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X380 Yoga: High battery drain when off - again

Q: X380 Yoga: High battery drain when off - again

Hello my fellow ThinkPad friends, I know that there are already a couple of threads out there concerning high battery drain when the device is completely shut down, but none for the X380 Yoga yet. In some cases (E-Series ThinkPads), a BIOS-Update was released to solve the problem. I would kindly like to ask the Lenovo team to try and figure out whether the same can be accomplished for the X380 Yoga. When my device is shut down, it usually drains 10-15% a day, which cannot be a regular thing. Of course, I have tried all the usual stuff: - Windows Quick Start is off - USB-power when off is off- Wake-On-LAN or USB-C is off- BIOS updated to R0SET29W 1.13 If you have any other ideas, feel free to post them. Otherwise, I would really appreciate for a BIOS update that might adress the issue. It is kind of annoying charging your device for the weekend knowing that by the next day, you will already have lost 1 to 2 hours of runtime. Best wishes,Manuel

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Hi,
 
It appears based on the below post that Lenovo fixed this problem on X380 Yoga.  Can this be released for X1 Yoga 3rd generation?
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X380-Yoga-High-battery-drain-when-off-again/t...
 
I have already done the below
 
- Windows Quick Start is off 
- USB-power when off is off
- Wake-On-LAN or USB-C is off
- BIOS updated to N25ET35W 1.21
- I have uploaded BIOS settings to default
- Disabled thunderbolt
- run battery guage reset twice
 
Battery drain is not as bad as the other person on the X380 but I still lose after making all the above changes 1-3% overnight.  Despite what support says I do not believe that this should be considered normal.  This has never happened on any of my other thinkpads except for my TP25 which was fixed after disabling fast start up.
 

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I'm having problems with my 910 yoga. He's been carrying it for more than two days and it's only 44%. Unlike the other posts, where yoga is connected and does not carry my charges very slowly. Also when I remove the power cable the battery drains very fast.
1) I already updated the BIOS
2) I already unplugged and reinstalled the battery drives
I do not know what else to do.

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I am a Yoga 700-14ISK user for 2 years. And I had encounter serveral issues with this laptop before (and the service center helped me to fix them) However, now there is an issue I just have now - my battery is draining fast like 1% lost per 2-3 min for light usage (browsing on Chrome or doing my schoolwork either on Microsoft Office or Google Drive) I suspected it was due to my battery wear level. However, as I monitored it, I realised it keep fluctuating (from 19.64% to 42.02%) until I re-calibrate which gives me 38.51% and then 38.71% after a charge to 60%. Is it possible the battery wear level can cause the quick drain in battery?  Is this battery wear level normal? I would also like to point out that I had the battery changed over a year ago and I normally used my laptop for schoolwork and gaming (occasionally now after realising the issue.) I am also going to have an internship (at least 6 months) from July so I am very worried that my laptop can't last long especially its battery. Hence, should I go to a Lenovo service center and request for a battery replacement? Please give me any possible reasons on why the laptop battery starts to drain fast and its battery wear level sharp increase, and also possible solutions for these issues. I would like to know more about it in order to sustain my laptop at least for a year.

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I received my X380 Yoga with the i7-8550u a couple week back and the first thing I noticed was the fan running almost constantly. I checked task manager and noticed that even though the CPU usage is remaining low, the clock speed is running at around 3.80 GHz.  My power profile is set to balanced with the minimum processor state set to 5%. If I change the maximum processor state to 99% then the clock speeds drop to below the base speed of 1.99 GHz and the fan quites down.  The problem is the CPU will never go above 1.99 GHz when set like this, so performance is noticeably reduced. I've played around in the bios and the only thing that seems to drop the idle clock speed is to turn off Intel SpeedStep which again stops the CPU from going above 1.99 GHz. From my experience with my past computers the CPU should clock down when the load is low. Is this normal behaviour for this computer and processor? I am I missing a setting, or maybe a program or process is demanding full clock speed from the processor? Any help or comments would be appreciated. Thanks

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My Yoga 3 pro's battery is draining at 5-7% per hour even when the machine is powered off.(not sleeping or hibernating - properly shut down)This has happened about a year ago, where both battery and motherbord have been replace under warrany.Lenovo technicians claim it has, this time, something to do with the HDMI PCB and cable.The machine is already two weeks in "repair". My question: Is this a known issue? if so, what is the correct/recommended course of action?(other than not buying Lenovo... too late) Thanks, Assaf.

