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P52s - HDD to SSD (w PCIe)

Q: P52s - HDD to SSD (w PCIe)

1)How many PCIe channels does the m.2 slot support?2)If bought with the HDD SATA can you upgrade to NVME PCIe 3.0 SSD using the hard drive bracket? (and ensure connection via PCIe)3)Can you boot off of the m.2 2242 slot (used for WWAN)?(used by the optional intel optane memory)4)How many PCIe channels does the thunderbolt 3 slot support?

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I recently bought ThinkPad P52S with following storage option:1TB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm, 2.5", SATA3  and realized that I need to change this one for  256 GB Solid State Drive, PCIe NVMe M.2 drive I am affraid even this laptop supports both models it is not easy to make this upgrade. Actually, I would like to know which parts I need to order from lenovo in odred to replace old SATA HDD with new one M.2 PCIe NVMe drive (I already have one). I tried to do it using Support - Parts & Accesories - schematic view TP_T580_P52s_Main_FRUs Components on the page: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-p-series-laptops/thinkpad-... but, honestly I could not relize what I should order.  I guess that I need one internal cable, and metalic mount "box" (size similar/same to existing SATA HDD) which contains 2 connectors (one for cable which connects mainboard and "box" (I am not sure does existing cable is good), and other connector where I should inserd M.2 PCIe SSD.I would appreciate if someone can advice which part numbers i need to purchase in order to make feasible usage of the M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD instead of aforementioned SATAIII HDD. Thanks in advance to all of you! 

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Hi there, I want to use a 16x PCIe M.2 adapter to install multiple 4x NVMe disks over the 16x PCIe port to an M920s (Desktop) ThinkCentre.The adapter is: Gigabyte CMT4034 Does Lenovo mainboards support PCIe spliting i.e. having 4 times M.2 NVMe disks (each using 4x PCIe lines) on a 16x PCIe adapter card?The link that raied my question in my mind is: Gigabyte releases PCIe Add-in cards that house four M2 SSDs Best,

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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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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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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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I'm considering purchasing the Lenovo Yoga 730-15IWL (no. 81JSCTO1WW) as it has the latest Whiskey Lake-U CPU and one Thunderbolt 3 port (TB3), which I want for eGPU expansion in the future. (This model can be customized to have a NVIDIA GTX 1050 4 GB.) However, I would like to know if anyone can confirm whether the TB3 port on the 730-15IWL supports full PCIe x4 speeds and not x2. Ultrabook Review states that the Kaby Lake version of the Yoga 730 (730-15IKB) only supports PCIe x2 over it's lone TB3 port, but this isn't the model I'm concerned with since I like the Whiskey Lake version (730-15IWL) for its newer CPU.  MyFixGuide lists the Yoga 730 15" as having a x4 TB3 port and also matches the specs of my model of interest (i7-8565U Whiskey Lake-U and GTX 1050). Some users have found the Yoga 730 15" to support only x2, but that post seems to be limited to the Kaby Lake-U model (based on the schematic). Another reply says the 730 15" can support 4 PCIe lanes. I would really appreciate confirmation that this custom Whiskey Lake-U model does in fact have full TB3 @ x4 bandwidth for optimal eGPU use. In addition, it would be nice (but not as important as having PCIe x4) to be able to charge & plug in a TB3 peripheral. Some other forum users (1, 2) noted that the 730 15" does not support charging over the TB3 port, but perhaps that's only with the 15IKB and not the 15IWL model. Thanks!? Technicity Here's... Read more

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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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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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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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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 all

I have H61M-ITX board with 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (blue @ x16 mode)
http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H61M-ITX/

I wan to install there PCI Express x 4 card:
http://dektec.com/Products/PCIe/DTA-2144/index.asp

I made clean Win XP SP3 install + all MB drivers on top. After I inserted pcie x4 card and boot up. Win XP didn't detect the card (though leds on card are blinking from periodically)

I then tied LAN adapter I have to check if all is fine with MB. I took this one:
http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?categoryid=235&model=TG-3468

same behaviour - system doesn't see it but if I plug eth cable then leds on lan card blink.

please tell me what is wrong I do? I checked bios for anything related to PCIe and found nothing.
 

A:PCIe x4 card doesn't run in PCIe x16 slot

Have you tried updating your Intel chipset drivers? They can be found at Intel.com in the download center. They would have updates for the PCIe drivers and other assorted H61 chipset features.
 

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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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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 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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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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All,
Ok, so I've seen this thread:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19536759and I understand that the PCIe slot that looks like a PCIe x4 is really only wired for PCIe x1.

