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Lenovo H50-50 upgrade questions

Q: Lenovo H50-50 upgrade questions

Hi, So I've got a lenovo H50-50 with an integrated Intel HD 4400 Graphics card installed.... It doesn't run a lot of higher-end games very well at all... So I'm curious as to what freedoms I have to upgrade the graphics card to something that can better handle games (as in, what's compaatable?) I'm not very knowledgable when it comes to computer hardware beyond "graphics card does graphics(etc.)", and that integrated cards aren't really a gread choice for gaming, so if you randombly just blurt out a name of some hardware company model/its stats I might get confused... Thank you for your time.

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320 15IAP 80xr I am planning to upgrade it to a 500GB SSD and while I am in there I thought why not upgrade the ram. Is the ram upgradable, if so what kind of ram does it take and does it take 1 or 2?

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I am generally a Mac user, but wanted a PC to run a few apps I can't run on my Mac, and didn't want to partition my drive and use Boot Camp (I'd done this previously, and chose not to do it this time). A few days ago I purchased a Lenovo 110-15ISK laptop, model number 80UD0017US. I had been looking at an HP laptop, but read that it was not so user friendly when upgrading the RAM and hard drive, and passed on that one (for that specific reason), and saw this Lenovo in the local Best Buy on sale. I usually check things out pretty throughly before I purchase, but I have to admit, I didn't on this purchase. Although the laptop is nice, I was not pleased to find out that you pretty much have to disassemble half of the computer to be able to access the memory and hard drive. Not exactly what I was hoping for. Anyway, I've decided to leave the hard drive as is, since it's a 1TB (although I prefer SSD and upgraded my MacBook Pro to an SSD on day 1 and love it!). However, I definitely want to upgrade the RAM from 4GB. I was a little horrified to find out that the 4GB is soldered onto the motherboard, and that there's only one available slot for RAM. I've read up a bit on it, on both this forum and through Google and Bing searches, and it seems there are differing opinions on how much RAM this model can accept and still be stable. Some say it can take as much as a 16GB DDR4 stick bringing the memory up to 20GB, and some say that the max is a 4GB stick, bringing the RAM u... Read more

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Hey. I'm looking to upgrade my currently 6GB of RAM on my Ideapad Z500 Lenovo laptop and would like to know how much of ram does my motherboard support and what type should i install. Also want to upgrade my storage from 1 TB to 2 TB if that possible.













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A:Ideapad Z500 Memory upgrade + Storag upgrade (questions)

Hi bruce90matrix,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to discussions here and here:
 
Product specifications: 
16GB max7 ; PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3*, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets
 
OEM recommended HDD capacity is 1TB as offered here on the FRU list of the hardware manual (page 26 here). 
Resellers like crucial would offer 2 TB so it would be best to check returns options just in case.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hey. I'm looking to upgrade my currently 6GB of RAM on my Ideapad Z500 Lenovo laptop and would like to know how much of ram does my motherboard support and what type should i install. Also want to upgrade my storage from 1 TB to 2 TB if that possible.


























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A:Ideapad Z500 Memory upgrade + Storag upgrade (questions)

Hi bruce90matrix,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to discussions here and here:
 
Product specifications: 
16GB max7 ; PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3*, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets
 
OEM recommended HDD capacity is 1TB as offered here on the FRU list of the hardware manual (page 26 here). 
Resellers like crucial would offer 2 TB so it would be best to check returns options just in case.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hey folks,
 
Got an M93 with Win 10. Lenovo solution center asks to do upgrades on BIOS and a bunch of drivers. Did that, and now I can't boot the computer. 
 
Tried pressing F1 after pressing start button, no help. Can't enter BIOS, still stuck at lenovo screen. Also tried Ctrl+Alt+Del on that screen, blacks out then stuck at lenovo screen again. 
 
Please help and inform, thanks!!!
 
