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    don't get insane :D everything will be worn if we...

    don't get insane :D everything will be worn if we use it often.

    this is my orochi sprayed with plasti dip. (top cover)

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    yeah the rubberized coating of my g55 is peeling off...
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    no.. @Zygo i really meant RAM. except for...

    no.. @Zygo i really meant RAM. except for sandforce-controller-based ssd's, ssd's controllers use RAM to operate inside the ssd. i use NAND to mean NAND flash memory chips that store data :)

    if...
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    spray the lid with plastidip :)

    spray the lid with plastidip :)
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    i'm sorry I didn't get it. do you mean the...

    i'm sorry I didn't get it. do you mean the internal RAM in the ssd or the common total NAND sizes of the ssd's?
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    $24 is a good deal. however, please confirm that...

    $24 is a good deal. however, please confirm that you are getting the wireless-ac, not wireless-n. (intel 7260 has quite a number of variants, including wireless-n version and wireless-ac version).
  6. sorry i have no idea what that is :/ maybe...

    sorry i have no idea what that is :/

    maybe there are some other people who run linux on a g-series can give you better hints.
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    hi @rbtlong, you're the first one who reported...

    hi @rbtlong, you're the first one who reported this. since your laptop still have warranty left, it's much better to send it to the service center and get it fixed (you should tell them clearly about...
  8. oh ok. maybe you need to get your hands dirty a...

    oh ok. maybe you need to get your hands dirty a little :)

    i use rhel and it's only for servers with remote consoles. if you're using slackware, this might be a place for you to get started.
  9. tried nvidiabl? source:...

    tried nvidiabl? source: http://www.linlap.com/asus_g75vw
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    hi @Avengelic, putting OS preference aside, the...

    hi @Avengelic, putting OS preference aside, the best drivers that work well with your system are the ones released by ASUS that match your hardware and OS. yes they are somewhat dated, the bottom...
  11. you missed nothing. it is very likely a hardware...

    you missed nothing. it is very likely a hardware issue (power related) that cannot be fixed with mere software adjustments. RMA is your best bet.

    a laptop in general is not supposed to act like...
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    2 types: 1x 7.0mm/9.5mm 2.5" and 1x full sized...

    2 types: 1x 7.0mm/9.5mm 2.5" and 1x full sized msata ssd.

    you can also swap your dvdrom drive with 12.7mm sata-to-sata hdd caddy to put in another 2.5".
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    if it's a mushkin full sized msata ssd, there is...

    if it's a mushkin full sized msata ssd, there is a version of 480gb. maybe you have bought that version instead of 240gb. (unless the model number read from tools like crystaldisk info has 240 in it)...
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    first, i am sorry for giving you the WRONG info....

    first, i am sorry for giving you the WRONG info. my bad. (you needed atheros wifi driver, not the LAN driver :/)
    i used to get the drivers from here:...
  15. Thread: BIOS issue

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    ok :) have sent you a pm.

    ok :) have sent you a pm.
  16. yeah they are all good. i have done this to my...

    yeah they are all good. i have done this to my g55 and other laptops, too.
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    no @GarretG, there is no video card in the g55....

    no @GarretG, there is no video card in the g55. the gpu chip is soldered on to the motherboard.
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    there is still one thing you can try: the latest...

    there is still one thing you can try: the latest driver released by the atheros website. (i believe it's under AR813X AR815X Family Drivers; the latest being 2.1.0.21)

    before i swapped my atheros...
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    sure. i can do that. however you need to wait for...

    sure. i can do that. however you need to wait for a bit (2 to 3 days; the laptop is not with me now).

    i should also tell you that my g55 is a 3d version, and the bios is rather old (209) because i...
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    yes, that would be the best match that works...

    yes, that would be the best match that works well. you can also do combos like 2x4gb + 2x8gb. (as long as the specs match; i did that before)

    if you wished to do a full swap, then it's fine to get...
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    haha i am just worried that similar things might...

    haha i am just worried that similar things might happen if you try that again.
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    yes, i am aware of that. sorry but i can only...

    yes, i am aware of that. sorry but i can only share what i know to work; which is why i only suggest the list of potential ram's that match the specs of stock ram. from what i've read, ram's with...
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    it might be caused by incompatible drivers. if...

    it might be caused by incompatible drivers. if you haven't already done so, you should check out the asus support page to get and install the latest compatible drivers for your OS.
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    the potential issue might be the difference in...

    the potential issue might be the difference in voltage.

    you can check out here about the list of compatible ram's.
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    as long as there is a locla service center within...

    as long as there is a locla service center within reach, the laptop will be fine.

    afaik you have tested almost all the methods that brought good news to some friends here. (the outcomes were...
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