Today’s young people’s computer needs are beginning to develop thin and light, and they want the laptop while thin and also take into account the strong performance. Although we have seen many of the available light gaming laptops on the market with MAX-Q graphics card, the price cannot afford for many friends. However, with the recent popularity of Intel eighth-generation Core processor and the GeForce MX150 graphics card, so that the thin gaming laptop has become possible. This time we disassemble the HP Pavilion 15-ck000 is such a product.
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Its bottom cover is made of plastic material, and it has an air inlet, which makes it easy for cold air to enter into the fuselage. In addition to visible three screws securing the bottom cover, there are two hidden screws under two foot pads on the top of the bottom cover.
After unscrewing the screws on the back cover, carefully pry open all the fasteners along the edge. It should be noted that the fixed fasteners are more and tight, you need a little bit of patience to pry open them.
After opening the bottom cover, you can see the Pavilion 15 uses a single fan and single copper tube design. With two memory slots and maximum support for 16GB memory, it comes with an M.2 SSD and a 2.5″ HDD. Unlike most thin and light ultrabook, the Pavilion 15 allows users to easily upgrade the memory, SSD, and hard drives.
The Intel 360GB M.2 PCIe SSD is most often found on HP’s laptops recently. The M.2 SSD + HDD combination of hard drive compared with single drive solutions, users do not need to spend more cost to buy large capacity SSD. The mechanical hard drives can be upgraded to 2TB, so users do not need to worry about capacity problems.
Although the Pavilion 15 uses a single fan design, but fortunately the fan size is larger, but also to ensure adequate air output. And with HP CoolSense can automatically adjust the computer performance and fan speed, to ensure that the computer in comfortable user experience.
Although the cooling module only one copper tube covering CPU and GPU at the same time, but the copper tube has larger cross-section area and shorter length, which can ensure excellent thermal efficiency.
NVIDIA GeForce MX150 TDP25W graphics cards, the two black cubes above are two 1GB memory chips. The performance of this MX150 discrete graphics has significantly surpassed the previous generation GeForce 940MX.
The two memory slots on the motherboard, because of the fuselage internal space constraints in the ultrabook, which resulting the RAM have to integrate on the motherboard, but the 15-inch large-size body will not exist this problem.