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ThinkCentre M58p Graphics Card Whitelist

Q: ThinkCentre M58p Graphics Card Whitelist

I have a ThinkCentre m58P and have tried 2 cards in the machine to no avail. One just wasnt recognised the other gave bios bleeps. I want to turn this PC into a media streamer from as NAS server and need a HDMI output compatible Graphics card for this machine? Can anyone recommend whats on the whitelist or fully functions wih the M58p?

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A: ThinkCentre M58p Graphics Card Whitelist

Can't recommend a card, but just wanted to make sure you knew that you don't have to have a graphics card with an HDMI port on it. The signaling for HDMI and DVI are identical, just different connectors. I have a cable that has a male DVI connector on one end and a male HDMI connector on the other. I connect from the DVI port of an ADD-2R card directly to my TV. There are also DVI/HDMI converters that accomplish this same task using the converter and a standard HDMI cable. Check the parts listing for your machine on the support site to see which graphics cards are supported for your model.

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Hello, I had an old [but reliable] ThinkCentre M58p lying around and I recently thought of upgrading it [for a media center with a some gaming capabilties] from, some more, aging [but working] parts I have. So:1. I've replaced the Intel dual E8400 3Ghz with a quad Q9650 3Ghz [I have a 95W HSF] - Works perfectly2. Replaced the stock PSU with a 620Watts, SeaSonic - Works flawlessly3. Installed windows 10 and all the devices4. Finally, installed a EVGA GTX 770 2Gb into the PCI-E slot - This is the weird issue part Now, for the PCI-E card to get recognized during the boot, I had to switch the main output form IGD [Integrated Graphics Device] to PEG [PCI Express Graphics], and it works! The system boots up from the PCI-E slot, and with the drivers installed, everything works and looks great. Easy, or so it seems... As soon as I restart the PC there's no signal, from the PCI-E slot anymore, and in order to boot again from the PCI-E card, I have to:- pull the card out- boot the machine from the onboard VGA [no need to change the BIOS settings though]- shut down- plug the PCI-E card back in- turn it on Then it works again. Games run great, the PC is cool and quiet. Until I power it off... Each time, I have to repeat the process in order to get a signal from the PCI-E slot... Has anyone happened to come across this kind of issue and knows the cause for this? BTW, I've tried a different card [GTX 570] and the results were the same. Also, sta... Read more

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Hello, I'd like to add an additional ethernet card with 2-4 ports to a Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p 6137, but I'm not sure what will fit. I'm not the most computer knowledgeable, any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

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Hello Forum,
 
i see a 11 pin yellow male usb connector on my m58p board,
i have some m58p and one m90p and i think a m91 or m93p,,
questions:
-have all thinkcentre pcs this 11 pin connector, same on m90 and 91p?
- is there any possibility to connect a newer usb device to that 11 pin connector?
- is there any adapter to usb 2.0 or maybe 3.0?
or can i only connect a normal female usb device like a cardreader with 9 pins to 11 pin connector with not using the two most right pins?
 
thx, bernd
 
thx for informations!
bernd
 
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A:ThinkCentre M58p: motherboard USB connector pinout, card reader

- is there any adapter to usb 2.0 or maybe 3.0?

This, or a similar card?  USB 3.0 PCI-E Express Card with 4 USB 3.0 Ports, Speed Up to 5.0 Gbps
 

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Hi, I want to buy this video card for my M58p computer.https://www.cnet.com/products/amd-radeon-hd-6350-graphics-card-radeon-hd-6350-512-mb-series/specs/Is it compatible or not? It only needs 250W PSU. Thanks

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I picked up a M83 tower and I'd like to put in a GTX1070. I've read about the whitelist and looked through the readme file and it seems to be a whitelist implemented by the Lenovo nVidia driver. When I got the computer I put in a new SSD as the system drive and installed a fresh retail copy of Windows 10 Pro. The driver whitelist shouldn't be an issue since I'm not using any Lenovo drivers, correct? I've also upgraded the PSU to ab EVGA 750W so that's taken care of too.

A:Graphics Card Whitelist

The whitelist is a function of the BIOS, not the OS.   I'll be interested in knowing if the 1070 works.  

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Hello,I have a simple question:Can i install the GTX750ti from MSI on my Lenovo M58 6303waz model?Here is the link:http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Computer-Graphics-Cards-N750TI-2GD5TLP/dp/B00SOXMPJY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qi...I know i might need to upgrade the PSU too but there were cases wwhen this graphics card worked with this amount of power.Please help meThank you in advance!
 
