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Upgrade Lenovo Think Centre m91p as it's super slow

Q: Upgrade Lenovo Think Centre m91p as it's super slow

Hello,I need to upgrade my Lenovo Think Centre m91p as it's super slow even after re-installing OS.This is what I have I have already upgraded RAM to make it 6GB but that almost made no difference, but if I update CPU to Intel® Core i7-2600 Processor what that speed up the PC a lot?

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 Hello guys I own the think centre m91p mini tower. Now I want to buy the "Gigabyte gtx 1060 3gb mini" and before you ask. Neither the psu and size won't be an issue since I replaced the PSU to a 380 watt unit and card size I mentioned is already a mini version. The only thing that's bothering me is will the bios support this card !? I shall be very thankful to every one who helps me with this. For more idea I'll attach an image of my pc interior. And take a note of my current setup. Quadro FX 3800 1GB (108 Watt Single slot card) + 6 pinI5 2400


























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hi , i have z500 touch 4 years old, in the last year didnt turn it on much and now began to use it again. it is extremly slow,Lenovo Z500 Touch Intel Core i7-3632QM - Nvidia Geforce 740m 2GB 8GB ram1 tb hddit has win 10 updated. any help?

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After completing the Win 10 upgrade process everything looked really good....until I started browsing the internet.
All my browser's are slow as molasses and getting tons of connection time outs.

Anyone else having the same problem?

A:All browsers are super slow after win 10 upgrade -

Are you using Edge?
If so the default proxy setting is incorrect, change it

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Hey everyone, I bought an almost new second hand 2nd gen X1 carbon a few mths back.  I absolutely love the laptop, been looking for something slim, sleek and powerful, but I'm having some serious performance related problems with it.  I usually have a lot going on, many browser windows, excel sheets, work docs, outlook, pdfs, skype, photoshop, AVG AV, etc all running for my work simultaneously and the laptop just can't keep up.  It's extremely slugish, slow and freezes constantly.  My CPU, Memory and Disk is always maxed out when I check task manager (90-100%). My currently machine has 4GB ram (mistake #1) and equipped with the i5-4300U CPU (1.90GHz 2.49GHz). I'm trying to find a replacement, but I don't want to spend over 2K on a new laptop.  I'm trying to find some used Gen 4s for sale.  I believe a Gen 3 might also give me some issues.  I found a good deal on the below: X1 - 4th Gen Intel Core i7-4600U processor. 3.3 GHz Turbo Boost -Intel HD 4400 Graphics -Windows 10 Professional 64-bit -8GB DDR3 Memory -256GB Premium SSD Storage -14.0" 1600x900p display  I tried looking this up on the Lenovo site and I don't see this CPU offered on the 4th gen.  Is this a false advertisement ad or is it an actual Gen 4? Any suggestions on the above, or the Gen 3s? Is their any other Lenovos which are also slim and powerful which can handle my workload and is suggested? Thanks!Dan

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Hi everyone!

I have Toshiba Satellite P50t-b-113 laptop which I have recently upgraded from W8.1 to W10. Ever since the upgrade it's running extremely slow. It takes about 3-4 minutes to boot up (to show desktop) and than another 1-2 minutes to start all the programs. When I'm starting chrome for the first time I have to wait around 1 minute for it to start. Never had that issue before... It started when I upgraded to Windows 10. Does it mean that my laptop isn't good enough for W10?
 

A:Super slow laptop after Win10 upgrade

Possibly - But I have noticed a few W10 Pcs are taking a while to start with various versions

Lets see what your version is
in the search bar at the bottom of the screen
type
WINVER
run the command prompt and post back the version
 

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Ok so no one seems to be able to help me. I spent over a thousand and this pc is no good on wifi.How can i fix this???  It is so unreliable and slow.. sometimes just useless.  Please help if you can.So does this machine not work with certain routers. I need to know.   my router is a Actiontec from Verizon. it is not old but not new. Do the Lenovo yoga 700s just not work well with Actiontec?  it has never had the speeds i should have ..not even close and sometimes just crawls. Terrible experience.  Do you suggest i get a newer router?  Who out there has had issues with WIFI with their Lenovo.  NO one from lenovo can help me with this so please let me know your experience. Thanks.

