BEST/FASTEST router that I can flash Gargoyle onto?

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drewsk828
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BEST/FASTEST router that I can flash Gargoyle onto?

Postby drewsk828 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:01 pm

I admit, my venerable Netgear WNDR3800 has been great with Gargoyle, but now that I have been using wifi-as-wan, it is showing its age.

I need something with a little more wireless bandwidth, like N600/AC2000 capability or better, I have a 100Mbit wireless WAN connection but I'm missing out on a good bit of my bandwidth because the wndr3800 maxes out at 300mbit theoretical on 2.4 and 5ghz, which usually nets me around 60% of my actual internet connection speed (I use the 5Ghz band for WAN connection). Any suggestions on a good Gargoyle-compatible router for this application?

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Re: BEST/FASTEST router that I can flash Gargoyle onto?

Postby mrpink57 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:56 am

Linksys 1900AC/S

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Re: BEST/FASTEST router that I can flash Gargoyle onto?

Postby drewsk828 » Fri May 17, 2019 11:36 pm

thank you for the info. I know this question was asked awhile ago but I still am using my WNDR3800 as main gateway with a WNR2500 as an accesspoint on the other side of the house. Works pretty good, get about 30-40mbps on 2.4ghz band. I try to keep the 5ghz band as clear as possible for the wifi-as-wan conection. Using wifi-as-wan and then rouer wired to my PC, however, I get 90-120Mbps

So I feel like the 2.4 band could be a bit better. I have 40mhz channels enabled on both 2.4 and 5ghz.

U think this about the max capability of 2.4ghz and I'd stick with what I have or is there something more advanced/faster that supports gargoyle+wifi-as-wan and might get me closer to my ISP speed over LAN wifi?

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Re: BEST/FASTEST router that I can flash Gargoyle onto?

Postby tapper » Wed May 22, 2019 6:54 am

WRT1900ac WRT1900acs WRT3200acm WRT3200acx If you need faster you would have to build a X86 box.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Zotac-ZBOX-CI3 ... FZXBG9D2F6
Linksys WRT1900AC V2 Gargoyle 1.11
Linksys WRT3200ACM OpenWrt Snapshot


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