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Lenovo Ideapad 720s-14IKB : Wireless Card

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 720s-14IKB : Wireless Card

I'm planning to buy this laptop: http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/ideapad-700-series/Lenovo-IdeaPad-720S-14IKB/p/80XC0047... But the Wireless on this laptop is 1x1. I wanted to know if I could replace that card with a faster Intel 8265 card.

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Hey I've got a question about the keyboard in my Lenovo,The keyboard's FN button isn't working and furthermore the button ALT is taking the funcionality of the FN key.Examples:1. FN + any F key = does not work2. ALT + any F key = does the funcionality of the FN buttonSo the FN is switched with the ALT partly because the FN does not work at all!Any help ?NOTE, laptop was bought yesterday

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Hi. My fingerprint scanner worked when I got the laptop November 2017 and then all of a sudden it stopped working.I thought it might have been an update for Windows or problems with the Lenovo Drivers.It showed up on and off in the Device Manager area but always with the Error Code 10 when it did show up.Most if the time it wasnt even on the list.I have done all the steps ive read from unistalling and reinstalling drivers, updating bios, clearing TPM on both windows and bios, Windows In-Place Upgrade,etc.... NOTHINGhas worked. Spoke to Lenovo Live HelpNothing worked they told me to contact Microsoft. Spoke to Microsoft Live HelpNothing worked. They could not get it fixed. Now after a BIOS update that Lenovo suggested it showed up again but now says:Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer.Pic attached. Then it disappeard again from the Device Manager List! After trying all this....is this what I think it is??Hardware malfunction and I will need to send it back to Lenovo for replacement?? Wanted to hear all your thoughts! errorgone from device manager list 

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Hi! I bought the Ideapad 720S-14IKB about two weeks ago, and I am really really happy about it. The only thing that is bothering me, is that the fans on this machine cycle a lot. Like, for a while they make basically no noise, until they suddenly ramp up to the max for a short period before they go back to being practically silent. They're not even that loud in general, it's just that they are pulsating a lot, and that makes the noise so much more noticeable. I really would like to see a BIOS update or driver update or something that makes the fan cycling a bit smoother. Is there any chance of this actually happening in the near future?

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Hi, I have a question. Is it possible to charge 720s-14IKB via USB Type-C? If so, with what kind of charger. Could it be charger like for a phone? Best greetings

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Hello,I have a Ideapad 720s 14-IKB and my webcam is not working. I have this issue either on applications like skype but also on the internal camera application. Even after checking the status on the device manager as well as reinstalling the newest driver for the webcam this issue isn't solved. I have tried to deactivate and then activate the camer again but still it only shows me a picture of a crossed out camera.I would highly appreciate any help. Kind regards,Karim

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Hello,The problem: I have a problem when I open new tabs in Chrome. The cursor jumps a bit, and becomes a new icon (bad pixel rate), and the cursor will not click on anything before the loading is finished. This is very irretating when browsing in Chrome. Anyone who can help me?

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I just bought a IdeaPad 720S-14IKB labtop and i have to say that i am impress with it but i have a few questions about it First is the white charging LED on the side it dosen't turn off. i plugged it in twice already and it is solid white even at 100% charge not turning off? how do i know if is fully charge by looking at it since it dosen't turn off? i left it charging overnight and it the morning after 10 hours of charge the light was still on whole the laptop was at 100% this is the first laptop i get that the light doesn't turn off. is this normal??? also i was installing all the updates and all "Lenovo Diagnostics Tool Lite" included. so i click on that program and it is nice to see that i can test my internal parts. i did the sound one and i can't seem to complete that test since i get to 100% and it gives me a "Cancelled" statuts not giving me a results? is this also normal???   

