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Processor upgrade on Lenovo g470

Q: Processor upgrade on Lenovo g470

Hello, I have a Lenovo g470, and I was wondering if it would be possible to get an Ivy Bridge processor. The manual says the following ones are compatible: Intel I7-2620M 2.7G 4M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2540M 2.6G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2520M 2.5G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I5-2410M 2.3G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU.Intel I3-2310M 2.1G 3M 2c J1 PGA processor CPU. But as it Ivy Bridge are backwards compatible with SB, I wonder if I could get a 3ª processor and put in this mobo. If not, does it worth to change from i3 2310m to anyone of these above?? i5 2540m has 200mhz higher clock on gpu and i7 has more l3 cache(4MB), or should I just leave like this?? I appreciate any help. Thank you. (Sorry for my bad english)

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Hi, recently i just found my old laptop -G470. I need a laptop to do what my pc can do , so when Im not home i can bring the laptop out. What i need is i can photo editing and video editing without any hiccups in the between. Is it possible to upgrade my G470 to what i need or I should just go buy a new laptop. Anyone can help me out here ? Just give me the best hardware that compatible with G470.Thanks in advance.

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Hi there,              I am planning to upgrade my lenovo G470 series laptop.I am planning for 8gb or 16gb ram and harddisk 1Tb or 2Tb.Upto how much ram my laptop supports.?Should i buy two 4Gb ram or jus needed only one 4Gb ram(Not sure how many ram chip is inside 2 x 2gb or 1 x 4Gb)? Can i implement a SSD hard disk instead normal hard drive?.Will this upgrade will be supported by my laptop.Will it be worth it after all these years(6-7yrs)?How much will it cost in India for the above upgrade? thank you,Hari Sankar

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Hello! Recently I upgraded my G470 notebook into win7, and my wifi is not working, the button is turned on and I installed the driver in the lenovo support center, I also installed the Energy Magagement program and etc, but when I press Fn + F5, the only thing that appear is the Bluetooth connection, which is turned on, but my wifi does not show there, and also, it does not show in the Device Manager... What can I do?It is enable on the BIOS as well.

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I encountered the BSOD with the problem about atikmpag.sys It seems like I made a wrong choice about deleting it, (solution from internet searching)  and now the Display Adapters doesn't work anymore as you can see in the pictures  after deleting the atikmpag.sys during safe mode, It somehow resolved the problem about the BSOD and my laptop are finally starting properly now the problem is about the resolution, it's not the same anymore, it's too low and somehow the screen is blurry, as you can see at the Graphics section, the maximum resolution I can only choose is 1024 x 768, which is supposed to be 1366 x 768 (HD) if i'm not mistaken,   I need your help on how to fix this I hope i can turn it back to normal., I don't have a CD installer (if it is supposed to have one) to re-install it, and about downloading from other sites I'm a little bit concerned about that so I haven't tried it yet.. and it seems like Lenovo has its own installer... Pls help ASAP













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A:Lenovo G470 atikmpag.sys problem

hi jm9327,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
The G470 with a dual GPU (Intel+AMD), uses a muxless driver (this is a custom driver that switches the discrete AMD Graphics to the Intel Graphics to save power). If you have installed a different driver, this may cause system instability (including BSOD).
 
If you're running on Windows 7, try the following::
 
1. Follow this guide on how to disable automatic driver installation.
2. Install these drivers in order (reboot if necessary)
   (1st)  - Intel Onboard Graphics Driver for Windows 7 (64-bit)
   (2nd)  - AMD Video Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
 
When finished, check if the yellow exclamation marks are gone under Device Manager > Display Adapters and observe the screen resolution adjustment and BSOD occurrence.
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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hi,

it takes almost 15min to boot windows 7 32bit clean installed window.after that some time works fine but most of the time when i open or close some window, it’s open like in slow motion but task manager shows ok(cpu0to5%ram36%of2GB without any background).I have spare fully working HDD so replaced but problem is same ,even BIOS is hanging.i have tried lenovo provided tool to test system and it shows all ok. cd/rom,wifi card and hdd is tested physically.ram is tested by memory diagnostic tool only.

need help!!!

