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Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
Top 23%350 points
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Top 15%384 points
Top 15%
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
Top specs and features

Asus RT-AC56U vs Asus RT-AC68U: 33 facts in comparison

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
1167MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s
1300MB/s

2. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
79% have it

3. external antennas

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.
0
Asus RT-AC68U: 3
3

4. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
96% have it

5. Has automatic IP

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
38% have it

6. Has port filtering

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
28% have it

7. Is DLNA certified

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
34% have it

8. Has a static IP address

Static IP addresses remain consistent on each connection. This means the IP address can be used to allow remote access/configuration. Most home devices have a dynamic IP address, whereas larger companies usually use a static IP address.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
74% have it

9. Has a URL filter

URL filters are particularly useful if you want to allow different web access depending on the time of day, for instance allowing employees to use personal email outside of working hours.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
55% have it

10. Has dual-band technology

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
41% have it

11. Has QoS

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
88% have it

12. Has a Network Services Filter

A Network Services Filter blocks the LAN - WAN packet exchanges and can prevent devices from using specific networks.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
12% have it

13. Network Time Protocol enabled

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).
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
40% have it

14. Has MAC address filtering

This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
89% have it

15. IPv6 enabled

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
50% have it

16. Has PPTP Passthrough

You can enable PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol) Passthrough. This allows VPN connections using PPTP to pass through the router with ease. This method is less secure than L2TP passthrough.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
84% have it

17. Has dynamic routing

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
56% have it

18. Has SPI intrusion protection

All incoming traffic will be blocked except for those types selected in the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) section. This helps to protect your network from unwanted traffic.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
84% have it

19. Has DoS protection

DoS protection guards a content network against DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. These flood a network with server requests, slowing overall traffic and potentially causing long term interruptions.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
43% have it

20. thickness

94mm thinner.
66mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm
160mm

21. Has Universal Plug n Play

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.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus RT-AC68U
87% have it

22. height

63.7mm shorter.
147mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm
83.3mm

23. WAN ports

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.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2
1

24. weight

234g lighter.
406g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g
640g

25. width

15mm narrower.
205mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm
220mm

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