In my case, the laptop is HP OMEN by HP 15-ax219TX. You can use this guide on all HP OMEN by HP 15-ax series laptops.
In this guide, I will remove the back cover, battery, SSD, RAM, Wi-Fi card, hard drive, cooling fan, heat sink and motherboard. Refer to the guide, you can replace and upgrade SSD, RAM and HDD for your HP Omen 15 laptop.
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1. Remove the back cover
Remove all screws that securing the back cover to the laptop.
Insert a thin plastic tool or credit card under the back cover. Slide the credit card along the edge of the back cover. Then the back cover comes off easily.
With the back cover removed, you can get access to the battery, SSD, RAM, Wi-Fi card, hard drive, cooling fan and heat sink.
2. Remove the battery
Disconnect the battery cable from the motherboard.
Remove all screws that securing the battery to the laptop.
Lift up and remove the battery.
The HP Omen 15 comes with a 15.4V, 63.3Wh, 4112mAh Li-ion battery, HP P/N: HSTNN-DB7T.
3. Remove the hard drive
Disconnect the HDD cable from the hard drive.
Lift up and remove the hard drive module.
Vibration will cause irreversible damage to the mechanical hard disk, so the HP Omen in the mechanical hard disk on both sides of the use of the shock effect is very good protective pad.
In my case, the HP Omen comes with a HGST 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s hard drive.
4. Remove the SSD
Remove the screws that securing the SSD.
Take out the SSD from its slot.
HP P/N: 766644-005
Samsung MZ-NTY1280 CM871a 128GB M.2 SSD, speed evaluation: Read 535M/S, Write:515M/S (This is the Samsung official specifications, the actual speed may be have some difference due to the use of the scene and Device configuration).
5. Remove the RAM memory
The motherboard holds two RAM slots and in our case, one slot is occupied by a Samsung 8GB PC4-2400T RAM.
So you can add another Samsung 8GB PC4-2400T RAM.
6. Remove the wireless card
Remove one screw securing the wireless card.
Unplug two antenna cables from the card.
Take it out of its M.2 slot.
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265NGW wireless card, it is supports 802.11ac, 2 x 2 Wi-Fi* and Bluetooth 4.0.
HP P/N: 793840-001.
7. Remove the cooling fan
Remove all screws that securing the cooling fan.
Disconnect the cooling fan cable from the motherboard.
7. Remove the heat sink
Remove six screws securing the heat sink to the motherboard.
Lift up and remove the heat sink.
The heat sink and the copper tube are connected together. This advantage is more conducive to heat dissipation.
Red: NVIDIA GeForce FTX 1050Ti
Green: video memory
Blue: Intel Core i5-7300HQ 2.50 GHz Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz), with Intel® HD Graphics 630
Orange: South Bridge
With the motherboard removed, you can get access to the keyboard cover. It would be very difficult to replace the keyboard.
Now HP Omen 15 disassemble process has been completed.