Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 disassembly and RAM, HDD, SSD upgrade guide

(Last updated on October 23, 2016)

At the beginning of this year’s CES show, Lenovo released his Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 game notebook, with 17.3-inch display screen, Intel sixth-generation Core processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M graphics card, up to 64GB DDR4 memory, along with SSD and HDD dual storages.

The right edge holds power, DisplayPort, HDMI 1.4, Ethernet, USB Type-C and two USB 3.0 ports for connecting joysticks, external keyboards and other devices you deem essential to your gaming experience. A media card reader, two audio jacks, two USB 2.0 ports and a lock slot on the left edge.

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Remove all screws securing the bottom case.
Pry up and remove the bottom case.

With the bottom case remove, we can get access to the internal components, including the battery, hard drive, SSD, RAM, CMOS battery, speaker, wireless card and dual cooling fans.

Here’re Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 CPU and GPU heat sink and cooling fan assembly.

Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 comes with a 90Wh, 8100mAh battery. I think the battery life will not be too bad.

The IdeaPad Y900 features a Killer wireless card with a model of T77H643.03, Lenovo P/N: 00JT512.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 has two M.2 PCIe 2280 SSD slots, and comes with a Samsung 128GB M.2 NVMe 2280 SSD.
You can add another SSD to build the Raid 0.

In addition to 128GB SSD, the laptop is also comes with a WD 1TB hard drive, but only 5400RPM and SATA III transmission interface specifications, is used to meet the storage needs.

Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 has four RAM slots, other two RAM slots on the back side of the motherboard.
The laptop supports up to 64GB DDR4 2133MHz RAM.

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