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RAM upgrade for G500 Ideapad

Q: RAM upgrade for G500 Ideapad

Hello, does Lenovo G500 Ideapad use DDR3 or DDR3L RAM memories? I want to upgrade from 4 to 8 GB and I just want to make sure I got the right memory cards

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I only have a single 3.5mm port on my laptop, so I can only use headphones. The problem I have is, when I plug in the headphones, the internal microphone of the laptop doesn't work anymore. Any ideas? 

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I only have a single 3.5mm port on my laptop, so I can only use headphones. The problem I have is, when I plug in the headphones, the internal microphone of the laptop doesn't work anymore. Any ideas? 

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Hello.Well i have few questions about my Lenovo g500 laptop can i upgrade some of those comp. or no if so pls tell wich one i can upgrade and ty for help So my conf. is4GB RamCPU 2020M 2,4ghzGPU AMD HD 8570M / Intel(R) HD GraphicsI know i alredy can upgrade ram i think up to 16 gb if im not wrong but still i wana hear some more info ty

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Hi people i am new here so if this has all ready been covered then i am sorry  I got this G500 fairly cheap  it only had a i3 cpu in it i had an i5 that was in my spares box so i put it in and it worked my question is this i know the G500 range had a few CPU options all the way upto a i7 but do i need to upgade my CPU fan? is it safe for me to use the turbo on this CPU without an upgraded fan? CPU i5-3230...... 2.6gigz without turbo and upto 3.1gigz with turbo Thank you for your help

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Hi,I have a Lenovo G500 (59370250) laptop with Intel Pentium CPU B960 @ 2.20GHz processor. The machine is OK with few simple applications but starts hanging with heavier applications like Google Chrome, MSWord, etc.I tried having a total of 4GB RAM but that is not helping either. The CPU shoots upto 100% and the machine does not respond for several minutes. Will it be possible to upgrade the motherboard or processor to i3 or i5 in this one? ThanksSukhjinder(Bangalore, India)  

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I did google search before putting up on this topic. I am pretty confused by the answers. I have Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU. I want to know is it possible to upgrade to Intel Core i5-4570T or equivalent.  Is that possible? I saw that the chipset is relevant but I haven't been able to clarify what the chipset is? Can anyone help? Thanks.  

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I own a lenovo g410-0016i read technical spesification used RAM DDR3L 2gb with DDR3Land I buy ram DDR3L 4gb, after installed RAM my device can?t boot to Operating System

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I`ve looked through the forum and I know some G500`can have the CPU upgraded and some can`t, I`m assuming because the CPU is soldered to the board? My G500 details areSerial Number:CB28347943Machine Type:80A6 Not sure of the processor in there but it`s not an i3, I`m hoping it could be upgraded to an i3 or an i5, if I need to add any info to help me please let me know, I`ve posted this at work but could find out more on the current CPU if it helps.

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Hi, I'm using 1yr old Lenovo G500 laptop and I want to add another 4GB RAM stick to my exisitng, pre-installed 4GB one. Please suggest which of the following will be a good candidate. http://www.snapdeal.com/product/kingston-ddr3-4-gb-1/1430627http://www.snapdeal.com/product/transcend-ddr3-4-gb-laptop/2143581784http://www.snapdeal.com/product/transcend-so-4gb-ddr3-ramjm1066ksn4g/545240 http://www.snapdeal.com/product/corsair-4-gb-ddr3-ram/1430587http://www.snapdeal.com/product/corsair-ddr3-4gb-ram-cmso4gx3m1a1333c9/435139   










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A:RAM upgrade to Lenovo G500

Hi Bhargavg,
                           
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
                                                     
As per the query we understood that you are looking for a up gradation of RAM to your Lenovo G500 laptop.
 
As per the specification of this model its supports upto 16 GB DDR 3 1600Mhz. As you have shared few RAM I would like to inform all the RAMs are supported by the system.
 
