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Greetings People,

Two years ago I got a Lenovo Flex 14 which at $525 was insanely reasonable on Black Friday and so I dove on it. That same unit is now $700. But it had one shortcoming: it shipped with 8GBs of RAM but secretly devoted 2GBs of RAM to the GPU. Something I don't need. I'd rather have 12GBs of RAM for the PC itself. So I figured I'd sell it this Xmas season. (This PC is not the topic.)

The topic is my intended replacement: this brand stinky new Asus OLD Vivobook

2021-11-28 14_58_45-.jpg

I got a slightly better price of $110 off. I got my wife this model 3 years ago with a MEH IPS screen, 8GBs of RAM, and 256 storage. So to pay $10 less 3 years later but get extra RAM, twice the storage, and OLED? Had to push that button.

This thing flies! Battery is way better, keyboard a slight downgrade, but the star of the show -- the OLED -- is gorgeous for this price. That OLED allows me to use this thing outside (sorry Lenovo) and everything is as beautiful as it appears on an OLED or AMOLED or BILLANDTED phone.

But I did mention an AMAZING flaw, now didn't I? It's already happened 3 times in one day. I don't know if y'all are like try doing things with drivers or send that puppy back as a Christmas gift. I can live without this upgrade, mind you. It's just so disappointing.

That lovely screen? It's died like Pac Man 3 times today. It's really funny looking too. It looks like someone is closing horizontal blinds. As the blinds close a 'blackness' descends and the screen is toast EXCEPT FOR a thin green line at the top of the screen. A reboot fixes, but not for long.

I have until somewhere in January to return this -- and so I'm open to playing with drivers. It's running the latest Windows 11... which I installed on top of it's native Windows 10. (That is, I did not do a clean install.) Oh and I haven't contacted Asus yet because it's Sunday.

SPOILER: in no way am I going to send this into Asus to see what they think. If it's a simple driver thing, fine. If it's wait for our new driver, I'm going to say 'You better hurry up because it's going back if not fixed'. I've read too many stories here and elsewhere of peeps running down the Amazon return window clock and getting STUCK with such a unit.

Sorry for the novel but the movie's screenplay isn't written yet. What do you think? Return it anyway or explore drivers?

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I'd return it.
It's having problems, way too soon.
 

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I'd return it.
It's having problems, way too soon.

I'm basically there but wondering if there's some sort of test I can run. It was my understanding that OLED TV failure rates were crazy high and hence the price. (That for every 7 that would fail they could sell 1. Something like that.) So seeing these things drifting towards laptops made me think, okay, they've 'fixed' that.
 

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I'm basically there but wondering if there's some sort of test I can run. It was my understanding that OLED TV failure rates were crazy high and hence the price. (That for every 7 that would fail they could sell 1. Something like that.) So seeing these things drifting towards laptops made me think, okay, they've 'fixed' that.


Maybe take it back and get another one. See if it has the same problem.
OLED on a laptop size screen is relatively new.

Being a software guinea pig is one thing... being a hardware guinea pig is some place I wouldn't want to be.

Just my two cents.



Could it be a software issue? Sure. But it may take longer to resolve than your return window.
 

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Greetings People,

Two years ago I got a Lenovo Flex 14 which at $525 was insanely reasonable on Black Friday and so I dove on it. That same unit is now $700. But it had one shortcoming: it shipped with 8GBs of RAM but secretly devoted 2GBs of RAM to the GPU. Something I don't need. I'd rather have 12GBs of RAM for the PC itself. So I figured I'd sell it this Xmas season. (This PC is not the topic.)

The topic is my intended replacement: this brand stinky new Asus OLD Vivobook

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I got a slightly better price of $110 off. I got my wife this model 3 years ago with a MEH IPS screen, 8GBs of RAM, and 256 storage. So to pay $10 less 3 years later but get extra RAM, twice the storage, and OLED? Had to push that button.

This thing flies! Battery is way better, keyboard a slight downgrade, but the star of the show -- the OLED -- is gorgeous for this price. That OLED allows me to use this thing outside (sorry Lenovo) and everything is as beautiful as it appears on an OLED or AMOLED or BILLANDTED phone.

But I did mention an AMAZING flaw, now didn't I? It's already happened 3 times in one day. I don't know if y'all are like try doing things with drivers or send that puppy back as a Christmas gift. I can live without this upgrade, mind you. It's just so disappointing.

That lovely screen? It's died like Pac Man 3 times today. It's really funny looking too. It looks like someone is closing horizontal blinds. As the blinds close a 'blackness' descends and the screen is toast EXCEPT FOR a thin green line at the top of the screen. A reboot fixes, but not for long.

I have until somewhere in January to return this -- and so I'm open to playing with drivers. It's running the latest Windows 11... which I installed on top of it's native Windows 10. (That is, I did not do a clean install.) Oh and I haven't contacted Asus yet because it's Sunday.

