5 Best Wireless Routers

These are the best wireless routers for your home use. Wireless router market is pretty much dominated by Cisco-Linksys, with some competition from D-Link.

1. Cisco-Linksys WRT54GL (Linux Compatible)

This is Linux compatible device that has these three major features built-in: 1) Access Point to connect other Wi-Fi devices 2) 4-Port full-duplex Switch for your internal LAN 3) Router

  • Type: Wireless G (802.11g)
  • Ethernet Ports: 4 (10/100 Mbps Ports)
  • Security Features: Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) Firewall, WPA, WEP, MAC filtering
  • Price: less than $50

2. Cisco-Linksys E3000

This is a high-performance wireless router that is optimized for gaming and streaming videos. You can attach any of your existing USB based external hard-drive to this wireless router, which will in-turn be available for you to access through the wireless.

  • Type: Wireless N (802.11n)
  • Ethernet Ports: 4 (Gigabit Ports)
  • Security Features: WPA, WPA2, WEP, and 128 bit encryption
  • Price: less than $137

3. Medialink with Internal Antenna

Wireless devices can be good looking too. This is the proof. This has an internal antenna.

  • Type: Wireless N (802.11n)
  • Ethernet Ports: 4 (10/100 Mbps Ports)
  • Security Features: WPS, WPA, WPA2, WEP, TKIP, AES (64 and 128 bit encryption)
  • Price: less than $50

4. D-Link DIR-655


With the wireless N technology this router is good for HD video streaming and gaming. This also has an intelligent QoS technology that can balance the wired and wireless traffic to give you a good browsing experience.

  • Type: Wireless N (802.11n)
  • Ethernet Ports: 4 (Gigabit Ports)
  • Security Features: Firewall with SPI and NAT, WPA, WPA2, WEP.
  • Price: less than $80

5. Cisco-Valet Plus

This device is extremely easy to setup. You can also connect your desktop that doesn’t have wireless card to the Cisco-Valet plus wireless router using the Cisco-Valet Connector (less than $30)

  • Type: Wireless N (802.11n)
  • Ethernet Ports: 4 (10/100 Ports)
  • Security Features: WPA, WPA2, WEP, and 128 bit encryption
  • Price: less than $85

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