Replacing my R7000

I've used DDWRT on my Netgear R7000 since they first came out. I periodically update DDWRT, but the reality is nothing really changes and it can barely keep up with my Xfinity bridged gig wlan connection. White its entirely adequate now, its 10 year old hardware and I would like to upgrade to open software on more capable new commodity hardware. We are in the era of multigig bandwidth, wifi 6+, mesh wifi etc. It doesn't seem like DDWRT is adapting.

Since I've lived in the DDWRT world, I'm not very familar with OpenWRT. Does OpenWRT support state of the art hardware, and if so what are a couple of options?

The obvious answer: So you have 500Mbps-1Gbps fiber and need a router READ THIS FIRST

I personally have a Dynalink DL-WRX36, quad core Arm64 2.2 GHz, wifi 6.
I am very happy with it but also have some Broadcom routers with DDWRT still doing duty :slight_smile:

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https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/openwrt.git;a=commitdiff;h=e7c399bee677e9bac66e1bea697aefb8d828edfe would be another alternative.