James
 
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A:ThinkCentre: Stuck at Lenovo splash screen after lenovo solution bios upgrade

I would try resetting the BIOS using the jumper, or by taking out the CMOS battery, wait a minute or two, and then replace it and try booting up. See page 73 of the Hardware Maintenance Manaul linked below for location of the Clear CMOS/Recovery jumper (# 20) https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/m83m93p_hmm.pdf Clearing the CMOS (BIOS)1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer. 2. Remove the computer cover. 3. Locate the Clear CMOS /Recovery jumper on the system board. 4. Move the jumper from the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2) to the maintenance position (pin 2 and pin 3). 5. Reinstall the computer cover and connect the power cord. 6. Turn on the computer and leave it on for approximately 10 seconds. Then, turn off the computer by holding the power switch for approximately five seconds. 7. Repeat step 1 through step 2. 8. Move the Clear CMOS /Recovery jumper back to the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2). 9. Reinstall the computer cover and connect the power cord. Good Luck, 

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Hey folks, Got an M93 with Win 10. Lenovo solution center asks to do upgrades on BIOS and a bunch of drivers. Did that, and now I can't boot the computer.  Tried pressing F1 after pressing start button, no help. Can't enter BIOS, still stuck at lenovo screen. Also tried Ctrl+Alt+Del on that screen, blacks out then stuck at lenovo screen again.  Please help and inform, thanks!!! James

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Essentially I'm trying to figure out the best way to get to *cough*legal*cough* Ultimate, or at least Professional if that gets too expensive. I soooo do not trust what I'm running right now, but I wanted to try it out-- And I love 7. I do own a copy of both XP MCE SP2, and Vista.

Could I ever get a clean install from purchasing this "Anytime Upgrade" deal? I keep reading it's just a download- but of what? A disc image? Or just an installer? Or just some sort of key generator to "unlock higher versions" (as one person speculated)?

Or must I buy an "Upgrade Version?"

Any suggestions greatly appreciated!

[And btw Hi I'm new here blah blah blah LOVE THE SITE! ]

A:Anytime Upgrade vs Upgrade questions...

I think this should answer your question.
If I'm reading you right.
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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Hello!I'm thinking about buying Lenovo Y700-15 (standard version i7, 4gb ram, 1tb hdd) and i have three questions about this notebook:1) I want to upgrade ram memory and the question is DDR4 2400MHz will be working on this laptop with 100% performance? (Kingston HyperX Impact SO-DIMM 2x8GB 2400MHz)2) I would like to install SSD drive on M.2 port .This port will be working with NVMe protocol? (Samsung SM961 256GB)3) Will I void warrancy when I made this upgrades?Buying laptop on weak configuration and upgrading is cheaper than buying in ready configuration and I will have better components (if somebody would like to know why I would like to upgrade weak configuration). Thanks!

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Hello. I have a couple of questions regarding the one key. My laptop came with windows 8.1 installed, and all drivers installed - to make sure, I updated all drivers through Lenovo's website and my graphic card driver through nvidia's website. 1. Nothing happens when I press the recovery button, while my computer is on - is this normal? Should'nt it pop up with some options to restore or something? At least it should open the One Key app up, right? When I press it when the computer is off, it boots up with a BIOS screen with multiple options - just like I thought it would, so I guess that's working fine. 2. I made a One key backup through the One Key app, I saved it on my SSD drive since thats the only drive I have currently, though my SSD is 256 GB large, I also have a small D: drive called "LENOVO" which contains drivers etc, but it's only 25 GB big - I read somewhere that this drive was ment for one key's backup, but my current backup is filling 50 GB twice the D: drive capacity - is there anyway I can make it smaller, or should I just get rid of the D: drive? In that case, how? My One Key app is Version 8.1.0.2619 Thank you for your time, and have a nice day! Cheers - Simon











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A:One key/Recovery key questions - Lenovo Y50

When you are logged into Windows, pressing ONE KEY will do nothing.
To boot into Recovery there are options in the Control Panel or the Charms Menu. or as you did shutdown and press the NOVO button.
 
The D: contains drivers for Lenovo, it is NOT the recovery partition. The Recovery partitions are hidden and can only be seen in Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Disk Management
 
To make best use of One Key, you should create a USB recovery disk/drive.
It is not a system backup but it is a recovery disk and should fit in a USB of 16GB.
 
Check the User Guide -
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_y40-70_y40-80_y50-70_y50-80_y50-70%20touch_y5...
 
And the Manual -
http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_y40_50_series_hmm.pdf

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Hi, I have a few questions about Laptop Lenovo Yoga 900.The first is that the a laptop with a resolution of 3200x1800 takes more battery than as if he was in 1920x1080?The second question is that I am looking browser that consumes the least energy, from what I read that Edge does best but Opera claims of doing better, so I do not know which is better.The third question is how I set the screen resolution to 1920x1080 then the text on the screen is blurry











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A:Lenovo Yoga 900 Few Questions

Hi Hisayuki , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Higher resolution is not a significant threat to power as compared to lower resolution on normal usage as full LCD panel is still lit . Higher pixelated displays type needs higher power (HD vs. FHD vs. QHD). In gaming setting higher video setting would requuire more power to be used by the video card . Dimming the brightness would lessen power draw. 
 
