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by EngineersCake
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Restored ThinkPad T500 (price drop before removal)
Replies: 0
Views: 995

FS: Restored ThinkPad T500 (price drop before removal)

Howdy Forumers, This T500 is in absolute original condition down to the fresh Windows 7 Professional install using the Product Key on the COA. There have been no hardware modifications to this unit at all. Model: 2089-58U Production Date: 10/08 Pictures: https://photos.app.goo.gl/MLxi5Odbt8FjKQJR2 S...
by EngineersCake
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3019
Views: 542742

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Thanks @ska.

I think the transaction went quite smoothly, considering it was my first time shipping internationally.

Thank you for your help along the way.

-EC
by EngineersCake
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Thinkpad W530
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: WTB: Thinkpad W530

Bump?

No mid to high spec W530s for sale out there?

-EC
by EngineersCake
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Thinkpad W530
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: WTB: Thinkpad W530

My budget is $500 for the ideal configuration already loaded with an SSD and 16 GB of RAM. I would Still consider an ideal configuration with no boot drive, RAM or battery though. I also have a T420s (i7, 8GB RAM, 500GB SSD) to put toward a trade, if somebody wanted to go that route. Thank you, -EC
by EngineersCake
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Thinkpad W530
Replies: 3
Views: 966

WTB: Thinkpad W530

Howdy Forumers. I'm looking to get my hands on a W530 in good physical shape. This would be replacing my Thinkpad T420s (purchased from a forum member) for CAD work primarily. Something along the lines of: Intel Core i7 3820QM Nvidia Quadro K2000 Defect free FHD display Good battery and OE charger. ...
by EngineersCake
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Can I use the mSATA slot for RAID on a W520?
Replies: 3
Views: 4824

Re: Can I use the mSATA slot for RAID on a W520?

That's an interesting thought. From the cursory research I've done there won't be speed bottleneck. There can be problems with flash technology or controllers being compatible. I don't have immediate experience with laptop hardware RAIDs, but I have worked with some software raid solutions. If you d...
by EngineersCake
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Restored ThinkPad T61p
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Re: FS: Restored ThinkPad T61p

Thanks @ajkula66
Revised post with that information.
by EngineersCake
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Just restored a binned W500 - need driver advice
Replies: 9
Views: 5273

Re: Just restored a binned W500 - need driver advice

Not sure if this will help, but I recently found this resource:
https://download.lenovo.com/eol/index.html

Got all the drivers for my T61p there.
by EngineersCake
Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Restored ThinkPad T61p
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

FS: Restored ThinkPad T61p

Howdy Forumers, My ThinkPad T61P needs a new home in somebody's collection. This unit is in absolute original condition down to the fresh Windows Vista Business Edition install using the Product Key on the COA. There have been no hardware modification to this unit at all. Model : 6458-G84 Production...
by EngineersCake
Tue Dec 20, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Apple MacBook Air (Mid 2012) $600 or Trade
Replies: 1
Views: 535

SOLD: Apple MacBook Air (Mid 2012) $600 or Trade

Howdy Forumers, I've got a mid 2012 Apple MacBook Air speced as such: Model: A1466 13.3" display @ 1440x900 Intel Core i7 @ 2.0GHz (3667U) 8GB Memory 256GB SSD Includes [2] MagSafe adapters and a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter. https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/15577937_10154394533168323_74678980...
by EngineersCake
Thu May 01, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Trade 13" MacBook Pro for T430s
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: Trade 13" MacBook Pro for T430s

A deal has been done.

Thank you
by EngineersCake
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: I requested to pack well in a bubble wrap/box this came
Replies: 18
Views: 4651

Re: I requested to pack well in a bubble wrap/box this came

I know this thread is way old, but I feel your pain ibmfreak. This is how it should look: https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1.0-9/163211_474409353322_3860794_n.jpg https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/t1.0-9/65459_474409378322_6786982_n.jpg https://scontent-b-sjc.xx...
by EngineersCake
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Use eBay? Who are you??
Replies: 117
Views: 96373

Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

On Ebay, I am also Engineerscake.

Most of what I do there is buy-restore-sell.
(Though I prefer to sell local or to trusted buyers like you fine folk).

