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Thinkcentre edge 71 pci-e slot, watt for graphic card

Q: Thinkcentre edge 71 pci-e slot, watt for graphic card

My small kids have a lenovo thinkcentre edge 71 to play some easy games on. Machine type 1578. Now I need to upgrade the graphic card with a Geforce GTX 1050 low profile. Is it possible to run it with this computer with the 180W power supply? Or do I need a bigger for example 250W? I have upgrade the memory to maximum of 8Gb. Next question. The pci-e slot on the motherboard. Can it deliver full power of 75W to the graphic card? See pictures for full information about the computer. Thank you for your help!

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I want to upgrade my Lenovo m90p usff eco with a graphics card, but it's just PCI Slot. I bought a SPARKLE geforce 8400gs PCI low profile and BIOS did not recognize it. I installed OS X Yosemite and I need the graphical acceleration. Which card can be compatible?

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hi there,
i need to know which know which graphic card will fit for my computer. Ie i want to know which type: DDR ,DDR1 or ddr2 i bought my computer in 2007, but thats not enough to tell.
so please let me know how do i know which pci slot i have?
 

A:which graphic card slot do i require for my PCI slot

The type of memory doesn't matter, its the type of interface the computer supports among a few other things to watch for.

You likely have a PCI-Express slot, as long as it a x16 slot it doesn't really matter if its a version 1.1 or 2.0 slot.

Is this for your Dell or another computer? Whats you budget and what needs do you have for the video card?
 

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Hello guys, I've got this problem:I've bought a second-hand ThinkCentre Edge 72 SFF desktop and a Lenovo Radeon HD 7450 graphics to go with it. Since it was an OEM Lenovo-branded card and originally available for this very computer as a CTO option, I thought "what could go wrong?" Boy, a lot. I Plugged the card in, installed the OS (Windows 8.1 x64) and the went to fiddle with the BIOS for a bit. That's where I stumbled upon this problem: when the graphics was installed, you couldn't disable CSM and enable Secure Boot, because if you did, you'd lose video. It took me a few tries and a BIOS update to find out what was causing the black screens. So I did some googling and found out Lenovo knows about this and they offer an official solution, which is a VBIOS flash - see here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/dk/en/solutions/HT081709 Great, huh? So I followed the instructions TO THE LETTER and read everything twice before acting, ran the AtiWinFlash, but got a flash error after a few seconds. Clicked OK, closed the prompt and restarted the PC. To this point I still had video output, however after the reboot the screen was black like when the secure boot was enabled before. So I pulled out the card to see if it's gonna run on IGP and it did, so I loaded BIOS defaults and double checked that CSM is enabled and Secure Boot disabled. Put the card back in to no avail, still no change, which kinda made me sure that the card is bricked. Since then I ... Read more

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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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Hello to everybody.
I have a intel board s5000vsa and this has an integrated graphic card ati es1000 .
i want to add an external graphic card for for pci e x16 slot.
Can you suggest me anything with good performance with the range 100-200 dollar`s.
nvidia or ati is better?

Thank you jksynapse

A:graphic card for for pci e x16 slot.

well since you have ati onboard ati would be better
first what is the watts on your PSU?
and here are a few good ones
Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Video Card - 512MB GDDR5, PCI Express 2.0 x16, CrossFireX Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, HDMI Support, VGA Support 100247L at TigerDirect.com

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 Video Card - 512MB GDDR3. PCI Express 2.0 x16, CrossFireX Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, HDMI Support, VGA Support 100245L at TigerDirect.com

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Plz can you suggest a graphic card for PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz slot ??
PS: i preffer nvidia card`s.
Regardes jksynapse.
 

A:graphic card for PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz slot

Hi jksynapse
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

Please do not create duplicate threads.
Continue replies in this thread: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/794871-i-need-graphic-card-x4.html
Thank you

Closing thread.
 