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I got this laptop in Jan this year, and basically it's been great except for some strange CPU behaviour which I need answers for...Mine has the following configuration: i7-8550u / 16gb RAM / 512gb PCIe SSD / MX150 SituationOut of the box, when under heavy load / doing stress tests the CPU refuses to go beyond 2ghz on all 4 cores. But in regular use clock speeds on all 4 cores do spike to almost 4ghz sometimes. Basically it seemed quite glaring to me that the CPU wasn't performing as well as it is capable of. Turbo boost was acting strangely. My investigationsTried using throttlestop to fiddle with settings and it looked like turbo boost wasn't fully enabled by default. Throttlestop enabled me to let turbo boost run indefinitely without the 2ghz cap. However over time I noticed that my CPU easily rose to temps beyond 80C (in short bursts) even in regular use. This was with the default TDP limit configured to be 18.75W. So in order to test the system's cooling performance, I did a CPU & GPU stress test at the same time using XTU & Furmark and CPU temps went into the high 90s and caused my system to crash. Same thing happened even after I lowered the TDP to 15W. All of this happened despite undervolting the CPU.  For context ambient temps here are usually ~30C, and regular use temps are perfectly fine at ~40-50C (excluding the above). So now fearing that longevity might be affected cause of consistent heat spikes I have reset all s... Read more

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My fingerprint device is not working. I have scanned the forums and found a few solutions such as updating BIOS, chipset drivers, even using newer synaptics wbdi drivers for other pcs. After updating bios, fingerprint worked once but now it stopped working again. And none of the other solutions have worked at all.In the settings it says win hello can't be used in this pc - which is untrue. In the device manager i have the little triangle warning sign on my synaptics wbdi and device status is "cannot be started (code 10)".Real solutions are welcome. Thanks.

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I purchased a Crucial 16GB DDR4 2400 SODIMM 1.2V CL17 RAM chip to upgrade my Lenovo IdeaPad 720S-14IKB which had an 8GB RAM chip. I did check the Crucial website beforehand that the CT16G4SFD824A chip would work, and indeed it said that it should. However, it does not work very well. To get the laptop to boot beyond BIOS post (and actually boot Windows), I have to first power it on, then hold the power button for 4 seconds to force shut it down and the hit the exact time to start it again (around 1 second after the power light goes off) to get it to boot. If I do not use this procedure, the screen will not turn on and the Lenovo logo will never show.  I think this is related to the BIOS training the memory chip or something like this, and the process described above circumvents this process. This is the only "semi-reliable" way I have found to boot the machine with this RAM. I have ran tests on the memory while in Windows, and everything seems to work as normal. I believe the problem might be some incompatibility with Lenovo BIOS and this RAM chip but I am unsure of how to proceed from here.  Does anyone have any tips for me, while I know how to get the machine to boot, it is very cumbersome and sometimes results in the need for Windows to "repair" itself which is not exactly great.  

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Hello everyone, At a random time, when the cursor changes from "normal" to "working in background" it becomes pixelated and jumps away a few centimeters and then returns back to original position when loading is complete.The only way to work around this is if I make a change in mouse settings, like "enable pointer shadow" and then revert it back as it was. I am on an Ideapad 720s 14IKB running Windows 10 x64 Version 10.0 Build 16299 Is anyone else having the same issue?

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Aside from the well documented fan noise problem I am also having a problem with the battery. If I shut the laptop down and come back to it after 24 hours the battery has drained to 65% from 100%. Is anyone having any the same problem and can anyone help? Thanks Matt

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Hi everyone, I'm interested in swapping my wireless card, but I've read about bios whitelisting of some specific models, and I don't know what kind of card my laptop supports, since I can't find out if the preinstalled one is mini pci-e or ngff m.2. Any help is apreciated, thanks.

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Hello, my name is Bob and i'm a content creator who covered the lenovo 720s-14ikb 81bd on my channel.  All I need to know now is how many pci-e lanes the TB3 post runs on. Please advise,Bob

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I am adding a Samsung 960 EVO SSD in the extra M.2 port of an LENOVO LNVNB161216motherboard.The SSD is advertised at 3,200/1,800 MBps speeds. In my M.2 port, CrystalDiskMark reads only about half these speeds, topping out at about 1,800/1,500. Can I find out for nvme ssd PCI Express slot generation??Is it 'PCIe Gen. 3 x 4' Or 'PCIe Gen. 2 x 4' ??  

