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520-15IKB (Type 80YL) Laptop (ideapad) Dedicated Graphics

Q: 520-15IKB (Type 80YL) Laptop (ideapad) Dedicated Graphics

My new LAPTOP is kind of slow and I find the smart graphics switching doesn't actually work. Tried to trouble shoot with Lenovo customer care and even updated to the latest windows. Didn't help much. Can anybody help?

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Preferred Solution: 520-15IKB (Type 80YL) Laptop (ideapad) Dedicated Graphics

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My new LAPTOP is kind of slow and I find the smart graphics switching doesn't actually work. Tried to trouble shoot with Lenovo customer care and even updated to the latest windows. Didn't help much. Can anybody help?

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I bought Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB Windows 10 OS 64 bit and none removable battery I cant find energy management app cause I want it only charge up to 60% cause I plugged it in always, I downloaded the app from the link https://support.lenovo.com/eg/en/downloads/ds103640 but it not working when I tried to install the appthe setup wizard does not start what happened is black prompt window open and disappeared  

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB (Type 80YL) energy management app is needed

Hi Mohy1,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As I understand you want Lenovo energy management app for windows 10 OS 64 bit system, I would link to inform you that Lenovo energy management app is combined with Lenovo Companion now, You can download Lenovo companion app from windows store following this link,
 
I hope the above information helps.                   
 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,
Ashish
  
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Hi everyone! I purchased a 520-15IKB roughly a month ago. I've been really satisfied with it so far but for some reason it does not restart. I've tried using the CMD commands to restart and obviously the restart option from the start menu but it shuts down instead of restarting. This has resulted in the "restart to complete update" notifications not going away. It's been this way out of the box. It also keeps freezing while gaming and the only way to recover it was to force a shutdown by long-pressing the power key. Are any of these known issues? Any fixes?

A:Lenovo Ideapad 520-15IKB 80YL shutting down instead of restarting.

Maybe try using OneKey Recovery to restore device to the factory state (it will remove all your files).

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Hello
I bought a new Lenovo Lab a week agoBut I noticed that the screen is white when the room is without lightAlso the casing around the screen is invalid and has many blanksThe following pictures
I went to the sales center for warranty and refundHe said that this in Lenovo and can not be retrievedPlease help ....I only used it for one week
series number:  pf******
 

 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.

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Hello, I would like to know if the thunderbolt 3 lane in lenovo ideapad 720s 15,6" laptop is 2 or 4 lane? I am planning to use the computer with an eGPU in the future, so it would be nice to know. Thanks for the replies in advance. Greetings, Mikael

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I bought this new laptop 510-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80SV I can't find the optical drive in my lap. Optical drive slot is available but there is no eject button on it. 

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bilgisayar?m?n ?u an itibariyle onar?m durumunu detayl? bir ?ekilde gremiyorum. seri numaras?ndan arama yapt???mda lenovo bdh diye bir site zerinden onar?m? devam etmektedir diyor. detayl? i?lemlere nereden ula?abilirim. ald???m ilk gnden beri problem ya??yorum. HD %100 kullan?m veriyor ve ses geliyor. lenovo ve microsoft uzaktan ba?lant?larla zemediler sorunumu. ?u anki i?lemleri detayl? takip etmek istiyorum.

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Is it normal for the computer to be electrified in these species?

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Hello there, I want to buy this type of laptop https://mediagalaxy.ro/laptop-lenovo-ideapad-520-15ikb-intelr-coretm-i5-8250u-pana-la-3-4ghz-15-6-fu... have to know 2 big things about this model(which i didn t found on lenovo site by its MTM) 1.What's the maximum capacity of ram? It has 4gb onboard ram,can i go for a maximum 20gb?2.What type is the ssd? It is a sata III one? An m2 sata or an m2 PCIE? Ty in advance for your time

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Hello, my name is sebastian, I need to know if i can extend the memory ram on my "310 Touch-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80TW - Model 80TW0004US". Now it's 8gb and I need to extend to 16gb or 32gb, the laptop has 1 bank to the ram ddr4. thank you

