So I set up a WRV200 router and updated to latest firmware (1.0.39 I believe), reset to factory settings and set up router again. There are three computers connecting to the wireless and they all share the same problem: the signal strength is fine (always on strong and 5/5 bars) but the speed keeps fluctuating between 1.0 and 54.0 mbps. This is very noticeable when downloading and surfing the web. Wired connection hasn't displayed any problems (yet) but we bought this one for its wireless capabilities.
I scanned surrounding networks to see what channel they were broadcasting at and set ours to channel 4 - all the others were at least two channels away from that. However problem still continues. Even as I am posting this message the speed has been as high as 48.0 and as low as 5.5 mbps. What can I do?