The Floor Professional X has simply obtained its personal teardown from the parents at iFixit. Similar to with the brand new Floor Laptop computer 3, the brand new Professional X pill has obtained a good rating with regards to total repairability.
Microsoft’s Floor gadgets have lengthy obtained terrible repairability scores from iFixit, so the truth that the brand new Floor Professional X have obtained a 6/10 is certainly a step in the fitting path. Actually, it’s a point higher than that of the Surface Laptop 3.
Maybe one of the vital adjustments within the ease of repairability is the replaceable SSD drive which could be faraway from a small compartment below the kickstand. It’s the identical SSD drive as on the Floor Laptop computer 3, so it ought to be simple to discover a substitute if wanted.
iFixit’s teardown evaluation additionally notes whereas the parts are modular and are simply changed independently, nearly all repairs require the show to be eliminated to entry the internals. Fortunately, Microsoft has improved the process, which implies the gadget not requires warmth, however nonetheless wants a little bit of care when prying open.
When you’re concerned about the entire particulars, make sure you take a look at iFixit’s website for the step-by-step teardown. Additionally, be at liberty to depart your ideas within the feedback space under.