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Lenovo M91p Desktop not booting with new graphics ...

Q: Lenovo M91p Desktop not booting with new graphics ...

Hi all I have recently bought a Lenovo M91p thinkcenter Desktop as an upgrade to my old i3 PC. Old Spec is as follows:Coolermaster Thunder 600W power supplyIntel DH55HC motherboardi3 CPURadeon HIS HD 7950 Graphics card8GB RAM500GB HDDI have transferred my old 500GB HD and Power supply to the new Lenovo desktop and everything booted fine.Then I installed 2x 2GB extra into the Lenovo M91p (Making it 8GB), and upgraded the 500GB HDD to a 1TB. So my new spec is as follows:Coolermaster Thunder 600W power supplyLenovo Q67 motherboardi7 2600 3.4 Ghz CPU8GB RAM1TB and 500GB HDDEverything Booted fine. Then I tried to install my old Graphics card (The Radeon HIS HD 7950 Graphics card). All i got was a blank screen, no beeps, no BIOS... Nothing.At first, i thought my power supply wasn't enough... So i tested a 750W power supply in the pc. Still nothing.Then I thought the motherboards BIOS was outdated... Updated it... Still nothing. I even tried updating the firmware of the graphics card. Nothing.The graphics card definitely works because I tested it in my old machine and it worked 100%.However, I took my graphics card to my supplier, and he tested it on another one of his PCs... Didn't work there either.My PC's BIOS doesn't have support for secure boot, in case anyone wants to know.I have run out of ideas now... Any one able to help?

A: Lenovo M91p Desktop not booting with new graphics ...

There's a white list of graphics cards the BIOS will recognize. The HD 7950 is a 180w card, well in excess of what the factory power supply can provide for (and the case/fans sufficient cooling for), and is not one that Lenovo would provide BIOS support for.

Use the search engine above to see what cards other owners have successfully used in their M91p.

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A:Constant audio crackles on M91p Desktop (ThinkCent...

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I have since tried system recovery and it came back with a msg that system recovery failed.

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Hi Braniel64 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
We are hoping that you have a recovery media to run repair if needed else using a rescue image to boot from so that you can try this process directed in this video. Similarly you may find suggested steps here . 
 
What version of Windows do you have (Win 7 / Win 8.1/ Win10) ?
Any data that you have not backed up yet ?
 
As you have described for a probable windows boot process issue , factory reset would offer as last option if the above repair steps fails. 
 
Update us how it goes .
 
Regards

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Hidy ho all,

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It then rebooted again. It got to the Lenovo splash screen, and some little white text on the bottom of the screen has said for the past half hour "Updating your system (5%)" with the windows 8 little circle thing spinning around just above it.

I did try restarting it by holding down the power button, but it came right back to this screen.

Google has turned up nothing yet. Has anyone else had this issue? If so, have they (you) been able to fix it?
 

A:Lenovo G505s not booting

I think the quickest way around this issue is to let the OS try to install the updates it might take a while to do so(which is a pain) but I would wait because you don't want to mess up your system you might loose more than the time you will wait
 

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A:Lenovo Z61T not booting

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My Computer data:Lenovo G50- 45Win 8 already being installedMy problem:Hey dudes,I wanted to start my PC as always but instead of starting my GUI, windows just showed me the message that "Automatically reperation is being prepared". I used to wait but after hours the computer stayed the same. I decided to use the "onekey recovery" but instead of recovering, the computer just showed me the lenovo sign and used to load. The same procedure, I used to wait hours, but nothing changed. After that I prepared an USB device and set win 10 (64) on it and wanted to let him boot from my device. After having a lot of problems, I found a page on the internet telling me to change to "legacy" mode and to disable secure boot. Well, done that and enter with "Fn and F12" the boot menu. Selected my USB device and he is really showing me a Win 10 logo. But, and thats my problem he isnt doing anything else. He is just showing me a loading circle with a big blue Win 10 logo. I dont know what I should do next. Any Ideas around here? I've heard that a Hardware issue could be possible, isn't it? While booting, I pushed different Keys and heard one single, loud Beeping. Any ideas what I could do guys?Would be really glad to hear from you  - Greetings

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A:Lenovo yoga 2 pro windows 8 not booting

Try and boot with charger plugged in. If this works try installing the latest updates you may have restart and install more than once so be patient. If this doesn't work check with your device maker.
 

