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Great LAN speed vs ASUS official firmware

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Patrick Monnier, Jun 24, 2018.

  1. Patrick Monnier

    Patrick Monnier New Around Here

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    Hi,
    I've just bought an ASUS RT-AC68U ( 3.0.0.4.384.2104) , but I was disappointed by the transfer speed on the LAN, o ly 12-15MB/s !!! :(
    I've just flashed it with Merlin 384.5 ( nothing else ) and now I get 65-70MB/s !!!
    Great Merlin
    Thanks
    :)
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2018
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  3. agilani

    agilani Senior Member

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    Not that the merlin firmware is not great, but I'm getting 240mb/s on stock....
     
  4. Patrick Monnier

    Patrick Monnier New Around Here

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    240mb/s = 30MB/s ;) (Mb = Megabit MB = Mega Byte )
    So that mean I get 520-560 Mb/s
     
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  7. agilani

    agilani Senior Member

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    Ah, I should have read your post more closely. I'll have to test it using a file server. I was only testing my internet which is maxed out at 240mb/s. 30MB/s is still faster than what you were seeing on stock. Don't get me wrong, as soon as I'm done troubleshooting, I'll be loading merlin back up on my routers.

    I do know that wired, i'm maxed out at 987 mb/s. Too bad there are no real options for higher throughput. I've been eyeing the symantec router that supposedly has a 2.5gb/s port. But kinda pointless without a switch and better internet.
     
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