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Here i comes again for another problem and need another solutions.

Why everytimes i plug-in the AC it only charge 50% batteries..That the max..

so is it normal? or any problem to my lenovo? before this it charge 100% but after i install new windows 7 ultimate it only charge 50%...please help~

sorry for my bad english~ ASIAN PEOPLE BAD AT ENGLISH

A:Batteries Charge only 50% for Lenovo G470, is it normal??

Which version of Windows you have shouldn't affect how your battery is charged up so it's probably just coincidence.

You may be needing a new battery. Do you have anyone nearby who can check the battery for you?

Your English is better than my non-existent Malaysian!

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hey, i have an Lenovo g470 laptop with windows 7 Home Basic, Service pack 1, 64 bits and the webcam wont work. when i start up cyberlink youcam, it says: "Warning, No webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on". It worked when i first got my computer for a few months, then it stopped. I havent used it for a few months because of this problem. Please help me! Any help is appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Lenovo g470 integrated camera not working

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There's always a pop-up message that my Lenovo D: drive is almost out of space, I clicked it, cleared recycle bin, but nothing happened still, I manually checked on the drive but I'm afraid to delete these folders such as applications, drivers, etc.. please help me to resolve this... I would really appreciate your response..
 

A:How to free space on my Lenovo G470 drive D:

What is on the "Lenovo D: drive"?

Please attach a screen shot of the Disk Management window, as that sometimes helps us understand your issue. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.
 

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hey, i have an Lenovo g470 laptop with windows 7 Home Basic, Service pack 1, 64 bits and the webcam wont work. when i start up cyberlink youcam, it says: "Warning, No webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on". It worked when i first got my computer for a few months, then it stopped. I havent used it for a few months because of this problem. Please help me! Any help is appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Lenovo g470 integrated camera not working

welcome to TSG.

Please do not create duplicate posts for the same issue. Closing thread, please respond at the one in hardware.

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1052268-lenovo-g470-integrated-camera-not.html

thanks,

v
 

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As the Title says.... I have a 5 year old Laptop Lenovo G470 with a switchable graphicsIntel HD Graphics Family 3000 (which win 10 reads it)AMD Radeon HD 6300M series (which win 10 reads it) or "6730M" The Problem is everytime i try to install the AMD its causes BSOD when playing games and stop responding error when trying to watch videos....it works fine alone with just Intel HD Graphics Family...I tried:Installing 1st Intel before AMD in a fresh format (Which i read about the issue about AMD)....= Still having BSODInstalled latest drivers for AMD... = Still having BSODDid try to find to downgrade BIOS if thats the case = Failed didnt find lower BIOSdid the atikmpag.sys thingy... = caused me more trouble since it does not go to start windows so what im having now is just my Intel HD working... can someone help me with this issue... im not really that techy guy but i do know how to follow instructions

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hey, i have an Lenovo g470 laptop with windows 7 Home Basic, Service pack 1, 64 bits and the webcam wont work. when i start up cyberlink youcam, it says: "Warning, No webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on". It worked when i first got my computer for a few months, then it stopped. I havent used it for a few months because of this problem. Please help me! Any help is appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Lenovo g470 integrated camera not working

welcome to TSG.

Please do not create duplicate posts for the same issue. Closing thread, please respond at the one in hardware.

