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Featured ASUS Blue Cave AC2600 Dual-Band Wireless Router Reviewed

Discussion in 'Wireless Article Discussions' started by thiggins, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

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    Some of the WiFi routing stuff was also off - haven't had a chance to go back and check the review just yet...
     
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  3. Oscarrandle

    Oscarrandle New Around Here

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    I've checked with ASUS that MUMIMO and AiMesh will be supported on Blue Cave via FW upgrade soon, so it can connect with my old 66U to form Mesh Network in the future, I think it's great. The Blue Cave in my home is still working fine for around one month without any line drop issues, I love it and I think it's a good buy.
     
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  4. Oscarrandle

    Oscarrandle New Around Here

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    ASUS says MU-MIMO and AiMesh will be supported soon via FW upgrade, looks like INTEL platform can still be supported.
     
  5. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    ASUS has not disputed those points in the review...
     
  6. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    ASUS has confirmed there is a bug that disables NAT acceleration by default, even though the control shows Auto, i.e. on.

    They are issuing firmware to fix this.
     
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    Dave in NM Occasional Visitor

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    It
    it has 3 cores
     
  8. microking4u

    microking4u New Around Here

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    Would love to see OpenVPN performance added to the test bench, as ISP service monitoring is something we should all be worried about! Anyone test weather there is any encryption acceleration on these new Intel Chips? Which routers perform the best currently with OpenVPN? Thanks!
     
  9. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

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    I wouldn't expect great OpenVPN performance, as MIPS has not been a strong player there compared to ARM or x86 with regards to OpenSSL.

    The GRX350/GSX550 are rebranded Lantiq chips - good at routing...

    The Intel GRX750 is AMD64, but that's another discussion perhaps.
     
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    From Intel product brief: "Hardware acceleration for VPN/IPsec, TLS, storage, etc" https://www.intel.com/content/www/u...cted-home/anywan-soc-grx350-grx550-brief.html
     
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    In a nutshell; something my wife would prefer but I’d rather skip. :D
     
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