Lenovo Laptop RepairLenovo ThinkPad E570

Lenovo ThinkPad E570 Disassembly and SSD, HDD, RAM upgrade options

Lenovo ThinkPad E570 size of 379mm x 261mm x 24mm, it is slightly thin compared to the previous Thinkpad E series. The weight of about 2.5kg, it features a USB3.0 and an HDMI port, at the same time, did not abandon the traditional VGA port, for my regular use of VGA projection users, particularly intimate. Today, most of the light laptop has abandoned the VGA port. You need to purchase a VGA conversion adapter.

ThinkPad E570 not only for the first time equipped with Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M graphics card, GDDR5 2GB video memory, but also uses the latest seventh- generation core processor, storage is used 128GB SSD + 1TB combination hard drive. If you must choose, although with the discrete card, but the performance of GeForce GTX 950M can only be considered in general, and with the seventh generation low voltage processor, to deal with most of the online games can still need a higher stand-alone game, this configuration is certainly weak. It Also worth mentioning is that this machine’s screen, with a high-definition anti-glare screen, the color can be considered pure, for a long time office people, do not feel tired, there is no deviation from the demands of the business office.

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Let us first look at its bottom, ThinkPad E570 uses an external battery, the battery slightly protruding, which is no doubt that the increase in the thickness of the notebook.

Unlock and remove the battery.
The advantage of using an external battery is very easy to remove and replace the battery.

Lenovo ThinkPad E570 comes with a 14.4V, 2640mAh Li-ion battery.

Remove two screws securing the service cover.
Pry up and remove the cover.

Under the service cover, you can get access to the hard drive, RAM, SSD, wireless card and CMOS battery.

Lenovo ThinkPad E570 features a Western Digital 1TB 5400RPM hard drive, Lenovo P/N: 00FC429.

Ramaxel 8GB PC4-2400 RAM, the laptop has two RAM slots and only comes with one 8GB RAM, so you can add another 8GB RAM.

Remove one screw and unplug two antenna cables. You can remove the wireless card.

The M.2 SSD is covering a protective plate. To remove the SSD you need to remove the protective plate first.
Remove one screw and take the SSD out of its slot.

Remove one screw and pull out the optical drive from the laptop.
Remove three screws from the optical drive slot.

Remove all screws from the bottom case. And then flip over the laptop.
Lift up and remove the keyboard from the palm rest.
Remove all screws under the keyboard. Pry up the palm rest with card or guitar pick.

Here’s Lenovo ThinkPad E570 keyboard.

Here’s Lenovo ThinkPad E570 palm rest.

With the palm rest removed, you can get access to the motherboard, USB board and cooling fan.

Remove all screws securing the motherboard.
Disconnect all cables from the motherboard.
Lift up and pull out the motherboard.

Loosen seven screws securing the heat sink to the motherboard.
Disconnect the cooling fan cable from the motherboard.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M graphics card and four Elpida video memory chips

Copper tube is not very long, more conducive to heat conduction, GPU heat sink is very large, it can cover the video card and memory chips.


David Tian

David is the editor @ MyFixGuide. He loves technology, especially good at laptops and mobile phones. In his free time, he loves to take apart the latest mobile phones and laptops.

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  1. Hi, I seemed to have lost 2 of my screws that at the bottom of my E570 laptop. Do you happen to know the size of the screws so I can replace them? Thank You.

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