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Good little Machine
on July 1, 2013
I look around and did research on this model, and like what I learned. What I did was to upgrade the memory to 16 Gigs and replaced the power supply with one rated at 600 watts. I put in a GTX 670 and it would not work, so I had to call EVGA tech support to see what the problem was. It was due to some bios setting on the motherboard. The machine runs real good now. The max amount of memory for this motherboard is 16 Gigs. The original power supply was o.k., but it was not enough for my video card, so I had to upgrade it.
EVGA Support stated "If the Lenovo is new and came with Windows 8 there is a setting in the computer's BIOS that is preventing it from starting up with the graphics card. What you'll want to do is take out the video card and plug your monitor to either the onboard video or a video card that came with the computer and then boot into the BIOS setup. For Lenovo desktops, press F1 or F12 to enter into the BIOS Setup. Under the tab ""Security"" there will be a ""Secure Boot"" menu where the only option in the menu would be to Enable/Disable Secure Boot. Disable the Secure Boot option and then move over to the ""Startup"" tab. Under the Startup tab, change ""Launch CSM Configuration"" to Enable, keep ""Boot Mode"" as Automatic, and change ""Boot Priority"" to Legacy First. While still under startup, change ""Quick Boot"" to Disable. With those settings changed, Save/Exit out of the BIOS. Once those settings are changed you will be able to save and exit. When the computer starts into Windows shut it down, and install the graphics card normally. The graphics should now be displaying through the video card."