Cracking Open the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 teardown

The Surface Pro 3 is thinner and lighter than last year's model. And it has a beautiful 12-inch display, new kickstand, and handy digital pen. It also has a completely redesigned interior. Unfortunately, the Pro 3 is still just as difficult to disassemble if not more so.

In this Cracking Open gallery, I walk you through the process of disassembling the Surface Pro 3 and give you a tour of the internal hardware. For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Surface Pro 3 teardown reveals fragile glass, redesigned interior.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic 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 support specialist in the ...