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Q: M58p with 16gb of RAM

I own an M58p 6209-D71 and want to upgrade to 16gb of RAM. The latest BIOS allows 4gb sticks and according to Intel, regarding the Q45 chipset, the mainboard allows up to 16gb of RAM on [email protected] (and up to 8gb on [email protected]), Will the 16 option be possible? Thanks in advance

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A: M58p with 16gb of RAM

Check out both the Kingston and Crucial memory websites for your specific model for what is possible for memory upgrades.


Both companies have a 100% guarantee (and lifetime warranty) for system model specific memory to be compatible with that system and it's factory memory.

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I really hate to get in on this thread, however it is the only one that seems to be going down the same path that I need.I have searched all over the place for information about adding 16GB of RAM to my M58P 6209 ThinkCentre. I purchased an 8GB (2x4GB) Ballistix kit.2 - 4GB DDR3 - 1600UDimm 1.5vBLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00649528755988When I add it to the motherboard, with my original RAM (2x4GB sticks), I got a "confirguration attempt" error. After searching for a day on that, I figured that my RAM was not compatible (for reasons unknown to me). When I compare it to the OEM RAM, it looks like it will work.The Crucial website only shows 2x2GB options for me, but I am not sure why when the motherboard maxes at 16GB.I have yet to see confirmation that anyone has 16GB of RAM (and what kind) installed, but many have confirmed it as possible. I guess I assumed DDR3-1600 RAM would work as the Crucial website suggests the same type BUT only in 2x4GB sticks.Am I missing something about the 16GB of RAM? I have BIOS 5CKT77AUS from 5/07/12.

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Maximum DDR3 memory DIMM for ThinkCentre M58 MT M6234-A1U:    I find the owner's manual and it limits the machine to the then-current DDR3 2GB 1066MHz DIMM. Time and technology have moved on since then, as have BIOS updates. I am having trouble determining what the maximum allowed memory upgrade for this system is today (March 2013).  I can readily purchase DDR3 4GB 1066MHz DIMM and therefore wonder if I bought four of those memory sticks, would they work?
 
 
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A:M58/M58p: 4GB DIMM support for 16GB max memory (RA...

The 8gb maximum is a chipset limit, not a BIOs limit. Not sure if 4gb sticks would work.

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Maximum DDR3 memory DIMM for ThinkCentre M58 MT M6234-A1U:    I find the owner's manual and it limits the machine to the then-current DDR3 2GB 1066MHz DIMM. Time and technology have moved on since then, as have BIOS updates. I am having trouble determining what the maximum allowed memory upgrade for this system is today (March 2013).  I can readily purchase DDR3 4GB 1066MHz DIMM and therefore wonder if I bought four of those memory sticks, would they work?
 
 
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A:M58 M58p: 4GB DIMM support for 16GB max memory (RAM, BIOS)

The 8gb maximum is a chipset limit, not a BIOs limit. Not sure if 4gb sticks would work.

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Inspiron 14z n411z (Laptop): Authoritative confirmation of memory upgrade to 16 GB, 16GB, 16gb

There are various claims that 14z/n411z can be upgraded to 16GB (unofficial or therotical based on CPU-i5 being Sandy bridge)

Here are the main issues on this subject that has left many customers scramble for answers and find themselves confused:
* It is the interest of customers that Dell come out with an official statement "confirming" or "denying" if this is possible
* Yes, at the time of sale Dell stated that max permitted was 8GB. But now therotically (Sandy Bridge CPU can support 16Gb) and based on other users experiments it seems possible, but no concrete/firm proof available.
* If it is possible, Dell can always state that it will not support 16GB, though it (Dell) has tested it as possible in their labs.
* In the absence of a confirmation from Dell, most memory vendors are not selling memory 16 GB upgarde for Inspiron using their "configurators".
* There is another confusing twist to this problem, created by the fact there is another Dell XPS model facing same problem. But they newer CPU, for which most vendors are selling the memory upgrade on their configurators.
* For Dell, most users are now "past their Warranty" period. There is no liability in answering this question. In the LARGER interest of customers Dell should clear this doubt.
For those users who have done this at their home or office, can you please show us ... Read more