 
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A:M58 M58p: Successfully upgraded graphics card to Gtx 750 Ti (video, best)

Edit: after checking my M58p, I think you will have an issue with heatsink so it will not fit. If you have chance try to get one to try it out or just take zotac:
https://www.zotac.com/us/product/graphics_card/gtx-750-ti-lp-2gb
 
 
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Should be ok, providing you get low profile shields (seems that they are included). You will have to modify M58 a bit, because heatsink is wider than single width. I am running Zotac GTX 750 Ti in 6137 that is basically same ...





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Hello,I have a simple question:Can i install the GTX750ti from MSI on my Lenovo M58 6303waz model?Here is the link:http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Computer-Graphics-Cards-N750TI-2GD5TLP/dp/B00SOXMPJY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qi...I know i might need to upgrade the PSU too but there were cases wwhen this graphics card worked with this amount of power.Please help meThank you in advance!
 
 
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A:M58 M58p: Successfully upgraded graphics card to Gtx 750 Ti (video, best)

Edit: after checking my M58p, I think you will have an issue with heatsink so it will not fit. If you have chance try to get one to try it out or just take zotac:
https://www.zotac.com/us/product/graphics_card/gtx-750-ti-lp-2gb
 
 
Original answer:
Should be ok, providing you get low profile shields (seems that they are included). You will have to modify M58 a bit, because heatsink is wider than single width. I am running Zotac GTX 750 Ti in 6137 that is basically same ...





***Disclaimer: I am not Lenovo employee. While I do work for Lenovo Partner, all my contributions are my personal, non-official and not that of Lenovo or my employer.

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Is it possible to enable the onboard graphics card on these computers in addition to using the graphics card that was added? I'm setting up these computers with multiple monitors and I would like to have one monitor using the displayport on the graphics card that was added, and the other connecting to the onboard graphics card through VGA. Please let me know it:A. This is possible.B. The steps to enable both. Thank you.

A:ThinkCentre M910t Tower - Enable onboard graphics in addition to graphics card

It was possible with previous generations of systems using this procedure:  Enabling multiple monitor support: ThinkCentre Edge 71 - M900.   It could be that the document hasn't been updated, if you could give it a try, and let us know if it works, or post with screen shots of what is different.  Ty. 

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Hi, I have this PC, but I can't see on his motherboard does he have COM header. I need 2 COM ports on the motherboard, because they're powerful enough to talk to ESC/POS printers which are 25-30m away.

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greetings from downunder  just wondering if any experts here could provide me with some answers or solutions please i have a thinkcentre m58p running win7pro 64bit with 6gb ram. i have accidently acquired myself 2x SAS SSD drive not knowing that these SAS drives are NOT the same as the normal SSD drive. i found out that i need to have a RAID card to run these drives. would anyone here know how to setup my PC so i can use one of these SAS drives as my boot drive ? also, would this card, Dell PowerEdge SAS 6/iR RAID Controller Adapter Card part#0JW063 (http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1163240918), work interms of controlling the SAS drive as my boot drive ? more importantly, is this card (Dell PowerEdge SAS 6/iR RAID Controller Adapter Card part#0JW063) compatible with my thinkcentre pc ? if this possible, would anyone here patient enough to explain it to me ste-by-step on how to set it up in my pc so i can make the SAS work as my boot drive ? appreciate any help have a great day and weekend everyone

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I have searched the whole durn world over about upgrading ram memory on these M58P 6137 sff desktop computers and it's like two sides to every story!! Lenovo says:: 8gb maximum. Crucial and others say 16gb maximum. I've updated the bois to the 5ckt77a and all that and even chunked in a cpu upgrade from e8400-3.0 to a 8600-3.33 and no problems there. But before going and spending money on a lost cause; If indeed these computers can even handle 1- 4gb stick of ram let alone 4-4gb of ram. Anyone out there done it yet? I'm using 8gb now (4-2gb)

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Hello, I updated the bios to the latest version (the one from 2012) and my video card (Gigabyte GT 710 1GB) doesn?t work it says no signal in my monitor but the fan is running and I bought it new. I?ve seen some youtube videos about Lenovo Thinkcentre M58p with GT 710 and they can make it work but not for me (why meeee). I need help ASAP please.

