Product Comparison: ASUS RT-AC65P vs ASUS RT-AC66U


General Specifications
Brand
ASUS
ASUS
Model
RT-AC65P
RT-AC66U
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi) and 256QAM technology, the 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC65P faster wireless speeds than N technology. At 2.4 GHz, it reaches 450 Mbps, while on the 5GHz band it blazes to 1300 Mbps.
The ASUS RT-AC66U is a dual-band AC1750 Gigabit router packed with ASUS-exclusive technologies such as AiRadar for expanded and more consistent wireless coverage and ASUSWRT for quick and easy setup of your network as well as intuitive sharing of USB devices.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
1750 Mbps
1750 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
4
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
ASUS RT-AC65P Dual-Band Gigabit Router
  • A good solution for routing. Good speed.
  • Very good, I managed to increase the wifi speed with this router.
  • Now I can finally use the 5Ghz band. It works perfectly with Movistar TV.
  • A few days ago I bought this router. Fast speed of this one.
  • It sends great speeds via WiFi. An absolutely recommended purchase.
ASUS RT-AC66U Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
  • This router is a welcome addition for me over my previous one. I only have 75Mbps internet so the AC1750 more than handles my needs.
  • This is a nice upgrade from the RT56 from a few years ago. I currently have 200MBPS internet at my home. And my old router only allowed about 50MBPS per device.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
8.66 in.
1.4 in.
Width
6.22 in.
8.1 in.
Depth
3.42 in.
5.9 in.
Weight
1.17 lbs.
1.1 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - AC
Wireless - AC
Ethernet Standard
10/100/1000
10/100/1000
Number of Antennas
4
3
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
ASUS RT-AC65P Dual-Band Gigabit Router
  • Good stability and range in WiFi. Easy to configure.
  • I am very satisfied with the purchase, good range of WiFi.
  • It is the best you can find in the market. Good range.
  • Good router with great range. Highly recommended.
  • The WiFi leaves a lot to be desired, the phone router has more range.
ASUS RT-AC66U Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
  • The "Authentication Method" to WPA-Auto-Personal, and "WPA Encryption" to TKIP+AES settings allow for better compatibility if you have a mix of newer and older devices to support.
  • I quickly set up PPTP with MPPE-128 bit encryption to connect from my mac and pc and I set up OpenVPN, which wasn't so quick as it required some tweaking.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
WMM, PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP, IPsec, IPTV, VPN passthrough
SPI intrusion detection, DoS protection, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
What customers say about "Security"
ASUS RT-AC65P Dual-Band Gigabit Router
  • Excellent router, very comfortable to configure. Very secure.
  • The ability to put filters (parental control) both by computer and by web pages is a very welcome plus.
  • I can assigning fixed IPs trivially and really checking all the gadgets that are connected. Good feature and secure.
  • With this router we have more features of secure and for a lower price.
  • You can configure the two networks independently, check the status of your network, detect all connected devices and many more functions.
ASUS RT-AC66U Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
  • I eventually flashed a derivative of the ASUS firmware called "Merlin" which has even more options, such as scripting, security enhancements, etc.
  • There's even RADUIS Server options to further add security to WiFi, which has excellent signal strength by the way.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
FCC, CE
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