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Linksys WRT54GS

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Linksys WRT54GS Wireless-G Broadband Router with SpeedBooster Reviewed

SmallNetBuilder
11 March 2007
  • Conclusion: 802.11g Router based on Broadcom "Afterburner" chipset. Does not support bridging and repeating
  • Pros: Up to 50% best-case throughput improvement, Upgradeable antennas, Resonably-priced parental control service option
  • Cons: Poor throughput vs. distance performance, Limited port filtering if you don't use the optional parental control service, Very limited wireless monitoring
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Overall 9
9.0

Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS

PC Magazine
18 September 2005
  • Excerpt: With its superior performance, myriad features, superb documentation, and very intuitive installation wizards, the Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS bested all the other routers in the 802.11g roundup. Speedbooster, Linksys's name for Afterburner (Broadcom's specification-compliant enhancement technology), accounts for the product's top performance.
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Overall 9
9.0

Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS

PC Magazine
18 September 2005
  • Excerpt: With its superior performance, myriad features, superb documentation, and very intuitive installation wizards, the Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS bested all the other routers in the 802.11g roundup. Speedbooster, Linksys's name for Afterburner (Broadcom's specification-compliant enhancement technology), accounts for the product's top performance.
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Overall 9
9.0

Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GS

PC Magazine
2 July 2005
  • Conclusion: High-performing, standards-based router with extensive feature set and good parental con-trols.
  • Pros: Easy to set up and faster than average 802.11g routers. Good parental controls.
  • Cons: Requires SpeedBooster client card for optimal performance.
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Linksys WRT54GS Wireless Router + WMP56G PCI Wireless Card

Bonafide
29 August 2004
  • Excerpt: Today at BFR we are going to be taking a look at the Linksys WRT54GS Wireless Router and WMP56G PCI Wireless Card. Several important qualities of the router are going to be closely examined such as ease of setup/installation and performance. These are the features that seem to be most pertinent to the consumer so it is the aforementioned which will be discussed thoroughly. We will also take a look at the wireless adapter and see how installation went.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
17 September 2005
  • Summary: Linksys has done a good job at simplifying the process of installing a secure wireless network at home with the WRT54GS, and though it isn't as fast as some of the competition, the bolstered security is worth the trade-off.
  • Pros: Simplified and boosted security for everyday Wi-Fi users
  • Cons: No mounting bracket, slightly slower than competitors
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Overall 8
8.0

Linksys WRT54GS

Komputer for alle
2 July 2004
  • Summary: WRT54GS er et kombineret router og accesspunkt, der lover op til 35 % mere fart på det trådløse netværk. Der er fire stik til fast netværk, og to antenner til det trådløse. Når den er sat op, fungerer enheden gnidningsløst. For den avancerede brugere byder routeren på en indbygget firewall, blokering af uønskede websteder og mange andre indstillingsmuligheder for netværket. Giver SpeedBoster så de lovede 35% ekstra fart? Ja, absolut.
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