Inside Dell Vostro 15 5515 – disassembly and upgrade options
Notoriously, this laptop is as future-proof as it can get.
1. Remove the bottom plate
To take this device apart, you first need to undo all 9 Phillips-head screws. Then, just pop the bottom panel open with a plastic tool.
When it comes to the battery, we see a 54Wh unit.
3. Мemory and storage
Thankfully, the notebook is well-populated in terms of upgrade options. There are two SODIMM slots for memory expansion. They fit up to 64GB in total and work in dual-channel mode. As for the storage, there are two M.2 slots. One of them fits 30mm drives only, while the other can also hold 80mm ones.
4. Cooling system
Cooling-wise, there are two heat pipes and a fan of medium size.
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- Generous I/O
- Supports 2 M.2 PCIe x4 drives and up to 64GB of dual-channel memory
- It is equipped with an SD card reader
- No aggressive PWM (CNC9J-156HCA)
- Good battery life
- Privacy shutter, fingerprint reader, and TPM 2.0 chip
- Potentially powerful and efficient hardware
- Flexy deck
- Covers only 54% of the sRGB gamut (CNC9J-156HCA)