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Old 12-11-2013, 06:17 AM
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Default New firmware - RT-ac68u - Version 3.0.0.4.374.454

ASUS RT-AC68R Firmware version 3.0.0.4.374.454
Fixed:
1. Improved 2.4Ghz speed.
2. Fixed OpebVPN manual client setting UI issues.
3. Changed Time machine and VPN client FAQ URL link.
4. Fixed port forwarding issues in dual wan load balanced mode.
5. Fixed dual wan UI issues.
6. Updated descriptions in VPN server.
7. Fixed VPN client unable to get DNS response issue.

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1. Allowed LAN stateful auto configuration while DHCP-PD enabled.
2. Fixed DHCPv6 related issues.

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1. Added RSSI/PSM/SGI/STBC information in wireless log.
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Default download master

Doesn't seem like anything has been done with the torrent upload-seeding part of download master? Thought it was going to work in the upcoming firmware release. Perhaps download master has a separate release cycle?
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I just checked Asus site and the firmware is not there.
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I just checked Asus site and the firmware is not there.
Windows 7 64 bit doesn't seem to display firmware 3.0.0.4.374.454. Try 32 bit or other platform and it should show.
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Windows 7 64 bit doesn't seem to display firmware 3.0.0.4.374.454. Try 32 bit or other platform and it should show.

Got it.

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Direct download link ~> http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wir...3004374454.zip
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That hid well. Was hoping for new RT-AC66U/R firmware, but not this time.
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2.4Ghz signal has gotten a bit better in some parts of the house and a bit worse in other parts of the house.

2.4Ghz speed has gone down the toilet.


WAN-LAN speed has went up; 0.5Mbps/down and 0.5Mbps/up. Using Xfinity website for speed test.
Ping has went down from 14ms to 10ms

Downloading same Ubuntu torrent as a test, the speed is all over the place. Before this firmware, same torrent would max out my WAN speed in under a minute with a PC connected via WiFi. Will test again later today.

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Odd now it disappeared from the Windows 7 32 bit list, but still exist for platforms like Windows 2003 64 bit etc. Wonder if it's official or just some database magic?
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Quick update;

After a few resets and reflashes, I got most of the speed back on 2.4Ghz on the PC upstairs.

By Disabling Explicit and Implicit Beamforming, it greatly improves WiFi signal on 2.4Ghz band.



Update 2;

By having ONLY Implicit beamforming Enabled, I now have a perfect balance between signal range and speed on 2.4Ghz band. Its not as good as it was on .371 firmware, but it works for now.
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