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Q: Skylake ThinkPad Yoga 14 (20FY) mini displayport ...

I picked up a Skylake yoga 14 (model # 20FY0002US) and I'm not getting anything from the DVI or HDMI outputs on a mini-DP to HDMI/DP/DVI adapter. This is the particular adapter I tried:http://www.amazon.com/DisplayPort-Thunderbolt-HDMI%C2%AE-Passive-Adapter/dp/B013Z71ZI0/ref=sr_1_9?ie... To be clear, the adapter offers DVI, HDMI, and DP outputs, only one of which works at a time. I'm not trying to plug three monitors into it. However, if I hook up a monitor via either the DVI or the HDMI outputs, the computer freezes for 15-60 seconds and nothing shows up on the external monitor. Drivers are all updated. I've tried the adapter on a Surface Pro 3 and it worked flawlessly. I've also tried it with multiple external monitors, so the problem is definitely with my ThinkPad. I've also tried DP1.1 and DP 1.2 versions of the adapter. Again, nothing out of the DVI or HDMI outputs. Oddly enough, when I tried a simple mini-DP to VGA adapter, it worked. What gives? This is a pretty important functionality to be missing...

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Preferred Solution: Skylake ThinkPad Yoga 14 (20FY) mini displayport ...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Skylake ThinkPad Yoga 14 (20FY) mini displayport ...

I've tried two miniDP to DVI cables which neither worked. I just bought an Apple miniDP to VGA adapter and that doesn't work either. I've tested the monitors and they are good. I'm assuming the cables are not the issue since I tried three. I just read on another post that it is a design limitation that miniDP to HDMI or DVI do not work with this laptop. I don't understand that. However, it says that miniDP to VGA should work. It clearly works for you. Did you do anything other than plug the adapter in?

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I have an ASUS MB169C+ external monitor that does not have an AC adapter and gets power through its USB-C slot. Digital input of this monitor is 'DisplayPort over USB-C' / DisplayPort Alt Mode. Monitor's power consumption is <=7W and voltage rating 4.75-5.25 V at 1.4A. My question is if mini displayport of my ThinkPad can feed this monitor. For that purpose, I have found this cable: cablemax.com/product/cm-u31cmmdp-1m# . If you have another cable to suggest, please let me know.Thank you in advance

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I have an ASUS MB169C+ external monitor that does not have an AC adapter and gets power through its USB-C slot. Digital input of this monitor is 'DisplayPort over USB-C' / DisplayPort Alt Mode. Monitor's power consumption is <=7W and voltage rating 4.75-5.25 V at 1.4A. My question is if mini displayport of my ThinkPad can feed this monitor. For that purpose, I have found this cable: cablemax.com/product/cm-u31cmmdp-1m# . If you have another cable to suggest, please let me know.Thank you in advance

A:ThinkPad X1 Yoga: can its mini displayport feed en...

Hi.
 
I'm not sure about this since I don't have any of those device, but your question seems to be very interesting.
 
According to the cable you are listing it says "USB 3.1 Type-C to Mini DisplayPort" which may mean that from a computer with USB-C port you can connect a monitor with mini display port plug, but I'm not sure if it will work the other way.
 
Maybe someone with more experience with USB-C can reply this.
Regards

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I am currently typing this on a bluetooth keyboard attatched to my phone...  Thank God for the keyboard.   Anyway my laptop is obviously down.  It started off where it wouldn't turn on at all.  I simply got 3 lights on the thinkpad when plugging it in, and two lights when trying to get it to turn on.  Then after letting it sit for a while, it would turn on and boot up, only to shut off after 20 seconds or so...  Then it finally booted all the way up, and I was extremely happy...  I even journaled about how happy I was on my journal software on my computer, but after shutting it down all that happens is a solid thinkpad light when I turn it on, and the keyboard flashes like normal then...  no screen comes on.   I thought to myself, at least I have a backup tablet...  I guess I had it sitting in its case too long because it seems that the battery is gone on it and wont even turn on so I am left using my tablets keyboard with my phone to write to you fine people.  Like I said, I am very grateful for this keyboard making my situation much more bearable. Please help.  I am thinking all signs are pointing towards some sort of motherboard failure, but am hoping that there is a wizard in the forums that may be able to wave a magic wand.  I have already pushed the static discharge button around 101 times.