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1052268-lenovo-g470-integrated-camera-not.html

thanks,

v
 

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Hello guys, I try to be detailed as possible in this problem. While watching a H264 MKV AAC video using mpv using this parameters:mpv --vo=opengl-hq:lscale=lanczos3:cscale=lanczos3:dither-depth=auto my computer suddenly blue screen with this dump. [download here : http://1drv.ms/1ujkdR4], summary detail of BSOD(Nirsoft BlueScreenView): -- SOF OF BSOD --A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damageto your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: atikmpag.sysSYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,restart your computer. If this screen appears again, followthese steps: Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturerfor any Windows updates you might need.If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardwareor software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restartyour computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and thenselect Safe Mode. Technical Information:*** STOP: 0x1000007e (0xffffffffc0000005, 0x000000000000ff00, 0xfffff880031af8d8, 0xfffff880031af130)*** atikmpag.sys - Address 0xfffff88004011b1a base at 0xfffff88004000000 DateStamp 0x4ff4eb9e--EOF OF BSOD -- After my unit restarts, the drivers is gone and display "Standa... Read more

A:[Help] Lenovo G470 video card problem.

Adding property (based on details):Hardware Ids:PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&SUBSYS_397517AA&REV_00PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&SUBSYS_397517AAPCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&CC_030000PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_0000&CC_0300Driver node strong name:display.inftd.Mfg.NTamd64:vga:6.1.7600.16385ci\cc_0300

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Hello, im using H30-50 FID with intel core I3 and i work to rendering some bad work. certainly, does i can upgrade the processor to intelcore I5 or I7? does it'll work with H30-50 FID spesification? Thank you!

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i have lenovo G 50-70 with processor core i3 4030U can i upgrade to i5 or i7?

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Hi! I have an AMD A-10-7300 1.9 GHz in my laptop and I just wanted to know if it was possible to upgrade this and if so with what other processor can I do it. Sorry if this is a stupid question but this is the first time I need to do something like this to a laptop. 

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Hello people.
I have a Lenovo G50-70 Laptop (specs given below).
I wanted to ask if i can upgrade the cpu or the gpu?
If the cpu is soldered onto the motherboard, how can i still upgrade it and where would i find a suitable motherboard?
also, can i upgrade the display to touchscreen? This is the most important question!
 
SPECS:
MODEL NO.:20351
SERIAL NO.:******
CPU: INTEL CORE i5 4258U 2.4Ghz
GPU:AMD RADEON HD8500m (or R5 230m)
RAM:8 GB
 
Mod's Edit: Serial number removed from public view to protect owner from its unwanted use.
 

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Can I purchase and install a better processor for my Lenovo z51-70 by myself? If so, am I limited to specific types of processors? Thankyou in advance.

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After spending an inordinate amount of time searching the internet about my problem, and then contacting Lenovo (who told me it was hardware and I needed to return all of the laptops I bought), I managed to magically find the solution to my problem.  Since it wasn't documented elsewhere on the internet, I thought I'd create a post for it here. The problem I was having was that my Lenovo G470 laptop did not display Press F2 to Enter Setup during the boot process, and because of this, no amount of hammering the F2 button would allow access to the BIOS.  I attempted all of the standard fixes, pulled the battery, held power down for 30 seconds, removed the HDD -- nothing would cause this to appear.  Since it was happening on all 3 of the G470s we just purchased, I didn't believe it was hardware.  I reached out to Lenovo Premium Support, and after about 3 minutes of discussion, "Paul" informed me that all three machines were defective and would have to be sent back in for repair, and it would take 4-6 weeks for repair and diagnosis.   As I had been noodling around with the machines for a few days, ONE of the three ended up showing the bios options during the boot process.  At that point, I had been hitting just about every single key on the keyboard during the boot process, so I couldn't identify what it was that I did that caused the options to appear.  A little more troubleshooting and I figured it out: Lenovo G470 machines equip... Read more

A:SOLUTION: Press [F2] to Enter Setup does NOT Appear - Lenovo G470

Now that's a slick solution.
 
Dave

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i has been bougth lenovo g470 friend's. with specs core i3.does the g470 I bought do not have dual graphics with AMD radeon?,because every i install amd driver, always failed.i check specs on google all article says it have a dual graphics.

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Hi All, I am have a perfomance issue with my lenovo W510 i7 and have hence thought of upgrading the processor. Currenty it has an Intel Core i7 Q720 processor and my intention is to upgrade it to an Intel Core i7 4790 (BX80646I74790). Will i not face any compatibility issues?













