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Q: M58p 7484 ThinkCentre PCIe slots

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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My ThinkCentre M58p 7484 is running BIOS 5CKT77AUS.  It apparently will not support USB 3.0.  When I tried to install a PCIE 3.0 card, the BIOS would load but Windows 7 Pro would not.  Is there anyway to get around this problem and, if not, is the BIOS scheduled for an update?

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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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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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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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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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Windows 10 does not recognize my second hard drive!

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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?

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 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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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 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, 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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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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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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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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Hey guys,

A week ago I bought a Gigabyte X38-DS5 motherboard.

Expansion slots:

1. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots supporting ATI CrossFire? technology
(The PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
2. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
3. 2 x PCI slots

Since I plan to use this machine for video editing only I hanged onto my video card, NIVIDIA GeForce 7600GT, which of course is plugged into the top PCIe x16 slot.

I bought this mo-bo because I thought I needed a 2nd x16 PCIe slot for my Blackmagic Design Multibridge Extreme
At a time I didn't realise a 4lane would be enough.

Here is the dilemma.

I need to get a RADI controller card, to run a fibre channel disk array (or similar) - not sure which yet - this is where I am stuck at the moment.

1.) www.buymac.com.au/produc...channel-hba-pcie

2.) www.sonnettech.com/produ...po_sata_e4p.html

3.) any suggestions? Something cheaper?

Do they each demand a PCIe slot, 4 Lane ?
(I am judging it by the look of the card? I really don't know...)

What do I do?
Is there a RAID controller that works on slots I have left over?
Do I chuck out my video card and try and get a different, PCI slot card?! That doesn't make sense...

Guess I am not understanding the expansion slot number 2 (above), the 3 x PCI Express x 1 slots? What are they for? They are so tiny, I haven't seen a card that goes into those things?

Any info would be greatly appreciated
Indifilmz
 

A:More PCIe slots on Mo-Bo?

I will let some one else give advice on the brand of card but the card u are looking for can either be a PCI or a PCI-E1 card, and yes the PCI-E1 is a little faster than a PCI slot. u can get video cards that fit in the PCI-E1, sound cards, and I have a net work card in one in another computer.
 

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The specs say there sre 2 PCIe x16 slots and 1 PCIe x1.  Can I install a PCIe 2.0 video card?

A:Optiplex 990 PCIe slots, are they 2.0?

http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/optix/en/optiplex-990-tech-guide.pdf
 
 The Intel® Q67 Express Chipset PCI-E 2.0  Offers up to 5 GT/s bus bandwidth.
PCI- E Versions and Bandwidth
    v1.x (2.5 GT/s):        250 MB/s (×1)        4 GB/s (×16)
    v2.x (5 GT/s):        500 MB/s (×1)        8 GB/s (×16)
    v3.x (8 GT/s):        985 MB/s (×1)        15.75 GB/s (×16)
    v4.0 (16 GT/s):        1969 MB/s (×1)        31.51 GB/s (×16)
PCI-E Versions aka 1.0 2.0  2.1 3.0 have nothing to do with X1 X4 X8 X16. The issues come in with 2.1 and 3.0  BOTH WAYS. Most Dells also only Like VIDEO CARDS in the X16 slots. AKA Storage Controller (RAID Cards) and (Sound Cards) etc won't work in the video slot.
Older pci-e 1.0 and 2.0 cards are NOT FAST ENOUGH for PCI-E 3.0 bus and many NEW Dell systems WILL NOT DOWNCLOCK the bus to 1.0 or 2.0 PCI-E speed.  1.0 and 2.0 is NOT referring to X1 or X2.
This usually means newer cards work in older systems but Older cards are not even "seen" as being plugged in when moved to a 2.1 or 3.0 bus.
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How to test PCIe slots?

I had a brand new video card installed and working. Configured it and started using it to see what it was capable of as far as 3D applications. After about an hour, the card was destroyed. LEDs and fan still worked, but my PC could no longer detect the card in the slot. I tried to force it to detect, checked BIOS, tried the second PCIe slot on same board, but the vid card was already defective by then.

Fortunately, I was able to exchange the vid card for a new one. I also upgraded my PSU as someone suggested that the PSU might have been caused the damage to the vid card.

Now before I just throw in the new vid card and PSU, I want to cover all of my bases as I won’t be able to get another free exchange if this vid card also gets fried. So I’ve been doing some researching and I’d feel a lot more comfortable if I could somehow test/verify whether the PCIe slots on my mainboard are functioning as they should be.

