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    Best Buy AC2917 and Merlin

    On Amazon, the 86U had pretty good overall ratings. But on NewEgg, there were a lot higher percentage of dissatisfied users with either router failure, or 2.4 GHz band issues after a period of time. There are also lots of complaints about how hot the router gets. But most of the negative...
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    Insanely huge numbers in Traffic Monitor

    Same here. It started happening to me about a year ago after a firmware upgrade Fall of 2019. I've submitted feedback via the web gui to ASUS a few time after a new firmware version would come out without fixing the problem. I've heard nothing back, and there's been no fix. The Merlin...
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    ASUS RT-AC68U May 6 2020 New Firmware Version 3.0.0.4.385_20490

    The U.S. support site for ASUS has the firmware update for the RT-AC66U B1. Supposedly the same firmware as the RT-AC68U, although the support page for that model doesn't have the new version yet. Haven't upgraded yet on my AC66U B1. Change list: Version 3.0.0.4.385.20585 2020/06/19 36.74...
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    Per 5 of my other responses in this thread...yes. But I will edit that into the last post.
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    Settings on my router after reset in bold. Edit...this router has a high CPU usage when running 3.0.0.4.385.20253.
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    Well, tried the hard factory reset, and it looked okay for a day, then last night it obviously went back up to > 90% utilization no matter what, and is staying up there. As aaronk pointed out, most of the cpu usage is by [mtdblock3]. Submitted another feedback to ASUS.
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    Well, the apparent "fix" of a Factory Reset that I thought had worked, didn't work for long as the persistant CPU utilization was back up to >85% when I checked it a day later. I reverted to 3.0.0.4.385.20252 and all is fine CPU wise again. I will try a Hard Factory Reset after the next...
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    I upgraded again to the latest. This time I did a factory reset after the upgrade and the CPU utilization went back to normal. Edit March 29 - it didn't work for long, see below.
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    I had also used the feedback link to let ASUS know about it. I updated through the UI.
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    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.385.20253

    I also noticed this after upgrade to 3.0.0.4.385.20253 from 3.0.0.4.385.20252. Downgrading the firmware brought the CPU usage back to normal. This was with an RT-AC66U B1 but that uses the same firmware as an RT-AC68U I believe. Did you do a factory reset after the upgrade? I did not.
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