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X1 Carbon 2016 (20FB) - Very slow SSD write speeds

Q: X1 Carbon 2016 (20FB) - Very slow SSD write speeds

Just got my brand new X1 Carbon (4gen 2016/20FB) with the 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD (THNSN5512GPU7). Was expecting a blazing fast disk, but it felt sluggish something that AS SSD Benchmark confirms (see attachment). According to the specs this drive should offer up to 2400 Mb/s read and 1500 Mb/s write. But I get 1800 MB/s read and abysmal 113 MB/s write. The machine has all the latest updates from Lenovo (incl BIOS) and all the drivers for Windows 10. Anyone else tested their drives? Found a Dell XPS owner with the same drive that complained about the same issue. Turning off windows write cache buffer flushing does help, but that is not a good answer.

























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Preferred Solution: X1 Carbon 2016 (20FB) - Very slow SSD write speeds

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A:Frequent BSOD with 2016 X1 Carbon (20FB)

Look in the event log to see if a driver is throwing an error before the BSODs

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A:x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB) intermittent keyboard iss...

Hello all, We've got the same problem here with our x1 Carbon 4th gen (20FB). Lucky, we just purchased 2 but not 2 dozen. Both of them have the same problem which same as Swhitcher. We've called the Lenovo support hotline and ask for the onsite support. The on-site engineer replaced the mother board for us, but after 1 hour, problem occur again. We're going to deploy those computers to the end user very soon.So please, give us the solution as soon as you can, Lenovo!Many Thanks! Willi

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A:X1 Carbon 20FB Embedded LTE Compatibility

EM7455 is versatile enough and supports a lot of 4G/LTE including LTE-A and 3G bands worldwide. It does not support 2G (GPRS/EDGE) access technology.




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Hi There,
 
I am trying to image this laptop from wds and looks like i am getting below error:
 
"windows could not set a partition active on disk 0. The target disk, partition, or volume does not support the specified operation. The error occurred while applying the unattend asnwer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting. Error code: 0X80300024"
 
 Please see my attached answer file, not sure if that is somthing with this laptop model since even i try to go to it's pre installed windows, it just don't take me to windows.
 
Please advise!
 
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A:New SSD Getting Slow Read/Write Speeds?

Your motherboard appears to have 6 SATA ports; 4 SATA II ports(Blue) and 2 SATA III ports(White). Based on your benchmarks you appear to be using the SATA II ports. Where do you have the SSD connected?

The speeds are also based off certain benchmarks, if you are using a different benchmark utility then the manufacturer then your numbers will not be the same. The reviews on Newegg.com suggest those 500mb/s numbers are not being achieved by most people.
 

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A:Why are my write speeds so slow? (SSD on SATA3 card)

Have you checked the sata port you used is the motherboard's or the AMD chip that is?
 

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A:8gb Transcend Flash Drive with slow read/write speeds

  
Quote: Originally Posted by romsfan


Hi, Im having some problems with my flash drive, on Xp works like a charm, but on windows 7 is really slow, it wont write faster than 800Kb/s and when i plug it on the PC it always says, this devices could run faster if you insert it blablabla... and other devices like Kingston, work great...

Any ideas on what could be the problem??

Thax


If you insert it into a USB 2.0 port? You likely need to update your USB drivers. It did that on this old Dell Dimension that I got from a good friend, until I updated its drivers.

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A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 2016

Yeah, it change with a new logo.u can check the change log (New) Updated the logo screen at start up.support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-X-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-X1-Carbon-... I'm a ThinkPad fans, and a Chinese Lenovo employee. My English is not good. That's all.

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A:X1 carbon Gen 4 2016 - How to power on with finger...

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
To my knowledge, that capability is no longer available, and I don't believe it will be returning.
 
Regards.

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A:X1 Carbon 2016 Noisy touchpad

A similar problem is being discussed in relation to the X1 Yoga (click), which is pretty much the same hardware as the X1 Carbon Gen 4.

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Hi All
 
i'm trying to turn on TPM via a task sequence set whilst building the machine via SCCM 2012
 
I have included the following cmd as a step in the task sequence:
 
cscript.exe SetConfig.vbs SecurityChip Active
 
then use a 2nd step in the task sequence to enable  bit locker encryption and use TPM.
 