So can anyone recommend some simple PCIe slot test that I can perform at home with minimal tooling? Perhaps there are some software tools for monitoring voltages/currents, or maybe I can find a cheap voltmeter around here. Equipment is difficult for me to find here, but the local technicians are very lowly skilled/knowledgeable and careless about handling and ESD.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
 

A:How to test PCIe slots?

Hi Muncher,

RE: Testing PCIe slots

To my knowledge, there is no software only solution for testing PCIe slots. And, having some of the test equipment here, I would suggest this might be one time it would be cheaper in the long run (unless you want to get out of the "carpot" business, and into the computer consulting biz) to run it over to a local PC shop and have them run a test on system for you.

All my best,

Rick
 

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I have a Dell Dimension 3000 computer. Currently I am running off windows XP OS, i have 2 GB RAM (bought from dell), an intel pentium 4 processor 3 ghz, 2.99ghz, Im not sure what my power supply is, im have a graphics controller integrated into the motherboard. I have a mechanical hard drive.
Now I'm fairly new at this but am familiar with the hardware and working of the computer. I just wanna know if i could change the motherboard to one with PCIe slots to handle a video card capable of playing Shogun 2 or other total war games. All my other parts are up to the standards but it seems this is the only problem. What type of motherboard could i use to integrate these other parts. Would it be possible? What would it affect? Would i need to change any software(I shouldnt)? Any help would be great.
 

A:Need new motherboard with PCIe slots, possible to keep everything else?

Can you provide me with the Dell Service Tag please.

Its possible a new motherboard will require the purchase of a new case and CPU cooler as well.

Personally, your computer spec's are old by todays standards, and as such I would upgrade the whole computer.

Even a budget computer is going to have considerably more processing power, faster memory and better graphics performance.
 

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How to test PCIe slots?

I had a brand new video card installed and working. Configured it and started using it to see what it was capable of as far as 3D applications. After about an hour, the card was destroyed. LEDs and fan still worked, but my PC could no longer detect the card in the slot. I tried to force it to detect, checked BIOS, tried the second PCIe slot on same board, but the vid card was already defective by then.

Fortunately, I was able to exchange the vid card for a new one. I also upgraded my PSU as someone suggested that the PSU might have been caused the damage to the vid card.

Now before I just throw in the new vid card and PSU, I want to cover all of my bases as I won?t be able to get another free exchange if this vid card also gets fried. So I?ve been doing some researching and I?d feel a lot more comfortable if I could somehow test/verify whether the PCIe slots on my mainboard are functioning as they should be.

So can anyone recommend some simple PCIe slot test that I can perform at home with minimal tooling? Perhaps there are some software tools for monitoring voltages/currents, or maybe I can find a cheap voltmeter around here. Equipment is difficult for me to find here, but the local technicians are very lowly skilled/knowledgeable and careless about handling and ESD.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
 

A:How to test PCIe slots?

your problem was probably a voltage spike from a bad psu if your switching it out you should be fine there aren't any PCI-e tests that i know of unless you have an old crappy card you dont want to test in the slot.
 

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Ok, I have a question. I couldn't think how to word the title properly, but it'll do.

Basically I'm looking to upgrade my Mobo. I have an ASUS M2N-E SLI now, it has 2 x16 slots, but one runs at x8, I need 2 running at x16 each. I'm looking on Newegg for a new one and I decided to look at the ones that had 4 x16 slots on em. I found a few I like, but I need to make sure the spacing is standard for SLI-ing or X-firing 2 cards at the same time. It looks like the 2 x16 slots (the 2 running at x16) are too far apart for a standard SLI bridge. Here are the 2 I found:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813186152

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131339

I'd prefer the second one, I like ASUS mobos a lot.

So, will a normal standard SLI work on this, or will I need a special cable, OR will I have to put one in a x16 slot and one in an x8 slot, cuz that defeats the purpose.
 

A:Multiple PCIe x16 slots, SLI compatible?

Ok, a few days is enough. Can someone please answer this, I can't make a buying decision until I get some input here. I'm not asking much, really, just whether I'd be able to use this for SLI-ing cards on both the 16x (speed) slots. Please?
 

