Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT AC2400 WiFi Router – The Best DD-WRT Router of 2015?

Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT OpenVPN Router

While FlashRouters highlighted some of the best and most popular DD-WRT routers of 2014 but we thought it is time to give attention to our latest DD-WRT WiFi router likely to lead this list in 2015…

Ladies and gentlemen, it is a pleasure to introduce our newest WiFi Wireless-AC crown jewel: the Asus RT-AC87U AC2400 DD-WRT FlashRouter.

Asus RT-AC87U AC2400 DD-WRT Specs

Let’s take a minute to talk about what makes the Asus RT-AC87U AC2400 so special, even before it is flashed with DD-WRT open source firmware for advanced customization and security options.

  • Unrivaled 5000 square feet Wireless-AC coverage with speeds up to 2400 Mbps.
  • Our first router with 4 powerful external antennas that can be adjusted to improve your wireless range.
  • Runs on a Dual Core 1 GHz (1000 MHz) Broadcom CPU internal processor.
  • Best-in class RAM (256), 128 MB of active flash memory.
  • A Networked USB 3.0 port for the fastest high-speed data transferring available.

That’s a lot of top-of-the-line  wireless coverage, processing power, not to mention future-proofing for high end Wireless-AC speeds for those looking for the best of the best. Add in the amazing features included with a DD-WRT firmware upgrade and it doesn’t get any better than this when it comes to SOHO routers!

Sold on the RT-AC87U?

Well, I must say that’s an excellent choice!Head over and snag the Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT FlashRouter VPN Router today!

Side View - Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT Router

The Advantages of Wireless-AC

If you’re not familiar with Wireless-AC, here’s all you need to know: as the latest wireless draft for exponential signal capacity, for sheer transmission speed, Wireless-AC smokes the competition.

Where Wireless-G topped off at 54 Mbps and Wireless-N landed in the 450-900 Mbps range, Wireless-AC blows right by both, tripling Wireless-N’s fastest speeds. In the case of the Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT Router FlashRouter, this is a dual-band device with the ability to offer 2400 Mbps (600 2.4 GHz & 1800 5.0 GHz)! There’s nothing else on the market that can compete with that.

Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT Features

The hardware specs of the Asus RT-AC87U are only part of its appeal. at does it matter if the firmware is missing the features you want or has security holes/backdoors you don’t want. The real fireworks occur when DD-WRT open source firmware is flashed onto this remarkable device.

If you’ve struggled with streaming movies or TV broken up by stalls or aggravating freezes, then the RT-AC87U DD-WRT is the router you’ve been waiting for. No need to worry about interruptions during Game of Thrones on HBO Go or House of Cards on Netflix; the Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT will keep your streaming services working.

And there’s so much more that DDWRT brings to the RT-AC87U. There are features galore, performing all sorts of advanced functions like:

You get all of these features – advanced networking modes and security, flawless streaming, WiFi Hot Spot capabilities – and so much more with a DD-WRT upgrade. Don’t settle for anything less.

Best Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT VPN Options

One of the best advantages of owning a RT-AC87U DD-WRT is the built-in VPN capability.

If you subscribe to a VPN service, or are planning to, FlashRouters can set up your brand new Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT to work with your VPN account straight out of the box. Skip over tricky VPN installation processes and let us take care of the hard stuff.

Plus, with the RT-AC87U, you will get the best speeds of any VPN router. Speeds in a router are based primarily on the processor strength and how much encryption/decryption it can handle. The Asus RT-AC87U 1 GHz is the most powerful processor we now offer.

Use a FlashRouter in a Two Router Setup - Local & VPN

How To Use a FlashRouter in a Two Router Setup

Purchasing a Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT FlashRouter doesn’t mean you will have to get rid of your current router setup. Take advantage of our popular dual router setup, which lets you have one dedicated VPN router, and one for local, day-to-day usage. Switching back and forth between your regular network and your VPN has never been so easy.

Our list of official supported VPN service providers grows longer all the time, and you can’t go wrong choosing from it. That said, these are some of our more popular VPN providers:

  1. HideMyAss – Top number of servers and IP addresses in US & UK server choices.
  2. IPVanish – Keeps adding more & more servers with some of the fastest server speeds worldwide.
  3. PrivateInternetAccess – Best budget VPN service.

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The FlashRouters Service Difference

Though our staff has always been available to help our customers when they needed help, we’ve recently upgraded our already superlative customer service in a couple of important ways…

Knowledge Base & Help Desk: Our site has a handy Knowledge Base and support desk to better handle the many requests and inquiries we receive. If you have any questions, concerns or are just looking for a recommendation on the best device for you and your setup, click the Support button on the left hand side. Our DD-WRT specialists are ready to answer your questions and help you choose the right device.

Support Plans: FlashRouters now offers advanced DD-WRT support plans. Different routers come with slightly different plans. Users looking for support for their own routers can visit the FlashRouters Support Plan Center.

Don’t forget to use the coupon code AC87U through 03/31/2015 and get an extra $30 off!

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6 thoughts on “Asus RT-AC87U DD-WRT AC2400 WiFi Router – The Best DD-WRT Router of 2015?

  1. apaun

    “And there’s so much more that DD-WRT brings to the Nighthawk.”, Why did it switch to Nighthawk? RT-AC87U is Asus and Nighthawk is Netgear. Is this a misprint???


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