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Lenovo H50-55 Upgrade Graphics card.

Q: Lenovo H50-55 Upgrade Graphics card.

I have a Lenovo H50-55 (AMD) dekstop with a built into the motherboard graphics card. I want to install a higher end graphics card into the PCI express slot. I have upgraded the power supply to a 500 watt PSU and added 8GB of ram for a total of 16. I have two graphics cards that I already have and I have tried: a Galaxy Nvidia GeForce 210 1GB DDR2 card; and a Zotac 9400GT 1 GB 128 BIT DDR2 card. In both cases after I install the card there is no video either through the unit's built-in ports or the new card's ports. I have tried resetting the BIOS to AGD or PEG (the only available settings besides auto) with no result. I do not see an option to bypass the motherboard's video ports in the setup. Any advice on how to get a new video card working would be appreciated. The two cards I am using are older so is it that I need a newer card? Thank you

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A: Lenovo H50-55 Upgrade Graphics card.

Hi Ptheoph ,

Greetings.

Based on the hardware manual (page 83) for recommended add on card for this model listed as follows:

[email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number :[email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : 11202746VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : SV10G56197VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : SV10G56198VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : SV10G52014VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : 11202743

Listed are OEM reccomended upgrade tested on this model for compatibility and performance as the motherboard and BIOS would work best.

Hope this answered your query.

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Hi all, I have recently purchased the Lenovo AIO 700 23" which comes with an NVidia Geforce GT 930 graphics card, along with the intel integrated graphics card. (As seen here: http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/desktop-pcs/desktop-pcs/lenovo-ideacentre-aio-700-23-8-touch... ) I understand that the RAM and hardrive can be upgraded; can the graphics card be upgraded as well? Any help would be great, Thanks.










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A:Lenovo AIO 700 Graphics Card Upgrade

Hi Ferreros , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
For most all in one machine , just like laptops scondary VGA chip is embedded on the board and is non upgradable.  ( marked in yellow , page 52 on the hardware manual ) 
 

 
Hope this answered your query. 
 
 
Regards

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 I have a Lenovo H50-55 (AMD) dekstop with a built into the motherboard graphics card.  I want to install a higher end graphics card into the PCI express slot.  I have upgraded the power supply to a 500 watt PSU and added 8GB of ram for a total of 16.  I have two graphics cards that I already have and I have tried:  a Galaxy Nvidia GeForce 210 1GB DDR2 card; and a Zotac 9400GT 1 GB 128 BIT DDR2 card.  In both cases after I install the card there is no video either through the unit's built-in ports or the new card's ports.  I have tried resetting the BIOS to AGD or PEG (the only available settings besides auto) with no result.  I do not see an option to bypass the motherboard's video ports in the setup.  Any advice on how to get a new video card working would be appreciated.  The two cards I am using are older so is it that I need a newer card?  Thank you

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hi,i have lenovo yoga 500 with the integrated graphic card and i was wandering if i could add the nvidia gputhanks 

A:lenovo yoga 500 card graphics upgrade

Yet, sell your then buy Yoga 520 GTX1050M

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Hi there, I have ordered a Lenovo Desktop Computer M78 A6-Series APU A6-5400B (3.6 GHz) 4 GB DDR3 250 GB HD and I would like to know how and if I could upgrade the graphics from the original AMD Radeon HD 7540D. Suggestions for what graphics card would work would be amazing, thank you


























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I'm using the: LENOVO H330 Desktop PCI'm planning to get a graphics card for my computer since mines integrated and I want to start playing video games. I've read the manual and it says "AMD Radeon HD 6570M 1GB" is the best upgrade I can get. The problem I?m having is that when I search for this graphics card, I get different brands that come in different shapes and sizes, and the Lenovo H330 has a slim case that won?t fit a normal size graphics card.  My questions:1)     Is the "AMD Radeon HD 6570M 1GB" still the best to get for my computer?2)     How do I know what graphics card would fit into the slim case?3)     What dimensions should I use when buying a graphics card for my computer?

A:Lenovo H330 Graphics Card Upgrade

Also the Lenovo H330 Desktop computer runs at 250 watts.

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Hello.  Certain games I play on my Lenovo Yoga 900 crash and the reason is that I think the graphics card is not powerful enough. The display driver often stops responding. I was wondering if I could upgrade the graphics card from the Intel HD Graphics 520 to the GeForce GTX 980 or something else. Thanks.

