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[* black] We have finally reached the motherboard, well sort of. The motherboard is covered in copper shielding.
[* black] Copper shielding: good for heat dissipation and electrical grounding, bad for repairability.
[* black] The motherboard of the HTC One is pretty much encapsulated within a copper shielding. Two flat pieces of copper adorn each side of the motherboard.
[* black] Here's the thing about copper shielding. It dissipates heat and provides electrical grounding. However, copper shielding is a pain to deal with during reassembly.