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Jethroww
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:06    Post subject: Asus RT-N66U Reply with quote
Hi, Has anyone more info on this new Asus RT-N66U
router?
http://www.techyglobe.com/news/asus-rog-rt-n66u-gaming-router

Thanks Jethroww


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:25    Post subject: Reply with quote
Hi, Is it a rt-n16 on steroids? I will add a Picture I found of it but not much info.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 18:26    Post subject: Reply with quote
do
http://dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-detection

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 21:55    Post subject: Reply with quote
A fantasy router most likely, however it has apparently been tested:

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In addition there are also dual-band wireless router RT-N66U from ASUS presents new generation connectivity that super-fast, up to 450Mbps per band simultaneously. RT-N66U worked well at 2.4 GHz and 5GHz, and supports simultaneous data sessions up to 300,000 are impressive, about 20 times the capacity of most routers. This makes the RT-N66U choice for gamers, with better throughput, so avoid the lag and open many opportunities for multitasking, users can download content while playing games online without feeling that the speed reduction is usually found in ordinary router.

RT-N66U equipped with a hardware NAT to ease the burden on the overall system by freeing the CPU from the netcode in the background. RT-N66U also a Gigabit Ethernet router that actually, supports 1Gbps connections to the best broadband speeds.


http://blackpad-us.blogspot.com/2011/01/asus-republic-of-gamers-rog-riview.html

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:29    Post subject: Reply with quote
Rt-N66U has got a 600MHZ CPU, 32Mb Flash, and 1 Gb RAm yes you read it correctly 1024 Mb of ram. See the picture below.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 23:15    Post subject: Reply with quote
This Broadcom or Atheros? Guessing Broadcom cause of the 600MHz instead of 680MHz CPU, do hope Tomato RAF can support it if its Broadcom..
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:17    Post subject: Reply with quote
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As soon as DD-WRT support this insanity I might try it.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:53    Post subject: Reply with quote
bskchaos wrote:
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As soon as DD-WRT support this insanity I might try it.


Assuming it doesn't cost >$300 and that there will finally be attention given to the suffering parts of DD-WRT like QoS, Broadcom wireless driver, and the memory leak (in before ann 1 GB of RAM leaks away).

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:26    Post subject: Reply with quote
That looks like a real champion! Waiting for the internal details though, but if it features a 600MHz Broadcom CPU (have we really seen anything "officially" higher than 533MHz from Broadcom?), the new 3x3 NIC and having a whooping 1GB RAM as well as 32MB Flash it certainly doesn't lack hardware.

But past experience with "gaming" routers have been disappointing, all featuring their own "special firmware" never being updated so we'll need third-party firmware for sure.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:49    Post subject: Reply with quote
RamGuy wrote:
That looks like a real champion! Waiting for the internal details though, but if it features a 600MHz Broadcom CPU (have we really seen anything "officially" higher than 533MHz from Broadcom?), the new 3x3 NIC and having a whooping 1GB RAM as well as 32MB Flash it certainly doesn't lack hardware.

But past experience with "gaming" routers have been disappointing, all featuring their own "special firmware" never being updated so we'll need third-party firmware for sure.



Without a third-party firmware a router with these specs is pretty useless.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:19    Post subject: Reply with quote
Hi I found a pic of the back. Looks like it has some switch beside the 2 USB connections.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:38    Post subject: Reply with quote
Asus seems to have added a on/off swtich too.
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:47    Post subject: Reply with quote
Hi Found this Infodepot Wiki.
http://infodepot.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
How much and when will it be for sale?
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 22:20    Post subject: Reply with quote
This router will use BCM4706 processor and wireless BCM4331.
* http://bit.ly/j8i8Ql
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PostPosted: Tue May 31, 2011 6:13    Post subject: Reply with quote
Hi,

has anyone updated info regarding the release date os this new device? I've read mixed things about it ranging from May to Q3 2011...

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