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[Specific requirement] Looking for Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3 15ach6-82k2 VBIOS

alexcla

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Hello everybody, I am facing a huge issue with my computer (Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3 15ach6-82k2) where all my games are running at 10fps. I tried a lot of things such as format the whole PC, reinstall Windows and GPU drivers but this hasn't changed anything, the only solution I have found is to run my games at the same time as MSI Afterburner, and in this case my GPU works well, but without it the GPU is still locked at 10 fps max. So I would like to check if my VBIOS isn't corrupt and to do that I am looking for somebody who has the same computer model and could provide me a copy of its VBIOS.

Here is my specs :
- AMD R5 5600H
- 2*8Gb Gskill 2300mHz
- Nvidia RTX 3050 mobile (VBIOS version : 94.07.3B.40.DB)

Whith many thanks :)
 
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Sounds more like you are using the integrated graphics and not the RTX 3050M
Have you installed all required files from the manufacturer Lenovo, chipset etc?
 

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Sounds more like you are using the integrated graphics and not the RTX 3050M
Have you installed all required files from the manufacturer Lenovo, chipset etc?
Needs to contact Lenovo since its such anew laptop
 

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Sounds more like you are using the integrated graphics and not the RTX 3050M
Have you installed all required files from the manufacturer Lenovo, chipset etc?
Yup, I installed all the available drivers (chipset, amd ppkg, lenovo system update ...) and this changed nothing, I also checked with MSI Afterburner and Task Manager and both shows that I'm using the GPU, still stuck at 10 fps, but sometimes the GPU does run correctly
Needs to contact Lenovo since its such anew laptop
I will have to, but I already changed some components such as RAM and WiFi card (the Mediatek MT7921 is crap btw) so it voided my warranty, Lenovo refuses to help me if I don't pay for it, they also said it would be a mainboard failure so I would have to change it (sooooo expensive), this is why I'm trying to fix the problem on my own

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It does this with all of my games, not especially with CP2077
 
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UPDATE : the GPU seems to be randomly stuck at 210MHz, I tried everything and I think it's hardware related, we'll see what the Lenovo customer support will say
 
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UPDATE : the GPU seems to be randomly stuck at 210MHz, I tried everything and I think it's hardware related, we'll see what the Lenovo customer support will say
Sounds like it has been forced into safe mode possibly from too high a voltage or overclocking.
 

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Sounds like it has been forced into safe mode possibly from too high a voltage or overclocking.
Though I have never overclocked my computer, do you know how to check if the GPU is into safe mode ? Thank you in advance

Still only works "normally" (~75fps and 1900MHz) when Afterburn is lauched, otherwise it is stuck at 210MHz
 
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I can't help, sorry.
 
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See if this works for you...
1. Open Nvidia Control Panel
2. Manage 3D Settings
3. Under Global Settings Select Power Management Mode.
4. Select Prefer Maximum Performance Mode...
5. Select Apply and Restart your pc..
6. Then try your games again

If this does not work then i cannot help you..
 
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Can you verify if the awful performance is due to your games running on integrated graphics or due to the severe underclock of your dGPU? I guess you can figure out by observing the parameters on task managers (so not to trigger the high performance mode with afterburner).

Also...
I will have to, but I already changed some components such as RAM and WiFi card (the Mediatek MT7921 is crap btw) so it voided my warranty, Lenovo refuses to help me if I don't pay for it, they also said it would be a mainboard failure so I would have to change it (sooooo expensive), this is why I'm trying to fix the problem on my own
Changing components alone should not be a valid cause to void warranty. As long as you don't do it in such haphazard way to cause obvious damage I guess.
That sounds like a ripoff, even with my country's absolutely awful consumer protection most OEM still offer warranty after owners self upgrade/regular maintenance.
 
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Have you tried to manually point each game to use the dedicated GPU in the nVidia control panel?

From my experience with Lenovo laptop (have the Edge E530 to my parents), they had downclocked the GPU on this model with drivers from their website, so that it can fit the thermal envelope of this machine. Using drivers from Nvidia website, let it run free...aand overheat eventually and restart...had that many times.

My point is if you intend to run their machine some other purpose they had designed it to, get ready for some homework.
 

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See if this works for you...
1. Open Nvidia Control Panel
2. Manage 3D Settings
3. Under Global Settings Select Power Management Mode.
4. Select Prefer Maximum Performance Mode...
5. Select Apply and Restart your pc..
6. Then try your games again

If this does not work then i cannot help you..
I already tried but it didn't changed anything, thank you for your help btw :)

Can you verify if the awful performance is due to your games running on integrated graphics or due to the severe underclock of your dGPU? I guess you can figure out by observing the parameters on task managers (so not to trigger the high performance mode with afterburner).

Also...

Changing components alone should not be a valid cause to void warranty. As long as you don't do it in such haphazard way to cause obvious damage I guess.
That sounds like a ripoff, even with my country's absolutely awful consumer protection most OEM still offer warranty after owners self upgrade/regular maintenance.
I know, but as the tech support said, I have to send the computer with the original components so they can check if it works whith them, of course the varranty is supposed to be voided only if I unscrew the motherboard from the case in order to acces to the keyboard. But if they effectiveley think I will pay for anything they are wrong, I think I would have to call for a consumer association to help me. Thank you for advices :)

Have you tried to manually point each game to use the dedicated GPU in the nVidia control panel?

From my experience with Lenovo laptop (have the Edge E530 to my parents), they had downclocked the GPU on this model with drivers from their website, so that it can fit the thermal envelope of this machine. Using drivers from Nvidia website, let it run free...aand overheat eventually and restart...had that many times.

My point is if you intend to run their machine some other purpose they had designed it to, get ready for some homework.
Yup I also tried this, I thought that the problem would concern only some of my games but I was wrong, I also reinstalled their graphics driver (from the offical Lenovo support page) but this haven't changed anything. So once I gather all the original components of the computer, I will run a last test and then send the computer to the tech support. Thank for trying to help me :)

And of course I have been doing homeworks about that little machine for 12 days now :D
 
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