ASUS RP-AC68U WiFi Performance Test - Access Point (AP) Mode

(Initial post HERE, Media Bridge Link test HERE)

WiFi testing based on iPerf3 with the following setup :

Note : The following test was based on my devices with specific settings (OS/software/version etc) and environment setup.  The wireless test results may vary depending on device/hardware/software/setting/environment.  This test is meant for my own reference only and should not be used for any benchmarking or comparison purposes.


The router's FW version & wireless setup as follows:

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Test scenario & condition :

  • PC & laptop run on current latest Windows 10 64-bit with up-to-date updates
  • For PC & laptop uses current latest iPerf3.1.3
  • For mobile device uses current latest HE app
  • 1 PC connect to the router's LANport and run iPerf3 as server, AntiVirus & Windows Firewall turn-off, no other apps running
  • Each PC/laptop/mobile device will connect to the wifi, one device one band at a time, then run iPerf3 as client to the iPerf3 server
  • PC spec which is running iPerf3 as server :


WiFi Test @2.4GHz on DIY PC (GA-H170N-WiFi) and laptop (ThinkPad T440) :

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WiFi Test @2.4GHz on mobile devices (Sony Xperia Z Ultra C6833 / OnePlus3 A3003 / iPhone6 / Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505) :

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WiFi Test @5GHz on DIY PC (GA-H170N-WiFi) and laptop (ThinkPad T440) :

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WiFi Test @5Hz on mobile devices (Sony Xperia Z Ultra C6833 / OnePlus3 A3003 / iPhone6 / Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505) :

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