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A:Lenovo W510 Processor Upgrade

Welcome to the forum!
 
I was of the opinon your W510 will only support 1st generation Intel Core i7 models. Meaning you could upgrade to one of these CPU's:
 

Intel Core i7-820QM, 1,73 GHz bis 3,06 GHz, 8MB
Intel Core i7-920XM, 2,0 GHz bis 3,2 GHz, 8MB

 

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I've gotten all sorts of mixed answers, so I'm going to ask directly here at Lenovo: Can I upgrade my B570 from a Pentium B950 2.10GHz Dual core?And if so, what processors are compatible with my motherboard?











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A:Can You Upgrade the Processor in a Lenovo B570 Lap...

Hi Maverick6575,Please check the link below. It may shed some light on the processors that is able to fit your machine. http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/3book.pdfhope this helps and do let me know should you require further information.Regards

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I have a Lenovo H50-55 with an A8-7600, it has the Lenovo Bantry CRB motherboard and wanted to know if an Athlon X4 880k would work with that motherboard since they're both FM2+ sockets and can fit the A78 chipset. Wanted to pair it with a 1050 ti or rx 570 once prices come down. Has anyone done this before or know if the motherboard is compatible?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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Hello Guys, I decided to upgrade my lovely laptop instead of buying a new one. I upgraded my ram to 8 gb and hdd to ssd. I also want to upgrade my processor but could not find a proper answer about "which i7 processor I can use on my g570 motherboard" I'll be the happiest man if someone helps me with this issue... Thanks a lot.

A:Lenovo G570 Processor Upgrade

What cpu do you have now?How about a i5?i5-2450M will work.Not sure on the i7s, but would be second gen for sure.Maybe i7-2620M, or 2640.Chipset should support i7.But alot depends on the bios support, and if Lenovo didor did not sell that model with i7. Probably not, so biossupport may not be there.

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I have a Lenovo G400 with Intel Pentium 2020M processor and I want to upgrade it into Core i7 3740QM. I just want to know if it is compatible before I buy one. Thanks.

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Hello, I'm having Lenovo notebook G50-30 which quite falls under low end device (Intel Celeron & 4GB ram). I need to know whether I can upgrade it's processor to some mid or high end Intel or AMD processors and also add up some more GB's of ram and video card. Anyone who knows about this please guide me. Thanks in advance Spoiler (Highlight to read)  

A:Lenovo notebook G50-30 processor upgrade

Dear Lokeshwaran,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
You can only upgrade The Ram up to 8GB.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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Greetings everyone,I new at this forum and i'd like to know, IF is possible change my processor to a i7 4700MQ.My configuration:Notebook Lenovo IdeaPad G400sModel: 80ACSeries: PE00FFXC - PN: 80AC000DBR 4GB RAMHDD SATA 5400rpm, 1 TerabiteProcessor: i5-3250M. @2,60GHzSO: Windows 10 Pro Thank you all for now

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Ok so this is a complete shot in the dark question. I have the Lenovo G70-80 i3, does anyone know if the same laptop was released with a better or faster processor?  Wondering if it's possible to swap main board to something with a bit more power.

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Please need help,

I can't found newest driver video card Lenovo G470 for Windows 7 Profesional 32bit

A:How to get driver Video Card Lenovo G470 with support Direct3D ?

You should be able to get updates from Lenovo support (Link below). In the Category drop-down select Video. In the Operating System drop-down select Windows 7. Choose the correct driver download for your video hardware.

Drivers and software - Lenovo G470 Notebook

Also, there's numerous other updates for your PC. You should browse the list.

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Hey all, i've my old B475 Ideapad. This has AMD APU A6, is there any chance i could upgrade the processor into A8 or maybe A10. Sorry for my bad english, i'm indonesian.

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I have Lenovo V560 with Mobile Intel HM55 Express Chipset and i3-380m processor, and I want to upgrade to i7-640m. Can I simply change i3-380m with i7-640m under the same cooler, or must to buy another better cooler for i7-640m? Both cpus are 35W. Can BIOS update to allow 16gb ram memory?