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Hi, I have an Yoga 900 that worked fine (mostly). However, now I have an annoying issue regarding the battery.  Going from 100% to about 76% could take about 2 hours, but... from 76% to 6% takes a minute. It doesnt downscale normally, but rather jumps immediately down to 6% and then warns me about low battery...  With this issue, the computer is completely useless without the powercord...so, its a bit useless as a laptop yes. Would really appreciate any help here!! Running Win 10 with the latest updates. 

A:Yoga 900 Battery drain

Hi tonijj , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Check if this help article applies to your case and verify both BIOS and audio versions. 
 
Manually allowing it to drain then charge it helps in some case other wise you can try steps discussed here on this discussion.
 
Update us how things go. 
For further assistance specially if your warranty is still active call in tech support. 
 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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Hi guys, In February, I received my Yoga 710-14ikb and I was thrilled because of the advertised battery life and low weight. However, I have started noticing that 5 months in, my battery drains 10-15% (in 17 hours) when it's turned off. I have set the "what does the power button do" to shut down and the ''close the lid'' to do nothing. There is no heavy usage of the laptop, no downloading etc.In my previous laptop (ideapad 510), this happened as well and eventually progressed into losing ~50% in 48 hours. They ended up repairing it twice and taking it back in the end and this cost a lot of time.  Does anybody have any solutions for this problem?Kind regards,Maarten

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Hi, Something really annoying started recently,I don't use my laptop every day, and latey iv'e noticed that the battery drains cempletely empty in a few days.I was using it a few days ago, when i shut it off (not hibernate), the battery was 100%, but today iv'e tried turning it on, and the battery is 0%, i had to connect it to the charger to be able to turn it on. Iv'e been experiencing it in the last month, before that it was ok, there were some updates recently notably the BIOS update and i wonder if that is the reason for this behaviour. I need to fix that asap - i doubt it is a hardware fault since the lapto is only 10 months old, and in continuos use the battery last 5-6 hours, the same as it was new. Lenovo support, I'm awaiting your reply that will solve my issue (already disabled "fast start" from power options but it doesnt seem to help) Thank you

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When in standby (or connected standby) the Yoga consumes quite a lot of battery.In just a few hours, the battery capacity was reduced by 10%.Because of intelligent hibernation, my PC does not run out of battery during the night, but then it makes standby pretty much useless. I've seen similar issues being discussed for the X1 Yoga at these forums, and I believe that a BIOS update was issued to fix the problem.Cannot seem to find a BIOS upgrade for the 920 that has a fix, though. Anyone else experiencing this problem?

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Hi, I got a used Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (YB02496129), installed Windows 10 and swaped out the old hard drive for an ssd (of course installed all drivers for my device). When powered off, I lose up to 50% of charge while the notebook is turned off (not sleep or energy saving). The battery itself seems fine, because I can still use it for roughly 3-5 hours.As I thought that it is an Windows 10 issue (software based), I installed linux ubuntu 18.04. Same result, 33% battery drain overnight. What I tried:- reading through other forum posts with the same problem- installing/deinstalling Lenovo Vantage (updated my bios and drivers)- changed the power off button behavior (shutdown instead of energy saving)- turning of the device by holding the powerbutton for 10 seconds- changed the ssd (so I basicly got my windows 10 ssd out and insterted a fresh one for ubuntu)- installed linux ubuntu 18.04 I cant use a notebook that overnight loses all of its charge for obvious reasons. Do you have any sugesstions? Seems like its a known problem, maybe someone solved it already.

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I got my yoga 920 two months ago. Everything looks fine expect recent battery drain after shutdown. I shut down my laptop and after overnight I turn it on, it only shows 89% for most time and on time only 64%. I tried a lot of ways suggested online, such as turning off "always on usb", battery reset, changing settings in Intel Energy Management. But problem continues. Does anyone have any idea?

A:Yoga 920 battery drain after shutdown

I wonder whether it possible to have a battery leakage? Because I could feel somehow warm at the bottom before I turn it on.

