we gave the router a score of 8.5 out of 10. By purchasing this router, you will have a very high level home gaming network and you will have no restrictions on servicing and using game consoles.


Asus RT-AC68U AC19000 WiFi Router

ASUS AC1900 WiFi Gaming Router (RT-AC68U) – Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Internet Router, Gaming & Streaming, AiMesh Compatible, Included Lifetime Internet Security, Adaptive QoS, Parental Control

Asus RT-AC68U WiFi Router Specifications

Wireless Specifications

Wireless Standard802.11ac (a/b/g/n)
BandsDual Band
Overall Speed1900Mbps
RangeLarge House
Concurrent Clients30
Antenna3 External

Software Capabilities Level (1-10)

Parental Control8
Traffic Control 8.5
Guest NetworkYes

Physical Ports

WAN Ports1 (1Gbps)
LAN Ports4 (1Gbps)
USB Ports1 (USB 3)+ 1(USB 2)

Special Capabilities

Beamforming TechnologyYes
MU-MIMO TechnologyNo
Mesh SupportYes
Repeater ModeYes
Vendor-Specific TechnologyAiProtection, AiMesh, AiRadar

Hardware Specifications

Processor1 Ghz Dual-Core
Dimension12.15 x 9.8 x 3.8 in


+ Reasonable Coverage
+ Lifetime Security Subscription
+ VPN Server Feature


– Limited WiFi Overall Speed
– No Cloud-based Access
– Low RAM

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