ASUS Lets Draft 11ac Router Out of the Bag

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Tim Higgins

ASUS logoASUS has announced its “me-too” draft 802.11ac router.

The company announced the RT-AC66U router at this week’s Computex show in Taipei. Form factor and styling appear very similar to the RT-N66U “Dark Knight”.

ASUS RT-AC66U router

Specs look like the Buffalo WRT-D1800H and NETGEAR R6300 draft 11ac routers that are already in the wild, i.e. simultaneous dual-band with 1300 Mbps maximum link rate on 5 GHz and 450 Mbps on 2.4 GHz, one WAN and four LAN Gigabit Ethernet ports and USB 2.0 ports for drive sharing.

Nothing in the announcement about either pricing or availability.

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