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Plz can anybody help me, i want to put a graphic card in my "intel server Board s5000vsa"
but i have only x4 slot free, i searched about an graphic card for this slot but i found nothing.
Plz tell me if you have an suggestion..
Ps: if it is nvidia card is better.
PCI Express x4 (x8 Connectors) Slot

Sincerely Jksynapse.
 

A:i need an graphic card for x4 slot

In another thread you posted that you need a PCI-X graphics card: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/794874-graphic-card-pci-x-64-a.html

Which is it, PCI-X or PCI-e? Matrox Odyssey XG is the only PCI-X card made that I know of and is serious overkill unless you are also doing video capture.
 

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hi i would like to upgrade the graphics card in this pc lenovo thinkcentre m71e 3129 i know about it works 1050 but i would like to know what else behind the cards in come in this pc? Thanks  

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 I'm trying to watch some HD videos at the very least! Also gaming can always be a plus. I notice the card riser PCIe x1 produces problems because there's not enough room inside the small form factor case. Also i'm hearing the PSU (225w max) is also a factor - which a GPU is very limited. I just want to know if anyone had success with one of these simliar models i'm cureently writing about?

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Hi, My LENOVO is an old Egde 71 but it work fine. I just need to install a PCI-E card, I bought a R5 230 2Gb which is a little graphic card PCI-E. BUT, when I install it, the E71 is booting (I suppose, without any anormal "beep"), but i can't see anything, black screen, in fact the screen don't detect anything, even the BIOS is not visible.I tried plug the screen on the new card, or in the mainboard, it's the same.I thought it my the PSU and I install a 300W one, but it's the same! The new graphic card have been tested on an other computer, and it's OK. Any idea of the problem??? Thx a lot!

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I was lookin into buying the graphics card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16814121203

The problem I have is that I dont have two slots free on my mobo. I dont even think I have one . My old ATI X700 PRO didnt need any extra power supply. What can I do? Can I buy a connector to make two or three out of one power slot? Like splittling/dividing the power? Do you know how much my powersupply need to be able to withstand to run this graphics card? I ony have a 300W max Powersupply. How much does a good one cost? Do I even need a new mobo. I have an Asustek mobo (didnt restart so i dont know exactly) and my PC is a hp pavilion a775c.

Thanks again.

Alex
 

A:Two slot poer supply for graphic card....

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Hi everyone,

6 Months ago I switched on my desktop PC after a long aircooled night, noticed that my case fans (actually two of them) are running extremely fast and the PC keeps rebooting before reaching the OS screen. I looked into the pc and was shocked! the PC was just sinking in water! Yes, you read that right! I was turning-on my PC multiple times while ALL the parts were covered in water (motherboard surface, all expansion cards surfaces, hard disks ... everything!). Condensed humidity was transformed by the air conditioner into a complete water shower! I unplugged the PC and dried it out using an air blower and let it dry near the window for about an hour, then turned it on again, and YES! everything was working fine! felt very happy as I survived the catastrophe, and returned back to the normal daily use of the PC, but of course without using ANY air cooling in that room again!

2 Weeks ago, I got a defect in my motherboard: one memory slot is malfunctioning (the PC never boots with that slot occupied). I emptied that slot and currently using the other 3 slots only, and resumed using the PC.

1 Week ago, my expensive graphic card suddenly died (GeForce GTX Titan).

I am now confused! Are these defects directly related to the water sink that happened 6 months ago (delayed effect?), or it is just a coincidence? I heard something from a friend about a hidden short circuit that might keep lurking in the motherboard and starts damaging PC parts one after another e... Read more

A:Memory Slot and Graphic Card Dead!

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

It's very likely that the water damaged caused the failure. I question if it was a bad PSU that began to destroy the motherboard and GPU. If the PSU is damaged from the water, it could easily take down the system.

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Hello,

I have a HDMI cable for my monitor, with a nvidia graphic card...

but now I have a big doubt, I dont know if my motherboard's graphic card's imput is not working anymore or if its my graphic's card after a FLASHY BLACKOUT today...

my nvidia control panel is not working anymore... whenever I try using VGA or HDMI with my graphic card it doesnt show any sign in the screen... so im currently using my normal VGA motherboard's imput...