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I am currently typing this on a bluetooth keyboard attatched to my phone...  Thank God for the keyboard.   Anyway my laptop is obviously down.  It started off where it wouldn't turn on at all.  I simply got 3 lights on the thinkpad when plugging it in, and two lights when trying to get it to turn on.  Then after letting it sit for a while, it would turn on and boot up, only to shut off after 20 seconds or so...  Then it finally booted all the way up, and I was extremely happy...  I even journaled about how happy I was on my journal software on my computer, but after shutting it down all that happens is a solid thinkpad light when I turn it on, and the keyboard flashes like normal then...  no screen comes on.   I thought to myself, at least I have a backup tablet...  I guess I had it sitting in its case too long because it seems that the battery is gone on it and wont even turn on so I am left using my tablets keyboard with my phone to write to you fine people.  Like I said, I am very grateful for this keyboard making my situation much more bearable. Please help.  I am thinking all signs are pointing towards some sort of motherboard failure, but am hoping that there is a wizard in the forums that may be able to wave a magic wand.  I have already pushed the static discharge button around 101 times.

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Just picked up a new Thinkpad Yoga. Definitely thrilled by the specifications, it seems to be the perfect laptop for me combining dedicated graphics, 2 in 1 capability, and most importantly, a wacom pen. However, upon getting it home, I find the pen doesn't work whatsoever. Curious, I went back to Best Buy and tried the pen on the display model. That one doesn't work either.Do these have some sort of widespread issue with the digitizer pens not working? Is there any known fix for this?













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A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 (20FY) Active Pen not working

Hi takantjas. Welcome to the forums.
 
Can you please post the full model number of you machine? for example mine is 20DM008UUS.
Which pen did you get with the Thinkpad Yoga 14?
 
Regards.

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I just purchased this laptop, I like it alot.   Using the HDMI port and the mini-display port, can I have 3 displays?   The internal touch screen, and then also the moniitor on the HDMI port AND a different monitor on the mini-display port.   That would be 3 displays. I'm just getting into Microsoft Flight Simulator and it will support 3 videos and I want to have all 3 running to get the most from the application. I want to be sure that it isn't either/or on the HDMI and Mini-Display Port, but that I can use both/and. Thanks in advance. Paul

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So my co-worked managed to knock my laptop off my desk and it was damaged, ugh... It still functions, but has the following issues:- There's a noticable blemish on the LCD screen and it will need to be replaced- The case is cracked on the right side around a USB port- The case is cracked on the left side around the power connector, and the connector itself is bent Looks like the screen alone runs $400 on Lenovo parts site, and I don't even see case parts listed. I'd prefer to replace the parts myself, but would also be willing to go to a reapair center if I had to. I'm leaning towards replacement instead of repair, but was wondering what others more experienced in laptop repairs thought. Thanks.

A:Repair or Replace? Yoga 14 Type 20FY ThinkPad

I fix machines, so my first impression is always to fix, but you have at least 3 damaged parts (jack, panel and case).  If the jack is damaged, there may be an issue with nearby parts.  I cannot be  sure without seeing it, but my guess is that you would be better off selling the broken one on eBay and buying a different one.

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I am running the latest drivers from Lenovo's website and I have noticed that after a while (possibly after putting my computer to sleep and waking it up again), the ETD Control Center (which must be running in order to have full touchpad functionality) will constantly use ~30% CPU. This obviously impacts battery life, but it also makes my laptop produce more heat and noise than it would otherwise, while running slower. It is undesirable behavior. I have already tried uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling them, running the older version, or running the newer version. Nothing helps. Whenever this software is running, it does not take long before it is thrashing my CPU. Currently I am running the latest version of the software that is available on Lenovo's website, and I have updated everything possible using Lenovo's update software. I am running windows 10 and have the Elan touchpad drivers installed. [screenshot below]ETD Control Center ~30% Constant CPU use Has anyone else had this problem with the elan touchpad/windows 10 combination? If so, what is the resolution? Thanks for your help!

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The screen of my Yoga 14 ThinkPad Type 20FY touchscreen has cracked. I have a few questions on how to replace the screen. 
 
