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Lenovo T430 Windows 10 Expresscard EGPU

Q: Lenovo T430 Windows 10 Expresscard EGPU

I'm thinking of getting rid of my desktop (it wasn't that strong to begin with) and repurposing the graphics card (Galax GTX 650ti Boost) to be used with my T430. I have been looking at the EXP GDC Beast (https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0725B6L99/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=A28H1T1RM3KZ58&psc=1) but I have a few reservations. 1. People have been using different ExpressCard docks2. The computers were almost always running windows 7 or 8 and as far as I know, no one has gotten it working with windows 10 (something about Code 43, or just having a black screen) Did anyone ever get it working with a T430 with Windows 10?

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Okay guys I need some helpHave a thinkpad X220 and I wand to connect a exp gdc beast to it with a Radeon HD 7970 Vapor X 3gb card Problem is When I boot with the Express Card it doesnt register It registers as an unknown device Currently running Modded 1.45 BIOS HELP ? 

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I decided to utilize the expresscard slot for an additional multi-card reader and USB 3 cards as needed. Device manager in Windows 10 does not show anything after I pull out the blank filler card and insert one to use. I have been under the impression this was u useable slot with a card reader installed on purchase.Do you need an actual card reader to be installed in this space that the blank pops out of?Why wouldn't Windows 10 show a device possibly in need of drivers?Why aren't there Lenovo instructions on this? Help?

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Is it possible to run eGPU via Express Card slot on T430? I know there were known issues with this particular model when it comes to external graphic cards. How is it nowadays? Did any of you try to run any kind of eGPU (like PE4L, PE4H or ViDock) on T430?

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I'm wondering the same, have had a t430 for some time now, and I'd really want to get an eGPU instead of having to build anew a desktop machine from scratch. Please contribute.

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Hello there,  I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T430. I bought it used but in very good condition. Since it didn't come with a HHD installed so i had to buy a seperate HHD and install windows 7 by my own.* It did have the problem before, when i bought it first about a year ago, and i somehow managed to resolve the problem by help of some guys here in this same forum. But all my bad that i don't remember where was the solution.* Now i have decided to shift to SSD, and for that i bought a Samsung 128GB SSD and installed the same Windows 7, and this time i used the Lenovo's own software to detect and install all my drivers and here i come with the same problem again, this time my webcam also not coming up.Eventhough i have tried all my best from installing all the drivers avaialble in the lenovo site and also on the support pages but no help.* Some guys says its a hardware problem or a cable is not intact but i have checked both of them,1. The cable is intact i am sure,2. May be a hardware problem but why it happened before the same way and i resloved it without any hardware change.3. And What is the problem with my webcam?4. What am i missing, all the drivers and softwares are properly installed as per the device manager shows. * And i am sorry but this forum has no good helping enveroment, I am sure this isn't only my problem but since people don't get help from here therefore, they don't contact the forum. But i can't leave it as it is! So all you guys please prove... Read more

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I have downloaded Microsoft essentials 2012 twice and get error message 0X80040705. I only want the windows live mail program not all the other ones included. I left a check mark in only win live mail. Both times I get this error message and it also has
dotnet 40 after the error code. I have this program on my laptop that is dying and want to put it on this laptop. I'd try to just transfer it from the old laptop but not sure just how to do it or if it can be done.

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lenovo z51-70 i5 5th gen 8gb ram 4gb amd r9 m375i want to upgrade my laptop like 8 gb ram to 16 gb amd external gpu can anyone tell me compatible gpu with this lappy . 

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Hi All, May i ask if it is possible to use an eGPU on this laptop? i am planning to buy a mini PCI-E dock and hook it up with gtx1060. Will it work or not? also, the mini PCI-E dock will go to the wireless lan slot, may i know what the card slot is (Mini PCI-E slot or NGFF slot)? Thanks......

