Subject kudos T – Choose to drain external battery first [Feature Request]. Did you try a mobility modded Radeon driver on that W? If you tinker with the Intel drivers I am quite positive you will face even bigger problems than you have now. However, I never really understood how it works, where to download them and how to install them. I tryed to install an original ati driver and the switchable graphic from Lenovo and 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. I got one with P-class processor, so it should be even cooler.

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Perhaps counterintuitively, the level called “disengaged” by the Linux thinkpad-acpi module means something to the effect of “send full power to the fan and do not attempt to regulate its speed”. Thursday, April 3, 8: Th i nkpad W 2. Do you already have an account? Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

I have no idea if there’s one that works for Windows 8. Otherwise you can switch to integrated graphics in the BIOS and use it like that, you find the option under “Config”, then “Display” and choosing the example below: TuuSQ500 29, I’ll be keeping an eye on this thread for your report and say “I told you so!


You a500 log in or sign up to reply here. I’ve just settled for getting it working, and then not messing with the switchable graphics drivers anymore. But it still works perfectly well, 3 years old now. See the Thinkwiki article on controlling fan speed for some suitable tools. It was defaulting to Switchable.

I got one with P-class processor, so it lenvoo be even a500. Please, switch off ad blockers. So i don’t believe it will become a problem, unless you abuse it a lot with heavy-Graphics, a lot of thermal cycling and in a hot room. I’ve ordered a couple of cheap microsd card readers on ebay, and while they are read and recognized perfectly fine on the t60 using a 2gb microsd I used my W for gaming.

You are not alone take a look here: That is the reason why lemovo are seeing a break in features. Solution for switchable graphics on windows 7 here: By default it’s the hottest running ThinkPad I have ever owned, but with the right configuration, it can become one of the coolest running performance oriented ThinkPads around.

The only possible repair would be replacing the motherboard, since the ATI graphic chip is soldered. What can i w00


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

We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Is this lenlvo defective? However, I never really understood how it works, where to download them and how to install them. Remove From My Forums. Sign up using Email and Password.

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Except that everything is compatible I don’t know what to do next. Sign in to vote.

I think I have to stick with windows 7 untill I buy a new laptop which is kinda expensive for me right now. See our Sustainability Report.

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Is there any way or thing that I can do to work this out even in windows 8 just.