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by wujstefan
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 with 2504 mini dock, 23" & 19" displays -- has desktop icon names blurry
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: T60 with 2504 mini dock, 23" & 19" displays -- has desktop icon names blurry

I guess these are the drivers. All ATI chips from that era have poor to none support under W10.
by wujstefan
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Best WIFI Card For ThinkPad T60?
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: Best WIFI Card For ThinkPad T60?

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:42 pm
By far the best: AR9280 (2 antennas) or AR9380 (3 ant.)
No noticeable difference between using 2 or 3 antennas.
+1

I have actually noted the difference with 3 antennas, but maybe this is because my router is weak ;)
by wujstefan
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Looking For ThinkPad T61 4:3 Motherboard
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Looking For ThinkPad T61 4:3 Motherboard

I'll add my 2 words to Screamer's note: Quad-cores are impossible to use in R61i without SERIOUS undervolting, and forget about QX series. They do work in T-series remarkably well, and do not heat up THAT much, especially 15-inchers and 16:10 units. QX series produce some trouble :) I think I sould ...
by wujstefan
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Where to buy laptop hard drives?
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Where to buy laptop hard drives?

If second-hand, forum users?
by wujstefan
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Looking For ThinkPad T61 4:3 Motherboard
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Looking For ThinkPad T61 4:3 Motherboard

Nope. This is a 1066 CPU.
This one requires FSB-mod.

X9000 will work straight ahead. It is FSB 800 CPU.
by wujstefan
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P RMClock Cannot install RTCore64
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: T61P RMClock Cannot install RTCore64

There is a mod that allows to run RMClock on x64 systems.

I should have the file, PM me if needed.
by wujstefan
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: any interest in loaded 8740w w/Dreamcolor IPS screen?
Replies: 0
Views: 116

FS: any interest in loaded 8740w w/Dreamcolor IPS screen?

Hello, I have lately bought a nice 8740w w/Dreamcolor. This was a momment of my own weakness since 1200 horizontal lines is something I love :) 8740w i7-840q 16gigs of RAM flawless IPS WUXGA Dreamcolor screen fx3800m 500Gb HDD Good working battery. This behemoth empties it in 1-1,5hrs, however :) I'...
by wujstefan
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: BIOS locked T60
Replies: 9
Views: 337

Re: WTB: BIOS locked T60

What's the problem in locking the bios, just as RBS mentioned?
by wujstefan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

Money is tight, I want to put it to good use, and I really have bad memories of taking electronics apart, even if 7 year olds love doing so. Well, 7 years old kids just don't care if they break anything ;) do not feel offended by any means, I just wanted to point that it's easy. I think T60/T61 are...
by wujstefan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What OS do you use/recommend for T61
Replies: 16
Views: 717

Re: What OS do you use/recommend for T61

Considering Microsoft, Windows 7 is the only reasonable choice. XP chokes the system too much while W10 has no reasonable driver support.
by wujstefan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p mSATA SSD compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 346

Re: T61p mSATA SSD compatibility

There is no mSATA support in T61p.

Whats the point of installing mSATA SSD in place of regular 2,5inch SSD? weight saving? these will work at SATA-2 speeds anyway.
by wujstefan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.

financialwar wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:03 am
What's your offer?
Looking wrong way.
What's the asking price?
by wujstefan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.
Replies: 7
Views: 326

Re: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.

Well that was a bad example. W530 V4 panel is extremely nice anyway, and would be a go anyway.
by wujstefan
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS X220 i-7-2620M perfect condition
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: FS X220 i-7-2620M perfect condition

Very important: is it IPS-loaded unit?
by wujstefan
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: How many ThinkPads is too many?!
Replies: 28
Views: 5159

Re: How many ThinkPads is too many?!

Elitebook pointsticks were interchangeable with Thinkpad up to Elitebook 8x60 series, they were very good albeit non-interchangeable in 8x70 series, and are sheer junk starting with Zbook - series.

As for Dell, I've only put my hands on M6600, M6700 and M6800 series, and all were useless.
by wujstefan
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.
Replies: 7
Views: 326

LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.

