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ThinkCentre M92p SFF/Tower: upgrade CPU processor to i7-3770

Q: ThinkCentre M92p SFF/Tower: upgrade CPU processor to i7-3770

Hello everyoneI have bought second-hand my M92P SFF (3218) and I intend to boost it a bit. Things that I want to do involve upgrading the RAM (to 16GB) and -this is where I need help- if possible, the CPU.I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".Anyone knowing an answer for sure I would wholeheartedly welcome his/her help.

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A: ThinkCentre M92p SFF/Tower: upgrade CPU processor to i7-3770

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I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".

Yes, upgrade to i7-3770 (the top processor for this model) is possible, and as it's the same wattage as existing i5, there are no cooler issues. But benchmarks show less than a 20% improvement, and in my past experience, you need 35%+ to make a noticable difference. IMO, you'd be better off changing the HDD to a SSD for a performance improvement.

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Hello everyoneI have bought second-hand my M92P SFF (3218) and I intend to boost it a bit. Things that I want to do involve upgrading the RAM (to 16GB) and -this is where I need help- if possible, the CPU.I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".Anyone knowing an answer for sure I would wholeheartedly welcome his/her help.
 
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A:M92p SFF: upgrade CPU processor to i7-3770

@m92puser wrote:
I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".

Yes, upgrade to i7-3770 (the top processor for this model) is possible, and as it's the same wattage as existing i5, there are no cooler issues.  But benchmarks show less than a 20% improvement, and in my past experience, you need 35%+ to make a noticable difference.   IMO, you'd be better off changing the HDD to a SSD for a performance improvement. 
 
 

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There have been a few threads about the propreitary 14pin PSU connectors and that there's no aftermarket support for upgrades. But it's been a little while, and Lenovo (around the office, my staff are calling them "Le-No-No" now) hasn't change policy, or offered an upgrade.
 
We have just received several of these i7 PC's and they all have the useless 280w PSU's. Those are severely limiting in what video cards can be installed, as anything over 55w will knock the PSU over. That means, no decent cards. A Quadro 2000 is, at 51W, about as far as we can go.
 
My CDW rep has been working to find a solution for us, but without any success. So I'm bringing it to the community before I have to re-evaluate our desktop hardware choice.
 
Has anybody made either an adapter or a PSU that will work on the Lenovo 14-pin motherboards?
 
(Oh, and yes, I've read http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/A-M-and-Edge-Series-ThinkCentre/M92P-14pin-power-supply-connector/m-p/84... . No help there. Thought I'd post a clear question here in hopes that someone has started making adapters.)
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p Tower & SFF: power supply upgrade options (14-pin, PSU, front fan)

Hello,I have the same problem with this **bleep**ty power management. 280w with no option of an upgrade... What did they think when they built this? however I did some research and found this:http://www.moddiy.com/products/IBM-Lenovo-PSU-Main-Power-24%252dPin-to-14%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%283... Did anyone try this yet? Can it be used safe on the system? And will it do the work that it should do?

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I own an M92P SFF (3218) and would like to swap the factory-installed Intel i5-3470 (3.2GHz, HD2500 GT1 graphics) for an Intel i7-3770 (3.4Ghz, HD4000 GT2 graphics).Has anyone done this / can this be done? Could I have any issues with the BIOS note "seeing" or "reading" the CPU? I must stress that I have not updated my BIOS, still the original manufacturer's version.Both work in the LGA1155 Socket, I read in the technical details. Is it worth the expense? Would the difference in performance be noticeable?Many thanks in advance, I would appreciate any (credible) help

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Hi, anyone knows wether a 120 MM CPU Cooler will phyiscally fit in a M92p Tower case? The cooler is 158 mm high in total. I think the Thinkcentre case is 175 MM wide. But You also have to consider that there is a Motherboard and CPU inbetween. WIll that fit or do I have to go for a smaller 92MM Cooler? Anyone tried this before?

