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by axur-delmeria
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Undervolting X61
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Undervolting X61

I'm surprised you managed to get a T7300 to 0.85v. When I was undervolting X60's and X61's I couldn't reduce the voltage of the lowest multiplier from the default (usually between .925v and .975v), either on Windows (using RMClock) or Linux.
by axur-delmeria
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Reccomendations for a new laptop - T430, worth in 2018?
Replies: 7
Views: 154

Re: Reccomendations for a new laptop - T430, worth in 2018?

AFAIK there aren't any socketed mobile CPUs after the Haswell generation. :x
by axur-delmeria
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Best External Keyboard
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Best External Keyboard

From what I hear, the Bluetooth versions had annoying issues regarding input lag.
by axur-delmeria
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Questions about an old 760ed Thinkpad
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Questions about an old 760ed Thinkpad

O.O Who is this monster? This is an amazing achievement! What a crazy thing to imagine though, the keyboard would not have played well with the motherboard you would think - it is sized and angled like that as a feature, and will need some work to be compatible with other planars! IIRC, the 600X ke...
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Questions about an old 760ed Thinkpad
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: Questions about an old 760ed Thinkpad

The 760ED doesn't have built-in LAN, so you need a Cardbus LAN adapter (or maybe wifi) to even have the option of installing from LAN. Modern OSes are unusable on an ancient Thinkpad like this one, due to: * Pentium I CPU is too slow, doesn't have MMX, SSE extensions. * max RAM is well below the min...
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: ThinkPad t430 hard drive size confusion - customer support anger
Replies: 10
Views: 221

Re: ThinkPad t430 hard drive size confusion - customer support anger

Want to know the actual capacity of the hard drive? Use tools like CrystalDiskInfo or HD Tune. They also display the HDD's diagnostic/self-monitoring data (S.M.A.R.T.) so you'll have a peek at the drive's performance and health.
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Retro Thinkpad T61p Build! Warning PICS!
Replies: 29
Views: 638

Re: Retro Thinkpad T61p Build!

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:31 pm
1: Nice build.

2: Get those pictures off img tags before the mods get you!!
Resize them. IMO the pictures are needlessly large.
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: memory upgrade for x230

^ The HP. It's the one with the i5-5200u processor, as seen in the picture you linked: https://image.ibb.co/cE92nS/Sysinfo_HPsmaller.jpg See the i5-5200u's specs: http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Core_i5/Intel-Core%20i5-5200U%20Mobile%20processor.html , in particular, the memory controller. It mentions...
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 18
Views: 327

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

I seem to collect a lot of the 80 to 120 GB HDD that came with T60/T61/T500 generation of Thinkpads. They are great for distro testing. Pop the SSD out of one of my Thinkpad, in goes a test HDD. Load distro, play, abuse and use. ^ Good idea. Related question: anyone tried "Flash on Disk" modules? F...
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: memory upgrade for x230

^
Haswell and Broadwell (which your i5-5200u belongs to) require DDR3L, which runs at 1.35v (compared to 1.5v on regular DDR3).
by axur-delmeria
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 18
Views: 327

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

For those of you running Debian, how do you get wireless working? I think I'd like the stability and weight of Debian. Most wifi chipsets require binary-only firmware, which Debian frowns upon. However, for the sake of convenience, there are unofficial builds of the Debian installer ISOs which cont...
by axur-delmeria
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...
Replies: 18
Views: 327

Re: Time for a "what distro are you running" thread...

Debian (with Xfce desktop environment) on all the Thinkpads I've owned.
by axur-delmeria
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: memory upgrade for x230

Zaz, Blackstuff.. I am so confused. The memory I am trying to buy says PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 SODIMM so I assume it has a frequency of 1600 the stuff I have in my laptop says: speed 800 Mhz = 800x2=1600. Do they have the same frequency? Yes. DDR stands for Double Data Rate. So the clock speed is 800MH...
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 500 Charger question.
Replies: 13
Views: 328

Re: Thinkpad 500 Charger question.

Another thread on a Thinkpad 500 might hold some answers:https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.p ... 3&p=744623
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220t fhd mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 272

Re: x220t fhd mod?

