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by proaudioguy
Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Samsung SSD questions
Replies: 1
Views: 863

Samsung SSD questions

I have 2 of the 128GB samsung SSDs. Firstly is there a way to get TRIM support for these? Second, I would like to use these together on a single 2.5" adapter. RAID 0 would be great. Does such an adapter exist? There is plenty of room for 2 of these to be stacked one on top of the other and for the a...
by proaudioguy
Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Stuttering on music playback.
Replies: 56
Views: 11033

Re: Stuttering on music playback.

Just an update I fixed all these problems finally a few weeks ago by buying a Mac. Lenovo can suck my *&%*&%$* Oh and the Mac has an nVidea card and has no issues with playback. My OLD (for sale) A31 has no issues with playback either. My wife's X32 has no issues with playback. My X60T has no issues...
by proaudioguy
Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: DPC Latency W700ds
Replies: 1
Views: 915

DPC Latency W700ds

I searched but have had no luck finding an answer. Has or will Lenovo or it's hardware vendors ever come out with a fix for the stuttering upon playback of audio files or youtube, etc, due to piss poor 64 bit drivers for the nVidea card and possibly the WIFI card as well? This is when using Windows ...
by proaudioguy
Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Did I mess up getting a W500?
Replies: 14
Views: 4043

Re: Did I mess up getting a W500?

Good post, where is the Like button? You are right I have not owned any lcd monitors. I jumped straight from Proton and Trinitron CRTs to laptops. I have seen lots of CRTs too. I always went for the highest res the video card would handle. I have seen lots of really nice NEC lcds with good res.
by proaudioguy
Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Did I mess up getting a W500?
Replies: 14
Views: 4043

Re: Did I mess up getting a W500?

Can't imagine wanting that low res on that large a monitor. QXGA would be about right. Oh well clearly you are going back much further than me.
by proaudioguy
Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Did I mess up getting a W500?
Replies: 14
Views: 4043

Re: Did I mess up getting a W500?

Most non-widescreen 17" and 19" LCDs are SXGA 5:4 monitors... Just and FYI. :) I can't say I've ever seen an SXGA screen. Been buying monitors here and there since only around 1998, mostly 17" (before the widescreens) and they were all mostly 4x3 1600x1200 max (albeit a low refresh rate at that res...
by proaudioguy
Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X60s Win 7 Upgrade Went Great
Replies: 11
Views: 2705

Re: X60s Win 7 Upgrade Went Great

I just finally down graded myW 700 to XP from Win7 64. I've had a terrible time with the drivers causing stuttering music playback. After 8 months I finally gave up. I miss 7 but all the issues are gone. I blame lenouo and it's vendors for the driver issues. I'm using 7 32bit on my tablet and I have...
by proaudioguy
Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X60 Tablet with Windows 7
Replies: 2
Views: 892

Re: X60 Tablet with Windows 7

I wonder how it would work on a T43.
by proaudioguy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Got my W701 ... how do I carry it around?
Replies: 45
Views: 8001

Re: Got my W701 ... how do I carry it around?

Thanks for the details! Well, I am a bit torn. There is a lot that I like with the W700/W701 like the dual hard drive bays, the 16:10 display and the Quad CPU. Now that that the ThrottleGate software has been used to overclock QX9300 CPUs to over 3GHz, I believe that the W700 units have gotten a ne...
by proaudioguy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Did I mess up getting a W500?
Replies: 14
Views: 4043

Re: Did I mess up getting a W500?

I quite often have to run my systems through XGA projectors. When you duplicate the screen, the LCD will then look like utter crapola. There is no way around it. Your best bet is to use an external monitor and the projector together through a DA and just turn off the on board LCD. Make sure the LCD ...
by proaudioguy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Error 0192 - Embedded Security hardware tamper detected
Replies: 12
Views: 13164

Re: Error 0192 - Embedded Security hardware tamper detected

AFAIK this only applies to the El Cheapo SL series. Removing/replacing CMOS battery should ONLY be done if you know all the password(s) and/or are sure there are NO password(s). Just quoting the IBM technicians. BTW I have no passwords, yet I still have this issue. All I did was remove the system b...
by proaudioguy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X60 Tablet with Windows 7
Replies: 2
Views: 892

X60 Tablet with Windows 7

I wanted to get some of your experiences with this combination. I installed the 32bit version of Windows 7 Pro on my X60 Tablet and it seems to be working extremely well. Any known issues with this I should look out for?
by proaudioguy
Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: dual channel with same model but different vendors ?
Replies: 1
Views: 862

Re: dual channel with same model but different vendors ?

Just to piggy back, I have the W700ds. How do I check if I am in Dual channel mode? I have 2 sticks of 2GB, currently Windows XP Pro 32 bit.
by proaudioguy
Mon Jul 12, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore
Replies: 12
Views: 2781

Re: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore

Update,....... after 3 days of updates, I pulled out the Windows XP drive (something I've done more than once, and have also done with multiple computers over the years) and stuck the Win 7 drive in so I could load up the ipod with all the apps so I'd be able to back them up on the new drive. When I...
by proaudioguy
Sat Jul 10, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore
Replies: 12
Views: 2781

Re: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore

My plain sliced bread works fine for me and the majority of Win7 64 users are quite happy For you . . . well there always is Linux! :banana: Enjoy! Point being those companies with a large customer base can afford to throw money at programming time to fix issues. IOW, you aren't dealing with the sa...
by proaudioguy
Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore
Replies: 12
Views: 2781

Re: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore

New OS releases always have these same problems. Drivers will come but it is mostly the responsibility of the hardware/software people and they, sometimes, are more interested in selling new rather that supporting new. :( My move to my current W510 with Win7 64bit has been pretty well without a pro...
by proaudioguy
Sat Jul 10, 2010 3:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Cleaning fan on Thinkpad W500
Replies: 6
Views: 3215

Re: Cleaning fan on Thinkpad W500

Don't allow it to spin while blowing it out.
by proaudioguy
Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Error 0192 - Embedded Security hardware tamper detected
Replies: 12
Views: 13164

Re: Error 0192 - Embedded Security hardware tamper detected

Seems to me since they are no longer selling systems with security chips (got that straight from the IBM tech) and the DOD isn't using these machines anymore, discussion of the subject should be allowed. The info is outdated, the machines that were sold with this feature are all either long out of w...
by proaudioguy
Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Got my W701 ... how do I carry it around?
Replies: 45
Views: 8001

Re: Got my W701 ... how the hell do I carry it around?

Thanks for the info. Would care to elaborate a bit further? I was mainly thinking of non-desk use in my home. I often "enjoy" sitting in the TV-sofa with a T61p in my lap while the wife watches her favorite reality-shows (uurrrghhhhh). Also, before sleepy-time (and in bed) I can easily use the T61p...
by proaudioguy
Fri Jul 09, 2010 9:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore
Replies: 12
Views: 2781

Re: I can't deal with the 64bit Windows 7 driver issues anymore

Finding some strange DPCs after coming out of sleep. The DPCs were all the way up. Playing a youtube video seemed to move them into the high yellows. Played iTunes for about 20 minutes and had 1 dropout which coincided with a complete drop in DPC Latency Checker, so I'm thinking the entire machine b...

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