Need a more powerful router v. WRT54GL isn't cutting it

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  1. VladTemplar

    VladTemplar New Member

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    If I've got uTorrent going full blast then my WRT54GL with DD-WRT is litteraly acting like it's in a strangle hold. Even if I turn uTorrent down to only half of my connection speed, all of the simultaneous connections causes the router to simply not be able to keep up.

    Of course I could just limit my number of connection, but I'm running uTorrent with the connection numbers it sets based on your line speed...but yet the router is still acting like it's choked up.

    The only way I can stably run uTorrent is to suspend the router in midair with a desk fan blowing on high, not low or medium, but high. Anything else an it becomes a slug.

    UPnP is turned off, btw and I haven't tried OCing the thing. I'm in fear that it runs hot as fuck as it is.
     
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    i have the same setup (gl + dd-wrt) and also use the compact gc
    both got no problems with utorrent :dunno:
     
  3. VladTemplar

    VladTemplar New Member

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    How many connections do you run globally?
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    WRT54Gv4 is the way to go. Also not pirating will help.
     
  5. Dnepr

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    I have same router only with Hyper WRT Thibor 15c and run 2000 connections globally in utorrent.

    The router handles 20mbit download/upload just fine without any issues.
     
  6. crontab

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    tune your dd:wrt... there are howto on the ddwrt forums on how optimize it for bittorrent traffic and connections
     
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    i have this patch too.
    couple of notes:
    1. only for XP SP2
    2. your anti-v/anti-spyware might detect it as a threat. don't worry about it, it's clean.
     
  9. VladTemplar

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    Yeah, I'm rocking Vista x32
     

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