I'm considering buying a new router to replace my aging Asus RT-N66U, which I've had since 2012 (I currently have Tomato on it, since I thought DD-WRT wasn't compatible with it).I'm a fan of DD-WRT and have been looking for recommendations online. I've heard the Netgear Nighthawk R7000 is popular, and I'm almost tempted to go with it.

Meet the Asus RT-AC68U/R AC1900 DD-WRT, a networking centerpiece with midrange power and style for handling the needs of a modern wireless network. This Asus Wireless-AC DD-WRT Router will handle your latest devices while still offering full support for legacy devices (Wireless-G) and providing top-level dual-band Wireless-AC speeds. DD-WRT on ASUS RT-AC68U Router | Karim's Blog Nov 09, 2014 RT-AC68U BIOS & FIRMWARE | Networking | ASUS USA

The side-by-side comparison of the Asus RT-AC1900P and Asus RT-AC68U routers’ specifications. The comparison table makes it easier to choose between the Asus RT-AC1900P and Asus RT-AC68U routers. Asus: Asus: Alternative OS: DD-WRT: Power supply: 19 V / 1.75 A: 19 V / 1.75 A: Network; Protocols: IPv4 IPv6: IPv4 IPv6: LAN ports: 4 x 10/100

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