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by hunterman223
Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Device That Can Stream Netflix to my TV
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Re: WTB: Device That Can Stream Netflix to my TV

jamiphar wrote:Just FYI, the Wii, XBox 360, and PS3 all offer Netflix streaming.
Yep, I know a lot of people do it that way but I'm not a huge gamer.
by hunterman223
Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Device That Can Stream Netflix to my TV
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

Re: WTB: Device That Can Stream Netflix to my TV

Thanks underclocker. I had checked into the roku, I remember that I would need the more expensive model with support for composite video. However I can get a refurbished Sony media streamer for $40 more or less that I may end up with. I'm still going to leave this up; might turn into an interesting ...
by hunterman223
Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Device That Can Stream Netflix to my TV
Replies: 4
Views: 1090

WTB: Device That Can Stream Netflix to my TV

I'm looking for a device that can be used to stream netflix, whether it be a beat up/old laptop, small desktop pc, nettop, motherboard in a box :P , media streamer, etc. Cheaper than $40 shipped. If it's a computer: -Does not need a screen, just the base (laptop) or the tower (desktop) -must do VGA ...
by hunterman223
Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Belkin N150 Router - New - $20 Shipped
Replies: 1
Views: 738

Re: Belkin N150 Router - New - $20 Shipped

Bump.. I see plenty of views but no replies or messages. If I forgot to mention something or you have questions don't hesitate to let me know, I should get back to you within a couple hours. In the meantime I'll try to get some pics up sometime tonight. ---------------------------- Update: As promis...
by hunterman223
Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Belkin N150 Router - New - $20 Shipped
Replies: 1
Views: 738

Belkin N150 Router - New - $20 Shipped

Up for sale is a new, open box Belkin N150 router. (model F7D1301) It was passed on to me as a "payment" for a favor. Original owner found it in the trunk of a used car he bought, with receipt in a walmart bag. The box is beat up from being stored from the time it was found until it was given to me....
by hunterman223
Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Max CPU T400
Replies: 25
Views: 7305

Re: Max CPU T400

Thanks, that's good to hear. Seller told me it was shipped the same say I bought it, (more than 1 week ago) saying he would upload tracking later. Well he did, a week later. And that same tracking info informed me that it had not even been accepted into the UPS system.. :evil: /rant Anyways, hopeful...
by hunterman223
Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Max CPU T400
Replies: 25
Views: 7305

Re: Max CPU T400

SSDs do produce heat, some more than others. The Vertex 4 used quite a bit of power and produced quite a bit of heat for an SSD, likely due to the powerful controller. I have read that it uses a partially metal casing to act as a heatsink for the controller, hence why one side of the laptop (the top...
by hunterman223
Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Max CPU T400
Replies: 25
Views: 7305

Re: Max CPU T400

Interesting .. Any comments about the heat over the HD area?. I have a old T400 with p8400 , 4gb , 160 GB,wxga+.... Are you asking about heat over that area in general? It depends on the drive you have installed. Nothing else is there that will heat that area up besides the hard drive. It used to g...
by hunterman223
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Any OCZ Vertex 4 Owners?
Replies: 0
Views: 580

Any OCZ Vertex 4 Owners?

What do you think? I have the 128GB model and I like the speed, "feels" the same as my M4 most of the time but faster in random read/write situations, definitely faster with sequential writes. Benchmarks show it is saturating the SATA II bandwidth. However I don't like that it runs warmer, warmer th...
by hunterman223
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400: Slow Resume from Sleep/Hibernate
Replies: 1
Views: 636

Re: T400: Slow Resume from Sleep/Hibernate

Scouring the forums yet again found me this thread: http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.ph ... &view=next

And wouldn't you know I also have Google Talk.. I got rid of it just now, time will tell however.
by hunterman223
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Max CPU T400
Replies: 25
Views: 7305

Re: Max CPU T400

That's alright about WEI, I can find my own benchmarks. A couple weeks ago I repasted my T9400 with AS Ceramique, I replaced the thermal pad with one from Frozencpu.com. I think it was a Fujipoly, I just measured the thickness of the old pad and cut it to length and width. Worked great. Your method ...
by hunterman223
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400: Slow Resume from Sleep/Hibernate
Replies: 1
Views: 636

T400: Slow Resume from Sleep/Hibernate

I have been having an ongoing issue with my T400 that has survived several OS reinstalls on two different SSDs. The machine goes into both states just fine, and if immediately powered back on there are no problems. However, if I leave the machine for a couple hours and come back, it can take up to 2...
by hunterman223
Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: PC2-4200 or PC2-5300 RAM
Replies: 1
Views: 358

WTB: PC2-4200 or PC2-5300 RAM

I am looking for either PC2-4200 or PC2-5300 RAM in a 1x1GB stick. If you have two 1GB sticks of either of these that would be even better. Shipping to 56093. Thanks in advance.

Update: I seem to have found what I needed. Thanks again, George.
by hunterman223
Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Touchpad Buttons for T400 - CLOSED
Replies: 0
Views: 295

WTB: Touchpad Buttons for T400 - CLOSED

As the title says.. the left one wore out. This is just the left/right mouse button assembly that fits in beneath the trackpad, not the whole palmrest. They are almost $10 on ebay so I thought I would try here. Shipping to 56093. Thanks in advance. Thread closed, unfortunately I had to go the ebay r...
by hunterman223
Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Brand New 64GB Crucial M4 SSD - $65 Shipped
Replies: 0
Views: 324

SOLD: Brand New 64GB Crucial M4 SSD - $65 Shipped

For sale is a 64GB Crucial M4 SSD, Brand New in Box. I bought the drive from Crucial.com when they refused to issue me a proper refund, instead giving me in-store credit. More Info: http://www.crucial.com/store/partspecs.aspx?IMODULE=CT064M4SSD2 I don't have the drive yet, but it's on its way and wi...
by hunterman223
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X60/X61 Tablet - Budget $170
Replies: 1
Views: 727

Re: WTB: X60/X61 Tablet - Budget $170

Bump.