A:Inspiron 14z n411z (Laptop): Authoritative confirmation of memory upgrade to 16 GB, 16GB, 16gb

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Inspiron 14z n411z (Laptop): Authoritative confirmation of memory upgrade to 16 GB, 16GB, 16gb

There are various claims that 14z/n411z can be upgraded to 16GB (unofficial or therotical based on CPU-i5 being Sandy bridge)

Here are the main issues on this subject that has left many customers scramble for answers and find themselves confused:
* It is the interest of customers that Dell come out with an official statement "confirming" or "denying" if this is possible
* Yes, at the time of sale Dell stated that max permitted was 8GB. But now therotically (Sandy Bridge CPU can support 16Gb) and based on other users experiments it seems possible, but no concrete/firm proof available.
* If it is possible, Dell can always state that it will not support 16GB, though it (Dell) has tested it as possible in their labs.
* In the absence of a confirmation from Dell, most memory vendors are not selling memory 16 GB upgarde for Inspiron using their "configurators".
* There is another confusing twist to this problem, created by the fact there is another Dell XPS model facing same problem. But they newer CPU, for which most vendors are selling the memory upgrade on their configurators.
* For Dell, most users are now "past their Warranty" period. There is no liability in answering this question. In the LARGER interest of customers Dell should clear this doubt.
For those users who have... Read more

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10-31-2015 @ 4.25pm On the A740, I figured out that it will allow 16GB laptop RAM stick in its single memory slot. However, I did find out that a 16GB single-slot laptop memory stick will work on the A740and will get you to 16GB memory on only one memory slot (which the A740 has). The A730 was easier because it has two memory stick slots (so you could do 2 * 8gb = 16GB),but A740 only has one memory slot.  Therefore, you can not go with two of the cheaper 8gbmemory, because you have to spend more on the 16GB single-stick laptop.  So, hopethis helps other people. 

A:LENOVO IdeaCenter A740: a single 16GB memory stick works (upgrading from 8gb to 16gb) ...

I would like to upgrade memory as well. I have not found any good instructions o ho to remove the computer case cover. Any suggestions? Also, what RAM did you purchase?

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Hello Forum, i see a 11 pin yellow male usb connector on my m58p board,i have some m58p and one m90p and i think a m91 or m93p,,questions:-have all thinkcentre pcs this 11 pin connector, same on m90 and 91p?- is there any possibility to connect a newer usb device to that 11 pin connector?- is there any adapter to usb 2.0 or maybe 3.0?or can i only connect a normal female usb device like a cardreader with 9 pins to 11 pin connector with not using the two most right pins? thx, bernd thx for informations!bernd

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Hello Forum, i see a 11 pin yellow male usb connector on my m58p board,i have some m58p and one m90p and i think a m91 or m93p,,questions:-have all thinkcentre pcs this 11 pin connector, same on m90 and 91p?- is there any possibility to connect a newer usb device to that 11 pin connector?- is there any adapter to usb 2.0 or maybe 3.0?or can i only connect a normal female usb device like a cardreader with 9 pins to 11 pin connector with not using the two most right pins? thx, bernd thx for informations!bernd

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Hello so my thinkcentre m58p stopped working and its either not beeping at all and not getting a dislpay or givving out one long two short beeps with no display.pls help thanks

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Hello, I have a Lenovo M58p Model 6137CG3 with 3GB and a Core 2 Duo at 3.0Ghz with the latest bios firmware.My question is, can I replace the processor with a  Core 2 Quad Q9650 Processor 3.0GHz  ?Also, the memory, I would like to upgrade it to at least 8gb if not 16gb...  The motherboard have 4 memory slot, can I use 4 sticks of  4GB PC3-10600 1333MHz DDR3 UDIMM ??Is that possible?  Edit: In case that the processor can be replaced, do I need to replace also the fan cooler?Thanks in advance. 













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A:m58p Max CPU and memory capacity

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70986it doesn't list the Q9xxx CPU in the above list.i think from memory it can only support 4 sticks of 2 gigs for a maximum of 8 gigs. There is only fan kit listed in the above, which is the:Intel 95W/65W heatsink kit, no fan grill 43N9897so i suspect you can use it for up to 95 w tdp cpu.
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Had a look at another document, this time it liswts the Q9xxx CPU as been supported on this a model of M58p. 
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70986
 
I would assume that the Q9xxx should be supported, but can't say with 100% certainty. 