I tried using an old graphic card and its not working, I tested the VGA cable and HDMI cable and they are working perfectly...

yet, after I set the graphic card in the slot, the fan it start working, if I unplug the graphic card but leave the curent cable, it doesnt start the fan so I guess the motherboard's imput is working

so idk what's the problem here, I have all the drivers and everythign was working perfectly before the blackout
 

A:Broken motherboard slot or graphic card

Well... its too late and soon for expect an answer but...

I tested my graphic card in an old motherboard and it was working... it didnt load windows cuz of the diferent motherboard but connecting my VGA in my gpu worked, and the HMDI didnt work I guess because it need to be configured after windows loading etc
 

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Hi there,
Well my computer is Dell E310, and as far as i think i have inbuilt graphic card...
I wanted to get a new graphic card,but i checked and found that i dont have much slots in my motherboard.Just a pair of white slots in which i have 2 modems installed.
Please help
 

A:how do i know that my computer has the slot needed for a new graphic card

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Hi everyone,

6 Months ago I switched on my desktop PC after a long aircooled night, noticed that my case fans (actually two of them) are running extremely fast and the PC keeps rebooting before reaching the OS screen. I looked into the pc and was shocked! the PC was just sinking in water! Yes, you read that right! I was turning-on my PC multiple times while ALL the parts were covered in water (motherboard surface, all expansion cards surfaces, hard disks ... everything!). Condensed humidity was transformed by the air conditioner into a complete water shower! I unplugged the PC and dried it out using an air blower and let it dry near the window for about an hour, then turned it on again, and YES! everything was working fine! felt very happy as I survived the catastrophe, and returned back to the normal daily use of the PC, but of course without using ANY air cooling in that room again!

2 Weeks ago, I got a defect in my motherboard: one memory slot is malfunctioning (the PC never boots with that slot occupied). I emptied that slot and currently using the other 3 slots only, and resumed using the PC.

1 Week ago, my expensive graphic card suddenly died (GeForce GTX Titan).

I am now confused! Are these defects directly related to the water sink that happened 6 months ago (delayed effect?), or it is just a coincidence? I heard something from a friend about a hidden short circuit that might keep lurking in the motherboard and starts damaging PC parts one after another e... Read more

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Hi everyone,

6 Months ago I switched on my desktop PC after a long aircooled night, noticed that my case fans (actually two of them) are running extremely fast and the PC keeps rebooting before reaching the OS screen. I looked into the pc and was shocked! the PC was just sinking in water! Yes, you read that right! I was turning-on my PC multiple times while ALL the parts were covered in water (motherboard surface, all expansion cards surfaces, hard disks ... everything!). Condensed humidity was transformed by the air conditioner into a complete water shower! I unplugged the PC and dried it out using an air blower and let it dry near the window for about an hour, then turned it on again, and YES! everything was working fine! felt very happy as I survived the catastrophe, and returned back to the normal daily use of the PC, but of course without using ANY air cooling in that room again!

2 Weeks ago, I got a defect in my motherboard: one memory slot is malfunctioning (the PC never boots with that slot occupied). I emptied that slot and currently using the other 3 slots only, and resumed using the PC.

1 Week ago, my expensive graphic card suddenly died (GeForce GTX Titan).

I am now confused! Are these defects directly related to the water sink that happened 6 months ago (delayed effect?), or it is just a coincidence? I heard something from a friend about a hidden short circuit that might keep lurking in the motherboard and starts damaging PC parts one after another e... Read more

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I have IBM mother board version 02R4087 with AGP slot. I ordered new Ge force X 5500 AGP but when I instaled the card, the computer is not registering and there is no any signal on the monitor. I entered the BIOS settings but in the VIDEO setting there is nothing abou AGP. If someone else had the same problem PLEASE help me with your advice!

Thanks
 

A:Problem with starting graphic card on AGP slot

In the BIOS Turn off/Disable the on-board graphics, with that done and your AGP card fitted, monitor hooked up to the AGP card you should get a signal and display.
 