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Reginaldo
 

A:Booting the CD... Do not recognize Lenovo T60 HD drive?

rbarosa said:

I have a new laptop T60 from Lenovo.. When I boot the XP CD it blooads fine.. When I choose etither Repair or Install the OS, I got a message that there is no disks found in the computer...

I have being used fine and I am just trying to install a new XP in a new Primary partition cretaed with PQ/MAGIC..

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Reginaldo Click to expand...

I solved the issue....
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Reginaldo
 

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Good morning everybody,

I have bought my laptop 1 year ago and everything was going ok, i installed many programs (Adobe illustrator) and games (PES2011) and many others and i faced no problems.
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Hello Hasan and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please forgive me but I'm a little confused. You say:






Quote:
I bought a new Toshiba 500GB HDD and burned a new Windows 7 Ultimate x64 DVD to install a fresh new copy of it but i have faced the following:
1- when I power on the laptop it works normally.
2- I press F12 to choose the device to boot from (Boot from DVD)
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I tried to restart it for several times with the same result.


- Are you replacing the original laptop hard drive with the new Toshiba or is the Toshiba an external USB hard drive?
- Are you trying to clean install Windows 7 Ultimate x64 to the original laptop hard drive or to the new Toshiba?
- Where did you get the ISO file for Windows 7 Ultimate?

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A:Lenovo T430 Screen Won't Turn On and not booting u...

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your Lenovo ThinkPad T430 is not powering on.
Check if it's something to do with your AC adapter or battery. Insufficient power might cause some of those issues as well. Take the battery out and try to power on your laptop with the charger only. Make sure your laptop power jack and charger plug tip are securely connected. Try starting the laptop using good known AC adapter and battery.
 
Try connecting the device to an external monitor and check if it displays properly.
 
Please do let me know the happenings!
 
Best regards,
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A:lenovo g570 not booting after installing windows 8.1

There is a separate Windows 8 forum. Since this is a Windows 8 issue, best to post there.

Windows 8 Forums

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A:lenovo g570 not booting after installing windows 8.1

Hello sagarap and welcome to the forum! How did you create the pendrive, from an ISO and where from? Any errors during installation? What OS was on it before? After install did you make sure the BIOS was set to boot from the hard drive?

Some more info would help.

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A:Booting up from the optical drive on a Lenovo H430

Hi, On the Lenovo H505s you have to change a few options in the BIOS to install Windows 7 which requires booting from the optical drive. It's probably the same in the H430 Restart the computer at the white Lenovo (BIOS) screen, hit F1 to enter the BIOSGo to Security tabGo to Secure BootDisable Secure BootReset to setup modehit Yes to "Do you really wish to reset platform to setup mode?" Change the boot options to look for USB devices if you are installing from a flash drive, or make the DVD drive the first boot device. (Select SATA dev 1 not the DVD drive or whatever it's called and hit the - key) Go to the EXIT tabDisable OS Optimized DefaultsSave and Exit. That's now I did it on the H505s, not to sure what impact that has on the OEM installation of Win 8, probably destroys it, so be aware you might not be able to go back after. -Cheers

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A:Lenovo Y510P not booting, blank screen on startup

If you boot without the HDD, what happens?

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If you're getting that above error message, that's a blue screen error, which means you're booting to Windows and not to the DVD drive. What do you have selected as the boot order?