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What is the best way to flash Bios update on 64bit OS? CD-rom w/ 5cjy77usa.exe does not work. Says no boot filename received (PXE-E53). It is for M58p-6234-A1U
 
 
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A:M58p: how to update BIOS to ver. 77 via CD-ROM (M...

Download the CD ISO file, and 'burn' to a CD.   Boot from that CD, you may need to change the boot order in the BIOS if it doesn't go to that drive before the HD.   It may ask if you want to change the model and serial number, reply No. 
 
Burn a Disc Image from an ISO or IMG file in Windows 7
 

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Looking to upgrade the ram on this thinkcentre m58p 6137 for an elderly old boy. I'm not at all familiar with lenovo pic so need a little help.  It currently has 4gb (2x2gb) pc3 8500. Only thinking of increasing to 8gb. What is the fastest compatible memory for this model?

A:RAM Upgrade M58p 6137w71

I suggest you check the Kingston and Crucial Memory websites for 2x 2GB (which will get you to 8GB) upgrades for your specific M58p model. 

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So I have this problem that some of my programs do not work because of this error:Pixel format not acceleratedI found that this problem has something to do with the Video Card. But because I have Intel(R) Q45/Q43 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1) video card, there are no drivers updates for windows 10 which means I either I get a new video card, or downgrade back to Win 7 (Which I do not want.) SO the only option is to upgrade my video cards, but sadly I don't know which ones are compatible and which ones are not. This is what I need help on. The PC details are attached.  

























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Hi everyone.I have M58P 6258 Desktop.I want to change my cpu with Xeon x3323.How can i add XEON micrododes to my motherboard???I th?nk Q45 Chipset is supporting Xeon X3xxx series Cpu's.Pls help.......

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Hi, I have this PC, but I can't see on his motherboard does he have COM header. I need 2 COM ports on the motherboard, because they're powerful enough to talk to ESC/POS printers which are 25-30m away.

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I have a M58p 3484-Y2S with 2x 2gb sticks of RAM running Win7 x64.  I purchased 2x 2gb sticks of RAM to add. When I add the RAM, I get the Memory Error beep (1-3-3-1).  I've tried booting with just one of the new sticks, or both new sticks with the same results. I doubt I was shipped two bad sticks of RAM. It seems as if it's the wrong RAM, but it seems to be right. Computer: M58p 3484-Y2SNew RAM: Crucial 2GB 240 Pin DIMM DDR3PC3-10600 UnBuffered; model # CT25664BA1339 Lenovo's recommended RAM: http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?... RAM I purchased: http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?imodule=CT25664BA1339 Any idea what's going on here?













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A:Problems adding RAM to M58p

Turns out the problem was the subset of RAM. Curcial specified the 'generic' part we needed. However, specifically, the motherboard only supports the 16-chip style of ram -- 8 chip on each side of the board.

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From what I can gather, ATX power supplies will work. What about the motherboard?  Will it bolt into an ATX case?  Will an ATX board fit the M58 case?  Very curious! 

A:Is the M58 or M58p tower an ATX design?

The tower and usff designs of the M58 and M58p are indeed micro ATX, so you can switch out the motherboard with another micro ATX one if you would like. 

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I have been surfing the lenovo website for an hour or more and I'm just in a loop. The website detected my computer model and serial # but won't let me add it to my products, because the serial # is wrong. I bought this refurbished in April 2017 (can't find the receipt but that's when I registered at Lenovo website.) There are several stickers with possible s/n s on them.It works fine I just need to know what I'd need to do to switch from connecting to my home network with an ethernet cable to going wireless. My cable co gave me a device with 2 ports for ethernet and I need 3, and this is the best candidate (maybe)Thanks, I'm kind of an elderly luddite, but I'm hooked on gaming.Keith

A:Need to Find manual for m58p

Hi,
 
Here is the main link for support for M58p.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/desktops-and-all-in-ones/thinkcentre-m-series-desktops/t...)
 
Here is link to user guide.
 