A:Upgrade graphics card Lenovo Yoga 900

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
There is no way to upgrade the graphics subsystem on your machine. The Intel HD 520 is integrated in the chipset package. Though some laptops have discrete graphics chips, almost none were socketed. They're soldered, instead.
 
Hope this helps to clarify.
Regards.

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I bought this laptop last year, on that time AMD Radeon(TM) R5 M330 was enough for me to work on 3D Softwares. But now I wanna buy HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. I see this hardware needs a powerful graphic card. So is it possible to upgrade my graphics card? if so which graphics card will be compatible with my laptop?

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Hi All, I have a query and would very much appreciate some advice. I am using a Lenovo Edge 72 Desktop (Thinkcentre) Type 3484 Model 3484JEG running Windows 7 64bit pro. The original graphics card has a max resolution of 1920x1080 but I would now like to run a monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440. Could anyone please recommend a compatible graphics card that can output with that specific resolution? The following card can work with that resolution but I have no way of knowing if it is compatible with the pc?https://www.custompcparts.ie/video/graphics-cards/gigabyte-gv-n730-2gi-geforce-gt-730-2gb-gddr3.irel... Thanks in advance for your help.. 

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Hello! I have an Lenovo b590 (the one with intel i5) with nvidia 610m. I would like to upgrade my graphics card to a better one. I've done some research and i've seen that on most laptops, the graphics card is soldered on the motherboard. The graphics card on b590 is upgradable? 

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Hey. I have a lenovo c260 all in one non touch screen pc. It is useless at gaming. I want to play h1z1 and counter strike. My friend recommendes that i get a new graphic card for it. Can anyone advise which one to buy? And as it is an all in one pc will it be ok to do this. Any advise atall would be appreciated
 
 
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A:Lenovo c260 - Question regarding graphics card upgrade.

i have the same problem, i purchased and downloaded gta 5 for pc and found out that the graphics card isnt strong enough to run it, it would help alot if this question could be answered.thanks

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Hi all,I  would like to know if I can upgrade my Lenovo Y-700 's Nvidia GTX 960 M 4 GB to 970 M or 980 M, or even the 1050 ti? Please tell me!Thanks in advance!Best regards!

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Hello,I can't seem to find specific information about this pc related to this topic. I have a client that wants to have a hdmi port and dual monitor installed. I looked everywhere in the bios settings, I tried using a usb-to-vga adapter & and vga, dvi-d cable & vga (this mirrors both monitors, but cannot extend the display). When I changed the settings on the bios to use the built in graphics, it gives me the option to enable multiple monitors but cannot use my pcie graphic card. If i select to use the pcie graphic card, i cannot use the built in graphic ports or the usb-to-vga adapter (it does not see the other monitor) and also if I use the dvi adpater and the vga it mirrors the display. I'm guessing that the bios does not support dual graphic cards but thought of asking here. The reason the client wants this is to be able to connect a projector using hdmi and to have dual monitors. Any information will be greatly appreaciate it. Thank you.   

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hI guys,  does anyone know if I can upgrade my graphics card for game for this Z50?I'm not sure if the card is onboard, if it is, I think probably it won't be possib;e, right?

A:Lenovo Z50-75 GRAPHICS UPGRADE

Hi andredjlima, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to most laptops, Z50-75 has the graphics chip AMD R6-M255DX for A10/A8 are soldered on board thus cannot be upgraded further.
 
So, yes it won't be possible without replacing the entire board itself as shown here on a sample motherboard.
Maybe playing at low setting would help at playability among games.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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Hi everyone....

Current PC specs listed above ..... to get it out of the way I am a gamer......

This upgrade is to allow me to play some of the newer games such as The Witcher and also to enable me to utilize DX10 when I eventually upgrade to Vista.

RAM.....this is what I have found...I do not overclock and I am very happy with the matched pair of Corasir XMS 512MB 5400C4 running at 533 that I currently have so I figured the safe bet is in just jumping to a matched pair of 1MB sticks of the same.....
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145015

Graphics card.....

I do have a budget and from the reviews I have read this card should carry me through the gaming world for at least the next year (hopefully 2) I like eVGA and I have nothing but good things to say about the eVGA 6800GS that I am currently using.

But if anyone has some input as to problems with the card listed below or if you know of another card that will perform just as well (or better) for around the same price I would like to hear about it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130317

Thanks in advance for any help.......
 

