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  1. #1
    ROG Enthusiast Array
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    Jul 2014

    Possible to upgrade G550JK with gtx860 and above?

    Hi guys,
    as stated above, is it possible?

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    ROG Enthusiast Array Kelusion PC Specs
    Kelusion PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)Asus ROG G750JZ
    MotherboardASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. G750JZA
    ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7 2.5GHZ - 3.5GHZ 4710HQ Processor
    Memory (part number)Samsung M471B1G73QH0-YK0 - 32GB DDR3L SDRAM
    Graphics Card #1NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX880M 4GB GDDR5 VRAM (Auto-Overclocked)
    Sound CardRealtek High Definition Audio
    MonitorSasmung 55' Smart U9000, Samsung Syncmaster S24B300
    Storage #1512GB SSD
    Storage #21.5 TB HDD 7200 RPM
    CPU CoolerStock
    Power SupplyStock
    Keyboard Corsair RGB K70 (2014)
    Mouse Logitech G502 Proteus Core Gaming Mouse
    Headset Beats Studio Pro
    OS Windows 8.1 Pro - 64Bit
    Network RouterCisco
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    Jul 2014

    I am not sure if this is possible, looking by the design of it as its much more thinner profile then the G750, normally Asus does not allow upgradable components on new G750 JZ/JS/JM as far as I know other then the usual HDD/SSD/Ram Modules, and the same might apply for G550JK series however I might be wrong, but by the looks of it I don't think you can. Maybe a Asus Rep or Asus Guru can help more on this model.

  3. #3
    ROG Guru: White Belt Array
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    May 2014

    I think its impossible. Motherboard design include specific GPU. Especially physical memory for GPU is already installed [fixed] on the mother and there is no room to put more [if newer GPU need that to achieve proper performance]. Also another GPU perhaps needs a little another architecture arround the graphic processor?? I dont know. Laptops mostly are not upgradable. Only main memory, hard disk, and sometimes CPU [the last one take place very rare]
    Last edited by xdon82; 07-28-2014 at 02:42 PM.

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