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by ajkula66
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?

This one does the same thing saying it is for A31/A31p? plus its very pricey.. https://www.priceblaze.com/93p3539.html?ref=gshp&gclid=Cj0KCQjwoqDtBRD-ARIsAL4pviCEEoVCsCCI-7GdPAAcgHp0qmZjer4M4HKloPYNm4vOPwKw625g0uMaAoo7EALw_wcB That is an A31 board, 32 MB not 64 found in A31p. Real tested working A3...
by ajkula66
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T540P versus W530 Any thoughts?
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: T540P versus W530 Any thoughts?

Thank you. I am glad I asked before buying! There is somebody up the road selling these Panasonic screens but I have a further question. The Panasonic seller mentions a 40 pin connector, but somebody else selling screens for a T540P says they have a 30 pin connector. Is he wrong, or are both possib...
by ajkula66
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 404

Re: T61P

So to be absolutely certain (as i got mixed answers and am a bit confused ) Only 2.80Ghz is top notch without any other configurations, working strictly off the regular system? Yes. X9000 is the fastest CPU that one can install in a T61/p without any mods. Do bear in mind that if you buy a system w...
by ajkula66
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T410 core i5 m520 vs t430 Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz worth changing?
Replies: 10
Views: 319

Re: T410 core i5 m520 vs t430 Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz worth changing?

radiator wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:27 pm
Thx guys for replays, but will t430i be significantly faster than t410? or they are going to stand on the same level of performance
?
The short answer is "yes it will be faster". The rest depends on what you actually use the system for.
by ajkula66
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 404

Re: T61P

smf wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:52 pm

is this what I want? 2.80ghz is the fastest?
Yep, that's the one. Good thermal paste and TPFC are a must with these.
by ajkula66
Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen mystery
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: T60p screen mystery

Board is cooked for sure. I had a T60p that did that (ended up frankenpadding it). Best I can understand, over time the BGA degrades, and it loses contact. I think the issue was likely accelerated by the subpar cooling of the T60. Actually, when one starts seeing question marks and other letters/sy...
by ajkula66
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p

Also, you've mentioned to me, that there are two different BIOS updates for my A31p, Which is why it is of much important to find out the subset model which he said he read it as 2653-a4u, but he may be misreading it, Having the incorrect Bios update I could be why the thing's freezing up in the fi...
by ajkula66
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T540P versus W530 Any thoughts?
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: T540P versus W530 Any thoughts?

Well, the only screen worth upgrading to in a T540p is the 3K Panasonic one, the rest of them are junky. Just something to consider.
by ajkula66
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen mystery
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: T60p screen mystery

brucehe wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:09 pm

Is Tuus still selling T61old stock Nvidia boards?
I believe so. Send him a PM.
by ajkula66
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p

Well ajkula66, to tell ya the truth, it be up in da repair shop right now so i'm going off what the gentleman informed me, over the phone from the pc shop, but thts def what he gave me? sorry if i wasted ur time. thnk's JIM Well, let's discuss this further when you get the machine back. Then I can ...
by ajkula66
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen mystery
Replies: 7
Views: 319

Re: T60p screen mystery

dr_st wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:32 pm
specifically corruption of the Video RAM; apparently, it's not an uncommon problem on T60/p ATI chips.
Agreed. That machine will need its board swapped out.
by ajkula66
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2563-a4u a31p

You may want to verify that model number again, and then click on the MTM link at the top of the page. Right now I'm not getting anything when I put in the code that you provided. Good luck. it is indeed 2653-a4u, though? Hmm...I'd be inclined to say R4U. Are you getting the reading from the BIOS p...
by ajkula66
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Acceptable enough to join the NATO just a few short years later... Becoming a NATO member does not make this an acceptable society. Oh I agree with you but I'm sure that you're getting my point. Then also, purging the ethnic Kurdish population is yet another indicator of a sick political system. If...
by ajkula66
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

mpcook wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Hmmm. Turkey was a good friend of nazi Germany during WWII. Not a sign of an acceptable secular Islamic country.
Acceptable enough to join the NATO just a few short years later...
by ajkula66
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Funny how one of those great secular islamic states you mentioned is attempting to commit genocide of the kurdish people (Turkey, to be clear). So in your trolling you deliberately missed the part where I wrote "until a few years ago" when it comes to Turkey. Once again, you cannot cut a clear line...
by ajkula66
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

