Lenovo Thinkpad E590T and AMD Radeon RX 550X (Intel UHD Graphics 620)

David Demelier markand at malikania.fr
Fri Jun 14 08:13:04 UTC 2019

Le 14/06/2019 à 09:34, Trond Endrestøl a écrit :
> I'm considering adding 16 GiB of memory for a total of 32 GiB, and
> swap the 512 GB NVMe SSD in favour of a 1 TB NVMe SSD.

NVMe is definitely awesome in terms of speed. My laptop boots in less 
than 3 seconds (but not running FreeBSD though).

> The laptop has both AMD Radeon RX 550X and Intel UHD Graphics 620. I
> didn't find anything conclusive on https://www.x.org/wiki/radeon/.
> Maybe I'm simply blind.

TBH, I'd avoid double graphic cards. They are known to cause troubles on 
non Windows OSes. Even Linux has troubles with them (but mostly nvidia).

> Is the Radeon RX 550X GPU supported by X.org and a particular driver?

I don't think there are known problem with radeons cards. But some other 
comments are welcome.

> Does the presence of Intel UHD Graphics 620 cause any known issues?

Intel is pretty much working out of the box.

> Any other thoughts on Lenovo Thinkpad E590T?

I personally have a X1 carbon 4th gen (2016) and I just love it. 
Thinkpads are very good laptops with extreme good consumer support.

I've looked on the french lenovo market and could not find E590T, only 
E590. So I don't know the differences. I'd personally recommend one with 
the WQHD resolution rather than full hd (2560x1440) because it's just 



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