What I don't understand is why it's as slow as claimed.  As I understand it, SATA 3.0 SSDs max out around the low to mid 500s MB/s,
But, PCIe x4 SSDs can go significantly faster.
HOWEVER, given that

SATA 3.0 max ~ 600MB/s
PCIe x1 3.0 max ~ 980MB/s

then shouldn't a PCIe SSD, even crippled by being plugged into this bogus x4 slot, still be able to outpace a SATA SSD? by around 50-60%?
However, what I've read suggests that such an arrangement with the PCIe x1 that looks like a x4 actually underperforms the SATA SSD.
Why is that the case?

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Are there both PCIe x16 and PCIe x16 2.0 cards/slots out there ? If so will a PCIe x16 2.0 work ok in an regular PCIe x16 ?

Thanks

A:Is there a diiference beetween PCIe x16 and PCIe x16 2.0

Most newer cards are PCIe x16 2.0 & 2.1
PCIe x16 2.0 is backwards compatible with PCIe x16

Graphic cards and motherboards designed for v2.0 will be able to work with v1.1 and v1.0

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If I buy a video card thats PCIe x16 2.0 and plug it into a PCIe x16 slot will the card run?
 

A:PCIe x16 2.0 work in a PCIe x16 Slot?

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Here is something I recently found out. I have tired this and it works.

You can use a PCIe x1 card, or a PCIe x4 card in a PCIe x16 slot. They work fine. So if you think you are short of PCI-e slots, you may not be. A shorter PCIe card works fine in a longer slot.

On PCIe X1, X4 and X16 slots, the first 18 pins are all wired the same, so as long as the PCI-Express card fits in the PCI-Express slot, it should work.

This is not the case for the legacy PCI (32-bit, non-express) slots, that are not PCI-Express. Those are not compatable with PCIe cards.
Picture of assorted PCIe and PCI slots.

The top four slots, in the picture above, are, from the top to bottom,
PCIe x4 slot , PCIe x16 slot, PCIe x1 slot and another PCIe x16 slot. A PCIe card that can physically fit in any of these slots will work, even if it doesn't fill the entire slot.

The bottom, 5th slot, is a PCI legacy (32-bit) slot. PCIe (express) cards will not work in this slot. It only accepts legacy PCI cards.

Here is the PCI-Express page on Wikipedia showing pinouts, etc.
PCI Express - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

YouTube Video showing PCIe X1 card in a PCIe X16 slot.
x1, x4 pci Cards Fit Into x16 pci-e Slot - YouTube

Here are links to discussions on this subject at Tom's Hardware.

"Can I install a PCI-e x1 Wireless network card in a PCI-e x16 slot?"

http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/...-x16-slot.html

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/205984-33-card-slot

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A:Using a PCIe x1 card in a PCIe x16 slot

It's been like that since the beginning of PCIex !!!

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Hi All
First time making a new thread here so im sorry if i do something wrong.

OK i built this rig two years ago, here some of the specs:
CPU: AMD 6000+ (3.3ghz)
Motherboard: Asus M2n32 deluxe WiFi
Ram: 4gb 800mhz ddr2
Video card: XFX 6800xt (i know had to make do)
so as you can see i need a new video card.

I play games like cod 4, left 4 dead, Crysis warhead and GTA IV and i like these game in the highest video settings i can have. I play at a res of 1440x900.
The GPU i would go for is a 9800gtx+ or a GTX260 (Core 216).

So the problem im facing is would my motherboard having PCIe 1.0 slow the card down (9800gtx+, GTX260 (Core 216)) or and work.

If it would slow down the card, i would upgrade the motherboard (could you tell me a model).

Thanks Offbow

BTW: im not a very good speller so im sorry for that
 

A:PCIe 1.0 or PCIe 2 and a new video card

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im planning to get an external GPU, im just wondering,
which should i get pcie adapter or pcie mini adapter?
which is commonly used?

actually im not sure about what im asking on this thread, can anybody explain if i got it all wrong?

A:What is the difference between PCIE & PCIE mini?

Could the "mini" actually be a "low profile" card? Slim design cases (also called compact cases) will not accept standard height cards and must use the "low profile" type.

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i want to try and crossfire two ati radeon 5770 cards on a MOBO the has one PCIe 2.0 and one PCIe 1.0 will both cards default to 1.0
 

A:PCIe 2.0 to PCIe 1.0 Crossfire will there be any issues

You might need to be more specific.
I don't think I've heard of a motherboard that natively takes a 2.0 spec lane (500MB/sec upload/dl per lane) and splits it to 1.0 (250MB/sec upload/dl per lane) - that is usually the function of an onboard bridge chip (or lane extender) such as Nvidia's NF200.

