Since this product is advertised on Asus, this model is currently being manufactured.


Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 3 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1299.9 mbps


This is classified as a “Mid-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?


  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? To find out. If you have this model, and are running the latest firmware, contact us.

Download the latest firmware from asus.com Beta Version

Security fixes

  • Fixed CVE-2018-14710, CVE-2018-14711, CVE-2018-14712, CVE-2018-14713, CVE-2018-14714. Thanks for Rick Ramgattie’s contribution.
  • Fixed AiCloud/ Samba account vulnerability. Thanks for Matthew Cundari’s contribution.
  • Fixed DoS vulnerability. Thanks for Ruikai Liu’s contribution.
  • Fixed CVE-2018-17020, CVE-2018-17021, CVE-2018-17022.
  • Fixed stored XSS vulnerability. Thanks for Duda Przemyslaw’s contribution.
  • Updated OpenSSL library. (2018-06-01)

  • Modified the EULA for DDNS, AiProtection, Adaptive QoS, Traffic Analyzer, Web history, Feedback.
  • Added Privacy page in Advanced settings
  • Fixed IPv6 bugs
  • Modified USB 3.0 related strings.
  • Added more protection mechanism for OpenVPN account. (2018-05-15)

  • Improved system stability.
  • Fixed XSS vulnerability. Thanks to Yonghui Han of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs.
  • Fixed CVE-2018-8877, CVE-2018-8878, CVE-2018-8879
  • Fixed plain text password vulnerability in lighthttpd
  • Modified Quick Internet Setup wizard process.
  • Main SSID and guest network can hide independently.