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by wujstefan
Mon May 25, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB - keyboard, SSDs, LCDs...
Replies: 0
Views: 59

WTB - keyboard, SSDs, LCDs...

Hello, A couple of parts a person of mine wants to buy. 1. Small SSDs - 32/40/60/80Gb or the likes. I need them for oldies (G50, T43, Z6x) 2. Backlit keyboard for Thinkpad P50 - QWERTY UK or (more preferably) US 3. B156HAN01.2 LCD, as good condition as possible 4. 16Gb DDR4 module, most happily Hyni...
by wujstefan
Sun May 24, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*

And how's the 256MB graphics performing? Really so much better than NVS140M or FX570M in poor mans 128MB version? One test please. Can it play smoothly 1080p in 60fps on YouTube? I know 30fps is no problem even for NVS140M, but how it handles 60fps videos? Will check that after I'm done with softwa...
by wujstefan
Sun May 24, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*

@dr_st - see PM ;) @everybody - thank you for your kind words - this is what actually drives me enthusiastic about the project :) As for the rest, I will definitely need to work around cooling solution. Tops at 84C (GPU), and seems too much. I will post some instructions when I'm done. This is a VER...
by wujstefan
Sun May 24, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*

Good work. The keyboard retention screw doesn't pass through the planar and requires a better solution than omission to preserve the famed keyboard response characteristics, but you're well on your way. :) Fixed with... double-sided 3M tape ^^' Generally the same occurs for R600 :) Gotta love those...
by wujstefan
Sat May 23, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p

Keyboard is the same. Generally I have a new toy for the weekend.

Image

https://imgur.com/a/DXXviv3
by wujstefan
Sat May 23, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p

The problem with the 14.1" T61p is that I've yet to see a post 08/08 manufactured machine, I don't think any were produced. I have once seen a photo of a planar with a post 08/08 GPU, but that's it. I had two of such boards. They do exist :) The 15.0" R61(i) isn't noticably thicker where it counts ...
by wujstefan
Fri May 22, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p

Errhh.. I guess you're saying that it's difficult to find a 14.1 4:3 fx570m board but you have to cut very little magnesium from the chassis. In contrast you're saying that it's easy to get a 15.4 fx570m board with 256mb but you have to dremel more? And also mess with placing the SSD in ultrabay? N...
by wujstefan
Fri May 22, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T61p up for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Re: T61p up for sale

Sale finished - the board will be used for R61p project :)
by wujstefan
Fri May 22, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p

Thumbs up! So you think R61i body is preferable to T60?.. Stronger, thicker but otherwise similar?.. Hmm.. Definitely stronger. Better hinges. Thicker. Heavyier. Scratch-resistant lid. And so on :) Did you manage to find some with a new nVidia? Some time ago, yes. Exactly one, dated 28week 11 year ...
by wujstefan
Fri May 22, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p

unixed wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 9:20 am
Your link to the 15.0" T60(T61p) has the 128MB vRAM FX 570M, not the 256MB version. There is a big difference in difficulty, especially if you retain full ultrabay functionality.
AFAIR this also was a 256mb unit. 128mb fx570m mod is a piece of cake, albeit pointless to my taste.
by wujstefan
Fri May 22, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Re: Under construction: R61p

- is this a 14" or 15" 4:3 you're building? 15" 4:3 - which T61p motherboard did you pick up? FRU 42w7877 - Penryn-native T61p 16:10 15,4" w/fx570m - that Hydis led - is it a new purchase or something you've had for years? diy-led or "ex-factory"? what resolution? I have one last spare, but I will ...
by wujstefan
Fri May 22, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*
Replies: 23
Views: 509

Under construction: R61p *Picture warning*

Hello there, I've been under great impression of work that was made by guys ofer here and there: https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=110323 https://forum.thinkpads.com//viewtopic.php?f=21&t=109360 Those guys did it. 14,1" and 15" 4:3 T601s with fx570m 256mb. Wow. My turn. Project under ...
by wujstefan
Thu May 21, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61 still relevant in 2020?
Replies: 18
Views: 2430

Re: X61 still relevant in 2020?

TV? Never tried that really. I do not own a TV, that may be a bit of an issue ^^ I guess wireless communication with smart TV would not be feasible for system this old.

BTW. I just booted my workpad Z50. Memories :)
by wujstefan
Thu May 21, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61 still relevant in 2020?
Replies: 18
Views: 2430

Re: X61 still relevant in 2020?