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Hi there,I recently got a ThinkCentre M92p (model 3227K75) with a CPU i5-3470 (3.2Ghz), 32Gb of RAM, large SSD and an nVidia GeForce GT1030.I have seen lot's of not up to dated forum regarding the upgrade options for this computer so I hope you don't mind if I make this question again: what's the best upgrade I can do, with appreciable result, for CPU and GPU? Other question: can I go for 64Gb of RAM? Thanks in advance for your suggestions!!Gennaro

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Just wondering if, and how, I can troubleshoot an oddity I have. We run a number of this model Lenovo and decided they would be better with 8Gb of RAM, up from the original 4Gb. All went smoothly until one PC emitted a musical alert on booting after the upgrade, which stopped when I removed the new RAM. I checked I had the new RAM in the correct slot, blue just like the original stick. I tried the suspect stick in the next box and it is fine. Where do I start looking to find out what is going on? Regards, Granville.

A:Thinkcentre m92p memory upgrade failed

I would repace the original 4GB with upgrade memory, test to see if it boots, and then put original memory into upgrade slot and test, if it fails, that slot is probably bad.   You could use it in the other bank, won't be as fast, but you'll have 8GB.
 
After any memory upgrade or change, I suggest running a couple of passes of MemTest86, the free version, to ensure all is well.  
 
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Hello Everyone, 
 
I had a quick question here. In 2016, I purchased a 2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. It is Windows 7 Professional, and has 8GB of Ram. Intel CPU up to 3.20 GHz. 
I love it to be honest,  but have just now received word that Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January of 2020. I was wondering if it will be possible for me to upgrade this system to a Windows 10 ? I do not want to buy a new computer, and do not want to try and continue using Windows 7 after it is no longer supported. Can anyone tell me if this is possible ? Thanks. 
 
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What form factor, and what processor?

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Hello Everyone, 
 
I had a quick question here. In 2016, I purchased a 2012 Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p. It is Windows 7 Professional, and has 8GB of Ram. Intel CPU up to 3.20 GHz. 
I love it to be honest,  but have just now received word that Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January of 2020. I was wondering if it will be possible for me to upgrade this system to a Windows 10 ? I do not want to buy a new computer, and do not want to try and continue using Windows 7 after it is no longer supported. Can anyone tell me if this is possible ? Thanks. 
 
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Hello everyoneI have bought second-hand my M92P SFF (3218) and I intend to boost it a bit. Things that I want to do involve upgrading the RAM (to 16GB) and -this is where I need help- if possible, the CPU.I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".Anyone knowing an answer for sure I would wholeheartedly welcome his/her help.
 
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@m92puser wrote:
I have seen a model of my very PC with the i7-3770 (3.4GHz). Can I simply swap the current i5-3470 for an i7-3770? Will it work or will I have issues? I mean like the BIOS not "seeing" the processor etc...Also, how much of an improvement in speed / graphics ability could I see with such a "swap".

Yes, upgrade to i7-3770 (the top processor for this model) is possible, and as it's the same wattage as existing i5, there are no cooler issues.  But benchmarks show less than a 20% improvement, and in my past experience, you need 35%+ to make a noticable difference.   IMO, you'd be better off changing the HDD to a SSD for a performance improvement. 
 
 

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Hi All, I want to upgrade the CPU on my M73 desktop (serial number 10B1A051FR).Currently I have an Intel celeron G1820 @2.7 GHz. Searching the Internet I found this list: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/thinkcentre/m-series-sff/m73-sff/#tab-tech_specs IntelŪ Core? i7-4770 (8MB Cache, up to 3.90GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4670 (6MB Cache, up to 3.80GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4570 (6MB Cache, up to 3.60GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4440 (6MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4430 (6MB Cache, up to 3.20GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4440 (6MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4570 (6MB Cache, up to 3.60GHz)IntelŪ Core? i5-4670 (6MB Cache, up to 3.80GHz)IntelŪ PentiumŪ G3220 (3MB Cache, 3.00GHz)IntelŪ CeleronŪ G1820 (2MB Cache, 2.7GHz) This list is fot the small form factor model, I have the desktop tower one. Do they they use the same motherboard?Any suggestion? From the base configuration I already upgraded the factory 4GB RAM to 16 GB RAM, replaced the HDD with a SSD model, added a better NVIDIA graphic adapter and updated the OS to Windows 10 64bit. Catalin