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Hi guys, In February, I received my Yoga 710-14ikb and I was thrilled because of the advertised battery life and low weight. However, I have started noticing that 5 months in, my battery drains 10-15% (in 17 hours) when it's turned off. I have set the "what does the power button do" to shut down and the ''close the lid'' to do nothing. There is no heavy usage of the laptop, no downloading etc.In my previous laptop (ideapad 510), this happened as well and eventually progressed into losing ~50% in 48 hours. They ended up repairing it twice and taking it back in the end and this cost a lot of time.  Does anybody have any solutions for this problem?Kind regards,Maarten

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My yoga 900 battery drains ~15% per day when powered off. Issue looks similar to multiple posts for other Lenovo laptops, for instance:ThinkPad E455 Excessive Battery Drains When Power Off I'm running Windows 10. Fast boot is already disabled and BIOS recently updated.  Does anybody have an idea how to get the issue solved for my product?For instance: is there a way to manually change the power setting for USB and AC-button in power off mode?  Thanks in advance for thinking along ---------------------- OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 HomeVersion 10.0.14393 Build 14393System Model 80UESystem SKU LENOVO_MT_80UE_BU_idea_FM_Lenovo YOGA 900-13ISK2Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6560U CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2208 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date LENOVO 2UCN10WW, 14-9-2016SMBIOS Version 2.8Embedded Controller Version 1.08BIOS Mode UEFI

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Hi all, Recently got delivery of a brand new Yoga 730 13" from Lenovo directly and have it updated to latest Windows and Drivers and BIOS. While the laptop is powered off, I am experiencing a pretty rapid battery drain I think. I am yet to make an accurate observation but it certainly feels like I come back to the laptop in a few hours and the battery remaining is much lower than I remember.Anyone else experiencing this? I have already disabled Always On USB and have nothing plugged in to the USB ports except for the Active Pen 2 holder. Thanks!  

A:Yoga 730 13" - Battery drain while shutdown or hibernating

Did you disable fast start up?  Also Wake on Lan.  That will help a lot.  It wont eliminate the drain while shutdown but will help.
 
 

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Hi. I've updated all the drivers, per technical support's advice. I'm losing 1-5% per day when shut down and 5-10% per day in sleep mode on my new Yoga 920. Is anyone else having this problem? Do tech support read these forums?

A:Yoga 920 - Battery drain when shut down and in sleep mode

Hi amote,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Battery draiining reports are also visible on other OEM forums as well and most likely related to similar features offered by Windows 10. Such also applies to different model of different macnufacturers as well.
 
Disabling fast start as discussed here would be a good step to try first.
 
Our forums are peer to peer community discussion group but Tech support (although maybe limited to their own scope of support) also utilizes the discussions we have for investigation of issues.
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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I bought my Yoga 13 (type 20175) brand new in 2014.  It shipped with Windows 8, 128GB, 4GB, if I recall correctly.  I had a license for W8 Pro that I used and there was a free 8.1 upgrade that I completed not long after purchase. Upgrades over the last (almost) 3 years have been boosting it to 8GB of ram, installing a Samsung SSD 850 EVO (250GB), Windows 10 (Pro), and now a battery. Sometime in 2015, I started noticing that if I didn't use the laptop and left it off for 2 or 3 days, the battery would completely discharge to 0%.  I chalked it up to age, and could still get several hours of moderate use in a day, so it wasn't a priority.  Finally, I bit the bullet and bought a brand new battery and put it in last week. Nothing changed.  I still have the same problem. In retrospect, it may have coincided with the installation of Windows 10.  Below is a further description of the problem and things I have tried.   PROBLEM:When shutting down, the battery loses an average of 2.5% per HOUR. (i.e. after 10 hours, it goes from 100% to 75%)This is consistent whether I use the Windows Start menu, the power button, or a command prompt (shutdown /s /f /t 0) to turn it off.  By the way, putting it in hibernate burns at the same rate. When putting the laptop to sleep, the battery loses only about 0.75% per HOUR (i.e. after 10 hours, it goes from 100% to 92%).  This occurs regardless of how I put it to sleep... Read more

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Battery drain in sleep mode is excessive compared to other Windows laptops. Leaving the office with a full charge, not powering on the unit at home, I come in the next day and the battery is 89%. Same scenario over a weekend - Leave the office with 100% charge, come in Monday morning, having not used the laptop and the battery is 78%. This has nothing to do with the fancy OLED or anything - it wasn't turned on. Hope this can be addressed in a BIOS update. I really want to love this laptop but the short battery life compared to advertised specs and the excessive battery drain while sleeping leave me with mixed feelings.

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Recently, bought Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen. Spent a premium price and I am very disappointed with the battery, even after optimization with low brightness. Why are they advertising 15 H?