About the browsers , features offered by Edge would lead most test and others may claim otherwise but may also depend fairly on the user and the websites visited. Limiting number of open browsers sure would lessen processes therefore less power consumption. 
 
Adjusting to lower resolution manually to what suits your vision can help as other simply use applications to automatically do it . 
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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i am finding good rts games for my s20-30 netbook.
 
can starcraft 2: lagacy of the void run smoothly on its lowest settings on my netbook?
 
or can you give me a list of games that my netbook can run
 
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A:Lenovo s20-30 gaming questions

can i run starcraft 2 in my netbook on the lowest graphical setting?
 
if so, how much fps would it probably would be?
 
can you give game titles or a list of games that my netbook can run so i dont have to be anoying and ask questions like this.
 
it would be a kudos if you helped me
 
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Hello guys I need your kind help on the following questions

1- I bought an otg cable and found that it keeps disconnecting a lot, like when I connect a usb hard drive, or mouse, or xbox controller it keep every now and then disconnecting,

2- the sound volume is really low , especially when I play music

3- is there a software that can tell me about lenovo driver or software updates

4- when i press the power buttom to turn off the display youtube disconnects, i was wondering if i can play youtube while display is off, as I like to listen to youtube sometimes and don't care about the screen to be on

kindly please tell me in detail as I am still new to windows tablets especially drivers and software

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Hello, I currently own a T440P  (machine type 20AN) and my HDD is failing.  I want to replace the HDD with a SSD and had a few questions about the process (my apologies in advance, I'm not the most tech savvy user).  They are:1) What size is the HDD?  Normally, it's written on the outside of the media device, but I can't seem to find it on the drive.2) What size devices can the machine fit?  That is, can it fit a 7mm?  Or a 9mm?3) Is it possible to just replace the HDD with a SATA SSD?  Do I need any special tools, adapters, etc. to do so?4) If the old HDD has failed, is it still possible to access the recovery partition?  If I cannot, how/where can I access the drivers and Windows that were preloaded on my machine? 5) Where can I obtain a copy of my Windows product key in case I need it at some point?6) When I purchased my machine, I elected for Windows 7 via downgrade rights in Windows 8.  Is it possible to still stick to a W7 installation?  How do I elect this option when reinstalling windows? Thank you kindly for your assistance.

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Hi everybody, ever since a friend showed me the Lenovo Yoga Book online I've been in love with the device. I'm a big note taker and writer, and I think this could be perfect for me. However, I live abroad in a country where they don't sell the Lenovo Yoga Book. I'm soon going for a short visit to the Netherlands where I can finally see (and most likely buy) it, but I have a couple of questions that I can't seem to figure out from searching online (and I will not have enough time in the Netherlands to keep going to the shop ).  I am interested in buying the Android version. First of all, because I am buying it as a tablet and not a laptop; second because of the 100 euros price difference (yes, welcome to Europe...) and third because of the ability to take notes in tablet mode with the screen off. However, I struggle to find out how to digitalize handwriting notes and I read contradicting statements on this.  From handwriting to textAs I understood, you can't digitalize (meaning change handwriting into text) with the app that Lenovo installed (Note Saver). Is that correct? If that is the case, I am looking for a programme that can do this. Does it exist for Android? I've been looking into OneNote. Is it possible to write using OneNote and then convert the handwriting to text? Or do you know of any other apps? Evernote for example? Furthermore, when using those apps (especially OneNote), can you convert it do a .doc document?  Taking notesAnoth... Read more

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I have a problem. I have Conexant Smart Audio HD and Dolby Digital Home. Problem is that Dolby works with only one application at time, often getting stuck to one.  I heard tat Dolby Home Theater v4 works better, however I cannot find it for Conexant audio.  Besides I wanted to ask. 1. I wanted to upgrade my Z50 to 16GB of RAM. Question is, what kind of RAM you guys would put into it? I am upgrading only because I want to play more applications at the same time (and Forza 6 Apex is kinda memory hungry too )2. Is 70 degrees celsius during heavy gaming actually normal? I want to know since Laptop feels a bit hot when gaming, but I got used to it, just don't know if it's safe. 