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Hello I upgraded the CPU from a i5 4440S to a i7 4790S which was listed a supported CPU.  Now everything works fine EXCEPT rebooting. When i shut down the machine and start it boots normally. But when i reboot it the screen stays black and the machine does nothing and i have to hold the power button to turn it off and then it boot normally. So far i tried: Ran prime95 to check stability of the new CPU. All fine.Ran the build-in hardware checks. All fineDid a completly clean instal of Windows 10.Reset the BIOS by taking out the battery. This issue is driving me up the wall and i never had anything like this.  Any help would be greatly appriciated.

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Hello All,I have just purchaced a ThinkCentre M710 Tower with the optional GeForce GT 730 upgrade for graphics. This video card produces no video even after having 2 technicians come out and replace 1) the motherboard and 2) the GeForce video card. I can get video from the onboard Intel graphics from both the VGA and DisplayPort connectors. Changing the BIOS to initate the PEG first makes no difference in video output except to remove the accessability of the BIOS from any port. The system is running Windows 10 PRO.Here are the options installed from Lenovo;ThinkCentre M710 TowerIntel Core i5-7400 3.0G 4CGT730 2GB D5 64b DP HP4GB DDR4 2400 UDIMMTW B250 210W 85%Windows 10 Pro 64Intel 3165+BT 1x1ac HPI was told that a reinstall of Windows 10 is in order? I would think that this should have been tested at the time of the build. 3 monitors have been used by the 2 technicians for testing.Anyone have any information on using PCIe graphics in place of Intel onboard in this unit?Thank you,Scott

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Dear All, We have several E93 desktops with i5 4440 processors (Machine Type Model: 10AR003KCR).Because of incresed need for computation power (more threads with higher speed), we would upgrade them with processors such as Xeon E3-1271 or i7-4770 (same LGA 1150 socket). Will it work, does BIOS allows something like that? Any suggestions? Thx!

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http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-60466 I have this M52 8113-D5U computer. It is equipped with a 3 GHz socket 775 Pentium4 and has some kind of cheesy intel chipset. I want to upgrade the processor to a dual core but I cannot find any information suggesting which model CPU to purchase. The specs on the Lenovo website list the Pentium D as compatible. However the listing only mentions that it can support the "Prescott" and the "Smithfield" but its not specific enough to mention which exact models and what exact stepping would be supported. I seem to recall reading that this model only supported D stepping somewhere but I can't remember if that is right. Strangely, the prescott IS NOT dual core and the Smithfield cores do not even have D stepping. Now the Smithfield cores which are apparently supported seem to have A and B stepping. But I don't know which one to purchase. It doesn't say in the support article which exact Pentium D processor is supported. There are four Smithfield Pentium D models and each model is available in either A or B stepping. So that is 8 different Pentium D Smithfield Processors and the website article does not mention which one of them is compatible.  What dual core processor can I put in this machine? Here is a list of the low end Pentium Dual Cores:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Pentium_D_microprocessorshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Pentium_Dual-... Read more

A:M52 8113-D5U ThinkCentre Processor CPU Upgrade

Thanks a lot people. What a useless forum.

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Hello! I was looking to upgrade the processor in this computer to somthing faster then the A4 5300 that comes in it. What ones would be compatible? Thank you. 

