AIO Microsoft Surface Studio turns out to be fairly easy to disassemble
Specialists iFixit got to the unusual candy bar Microsoft Surface Studio, dismantled it and appreciated maintainability.
Since the device the components of your PC are hidden in the stand, access to easily enough.
More precisely, it is easy to remove the cover, but then the difficulties begin. For example, a pair of fans connected to the common wire, and plastic frame it is necessary to remove very carefully, since it stretches to the motherboard another wire.
Then you can easily remove Z400s SanDisk SSD format M. 2 capacity of 64 GB (in this version). That is, increase the amount of storage you can at home.
Seagate Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024, and that is used in the test piece, can be disassembled only after removing the cooling system.
Located on the system Board Intel Core i5-6440HQ, chips, RAM Samsung K4A4G085WE-BCPB, GPU Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M, TPM Infineon SLB 9665 TT 2.0, the memory chips Hynix H5GC4H24AJR, Realtek ALC3269 and other components.
To disassemble the LCD panel in this case is a relatively simple task.
It turns out that the display in this case is not less interesting part of the device. The fact that inside discovered two more printed circuit boards with many components.
Including USB controller Genesys Logic GL3520, two IC amplifier NXP TFA9890A, the controller wireless interface Marvell 88W8897 SoC Mediatek MT7600UAN, Atmel ATSAMS70N21 with the Cortex-M7 and other.
As a result, for maintainability monoblock received five points out of a possible ten. The pros recorded easy access to osnovany where hiding PC components, the replacement SSD and HDD, and the fact that the display can be replaced separately, without affecting the PC.
Cons the novelty soldered CPU, RAM, and video card, and the presence of several components (sensors, buttons, speakers) built into the display module.