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I have had this X1 Yoga 3rd Generation laptop since May. Sometime in July the battery will get drained at an excessive rate while the laptop is sleeping. I believe it started to happen after some software/driver/bios update around that time. Overnight it would go from 100% charged to 10% (and stops at 10% becaues hibernation kicks in). See below some images for the SleepStudy that PowerCfg.exe reports.   This seems to be the same or a very similar issue to the one reported here for the X1 Carbon that it is still unresolved:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-6th-Gen-Battery-drain-in-sleep/m-p/... I have been installing any new updates posted on System Update hoping for this to magically get fixed by one of those updates, but so far it hasn't happened. I'm starting to switch from a happy ThinkPad user that would recommend my laptop to colleagues and friends, to one that may start telling them to stay away from them.

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Hi Everyone, I came here for discuss one of the latest problem of my lenovo Yoga 500 which i had purchased earlier. Whenever I have been using it in my meeting and in conference battery drained very fast. This is intial problem of the battery draining,how i overcome this problem. I can't use adpater for Yoga 500 everytime.Shall I change my laptop or battery or any other idea which best fits for me. Thanks,Steven lash

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Hi,I recently purchased Thinkpad X1 yoga (1 Gen) machine with 16Gb Ram, 512GB SSD & WQHD IPS (Not even OLED) display with windows 10 pro 64 bit OS.My laptop battery is draining fast and only last for 4 to 5 hours with normal browsing & usage with 60-75% brightness (even reducing it to 50% doesn't give much improvement) and in Power save mode. As per Lenovo it should last for 9 to 11 hours but in reality it is no where near to it. I had also looked at similar issues that has been raised in this forum by other users as well. But I strongly feel that a top brand like Lenovo/Thinkpad doesn't cheat customers by giving false promises for the battery life of  9 to 11 hours without their internal testing, also I feel they would have not be claiming this (9 to 11 hrs) battery life by keeping their screen brightness to dark i.e. less than 50% or 25%. So i thought i could dig deeper to find out the problem. After my initial analysis using powercfg.exe command tool for sleepstudy, the report (i.e. https://ibb.co/hzob7F) shows me some a Ghost application called "Unknown [None]" which comsumes more power and I guess this is the culprit that cases the battery to drain faster. Looks like this Ghost appid takes around 60% of the power compared with all the other appid.  But not sure how to identify this Ghost appid. I have also posted my query in Microsoft forum but yet to get an reply.https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-othe... Read more

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Hello. I have purchased the Lenovo Yoga 170-14IKB with 1080p touchscreen, 8gb RAM and i5-7200U.Since it is a bit older, and I realized I need more RAM for my school projects and assignments, I decided to go for a "Crucial SO-DIMM 16GB DDR4 SDRAM 2400MHz CL17 Dual Ranked" memory, since on the Crucial's website it was stated that this Yoga supports that RAM. So I clicked purchace, got the RAM, upgraded, and suddenly my Yoga is warm when in sleep. It also draws so much power in sleep in Windows 10, that it discharges in a few hours when still in sleep. Before the upgrade, the Yoga lasted a week or two in sleep mode. Now, only a few hours. Is there any way to solve this issue? I was considering a BIOS upgrade might help, but I'm running the lates bios 2XCN38WW (V2.12).Are you aware of this issue? Is anyone else having this issue? Can I provide you with any more information to help me solve this problem? I need my Yoga's battery life as I spend a lot of time in school during the day. Also, I'm running Window 10 x64 Pro - build 17134. Thank you in advance!

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Hello all today ive just got my new IdeaPad 520 I5 8250U + MX150 + 8GB DDR4 + 1 TB HDD And ive put it windows 10 and started exploring it.The game i have tested till now is Mafia 2 and i  have reached 58 degrees GPU and 69-70 CPU I also used XTU and lowered the voltage with 0.085mv on 0.100mV it crashesh so i left it 0.85mV .But i noticed while i play the fan is barely getting the heat out and wanted to ask how can i increase the fan speed and eventually can i undervolt the mx150    https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Energy-Management-Where-is-my-Du... WIll this work for me to increase fan speed ? 

A:Improving Lenovo IdeaPad 520 15IKB Battery /drastic battery drain

I am having also one other issue i just chared it to 99% and played 7-8 minutes Mafia 2 at Full HD and low settings and the battery was set to maximum baterry life but it drained to 75% for this 7-8 minutes ? is this normal ? 

