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The powerful Asus RT-AC87U uses four external antennas and beamforming technology for maximum range. The router can achieve a maximum speed of up to 1.73 Gbps at 5GHz. The RT-AC87U is ideal for HD video, online gaming and sharing of large files.

Key Features

  • Dual-band connectivity at 2.4 GHz (600Mbps) and 5 GHz (1734Mbps)
  • Dual-core processor for speed and stability
  • Quantenna QSR1000 4x4 MU-MIMO antennas
  • Five Gigabit Ethernet ports (4 LAN, 1 WAN)
  • 2 x USB 3.0 for printers and hard drives
  • 3G/4G USB dongle support
  • Wi-Fi guest network & parental control

MU-MIMO technology

The four powerful MU-MIMO antennas ensure that data to multiple devices in the home can be streamed in full HD (1080p) or 4K Ultra HD resolution and the four antennas with advanced beamforming, will improve the stability of the WiFi signal.

Advanced security

Your network will be secured by AiProtection with Trend Micro technology. This security application uses real-time network monitoring to detect malware and other threats before they reach your PC or mobile device. To use this software you have to pay a separate license fee. The built-in firewall protects you from hackers and DoS attacks.

Parental supervision

The Asus RT-AC87U supports extensive features to protect your children from harmful content such as violence or erotic content. You can easily check what type of websites your children can and can not visit. The list of sites is kept up to date by Asus but you can also add websites yourself.

In addition to parental controls for content, it is possible to give access only to the Internet at certain times. For example, you can block access to the Internet after 8 pm. You can specify which devices these rules apply so you always have access.

Easy installation

The RT AC87U has ASUSWRT software, a user interface that provides access to a web-based installation process, AiCloud 2.0 and other advanced wireless management. ASUSWRT is web-based so you can access any device connected to the computer. Many standard routers require separate apps or have limitations in management from mobile devices.

Asus AiCloud

ASUS AiCloud 2.0 is an exclusive application that allows the router to become a powerful personal cloud server. Data stored on the network are automatically synchronized to a connected USB stick or Asus WebStorage with the Asus Smart Sync. Allows you to easily share files with friends, colleagues and family by a simply link. Users around the world can access their data via the web interface or via the AiCloud free app for Android and iOS devices.

QoS support

QoS stands for quality of services and is designed to provide certain types of data priority over other data. VoIP traffic and streaming video will always be given priority. The QoS feature can also be set by you with your own preferences and priorities. For example, you can prioritize your gaming PC, tablet or smartphones.