ASUS RT-N66U Review

WiFi Performance N750 WiFi (300 + 450 Mbps) N750 WiFi (300 + 450 Mbps) N900 WiFi (300 + 600 Mbps)
WiFi Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz 2.4GHz & 5GHz 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Ethernet Ports 4 Gigabit LAN port
1 Gigabit WAN port
4 Gigabit LAN port
1 Gigabit WAN port
4 Gigabit LAN port
1 Gigabit WAN port
USB Ports 2 USB 2.0 ports 1 USB 2.0 port 2 USB 2.0 ports
Antennas 3 detachable dual band external antennas Internal 3 detachable antennas
MSRP $99.99 $99.99 $129.99

The ASUS RT-N66U dual-band wireless-N900 gigabit router brings unbelievable performance and range in coverage in its range. Using ASUSWRT, you can swiftly set-up your network, verify and monitor the signal strength, and tailor user access. Succeeding the prized RT-N56U, the newer RT-N66U escalates your WiFi speeds for the 5 GHz as well as 2.4 GHz transmission by 50% and then up to 900Mbps. Meaning it is the perfect choice for demanding bandwidth responsibilities like high-definition video streaming, gaming with multiplayer functioning capabilities, USB file-sharing as well as USB linked print sharing.

The integral WiFi amplifiers push the RT-N66U to perfection. It’s an ideal wireless router for bigger, 2-3 story homes along with locations where the signal strength range will practically extend anywhere.

If you are a savvy high-tech enthusiast or a novice, the RT-N66U is brilliantly simple to operate. Devoid of CD installation, the Quick Installation Setup (QIS) allows you to easily plug-in and connect, straight out of the box. You’ be connecting computers, smartphones and any other wireless devices, in no time at all. It offers control like no other, allowing you to monitor signal strength, tailor parental controls and settings along with many other valuable features in intuitive actions, thanks to advanced interface tools selection.

ASUS’s RT-N66U N900 seems to be as feature-loaded as any potential buyer could be looking for, in a Wi-Fi router. It provides you with an excellent web-interface, making it very simple to use. It is a bit pricey, but we have determined it is truly worth the cost. Although Wi-Fi routers don’t typically excite us, this particular router impressive; the RT-N66U is proficient in transferring speeds of near 900Mbps, with so many intuitive features as well.


• Sleek & Edgy design.
• Excellent data rates for 5GHz band.
• Complete Web interface
• Rock-Solid wireless signal.
• File Sharing Capabilities.
• VPN server Standalone ability.


• Firmware has a few bugs to work-out.
• Data on the 2.4GHz band needs some enhancement.
• USB ports won’t support the USB 3.0 standard.
• A bit costly.

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