-EC
by EngineersCake
Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Trade 13" MacBook Pro for T430s
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Trade 13" MacBook Pro for T430s

Howdy ThinkPadders, I'm proposing a trade. What I have: Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro -Intel core i7 (2.8 Ghz) -16 GB DDR3 1600 RAM -256 GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD -All original packaging -2 chargers What I'm looking for: ThinkPad T430s -Intel core i7 -Intel HD graphics (w/Thunderbolt) -4-8 GB RAM -a hard d...
by EngineersCake
Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W550 Series
Topic: now I know why the eSATA port is gone from the W530
Replies: 5
Views: 5902

Re: now I know why the eSATA port is gone from the W530

I ran across the English version of the Hong Kong Lenovo website where I saw a T430 with a Thunderbolt port. I imagine that Lenovo will bring that to the W530 as well. With Thunderbolts advertised 10 GB/s throughput and device expandability (supposedly through daisy chaining) it should be a viable r...
by EngineersCake
Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad R61 $175
Replies: 2
Views: 880

Re: FS: ThinkPad R61 $175

The battery lasts about two hours with normal use. (ie. web surfing and word processing)
by EngineersCake
Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad R61 $175
Replies: 2
Views: 880

FS: ThinkPad R61 $175

I'm still trying to sell my R61. I'm guessing that it's pretty undesirable since my postings haven't seen much action. I've lowerd the price again in the hopes that it finds a new home. The unit is in very good condition and fully functional. S/N: L3-D7385 07/12 Type: 8918-CTO Here are the specs: Co...
by EngineersCake
Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Trade loaded 15" R61 for 14" T61
Replies: 0
Views: 507

Trade loaded 15" R61 for 14" T61

I've got a pretty fully loaded ThinkPad R61 that I'd like to trade for a similarly loaded 14.1" T61. Some Specs: (Transitiona machine w/ both IBM and Lenovo badging) 15.4" WXGA (1280x800) 2.2 GHz Core2 Duo 2 GB RAM (DDR2 PC 5300) 120 GB Hard drive nVidia Quadro NVS 140M DVD R/W The machine is in exc...
by EngineersCake
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and 16gb RAM
Replies: 21
Views: 24022

Re: T420 and 16gb RAM

Thanks Jayton4.

I'll keep that in my arsenal for when I get my SSD.

-EC
by EngineersCake
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and 16gb RAM
Replies: 21
Views: 24022

Re: T420 and 16gb RAM

I saw the same thing on the Lenovo website, but after doing a quick google search I came across several retailers that do sell a core i7 T420s. http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Lenovo-ThinkPad-T420s-4171-Core-i7-2620M-2.7-GHz-14in-TFT/2416668.aspx http://www.pcmall.com/p/Lenovo-Notebook-Computers/pr...
by EngineersCake
Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and 16gb RAM
Replies: 21
Views: 24022

Re: T420 and 16gb RAM

Thanks for schooling me on the mSATA.

I'm looking forward to getting the RAM and SSD shortly after the computer arrives (tomorrow).

Are there complications with migrating the system from the factory loaded "jackhammer" drive to the SSD?

Thanks for the info and sorry for jacking the thread...

EC
by EngineersCake
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and 16gb RAM
Replies: 21
Views: 24022

Re: T420 and 16gb RAM

Thanks wolfman. My build is the core i7, Nvidea 4200m, 500 GB (7200 rpm) unit. The upgrade path I'm pretty set on is the 16 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD (system drive, OS & applications) and the 500 GB hard drive in a ultra slim bay III adapter. I'm interested in the mSATA drive discussion you were having bef...
by EngineersCake
Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 and 16gb RAM
Replies: 21
Views: 24022

Re: T420 and 16gb RAM

This is pretty exciting for me.

My new T420 should be coming on Tuesday.

16 GB in a few days!
by EngineersCake
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad R61
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: FS: ThinkPad R61

Call me a dunce, but the only other important looking number on the underside of the machine is the serial number.

S/N: L3D7385
Date: 07/12 (yy/mm)

Hope that helps. Let me know if there's any other information I can provide.

-EC
by EngineersCake
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X61 tablet $300
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Re: For trade: X61 tablet with accessories

The screen resolution is 1024 x 768.
by EngineersCake
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad R61
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: FS: ThinkPad R61

A model CTO is useless. The Product ID under it is more informative (like 891861U). But even more important: what is the production date? Following the Serial Number, it is in format YY/MM, such as 07/09. Is this to verify that the information that I provided is accurate? What happened to taking pe...
by EngineersCake
Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ThinkPad R61
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: FS: ThinkPad R61

Bill Z wrote:What is the type number on the bottom of the ThinkPad?
8918-CTO

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