In this guide, I will disassemble an MSI GS63VR 6RF Stealth Pro. I will remove the bottom cover, battery and motherboard, my target is upgraded the HDD, SSD, and RAM.
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1. Removing the bottom cover
Remove all screws securing the bottom cover with a screwdriver.
2. Removing the battery
Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard and take out the battery.
3. Removing the hard drive
Disconnect the SATA cable from the motherboard.
Remove the hard drive module from its slot.
The laptop comes with a 1TB Seagate 5400RPM hard drive.
Here’s HGST 1TB 7200RPM hard drive. I will install it on the laptop.
4. Removing the motherboard
On the back of the motherboard, you can get access to the RAM, SSD, cooling fan and heat sink.
Under the motherboard, you can access the backlit keyboard.
5. Removing the SSD
Remove one screw and take it out of its slot.
The laptop comes with a Samsung MZ-VLW5120 PM961 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. If necessary, you can upgrade to 1TB high-speed SSD.
6. Removing the RAM
Separate two clips, you can remove the RAM.
The MSI GS63VR 6RF Stealth Pro comes with two 8GB DDR4 2400 RAMs, according to the MSI website information, the laptop support up to 32GB RAM, so you can remove the RAM and replace it by 16GB RAM.