Serial Number: XXXXXXXX                               Mod edit:  Serial number removed per forum rules
Machine Type Model: 20FY0002US
 
1. Can I replace the touchscreen with a non-touch screen? It looks like touchscreens are delicate and expensive. I didn't want a touchscreen but Best Buy did not have that in their store. 
2. What is the part number for the screen? I need it to purchase online. Online forums suggest opening the screen to see the part number. Is there a way to see part number using model, and machine type (posted above)? I need part number of non-touch screen, if that will work with the laptop. 
3. What is the cheapest and reliable place to buy a replacement screen? I plan to replace it myself. 
 
I would be appreciative of your help. 
 

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Hello, I am freaking out as I am typing this right now at 2 am as a couple of my key caps in the lower right hand corner just fell off the keyboard for no apparent reason. I tried putting them back on but the clips on the underside of the key caps seem to be broken. Is this covered under warranty? If so, will Lenovo send me a new keyboard or will I have to send the machine in? I really hope that Lenovo can send me one as I really need my machine and I am capable of replacing the keyboard on my own as I have serviced multiple ThinkPads in the past. Thanks in advance! Edit:I should mention that my warranty is good until January 12.

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I just did a clean install of Windows 10 on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. I've attempted to install all of the drivers that I could. The only thing missing for the laptop is that I cannot get it to auto-rotate when in tablet mode. The auto-rotate setting is missing from the action center and going into display settings doesn't have any option to allow auto-rotation. I've also tried enabling the Sensor, the Sensor Monitoring service and the Sensor Data Service with no luck. What are the requirements to get this working? Thanks!










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A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 (20FY) -Cannot Auto-Rotate, Missi...

Hi
 
You are missing the action center? first time I hear about that, but I found this on some other source. 
I will also check it when I have some more time.
 
Regards
 

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i just bought a thinkpad yoga 14 at bestbuy and i dont see recovery software.  Was it not included in this model?

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While I like most things about my Yoga 14 notebook, it has this annoying habit of going to sleep about 1 minute, even when it's plugged into a OneLink+ docking station.   I have the OS updated to the latest Windows 10 Creator's Edition and all device drivers up-to-date.   It's done this since I bought the machine earlier this year and I haven't been able to figure-out how to get it to honor the sleep settings in Windows.   Is there a BIOS setting or something that is forcing it to go to sleep after 1 minute?

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I have a ThinkPad x260 laptop. I ordered the following two cables to connect to my monitors, but they don't fit: 1. Select Series Mini DisplayPort 1.2 to DisplayPort 1.2 Cable, 3ft. Product # 13372https://www.monoprice.com/Product?p_id=13372 Monoprice said this cable would work with the x260. 2. Mini DisplayPort 1.2 to DVI Active Adapter Cable, Mini DP to DVI (M/M), 1920 x 1080/1080p, 3 ft. Model Number: P586-003-DVI-V2http://www.provantage.com/tripp-lite-p586-003-dvi-v2~7TRPA2L1.htm The Mini DisplayPort connectors are 20-pin, but neither connector will fit on the port of the X260. It seems the right size, but it will not push on. Is the Mini DisplayPort connector on the x260 proprietary? Is it male or female? I would have ordered the cable from Lenovo, but my boss wants a 3-foot black cable, nothing else.

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I have read in several posts that people have had a difficult time finding replacement rubber feet. Well I need one asap! I don't want to have to order an entirely new part for my thinkpad. Infuriating. I can't even get past support staff on the phone without saying this. What do I need to do to get replacement feet?

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Everything was going fine until the day I updated my 20FY to the latest BIOS version (R05ET75W); now as soon as it goes to sleep mode, the olnly way to wake it up is rebooting ang losing all the not saved work.Everytime it happens I regret the day I sold my Dell Vostro to buy this machine.

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The rubber feet and screw covers have fell off. The glue seems to got sticky and soft.  Where can i get the replacement parts

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Hello! Im having a little problem with my docking station. ThinkPad Mini Dock Series 3. Seems like the DisplayPort does not work. I use dual 1440p monitors from Phillips and want to connect both with DP as the DVI is single-link only. I have one of the monitors plugged in the MiniDP on the side of T430 so i got that working wich is nice.  Is there some kind of firmware or something i need to install to get the DP working on the docking station? Cant remember i have ever done this and as far as i know it ha never worked... Always used it with a single 24" monitor with VGA. Thanks.

