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m90p thinkcentre 5536 cpu upgrade suggestions?

Q: m90p thinkcentre 5536 cpu upgrade suggestions?

i'm planning to get a new processor for my pc. would the latest processors be compatible with the motherboard as long as it fits a lg1156 socket? edit: its a type 5536a cpu. one with i5 660 dual core 3.3ghz

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A: m90p thinkcentre 5536 cpu upgrade suggestions?

edit: its a type 5536a cpu. one with i5 660 dual core 3.3ghz

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Hi everyone - I am having one heck of a time with these ThinkCentre M90p units when trying to upgrade to the latest (Creators) build of Windows 10.  They keep losing the MBR and thus show the primary partition as "RAW" instead of NTFS as it should be.  This happens about half way through the upgrade when the system reboots.  It comes up to a BSOD 0XC000000F immediately upon attempting boot - this is, of course, because the primary partition is unreadable. Now, I have seen at least 8 of these systems do the exact same thing.  All hardware passes diagnostics with flying colors, so I know it's not a failing hardware issue.  I have done some Googling and have found where other people are having a similar issue, but none of them mention this particular model of Lenovo ThinkCentre. To test further, I did a FRESH install using an Anniversary build (1511) and then ran the latest upgrade to Creators (1607) from inside the freshly installed 1511 build.  The same problem occurs every single time.  Any ideas?  I know some of the posts I've found online state that running Windows in UEFI mode with GPT takes care of the problem.  The issue is that these units do not support UEFI (at least from what I can tell...)  Thanks in advance for any assistance that you can provide!

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I have a graphics card (rx 460) that needs a 350-400w power supply, and I want to replace the PSU, since the stock only had 240w.Is there any other power supply compatible with the stock case?If not, and if I am able to buy a case, is there any compatible case with my system?Thanks in advance!

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So recently I've gotten my hands on a used Thinkcentre M90p 5536 (i3-540, 4gb ram, 500gb HDD, ect...), but I wanted to upgrade the graphics, so I managed to get a gtx 745 (OEM) from a friend, as that was the most modern card I could reasonably get (That would fit, and not consume too much power) . This is where my troubles started. The M90p in question works perfectly on it's integrated gpu, and the GTX 745 works flawlessly in other computers (I tested them), but when I put the GPU into the m90, all I get is the motherboard not POST-ing, and then after waiting a little beeping 5 times. I've updated the BIOS, reset it, reinstalled windows 10, replaced the RAM, to no avail. The computer just wouldn't turn on. When I removed the GPU, however, everything went back to normal. Is it possible that the GTX 745 is simply incompatible with the M90P, and if yes, can I do something with the Bios(es) to solve this problem?

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Hello i have Lenovo Thinkcentre M90P whith Intel Pentium G6950 250GB HD  and 2GB of 1066mhz DDR3 RAM i think its Hynix? Recently i bought a 4GB Crucial DDR3 stick 1600mhz  . http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/ct51264ba160b  I took out the old RAM and put in this new one but the PC doesnt get into windows anymore and just keep rebooting if I install the old RAM back everything works perfect. I tought that MHZ shouldnt be a problem and that the new ram will be downgraded to 1333mhz (max supported i think). Maybe any BIOS update would work or what should i do?  Thanks for help!

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I have an M90p SFF, 5536-A76 and when it is turned on the fans speed up and do not send any signal to the screen. What can I do to fix it

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I currently have the desktop not the tower. I would like a midtower so I am not limited with psu or gpu choices.

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Help. at the moment i have win7 ultimate installed and its not genuine. Lenovo has send me 3 cd's1 (disc 1 of 2) - Application and Drivers Recovery Disc1 (disc 2 of 2) -  Application and Drivers Recovery Disc2 (disc 1 of 1) - Operating system recovery disc - Windows 7 pro sp1 on the cover of the cd that Lenovo has sent me only covers M83, M93/p, M73p How do I downgrade my operating system from win 7 ultimate to factory setting win 7 pro?