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Hello, I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre m58p with a GT 710 and I will probably upgrade it to GT 1030 in the future but is the GT 1030 compatible with the m58p?
 
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A:Lenovo Thinkcentre M58 & M58p: yes, is compatible with GT 1030

I'm a huge fan of the GT 1030, but haven't seen any posts here on it and the M58/p.   You may be the first to try it, however the GT 1030 does work with the next gen model, M90/p (and newer), and I haven't seen a case where a GT 730 worked (on systems with PCIe ver. 2.0 -- GT 730 is known to work on M58) and the GT 1030 did not (meaning it has good backward compatibility, unlike AMD graphics cards.)  That doesn't guarantee that it will work, but there's a very high probability.  I hope that helps. 
 
Edit:  Earlier versions of the M58 and all M57 have PCIe ver 1.1.  I would not recommending using a PCIe 3.0 card (GT 1030) in a 1.1 slot (PCIe 2.0 cards like GT 730 do work in 1.1 slots.).  Check your Intel Chipset specs to see which version is supported. 
 
Edit 2:  I'm now thinking that all M58 had version 2.0 PCIe. M58 did have 2 generations of Intel processors, but I believe the Chipset stayed the same. 
 

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Windows 10 does not recognize my second hard drive!

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I have a 3.0 USB PCIe card curently using my PCIe slot.  I would like to upgrade my graphics by installing a new graphics card in the PCIe 16 slot but to do so I would have to remove the 3.0 USB PCIe card from its slot to allow room for the fan in the graphics card.  I enjoy the speed of USB 3.0 for downloading music and movies and don't want to get rid of it.  But I would also like to improve my graphics.  Is there any way around this problem?

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Hello I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre m58p with a GT 710 and I will probably upgrade it to GT 1030 in the future but is the GT 1030 compatible with the m58p?

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Hello I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre m58p with a GT 710 and I will probably upgrade it to GT 1030 in the future but is the GT 1030 compatible with the m58p?

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Dear colleaguesI have one of the above and am thinking I would like to have two monitors attached to it.However there is only a single monitor point at the back.Please can anyone advise whether I can adapt it to have two monitors.If so what upgrade part would I need to install on the machineThanks for your kind helpBest wishes, Ian

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To whom this may concern, I cannot get this Lenovotower to load an OS (in this case Windows 7Ultimate) or to boot from the CD/DVD drive fromany of 4 different OS install CD\DVD's! One XpBootable CD, two Win 7 boot DVD's and even a LinuxOS boot CD. The CD/DVD drive will blink 11-12times when a disk is inserted and then nothing.Yes, I have changed the boot order to CD/DVD drivefirst and even removed everything BUT the CD/DVDdrive and still no boot up!

























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Hello, I've found a security loophole or gap on the ThinkCentre M58p' series. Where do I report this? I talked to Lenovo support but they "were not sure" on Facebook.

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I have a refurbished Lenovo thinkcentre m58 and I'm looking for suggestions for compatible graphics cards to upgrade.  Currently has Intel Q45/Q43 express chipset....and can't play any games on it.my computer specs are Intel core 2 duo CPU 8400 3.00GHZRam 8.0GB1TB memory 

A:Upgrade graphics card thinkcentre m58

Hi Ehtabbat,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding upgrading GPU in your ThinkCentre M58
GTX 750ti is the known card which has been seen successfully upgraded by many users.
For similar discussion check this & this threads.
 
Provide the requested detail to process further.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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can any body tell me can i add nividia graphics card on lenovo thinkcentre m58 series  

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Please help, I bought this desktop and was told from the retail store that I could add a GPU. Looking at the size and PSU. It doesn't look like it can. What can I do to fix this? I saw a post about the thinkcentre, but it was a better model. I'm looking for help on my model and specs. Please help. What are my options, can I switch over my internals to a different tower with a new PSU and GPU? I'm lost

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Hello , I have got Lenovo thinkcentre m92 sff   -   Intel Core i5-3550 3,30 GHz, 500 GB, 8 GB RAM, DVD-RW, Intel HD Graphics 2500, Windows 10 Pro, DisplayPort, VGA, 4xUSB 2.0, 4xUSB 3.0, COM, LAN.  I want to change Intel HD Graphics 2500 to GTX 500 TI is it possible?

