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AC86U vs AC68U Openvpn speed test

Discussion in 'VPN' started by Liam, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. Liam

    Liam New Around Here

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    What a difference :D

     
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  2. Kingp1n

    Kingp1n Senior Member

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    Yes, it's a big difference...with the RT-AC68U, I could never watch Kodi streams via wireless with PIA VPN. Once I switched to the RT-AC86U, all is good again :) ...Best purchase I made.
     
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  3. Klueless

    Klueless Very Senior Member

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    Well worth the extra $50 ; -)
     
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  4. pvanryn

    pvanryn New Around Here

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    Looks like I need to upgrade. Anyone using this in an AiMesh system? I'm wondering how hard it would be to use it with my AC68U.
     
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  5. Darryl

    Darryl Occasional Visitor

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    I bought one a few weeks ago and now have it as my main router with two 68U's as aimesh nodes. Running latest version (.13) of Merlin. Works beautifully. Replaces 88U which is a fantastic router but vpn is far slower than 86U.
     
  6. pvanryn

    pvanryn New Around Here

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    Are you using Merlin's firmware on the nodes and the router, or just the router?
     
  7. Darryl

    Darryl Occasional Visitor

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    I'm using Merlin on both the nodes and the router.