How to Take Apart Your PS4

Watch the PS4 be taken apart part by part:

Steps to tear down your PS4:

  1. Remove the seals that cover the screws
  2. Remove torx security screws that are securing the case
  3. Remove the Power Supply
  4. Remove the Optical Drive
  5. Lift up panels to remove the mother board
  6. Heat Sink - Not removable
  7. Remove Fan


  • There is no adhesive making taking it apart and putting it back together easy
  • The cover is easy to remove giving you easy access to replace the hard drive. An SSD is easily installed by following the proper instructions.
  • Fan cleaning will require taking the whole damn thing apart.
  • Mid-cover is sharp, be careful.

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