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Lenovo z500. Windows 10. When I turn on screen is black. Nothing showing. No cursor or flickering. Can hear computer Tring to boot and keyboard lights come on. Have tried pressing all function keys to no avail. I'm away for a conference and have no tools to open up and remove battery. This happened yesterday but then when I randomly moved screen it came on, but problem reoccurring when I tried to boot up again. No amount of screen moving helping this time.  Has never happened before.  I had to put it through air port scanners yesterday during travel. Has never affected laptop before but I did read somewhere about a magnetic field perhaps affecting it but not sure what that means. Any help greatly appreciated as without it my presentation at this conference is screwed! Thanks! Tim

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I Just brought a brand new Lenovo G570 laptop and was browsing the internet using wireless usb stick from a provider and my battery drained out and when I connected my power cord back up, the Laptop re booted and since then I am having an issue. The PC beeps a booting and asks for a OS selection highlighting windows 7 as the OS and waits for me to select it.

How can I fix this issue. I tried startup recovery using finction f8 and that did not help.

A:Lenovo G570 beeps when booting and waits for OS selection

hi and welcome to the forums please have a read of brinks tutorial How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7






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Startup Repair is a Windows 7 system recovery tool that can fix certain problems, such as missing or damaged system files (ex: MBR boot file), that might prevent Windows from starting correctly. This will show you how to run Startup Repair to allow it to scan your Windows 7 computer for a startup problem and try to fix it so your computer can start correctly.

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Hi, I have had my b50 all in one i5 4460T computer for a while and have recently purchased 'project cars', it runs well on the intel intergrated graphics but only on low settings. I looked at the lenovo website at the b50 all in one page (product is not avaliable to buy now) and saw that you used to be able to purchase it with extra graphics, gforce gt840a i think. I was just wondering if i could open my pc and insert a graphics card or anything else, as it seems you could buy one with one in. Thanks.

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I am not able to update my VGA driver with any other than ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730. However when I boot having this driver keeps my screen blank till I have to reboot it in Safe Mode and choose Standard VGA driver.
I have attached my MiniDump folder with this thread.

What shall I do?

Note: I have downloaded latest drivers from Lenovo site. Used ATI Catalyst, AMD updates etc. but nothing resolved my issue.

A:Lenovo Ideapad Y560 shows blank screen after booting

I have the same issue - can anyone shed light on this?

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Hello alli recently upgraded my i7 m91p from 4 gigs ram to 16, the max allowed on my machine. However only 2.8 are usuable, I've been told it's because I'm running 32 bit os, and need to clean install a 64 bit. How would I know if I can install 64, technically if 32 bit only supports 4 gigs and this machine is upgrade able to 16 gigs ram doesn't that mean it will run 64 bit.. How else would it see the ram in 32 bit. Thank you so much 

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Hi everyone, I recently acquired a M91p SFF with:i5-24008gb RamAsus eah5450 low profile passOptical drive500gb hdd @7200rpmand 240w PSU So I have been researching a lot about what GPUs will work in my systemI decided to buy the GT730 (to upgrade my old gpu).It has a power consumption of 25w (TDP of 38w) according to the geforce website.I just want to make sure that it will work.Although I am confident it will work because the asus eah5450 has a power consumption of up to 75 watts.I MAY have to update my bios but my concern is that there's no bios update for Windows 10.I am also planning to transfer it to another case and buy a new psu but I am not sure what size the motherboard is (most likely micro-atx) and also the connectors to a new psu would be similar to the stock psu that I currently have The GT730 is on it's way and i'm planning to install it and removing the power to the optical drive (dvd) since I don't use it that often. This is just to make sure that my psu would hold the entire setup. Any suggestions guys?Thanks!

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i have m91p pc serial number S4FBCX3i instaelled windows 10 64 bit and now the internt connection is gone and i can find any propper driver help plsi need also the graphic mother board driver for windows 10 64 bit thnx for any help

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I currently have the AMD catalyst drivers directly from the Lenovo y40 support page, but the problem is those drivers are pretty old. I was just wondering what other drivers you guys with radeon r9 m200 series use. Im looking for the newest drivers that are also stable. My currents catalyst control center is getting really old and isn't optimised for new titles.  PS If you have any tips for lengthening battery life on the y40 feel free to let me know.

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Hey, i was thinking of buying the Lenovo Y650 which coming soon in March. But I am not sure the grahics card is good enough for games.