Now step 2 works fine as we have used this on our previous HP laptops, but it will not work on the lenovo's Am i missing something in the first step of the task sequence?
 
Regards
 
Stewart
 
 
Moderator comment: Detail added to subject for clarity. Model clarified per previous posts.

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A:X1 carbon (4th gen 2016) doesn't reboot when conne...

We've seen the same issue. Our cause was older USB devices were plugged into the dock. One user had an old keyboard.  The other user had an old optical mouse. Replaced devices with new items and it boots just fine.  Thanks,Kyle. 

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Are you saying the machine won't start, or that the touch function doesn't work?

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A:Slow download speeds, Fast upload speeds. Other devices are fine.

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Looks fine for that model flash drive.
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A:Read Write Speeds

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A:Browsing speeds are fine, download and upload speeds are very slow.

Doing a Panda Security Activescan right now, telling me at 25% it's already found over 100 infections.
 

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A:USB insane write speeds first few seconds

The maximum data rate of USB2 is 60MB/sec. And to achieve that speed, you need a so called 'high speed' USB2 stick. So 760MB in 5 seconds does not compute. It is a minimum of 13 seconds - if you are lucky.

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A:Varying CD write speeds and software

After hours of trial-and-error testing, I concluded the following:

1. Some of my early posted specs were wrong. The HP CD-Writer Plus 9100 (9110i in my case) writes at up to 8x (not 12x). The TDK CDs I'm using are 80-min/700MB (not 74 min).

2. I'm using Easy CD Creator 3.5c (which came with the drive, even though Adaptec's Web site, or rather, Roxio's Web site (who I assume bought Adaptec's CD software division or something like that) says that the earliest version of Easy CD Creator this model drive supports is 4.x.

3. The speed variance I was seeing is due to a very weird phenomenon whereby the software, on what seems to be a totally arbitrary basis, randomly goes into one of two modes when copying a CD: it either first writes the entire contents of the folders/files you want to write to CD to a "disk image" on the HD first and then writes that image to the CD, or it writes to the CD as it also reads your folders/files.

What I found was that it did it both ways when using the Wizard... and believe me, as far as I can tell I did nothing in the world different that would make it choose one method or the other, and I tested a lot of variations (use the auto-launch-at-startup wizard, launch the wizard from the File menu, etc)... but when I did not use the wizard but instead used the File - Create CD (from Layout) manual approach, it only did it with the "write disk image to HD first and then copy that to the CD" method (but the random nature of this was such that it might have done it the other way next time around for all I know).

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My testing showed that the "disk image" approach was as follows: for about 450MB of data, it took about two minutes to "read" the data and write the disk image to the HD, then about 7 minutes to write that image to the CD, and about another 15-40 seconds to write the TOC to the CD. It showed that the "read and write at the same time" approach took about 30 minutes just to write the data (I didn't bother checking the read time or the time to write the TOC given the huge advantage of the other method).

When you do "File - Create CD from Disk Image" it gives you an Advanced tab that has a few choices that may be totally different for an audio disk than for my purposes with only data. For my purposes with only data, I found little if any difference between the default choice and the bottom choice (they had to do with leaving sessions open or closing the CD, pertaining to two-second space between songs and whether the disk would be made a read-only or you could write more... which was confusing since it didn't mention non-audio and it didn't address the fact that you cannot write more data to a CD-R disk after you've written to it). The only difference between those two choices for me with just data was whether it wrote the TOC first or last (and perhaps a few seconds difference in speed one way or the other).

Hope all this helps someone... or is this all obsolete software by now anyway?

Then again... in the time I took to figure this out I could have earned the money to buy the latest burner hardware and software myself! Now to go do a test on reprioritizing!

One question lingers, though: a salesperson at a major national retailer had told me that there's no point in going to a burner over 8x write speed yet becau... Read more

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I have had similar problems and still use nero in a second step. I have a 8x burner and burn at 4x. I get perfect burns all the time so I am not screwing with it.
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A:DVD burner Read/Write Speeds

Reduce the speeds when you have problems, or allow the burner to automatically adjust speed to conditions. Some DVD discs will only burn in a satisfactory way.
 