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Hi,I have the same problem but a different question. I bout a Lenovo ideapad 520S-14IKB (SN is MP1BREFN) with 4 Gb RAM and I want to upgrade it. I read that the 4 Gb is soldered on the motherboard and there is only one socket available. I am wondering if I can buy 1 memory with 4 Gb to have 8 in total or if I should buy 8 Gb that would replace the 4 Gb already in use. These are the info returned by Speccy: RAMMemory slotsTotal memory slots 2Used memory slots 1Free memory slots 1MemoryType UnknownSize 4096 MBytesChannels # SingleDRAM Frequency 1064.4 MHzCAS# Latency (CL) 15 clocksRAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD) 15 clocksRAS# Precharge (tRP) 15 clocksCycle Time (tRAS) 35 clocksCommand Rate (CR) 1TPhysical MemoryMemory Usage 69 %Total Physical 3.86 GBAvailable Physical 1.17 GBTotal Virtual 5.24 GBAvailable Virtual 1.65 GBSPDNumber Of SPD Modules 1Slot #1Type UnknownSize 4096 MBytesManufacturer Ramaxel TechnologyMax Bandwidth DDR4-2400 (1200 MHz)Part Number RMSA3270MB86H9F240Serial Number 309590827Week/year 32 / 17Timing tableFrequency CAS# Latency RAS# To CAS# RAS# Precharge tRAS tRC VoltageJEDEC #1 727.3 MHz 10.0 10 10 24 34 1.200 VJEDEC #2 800.0 MHz 11.0 11 11 26 37 1.200 VJEDEC #3 872.7 MHz 12.0 12 12 28 40 1.200 VJEDEC #4 945.5 MHz 13.0 13 13 31 44 1.200 VJEDEC #5 1018.2 MHz 14.0 14 14 33 47 1.200 VJEDEC #6 1090.9 MHz 15.0 15 15 35 50 1.200 VJEDEC #7 1163.6 MHz 16.0 16 16 38 54 1.200 VJEDEC #8 1200.5 MHz 17.0 17 17 39 55 1.200 VJEDEC #9 1200.5 MHz 18.0 17 17 39 55 1.200 VJEDE... Read more

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Good morning,

I'd just like to clarify something about my T7400.  It currently has a video card in one of the PCIe 2.0 x16 slots.  The other PCIe 2.0 x16 slot is free.  I am contemplating getting an PCIe 2.0 m.2 adapter so that I can add an SSD with higher bandwidth than the PERC 6/i.
My concern is that according to the user manual, "without dual graphics and the associated graphics riser card" that the computer provides one PCIe 2.0 x16 slot.  Is that the slot already occupied by the graphics card, or does that mean that aside from the slot occupied by the graphics card that there is one said slot?  In short, is the currently unoccupied slot usable for this PCIe 2.0 adapter card?
If the second slot is available and usable, is there any issue putting a card in that is slower than x16?  Will it impact the card in the other x16 slot?

Thanks

A:T7400: Use both PCIe 2.0 x16 slots, one for video one for storage?

Hi Halofour,
There are 2 PCIe 2.0 x16 slots on the T7400 Motherboard. So if you only have the Graphics card in 1 of those slots then the other should be free for you to put the PCIe 2.0 M.2 adapter in.
There's no issue with putting a PCIe 1.0 (for instance) in a PCIe 2.0 slot. All that will happen is that, because PCIe is backwards compatible it will only give PCIe 1.0 speeds. It won't affect the speed of the other PCIe 2.0 slot

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Does anyone know which Inspiron 5675 PCIe slot is x8 and which is x16? The specs say 2 x16 slots, but the AMD X370 chip set does not support this. It only supports 1 x16 slot and 1 x8 slot. My video card is installed in the slot closest to the cpu (think it's labeled slot 1) and my video card (Radeon 580X) is operating at the x8 setting (according to the Radeon video settings tool). I suspect the slot farthest away from the cpu is the x16 slot. Anyone know for sure?

A:Inspiron 5675, motherboard PCIe slots?

Hi krking111,Thanks for posting.Here is some information from another Forum user that may be helpful:  http://dell.to/2hjByZK

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Bought a VN7-592G-70EN recently. It comes with SSD Samsung mznlf128hchp-0000 and 1TB HDD. Have not opened the laptop yet.Would like to know if i can replace this SSD with an M.2 , does this laptop motherboard have an M.2 slot for .Ideally would like to replace with M.2 PCIe NVMe , not sure if this board supports those.Also can i replace the Atheros Qualcomm wireless card with Killer 1525 . ?Motherboard ModelModel Aspire VN7-592G (U3E1)Version V1.01Chipset Vendor IntelChipset Model ID1910Chipset Revision 07Southbridge Vendor IntelSouthbridge Model IDA14ESouthbridge Revision 31 BIOS  Brand Insyde Corp.  Version V1.01  Date 9/3/2015  SSD SlotSAMSUNG MZNLF128HCHP-00000SATA type SATA-III 6.0Gb/sDevice type FixedATA Standard ACS2Serial Number S28TNXAG740830











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A:VN7-592G-70EN M.2 PCIe slots and Wireless Card Cha...

