VPN Performance on the NETGEAR R9000 with DD-WRT

The team here is curious -- have you installed DD-WRT open source firmware on your NETGEAR R9000 router? And, are you using the OpenVPN client functionality to protect your personal privacy? Kong's update of DD-WRT for the R9000 includes updates that leverage the hardware for even faster speeds when using OpenVPN.

We're regularly seeing sustained speeds of over 80 Mbps when using OpenVPN with a major, popular provider. How is your performance? Let us know your experiences, comments, and the performance you are seeing with the latest builds in the R9000 open source forums.


Lomtevas's picture
DL is 58.38 and UL is 93.28

DL is 58.38 and UL is 93.28 Mbps running openVPN through a blowfish cipher channeling through a nearly Gbps FIOS internet connection.

jfosella's picture
The new version

The new version

DD-WRT Kong Mod for NETGEAR R9000 (2019-05-25 BIN) 

nearly doubled my speed from the previos build.