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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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This is hands down one of the most powerful and versatile routers it easily...read more
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Shawn Pickett
A few years ago, we still had dial up, and were paying for a second phone line...read more
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I have had this router for two years in two college apartments, and I have thought...read more
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Model
Linksys WRT54GL

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes
Bands
Single-band
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
USB
No

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
Yes

Networking features

DMZ
Yes
Firewall
Yes
MAC address filtering
Yes
Network address translation (NAT)
Yes
Port forwarding
Yes
UPnP
Yes
VPN passthrough
Yes

Other features

Upgradeable firmware
Yes

Display

Indicators
Power, Port status, Link
Model

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes
Bands
Single-band
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
USB
No

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2) (Single-band) (External)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]

Networking features

DHCP server
Yes (Reservation support)
DMZ
Yes
DNS relay
Yes
Network address translation (NAT)
Yes
Port forwarding
Yes
UPnP
Yes

Other features

Upgradeable firmware
Yes (3rd party / custom firmware capable)

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
No
Mobile broadband support
No

USB

USB
No

Display

Built-in display
Yes
Indicators
Power, Port status, Link, Other
Model
WRT54GS

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes
Bands
Single-band
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
USB
No

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g) (WPA2) (Single-band) (External)
Model
WRT54GL

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes
Bands
Single-band
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
USB
No

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g) (WPA2) (No) (Single-band) (External)
Model

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
Yes
Bands
Single-band
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
USB
No

USB

USB
Yes