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by twillis449
Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U
Replies: 6
Views: 3187

Re: FS: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U

Presumably. Anyway that's the amount that Canada Post wants to ship this item to the US.
by twillis449
Sun May 08, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U
Replies: 6
Views: 3187

Re: FS: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U

@bg_NY PM sent.
by twillis449
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U
Replies: 6
Views: 3187

Re: FS: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U

bump!
by twillis449
Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U
Replies: 6
Views: 3187

Sold: Thinkpad T60 2623-P2U

thinkpad T60 2623-P2U for sale Specs: Intel core 2 duo cpu T5600 @ 1.83 GHz ATI Mobility Radeon X1300 graphics 2 GB of DDR2 memory 500 GB disk @ 5400 rpm Current OS is linux ubuntu 14.04 LTS 1400 x 1050 display (14 inch) # note: this screen can be used as a replacement screen in a T61 DVD / MULTI in...
by twillis449
Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T61: On displays, durability, and dissuasion
Replies: 10
Views: 23888

Re: T61: On displays, durability, and dissuasion

I had a T61p with a 1920x1200 display. It's the dimmest display I've ever encountered - one of the reasons I've mostly switched to Dell laptops, which seem to have brighter screens.
by twillis449
Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad T61 model 8897
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

Re: Thinkpad T61 model 8897 for sale

Sold to a forum member
by twillis449
Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: How to brick the fruit device easily
Replies: 9
Views: 4039

Re: How to brick the fruit device easily

That date represents the reference date for unix-based systems. So I guess that some bunch of bits inside a Unix-derived operating system gets confused if you say that's the actual date. I don't feel like experimenting with my linux laptop to check if that's true!
by twillis449
Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Info request for T61 upgrade
Replies: 14
Views: 3170

Re: Info request for t61 upgrade

Replacing a mechanical hard drive by any SSD will give you a very noticeable increase in performance for boot up, program loading etc. The prices seem to be dropping almost daily. You can get a 120 GB SSD for $40 USD and up depending on brand, claimed read/write speed etc.
by twillis449
Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Coffee damage T61p
Replies: 3
Views: 2413

Re: Coffee damage T61p

They can make use of 8 GB of RAM if you have a 64 bit operating system. If not, no go.
by twillis449
Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: 2 x 4GB DDR2 SODIMM PC2-5300 or PC2-6400
Replies: 9
Views: 2922

Re: LF: 2 x 4GB DDR2 SODIMM PC2-5300 or PC2-6400

Its really strange that 2 x 4 GB DDR2 memory for a laptop typically seems to cost about $100 whereas the same configuration for a desktop is only about $15.
by twillis449
Tue Dec 15, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad T61 model 8897
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

Re: Thinkpad T61 model 8897 for sale

Asking price dropped to $120 USD.
by twillis449
Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T61 and non-brand memory
Replies: 8
Views: 2967

Re: T61 and non-brand memory

I've used generic 2 x 4 GB DDR2 pc2 5300 ram on both Dell Latitude D830s and Thinkpad T61s without any problems whatsoever. Whether or not you need 8GB of ram depends on what you use your computer for. If you want to make your computer really run faster, the easiest thing to do is replace a mechanic...
by twillis449
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad T61 model 8897
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

SOLD: Thinkpad T61 model 8897

Up for sale is a LenovoThinkpad T61 model 8897-02U Intel T7300 core 2 duo @ 2 GHz CPU with Intel graphics Middleton BIOS installed (version without switch of CTRL and FN keys) BIOS version 2.29 (7LETC9WW / 2011-03-18 / 1.08 4 GB memory 250 GB 7200 rpm WesternDigital SATA hard drive plus additional 1...
by twillis449
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:53 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Your favorite Linux distro on a Thinkpad? Why?
Replies: 61
Views: 47360

Re: Your favorite Linux distro on a Thinkpad? Why?

Interesting thread. I've been using unix-based operating systems since 1983 and linux since 1998 for both professional and personal use - I only use Windoz about 1% of the time - usually for administrivia related to my employer. Although I've used thinkpads in the past (mostly from the T6x line) at ...
by twillis449
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Possible trade? 2x4GB DDR2 for 16GB DDR3 laptop memory
Replies: 1
Views: 1115

Re: Possible trade? 2x4GB DDR2 for 16GB DDR3 laptop memory

Update: two of these sticks have been sold locally.