A:T430 with ThinkPad Mini dock series 3 DisplayPort ...

This issue is driving me crazy!  I bought new DisplayPort Monitors for T430s ThinkPads using the Mini Dock Series 3 dock.  I have 4 identical laptops.  Same software and drivers with two Monitors.  One on the Dock DisplayPort and the other Monitor on the PC Mini DisplayPort.   Three laptops work perfectly.  The forth one blinks! I do have a newer T430s with the Invidia Graphics card that has the same symptoms, but I have come to the conclusion that Lenovo does not support multiple monitors with that version.  Lenovo, Please tell me there is a firmware update for the Type 4337 Mini Dock Series 3 dock.  I saw the link for the T540 dock firmware update.  Will it work on the Series 3 dock? 

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Yesterday I purchased one of the brand new Yoga 14s from Best Buy, the one with the pen that is basically a Yoga 460. The Mini Displayport doesn't work. Plugging in a monitor makes the system hang for about 15 seconds, and no display is detected. All Windows and Lenovo software is up to date. I am using a Mini DP --> HDMI adapter, but I have never had any problems with it on other computers. I have ordered another converter cable and will try that tomorrow. Is Lenovo aware of this issue? Is there a fix available? 













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A:Mini Displayport not working on new Best Buy Yoga ...

Bumping this post. Is there going to be a reply from Lenovo? Many other users are reporting the same problem on the Tablet PC Review forums.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T440p mini displayPort to hdmi not working, flickering laptop screenexternal monitor dell P2815Q ive had no luck finding a fix, i have tried the cable with other laptops, ie old macbook pro connects with no probs, the lenovo displays when connected to a tv with hdmi, but no luck with the dell monitor, ive searched online for a few days with no luck on fixes,  All the drivers have been updated via lenovo online, in display settings, the 2nd screen options flicker off, ive tried going through most display settings but nothing seems to work,  all other devives work with the dell monitor, via direct hdmi, the issue seems to be with the lenovo thinkpad Please help Regards  

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Everything is working except - no sound via monitor.  Have updated audio drivers,  Suggestions??

A:Yoga X1 ThinkPad thunderbolt LG Monitor Connected via DisplayPort - No Sound

You might need to enable it. 
 
With the monitor connected, turned on and displaying your computer's desktop:
 
Right click on the speaker icon in the taskbar and select "playback devices." 
 
In the white area of the dialog box, right click and make sure both "show disabled devices" and "show disconnected devices" are both checked.
 
Right click on the various playback devices to make sure they're all enabled. 
 
If you start something with audio, you should see the little green "meters" bouncing on one of the devices. Right click that device and set it to default.

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Not able to get two monitors (Samsung S27E450) plugged into a ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 docking unit to work with my X1 Yoga (Gen 2).   Montiors connected to docking via DisplayPort cables.   Windows 10 shows the monitors showing up as "Generic PnP" so something is being recognized.  Tried deleting the device in Device Manager, reboot.  Not finding the drivers on the Samsung site.   Any help appreciated. 

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I recently bought an HP Envy 32 monitor and hooked it up to my Mac mini using a mini DisplayPort (i.e. Thunderbolt) to DisplayPort cable. The video works fine @ 2560x1440, but I have no sound. The sound output in system preferences mentions "The selected device has no output controls" for the Envy 32. The sound works fine when I use an HDMI cable, but then the resolution is limited to 1080p. The Mac mini is a mid 2011 model, which is capable of transferring audio via DisplayPort, as far aas I know. Any suggestion on how to solve this?













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A:No sound on HP Envy 32 via mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort c...

Figured out how to get mini-displayport audio to work with the HP monitor (I have a Macbook Air)In addition to selecting the HP Monitor as the audio output in SYSTEM PREFERENCES--->SOUND-->OUTPUT-->HP ENVY 32 An adjustment also needs to be made to the AUDIO MIDI SETUP.  you can either do a search for it in the finder, or it is in APPLICATIONS -->UTILITIES-->Audio MIDI SetupOpen the AppSelect DisplayPort in the left menuUnder format...change to 48000.0Hz  2ch-24bit integerOnce changed you should be hearing audio from your monitor.Good luck. 