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Well i purchased a new PSU and GPU both links here Newegg.com - ASUS EAH6670/DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
Newegg.com - CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 V2 (CMPSU-430CXV2) 430W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
and i have pavilion a6000 desktop (pretty old i know)
i installed the graphic card and plugged the dvi adapter into the graphic card and vga into dvi adapter and plugged the other end into monitor vga slot, so i played Wow everythingh on ultra was really happy for 3 days straight when i restarted my computer and THIS F(*$*#@ happend "No input signal" Monitor says. well i unpluged all cables tried to fix the problem no luck. yesterday i was trying to fix the problem for the WHOLE day!
so I did the pci-e thingy in BIOS and cleaned the pci express slot and firmly stuck into the slot whole plugged it in again no luck... BUYING NEW MONITOR! but first have to ask you guys any help please?

A:Monitor has no signal when plugged in to graphic card slot(dvi)

Hello and welcome to the forums, antonice22!

Have you tried using a different monitor or TV with your computer to check whether it's your monitor or the graphics card's fault?

What is the make and model of the current monitor that you are using?

Also, please fill up the rest of your system specs by following this tutorial:-

System Info - See Your System Specs

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I just placed a 7900gtx on a fairly old computer. I connected the card with the extra power cable and everything but as soon as i start the computer i get no picture, there's nothing on screen. The fan on the card is spinning and i can feel it getting warm, also i hear the loading sound through speakers so window loads up fine. I have an integrated graphic card so my computer is still usable, but i can't game or anything with it. I was just wondering if its the card or the pci-ex16 slot thats broken.

my specs, its an mdg computer

intel motherboard, d101ggc http://www.intel.com/products/motherboard/d101ggc/index.htm

2gb of ram ddr400
500watt power supply with 28a on the 12v rail
250gb hardrive
18X DVD-RW drive
 

A:Broken pci-ex16 slot or graphic card issues!

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Dear Forumer, I'm trying to use 2 graphic card via expansion slot to provides 2 display monitors however, the system only detect 1 graphic card even I installed two graphic cards. I'm using window 10, 64 bits OS. graphic card used1. 128MB ATI RADEONx600 SE2. NVIDIA Quodra 600 Please advice. Thanks 

A:Expansion slot for graphic Card for HP Z220 CMT Workstation

@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer.  Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications.  In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W.  I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Hi I have a Thinkcentre M55e with core 2 duo E4500, 2,2 MHz processor, 4GB RAM and Intel 946GZ Express graphics.After installing windows 7 graphics are not working properly. The problems is that computer crashes when running certain applications like Google Earth for example.Running Lenovo diagnostics I received a message that prompt me to reinstall official graphics driver.  I tried to download drivers from Lenovo site but I couldn't manage to do it. I have downloaded drivers from Intel site witch I 've installed to my computer, but the problem persists. Lenovo diagnostics result:"Final result code: W3JMEFP8159G-R4XE2B 1/25/2019 21:14:39 - Video Memory  Test Try to reinstall the official display driver that supports your productDirect3D commands could not be sentOpenCL commands could not be sent." Does anybody has any suggestions what to do or how can I get the official display drivers for Intel 946GZ Express? Thanks!

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Hi, Laptop Model - Lenovo Flex 2Model No. 5941827314 inch laptop I found that my laptop has an integrated Intel graphics processor. Does my laptop have an extra slot to add another graphic card/processor ?If not, is there a way I can improve the graphics performance of this laptop ?   

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Hello All, I'm looking under the hood of my 1st gen Thinkpad X1 Carbon, and I'm trying to identify the PCIe slots.  In particular, the following page states that I should have 2 PCI Express Mini slots:  https://support.lenovo.com/au/en/solutions/pd027202 Now I see the WLAN card and the WWAN card, and my natural assumption is that these are both in PCIe ports, but on closer inspection I see that the WLAN card's slot is only 19mm wide, whereas the WWAN card is the standard 26mm width of normal PCIe Mini ports. This raises some questions:  1. Is the WLAN connected to a proprietary slot, or is this just a different type of PCIe standard?  2. If the WLAN is connected to a proprietary slot, where is my second PCIe slot? Any help would greatly be appreciated. Regards,Adam Zebrowski-az  

A:Why is my WLAN card slot narrower than my WWAN card slot (PCIe mini)?