My rig: Lenovo Z50-70, Intel Core i5-4210U @ 1.7GHz, 8GB RAM, GeForce GT840m 4GB, 1TB HDD.

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Hi! I got a Thinkpad X60 (1706-C92) lying around in my drawer for quite sometime, as my secondary notebook.There is a WWAN antenna available at the top right corner of the LCD display.However, there isn't a SIM card reader available (SIM placeholder available on motherboard) besides the DIMM slots.I also noticed that there are LED indicators for WiFi and Bluetooth, but no LED for WWAN.In this case, can WWAN still be used in my laptop even I were to install a Lenovo approved WWAN card since the antenna is available?I am currently residing in Singapore, with all GSM carriers around the island. RegardsEdmund

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Hello there Lenovo community! I'm kind of a rookie to upgrading computers so i would like some help. I found this graphics card on amazon that i like a lot but i do not know if it will work with my pc. Could you guys help me?  Graphics card: https://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Radeon-Windforce-Graphics-GV-RX460WF2OC-4GD/dp/B01K1JVCRE/ref=sr_1_7...

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2 quick questions: 1 Any driver that would allow touchpad to be automatically disabled on mouse plugged in?Synaptics ClickPad V1.2 on SMB port is what we have here. Official driver from lenovo web site for both Windows 7 and 10 doesn't have this checkbox. Other drivers don't seem to work at all 2 Disable wake on lid openUsually it has to be a bios option, I don't think it can be disabled in any other way since windows log reads "Wake Source: Power Button" when it wakes up on lid open. So probably it's a feature reuqest rather than a question. But any help would be appreciated. Thank you

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I am not sure why it is so difficult to find information on this site, but I bought this Lenovo Desktop and have some questions in regard to the power supply.  I need to know the specs of the power supply, and then if they ever came out with the adapter that allows you to upgrade the PSU, since the connector on the motherboard seems to be proprietary. (my system came with the i7 and GTX960. Thanks for any assistance.

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I have a Lenovo Y500 with the following specs: i7-3630QM, 8GB RAM, GT 650M SLI, 1TB HDD, AR5B225 Network adapter.I have 3 questions:1. Will this SSD work in the mSATA slot on the Lenovo Y500?850 EVO Series MZ-M5E250BW 250GBhttps://www.komplett.se/product/838646/datorutrustning/lagring/haarddisk/ssd-msata/samsung-850-evo-2...2. As I have the SLI variant of the laptop, there's obviously a graphics card in my "ultrabay". Can I fit a 2,5" SSD in that ultrabay or would i need to buy a totally different ultrabay that was specifically meant to hold an SSD? If so, where can i find that part?3. With the current AR5B225 network adapter (802.11N) i only get around 9.5 megabyte per second or 75ish megabit per second. Is there any replacement network adapter i could buy with 802.11AC 5GHz? Preferably capable of actual (not theoretical) throughput of about 500 megabit per second? As that's what my accesspoints are capable of.

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Hey guys, I have purchased the Lenovo T460p and I am thinking of returning it due to a number of issues. I have not yet received it. It is in the final stages of manufacturing.  1. One of the first reviews of the T460p has reported:'A bigger problem is the temperatures of the processor: Even with CPU load-only by Cinebench, it reaches almost 90 C (~194 F) and even up to 93 C (~199 F) in Prime95, which results in a slight clock reduction from 3.1 to 2.9 GHz. In this case, the temperature will level off at around 90 C (~194 F). When we also stress the graphics card as well as the CPU with the tools FurMark and Prime95, we can also see the effect of the TDP limitation at 35 watts. The latter has to suffice for the processor and the graphics card. The full performance is only available during the first 30 seconds, when the chip can consume 45 watts, before the limitation at 35 watts sets in. The temperature climbs to 95 C (~203 F) in this short period. The processor levels off at 2.7 GHz, while the graphics card runs at 900 MHz.'Source: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-T460p-Notebook-Review.160923.0.htmlMy question is has anyone benchmarked this laptop and found a similar result. 2. One of Lenovo Support partners on this forum has reported he is able to use a Transcend 128 GB M.2 2242 SATA SSD in the optional WWAN slot. Has anyone confirmed that this type of storage chip is supported in the T460p (market ready model). &nbs... Read more

A:Concerns and Questions About Lenovo's T460p (2016)