A:Extend ram - 310 Touch-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80TW - Model 80TW0004US

Hi smbarrionuevo aka Sebastian,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As indicated in the specification of the hardware manual (page27):
Max supported RAM (OEM recommendation is 12 GB
Slots: SODIMM 1, on board 1
 
Since you have a soldered 4 GB ram, you can have another 8GB to replaced the 4GB on the slot for 12 GB.
Can't really vouch for functionality for more than 12GB although third party reseller scanner like crucial may offer something bigger like here. This was also done on by fellow member slikvic24 adding 16GB to his ideapad 310-15ISK.
Always get return options to be on the safe side.
 
If you are ok with adding just 8GB then part number and suitable 8GB OEM ram are listed here along with substitute if you need it.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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Hi, I've installed Windows 10 on Ideapad 510-15IKB: 80SV00DUPB, with 12GB RAM.Specs says GeForce 940MX comes with 4GB dedicated memory, but Nvidia Control Panel and GPU-Z say it's 2GB. Does this mean I really got laptop with 2GB VRAM or I did something wrong during installation? Thanks,Andrii 

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I am a very frustrated and angry customer at the moment as i keep running into Road Block and unacceptable answers.  This issue is enough to cause me to never buy another Lenovo laptop or any laptop at Best Buy!I bought my computer in July and in September i noticed a key had popped off-  the "< ," key next to the M key.  I have used the key board only when i was setting up-  now at my office and at customers i set it in downward dog mode ;-) and use a blue tooth key board.    So it is not from use that it broke.   I took the laptop into BEST BUY and was told that the key was missing a metal part on the back so they could not fix it onsite-  i would have to send it in and be without my laptop for a week to 10 days - unacceptable -  this was a month or more ago. I searched on the LENOVO website and could not find a way to purchase a single or the entire set of Keys!  I am self employed as a software consultant.   My life is pretty busy and i finally decided today to bite the bullet and ask for a call from Lenovo support.  Again i am told the only way to fix this is to send my laptop in for a repair.  I asked to just be able to buy a KEY - i am told that well they do not sell individual keys - they would replace the entire keyboard!  So sell me the keyboard and or send me one an i will take into best buy to have them replace it while i wait.  They cannot do that.   I live... Read more

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Could I charge my IdeaPad 320-15IKB notebook through its USB Type-C input (from a power bank for example)?

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Ideapad 520-15IKB (Type 81BF) does not have usb 3.0.I have Sandisk Ultra USB 3.0 Pendrive.But When I connect it to any type A Port of laptop it says...(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SH_6QlHWfJQqVx5QnJ40sFkUAG_v9zL8/view?usp=sharing)Also I have uploaded Read and Write Speed.It is clearly 2.0Read (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ezc7QO8RLegsaNJp2ttKUEyQ7-4jqU7l/view?usp=sharing)Write (https://drive.google.com/file/d/13oV1rnVUicTkGuPJMkh5fkL7AUPGxWHV/view?usp=sharing)

A:Ideapad 520-15IKB (Type 81BF) does not have usb 3.0

Your specs show:PortsOne USB 3.0 type c, two USB 3.0 http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20520%20(15_)/ideapad%20520_15_Plat...

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Hi Lenovo team, I have purchased new Lenovo Ideapad 320-15 IKB (Type 80XL) laptop. I noticed there is some small noice/ rattling sound coming right side of the system. I can clearly hear it all the time. I ran diagnostics from Lenovo site. And Updated BIOS too. But the problem still persists. Please help me what to do. Thanks much! 

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Hi,
 
Can you answer me on next questions. I bought Lenovo Ideapad 720-15IKB (Type 81C7), SN:R9****** in Serbia, but I am living Malta. If something happend where I can send it to repair it? Where in Malta you have service provider? Is this model have intenational warranty so I dont need go back to Serbia if something happend???
 