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Hey guys, i'm new to this forum and i have a question about my mobo compatibility because i bought one graphics card r9 270 to edit videos, play games etc but it didn't work, my mobo start and everything but it don't initialize or do bips, and don't show image both onboard and offboard, i do clear cmos but it din't worked too ( updated the BIOS either) My pc is thinkcentre m81 desktop with i5 2400, 6gb ram, 500hdm win 7 ultimate with psu c3tech dsa500veSomeone can help me ?PC : https://support.lenovo.com/br/pt/solutions/pd013522

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Hi. I bought a Thinkcentre M910s (Intel Core i7-7700) and would like to add an external graphics card. Which would be suitable for this case and motherboard? Slot 1: Low Profile, PCIe 3.0 x16Slot 2: Low Profile, PCIe 3.0 x1Slot 3: Low Profile, PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 signal) Power supplySome: 210 watts, autosensing, 85% PSUThankful, Guilherme

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hello guys (my native language is italian excuse me for bad english) I have a thinkcentre A58 7515 with all stock components:
motherboard: l ig41m rev 1.1
cpu: pentium e5200 2.5 ghz
chipset: Intel G41 Express Chipset (PCI Express® x16) max tdp on PCIe 75 watt
ram: 2 slot ram ddr2 667/800mhz stock 1st slot:2gb 2nd slot:1gb soon I will replace the 2nd slot with another 2gb total 4gb (maximum supported by motherboard)
PSU: 280 Watt Robust/80plus
If there are any other questions about specs you can ask.
Now first what i need is upgrade this pc to a low budget gaming pc and first i need to know if i can upgrade this motherboard with a core 2 duo e8400 that works in others models of a58 like 7705 (mine is 7515) (full specs of this series in this .pdf at page 500 http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/ldwbook2013.pdf )
I need to know one other thing about GPU,for now it has integrated grapichs from the cpu and i want upgrade it to a Sapphire R7 240 1GB GDDR5(this gpu only need 45 watt tdp),this card seems to be a best choice for low budget gamers ( I accept suggestions for other GPUs with the same price range 50/60$ even used or refurbished are ok but they can not have more than 75 watts tdp because i haven't got money to upgrade psu and I can only use power supply that pcie slot gives me.  thx for any reply,your help is essential to me for made this build,I would not spend money on something that I do not know if it will work.
 
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A:ThinkCentre A58: CPU and Graphics upgrade Qs (PCIe 2.0 card in 1.1 slot)

I need to know one other thing about GPU,for now it has integrated grapichs from the cpu and i want upgrade it to a Sapphire R7 240 1GB GDDR5 (this gpu only need 45 watt tdp), this card seems to be a best choice for low budget gamers ( I accept suggestions for other GPUs with the same price range 50/60$ even used or refurbished are ok but they can not have more than 75 watts tdp because i haven't got money to upgrade psu and I can only use power supply that pcie slot gives me.  thx for any reply,your help is essential to me for made this build,I would not spend money on something that I do not know if it will work.
While contemporaneous ATI/AMD graphics cards will work, newer generation AMD cards are generally not backward compatible with older ThinkCentres.   I suggest you search for which newer Nvidia will work with your system. 
 
The readme file for the Nvidia driver for your system has a list of supported cards, but since it is from 2009, it is dated. 
 

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I have A Lenovo Thinkcentre M92p (3212) using Windows 10 (64bit) that I have upgraded the PSU to a Coolmaster GX Bronze (80+) 750w PSU using a 24pin to 14 pin adapter. Everything works fine including an upgraded DDR3 PC12800 from 4 gb to 16 gb. The problem I am having when I install an MSI Radeon R7 265 OC 2 gb https://www.amazon.com/MSI-R7-265-2GD5-OC/dp/B00JJNQ8ZA/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1492205350&sr=1-... the PC won't recognive the card. There is no entry in the hardware manager either. I have tried reseating the card itself into the PCIe slot and I have the six pin power connector attached. The fan is running and the card even heats up a very small amount. It's cool to the touch but you can feel a small amount of heat on the pcb. I have also made sure the video card selection in the bios is set to auto and have tried setting it to PEG as well. My bios version is 9SKT98AUS. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre M83 Tower with an i7-4770, 8 GB of RAM, 500 GB Western Digital Hard drive. I've tried installing a discrete graphics card (an OEM Geforce 605) and the system won't boot: it either freezes or displays the dreaded error 1962. Please note that the system successfully boots  to Windows 10 if the integrated Intel HD Graphics is used (and the discrete graphics is removed) What I've tried so far hardware wise:clearing CMOSinstalling a Geforce 605 to another PCI-e x16 slotinstalling a Radeon HD 7350installing a Quadro 2000replacing HDDreplacing HDD cablesWhat I've tried so far software / settings wise:resetting BIOS / UEFIupdating BIOS / UEFI to the latest 03 July 2018 releasesetting graphics adapter in UEFI from Auto to PEG (PCI Express Graphics)enabling CSMdisabling CSMsetting boot priority to UEFI Onlysetting boot priority to Legacy Onlyenabling Secure Bootdisabling Secure Bootsetting boot priority to the primary HDDsetting boot priority to boot from LAN

