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If I were to overclock it to 216MHz, how much of a difference would I notice? Oh, and would I have to find a way to keep it cool?
IMO you won't notice a difference,and it would depend on how hot your router was running in the first place to say if you'd need to cool it or not.I oc'ed my router to 220+ or something like that,and didn't notice any real improvement in network speed(LAN or Wireless).Some will even tell you it can/will shorten the life of your router.
 
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Hmm, if I won't notice a difference, then I won't overclock. So, I'll be honest with you all: I have no idea what I am missing out on. What sort of tweaks should I look into with such a simple setup like mine? The sole purpose of the wireless router is to provide internet access to the laptop. My sig rig is hardwired to it.
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post #13 of 14
I would definitely look into QOS,will let you set priorities to a specific app/computers or even ports on the router.
 
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post #14 of 14
Try DD-WRT and if it works good for ALL of your applications then keep it. I personally had a lot of problems with a lot of the applications that I use, I'm not the type of person that gives up I did try as much as many fixes as I could find on google because I love the features DD-WRT has to offer.

I switched to Tomato after trying DD-WRT and I love that one even more. It's got a real SIMPLE gui and it does what you want it to.

One notable feature for me that I couldn't get to work on DD-WRT and that worked for me on Tomato was the Static DHCP feature. This allows me to enter a mac address of a device and assign it a IP address from the router configuration, this comes in use when using port forwarding or when my router wants to act like an idiot and give out an IP that i've set statically on the device.

QOS is also available on that firmware as well as some of the other features on DD-WRT. I've been running tomato stable since I switched to it.

Give them both a try if you have that much time they are both great.
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