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Hello guys, how are you?I have a lenovo g40-80 and I was thinking about upgrading it with a eGPU device, but I have a few doubts about it.It its even compatible with the notebook model?What other informations should I be aware when analising the best option to buy? (I mean, about the device and about my notebook too) Thanks u all! <3 

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Is there a way to use an eGPU with the T450s? Is there a docking station that would support an eGPU?

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Can anyone tell does Lenovo yoga 730 15 support egpu and which one I can buy. Thanks 

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I was wondering if a eGPU setup would work on the Flex 5 since it has an NGFF port. Any thoughts?

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Hello Community Experts I have an Lenovo Yoga 12", which I'm not sure if it has the thunderbolt 3 connection(which on my understanding of eGPUS is the only viable connector). And I want to run a eGPU on this laptop, can I do the connection with an eGPU using this laptop? Is this possible? If not, can I upgrade my graphics performance somehow? Looking foward for any help!

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The h10 is not very strong and I would be great to get a cheap egpu so I can run games well, is there any compatible with my computer? At Best Buy I was told I couldn't replace the graphics card.

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Hi everyone i´m a lenovo G510 user (type 80A8)As it only does run on hd graphics 4600 i decided to try an external gpu so i started searching everywhere if it could be possible to attach some gpu to the wifi card port.I´ve found some users of my same laptop didn´t archieved it but i found this: http://tieba.baidu.com/p/4213944966?see_lz=1how can i do like that??

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I've been looking for a thousand hours to find out can this right here fit in my wifi slot https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071RTC9HP/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?smid=A38N3TNH1N2LMX&psc=1 everyone seems to have like a large wifi card while mine looks like this and its exacly that   


























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To add to the knowledge base - I have connected my Yoga X1 2nd Gen to an Asus XG Station 2 with an ASUS 1080 GTX SC successfully. It charges over the Thunderboldt and runs great. much gaming and VR still to do! 

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To add to the knowledge base - I have connected my Yoga X1 2nd Gen to an Asus XG Station 2 with an ASUS 1080 GTX SC successfully. It charges over the Thunderboldt and runs great. much gaming and VR still to do! 

A:Lenovo X1 Yoga 2nd Gen connected to eGPU

Thanks! Is great to know that. Though it probably belongs to https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/bd-p/tp02_en?
 
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Hello everyone, is there any eGPU available for lenovo ideapad 510 i was looking for this and can you tell if its compatible with my laptop or not. https://www.amazon.in/Gigabyte-AORUS-Gaming-Graphic-GV-N1070IXEB-8GD/dp/B073PYMG3G/ref=sr_1_1?s=comp... thanks

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Hello Lenovo community.I have purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15ibd with :- Intel Core i5 5200u 2.7 gHz- 4 GB RAM- nVidia 920mI have already upgraded from 4 to 8 GB of RAM ( which is the highest value supported by this processor ) and now i want to upgrade 2 more things. 1. Buy a SSD.2. Install an eGPU.I want to install GTX 1050 TI 4GB and 128 bit on this laptop but i was not sure if this will work as good as i was thinking.I want to know if the GTX 1050 TI 4GB 128 bit is supported by this laptop and if i can install it with that eGPU adapter which is placed in the Wi Fi place. Not thunderbolt. Should i do this upgrade? If i shouldn't upgrade to this graphic card, there is another model better for my laptop ? Thank you! 

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I have recently purchased a 6th gen x1 carbon. It is the model with a 512gb ssd and 16gb of ram. I am planning a setup for my dorm room that definitely could use some work. There are a lot of peripherals going into this so bear with me. My main question through explaining this is if there is a way to streamline the setup and make it more cost efficient.  I am planning to major buys with this setup, the thinkpad ultradock and an Egpu. Regarding the Egpu, it will be a GTX 1070 mounted in a Razor Core V1. My question is I feel like having both the dock and core is unnecessary. I ideally would like to come into my room and put my X1 straight into the dock, which will be closed and probably upright next to the Egpu. Where I see the problem is that I could just as easily do the setup without the dock and instead plug the Egpu into the TB3 port every time I get home, and simply have the peripherals connected to the Egpu housing. One of the pieces that is making me question the setup is I also intend to have an external SSD that will stay in my room with the Egpu and will store my video games to save space on the internal drive for classes and regular programs. I have been told that the SSD and Egpu cannot share the same port as there would not be enough bandwidth to support the two for how I intend to use it, mostly gaming. So here are a couple questions I would like answered. 1. Should I even bother with the Ultra Dock if I am getting the EGPU2. What would be th... Read more

