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  1. Nintendo GameCube Teardown, Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 1, afbeelding 1 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown, Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 1, afbeelding 2 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown, Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 1, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Flip the unit upside down and remove the screws sitting in the four deep holes in the corners using a 4.5mm gamebit driver. Don't remove the enclosure yet!

    • Turn the device right side up again, and now lift the top case off. It'll come up easily.

  2. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 2, afbeelding 1 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 2, afbeelding 2 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 2, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Unsnap the controller port cover and the rearmost I/O-cover by unsnapping the two snaps on the sides of each cover. Don't remove the controller panel yet.

    • Then remove the heatsinks of the memory card slots (necessary step).

  3. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 3, afbeelding 1 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 3, afbeelding 2 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 3, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Now start removing the 'normal' Phillips #2 screws.

    • Start by removing the fan assembly.

    • then unscrew the 12 visible screws on the edging of the now not so cube-shaped GameCube.

  4. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 4, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Now you can lift the drive assembly up. You maybe have to loosen it a bit with a screwdriver or a heavy duty spudger.

    • The mainboard is now visible.

  5. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 5, afbeelding 1 van 2 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 5, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Now remove the heatsink. Unscrew the six screws holding it.

    • Now use anything flat and durable to carefully lift up the heatsink by putting it under the aluminium and using it gently as a lever.

  6. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 6, afbeelding 1 van 2 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 6, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • If there are thermal pads remainig on the processors and/or ram chips, remove them with a plastic spudger.

    • Now disconnect the controller port panel connector by lifting and jiggling it carefully. It should come off easily.

  7. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 7, afbeelding 1 van 2 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 7, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • 24 MB MoSys 1T-SRAM

    • ATI 'Flipper' GPU, 162 MHz with 3 MB 1T-SRAM embedded within the die

    • IBM 'Gekko' CPU, 486 MHz (PowerPC 750CXe-based core)

    • Connectors (2nd pic):

    • 'Hi Speed Port'

    • 'Serial Port 1'

    • 'Serial Port 2'

  8. Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 8, afbeelding 1 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 8, afbeelding 2 van 3 Nintendo GameCube Teardown: stap 8, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • If you lift the mainboard up, you'll see a metal plate, probably for EMI-protection. Remove the two screws holding it and you have access to the internal power supply.

Thomas J

Lid sinds: 01/24/10

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Great teardown Thomas!

Miroslav Djuric - Antwoord

Citaat van Miroslav Djuric:

Great teardown Thomas!

Thanks!

Thomas J - Antwoord

WOW! Great work, Nintendo stuff is hard to open!

Mc128k - Antwoord

Citaat van Mc128k:

WOW! Great work, Nintendo stuff is hard to open!

Thank you! Everything beyond Triwing requires creativity.

Thomas J - Antwoord

Will I need to reapply the thermal paste?

http://i.imgur.com/Q6antAn.jpg

Calvin Hall - Antwoord

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