Inside Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 – disassembly and upgrade options
You get the typical ThinkPad experience with just a pinch of excitement.
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2
- Intel Core i5-1135G7
- Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (80EU)
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB SSD
1. Remove the bottom plate
Similarly to previous years, this notebook’s bottom panel is held in place by 8 captive Phillips-head screws. After you undo them, pry the panel with a plastic tool, and lift it away.
For the battery, it has a 45Wh unit.
3. Memory and storage
Here, we have two M.2 PCIe x4 slots, one for 42mm, and one for 80mm drives. As for the RAM, there is one SODIMM slot, which supports up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory, working at 3200MHz.
4. Cooling system
The cooling solution consists of two heat pipes, a cooling bracket for the power delivery, a medium-sized heat spreader, and a fan.