SPOILER: in no way am I going to send this into Asus to see what they think. If it's a simple driver thing, fine. If it's wait for our new driver, I'm going to say 'You better hurry up because it's going back if not fixed'. I've read too many stories here and elsewhere of peeps running down the Amazon return window clock and getting STUCK with such a unit.

Sorry for the novel but the movie's screenplay isn't written yet. What do you think? Return it anyway or explore drivers?

SFC says everything is A-OKAY. Troubleshooters are happy too.
Return it, have them send you a replacement.
 

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I've got to agree with the others in getting a replacement sent to you. You could have a faulty unit, so I'd opt for the replacement at least once.
 

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Two years ago I got a Lenovo Flex 14 which at $525 was insanely reasonable on Black Friday and so I dove on it. That same unit is now $700. But it had one shortcoming: it shipped with 8GBs of RAM but secretly devoted 2GBs of RAM to the GPU. Something I don't need. ing down the Amazon return window clock and getting STUCK with such a unit.
 

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Two years ago I got a Lenovo Flex 14 which at $525 was insanely reasonable on Black Friday and so I dove on it. That same unit is now $700. But it had one shortcoming: it shipped with 8GBs of RAM but secretly devoted 2GBs of RAM to the GPU. Something I don't need. I'd rather have 12GBs of RAM for the PC itself. So I figured I'd sell it this Xmas season. (This PC is not the topic.)
The amount of memory assigned to the GPU can be changed in the UEFI Setup (BIOS), at least in some Lenovo computers. Look for Config > Display > UMA Frame Buffer Size. The minimum is 1 GB.
 

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For sure return it and get a replacement. You don't want to be stuck with a lemon. If the second one shows any defect, get your money back.
 

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Thanks All. It's a drag. Because of my schedule right now (very hectic for 2 months) it had to work flawlessly. And it's otherwise drool worthy without going broke.

By the by: Amazon has 20 or so reviews on this item. Most of them are three word baloney reviews. 'Works great!' and the like. One person actually wrote a review -- let's say with over 50 words -- and he spoke of a yellow tint to his screen. Hmmmmmmmmmm...
 

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It's running the latest Windows 11... which I installed on top of it's native Windows 10. (That is, I did not do a clean install.)
You did make a system image before you started playing working on it? If not, did you upgrade its W10 to W11? Either way, you could go back to its native W10 and see if it has the same problem.

If so, then it's very likely to be a hardware fault and should go back. If not then it may just need an updated W11 driver - but then you have the dilemma of wether to risk waiting for one and missing the 'returns' window :wink:
 

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If you roll it back to WIN-10 maybe might fix it?
 

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The amount of memory assigned to the GPU can be changed in the UEFI Setup (BIOS), at least in some Lenovo computers. Look for Config > Display > UMA Frame Buffer Size. The minimum is 1 GB.

I think I'm not in the club. I've got this.

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    Monitor(s) Displays
    laptop screen
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 native resolution, up to 2560x1440 with Radeon Virtual Super Resolution
    Hard Drives
    1TB HDD
    Browser
    Edge, Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    fully 'Windows 11 ready' laptop. Windows 10 C: partition migrated from my old unsupported 'main machine' then upgraded to 11. A test migration ran Insider builds for 2 months. When 11 was released on 5th October it was re-imaged back to 10 and was offered the upgrade in Windows Update on 20th October.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Lattitude E4310
    CPU
    i5 M 520
    Motherboard
    0T6M8G
    Memory
    4GB
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768
    Hard Drives
    500GB HDD
    Browser
    Firefox, Edge
    Antivirus
    Defender
    Other Info
    unsupported machine: Legacy bios, MBR, TPM 1.2, upgraded from W10 to W11 using W10/W11 hybrid install media workaround.


    My SYSTEM THREE is a Dell Latitude 5410, i7-10610U, 32GB RAM, 512GB ssd, Windows 11 Pro.

Ghot

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No, none of the Lenovo UEFI Setups do - but it is. Have a look at their emulator.



View attachment 14784



Yeah, I just watched a video of Lenovo BIOSes.
The OPs config page looks a LOT more primitive than the one in the video.
And the video I watched was from 2016.

