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T440P Performance Problem

Q: T440P Performance Problem

Hi guys . I have a t440p with original 9 cell battery fhd screen 12 gb ram i7-4710mq processor. I love the performance of my notebook so much but I have a big problem . Sometimes, I dont need my battery so I am removing my battery from my device and I am used plugged in . Problem is starting in here .The performance of my notebook is reducing significantly. If I attach battery during that problem , performance is incresing to normal. What is the problem what I need to do? Bios version : GLETA0WW 2.54Operatin System : Windows 10 Pro

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7025098359Dear sir,Subjected case iws warranty call log for lcd, as per lenovo trail mail parts not available hence this case rejected by lenovo.******************Above reply is from Authorised Lenovo Service Centre.My system (T440p ) is under warranty( IWS 109 days remaining )Any solution for above ?I am a long time think pad user, I have team of developers working on Think Pad, one of system is having problem in display, I opened a case with authorised lenovo service centre and received the above reply. 

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Hello i installed the driver for lenovo LAN and WLAN all the three intel, realtekk and  thinkpad wireless driver i also have the intel proset driver software. But my wireless adapter does not show in network adapter. I am using internet via LAN. OS: window 7

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Hi, I have a T440p running Windows10 (64-bit home edition) that I purchased new a few years ago and about a year ago I believe after a Windows update I started having the battery not charging problem where the AC adapter is plugged into the laptop but the battery isn't charging, and in fact while booted up only the battery is recognized, not the AC adapter (although the opposite is true when running off the AC adapter only). If I am running off the AC adapter only and insert the battery while booted up the laptop will suddenly switch to the battery as its power source and it also simultaneously stops recognizing the AC adapter as being still plugged into the the laptop. Initially I thought after doing some research on the internet my original battery was perhaps too old and I wound up replacing the battery twice with no luck. I also tried changing my AC adapter to the more powerful 4.5 amp version which I thought might fix the problem but that hasn't helped unfortunately. The battery charges fine (for all 3 my batteries now) when the laptop is turned off on either the docking station or when the AC adapter is plugged in and the battery holds a 3-4 hour charge when it is fully charged so I don't think I have a hardware problem. After going back to the internet and doing some more research I saw a lot of the same suggestions, reinstall the battery and AC adapter drivers in Windows (with various suggestions on how the reinstallation should proceed), change the power settings in ... Read more

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Hi I have a T440p Thinkpad, after i upgraded OS to windows 10 Main display driver Intel HD can not install i tried latest drivers from Intel web site and Lenovo but this error shows "This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software" i use Intel HD 4600 driver and T440p has all requirements ,   

A:T440p Intel display driver problem under windows 10

Same issue here! And there is another topic from October on this: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/Latest-Video-Driver-for-T440p-says-quot-... I cannot install the driver ver. on Windows 10 64-bit because the minimum requirements are not met. It wouldn't even bother me that much but the currently installed driver version from July doesn't seem to support the Ultra Dock docking station. No matter which output I use, the two connected screens stay blank.It must be the Intel driver because the screens can be used in the UEFI and with a standard VGA compatibility driver.Having a workable update would be very welcome! 

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Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440p, it had a Windows 7 x64 installed on it when i bought it (second hand).Everything worked just fine, but i removed it and installed Ubuntu 16.04 64bits Version instead.It booted and installed the distro and it all went smoothly, and the next day, i powerd on the netbook and a black screen comes up with an error message that reads "read error". The computer cannot boot from the hard disk i think.I tried to install windows 7 64bits version from a DVD back on the hard drive, but when the partitioning screen comes up, i select the partition size, and an error message comes "error 0x80070057, [..] Windows Cannot format partition [...]".I searched for this error on Google, it seems this is related to hard disk issue. I thought maybe the hard disk had some damaged sectors and the OS could not properly configure the partition table.So, i booted from a Live Linux Image, to Try to check for hard disk problems, i went to SMART and Self-test Results and the disk is OK with 108 sectors Re-allocated (which is fine, the drive is aware of those sectors), used the command:dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda status=progressto wipe out all the HDD contents, the operation was successful, with no error messages, i try again to install Windows 7, but the same problem occured.Again, i booted from a live Linux Image and used the command:badblocks  -wsvf -t 0x00 /dev/sdato wipe out all the HDD contents and replace with zeros, again with no error mesages, there a... Read more

