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Lenovo Legion Y520 SSD support

Q: Lenovo Legion Y520 SSD support

Dear Lenovo community,I am considering an ssd upgrade. I know that my laptop (Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN) supports m.2 NVMe gen 3.0 x4, but is it compatible with gen 3.0 x2? I found some good deals, they are actually about half the price of an x4 ssd ...Also, what length does it support? I found a link for the ssd that comes in it (in higher configurations), so is that the maximum length?Thanks in advance for your reply.

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Debasmita from LENOVO threatening me that she will see how my issue will get resolved if I don?t listen to her. Lencare ID# C180312002 || S/N# PF0VK59K || SO# 7008546861 I purchased my laptop four months? back and on March 7th I registered a complain of Laptop Screen is dead and if I connect to HDMI port to another screen it works. The engineer visited to my place on 10th March and replaced the display screen, while opening the laptop the screen packing was loosen up even after my request the engineer kept saying nothing will happen to the new gaps which were formed after display screen replacement. After few hours of service, the screen started flickering again and got completely dim, now the display works sometimes and sometimes it won?t.I register the complaint again on display screen, they sent an engineer after two days and opened the laptop again to check the same display issue, engineer not only opened display Screen but also back panel of the laptop.The display screen issue he confirmed the display will need to replace with one cable and Basel, total three parts. He took pictures of screen frame gap and noted the same in service slip that the laptop packing is gone off and will require new packing. After he went off I observed that now my laptop?s touch pad light has switched off completely.There was only one issue with display but LENOVO service support has introduced few more issues now 1-  DISPLAY ISSUE was introduced - Reason (Auto... Read more

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I have the Legion Y520 -15kbn  Model name 80WK i7 16 gig ram and Nividia 1050ti 4gig gragjhics card. I bought to us VR headset my question is the HDMI port off the Intel grapghics or the Nividia 1050ti??? If its not off the Nividia GPU then it VR will not work. Before I am not able to return system and pull my hair out trying to get VR to work. I know its a very technical question not easy  but need an ansewer. Thank you.

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Hello, I own a Lenovo Legion Y520 (the one with 2tb HDD) and I would like to add an SSD to it as well. From what I've read, if I want to keep my HDD and add an SSD, I will need an M.2 type SSD. Also, I have found an SSD that I think would be compatible with my Y520, but I wanted to ask here before buying it. The SSD I'm talking about it the SSD WD Black 256GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280. I will also attach a picture of it, so if anyone could tell me if it's compatible, I'll be very thankful.This is the one 

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Hi.My Lenovo have a 1tb hdd.I want to know if I can buy a ssd and the both disks.And if so what sdd can I buy MTM:80wk00mmpg

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                    Hello , i am having a rather curious problem with my laptop if anyone has noticed the same and/or found a solution will be appreciated.Every time i unplug and close the laptop, it loo oot sequence between the 2 ssd's i have installed. I have an nvme SSD 1tb as my boot drive and a Sata SSD as a 2nd and every time its closed and opens unplugged it moves the 2nd ssd as first boot priority. So every time i just restart and choose to boot from my nvme. Any comments/solutions?

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Everytime i charge my device to 100%The battery FULL CHARGE capacity seems to degrade a littleBtw, my laptop is only couple months oldThe battery report : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XB2Xoj88xx1fXaV_vKE4J45g3Q0YUz8_

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hi there, i have recently purchecd a new laptop from y520 suries with gtx 1050 gb.as i far as i knew when i bought this pc it met all the requerments i need in order to start VR expiriance by oculus rift.the problem started when i plugged the headset. after spending few days trying to configure why cant it recognize the headset it seems the hdmi port canot use the gpu system(gtx card) and it can only use the inner one that is built in and i cant use the headset this way.i need your help in order to configure it to work with the gtx card. please help my case its serius matter, this is why i bought this laptopt in the first place.

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Hi. I have 1050 version of Legion Y520. It is 15IKBN. What can i upgrade? If i can upgrade something where? If i can upgrade something can you give me links of items? Thank you.

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Hello all. I am about to buy the Legion Y520-15IKBN. It's the i7-7700HQ, GTX 1060  version. I have 2 questions though before I buy it.  1. I have a Seagate Barracuda 5TB 2,5" HDD, a Samsung 960 Evo NVMe 500GB and a HyperX Impact 16GB DDR4-2400 laptop RAM. Can I install them on this model or if I open it it will void the warranty?  2. The laptop comes with no OS. I have Windows 10 on my desktop PC. Since Windows are connected to the Outlook account (I think), will I be able to install and activate them on the laptop or I have to buy new? Thank you very much for any answers

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HelloI need to buy a new laptop and I found this one which people say it's suitable for games (and within my budget). Do you guys think it meets all the requirements for playing games, new games especially like assassin's creed odyssey? I'm no real expert when it comes to these kind of things . Will this configuration last long or it's going be old in a couple of years (in terms of gaming requirements I mean). And last but not least... is actually 16 the maximum ram supported?ThanksLENOVO Legion Y520-15IKBMProcessor: Intel Core i7Processor identification: - 7700HQ, Quad Core- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630- Processor architecture: Kaby LakeClock speed (GHz): 2.8Max Turbo Frequency (GHz): 3.8Third level cache (MB): 6Chipset brand: IntelRam MemoryRAM: 16 GBType of RAM: DDR4Maximum Ram Supported: 16 GBTotal RAM slot number: 2Hard DiskHDD: 1000 GBHard Disk Type: HDDSSD: 128 GBGraphic cardGraphics: nVidia graphicsGraphic model: - GeForce GTX-1060Memory Graphics Card (MB): 6000Other features of the graphics card: - Dedicated- GDDR5Operating systemOperating system: Windows 10 Home (64bit)DisplayDisplay size: Display 15.6 ''Display ('): 15Convertible: NoHD: Full HDDisplay resolution: 1920x1080 pixelsScreen format: 16: 93D: NoAnti-reflective display: YesIPS display: YesOptical UnitOptical drive: NoAudio cardSound card: Audio by HarmanSpeakers: 2 x 2.0 WConnectivityEthernet: YesEthernet type: 10/100/1000Wi-Fi: YesBluetooth: 4.1InterfacesUSB 2.0: 1USB 3.0: 2Number of usb type 'C' ports... Read more

