The Asus X555LA is a low budget laptop that came out in May of 2015. This Intel Core i3 laptop was designed to be affordable for consumers.

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Hard Drive Connection Broken

Hello,

my laptop has 2 connections from the HDD bay to the mother board, I broke the connection on the motherboard, do you think I need to replace the motherboard or can it be re-soldered?

Thanks for the help!

Keegan Bourque

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In what way is it broken? Some pictures would help.

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pictures please

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Thats the same laptop i have and i love it! :)

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ingeneral a laptop has a cable that connect from the motherboard to the hdd. In the picture I've separeted into three parts that cable. a,b and c.

A - connection to HDD

B - the bodie (the cable itself)

C - connection to the motherboard.

if any of A,B or C fails, the whole cable fails.

you can find online replacement parts and order one made for your laptop.

***the cable is a separate bodie from the motherboard if you have broke the connection ON the motherboard, then mabie you ave to find alternatives to your conection ex. mSATA HDD Link form iFixit

Yours,

Oscar

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