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lenovo legion y520 video card problem

Q: lenovo legion y520 video card problem

Since i formated my pc ... the system Win 10 can't recognize the video card 1050TI .looks like my system does not display the dedicated graphic card? My laptop would disable all external video cards leaving the one othe chipset working.?? please i need help

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Hi!My son's laptop are not working as expected any longer.The computer dont find the GTX 1050. Tried to search for new hardware but can not find anything. I can not install drivers (because no hardware is find). Its only find the Intel HD Graphic 630 (guess that graphic card on motherboard).I guess I need to send the computer for repair but I will see if anyone here has some tips befor I do that.You know the panic in home now when my 9 years old kid play Fortnite with 10 FPS. I have suggest him to go out and play but he dont like that idea so fix the computer is on priority right now Thanks for help/Mattias

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Hello, i have a Lenovo legion Y520IKBA notebook for 10 months, which runs integrated Intel HD630 Graphics and then AMD Radeon RX560 Graphic card.I had no problem for playing games on high settings with solid fps, usually i am playing World of Tanks on 70-90 fps, but today in the middle of battle, the screen freezed for 1sec, then it went quality down and fps dropped to 7-14, i guess that somehow notebook switched to use HD630 Graphics instead of RX560. I am running 19.5.2 Adrenalin 2019 drivers. It offers me upgrade from 19.5.2 to 19.9.1 but when i did it in past, the same thing happened so i am running older drivers because of that. GPU tempeature is about 38-43C. Here is what i tried and nothing worked:- hard restart of notebook- using CCleaner and DDU for cleaning drivers and reinstalling- in device manager i uinstalled and installed new drivers- checking in BIOS if dedicated gpu is enabled Nothing of this worked, anybody else had this problem and solved it? I checked older topics, but none of it worked for me. I will be glad for any idead, thanks a lot. 

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My wireless lan card Cable is broken.How to fix it or, Where can i buy a new one? 

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Hello,I purchased my laptop on 12th July 2018 and after 3 weeks I noticed this white light on the top right corner of my laptop in addition to white bands over the screen depending on the tilt position. What should I do? I purchased this laptop from UAE and now I am in India. It has 1 year international warranty and I was told that I can avail the warranty here in India but I am being denied the IWS in India. The customer service center is telling me that my laptop is not supported in India.    

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Lenovo Legion Legion Y520  running windows 10 I am connected to a Sony TV by HDMI.  When I use the TV as the only display or as an extended display the image is downscaled to 720p.  If I clone the display from my laptop it will render full 1080p. All of the settings I can find appear to be correct.  The laptop says that it is displaying 1920x1080.  I would like to get the TV to work as primary display.  I know it is not the TV.  It can display the cloned desktop and works properly for game consoles also using HDMI.  I have tried using different HDMI ports on the TV.

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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.My Lenovo have a 1tb hdd.I want to know if I can buy a ssd and the both disks.And if so what sdd can I buy MTM:80wk00mmpg

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Hello, I own a Lenovo Legion Y520 (the one with 2tb HDD) and I would like to add an SSD to it as well. From what I've read, if I want to keep my HDD and add an SSD, I will need an M.2 type SSD. Also, I have found an SSD that I think would be compatible with my Y520, but I wanted to ask here before buying it. The SSD I'm talking about it the SSD WD Black 256GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280. I will also attach a picture of it, so if anyone could tell me if it's compatible, I'll be very thankful.This is the one 

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Hi, I've recently bought this laptop and I'm already getting an error message upon booting up.This one: I have ran sfc /scannow in cmd: However, the error upon booting up still persists. What should I do next?  

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Hello all. I am about to buy the Legion Y520-15IKBN. It's the i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060  version. I have 2 questions though before I buy it.  1. I have a Seagate Barracuda 5TB 2,5" HDD, a Samsung 960 Evo NVMe 500GB and a HyperX Impact 16GB DDR4-2400 laptop RAM. Can I install them on this model or if I open it it will void the warranty?  2. The laptop comes with no OS. I have Windows 10 on my desktop PC. Since Windows are connected to the Outlook account (I think), will I be able to install and activate them on the laptop or I have to buy new? Thank you very much for any answers

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I currently own a Y520 for a year and a month now. An issue that recently rose from my laptop is that at rare occasions, although the F2 key is still working by itself (keyboard testing sites prove it), Fn+F2, which is supposed to lower the volume, won't work. Fn+other Fx keys still work though, excpet for F2. Restarting the laptop multiple times does not solve the problem. This happened once before and it just resolved itself, but now it's taking quite a while. The odd thing is that when I hold Fn+F2, and then let go of Fn while still pressing on F2, it actually does what Fn+F2 is supposed to do, and when I press Fn again, it stops working again, and letting go of Fn makes it work again. I am really confused, is this a software or a hardware issue? Are there any temporary or long term fixes?

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                    Hello , i am having a rather curious problem with my laptop if anyone has noticed the same and/or found a solution will be appreciated.Every time i unplug and close the laptop, it loo oot sequence between the 2 ssd's i have installed. I have an nvme SSD 1tb as my boot drive and a Sata SSD as a 2nd and every time its closed and opens unplugged it moves the 2nd ssd as first boot priority. So every time i just restart and choose to boot from my nvme. Any comments/solutions?

