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Samsung Series 7 Chronos NP700Z5A Disassembly Guide

Discussion in 'Samsung' started by yknyong1, Dec 16, 2011.

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    yknyong1 Radiance with Radeon

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    Guide can be used on the Z7 series too, but screw positions may vary.
    Beware of easily stripped screws, make sure to use the correct size screwdriver!


    1. Remove the screw in red circle, then take off the RAM cover. Beware of the fragile plastic tab of the RAM cover.
    2. Remove the 10 screws in the green circles.
    3. Proceed to slide a plastic card to remove the bottom cover. Recommended to start from each side of the hinge, and meet at the trackpad. Caution advised for fragile plastic tabs.


    Bottom cover when removed.
     
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    4. Remove the screws in the order shown, from 1 to 11.
    5. Unplug the fan cables labelled 12 and 13.
    6. Remove the heatsink and thermal paste.

     
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    7. As you may have noticed, dear Samsung actually pasted the sticker on the embedded CPU in such a way that it covers a little of the CPU die. You may want to restick if yours exhibit the same issue.

    Removal of Hard Disk Drive and Battery

    8. Remove 4 screws (labelled 1 to 4 in orange)
    9. Disconnect the cable from the ZIF socket. (labelled 5 in green)
    10. Remove battery cable (labelled 6 in pink)
    11. Remove 2 screws securing the battery. (labelled 7 and 8 in pink)



    Reverse the process to reassemble the notebook.
     
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    Did you make it?

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    Rep points! Thanks yknyong1!!
     
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    aznguyen316 Rock Chalk Jayhawk

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    Guide kicks major butt. Thanks a lot. I just got a NP700 and since the back cover was kind of a PITA to remove with all the tabs I did the SSD replacement, RAM and thermal paste. One question, is only one slot available and the other slot under the keyboard or something? I got the Best Buy model and it came with 6GB, the one I removed being a 2GB stick. I put in a 4gb module but would rather have both the same sticks...
     

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