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Lenovo IdeaPad Y410P Owners and Information thread

Discussion in 'Lenovo' started by jedolley, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. miwiken

    miwiken Notebook Consultant

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    There's discussion
    I think it's a little strange too that no one who bought it left any feedback on ebay. The discussion of the adapter seems to be going on over at techinferno.

    Someone made a video who has gotten it working though

    It only works with amd cards, probably because of a whitelist, you need a psu to power the card, and bios version 2.04 or 2.07.
     
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    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

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    Lots of testing have been going on with the adapters, I want to pick one up but its not a good time for me presently I definitely plan to get one though.
     
  3. miwiken

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    Only 6 of those external adapters ordered so far Gerald needs 10 for a new batch.
     
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    jack53 Samsung ATIV Book 6 Lover!

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    TheReciever D! For Dragon!

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    I dont have the y410p but I have the y510p. There is no clip for the cable, just plug in, and taped.

    As for what it does, I couldnt say as I never actually traced where it connects to
     
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    angel_grin Notebook Enthusiast

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    that cable is the lcd connector.

    Sent from my SM-G920I using Tapatalk
     
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    Hi guys. Please help, I'm still not able to fix my Y410p laptop and get it to charge? It just doesn't change on its own without having to power the laptop on without the battery and putting the battery back in. I have to do that all the time, it's super inconvenient and isn't practical for a laptop. I'm sorry if this has been asked before but I really need a fix?? I'm using Windows 7 but thinking of going back to Windows 8.1 or go to Windows 10 after Windows 8.1. Please guys. Many thanks
     
  8. skavi

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    Is there any chance someone has a decent, relatively high resolution image of the motherboard under the wireless card? I broke a trace there and need to know where it leads.

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  9. LanceAvion

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    Jobine! I owe you some battery test results! I actually did the tests way back when I talked about them but I forgot to post them :confused:. Anyways here are the results:

    62 w/h
    99% Condition
    Runtime: 3h 36min 46sec

    72 w/h #1
    102% Condition
    Runtime: 4h 18min 51sec

    72w/h #2
    104% Condition
    Runtime: 5h 30min 40sec

    84w/h (9 Cell)
    82% Condition
    Runtime: 5h 32min 09sec

    Just a note, with every battery except 72w/h#1 I used the laptop as normal, mostly web browsing and typing things. For the 72w/h #1 battery, I purposely played a lot of youtube videos and twitch streams to see how much that would affect the battery life compared to 72w/h #2. For all the battery tests I had my screen brightness at 50%, with my CPU undervolted by -90mV on the core, cache, and iGPU. The CPU is set to 2.2GHz non turbo in the BIOS, and my turbo clocks were set to my daily settings with 1,2,3, and 4 cores set to 3.0,2.9,2.8, and 2.7GHz respectively. That all being said I typically don't run battery tests so my results are most likely imperfect.


    I don't feel like tearing down my y410p, but I do have a couple y400 motherboards lying around. The layout between them should be identical so I took a couple (admittedly crappy) pictures of a y400 motherboard. Just circle where you'd like to see in more detail and I'll take a clear close up picture of that spot.

    http://imgur.com/a/aN6vb
     
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    jack53 Samsung ATIV Book 6 Lover!

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