Now, taking your comments at face value -although if you could post the motherboard vendor/model it would certainly help- then it is likely that the PCI-E lanes would be 1.0 spec.
The bright side is that, the HD5770 doesn't use enough bandwidth to make any difference whether the lanes are 1.0 or 2.0 (or 3.0 -soon to be added), unless the slot is labelled PCIe x16 but is actually x4 electrical (or lower).
 

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I recently bought a P52s with a 500gb HDD. Is there any way to have an HDD and SSD in the p52s?

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What are the USB ports on a Lenovo P52s ? I can see the two USB 3.0 ports (on the right of the laptop) On the left, starting from the the back you have the power input,  then the Thunderbolt 3 port and then . . .   the USB-C port  ?  or is it ? What cable type do you use with this port ?  Thanks

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Got my new P52s about 20 days ago. I was very excited at that time. Now,  I am very disappointed about my unit ( 32G RAM/ 1T SSD/ 4K screen & all features ): it is very noisy.  I have updated all softwares and firmware.  My T470s ( one year old ) is very quiet.  I thought T580 should be good too ( P52s is same as T580 ).  Since it is noisy, I haven't really use it yet.  Is it normal for this model ? Or, my unit is not good. Please give me suggestion. I believe that I have one week to make my decision: keep it, replace  it or chage to another model ( which 15 inch one is good ?).  

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Hi all, I'm trying to install Windows 10 on a P52s ( MTM: 20LCS0W70H ) but installation is unable to find the NVmE disk .Because it's a laptop provided from my company it was previously installed with corporate version of W10 and disk was completely wiped before doing it, so partition recovery was deleted. I got a licensed version of Windows 10 from my company ( different than the one used for all the laptop ) and this is not able to recognize the disk where to install Windows.I've tried to download RST drivers from Lenovo but they're not working and Samsung drivers for this disk are not available on support page. Someone knows which drivers I need to recognize the disk and where I can find Them ? Thanks

A:Windows 10 on P52s

You shouldn't need drivers.  Is the disk seen in the boot options in the BIOS?

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I love my P52, even if it throttles the CPU a little too easy. 
 
What I don't love is that is won't receive any charge with a 90W adapter or USB-C unless it's hibernated or turned off (and not always then either). 
Previous models would give a message that it's not sufficient and use some battery to compensate, but now I have to drag a huge 170W adapter to meeting rooms at work, which are prewired with 90W which should give me more than enough hours on 90W plus battery to last all day. 
 
Is there a good reason to not support these ways to charge?

A:P52s Charging

Hello sveintore! Welcome to Community Forums.
 
What is the wattage of the AC adapter that came with your machine? Based on the product specifications, the machine's AC adapter is 170W slim tip AC adapter and USB-C doesn't support power delivery. You may refer to the specs here https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20P52/ThinkPad_P52_Platform_Specification....





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Hello, I want to buy a Lenovo P52s (incl. is a 512GB SSD, System 20LB000KGE). Is it possible to attach a 2nd SSD ?If yes, could some one tell me how to do ?Im planning a 2TB SSD. Type and Manufacturer are in the moment free. Would be nice to get an information.Thanks in advance YoursSWATKRIS  

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Hi all, I'm trying to install Windows 10 on a P52s ( MTM: 20LCS0W70H ) but installation is unable to find the NVmE disk .Because it's a laptop provided from my company it was previously installed with corporate version of W10 and disk was completely wiped before doing it, so partition recovery was deleted. I got a licensed version of Windows 10 from my company ( different than the one used for all the laptop ) and this is not able to recognize the disk where to install Windows.I've tried to download RST drivers from Lenovo but they're not working and Samsung drivers for this disk are not available on support page. Someone knows which drivers I need to recognize the disk and where I can find Them ? Thanks

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Can anyone advise if its possible to change the LCD in the P52s from FHD to UHD version?

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I recently bought a P52s and saw that you can put an M.2 SSD in the WWAN slot. Does the M.2 have to be a Sata or a NVME, and will it actually be able to boot Windows from the SSD?

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Hello,  I have a P52s, and just received my dock today, which is the 40AJ0135US, and I'm having some difficulty with the setup. The dock has power, provided by the included 135W psu, the laptop is charging from the dock, I am not getting any video from the vga port, and the usb ports are not working. I've installed the drivers listed on the product page for the dock, and have had no change. Any assistance would be much appreciated.