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I am using lenovo laptop from last december and I am unhappy with first day from using it. the hard disk is running super slow.  So After a lot of research and checking I remove the System interface software and my computer perform normal. My 35K Asus laptop perform faster than 45K Lenovo laptop. (Even lenovo laptop is 7th gen and Asus is 6th gen). Today I installed it back System interface and now when I backup (one key recovery). 9 hours is gone and the software say 6 more hours to complete the backup. Now if I remove it, it take only 1 hours 30 minutes to finish the backup. so it's performing 10% of what it perform without having system interface. Can someone from lenovo explain why they make garbage things like this. When I read about bluefish and now this thing happening blow my mind.

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I have a Lenovo M91p SFF, Has anyone ever recased the internals to another case? I've been doing a gaming build and would like a different case. Thanks for anyhelp!

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Hello,I purchased a used PC Lenovo M91p series S4DNVP1 No. Machine Type 0266 (integrated graphics Intel HD graphics 2000).I have not yet bought screen.Can you tell me what version of DisplayPort supports this machine: 1.0, 1.2 or 1.3 or something?This would allow me to purchase the screen that should at best. Thank you in advance

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Hello, i have Lenovo ThinkCentre M91pCpu- i5-2400  3.10GhzRam- 2x2gb DDR3 1333MHZPSU- Deepcool 500w novaDoes any gtx1050 gpu will work on my pc?motherboard-lenovo is6xm 

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Hello,I purchased a used PC Lenovo M91p series S4DNVP1 No. Machine Type 0266 (integrated graphics Intel HD graphics 2000).I formatted and delivered Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.The problem is that when I ask to put it to sleep is not flashing light and impossible to get sleep, I have to press and hold the on / off button to turn off.When I again, it says "Windows Resume".Can you help me please?

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Bought one of these beauties on amazon,  So far ive given it 16gb ram, and a msi 1050ti 4gt lp. it has an I5-2400, #1 would it be worth it swap in an i7-2600, and if so, does anything need changing? #2 all of the reviews ive read say that the 240w psu handles it, but should i upgrade, and to what? Thank you!

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It keeps getting random blue screen of deaths that says critical structure error without a error code. Been using it with windows 10 64bit for 3 years until i updated it and put in a new gpu (EVGA 1060 3gb SC OC), didnt have this problem with new gpu untill recent months. Will downgrading to windows 7 or doing a fresh install of windows 10 fix this issue? Computer specsI5 24008gb ddr3 500gb hdEvga 1060 3gb 400w psu 

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Hi everyone, I recently acquired a M91p SFF with:i5-24008gb RamAsus eah5450 low profile passOptical drive500gb hdd @7200rpmand 240w PSU So I have been researching a lot about what GPUs will work in my systemI decided to buy the GT730 (to upgrade my old gpu).It has a power consumption of 25w (TDP of 38w) according to the geforce website.I just want to make sure that it will work.Although I am confident it will work because the asus eah5450 has a power consumption of up to 75 watts.I MAY have to update my bios but my concern is that there's no bios update for Windows 10.I am also planning to transfer it to another case and buy a new psu but I am not sure what size the motherboard is (most likely micro-atx) and also the connectors to a new psu would be similar to the stock psu that I currently have The GT730 is on it's way and i'm planning to install it and removing the power to the optical drive (dvd) since I don't use it that often. This is just to make sure that my psu would hold the entire setup. Any suggestions guys?Thanks!

