Hardware

Cracking Open the Dell Adamo

Motherboard - Bottom

Yes, the processors are soldered to the motherboard. That's not a surprise, and hopefully you're not purchasing this machine to get the latest and greatest in processor technology.

Photo and caption by iFixit for TechRepublic.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...