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Instead of it wasting space, is there anything I can do with this thing to actually increase Internet Speeds or something? I have a Netgear WNDR3700 as my main router.
    
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Flash it with DDWRT?
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Flash it with DDWRT?
Ahh

Well first, the revision of my DIR-615 isn't supported.

And also what would I do with it AFTER I flashed it?
    
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Ahh

Well first, the revision of my DIR-615 isn't supported.

And also what would I do with it AFTER I flashed it?
you could turn it into a repeater to increase your wireless range.

even without dd-wrt, you could still turn your router into a wireless access point.

google is your friend.
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is there anything I can do with this thing to actually increase Internet Speeds or something?
Ha..

As stated, pretty much the only useful functionality you'll find from this device is to either use it as an AP or a switch. You can run a long cord from your current router into it (Using the LAN ports on both devices) and place in a spot where your wireless coverage may be spotty. Or you could simply use the 4 LAN ports as a switch, since a wireless router is actually a 3 in 1 combo device containing routing, a switch and an access point.

Other than that, meh.
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