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I have an XPS 9550 6th Gen running Windows 10 (Just over 1 year, out of warranty).
The issue is when the charge plug is plugged in and hovering over the battery icon it says that battery is charging.  However the battery is not charging but discharging until the laptop switches off.  The only way for the battery to charge again is to deplete the battery until the laptop is unresponsive when the power button is pushed to switch lap top on.  Once there is no residual power in the battery it will start charging again to 100% after which the cycle repeats, discharge.
Things I have tried.
Latest Bios update - no change
Another A/C charger - worked ok for a few days
Replaced battery - no change
Bios settings - reset to default (info related to battery and A/C charge reports all good)
F12 - Dell diagnostics, reports all good
When Battery is disconnected the laptop works normally
The laptop charge socket seems tight and secure
I have searched the internet exhaustively but have not found this same issue reported.  The only feasible way I can use the laptop is to disconnect the battery.
Can anyone suggest anything?
I would also like to disable the battery instead of having to open it up to disconnect, is this possible?
Any help would be much appreciated, thanks 
Andrew

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I have a ThinkPad T450 with a built-in and external batteries.  Is there a setting in the BIOS or in the Lenovo suite of software where one could set how the batteries behave when they're being used? I'd like for the external battery to drain first so that I could then switch it for a different one before using the internal one.  It's always easier to replace the external battery vs. having to remove the bottom case entirely to access the internal one.

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I received my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2gen (i7, OLED). Unfortunately the CPU usage is constantly around 30% (reaching up to 100%), the fan is on all the time and the battery is empty in 2 hours. The main reasons for the high CPU usage are the following three programmes:- Sophos web intelligence (which I have to have installed according to my employer)- WMI provider host (I tried deinstalling it, but then I can no longer access the network drives)- Synaptics TouchPad 64-bit EnhancementsAny ideas what I could do to solve the issue? Thanks! 

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Hi everyone, pressing [Fn]+[F7] on my X380 Yoga returns to my linux operating system the [win]+[p] keycodes whereas the [F7] key has the icon for monitor switching / presentation setup. Does anyone have the same issue or does anyone know a workaround for this? All the best

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The X380 Yoga TrackPoint cap seems to be ever so slightly different from the 260 Yoga and S1 Yoga TrackPoint caps.  It's perhaps 1mm shorter.  I can't find which part number represents the factory-correct replacement cap for this computer, does anyone know?

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The X380 Yoga TrackPoint cap seems to be ever so slightly different from the 260 Yoga and S1 Yoga TrackPoint caps.  It's perhaps 1mm shorter.  I can't find which part number represents the factory-correct replacement cap for this computer, does anyone know?

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Hi Lenovo Community, I'm facing pretty strange CPU Performance problems on the X380 Yoga with i7-8550U CPU. The CPU performance becomes very bad after some operating time. I understand the X380 has a limited cooling capacity, but this behaviour is pretty strange. Environment: X380 Yoga, i7-8550U, 16GB Memory, 512GB SSD, Windows 10 1703 Enterprise, SCCM Driver Package used for image building and installation. Bios Version 1.14 installed (most recent one). Drivers are all checked, and are the most recent version. Speed Step Settings in Bios are on Max Performance, on OS also on Max performance. Running Standard Office applications, like Outlook, Skype, Firefox and some management tools. After system boot everything is performing fine for about 1 hour. (I wasn't able to  record the exact time so far). After this, the system starts to get really slow, and shows a bad response time. As soon as some CPU load is applied, the CPU clock in Task Manager goes down, also the CPU load is not able to reach 100%. The CPU Temperature does not go over about 60 at this point. Directly after the system start it goes up to about 85C. I monitored the CPU with HWMonitor, and put some stress to the Laptop using Prime 95. After some minutes Torture Test I see following values in HWMonitor (see attachment Prime 1.jpg) After about 1 hour run time, I see following: (see attachment Prime 2.jpg) So, the CPU Clock is far down, all temperatures are not really high, no... Read more

A:Bad CPU Performance X380 Yoga

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Hi,I recently ordered a Thinkpad X380 Yoga. I was wondering whether it is possible to use an SSD with msata form factor in the WWAN card slot.Thanks in advance.

A:X380 yoga msata SSD?

Hello and welcome,
 
I can't find any reference on the web or in the X380 base spec that indicates this is possible.  My guess is NO, but can't really verify one way or the other.
 
I can say that mSATA should not be part of the conversation.  The WWAN slot is m.2 NOT mSATA.  mSATA has not been used in Lenovo products for several generations.
 
Z.

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When I write something in Word, the pen starts lagging. The option 'pen' turns off and instead of writing it starts scrolling. I can't write longer than 3 seconds. I don't have this problem with other apps, only with Word.

