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The lower case is secured by a few Phillips screws, which are conveniently held captive, eliminating the chance of losing these screws.

It also serves as encouragement from the manufacturer that yes, the user is intended to open this device, perhaps many times.

The only drawbacks here are the plastic clips, which may break over time. The two recessed Phillips screws might be easy to miss the first time around, but aren't necessarily a detriment to repair.

Nothing is left in the rear case, making for painless replacement if it breaks.

Almost everything in the computer itself is immediately accessible. A flat design makes for easy, independent replacement of interior components.

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