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I have problems with the latest driver for Intel 7260AC. In an irregular manner the system will halt at the moment of putting it to the sleep or hibernate mode. The display stays black and the device is probably on high cpu load. A hard reset is needed. A number of crash dumps gives the device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_08B2&SUBSYS_C2708086&REV_83\4&26815155&0&00E1 with the service \Driver\NETwNb64 as cause of trouble. I tested a second identical network card, but the error still exists. Latest driver is installed ( Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Version 10.0.18362 Build 18362. The Bugcheck info is:  Bugcheck code 0000009F
Arguments 00000000`00000003 ffffa007`cbb71060 ffffcc8b`510378b0 ffffa007`e1abcde0 Bug check analysis gives the following:DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time.
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: ffffa007cbb71060, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: ffffcc8b510378b0, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7 and higher, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: ffffa007e1abcde0, The blocked IRP


IMAGE_NAME: tcpip.sys  2: kd> !irp ffffa007e1abcde0
Irp is active with 4 stacks 2 is current (= 0xffffa007e1abcef8)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace.
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[N/A(0), N/A(0)]
0 0 00000000 0000000... Read more

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Q: T440p

I have few problems with my ThinhPad:I can't install LSC (Lenovo Solution Center) the lat version - instalator talk me that this is wrong version of system - this is not true - version of install program is correctI cant install the lates version of driver Intel Wireless N7260 - warnig: card is off - this is not true - wireless is still onPower off takes about 2 minutesDoes anyboady meet such problems. 

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Dear All Can one advise which type / part number DVD burner I need to purchase that will fit in the bay of the T440p? And where can i get it? Thanks 

A:Does a T440P comes with a CD or DVD

Hi MAH11,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.
Below are your options for Optical drive 9.5mm: (source)
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Computer: Lenovo Y5o
O/S: Windows 8.1

Recently I have bought an SSD. To be more specific, the Sandisk Ultra 2.

The problem is that my read and write performance for small files are not great (seen is picture 1).

After contacting support, they suggested a clean install, and now my numbers are even worse- both in ATTO and Crystaldiskmark. In addition, they are not consistent- the scores change a lot every time I try.

I am not an expert in SSDs, but the fact that my hard drive can get over half the scores in ATTO for small file transfers leaves me wondering why the improvement isn't bigger- as I didn't spend a lot of money to get a somewhat higher performance.

In addition, when I look at what reviews have gotten, I am concerned. For example, the speeds for 1 KB transfer in ATTO in reviews are:

AnandTech: ~80 mb/s read and ~80 mb/s for write
TweakTown: 90 mb/s read, and 84 mb/s write

I was told the way they test changes their results, but I would like to make sure.

As for Crystal Diskmark- whereas before the clean install only the 4k write performance was bad, now all my values are not great. And for the AS SSD benchmark, some of the numbers are not the highest and again I don't know why (this time the write access time is under a millisecond- before this attempt it was around 50 millisecond)

So my question is, do I have a faulty drive? Or is there some limiting factor on my computer (and the Sandisk Dashboard reports that I have SATA 3 ; 6 Gb/s connection... Read more

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First off, I don't know much about computers and hopefully I posted this in the right place. If not, sorry.
I have a windows vista. 1 year old HP. Fast as hell. Internet fast. Good computer.

I play games but games aren't fun when you lag. or have lag spikes. Well, I use a program called game booster to play. It shuts off any unneeded programs in the background. It's a good program (i think)
Anyway, my question is. Is there a good program that works well with games. I didn't always lag btw. I know it's not internet problems. I scanned my computer with iobit. Then I realized that program wasn't good. I also use microsoft secruity essentials and AVG. I have ask my fellow gamers if my computer was sufficient enough to play games. They all said yes. I don't know what could be causing a lag spike every 10 secs. If i need to post up more details about my computer let me know. but I really think I just need a good program that scans my computer for any threats of any kind. I would be willing to pay money for a good security program of some sort thats compatibale with games. Old games I might add. like cod1

Thank you very much for your time. Awesome forums too.

A:PC performance problem

The first problem that you have is running two antivirus applications.Please run the AVG removal ttol in the link below.

Open MSconfig disable everything except your antivirus.If you connect wirelessly then do not disable anything that reads wireless.REoot.You do not need anything other than your AV starting with your machine.

