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Q: Lenovo legion Y540

Hi, i have question when will be available Y540 in UK online Store ? Thanks

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I just wanted to ask to be  sure.  So i want to buy the Lenovo legion y540 laptop with rtx 206, i5 9300H, and 8 GB of ram but once get it i immediately want to upgrade my ram to atleast 16 GB. I found a 16gb ram compatible with the laptop (Crucial SO-DIMM 16GB DDR4 2666MHz CL16 Ballistix Sport LT)  so i would have 24 gb of ram  but I am not sure if it won't cause any issues that i will have 1 stick with 8 gb and 1 with 16 gb. Does someone know more about this ? thanks for any help and info 

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Good evening/morning, Does the Legion Y540 laptop/BIOS support XMP memory or just JEDEC memory? Thank you in advance!

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I just received my 17 Inch Legion Y540 Laptop, with RTX2060.My only complain is the fan noise at load.  Is there a way to solve this?It sounds like a jet engine at medium graphics load.

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Hello, Just recently purchased the Legion Y540, and I'm trying to figure out how to control the fan speed. I've been through 3 chat sessions with Lenovo, no luck there. So far it seems the only way to control the fans is with Extreme Cooling through Lenovo Nerve Center. I've downloaded the most recent version of this program, and that function is not there. Only 2 of the 4 functions are there (Prevent Mistaken Input and Network Priority). Looking through the forums, this seems to be a common problem with Nerve Center on other Lenovo computers. Lenovo can you please fix this program? I have updated my BIOS to BHCN28WW (Also tried BHCN27WW, as provided by the Lenovo Support Specialist in chat), the most recent one, I've uninstalled and reinstalled Nerve Center, no luck anywhere. Lenovo Vantage seems to have very limited control option ("Performance Mode" = "Higher CPU usage, higher fan speed"? What if my GPU usage/temp is high but my CPU isn't, so the fans won't kick in?). Just looking to keep my gaming laptop cool while gaming. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Hi, Still trying to decide on the display type when buying this Legion Y540 laptop. I have not got enough awnsers. I asked before in this thread : https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Gaming-Laptops/y540-60hrz-vs-144hz-display-differences/m-p/4515501#M304... , And was adviced this page : https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/Lenovo%20Legion%20Y540-15IRH/Lenovo_Legion... I dont think its enough. I want to know conclusively, if there are any other differences between the 300 nits 60hz and 144hz display panels aside from the framerates. Now i know they will have the same color gamut, and brightness, but what about response times? Cant find anything about that. And what about the bits? Are they 6 bit ( +dithering maybe ) or 8 bit? Are they the same panels ( ie brand etc. ), with the only difference being the framerate? Or are they different ( ie brand / response times / etc ). I find the specsheet lacking. Sorry for the many questions, i am merely trying to pick the best laptop for my son with the money i can afford, and i get a little "carried away" on specs etc. I mean its only 50euro differnce between the 2 panels, so if anything other than the framerates is inferior on the 60 hz panel, i think i will go with the 144hz panel. If they are exactly the same apart from framerates, i will go with the 60Hz panel and save 50eu to maybe spend it on insurance or something. Please help a me make a good, informed choise and make my son ... Read more

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I have the Legion Y520 -15kbn  Model name 80WK i7 16 gig ram and Nividia 1050ti 4gig gragjhics card. I bought to us VR headset my question is the HDMI port off the Intel grapghics or the Nividia 1050ti??? If its not off the Nividia GPU then it VR will not work. Before I am not able to return system and pull my hair out trying to get VR to work. I know its a very technical question not easy  but need an ansewer. Thank you.

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Hi,I am interested in purchasing a Lenovo Legion Y540 gaming laptop (the 15-inch version). After configuring it I noticed that the keyboard is in German. Is there a way to change that? I currently live in Germany, so I guess that's why I am offered the german version, but I am much more comfortable with an English keyboard. Thank you for your help!

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Hello, GurusI have PCI Device missing driver in Device Manager: PCI Slot 1 (PCI bus 1, device 0, function 3)I installed all the drivers from Lenovo site.Can you tell me which driver I have to install for this device? Thank you!

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Earlier this week I stood up while holding my Y540.  The power brick, which is quite heavy, fell off the desk and ripped the power cord out of the DC-IN power jack.  The plastic clips that hold the power cord in place were destroyed, and now I can't get a stable power connection anymore. I'd like to replace the DC-IN power jack on the motherboard.  The problem is I can't seem to find the part anywhere.  Lenovo won't sell it to me (it's an FRU only part) and I can't find anywhere online that sells an 81Q4 power jack. Does anyone know if there are other compatible DC power jacks I could use for my Y540?  I'm quite comfortable replacing parts on a system board, I only need to find the appropriate part.   Thanks for any help you can provide.

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Hi!I reinstalled Windows a few days ago on my Legion Y720. When the Lenovo Welcome app popped up, I clicked no to the Dropbox offer. Then I closed the app thinking "I will just open it back up if I want Dropbox...". But after a few days I wanted Dropbox, so I tried to open it, but I couldn't find it ANYWERE. Does anyone know a way to get it back? Please help!