Found one on ebay, a bit of a fixer-upper but it isn't at all bad. I will buying as soon as the seller responds to my questions, unless someone on here looking to sell sees this.
by hunterman223
Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What's more important to you: portability or screen res?
Replies: 67
Views: 8343

Re: What's more important to you: portability or screen res?

pianowizard wrote:It would set you back $4.2K though..

:eek:

For that price I'd just buy an X230 and a W530...

:jhem:
by hunterman223
Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What's more important to you: portability or screen res?
Replies: 67
Views: 8343

Re: What's more important to you: portability or screen res?

I voted for screen res.. but I want both! :roll: I have owned many low-res laptops in the past, and never again... Of course it depends on usage, certain scenarios it is necessary to sacrifice one or the other, to some extent. The ideal laptop would have both res and portability. X230 with HD+ would...
by hunterman223
Thu Jul 05, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: New MacBook Pro Retina Display is IPS
Replies: 43
Views: 9366

Re: New MacBook Pro Retina Display is IPS

I can't stand what apple is doing to their laptops. They're bridging the gap between laptops and tablets/phones/mobile devices by not allowing them to be repaired/upgraded by the end user. And unfortunately apple has a tendency to "lead the way", albeit the wrong way... The expansion issue is probab...
by hunterman223
Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X60/X61 Tablet - Budget $170
Replies: 1
Views: 727

WTB: X60/X61 Tablet - Budget $170

Looking for either an X60 or an X61 tablet in good condition. Specs don't really matter to me, just looking for a clean system in good working order. It doesn't need to have HDD/Memory/Wifi etc., but if it's already there I'm all for it either way. Regular to moderate wear and tear is a given for an...
by hunterman223
Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Max CPU T400
Replies: 25
Views: 7305

Re: Max CPU T400

Wow, that's great. I was actually wondering not too long ago if that particular CPU would work.. Would you mind running WEI with the new CPU? My T9400 scores 6.1, or 6.2 if IDA is enabled with RMClock. Edit: Another question about the swap itself, does the T400 use a thermal pad or did you need to r...
by hunterman223
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Wireless Connection Delay after Resume
Replies: 0
Views: 770

Wireless Connection Delay after Resume

I have been having this issue with my T400 with the intel 5300 card for quite a while. After resuming from suspend or hibernate, wireless status icon in the task tray indicates I am connected, but I cannot access the network or the internet. About 10 seconds later, it shows I am disconnected. Anothe...
by hunterman223
Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: [solved] Convertible Tablet Owners: Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 2835

Re: [solved] Convertible Tablet Owners: Questions

Thanks again for all the help guys.
by hunterman223
Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: ThinkVantage button
Replies: 1
Views: 1927

Re: ThinkVantage button

If you want it to function after the OS is booted up, you need this. http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS003943 I wouldn't bother honestly, it doesn't do much and it's basically preloaded bloatware. Did you remove the recovery partition when you formatted? If you did that b...
by hunterman223
Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Fair Selling Price: T400
Replies: 3
Views: 857

Re: Fair Selling Price: T400

No warranty, it was built 01/10 and had a one-year warranty. It's LED backlit, and it's the good LG-Philips panel. The SSD can be had for $76.99 brand new on newegg with the way prices have been dropping. I could probably ask a separate price without it and sell it separately if the buyer didn't wan...
by hunterman223
Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Fair Selling Price: T400
Replies: 3
Views: 857

Fair Selling Price: T400

Might be upgrading in the near future and looking to offset the cost, however I have no idea on a fair price. System is in great condition, looks new besides slightly worn corners from sleeve. I tried looking through the marketplace to no avail, there aren't any recent T400's with these specs. T400:...
by hunterman223
Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: passing of the torch, 201 -> 230
Replies: 6
Views: 1602

Re: passing of the torch, 201 -> 230

Supposedly the tops of the keys are 30% larger and thus closer together. They accomplished this by removing the angled sides of the keys, but I'm sure I'm not the only one who strikes the side of the key when typing. The notches help my fingers figure out where I'm going too. @OP: How do the two com...
by hunterman223
Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Chiclet 6-row keyboards coming to Thinkpads - your opinions?
Replies: 114
Views: 20885

Re: Chiclet 6-row keyboards coming to Thinkpads - your opinions?

While I don't understand the reasoning behind changing the "gold standard" of laptop keyboards, from what I have read it is still good as far as laptops keyboards usually go. (usually soft/mushy with no travel) ThinkPads have been appealing to many people because they have a "proper" traditional key...
by hunterman223
Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: So I just tried washing my W500's keyboard, keys stuck
Replies: 10
Views: 1612

Re: So I just tried washing my W500's keyboard, keys stuck

Hi richk, Would distilled water be better? If not then would work? Now I am a fan of using a brush with a vacuum cleaner, but I am curious if a liquid would be better. John Yes. Distilled water and rubbing alcohol are both safe for electronics as they leave nothing behind, assuming it is off and un...
by hunterman223
Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: **CUSTOM BUILD x230T - NEW DELL TOUCH SCREEN **
Replies: 5
Views: 1543

Re: **CUSTOM BUILD x230T - NEW DELL TOUCH SCREEN **

Even if you got it to work somehow that screen is shipping via "ePacket delivery from China." Most of the non-genuine things I have bought from China haven't been that great. I would never buy a replacement screen from China... And one other thing: It says "touch digitiser" but mentions nothing abou...

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