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I have ideapad z580 with core i3-3110M CPU and 4 GB RAM with win 8.1. I generally use it for running development softwares like eclipse, application servers and database servers. However its performance in not good while doing development activities. What are my options to upgrade my pc. Can I upgrade my pc to corei5 or corei7 with 8gb RAM?

A:Lenovo ideapad z580 processor and RAM upgrade

Hi Saki,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! Happy to have you here
 
As I understand that you have query regarding RAM & CPU upgrade in your Lenovo Z580
So as per psref it supports 8GB max7 ; PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3*, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets.
And regarding CPU upgrade check this thread
Also for full compatible list of parts go through this, page 76 & 86.
 
 
I hope the above information helps.Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
 
Regards,
Prabhansh
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Hello all.I want to upgrade my processor on my Lenovo thinkcenter edge 71 ( 1578 L6F )I know it an old computer and for a lot of people it is not worth the trouble. But I do that as a personal studio to learn more about computer modification. Lenovo motherboard ih61m v1.0 bios 9QKT39Aofficial info page:https://support.lenovo.com/ca/en/documents/pd015002 listes procesor:Intel® Core i3-2100T Processor (3.1 GHz, 3MB Cache)Intel® Core i5-2500T Processor (2.3GHz, 6MB Cache)Intel® Core i5-2390T Processor (2.7GHz, 3MB Cache)Intel® Pentium Processor G850 (2.9 GHz, 3M Cache)Intel® Pentium Processor G840 (2.8 GHz, 3M Cache)Intel® Pentium Processor G620 (2.6 GHz, 3M Cache) but I have Intel® Pentium Processor G630 2.7 GHz inside I have done research on eBay for the pricing i5-2500T Processor 2.3GHz is rare and I do not see it a lot.but I have fond i5-2500s and i5-2500k that are more common and less expressiveHere my question;I have read somewhere in a forum the official information page is made at the release of the product and it not updated to the new standard of technology so sometimes it can take more ram or other prose sot that is not listed. Will it be possible to install i5-2500s and i5-2500k on my machine ?or Core i5-2310-2.9GHz SR02K CPUor any other that is not listedi have also heard that you can under clock you processor  to fit your motherboard  speck , is that true?

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Good day, What is the "highest" possible processor upgrade Lenovo B590 20206? Thanks for your time Regards


























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I am looking to upgrade Processor of my Lenovo 3000 G430. It has Intel Pentium Dual Core. Lenovo 3000 G430Intel Pentium Dual CoreSocket P (478)Processor Name - Intel Pentium T3400Code Name - MeromTechnology - 65nmSpecification - Intel Pentium Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHzRevision - M0Rated FSB - 664.94MHzBus Speed - 166.23Mhz Motherboard SpecificationsModel - LE6  Rev 1.0Chipset - Intel GL40 Rev 07 BiosVersion 0ECN41WW Please suggest the compatible processor with my motherboard.If Need more more information please let me know

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I have ideapad z580 with core i3-3110M CPU and 4 GB RAM with win 8.1. I generally use it for running development softwares like eclipse, application servers and database servers. However its performance in not good while doing development activities. What are my options to upgrade my pc. Can I upgrade my pc to corei5 or corei7 with 8gb RAM?

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I need to upgrade present Pentium processor to i3 or i5 is this possible 

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 Hi everybody. Got a question with my e531. I have one, that originally was with pentium 2030, 4 gb ram and nvidia gt 740m. Now I've added 4 more ram and thinking of installing i5-3230M. The question is - does my chipset support all functions of i5-3230M including hyper-threading? It seems that it should, as lenovo support shows by serial number, that I've got HM77 N14P-GV2 motherboard that meens it is based on HM77 chipset. But I'm still not sure, if there's no any functions blocked that my pentium does not have. And another question - is it possible to install an SSD in addition to my hard drive, not instead of it, to install a windows on it? Probably instead of my dvd-drive as i don't use it at all. Thanks

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Hi,I would like to upgrade my processor. My system is:LENOVO 3000 N200 0769BAGIntel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2310 @ 1.46GHzChipset Intel GL960/GM965/PM965RAM DDR2-SDRAM (PC2-5300 / 667 MHz) 3 GB Can I upgrade this system with this processor:Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz that is already in my possession? Is were a risk to damage the laptop if it is not compatible? Thank You for Your help and sorry for my English. 










