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. It might be hot, but it will, however, stay exceptionally cool under light load with Intel Graphics. 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. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Currently chugging along nicely with Win7 x

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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: No, create an account now. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.

Edited by britishdhez Thursday, April 10, 9: This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I have explained the stuff I have done to get temps down, but since no one has shown interest in what I have said on the matter, so far, I’ll answer questions rather then start ranting to myself.

Kuro KenseiDec 16,w5000 forum: It was defaulting to Switchable. Resources for IT Professionals. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. At least for the moment.


Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. I have lenovk T with HD now anyway so it doesn’t really matter. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. The technology that it is built on is already quite old and development for the ATI is done with as far as I know.

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By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. I’m playing with T61p lejovo, it’s finally working againand I have noticed it’s running little bit hotter than it should. We cant push device which not compatible with OS Windows 8, it will cause abnormal behavior before or after windows.

I plugged a VGA monitor and it looks: At my home, i tryed to switch it to ATI Radeon and Thanks but I also tried to contact to Lenovo they don’t reply to your email nothing response you have to call lennovo Lenovo support center and if your device is out of warrenty then you have w5500 pay to ask them or become a member to call them otherwise they don’t serve you any answer.

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. I got one with P-class processor, so it should be even cooler. Message 3 of 6. I’m reluctant to upgrade atop the Intel graphics drivers already in place since I’m scared it’ll break switching, and require me to uninstall and reinstall the whole shebang of drivers all over again.


See the Thinkwiki article on controlling fan speed for some suitable tools.

Trying to install the latest Intel drivers on top of that, though, tends to mess things up loss of switching functionality, bugs when switching, etc since Intel’s drivers don’t recognize the unique switchable nature of the setup.

I don’t recall benchmarking the ATi card in W, but once you get the machine, run Freestone on it and report back. Is it possible to determine the actual date of manufacture without taking the machine apart?

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All others have the IMHO awful Edited by britishdhez Thursday, April 3, 4: 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 atti advantage of a newer driver revision for whatever that may birng. Only one way to find out then. I read about this issue on German thinkpad forum as it is much more commonly described there.

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