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Lenovo G500s i7
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Hi I have a Lenovo G500s 20245 with bios 2.03:


www.support.Lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g-500s-notebook

It has an I5-3230m, and I know that it can support up to an I7-3632qm, but I'd really like to install the i7-3840qm. Can someone please unlock the bios to allow me to do this? Smile
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i5-3230M, i7-3632QM and i7-3840QM have the same CPUID=0306A9. Your BIOS has microcodes for CPUID=0306A9 version 15, date 08/07/2012.
No reason prevent booting i7-3840QM but it has TDP=45W and cooling system is designed for TDP=35W only. Your laptop with it will be overheated!
So best choice for you is i7-3612QM or i7-3632QM.
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