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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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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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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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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.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,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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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I loved the size and price point of the Lenovo Ideapad 100S. However, of course because it only came with 30GB of hard drive space, Windows 10 basically maxed it out immediately. So, tonight I just tried to do something about it. I purchased a Samsung M.2 SSD 256 GB. I have a screenshot and I really think I installed it right. I just can't figure out how to get the bios to recognize it. Disk management doesn't show it at all. I rebooted into bios and reset defaults and restarted to no avail. What did I do wrong here? Is it just that the Ideapad can't recognize this particular M.2 SSD? Please see the screenshot I have attached. Any suggestions on how to get the bios to recognize this? Thank you ever so much for any suggestions! -Tom Tobey - Fort Wayne, USA

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After the Windows 10 upgrade it seeemed to work fine at first. Screen has suddenly gone really dim and can't brighten it. I have tried turning off the adaptive control, tried to roll back the driver in case it was updated with Win 10, but no luck. any suggestions?











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A:Ideapad 500 - after Win 10 upgrade screen is dim

I actually got it working. Switched the driver to the basic windows driver. Seems odd ~ but it worked!

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Hey, i have i5 second generation Z570 with 32 bit configuration laptop and 2gb ram(1*2). Can I go for an ram upgrade. If yes max ram upgrade will be?

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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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Hi,Recently bought Ideapad 320 - 15IKB (model 80XL00SKSP) and since it's only 4 GB RAM, I wonder if it can be upgraded, and what's it's limit size (8, 12, 16 GB?F.E: could I install a 8GB module DDR4 2133MHz SODIMM 260-pin SO-DIMM? Thank you!!

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I want to add a SSD to my ideapad 500 15ISK Is it possible ?? does the laptop have free msata or m.2 ports for adding an ssd, If not can i replace the dvd drive with a hdd caddy and put a ssd there...

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Hello, for professional purposes I plan to upgrade the existing 8gbof available RAM on my laptop to 12gb or 16gb, depending on price range. I know next to zero about RAM consideration for optimal compability/performance. I uploaded two images of the currently installed RAM cards. There are still 2 slots available, could someone point me to recommended/compatible RAM cards? (If I can order it from amazon, the better). Thank you for the support.?  

























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I'm currently considering this buy, could anyone consult me on this? (Compability/performance) https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Single-PC3L-12800-SODIMM-204-Pin/dp/B006YG8X9Y/ref=sr_1_2?s=electroni...

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I would like to put my old hdd in Y500 into a new ideapad 720s. Is that possible? Do I need some cable to do that? Thank you for your help.

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Hello,  I have a question. In my Ideapad 510 i have 4GB of DDR4 RAM soldered into my motherboard, and 1 free socket for RAM and i can install up to 16GB on this motherboard, so here is my question. What RAM is soldered into motherboard? I know that its 2133Mhz SAMSUNG RAM, but what about rest of specs?Will Hynix SO-DIMM DDR4 4GB 1Rx8 PC4-2133P with CL 15 be compatible?Regards

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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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HiI bought a new Ideapad 510 and immediately installed another SSD with more GB's and all my data on it.  From the moment I started the laptop the fan was extremely loud regardless of CPU usage. When I start up my laptop it's very silent up until the moment I enter my password and the OS starts booting. From that moment onwards it's ridiculously loud. It will sporadically go softer but once I then launch any application it goes loud again. I don't think that it's a manufacturing issue (but that's just my instinct) but rather some problem with the calibration between the fan and my own SSD rather than the stock SSD (if that makes any sense) Can anyone help me out because I need it?  

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Hello. I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15 IBD. The question is: is it possible to insert an additional, second memory bar into it for 4GB (that was 8) and whether it is possible to insert the SSD into 128GB in addition to the HDD? 

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I just want to know .. I've been documeting about this for a couple of days but still .. i'm not crystal clear . So ..Is my laptop upgradable to 8gb ram ? If so, how many slots do i have ?

A:Ideapad 100 15ibd Ram Upgrade

8GB max 1 socket.http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/IdeaPad_100_15Click on spec tab.http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20100%20(15_)/ideapad_100_15IBY_15I... HMM page  26 indicates 2 sockets:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_100_15_ibd_hmm_201508.pdf Page 64, item7 parts, lists 8GB sticks.   [two  8gb=16 gb total].I would go with Typo Error in HMM and 8GB max, 1 socket. 

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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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Can anyone tell me if a lenovo ideapad 320 ABR memory can be upgraded , How many memoryslots does it have  ? , soldered ?  and any parts reference .. Any help is much appreciated  

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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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