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I'm using DD-WRT SVN 14929 as recommended by this thread on the DD-WRT forums for the WRT160N (NOTE THIS, it's different from yours)
One thing - even though they CLAIM you should use MSIE to upgrade your router?
Don't bother. I found I had MORE problems upgrading my DD-WRT inside IE9 under Windows 8 than with a quickie install of Firefox with default security permissions.
I tried 802.11n mode but it didn't seem to help much. That said, it was less sluggish with the new DD-WRT than with the older version I used to use (in which I ended up forcing the router to G mode only).
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I've got it on my WRT400N helped reduce load on the processor lowering the chance of overheating, and give me a nice set of features.
As for the bottleneck if you get full N speeds on the Wireless you will be fine with 50 megabits since N can do 60 megabits approx.
For the Gigabit LAN you will be fine for maxing out the speed.

This thread is a bit dated now as I've gone to pfSense and not looked back. Easily the best router os I've tried.

Thanks for digging this thread up and trying to help though. thumb.gif
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This thread is a bit dated now as I've gone to pfSense and not looked back. Easily the best router os I've tried.
Thanks for digging this thread up and trying to help though. thumb.gif

I was about to recommend OpenWRT instead. DD-WRT is a bit outdated and behind in supporting devices, especially considering it's mainly a business now. The only reason you'd have trouble with that slower Wrt600N is when you have QoS/filtering handling handling many, many different connections. Anand did a review a bit back comparing the performance of different routers' processors with the number of connections. (can't seem to find it in google right now).
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I have tried it and maybe hate it now.. Lots of bugs and instabilities, you will find your self tweaking for weeks to get it stable but maybe you have more luck than me.
Try it

you're probably not running the recommended firmware from the broadcom soc stickies. The versions on router page are likely not the stable versions wink.gif
 
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