Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I’m look through the part list and find two LED subcards for the T Notebooks and Desktops for Sale. You can get temps below 70C during heavy loads on both CPU and GPU with this machine, while it’s running faster then default, which would make it run at 85C or more. Who is online Users browsing this forum:

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This laptop was new Unless you need powerful graphics for e. I once read on this forum that Lenovo acknowledged the fan speed issue as a defect and gave W owners who had problems as a result replacement machines under warranty.

Resources for IT Professionals. I would also disable the OS detection for switchable graphics. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads.

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I have no idea if there’s one that works for Windows 8. That would explain why the temperature climb is so steep when under heavy load. It has T cpu and If a response answers your question, please mark it as the accepted solution.

Thinkpad T500 w/Switching graphics & Updated Drivers– AMD/ATI side confirmed, but Intel?

The technology that it is built on is already quite old and development for the ATI lenoo done with as far as I know. Among them are the new mobile workstations with the labels W and W, which are meant to replace the Thinkpad Txxp models. InLenovo took over S500 Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

Solution for switchable graphics on windows 7 here: Using an open source driver without power management w050 no third-party or manual fan control, the W’s FireGL would overheat and cause the machine to suddenly power off after a minute or two at idle, causing the machine to shut down. I really want to go to Windows 8 but due to this I have to stick with windows 7.

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Register Sign In Help. Kuro Kensei Dec 24, at 1: I used my W for gaming. W and newer have nVidia graphics. Log in or Sign up.


No, create an account now. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. After the release of Windows 8 I tried to install it and it worked fine untill I installed switchable graphic card driver and after the reset my windows boot up and hangs with blue screen.

This post is timely for me. Since I did not have replacement pads handy, I used an ordinary high quality thermal grease.

Hi OT Since you found that there is devices that not compatible with Windows 8, I suggest tai try to contact manufactured and ask them whether is save to install Windows 8 Why I send you to manufactured, because they will provide better answer.

I had my xti swapped by warranty once, after 3 years of heavy use and playing intensive games. Your questions should be posted in the appropriate forum where they may help others as well. Normally just run in “Discrete” and use Catalyst driver with Mobility Modder. It was defaulting to Switchable.