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Hi all I have recently bought a Lenovo M91p thinkcenter Desktop as an upgrade to my old i3 PC. Old Spec is as follows:Coolermaster Thunder 600W power supplyIntel DH55HC motherboardi3 CPURadeon HIS HD 7950 Graphics card8GB RAM500GB HDDI have transferred my old 500GB HD and Power supply to the new Lenovo desktop and everything booted fine.Then I installed 2x 2GB extra into the Lenovo M91p (Making it 8GB), and upgraded the 500GB HDD to a 1TB. So my new spec is as follows:Coolermaster Thunder 600W power supplyLenovo Q67 motherboardi7 2600 3.4 Ghz CPU8GB RAM1TB and 500GB HDDEverything Booted fine. Then I tried to install my old Graphics card (The Radeon HIS HD 7950 Graphics card). All i got was a blank screen, no beeps, no BIOS... Nothing.At first, i thought my power supply wasn't enough... So i tested a 750W power supply in the pc. Still nothing.Then I thought the motherboards BIOS was outdated... Updated it... Still nothing. I even tried updating the firmware of the graphics card. Nothing.The graphics card definitely works because I tested it in my old machine and it worked 100%.However, I took my graphics card to my supplier, and he tested it on another one of his PCs... Didn't work there either.My PC's BIOS doesn't have support for secure boot, in case anyone wants to know.I have run out of ideas now... Any one able to help? 

A:Lenovo M91p Desktop not booting with new graphics ...

There's a white list of graphics cards the BIOS will recognize. The HD 7950 is a 180w card, well in excess of what the factory power supply can provide for (and the case/fans sufficient cooling for), and is not one that Lenovo would provide BIOS support for.
 
Use the search engine above to see what cards other owners have successfully used in their M91p.

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I just got a recent AMD Polaris card (RX 550) for Lenovo ThinkCentre M91p, and it simply doesn't boot with it. It doesn't even get to the starting splash screen with Lenovo logo. The monitor remains blank. I updated the BIOS to the last release I could find but it still didn't help. Can anything be done with it? It works with Nvidia cards, but I'm running Linux and want to use open drivers, so AMD is a much better option. I replaced the power supply by the way with better one.

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Hiya, In my current PC I have an i5 3470, and In the Thinkcentre M91p i have recently purchased, it has an i7 2600, which is a little overkill for what ive purhcased it for, so I was thinking of swapping the cpu's so I have the 2600 in my gaming PC and the Thinkcentre gets the 3470.However I'm not sure if this would work as I have no idea whether the motherboard of the ThinkCentre would accept the new Ivy Bridge chip, and I don't even know if my Asus P8H77-V would accept the 2600?So would this work? and how would I go about doing it? Im a noob at all this im sorry ;(All answers are much appreciated, Ajsski99

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I have a M91p ThinkCentre with a 03T7300 motherboard running an i5-2400. I would like to install a new larger processor. Is there a list of available upgrades?

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I recently bought a Thinkcentre SFF M91p and tried to install an AMD Radeon HD7570 with NO success.  The machine will not boot.  The CPU and GPU fans spin, but it never boots.  I thought first it might be a power issue, and tried unplugging the CD-ROM drive, which didn't work either.  I then moved to upgrading the BIOS and that also had no effect.  I did find this morning the PCI-e slot in this machine is listed as a 2.0 slot and the HD7570 is spec'd at PCI-e 2.1, so is this card completely incompatible with the M91p I have? What GPU should I be using that will work straight away, and give me the max performance in this system without having to upgrade the PSU?   The system specs are as follows System type:   M91p, SFFSystem model number: 4518Y4DOperating system installed: Win10 Home 64-BitBIOS version: LENOVO 9HKT58AUS, 6/10/2014Thank you for your help! 

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Lenovo ThinkCentre M91p 7033-A2U Intel i5 3.1GHz 8GB RAMIs it possible  to run A kitchen design program called 2020 spaces similar to auto cad on this computer.Also should I add seperate video card which one?Could I put ECC ram if yes  would it be better or it wont help me which one and how much ram or this computer wont do the job?

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Hi,I recently got my hands on a M91p SFF with:i5-2400 CPU8gb Ram250gb hdd @7200rpm2 tb hdd @5400rpmand 240w PSU What I want to do is to convert this machine into a [email protected] / 1080p gaming machine. My plan is to buy the MSI 1050ti lp and even though it seems to run on the 240w PSU I feel that I want to upgrade it to at least 300w to be safe and so that I can upgrade the ram to 16gb and maybe add an extra fan and a usb hub in the front, where the optical drive used to be, so that I can connect more than just two USB gamepads in the front.After some goggling I found this power supply: http://www.bequiet.com/en/powersupply/496 According to my measurements, is should fit. But I want to be sure, will this work in the case?Also, I think I read somewhere that Lenovo does not a use standard ATX connection, but from what I can see, this system uses a standard 24 pin ATX connection to the motherboard. I might be wrong though. I am no expert on computers and I have never upgraded or built a system before so I ask here to be 100% before I buy anything.  I hope someone where can shed some light on my situation. Thanks  

