HP Pavilion X360 disassembly and RAM, HDD upgrade options

In this post, you will learn how to take apart a HP Pavilion X360 notebook, you will know how to remove, replace the hard drive, battery, keyboard, RAM module, cooling fan, speakers, wireless card, palm rest and motherboard of HP Pavilion X360 notebook.

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Remove all visible screws on the bottom case.

Remove the rubber mat with a screwdriver, you can see the hidden screws.
Unscrew all the screws.

Pry up and remove the bottom case.
Be careful, the USB board cable still connecting to the motherboard.

When the bottom case removed, you can get access to the internal components, including battery, hard drive, speaker, wireless card, CMOS battery, RAM, heat sink, cooling fan and motherboard.

Remove all screws securing the battery.
Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard, you can remove the battery.

The HP Pavilion X360 comes with a 7.6V, 29wh Li-ion battery. HP model: 751681-421.

Remove all screws securing the hard drive and disconnect the SATA cable from the motherboard.

HP Pavilion X360 features a Western Digital 500GB hard drive, HP model: 726835-0001.

Remove four screws securing the speaker modules (left and right).
Disconnect two speaker cables from the motherboard.
You can remove the speaker modules.

Here’s speaker modules

Separate the clips.

The memory module will pop up.

The HP Pavilion X360 comes with a SK hynix 4GB DDR3L-1600MHz RAM, HP P/N: 591740-005.

Remove two screws and unplug two wireless cables, you can remove the wireless card.

HP Pavilion X360 wireless card, HP P/N: 733475-005.

Remove all the screws securing the cooling fan and heat sink.

The cooling fan coming from SUNON

In the next step, I will remove the motherboard.

Remove all cables connecting to the motherboard.

Remove all screws securing the motherboard.

HP Pavilion X360 motherboard

Now you can access the touchpad and keyboard.

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