On closer inspection, it looks like my SSD connects to a similar-looking slot as my WLAN card.  I guess this means my WLAN card uses a SATA connection or something? I normally work with desktop PCs, so I'm unfamiliar with a lot of these laptop hardware standards. Regards,Adam Zebrowski-az- 

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Is it phisically impossible to install an M.2 SATA 2280 drive in this model as stated in the hardware manual,  or is it me?There are connectors at the bottom of the motherboard blocking the way for installation.Can anyone confirm this, please? Thank you. PS - I'm not interested in adding a riser card/adapter, I would just like to make use of the built-in M.2 SATA slot.

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Is it phisically impossible to install an M.2 SATA 2280 drive in this model as stated in the hardware manual,  or is it me?There are connectors at the bottom of the motherboard blocking the way for installation.Can anyone confirm this, please? Thank you. PS - I'm not interested in adding a riser card/adapter, I would just like to make use of the built-in M.2 SATA slot.

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HiHow much RAM can my PC hold?it is stated 8GB some places and 16 GB other places. Please help my pc:Lenovo Thinkcentre Edge 72 3493 AZG Thanks

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my problem is very awkward and got me really frustrated so ill tell the story couse i have no clue what's with my lenovo... and please help me with anything you know. first my model is 3414D3U Intel Core i5-3470S Processor4GB500GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDDno diskette driveAll-In-OneIntel HD GraphicsSlim DVD RecordableGigabit EthernetWindows 8 Professional 64  it begun after upgrading to windows 10... it used to run smoothly with the new windows 10, then suddenly it just wont boot the bios!! theres a power led on, and the screen works fine but theres no respounse from the system, not even turning on the screen... i left it for about 3 years and used its screen for gaming consoles, then the last week i decided to check on microsoft support for a solution... so turned on my lenovo and pressed the key combos that have been told by microsoft (holding windows key+cntrl+shift+B then pressing f1 or f2 or f3.. also did caps+num also spammed f1 and f2 and f11 and f12) i thought it was dead already so i left it on, and got on my xbox... then it was the surprise!! it decided to boot to the bios menu after leaving it on for about 20 minutes!!... so i updated the time on the bios and ENABLED FLASHING THE BIOS TO OLDER VERSION then restored it to optimal defoult... it booted up windows like it was fixed !!! then after turning it off and getting back to it after a couple of hours, its dead again... no boot and no bios menu...so got to chat with the amazing guy... Read more

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my problem is very awkward and got me really frustrated so ill tell the story couse i have no clue what's with my lenovo... and please help me with anything you know. first my model is 3414D3U Intel Core i5-3470S Processor4GB500GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDDno diskette driveAll-In-OneIntel HD GraphicsSlim DVD RecordableGigabit EthernetWindows 8 Professional 64  it begun after upgrading to windows 10... it used to run smoothly with the new windows 10 then suddenly it just wont boot the bios!! theres a power led on the screen works fine but theres no respouns from the system not even turning on the screen... i left it for about 3 years used its screen for gaming consoles then one the last week i decided to check on microsoft support for a solution... so turned on my lenovo pressed the key combos that have been told by microsoft (holding windows key+cntrl+shift+B then pressing f1 or f2 or f3.. also did caps+num also spammed f1 and f2 and f11 and f12) i thought it was dead already so left it and got on my xbox... then the surprise!! it decided to boot to the bios menu after leaving it on for about 20 minutes!!... so i updated the time on the bios and ENABLED FLASHING THE BIOS TO OLDER VERSION then restored it to optimal defoult... it booted up windows like it was fixed !!! then after turning it off and getting back to it after a couple of hours its dead again... no boot and no bios menu...so got to chat with the amazing guys on microsoft support and they helped me ... Read more

