After a little bit of an unintentional early begin that was taken down, iFixit have now truly correctly launched their Steam Deck replacements elements and numerous guides for every half to repair or substitute your self.
The Steam Deck scored a 7/10 on their repairability rating which they stated is “very respectable” however there are specific points, just like the battery not being very accessible and the USB-C port being soldered proper to the motherboard. See the guides right here and the elements right here, plus see the iFixit announcement.
Presently, it appears there are nonetheless some elements which might be lacking together with: the battery, audio board, touchpads, heatsink, all motion buttons are lacking together with the D-pad, SSDs and the motherboard we noticed earlier than can be not obtainable. So it is not but the complete factor however it’s vastly higher than what different distributors do.
This is a contemporary breakdown on the elements and costs:
- Proper Set off Button Meeting – £7.99 / $7.99
- Left Set off Button Meeting – £7.99 / $7.99
- UK charger – £24.99 / $24.99
- EU charger – £24.99 / $24.99
- US charger $24.99
- Display screen Adhesive – £4.96 / $4.99
- Battery Adhesive – £4.96 / $4.99
- Entrance Plate – £24.99 / $24.99
- Again Plate – £24.99 / $24.99
- Proper Bumper Button Meeting – £6.99 / $6.99
- Left Bumper Button Meeting – £6.99 / $6.99
- Audio system – £24.99 / $24.99
- Steam Button Rubber Membrane – £4.99 / $4.99
- D-pad Rubber Membrane – £4.99 / $4.99
- Motion Button Rubber Membrane – £4.99 / $4.99
- Display screen (64GB / 256GB) – From £59.99 / $64.99
- 512GB Anti-glare Display screen – From £89.99 / $94.99
- Fan – From £24.99 / $24.99
- Proper Thumbstick – £24.99 / $19.99
- Left Thumbstick – £24.99 / $19.99
Not all of them truly accurately present up of their retailer checklist too, so it looks as if they’re nonetheless tweaking it. The thumbsticks for instance do not truly present within the checklist for me proper now, however their retailer pages are stay and linked from contained in the guides.