X61 is the smallest form factor fully featured ThinkPad. It also happens to be a classic design with the 4:3 screen nearly completely filling its lid area. S235 is smaller :) The one weakness of an X61 (other than getting a good battery) is that there is no reasonable way to get digital display out...
by wujstefan
Thu May 21, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: ThinkPad W500 Blu-ray drive
Replies: 2
Views: 1968

Re: ThinkPad W500 Blu-ray drive

I should still have a couple of them.
by wujstefan
Thu May 21, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Blu-ray reader or burner for T60 / T61 series
Replies: 9
Views: 320

Re: Blu-ray reader or burner for T60 / T61 series

There was a Blu-Ray for T400/T500/W500 series
There was no Blu-Ray for T6x series
There was, however, Blu Ray for R6x series
by wujstefan
Wed May 20, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: 14.1" Frankenpad: QX9300, 6 GB RAM, post 08/08 FX570m
Replies: 31
Views: 6878

Re: FS: 14.1" Frankenpad: QX9300, 6 GB RAM, post 08/08 FX570m

These are perfectly fine. I think you should share a bit more info about it, however :) Does it have any heat issues, what are the weak installation sides, how did you manage to fit the mobo and the heatsink inside, which display does it use and so on. Extremely interesting frankie. One of a kind. O...
by wujstefan
Tue May 19, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P50 quirks / troubles under W10
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Re: P50 quirks / troubles under W10

Cursor going off turned to be software problem that occured each time this particular software was loaded. As for hibernate, it was... Lenovo Vantage issue! You need either to turn down the "hibernate at critical power" setting or uninstall Lenovo Vantage. Tried on 2 batteries and 2 PSUs. As per cur...
by wujstefan
Mon May 18, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T61p up for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 189

SOLD: T61p up for sale

Hello, Got a nicey 0802 system for sale - 6460-DVU. Upgraded RAM to 4Gb. I could reconfig it on request; SSDs or WUXGA from Phillips or SHARP are available. Interior is very clean, and hinges are very strong. Lid has some scuffs and marks, but other than that the system is really nice. A good one fo...
by wujstefan
Tue May 12, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?
Replies: 46
Views: 10632

Re: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?

Well this varies on what you value the most. I've been using HP Elitebooks 8730w, 8740w, 8760w and 8770w, all with dreamcolor IPS (or TN for 8730w) for a while. Great displays (all but 8730w). Poor KB (8740w/8730w), fragile motherboards, high price, poor upgradeability, useless additional software, ...
by wujstefan
Tue May 12, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Hydis HV150UX2-100
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Re: WTB: Hydis HV150UX2-100

lab wrote:
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:01 am
WTB: Hydis HV150UX2-100, shipping to Sweden.
atagunov wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 8:30 am
Lab, if you end up ordering from Asia would you mind sharing your experience? Thx!
I will most likely order the very last box from the US if you guys are still looking.
by wujstefan
Sun May 03, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X201s
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: WTB: X201s

by wujstefan
Fri May 01, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X201s
Replies: 4
Views: 464

Re: WTB: X201s

Kingair wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 1:45 am
Looking for a X201s
If you have one for sale let me know please
Thanks for checking !
If interested I do have a X201 modded with WXGA AFFS LED screen for sale.
by wujstefan
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P50 quirks / troubles under W10
Replies: 2
Views: 691

P50 quirks / troubles under W10

Hello there, I did a huge technological jump from R600 to P50 lately. Not that I love the P50, it just gives the kick I need :) The problem is, it does behave... well, weird. First of all, the system hibernates out of nowhere when under load. This does not seem to be connected with temps, as they ar...
by wujstefan
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: very clean X230 with lp125wh2-slb3 IPS
Replies: 1
Views: 564

FS: very clean X230 with lp125wh2-slb3 IPS

Hello fellow thinkpadders, I'm in the middle of selling activities, and hence another system for sale! This is a nice old good X230 in very good shape, given its age I'd call it great. The system specs: i5-3320m 8Gigs of mached RAM Great IPS lp125wh2-slb3 screen with no flaws as far as I can see No ...
by wujstefan
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W550 Series
Topic: Screen upgrade for W550s - brightness control
Replies: 1
Views: 337

Screen upgrade for W550s - brightness control

Hello there,

I have found a B156HAN01.2 panel lying around, and a great shaped cheap W550s to get. Since this system stock display is crappy, a replacement is what comes to my mind.

There are some reports that replacement panels have brightness control issues in those systems. Be it truth?
by wujstefan
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: The reality is:
Replies: 12
Views: 1600

Re: The reality is:

As for the vaccine, I have zero interest in it. But that's *my* personal choice. +1 Eating out (especially in USA) usually involves humongous portions of everything. IMHO these should really be reduced by at least 50%! Well, I had a friend from Chicago visiting Poland (and Europe in general) for th...
by wujstefan
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 CPU upgrade T7300 -> T9500
Replies: 24
Views: 7774

Re: T61 CPU upgrade T7300 -> T9500

great tips! So if you have SPD modified RAM, pinmod (does the Dell DW1705 card work for pinmod on the T61 in the same way it does the X61?) then you can get the Intel Q9000 or QX9300 working in the T61 motherboard? Can this be true? I can get one on ebay for about $10 equivalent here in the UK It r...

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