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PC Mag Jun 7, 2005

The Linksys WRT54G is a good-performing product with a solid feature set. It will not disappoint those looking for an entry-level router.

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CNET Feb 28, 2003

The low-cost Linksys WRT54G features fairly high throughput. But it has a relatively short operating range, and its poor performance with 802.11b devices makes claimed backward compatibility moot.

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Pocket-Lint Dec 9, 2003

The WRT54G is however the cheapest in the present Linksys range so it's no-frills. If you like better control over your firewall (in other words, hardware level) then look higher up the range or elsewhere. Otherwise home users are in for a bargain at only £40 more than a cabled router's average...

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SmallNetBuilder Jun 5, 2005

Although the WRT54G is street priced about the same as its WAP54G access point sibling, the choice may not be as easy as it seems... Like all draft-802.11g products, the WRT54G is a work in progress on its wireless side.

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Cackschtool Cackschtool

I love this thing. I purchased a dual-band Netgear N router less than a year ago. It bought the farm 4 months back. Netgear would not replace it. The Linksys booted right up and reclaimed the throne (that is until I get my first a/c router) after the Netgear's demise. It's still quick...

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VaughnD VaughnD

The Linksys WRT54G features reliable set-up and good speeds. I've personally had this router for about five years and it is just starting to show it's age. 720p and 1080p streaming is quite jittery, but that is to be expected from a five-old-router. The WRT54G 's networking and interface are...

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