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A:Slow Download Speeds, Upload Speeds fine

And your download speed with an ethernet connection to the router? Directly to the modem? What speed are you supposed to be getting?
 

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A:DVDRW/CDRW 'v' DVDRW Whats the difference between the read and write speeds???

Personally i would opt for the DVDRW/CDRW combo drive as it will give you the most burning options for backing up data/music.
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A:Slow Wireless Speeds - Laptop is fine, Desktop is SLOW

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A:Avast IS 2016 / Panda IS 2016 / Bitdefender IS 2016

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A:Trackpoint "too slow" proglem of X1 Carbon Gen 2

Same problem on the x240.  I set the trackpoint speed to max, mouse speed to max, and turned off the "enhance cursor precision" option (which also slows the cursor), and still feel like I'm effortfully pushing the cursor around the screen with the trackpoint.  It's completely unacceptable and basically ruins the trackpoint for me.  Last night I got on my old x201 and it was like a breath of fresh air... just tap the trackpoint and it immediately goes where I want.  The constant pressure on the trackpoint of my x240 is also making it lose it's inertia settings so that it frequently just drifts uncontrollably up or down the screen. Perhaps there's a registry setting to increase it's sensitivity? It's just terrible what they did to the trackpoint on this generation.  I can partially live with the virtual buttons, but the loss of sensitivity and the removal of the press-to-select function of the trackpoint are terribly dissapointing in the new X series.  They should take the red-dot off of the lenovo marketing.

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Hi folks re-posting as per your suggestions http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/587154/tried-all-your-suggestions-for-slow-pc-still-very-slow-i5-laptop/

The indexing did rebuild and I removed the P2P program.
One thing I noticed is that explorer related tasks are very slow. Sometimes when I try to open a folder and view files explorer is stuck. It doesn't freeze and is semi responsive but doesn't display any files and just stuck in trying to load the folder. See image attached. I have to restart the explorer from Task Manager in order to get it running again. 
Here is the link to the msinfo file
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByIPIBHMptJXYXdaMWdZUzVsUDg/view?usp=sharing

A:Slow browsing and very slow explorer and disk read write related processes

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Hi there sorry the notifications about this post have been buried by the mailbox and I forgot to respond. 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/590861/slow-browsing-and-very-slow-explorer-and-disk-read-write-related-processes/?p=3837191
To answer your last question. What I meant by sometimes was that, sometimes Windows loads normally without BSOD. Anyway this issues seems to have disappeared now. Laptop runs a little bit faster but not much. Website are still loading very slow (even the major ones so it's not a problem with UE on their end, and loads much faster on my desktop). Explorer folders sometimes don't load icons and menus, preview of media takes ages sometimes causing crashes of the application, applications like skype, xlite and office are very slow and are getting stock/becoming unresponsive.
Thank you for your help.

A:Slow browsing and very slow explorer and disk read write related processes cont.

Quick update of things I've noticed. 
1. When searching for things on Google after typing the query and pressing enter/clicking search the page is stuck I can see it's loading at the top (Tab spinning circle) and the search page results are blank white, buttons are responsive etc but tit doesn't bring up any results. Then if I press search (enter or click the search button it displays the search results.
2. Sometimes there is a huge delay in typing. You can type a full sentence and it will display the letters/words slowly on the screen (letter by letter steady pace first and sometimes at a fast/semi fast burst of typing) but not at full speed. 
3. Sometimes when I open spreadsheets or other documents in office it says that someone is currently editing the file but this is a standalone laptop that is not part of an intranet and there is no one else who is viewing these files apart from me.

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A:Slow startups and overall slow running speeds

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Both hard drives can't be bad, so I've ruled that out for now. I honestly don't remember when they first started running slow, but at least 6 months. I did a reformat about a year ago, and I think it was working well then, but that's a while ago and I just don't remember thinking it was slow at the time anyway.

Specs:
Windows XP -SP3
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2 Gb Corsair Ram
120 & 80 Gb Maxtors
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