Lenovo - IdeaPad Y650 Hi-Def multimedia machine

guys tell me if its good enough

thanks

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I have a lenovo g50 70 with an i3 processor and i have a question: how can i find if i have the amd graphic card in my laptop? Is nowhere to be seen in device manager. I only have the intel graphics. On specs it says that i have a dexicated graphic. But after installing the drivers, nothing came out. I did install drivers in proper order. Is there any way to see if i have that graphics(amd)? Where is located on motherboard? Or do i have a slot for dedicated graphic card on the motherboard?
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

A:Lenovo g50 70 - AMD Graphics card?

Hi Remus,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
 
Using Device Manager
Open the Device Manager
Expand the Display Adapters entry.
Check the details if any other display adaptor is showing
 
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Go to BIOS:
Check if any graphic device is present, as shown in the below image.
 
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Also, please share the system serial number through private message to check graphics compatibility information. Click here to how to write private message.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I am having an issue with our Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga's connecting to our MDT 2012 server.  When I boot to Windows PE and try to connect to the deployment share I receive the message, "no networking devices found on this machine!."  I was able to find a link to MDT drivers on the Lenovo site https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht074984.  I have imported this driver into MDT and created a selection profile. I have ensured that the driver is in the boot image.  I have also tried injecting the drivers manually while booted into PE.  Just for good measure I even tried the drivers for the Think Pro One Link Dock and for the USB to ethernet dongle.  I have researched the web for solutions on this issue and tried all that I have found thus far. Oh by the way I have even totally recreated the MDT server from scratch and I still have this issue with the Yoga. I have other models of Lenovo computers and I can connect to the MDT server in PE on these machines.  Any advice or assistance would be highly appreciated as I am under the gun to get this up and working.

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Hello everyone. I've been given a Lenovo Z570 laptop with little background information other than the fact that it refuses to boot. A clean install is not an option at this point due to the personal information on the laptop. When I turn on the laptop, it displays the Lenovo sign, then boots into a screen that says Windows Error Recovery. I've been working through the troubleshooting guide here with little to no luck. Here is what I encountered on each step:

1. Using "Last Known Good Configuration" results in a black screen that does not go away or change.

2. Using "Repair your computer" under Advanced Boot Options leads to a black screen. If I try using a Windows installation disk, the screen hangs on the initial "Setup is starting" screen indefinitely. Using a repair disk gets farther- it lets me choose some settings, but then hangs on a screen that says "Searching for Windows Installations". I'm not sure what a UEFI install is but I assume my hard disk is not UEFI because I did not see any options in the BIOS

Edit: I'm sure that the installation disk is not corrupted: tried running it in another Windows 7 laptop and it loaded without problems.

3. The hard drive is still detected in BIOS set up

4. Trying the System Restore leads to a black screen

5. As mentioned above, the repair disk hangs on "Searching for Windows Installations"

7. Booting into Safe Mode with Networking leads to a black screen

8. Not available,... Read more

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i have m91p pc serial number xxxxxx
i instaelled windows 10 64 bit and now the internt connection is gone and i can find any propper driver help pls
i need also the graphic mother board driver for windows 10 64 bit thnx for any help
 
 
Mod edit:  serial number blanked per the Forum security guidelines, and expanded the Subject line problem description. 
 
 
 

A:m91p: need windows 10 drivers

Microsoft and Intel do not support the Intel processor (Sandy Bridge) in the M91p for Windows 10, and therefore Lenovo does not have Windows 10 drivers for this system. 
 
For the graphics driver, you can try the latest Windows 8 driver.   For the Network driver, you may find a Win 10 driver on the Intel download site (you can find the adapter model number using Device Manager.)
 

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I bought this second handIntel Core i7-2600 Processor, 8GB, 500GB 7200RPM S-ATA HDD, no diskette drive, PCI/PCIe Tower (4x5), Intel HD Graphics, DVD Recordable, Gigabit Ethernet, Windows 7 Professional 64, new Coolermaster 500w PSU.The onboard is intel HD 1000 (gt) or similar and I got a Radeon hd5450 with it which is o.k. I have an old Radeon HD 4850 and have tried to install that installed the 4850 (it just fits) added the power. Computer boots, no post, no beepsand th ehd4850's fan powers up. Windows starts! I just get no signal to monitor. The card works fine in another machine.Ive installed latest bios 9HKT58AUS 0/10/2014 What is the best gfx card i can upgrade this machine to...it seems a bit tight in there.