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I live in South Korea. The internet here is unbelievably fast. I've done 3 speed tests tonight, and the download speed averages between 20-40mbps, upload speed between 40-75mbps. However, when I try to watch streaming videos online, it's ridiculously slow. And it's not just one site. It seems to be all of them. Youtube, Comedy Central, BBC, and MSNBC have all been really slow. I notice it the most around 10:00-11:00pm here (only because that's when I come home from work), which is right at the same time most Americans are starting to go to work. Is it possible that the United States 9-5 workforce uses up so much bandwidth on their morning rounds through the internet that it could devastate my access to streaming video here?

A brief synopsis: The majority of videos I try loading require an obscenely long buffer time (upwards of 20 minutes for a 2 minute video). Not always, but usually. However, oftentimes YouTube will only buffer the first 20% or so of the video. So after I play it for a little bit, it inevitably catches up with the buffer and I have to wait again. Even video quality as low as 240p still sometimes takes an awfully long time to load.

Does anybody have any theories? I was able to watch the presidential debate earlier today live just fine (10am here, 7pm Denver time). Am I just trying to play videos at peak bandwidth times? Are there any ways around this? Could there be another explanation? This has been a rather consistent problem since I got i... Read more

A:Super fast connection, super slow video streaming

Americans use the Internet non-stop round the clock, so that's not the probable reason. I think your ISP is throttling your speed for videos sites. You should contact your ISP and complain.

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Hello,I've M91p, i5 2400 - Win 10 64 bit.3GB RAM.BIOS Version - 9HKT43AUS. After I shutdown the computer, the power led doesn't turn off (like in the picture below))? And after that I can't turn on my PC until I make hard shutdown (press the power button for 7 sec).thats happen every time I shutdown my PC.What can I do about it?And I read about the problem of freezing - twice a week I have that issue too.I know that's because of unsupported CPU with Win 10. There is something to do about it?a CPU upgrade will help? Or BIOS update? (-If I'll need to update my BIOS - is there some guide in this website to help me do that?) THANKS!!!!

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Hi. I just purchased a Lenovo Thinkcentre M91p (machine type 0266) which has an external 150w power supply. I purchased it to be used as a HTPC and i want to put a gpu and more ram in it. The problem is the power supply, all the ones i see people talk about have an internal 240w power supply. On the back of the pc is a DC in jack thats directly into the motherboard itself. I ran some calculations on power usage and the site i used said the recommended power supply size for the standard unit is 150w with a peak load of 123w. Adding the gpu alone pushes the peak load to 140w (nvidia gt730) with a recommended supply of 180w. My question basically is how can i upgrade an external power supply when all i can find is standard 150w external replacements or internal ones that wont be of any use

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When I do a Hardware scan using the Companion all areas go through OKButWhen I use the Solution Centre for Hardware scans it stops at Mathermatical Operations test & goes no further.Question why?

A:Lenovo Companion v Lenovo Solution Centre Hardware Scans

(1)Update your Intel Graphics driver from your support page.(2)Install LSC 3.6.002 from here:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/lenovodiagnosticsolutions/tools/lscoverview This should clear the math error.

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Hi,after installing the Windows 10 fall creators update 2017 (1709), my M91p doesn't wake up from sleep any more. Before the upgrade it worked fine. Now I have to shut it down the hard way and restart - then it will continue at the point where I left off. Any ideas on that?Best regards,Sebastian

A:M91p doesn't wake from sleep after 1709 upgrade

Addendum: installed the latest BIOS and drivers provided by Lenovo.

