Premium Outside. Powerful Inside.
The ASUS RT-AC56U wireless router delivers the fastest two by two wireless data throughput available today for up to 1167 Mbps of concurrent dual-band speed on the latest generation of wireless connectivity—802.11ac. Built with a dual-core 800MHz processor and featuring 256MB of onboard DDR3 memory, flawlessly perform multiple bandwidth-intensive tasks like 4K video streaming, online gaming, and more all at once.
At a Glance
- 802.11ac wireless connectivity for the latest generation of wireless
- Concurrent 300 Mbps and 867 Mbps dual-band throughput for high-speed wireless performance and reliable compatibility
- USB 3.0 for up to six times faster transfer speeds than previous generation USB
- AiRadar for 150 percent expanded wireless coverage and enhanced stability
- AiCloud to access, share, and stream your files from home to any internet-connected smartphone, tablet, or PC
- ASUSWRT dashboard for customizing and optimizing to your desired settings
- Three-step CD-free setup to get your wireless network up and running with ease
World’s Fastest Wi-Fi
Fifth-generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac on the RT-AC56U delivers up to an impressive 867 Mbps at 5 GHz—three times faster than previous generation wireless-N speeds. Smartphones, notebooks, and desktop PCs that are 802.11ac-enabled paired with the RT-AC56U will redefine your expectations, letting you connect more devices to it with enhanced stability and speeds.
Speed with Compatibility
While the 802.11ac wireless gives you the latest and greatest connectivity, the RT-AC56U still lets you connect to current and previous generation wireless devices on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. So no matter the device or the task, you’re assured reliable compatibility with incredible wireless speed.
Improved Wi-Fi Performance
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beam forming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
Share and Store with More Speed
USB 3.0 features data transfer speeds up to six times faster than USB 2.0 for quicker access to connected external drives and devices. Built with two USB ports, connect a combination of USB drives, 3G/4G dongles, and printers at once.
Your World on Demand
ASUS AiCloud is a free online cloud service that turns your home network into your own personal cloud. With the AiCloud Android and Apple apps or from any PC that has an internet connection, access, stream, sync, and share all your files from home to wherever you want with ease.
Easy Three-Step Setup and Customization
Simply connect the RT-AC56U to your modem, open a Web browser to a wirelessly-connected PC, smartphone, or tablet, and complete the setup wizard to effortlessly setup your network. With the ASUSWRT user interface, optimize your network for you by setting up guest accounts, prioritizing bandwidth to specific online tasks, creating parental settings, and more.