View Full Version : G74SX 3D model - replace bluray drive with SSD possible?

11-27-2015, 02:40 PM
I barely use the Bluray disc drive on my Asus ROG G74SX 3D model.
Is it possible to replace this bluray drive with an SSD drive - say 500GB SSD?

I realize you can boot off of this BluRay slot so in theory I can clone my OS drive to it and boot off of the new SSD for ultra fast perf?

11-27-2015, 04:20 PM
It is possible to replace the odd with a 2.5" hdd caddy.

But from what I know the chipset in that laptop only have two sata3 ports and they're used in the internal hdd bays. So you really want to put a new ssd in one of the bays and move one of the hdds to the caddy. Since the odd sata port is only sata2 and that will be a limiting factor for a modern ssd speedwise.

I use one of these caddys (http://www.raidsonic.de/products/internal_cases/ssd_systems/index_en.php?we_objectID=1260) in my own laptop.