HP Envy 15-k000 disassembly and RAM, HDD upgrade options

In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble HP Envy 15-k000 to remove and replace the optical drive, hard drive, ram, keyboard, palm rest, wireless card, motherboard, heat sink and cooling fan. Refer to this guide, you can repair, upgrade and clean your HP Envy 15-k000.

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Repair Parts
Laptop Screen for HP Envy 15-k000
AC Adapter for HP Envy 15-k000
Cooling Fan for HP Envy 15-k000
Keyboard for HP Envy 15-k000
LCD Cable for HP Envy 15-k000

In my case, the laptop model is HP Envy 15-k031tx.
Remove all screws from the bottom case. Pull out the optical drive.

HP Envy 15-k000 features a HL-DT-ST GU90N DVD burner.

Flip over the laptop.
Pry up the palm rest.
Disconnect the keyboard and touchpad cable. You can remove the palm rest and keyboard.

When the palm rest removed.
You can access the motherboard, hard drive module and speakers.

Disconnect the USB board cable from the motherboard. Remove the hard drive module.

HP Envy 15-k000 comes with a HGST 1TB 5400RPM hard drive

Remove the screw securing the wireless card.
Disconnect two wireless antenna cables.

HP Envy 15-k000 comes with aN Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 wireless card. HP part number: 710662-001.

Envy 15-k000 speaker module

The motherboard has been removed.

HP Envy 15-k000 motherboard

Remove the RAM.

HP Envy 15-k000 comes with a sk hynix 8GB RAM. HP part number: 693374-005.

Loosen seven screws securing the heat sink.

Remove the screw securing the cooling fan.

Envy 15-k000 heat sink and cooling fan, the cooling fan comes from Foxconn.

CPU and GPU

For more guides, check out the HP Envy 15-k000 device page.

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