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My new X380 Yoga does not start at all- when hooking on the power the LED light was first orange and now white (assuming it has been charged)- when hooking on the power the red LED light (in the i in Thinkpad logo) on the screen cover lights up. The red LED light on the keyboard doesn't do anything.- Computer doesn't make any sound, no fan, nothing. Tried:- pressing it 5, 10 , 30 seconds, nothing happens.- pressing reset on the bottom (with paperclip), nothing happens. Anybody any ideas, or was it just dead on arrival?  

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So i got this laptop during orientation for the college i'm going to. I got excited when i saw the drawing programs on it so that i could sketch anywhere anytime without carrying a sketchbook to classes just in case i had time in between to draw. But the pen doesn't work. I have a Thinkpad Pen Pro, and while it seems charged and sometimes work, it's rare. In the 3D paint program, i can get a quick line out of the pen but not again. It's like the connection with the screen is wonky. How do i fix this?

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My wife received last month the laptop in the object (italian version) as PC for working, but she can't understand if it support the SIM for mobile data; looking in the datasheet it seems it have the WWAN module but I can't find nothing on the configuration tool and inserting a SIM I don't have any response.Thanks 

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Hi there, I have observed, that the Yoga X380 speeds down if the display is folded (working in tablet mode). A compilation of a C++ project needs in normal Laptop case (Keyboard usable) 29 seconds and all 8 logical processors are working with 100%.The same compilation in folded case (Yoga stands on the keyboard) needs 1 Minute 48 seconds. The 8 logical processors are working only with max 47%. Can someone explain me this?  Best regards Timo  

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Hi there, I have observed, that the Yoga X380 speeds down if the display is folded (working in tablet mode). A compilation of a C++ project needs in normal Laptop case (Keyboard usable) 29 seconds and all 8 logical processors are working with 100%.The same compilation in folded case (Yoga stands on the keyboard) needs 1 Minute 48 seconds. The 8 logical processors are working only with max 47%. Can someone explain me this?  Best regards Timo  

A:Yoga X380 speeds down if it is folded

Hi Tien1602!
 
Welcome to the community forums.
 
Could you try to access the BIOS and find the setting to disable DPTF and disable it. Once you're done save and exit in the BIOS and check if the issue remains.
 
Let us know how it goes.

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Hello, After the windows 10 updated,the sound isn't working anymore. The "Realtek" driver disappeared and now I am using Conexant Smart Audio. I have updated the driver on Device Manager, I have disabled the enhancements,also I have uninstalled and install the drivers again..basically I have tried anything found on Microsoft and Lenovo community .. I don't know what to do anymore?Any ideas? Thanks

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So, I've been having this problem since I bought this X380. For no apparent reason the critical battery screen flashes up and beeps 3 times and turns of my laptop. It happens intermittently but almost very time I go into the battery gauge test screen. I'm running Bios 1.16 and I reset the battery gauge test several times but it hasn't stopped the problem.Any Ideas guys?

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Was watching youtube and laptop just stopped working with a pop sound inside.I havea  full waranty and paid for an additional insurance - so covered in all possible way!On Friday, I've called support and explained the matter and got all sorts of emails and promise to fix it asap. The only thing, they just need to collect it on Monday - what could be easier?! Of course they didn't! and they even didn't bother or called me to ask what happened or whatsoever! I had to call myself to FedEx to find out that there is just no scheduled collection for this order - perfect! Scheduled it for the next day, called them in the middle of the day to confirm that they will come (as they simple give you an idea on when this will happen - between 9 and 17 - so just wait for the whole day, please). And still nothing! A bit frustrated - called Lenovo again and what a news - the guy in support for 10 minutes an absolutely unaceptable way was trying to insist that it's my problem that nobody collects the laptop and it's my issue and I have to deal with FedEx (whatever time it takes) and untill that they will not do anything! Why the hell if I have lenovo laptop, paid all the money for warranty and insurance I should spend two days on trying to get a service support for your rubbish products which doesn't work at the first place????!!!! After a while I've lost the last bit of patience and insisted on a chat with manager. She said that they are very sorry and blah blah blah - they will fill the... Read more

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Hi my Lenovo X380 yoga freezes intermittently while working , Its very disturbing and terrible experience. Tried updating to the latest Graphics driver but the issue persists, during freeze the CPU performance will spike and screekching sound will come !! tried updating all drivers from the lenovo site but no help . enen tried the latest graphics driver from intel website.. Struggling with this for almost a month now.

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