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I have a ThinkCentre M90p on Windows10 Home that no longer sees cd's or dvd's in the drive. I've been searching for fixes for a couple days now, and none of those worked. The Device Mgr sees the drive, drivers are up to date. I've uninstalled the drive (through Device Mgr) and rebooted, it reinstalled but still does not detect a DVD in the tray. I've tried a Driver collection program (1-click find and install) but it didn't find any problems with that particular driver, I've tried a Registry fixing program but it didn't find any problems to fix there. I know it worked when I bought it because I looked at a couple of old picture cds then(July/17), but haven't needed it again until yesterday. I did find a post about cleaning the lens, but I have no clue about taking the drive apart to get in there to do that so I thought I'd ask here if there were any other ideas first.

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I currently have 2gb sticks of  PC3-10700 ram in my M90p even though the Lenovo website thinks I have one 4 gb stick. Speccy used to detect them.   How much capacity doe the M90P have?  Will it take two 4gb sticks?  BTW, I'm running Windoews 10 Home. I've read conflicting stories.   Thanks.    Gary

A:Thinkcentre M90P 3853 ram capacity???

8GB max.  Detailed specifications - ThinkCentre M90p (3269, 3257, 3557, 3853,, 5296, 6673)

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HiI have tried to install a AMD ATI Radeon R7 250 2GB graphic card in my Thinkcentre M90P Desktop. (AMD ATI RADEON R7 250 2GB PCI-E DVI DISPLAYPORT VIDEO CARD 9C8C0 7121A00400G USA) But the PC doesn't boot with this installed.I have tried with a bigger PSU. I have updated BIOS to latest version. But nothing helps. How can I make it work? 

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Good day  Issue with 100% cpu and system fan which started happening yesterday.  Combined fans sound like a small Jet Engine Things that may of caused this issueUpgrade Bios from 5JKT64A(ithink) to 5JKT65A (02 Sep 2014)Put in a 1050TI video card to test withReloaded bios defaultsplayed with Intel AMT/ME settings (turned off/reset)Power off at wrong time Things I've tried to solve the issueRedone the heat sync cpu paste (was dried out)Used one stick in Bank 1 (closest memory blue slot to CPU)Have tried different memory sticksTried the M58 reset steps (Power down, yank battery, set cmos jumper to 2/3 etc - had a M58 which had the same issue and was able to fix) but no luck.played with Intel AMT/ME settings (turned off/reset)Has anyone else had this issue, and been able to succesffuly fix the issue? Any assistance is appreicated as this is driving me NUTTS! Paul M90p Desktop (ThinkCentre)  - Machine Type Model: 5498RS2

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I'm working on an issue with a Lenovo M90p desktop running Windows 7 64bit. It's connected via cable to a router that works for other devices. the cable has been tested with other devices, so I've narrowed the issue down to this physical device. The Windows troubleshooter is unable to fix the problemI tried to disable and reenable the network adapterI've tried to restore to a point in time before the issue started which didn't change anything.I've tried to uninstall the adapter via device manager and rebooted but Windows couldn't find the driver by itself. I've downloaded the intel ethernet driver from lenovo site manually from a different computer and installed it but it didn't change anything.Do you have any suggestions to possible next steps?   

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Puchased 2 Think Centres from a local university. No operating system on either. Tried installing Win 10 with media creation tool on flash drive then the ISO on DVD. The Windows logo comes on the screen and freezes. After about a min, it says something went wrong and restarts only to the same result. Someone said I need drivers but can you install drivers without an operating system installed? the units originally had Win 7.  
 
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A:ThinkCentre M90p: clean Win 10 install freezes

Your systems may not be supported for Windows 10, you can check here:  Windows 10 Upgrade - Supported System List

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Dear community, I found a M90p USFF system board in the garbage, fully functional when tested. But without the case or anything else. Repairing, especially old hardware, is something I really value: make something work without having to buy new stuff. I was planning to build my own home-theater mini-pc, and already have standard USB-Audio Front I/O panels, and power buttons, and almost all the rest.Lucky me, so I only need the heatsink, power adapter, and the pinout for USB, Audio and power (the system board was set to restore power automatically, so I could test. But eventually, I want to switch it on with a power button like a normal computer). - I found https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/ThinkCentre-front-panel-connector-power-audi...but the number of pins is not correct.- Pictures I found of the Front I/O 45J9567 are not good enough to really see anything. All wires are within a plastic tube, so no luck either. Can somebody help me out? Are there schematics of the system board? Nowhere I found information of the pins. AC97/HD audio headers look differently, and USB headers normally have a 5+4 pinout (with the M90p USFF it's only 4+4). The hardware manuals I found, only describe the set of headers, but not the exact pinout. kind regards,Tim

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I want to upgrade my Lenovo m90p usff eco with a graphics card, but it's just PCI Slot. I bought a SPARKLE geforce 8400gs PCI low profile and BIOS did not recognize it. I installed OS X Yosemite and I need the graphical acceleration. Which card can be compatible?

