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Legion Y540 2060RTX Fan noise

Q: Legion Y540 2060RTX Fan noise

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hello everyone, I just bought a brand new Legion Y530 (like three days ago) from the official website and I realized that when the fans are spinning, there is a clicking noise coming from the right fan. It's even louder when i m tilting the bottom of the laptop or when the fans are spinning slowly.I just contacted the support but there was no "fan" section so I just posted it under the "Plastic problem" section. Do you guys have any idea how I could solve this issue? Because I'm pretty sure this problem will require a send back and I really don't have the time to wait for a month for my laptop to come back (and I'm pretty sure they won't send me a new fan so I really need your help). I wanted to show you a record of this noise but I can not upload a file on this page so I used SoundCloud instead Here is the link : https://soundcloud.com/artege/sound_problem_y530/ Thank you, C.T.

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So i bought this laptop about a month ago. All was fine untill few days ago. Now under any load (the less load, the more you hear it) - coolers make low db noise, its the similar noise as some PSU makes.What i want to know, how this cooler is named, so i can order another one and replace. Its annoying af :/

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

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

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Hello, I have a flicking cursor before loading of the BIOS for about one second?Is it normal? Thank you!!!

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Hi,I'm looking at preferably the RTX2060 version of the Y540 laptop and was hoping I could get some questions answered please? I've posted on another couple of threads but thought it maybe best to have all my questions in one place. So the main thing for me is fan noise when doing light tasks such as surfing the web and MS Office. How do the fans perform i.e. do they go up and down, getting faster then slower etc or are they quiet all the time? Just sent an Omen 15 back because the fans were too loud just surfing the web.Does the RTX2060 version definately have hybrid (optimus) mode?Just one M.2 slot right? And I take it there are no issues with installing a 2.5 inch SSD?Anyone have experience with shipping in the UK? Says 3-4 weeks delivery but who knows, I've heard the distributer from Ireland is pretty awful. Many thanks, really appreciate any help, especially on fan noise during light tasks.

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So I found out that when I use the laptop unplugged it starts lagging, and it's very notorius. Every like 10 seconds it laggs input. This is so annoying that makes it unusuable.This only happens to the trackpad, I tried with a USB mouse and it works fine.  

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First post here so be nice.   I have the Y540 15IRH I believe, it has the i5 9300H, 1660Ti and 8GB RAM with the 144Hz panel. I'm trying to enable the iGPU because battery life using the 1660Ti all the time is abysmal, I know that the i5 9300H has an integrated UHD 630 but I cannot for the life of me find out how to turn it on.  Device Manager only shows the 1660Ti under Display Adapters, I have installed the Intel Video Driver from Lenovo's site but it still does not appear there. Trying to install the newest video drivers from Intel's site throws up an error message telling me my computer does not meet the minimum requirements. I've updated the BIOS to the newest version on the Lenovo site, I've had a look in there and there are no options relating to the GPU. Can anybody help me? I'm tearing my hair out over here!

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

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

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Hey, I noticed the Y540 screen brightness reduction is particulary agressive (check the comparison with helios 300 in image)Is there a way to calibrate the agressive luminosity reduction ?OrWhen I use FN + F5, it reduce luminosity from 100% to 90% (from 10 to 10).Is there a way to change that reduction level to 2. For example, from 100% to 98%.  Thanks by advance

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Hi, I'm trying to decide between the Lenovo Y540 and the Y740. However I need to use it with an Oculus Rift S, which requres that the Display Port is connected directly to the GPU, the same way the HDMI port is. Can anyone please verify that this is the case, and that the Y540 and/or Y740 will work with the Rift S? Many thanks! ed: Should also ask: Does it depend on the GPU being used? If so, which GPUs in which Yx40 models are definitely Rift S compatible?

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I sure hope you guys can help. I'm on travel for work and this computer is driving me nuts. I would just format but all my CDs are at home.The computer is making the clicking noises like when using internet explorer - click on a link and it makes a noise - its doing this a lot. It also randomly plays music for a few seconds at almost max volume. Everything else seems to be working OK, just slow internet but I think that has to do with the hotel internet being slow.What I have done so far:1. Full scan with Symantec Endpoint (updated of course), nothing found.2. Spybot full scan: found a few things but still making noises3. Malwarebytes full scan: found a few more things but still making noises.4. Ran Combo Fix on advice from a friend and THEN found this site.- ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))c:\documents and settings\Joe\Application Data\inst.exec:\windows\system32\st326159.dllMBR is infected with the Whistler Bootkit !!-BTW, I tried to run GMER and it shut down my computer mid scan.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Joe at 4:34:04.84 on Fri 07/30/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3572.2542 [GMT -4:00]AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}FW: Symantec Endpoint Protection *enabled* ... Read more

A:Random clicking noise, blip noise and music

Good evening. Please download MBRCheck.exe by a_d_13 from here and save it to your Desktop. Double click the file to begin the scan. A Command Window will open and after the scan has completed you will be prompted to press <ENTER> to exit. A text file called MBRCheck_date/time.txt can be found on the Desktop. I'd like you to post the contents in your next reply.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Download Preformat.zip from here and save it to your Desktop. You will need to extract the file.Right click on the zipped folder and from the menu that appears, click on Extract All...In the 'Extraction Wizard' window that opens, click on Next> and in the next window that appears, click on Next> again. In the final window, click on FinishYou should now see a folder with a .vbs file in it. Double click Preformat.vbs to run it and a text file called Preformat.txt should be created in the same folder - either that or you'll get an error message.Please copy and paste the contents of the text file into your next reply and then you can delete both of the folders and their contents.