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I have a ThinkCentre M81. I want to upgrade my CPU from an i3-2120 to an i5-3470/3570/3570k. I have checked the motherboard of this system, and it seems like it's a Lenovo Mahobay. I can't find any more information about it other than that it has an Intel H61 chipset. My BIOS version is Lenovo 9SKT58AUS and the date is 12.24.2012.
My specs:
Intel Core i3-2120
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
8GB of 1333Mhz DDR3 Ram
Windows 10 Professional
 
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A:ThinkCentre M81 & M82: Can I upgrade my processor CPU? i3-2120

@nicsh wrote:
I have a ThinkCentre M81. I want to upgrade my CPU from an i3-2120 to an i5-3470/3570/3570k.
 

Ivy Bridge processors are supported on the next generation, M82 systems, not yours.  Only the processors listed in your systems specs are known to work (no K processors):  Lenovo - Detailed specifications, ThinkCentre M81
 
I suggest the i5-2500 or i7-2600 as they are plentiful, and have the highest clock speed. 

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Hi,
The processor on my M700 just gone. (I tryed anotherone and the pc worked perfeclty). Now I'm looking to replace it ( an i3 6100) with a brand new (used) one. If I find a 7 generation CPU, can I intall it or I need a bios update? (Mother Board FRU 01AJ167), Chipset IH110MS.Thanks a lot!
 
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A:ThinkCentre M700: can I upgrade to 7th gen processor? i3-7100

Only the 6th gen are known to work.  You might replace it with one of the i5 from this list (I suggest the i5-6500):
 

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Hello everyone,                        I've just salvaged a ''Thinkcentre'' 7359 from my office and i want to do a full upgrade.I found out here that it supports Q9550 but it is way too much money now (ebay around 45$).My goal is to make a budget upgrade max 25$ for the processor and 30$ for 8 or 4 gb of ram. I've used ssd from my old computer and even now with 2 gb of ram and intel e5300 runs well but it lags on x265 hevc codecs. I want to use it as a media player connected on my tv and I want it to run 1080p hevc smoothly.so my question to you all is what quad processors can my little m58 take and run.p.s.-bios is upgraded to the last version

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I have a Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower, and it currently has the Intel Pentium E6500 processor. I would like to upgrade to something better, because my current processor does not meet the minimum requirements of some games I would like to play. I was wondering which processors I could upgrade to? I know that the new processor has to fit the socket on the motherboard, but I don't know how to find out what socket my current motherboard has, or even what motherboard it is.
I would also like to know, if I don't upgrade the processor, but instead get a new motherboard, can I get any motherboard, and plug it in, and will it come with a new processor, or will it have to fit my current processor? Does upgrading the motherboard make much difference to the CPU speeds if I don't actually upgrade the processor?
I am running Windows & SP3, DirectX 11, with 4GB RAM, and i also have an ATI Radeon 5670 HD Graphics Card, and a 300W power supply. 
Would I need to get a new power supply if I upgraded the motherboard or processor? 

A:Upgrade processor or motherboard on Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower

Hi,
I have mentioned list of processors which are also compatible with Vostro 230 mini tower.




Number


Code Name


Cache


Clock Speed


Front Side Bus




Q9650


Yorkfield


12 MB


3.00 GHz


1333 MHz




Q9550


Yorkfield


12 MB


2.83 GHz


1333 MHz




Q8400


Yorkfield


4 MB


2.66 GHz


1333 MHz




Q8300


Yorkfield


4 MB


2.50 GHz


1333 MHz




E8600


Wolfdale


6 MB


3.33 GHz


1333 MHz




E8500


Wolfdale


6 MB


3.16 GHz


1333 MHz




E8400


Wolfdale


6 MB


3.00 GHz


1333 MHz




E7600


Wolfdale


3 MB


3.06 GHz


1066 MHz




E7500


Wolfdale


3 MB


2.93 GHz


1066 MHz




E6300


Wolfdale


2 MB


2.80 GHz


1066 MHz




E5400


Wolfdale


2 MB


2.70 GHz


800 MHz




E5300


Wolfdale


2 MB


2.60 GHz


800 MHz




450


Celeron


512 KB


2.20 GHz


800 MHz




Vostro 230/230s has been tested with Intel G41 chipset (Motherboard) with ICH07 only. Motherboard and processor are two different components. I would suggest you to upgrade the processor. Please reply for further assistance. Thanks & Regards Manshu S #iworkfordell