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My questions are... Is this a gigabit Ethernet connection?Does this laptop come with the mini to full size adapter?How do I order the adapter?Is there any big advantage to using this mini Ethernet connector over a common USB to Ethernet adapter?* * I realize it won't require using a USB port and apparently the "Wireless Auto Disconnection" feature only works with this connector, but that's not a very big advantage IMHO.  DetailsAccording to this manual... https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/x1yoga_3rd_sg_v2_en.pdf ...on page 6 number 9 in the list of laptop ports is a "Mini Ethernet connector".  Page 2 of the same manual says that some models come with a "ThinkPad Ethernet Extension adapter".  It doesn't say if the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen is one of them.  Notice the name of the PDF file is "x1yoga_3rd_sg_v2_en.pdf" so I'm pretty sure this is the correct document, it's just kind of generic apparently and applies to multiple X1 Yoga generations.  I didn't find any answers in the user guide either... https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/tp_x1yoga_ug_en.pdf The only adapter I could find is the Lenovo 4X90F84315 ThinkPad Ethernet Extension Cable, but is it compatible with the X1 Yoga 3rd Gen?  The Lenovo site has this cable but only the X1 Carbon is mentioned in it's description.  Staple's sells the same adapter and it also only mentioned the X1 Carbon.&n... Read more

A:ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen Mini Ethernet Connector

Hello and welcome,
 
Just going on what I read:
 
From the base spec:
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Think%20Tablets%20_%20Convertibles/ThinkPad%20X1%20Yoga%20(3...
 
"Native Intel Ethernet Connection WGI219-LM (vPro) via optional ThinkPad Ethernet Extension Cable"
 
https://ark.intel.com/products/82185/Intel-Ethernet-Connection-I219-LM
 
"Data Rate Per Port 1 Gbps"
 
From the sales site:
 
https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpad-yoga/ThinkPad-X1-Yoga-3rd-Gen/p/22TP2TXX13Y?...)
 
"Ethernet Extension Connector (Dongle for Native Ethernet sold separately)"
 
And from Accessory Smart Find:
 
http://accsmartfind.lenovo.com/products/4X90F84315:
 
"...X1 Yoga 3rd Generation... 20LE, 20LF"
 
The Google turns up multiple sources for 4X90F84315 including Lenovo and Amazon.
 
As to advantages?  Depends on your use case.  As you said, doesn't burn a USB port.  Doesn't require a special driver - although that's probably not much of an issue for USB adpters.  Maybe with non-Windows OS-en.  Can do PXE boot if that's important.
 
As I said, I'm going on what I read in the above.  Please confirm before purchasing.
 
Z.
  

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Are there any adapters to do this or ways to do this? I can't seem to find any.

I am buying new monitors, the dell u2414h. Now, while this does have hdmi, I will be connecting multiple monitors together to extend the display from the laptop to give me multiple screens. The problem with this is that it only works if you use displayport and not hdmi, so I need a way to convert the hdmi to displayport or mini displayport.

I will primarily be using these monitors with my laptop that has displayport, so that is why I am getting these monitors and that won't be a problem. I will most likely hook up other laptops to the monitors and hdmi is way more common from what I have seen on laptops than displayport and is why I need a way to go from hdmi to displayport or mini displayport.

Any ideas? Thanks.
 

A:Hdmi to Displayport/Mini Displayport

You can't, HDMI does not support daisy chaining in the manner that DisplayPort does and you can't use a simply adapter to go from HDMI to DisplayPort and get the features of DisplayPort.
 

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I've had my Yoga working almost flawlessly since purchase.  I use a Wacom Cintiq without issue and our of no where, I get a black screen on display 2.  I've tried multple displays and cables.  I am aware converters do not work so these are straight connections.  Sometimes through DP, the laptop screen will flicker like crazy and I need to unplud the Mini DP cable.  I uninstalled drivers but that didn't help.  The second display is picked up by Windows, it just doesnt show video.  Any ideas?