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/53y9906.pdf
 
Here is link to HMM(Hardware maintenance manual)
 
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/46r4780.pdf

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Hi all, new to the forum. Would like to upgrade my M58p (7373) tower graphics card, from at present a Geforce GTX 650ti (2 GB ver) and replace it with a single slot nvidia Quadro K4000. mainly because the dual slot geforce card is covering a much needed 1x pci slot. Is anyone else using a Quadro 4000 or Quadro K4000 card successfully in there socket 775 motherboard?The quadro K4000 has the same GPU (K106) as the geforce GTX650ti that is in my Thinkcenter already. My concern, as I understand, that the drivers for the quadro are different than drivers for the geforce. Will those drivers work on this motherboard? I'm of the impression that quadro card drivers were designed for Xeon processor motherboards. I do NLE using Adobe CC, and utilize the cuda cores (768) for mercury playback engine using the GTX 650ti, providing a much improved response during editing. I have searched the forum and have found a list of certified compatible GTX cards, however no list of quadro cards. Presently the system is flawless. If it were'nt for my need for that pci slot under the dual slot graphics card, I wouldn't change a thing. I only do 1280 X 720 resolutiion editing so the K106 gpu is more than sufficient. I use Handbrake to convert and cleanup footage for the highest bitrate this motherboard can provide, which is about 28Mb/s (or 3.5 MB/s). I have had this computer for 5 years, upgraded cpu from Core2Duo E7300 to a Core2Quad 6600 (1066 FSB), 4GB of ram to 8GB of ram (max).... Read more

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Hi, I have this PC, but I can't see on his motherboard does he have COM header. I need 2 COM ports on the motherboard, because they're powerful enough to talk to ESC/POS printers which are 25-30m away.
 
 
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A:M58p - COM ports for printers 30m away

Download the Hardware Maintenance Manual for your particular system model, M58p is the system type, the model will be a 4-digit number, like 6137.    Find the port and connector diagram for the motherboard.  

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My ThinkCentre M58p 7484 is running BIOS 5CKT77AUS.  It apparently will not support USB 3.0.  When I tried to install a PCIE 3.0 card, the BIOS would load but Windows 7 Pro would not.  Is there anyway to get around this problem and, if not, is the BIOS scheduled for an update?

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Hi guys, I've finally finished upgrading my M58p 7360. The BIOS i'm using is 5CKT77AUS New video First video

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According to the page of this product, I can see the word 'UEFI' at the BIOS SECTION, but I cannot use it. How can I use UEFI on M58p. Please tell me.

A:[M58p] Can I use UEFI interface?

Qual a solução, pra isso? Tenho u hd de 4tb que utilizar o Windows nele mais sem UEFI o windows nao instala em GPT

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Hi all, For my M58P, I upgraded from E8400 to Q9650 and I check the temperature of the CPU. I do everything well : thermal paste, not to much, just enough. I upgrade BIOS to the last version 5CJZ77USA. In idle, around 50C, in stress with CPUID it's 84C. I used CPUID HWMonitor. I try RealTemp too.  I don't understand why the fan didn't spinning to cooling the CPU. It still the same speed at 84C. I try another fan to check and the same think happened.  Can anyone already encountered similar problem ?













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A:M58P - CPU Fan Not Spinning When Warming With Q9650

Ok I got it, after hours and hours I found that the problem is the thermal cable. It is place on front of the case and the fan pull the air in the front. So the cable termal never detect the CPU Temperature. I just unmount the thermal cable from the front case and put it behind the cooler so that cable can now get the CPU temperature and the fan spin correctly. My CPU has now just the good temperature. It's still keeping 57C at full load.

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Hello, I updated the bios to the latest version (the one from 2012) and my video card (Gigabyte GT 710 1GB) doesn?t work it says no signal in my monitor but the fan is running and I bought it new. I?ve seen some youtube videos about Lenovo Thinkcentre M58p with GT 710 and they can make it work but not for me (why meeee). I need help ASAP please.

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I have the M58p and as you know, it has a microphone jack on the backside of the tower, as well as the front with a mic and headphone jack.  Is it possible to run AND RECORD audio from both mics if I use the two provided jacks? From what I have tried so far, I cannot get my audio software to take in both without some sort of issue.  I thought maybe I was missing something, hence the question. thank you in advance!  

