Excerpt: The Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G provides very respectable throughput at 1 foot and 60 feet in "g"-only mode. Its interface remains much the same as in previous models, and the included setup utility makes the unit very easy to configure and use.
LinkSys WRT54G WireLess-G Broadband Router and WMP54G PCI network card
9 December 2003
Conclusion: 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. Only the smallest businesses should consider this kit, otherwise home users are in for a bargain at only £40 more than a cabled router's average street price. What you save on the router however, is made up on the PCI card, at a cost of £45-60.
Pros: Cheaper now it’s a bestseller (with card sometimes bundled)
Cons: If you want to go faster, stay wired; no hardware firewall