Dell Latitude 7280 Disassembly (RAM SSD Upgrade Guide)

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Specification:
Processor: Intel Core i7-5600U Processor, 4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 5500
Operating System: Windows 10 Home
Display Type: 12.5″ FHD (1920×1080)
Memory: 4GB DDR4-2400MHz RAM
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500
SSD: 128GB M.2 SATA SSD
Battery: 4-Cell, 60Wh Li-ion battery
Wi-Fi: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2

In this guide, I will disassemble a Dell Latitude 7280. I will remove the bottom case to upgrade the SSD and RAM.

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Loosen all screws from the bottom case.
Pry up the bottom case and remove it.

With the bottom case removed, you can get access to the battery, Wi-Fi card, RAM, SSD, CMOS battery, speaker, heat sink, cooling fan, and motherboard.

Before touch any internal hardware, the good idea is to disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.
Lift up the black tape and disconnect the battery connector.

Separate the clips and remove the RAM.
The laptop comes with a 4GB SK Hynix DDR4-2400MHz RAM.

Video cable and Thunderbolt port are securing by the metal sheet.

The layout of each component on the motherboard is clear,well workmanship.

WWAN M.2 2242 slot, Dell also reserved the antenna for the 4G module.

Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 + Bluetooth 4.2 Wi-Fi card

CMOS battery and internal battery, the laptop comes with a 7.6V, 60Wh Li-ion battery, Dell P/N: F3YGT.

Dell Latitude 7280’s speaker module

Fingerprint, NFC module

Touchpad and SC card reader

SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 128GB SATA SSD, Dell P/N: 03HD3T

Here’s my new SSD, Samsung SM961 256 PCIe NVMe SSD.

Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400MHz 16G RAM

Source: chiphell.com

1 COMMENT

  1. Very good article. How did you duplicate your new 256 GB Samsung SSD to be like the old 128GB SSD? Any software that you would like to recommend. Thanks and wish you a good one !!

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