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Hi. I have 1050 version of Legion Y520. It is 15IKBN. What can i upgrade? If i can upgrade something where? If i can upgrade something can you give me links of items? Thank you.

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HelloI need to buy a new laptop and I found this one which people say it's suitable for games (and within my budget). Do you guys think it meets all the requirements for playing games, new games especially like assassin's creed odyssey? I'm no real expert when it comes to these kind of things . Will this configuration last long or it's going be old in a couple of years (in terms of gaming requirements I mean). And last but not least... is actually 16 the maximum ram supported?ThanksLENOVO Legion Y520-15IKBMProcessor: Intel Core i7Processor identification: - 7700HQ, Quad Core- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630- Processor architecture: Kaby LakeClock speed (GHz): 2.8Max Turbo Frequency (GHz): 3.8Third level cache (MB): 6Chipset brand: IntelRam MemoryRAM: 16 GBType of RAM: DDR4Maximum Ram Supported: 16 GBTotal RAM slot number: 2Hard DiskHDD: 1000 GBHard Disk Type: HDDSSD: 128 GBGraphic cardGraphics: nVidia graphicsGraphic model: - GeForce GTX-1060Memory Graphics Card (MB): 6000Other features of the graphics card: - Dedicated- GDDR5Operating systemOperating system: Windows 10 Home (64bit)DisplayDisplay size: Display 15.6 ''Display ('): 15Convertible: NoHD: Full HDDisplay resolution: 1920x1080 pixelsScreen format: 16: 93D: NoAnti-reflective display: YesIPS display: YesOptical UnitOptical drive: NoAudio cardSound card: Audio by HarmanSpeakers: 2 x 2.0 WConnectivityEthernet: YesEthernet type: 10/100/1000Wi-Fi: YesBluetooth: 4.1InterfacesUSB 2.0: 1USB 3.0: 2Number of usb type 'C' ports... Read more

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Dear Lenovo community,I am considering an ssd upgrade. I know that my laptop (Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN) supports m.2 NVMe gen 3.0 x4, but is it compatible with gen 3.0 x2? I found some good deals, they are actually about half the price of an x4 ssd ...Also, what length does it support? I found a link for the ssd that comes in it (in higher configurations), so is that the maximum length?Thanks in advance for your reply.

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hi there, i have recently purchecd a new laptop from y520 suries with gtx 1050 gb.as i far as i knew when i bought this pc it met all the requerments i need in order to start VR expiriance by oculus rift.the problem started when i plugged the headset. after spending few days trying to configure why cant it recognize the headset it seems the hdmi port canot use the gpu system(gtx card) and it can only use the inner one that is built in and i cant use the headset this way.i need your help in order to configure it to work with the gtx card. please help my case its serius matter, this is why i bought this laptopt in the first place.

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Everytime i charge my device to 100%The battery FULL CHARGE capacity seems to degrade a littleBtw, my laptop is only couple months oldThe battery report : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XB2Xoj88xx1fXaV_vKE4J45g3Q0YUz8_

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Hi all, sadly my legion has stopped working. When it happened : short story is, when I was gaming. My headphones died, wireless through usb.  And in that same moment when they died. My laptop shut off without warning.  Also had mouse and charger plugged in.  Now, when I hit power button the power light on the side turns on. But   no power to the   screen    or     fans.  (Edit: Forgot to mention my keyboard does not light up either. ) When i plug charger in the charging light works also.  I don?t really know too much about this Subject sorry.  My warranty expired back in May this year. So I wanted to see if anybody had similar problems, or even had a solution to this.  Anythign helps. Thanks for taking the time to read and help. 

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hi there , i am facing a real big issue with my lenovo y520 since i boot up the ubuntu distro i am having slow performance and 
also the SSD driver is not working ,, does my laptop is uncompatible with linux or what ?
 
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Hi everyone, i bought this laptop almost 1 year ago legion y520( 16gb ram, 4gb gtx1050, i57300hq, 256gb ssd) and first times laptop was okay from fps , performance etc. directions but for 4 5 months when ? play a game doesnt matter what it is fps drops , lags also speed of wifi connection so slow these problems appear it self in every moment  whatever when i do desktop operations no lag and no drop no problem with like these things so i even play L4d2 on y520 fps drops and lags shows itself csgo gta5 pubg even pubg lite so what is your suggestions to fix this problem thanks from now.. i want to give this info laptop went to service 3 times and motherboard, ram, lcd panel are changed and guys who work at service say like this no problem everything okay with laptop.Finally when i look at task manager everything look okay cpu usage usage of disk etc. and lenovo diagnostic program didnt find any errors with laptop devices....Things that ? have tried;1) ? installed fresh win10 using original recovery usb that coming from lenovo 2) now windows, drivers and nvidia driver up to date3) i did virus scan and no virus on laptop4) ? tried max performance and intel max performance also nvidia, in power settings cpu and others max performance and doesnt work again and i convert these settings to original again5) ? download intel extreme tuning utilility and the program didnt find any update and cpu works at 3.1 ghz max performance it shows us no problem at here6) when i play ... Read more

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