Hit the start button in lower left hand corner. Then in the run box type msconfig, then hit the services tab then put a check mark in hide microsoft services what is listed there,after hiding microsoft services?Please post back to us in a vertical list.
unzip Autoruns to your desktop run it.See any entries that read file not found when you see them right click and select delete do this only for the entries that read file not found also uncheck any scheduled task that are set to run on your machine,close the program.
After completing the above task then Please download TFC by Old Timer and save it to your desktop.
Save any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!
double click on TFC.exe to run it.If TFC doesnt prompt a reboot then please do so manually

Hit start at the lower left hand corner type cmd in the run box and copy and paste the follo... Read more

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Hi i have a very big performance problem, recently i bought a new gaming laptop:
Graphics: nvidia Gtx 1050 4gb vram/ intel hd graphics 640
ram: 8g ddr4
processor: i7 7700 HQ

The problem is when i play a game the fps i always down and horrible i play minecraft at 120 fps and cs go also 120 fps (keeps going up and down) my friends who has the same graphics card plays these games at 400 fps average( he owns a desktop) i don't know if this is happening because of my 2 graphics card or because my pc has an fps limit because of the bloatware installed i don't know what is causing this performance problem please help !!!! THANKS IN ADVANCE

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Can you change the processor from amd fx 6100 to amd fx 8350 black edition I bought it like this a couple weeks ago and the 6100 seems laggy doing heavy games and misc task should I try that or try over clocking it ?
the graphics does just fine to me between 40fps to 70fps maxx.
Any help would be greatly appreciated

Operating System
Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
AMD FX-6100
Zambezi 32nm Technology
4.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
ECS A960M-MV (CPU 1)
STD HDMI TV ([email protected])
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 (PNY)
Optical Drives
NVIDIA High Definition Audio

A:Performance problem

DethReavr said:

I bought it like this a couple weeks ago and the 6100 seems laggy doing heavy games

2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 (PNY)Click to expand...

There is no wonder your gaming is laggy with a GT 610. GT 610 is not a gaming card. For gaming get yourself a 650 or better. I personally have a GTX 660. With a better graphics adapter you should be fine with the FX-6100. Make sure your power supply will support a better graphics adapter as well.

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Performance on a Windows XP Professional system used by the accounting Department has been slowly degrading. I recently added a 100-Mbps network card, thinking that would correct the problem. To my knowledge, no other hardware has been added to the server, but I suspect someone has been adding software.

What steps should I do to determine what is causing the system to slow down? Which monitoring applications should I use and which computers they will be run?

A:Performance Problem or not?

First thing I would do is Alt-Ctrl-Del and look at what is running and what the resource utilizations are. Check the Performance Tab and see what's up. Look at the CPU utilization of the various Processes and Applications...see who the hog is!

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my computer gets slow when I use it while charger is plugged in.

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Hi guys,

Recently, I got myself another SSD which is Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 120GB SSD 7mm. In the statement there, this should be faster than my previous one which is Plextor M5S 128GB SSD. However, I feel that the new drive is slower than my previous one as it has a longer boot.

My Mushkin SSD: http://www.mushkin.com/Digital-Storage/SSDs/MKNSSDCR480GB-DX-(4).aspx
My Plextor SSD: http://www.plextoramericas.com/index.php/ssd/px-m5s-series

Mushkin SSD: Read Speed up to 560MB/s, Write Speed up to 515MB/s, Random Read and Write Speed 90,000 IOPS.
Plextor SSD: Read Speed up to 520MB/s, Write Speed up to 200MB/s, Random Read Speed up to 71,000 IOPS, Random Write Speed 51,000 IOPS.

However, the benchmark is kind of different.

Mushkin SSD
Plextor SSD
Please help me with it. I am not sure what is the problem. Both of them are in AHCI mode.

Thank you very much for your help in advance.

A:SSD Performance Problem

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I recently added Xeon e5450 processor and Zalman cnpsx10 cooler to my lga 775 motherboard.But my system is much slower than it should be.I can't even play Assassins Creed 3 with a decent fps(10-20 i think).But this processor is good enough for GTA V .Could psu is not enough?

350 w psu
2 gb ddr2 ram
HD 5570 gpu

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Hello Sir\Mam
I want to know if com surrogate is not responding then what to do and how as it is causing a lot of problem to me.I am using Windows 7 ultimate 32 Bit(Compaq brand),3GB RAM,320 GB Hard Disk.

A:performance problem

Note that this issue is mainly caused by codec packages installed on your system, you should remove any of these
Fix for COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working Error in Vista - How-To Geek

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hello , i have problem when i put my computer in charging , the syseme lag , is there any solution of this please ? 

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I always suspected this, but today, confirmed it.

