You might not use the advanced and powerful features of the Asus RT-AC68U, but regardless this is truly one of the best dual-band routers on the market. You’ll love this router.

In our testing, the RT-AC68U proved to be a top contender for the fastest Wi-Fi routers. It has a 800 MHz dual-core processor and speeds up to 1,300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band. On the 2.4 GHz band, it has speeds up to 600 Mbps. It might not be perfect for the average user, but it’s definitely a powerful unit that’ll satisfy users for homes and small businesses.

Design wise, the RT-AC68U has a new look. It stands upright. It still looks similar to its predecessors, but features a finish that doesn’t attract fingerprints. And although it can’t be mounted to a wall, its vertical design takes up less space. It features three detachable external antennae.

On the inside, this router has an Arm Cortex A9 dual-core 800 MHz CPU with 256 MB of DDR RAM. Incredible specs for a router. It features one 3.0 USB and one 2.0 USB port as well for hooking up devices or storage sticks.

For usability, the RT-AC68 also scores highly. It has an incredibly easy setup with setup wizard that’s perfect for beginners and experts alike. It comes with a CD that has all of the setup software. But you don’t need the CD, as it already has a web-based wizard that allows you to customize the admin password, network name, IP and more. It has LED lights that show the statuses of all of the ports on the back side of the unit too. Or if these lights bother you, turn them off via a button on the back of the router.