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Hi, first time poster.  My workplace basically gave away some of these ThinkCentre desktops.  I figured I would take one home for my youngest son as he is only into playing browser based computer games.  Now after doing some reasearch, it appears my options are limited with outputting to a TV (HDMI) with this particular model.  It appears there is a DVI card lenovo makes that would output the video but there is no good way to get the audio and video to one input of a TV. Do they make a DVI to HDMI adapter with an audio passthrough? Also I am not aware that anyone has successfully got a video card to work in this model (Pci-e x1 or PCI), if anyone has heard otherwise please kindly send me the info.  At most, I would like play 1080p video if I could find a graphic card that worked (E6300 processor) Thanks in advance!
 
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A:ThinkCentre M55 SFF 8808: possible ways to deliver HDMI using PCIe x1 graphics card

Sorry, full model model number is 8808-vha.  Searching this site suggests rhat these cards may work: gt620, gt430, GeForce 210, ati 3***, ati 4***.  Can anyone confirm that?I

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Hi all,
 
My PC is :
 
4524e3u LENOVO M91P CORPORATE TOWER CI7-2600  3.4GHZ/16GB/320GB , full tower
 
I just bought it used and installed my old power supply (Enermax Noisetaker 420W), as the one that came with this PC sucks. I installed my old video card (x1900xtx), and it booted fine. But unfortunately it won't support Overwatch (crazy I know...).
 
I want to know the best possible video card I can purchase for this PC ($100-$210, I'm all about value), for gaming purposes.
I was thinking about

XFX Radeon R7 370 995MHZ 4GB Dual Dissipation GDDR5 HDMI 2XDVI PCI-EXPRESS 3.0 Video Card

, but I read some other threads related that some people's PCs wouldn't even boot with a R7 card.
 
My PSU does have an additional 6pin power supply.
 
Someone else said in another thread that the best video card could only be Nvidia 750 Ti. I hope this is not true.
 
Ultimately, I want to play Overwatch. 
 
Thanks all!
 
 
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A:ThinkCentre Tower: best graphics card GPU possible? (max, video, VR, oculus, Passmark benchmark)

Can someone tell me if I need to get a low profile 750ti or will a normal double-fan one do?

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Hi all,
 
My PC is :
 
4524e3u LENOVO M91P CORPORATE TOWER CI7-2600  3.4GHZ/16GB/320GB , full tower
 
I just bought it used and installed my old power supply (Enermax Noisetaker 420W), as the one that came with this PC sucks. I installed my old video card (x1900xtx), and it booted fine. But unfortunately it won't support Overwatch (crazy I know...).
 
I want to know the best possible video card I can purchase for this PC ($100-$210, I'm all about value), for gaming purposes.
I was thinking about

XFX Radeon R7 370 995MHZ 4GB Dual Dissipation GDDR5 HDMI 2XDVI PCI-EXPRESS 3.0 Video Card

, but I read some other threads related that some people's PCs wouldn't even boot with a R7 card.
 
My PSU does have an additional 6pin power supply.
 
Someone else said in another thread that the best video card could only be Nvidia 750 Ti. I hope this is not true.
 
Ultimately, I want to play Overwatch. 
 
Thanks all!
 
 
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A:ThinkCentre Tower: best graphics card possible? (max, video, VR, vive, oculus, Passmark, benchmark)

Can someone tell me if I need to get a low profile 750ti or will a normal double-fan one do?

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I had a Geforce GT1030 video card in my M81 and each time it booted up, would go to black screen or go to black screen before finishing booting to Win10.  Ive actually tried several different Geforce cards with same results.  I took out card and used onboard video with no problem.  Gonna try ATI cards but seems like an issue with M81 and Geforce driver set.  I have even tried messing with bios settings to no avail. Anyone else experienced this?   Thank you!!
 