Intel Pentium D 2.8GHz
Nvidia 7300LE 256MB

I played Fifa 08 on my friends computer. It ran smooth. He has a Pentium D 2.8GHz, Integrated graphics, 1GB ram.

I tried it on my computer, which has a nearly equivalent processor, and a graphic card (though a sucky one), and it was *crawling*. I ran it at Medium details, 800x600. I could never get past 30fps, and sometimes even 5-10.

Then I downloaded SisSoft Sandra. There I benchmarked my CPU.
Here's a screenshot:

What the HELL? This is some MAJOR problem. Less than half of what it should perform! How do I fix this problem and what can be the causes?! CPU Temp is 41 celcius idle, and <45 on load. I think those are pretty reasonable temps.

Please help.
EDIT: A few things I forgot to mention. I'm on Windows 7, with latest drivers of everything, include BIOS.

A:Serious CPU performance problem

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Hey guys, I have nooticed as of late that my computer "lags" after it has been left on for a while.

Basically every 3-5 second it hangs for a millisecond then is fine. It does it constantly. I have picture of my task manager, it shows these very odd spikes in the cpu. The following picture was taken at complete idle. I noticed that just before it hangs, my crss.exe proccess hops up to the second positon then back down if I sort by cpu column. I am guessing this is what is causing this pause. Things become normal after reboot though.

How can I fix this? What is the problem?

I am using XP SP2, this is 2 week old clean format install, with all windows updates. I rana virus scan and spyware scan with no results.

A:Performance Problem, big one.

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Hi, I recently purchased some new hardware due to the problems i was having before, slow performance and game performance. So i purchased a 3.00 ghz PENTIUM D 925 dual core and a Gigabyte GA-P31-DS3L. Before my computer consisted of
Intel Pentium 4 3.2ghz
P5GD1 Asus motherboard
1.5 gb ram
x1650 PRO 512mb Radeon
ATA 250 maxtor harddrive
300 PSU
Windows xp / vista

Now that setup had been working fine till i tried a game then it all wen haywire.
So now my setup is

Intel Pentium D 3.00 Dual core
Gigabyte GA-P31-DS3L
2gb DDR2 RAM
X1650 pro 512 Radeon
ATA 250 maxtor harddrive
300 psu

After i go back up and running with windows xp i decided to try a old game ( Age of mythology) and see how it would perform, and to my horror the cinamatics was running blocky and probably had like 2-3 fps. So im really in the dark here, the only things i can think of is buying a new fan for the cpu or a new power unit

Advice please :/

A:Problem with Pc performance

What were the recommended power requirements for your card?

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Hi,3 months ago I bought a t440p with 4700qm, nvidia gt730m, 8gb ram,...I have windows 7 installed on it and it bothers me a little, that surface of the left side of keyboard and also whole mousepad gets pretty warm. It's not comfortable to type nor to work with mouse. I know, that proc is 47W and also nvidia is there to bring up the heat, but all I'm doing is browsing on the internet and I have the nvidia disabled in Control panel -> devices.Is this normal? I've checked the temperature of the proc, and it's normal (around 52 - 56°C), but it's not normal to me, that the surface is so hot.Anyone else also has this problem?

A:t440p heat

The 14" segment has historically had issues with heat dissipation.Is it hot on the top or bottom of the base?

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T440p keeps shutting off. Particularly when I start a game. No battery. What I've tried so far:Replace fan/heat sink.Replace i5-4210 with i7-4700mq.Thermal gel properly done.Tried four different brands of RAM.Swapped HDD.Installed MS Office 2013, and .NET framework 4.5 Both run without a hitch. Installed The Sims2, and it kicks off on launch. Same thing with Mass Effect 2. Still kicks off. It will run all day surfing the internet, running office, etc. Any suggestions?

A:T440p shutting off

sounds like overheating.  Can you install something to monitor temperatures, like TPFanControl?
Also, it works differently with no battery.  You should get one.
Do you have discrete or integrated graphics?  What is the rating of your power supply?

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Before I buy and install an M.2 card, I wanted to ask just what do I need to know or do before and after the installation. The installation itself is basically simple but I'm not real sure how to set it up or what it can be used for? Do I really need it? I've read several articles about this and found more confusion. Some claim to use it as a boot drive for storing Windows, while others claim it is only good for existing drive cache. I'm wondering if adding the M.2 will even be of any use or improvement to me. Does anyone know anything about this? Please keep it like me, very simple. I'm not even sure which one to get for my T440p. I found this.. will it work fine? Lenovo SK hynix 128GB M.2 2242 PCIe NVMe SSD w/ 2280 Bracket, HFM128GDHTNGI won''t use the included 2280 bracket as it's not for my machine. Some of those terms are kinda foreign to me. Any insights or info is greatly appreciated.