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Hi,I have two 4gb PC3-10600 1333Mhz modules. When I place them in my motherboard, one of two things happen. The Windows 10 logo comes up for about 5 seconds, then it shuts off, or two dots from the loading circle come up and then the top half of the screen is blue. I have tried with dual rank and single rank modules and have updated to what I believe is the current BIOS. The page for this PC on the Lenovo site says it is capable, so why isnt it working? This is on a Lenovo M90p 5536CTO.

A:Cant upgrade RAM on M90p?

Which slots are you using?  If you number them starting from the one closest to the CPU, they should go into slots 2 and 4

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I have an Acer Aspire laptop 5536-5883 with an amd Anthlon x2 dual-core QL-64 2.1 ghz processor and want to upgrade the processor to the fastest cpu that will work in this laptop. What would it be called? What type of socket is this? Also I upgraded the OS awhile ago to sys 7 but I got 32 bit . I believe this is 64 bit. Any recomdations on how to fix this?

A:upgrade my laptop cpu Aspire 5536-5883

Hi,You will not get any noticeable performance improvement by upgrading your CPU but if you get a SSD your system will benefit, however, I have enclosed a link for upgrades and a video for switching to 64 bit from32bit, HTH.http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/AMD/Athlon_64_X2_for_Notebooks/QL-64.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI_UwJoFcU0

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 I have a m90p 5498F2M tower desktop I was wondering if my motherboard would be compatible with a GTX 1050 Ti ,specifically ( INNO3D GTX 1050 Ti X2)- in terms of BIOS and being able to supply enough power through the PCI express port.I think my mother board is a iq57m (not sure on the bios but I know it is from 2010 and that it is legacy) I have looked at the support page and under the nvida drivers readme, the 1050 Ti was listed. I know the card will fit, as i have already fitted a Asus Radeon HD7750, also i have put in a new 450 watt PSU already.Thanks    

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Hi all!I've recently got an used M90p USFF 5296-W1D which I'd like to upgrade with RAM and HDD: In the HMM is stated 4GB RAM limit - is this still true or was it only at the time the manual was printed? If not: what is the max RAM possible? 8GB or 16GB? There is no mention of max HDD size - what is the limit? I have seen in the past different limits with some controllers (137GB, 2-3TB) and would like to know if a 10TB 3,5"HDD is useable without ID11 disc controller error. Cheers

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Need to verify what PSU And GPU Would work together in my system. Currentlly have i7 860, gtx 1050, 2 hard drives, 1 ssd, 1 dvd, 8gb of 4x2 sticks. Windows 10 64 bit. 

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Hello,I got hold of a cheap Thinkcentre M90p Type 5864 recently and I've been wanting to upgrade to a dedicated graphics card as I currently only have integrated. I've been doing loads of research but am really struggling to work it out so I thought I'd ask here. I'm looking at a low profile NVIDIA GeForce GT420 1GB card and was just wondering if this would work in my machine? I've seen that there are driver downloads to support this card on the Lenovo support page, however they're only available for Windows 8.1 and 7. I'm currently running Windows 10. If this card does work where would I be able to get the drivers?  Any help would be highly appreciated as I'm in a bit of a pickle!Cheers

A:M90P Graphics Card Upgrade

You can get (incl. the latest) drivers direct from Nvidia.   Suggest you get one that is WHQL certified. 

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my laptop started by blacking out shortly after booting which has gotten worse with time until when the screen now is totally black though the power light when poweredi though the problem was to do with the fun but i found out that it was not the issue after seeing it black out after 2minutes when given a rest of about 72 hours.This has made me think of  bios upgrading please send me full steps for my specific model (acer aspire 5536).incase there is a better solution other than the bios upgrade i will be greatful to know itthanks 

A:bios upgrade acer aspire 5536 steps

i have same problem...how do you download the bios update and create usb flash???

