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Gigabyte's W251U From All Sides

Here's the W251U open and ready for action. At almost 9" by 12" and weighing 4.1 pounds with the standard battery, the notebook is not super small. Here size allows for a relatively large keyboard and touchpad. Though not quite as large as the W551N's key

Here’s the W251U open and ready for action. At almost 9" by 12" and weighing 4.1 pounds with the standard battery, the notebook is not super small. Here size allows for a relatively large keyboard and touchpad. Though not quite as large as the W551N’s key

The front of the W251U includes speakers on the left and right sides and a memory card reader slightly to the right of center. The card reader handles MS, MS Pro, SD and MMC.

The front of the W251U includes speakers on the left and right sides and a memory card reader slightly to the right of center. The card reader handles MS, MS Pro, SD and MMC.

This is the bottom of the W251U. See the next page for the location of components as seen from the bottom.

This is the bottom of the W251U. See the next page for the location of components as seen from the bottom.

You might not be able to read a few of the component names. To the right of the CPU is "NB" for "North Bridge". Overlapped by WLAN is "SB" for "South Bridge". These chips support a number of input/output functions. The North Bridge chip may support graphi

You might not be able to read a few of the component names. To the right of the CPU is "NB" for "North Bridge". Overlapped by WLAN is "SB" for "South Bridge". These chips support a number of input/output functions. The North Bridge chip may support graphi

The back of the W251U features, from left to right: AC power adapter/charger input, S-Video out and 1 USB 2.0 port.

The back of the W251U features, from left to right : AC power adapter/charger input, S-Video out and 1 USB 2.0 port.

The left side of the W251U includes, from left to right: security lock hole, LAN connector, 1 USB 2.0 port, DVD and on the far right, starting above the DVD drive, a PCI Express slot.

The left side of the W251U includes, from left to right : security lock hole, LAN connector, 1 USB 2.0 port, DVD and on the far right, starting above the DVD drive, a PCI Express slot.

On the right side of the W251U are, from left to right: headphone and microphone jacks, 2 USB 2.0 ports, modem connector, VGA out, Firewire port.

On the right side of the W251U are, from left to right : headphone and microphone jacks, 2 USB 2.0 ports, modem connector, VGA out, Firewire port.