The key detail here is that a culture shaped by Islam has been working against all odds to great an egalitarian society free from terrorism. Please tell me that you're joking. Pretty please. Otherwise I'll just consider you a troll. In fact, a significant portion of refugees that are being complain...
by ajkula66
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Consider that the US declared the largely Islamic kurdish people a key ally in fighting ISIS. And that seems to be working really well for the Kurds right now.... :roll: Let's not forget that U.S. was supporting Osama Bin Laden when he was fighting Soviets. Another one that worked really well in th...
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 & T61 wireless card not functioning
Replies: 10
Views: 807

Re: T60 & T61 wireless card not functioning

EewGross wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:56 pm

I had disabled avast, but it didn't help. So, I fully uninstalled avast. Then I uninstalled the cards (in control panel, device manager), and did a hard re-boot. Allowed XP to install the cards. Connected to WiFi first try, and STAYED connected.
Naughty, naughty Avast... :BAAAD!:
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Battery optimization X201?
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Battery optimization X201?

My limited experience with Linux has been that battery life always suffers in comparison to Windows. I know that this is not what you want to hear. My suggestion would be searching Ubuntu forums as well as posting this question in our own Linux forum, there's several people who could probably point ...
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 & T61 wireless card not functioning
Replies: 10
Views: 807

Re: T60 & T61 wireless card not functioning

EewGross wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:10 pm
Hello,

Thank you for your reply. The only program on that laptop that receives updates is Avast, premium security version.
Well, disable it and check whether you can connect to wi-fi then.
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Honest question: you're still a young man. 15 years from now, are you going to flee with your kids-to-come, or are you going to have them raised in The Islamic Caliphate Of Germanistan? You know, maybe I will leave Germany at one point. But not because of an imagined Islamic threat, but because Naz...
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Did you even bother clicking on the link that I provided ? No. Why should I waste my time by clicking on it? I knew exactly what was behind the link, based on the link text alone – I do follow the news. I am not sure what you want to prove by posting this link. That dangerous ideologies are dangero...
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Ibthink wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:55 pm
Yes, it is prejudice to jump to conclusions before anything is known and to start spouting conspiracy theories once you are proven wrong.
Did you even bother clicking on the link that I provided ?
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 460
Views: 255622

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Seems like you have been carried away by your prejudice & hatred for Muslims. You may call it prejudice but I call it reality...seen right here: https://www.france24.com/en/20191008-live-france-coverage-emmanuel-macron-tribute-officers-killed-knife-attack-prefecture For the umpteenth time... :roll:
by ajkula66
Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2005-built T60p DEMO 2007-OVU
Replies: 17
Views: 513

Re: 2005-built T60p DEMO 2007-OVU

Unfortunately, the BIOS had been updated since the board was built (January 23 2006, so about 2 months after) and while this is still pre-production, all options are identical to those found on my other T60s, except that the order of the parallel and serial ports in the list are switched. Count you...
by ajkula66
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2005-built T60p DEMO 2007-OVU
Replies: 17
Views: 513

Re: 2005-built T60p DEMO 2007-OVU

H-Atkinson wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:56 pm

This thing was built almost a year before T60 entered full production, so I dont want to mess with it.
Fair enough. I wouldn't either.

One question: is the BIOS stock or some pre-production version ? Can you post a screenshot of the BIOS page ?
by ajkula66
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2005-built T60p DEMO 2007-OVU
Replies: 17
Views: 513

Re: 2005-built T60p DEMO 2007-OVU

Thermal paste shouldnt need changing as it runs cool right now. The screen is fantastic, and seems to be either barely used, or LED-lit (will check PN to verify). Please re-paste the system ASAP. Pretty please... As for the panel, it's either an ID Tech or Hydis. A little utility called Moninfo wil...
by ajkula66
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 & T61 wireless card not functioning
Replies: 10
Views: 807

Re: T60 & T61 wireless card not functioning

Welcome to the forum! I wonder if the security program I have installed has made changes to the drivers, or settings. I have pretty much concluded this is a software setting, somewhere, since it doesn't appear to be the router, or the card itself. It certainly does sound like a software issue. Which...
by ajkula66
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T410 core i5 m520 vs t430 Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz worth changing?
Replies: 10
Views: 319

Re: T410 core i5 m520 vs t430 Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz worth changing?

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:23 pm
ajkula66 wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:09 pm
If you can tolerate the 6-row keyboard, T430 is a more usable machine.
Doesn't matter if you 7-row swap it.
Not everyone is up for BIOS mods and the like.
by ajkula66
Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T410 core i5 m520 vs t430 Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz worth changing?
Replies: 10
Views: 319

Re: T410 core i5 m520 vs t430 Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz worth changing?

If you can tolerate the 6-row keyboard, T430 is a more usable machine.

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