Inside HP ZBook Fury 15 G7 – disassembly and upgrade options

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The ZBook Fury 15 G7 is a workstation that has huge potential. To unlock it, you can make use of a ton of upgrade options. Take a look.

Check out all HP ZBook Fury 15 G7 prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in our In-Depth review.

1. Remove the bottom plate and battery

Accessing this laptop’s internals is extremely easy. Just flick the slider on the bottom panel, and slide the panel away from the chassis. Then, you can unplug the 94Wh battery pack with the help of two further sliders.

2. Мemory and storage

Storage-wise, there is a maximum of four M.2 PCIe slots, which is insane. However, two of them require an adapter, which HP sells separately. Otherwise, you can connect a 2.5-inch SATA device in their place. So, when it comes to memory, there are a total of four RAM SODIMM slots. Two are accessible from the bottom, while the other two are located beneath the keyboard. The total amount of memory supported is 128GB of non-ECC, and 64GB of ECC.

To access two of the SODIMM slots, and one M.2 slot, you need to remove the keyboard. To do so, you have to undo 3 marked Phillips-head screws, and then push on the open space around one of the fans. Before you proceed, make sure you have unplugged the black and orange connector from the touchpad. Then, reattach the bottom panel, turn the laptop around, and carefully pry the keyboard with a plastic tool. Keep in mind that there are two further ribbon cables that need to be removed – one for the backlight, and one for the keyboard, itself.

4. Cooling system

While HP states, that this device will come with a vapor chamber cooling solution, we suppose that it will only feature on the top tier specs, since ours had a more conventional design, including a couple of heat pipes.

Check out all HP ZBook Fury 15 G7 prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in our In-Depth review.

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