Cheap, feature-rich router. Great bang for the buck.
3 August 2012
Summary: I bought this router (WRT54GS v3) with the intention of flashing an open OS on it, like Tomato or DD-WRT. The 3rd version of WRT54GS is ideal for that, because it has a lot of flash memory (8MB) as opposed to the later versions, which allows me to cram as many features in as I need.
Summary: Why would you waste your time buying the other model that doesn't have SpeedBooster? Seems awfully foolish to me. It probably only helps a negligible amount but its the principle off the thing!
Pros: I've been working with computers for 25 years and have used many different makes and models of routers and this model has been the best. I set it up around three years ago and have not touched it since. It has given me absolutely no problems whatsoever. You cannot beat that!
Summary: The setup assistant program for some reason wouldn't detect the router when everything was perfectly set up, so to me, it was junk. This wasn't a problem at all, because I just went in and manually configured it, which was easy and I should've done it from the start.
Pros: It does what it's designed to do, and it does it well. None of the people I know who have this router have had any problems at all.