Lenovo Yoga 910 Disassembly and RAM, SSD upgrade options


Lenovo YOGA 910 with the integrated aluminum body, cooling holes hidden inside the LCD hinges, with 3D surface CNC ring edge, more clean and tidy, the thickness of the body is reduced to 14.3 mm, the weight only 1.38kg.

It comes with 4K resolution ultra-clear screen, pixel density up to 316PPI, and supports 100% sRGB color gamut. There are three ultra-narrow borders, the side width of only 4.95mm, screen ratio of 81.5%, 13-inch body Get a 14-inch experience.

The laptop comes with an Intel Kaby Lake Core processors, the maximum optional 1TB SSD. And the first butterfly fan technology, 3D butterfly shape blade thin to 0.1 mm, and a composite graphite sheet to assist in heat dissipation, heat dissipation performance than the previous increase of 10%, the noise does not exceed 35 decibels.

Battery capacity of 78Wh, while having the highest density battery cell of the world, to 700Wh / L, combined with custom power management technology, the longest life can reach 10.5 hours, and support shutdown for the phone charge. The power interface is USB Type-C.

1. Removing the bottom cover

Remove ten screws securing the bottom cover with a screwdriver.

There is no clip securing the bottom cover to the laptop, so you can remove the bottom cover very easy.

Actually, this latch is used to secure the bottom cover.

With the bottom cover removed, you can see the battery take up most space. And we do not find the RAM slot.

2. Removing the battery

Before touch any internal hardware, the good idea is disconnect the battery connector.
Unplug the battery connector by the arrow.
Remove four screws securing the battery to its body and take out the battery.

Lenovo Yoga 910 comes with an 8.8V, 9900mAh Li-ion battery.

Lenovo P/N: L15M4P23, manufactured by Simplo.

Under the battery, you can get access to the Lenovo Yoga 910’s touchpad.

3. Removing the wireless card

Unplug two wireless card antenna cables.
Remove one screw securing the card and take out it from its slot.

It features an ANATEL wireless card. Lenovo P/N: 01AX713.

4. Removing the M.2 SSD

Remove one screw and take out the SSD from its slot.

The Yoga 910 comes with a Samsung MZ-VLV2560 PM951 PCIe NVMe 256GB SSD. Lenovo P/N: 5SD0J46479.

The 8GB RAM is covered by the metal shield.

5. Removing the motherboard and USB board

Lenovo Yoga 910 motherboard integration is very high, at least not lost in the Macbook pro.

On both sides of the small board is mainly used to expand the interface.

Let us take a look at the two small boards, mainly is the USB Type-C jack and 3.5mm headphone jack.

6. Removing the heat sink and cooling fan

The back of the motherboard
Remove the metal shield. You can find four Micron RAM chips, single of 1GB, the total of 4GB.

The front of the motherboard
Blue: four Micron RAM chips, single of 1GB, the total of 4GB
Red: Intel® Core™ i5-7200U 2.50 GHz processor (3M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz) with Intel® HD Graphics 620
Orange: Lenovo IT8186VG-192

Under the motherboard, you can get access the backlit keyboard.

7. Removing the fingerprint module

Remove one screw and disconnect one cable, you can remove the fingerprint module.

Here’s fingerprint module.


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