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by TuuS
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: T61 *rare* NOS m/b 44c3924 (42w7873, 42w7649, 43y9045) FrankenPad *ext. warranty*
Replies: 43
Views: 15278

Re: T61 *rare* NOS m/b 44c3924 (42w7873, 42w7649, 43y9045) FrankenPad *ext. warranty*

For those asking oh, yes I am still selling these motherboards. The supply is getting low but there are still a couple Cases left. I brought one of them with me on an extended vacation so I can continue to sell them in my travels. I'm currently touring the Southern United States in a recreational ve...
by TuuS
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: T61( 44C3924) mobo with new nVidia NVS140M chip
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: LF: T61( 44C3924) mobo with new nVidia NVS140M chip

Even when away i respond to inbox messages and am able to sell these motherboards
by TuuS
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad R400/R500 Series
Topic: Temperature peaks on X9100
Replies: 15
Views: 1512

Re: Temperature peaks on X9100

It's possible your CPU was damaged from excessive overclocking, or it could be a knock off. I guess the only way to know for sure is to compare it with a known good CPU. I can tell you that several years ago I built some R500 with an iMac CPU that was essentially similar to a T9900. Although they de...
by TuuS
Sun Nov 18, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: ThinkPad T410 WIN 7 PRO 64 BIT Recovery Disks Needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 1894

Re: ThinkPad T410 WIN 7 PRO 64 BIT Recovery Disks Needed.

I'm also looking for W7 Pro X64 discs for a T410 machine type 2516DCU. If anyone has a torrent available. As a side question, does anyone know if there was a factory W8 Pro X64 for the T410? Thanks in advance! You can read my prior comment if you need the discs. As for win 8, I've never seen one th...
by TuuS
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Frame for 15.4" T61 LCD
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: WTB: Frame for 15.4" T61 LCD

I have at least a dozen of these frames, upper and lower if anyone needs one
by TuuS
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: PCMCIA+ExpressCard Flap for T61 14.1'' 4:3
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: WTB: PCMCIA+ExpressCard Flap for T61 14.1'' 4:3

That looks like it might be the 4in1 card reader from a 14.1" widescreen. I have them, might even have a bezel for it too, but I don't think they work on the 4:3 boards. I also have the smart card readers, and can find you a flap, but looks like that is already covered.
by TuuS
Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T61P Motherboard 6460-DVU
Replies: 13
Views: 1513

Re: WTB: T61P Motherboard 6460-DVU

I stopped sourcing the common Nvidia motherboards because 99% are likely to fail. I have in the past and still can get the August 2008 boards but they are getting more and more rare as time passes. If you want one of these rare motherboards you can send me a PM, but what is a much better idea for 90...
by TuuS
Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3004
Views: 527639

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Glad we were able to help you, let me know if you are ever interested in another :)

I also return the kind words, you were a pleasure to deal with.
by TuuS
Tue May 29, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T6x 14" SXGA IPS
Replies: 11
Views: 3843

Re: T6x 14" SXGA IPS

the really bad screens are likely chinese knock-offs or generic replacements. I've seen some nice 14" screens on these models, but they still don't compare with 15" ips
by TuuS
Tue May 29, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: T6x/T4x DVD (Multi) Burner ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1185

Re: LF: T6x/T4x DVD (Multi) Burner ...

I have several of these, send me a pm if interested
by TuuS
Tue May 22, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3004
Views: 527639

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Thank you cb474, I t was a challenge finding you a screen in this condition, and ultimately parted out an unissued 14" t61p to get your screen. It's a pleasure to see someone who really cares about quality as I had offered several cheaper options on used screens, but true thinkpad lovers want the be...
by TuuS
Fri May 18, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 Wiki has a new home
Replies: 1
Views: 3297

Re: T61 Wiki has a new home

Please note that this is the page formerly at:

T61.wikispaces.com

Which has become the definitive source for T61 models. Due to the closing of Wikispaces website, they could no longer provide us with hosting, so thinkpads.com was the obvious choice for a new home.

TuuS
by TuuS
Sun May 13, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: ThinkPad T410 WIN 7 PRO 64 BIT Recovery Disks Needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 1894

Re: ThinkPad T410 WIN 7 PRO 64 BIT Recovery Disks Needed.