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Hello,I have the ThinkCentre Edge 72 Desktop with Intel i5.How many RAM can I plug in the two slots?I have read somewhere that the maximum Ram is 16 GB. Is this true and means it 2x8GB or 2x16GB?Wich manufactors are best for this motherboard? RegardsAndreas

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I was hoping to boot from the SD card a live linux, but it appears there may not be a way to do this?  If it's not possible, is there a way to boot from a small portion of the regular drive, then load into the sd card? Basically I don't want to have a USB slot being taken up by a drive and the SD card slot is just really convienent. 

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Hi Is it possible to upgrade CPU on my  ThinkCentre Edge 71 (1578E1G) G840 2.80GHz to Intel Core i5 or i7? My motherboard:Manufacturer    LENOVOModel    To be filled by O.E.M.Version    ThinkCentre Edge71Motherboard Chipset:  Intel H61 (Cougar Point)Chipset Vendor    IntelChipset Model    Sandy BridgeChipset Revision    09Southbridge Vendor    IntelSouthbridge Model    ID1C5CSouthbridge Revision    05 My CPU: Processor Name:                         Intel Pentium G840  Original Processor Frequency:           2800.0 MHz  Original Processor Frequency [MHz]:     2800  CPU ID:                                 000206A7  CPU Brand Name:                         Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz  CPU Vendor:                             GenuineIntel  CPU Stepping:                           Q0  CPU Code Name:                       ... Read more

A:Upgrade CPU on ThinkCentre Edge 71

Knows anyone?

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Hi, Got a ThinkCentre Edge72 that I am attempting to recover to factory settings. The partition drive with the Lenovo_Recovery is there, however pressing F11 on start up does nothing. I can access Windows System Recovery Options, when I try System Image Recovery, it is unable to find an image. Further inspection suggests that someone had installed a fresh copy of Windows by other means thus removing any Lenovo software/tools which I think might be what I'm missing to access the Lenovo recovery options correctly. Is there any tools avilable that may allow me to use F11 and use the Lenovo_Recovery Partition?  ThanksTom

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changing psu, using good gpu, changing cassing. very easy diy. even kids can do.it uses 2 hdd , 1 tb n 500 gb...can use ssd too if i want. u should try it. dont use lenovo parts....they are useless and low class, low specs and expensive. better u search and build ur own.in the end, while gathering ur cash, throw away that useless lenovo motherboard n procie, and build a good one. its my plan, in next 3 months. never hear lenovo call centre people tell u about what u cannot do bout ur old crap lenovo pc.

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I have a thinkcentre edge 92z all in one (3426C2B).There is some trouble of the windows and I'm considering to reinstall the os.Then I wonder if I can add a msata ssd to it and install the os to it to boost the performance.I read another post here saying that it is possible.However, when I asked the local lenovo support via email, they just replied me with the Hardware Maintenance Manual saying that there is no msata slot so it is not support. Can someone please confirm the real picture.many thanks.  

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Hello everyone, is there a way to control the fans  of a edge 72 3493AYG ?  i connected a 4 pin fan to the pwr fan connector but i can't manage it even using lenovo power manager where i can set only the cpu fan

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Hello, So I have this Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 92 and I cannot for the life of me reset the BIOS password. It doesn't let you do anything without it - installing windows etc. I did get windows on by installing the HDD in another PC and putting it back in the 92, so to just boot i have to press F2 at startup. It's really annoying to have this password on.Things I've tried:CMOS battery removal, waiting for at least 30min and then putting it back.Moving the jumper one pin and then back.Debug commanddebug-o 70 10
-o 71 aa-q Does anybody have other suggestions to try?