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I have a lenovo G570 Model-20079 and it has a pci express sloth.A Wireless card is connected to it.I am willing to take it out and use a [Mini PCI-E Version] V8.0 EXP GDC Laptop External Independent Video Card Dock to connect a Graphics card.[https://www.banggood.com/Mini-PCI-E-Version-V8_0-EXP-GDC-Beast-Laptop-External-Independent-Video-Car...]. My BIOS may not allow to install the GPU in pci express sloth as it is only for wireless card. My BIOS version is SMBIOSBIOSVersion40CN33WW(V2.19) 

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Hello, I'm fairly new to the forums as well as building computers. I currently use a Lenovo Ideapad V570 and would like to play games that require a better graphics card other than the Intel (R) HD Graphics 3000. The game I would like to try and play is a new game called Overwatch, that can be run by these cards. Reading other posts/forums/articles, I know that I need a graphics card, bplus board, and psu. But I don't know what to buy with a $400~500 budget and whether it'll work with my laptop. I would like to have some suggestions about which affordable components to get for the GPU. For the graphics card, I am honestly okay with anything as long as I can play Overwatch on it (it just looks so good to play haha...) Thank you!

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HelloI am planning to update my t410 with an egpu adapter.What interface should I consider? Express card or maybe pcie?Which version of the express card is in that platform (t410)?And I really want to know the same about pcie.

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I have recently purchased a YOGA 920 and a HP Omen egpu enclosure. I am having problem connecting it to my laptop.
 
First, I tried both port, there's the sound of connect and disconnect, and nothing shows on the laptop, and the laptop is not charging.
 
I have tried with power cable connected, and now it was connected. The egpu still was not charging (no power delivery), and it only works one port 2 (port closer to touch pad) with charger connected to port 1. If I switch them, the laptop goes blue scree. I can remove the power after it is connected but then there is no power supply.
 
It is kind of similar to the issue as MrKnowNothing https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/YOGA-920-Thunderbolt-3-Port-No-devices-fou....
 
I have tried different drivers but all of them do not work. I have updated BIOS and Type-C firmware from Lenovo to the most recent version.
 
One more thing. Is it normal that thunderbolt controller is not showing up in device manager when nothing is connected?
 
I have tried it with my friend?s xps, it works perfectly, basically plug and play.
 
I think it is not supposed to work like this and the egpu should have power delivery to my laptop. Even if there is no power delivery, it should still connect without power adapter connected. Is this hardware problem or driver problem? Is there anyone else have similar problems?
 
Thanks!
 
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A:YOGA 920 Thunderbolt/EGPU Issue -HP Omen egpu

guess its not compatible with hp omen? ;(I was hoping to be able to charge and also use the thunderbolt output at same time so I can connect at least one 4K monitor to each port and still charge

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I cant seem to get my gtx 1060 6gb gpu to work with my y700 lenovo laptop.Boot is legacyPXE boot to lan is disabledwireless is enabledand neither having switchable graphics or internal graphics help. It displays the same error:Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)Everything is fully updated i even reinstalled GPU drivers even with full clean installs and still a nogo.BIOS is the latest lenovo.GPU fans is spinning and device manager detects it obviously.Can someone give me a detailed checklist to fix this problem ? Ext Hardware:GTX 1060 6GBBeast NGFF (Replacing the wireless)I have a 450watt powerblock powering the adapter and the gpu. Adapter had a 6 pin and the motherboard connection plugged into the adapters wires that plug into it self. Also got the other 8 pins from the power block plugged into the gpu directly. http://i67.tinypic.com/24l0y0k.jpghttp://i65.tinypic.com/so1u00.jpghttp://i63.tinypic.com/24oq4u9.jpghttp://i68.tinypic.com/33dy3w7.jpghttp://i64.tinypic.com/j9q8wh.jpg 

