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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 5th Gen Disassembly and RAM, SSD Upgrade options

As a new thin and lightweight business laptop, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 is powered by Intel’s seventh generation processor. The laptop features the appearance design that its predecessor adopts. Now, we will disassemble the laptop to explore its internal structure.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017
bezel
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 comes with much narrow bezels. The laptop’s bezels on the left and right are only 5mm, and its top bezel is 9mm.
ports on the left
The ports on the left side of the laptop include a USB-C port (one is power jack), a USB 3.0 port, a standard HDMI port and a mini-Ethernet interface.
ports on the right
The ports on the right side of the laptop include an audio input and output port, a vent, a USB 3.0 port (which supports charging) and a security lock hole,
remove screws on the back cover
Remove five screws from the back cover, and then we can separate the back cover from the laptop fuselage.
remove back cover
After removing the back cover, we can see its internal structure.
battery
The laptop sports a built-in battery. The battery occupies half space of the laptop fuselage.
battery capacity
The built-in battery has a capacity of 57W.
battery port
It is the battery port of the ThinkPad X1 Caron 2017.
WiFi
The part marked with the red line is Wi-Fi cable. The part marked with blue line is the speaker port. The part marked with yellow line is BIOS battery port.
SSD
The laptop features the m.2 SSD which supports the PCI-e protocol. This laptop comes with 128GB SSD. FRU: 00UP618 M.2 2280 SSD; Intel 8256NGW Wi-Fi card FRU: 01AX722.
internal structure without battery
The internal structure without battery.
heat dissipation
It comes with dual copper pipe and a fan which constitute the laptop’s heat dissipation module. This module is thin and lightweight.
speaker cable
It is speaker cable.
speaker
Speaker
USB3.0 port
The part marked with a red line on the right is the USB3.0 port.
fingerprint module
The part marked with the red line is the interface of the fingerprint module. The part marked with blue line is the screw which is used to fix fingerprint module.
BIOS battery
It is BIOS battery of the motherboard.
camera interface
The part marked with blue line is the camera interface. The part marked with yellow line is the power interface.
TrackPoint
The part marked with blue line is the interface of mice TrackPoint. The part marked with the red line is the interface of the keyboard wire ribbon.
mice’s touch board
The mice’s touch board is fixed by four screws.
Wi-Fi cable
It is the Wi-Fi cable.
motherboard
Motherboard’s front part.
motherboard
Motherboard’s back part.
motherboard
The motherboard is thin and lightweight.
CPU
CPU
screws on the keyboard
The laptop’s keyboard is fixed by 76 screws.
remove keyboard
After removing all the screws from the keyboard, we still can’t take out the keyboard.
keyboard
Keyboard.
screen
It is the screen that the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2017 features.

Related Parts
LCD Screen for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 5 – 00NY435 00NY436
Palmrest Keyboard for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 5 2017 – 01HY026 01HY027 01LX508 01LX548
LCD Cable for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 5 2017 – 01LV472 01LV473 01LV474 01LV499
Heatsink Cooling Fan for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 5 2017 – 00UR983, 00UR984

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