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Donald_W
09-28-2011, 08:12 AM
Is it possible to replace G53SW's GTX 460M with better graphics card?
Like GTX 560M.

jorlanm
09-28-2011, 02:51 PM
I heard you can...but the problem is ASUS didnt use the Reference MXM PCI-E design so you can only fit ASUS GPU's designed to fit on G73's I have heard that the ASUS GTX 560m can fit on G73's (but why would you upgrade to a GPU that only gives you 10% increase?) but you cant buy Internal Parts from Asus unless your an authorized service center...

On that note if you realy want an upgradable laptop go with SAGER...but SAGER's are huge...

grungeboy2
09-28-2011, 07:11 PM
it's one of those things that you might be able to do down the road, but the video cards are still high. like a 260m is still around $250-300.

ANdjelo100
06-22-2012, 04:01 PM
I heard you can...but the problem is ASUS didnt use the Reference MXM PCI-E design so you can only fit ASUS GPU's designed to fit on G73's I have heard that the ASUS GTX 560m can fit on G73's (but why would you upgrade to a GPU that only gives you 10% increase?) but you cant buy Internal Parts from Asus unless your an authorized service center...

On that note if you realy want an upgradable laptop go with SAGER...but SAGER's are huge...
I have just one question: can i upgrade my ASUS G53SW-SX099V to nvidia geforce gtx 680m. Please help.

Zygomorphic
06-22-2012, 09:40 PM
I have just one question: can i upgrade my ASUS G53SW-SX099V to nvidia geforce gtx 680m. Please help.

No, the GPU is a custom form factor. Besides, the TDP on the card is too high.

evga
06-23-2012, 01:09 PM
gtx 680m will work for sure on asus g53 , because gtx 560 works perfectly on it , but you have to mod the heatsink.

ANdjelo100
06-23-2012, 02:56 PM
gtx 680m will work for sure on asus g53 , because gtx 560 works perfectly on it , but you have to mod the heatsink.

What heatsink do you recomand me?

evga
06-23-2012, 03:59 PM
you should buy an alienware m18x or m17x r3/r4 heatsink and remove the heatpipes and resolder the heatpipes that comes from your g53 laptop.

ANdjelo100
06-24-2012, 12:34 PM
you should buy an alienware m18x or m17x r3/r4 heatsink and remove the heatpipes and resolder the heatpipes that comes from your g53 laptop.
I almost forgot: do I need to upgrade and power supply.

evga
06-25-2012, 02:36 PM
you dont need to upgrade powersupply , the new gen cards consume less current and has more horse power.

ANdjelo100
06-25-2012, 03:21 PM
you dont need to upgrade powersupply , the new gen cards consume less current and has more horse power.

Thanks a lot for help.

package81
02-27-2013, 03:12 AM
Was it worth is? Successful? If so, i would like to repeat what you did. Could you give me some details?