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Hi, I have a ThinkCentre Edge SFF pc. I went to add some (compatible) RAM.Upon reboot I now get 2 short beeps (black screen) then the system shuts down after about 10 seconds.I have tried the ram in a different slot , reverted to the original ram, tried new ram but all to no avail. Tried disconnecting everything one by one but no joy. Any help would be greatly appreciatedHoward

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HI, I can access bios, when system tries to boot black screen with blinking dash (-) and continusly starts beeping.  I don't think its a ram issue I removed the ram and then system starts different type of beeping with no display. But here system is starting can easily access bios but when its boots its start beeping. I try to boot from usb too and same happen.  Confused, please help !!!

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Just upgraded to Win10, and my screen seems to have slipped out of alignment.I now have an extra inch to black screen at the bottom, and the top inch of the screen appears to extend to above the physical screen.With an old fashioned monitor I'd just "wind down" the screen and recentre it using manual controls, but how do I do that with the inbuilt screen?Thanks

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Since I have installed win7 64bit, the pc does not switch off after Power down command. For switch off i must hold the power button >10sec.Thanks for Help.

A:ThinkCentre Edge 71, Power LED does not switch off

Hello Walter,
 
Please update the BIOS which will resolve the issue.
http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_bios/9qjy36usa.exe
 
 
You may also try the Windows registry setting. Kindly be careful while editing windows registry.
Have a look at the following registry location (note that you need to invoke regedit.exe with administrative privileges in order to make any changes in this location) and ensure that the value ClearPageFileAtShutdown is set to 0 (if it is set to 1, change the value to 0).
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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It constantly ?goes black? - says its switching from VGA Mode(no signal) to aio mode. It happens on average 10-20 times a day.please help
 

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Hi All,
 
I found this article is helpful with useful info.But I got one quetion here. I got a few set of PC which are ThinkCentre Edge 720 without Graphic Card and I would like to add Nvidia Quadro K620 2GB DDR3  in it. Appreciate your advice if this graphic card is compatiable to use ?
 
Regards,
Yan
 
 
(Mod edit: Split question from a thread in ThinkStation and moved to ThinkCentre, then edited title accordingly)

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Hi. I have a thinkcentre edge 72, Intel Core i5-3330s 3.20 GHz - Intel H61 - 4GB DDR3 - 1TB HDD - DVD/RW - Windows 7 Pro 64Bit One day on startup (from power button) it just ran the fans for a 1 second, and then shut down, then the fans ran again after about 4 seconds for 1 second again and shut down, and repeats. I took the thing apart, fiddled with connections, removed the ram and put it back in, then did the paperclip test on the powersupply.  The powersupply was giving out the required voltages on yellow, orange and red etc.  Powersupply fan runs.  Seams the powersupply is ok. tried removing almost everything from the motherboard - DVD, harddisk, fans, power button (shorted the startup from the connection on the motherboard). Seems to me either the RAM is no good, or the motherboard has a problem.  I don't have any suitable extra ram, so can't test that. I guess before I go out and buy a new motherboard has ANYBODY ANYWHERE had this problem with a Lenovo ?    Can Lenovo experts indicated what they think this might be ? If Not, how can I get my hands on a replacement motherboard? I'd rather not change/upgrade as I don't want to have to reinstall windows 7 or risk data loss.   thanks! Guy  

A:thinkcentre edge 72 won't boot up. fan runs then s...

I see no other replies to this... I had somewhat similar problem, 3 days ago: I had Windows7 in "sleep"; when I pressed Power button, only got auxiliary fan full on until I pulled the power plug. Any subsequent reattachment of power resulted only in auxiliary fan full on.  An other forum entry's response led me to replace the CMOS battery. Problem fixed.

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Fault has just occured.Sleep set to 30 minutes, but computer will not wake up.Have tried differant Power Plans but no solution.Have run Lenovo Diagnostics but NFF.Have run Microsoft "Troubleshoot", NFFThink this srated after installing "Power Manager" Program, I have now uninstalled this.can only wake computer by disconnecting from mains supply & the restarting or setting Power Plan to "Nevor Sleep"

A:Won't Wake Up from Sleep ThinkCentre Edge 72

I have the exact same problem with my IdeaCenter A730 and no one has responded to my posts. This problem seems to be common and no one has offered any assistance or feedback. 

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