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Hello.I just upgrade my Dvd with a Blu ray and i don't know how to remove the Bezel from Dvd to put it on new drive.Anyone Knows the way?

A:T440p Dvd Bezel

Different brands and different models have different procedures.  Also, not all drives can swap bezels

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how to reset the bios password

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I just picked up a t440p, and I am hoping to do some upgrades on it.  I got a Transcend 512 GB SSD for the M.2 slot.   It installs just fine, and Windows 10 sees the drive.  The only issue is that when the M.2 SSD is installed, there is no wireless adapter in the system.  When I remove the M.2 SSD, the wireless adapters are back. Is it not possible to have both in the system and functional?  I am hoping to make the M.2 SSD the OS drive, and use the other SSD drives (2.5") for storage. 

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Hi, I've been using my Thinkpad T440p for only few months, When I plug in the charger, battery doesn't charge and doesn't show anything (as if the charger is not plugged in at all). - The charger itself is working.- If i removed the battery and botted the laptop with cahrger plugged in it works.- if the laptop is off and i plugged in the charger the battery will charge.- Whenever I plug in the charger while on battery, the power light blinks but without charging. I've tried to uninstall ACPI Power driver and didn't work, I've tried to update BIOS and it isn't possible as the update require both the battery and charger to be connected which is not possible. Please help

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I notice that T440p has the B140HAN01.2 screen. Would B140HAN01.3 be compatible?

A:T440p + B140HAN01.3 ??

Yes,It is just an upgrade so no worries It will work

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Hi, Looking to replace the (broken) screen in my T440p (20AWS0DS08) with a FHD panel. I've read positive things about the AUO B140HAN01.2 but it seems this is now discontinued.  Just wondering if anyone has any experience with the newer B140HAN02.4 ?.  Comparing them side by side on panelook.com it seems the 01.2 has better color gamut,  response time and brightness, despite being an older model. Another panel I'm considering is the LP140WF1-SPK1.  Any thoughts or info much appreciated.

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Just gifted this computer:
Thinkpad T440p 20AN  00DEUS
S/N PC-*****
Only thing that Lenovo would give me was vague configuration on the 20AN. Was hoping someone could direct me to something more specific.
Also, will the WiFi card from a T400/420 work in the t440p?

A:Thinkpad T440p

> will the WiFi card from a T400/420 work in the t440p?no, of course.

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Hi, I have in mind an upgrade for my good old friend (Lenovo Thinkpad T440p), i want to replace my i5 4300m with a i7 4800MQ, please let me know if it is possible and what power brick i need. PS: My motherboard socket is 947 rPGA and the i7 needs 946 rPGA PS number 2: I saw t440p's with i7 4800MQ with the identical motherboard.

A:T440P Upgrade

Welcome to the forum!
That should be no problem, this mod has been reportedly done by many forum members. Is plug&play.
You will need to have a good thermal paste though, and clean the old one from the heastink.

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Is it possible to upgrade my CPU and RAM on my T440p?

A:T440p CPU and RAM upgrade

Welcome to the forum!
Yes, you can upgrade both. Max RAM is 16GB (2x 8GB), and you could install any CPU from the below list:


I'm only listing few models for the sake of keeping the list short. Basically any Haswell CPU should work.
To do this upgrades you need Lenovo's Hardware Maintenance Manual, which you can download from here:  click me!

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Hello, I have a T440p. It has an SSD drive that it came with originally. Now I wish to secure erase it. I've tried with the ThinkPad Drive Erase Utility but when I try to boot with it I only get the following error message:ERROR: This utility works for Disk Encryption Drive or Solid State Drive only. I've confirmed that the SSD functions normally, so it's odd that the erase utility won't recognize it. The web page for the utility specifically says it supports T440p. I've also tried with Parted Magic, but it only says that the drive is "unsupported". Does anyone have any advise on what to do here?

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Where can I read or compare motherboards Laptop t440p?namely 00HM985 00HM983 00HM981what differences they had, and where I can order their own, I had 00HM983, or want the same or better, but want to order directly rather than through managers or shops to avoid cheating in price

A:Motherboards for t440p

I don't have any direct experience with this but using your FRU numbers and The Google to cross to the 04X numbers listed here:  https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/t440p_fru_list_20140217.pdf
It looks like the differences are license (8 STD or PRO), AMT, and TPM.