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Hello guys , i really need some help with this.So i got this pc about 2-3 years ago and it still working fine. Problem is that i'm a gamer so i added a few "twiks" on the way.So i just got the news that nvidia discontinued the driver update for video card  , GT730 and there will be no more updates.What can i do about it?Is it worth getting such an expensive card ?  Can i get a better video card as GT 1050 ?Will it work ? Here are my system specsWindows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1CPUIntel Core i5 650 @ 3.20GHz 36 °CClarkdale 32nm TechnologyRAM12.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)-------------------------------------------------MotherboardLENOVO Intel Q57Brand LENOVOVersion 5JKT49AUSDate 8/27/2010-------------------------------------------------GraphicsH-9005L12-ND ([email protected])2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 (ASUStek Computer Inc) -------------------------------------------------Storage298GB Western Digital  ATA Device (SATA) --------------------------------------------------Optical DrivesHL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GH60N ATA DeviceAudioHigh Definition Audio Device

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Hello everybody! This is my first post. I apologize for any misunderstanding (especially with my bad English). My PC: Lenovo ThinkCentre M90p 5864, running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, updated with the latest BIOS available (5JKT65AUS). My problem: I want to renew this old fellow to the max, and I wonder if anyone has tried (and/or got) install SSD (M.2), i7-880 processor, video card and RAM. I thought about the following: - an M.2 adapter card connected to the available PCI-Express x16 slot. In that case, would the system be bootable? - a video card (256 MB would be great!), but connected to the PCI 2.0 slot (legacy)! Because of the small cabinet, it would need to be a low profile and relatively small board. I saw that there are some boards in the old PCI standard on eBay. - an Intel i7-880 processor, which would need the most efficient heatsink (to be purchased - part number 43N9815) found on the top-of-the-line M90p with i7 OEM processor; - RAM (in this case, would fit more than 8GB?) This upgrade would be the ideal situation for me.  Alternatives: - Buy a "normal" SSD, SATA 3, and install it on the SATA 2 port of the PC, losing performance or, at best, install an SSD on a SATA 3 card connected to the PCI-Express slot. In both cases, would it be possible to boot with Windows 7, no problem? - Do not change the processor and keep the video card integrated. In this case, it would not be necessary to buy a vide... Read more

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I have a m90p 5498F2M tower desktop I was wondering if my motherboard would be compatible with a GTX 1050 Ti ,
specifically ( INNO3D GTX 1050 Ti X2)
- in terms of BIOS and being able to supply enough power through the PCI express port.I think my mother board is a iq57m (not sure on the bios but I know it is from 2010 and that it is legacy)
 
I have looked at the support page and under the nvida drivers readme, the 1050 Ti was listed.
 
I know the card will fit, as i have already fitted a Asus Radeon HD7750, also i have put in a new 450 watt PSU already.Thanks
 
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A:M90p Tower: GPU upgrade to GTX 1050 Ti? SOLVED: installed GTX 1060

@Fungi999 wrote:
I have a m90p 5498F2M tower desktop, I was wondering if my motherboard would be compatible with a GTX 1050 Ti ,
specifically ( INNO3D GTX 1050 Ti X2) ;    I have looked at the support page and under the nvida drivers readme, the 1050 Ti was listed ;   I know the card will fit, as i have already fitted a Asus Radeon HD7750, also i have put in a new 450 watt PSU already. 

The graphics card white list is not so explicit that certain makes of card will work and others will not.  
 
So, if the card model is on the supported card list (or from a search here is known to work), you have enough power for it, and it will fit in the available slot length, then 99.9% chance it will work (all baring that the x16 slot is defective, which has happened here before, once or twice.)
 

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Hello! I've bought a new video card, an SSD and a RAM. I  installed all of them and I realized that I don't have enough power to run my PC properly. This means I have to buy a new PSU (old one has 180W), but i don't know what size it should be: ATX, SFX, TFX or other. Please help me! PS: I know that the PSU will have a 24 pin connector and the motherboard has 14 pin but I found an adapter so it's ok

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I recenly bought a M83 Desktop Small Form Factor (ThinkCentre) - Machine Type 10AJ. It comes with a 240watt Power supply. I would like to upgrade this to a 500 or 600watt power supply just to be safe when i add an aditionnal internal hard drive and Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphics card?
 