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A:upgrading gfx card in m91p?

I got a full-height over-clocked Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti with dual fans in mine  (it's shorter than some with dual fans.)      Fits and works great.   It does need one 6-pin PCIe power connectors, so it does need an after market psu.  

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i have m91p pc serial number xxxxxx
i instaelled windows 10 64 bit and now the internt connection is gone and i can find any propper driver help pls
i need also the graphic mother board driver for windows 10 64 bit thnx for any help
 
 
Mod edit:  serial number blanked per the Forum security guidelines, and expanded the Subject line problem description. 
 
 
 

A:m91p: need windows 10 drivers

Microsoft and Intel do not support the Intel processor (Sandy Bridge) in the M91p for Windows 10, and therefore Lenovo does not have Windows 10 drivers for this system. 
 
For the graphics driver, you can try the latest Windows 8 driver.   For the Network driver, you may find a Win 10 driver on the Intel download site (you can find the adapter model number using Device Manager.)
 

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I have an m91p (i5-2400, 4GB, SFF) and take its components into a mid-tower case, and upgraded the PSU to 750W. I also purchased an R9-270X, but the machine won't boot with the graphic card. Just wondering: 1. if the machine is able to work with this card. If yes, what change should I make?2. if not possible, what is the best graphic card that can work on this machine? As you see, i have enough power supply. thanks, Z










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A:Can m91p be upgraded to an R9-270X?

Unlikely anyone here has run a R9-270X in their M-series. The BIOS probably does not support that card. You could check that you have the latest installed. The ThickCenters are business focused PCs, and as such, support that class of graphics card, along the lines of a 7750 or R7 equivalent, or a GTX 750. A card that can support business apps on multiple screens.

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Hello!I have m91p and last week I tried to connect 2 screens one with VGA and one via DisplayPort (through dp to hdmi adapter) and every thing went well.But yesterday I connected the DP to my tv and it shows "no-signal". I tried every combination and I still got "no-signal".the VGA work great.Both vga and DP are on-board outputs.Thanks!Dvir

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Hi all, My PC is : 4524e3u LENOVO M91P CORPORATE TOWER CI7-2600  3.4GHZ/16GB/320GB , full tower I just bought it used and installed my old power supply (Enermax Noisetaker 420W), as the one that came with this PC sucks. I installed my old video card (x1900xtx), and it booted fine. But unfortunately it won't support Overwatch (crazy I know...). I want to know the best possible video card I can purchase for this PC ($100-$210, I'm all about value), for gaming purposes.I was thinking aboutXFX Radeon R7 370 995MHZ 4GB Dual Dissipation GDDR5 HDMI 2XDVI PCI-EXPRESS 3.0 Video Card, but I read some other threads related that some people's PCs wouldn't even boot with a R7 card. My PSU does have an additional 6pin power supply. Someone else said in another thread that the best video card could only be Nvidia 750 Ti. I hope this is not true. Ultimately, I want to play Overwatch.  Thanks all!    

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Lenovo ThinkCentre M91p SFF 7033-A2U Intel i5 3.1GHz 8GB RAM
Is it possible  to run A kitchen design program called 2020 spaces similar to auto cad on this computer.Also should I add seperate video card which one?Could I put ECC ram if yes  would it be better or it wont help me which one and how much ram or this computer wont do the job?
 
