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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-06-22, 20:53 PM
It's not Lenovo's fault, just like it isnt HP's, Dell's, or any other manufacturer.  The fault belongs to the chipset manufacturer, Intel. 

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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-06-22, 21:42 PM
From my understanding a "fix" had/has been published to OEM's for around a year.  Besides, if it was Intel's fault one would think that Lenovo would say so. 


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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-06-23, 3:41 AM
There is no fix right now for this.  It has been happening from Pentium M's, to Core Duo's, to Core 2 Duo's, to Penryn Core 2 Duo's.  The only minor workaround is to disable the c4 sleep state in the bios.  Lenovo has allowed this and is currently implemented.

This does not fix the entire set of sounds that can be described as whine.  In my experience you will need to also run RMclock to totally elimiate this sound, or wait until you are 40+ years old and can no longer hear this sound :0)

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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-06-23, 22:39 PM
Right, I knew about disabling C4, but as you said, this is still happening in C3 also.  This is the most annoying Flipping sound to try to work in a quiet place with. 

If this was such a known issue since 2006, why almost 2 full years later are we still suffering! 

As you can read in some of many previous notes on this topic we have plenty of C2's and C2D Dells that don't have this issue at all.  My question to Lenovo is why has a fix not been implemented yet?  Lets rephrase that one, how about a fix that doesn't mitigate the portability of the notebook and just make it a "easier" to move desktop!
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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-08-04, 13:11 PM
Well still nothing 6 months later....  Thanks.
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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-08-06, 9:37 AM
I also have this issue on my newly bought R61 - it was killing me in the beginning since this shouldnt be on a laptop with IBM/Lenovos reputation! I fixed it with the bios setting, but that took away some battery - Im glad that I didnt spent a fortune on a T-series with the same problem, that would really have torn me apart. Come on Lenovo, Intel or whoever is responsible for this, we wont keep buying your laptops if you dont fix issues like this!

((Off-Topic: My R61 also flexes alot around the harddisk in the right side, so that when I lightly push down, it gives this click noise, this though seems to disappear after 10 minutes of use or so, when the machine is warmed up - anyone know if this is normal? I dont wanna end up with a new laptop with such a flaud if it is only mine that has the problem))

//Roevhat
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R61 7732-4SG, 2GB RAM, T7250 @ 2GHz, 160GB, Integrated GPU.
Downgraded to Windows XP (Screw you Vista :P)
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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-08-06, 16:46 PM

I'm curious of the Centrino 2 Thinkpads (SL400, T400, T500, R400, R500) have this issue....

 

Jeff

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05-06-2008

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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-10-09, 13:56 PM
Can Lenovo fix this issue!? It has been going on forever!
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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-11-11, 16:55 PM

seems like my T500 has this problem too

 

I'm surprised this problem has been around for a very long time and has not been fixed. it is soooo annoying

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Re: Intel Processor Whine R61

2008-12-07, 23:25 PM

Well nice to see this is still unresolved. 

 

 

Has anyone else noticed the whine getting worse as of late??  I don't know if it is me, my machine or a update.....

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