The result is that the 21.02-rc3 release candidate has a serious performance regression as compared to 19.07.7. These are the results from one of the units (1 GHz CPU, 760 MHz DDR, 333 MHz AHB), as measured by iperf3 from a Linux laptop in LAN against a Linux PC in WAN, over a wired connection.
|No SQM, no flow offloading||19.07.7||459 Mbit/s||432 Mbit/s|
|21.02-rc3||421 Mbit/s||301 Mbit/s|
|Cake + Piece of Cake set to 500 Mbps, no flow offloading||19.07.7||278 Mbit/s||221 Mbit/s|
|21.02-rc3||205 Mbit/s||176 Mbit/s|
|Cake + Piece of Cake set to 500 Mbit/s, software flow offloading||19.07.7||345 Mbit/s||291 Mbit/s|
|21.02-rc3||276 Mbit/s||300 Mbit/s|
Any other TP-Link Archer C7 owners, with or without the overclock: can you confirm the regression?
Developers: is this known/expected?