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Hi,I recently purchased a used T440p, more specifically a model 20AW-S0RK03. Unfortuntatly it arrived damaged and, naive as I was, I accepted a small partial refund and figured it wouldn't be too much on an issue to replace it...However, it seems that this part is rather difficult to obtain and furthermore I now realize that the palmrest for the T440p exists with several different internal designs (number/placement of screw holes etc.).If possible I would much prefer not having to disassemble it twice - once to figure out the part number and once again when the part arrives - so if anyone can inform me what part number I need for my specific model (20AW-S0RK03), then that would be a huge help.Any tips on where to buy (if allowed) will also be greatly appreciated. Note that I'm a student, so both cost and delivery time (I'm in Europe) needs to be considered.Thanks in advance. I really hope that someone can assist me with this tiresome situation.Rasmus

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Hello,Due to a hardware failured in my HDD i lost my recovery partition.I've been trying with Lenovo to get a spare disk set for the Windows 7 and the T440p with little to well lets face it no luck.Any kind soul that has a copy of them DVD's around ?Cheers

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Hi, i have recently got a t440p and i have ran into a power throttling issue, this only happens when GPU is loaded the HD4600 and the cpu is utilized a bit, i have even undervolted but it seems to power throttle, is there any way to raise the tdp limit to 47 instead of 37 without flashing the bios? i have tried throttlestop's "Disable and Lock Turbo power limits" but it doesn't work.also my temperatures are not a problem and are quite far away from throttling temp. 

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I had one of those topics opened, but i would like to know if it is a significant difference between i5 4300m and i7 4800mq and i7 4700mq, cuz i found an i7 4700mq at 46$ and the i7 4800mq at 70$, should i upgrade or stay with the i5?PS:Next summer i will get an t460s(i think) with an i7 6600u, with the upgrade can i beat the performance of the 6600u?Not sure with getting the new thinkpad!

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So apparently the Fibocom L850-GL has problems with VPN connections. We are aware that reading/writing files onto mapped drives will be naturally slower on a VPN connection. But it's especially slow with LTE/4G on Fibocom L850-GL (this wasn't the case with Sierra Wireless module on X1 Yoga G2) but when connecting VPN over a WiFi it's two or even 3 times faster. Any ideas? Best regards,

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Hello guys, I'm new here

I have an Acer VN7-591G Aspire V Nitro Black Edition, and for the past years, I been having a problem with CPU fan that triggers randomly (while playing games or in idle) and when that happens CPU performace drops drastically (becomes almost inusable). Might add that I have a cooler and it shouldnt be because of overheat issues.

The Laptop is 3 years old and I never did a clean up or anything.
I sent it to the store where I bought it (one of the biggest tech sellers of my country, Worten - I live in Portugal).

After 1 week of waiting they told me the problem is caused by the OS and of the clean up, and wants to charge me 150 euros for both.

But as a geek and a computer enthusiast myself, I'm pretty much scheptical about the OS part, since the problem also happens when am on BIOS or when I boot from a pendrive a Linux distro.

Should I trust them and pay for their cleanup + OS chance? (Also considering putting a SSD), or they are just trying to play me as a fool?

Thanks in advance, and sorry for long post or if I didnt follow any particular rule.

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Hello - I have recently acquired a new Dell Latitude D610 Notebook and I’m convinced I have a performance or configuration problem. The Notebook has an Intel Pentium processor 1.6GHZ and 760mb of RAM and is running Windows XP Professional SP2.

This specification is approximately twice that of my previous desktop PC but the Notebook is slower. The problem manifests itself unevenly with the main problems being:-

1. Windows Explorer - I frequently have to wait up to two minutes for Windows Explorer to provide a folder listing or for access to a specific folder. I just get the hourglass displayed on screen. However sometimes there is no delay.

2. In Outlook I frequently get longish delays when trying to save attachments to disk – again I simply get the hourglass. As with Explorer sometimes there is no delay.

I thought initially that the problem may be related to my Macafee AV software but I temporarily disabled this and it made no difference.

I have optimised the system to be ‘best performance’ as opposed to ‘best appearance’ in Control Panel/System/Advanced and my Appearance is set to Windows Classic under Control Panel/Display.

Any ideas as to what might be causing the problem would be greatly appreciated. Maybe there are diagnostic tools available that can help me get to the root of the problem.

Many thanks

Steve W.

A:Notebook Performance Problem

Have you tried running programs like Adaware, Spybot to search for malware hiding on your system?

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