Thank you in advance.
 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.  For reference associated MT-M is 81C70014YA
 
 

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I bought Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB Windows 10 OS 64 bit and none removable battery I cant find energy management app cause I want it only charge up to 60% cause I plugged it in always,and i want to use it best performance for majority of the time i want it stop charging and work directly without consuming the battery any help ?

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I bought Lenovo Ideapad 320 15-IKB few days ago and I installed new windows 10 and updated it, also installed Lenovo Vantage and made all updates for said laptop, even the BIOS update. Since then, my ideapad freezes randomly, keyboard and trackpad doesnt respond until I shut down by power button or close and open screen. I read on link below that problem was solved by backflashing bios to previous version. Since I can't find live support or how to contact Lenovo by e-mail, can someone confirm me this and tell me where to find and how to do backflashing bios? My current BIOS version: 4WCN39WW. Link for topic with said solution but for ideapad 310: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Lenovo-Ideapad-310-15ikb-80TV-Freezing-...

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i buy lenovo ideapad 320_15ikb i7 -8550u with graphics card amd530 but when i open  the lab i found it with graphics amd r7 440m  not 530 ....... so it an eror in update graphics or eror in lab or what please some one of support answer me beacause i have one week to change the lab.and thankyou 

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I am in need of a storage driver to support a Windows 7 64bit OS installation (F6) for 320-15IKB (Type 80XL, 80YE) Laptop (ideapad).  The windows 10 driver is listed as "Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook" version "15.8.1.1007""Intel Serial-IO Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook" version "30.100.1725.1" Many thanks!!!  

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I want to play games, so can i install nvidia graphic card in Lenovo Ideapad 310?If yes, then which will be the best. Thanks

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Serial Number: PF0QWBSXMachine Type Model: 80XL0006US Display adapter is Intel HD 620It does have HDMI connector (but unsure if it is HDMI 1? 1.4? 2.0?) Does anyone know what HDMI standard is on this laptop?  I can't seem to find it.  I want to connect laptop to a UHD TV and use TV as second montior. 3,840 x 2,[email protected]  

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I want to know that Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB Laptop Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-M5E250BW) is compatible with my laptop?

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Hello I am trying to upgrade my graphics card but I don't know if I can or not here are my specs Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2712 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processer(s) 
 
 
Moderator comment: Model, based on type=80XL and info below, added to subject for clarity.

A:IdeaPad 320-15IKB - Graphics Card Upgrade

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.
 
In general, there are very few laptops that ever offered the ability to upgrade the graphics system (MXM daughter card). On most systems with a discrete GPU, it is soldered to the system board.Regards.

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I got my Ideapad and I want to know if I can upgrade my laptop's graphics card......The laptop got 2 graphics cards1) Intel's graphics card2) Nvidia dedicated graphics card Geforce GTX 920MX (2GB)upon that, I wanted to upgrade my Nvidia dedicated Graphics Card into Nvidia Geforce GTX 940 (4GB)....and so I am asking if this was possible or not for my case?

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hello , im just curious about my laptop with i5-7200u cpucan i change the cpu or upgrad it or its impossible ?thanks in advance

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back light issue..This is new laptop and i see this from day1.Could i get it replaced? as this is not the standard i expected from lenovo.and i dont feel it as a perfectly finished product.


























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Hi, I just bought my Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB Model: 81BG Machine Type Model: 81BG005BPH yesterday and it only has a 4GB RAM. Can I upgrade it's RAM to 8GB or maybe more? Thanks!

A:RAM Upgrade for Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB Model: 81BG Machine Type Model: 81BG005BPH

You have 4GB soldered memory and 1 slot(socket) to add  additional 8 GB RAM 2133MHz DDR4.Thus 12 GB max on your machine.

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 Serial Number: PF0KUMFHMachine Type Model: 80SV00FEIHLenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB ram upgrade I did a crucial.com system scan and result is attached as screenshots.Also did a speccy test to understand system ram. Attached screenshot 2. Can some good soul help me understand: How many slots I HaveI think I have 8GB now. Is it in one slot? Is one slot still free?What should be best upgradation ram size to maximize performance and feasible?Kindly help.