Please ensure that the current RAM has 1600Mhz.As the RAM which you have listed is of 1600Mhz.
 
However I would also like to inform to you to visit the service centre for further details.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if issue persists!
        
Best regards,  
       
Ashwin.S



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I own a lenovo g500 which currently uses 6gb of 1600mhz ddr3 ram, one 4gb and one 2gb stickI was planning to upgrade the ram to 8gb by replacing the 2gb stick with a 4gb ddr3l stick.But when I replaced it the laptop wouldn't boot up. My research showed that the 4gb ddr3l stick should work but it didn't.All the ram sticks are from the same company so I don't think its a problem with the ram. 

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Hi, I have Lenovo G500 with Celeron 1005m in it, is there any way to upgrade a cpu ? BTW i have a cooler from normal PC

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Hello, I have the Lenovo G500 Model 20236 and I would like to upgrade its RAM and Hard disk.I used CPU-Z to find out which RAM I have and found 2 GB and 4 GB with 800 MHz. If I kept the 4 GB and installed new 8 GB Kingston DDR3L 8GB SO DIMM 204-PIN (KTA-MB1600L/8G)ArtNr: 28188541600 MHz / PC3L-12800Would both work fine together?What would a good SSD to install instead of my old HHD? Thanks

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Hello!Please, i need your help guys!I'm going to upgrade CPU on my Lenovo G500 since Pentium 2020M to i7 3632QM.Southbridge is HM76.So, my line of thought next, if exists Lenovo G500 59403123 with Core i7 3632QM then why my Lenovo G500 20236 can't be upgraded to that i7 without any headache?Does anybody have the same experience?Thank you! I would be grateful for your advices.


























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Hello there, I own a Lenovo G500, a 2013 model, and I just bought a 2 x 4GB 1600 MHz Kingston HyperX DDR3L memory kit.I pulled the old 4 GB memory out and put the new cards in, but both my Windows 7 and the BIOS see only one of them, so the laptop only uses 4 GB of RAM.I tried putting the cards in one by one, the bottom slot works, but when I only use the top slot, the laptop does not boot. It's likely this is the problem, cause even CPU-Z only sees RAM in one of the slots and displays "Single Channel" running. My question would be: is there a possibility this is a software issue? Is there a way to enable dual channel?If not, could this be a motherboard issue? Thank you. Regards,Darren

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Would this PNY XLR8 120GB Internal Serial ATA III Solid State Drive for Laptops SSD9SC120GMDF-RB - Best Buy

work in the Lenovo G500 using this HD replacement method: How to upgrade memory ram and hard drive in lenovo g500 2013 latest diy do it yourself - YouTube

Better yet, is it possible this internal DVD drive can be easily replaced with the SSD? Is there a better conversion kit than Lenovo G500 HDD Caddy ?

Specs: Lenovo G500 Laptop | Entry-Level Laptop from Lenovo | Lenovo (US)

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A:Upgrade to SSD on Lenovo G500 laptop

Hey Greg,

Since the SSD would be the same standard 2.5" size of the HDD in the laptop, you shouldn't have any issues swapping them.

The metal tray that holds the hard drive will have side screws that will work with the SSD as well. Just make sure that the SATA connection lines up before screwing the SSD on the tray though to avoid having to flip it afterwards. LOL

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Hi I have lenovo G500 Series. I want to upgrade Ram memory but i want to ask technical information first before make an order. Lenovo G500 can take up to 8GB ram / slot?Type of frequency? Up to 1600Mhz or 1866Mhz or 2133Mhz? Let you know that i have unlock InsydeH20 bios and i have advanced settings now. (It seems that i can choose frequency up to 2133 Mhz ....but default option is Auto)Or it is risky to change bios ram frequency for my new Mem Ram?  I want to buy 1) KINGSTON HYPER X IMPACT 16GB SODIMM DDR3L NON ECC CL9 1600MHZ (HX316LS9IBK2/16) (2 X 8192)or2)HyperX 16GB (Kit of 2) 2133MHz DDR3L CL11 1.35V SODIMM HyperX Impact Laptop Memory HX321LS11IB2K2/16or3)HyperX 16GB (Kit of 2) 1866MHz DDR3L CL11 1.35V SODIMM HyperX Impact Laptop Memory HX318LS11IBK2/16 Thank you 