A:Time to upgrade.. input on these..graphics card / RAM upgrade choices??

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I thought I'd share my experience with a M57 6072 because I've been lurking inside the threads when I first purchased it to read if people have upgraded various components. I bought the M57 for AUD40. It came with E4500 2.2Ghz CPU , 4GB RAM and 160GB HDD and the DVI adapter- the standard I presume. I wanted a cheap computer to run windows and some old RTS games eg Warcraft, Age of Empires etc. The Lenovo attracted me because it was small format and very well built, but i expected not as easy to upgrade as a typical tower or non business machine, but hey it was only $40 and very cheap. My experiences in brief1. Wanted to connect it to my 22" monitor via DVI - at first nothing but when I realised I hadnt set my monitor right, I was able to view via DVI - which allowed Windows to detect the right settings2. I updated the BIOS via the burning of the iso image to CD method ie allowing the computer to boot via DVD ROM. It worked no problems ( i was hestitant updating the BIOS because I had read on these forums some issues but I chose the CD image method rather than windows method. I wanted to update the BIOS because i wanted to upgrade the CPU3. I took from a friend an unused E8500 3.16GHz dual core. Not seeing anyone put one of these in a M57, I took the plunge and removed the old E4500 and installed the E8500 - it worked. Checked the BIOS and it detected the E85004. From the same friend I took a 2GB DDR2 PC-6400 RAM. The M57 used PC-5300 DDR2 RAM but I stuck t... Read more

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Hello everyone,This is my first time posting on this community, and I have a rather important question. I'm pretty new to the whole electronical (hardware) side of customizing PCs. I've done a few basic stuff like replacing ram sticks, fans e.c.t. Whilst only being new to this stuff, I really have this passion to learn more about the hardware side of a computer system. Long story short, I'd like to upgrade my graphics card, but I really don't know how to choose one that will work for sure.I've opened my PC up, located the graphics card and had a little look/play around just to familiarize myself with the component, so I could get a better understanding of how to choose a new graphics card, but I'm still a little stumped. Here are some key specs of my Lenovo PC. Power supply: 240 WattsCurrent graphics card: Nvidia Geforce GTX 720Intel core I7 My question is how do I choose what graphics supply I can buy (Preferably in the Nvidia Geforce selection )? And how do you actually determine what graphics card would work for your PC? Does it involve something to do with PCIE slots (Can someone also explain what these are, and the difference between 3.0 and 2.0, and if you can use a 3.0 PCIE on a 2.0 slot)?  If someone can answer these questions in an informative manner I'd be extremely grateful. Thanks allot.

A:Lenovo H530s Graphics Upgrade

You want a graphics card that works with your 240W PSU and is a 'SFF' size. Here's the one I have, but I upgraded by PSU to a 500W. http://www.amazon.com/Asus-GTX970-DCMOC-4GD5-ASUS-Graphics-Cards/dp/B00RL2SLAG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qi...



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i've been playing world of warcraft for about a month now and i have it on the lowest possible settings and at800x600 resolution and i'm still getting like 20 fps i want to up the settings on the game to good instead of low and have about atleast 30 fps in raids with 25 other players and when i'm alone questing have like 50 to 60
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model p6754y
System Type x64-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor, 3000 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 6.04, 9/7/2010
SMBIOS Version 2.6
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.75 GB
Available Physical Memory 893 MB
Total Virtual Memory 7.50 GB
Available Virtual Memory 3.95 GB
I have a radeon hd 4200
so i want to upgrade it to be able to play with atleast 30 fps but i want to spend as little as i can 170 max for both and the less i spend the better if anyone can help would be great
 

A:Graphics card upgrade and power supply upgrade

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I have a lenovo g50 70 with an i3 processor and i have a question: how can i find if i have the amd graphic card in my laptop? Is nowhere to be seen in device manager. I only have the intel graphics. On specs it says that i have a dexicated graphic. But after installing the drivers, nothing came out. I did install drivers in proper order. Is there any way to see if i have that graphics(amd)? Where is located on motherboard? Or do i have a slot for dedicated graphic card on the motherboard?
 
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A:Lenovo g50 70 - AMD Graphics card?

Hi Remus,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Using Device Manager
Open the Device Manager
Expand the Display Adapters entry.
Check the details if any other display adaptor is showing
 
?
 