A:Lenovo ideapad 720S-15IKB

Hi acejjeon,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Product specification:
Storage: M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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My IdeaPad, suddenly will not turn on. Pressing the Power button, a led on the button is white for about 4 seconds and then turns off. I experience the same if it's running on battery or AC adapter. The led next to the AC adapter is white when the USB C charging cable is attached. I've tried holding down the Power button for +15 seconds with and without the AC adapter attached. Any ideas for further troubleshooting before returning the laptop for repair? Thanks, -Martin

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Hi, I am writing here because i am concerned by an issue that happened to me today. I came home from school where i was working on my laptop, then once i got home i picked my laptop to work again, but i instantly noticed a big crack on my screen going from the top, near the camera, spreading until it reaches the bottom left of the screen. I decided to call the warranty service from lenovo and explained them the situation, but the customer service representative told me that the warranty doesn't cover physical damage and and that i had to send them the computer so a technician decides whether it is my fault or not... I am very concerned by the situation because i am sure that that crack isn't the result of a bad usage of the product from me, i always take care of it and i have it since almost 2 months.  Considering that, i just wanted to know if something similar happened to other people here and what did the technicians decide ? Thanks for your help

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I recently bought a 720s which is supposed to be a semi-pro laptop and pretty good for gaming. But I can't even play agar.io without it lagging and hacking. There's no problem to use an IPad or my old MacBook, so there's nothing wrong with the network. Must be something wrong with this computer, right? Should I just return it?

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Hello, I am posting on behalf of my mom. Similar to some complaints of the Yoga Series her IdeaPad 720s screen is beginning to separate from the panel. Because I seldom ever use her laptop I've not really noticed. While trying to figure out an issue shes been having with some work software (electronic health records), I noticed that the bottom of the panel (in between the rubber seal and hinge area) is slightly exposed and is showing some of the innards of the laptop. She doesn't have the greatest eye sight, so she hasn't noticed. Is anyone else having these issues? Is there a fix or am I going to have to RMA the unit? She's only had the unit for about a month and a half.

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB (Model: 80X400G5IN) with 1 TB HDD. The HDD is slow. I want to upgrade to an SSD. Can the HDD be upgraded in this model (or) does it have an extra slot for HDD + SSD memory? Will Lenovo support/service be able to help me upgrade it?     

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Does Lenovo ideapad 310-14IKB support Windows 10 Pro?

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Operating System: Windows 10 HomeI just wanna know what is " lenovo modern im controller" it's plugins and related files to it. Is it harmful virus or spyware?It's using up pretty much memory. Can I just delete it or uninstall? Or just 'end task' from task manager ? 

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Hello, I recently bought the ideapad 720s 15 inch, and I've been having a pretty bad experience with the touchpad. I've been looking everywhere for touchpad drivers to update but I haven't had any luck finding some.  Would anyone happen to have a fix for the touchpad issues?

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Issue: While watching videos, screen browser goes black for a few seconds and then recovers. This happens on both Chrome and Microsoft Edge.  Event logs: Event ID: 10016Date/Time: 5/17/2018 7:22:34 PMType: ErrorThe application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID{D63B10C5-BB46-4990-A94F-E40B9D520160}and APPID{9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276}to the user NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE SID (S-1-5-19) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool. Event ID: 4101Type: WarningDate/Time: 5/17/2018 7:22:26 PMDisplay driver amdkmdap stopped responding and has successfully recovered. Event ID: 10016 Type: ErrorDate/Time: 5/17/2018 7:22:25 PMThe application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID{D63B10C5-BB46-4990-A94F-E40B9D520160}and APPID{9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276}to the user LAPTOP-2UTH01U2\mattp SID (S-1-5-21-1962406625-3129079195-99337502-1001) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool. Have tried:1. Change TDP value2. Using Windows build 1803 at first, since I thought Windows problem, I roll ba... Read more

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Hi, I'm looking at buying this laptop, but i came across a few questions: 1) Can this laptop support up to 32gb RAM as it is mentioned in some youtube reviews? 2) Can this laptop support video through the USB-C port as well, or just data? I'm looking at connecting 2 portable USB-C monitors, 1 through the Thunderbolt port and the other through the normal USB-C port. 3) Is the Thunderbolt port 2 lanes or 4? 4) Is this 4k screen anti-glare as well? 5) How would this 4k screen work connected to 2 FHD portable monitors, in terms of resolution? 6) Is this 4k screen suffering from backlight bleeding as some reviews suggest? Thanks in advance.

