Product Comparison: Linksys WRT54GL vs NETGEAR WNR2200-100UKS


General Specifications
Brand
Linksys
Netgear
Model
WRT54GL
WNR2200-100UKS
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Linksys WRT54GL Wireless-G Router delivers the functionality of three network devices in one. When used as a wireless access point, the WRT54GL delivers wireless data transfer rates up to 54 Mbps, supporting Wireless-G and Wireless-B devices.
The NetGear N300 wireless router with USB (WNR2200) offers easy sharing and streaming. This router delivers high-performance wireless speeds of up to 300 Mbps and the ideal router for medium-sized homes.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
54 Mbps
300 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
4
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys WRT54GL Wireless-G Broadband Router
  • I discovered the newer WRT54GL gave me wireless download speeds of 20 Mbps. The older WRT54G would only produce 12 Mbps.
  • The G speed is more than adequate for currently available high speed internet in this country.
  • This one is truly easy set up, plug and play, speed, it's fast enough for my ISP speed.
  • I have had no problems. Speed is excellent and connections reliable.
  • Faster speed, more bandwidth, portable internet everywhere we go.
NETGEAR WNR2200-100UKS N300 Router
  • You can check speed and quality of connection. Fast!
  • This has greatly improved the speed and reliability odour Wi-Fi signal around the house.
  • All-in-all a great product for very little money. Really fast.
  • I am getting very poor read and write speed through this router.
  • Poor data read/write on network drive.
Size & Weight
Color
Black/Blue
White
Height
1.89 in.
1.38 in.
Width
6.06 in.
6.89 in.
Depth
7.32 in.
5.12 in.
Weight
0.86 lbs.
0.72 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - G
Wireless - N
Ethernet Standard
10/100
10/100
Number of Antennas
2
4
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
Linksys WRT54GL Wireless-G Broadband Router
  • It has greater range, and the buffers are shorter. So, yes, I am happy with my newly acquired Linksys WRT54GL router.
  • Bought this router because our old one doesn't have enough range for our new house. Great range.
  • Range is good so keep the thing away from windows if possible.
  • Easy to set up, fantastic range and signal, no issues.
  • The range is pretty good as well, though it does have a little bit of a problem through multiple walls.
NETGEAR WNR2200-100UKS N300 Router
  • I brought this to extend my wireless coverage and it was perfect. Great range.
  • Happy with item serves its purpose, good range.
  • Great range of this one. Nice router.
  • I bought this to replace an ancient Linksys router. I like this wireless range.
  • Was only getting two bars on my laptop from one floor up in the house.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
WPA-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Personal, WPA2-Enterprise, WEP
WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
SPI, DHCP, WMM, UPnP, DMZ, IPsec, PPTP, L2TP, VPN passthrough, Dynamic DNS
SPI, NAT support, DoS attack prevention, DMZ
What customers say about "Security"
Linksys WRT54GL Wireless-G Broadband Router
  • You can flash this router with DD-WRT and configure NordVPN to secure your entire network with OpenVPN.
  • The router incorporates top notch features and security.
  • Good router. It has lots of nice security features.
  • The firewall is very simple, it is either on or off and you set the ports you would like allowed through the port forwarding settings.
  • Security setup took five minutes after the router arrived in the mail and it's been rock solid ever since.
NETGEAR WNR2200-100UKS N300 Router
  • It has quick to access security settings and parental controls etc.
  • The Netgear Genie software is superb and has pretty much all the tools you will ever need. Very secure.
  • Stand provided giving the space saving option of sitting vertically. Good secure features.
  • Unfortunately the "feature" from the BT Home Hub is present here. WHS UPnP simply does not work.
  • Don't buy it for the parental controls - they just don't work at all!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
79.99 $


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