Updated August 05, 2018 by Christopher Thomas

The 10 Best DD-WRT Routers

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Digital security has never been more important than it is today. While most users can get by with factory-configured Wi-Fi, complex or sensitive systems call for increased control. DD-WRT and its related builds are Linux-based replacements for heavily restricted, OEM firmware. We've confirmed that all of these either ship with their own open-source software, or support aftermarket installations. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best dd-wrt router on Amazon.

10. Asus RT-AC66U

8. Asus RT-AC88U

7. MikroTik Hex

6. GL.iNet AR300

5. Netgear R7800

4. TrendNet 824DRU

3. MikroTik HAP AC Lite

2. Netgear R7000P

1. Netgear Nighthawk X10


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Last updated on August 05, 2018 by Christopher Thomas

A traveling chef, musician, and student of the English language, Chris can be found promoting facts and perfect copy around the globe, from dense urban centers to remote mountaintops. In his free time he revels in dispelling pseudoscience, while at night he dreams of modern technology, world peace, and the Oxford comma.


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