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ASUS ROG GL553VE Disassembly and SSD, HDD, RAM upgrade options

ASUS ROG GL553VE features an Intel’s seventh-generation Core Duo processor (i5-7300HQ or i7-7700HQ), an 8GB DDR4-2400MHz RAM, maximum support 32GB DDR4-2400MHz memory, 128GB SSD and 1TB mechanical hard drive, and a NVIDIA GTX1050 Ti Discrete graphics card. We dismantled the ROG GL553VE specific model of ROG GL553 VE7700.

ASUS ROG GL553VE body thickness of 30mm, ASUS through the optimization of material and structure, the weight of this product will be controlled to 2.5kg. This weight is acceptable for a 15.6 inch gaming laptop.

Thanks to the relatively thick body, so that ASUS ROG GL553VE got a more excellent scalability. The left side of the fuselage has RJ45, HDMI, USB3.0 and USB Type-C port. The right side of the fuselage to provide a DVD burner (yes, that is, the drive is not a bracket) and an USB2.0 port.

In this guide, you will learn how to disassemble the ASUS ROG GL553VE and upgrade ROG GL553VE’s SSD, RAM and HDD.

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1. Removing the bottom case

Remove all visible screws from the bottom case.

There is a screw under the rubber foot, if you forget to screw it down, violent demolition will cause irreversible damage.

With the bottom case removed, you can get access to the battery, hard drive, SSD, RAM, speaker modules, heat sink, cooling fan, wireless card and motherboard.

ASUS ROG GL553VE uses a battery consisting of 3 cells 18650, the capacity of 48Wh.

2. Removing the optical drive

Here’s ROG GL553VE optical drive, you can buy an optical drive caddy to install a 2.5″ hard drive or SSD.

3. Wi-Fi card upgrade option

Here’s ROG GL553VE wireless, it is support 802.11 AC and Bluetooth.

4. ASUS ROG GL553VE HDD upgrade & Removal

This is the ROG GL553VE 1TB HDD hard drive. It is fixed on the metal bracket, with good shock resistance.

5. ASUS ROG GL553VE M.2 SSD upgrade & Removal

SK hynix 128GB SSD, unfortunately it is with SATA channel. The good news is that the M.2 slot on ROG GL553VE should be supported by NVMe SSD.

6. ASUS ROG GL553VE RAM memory upgrade & Removal

ROG GL553VE comes with an 8GB DDR4-2400MHz memory, but also has a spare memory slots. If necessary, you can install two 16GB memory to form a 32GB dual channel mode.

Two speakers embedded in the fuselage on both sides of the front, let the sound closer to the player from the location of the transfer out, the sound quality is still very good.

Asus ROG GL553VE heat sink and cooling fan module

The ROG GL553VE keyboard, screen, cooling fan and adapter are available in our parts store.


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  1. hello
    thanks for this info and i have a question: does it support the SSD 960 EVO NVMe M.2 500 GB from samsung and it only with one line?

  2. Hello,
    How can I replace the keyboard module in this model ? I tried but I could not disassembly the Keyboard, I was a bit afraid of messing up the notebook. If you know, can you give me some tips about ?

    Thanks in advance,

  3. hi, i have that laptop, but my wifi speed si very low, i will need change the wireless card, is this possible?, support shot shape wireless card? regards

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