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Hello, All of a sudden, the CPU fan on my M58P was running on maximum speed.I tried to reset the CMOS (as some users suggested), but after that, the unit just reboots itself after a few seconds. No beep, no POST, it powers on quietly, then the CPU fan it's slowly increasing its speed, runs for about 2 seconds at max speed, then reboots. Forever.If it powers on having the CLR_CMOS jumper on pins 2-3, it makes 1 long beep, followed by 2 short beeps (the maintenance manual states RAM, MB or video error). Already tried different RAM sticks, placing in different slots, etc. Strange thing, the bootblock recovery process works, the unit boots from CD, makes some beeps, then powers off. But after placing the CLR_CMOS jumper to pins 1-2, it keeps restarting. Any way I could revive it? 

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I have the M58p and as you know, it has a microphone jack on the backside of the tower, as well as the front with a mic and headphone jack.  Is it possible to run AND RECORD audio from both mics if I use the two provided jacks? From what I have tried so far, I cannot get my audio software to take in both without some sort of issue.  I thought maybe I was missing something, hence the question. thank you in advance!  

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Hi, I want to buy this video card for my M58p computer.https://www.cnet.com/products/amd-radeon-hd-6350-graphics-card-radeon-hd-6350-512-mb-series/specs/Is it compatible or not? It only needs 250W PSU. Thanks

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Hi, I have this computer which is SFF. I will add 2nd HDD and I need to configure RAID 1. Computer has Win 7 Pro License and will save the installed configuration to a Clonezilla image and then recover it to a working RAID 1 array. Will this work wth such a configuration? BTW what will be the difference between RAID controller on the motherboard and separate? Thank you.

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greetings from downunder  just wondering if any experts here could provide me with some answers or solutions please i have a thinkcentre m58p running win7pro 64bit with 6gb ram. i have accidently acquired myself 2x SAS SSD drive not knowing that these SAS drives are NOT the same as the normal SSD drive. i found out that i need to have a RAID card to run these drives. would anyone here know how to setup my PC so i can use one of these SAS drives as my boot drive ? also, would this card, Dell PowerEdge SAS 6/iR RAID Controller Adapter Card part#0JW063 (http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1163240918), work interms of controlling the SAS drive as my boot drive ? more importantly, is this card (Dell PowerEdge SAS 6/iR RAID Controller Adapter Card part#0JW063) compatible with my thinkcentre pc ? if this possible, would anyone here patient enough to explain it to me ste-by-step on how to set it up in my pc so i can make the SAS work as my boot drive ? appreciate any help have a great day and weekend everyone

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I have searched the whole durn world over about upgrading ram memory on these M58P 6137 sff desktop computers and it's like two sides to every story!! Lenovo says:: 8gb maximum. Crucial and others say 16gb maximum. I've updated the bois to the 5ckt77a and all that and even chunked in a cpu upgrade from e8400-3.0 to a 8600-3.33 and no problems there. But before going and spending money on a lost cause; If indeed these computers can even handle 1- 4gb stick of ram let alone 4-4gb of ram. Anyone out there done it yet? I'm using 8gb now (4-2gb)

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Hello Updated the CPU on a M58p (9964, small form factor version) to a Q9650.  Updated the heatsink to the 43N9874 part (see FRU number on the fan housing) which looks to be the correct part from the description at:https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/pd002482  However, I can't keep the system cool (tried reseating a couple times with different thermal greases, no real change).  I saw another part on the list, 41R6454, which is listed as a "95W thermal kit".  Is that somehow different than the heatsink?  I can't find a picture of it anywhere to know if its maybe the 'missing' part to keeping this system cooled down.Thanks!

A:Difference between parts for a M58p CPU upgrade

Just a follow up... Still don't know what the other part number is, but I've been able to get the system to 'keep cool' by moving the thermal sensor from its original location next to the speaker, back to behind the CPU heatsink.  No idea how a thermal sensor out in front of all the heat producing parts is meant to signal the system to increase the fan speed, but placing it just behind the heat sink now has the fan rpms changing with increasing CPU load and keeping the system in the upper 30s at idle, and upper 50s under load.

