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which router should i get?

Discussion in 'Wireless Buying Advice' started by William Bonneau, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. jim trudel

    jim trudel Regular Contributor

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    + ddwrt my preferred

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  2. Val D.

    Val D. Very Senior Member

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    Reading DD-WRT forums, seems like current development is behind OpenWRT.
     
  3. avtella

    avtella Very Senior Member

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    At least in my testing when I still had my two R7800s last year, OpenWRT was much more stable than DD-WRT and performance was higher. Not to mention OpenWRT has SQM Cake for buffer bloat management which DD-WRT still does not have. DD-WRT at this point seems more preferable for Broadcom based routers (as they have asses to the proprietary BCM binaries which OpenWRT lacks), but for Qualcomm chipset based devices like the R7800 I’d probably go for OpenWRT.
     
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  4. jim trudel

    jim trudel Regular Contributor

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    Not really.
    Brainslayer updates the firmware every week with small features, patches etc..

    I reallly like it. Easier to do things vs open wrt according to me

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  5. Val D.

    Val D. Very Senior Member

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