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A:ThinkCentre M81: new Nvidia card, getting blank (black) screen (Win 10, GT 1030, graphics, driver)

ok, a little more digging found a nvidia compatability list for win7 thru 8.1 but not for 10. interesting part is that i believe a lot of these cards use the same geforce experience drivers.

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I've been recommending the GT 1030 here for some time as the best low-power graphics adapter (30w.)   It is now listed in the readme file for the Nvidia driver (2018 releases - M92p example) on the Lenovo support website as a supported card. 
 
It is known to work in systems going back to the M90p generation.  And while it is available as a full-height card, most are low-profile cards, suitable for SFF systems.  Be sure the check the length of space available in a SFF, especially for the M710s & M910s models, before you decide to buy, to ensure you get one short enough. 
 
The GT 1030 has twice the performance as the GT 730 (the previous best 30w low-power Nvidia card, which this replaces), and has important new graphics card features, such as DX 12 and 4K HDMI, and support for PureVideo HD 8 and Feature set H.
 

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I have Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p running on windows 10, I want to connect second hard drive, but the disk does not connect, why? The second drive is SEAGATE HDD SATA 1TB 7200RPM 6GB / S / 64MB ST1000DM003. Can I also connect a sata3 disk WESTERN DIGITAL HDD SATA 4TB 7200RPM 6GB / S / 256MB BLACK WD4005FZBX WDC?

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What gpus are compatible for a mtq45nk motherboard. I'm trying to run unterned at at least full screen resolution. I'm new to this and I have no idea what I'm doing. Please help
 
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A:M58p: compatible graphics cards for gaming

I'm trying to run unterned at at least full screen resolution.
I have no idea how to determine that.    Can you identify what graphics cards other players have used that meet your gaming requirements, and we can tell you whether they are compatible.   Only Nvidia, since AMD are not backward compatible with older ThinkCentres.   Thx.   

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Hello, two months ago I purchased a M58p  7360 from a local computer recycling center.
 
Original configuration at date of purchase: 
Intel Core 2 Duo E7500
2Gb Lenovo DDR3 1066Mhz
No HDD
BIOS 5CKT77AUS
 
 
Current configuration running:
 
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83Ghz 1333Mhz FSB-$50
120Gb SSD Crucial-Free
500GB WD 7200rpm-Free
2x2Gb Kingston 1333Mhz RAM-$20
2x2Gb Lenovo 1066Mhz RAM-$10
eVga GT 710 2Gb PCI-E-$75
40mm fan for Northbridge heatsink-$20
Linksys Wireless AC Dual-Band AC1200 USB adapter-$30
M58p BIOS version 5CKT77A-$30
 
Grand total of $235
 
 
Ok, this is a LONG story lol.
 
I found this online for $30 here in town. I never knew about this electronic recycling center. When I got there, they had an ENTIRE pallet stacked and shrink wrapped with these machines.
 
I bought the M58p and another stick of 2Gb ram for $40.
 
With some parts lying around from other upgrades, I was able to put in a 120Gb Crucial  SSD and installed Windows 7-64bit home. It installed just fine, and it updated Windows without a hitch. I went onto Lenovo?s support site and downloaded all the drivers. Chipset, audio, etc...
 
I installed an old 512Mb Radeon HD4350 to get dual monitor running.
 
40mm fan for the Northbridge heatsink. It was getting pretty hot.
 
About a month later the same place had an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 for $50. It was very easy to remove the CPU heatsink and clean eve... Read more

A:M58p upgrade: processor & fan, memory, graphics GPU, SSD (with photos, video, benchmark)

 
40mm fan for the Northbridge heatsink. It was getting pretty hot.
 

Very well done!   Thank you for the write-up and photos.   It would help to know the 4 digit model number. 
 
Also, could I ask for more details regarding the fan, in as much as you can (make, model, physical fitment, where is it connected, 3 or 4-pin, does the BIOS control the fan speed, temps before and after, espec. while gaming, also GPU temps.)  Thx. 
 
 
 

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Hello, two months ago I purchased a M58p  7360 from a local computer recycling center.
 