A:510-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) ram upgrade

second screenshot added.

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Recently purchased ideapad 510-15IKB Laptop with Intel i7-7500 CPU. Cooling fan is constantly running and very noisy. Updated the BIOS. Anyone else encountered this problem? Please share solution to this issue. Is Lenovo aware of this problem?

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Hello friends,I bought a Lenovo notebook a couple of days ago and installed a Sandisk SSD replacing the original 1 TB Western Digital harddisk. I installed Windows 10 and then from the Lenovo webpage i installed the required drivers etc. And with the first restart the system did not boot and poped out a epairing disc notification. But no matter what i tried disc was not repaired.Anyway i reinstalled windows 10 and after installing the drivers once again the same thing happened. I suspect intel rapid storage drivers are causing this. But have not done any trial and error attempt yet. Any of you faced such an issue ? Thank you 

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helloi have just bought lenovo ideapad 510-15ikb . it has 8 gb ram and nvidia 940mx but i am shocked because the dedicated video memory is 192 mb . i searched the internet for a way to increase it and i have found some people who could do this through their bios setting  but i couldnt find a way to increase it from my bios setting . i want to increase it to play gta v because it needs at least 1 gb of dedicated video ramcan you please help me ?


























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A:how to increase dedicated video ram for 510 ideapad laptop

my MTM is : 80SV0038ED

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Hi thereI bought a Lenovo laptop (Lenovo ideapad 520-15IKB )And as it?s known there was no operation system to start my journey as it?s the first time for me to use Lenovo productsAnd I was surprised when I installed windows 7 as there was no drivers for my new laptopAnd I searched everywhere on the internet and the result was big failureKindly advise me with the link  to get these drivers ( mouse , keyboard , USB ports etc )Ps I am not aware with windows 10 as I am not a professional in computers and I am a normal userBest regardsRafatCairo - egypt is my location
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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Hello, my laptop is Ideapad 510-15ikb and for some reasone for the past couple of weeks it keeps on going into lock screen although im using it.this is not about my lock screen not screen saver settings. I updated all my drivers but came short of understanding what the issue is.sometimes it goes black > lock screen after 5 minutes of not touching mouse, and sometimes it lasts 10 seconds to go black > lockscreen. Do anyone know about this issue ?Is there a way to fix this ?ty

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Hello,A few days ago I've received my new Lenovo yoga 720 15". i've noticed that the bottom aluminium body plate is uneven and edges are curvy. I thought that this would not be a big problem, but the other day, after intensive use in an uncomfortable position whitch included me holding the laptop on the sides of the body. The uneven edge is too sharp for comfort.So, my question is, do I have a chance to change the product? Because I consider laptop to be defective. (otherwise, I really love the product )

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Hello i recently Bought This Laptop and the rotation worked just  fine, but after i updated via windows update It wont Rotate anymore, i looked around in a few posts about registry keys and enabling it. the rotation lock button popped back up but it still will not rotate. Any help is Appreciated it. I've Spent 3 days trying to figure this out so forgive me if this is a duplicate post. Model Number 80v5

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Hi!A few months ago I bought this laptopLaptop Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15IKB procesor Intel Core? i7-7500U 2.70 GHz, Kaby Lake?, 15.6", Full HD, 8GB, 1TB, DVD-RW, nVidia GeForce 920MX 2GB, Free DOS, SilverIs it possible to uprade it to 12gb of ram? I don't know why, but the first time I check the offer on that site, it said that it has available slots for more ram :/

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conservation Mode is disable but battery is not charging and conservation Mode icon is next to battery icon!!

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Hi, I am using windows 10 on my Laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKBand I can't install the nvidia driver not with windows update, not with system update, i tried installing it manualy. It gets stuck at system check. When i go to device manager it only shows the Intel graphic card. What do i do?

