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post #11 of 22
wrt54g's are like others said GREAT routers, and with dd-wrt, just get better.
I would suggest doing a soft reset of the router, then a hard reset/powercycle/hard reset, then reflashing it with one step down of w/e dd wrt package your using. If your using standard, try mini or micro.

I would check the security settings too, and make sure you're the only one using the router.
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post #12 of 22
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so far i've tried 4 different firmware versions of DD-WRT
first was the 13064 standard, then 13941, 13064 mini, and now 13064 micro.
now i can download with 3,6MB/s
so it's making progress...
but i still want that extra 2.9MB/s
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post #13 of 22
Are you sure it's the router? Have you tried a direct connection to your modem(I'd assume you have)? And no one else is using your wifi? Whats the speed difference for you between a wired connection and wireless connection to the router?
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post #14 of 22
I wouldn't suspect that router has enough CPU to route >50 mbps worth of packets.
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I've got the same model/version in a box here, and it does fine for 10 meg a sec on lan.
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post #16 of 22
In a LAN environment you are not utilizing the CPU to route packets as your traffic remains in layer 2.
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post #17 of 22
Still, the router should/does have the power to push it. The modem is what would be the limiter past that? Or he is using wifi while someone else is?
It's impossible to get those speeds through any ISP here(boondocks), or else I'd test it. The wrt54g v2 here through ISP, does 1.4megs a sec with about 5% cpu load. So him hitting 100% cpu load on the router, there has to be a problem somewhere.
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post #18 of 22
Quote:
The wrt54g v2 here through ISP, does 1.4megs a sec with about 5% cpu load. So him hitting 100% cpu load on the router, there has to be a problem somewhere.
Linear equivalent at 100% load would equate to 28 mbps (3.5 MB/sec), which is exactly what he is getting a couple posts up.
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Build your own router, OC it
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post #20 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
Linear equivalent at 100% load would equate to 28 mbps (3.5 MB/sec), which is exactly what he is getting a couple posts up.
yeah, even with build 14929 i get the same speeds

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Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
Build your own router, OC it
yeah i wanted to use untangle, but that won't work with WiFi
so if you have any other ideas...i'm open to suggestions
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