Original configuration at date of purchase: 
Intel Core 2 Duo E7500
2Gb Lenovo DDR3 1066Mhz
No HDD
BIOS 5CKT77AUS
 
 
Current configuration running:
 
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83Ghz 1333Mhz FSB-$50
120Gb SSD Crucial-Free
500GB WD 7200rpm-Free
2x2Gb Kingston 1333Mhz RAM-$20
2x2Gb Lenovo 1066Mhz RAM-$10
eVga GT 710 2Gb PCI-E-$75
40mm fan for Northbridge heatsink-$20
Linksys Wireless AC Dual-Band AC1200 USB adapter-$30
M58p BIOS version 5CKT77A-$30
 
Grand total of $235
 
 
Ok, this is a LONG story lol.
 
I found this online for $30 here in town. I never knew about this electronic recycling center. When I got there, they had an ENTIRE pallet stacked and shrink wrapped with these machines.
 
I bought the M58p and another stick of 2Gb ram for $40.
 
With some parts lying around from other upgrades, I was able to put in a 120Gb Crucial  SSD and installed Windows 7-64bit home. It installed just fine, and it updated Windows without a hitch. I went onto Lenovo?s support site and downloaded all the drivers. Chipset, audio, etc...
 
I installed an old 512Mb Radeon HD4350 to get dual monitor running.
 
40mm fan for the Northbridge heatsink. It was getting pretty hot.
 
About a month later the same place had an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 for $50. It was very easy to remove the CPU heatsink and clean eve... Read more

A:M58 M58p upgrade: processor & fan, memory, graphics GPU, SSD (with photos, video, benchmark)

 
40mm fan for the Northbridge heatsink. It was getting pretty hot.
 

Very well done!   Thank you for the write-up and photos.   It would help to know the 4 digit model number. 
 
Also, could I ask for more details regarding the fan, in as much as you can (make, model, physical fitment, where is it connected, 3 or 4-pin, does the BIOS control the fan speed, temps before and after, espec. while gaming, also GPU temps.)  Thx. 
 
 
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 55.6

Hi,I'dl like to upgrade my laptop internal wireless card with a  combo wifi+bluetooth card, but i know that the BIOS has a card white list. Which card have I to buy to properly work with my laptop?My current configuration is:BIOS version : F.67WLAN FCC ID : TX2-RTL8188EEthanks in advance,Marco 

A:BIOS card whitelist

Hi,According to the service manual for your PC these are the supported wifi modules: ? Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter (with single antenna)? Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter (with single antenna)? Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo adapter (with single antenna), no support for Ubuntu Linux? AQualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi adapter? Ralink RT3290LE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter Hope it helps,David

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RELEVANCY SCORE 55.6

I have a Lenovo M58 with a lenovo mtq45nk mainboard. I have been happily using dual monitors through the VGA & Displayport (converted to DVI) for a long time now. Running win7 32x
 
Recently I added a PCIe card - Happauge Quad Tuner TV Tuner card,
 
Initially this did not work, and I needed to change bios settings from Automatic under video to IGD or PGE.  This got the TV Tuner card working.
 
Now my dual monitor setup no longer works.
I have tried changing settings in bios to:Automatic - does not detect TV tuner card.
IGD - detects TV tuner card but not second monitor
PGE - detects TV tuner card AND second monitor.
 
Windows detects the second monitor, and I can select is as mirror, dual display etc but nothing is shown - it's like it remains asleep.
 
Just to verify, I removed the PCIe card and tested the dual monitor setup again, and all worked perfectly again!
 
I have also tried setting the second display to primary display (display port) which does not work. I could not change this in bios as there is no option for primary display under video settings in bios - so i updated bios to latest scjy77usa.
 
I am quickly running out of ideas, and cant see why this should not be possible... does the PCIe (input only device) overrule the displayport? Is there a way to re-activate?
 
Mod:  edited the Subject line to clarify the question

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RELEVANCY SCORE 54.8

Hello,I'd like to upgrade the wifi bt card on my Pavilion Gaming laptop, model number should be ak112nlor product number W4X04EA#ABZmy question is: is there any whitelist in this model's BIOS?I know I'll have to check the number of antennas and form factor of the card for compatibility thanks in advance cheers edit: sorry, I think I chose the wrong section, maybe hardware and upgrade would be better

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RELEVANCY SCORE 54.4

Hi I have been back and forth with HP support for replacing my WiFi card. None of the replacement seems to work.  I have HP Pavillion DV60 with Product number QJ912AV#ABA.  My Bios version F.1B 10/23/2012.
 
HP says they don't manufacture these parts and only option is to remove white list.  Any help would be appreaciated.  I do reaaly want to replace my WiFi card that is giving lots of troubles.
 

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