 
Mod:   edited title for clarity

A:M91p i5 SFF -- upgrades to run design CAD

[email protected] It is recommended for these types of software have good graphics, graphics supported by the book are:ThinkStation Multimedia NVIDIA Quadro K600 1GB Graphics Card (0B47394)ThinkStation Multimedia NVIDIA Quadro K2000 2GB Graphics Card (0B47392)ThinkStation Multimedia NVIDIA Quadro K4000 3GB Graphics Card (0B47393)NVIDIA Quadro M5000 8GB GDDR5 (DVI, DP x 4) (4X60K74299)ThinkStation NVS 315 1GB Graphics Card (4X60F17422)Lenovo AMD 7450 DisplayPort DVI Graphics Card (0B47389)Lenovo GeForce 605 1GB DMS59 Graphics Card (0B47073)Lenovo 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 310 DisplayPort, VGA Graphics Card (57Y4397)NVIDIA Quadro FX 380 256MB Low Profile DisplayPort, DVI Graphics Card (57Y4396)NVIDIA 290 Dual-VGA, Dual-DVI Graphics Card (43R1765)NVIDIA 450 Quad DisplayPort, Quad DVI-D Graphics Card (57Y4398) Maximum RAM supported, will have to run this software and information modules, carcateristicas and maximum supported:Crucial.com - Crucial System Scanner Regards. 



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 I have a Lenovo H50-55 (AMD) dekstop with a built into the motherboard graphics card.  I want to install a higher end graphics card into the PCI express slot.  I have upgraded the power supply to a 500 watt PSU and added 8GB of ram for a total of 16.  I have two graphics cards that I already have and I have tried:  a Galaxy Nvidia GeForce 210 1GB DDR2 card; and a Zotac 9400GT 1 GB 128 BIT DDR2 card.  In both cases after I install the card there is no video either through the unit's built-in ports or the new card's ports.  I have tried resetting the BIOS to AGD or PEG (the only available settings besides auto) with no result.  I do not see an option to bypass the motherboard's video ports in the setup.  Any advice on how to get a new video card working would be appreciated.  The two cards I am using are older so is it that I need a newer card?  Thank you

A:Lenovo H50-55 Upgrade Graphics card.

Hi Ptheoph  , 
 
Greetings. 
 
Based on the hardware manual  (page 83) for recommended add on card for this model listed as follows: 
 
[email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number :[email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : 11202746VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : SV10G56197VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : SV10G56198VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : SV10G52014VIDEO_CARD [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H part number : [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : [email protected] GT [email protected]/A/DB/H Graphics part number : 11202743 
 
Listed are OEM reccomended upgrade tested on this model for compatibility and performance as the motherboard and BIOS would work best.
 
Hope this answered your query. 
 
Regards

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 I have a Lenovo H50-55 (AMD) dekstop with a built into the motherboard graphics card.  I want to install a higher end graphics card into the PCI express slot.  I have upgraded the power supply to a 500 watt PSU and added 8GB of ram for a total of 16.  I have two graphics cards that I already have and I have tried:  a Galaxy Nvidia GeForce 210 1GB DDR2 card; and a Zotac 9400GT 1 GB 128 BIT DDR2 card.  In both cases after I install the card there is no video either through the unit's built-in ports or the new card's ports.  I have tried resetting the BIOS to AGD or PEG (the only available settings besides auto) with no result.  I do not see an option to bypass the motherboard's video ports in the setup.  Any advice on how to get a new video card working would be appreciated.  The two cards I am using are older so is it that I need a newer card?  Thank you

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I have problem with my ATI HD 6300 not detected by windows even in Device Manager . I selected also Switchable graphics on BIOS but still not working .. please help me ! i've reinstalled windows to ... same problem help me guys
























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can any body tell me can i add nividia graphics card on lenovo thinkcentre m58 series  

