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Bought Asus high end router, WI-FI is now dog slow...help!

Router Asus RT-N66u Dark Knight slow router

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I went from a run of the mill Linksys 5 year old router that cost $70 new to a $170 Asus RT-N66U a few months ago.  Reason for my upgrade was to get better speed across house as my ISP service is strong.  I've messed with the settings per a few google searches off legitimate websites, bought InSSIDer to make sure I'm far from the channels of my neighbors, and split my devices on the dual-bands, putting the more demanding ones on 5 GHZ.  Bottom line is, this thing is slow as [bleep] and I can't figure it out.  For example, I just downloaded, one room away, a 30 MB app from Itunes, took 3 minutes to finish.  It should be doing 1 GB in 5 minutes.  My direct to the cable modem speed is 32 down/8 UP so it's not my ISP like I once thought. 


Any idea on some sure fire settings I can check to blast through this?  I'd estimate it's running about 2-3 MB/Sec Download right now via wireless devices, Apple TV is struggling to buffer even.  


Model of Router is RT-N66U Dark Knight Dual Band Router by Asus.



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Hey there Nalinc23,


I'm sorry no one was able to attend to your question just yet. Are you still in need of help?


If so, please let me know and I will do my best to explain a thing or two about WiFi. (WiFi can be very complicated when dealing with several elements)




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