1.5 Design Overview
This section presents a design overview of key parts and features
of the computer. Refer to
to identify replacement parts, and
The system board provides the following device connections:
AMD Turion 64 processors
AMD Mobile Sempron processors
Digital media card
Mini Card devices
Mini PCI communications devices
CAUTION: To properly ventilate the computer, allow at least a 7.6-cm
(3-inch) clearance on the left and right sides of the computer.
The computer uses an electric fan for ventilation. The fan is
controlled by a temperature sensor and is designed to turn on
automatically when high temperature conditions exist. These
conditions are affected by high external temperatures, system
power consumption, power management/battery conservation
configurations, battery fast charging, and software. Exhaust air is
displaced through the ventilation grill located on the left side of
Chapter 3, "Illustrated Parts Catalog,"
Chapter 5, "Removal and
for disassembly steps.
Maintenance and Service Guide