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A:Lost the Lenovo Welcome App - PLEASE HELP! (Lenovo Legion Y720)

Nevermind, got it back! I opened the Lenovo Vantage app and found it.

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Hello, I own a Lenovo Legion Y520 (the one with 2tb HDD) and I would like to add an SSD to it as well. From what I've read, if I want to keep my HDD and add an SSD, I will need an M.2 type SSD. Also, I have found an SSD that I think would be compatible with my Y520, but I wanted to ask here before buying it. The SSD I'm talking about it the SSD WD Black 256GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280. I will also attach a picture of it, so if anyone could tell me if it's compatible, I'll be very thankful.This is the one 

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Hi.My Lenovo have a 1tb hdd.I want to know if I can buy a ssd and the both disks.And if so what sdd can I buy MTM:80wk00mmpg

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I m asking if the clips from internet plug has warranty too 

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Dear Lenovo community,I am considering an ssd upgrade. I know that my laptop (Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN) supports m.2 NVMe gen 3.0 x4, but is it compatible with gen 3.0 x2? I found some good deals, they are actually about half the price of an x4 ssd ...Also, what length does it support? I found a link for the ssd that comes in it (in higher configurations), so is that the maximum length?Thanks in advance for your reply.

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Hi, I've recently bought this laptop and I'm already getting an error message upon booting up.This one: I have ran sfc /scannow in cmd: However, the error upon booting up still persists. What should I do next?  

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Everytime i charge my device to 100%The battery FULL CHARGE capacity seems to degrade a littleBtw, my laptop is only couple months oldThe battery report : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XB2Xoj88xx1fXaV_vKE4J45g3Q0YUz8_

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HelloI need to buy a new laptop and I found this one which people say it's suitable for games (and within my budget). Do you guys think it meets all the requirements for playing games, new games especially like assassin's creed odyssey? I'm no real expert when it comes to these kind of things . Will this configuration last long or it's going be old in a couple of years (in terms of gaming requirements I mean). And last but not least... is actually 16 the maximum ram supported?ThanksLENOVO Legion Y520-15IKBMProcessor: Intel Core i7Processor identification: - 7700HQ, Quad Core- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630- Processor architecture: Kaby LakeClock speed (GHz): 2.8Max Turbo Frequency (GHz): 3.8Third level cache (MB): 6Chipset brand: IntelRam MemoryRAM: 16 GBType of RAM: DDR4Maximum Ram Supported: 16 GBTotal RAM slot number: 2Hard DiskHDD: 1000 GBHard Disk Type: HDDSSD: 128 GBGraphic cardGraphics: nVidia graphicsGraphic model: - GeForce GTX-1060Memory Graphics Card (MB): 6000Other features of the graphics card: - Dedicated- GDDR5Operating systemOperating system: Windows 10 Home (64bit)DisplayDisplay size: Display 15.6 ''Display ('): 15Convertible: NoHD: Full HDDisplay resolution: 1920x1080 pixelsScreen format: 16: 93D: NoAnti-reflective display: YesIPS display: YesOptical UnitOptical drive: NoAudio cardSound card: Audio by HarmanSpeakers: 2 x 2.0 WConnectivityEthernet: YesEthernet type: 10/100/1000Wi-Fi: YesBluetooth: 4.1InterfacesUSB 2.0: 1USB 3.0: 2Number of usb type 'C' ports... Read more

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I currently own a Y520 for a year and a month now. An issue that recently rose from my laptop is that at rare occasions, although the F2 key is still working by itself (keyboard testing sites prove it), Fn+F2, which is supposed to lower the volume, won't work. Fn+other Fx keys still work though, excpet for F2. Restarting the laptop multiple times does not solve the problem. This happened once before and it just resolved itself, but now it's taking quite a while. The odd thing is that when I hold Fn+F2, and then let go of Fn while still pressing on F2, it actually does what Fn+F2 is supposed to do, and when I press Fn again, it stops working again, and letting go of Fn makes it work again. I am really confused, is this a software or a hardware issue? Are there any temporary or long term fixes?

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Hello, i have a Lenovo legion Y520IKBA notebook for 10 months, which runs integrated Intel HD630 Graphics and then AMD Radeon RX560 Graphic card.I had no problem for playing games on high settings with solid fps, usually i am playing World of Tanks on 70-90 fps, but today in the middle of battle, the screen freezed for 1sec, then it went quality down and fps dropped to 7-14, i guess that somehow notebook switched to use HD630 Graphics instead of RX560. I am running 19.5.2 Adrenalin 2019 drivers. It offers me upgrade from 19.5.2 to 19.9.1 but when i did it in past, the same thing happened so i am running older drivers because of that. GPU tempeature is about 38-43C. Here is what i tried and nothing worked:- hard restart of notebook- using CCleaner and DDU for cleaning drivers and reinstalling- in device manager i uinstalled and installed new drivers- checking in BIOS if dedicated gpu is enabled Nothing of this worked, anybody else had this problem and solved it? I checked older topics, but none of it worked for me. I will be glad for any idead, thanks a lot. 

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