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  1. thedarkness

    AC86U overheating

    Hi, I'm running Merlin 386.5_2 on my RT-AC86U, since more than 2 years. Today I've noticed that there's only one CPU in the dashboard. Tools > Temperatures: 2.4 GHz: 50°C - 5 GHz: 56°C - CPU: 96°C The router is idling, there are 12 devices connected in total, but I'm not doing anything...
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    My experience with the RT-AC86U

    Decided I'd setup a sort of online diary about my user experience with the Asus RT-AC86U, a.k.a. Wireless-AC2900. It has dual-core 1.8 GHz CPU, 512 MB RAM and for what I can tell, good throughput and good WiFi radios. (If looking for a router in 2022, turns out there are better options for a...
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    Wifi usb hdd slow speed on large file transfer on R7800

    Short summary: the speed of filecopy to and from USB hdd connected to Netgear R7800 drops significantly after around 7-8GB has been copied, consistently. More details: I get around 35 MB/s for roughly the first 7-8GB of data copied from laptop to USB hdd connected to the R7800's USB port via...
  4. emgee

    [RT-AC3100] IPTV Killing Internet (Was: Running Hot)

    UPDATE (February 9, 2017) I previously thought/was concerned that my AC3100 might have been running too hot and causing Wifi and even wired LAN woes. However, turns out it's not... Thanks to everyone for your input and sorry I haven't checked back sooner, I haven't been receiving...
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    Router Overheating (with usb attached storage)?

    I currently own an Asus ac87u with the Asuswrt-Merlin version 380.61 with a 5tb usb hard drive attached via usb 3.0. I also run the Astrill vpn service off the router. Okay to the issue, when I do back up to the usb hard drive using the Acronis software the router seems to go down where I have...