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Critic reviews

7.1
4 reviews
  • Ease of use
    8.7
  • Speed / throughput
    8.0
  • Configurability / networking features
    8.0
  • Reliability
    6.0
  • Range
    6.0
  • Durability

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User reviews

8.3
90 reviews
8.0
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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6.0
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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7.0
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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8.0
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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9.0
dano2664 dano2664

I've had this router for 6 years and it's still rarely the bottleneck in my network. The only reason I have any issues is that it's in a corner in my basement and I have a very weak signal at the opposite corner of my house on the 2nd floor.

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10
Jordan2348 Jordan2348

Have moved this router with me to 4 separate homes and never once had a problem re-setting everything up and getting a good signal.

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2.0
janneoksanen janneoksanen

*** This only applies to WRTG54 v7.0 *** As far as I know the other versions aren't this bad. The router was really bad. First of all, you could only add 10 firewall rules and that's it. So if you needed to forward more than 10 ports you were out of luck. But that wasn't the worst...

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