HP Pavilion x360 13 Disassembly and RAM, HDD, SSD upgrade guide


The HP Pavilion x360 13-inch Convertible features a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS screen with a familiar multimode hinge. As far as it goes, we can say the Pavilion x360 is HP’s answer to Lenovo’s Yoga line, but with the latest 6th Generation Skylake Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB memory and a 1TB HDD that promises faster boot speeds and a few design tweaks. It feels like a premium product that will make convertible enthusiasts happy, with enough processing power, a sleek design and a touchscreen experience for Windows 10 which is preinstalled.

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Remove two long foot mats and four sign foot mats on the bottom case.
Remove all screws under the foot mat.

Do not forget this one.

Open up the laptop.
Pry up the palm rest with a guitar pick.
Slide the guitar pick along the edge to separate the palm rest from the laptop.

When the palm rest removed, you can get access to the battery, hard drive, speaker, cooling fan and motherboard.

Remove all screws securing the battery.
Slide down the battery to disconnect it from the motherboard.

HP Pavilion x360 13 comes with a 11.55V, 41.7Wh Li-ion battery.

Remove four screws securing the hard drive module and take it out of the laptop.
The laptop comes with a Western Digital 1TB hard drive. If necessary, you can upgrade it to a big capacity HDD or a 2.5″ SSD.

Disconnect two cables from the motherboard and remove two screws. You can remove the USB board.

There are a USB 3.0 port and an audio port on the USB board.

Remove all screws securing the motherboard.
Disconnect all cables from the motherboard.
And then remove the motherboard from the case.

Loosen four screws securing the heat sink and remove it from the motherboard.
HP Pavilion x360 13’s cooling fan come from Taiwan FOXCONN. The model is 023.10065.0001.

Red: Intel® Core™ i5-6200U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz), built-in Intel® HD Graphics 520
Blue: Samsung 8GB RAM

HP Pavilion x360 13-inch has two RAM slots. Users can upgrade memory by themselves.

Samsung 8GB PC4-2133P RAM, model: M471A1G43DB0-CPB

Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165NGW wireless card, it supports 802.11ac, dual-band, 1×1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2.
HP P/N: 806723-001.

Source: pconline


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