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Hi, It appears we are many here to encounter problems with the restrictive white list of graphic cards for the ThinkCentre M91p (as well as M91 and M81) Small Form Factors. I have several AMD graphic cars which work straightforward with the M92p but emit no signal with the M91p. Some will argue that ThinkCenter are business machines and hence the restrictive list of graphic cards.But AMD also produces cards for the business segment, which are assumed being reliable.The white list keeps the M91p away from new cards. I upgraded the BIOS to its latest version, but this did not change anything. Is there a way to stop the filtering done by the BIOS or to upgrade the M91p's BIOS to accept new graphic cards ?What about flashing the BIOS for the M92p on a M91p ?I assume it wouldn't work as the marchines are different, but has anyone tried this ?

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Thankyou for sorting out my Desk top. (From which I am writing this.)

Now, my office laptop has gone on strike. It is an HP Pavillion XP. I have already downloaded HihackThis and the Analyzer, to C:\ HJT, but I am not sure how to disable the 'system restore' to begin the log.

It was going slow before I took a short break, and yesterday, having taken an age to start up, it then kept sticking. At one point I timed it taking 3 mins to open the menu from 'Start' and then another 7 mins to open the 'Programme' menu!

I did an NAV Update- 3 times -as it would not install after downloading. So, I followed the Symantec site advice and downloaded the Intelligent Updater direct. Then I ran LiveUpdate again. I assumed the virus updates would be complete, but they ALL updated again. But, this time successfully. Then I did a scan, but all was OK. I noticed, however, that the laptop was working much better after this action, at least it IS working.

Recently, (before this) after failing to download SP2 on Dial-Up, the hard drive crashed. I took it to a 'PCDoctor' had the disk backed up, and they re-installed from the CD QuickRestore System Recovery, before re-installing from the backup copy. (In fact, I had to return it to be re-done as they had obviously used their own CD not my original one.)

I have just discovered from the above NAV scan that they copied all my old programme files to "C:/Esteban/... " along with a mess of other stuff (naturally, my important busi... Read more

A:Super,super, slow and quirky laptop XP

Welcome back to TSF...

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan. If any viruses/trojans are detected, try to delete or clean them in that site. Otherwise, make sure your antivirus program has the latest definitions and run a full system scan.

Please download Ad-aware SE and install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also go here to get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. To run this tool, go into Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware for better scan results. Run the scan and fix everything that it finds.

Download and install Spybot S&D http://security.kolla.de/. Run Spybot and click on the 'Search for Updates' button. Install any updates that are available.

Now c... Read more

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We recently got 100Mb fibre optic broadband from Virgin Media, but it's been 2 days now and various speedtests report only 2-3Mbps. Other computers around the house get around 20Mbps (none have 100Mbps).

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron N5110, so it's not old, and I run both Linux and Windows 7 (dual boot) - neither OS gets more than 2-3Mbps. I've also tried moving to various spots around the house, to no avail.

I also tried downloading a large torrent (legal) with thousands of seeders to see how fast it would download, and it stuck at around 1Mbps, never any faster.

Why is this? If we're paying for 100Mbps, surely I should expect more than 3Mbps? Other computers on the same network get 10 times this so the issue is with my laptop?
 

A:My super-fast internet is super-slow

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Just recently got rid of spyware from this computer. It was running just fine. I downloaded spyware guard, snoopfree, & zone alarm on my system. Didn't seem to have any problems. I went out of town on Saturday and when I tried to use my computer on Sunday, it acted like it had crashed. I reset my monitor, first and a pop up floated on the screen that had something like no connection found. Then I rebooted my computer without any problems. No sign of the pop up that was floating around before. However, my internet connection browsers (IE & Mozilla) & Outlook Express have been extremely slow, sometimes taking over 5 minutes to load webpages. My email has sometimes stalled and had to start over again and I get 4 or 5 of the same email.
I uninstalled spyware guard, snoopfree, & zone alarm, hoping they were the cause of my slow internet connection. NO such luck. I called my service provider (cable connection) and they report there have been no problems with the connection in my area.
I am ready to pull my hair out..... I hope someone might be able to help me.
Here is my HJT Log and I have also done an Ewido scan.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:32:14 PM, on 10/2/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
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A:It's Always Something..... Super super slow internet browsers

I hope there are no problems with my HJT log. I know it hasn't been looked at yet. However, I think I found the problem to my internet problems. A bad lynxsys connection. I hooked up directly to my computer and modem and my internet worries are over. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Adrienne

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Hi. I just purchased a Lenovo Thinkcentre M91p (machine type 0266) which has an external 150w power supply. I purchased it to be used as a HTPC and i want to put a gpu and more ram in it. The problem is the power supply, all the ones i see people talk about have an internal 240w power supply. On the back of the pc is a DC in jack thats directly into the motherboard itself.
 
