Forum discussion tagged with ideapad.
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    Question GPU issues after BIOS update (AGCN28WW)

    Hello! I've been using a lot my IdeaPad s540-14API for cloud gaming services, like Geforce Now and Stadia. Recently I updated the BIOS to AGCN28WW and since then I've been having issues when cloud gaming. ISSUE: After playing for a short while (10-20 min) the stream quality and fps drastically...
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    Question Secure Erase M.2 SSD on Lenovo IdeaPad L340-17IRH Gaming

    I want to sell the mentioned laptop, but before I do I would wipe its original SSD drive clean and reinstall Windows on it. I found that some Lenovo (including IdeaPad) laptops have a Secure Erase option in the UEFI settings, but this specific model does not seem to contain that option. At...
  3. Wolfmeister97

    Question Graphic card on notebook

    Hi! I just bought myself a new laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 3 - 15ARH05). I installed all the drivers (also I downloaded Lenovo Vantage and made a BIOS update). I installed GeForce Experience and so on. But the problem is that the dedicated GPU (GTX 1650) isn't enabled/activated and I don't know how...
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    Question Lenovo Z580 ram upgrade

    Hello guys I have a z580 laptop with i7 3632qm and 8gb ram and I want to upgrade my ram to 16gb it is possible? Thanks
  5. [SOLVED] Adding a second drive to Ideapad 720s (15")

    Hi guys, I've done desktop builds before, but never anything with laptops. I want to add another drive to my Ideapad 720S (15") - 81AC0008US, but I'm not quite sure how to go about it. In the little manual for the laptop is says, "M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4" Does that mean I have 4 PCIe slots...
  6. wildfrog2000

    [SOLVED] Is 45% NTSC coverage bad?

    Hi I am a student looking to get a new laptop. Currently I am looking at the new Lenovo Ideapad 5 with the 4000 series AMD chips in them. The hardware looks great but the display is described as having 45% NTSC coverage. All the work I will be doing will be programming and terminal based, but I...
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    Question Lenovo Ideapad Y700-14 Intel AC 3165 upgrade compatibility with Intel AC 9260

    Hi all, I've got a Lenovo Ideapad Y700-14ISK with an Intel AC 3165 wifi card in it. I'd like to upgrade the card if possible. Can I upgrade to the Intel AC 9260 or will I run into issues because the AC 3165 is 1x1 and the AC 9260 is 2x2? Cheers!
  8. kenzy9

    Which Lenovo ideaPads compete with HP ProBook 450 G6 (& G7's)? I'm looking for a new laptop and have narrowed down to HP PB450 or...
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    Question When I plug my laptop in (or I want to start playing any music \ video that has a voice), I hear the electric spark sound from my laptop. What should

    Question When I plug my laptop in (or I want to start playing any music \ video that has a voice), I hear the electric spark sound from my laptop. What should I do? I have Ideapad 500 15-acz. Please help.
  10. yalhmr

    [SOLVED] Will opening Lenovo laptop void my warranty?

    Hello. So I bought a Lenovo IdeaPad 131(817h) a month ago from a certified retailer, and it worked fine until yesterday when it just halted and wouldn't start back on, and the left indicators wouldn't start neither, so I took it to that retailer this morning and he said that he was going to take...
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    Question New 500GB SSD Windows 10 setup takes forever.

    After installing a brand new SSD in a Lenovo ideapad Windows 10 setup takes forever just to boot, took about 1 hour to install. Once installed I checked the cpu temp (65c) and ran RAM check (passed). Tried with different memory's and a new SSD, same problem. What is causing it to be so slow?
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    [SOLVED] Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14, what will it run? Got an offer on one for studying, would like to play a bit on it too.

    Greetings. So i got an offer on a Lenovo IdeaPad 100s 14". I'm gonna start studying again in August, and therefore i need a laptop for it. The thing is, in August Classic WoW will come out, and i'm planning on playing it. You guys think this laptop could muscle it? Thank you! Appreciate the...
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    Question Will my laptop handle these games?

    So i have a Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch screen i wanna know if it will handle these games: DiRT 4, GTA IV And GTA V, Minecraft, BeamNG, CSGO, Garrys Mod. I'm not very good with PC's as I'm new to it all. Spec Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch 1920x1080 Touchscreen Intel Core i5 4210U 1.7ghz turbo boost...
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    Question Seeking suggestions for lenovo Ideapad z470 with faulty motherboard

    I have Lenovo Ideapad z470 which is non-responsive on pressing the power button. I had once repaired its motherboard which again went to the same state within a week. It's out of warranty. Lenovo denied getting it fixed(even with payment since as per them this model was never launched in India...
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    Help my CPU is overheating in bios

    I installed my system recently it's a i7 8700k with the corsair h100i v2 it had pre applied thermal paste. So I installed it and after booting up the PC I look in my bios the CPU temp is rising 1 degree at a time it reached over 80 C so I shut it off immediately so I thought maybe the thermal...
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    Can I run windows 10 on my dual opteron 6344 server cpus?

    So I won these opteron 6344 cpus on eBay for 10 euros and after looking them up I noticed they have 12 cores each, so I want to use them on a windows pc. Can I just install windows 10 on the system with both opterons? I’m asking this because I haven’t baught the motherboard yet and if I can’t...
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    gpu problem ?

    hi i bought a new pc only bios and instaled win 10 1050 ti ryzen 1400 8gb ram sometimes it crashes(says watchdogs timeout) and i cant install my msi vga driver (i download it from my cd but when i restart my pc it seems it didnt install it and under my manegment devices/display adapters it...
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    Corsair Force MP500 128GB or SAMSUNG 960 EVO 500GB for operating system?

    I have both of these M.2 drives Corsair Force: Samsung 960 Evo: My motherboard appears to support both of these M.2 drives running at once. Motherboard MSI Z270...
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    Building a PC for the 1st time, would love some advice on current build!

    Hello, I am building a gaming PC for the first time. Basically I want to run my games at high quality with great performance. I want to overclock the CPU if it provides better performance. However if I do this I'm not sure if the CPU I picked is necessary for this, maybe I could have gone for...
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    Usage and power problems with new gtx 1080

    I just installed a new 1080 in an old HP 8200 elite with an i7 2600. In certain games (Ghost recon and ryse son of Rome) I will hit a voltage limit while using only 60% gpu usage and gpu power. In ghost recon lowering the settings from ultra to very high will boost to aprox 80% each. In other...