Recently I've been having problems with the battery discharging while plugged in while playing some games (Civilization V and Sniper Elite V2 are the ones I've noticed the most). In the case of Civilization V, it also causes the game to lag to the point of being unplayable. The battery notification when scrolled over says "plugged in, not charging" and does so indefinitely until the computer shuts off from lack of power. It also decreases the battery life to just about an hour and fifteen minutes when discharging like this.
because it doesn't seem to happen with every single game I own. Sims 3, Saint's Row the Third, Skyrim, etc. do not suffer from this problem. I've already tried uninstalling the games with this problem and reinstalling them, but that doesn't seem to work.
I've been playing Battlefield 3 for some time on Auto settings (most of them are Ultra) and my FPS were always in the range 65-85. Yesterday morning everything was fine, however at night when I opened the game again I had 10-15 FPS. I haven't changed anything in my laptop settings so I don't know why this is happening.
P.S: I only have 1 GPU (not the SLI version) so I know it's not a loss of power. But my battery settings are set to "Optimized battery health". Does it affect performance ?
I've got Y510p with USB 2.0 not working. By the time it malfunctioned it was under warranty and I sent it in the service center. They have claimed that it has been repaired (USB board has been changed) but it is still not working and my warranty ended like 3 days after I sent it back. Since then (1 month ago) I am returning it to the service center for 3 times (last one was today) and I feel they can't fix it. URL....
I bought Lenovo Y510P . and because of just hyper-v feature on win 8.1 pro also i need to upgrade windows. I found product key with a software and after that i open the "add feature to windows 8.1" . And when I choose "i already have product key" and put the product key , it does not accept . and says "this key won't work" .
So what i should do for getting windows 8.1 pro pack ? and why product key does not work ?
When I recieved my Y510p about 8 months ago, the usb ports worked perfectly fine. Around October they stopped working properly. The only solution which I found to work was doing a system restore. When I did this, an Unrecognized Device in the Device Manager was no longer unrecognized, and was instead replaced by USB xHCL (or something along those lines). However, as soon as i restared my computer again, the ports broke, and the unrecognized device reappeared. Repeating the restore followed by a restart breaks the ports every time.
My Y510p has been freezing on startup, every startup. It can be completely inoperable for upwards of half an hour before unfreezing. It unfortunately has been occuring since the computer arrived (21 March, this year), so I doubt it has been caused by any software I've added. Given my limited knowledge of computers.
Lenovo Y510p Model 20217 Windows 8(64 bit), Intel Core i7-4700MQ CPU (2.40 GHz), NVIDIA GeForce GT750M, 8GB RAM
I have a new y510p I just received this week. First thing I did was replace the 1TB HD with my own OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD Drive.When I power on the laptop for the first time, it does not find a bootable device (goes through network devices, then says no bootable devices). If I use ctrl-alt-delete to reboot the laptop, it then finds the drive on its own and starts booting into Windows.
I'd like to understand why this does not work on the first boot? I went into the BIOS and saw it says there that no drives are detected.This worries me slightly, as perhaps one day it will decide to no longer recognize the drive after the ctrl-alt-delete?
On my Y510p I am getting low memory warnings wether im playing a game or just idling or on youtbe. When I open up the task manager its says my memory is at 70%-100% WHILE IDLE but the programs are only using like 25%-40% memory so something is hidden. Just looking for a fix or allocating more memory to Windows. I have an 8Gb system.
Here is a screenshot of the task manager while I right this [URL] ....
How do i turn SLI mode on my dual graphics GT750M on the Y510p laptop. GPU-Z says SLI is disabled. Can't seem to find a place to turn it on Nvidia control panel either. Device Manager does show 2 GT750m working right.
I bought this laptop recently. It comes with a single graphics card. I heard this model has ultrabay and you can add another graphics card. My question is is it true that you can add a second graphics card in this system with ultrabay? I am confused if SLI and ultrabay refers to the same thing. If that is the case then this system is non sli.
After 60 seconds of inactivity, a video showing the new features of the lenovo y-series pops up. the only time it doesn't do this is when I'm in a youtube video or a game. I've changed the sleep setting to 15 minutes, but nothing has changed yet... I am on windows 8.1, have the 755M SLI, and the i7 4700-MQ.