I ran some calculations on power usage and the site i used said the recommended power supply size for the standard unit is 150w with a peak load of 123w. Adding the gpu alone pushes the peak load to 140w (nvidia gt730) with a recommended supply of 180w.
 
My question basically is how can i upgrade an external power supply when all i can find is standard 150w external replacements or internal ones that wont be of any use
 
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A:M91p USFF: uprate external power supply for graphics upgrade (GPU)

Update: im guessing i could just use any power adapter for other pc's or laptops with 180w or more, it just needs to have the correct ending which is a 6.0x3.0mm connector. I could even possibly use an adapter to make the correct ending. i dont see why this wouldnt work as the power supply is all external

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Hello All-    My parents have an old Lenovo G585. It was really very slow so I had installed Samsung evo 250 GB SSD in it which I had available and also upgraded the operating system to a clean Windows 10 Pro since I thought that Windows 8 had lots of not needed software slowing it down.    To my surprise, the system is now very sluggish(I know the CPU is already bad). I see that CPU is always 99% used. Most of the CPU (~80%) is being used by windows modules installer service and antimalware service executable. There was OneDrive there too but I already disabled that.I can disable both of these services as well but I need to know if I am doing something wrong or have missed something.    All your help will be really appreciated. Thanks in advance. Regards,Sylvan

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Inside of games, my computer is awesome. Once the game is over, nothing is fast. Things take forever to open, and, for example, if I go into google chrome and type something into the search bar, sometimes it will take a couple seconds before anything pops up. Could it be a virus? Or maybe something else...

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2029 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 349999 MB, Free - 229081 MB (65% Free Space);
D: Total - 126937 MB, Free - 123889 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33SXG2
Antivirus: None

This all started when I got defraggler. I defraggled everything I could find manually, analyzing then slowly started degraggling chunks at a time because I didn't want to wait the day it said it would take to do a full defrag. For some reason, that seemed faster. Before Defraggler, I had to use low graphics in games, and my computer ran fast. Afterwards, they switched. Any help?

I don't have antivirus because I am very careful and don't go on suspicious websites. I've come to realize what "suspicious" websites look like.
 

A:I get 60fps with games with highest graphics, but out of games, super super slow

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OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2029 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 349999 MB, Free - 229081 MB (65% Free Space);
D: Total - 126937 MB, Free - 123889 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33SXG2
Antivirus: NoneClick to expand...

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OS: Vista is infamous for its constant annoyance to the user. This is somewhat unlikely, but it could be Vista slowing you down. I recommend upgrading to Win7 regardless.

Processor: The processor seems alright, so you're not having troubles there.

RAM: You may want to consider a RAM upgrade, as many applications (including games) do tend to stick around in memory until a restart. I'd have to say the lack of RAM is your issue. It shouldn't take much more, maybe another 1GB-2GB should fix it up.

Graphics: Nice graphics card, by the way. Beats mine ._.
AntiVirus: Well, the fact that you're careful on the Internet does NOT protect you from viruses. Not at all. I strongly recommend installing Avast! Also, I recommend installing MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and give your computer a nice scan with both of them.
 

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Just updated my W541 laptop and tried to run Lenovo Solution Centre to scan hardware and it just sits there doing nothing has anyone else come across this. Scanned my laptop direct from the Lenovo website and all ok so why does Solution Centre no longer function. BIOS GNET84WW (2.32) Roger

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I keep getting a message from the Solution Centre telling me to run a hardware scan. When I try to do that it just shows an hourglass for hours.It would be nice to do but any suggestions as to how? Solution Centre is v 3.6.002 and I am running Windows 8.1 x64. Thanks. 