A:Lenovo Ideapad 720s 15IKB Touch 4K - specs

Answers to some of your questions: 1) Yes, it supports up to 32GB RAM, however you would need two 16GB 2400MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM modules, which are rather expensive.2) I can confirm, that one USB-C port supports ThunderBolt 3 and DisplayPort 1.2a connection.4) No, it's a glossy panel.6) Most of IPS screens suffers from backlit bleeding problem. It's mostly depends on unit, which you've receive.





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does anyone know, what happened to my laptop? and how could i fix it? honestly, this is really annoying because it has happened more than 5 times in a month. Thanks before.

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Hello, I have recently purchased Lenovo 720S-14IKB (Type 81BD). The display color however are terrible. The yellow is the worse overall. There is a yellowish tint on the display. I have updated the BIOS and the power management drivers as suggest from other Yoga topics here from the forum. I have tried to calibrate the display from the Windows color calibration tool and I also tried a custom icc profile. Nothing seems to correct the display. Any suggestions how this can be fixed ?

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Hello, can someone please tell me if the lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB 80XK013B Core i7 has wireless compatibility 802.11 A/C? Thank you!!

A:lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB 80XK013B Core i7 a/c?

Based on the below if you click on "wireless adapters" on the left side your laptop has
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/300-series/320-14ikb/80xk/80xk013ba...
 

 
 

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I have bought the Lenovo IdeaPad 520s about a year ago, and it came with the following specifications:Intel Core i5 7200U8GB DDR4 RAM1TB HDD As I have searched the internet, I have stumbled upon the fact that some models come with an M.2 SSD + HDD. I want to buy an M.2 SSD, but I am wondering if my laptop model supports it because I have researched and found that some models come with the slot, but it seems that it can be electronically disabled. Here is more information about my model:520S-14IKB (Type 80X2) Laptop (ideapad)Machine Type Model: 80X2006AGE 

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Hello! I am opening this thread here because I haven't found any specifics about the HDMI version on this model despite searching a lot, which is quite baffling to be honest. This model (320-14IKB) has an HDMI port but it's version is not specified. Notice that I am not asking for FPS for gaming since I know the HD Graphics 620 is not really suited for that. I just want to know how high of a raw refresh rate I can achieve through the HDMI port.

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Having trouble here would be super grateful for your help. I connected one external monitor to this alptop but failed in connecting a second monitor to it. My Ideapad 720s is a 4k laptop and so are both my external monitors. When I connected the HDMI cable into the USB port on my laptop the monitor was VERY blurry! So I was forced to use this adapter to plug the HDMI into it and the adpater pligged into the USB-C on my laptop. This is the adapter I used: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/j5creat...?skuId=5930600 So that adapter worked to connect one external monitor but I wasn't able to get a 2nd monitor to work sucessfully. I don't know what I'm doing wrong? Thanks for any input!

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Hello, my Lenovo ideapad doesn't want to start from sleeping mode. I have to turn it of holding start key for at least 10 seconds and then switch it on again. Very frustrating. Please help.

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Hi AllI have one of these laptops and i have 2 questions. 1) What battery life should i expect from it during basis tasks like just surfing the www?2) Can this battery be replaced by me when it no longer holds decent charge? If so, is there any instruction how to do this and where can i buy a battery from? I can't find any info on the net, perhaps as this is quite a new model (?) Many thanks 

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Please anyone give me help, i'm newbie here just looking for solution. if my post is in wrong place please teach me how to post.. my notebook is Lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB, i have install all driver i have downloaded from pcsupport.lenovo, and my resolution is still 1366x768 and i cant get 1920x1080 resolution.. how to get full HD resolution.. please i need the solution..i have try to install intel graphics driver 620, try to using windows update, try to other operating software like win7, win10 home, etc and still the same, i use dtd calc for change adwsetting at igdlh.inf file from graphic driver setup files, and so many time to reformat my notebook..my friend have other version, Lenovo 310-14IKB and when he install the intel graphics driver 620, the resolution change to max 1920x1080 without any condition, when i install win7, i have no driver for touchpad too, and graphics driver still max at 1366x768.. i give my notebook information, device manager, my display intel hd graphics setting and nvidia setting.. i hope anyone can give me solution for problem i had... thanks before my dxdiag information :my device manager information : my display setting : my review laptop from other sites :