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Hi,  I just bought Envy x360 2-in-1 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory and I found it is making noise even if I am not doing anything.  I completed my account setup and install chrome and started using the laptop; the noise is continuouly coming up- not sure cooling fan or HD noise.  I am thinking to replace it (might be defective) or return it.  Please advice if anyone has any experience with this model.  

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Hi,Since last week, there's a static noise from my laptop's speakers, on playing music. But when I'm on earphones, there's no static noise. The static noise is a bit too much, when songs with humming sounds play.My laptop is 10 months old and all my drivers are upto date. The problem persists at both times, when the laptop's plugged in and when it's on battery. Please help me as soon as possible.... : (











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Hi @Tardis40... thank you for your help...Well, the link was of no use.... The last option left is recovery, which i do not want to resort to....Today, i noticed crackling sound in my earphones...So, now my problem is,Static noise in the speakers and crackling noise in the earphones...I am in a very disturbed state, and don't know what to do... Please help me asap...

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I just received X1 Extreme.
Everything works fine and as expected, but there is one thing that keeps bugging me.
It's a weird little electric noise X1E makes.
 
Here is the electric noise.
I am not sure what causes this noise but I think this happens when the fan starts running.
I don't think the laptop should make this kind of noise since there is no HDD, CD, or other parts that makes noise other than fan.
And fan should not make those electric noise.
 
Also, I noticed that there is little rattling sound (only noticable when I put my ears very close to bottom of laptop).
 
The elctric sound happens when heavy-loading and the rattling sound is unnoticeable.
But I am worried if there is some malfunctioning hardware in my laptop.
 
Does anyone have similar issue? Is this normal?
 
Admin note: two discussions merged, subjects edited for relevancy

A:Thinkpad X1 Extreme weird noise / Fan Noise

I received my X1 Extreme yesterday. So far great machine, but I have niggle with the fans. When testing the machine, the fans kick in as expected, but as well as a general "whoosh" sound of air blowing, which is sort of loud, I also hear a faint high pitched sound that is a little annoying; it is more prevalant in the right fan.
 
Is this fan loudness and the faint high pitched sound just normal for these fans? I am in two minds whether to return or get someone out to fix it up, only to find it is 'normal' for these laptops. Any thoughts, or experiences from others?
 
Here is a link of the fan sound I am experiencing.... https://youtu.be/k_Z5zOUMsUM This recording was taken about 15-20cm away from the device on the right side, opposite the power button. You can hear them slowly ramping up, and then ramping down.
Btw the way I am not concerned as to when the fans come, as that is working fine, it is just the sound they are making, in particular the background high pitched sound, and whether they are supposed to be this loud?

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Hi folks I use Y540-15IRH as dual boot with FreeDOS and XUbuntu 18, all is fine but i) how can I activate WLAN, is there a button?ii) how can I decrease the size on the windows so nothing is hidden?iii) I do not agree about the camera, it is fine, just fold the screen with angel 20 degrees from belowiv) Clear Linux... did not support the chip set, howcome? Tx a lot EJ

A:Legion issue?

Look at this list:
 
https://support.lenovo.com/de/de/solutions/pd031426
 
Your Legion Y540 is not officially supported by linux.

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Hi everyone, I have a series problem with my new Legion Y530. When I run any game laptop crashes to blackscrean but only when the AC Adapter is on. When i run the same games only on battery power source everything works fine.  I update Nvidia and Intel drivers, update bios and nothing help.  I run almost every test in Lenovo Diagnostics Tool  and it was fine. I can't run graphics test because LDT crashed. Please Help. Lenovo Legion Y530 I7 + 1050ti  

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Greetings, Yesterday, my game crashed during a match of CS:GO and afterwards, all my games have low FPS. I tried a clean install of windows in the SSD partition (my games are located at the 1 TB HDD), reinstall drivers, battery options, etc. Nothing worked.  The Lenovo Diagnostics Tool reported that everything is working as intended (see report attached). Nevertheless, the FurMark test ran with 6 FPS and all my games are unplayed. In task manager says that the Geforce 1050 is in use, but the memory usage is always low (check one example attached). Please help me, what else can I do to fix this?Ask me if you need more information. Thanks.   

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Sorry, I've bought an legion y520 with only hdd, can I add ssd m2 without lost warranty? I bought and live in Italy

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