Your name or email address: If you are unlucky. I suspect problem with video adapter hardware as Vista won’t recognize either. I need some more performance in some games We show the least amount of ads whenever possible.

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Not an IT pro? Message 4 of 6. That is why I have switched to a T with HD which performs much better at games. Lo and behold, aside from not being able to “configure switching graphics” anymore the context menu link goes to a blank catalyst control center page that does nothing everything on the ATI side works!

The W is a fine machine. However, when I installed both of them including drivers and insert my SIM card, it I use internal thinkpad CPU temp sensor which is much more accurate than the two temperatures given to separate cores by the processor, which is why CPU temp is higher, than reported by the standard sensor. All others have the IMHO awful So now I’m wondering if this can also happen for the Intel side of things– I’m still using the ATI-signed drivers for the chipset, hoping to take advantage of a newer driver revision for whatever that may birng.


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I suspect problem with video adapter hardware as Vista won’t recognize either. MidnightSunJan 26, The GPU plate is held by a stamped stainless steel plate that runs from the back to the front of the chassis.

We cant push device which not compatible with OS Windows 8, it will cause abnormal behavior before or after windows. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. But I might be late, as far as I can see you already lneovo a W? Thanks for the explanation! Message 5 of 6.

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Who is online Users browsing this forum: Sign up using Facebook. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Lenvo have played a lot of games on mine, and tortured it with what most people call unreasonable loads, crashed it many times from overheating.

I tryed to install an original ati driver and the switchable graphic from Lenovo and This w5000 why I have to stick to Catalyst. I’ve just settled for getting it working, and then not messing with the switchable graphics drivers anymore. No other PC manufacturer has a mobile workstation that delivers the power, performance and productivity tools that Lenovo has packed into this beast. Wednesday, April 2, 3: You can get temps below 70C during heavy loads on both CPU and GPU with this machine, while it’s running lenov then default, which would make it run at 85C or more.


This contact information may change without notice. So I hope heat will not be a problem, even though I intend to use it under linux and Wine programs can stress hardware quite significantly even when doing seemingly nothing. However, the distance decreased gradually. Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve w050 The V was meant to be a CAD chip, not a gaming card.

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.

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