 
Go to BIOS:
Check if any graphic device is present, as shown in the below image.
 
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Also, please share the system serial number through private message to check graphics compatibility information. Click here to how to write private message.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Does anyone know what graphics card comes with the Lenovo H50-55 Model? Because i have looked all over the internet and i can only see people asking about the H50-50 and not about the model i possess lol. It has no name on the graphics card, so hopefully someone can shed some light on this. Thanks.

A:Lenovo H50-55 Graphics Card

Hi Miguel_92,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
As I understand that you have query regarding GPU cards for H50-55
According to HMM, page 80 - following are the supported card for your system.
 

I hope the above information helped you
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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Hello, I've been having a problem where my graphics card is disabled for my computer and I don't know why. I've tried downloading different/older drivers, I've tried disabling and then reenabling the graphics card, I've looked around the internet and nobody seems to have the a solution for this problem. When I go to the device management menu on my computer it says that the device (the graphics card) is completely updated, enabled, and working properly. But when I go on the Crimson menu for AMD, it tells me that it is disabled. Whenever I try to play a video game on my computer and I go to the graphics options menu, the video game tells me that it is using the integrated graphics instead of the AMD graphics and I have no option to switch. I'm attaching several screen shots to this post so that you can better see my point. Is there any way this could be fixed without me having to send my computer back to lenovo? I am running Windows 10. Thank you very much for your time.  These are the pictures

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can any body tell me can i add nividia graphics card on lenovo thinkcentre m58 series  

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I don't understand how to uninstall the graphics card I've read the manual and I've unscrewed the chassis and it just don't want to come out

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The title pretty much says it all. I am attempting to install an AMD 6450. I turn on the computer and get no video output. It's clear it's not not loading Windows behind the scenes because the power will turn off with a quick push of the power button (as opposed to holding it down). I've already flashed the bios to make sure it's up to date. Any idea how to get the card to work?

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Hello there! I was wondering if it is possible to install, lets say a 450 - 500 W psu and upgrade the graphics card to something like a amd r7 260x or Nvidia gtx 750 ti in a lenovo h50-50. I think it said in the manual to only use parts from Lenovo, can this damage my computer or something? Sorry if something's wrong, i'm new on the forum

A:Upgrading PSU and graphics card on lenovo h50-50

hi fidde090,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
The System board Will support an r7 series electrically.
 
The thing with using Lenovo Parts only is that Some system board are only meant to work with the Parts allowed for it.
like for you system, this is the part list
Spoiler (Highlight to read)[email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics 11202743VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H SV10G52014VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H SV10G52015VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H SV10G56197VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics 11202745VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP SV10G52019VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP SV10G52020VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP SV10G56199VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H LP [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H LP Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H LP G... Read more

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hi i have a lenovo y700 and i was wondering if its possible to upgrade the graphics card too it

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Hi all,   my son wants to upgrade his PC to a better graphics card.   I have looked online and the card he wants suggests that his PC needs a PCI express based PC  1 X16 lane graphics card slot on motherboard.      As you can probably tell - I am a complete duffer on this stuff,  so I wondered if I could pick the brains of you learned folk and see if someone can advise me? CheersDon

A:Lenovo H515 and 505, graphics card

Hi DonMaidment,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
 
You will need to look on two things
 
- Compatible Graphics
Here are some compatible graphics adapter from the Lenovo H515 Maintenance Manual
If you are going to purchase a Video card that's not on this list, I suggest you do a test First before purchasing it as I'm not too sure if other Graphics model will work.

 
- Power Supply
  Your Power Supply must match the Videocard Requirement,
or else you will need to upgrade the power supply as well.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 
 




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Greetings to all,
 
I have recently been getting too many queries from my subscribers regarding the grahics card model number of AMD Radeon R5 in Lenovo G series laptop. They are unable to identify the exact model number, is it M200 series or something else? The screen shot of device manager is given below, all the drivers are upto date and even the AMD Catalyst Control Center is updated but still its just showing 'AMD Radeon(TM) R5 Graphics' . Kindly advise
 
 
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My Laptop's specs: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.1GHz Memory: 6144MB RAMDirectX Version: DirectX 11Video Card 1:Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000Video Card 2:AMD Radeon HD 8570M I tried everything to change manually my Intel HD 4000 Graphics card to AMD RADEON HD 8570M,but I didn't succeed...I read that it supposse to switch automaticly to the AMD,but when does it ?Because I wanted to play with NFS Rivals,and it didn't switched..WHEN DOES IT ????Please help me,and help US....sorry for my bad english.. .













