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WRT54GS or WHR-HP-G54G??

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by rizsher, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. rizsher

    rizsher Network Guru Member

    I currently have a WHR-HP-G54 setup as my base router (connected to the modem), the router sees quite a bit of traffic, non-stop torrents, VoIP, QoS enabled, which gives the following memory status:

    Total/Free Memory: 14.19 MB / 1,820.00 KB (12.53%)

    Linked with WDS to this WHR-HP-G54 is a version 1.1 WRT-54GS, on that the memory status is:

    Total/Free Memory: 30.03 MB / 22.44 MB (74.71%)

    I don't really need the extra range (I only bought the WHR-HP as eveyone on the DD-WRT forum said it was the best router for 3rd party firmware, over a year ago), the WDS takes are of that, so with that, would putting the Linksys WRT54GS as the main router to do all the hard work improve QoS performance??.
  2. szfong

    szfong Network Guru Member

    WHR-HP-G54 uses a slightly newer, faster cpu compared to the WRT54GS v1.1. It shouldn't make a difference unless you've got very fast internet access. If cpu usage is unusually high, then it's time to upgrade.

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