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Lenovo Ideapad 5

Discussion in 'Laptops & Tablets' started by tamzzy, Jun 11, 2020.

  1. benparker

    Hitman

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    Thanks. When I open the lid, the laptop turns on automatically even though I know I shut it down. Anyone else?
     
  2. Minstadave

    Caporegime

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    Location: Rutland

    Yes its a setting you can change in the vantage app called flip to boot.
     
  3. benparker

    Hitman

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    Thanks again
     
  4. nam

    Wise Guy

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    Location: London

    I expect to get mine today any tips on what to remove and install first?

    I would like to take a base image as well of the OS. any recommendations on what to use
     
  5. tamzzy

    Capodecina

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    Run it once and update the bios
    Then
    Download vanilla Windows and reinstall fully
    Then reinstall windows

    The ssd has a recovery partition already
     
  6. nam

    Wise Guy

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    Location: London

    parcel has gone missing the UPS driver delivered to another address according to tracker. I went to the address on my street and the owner claims he has not received any UPS delivery. All day at home and No UPS Van or driver showed up. I am going to chase Lenovo now and let them deal with it. The Address on the order was correct. No idea what UPS have been doing
     
  7. Brummies

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    Location: PS4 Land

    ^ reading around this is happening far too often with the delivery of this laptop..
     
  8. benparker

    Hitman

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    Install windows 3 times?
     
  9. tamzzy

    Capodecina

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    Oops lol
    I meant reinstall windows once, with vanilla windows without all the trash
     
  10. benparker

    Hitman

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    Vanilla windows? Is that a custom build?
     
  11. michty_me

    Mobster

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    Plain/Simply just windows. No bloatware included from the manufacturer.
     
  12. tamzzy

    Capodecina

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    what michty said :)
     
  13. benparker

    Hitman

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    Ok great, did a fresh install. Haven't really used it yet except to see how Yuzu runs. Seems to differ with different games significantly.
     
  14. Smiffy-UK

    Gangster

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    Location: Cornwall, UK

    I may now be convinced to get this for university in September. Looks a goos price for something that I can lumber with me to the college, and I get 150 off from DSA and whatever discount my totum, student beans or UNiDAYS can provide, any reason why a programmer couldn't use this thing daily for code?

    There was great information in this thread thank you all.
     
  15. Minstadave

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    Location: Rutland

    N
    No reason you couldn't use it daily. I like mine, USB C display out is cool, CPU is a beast, noise seems better with each BIOS update. Touch pad is a tad small and build is a bit cheap in the grand scheme but unbeatable for the money.
     
  16. tamzzy

    Capodecina

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    Ryzen mobile is probably better than the Intel equivalent

    The anodised chassis doesn't feel cheap at all ;)
    And coming from the dell inspiron 5000 2-in-1, the ideapad definitely feels more premium, even though they compete in the same budget range
     
  17. nam

    Wise Guy

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    Did not know it was such a issue , should have stuck to Amazon. Lenovo have said it takes 8 days to launch an investigation which is too long considering that everything is tracked during the whole stage of shipment. I have asked for a full refund
     
  18. benparker

    Hitman

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    What scores are guys getting on Cinebench? I got around 2867 and some guy on hukd hit 4k!
     
  19. Minstadave

    Caporegime

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    on R20 I get about 3200 on intelligent cooling and 3900 on max performance with a 4800U.
     
  20. benparker

    Hitman

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    I've got the same specs. How do you set to max performance? Is that slider on the battery icon?