I purchased a T460p earlier this month and I can say that I'm very happy with it (apart from a small issue with the trackpad, which should be solvable through a driver update though). I run Windows 10 Home on it and have a virtual machine running Ubuntu for my development work. I haven't put it through heavy computing loads yet but using it normally doesn't heat up the CPU a lot, and the fan is surprisingly silent as well. Compared to my T430 the palm rest doesn't heat up very much at all. Concerning the GPU it doesn't seem to impact CPU much, I tested the 3D performance by playing Crysis 2, which runs smoothly at 1280 resolution without overheating the system. I use a Transcend 512 GB SSD in the WWAN slot, which works like a charm. The battery performance is as advertised, when in energy-saving mode the power consumption can go down to 7-8 W, which gives you about 6.5 hours with the 45 Wh battery and 10 hours with the 71 Wh model. Personally I'd recommend choosing the 71 Wh battery, as you get an additional 35 % capacity for just 16 ? and the weight is almost identical to the 45 Wh model (and the form factor is also identical). The model 0C52862 batteries (e.g. for T440 20B6, 20B7; T440s 20AQ, 20AR; X240) are compatible with the T460p btw and available cheaply online, so no need to buy an "original" T460p battery, which are offered for much higher prices it seems. I'd also recommend to stick with the basic RAM/HDD configuration (4 GB... Read more

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Hi all,I bought me a Lenovo Beacon last week but have some troubles with it and a lot of questions how to use it right because the manuals availables aren't really helpful...or perhaps I'm too stupid to understand them. Here the specifications of my device:Firmware:    OS6.build_195_v1.1.10.2.ROWProcessor:    Intel CPU CE5315 @ 1.20GHzVersion:    1.7.1013.0Disc:        ST3000DM001-1CH1 Firmware: CC77 And here my questions: 1. USB CopyI tried to upload an external disc (1 TB) but the process seems to stop at some point and the copy wasn' done. Unfortunately I couldn't specify where to store the uploaded data and only the usbhdd folder was used.a) How long would it take to upload 1 TB of data via USB 2.0 (the external disc has only this version)b) Is there any possibility to change the target folder?After my first try the usbhdd seemed to be empty but when I tried it the second time all former sub folders were to be seen until at least I canceled this upload too for time reasons...  2. Synchronise foldersHow does that work? The only option I have is to open a local folder and when the explorer window opens I see no possibility to chose a folder or partition??? 3. Wake on LANWhat do I have to do in order to use tthis option? Do I need a special wakening tool? Thanks for your answers Rolf 

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1. could be about 8.2 hourshttp://superuser.com/questions/9229/how-long-would-it-take-to-transfer-1tb-over-usb-2-0



OS6.build_195_v1.1.9.2.ROW after ud Lenovo Beacon Version 1.7.1013.0, OS6.build_195_v1.1.10.2.ROW, latest OS6.build_195_v1.1.12.2.ROWLenovo IdeaPad s12Ion, Levovo G580, Lenovo B5400.....

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I have a Lenovo Y510p with 2x GT 755m cards in SLI. When playing games like WoW the MAX GPU temps on Card 1 reach 90C. On Card 2 85C.At this point the game starts to stop responding. The screen will go black for about 1 second andthe laptop's fans will slow down for just a moment before the game resumes and the fans go back up.This will happen pretty much any time the temps hit 90C again. I have a Notepal U3 laptop cooler with 1 fan on each GPU intake slot and 1 on the center of the laptop.I have also repasted the CPU & BOTH GPUs with Arctic Cooling Silver 5.I have modded the bottom case of my laptop to allow more air into the laptop.The BIOS is also modified (so are the GPU BIOSes) To stop the crashing I tried upping the voltage on both cards by 012.5mV - 025.0mV. This didn'twork at all. Games always seem to stop responding when temps get to 90C. However my laptopshouldn't even techinically be getting this hot in the first place. I'd rather max temps to sitaround 80C. This laptop has always run pretty hot and I've always felt like I got a lemon as others haveexplained to me that their laptops don't get anywhere near as hot as this. As such I have some questions for other Y510p users: 1. What are your MAX temps whilst doing some extensive gaming?2. Have you repasted your CPU & GPU?3. Have you modded your Y510p fan intakes to allow for more air?4. Do you use a cooler?5. Do any of the games you try and play ever stop respo... Read more

A:Questions about Temps for ALL Lenovo Y510p Users!!

