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I have for some time been looking for a router that can limit the internet speed for some users. The perfect solution would be to be able to create a guest net and set max speed to e.g. 5mb download and 1mb upload.

Do anyone know of a router that can do this ?


I think maybe it would be possible with the DD-WRT firmware, but I not 100% sure and don't want to buy a router and realize it don't work. Also I would like the nice interface and functionality most new routers got today.

Many often suggest I use QoS to prioritize my own connection, but that is not what I'm looking for.
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I have for some time been looking for a router that can limit the internet speed for some users. The perfect solution would be to be able to create a guest net and set max speed to e.g. 5mb download and 1mb upload.

Do anyone know of a router that can do this ?


I think maybe it would be possible with the DD-WRT firmware, but I not 100% sure and don't want to buy a router and realize it don't work. Also I would like the nice interface and functionality most new routers got today.

Many often suggest I use QoS to prioritize my own connection, but that is not what I'm looking for.
On Windows 7 PCs under GP group policy you can limit the amount of bandwidth on them. By default about 20% is limited. You can increase that or reduce that amount to a factor of zero. You can also limit the TCP count by default is 10 to higher or lower number.
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Use the Router finder. In the QoS section, set the Type filter for B/W or Both and the Direction filter for Both.
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Use the Router finder. In the QoS section, set the Type filter for B/W or Both and the Direction filter for Both.
Thanks for the tips, so much easier when one know what to look at :-)


I have been looking at Asus RT-N66U and if the QoS system would work for what I want :

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The QoS feature itself is a bit odd. It looks like a priority-based system, with five levels. But instead of each level having a relative priority to the other, you can set a max/min bandwidth limits both up and download for each level. I've never seen this approach and wonder how well it works.
Anyone that have tested it and can tell a bit more then the review dose ?
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