As in topic; looking for a workhorse for a friend of mine. He works with CATIA and Siemens software; and like to play some games like Witcher 3 time to time. What are tha main reqs: - IPS screen, definietely - as good shape as possible - SSD / minimmum of 16Gigs of RAM EU location preferred, but not...
by wujstefan
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: UltraBay Enhanced Devices for R61i
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: UltraBay Enhanced Devices for R61i

There is a dedicated device for R series - I even have one.
by wujstefan
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: a long-lived T61 ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1126

Re: a long-lived T61 ?

You will need ThrottleStop if you wish to undervolt Yup. I personally preffer RMClock modded with W7 input file; it gives more options. And I simply like it better ;) TPFanControl, as I already mentioned, is not the greatest designed program and the settings are counter-intuative. I'd say it's just...
by wujstefan
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

Actually it's not like that - swapping board and getting the system back on its heels just to check&move data you still need comes cheap and easy :) Anyway, I've spent too much time in my life doing something others did not understand to laugh at anyone :) I do understand your love to 17inchers - I'...
by wujstefan
Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: a long-lived T61 ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1126

Re: a long-lived T61 ?

You don't need to install Throttlestop to enable D-IDA. It works out-of-the-box when you load Middleton. You may consider FSB-mod (it is pretty simple) with Highsuns' BIOS instead of Middleton, this will in short enable Quad-Core support on your system. And this makes a difference really, but requir...
by wujstefan
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue
Replies: 14
Views: 871

Re: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue

LOL You can tell the OP whatever you want to. Not invalidating your claim to whatever you ascribe to be... T61p expert or not. We are all here trying to help this gentleman out with his rig and you apparently know what's best but so far I hear you talking about a different resolution and a differen...
by wujstefan
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

Some old programs, the disks and installers for which are misplaced, would be lost. Also not all Documents are placed in "Documents" but are in several locations. I have backed up most all of them, but it would be great to migrate to a different machine with everything the same. What imaging progra...
by wujstefan
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

Yup, everything worked out-of-the-box; there were some driver issues but I was able to buut - so able to recover all the data as well. GPUs are that different, but removing ATI drivers did the trick. I have reimaged the system. Out of the box: why don't you actually just reinstall the system? It's t...
by wujstefan
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue
Replies: 14
Views: 871

Re: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue

I don't agree, just based from personal use of my T61p the web experience in today's era is incredibly GPU and CPU intensive Well I have no idea whet you're doing with your T61p, but mine was doing just fine until I've sold it April this year. besides we are not talking about the NVS140m, the video...
by wujstefan
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue
Replies: 14
Views: 871

Re: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue

fx570m handles 1080p just fine, even the 128Mb version. I checked my R61 w/nvs140m and it runs 1080p fine.
by wujstefan
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

It booted fine, HOWEVER I needed to remove video drivers first. Got a BSOD on boot first, but this may be due to the fact both my T60p and 8740w are ATI-loaded.
by wujstefan
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue
Replies: 14
Views: 871

Re: T61p with laggy youtube 1080p playback issue

Hold on there.

All and any problems are caused by video acceleration in your browsers' settings. L7500 X61s runs 720p smoothly.
I've been fighting this problem some time ago, albeit with 128mb fx570m. It was there.
by wujstefan
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

Your system will work perfectly fine for couple of extra years. It's still very future-proof. However, it has flaws (color distortion at the edges, poor backlit keyboard), but it is definitely the best system with 1200 horizontal lines available, and there is no argue. I like my 8770w better, but th...
by wujstefan
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Recovering dead T61
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: Recovering dead T61

1. Reseat the memory. Try to boot with 1 DIMM only. If this does not help, try another one.
2. Check it with external LCD connected.
3. Replace the motherboard.

This order.
by wujstefan
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W700 Reliability
Replies: 50
Views: 1747

Re: W700 Reliability

Elitebook has always been highly configurable; you could even buy a eco unit with i5-520m, 2 ram slots and ATI 7820m (well this particular one is not a flaw; I liked it more than fx2800m). And they were and are WAAAAAY cheaper than their black counterparts, unless equipped with DC2 panel. Not to men...

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