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I recently bought a lenovo ideapad300(with cpu range in 2.3 to 2.8 hz). I am a newbie so please excuse the newbie questions.I am using it mostly in the plugged in and use the High Performance setting in Power mangagement options. When any game starts using the intel HD 520 GPU, It seems the Turbo boost mode is immidiately disabled and processor speed comes down to 2.3 GHz. This is despite CPU and GPU temperature in the 40to 50 C range. Is this normal

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I recently bought a lenovo ideapad300(with cpu range in 2.3 to 2.8 hz). I am a newbie so please excuse the newbie questions.I am using it mostly in the plugged in and use the High Performance setting in Power mangagement options. When any game starts using the intel HD 520 GPU, It seems the Turbo boost mode is immidiately disabled and processor speed comes down to 2.3 GHz. This is despite CPU and GPU temperature in the 40to 50 C range. Is this normal

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I am not sure why it is so difficult to find information on this site, but I bought this Lenovo Desktop and have some questions in regard to the power supply.  I need to know the specs of the power supply, and then if they ever came out with the adapter that allows you to upgrade the PSU, since the connector on the motherboard seems to be proprietary. (my system came with the i7 and GTX960. Thanks for any assistance.

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Hello there Lenovo community! I'm kind of a rookie to upgrading computers so i would like some help. I found this graphics card on amazon that i like a lot but i do not know if it will work with my pc. Could you guys help me?  Graphics card: https://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Radeon-Windforce-Graphics-GV-RX460WF2OC-4GD/dp/B01K1JVCRE/ref=sr_1_7...

A:LENOVO H50 - 90BG003JUS Graphics card questions.

Hello Deslothen
 
Thank you for using the Lenovo forum 
 
Most Desktops are open to configuration there is three main things you will need to keep in mind.
 
1 is that is the part you would like to upgrade compatible with your unit, most of the time you can find the right information from the hardware manual.
 
2 upgrading parts can void warranty if something is damaged.
 
3 upgrading a gpu will need more power then what the psu already in your unit can produce, this means you will most likely need to upgrade your psu aswell.
 
 
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Is the android version suitable for flipbook style animation (is there an app with something similar to paint.net where you can set the transparency of layers)? Also can the images be easicly exported as png files? I already have a microUSB to USB 2.0 adapter for actual file transfers. Also what file format are notes drawn on the drawing surface saved as?  Thank you!

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This y720 is my first real computer that I've bought/owned myself, so i'm not too good with understanding parts. I'm trying to have 16gb of total RAM but I ordered the wrong type of RAM (different Hz) and had to send it back. Before trying again I was wondering if this would be compatible with the RAM my latop came with. They seem to have the exact same specs. Or is it preferable to get identical ones? Another question, that's more for convenience: I recently had to reset my laptop because it had an Os problem. After I got that sorted, I went to the lenovo website and redownloaded Nerve Sense, the Bios, and a few other recommended things. The hotkeys for it dont seem to work (keyboard lighting, fan overdrive, etc). Is there a way to get the computer to use the Hotkeys again. I'd like to use them because its much faster than opening up nerve gear everytime I want to turn my lights off. 

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G'day all, this is my first post, so be gentile.

I'm considering upgrading my RAM and so have some questions.
I have 128M with pentium III 700MHz and running Japanese Windows ME in a 2000 model NEC laptop. Have reduced startup menu and custonised AV software to minimise resource consumption. System runs ok but tends to stress out when running several programs simultaneously or after being on for long time. I've read that extra RAM is the single most effective performance enhancement for the money.

Would extra RAM give a significant improvement ?

Can windows ME actually effectively manage extra RAM ?
Thought I heard somewhere that too much RAM is a waste since windows couldn't really utilise it.

Since my pc is Japanese I can't find it's model in Crucial or Kingston and the Crucial "scan" didn't work either !

Have a good one
 

A:RAM upgrade questions

Would extra RAM give a significant improvement ?Click to expand...

yes it sure as hell would! you'll notice the hugest leap in performance to 256 MB, which should cut it. i reccomend you get another 128 MB stick. 512 MB is probably the limit of your board (as is most PIII chipsets).



System runs ok but tends to stress out when running several programs simultaneously or after being on for long time.Click to expand...

windows me is in the same boat as 95/98 when it comes to reliability. windows me cannot stay on for long periods of time on account of chronic problems the kernel suffers, such as chronic memory 'leakage' and gdi discrepencies. if your fsb and ram are both running at 133 MHz, then windows xp could be run great on your computer (if you add at least 128 mb of ram). windows xp is solid nt-based stuff and can stay on for very long periods of time, and it runs the computer more efficiently for multitasking.

the bottom line is: get yourself another 128 MB stick of ram and a copy of windows xp.

what chipset do you have?
 