Further update: remaining sticks have been sold to a forum member.
by twillis449
Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:31 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Possible trade? 2x4GB DDR2 for 16GB DDR3 laptop memory
Replies: 1
Views: 1115

Sold: Possible trade? 2x4GB DDR2 for 16GB DDR3 laptop memory

I have two matched pairs of generic no-name 8GB 2X4GB DDR2 667Mhz PC2-5300 memory. These have worked fine for a number of years in T61 laptops with absolutely no problems. I'm moving on from the T61 world and would be interested in trading each pair for 16 GB DDR3 PC3L 12800 1600MHz memory (L -> 1.3...
by twillis449
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T60 CPU upgrade with pre-installed Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
Replies: 7
Views: 2724

Re: T60 CPU upgrade with pre-installed Windows 7 Professional 32 bit

I wouldn't think its worth putting 64-bit anything on a T60 as I seem to recall that the motherboard / system can never see more than about 3.5 GB of memory anyway.
by twillis449
Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: one module of 4GB DDR2 PC6400
Replies: 10
Views: 2988

Re: WTB: one module of 4GB DDR2 PC6400

Sigh - it would appear that all the 4 GB modules that I have are the slightly slower 667MHz PC5300 variety.
by twillis449
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: one module of 4GB DDR2 PC6400
Replies: 10
Views: 2988

Re: WTB: one module of 4GB DDR2 PC6400

4 GB DDR2 laptop memory modules are very expensive - they typically sell on ebay for $ 50 US dollars or more, So the memory in a laptop computer with 8 GB of 2x4GB memory may be worth more than the underlying machine itself - LOL And in fact I have a T61 with 8 GB of memory (2x4GB). However I'm not ...
by twillis449
Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: More than 4G on T61p?
Replies: 13
Views: 4193

Re: More than 4G on T61p?

The T61P can hold 2 x 4 GB memory, but its no use to you if you have a 32 bit OS. 64 bit linux sees 8 GB with no problems.
by twillis449
Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Looking at buying a T61p, how to tell if it has Flexview screen?
Replies: 16
Views: 5321

Re: Looking at buying a T61p, how to tell if it has Flexview screen?

I had a T61P with 1900 x 1200 resolution and the screen brightness was really poor.
by twillis449
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T61 14.1 SXGA Barebone
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: WTB: T61 14.1 SXGA Barebone

I'm interested in a similar machine if anyone has one available but I'd like it with CPU. But no hard drive, power supply, battery or RAM needed or wanted.
by twillis449
Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Thinkpad T61P model 6458-FY7 $350 OBO
Replies: 1
Views: 1105

FS: Thinkpad T61P model 6458-FY7 $350 OBO

Come on people! This must be one of the most powerful T61 models ever made. Someone must be interested! Any serious offer considered! Up for sale is a ThinkPad T61P model 6458-FY7 Specs from the Lenovo site give the original system as: Based on 6457-RZ9: T9300(2.5 GHz) CPU 4 GB RAM 160GB 7200rpm HD ...
by twillis449
Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Will use Linux. What to do with the original Windows 7?
Replies: 10
Views: 8748

Re: Will use Linux. What to do with the original Windows 7?

Thanks for all the advice here people. It has saved my bacon!
by twillis449
Sun Dec 22, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Dead T61 Nvidia
Replies: 10
Views: 2396

Re: Dead T61 Nvidia

Slightly off topic but does the NVIDIA Quadro FX 570M in a T61P have the same potential problem as the NVIDIA 140 GPU?
by twillis449
Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: genuine lenovo hinges for T61 14" standard model
Replies: 1
Views: 483

WTB: genuine lenovo hinges for T61 14" standard model

Has anyone got genuine lenovo hinges for a T61 14 inch 'standard' machine i.e. model 8889, 8895 etc available? I purchased some of those cheap chinese knockoffs on ebay but after installing them about two months ago the screen is already flopping around - grrr!!

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