 
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Hello lenovo enthusiasts! I have 2 mini tower E73 desktops that has i3 4150And GT 1030 graphica It hes amazing performant in new games but i want to step it upCan I upgrade the processer from i3 4150 to i5 4590?Or it no compatipla

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Hi All, I want to upgrade the CPU on my M73 desktop (serial number 10B1A051FR).Currently I have an Intel celeron G1820 @2.7 GHz. Searching the Internet I found this list: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/thinkcentre/m-series-sff/m73-sff/#tab-tech_specs IntelŽ Core? i7-4770 (8MB Cache, up to 3.90GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4670 (6MB Cache, up to 3.80GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4570 (6MB Cache, up to 3.60GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4440 (6MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4430 (6MB Cache, up to 3.20GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4440 (6MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4570 (6MB Cache, up to 3.60GHz)IntelŽ Core? i5-4670 (6MB Cache, up to 3.80GHz)IntelŽ PentiumŽ G3220 (3MB Cache, 3.00GHz)IntelŽ CeleronŽ G1820 (2MB Cache, 2.7GHz) This list is fot the small form factor model, I have the desktop tower one. Do they they use the same motherboard?Any suggestion? From the base configuration I already upgraded the factory 4GB RAM to 16 GB RAM, replaced the HDD with a SSD model, added a better NVIDIA graphic adapter and updated the OS to Windows 10 64bit. Catalin

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My Lenovo ThinkCentre runs just fine on Vista Business and I received Win 7 Ultimate NFR for both 32 and 64 bit versions. I have no real need to upgrade the OS, but I'm a tech junky and having the latest is one of my passions. Seriously, if I go more than a week without wiping and reloading some version of an OS on my BlackBerry, I start going into withdrawal. Anyhow, I'd like to put Win7 on my system, but just not sure if it's worth any potential headaches. I could upgrade to the 32 bit relatively easily I assume, but I'm thinking of doing a clean install of the 64bit. I would probably leave the recovery partition intact and install Win7 over the running Vista OS partition.

Is there any great advantage to loading 64bit from scratch? I have 4GB installed, and of course can only see 3GB currently. All programs and hardware are compatible per Windows Upgrade Advisor. I haven't done a clean install on my pc in a few years, and I remember it being a huge pain to re-install all programs and settings. Should I just go with the 32bit version?

Thanks!
 

A:Should I upgrade my ThinkCentre to Win 7 64bit?

64 is the wave of the future..if you can get the drivers go for it....they are usually already on the dvd...but you may have to go get one or 2...most people dont have to go get any as the dvd has most and windows updates has the rest

I went for it on my dell..worked like a breeze...i did go to 32 later though due to a network all in 1 that wasnt happy with 64
 

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Hi Is it possible to upgrade CPU on my  ThinkCentre Edge 71 (1578E1G) G840 2.80GHz to Intel Core i5 or i7? My motherboard:Manufacturer    LENOVOModel    To be filled by O.E.M.Version    ThinkCentre Edge71Motherboard Chipset:  Intel H61 (Cougar Point)Chipset Vendor    IntelChipset Model    Sandy BridgeChipset Revision    09Southbridge Vendor    IntelSouthbridge Model    ID1C5CSouthbridge Revision    05 My CPU: Processor Name:                         Intel Pentium G840  Original Processor Frequency:           2800.0 MHz  Original Processor Frequency [MHz]:     2800  CPU ID:                                 000206A7  CPU Brand Name:                         Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G840 @ 2.80GHz  CPU Vendor:                             GenuineIntel  CPU Stepping:                           Q0  CPU Code Name:                       ... Read more

A:Upgrade CPU on ThinkCentre Edge 71

Knows anyone?

