Riding the Flow

musings from the shire

... and so it begins

Snowpocalypse is upon us!

insides layoutRecently I’ve partially disassembled my Lenovo Thinkpad W701 laptop to check out the seating design of MXM 3.0 Type B module it uses, and to check out the construction of the heatsink/fan thermal module. This is to determine at least mechanical feasibility of upgrading to another MXM 3.0b video card (software compatibility is still uncertain – trying will be the only option).
I’ve took a lot of pictures to illustrate the whole process.