Just got the y510p laptop and am trying to install Ubuntu so I have this bootable DVD and I wanted to try Ubuntu before installing as usual but I can't get the laptop to bot on dvd. On boot menu options there is only EFI and some kind of network options but no dvd. I tried following instructions here but no matter how many times I press F1 during startup, I can't get to boot menu and windows starts directly: [URL] Is it not possible to boot on dvd. The dvd is ubuntu 13.10 supposedly compatible with EFI and secure boot. I don't understand why there is no option to reorder boot devices like on all my older PCs.
I manage to get BIOS setup pressing restart and shift and then selecting UEFI firware settings and I do get to bios setups but again no way to find the option for booting on a dvd.
Recently bought a Y510p laptop and of course I wanted to have an SSD as the boot drive.
I downloaded a cloning software and cloned the Windows OS partition as I had intended to keep all of Lenovo's original partitions intact on the original hard disk.
I put the original HDD in a caddy and replaced the DVD Drive and put the SSD where the original HDD was.
I tried changing boot order in the Bios but no matter what it only reverts to boot from the original HDD.
I'm not sure what I have to do to make it boot from the SSD, clone all the partitions from the HDD? I don't have any Windows 8 disks or anything so I just want to clone the original hard drive as it came installed in the laptop.
my y510p is 5 months old, it's the non - SLI version, installed Win 8.1., warranty still valid. Today I worked on my notebook as usual, listened to some music and it suddenly turned off. It was connected all the time to the charger.
I tried to turn it on several times, everything seemed fine, the keyboard lights up and the LCD shows the normal Lenovo startup screen, but after 3-5 seconds notebook turns off. The OKR works the same way - the menu is shown for a while and after about 3 seconds my notebook turns off. No BSOD, no any other supporting symptoms. Tried to enter BIOS, it worked out, but the computer still turns off after few secs in BIOS.
I thought the reason might be too high temperature, but the notebook was almost always slightly warm, never hot and the cooling fan was running pretty quiet. My computer never fell off or was hit or anything.
I heard computers run a self-test before start. Is it possible that some component of the notebook can't pass the test?
I bought a y510p ideapad from newegg a couple days ago and recently got it. i've been trying to set it up and all that, trying to get rid of the programs that came preloaded with the laptop because I wouldn't think i'd need them. I then shut it, put it down and opened it again and now it won't turn on. It seems like both the power indicator and the battery indicator light are both on, as well as the power button light, but the monitor itself is blank and i can't hear the computer being on. I've tried holding down the power button and resetting it, as well as removing the battery and using only the AC to see if it would turn on but to no avail. I'm worried i might have deleted something important, but I was mostly deleting programs related to shoddy media players and other services of the like. It's pretty upsetting I just got this laptop and it's already died on me!
I bought my y510p brand new from Lenovo about 11 months ago. About 2 days ago, my fan suddenly started making a very loud buzzing/grinding noise. Prior to this, it was perfectly quiet. The fan makes this noise inconsistently, and at this point, leaving it on a flat surface keeps it quiet. However, any tilting or jostling of the laptop makes the fan start buzzing again. I have noticed that running the dust removal utility will stop the fan from buzzing, and this seems to be the only way to return it to producing a regular sound after it has started.
I really don't think my fan needs to be replaced, but I am unsure what is causing this problem. I have never dropped my laptop--and its spent almost its entire life on my desk. The only thing that's changed is I moved it after it had remained in the same spot for several weeks--because I am currently traveling.
The inconsistency of the noise and the newness of my computer tends to make me think the fan hasn't worn out yet.
Sometimes computer works fine (really rarely) but usually it just doesnt start.
I need to press powerbutton atleast 50 times until it finally start, and when it starts the screen is just blinking black and keys are blinking too, the problem becoming more general when it gets "cold" (Cold = normal indoor temperature 22 celsius) it also takes ages to get windows screen
I have already visited warranty with my laptop and it was there 1.5 months, and they changed keyboard (why?!?!) and send it back, they said that they run some tests without any problems. Then i got my computer back, NOTHING CHANGED, same problems and all, what should i do?!
I have already soft-reseted, reseted bios and reseted whole system, nothing works!
I just got the y510p the other day, installed windows 7 64bit and loaded it with the drivers and after installing all the windows auto updates (which tool almost a day) and now it seems that it uses around 35% of the 8gb RAM and that's with the SLI disabled and everything else shut off. What could be causing this? Looking at the task manager I could sum up a total of around 1gb being used but it still shows up as around 3gb being used....