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X230Win 7 64MbSolution Centre 3.4.002 Each upgrade of LSC works fine but only on the first use.It shedules a new check OK and opens but just hangs at the Loading Stage with the icon circling.I have given it over 30 minutes but it still hangsIt is probably looking for some file it cannot find?? 

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I have a lenovo think centre g2020 with an intel pentium processor 2.90 ghz
it has a 2 gb memory

I have read some of the postings and it looks like running hijack this and posting a log file is usually the first thing you smart ones have us lost souls do first. so heres my log file. Help. ;please
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:01:05 AM, on 9/4/2014
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17239)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ControlCenter4\BrCtrlCntr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ControlCenter4\BrCcUxSys.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\Password Manager\password_manager.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\message center plus\mcplaunch.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton 360\Engine\21.5.0.19\N360.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Local\Google\Google Talk Plugin\googletalk... Read more

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Hello
I have M73 lenovo.. I have formatted it in windows 7.. now the lenovo. what to tell.. From the official website i have downloaded wifi all driver from lenovo and installed but couldnt able to see the wifi adapter in network property. Lan driver is working properly. But wifi is not detecting. 
Lenovo M73

Serial Number  M*******


Machine Type Model 10AY001RLS

A:Thank Centre M73 Lenovo wifi driver

Go to Control Panel, Device Manager, Network adapter, and tell me the model number for the wireless adapter.   Are you 64 or 32-bit Win 7? 

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First gotta remind that this case does not apply here:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/How-can-I-add-a-second-3-5in-HDD-to-my-Lenov... There are not enough free sata-power cables for two drives in this model. However, there are the SATAPWR1 and SATAPWR2 connectors on the motherboard. They are currently connected as follows:SATA_PWR1 ---> (nothing)SATA_PWR2 ---> non-standard-connector + standard SATA-power-connector  The small (non-standard) connector is attached to the DVD-drive.The SATA-power-connector is attached to HDD drive 1.  I need to add the second drive, but there is no way to power it. Can I get the appropriate cable from somewhere to draw power from SATAPWR1 -> HDD drive 2 ??

A:How can I add a second 3.5in HDD to my Lenovo Think Centre m710t (10M90007MT)?

A picture will explain this better than a thousand words. I need a cable that goes here.What standard is this? Where can I get one?

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Hi,I have a user in Madagascar who has a faulty Lenovo X270 laptop. It powers on for a few seconds then immediatly switches off, we have tried everything to fix it, but our IT support team are advising it will need to be repaired by Lenovo as it is still within warranty. The only problem is after I gave my colleagues in Madagascar the address for the Lenovo repair centre that shows on your website, they are advising that the place does not exist anymore... When they looked for it they advised there was a clothes store there instead. Calling the phone number has no response as well.Is there another authorised Lenovo repair centre in Madagascar? They are in Antananarivo so it will ideally need to be within that city. The address in question is: Service Bureautique De MadagascarBrand: 4, Rue Paul Rapatsalahy, B P 1029 Antananarivo 101, Antanimena MadagascarPhone: 261-202-228-959

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I bought Win 8 Pro Upgrade especially for my fairly recently bought Lenovo Ideapad Y570 laptop. Today, I contacted a large Lenovo Service Centre in Shanghai, to get their take on actually installing Win 8. I'm still uncertain about how the upgrade will affect my work. The service manager said he advises against it. The Ideapad Y Series sold up to now has been designed with Win 7 in mind. Almost all of the special hardware features and the software supporting these features are not compatible with Win 8. The new Lenovo's fitted with Win 8 are adapted to the new version of Windows. The pre-Win 8 models should rather be used in the way they were intended to be used. Otherwise you might experience all kinds of difficulties and lose more than you gain from upgrading to Win 8, depending on your particular use of a computer. The guy did not speak for Lenovo as a company, he was simply speaking from workshop experience and dealings with customers.

A:Lenovo Centre advises against Win 8 for pre-Win 8 models

If you are talking about windows 8 not having some drivers for specific hardware, then i must tell you, you shouldnt depend on drivers, which are available on lenovo or any other laptops seller sites, because they dont update drivers on their sites. You should download drivers directly from the sites of the manufacturers of specific hardware, i.e. intel, realtek, atheros ...

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