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Hi everyone! New to the forum and first time upgrading an AMD PC.I got it for free and I thought it was a good idea to have it as a guest PC just to browse the web or checking emails or as a back up. I want to upgrade processor and memory ( as well as disk and gpu)I can't find any good info about its lenovo motherboard.Motherboard: m34780m v. 1.0Serial Number: MJEBEK7Machine Type Model: 5043A14FRU 89Y1256 Socket AM3TwoDDR3 memory slots . (Apparently max ram is 4GB)Iīm not sure about the Chipset 760G or 780G I found these two links https://support.lenovo.com/br/en/solutions/pd005368  I don't know if Lenovo in hereabove link is informing the different variations they have built of model 5043 or the only  supporting hardware, as I hv also found : https://support.lenovo.com/br/en/solutions/migr-74501 where some more powerful processors are listed.Will it run Phenom II X6?Any help will be welcome!

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I just got a used ThinkCentre i7 M series  and it will not start up at all?
 
I put new ram in it and a new hard drive and when I hit the start button the fans come on for about 2 seconds and then it shuts off.  I hope that someone can help me with this problem.
 
Thanks
 
 
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A:M92p tower - will not start up at all?

Can you give use the system type and 7 digit model number (eg.  1234-567) ?    Did it not come with memory, are you able to put the original back to test ? 

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There have been a few threads about the propreitary 14pin PSU connectors and that there's no aftermarket support for upgrades. But it's been a little while, and Lenovo (around the office, my staff are calling them "Le-No-No" now) hasn't change policy, or offered an upgrade. We have just received several of these i7 PC's and they all have the useless 280w PSU's. Those are severely limiting in what video cards can be installed, as anything over 55w will knock the PSU over. That means, no decent cards. A Quadro 2000 is, at 51W, about as far as we can go. My CDW rep has been working to find a solution for us, but without any success. So I'm bringing it to the community before I have to re-evaluate our desktop hardware choice. Has anybody made either an adapter or a PSU that will work on the Lenovo 14-pin motherboards? (Oh, and yes, I've read http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/A-M-and-Edge-Series-ThinkCentre/M92P-14pin-power-supply-connector/m-p/84... . No help there. Thought I'd post a clear question here in hopes that someone has started making adapters.)










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A:M92p Tower PSU Options

Hello,I have the same problem with this **bleep**ty power management. 280w with no option of an upgrade... What did they think when they built this? however I did some research and found this:http://www.moddiy.com/products/IBM-Lenovo-PSU-Main-Power-24%252dPin-to-14%252dPin-Adapter-Cable-%283... Did anyone try this yet? Can it be used safe on the system? And will it do the work that it should do?

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I have an M92p tower that i would like to upgrade the gpu with an RTX 2080 TI. here is a link to the specifiactions of my desktop. https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/desktops/thinkcentre/m-series-towers/m92p/ I have an i7 processor. Am not a gamer, and will strictly use it for mining crypto. Anyway, wondering if the motherboard on this desktop will be compatible with the RTX. Am not sure if this is the motherboard model no but it says ASM (03T7083). I know i would also have to switch out the power supply, so if this motherboard is compatible with the RTX, i would really appreciate if i could also get suggestions on a compatible power supply that would provide at least 600watts. Thanks in advance for all the replies.

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Hello guys  So I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre  M92p Tower (machine type 2992).  I recently obtained a MSI R7 250 2GD3 OC and am currently trying to install it. I followed the manual and removed the proper back plates and opened the living mechanism. However  when i try to fit the card in it is just a couple millimeters off and it won't slide down.  Am i doing something wrong or is my card incompatible with my case?  Thank you 

























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I have a Lenovo M92p tower on its way to upgrade with some ram and an RX 570. The motherboard is an IS7XM REV 1.0, and I was wondering if it supported the 570. This is my first post, so if I need to give some more information about the PC I gladly will. Thanks!