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Its a bit unclear if the G 500 series is 100% good to go for a Windows 10 upgrade? The series doesn't seem to be on the Lenovo "good to upgrade" list, but Microsoft during its "compatibility review" seems to say "go ahead 100% of your apps work flawlessly with Windows 10...upgrade today...." Once you upgrade the "challenges" begin, audio doesn't work "out of the box", so you go to a generic driver to get it back. Video sort of works but oddly, the brightness control seems conflict in Windows 10 with the hardware key sequence Fn up arrow /Fn down arrow and at the end of the day there is only one brightness level - "medium", which can't be changed. You head to AMD, get sucked into downloading the BETA level of upgraded drivers, and suddenly you have 200 megs of programs related to gamers and surprizingly, the same old video drivers (without brightness control).  Have not really tested video playback but intital attempts, usi,ng bluetooth to output the audio have been challenging. Not sure what the cause is but I suspect "lack of tuning" in the software.  Responsibilty for drivers and compatiblity seems to be a jump shot, is Lenovo responsible for the drivers? the video chip maker (AMD)? Or the audio chip maker (Conexant) ? Or did MSFT agree to write updated drivers or provide E-Z tools and migration software for device driver coders so they could update thier software? Seems a fair amount of "finger pointing" , and "real compatibilit... Read more

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I want to upgrade my lenovo g500 intel core i3 3005M that motherboard able for that ???

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I want to know that Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB Laptop Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-M5E250BW) is compatible with my laptop?

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Hey. I'm looking to upgrade my currently 6GB of RAM on my Ideapad Z500 Lenovo laptop and would like to know how much of ram does my motherboard support and what type should i install. Also want to upgrade my storage from 1 TB to 2 TB if that possible.













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A:Ideapad Z500 Memory upgrade + Storag upgrade (questions)

Hi bruce90matrix,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to discussions here and here:
 
Product specifications: 
16GB max7 ; PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3*, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets
 
OEM recommended HDD capacity is 1TB as offered here on the FRU list of the hardware manual (page 26 here). 
Resellers like crucial would offer 2 TB so it would be best to check returns options just in case.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hey. I'm looking to upgrade my currently 6GB of RAM on my Ideapad Z500 Lenovo laptop and would like to know how much of ram does my motherboard support and what type should i install. Also want to upgrade my storage from 1 TB to 2 TB if that possible.


























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A:Ideapad Z500 Memory upgrade + Storag upgrade (questions)

Hi bruce90matrix,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to discussions here and here:
 
Product specifications: 
16GB max7 ; PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3*, non-parity, dual-channel capable, two 204-pin SO-DIMM sockets
 
OEM recommended HDD capacity is 1TB as offered here on the FRU list of the hardware manual (page 26 here). 
Resellers like crucial would offer 2 TB so it would be best to check returns options just in case.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi I am using Lenovo ideapad 320  80XL03 AAIN With 4 GB ram. I want to upgrade, Is there another slot inside my laptop for another 4gb

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I have an Ideapad 110-15IBR Model 80T7 with a Celeron N3060 CPU @1.6 GHz The computer spends an awful lot of time at 100% CPU usage, and is pretty sluggish with multitasking. Is the CPU soldered to the MB or is there an upgrade path for it? Thanks.

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I would like to know th Max supported SSD Storage for the Laptop Model Lenovo IdeaPad 300 (UGIN)  I want to upgrade it from existing 1TB HDD to SSD.  What would be the most compatible Storage size of SSD with the mentioned model.

