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by drewwesley
Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 118905

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

Look, the W520 normally uses around 10-15W. So yes, the 90W adapter will definitely charge it. I couldn't agree more in all practicality/theory, but I think the consensual complaint is that the 90W doesn't charge when in use, likely because of a bios restriction that Lenovo should lift. Have you te...
by drewwesley
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 118905

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

Don't worry about the power demand, I've never seen my W520 > 30W. And even if for some fairy tale reason you are able to push > 90 W out of a W520, your power supply won't explode, it will just drop voltage, thus making your laptop use the battery. I'm also getting the similar results without hand...
by drewwesley
Wed Oct 31, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 118905

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

What's the affect on power demand if I go into the bios, turning off two cpu cores, and using integrated graphics (ie. travel mode, turning the W520 into a T520). It would be really nice to carry a 90W slim adapter instead of the 170W brick we all complain about.
by drewwesley
Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: t42 and EMF radiation
Replies: 14
Views: 3181

Re: t42 and EMF radiation

I posted a new thread about this on the Lenovo forums site:
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/W-Series-Th ... d-p/770127

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