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I tried updating the BIOS on my M92p tiny and now I don't see the bios screen or any output. I have tried the BIOS recovery steps in the manual:- The system doesn't beep after a few minutes with a USB BIOS recovery key (tested and usb is bootable on another pc)- The system turns on but doesn't show any output or errors- I burned a BIOS CD but when plugging the CD drive into the internal sata + sata power it doesn't get powered- I tried the CD drive while being powered from another pc and then plugging the sata in - didn't do anything- The system will ramp up the fan for a split second and then the fan slows down and the system stays on- Sometimes the system will reboot a few times and then go off completely. - Taking the RAM out gives the RAM error beep code- The CPU gets hot so it must be powered at least?- I left the CMOS battery out overnight I have a vga cable plugged in, it's possible that it's outputting on the displayport so I'm not seeing anything but I find that very unlikely? Anything I've missed or could try? If not, any idea how much a replacement motherboard is?  Cheers 

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I got a refurb M92P with (according to the specs) an 80 watt PS (?). To upgrade I thought I'd at least try the Lenovo 240 watt (since the footprint is identical). Anyway, got it, hooked up the 24 to 14 pin adapter cable, and plugged it in. The unit wouldn't boot, kept turning on/off every couple seconds, so I shut it down and replaced the original PS. Anyone heard of that happening? It seems odd that I read of other people hooking up 3rd party PSs with the adapter cable with no problem, yet a Lenovo  made PS does this? Also, I'd hate to buy a 3rd party PS and experience the same thing. At least with the Lenovo PS the vendor accepts returns. Any insights appreciated.

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Hello, i bought a lenovo m92p, but for gaming i want to upgrade the gpu, actually there's a gt630 i want to upgrade to 1050ti. CPU: i5 3470PSU: FSP280-40EPARAM: 8 gb The issue is, the 280W PSU will hold a 1050ti?

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I would like to upgrade my GTX 960 to a 1070. My concern is if the motherboard can support a GTX 1070. I have already replaced the power supply so that is not an issue. Just would like to verify before I make a purchase. 

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ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

A:ThinkCentre M92P 3209B32 SSD limitation

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ThinkCentre model M92P 3209B32 can use 1TB SSD ? any storage limitation?

I'm sure there is a storage limitation, but not as nearly as low as 1 TB.  (And it maybe more a function of the OS.)

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Hi, so, I have a m92p, and want to upgrade my gpu to a 570, 580, 1060, or something of the like. I don't want a 1050ti, though I know it would run on the 75 watt pcie. Also, would I be bottlenecked by pcie 2.0? (if it is, finding mixed info) I see a 4 pin for the psu, then another 8 pin by a 14 pin. Do I need the 8 pin by the 14 pin occupied? I've seen adapters for a 24 pin to a whatever it was, 14, but then that doesn't occupy the other 8 pin. Btw it keeps saying aw snap when I try to upload a pic, so no luck there. Any help?

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Last week, I updated the BIOS on the machine to the latest version. Yesterday (15/08), I noticed that the 'System Version' was set to 'Lenovo Product', so I loaded up DOS and used the Amidos tool to adjust it. It set the new value successfully, so I rebooted the machine and walked away. A few minutes later, I noticed the machine wasn't back online. I went to check on the machine and noticed that it had no output to the display, but two beeps (similar-sounding to during a BIOS update) occurred every 10 - 15 seconds. I killed the power to the machine. Upon booting, there were 2 POST beeps, but no display. I eventually managed to get the following message by unplugging the Hard Drive. And have been able to get it since with the Hard Drive plugged in.If no button is pressed, the machine turns off. It then powers itself back on a few seconds later and starts beeping, as described earlier. The system will not boot into Windows. I cannot PXE boot. I can load into BIOS, but all the settings are reset as soon as the system boots.  I followed the steps in this document, on page 267.  Unfortunately, this didn't work. I have also tried; reseating the RAM & swapping the power supply. Neither of these worked. Any help pointing me in the right direction would be massively appreciated. 

