iFixit experts reached unusual candy bar Microsoft Surface Studio disassembled it and appreciated maintainability.

Since this PC device components are hidden in the base, access to them is easy enough to get.

 Bar Microsoft Surface Studio iFixit have earned five points

More precisely, it is easy to remove the cover, but more difficulties begin. For example, a couple of fans connected to the common wire, and plastic frame should be removed very carefully, because it runs on the system board another wire.

 Bar Microsoft Surface Studio iFixit have earned five points

Then you can remove the SSD SanDisk Z400s format M.2 64GB (in this version) easily. That is, you can increase the amount of storage in the home.

 Bar Microsoft Surface Studio earned at iFixit five points
 Bar Microsoft Surface Studio earned at iFixit five points

HDD Seagate Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024, namely this was used in the test monoblock, It can be removed only after removing the cooling system.

 Bar Microsoft Surface Studio iFixit have earned five points

The board is located CPU Intel Core i5-6440HQ, memory chips Samsung K4A4G085WE-BCPB, GPU Nvidia GeForce GTX 965M, TPM Infineon SLB module 9665 TT 2.0, video memory chips Hynix H5GC4H24AJR, audio codec Realtek ALC3269, and other components.

Disassemble the LCD panel in this case – a relatively simple task of

.  Bar Microsoft Surface Studio iFixit have earned five points

appears, the display in this case is at least interesting part of the device. The fact showed that within two more circuit boards with a plurality of components.

These include the controller USB Genesys Logic GL3520, two chips NXP TFA9890A amplifier, controller wireless interface Marvell 88W8897, SoC Mediatek MT7600UAN, microprocessor Atmel ATSAMS70N21 with a core Cortex-M7 and so on.

 Bar Microsoft Surface Studio iFixit have earned five stars

As a result of maintainability monoblock received five points out of ten. The pros have written down for easy access to the base, where the hidden components of the PC, the possibility of SSD and HDD replacement, and the fact that the display can be replaced individually without affecting the PC.

The disadvantages of the novelty soldered processor, RAM and graphics card, and the presence of several components (sensors, buttons, speakers) that are built into the display unit.

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