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Hello i've got some upgrading questions. I have a recently bought Acer Aspire T135 and i've copied down some of the relevant system specs here:

CPU: AMD Sempron, 2000 MHz (10 x 200) 3300+

MOBO: Gigabyte GA-K8VM800M (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 2 DDR DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN)

Onboard Graphics Controller: VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP

Memory: Corsair VS512MB400 PC3200 (200 MHz) 512 MB

Now i've recently obtained about $240 From a summer job and christmas gifts(not all of my relatives have chimed in yet on the gifts so there might be more). I'm thinking to spend the money on a better video card and 1 GB of RAM so that i will have a total of 1.5 GB.

As for video card i'm thinking something from the Nvidia 6 or 7 series, maybe the 7600 GS?

Any Suggestions?
 

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I have a Dell Inspirion 5100, recently I replaced the 30GB hard drive with an 80GB hard drive and it works well, but I was wondering if I should upgrade the RAM which right now is 256MB, and the processor which is a Pentium 4 2.66GHz. Thanks for the help.
 

A:Upgrade Questions

If you're using XP or 2K, going to 512MB of RAM will make you very happy. 256MB of RAM was never enough for XP. 512 for home and office work is about perfect.
 

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I'm seriously considering upgrading from 7 to 8, but before I do I wanted to ask a few questions.

Can I somehow center the taskbar items like I can with custom themes on W7?Does the Adobe CS6 work fine?Will Office 2010 work perfectly on there?Will Restorator 2007 work for when I want to further customize my system by editing the DLL's?Do you know the status of compatability of any of the following programs: VMWare Workstation, Steam games, iTunes, Norton Ghost, FileZilla, WinRAR.

A:Questions before I upgrade

Hello Lloyd,

Here's what I know for these.

Q1) Yes. It's the same. Taskbar - Center Icons - Windows 7 Forums

Q2) Adobe CS6 shows it supports Windows 8. FAQ | Adobe Creative Suite 6

Q3) Yes.

Q4) WinRAR shows it supports Windows 8. WinRAR download and support: Start

The link below is helpful to look up any others to see if they may be compatible.

Windows Compatibility Center: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads for Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows 7

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Here are my specs:
Intel C2D 2.8GHz
Mobo Intel DG31PR
4 Gb RAM DDR2
1x250gb seagate HDD
1x1TB seagate HDD

I want to upgrade to HD 7770 for gaming purposes
Q.1.)Can a Antec VP450W handle the card smoothly?
Q.2.)Is the HD 7770 worth the extra buck or should I settle for HD 7750?
Q.3)How much difference does the brand make I am thinking between saphire and asus (I heard negative things about gigabyte & xfx).
Q.4)Asus card mentions it is factory overclocked how much difference in performance does that make?

Thanks.
 

A:A few questions for GPU upgrade

1. Yes, it should be fine
2. Depends on what the price difference is
3. There's no difference except the warranty period, I wouldn't pay a premium for a "better" brand
4. Don't get a factory overclocked card unless it's the same price as a stock one, you can easily overclock the stock cards yourself.
 

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I installed a Crucial MX100 256 GB SSD along side my 1TB mechanical HD, moved the OS to the SSD and kept data on the hard drive, etc. It's all working quite well, but I have a couple of questions:

1. When I did the shrink on the hard drive partition I set it to 240 GB (240x1024 = 245,760,000). I intentionally made it a little smaller than the SSD's 256 GB (256 GB/1024 = 250,000,000) to make sure it would fit. I thought I'd be able to extend the size afterward on the SSD, but neither the Windows 7 Disk Manager nor EaseUS Partition Master see any extra room at the end of the partition. I did include the 100MB system partition at the front end but there should have been a few GB leftover - just curious

2. My motherboard only supports SATA 2. I've read that the benefit of an SSD is mostly the very fast access time, but I'm wondering if there would be some small additional benefit from installing a PCIe SATA 3 card? My mobo supports PCIe 2.0 and the BIOS has a boot from add-in card option.

A:SSD Upgrade questions

Please post a screenshot of your Disk Management window.
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
Yeah there should be ~4GB of unallocated space. Post a snip of the disk management.

