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Remember that diamond shaped antenna a few steps back? Turns out that's the directional antenna, for boosting the signal in a specific direction.

The heatsink serves as a reflector dish, pushing that extra bit of Wi-Fi to the far corner of your house where you need it most.

The components in this thing have been pretty big so far, and the heat sink is no different. Prying up the metal mass reveals some equally hefty thermal pads.

It looks like the heat sink actually draws heat through the motherboard—we spy the real heavy hitters heaters on the reverse.

The plastic base and port cover slides off and the motherboard is free!

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