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Hello ! A friend of mine brought me his computer to make a fresh format/reinstall and possibly upgrade it. I cleaned the computer, changed thermal pasta with arctic silver mx5 etc. Activated windows 7 premium family with the key on the side of the computer, so far so good. But the computer could really use an upgrade. So I checked on the internet and found this :  Socket is AM2, and Phenom ready (page4). Possible CPU upgrades are Athlon 2 6400+ (dual core 3.2 ghz) and Phenom x4 9550 (quad core 2.6 ghz). Also, there are 4 memory slots, DDR2 PC 6400 (800 mhz). Max memory supported is 8 gb theorically. My questions are :  - Which compatible CPU is the best ? Is Phenom x4 9550 really compatible ? - 4x 2gb ram is the best configuration ?  Thanks in advance for your help. Fabri8686

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Dear All, We have several E93 desktops with i5 4440 processors (Machine Type Model: 10AR003KCR).Because of incresed need for computation power (more threads with higher speed), we would upgrade them with processors such as Xeon E3-1271 or i7-4770 (same LGA 1150 socket). Will it work, does BIOS allows something like that? Any suggestions? Thx!

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Hi Everyone,I'm having problems trying to install Aorus RX570 but get no post or signal,it's had psu upgrade to 500w,card works in another pc fine,i've heard that only nvidia cards work is this true.Thanks,Dean 

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changing psu, using good gpu, changing cassing. very easy diy. even kids can do.it uses 2 hdd , 1 tb n 500 gb...can use ssd too if i want. u should try it. dont use lenovo parts....they are useless and low class, low specs and expensive. better u search and build ur own.in the end, while gathering ur cash, throw away that useless lenovo motherboard n procie, and build a good one. its my plan, in next 3 months. never hear lenovo call centre people tell u about what u cannot do bout ur old crap lenovo pc.

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What is the cheapest 300W+ PSU that will fit in this machine? I want a gpu but that 240W PSU won't cut it. EDIT: Here is the gpu i am planning on buying. https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814932005&ignorebbr=1

A:Lenovo ThinkCentre M81 PSU Upgrade?

Tower or Small form factor... actually posting your Machine Type Model (MTM) would help. If you have the tower, just about any ATX PSU like this one would work since I believe your motherboard as the standard 24 pin connector, but with that card you might want to wait to see if it even needs a 300w PSU, because it may work just fine with you current PSU unless you have a bunch of HDDs installed etc.. If you want a Lenovo PSU that shipped with the M81, you can get a 280 watt like this one  https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Lenovo-41A9684-Desktop-PS-5281-7VR/dp/B00R3NPNN6, which should be more than capable of powering your GPU. Best of luck,      

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I've a ThinkCentre M93p 2014, core i5-4570.Now, I want upgrade my PC as much as I can.Which one will be the best configurations for my desktop?which powersupply will fit in it and which graphics card should i use ? 

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Hi....... I am hoping that someone may be able to pint me in the right direction.   I have an old IBM Thinkcentre..... I am not sure which exact model it is.  Used to use it in my home office, but moved it out to the entertainment center ages ago and basically use it as a "jukebox" that I have stored all my music into and feed my audio system.  I run nothing else, and it worked fine doing this for years.  Anyway, with a recent update in iTunes, I now am experiencing issues playing back music, as I never have before.   I populated the main board with 4GB of RAM, but when I check in system information...... although it states 4GB installed, it only chows 2.25GB in "total physical memory". I have tried everything I could to increase performance of the resources I have..... disabled what was unnecessary and turned off everything that does not absolutely need to run in the background, but have only improved things a bit.  In doing some research, it was suggested that a  BIOS update "may" allow me to go beyond the RAM limitations of my system.  I figured I would try this out before bagging it and just investing in a new computer. Anyway, I have attached a snapshot of my system configuration.  Can anyone help me find a later version of BIOS?  I have tried searching for it myself, but everything points me back to the Lenovo site, were I cannot find anything.  When I plug in my serial number, it does not find a... Read more

A:looking for bios upgrade for IBM ThinkCentre

You have a ThinkCentre M50-8189. 4GB max memory.https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-thinkcentre-m50-8189-p4-2-4-ghz-monitor-none-series/specs/ Due to the way memory was allocated at that time, the top 1GB of memory is RESERVED.Your BIOS is probably up to date. Other users may have more information to offer about the top 1GB of memory. 

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