I think you are a little confused.That SSD is an M.2 Sata protocol SSD from Samsung that you can read about herehttp://www.samsung.com/semiconductor/products/flash-storage/client-ssd/MZNLF128HCHPAnd yes this can be replaced with another larger M.2 SSD either NVMe/PCIe or SATA protocol. Although speeds are currently restricted for NVMe based on current BIOS













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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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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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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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I have an acer aspire nitro black laptop that I bought at the end of January 2015 (Meaning I had it one year and 4 months when it broke).  The model number is VN7-791G-7484. The laptop is completely dead.  It was on when I went downstairs and off when I came back up with 0 signs of life.  Not even the light on the side with the cord plugged in was on.  I took it to the local repair guy and he verified that there is no power anywhere and that there was probably a short in the motherboard and I need to replace it.  He checked the websites where he usually buys replacement parts for laptops and the only motherboard he could find was $700, and that would not even include the labor to fix it. It is out of warranty and when I looked at the website the only repair options in the out-of-warranty section did not seem like they could help with my issue since it looked like a hardware problem. My question is...where can I get replacement parts for my laptop or find an official repair place that would actually have access to these parts for a reasonable amount of money?  Obviously I am not going to pay the price of a new laptop to fix the old one.

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Released: Beta updates ? 2017-05-12

Changelog:
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Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet Security 2017.4.1.7484 hotfix ? with BETA updates enabled:

This update will require an application restart.
Fixed: Main program UI popped-up every 60 seconds.
Fixed: USB drive scan started after computer woke up from sleep mode.
Fixed: ?Scanning? tray icon didn?t show up after insertion of a USB drive for the second time.
Fixed: Incorrect ?Revert settings? button visibility in Settings / Notifications.
Improved: Processing of the installer command line parameters related to customer care settings.
Improved: Update progress indicator in A2CMD.

Source: Beta updates ? 2017-05-12
 

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Yesterday I installed a Samsung 950 pro 256gb m2 pcie nvme ssd into a Dell E7270
Older configuration was with a sandisk regular sata 3 ssd. After replacement did a bios reset twice, once factory reset, once custom. (I left sata on ahci.)
I chose to install windows 10 pro x64 by using the uefi/gpt methode. Legacy options off.
Installation went without a problem. Afterwards I installed the Samsung nvme driver 1.4.7.17.
Also the Samsung magician software. It reports a link speed 8Gbps (is ok), link width 16 Gbps (should be 32?) .
Is there a way to change the pcie link width from 2x to 4x? I thought this ultrabook did support x4.
E7270 i5 6300U, 16gb ddr4, Samsung 950 pro 256
comment would be appreciated :-)  Thanks in advance!

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I was wondering if half-length PCIe and mini card PCIe are the same thing because I was planning on plugging in an external GPU.  Thank you for helping.

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Hello!

I have a UAD Quad PCIe card (A card for music making, not a soundcard tho), which my computer can't find.

It has a LED light that indictates that it's getting power from the computer and so on.

System:
Windows 7 32bit Proffesional
Motherboard: Asus M4N68T
CPU: AMD Phenom 3Ghz (4x)
RAM: 4 GB
Graphics: NVidia GeForce 8600 GT

Anything else, just ask!

A:Computer Can't Find A PCIe Device (UAD 2 Quad PCIe Card)

Have you had a good look around in the bios settings? See if it's being seen there.

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Hello guys, I was wondering if the XPG SX6000Pro 256GB PCIe 3D NAND PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 NVMe 1.3 R/W up to 2100/1500MB/s SSD  will work with my y520 IKBM. and if there is an extra slot for memory.thank you.

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Am having trouble getting the XPS to recognize this adapter and the SSD drive attached.

Lycom DT-120 M.2 PCIe to PCIe 3.0 x4 Adapter
MyDigitalSSD 480GB (512GB) BP5e 80mm SATA III 6G M.2 2280 NGFF SSD

I planed the MyDigitalSSD drive in the M.2 slot, and successfully installed OS and made it a boot drive (off the M.2 slot).
Now, I would really like to make use of the PCIe adapter. Any help and pointers would be appreciated.

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Hi,

I currently have Motherboard Asus P5B-Plus Vista edition which has
1 x PCI-E x16, 3 x PCI-E x1, 3 x PCI 2.2

I plan to build a data server with this motherboard and buy Promise Supertrak EX8350 which is PCI-E x4 Raid controller card.