Config tab at 1:15




But I'm mainly a desktop guy, so who knows.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Win 11 Home ♦♦♦22000.675
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built by Ghot® [May 2020]
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    Asus Pro WS X570-ACE
    Memory
    G.Skill (F4-3200C14D-16GTZKW)
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA RTX 2070 (08G-P4-2171-KR)
    Sound Card
    (onboard) Realtek ALC1220P / ALC S1220A
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U3011 30"
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1600
    Hard Drives
    2x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB,
    WD 4TB Black FZBX - SATA III,
    WD 8TB Black FZBX - SATA III,
    LG GH22LS30 CD/DVD Burner
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling 750W Quad EPS12V
    Case
    COOLER MASTER ATCS 840 Full Tower
    Cooling
    CM Hyper 212 EVO (push/pull)
    Keyboard
    Ducky DK9008 Shine II Blue LED
    Mouse
    Logitech Optical M-100
    Internet Speed
    100/100
    Browser
    Firefox (latest)
    Antivirus
    Bitdefender Internet Security (latest)
    Other Info
    Speakers: Klipsch Pro Media 2.1
  • Operating System
    Windows XP Pro 32bit w/SP3
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built by Ghot®
    CPU
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ (OC'd @ 3.2Ghz)
    Motherboard
    ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wireless Edition
    Memory
    TWIN2X2048-6400C4DHX (2 x 1GB, DDR2 800)
    Graphics card(s)
    EVGA 256-P2-N758-TR GeForce 8600GT SSC
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ViewSonic G90FB Black 19" Professional (CRT)
    Screen Resolution
    up to 2048 x 1536
    Hard Drives
    WD 36GB 10,000rpm Raptor SATA
    Seagate 80GB 7200rpm SATA
    Lite-On LTR-52246S CD/RW
    Lite-On LH-18A1P CD/DVD Burner
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad EPS12V
    Case
    Generic Beige case, 80mm fans
    Cooling
    ZALMAN 9500A 92mm CPU Cooler
    Mouse
    Logitech Optical M-BT96a
    Keyboard
    Logitech Classic Keybooard 200
    Internet Speed
    100/100
    Browser
    Firefox 3.x ??
    Antivirus
    Symantec (Norton)
    Other Info
    Still assembled, still runs. Haven't turned it on for 13 years?

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?183088-5000-B-E-on-M2N32-SLI-Dlx-Overclocked&p=2891724#post2891724

Edwin

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What a drag! Looks like a pretty sweet deal! Send it back, get another!
Mine's a 512 and not OLED and listed way more than that!

Upgraded to W11 flawlessly though! It's a little rocket ship! :cool:

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Browser
    Chrome

Ghot

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What a drag! Looks like a pretty sweet deal! Send it back, get another!
Mine's a 512 and not OLED and listed way more than that!

Upgraded to W11 flawlessly though! It's a little rocket ship! :cool:

View attachment 14785



It doesn't "look" like a rocket ship. Looks sorta like a laptop. :)
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Win 11 Home ♦♦♦22000.675
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built by Ghot® [May 2020]
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    Asus Pro WS X570-ACE
    Memory
    G.Skill (F4-3200C14D-16GTZKW)
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA RTX 2070 (08G-P4-2171-KR)
    Sound Card
    (onboard) Realtek ALC1220P / ALC S1220A
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U3011 30"
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1600
    Hard Drives
    2x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB,
    WD 4TB Black FZBX - SATA III,
    WD 8TB Black FZBX - SATA III,
    LG GH22LS30 CD/DVD Burner
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling 750W Quad EPS12V
    Case
    COOLER MASTER ATCS 840 Full Tower
    Cooling
    CM Hyper 212 EVO (push/pull)
    Keyboard
    Ducky DK9008 Shine II Blue LED
    Mouse
    Logitech Optical M-100
    Internet Speed
    100/100
    Browser
    Firefox (latest)
    Antivirus
    Bitdefender Internet Security (latest)
    Other Info
    Speakers: Klipsch Pro Media 2.1
  • Operating System
    Windows XP Pro 32bit w/SP3
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built by Ghot®
    CPU
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ (OC'd @ 3.2Ghz)
    Motherboard
    ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wireless Edition
    Memory
    TWIN2X2048-6400C4DHX (2 x 1GB, DDR2 800)
    Graphics card(s)
    EVGA 256-P2-N758-TR GeForce 8600GT SSC
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ViewSonic G90FB Black 19" Professional (CRT)
    Screen Resolution
    up to 2048 x 1536
    Hard Drives
    WD 36GB 10,000rpm Raptor SATA
    Seagate 80GB 7200rpm SATA
    Lite-On LTR-52246S CD/RW
    Lite-On LH-18A1P CD/DVD Burner
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad EPS12V
    Case
    Generic Beige case, 80mm fans
    Cooling
    ZALMAN 9500A 92mm CPU Cooler
    Mouse
    Logitech Optical M-BT96a
    Keyboard
    Logitech Classic Keybooard 200
    Internet Speed
    100/100
    Browser
    Firefox 3.x ??
    Antivirus
    Symantec (Norton)
    Other Info
    Still assembled, still runs. Haven't turned it on for 13 years?

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?183088-5000-B-E-on-M2N32-SLI-Dlx-Overclocked&p=2891724#post2891724

idgat

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Return and replace. Beware of any tinkering that may void the warranty (they'll look for any excuse to screw you).

BTW, my new Asus Vivobook - works a charm. Yours should too.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HP
    CPU
    Intel i5-9400
    Memory
    8GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    NVIDIA GeForce GT730
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung 32"
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x 1TB SSDs
    Internet Speed
    Classic Australian w.a.p.
    Antivirus
    KIS
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