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Hello  I have a LENOVO ThinkCentre M92p 3.40 gigahertz Intel Core i7-3770 running on windows 10 , I am ready shoot the pc and printer! I have a brother  MFC- J4420DW . I can see the printer from other desktop and laptop ,in home and print from them, but I am unable to print on this lenovo product ..I have sat on the brother tech line they could not figure out why this pc does not see the printer whether i do usb cable or  network printer setup.  I had tried full software DL off brother site, just driver , everything i could think of!.   I did notice when i plug my iphone 6 into any usb port nothing happens . Do not know if its related , I tried other devices in and usb works .pc identify the item. Any thoughts are appreciated! OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 ProVersion 10.0.17134 Build 17134Other OS Description Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name LENOVOI7-PCSystem Manufacturer LENOVOSystem Model 2988E2FSystem Type x64-based PCSystem SKU LENOVO_MT_2988Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 9SKT86AUS, 10/21/2014SMBIOS Version 2.7Embedded Controller Version 255.255BIOS Mode LegacyPCR7 Configuration Binding Not PossibleWindows Directory C:\WINDOWSSystem Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume3Locale United StatesHardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.17134.285"Installed Physical Mem... Read more

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Hey all, I have several ThinkCentre M92p computers at my work. I did a Lansweeper report and they all need to be patched due to Intel's SA-00086 vulnerability. I downloaded the patch from here: https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds031164 and when I run it the patch looks like it's installing just fine. BUT, when I run Intel's SA-00086 test utility I get this message:Tool Started 1/26/2018 12:31:06 PM
Name: IT-2
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Model: 2988E2U
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Status: This system is vulnerable.
Tool StoppedI've run the utility several times but I get the same message. I've downloaded it a couple of times but still no joy.These computers originally came with Windows 8 on them and we did Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10. All of them have subsequently been upgraded to the 1709 version of Windows 10.  FWIW Windows 10 isn't listed as an option for the patch. Any ideas, suggestions or recommendations on how to get all of these computers patched against SA-00086?Thanks,Joe B

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Hey all, I have several ThinkCentre M92p computers at my work. I did a Lansweeper report and they all need to be patched due to Intel's SA-00086 vulnerability. I downloaded the patch from here: https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds031164 and when I run it the patch looks like it's installing just fine. BUT, when I run Intel's SA-00086 test utility I get this message:Tool Started 1/26/2018 12:31:06 PM
Name: IT-2
Manufacturer: LENOVO
Model: 2988E2U
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Status: This system is vulnerable.
Tool StoppedI've run the utility several times but I get the same message. I've downloaded it a couple of times but still no joy.These computers originally came with Windows 8 on them and we did Microsoft's free upgrade to Windows 10. All of them have subsequently been upgraded to the 1709 version of Windows 10.  FWIW Windows 10 isn't listed as an option for the patch. Any ideas, suggestions or recommendations on how to get all of these computers patched against SA-00086?Thanks,Joe B

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I'm trying to add a dual-eSATA controller to my M92 model 3209. It's a PCI-express card. I've tried both the x16 and x1 (or x4, or whatever it is) and the PC just refuses to see it - it doesn't show up in the Windows 10 device manager (either as a drive controller or an unknown device) or in the BIOS. This card worked successfully in both a Dell Optiplex and an older M91 PC, so I'm fairly sure that's not the issue (it showed up in the BIOS in both of those). I have tried updating the BIOS but it didn't help. Also tried resetting the BIOS to optimal defaults, also with no results. For what it's worth, I added a PCI (non-express) sound card to the same PC, and it worked first time. Any ideas?

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I recently bought a ThinkCentre M92p and attempted to boot FreeBSD on it, but the OS is not recognised.
 
According to this article:-
 
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTIyOTg
 
only Windows and RedHat. 
 
