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I just wanted to ask to be  sure.  So i want to buy the Lenovo legion y540 laptop with rtx 206, i5 9300H, and 8 GB of ram but once get it i immediately want to upgrade my ram to atleast 16 GB. I found a 16gb ram compatible with the laptop (Crucial SO-DIMM 16GB DDR4 2666MHz CL16 Ballistix Sport LT)  so i would have 24 gb of ram  but I am not sure if it won't cause any issues that i will have 1 stick with 8 gb and 1 with 16 gb. Does someone know more about this ? thanks for any help and info 

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Good evening/morning, Does the Legion Y540 laptop/BIOS support XMP memory or just JEDEC memory? Thank you in advance!

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I just got a legion y540 with 256ssd and a 1tb HDD  I installed window 10 on the ssd  the HDD is free but when I went to  install steam games it tells me the HDD is full  but looking in the drive there is nothing installed ....am I missing someing 

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Hi, i have question when will be available Y540 in UK online Store ? Thanks

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I would like to know that how fast of bandwidth speed between Intel Wireless-AC 9462 1x1AC and Lenovo Wireless 2x2AC

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I just received my 17 Inch Legion Y540 Laptop, with RTX2060.My only complain is the fan noise at load.  Is there a way to solve this?It sounds like a jet engine at medium graphics load.

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Fn+ Esc don't activate Fn Lock. Checked BIOS and Lenovo Vantage but neither found. Can you help me?

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Hello. I would like to be able to correctly set the hotkey mode, so that my function keys will default to their special functions (adjusting volume, brightness, etc). I have been unable to find this setting in either the BIOS or the Lenovo Vantage app. I have tried updating the BIOS, restoring it's defaults, both updating and reinstalling the Lenovo Vantage app, and still the setting is no where to be found. Please help. The laptop is a Legion Y540-17IRH Thank you- Max

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Hello i bought Lenovo legion Y540 in July 2019and i always face same mistake in games like you will see in the video windows 10 proRTX2060corei7 950H16Ram144HZ screen please help

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I just bought a brand new legion Y540. I don't know how to access the advanced BIOS menu, the menu I can currently access has very little settings. Anyone managed to access the "Debug Bios"? I saw someone give a weird solution for the Y740 which was to click on every key + Fn on the keyboard then click F10 but it sadly didn't work for my Y540.

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Hello, Just recently purchased the Legion Y540, and I'm trying to figure out how to control the fan speed. I've been through 3 chat sessions with Lenovo, no luck there. So far it seems the only way to control the fans is with Extreme Cooling through Lenovo Nerve Center. I've downloaded the most recent version of this program, and that function is not there. Only 2 of the 4 functions are there (Prevent Mistaken Input and Network Priority). Looking through the forums, this seems to be a common problem with Nerve Center on other Lenovo computers. Lenovo can you please fix this program? I have updated my BIOS to BHCN28WW (Also tried BHCN27WW, as provided by the Lenovo Support Specialist in chat), the most recent one, I've uninstalled and reinstalled Nerve Center, no luck anywhere. Lenovo Vantage seems to have very limited control option ("Performance Mode" = "Higher CPU usage, higher fan speed"? What if my GPU usage/temp is high but my CPU isn't, so the fans won't kick in?). Just looking to keep my gaming laptop cool while gaming. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Hi, Still trying to decide on the display type when buying this Legion Y540 laptop. I have not got enough awnsers. I asked before in this thread : https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Gaming-Laptops/y540-60hrz-vs-144hz-display-differences/m-p/4515501#M304... , And was adviced this page : https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/Lenovo%20Legion%20Y540-15IRH/Lenovo_Legion... I dont think its enough. I want to know conclusively, if there are any other differences between the 300 nits 60hz and 144hz display panels aside from the framerates. Now i know they will have the same color gamut, and brightness, but what about response times? Cant find anything about that. And what about the bits? Are they 6 bit ( +dithering maybe ) or 8 bit? Are they the same panels ( ie brand etc. ), with the only difference being the framerate? Or are they different ( ie brand / response times / etc ). I find the specsheet lacking. Sorry for the many questions, i am merely trying to pick the best laptop for my son with the money i can afford, and i get a little "carried away" on specs etc. I mean its only 50euro differnce between the 2 panels, so if anything other than the framerates is inferior on the 60 hz panel, i think i will go with the 144hz panel. If they are exactly the same apart from framerates, i will go with the 60Hz panel and save 50eu to maybe spend it on insurance or something. Please help a me make a good, informed choise and make my son ... Read more

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I just figured out after a few days of trying to use the auto update utility, that the reason its failing to function properly (or at all) is because in my bios there is no Model or Serial number. They just say INVALID. I've seen similar things online but none of the tools available mention anything other than Thinkpads and Thinkcentre. I figure this would be a really easy issue to fix if I could just get the right tool. Any help would be appreciated.  And I tried calling in and they are so confused about what I meant, so I dont think thats going to be an option. Guy was telling me I needed to uninstall and reinstall the lenovo driver auto update utility.... That was the first thing I did 5 days ago when this whole thing started. I need level 4 tech support now lol.