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My mini HDMI output has stopped working. No video no sound on the external screen. I've updated everything- Windows, Intel Graphics drivers, all the critical updates on the Lenovo companion app but still no luck. The computer doesn't even seem to recognise that the output is connected (the little sound that plays when the cable is plugged in doesn't play). I have tested the cable and monitor on another lenovo device and all works fine.  Frustratingly the output seems to work when connected via the Thinkpad Dock.  Also of note: the advanced display settings no longer takes me to the desktop verison of the application. Even if I go through the control panel, but takes me to the basic windows 10 interface, Anybody have any ideas- I really need to be able to project from my computer

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Hi Guys,

Hope it's fine to start a thread log about my next builds. As soon as I start to build them I will update the thread.

My next two rigs are going to be an HTPC Mini-ATX (project Mini-Beast) for the living room hooked to an LG 70" 4K TV, and the other a Micro-ATX for my office at work. (Project Firefly). Project Brawndo (My main build remains in my man cave as my main beast).

I've received most parts but still missing a few. The hardest part will be to try to cram the h100i and he G1 980Ti in the 250D. Why these huge video cards? Well I had them laying around waiting to sell them because I swapped my main build SLI setup to EVGA Hybrids, but finally decided to keep them for my new builds.

Specs below, some pics of the parts I've already received, and 2 pics comparing the size of the Corsair 250d versus de 750d that is my main build.

Any comments, feedback, suggestions please go ahead

Project Mini-Beast (Mini-ITX HTPC Build)
Case: Corsair 250D (Delivered)
CPU: i7 6700K (Delivered)
Cooler: Corsair H100i (In the mail)
Mobo: Gigabyte LGA1151 Intel Z170 Mini-ITX DDR4 GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 (In the mail)
Mem: Kingston HyperX Savage Black 16GB (2x8GB) 2400MHz DDR4 (In the mail)
PSU: EVGA SuperNova 850 Gold with Black individually sleeved cables kit (Delivered)
GPU: Gigabyte G1 Gaming 980 Ti (Already had)
OS/Programs Drive: M.2 NVMe Samsung 950 Pro 512 GB (Delivered)
Storage Drive: Samsung 850 Evo 1TB (Ordered)
Project Firefly (Micro ATX Office Build)
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A:Skylake Mini-ITX and Micro-ATX Build Log

I love threads like this, keep us posted

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I have an iMac ALU 8,1 from 2007
20 Inch, 2.66 Ghz, 2 GB ram, ATI HD 2600 XT, 640 GB Sata 7200 rpm

And my problem is that I am about to buy a cable to connect a secondary monitor, and I do not know wich one I need.
I don't know wich port I have and I can't really tell the difference.
I searched the net a bit but couldn't seem to find this info.

I looked at the tech specs of the new iMacs on apple.com and they have Mini DisplayPort, but that's the new revision.
What about mine and how do I tell the difference?

Also, where can I get theese kind of cables really cheap? b/c it's freakin expensive from apple.
 

A:Solved: Mini DVI and Mini DisplayPort ????

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X1 Carbon 6th Gen - (Type 20KH, 20KG) Laptop (ThinkPad) on ThinkPad Pro Dock.  I have a secondary display (connected with DisplayPort).  When the battery is charging, the secondary display works properly.  As soon as the battery is fully charged (100%), the secondary display disconnects and goes black (no signal detected).  The power is still on the the display.  The only way to get the secondary display to reconnect is to unplug the power supply from the dock, then plug it in again.  Has anyone else experienced this? 

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I wanted to know if this was a known issue with this model.  Since I bought this system last November, the display has been a problem.  Besides, what I consider to be severe, light leakage in the corners of the display - any time I even slightly touch the back of the display assembly to adjust the angle there is an extremely noticeable rippling effect in the display.  I have never seen a display with this severe of a ripple effect.  I've sent the system in twice for service and I don't think the technician understands what the issue is or the person that wrote the ticket did not explain the symptoms correctly.  On top of the light leakage never getting fixed, it seems the rippling effect has gotten worse every time I sent in the system.  I have extended my warranty in the hopes of getting this issue resolved one day but I can't seem to find anyone that has had a similar issue.

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I have had this ThinkPad for a little over two months, and to my desmay it has been performing very poorly, and constantly crashing. I only use it for business and school, I'm not running anything crazy on it. However I do have Adobe after effects, and photoshop, but the poor performance happens while using simple programs such as excel, word, etc. Please advice.