Is this the case? And can anything be done about it? ie BIOS upgrade?...
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p: What Linux can it run? FreeBSD not recognised

This doesn't go back as far as the M92:  Lenovo - Linux for Personal Systems
 
I suggest the Lenovo 'Linux' forums may be a better place to research this question:  Lenovo - Linux > Other Linux

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alguien me puede ayudar con mi equipo, no manda seņal se video.

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hijust purchased a used ThinkCentre M92P-Tiny and trying to connect to a TV with DP TO HDMI lead the machine detects the tv but i get no signal, for the past 2 days i have scoured the internet looking for soloutions and tried everthing but still getting nowhere, all drivers and updates are up to date, the bios is the latest etc   i am starting to think it is the machine that is faulty or the lead ! before i buy a new lead or even send the machine back i was just wondering if there is something else i am overlooking any feedback would be appriciated  thanks  

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In system information it says I have a local fixed disk, which I think is HDD? I want to upgrade to an SSD. 1.) Regarding the current HDD, can I/should I remove it when upgrading? If it can be removed, is there any benefit to keeping it in place for other functions, etc? 2.) Im not sure which type of SSD to get. I cannot determine if I need mSATA, a 2.5" SSD, 3.5" SSD, or a 2.5" with a 3.5" adaptor. Any benefits to choosing a particular type? Are they all compatible with this model? Thank you

A:ThinkCentre M92p Desktop - Type 3209; Upgrading to SSD

2.5" SSD, with or without a 3.5" adapter.  Samsung 860 Evo is a popular, cost effective choice. 

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I own a Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO (tiny form factor). It has one DisplayPort and an Intel Core i5-3470T processor (with integrated graphics). Does this model support DP MST? I've had no luck trying to connect two Dell U2515H monitors. Dell U2515h manual

A:Thinkcentre M92p Desktop 3238CTO and DP Multi-Stre...

Where did you see that your Intel graphics supports DP 1.2? 

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Hello I own the M92p Desktop (ThinkCentre)/Serial Number: MJ09MZC/Machine Type Model: 3227DU7           I have transplanted the motherboard into a atx case to add a larger power supply. The motherboard is fully functional and only powers on with the existing FPC from the lenovo case                     (yeah I have to leave both cases open to power it on, it ain't pretty folks).           The proprietary one piece connector from the lenovo only fits on the motherboard. Although the front panel connectors from the new atx case are the regular [pwrswitch] [hdd led+] [hdd led-] etc.. and do not power on the system.           From my understanding these FPC's are only signal and ground wires, I need the correct combination to power on my system. My question is how do I align the atx case FPC's in order to accomodate the motherboard in the same fashion the FPC's from the Lenovo case do? Thank you for your time and patience. Also if anyone could link me to bios and chipset updates for this system I would appreciate it as well.

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so i'm sorry ahead of time.
 
a couple of questions. how can i find what model thinkcenter i have. i'm pretty sure it's a M-series, possibly m92p. i don't want the sn, i want the MODEL.
 
but mainly my question is. which of my usb ports are 3.0
tried looking for a user manual pdf, couldn't. i found one for my ultra small but not this sff
 
i have two in the front, 1 and 2,  and four in the back. those ports are stacked  two above two with the Ethernet port next to the bottom two. the rear ports are not numbered
 
the other computer is an m93 with usb ports numbered 3,4,5,6,7,and 8
 
thx for putting up with the inconvenience
 
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A:ThinkCentre M92p? How to determine model number; and which USB ports are 3.0?

@miltk2 wrote:
a couple of questions. how can i find what model thinkcenter i have. i'm pretty sure it's a Mseries, possibly m92p. i don't want the sn, i want the MODEL.
 
but mainly my question is. which of my usb ports are 3.0

Run a 'sys info' and break into BIOS setup, the model number should be there on both main pages. 
 
USB 3.0 ports (back then), have a blue 'tongue' inside the port, 2.0 have black. 
 

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