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):

  • 4 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1733.2 mbps


This is classified as a “Top-Performer” and therefore the fastest 802.11ac wifi system.


  • 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 (2018-07-18)

  • 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.
  • Suport multi-langue(UTF-8) network name. Windows XP and Windows 7 do not support UTF-8 format SSID. These two OS may see gibberish if using multi-language SSID.
  • 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.
  • Limited Web&Apps filter number to 16 (2018-01-25)

Security fixed

  • Fixed KRACK vulnerability
  • Fixed CVE-2017-14491: DNS - 2 byte heap based overflow
  • Fixed CVE-2017-14492: DHCP - heap based overflow
  • Fixed CVE-2017-14493: DHCP - stack based overflow
  • Fixed CVE-2017-14494: DHCP - info leak
  • Fixed CVE-2017-14495: DNS - OOM DoS
  • Fixed CVE-2017-14496: DNS - DoS Integer underflow
  • Fixed CVE-2017-13704 : Bug collision
  • Fixed predictable session tokens(CVE-2017-15654), logged user IP validation(CVE-2017-15653), Logged-in information disclosure (special thanks for Blazej Adamczyk contribution)
  • Fixed web GUI authorization vulnerabilities.
  • Fixed AiCloud XSS vulnerabilities
  • Fixed XSS vulnerability. Thanks for Joaquim’s contribution.
  • Fixed LAN RCE vulnerability. An independent security researcher has reported this vulnerability to Beyond Security’s SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program
  • Fixed remote code execution vulnerability. Thanks to David Maciejak of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs
  • Fixed Smart Sync Stored XSS vulnerabilities. Thanks fo Guy Arazi’s contribution.
  • Fixed CVE-2018-5721 Stack-based buffer overflow.

New features

  • HDD Hibernation
  • URL filter black/white list
  • Bandwidth limiter on guest network
  • URL filter support https website

Bug fixed

  • Fixed CTF related issues
  • Fixed AiCloud smart sync issue.
  • Fixed client icon modification issue when client name includes special characters.
  • Fixed AiCloud smart sync problem.