Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FN Disassembly and RAM, M.2 SSD upgrade options

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In this guide, I will disassemble an Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FN. I will remove the bottom case to access the battery, SSD, Wi-Fi card, cooling fan, speaker, heatsink, and motherboard.

As with other ultrabooks, we need to remove the bottom case before we can access its internal components. As you can see from the picture, there are nine visible screws on the bottom case, but after removing these screws, you still can’t remove the case. There are two screws under the two foot pads near the LCD hinges. You Need to remove the foot pad with the blade first, then remove the two screws under the foot pad.
Remove bottom case

Remove foot pads

After removing the bottom case, you can access most of the internal components, including battery, speaker, SSD, I/O board, heatsink, cooling fan, and motherboard.
It can be seen that the battery occupies almost half of the space, and the layout of other components is also very compact and neat.
Internal components

This is its speaker module. It is very easy to remove the left and right speaker modules after removing the battery.
Remove peaker

Speaker

This laptop is equipped with an 11.55V, 50wh li-polymer battery, and its model number is C31N1815.
Battery

Next, we will remove its cooling system. It can be seen that the fan volume is relatively large. The CPU and GPU share a copper tube.
Cooling system

Cooling fan

Heatsink

This is the Intel i7-8565U processor chip.
Intel i7-8565U

This is the NVIDIA MX150 graphics chip. Its memory chip comes from Micron.
NVIDIA MX150

This is the PCIe NVME M.2 512GB SSD from Western Digital.
It is important to note that if you need to upgrade your SSD, the M.2 SSD with components on the back is not suitable for this laptop.
PCIe NVME M.2 512GB SSD

SSD

This is the 9560D2W wireless network card from Intel, which is soldered directly to the motherboard, so you can’t replace and upgrade the wireless network card.
Wireless network card

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