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Hello all.

I want to upgrade my computer for tax returns. Here's my current specs:

Antec 900 case (original version) w/ Seasonic 620W Modular PSU
AM3+ socket Asus M5A99X Evo motherboard ($150 mobo)
AMD Athlon II X2 3.0ghz Regor
4GB G. Skill dual channel memory (2x2gb)
XFX Radeon HD 5770
500GB Caviar HD

I want to buy this CPU:
Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX

1) I think i'll be happy with this, but since I already have an am3+ motherboard, should I just go with an am3+ cpu. is it worth it (including the extra cost)?

2) I need a heatsink and stuff so I can overclock. What's a good one? I don't want stock. I do plan on overclocking.

What video card should I buy to *MAX OUT* Battlefield 3 with good FPS (over 30) at 1080p?

Once we figure these couple of things out I can decide what else to upgrade. But right now these are my two concerns and I don't know how much either will cost.

Thanks for the help all.

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HD7970 3GB for the card
But you will probably be CPU bottlenecked with that 1055T

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Hey everyone, i am looking to upgrade my computer so i can meet the requirements of new games comming out. I have chosen hardware i plan to buy but i am not sure if i should go the vista route. I have read that Vista isnt worth buying, but i know that you need it to run DX 10 for the newer video cards, ( atleast i think so) i haven't been able to keep my self updated enough cause i have a 2 year old and i work alot. I just looking for some opinions. I'll include what i plan on buying hardware wise to see if anyone thinks it should be pretty well off for future games with the possible high requirements. I dont need everything like case and what not

Processor Model
Brand Intel
Processors Type Desktop
Series Core 2 Quad
Model BX80569Q9550
CPU Socket Type
CPU Socket Type LGA 775
Tech Spec
Core Yorkfield
Multi-Core -Quad-Core
Name -Core 2 Quad Q9550
Operating Frequency 2.83GHz
FSB 1333MHz
L2 Cache 12MB
Manufacturing Tech 45 nm
64 bit Support Yes
Virtualization Technology Support Yes
Multimedia Instruction MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, EM64T
Voltage 0.85V 1.3625V
Thermal Power 95W
Cooling Device Heatsink and Fan included

Video Card
XFX GS250XZDFC GeForce GTS 250 1GB Core Edition 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

Motherboard
Model
Brand ASUS
Model P5QC
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 775
CPU Type Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Duo
FSB 1600/1333MHz
Chipsets
North Bridge Intel P45
South Bridge Intel ICH10R
Memory
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A:Upgrade Questions

hi just a thought you could get a copy of win7rc which will last untill next summer which will give you time to decide what you want to do and will be released as a retail product by then so 1year of free os and time to decide to boot
 

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My PC is running Win 7 Home Premium (64 bit).

I've been battling some redirect viruses, and malware.

In the process of removing these other problems have popped up --
1. Programs in start menu empty, cannot open them.
2 Downloading programs for my school work are incomplete and will not open.

I think my only option is to reinstall , but I would like to upgrade to Pro.

If I understand correctly, if I do the online upgrade, the os will be new(fully funtional), but the viruses might still be there.

I plan on purchasing the backup disc to do a clean install if necessary.

Also, I plan on building a new PC later this year, can I use the backup disc and purchase a new key?

A:Upgrade questions

Is this preinstalled Win7 or retail - OEM, Upgrade or full?

If preinstalled I'd run full Factory Recovery or clean reinstall using the Product Key on COA sticker. Reinstalling Windows 7

You can then Anytime Upgrade to Pro and save a WIn7 backup image to use in place of reinstalls going forward.

If retail, you can do the same or buy/install Pro version and save your Home Premium license for use on another machine.

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Hi

i have some question about upgrade ..

1- can i upgrade from x32 to x64 and also from x64 to 32 ?
2- can i upgrade from vista x32 to windows 7 x64 ans also from vista x64 to wondows 7 x32 ?

A:Questions about upgrade ..

No to all your questions. Only clean installs

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Hello there, I have HP pro 3500 mt and I would like to add some more RAM.I found a great package of 24gb brackets.I have one simple question: will it work??Motherboard 22F8. Intel H61

A:Questions with my hp pc upgrade

Hi, Sorry I don'r know what are they ? You need RAM with the following information:            Non-ECC, DDR3 SDRAM UDIMM (1600 MHz) and yes, it does support 2 x 4GB or RAM Regards.

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