Netgear R7500v2 (100% QCA MU-MIMO) First Impressions & Formal Review

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Dareksa

New Around Here
On my box is 512 MB RAM. Maybe there are two versions.
Look at photos below.

20160318_193034_1.jpg 20160318_193034_2.jpg
 
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avtella

Very Senior Member
Beta sample info you see on the FCC site can differ from final product. This is from my experience as a beta tester.
 

thiggins

Mr. Easy
Staff member
NETGEAR Guy tracked down the answer:

R7500v2 is 512 MB
R7500v1 is 256 MB
 

husky55

Occasional Visitor
Please report on your experience with the new Kong's firmware!!!
 

Pep Streebek

New Around Here
Please report on your experience with the new Kong's firmware!!!
Just replaced my Asus RT-AC66R with the R7500v2 and flashed the latest Kong build (12/2/2016), everything working great so far. MUCH better range through multiple walls in a "noisy" environment with many different WiFi signals than the AC66R. Going to miss Merlin's ASUS work, but so far the DD-WRT from Kong is excellent as well. Will update if anything changes or later on down the road if it keeps doing well.
 

husky55

Occasional Visitor
Just a heads up. Using kong 11/14/16 r30880 as a repeater bridge. Working great!!! Will try 12/2/16 soon.
 

husky55

Occasional Visitor
Netgear OEM firmware 1.0.3.4 latest have ipv6 problem with comcast. Netgear is working on a fix.
 

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