• Extremely fast performance with USB drives
  • Strong consumer feature set
  • Attractive industrial design


  • Middling wireless performance
  • Only one USB port
  • Weak small-business feature set

At A Glance

The EA4500 is one of the best 802.11n routers on the market, but it's not better than the Asus RT-N66U.

Manufacturer’s Description

Create a maximum performance wireless home network. Enjoy unrivaled speed and HD/3D quality streaming for the ultimate home theater and gaming experience.

Manufacturer’s Website

Cisco Linksys EA4500

The Specs

Operating System Compatibility 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard), 10.6 (Snow Leopard)