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Hello , First of all I am sorry about my English if I have made some mistakes. I am a user of Lenovo Ideapad 700-15ISK. I would like to buy additional M.2 SSD for M.2 Slot. I will continue to using my HDD. I have researched on Lenovo Community and some other forums about which type of M.2 SSD's are competible with my notebook . Mostly people who has this model of notebook prefer Samsung 850-950-951-960 evo series. However I would like to buy Crucial MX300 275 Gb M.2 SSD because of cheap and more memory. This SSD is competible for my notebook ? Is there anybody who use this SSD on Ideapad 700 ? If anybody can help me about this question , I would be happy ..  Thanks...

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Hello, im new in this community, I want to ask something about my laptop. So my laptop spec is in this pic below:  The question is:- can i upgrade to a 8gb single chanel ram DDR3L? so the it will be 10gb after the upgrade- can all ram manufacture compatible to my laptop *ps: sorry for my bad english 

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Hi, I want to upgrade the SSD 128 Gb - 2.5-inch, 5.0 mm, SATA III with an other SSD but a 512 Gb 2.5-inch, 7.0 mm, SATA IIIIs it possible ?Thanks for your answer.Vincent

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I'd like to upgrade my ideapad 320 by adding ssd. Is there any official way to do without voiding the warranty? Should i leave it to lenovo service center? Maybe additional charges apply?

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I have an Ideapad 100-15IBD - i3-5005U CPU @ 2.00GHzI want to ask if i can upgrade from i3-5005U to i5-6600K ??is this possible ??Thanks.

A:Possible to upgrade CPU in Ideapad 100?

No, it's not possible to replace CPU in your laptop. Last laptops with repleacable CPUs (socketed) were in Haswell generation. You have laptop from newer - Broadwell generation. Moreover i5-6600K is a Skylake PC's CPU. FYI there are laptops specially designed to support PC's replaceable CPUs - sadly, can't say more about them - you'll need to look for them yourself. And they are really pricey.

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https://www3.lenovo.com/tr/tr/laptops/ideapad/500-series/IdeaPad-510-15-inch-Intel/p/88IP5000722I have this notebook. I want to use a SSD instead of CD ROM. But I don?t understand which size of this cd rom. I need to buy 9.5 mm or 12.7 mm hddcandy? Thank you

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Hello All,   I'd like to know if it is possible to upgrade the RAM for the ideapad 72015IKB - 81AG laptop ? if yes, is some DDR4 RAM is the right choice? I'm working on some virtualization projects, and more RAM would really help me. Thanks Best regards,

A:ideapad 72015IKB - possible RAM upgrade ?

Hi Mephisto86,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
General overview :

Type and speed: DDR4-2133 MHz (on select models)
Maximum supported capacity: 16 GB
Slots: SODIMM 1, on board 1

You can share the machine number (MTM) so we can be specific with your model from the sticker or from here.
 
You may have 4GB onboard soldered and one available slot that may have 4GB that you can upgrade to 8 GB for a total of 12 GB for your needs. Listed on the hardware manual (item 5 page 77). 
 
I hope this helps answer your query.
Update us how it goes on your end.
 
Regards

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I have a problem with my Idepad 320 - 80YH0001BR (15ikb) I did a successful SSD upgrade and today I bought an 8Gb RAM module to complete the upgrade, however putting the memory on the laptop turns on but gives no video signal. Here's the RAM model: http://www.corsair.com/en-eu/corsair-memory-8gb-1x8gb-ddr4-sodimm-2133mhz-c15-memory-kit-cmso8gx4m1a... Help!!! Best Regards!

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hello - first time posting - just got an ideapad 320 with model # 80xv009cus - is the ram upgradeable in this ? please say yes !!! lol

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I have an Ideapad z410  Model 20292 with a Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz The notebook spends an lot of time at 100% CPU usage, and is pretty sluggish with multitasking at design. is there an upgrade path for it? 

