Lenovo Miix 510 disassembly and SSD, RAM upgrade options

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The Lenovo Miix 510 with a 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i5-6200u processor (including the Intel HD 520 graphics card) and up to 8GB of RAM. It is comes with a Samsung 256GB NVMe SSD. The stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ can fill a small hall with clear audio.

The Miix 510’s 2MP front-facing camera is good enough for video conferencing, but the 5MP snapper on the back disappoints a bit due to its grainy images. This shouldn’t be a concern as most people don’t use a tablet to take photos.

The Lenovo Miix 510 will have a USB Type-C and a USB 3.0 port, in addition to a Micro SIM slot and an audio combo jack.

Remove all screws securing the bottom plate.

Turn over the laptop.
Insert a pick under the display to separate the display from the laptop.
Slide the pick along the display edge. You will be able to remove the display.

Remove the display assembly.

If the screen is damaged, do not be afraid. Replace the screen is very simple.

With the display assembly removed, you can get access to the battery, SSD, wireless card, speaker, CMOS battery, heat sink and cooling fan.

Lithium polymer battery, there are gaps around the battery. It can hold a larger capacity battery.

The RAM is soldering on the motherboard, so you cannot upgrade the RAM.
The M.2 SSD can be replaced, but it is covering with heat sink, if you upgrade the SSD, you need to remove the heat sink/cooling fan module.

If you have any question about this device, please post your question in our repair forum http://forum.myfixguide.com


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  1. Hello!
    I want to upgrade my ssd.
    is removing the heatsink/cooling fan tricky or it is straightforward?

    Thanks for any advices!

  2. will I get full speed of the Samsung 960 pro if I put I in this computer or is the m.2 ssd based on sata or slower than the Samsung. Basically, what is the fastest ssd I can get for it?

  3. Is it possible to change/upgrade the CPU, or is it soldered onto the mainbord, too ?

    Which CPU is possible (max.) ? Socket 1151, Skylake ?

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