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Ok so just  got a legion y530 in a shop in Madrid picked it up for 800 euros  the model is 81FV0126SP  Lenovo Gaming laptop Legion Y530-15ICH, i7, 8 GB, 512 GB SSD, GTX 1050 4GB  my question is what is my upgraded options I cant much about this model online I'm not best at this stuff forgive me.

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Hello, I plan to upgrade ram to y520.but i am not sure it's can support new ram 4chip? Laptop spec- Intel Core i5-7300HQ- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)- 8 GB DDR4 RamRAM DDR4(2400, NB) 8GB Hynix 4 ChipPC4 19200 / Bus 2400

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Hi. I have 1050 version of Legion Y520. It is 15IKBN. What can i upgrade? If i can upgrade something where? If i can upgrade something can you give me links of items? Thank you.

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Hi.I have lenovo legion Y520 laptop with 6 GB RAM (2 slots 2 + 4 GB). I would like to get a rid of 2 GB module and buy 8 GB one. The promblem is that RAM from Ramaxel Technology is hard to get in my country so my question is: Will this RAM be compatible? https://www.czc.cz/kingston-value-8gb-ddr4-2400-so-dimm/198638/produktI have found this RAM here:https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-ValueRAM-2400Mhz-KVR24S17S8/dp/B01LW6HBSMand when I select my laptop above it says it fits. But I want to be sure that kingston and ramaxel will work together. 

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I am having a problem replacing the HDD in my Legion y530 with a Sata SSD. In the M2 slot is Intel Optane. Windows OS and everything on the HDD was succesfully cloned onto the Sata SSD. Once I made the switch and tried to boot up I got a black screen and the text "checking media". It then went to an error popup saying that no boot drive was found. I went to BIOS and saw that Intel Optane was still connected to the old HDD. I would like to know what went wrong here and what types of sata SSD work with optane if there are any?

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I have the Legion Y520 -15kbn  Model name 80WK i7 16 gig ram and Nividia 1050ti 4gig gragjhics card. I bought to us VR headset my question is the HDMI port off the Intel grapghics or the Nividia 1050ti??? If its not off the Nividia GPU then it VR will not work. Before I am not able to return system and pull my hair out trying to get VR to work. I know its a very technical question not easy  but need an ansewer. Thank you.

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Lenovo Legion Legion Y520  running windows 10 I am connected to a Sony TV by HDMI.  When I use the TV as the only display or as an extended display the image is downscaled to 720p.  If I clone the display from my laptop it will render full 1080p. All of the settings I can find appear to be correct.  The laptop says that it is displaying 1920x1080.  I would like to get the TV to work as primary display.  I know it is not the TV.  It can display the cloned desktop and works properly for game consoles also using HDMI.  I have tried using different HDMI ports on the TV.

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Hello Gurus, I have this problem. The BIOS always tries to boot from the SATA device, netherless that I have specified to boot from NVME disk.I change the boot order in BIOS, but next time I restart it boots from SATA again.I am usining the latest 32 version BIOS.Anyone facing this problem? Any advice?p.s.(I have to hit F12 each time and manually select the NVME) Regards,Vlady

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Hi everyone,I've been using a Lenovo Y540 from last month and I have noticed a lag (0.5s to 2s) when I try to Alt + Tab and switch windows.Windows is up to date. Ensured the drivers are all the up to date from Device Manager.I've tried searching online about this and most people suspect and recommend to turn of Focus Assist and I've done that multiple times with no real solution.This seems to be an issue with many recent Lenovo machines. Has anyone here faced this issue and have any solutions for this?

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Hi,I am interested in purchasing a Lenovo Legion Y540 gaming laptop (the 15-inch version). After configuring it I noticed that the keyboard is in German. Is there a way to change that? I currently live in Germany, so I guess that's why I am offered the german version, but I am much more comfortable with an English keyboard. Thank you for your help!

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