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ThinkPad L490 GPU Issue

2021-02-04, 16:39 PM

Hello, 

I bought a ThinkPad L490 for school in October 2019, and it has served me wonderfully since then. Sadly, I believe that the GPU has somehow severely deteriorated. UserBenchmark shows that my laptop's GPU is greatly under-performing compared to others of the same model. This is my favorite laptop I have ever owned, so I was wondering if there was any way that this issue could be fixed.

Thank you!

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ThinkPad L490 GPU Issue

2021-02-04, 17:13 PM
First, there is no discrete GPU. "Intel UHD Graphics 620" means the CPU does the rendering. Did you run the same test before when you say the machine was faster? Is the machine running on AC or battery? Have you looked at performance settings in the BIOS?

Rich


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