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Registered: ‎05-20-2016
Location: TR
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Lenovo z500 motherboard change

Hello, i have ideapad z500 with gt 740m gpu. My gpu is break down. I want to change gpu but it isnt change because it is onboard. I have yo change my motherboard. The question is can i change my motherboard which includes higher gpu? Is there a compatible motherboard for z500? Sorry for my English Smiley Happy

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Re: Lenovo z500 motherboard change

Hi erktnc , 


Welcome to the Community Forums.


Among the released Z500 variants :  Max discrete graphics : Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® G740M 2GB graphics with DirectX® 11  which you currently have at the moment. 


Other marketed variants have lower GPU as same presented on the hardware manual showing the motherboards offered (page 69).  Graphic memory  chip • Nvidia N13P-GLR/GSR (page 26)


You can check on parts lookup up for the current motherboard part number (it may also still have the stickeron the board) or call tech support for assistance on the purchase / part number recommended. 


Turkish 0212-9120-134 (Standard charges apply) 9:00 - 18:00 Monday - Friday


Hope this help answer your query.



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