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Hello, i have a Lenovo legion Y520IKBA notebook for 10 months, which runs integrated Intel HD630 Graphics and then AMD Radeon RX560 Graphic card.I had no problem for playing games on high settings with solid fps, usually i am playing World of Tanks on 70-90 fps, but today in the middle of battle, the screen freezed for 1sec, then it went quality down and fps dropped to 7-14, i guess that somehow notebook switched to use HD630 Graphics instead of RX560. I am running 19.5.2 Adrenalin 2019 drivers. It offers me upgrade from 19.5.2 to 19.9.1 but when i did it in past, the same thing happened so i am running older drivers because of that. GPU tempeature is about 38-43C°. Here is what i tried and nothing worked:- hard restart of notebook- using CCleaner and DDU for cleaning drivers and reinstalling- in device manager i uinstalled and installed new drivers- checking in BIOS if dedicated gpu is enabled Nothing of this worked, anybody else had this problem and solved it? I checked older topics, but none of it worked for me. I will be glad for any idead, thanks a lot. 

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I currently own a Y520 for a year and a month now. An issue that recently rose from my laptop is that at rare occasions, although the F2 key is still working by itself (keyboard testing sites prove it), Fn+F2, which is supposed to lower the volume, won't work. Fn+other Fx keys still work though, excpet for F2. Restarting the laptop multiple times does not solve the problem. This happened once before and it just resolved itself, but now it's taking quite a while. The odd thing is that when I hold Fn+F2, and then let go of Fn while still pressing on F2, it actually does what Fn+F2 is supposed to do, and when I press Fn again, it stops working again, and letting go of Fn makes it work again. I am really confused, is this a software or a hardware issue? Are there any temporary or long term fixes?

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Hi, I've recently bought this laptop and I'm already getting an error message upon booting up.This one: I have ran sfc /scannow in cmd: However, the error upon booting up still persists. What should I do next?  

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It's a Sunday & my family are out. It should be a perfect time to set up my new Legion 520 laptop - but it's not. I've reached the screen headed "Create your NVIDIA Account", completed filling in the info, hit "REGISTER" and am completely stuck. It tells me that "you must agree to our Terms & Conditions" but there's no box or question to tick. What's worse it won't let me continue to sign into my Microsoft Account, load all the Apps I have & get on with it.   Any thoughts please?

A:How do I register my new Lenovo Legion Y520 laptop?

Forgot to check if I need to check any "please notify me of any reply - but can't find one!!

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Hi all, sadly my legion has stopped working. When it happened : short story is, when I was gaming. My headphones died, wireless through usb.  And in that same moment when they died. My laptop shut off without warning.  Also had mouse and charger plugged in.  Now, when I hit power button the power light on the side turns on. But   no power to the   screen    or     fans.  (Edit: Forgot to mention my keyboard does not light up either. ) When i plug charger in the charging light works also.  I don?t really know too much about this Subject sorry.  My warranty expired back in May this year. So I wanted to see if anybody had similar problems, or even had a solution to this.  Anythign helps. Thanks for taking the time to read and help. 

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hi there , i am facing a real big issue with my lenovo y520 since i boot up the ubuntu distro i am having slow performance and 
also the SSD driver is not working ,, does my laptop is uncompatible with linux or what ?
 
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I updated my laptop today and restarted, but after testarting, windows did not load, it was just the lenovo screen on startup with the spinning dots, and the screen shuts down, and then it repeats. Its stuck in this loop. Ive tried holding down the power button and it stopped it. But when i turn it on, its still stuck in the lenovo white dot screen, constantly shutting off the display and then turning it back on.not even lock screen is workingwindows startup repair isnt working right now

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Hello, I'm an owner of Y520 that I bought less than a month ago and in the past few days, I have been experiencing a strange keyboard issue. At seemingly random times, several random keys will become completely unresponsive.The keys will work fine all day except for a few minutes here and there. For example, my 'e' 'g' 'h' '8' '9' and 'FN' keys just stopped working for about 3 minutes, now they are obviously working fine again. Sometimes it's for more than a few minutes and can be a nuisance.I've also noticed sometimes holding the key down for a while will fix it. I'm wondering if there's some sort of fix that I can try when this happens so that I don't have to take it to an authorized service center.Furthermore, I've noticed that there are more people having the same issue with the same keys as there are videos about it on Youtube. I bought my laptop in Europe but currently live in Canada so I am a bit worried if it is possible to find an authorized repair center. Thanks for any help.  

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hi there , i am facing a real big issue with my lenovo y520 since i boot up the ubuntu distro i am having slow performance and 
also the SSD driver is not working ,, does my laptop is uncompatible with linux or what ?
 
MOD: Added issue details to title

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Durante la noche lo dejé descargando una cosa mientras lo tenía conectado a la corriente, al despertarme lo apagué y a mediodía ya no responde, no se enciende ningún led y el botón de encendido no hace nada, qué puedo hacer?

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Where can I find information on the keyboard layout, specifically about the "highlighted" keys (w,a,s,d, and \ with red bar, 7 w circled Y)? I'm assuming they have special functions. I couldn't find anything in the manual or searching online. Thanks

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