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Afterburner/SpeedBooster - does it work for anyone?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by SirDracula, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. SirDracula

    SirDracula Network Guru Member

    Every time I tried enabling Afterburner/SpeedBooster on any firmware (Thibor, Tomato, DD-WRT) I get worse wireless transfer rates than with Afterburner disabled. The client is also a Broadcom based card that supports Afterburner, on Windows and made sure it was enabled in the advanced properties of the driver.

    So is anyone seeing any speed improvements with Afterburner enabled and if so what firmware, configuration and are there any tricks I may not be aware of?

  2. Dashiell

    Dashiell Network Guru Member

    There has to be a Speedbooster-capable device on both ends for it to work. If you have a speedbooster-capable wireless card in a PC, then voila. If not, leave the feature off.
  3. SirDracula

    SirDracula Network Guru Member

    Yes I do and I mentioned that in my original post. The problem is that I get worse throughput (as measured with iperf) if I have Afterburner enabled on both ends.
  4. wdca

    wdca LI Guru Member

    I've had tested it, long time ago with thibor on 2xWRT54G v2.2.
    It worked fine for me. IPERF was showing 30mbit hdx tcp.
  5. peyton

    peyton LI Guru Member

    Never use it.
    I have a centrino laptop so..
  6. njeske

    njeske Network Guru Member

    i enabled it to see what would happen on one of my laptops that supports it. i didn't notice any difference for better or for worse.

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