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Hello dear community, recently I bought myself a Lenovo ideapad 305. Mainly for office purposes, however the fact that it has a Nvidia 820m as a secondary graphics card is a nice feature, since I like to play games from time to time. Since my games aren't the most demanding either, they work just fine as long as I use the 820m on it. They do lag considerably using the Intel Graphics Card. So, the thing is, I am considering whether to upgrade to Windows 10, and one central question is: Will the switchable graphics work? You know, my parents taught me to "ALWAYS have the latest drivers on your computer!" so earlier today I went ahead and downloaded the latest driver for the 820m from the nvidia website. Unfortunately, my parents hadn't told me that that's not how it works with hybrid graphic pcs. Apparently if you have two graphics card in one pc only the drivers from the manufacturer will work. That explains why my game suddenly started lagging after the driver update (even THOUGH I had it set to use the nvidia card on the nvidia control panel). I went back to the original driver via the onekey recovery partition now, and it works fine just like before. HOWEVER that means I would need a driver directly from Lenovo that makes this switchable thing work under Windows 10. Is there? If so, does it work? Any experiences? I need to decide this rather quickly, what with work and also the free upgrade period ending rather soon. Thanks a lot in advance!Gre... Read more

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Hello. My girlfriend has a Lenovo y50 Touch with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860m GPU. It has perfomed well, however when I recently installed AutoCAD 2015 on it, I found out that it is actually using the Intel Integrated graphics card instead.
 
Rant:This is very disappointing because I advised her to purchase this one because of the dedicated graphics, and if it is not even going to use it then she could have saved a lot of money buying one without it.
 
Anyways, I have tried a few things to fix it, namely going to the Nvidia Control Panel and chaning the prefered graphics card to to the Nvidia. But I right-click on autocad and go to "Run with Graphics Processor >" it still shows the intel as the default, and even when I chose nvidia, the intel is still shown as the graphics processor from the autocad setting.

In short, I need help enabling the dedicated nvidia graphics card and using that insetad of the intel integrated. Any help is much appreciated! Please let me know what additional information would be needed.

A:Lenovo y50 Touch not using Dedicated Graphics. HELP!

See this AutoCad knowledgebase. Hopefully you can disable the intel card in BIOS as the article states.
 
Edit: This could lead to trouble I will post the link shortly. Here it is.

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Hi all, I have recently purchased the Lenovo AIO 700 23" which comes with an NVidia Geforce GT 930 graphics card, along with the intel integrated graphics card. (As seen here: http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/desktop-pcs/desktop-pcs/lenovo-ideacentre-aio-700-23-8-touch... ) I understand that the RAM and hardrive can be upgraded; can the graphics card be upgraded as well? Any help would be great, Thanks.










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A:Lenovo AIO 700 Graphics Card Upgrade

Hi Ferreros , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
For most all in one machine , just like laptops scondary VGA chip is embedded on the board and is non upgradable.  ( marked in yellow , page 52 on the hardware manual ) 
 

 
Hope this answered your query. 
 
 
Regards

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hi i have a lenovo y700 and i was wondering if its possible to upgrade the graphics card too it

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Hi, Im Spanish my english isnt well, but I have a problem with my laptop, I want chage the graphics processor to NVIDIA, but I dont know how do it, I try all options possible, chage in the control panel NVIDIA  (predetermined graphic proccesor) to NVIDIA graphics but dont work, download new drivers for nvidia but nothing, I need help please. Y si hay algun espaņol por aqui pues en espaņol, necesito cambiar mi procesador graficos de Intel HD a NVIDIA pero no me deja he intentado todo lo que he leido en los foros, cambiar en el panel de NVIDIA el procesador predeterminado por el de NVIDIA, instalar los drivers mas actuales, ayuda por favor

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Hi all,   my son wants to upgrade his PC to a better graphics card.   I have looked online and the card he wants suggests that his PC needs a PCI express based PC  1 X16 lane graphics card slot on motherboard.      As you can probably tell - I am a complete duffer on this stuff,  so I wondered if I could pick the brains of you learned folk and see if someone can advise me? CheersDon

A:Lenovo H515 and 505, graphics card

Hi DonMaidment,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
 
You will need to look on two things
 
- Compatible Graphics
Here are some compatible graphics adapter from the Lenovo H515 Maintenance Manual
If you are going to purchase a Video card that's not on this list, I suggest you do a test First before purchasing it as I'm not too sure if other Graphics model will work.

 
- Power Supply
  Your Power Supply must match the Videocard Requirement,
or else you will need to upgrade the power supply as well.
 