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Here is my new project...it is a  e-GPU modified 20JD  Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 2. Gen 20JD005 Intel 7600uSamsung PM961  1 TB m2 SSD FRU 00UP414with WiGig etc..Nvidias GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB Pascal andMantiz VENUS (MZ-02) Space Grey - eGPU enclosureand  Sony  Ultra HD  KD-43XE8005 All Multimedia datas comes from the Lenovo Px4 Nas Servers and Qnap TVS-673....all Nas devices are attached (Link Aggregation) to Gigabit Layer 3 Switch from Huawei (S5300-52P-LI-AC )  I will add the benchmark results later.... 

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hi, i saw exp gdc device for using external gpu in laptops.I have Lenovo B570e model with Core 2 duo CPU,6gb ram{4+2}.can i use egpu from mini pcie slot of wlan card?i don't mind using usb wifi adapter. there is also hardware button in my laptop for turning wifi on and off, which is not working properly and wifi repeatedly switching on and off if i turn it on.so if it is possible to use egpu,  will that physical button affect egpu too?will that work?

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Hy guys,I'm really desperate and I'm in mood of destroying this fine piece of laptop in Lenovo store just because of stupid whitelist which restricts me of using egpu with this laptop. I own Lenovo G510 ( i3 4000m,8 GB DDR3,Intel HD 4600,SSHD 1000 GB ) and I'm really satisfied with speed,mobility,battery,quality for price etc. I came with idea of adding external GPU with EXP GDC Beast from banggood.com,Dell 220p adapter and Gainward GTX 660. Lets put this simple,I have tried every possible way of enabling from DIY EGPU setup 1.30,removing wifi card and putting to sleep,enabling after BIOS post ( I connect then cable to egpu and ofcourse freeze ),no way. Obviously modding bios is also restricted due to eprom write protection and only way is trough buying programmer kit from ebay. The irony is that Lenovo G500 works very good with EGPU just by looking on techinferno and how many users are using egpu with Lenovo G500. http://forum.techinferno.com/diy-e-gpu-projects/6578-implementations-hub-tb-ec-mpcie.htmlI'm thinking of selling laptop but I dont want to sell because its excellent laptop for me and in that price range I wont get so good design quality,8 gigs of ram,silent and fast HDD ..The EGPU is tested and fully functional,I almost started crying when one forum member from another forum connected to Dell and for Dell it was plug and play. Summary,I tried every possible way of bypassing whitelist throghout Windows sleep,trying after bios post... Read more

A:EGPU wont work on Lenovo G510 but works flawlessly on G500

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I'm using Lenovo ThinkPad T580 and would like to connect eGPU Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box 550 with GTX970. When I connect Thunderbolt 3 cable to upper USB-C socket I get error "Thunderbolt device functionality might be limited" I was not able to find any useful information about this issue. So I connected Thunderbolt 3 cable to USB-C socket which is used by docking station. It works fine I was able to install nvidia drivers, but it works perfectly only during the time when battery is charging. When battery is fully charged egpu starts to disconnect/connect all the time. The screenshot shows last moments before it goes through endless disconnect/connect cycles. This eGPU works absolutely fine with my other laptop Dell XPS13 (whether it's fully charged or not) I updated BIOS and already tried different Thunderbolt 3 settings in BIOS. Is there a way to fix this issue? 

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Hi everybody. I have a Lenovo V310-15ISK, and I would like to try a eGPU solution in order to improve the computer performances. Has my computer a thunderbolt port? If not there are other solutions for my computer to get working with an eGPU? Thank you.

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Hi everybody. I have a Lenovo V310-15ISK, and I would like to try a eGPU solution in order to improve the computer performances. Has my computer a thunderbolt port? If not there are other solutions for my computer to get working with an eGPU? Thank you.