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I just bout the Yoga14 type 20FY and I want to make sure that I can upgrade it to have WWAN LTE 4g and use Verizon as a carrier.   Do anyone know about the upgrade and the use on the Yoga 14?  Thanks in advance. Patrick Hirsch

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Suddenly my trackpoint and touchpad not working . I have update  newest synaptics driver but nothing happen . in BIOS setting i didn't see touchpad & trackpoint :/  , help me , pls  ??

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Hi, I am join the Lenovo forums to seek assitance with an issue with my Thinkpad Yoga 14. I recently purchased the notenook from Best Buy and it has been great.  But there's an intermitten issue with the screen going black. My theory was that the ambient light sensor is what tells the laptop it's closed, and it was getting obscured, causing my screen to turn off. This issue occurs when I am using it in tablet mode and during the process of the folding the screen back. The screen is fine in laptop mode, unless I adjust the angle of the screen.  So it seems every time I place my hand on the screen to draw, or fold the hinge, the screen will turn black. I have taken the following steps:-Updated Windows and all my Lenovo Apps.-Changing power options to 'Do Nothing' when lid closes.  Does anyone else have this issue? I am hoping this is not a hardware issue   Thanks everyone.  

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Yoga 14 20FY is the Best Buy edition. Running Windows 10 Home 64-bit.
 
I looked around and did not see mention of this particular issue.
 
Not exactly sure what triggered this, but it seems like a Windows update may be the culprit. My laptop keyboard has completely stopped working. The trackpoint and trackpad work fine. External keyboard works fine. I have done the System update numerous times and don't see any outstanding updates at all.
 
Have tried to disable the PS2 keyboard driver. It goes ahead and installs a Microsoft driver (dated some time in 2006) for this. Have the Bios updated to the most recent and then installed HotKey drivers - in fact, every update listed (whether critical, recommended or optional).
 
Is there anything else left for me to try before I try to open up the case? Thanks for anything that has helped anybody else with this issue.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model clarified in subject and message body.

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I am running the latest version of all patchs and BIOS available on Lenovo website and that is the problem, since I updated BIOS, the notebook come back from sleep mode.It goes into sleep mode as expected but when I try to brinr it back, red light goes on (as expected) but the screen keeps black.The only exit I found was to push ON botoon and hard restart it.Now why Lenovo delivered a BIOS version with this problem?Will I be obligated to come back to Dell?I have a 20FY0002US running Windows 10 - latest version - once I formated and reinstalled everything last week

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Weird issue, my Yoga 14 loses the active pen if I switched to Yoga mode.  It can also lose it if it comes out of sleep.  A reboot brings it back so I don't think its hardware.  Once its back it keeps working unless I switch from Yoga mode or back to regular.  Any ideas?

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My Yoga 14 ( Type 20FY) cannot boot anymore.  It was fine in the morning, but refused to boot afternoon after being shipped around on a luggage cart.  Now it only lights up the keyboard after power on, and then does nothing, no Lenovo logo, no beep to signal any error. I had tried the following methods to no avail, draining out onboard battery, pushing the emergency reset hole, disconnecting onboard battery and CMOS battery.  Every time it failed to boot after reconnecting it with AC power.  I also connected it with external monitor over hdmi, but nothing to show up after boot it up. The machine is configured with multi-boot to several Linux flavors and Windows 10, so I am knowledgeable to be quite sure it is not a software problem.  Please help me!

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64
Yoga 14 (20FY), two weeks old.

Installed Win 8.1 from bootable USB when I got it. Installed drivers I needed from the Lenovo driver site. There is no sensor driver on their site.

I have tried it only in tent and tablet mode as it?s supposed to. There is no windows rotate lock button there is no windows rotate button.

I have downloaded all the drivers and auto rotate still does not work. I have tried ThinkVantage. I have tried installing the 20DM and 20DN drivers and they also do not work. It requires me to update net framework which I cannot find the download to and I cannot change the net framework version in the registry.

I have tried emailing Lenovo in Australia because the US does not have a support email. It does not seem like they will be of any use since it has been two weeks.

In the device manager, the only devices under sensors is Windows Location Provider. There should be Simple Orientation Manager and HID Sensor Collection but I cannot find the drivers for them anywhere.

Are there any generic drivers I can download?

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