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Hi!I did update for the Intel Management Engine Critical Firmware Update (Intel-SA-00086) with:https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds501204 And after the update i did check if problem was fixed. It now says:Risk AssessmentBased on the analysis performed by this tool: This system is not vulnerable. It has already been patched.For more information refer to the INTEL-SA-00086 Detection Tool Guide or the Intel Security Advisory Intel-SA-00086 at the following link: https://www.intel.com/sa-00086-supportIntel(R) Capability Licensing Service Client software is installed and healthy, but re-key has failed. Please contact your system manufacturer for support.INTEL-SA-00086 Detection ToolApplication Version: 1.0.0.135Scan date: 01/12/2017 19:20:32 So about this part here:"Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Client software is installed and healthy, but re-key has failed. Please contact your system manufacturer for support."What does it mean and what do i need to do? Thanks!

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Hello.I've had this issue for about a year now, but since it was never really that important, i just let it go. BUt now, I would really need a fix. Basically what happened is that I had an issue with my cooling fan, it was ful of dust. So i had it cleaned out by a company, but when i got my laptop back, my dedicated amd graphics no longer worked. But not only that, it was literally gone from every scan. Cant find it under device manager, not in the dxdiag, not anywhere. SO my guess is that it must have been somehow disconnected. My question is, how can i reconnect it. Where on the motherboard do i find the connection between the graphics card and the motherboard. I dont know if these 2 are connected, but my cd/dvd rom also no longer works.

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Greetings good people.I know i am new here but i really need some help.
I recently bought asus k53t series laptop with integrated radeon hd 6520g and dedicated radeon hd 7670m graphic cards.
My problem starts there.I installed the chipset drivers provided on dvd which came with laptop and instead of catalyst control center,i got vision control center.Vision control center shows that my integrated graphic is primary while dedicated one is linked adapter.I taught that it should be like that,so i went to switchable graphic options which offers me to chose between power sawing mode(which should be using integrated adapter) and high performance mode (which should be using dedicated).
But when i tested a game i got no difference between those two modes I have been trying to find out for days if i can use only dedicated graphic card because my bios does not offer me that option and vision center offers me to use just integrated or both linked together(which does not give better performance than just integrated) Drivers for both cards are installed since device manager can see them both,but when i run dxdiag or cpuz/gpuz.hwmonitor etc... it detects only the integrated graphic So i am really looking forward for your help and i am hoping you can provide me with a solution to how can i use just dedicated graphic card or what is a proper way of using this cards i have got

A:Problems with using dedicated graphics on laptop

Hi probotzor, Welcome to the forums, It's always advisable to download the latest drivers from the manfs website ASUS - Notebooks- ASUS K53TA the supplied DVD is sometimes out of date and does'nt contain the latest drivers , I think catylist control centre as changed name now to vision control centre, update your drivers from Asus website , If that does'nt help you please post back and we will do our best to help

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Hey Guys,so i bought this hp laptop(my father bought it for me actually lol ) from the store(Jarir bookstore) a couple of weeks ago,and it has both integrated and dedicated graphics(hybrid/discrete).Its not a gaming laptop but its pretty good with games released before 2016(doesnt mean it cant run games released in 2016).Its got 4gb ram,Intel 520 Graphics 2 gb(integrated) and an AMD R5 M330(render only display device) with display memory 4gb and dedicated memory 2 gb.I know its a low end graphics card but can it really be worse than the intel's built in graphics??
I have checked the specs,and also tryed both graphics on games(intel looks nicer,but amd gives a bit more fps but there are black edges in rendered tiles in games).I dont wanna use integrated for gaming becoz who would?
How is this possible?I mean why would they bother putting in a dedicated graphics if its worse than the Integrated one?Also all my drives are up to date,Is there anything i would be doing wrong still?
Here are my specs:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Single Language, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 78 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3994 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon (TM) R5 M330, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 451 GB (324 GB Free); D: 13 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 8136
And here is the intel gpu specs: Intel Hd Graphics 520
Total memory: 2gb
Dedicated Memory : 247 mb
Also the intel gp... Read more

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