In this guide, I’ll explain how to disassemble Lenovo ideapad Y700 to remove the back cover, battery, speaker, hard drive, SSD, RAM and motherboard. Refer to this guide, you can repair, upgrade and clean your ideapad Y700.
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 game notebook featured an Intel sixth-generation Skylake Core processor. Consumers can choose the AMD processor version. IdeaPad Y700 weight of 2.5Kg, with 15.6 inch 1080P screen, 16GB of memory, 512GB SSD. Intel processor version with Nvidia GTX 960M (4G GDDR5) graphics card; AMD version with AMD R9 (4GB GDDR5) graphics card.
IdeaPad Y700 comes with a red backlit keyboard (two adjustable brightness), 802.11ac Wi-Fi, two JBL speakers (with 3W subwoofer), and support for dolby home theater sound.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 Intel version starts at $ 799. AMD version starts at $ 999.
Remove eleven screws securing the bottom case.
Blue: Heat vent.
Pry up the bottom case with a crowbar, there are some snaps securing the bottom case, be careful, do not damage the snaps.
Under the bottom case, you can access the battery, SSD, hard drive, speakers, wireless card, heat sink and cooling fan.
Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.
Remove three screws securing the battery.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 comes with a 14.8v, 60wh, 4050mah Li-ion battery, Lenovo part number: L14MP23(4ICP6/54/90).
Remove one screw securing the M.2 SSD.
Liteon 128GB M.2 2280 SSD, model: CV1-8B128.
Remove four screws securing the hard drive module.
Western Digital 1TB 5400RPM hard drive
Disconnect the speaker cable from the motherboard.
Remove two screws securing the speakers.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 JBL speakers (with 3W subwoofer) module
Opened the silver sticker, you can find two RAM modules, separating the clips, the RAM will popup automatically.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 comes with two Samsung 8GB PC4-2133P RAM.
Unplug two wireless antenna cables.
Remove one screw securing the wireless card.
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 is Intel’s 2nd generation 802.11ac, dual band, 1×1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2 wireless card. Intel model: 3165NGW. Lenovo part number: 00JT497.
Disconnect the cable from the motherboard.
Remove one screw the indicator light module.
IdeaPad Y700’s indicator light module
Remove all screws securing heat sink and cooling fan.
Disconnect cooling fan cables from the motherboard.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 features two cooling fans.
The heat sink
Red: Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz), built-in Intel HD Graphics 530.
Blue: NAVIDIA GeForce 960M graphics card.
Orange: Hynix 4GB GDDR5 graphics Memory.
Green: MHPC W1533 Gigabit Ethernet transformer.
Red: Hynix 2GB GDDR5 graphics Memory.
Blue: Realtek ACL3248 sound card.
Orange: Lenovo embedded controllers，IT8371E-128.
Purple: TPA3113D2 Audio Power Amplifier.
For more guides, check out the Lenovo ideapad Y700 device page.