Regards
Solid Cruver
 
 




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The title pretty much says it all. I am attempting to install an AMD 6450. I turn on the computer and get no video output. It's clear it's not not loading Windows behind the scenes because the power will turn off with a quick push of the power button (as opposed to holding it down). I've already flashed the bios to make sure it's up to date. Any idea how to get the card to work?

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Hello everyone,This is my first time posting on this community, and I have a rather important question. I'm pretty new to the whole electronical (hardware) side of customizing PCs. I've done a few basic stuff like replacing ram sticks, fans e.c.t. Whilst only being new to this stuff, I really have this passion to learn more about the hardware side of a computer system. Long story short, I'd like to upgrade my graphics card, but I really don't know how to choose one that will work for sure.I've opened my PC up, located the graphics card and had a little look/play around just to familiarize myself with the component, so I could get a better understanding of how to choose a new graphics card, but I'm still a little stumped. Here are some key specs of my Lenovo PC. Power supply: 240 WattsCurrent graphics card: Nvidia Geforce GTX 720Intel core I7 My question is how do I choose what graphics supply I can buy (Preferably in the Nvidia Geforce selection )? And how do you actually determine what graphics card would work for your PC? Does it involve something to do with PCIE slots (Can someone also explain what these are, and the difference between 3.0 and 2.0, and if you can use a 3.0 PCIE on a 2.0 slot)?  If someone can answer these questions in an informative manner I'd be extremely grateful. Thanks allot.

A:Lenovo H530s Graphics Upgrade

You want a graphics card that works with your 240W PSU and is a 'SFF' size. Here's the one I have, but I upgraded by PSU to a 500W. http://www.amazon.com/Asus-GTX970-DCMOC-4GD5-ASUS-Graphics-Cards/dp/B00RL2SLAG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qi...



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The title pretty much says it all. I am attempting to install an AMD 6450. I turn on the computer and get no video output. It's clear it's not not loading Windows behind the scenes because the power will turn off with a quick push of the power button (as opposed to holding it down). I've already flashed the bios to make sure it's up to date. Any idea how to get the card to work?

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

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Hello there! I was wondering if it is possible to install, lets say a 450 - 500 W psu and upgrade the graphics card to something like a amd r7 260x or Nvidia gtx 750 ti in a lenovo h50-50. I think it said in the manual to only use parts from Lenovo, can this damage my computer or something? Sorry if something's wrong, i'm new on the forum

A:Upgrading PSU and graphics card on lenovo h50-50

hi fidde090,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
The System board Will support an r7 series electrically.
 
The thing with using Lenovo Parts only is that Some system board are only meant to work with the Parts allowed for it.
like for you system, this is the part list
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A:M91P Win 10 - Freeze & Network Lockup

Lenovo doesn't have Windows 10 drivers for the M91p because that gen Intel processor (Sandy Bridge) is not certified to run Windows 10.   You may fix the network issue with a different adapter, but who knows what other issues you'll run into.   And if they're processor related, it will be unresolvable. 

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A:Cannot use AMD FirePro v3900 on ThinkCentre M91p S...

Upgraded the BIOS : no change :-(

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A:Lenovo H330 Graphics Card Upgrade

Also the Lenovo H330 Desktop computer runs at 250 watts.

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A:Lenovo G50 70- Issues installing Graphics card (AM...

Dear ajidjz,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
To switch between the graphics cards,
 
Please open the BIOS configuration page, and make sure that (Optimus GPU device) is switchable.
 
About the audio problem,
 
Open control panel >> hardware and sound >> Smart audio >> choose Audio Director >> click Multi-Stream
 
Regards,
Joseph

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A:Lenovo Y50-70 Intel HD graphics drivers for window...

Is there anyone that can reply please? Any solution?Anything at all?

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I don't have any other games to test it on so have no way of checking to see if the video card works.

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A:Please help..Lenovo laptop graphics problem windows 7

Please can someone help, I,m sure it is a case of the video controller not working but how do I get it working, is the graphics card, just an onboard vga, compatable with windows 7? if so how do I get the drivers??

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