I have the discs and would gladly make you an iso set, send me a PM and whatever compensation you feel is fair is ok with me.
by TuuS
Fri May 11, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: T70 pushing 100 degrees under full load
Replies: 12
Views: 2135

Re: T70 pushing 100 degrees under full load

I don't own a T70 board, but if you want a T61p fan I have a couple new NOS fans for $30. I prefer these to the T500 as they have a bigger heatsink and are designed to cool the more powerful nVidia graphics. Again a disclaimer because I don't own one, but in general I don't like that the I-series ha...
by TuuS
Thu May 10, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Ultimate T70 and ultimate T601: face to face
Replies: 16
Views: 3910

Re: Ultimate T70 and ultimate T601: face to face

Forget the frankies, I want to hear more about little guy :)
by TuuS
Tue May 01, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: X9000 in the T61p
Replies: 26
Views: 3071

Re: X9000 in the T61p

Storm Chaser, it would appear you got either an extremely well made knockoff (unlikely), or a used one pulled from a laptop that was damaged or could not be sold for other reasons (likely), but sounds like you have tested it sufficiently and it performs as expected. I'm not convinced every chinese s...
by TuuS
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: X9000 in the T61p
Replies: 26
Views: 3071

Re: X9000 in the T61p

Has anyone any info how to spot counterfeit Core 2 Duo Penryns ? ( Chinese are very good counterfeiters ) I bought a new T9300 this week from China seller 10usd$. ( Half a year ago I bought a new chinese AMD 64 754 socket 3200+ Venice processor which played ok.) I don't know what to trust processor...
by TuuS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: X9000 in the T61p
Replies: 26
Views: 3071

Re: X9000 in the T61p

I think if you read carefully you'll find it the fake chips coming from China goes back a lot further than you think. The United States military was duped into buying millions of dollars of the ships that went into fighter planes and Communications equipment. They were purchased from legit defense c...
by TuuS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: T61 T9300 w/ NVS 140M (NOS post defect) - Latest W10 Fall Update breaks video card
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Re: T61 T9300 w/ NVS 140M (NOS post defect) - Latest W10 Fall Update breaks video card

Since nVidia has never abandoned their driver development on legacy chips like others do, I suspect this will be fixed. I would check nvidia's forum to see if it's been solved yet.

I prefer to wait a year before any major windows updates to avoid things like this.
by TuuS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3174

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

I'd get some Arctic Silver 5, it works well on these systems

NOS is a standard term for a new part that is no longer available to order, so unless you are fortunate to find one NOS "New old-stock", you have to settle for a refurbished part.
by TuuS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: X9000 in the T61p
Replies: 26
Views: 3071

Re: X9000 in the T61p

Be careful buying an x9000, most are fake knock-offs from china, and if you do find an original it may have burned out transisters from overclocking. When I source them I buy original workstations from corps and remove the cpu since it's the only safe way to get one. I too have never had a problem a...
by TuuS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: How long does flashing Middleton's BIOS supposed to take?
Replies: 5
Views: 2644

Re: How long does flashing Middleton's BIOS supposed to take?

if using CD, double check the burn as a bad disc burn can destroy the motherboard. I keep a hdd with 32bit windows handy to test and flash bios and have done over 500
by TuuS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3174

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

left fan is good, right fan will destroy an nVidia motherboard. Also must clean chips and use a good quality thermal paste or it will fail. That board has the older generation of gpu chip and likely has microfractures within the chip. If you want a brand new NOS board with the new gpu chip they are ...
by TuuS
Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: looking for new mother board for my T61
Replies: 7
Views: 1866

Re: looking for new mother board for my T61

I'd be glad to help you, shoot me a PM and we can discuss options.
by TuuS
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: t61 , r61 and a Core Duo t8300 ..which is reported as T7250 on a t61 ..and not working on a r61 w/middleton bios..
Replies: 7
Views: 4148

Re: t61 , r61 and a Core Duo t8300 ..which is reported as T7250 on a t61 ..and not working on a r61 w/middleton bios..

it's possible the cpu is a chinese knockoff. Try installing a known good cpu.

the fake chips from china look perfect, even fooled the us military who bought $millions of them and didn't notice until they started failing.
by TuuS
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 / T61 14,1" 44C3933Board (Frankenpad ?)
Replies: 4
Views: 1362

Re: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 44C3933Board

that board is for a 14" widescreen T61 and won't fit a frankenpad.

On the 26th week of 2008 when this chip was made some of the factories were producing the new chips but they didn't carry a revision number so no way to be sure.

Good luck with your sale
by TuuS
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: T61 *rare* NOS m/b 44c3924 (42w7873, 42w7649, 43y9045) FrankenPad *ext. warranty*
Replies: 43
Views: 15278

Re: T61 *rare* NOS m/b 44c3924 (42w7873, 42w7649, 43y9045) FrankenPad *ext. warranty*

Yes, middleyon bios displays a 2011 date. Although one newer bios was released in 2012 by lenovo, middleton did not modify it because it only effected dial-up modem, which most of us haven't used since the 1990s.
by TuuS
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: T60/p to T61 Frankenpad kit (Free NOS nVidia upgrade)
Replies: 90
Views: 26342

Re: T60/p to T61 Frankenpad kit (Free NOS nVidia upgrade)

Returned from 30 day adventure living in an RV and touring the western states.

and manual bump
by TuuS
Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB T61 with 4:3 screen
Replies: 6
Views: 1219

Re: WTB T61 with 4:3 screen

I have several, anything special you're looking for?

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