Table of Hardware: Ideal for OpenWrt + 802.11ax supported

In order to list devices you'll have the best experience with, here we filter for devices that…

  • are either 'Available' (are commercially available, i.e. you can buy them today) or 'unknown' (if 'unknown' → search the net for availability first, then please update the data here)
  • have at least 16MB Flash (8MB will work, but depending on your usecase 16MB or more will make you happier than 8MB or below.)
  • have at least 128MB RAM (64MB will work, but depending on your usecase 128MB or more will make you happier than 64M or below.)

Additional filter criteria:

  • WiFi 802.11ax supported

Special notes:

  • Devices with Broadcom WiFi chipsets have limited OpenWrt supportability (due to limited FLOSS driver availability for Broadcom chips)
  • A few devices do not support the standard factory/sysupgrade OpenWrt image type, instead requiring a more complex custom OpenWrt installation procedure. See the respective devicepage for installation instructions.
  • Some devices have a built-in firmware rescue function (making the device less likely to brick on flash failures), while others do not have this. See the respective devicepage for details.
  • When planning to buy a device that supports USB3.0, to connect USB3.0 storage devices and use 2.4 GHz WiFi at the same time, you may experience 2.4 WiFi problems (see 2.4 GHz WiFi issues with USB3.0). Ask the OpenWrt forum for advice on this subject.

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DO NOT BUY DEVICES WITH 4MB FLASH / 32MB RAM if you intend to flash an up-to-date and secure OpenWrt version (18.06 or later) onto it! See 4/32 warning for details.

1) 4/32 devices do not have sufficient resources (flash and/or RAM) to provide secure and reliable operation. See OpenWrt on 4/32 devices what you can do now.

2) OpenWrt support for 4/32 devices will end after 2019. After 19.07, no further OpenWrt images will be built for 4/32 devices. See OpenWrt on 4/32 devices what you can do now.

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#Device Type BrandModelVersionsAvailabilitySupported Current RelUnsupported FunctionsCPUCPU MHzCPU coresFlash MBRAM MB100M portsGbit portsWLAN 2.4GHzWLAN 5.0GHzWLAN CommentsWLAN HardwareModemUSB portsOEM Device HomepageDevice PageOpenWrt Forum Topic URLDevice Techdata
1WiFi RouterBelkinRT3200Available 2021snapshotMediaTek MT7622BV13502128NAND512-5b/g/na/n/ac/axMediaTek MT7622BV, MediaTek MT7915E-1x 2.0 data
2WiFi RouterLinksysE8450Available 2020snapshotMediaTek MT7622BV13502128NAND512-5b/g/na/n/ac/axMediaTek MT7622BV, MediaTek MT7915E-1x 2.0 data
3WiFi RouterTenbayT-MB5EUv01unknown 2021snapshotMediaTek MT7621¿¿16256¿¿b/g/n/axa/n/ac/axMediaTek MT7905, MediaTek MT7975¿¿http://¿View/Edit data
4WiFi RouterTOTOLINKX5000RAvailable 202121.02.0MediaTek MT7621AT880216256-5b/g/n/axa/n/ac/axMediaTek MT7915DA, MediaTek MT7915DN-- data
5WiFi APUbiquitiUniFi 6 Liteunknown 202121.02.0MediaTek MT7621AT880232256-1b/g/n/axa/n/ac/axMediaTek MT7603, MediaTek MT7915-- data
6WiFi APUbiquitiUniFi 6 LRAvailable 202121.02.0MediaTek MT76221350264512-1b/g/n/axa/n/ac/axMediaTek MT7622, MediaTek MT7915-- data
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  • Last modified: 2021/02/20 12:33
  • by tmomas