A:Possible to upgrade CPU in Ideapad z410?

That machine wasn't delivered with any cpu that is significantly faster

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Hello,I recently bought a Lenovo laptop ( Lenovo IdeaPad 52015IKB-80YL) as far as now, it has worked excellent -except that HDD sound kinda rattling. I am just wondering that ? already have 1 TB HDD but ? also want to add SSD instead of DVD slot. I don't need that DVD, and ? am pretty sure that with the required stuff ? can do it. But my problem is with the warranty. If ? do it myself -since the technical services don't do- does it broke my whole warranty right? I mean ? got 3 years warranty right but HDD is not performing well, so do ? have to wait 3 years to upgrade to SSD?Thank you.

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Hello,I would like to upgrade the RAM in my Ideapad 700 15ISK but I dont' see any way to access it. Has anyone upgraded their RAM? I think it might be under the large silver plate but I'm not positive. ? Any help is appreciated. -Praetorian011











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A:Ideapad 700 15ISK RAM upgrade

Hi Praetorian011 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Ram specs based on product specification :
32GB max / PC4-17000 2133MHz DDR4, two 260-pin SO-DIMM sockets 
 
And its a confirmation , location of the RAM is under the plate. 
 
You may reference this service training guide for shield and ram procedure .
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi,I bought a Lenovo Ideapad 700 15ISK, with a M.2 SSD slot, but without the SSD. Will I lose the warranty if I open the cover to install it myself? Thank you.

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Hi,I bought a Lenovo Ideapad 700 15ISK, with a M.2 SSD slot, but without the SSD. Will I lose the warranty if I open the cover to install it myself? Thank you.

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I have the above mentioned laptop...  In searching through countless websites and forums and YouTube videos etc, i can not find a single thing to tell me that there even IS an m.2 slot on this particular laptop's motherboard, let alone what is supported..  there most definitely IS an m.2 slot.. my question is, what EXACTLY is supported? What sizes, what speeds, what types of m.2 SSD can i install in the m.2 slot???  No, i do not want to replace my 1TB HDD with a sata SSD. I want to keep the 1tb drive for media storage. No i do not want to replace my optical drive with a caddy and an SSD.. i want to keep my optical drive.. i specifically want an SSD installed in my m.2 slot on my motherboard.. Can ANYONE please inform me what is supported.. there is literally not one single thing ANYWHERE that I've seen to answer this question.. Thank you all in advance..

A:IdeaPad 320 15IAP M.2 SSD upgrade

Good day and welcome to the community.Interestingly, there's nothing mentioning an m.2 storage slot in the hardware manual: https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad320-14iap_320-15iap_320-14ast_320-15ast_320-.... Nor is there any indication of m.2 format storage devices in the parts listing starting on page 73.
 
How have you determined there's an m.2 connector in your machine? Opened it up?Regards.

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Immediately upon viweing this laptops screen for the first time in have been unimpressed with it.. it has a 15.6" 1366x768(?) Resolution screen with horrible viewing angles, horrible backlighy, etc.. all together a nice little computer with a horrible screen.. My question is this:Is it possible to install a 15.6" screen from a similar Lenovo computer that has a much much nicer screen? And if so, what screens exactly would be comoaticom? (Plug and pkay).. I would love a full HD (at least) screen with better viewing angles and if there's any compatible oled panels, I'd absolutely love to have that. Thank you in advance everyone.

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I have the above mentioned laptop.. i i am having a very hard time finding answers to the several questions i have.. This question is simple:What size and speed ram is supported? I know it can hold a single 8gb of ddr3 in it's one slot.. what speeds are supported? Thank you all in advance

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hello. i just want to upgrade my HD display to FHD  and i understand i must have a eDP cable 2 lane to work ... can somebody tell me if my cable is 1 lane or 2 lane (see picture) tnx

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