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A:Lenovo G500 graphics card

hi Emisword,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
Can you share what Operating System you are using..
 
Also, Check this thread as this have the same concern as yours.
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-3000-and-Essential/Lenovo-G500-radeon-problem/m-p/1248449#M47404
 
Regards
Solid Cruver





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Hey there, can I replace my ideapad's graphics card? It only got Geforce 920MX and I want to change it to a better one. and also, I've experienced a bluescreen of death on this laptop. I only had this for around 4 months, the error below has nvlddmkm.sys something. Can I get a fix for this one? I'm currently trying the solution microsoft gave to a user, it's by removing the driver and reinstalling a new one from nvidia. Are there any other solutions?

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The title pretty much says it all. I am attempting to install an AMD 6450. I turn on the computer and get no video output. It's clear it's not not loading Windows behind the scenes because the power will turn off with a quick push of the power button (as opposed to holding it down). I've already flashed the bios to make sure it's up to date. Any idea how to get the card to work?

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Hi,
My system came with a R9 270 which I want to replace with a Sapphire Dual X R9 R280x.
That card needs a 6pin and an 8pin connection and the manufacturer's site say a 500W PSU is advised.
So, I'm concerned that I get a new PSU that fits my case, has the right connectors for all the 8700 components, and is say north of 600W.
Could anyone point me in the right direction.
My system info is......
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, 3601 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
RAM 24GB
Thanks

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So I have a Sapphire Radeon R9 280x, and I just bought a MSI GeForce GTX 970. I also have a 500W CoolerMaster powersupply, would I need to upgrade this to 600-750W?

+note: I also bought two sticks of HyperX 16GB RAM and a Corsair H75 Hydro Series CPU Cooler.

A:Upgrade graphics card=upgrade powersupply?

Your 500 watt PSU meets the minimum requirement.... GeForce GTX 970 | Specifications | GeForce

So with that in mind....I'd say yes to a new PSU.

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I recently switched to Windows 10 from Windows 8. I have installed drivers dowloaded from lenovo support. While graphics intense applications are opened the AMD graphics is supposed to be switched on. But it is not switching from intel graphics. Also my headphone jack is not working. Is there anything to install for switching graphics and audio jack to work properly.?

A:Lenovo G50 70- Issues installing Graphics card (AM...

Dear ajidjz,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
To switch between the graphics cards,
 
Please open the BIOS configuration page, and make sure that (Optimus GPU device) is switchable.
 
About the audio problem,
 
Open control panel >> hardware and sound >> Smart audio >> choose Audio Director >> click Multi-Stream
 
Regards,
Joseph

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i have Lenovo G50-70 Laptop (59-417110) (4th Gen Intel Core i3- 2GB RAM- 1TB HDD- 15.6 Inches- DOS- 2GB Graphics).
i got driver cd with this laptop and i install it but its not working.when i check the graphics memory it shows 748mb only.
i had also installed intel graphic driver by using that only i can change my brightness.so plz help to install amd graphics driver. i cannot open amd catalyst.
 
 
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A:G50-70 - issue regarding amd r5 m230 graphics card 2gb on lenovo g50-70

hi Ashish1793,
 
If you're running on Windows 7 64bit, can you consider the following:
1. Navugate to the Control Panel (icon views) > Display Adapters and uninstall both the Intel and AMD Display driver then reboot.
2. Install the Intel Display Driver first then reboot.
3. Install the AMD Dislpay Driver (the files will be extracted drivers to the C:\Drivers\VGA folder - overwrite if prompted and reboot if necessary)
 
When finished,  you should now have both the Intel HD Graphics 4600 and AMD R5 M230 in the Device Manager > Display Adapters
 
If you get a Code 43 error on the AMD Display Device Manager, try to install the AMD R5 M230 driver directly from AMD website and observe.
 
If you have Windows 8.1, download the Intel and AMD Display driver from the G50-70 drivers page and install them respectively.
 
 
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A:Lenovo H520s Graphics Card Question

Hi Afx,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m glad to inform this GT 600 series is supported in your computer model, but below is the link with details for the compatible hardware in the computer. Please check the details before upgrading the Hardware.
 

Datasheet for Lenovo H520s Desktop

Do post us back for further queries.
 
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