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my m58p type 7360 will not boot from a device unless it has been powered off but plugged in for 10 minutes or more (i cannot just power it off and back on, it will not boot after successfully completing POST). if i attempt a power cycle with no delay the system will post without issues but when it tries to boot any device it will simply go to a blank/black screen and the fan will be 100% until i power off and wait for 10 minutes. specs:cpu: q8200ram 4x2gb 1066 ddr3HDD1: 80gb seagate sata IIHDD2 (dvd removed for caddy): 1tb WD sata III should i replace the power supply and the CMOS battery? 

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HI,  I'm trying to use this motherboard in a different case and the USB headers are non-standard 12 pin. I've read th article below which is for a different model and shifting the header connector 2 pins along doesn't work on this motherboard. I tried both headers, 2 diff motherboards and checked they are enabled in the BIOS. Any help would be greatly appreciated.   https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/ThinkCentre-A60-front-panels-power-audio-and...

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Hi all .. I am crrently upgrading my computer and was wondering if the Intel i3 will work in my computer  I have already upgraded the ram .. the video card... power supply so the last thing on my list is the processor ... here is what my system has now SYSTEM INFORMATIONComputer Manufacturer Computer Model Operating System (O/S)Microsoft Windows 10 (build 10586), 64-bitOperating System Build (O/S)10586Operating System (version)10.0.10586System RAM10 GBCD or DVD Devicehp DVD A DH16ACSHRSystem Hard Drive OverviewSystem Total Storage Size:464.7 GBLocal Disk C:\464.7 GBUsed space:110.8 GBFree Space:353.9 GBGRAPHICS INFORMATIONGraphics Product [1]NVIDIA GeForce 8400GSVideo Memory3.9 GBMOTHERBOARD INFORMATIONManufacturernot detectedModel AA Numbernot detectedBIOS Vendor BIOS VersionLENOVO 5CKT77AUSBIOS Release Date05/07/12System Memory10 GBSound CardSoundMAX Integrated Digital HD AudioPROCESSOR INFORMATIONManufacturerIntelModelIntel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHzIntel Processor analysis toolsIntel Processor analysis toolsCPU Speed3.2 GHzLink to Processor SpecificationLink to Processor SpecificationWIRED NETWORKING INFORMATIONWired Networking ProductIntel(R)82?567LMbased?NetworkCon?troller(OE?M)Driver Version12.12.50.6  WIRELESS NETWORKING INFORMATIONWireless Networking Product Driver Version I can't afford too much so I am looking for the best processor for the least amout of money Any help would be grea... Read more

A:Intel Processor upgrade M58p

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Hi all .. I am crrently upgrading my computer and was wondering if the Intel i3 will work in my computer 

No.  An i3 won't work.   Have you considered installing a SSD?    Other M58 owners have reported that it is a worthwhile upgrade.   An older, less expensive SSD model would have no problem supporting the 3 GB speed of your SATA ports.  
 
 
 
 
 

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Hello I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre m58p with a GT 710 and I will probably upgrade it to GT 1030 in the future but is the GT 1030 compatible with the m58p?

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Hello, I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre m58p with a GT 710 and I will probably upgrade it to GT 1030 in the future but is the GT 1030 compatible with the m58p?
 
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A:Lenovo Thinkcentre M58 & M58p: yes, is compatible with GT 1030

I'm a huge fan of the GT 1030, but haven't seen any posts here on it and the M58/p.   You may be the first to try it, however the GT 1030 does work with the next gen model, M90/p (and newer), and I haven't seen a case where a GT 730 worked (on systems with PCIe ver. 2.0 -- GT 730 is known to work on M58) and the GT 1030 did not (meaning it has good backward compatibility, unlike AMD graphics cards.)  That doesn't guarantee that it will work, but there's a very high probability.  I hope that helps. 
 
Edit:  Earlier versions of the M58 and all M57 have PCIe ver 1.1.  I would not recommending using a PCIe 3.0 card (GT 1030) in a 1.1 slot (PCIe 2.0 cards like GT 730 do work in 1.1 slots.).  Check your Intel Chipset specs to see which version is supported. 
 