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I've had my computer for 5 months. I remember it always running hot, but I'm not sure this hot.  I run solidworks 90% of the time the laptop is open. Nothing major was running, an assembly file with maybe 20 parts underneath it. Disabled thunderbolt, that had no effect. any other ideas? my fingertips are literally burning. 

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Have just bought a ThinkPad P52s Have setup a multiboot with Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit)  and  Windows 7 (32-bit) and have 3 issues: (3 of 3 ) : Code 12 (This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use) One of the key purposes of getting this Laptop was to use Thunderbolt 3 to connect an express card adapter to enable a firewire cardbus and a SCSI cardbus to the laptop to enable us the repair/maintain some legacy scanners.  These scanners are 32/16 bit devices and will generally only work with 32-bit OS. A firewire adapter connected directly to the  thunderbolt works OK in both Windows 64-bit and 32-bit. but . . both the expresscards (firewire and scsi) fail to connect with code 12 errors. Can you please help me resolve this Thanks

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I tried to update my thunderbolt software and as a result, anytime i plug my charger into the USB-C Connector - the one closest to the rear of the machine, the screen wil cycle on and off indefinitely. It will work normally in thunderbolt 3 connector, the one closer to the front of the machine. https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-P-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-... https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/n27ti03w.txt

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I bought P52s 1080p fhd lcd model 2018 but now I want to upgrade it to 4K UHD lcd screen. Can I upgrade it? If it is possible, how can I do it for?Do I buy the parts from Lenovo or do I ask the upgrade service support to Lenovo? Thank you.

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I received my P52s 10 days ago and ever since I'm getting crackling/static noise when listening to music or watchin YouTube using wired headphones. This is annoying and VERY disturbing to the hears! I googled and found that it may be 3 pin cables or audio drivers. Mine is 2 pin, I tried it directly to the wall and via a surge protector, nothing changed. I removed RealTek and install MS's drivers, same problem. Played around with Dolby, same problem. I need a solution, this is unacceptable.PS: this is a replacement laptop + charger, had same problem.Thanks.

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The P52s has a small M.2 2242 port.  I wasted money on Intel optane to be placed in this port and want to change this for an NVME drive. From what I have read this slot will not work with Sata SSD's, you have to use a 2242 NVME SSD. So far I can only find 512gb NVME drives in the 2242 form factor. Is this the largest option? Also, please correct me if I am wrong but I have read that you can only use NVME PCI based SSD's on this port, If I can in fact use a sata ssd in the 2242 form factor, that would be great. I just want to add a 1TB drive.

A:M.2 2242 port on P52s

NVMe only.  SATA does not work.  Sorry.

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I mistakenly assumed that a usb-c port would suffice as a 4 way usb 3.0 connection at thunderbolt 3 bandwidth on my p52s. I now realize the usb hub I bought supports only 5gbps.  Is there a specific thunderbolt 3 hub that can let me utilize 4 usb 3.0 ports at full bandwidth when paired with the Lenovo P52s? I have seen the lenovo workstation hub which has alot more features than I need, does this device require a power source to operate at full bandwidth or can I use it standalone powered only by the laptop? https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/acc100356

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Hi! I would like to buy P52s or T580 with a dedicated GPU and I'm wondering if these products are worth buying. I have read some complaints about the heat, fan and power management issues. I had an E540 and it had power management issues. It's in the trash now, Lenovo just gave up on this model and I lost my money. Are these new products any better? Would you go with P51s instead of P52s?

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Hello, I have a P52s with a Thunderbolt 3 Gen 2 Dock (40AN0135US). I have 3 monitors, 1 is using HDMI while the other is using the Display port. I can't figure out how to get all 3 to work without one of them being in the resolution of 640x480. I am not using the HDMI port that is shared with the one display port. I can run 2 monitors at 1920x1080 along with my laptop display. but when I Close my laptop display and try to use 3 monitors, 2 are at 1920x1080 while the 3rd is at 640x480. My goal is to have all 3 monitors at 1920x1080 with my laptop screen closed.  Please Help. Thanks, John

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Hey guys,does someone knows if there is compatibility list for memory from lenovo for the p52s? I couldnt find any infos on the website.Thank you 

A:memory compatiblity p52s

The safest is to buy Lenovo-branded or memory with Lenovo FRU.  After that, just avoid sticks with the word "value" in the name.

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Have just bought a ThinkPad P52s Have setup a multiboot with Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit)  and  Windows 7 (32-bit) and have 3 issues: (1 of 3 )  STM7304 driver for windows 7 (64 & 32 bit) This is the only driver I cannot find  ACPI\STM7304 can any please tell me where I might find it. Thanks  

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