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    Replacement Parts for G75VW

    Hoping someone on the Forum can help because ASUS Support can't/won't. I need to replace my optical drive (DVD burner) on my G75VW. I would also like to replace the 8GB RAM with a 16GB kit. ASUS support states that they do NOT have a part number for either and do not sell them. They claim that the only thing I can do is send the whole unit in for repair (at my expense). I am quite capable of replacing an optical drive and RAM upgrade.

    Could someone please tell me the spec/form factor of the drive and spec/type of RAM this machine takes so that I can just order them from Newegg or Amazon and be done with it? Much appreciated.


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    Laptop (Model)Asus G752VY DH72
    MotherboardAsus Z97 Pro WiFi and /Z97 Pro A
    ProcessorI7 4790K
    Storage #1512 GB M.2 Samsung 960 Pro
    Storage #21 TB Samsun 850 Pro
    CaseCool Master Haf
    OS Win 8.1 Pro and Win 10 Pro
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    Well, you have your old DVD drive to get the form factor from there all pretty much the same you'll just need to adapt your cover to fit.
    If you have 8 GB of Ram now you probably have 2X 4 GB under your keyboard and two empty slots in the same open bay when you removed the hatch door to replace your hard drive Use something like Hwinfo64 it will show you the Timings and voltages and even the brand name of the currently installed ram just match up the timings and voltages and install them in the empty slots. There are a ton of Videos on Youtube on these notebooks.
    G752VY-DH72 Win 10 Pro
    512 GB M.2 Samsung 960 Pro
    1 TB Samsung 850 pro 2.5 format
    980m GTX 4 GB
    32GB DDR 4 Standard RAM

    Z97 PRO WiFi I7 4790K
    Windows 10 Pro
    Z97 -A
    Windows 10 Pro

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