73points

Asus RT-AC56U

100points

Asus RT-AC66U

Asus RT-AC56U
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34 facts in comparison

Asus RT-AC56U vs Asus RT-AC66U

Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC66U
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC66U
73
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100
points

Why is Asus RT-AC56U better than Asus RT-AC66U?

  • Has dynamic routing
  • 44g lighter
    406gvs450g
  • 2mm narrower
    205mmvs207mm
  • 82.8mm thinner
    66mmvs148.8mm

Why is Asus RT-AC66U better than Asus RT-AC56U?

  • 583MB/s higher Wi-Fi speed
    1750MB/svs1167MB/s
  • 3 more external antennas
    3vs0
  • Has QoS
  • IPv6 enabled
  • Has removable antennas
  • 111.5mm shorter
    35.5mmvs147mm

General info

1.LAN ports
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With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

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8

4

4

2.weight
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

406g

450g

3.WAN ports
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A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the Internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.

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CradlePoint CBA750B

2

1

1

4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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Trendnet TEW-714TRU

2

2

2

5.width
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

205mm

207mm

6.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330N

12mm

66mm

148.8mm

Performance

1.WiFi speed
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A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

Best

Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

1167MB/s

1750MB/s

2.Has dual-band technology
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Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (eg. 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.

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3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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4.internal storage
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Best

Apple Airport Time Capsule

2000GB

0MB

0MB

Antennas

1.external antennas
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More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.

Best

Asus RT-AC68U

3

0

3

2.Has removable antennas
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The antennas can be removed if they are not needed, or replaced with longer ones if necessary.

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Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
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A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

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Asus RT-AC66U
2.Has a URL filter
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URL filters are particularly useful if you want to restrict web access at specific times. For instance, a company router may be configured so that employees cannot access personal e-mail accounts during working hours.

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Asus RT-AC66U
3.Has port filtering
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Port filtering is a type of access control where access to certain Internet service are assigned to users using port numbers. This can increase security as well as restricting Internet usage.

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Asus RT-AC66U
4.Has automatic IP
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Automatic IP allows a local area network (LAN) computer to give itself a unique IP address when Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is unavailable to do so.

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5.Has L2TP Passthrough
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You can enable L2TP Passthrough. L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) is a VPN (Virtual Private Network) protocol for carrying data from one device to another securely over the Internet.

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6.Has IPsec Passthrough
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You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.

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Asus RT-AC66U

Features

1.Has QoS
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With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimise performance by deciding which traffic to prioritise when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and type of Internet service.

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2.IPv6 enabled
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IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol. IPv6 operates as a separate network to IPv4, and has the capacity for more IP addresses and more features.

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Asus RT-AC66U
3.Is DLNA certified
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All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

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4.Has Universal Plug n Play
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Universal Plug n Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices, such as PCs, printers, Internet gateways, Wi-Fi access points and mobile devices to find each other and exchange information on the network.

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5.Has dynamic routing
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Dynamic routing is useful if you need to configure several routers, as they can automatically find network destinations and best routes, as well as sharing information between routers. They can reroute automatically if there is a fault somewhere.

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6.Network Time Protocol enabled
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With Network Time Protocol (NTP) you can ensure that devices across a network display the exact same time and date, using UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

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