My question is. Instead of buying a new motherboard that has PCI-E x4 slot.
Can I just install the PCI-E x4 Raid controller card into PCI-E x16 slot which is normally for video card? And Just buy a cheap regular PCI video card for PCI 2.2 slot?

Hopefully someone could help me with this and I thank you in advance.
NYSaint
 

A:PCIe x4 Raid controller card into PCIe x16 slot

The 4X card has the long edge connector for the socket I assume, then yes. I have a second x16/4 slot that, iirc, they say will work as a 4x slot. That said, do they make a PCIE x1 videocard for the short slot?
 

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I am planning to upgrade my video card. I saw this one from Nvidia. Geforce GTS 450. I checked the specs and i saw the "bus" and it says PCI-E 2.0 x 16. My motherboard(Asus P5G41T-MLX3) has PCIe x16. I also have researched that the PCIE is backward compatible meaning the GTS 450 is compatible with my mobo. Now, my question is, will my mobo which has pcie 1.1 only be a bottleneck for GTS 450? if so, what video will you recommend so i can play new games like need for speed shift 2 unleashed?

A:pcie 2.0 video card on pcie 1.1 slot

I don't think different versions would bottleneck that much that you could notice.. What are your system specs and what resolution are you willing to play it?

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Hello guys, i'm having a bit of trouble with my Sound Blaster Xfi Fatal1ty titanium, the issue is as follows:

There's a huge heat sink that prevents the card fitting properly into the single pcie x1 slot on my board, so what i rly would like to know is if it is possible to have it working on a pcie x4, risk free ofc. I've done a few searches on this forum and i've read it is possible but i rly want to be sure before doing anything. Another doubt i have is if i need to make any changes on my bios cuz i'm not sure if pcie x1 and pcie x4 slots work on the same power specs.

Thx to all in advance
 

A:Pcie x1 sound card in Pcie x4 slot?

If the card performs in a PCIe x4 slot, it should be ok... I don't think you will damage anything
 

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I want to buy an SSD drive for this laptop, but do not know what the protocol supports slot M2 and therefore can not determine the SSD model.


I want to buy an SSD drive in this laptop

A:inspiron 7778: M2 SSD slot: PCIe x2? PCIe x4?

The 7778 (Skylake version) is SATA - not PCIe.  

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Hi I am looking to build a thin mini itx motherboard pc with dedicated graphics for gaming and I could only find motherboards with a pcie 3.0 x4 slot. I found an x4 to x16 riser but I don't know if it works as I have not been able to find any examples of such a thing. I want to use a GTX 1050 TI with it. I would like to know if this is possible. I am new to PC hardware and am quite confused. if I can't run a 1050 TI can you please list some alternatives. Thank you
 

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I'm strongly considering a P9X79 WS MOBO for the 40-48 PCIe lanes it has available (depending on who you are talking to; I want to run a GPU, an LSI Internal SATA/SAS 9211-8i 6Gb/s PCI-Express 2.0 RAID Controller Card, a couple of TV tuners and a WiFi card). Because of space constraints in the case, the graphics card has to be kept down to a certain length to keep it from getting into the HDDs (please don't suggest a larger case; I just don't have room for it not to mention I'm a handicapped senior citizenn and need to keep weight down as much as possible). The card at the top of my list is a MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16. Even though the MOBO's PCIe x16 slots are rated for PCIe 3.0, the most I can get on it is PCIe 2.0 because the only CPUs available for the LDA2011 socket on it, the Sandy Bridge E CPUs, will support only PCIe 2.0. An Ivy Bridge E for the 2011 socket won't be available until later this year, assuming Intel doesn't change their minds.

This PC will be used for office applications, basic photo editing, data storage (my books, music, movies ripped from DVDs and BDs, and personal reords), web surfing, listening to music, and watching movies (no gaming; I'm too old and slow). Although I'll initially just be running a single 22" monitor (1680 x x1050) and a 32" TV, I eventually want to replace the monitor with three 23" monitors (1920 x 1200). Would this graphics card be able to handle that load w... Read more

A:Running PCIe 3.0 Graphics Card on PCIe 2.0?

PCIe 3.0 is still irrelevant at this point, there is simply no current card that can effectively make use of the full bandwidth of 2.0 let alone 3.0. It is overrated and offers no real life performance advantage over 2.0. Running any PCIe 3.0 card in a PCIe 2.0 slot will not affect performance, the benefits of PCIe3.0 are only visible while running intensive applications with a multi-GPU setup.

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