Edit 2:  I'm now thinking that all M58 had version 2.0 PCIe. M58 did have 2 generations of Intel processors, but I believe the Chipset stayed the same. 
 

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Hi, Before anything, I would like to apogolize for my bad English, I?m like so many french guy bad at other languages ! I got a problem with my Thinkcentre 7635-W1n. It?s a computer I bought with W10 OEM pre-installed on a HDD. However, I wanted to replace this HDD by a SSD. So when I receive the computer I make the replacement and I erase the HDD for using as a save HDD. After create an USB boot with Rufus, the screen displays « Error 1962, no operating system found ». After many tries :Convert the SSD in GPT format and create an USB boot UEFI compatible (yes, I was able to use Gparted from live USB) ;Change thing in the BIOS : but there is no thing about Secure Boot/Legacy in the settings. But this recent tries don?t lead to boot on USB. Now, after try booting on USB, I have a white dash sign in the top left corner. I read that there is a problem with the Lenovo with an OEM OS but can?t find the solution myself. Thank you for reading my post and have a nice day





M83P - 7635-W1M - Core 2 Quad 9400 - W10 OEM - 4GO RAM

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Hello, two months ago I purchased a M58p  7360 from a local computer recycling center.
 
Original configuration at date of purchase: 
Intel Core 2 Duo E7500
2Gb Lenovo DDR3 1066Mhz
No HDD
BIOS 5CKT77AUS
 
 
Current configuration running:
 
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83Ghz 1333Mhz FSB-$50
120Gb SSD Crucial-Free
500GB WD 7200rpm-Free
2x2Gb Kingston 1333Mhz RAM-$20
2x2Gb Lenovo 1066Mhz RAM-$10
eVga GT 710 2Gb PCI-E-$75
40mm fan for Northbridge heatsink-$20
Linksys Wireless AC Dual-Band AC1200 USB adapter-$30
M58p BIOS version 5CKT77A-$30
 
Grand total of $235
 
 
Ok, this is a LONG story lol.
 
I found this online for $30 here in town. I never knew about this electronic recycling center. When I got there, they had an ENTIRE pallet stacked and shrink wrapped with these machines.
 
I bought the M58p and another stick of 2Gb ram for $40.
 
With some parts lying around from other upgrades, I was able to put in a 120Gb Crucial  SSD and installed Windows 7-64bit home. It installed just fine, and it updated Windows without a hitch. I went onto Lenovo?s support site and downloaded all the drivers. Chipset, audio, etc...
 
I installed an old 512Mb Radeon HD4350 to get dual monitor running.
 
40mm fan for the Northbridge heatsink. It was getting pretty hot.
 
About a month later the same place had an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 for $50. It was very easy to remove the CPU heatsink and clean eve... Read more

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40mm fan for the Northbridge heatsink. It was getting pretty hot.
 

Very well done!   Thank you for the write-up and photos.   It would help to know the 4 digit model number. 
 
Also, could I ask for more details regarding the fan, in as much as you can (make, model, physical fitment, where is it connected, 3 or 4-pin, does the BIOS control the fan speed, temps before and after, espec. while gaming, also GPU temps.)  Thx. 
 
 
 

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What gpus are compatible for a mtq45nk motherboard. I'm trying to run unterned at at least full screen resolution. I'm new to this and I have no idea what I'm doing. Please help
 
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A:M58p: compatible graphics cards for gaming

I'm trying to run unterned at at least full screen resolution.
I have no idea how to determine that.    Can you identify what graphics cards other players have used that meet your gaming requirements, and we can tell you whether they are compatible.   Only Nvidia, since AMD are not backward compatible with older ThinkCentres.   Thx.   

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Hello. I am wondering if Lenovo offers a compatible ram list for this model. Does this model have very specific requirements other than pc3-8500? I have several towers to upgrade and want to be sure that I am installing ram that will be stable. Thanks for any input. 













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A:Compatible ram for machine type 7483 M58p

Hi,
 
See page 78 of manual for memory specs.
 
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/thinkcentre_pdf/46r4780.pdf
 
 
See parts lookup.  Choose "memory" on left side to see lenovo part numbers.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/desktops-and-all-in-ones/thinkcentre-m-series-desktops/t...

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Windows 10 does not recognize my second hard drive!

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