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Hi, I would be interested in buying an Ideapad 520S-14IKB, but I have a tiny keyboard issue! As I'm based in Italy, I'd buy one with an Italian keyboard, but I'd really like to replace it with an US one. So, the question is easy: is it possible to do it? And if it is, where can I buy the keyboard, how expensive would it be and how can I install it? Thanks!

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Hi All, I'm using Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB 81BN004YID I5 8250U, Previously I have upgraded my RAM into 8 GB. and now I have a plan to upgrade my SSD (M.2), my priority SSD M.2 : 1. SAMSUNG EVO 970 M.2 NVME 250GB (My first priority)2. SAMSUNG EVO 860 M.2 250 GBbut, I have some concern, are both of those SSD is compatible with my notebook? mainly on "SAMSUNG EVO 970 M.2 NVME", since this SSD is my first priority.  or anyone has a better option? rather than my options?  Thank you  

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Without using the NOVO button (am booting  in full legacy mode), what keyboard keys do I press to 1) access the boot menu at power on2) access the BIOS at power on for this Lenovo Ideapad 310-14IKB thank you for your help

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Hello, I recently bought the Lenovo 720s - 14" with i7 - 8th gen Intel processor. The laptop is great, but I experience a very noticable moving color banding (see the video)! Has anyone  seen such thing on your 720s or should I repalce mine?Thanks!

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Hi.About half a year ago, I bought the Lenovo ideapad 720S-14IKB. Since day 1, I noticed this problem where the mouse becomes invincible for a few seconds after I open a new tab in the webbrowser or start a new program. Here is a video of it: https://i.imgur.com/FSR05gs.mp4 Futhermore, after installing the latest BIOS update (4VCN41WW), the laptop has started to freeze for a couple of seconds on me every once in a while.  Are these, things that can be fixed by myself? Or should i talk to the store where i bought it about sending it to repair? I live in Denmark, so I have 2 years warrenty. 

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I have a Lenovo ideapad 720s 15ikb 81ac. I want to connect to external independent monitor. These 2 monitor should extend my Laptop display. How can i do that? My laptop has 2 USB-C port only 1 with Thunderbolt. I tried connecting 2 usb-c to hdmi adapter only 1 monitor works. Is the Lenevo Lenevo USB-C Dock will solve my problem? 

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Can I use my usb-c 3.1 gen 1 port for loading my laptop from a powerbank?

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Hi Experts,Can anyone please tell me what is the max RAM capacity and frequancy of the RAM for Lenovo IDEAPAD 510S 14IKB (80UV003MIH). Thanks in advance.arno7













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A:Max RAM capacity and frequency of the RAM for Lenovo IDEAPAD 510S 14IKB (80UV003MIH)

Hi arno7, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
As per product specification:
8GB max / 2133MHz DDR4, one 260-pin SO-DIMM socket
 
Similar to those shown on the hardware manual (page26):
DDR4-1866 MHz / 2133 MHz / 2400 MHz, SODIMM 1 (max 8 GB)
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Dear users, I am trying to do a windows 10 clean installation on my new lenovo Ideapad 320S 14IKB. However, when I start the installation Windows cant detect eny drive on my computer. May I ask for advice to solve this issue?. I attach a picture. Many thanks

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Hello! I am opening this thread here because I haven't found any specifics about the HDMI version on this model despite searching a lot, which is quite baffling to be honest. This model (320-14IKB) has an HDMI port but it's version is not specified. If I were to connect a 144hz monitor in this port, how high of a refresh rate would I be able to achieve? I read somewhere that HDMI v1.4+ can achieve 120hz, while older versions can only do 60hz at maximum. Notice that I am not asking for FPS for gaming since I know the HD Graphics 620 is not really suited for that. I just want to know how high of a raw refresh rate I can achieve through the HDMI port.

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