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A:LENOVO 3000 N200 0769BAG Processor Upgrade

The Pentium Dual Core T2310 is of a different socket than that of the Core Duo T2250. The T2250 is Socket M and the T2310 is Socket P. You can upgrade to Core 2 Duo T7100, T7300, T7500, T7700 as long as your chipset isn't the GL960. Only the GM965 and PM965 chipsets support 800MHz FSB.



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Lenovo ideapad 110-15ISK (80UD)Intel i5-6200U 2.3ghz8 gb ramis it possible to upgrade or replace the processor with a better one? preferably an i7Thanks in advance.

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So, i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows 10 Home from 8.1. What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at 100% and the laptop had been on the charger all day, plus the CPU temperature was normal. I went into event viewer to see if there was any ACPI error's listed and this came up.

The exact Error that's provided via Event Viewer: Collaborative processor power controls on processor 5 in group 0 are disabled due to a firmware problem. Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware. This message is provided for each of my Processor Cores

Unfortunately, there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus. Last one was pushed in October 2014. Very odd seeing as i got this new in December 2014.

I want to know if this is something serious, or if i should just ignore it. An error having to due with Kernel Level Power Controls seems serious to me.

System Info:

Asustek N56JN-MH74 Notebook
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 4Core 8 Thread
Ram: 8GB (8075 MB)
Video: Intel Onboard 4600 1024 MB / Nvidia GeForce 840m
OS: Windows 10 Home Upgraded from Windows 8.1

So is there anything that i can do, or do i just have to wait for asus to publish a new Firmware Update, even though it's probably likely they won't. Thanks in advance guys.

A:Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if this finds any new drivers:

Intel? Driver Update Utility

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So, i got this message after i upgraded my Asus Notebook to Windows 10 Home from 8.1. What got me to check this was having my laptop Hard Shutdown when the power was at 100% and the laptop had been on the charger all day, plus the CPU temperature was normal.

The exact Error that's provided via Event Viewer: Collaborative processor power controls on processor 5 in group 0 are disabled due to a firmware problem. Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware. This message is provided for each of my 8 Processor Cores

Unfortunately, there are no new Firmware Updates for my laptop model from Asus. Last one was pushed in October 2014. Very odd seeing as i got this new in December 2014.

I want to know if this is something serious, or if i should just ignore it. An error having to due with Kernel Level Power Controls seems serious to me.

System Info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8075 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb (NOTE: my laptop has an Nvidia GeForce 840m Chip as well, but it did not detect that for some reason)
Hard Drives: C: Total - 381546 MB, Free - 260544 MB; D: Total - 550702 MB, Free - 543877 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., N56JN
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled (Have not had time to get antiviral software yet)

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Hello. I'm using this computer in my office. It is an HP Touchsmart IQ526. It is an all-in-one computer. I originally came with windows vista. I've upgraded the HDD to an SSD, and it's currently running WIndows 10. I am trying to run some office hardware devices that use bluetooth usb adapter. The software for this particular wireless hardware device I am using was writeen for 64 bit computer systems.  My question is if I can upgrade this particular computer to a 64 bit processor. The hardware device wasn't working well with it, and I spent too much money on it to let my computer be the limiting factor.  Thank you for any help. I'll attach an image of everything on this PC, and a link to information on the original model. Thank you for any help. Shaun http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01619739













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A:Can I upgrade from 32 bit processor to 64bit processor?

Hi, That is true because you can look at the image which says 64x based processor Regards.

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