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I've followed the steps that are in manual of holding power button for 10 sec.. Removing battery & all. But it's nlt working. Still a light of power button ons for 1 sec & then all again off

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I've followed the steps that are in manual of holding power button for 10 sec.. Removing battery & all. But it's nlt working. Still a light of power button ons for 1 sec & then all again off

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Please, do you have a recovery file for lenovo t430 windows 7 64bit? lenovo site cannot be downloaded for this modelthanks

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I originally bought this off eBay about 2 years ago. The only issue it has had is that the battery seemed to drain quickly as whenever I had the laptop on without the AC adaptor plugged in, the computer would shut off on its own within 10 seconds or so. As long as I plugged in the AC adaptor to the laptop, it ran with no problems However, when I tried to power on the laptop yesterday, even with the AC adaptor, it would no longer power on. I did just come back home from the airport, so maybe that had something to do with it? I followed all the steps here: https://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001127.htm After following some of the steps, when I hit the power button on the laptop, it would flash for a second or so, and then stop flashing. Nothing ever appeared on the screen What is the next step for troubleshooting? Do I just have to remove the hard drive and/or RAM and place them back in and try powering it on again? Or take it to a repair shop?

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Hi, I would like to know if is possible i upgrade my processor i73520m to a better processor? If is possible, what processor i could use it? Thank you all

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Bought one of these on ebay and the battery dies after 20 mins from full after being unplugged from charger- what the heck is going on?- Have I been sold a dodgy laptop?

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Hi, I have a question, is the lenovo t430 in the Intel Core i5-3320M processor also very loud? Can you determine what are the temperatures at rest and under load? I apologize for my English, I'm learning that I come from Poland

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Hey Lenovo Forum:
 
I'm having a battery charging problem that seems slightly different from any on this forum so far. I just acquired a T430 running Windows 7 (64-bit) like a charm. After a few issues with the audio drivers, everything has been running smoothly. 
 
Abruptly, yesterday, when I plugged it into the wall socket (the same socket that it had sucessfully charged on earlier) it failed to charge. Thinking it was the outlet, I tested it. The outlet and adapter are both working fine (the adapter powers the computer no problem with the battery removed from the system). The lock switch on the battery is in the propper position (i've tried both). The battery is not overheated (it's cool to the touch). I tried removing everything and holding the power button (apparently that discharges some built up charge in the system) then reconnecting the battery and AC adapter, nothing. 
 
I just downloaded the power manager which (when the laptop is, in fact, running off of AC power (the battery charge indicator hasn't draining in hours of continuous use) reads:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
i have also tried reinstalling and updating the "Microsoft ACPI - Compliant Control Method Battery" driver i... Read more

A:Lenovo T430 Battery will not charge

HiIs your laptop model T430 or Z400 as in the thread title?Is the battery new, from official Lenovo store or 3rd party store?

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Hello everyone, How can I insert alt+ characters on T430 keyboard? For example, if I wanted to insert en dash on my regular desktop keyboard, I would press alt+0150 (on numeric keyboard). However, I cannot find the right combo on my thinkpad keyboard. Thanks for your help, Srdjan 













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A:Alt+ characters on Lenovo T430 keyboard

In order to execute those ASCII/ANSI codes, you must have NumLock on.  The involves the Fn (blue) key.  With it on, you then use alt  = the small numbers located on the lower right coner of keys to the right of the Trackpoint head.  This is not easy.  I prefer to run charmap.exe, minimize it to the task bar, and copy/paste the characters I need. I don't know if the old standard way (Num Lock On, ALT+nnn) would work with an external full keyboard.

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Buenas, Tengo la PC recientemente formateada (Win7Ultimate) y requiero el driver para poder tener internet. Podrán por favor indicarme cual driver es el correspondiente? ID de Hardware: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0085&SUBSYS_13118086&REV_34COdigo de error: 28Controladora de red. Muchas gracias.Saludos. David.-

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