Internal Components (Cont’t)
Figure 16 shows the ASUS VivoBook with the hard disk and the cooler removed, leaving the motherboard visible.
Figure 17 shows the Wi-Fi card of the portrayed laptop. It is an Atheros AR5B125 card, recognized by the operating system as an AR9485 adapter, compatible with IEEE 802.11b/g/n standards, and supporting up to 150 Mbps data rate.
The Core i3-3217U (1.8 GHz nominal clock) and the system RAM (4 GB, DDR3-1333, single channel) are shown in Figure 18. They are both soldered on the motherboard.
The CPU cooler, which is merely a copper plate with a fan attached, is presented in Figure 19.