You will not fit a T60/T61 panel in X220 / X230 shell. I don't know where you got the T60/61, but I specifically mentioned X 60T/61T, AKA X60 / X61 Tablet . But you're right, it won't fit in the X220 chassis. I was under the impression that the question was about single-channel LVDS in general, and...
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220t fhd mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 272

Re: x220t fhd mod?

wojtekS wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:16 am
A single-channel LVDS cable has just enough bandwidth to support 1366x768 @60Hz.

Yes it is.
The highest resolution I've seen on a single-channel LVDS is 1400x1050 on the X60T/X61T. Also notable is the 1440x900 screen on the X200.
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220t fhd mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 272

Re: x220t fhd mod?

I have read that it works but with traditional displays, no touch capabilities On the very first post on Nitrocaster's thread https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=122640#p792251 , there's this part: Q: Does this mod support X220T/X230T? A: No. It's technically possible to design special...
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220t fhd mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 272

Re: x220t fhd mod?

IIRC Nitrocaster's FHD kit won't fit in an X220T.
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: SSD in an X60s - which model will work ?
Replies: 15
Views: 386

Re: SSD in an X60s - which model will work ?

^ The SuperSpeed software you mentioned is interesting, and quite useful if one is stuck with 32-bit Windows. Fortunately I'm free from such restrictions. :D Sadly as pointed, there is no spare RAM in an X60s, its chipset won't allow. The issue is the 32-bit memory address space of the Intel 945 chi...
by axur-delmeria
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: SSD in an X60s - which model will work ?
Replies: 15
Views: 386

Re: SSD in an X60s - which model will work ?

I remember the one thing I wasn't able to acomplish was setting the Windows paging file (virtual memory) in the ram-disk. It allowed it to be configured and all but in practice it just didn't seem to function. When operating system runs out of free RAM (like when opening too many browser tabs), it ...
by axur-delmeria
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to say if Middleton flash was successful
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: How to say if Middleton flash was successful

Put in a wifi card from a non-Thinkpad laptop. With the stock BIOS, you'll be greeted with the 1802 error and system halt. With Middleton BIOS successfully flashed, the laptop will continue booting.
by axur-delmeria
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: My new (to me) Thinkpad 760XD
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Re: My new (to me) Thinkpad 760XD

Check out this archived web page: https://web.archive.org/web/20070629235 ... 760xd.html

It's the one i used to read when I still had a 760XD. :D
by axur-delmeria
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo’s ThinkPad team would like to move to 3:2 right now but are having trouble finding suppliers
Replies: 12
Views: 446

Re: Lenovo’s ThinkPad team would like to move to 3:2 right now but are having trouble finding suppliers

Here’s a suggestion: Lenovo can come up with a limited production run or something to test the waters. Maybe a special edition emphasizing the retro squarish display that is limited to 5000 devices and is sold at a premium. Oh wait... :lol: :lol: Good one there. Reminds me of 51nb's X210, with a 12...
by axur-delmeria
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Is it a stupid idea to attach small copper heat sinks to T61 heat sink ?
Replies: 13
Views: 547

Re: Is it a stupid idea to attach small copper heat sinks to T61 heat sink ?

The mod you linked requires removing the left speaker.

IMO better get one or two spare heatsinks.

If you ever botch the mod and irreversibly damage the heatsink, you'll have a ready replacement at hand.

Good luck! :)
by axur-delmeria
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Jumping Thinkpads
Replies: 14
Views: 473

Re: Jumping Thinkpads

Based from http://thinkwiki.org/wiki/TFT_display , WUXGA screen for the W700 is the Samsung LTN170CT01. A quick google search gives this datasheet https://www.touchandscreen.de/mediafiles/Datasheets/SAMSUNG/LTN170CT01-L01.pdf . Apparently it's the W700 screen because of the FRU # in the datasheet ma...
by axur-delmeria
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Is it a stupid idea to attach small copper heat sinks to T61 heat sink ?
Replies: 13
Views: 547

Re: Is it a stupid idea to attach small copper heat sinks to T61 heat sink ?

Two questions: 1. Where exactly will you put them? 2. Will the heatsink still fit inside the laptop after attaching those? 5.4mm isn't exactly thin. IIRC in T61 nVidia models, there's a thermal pad between the GPU and the heatsink. Some guys replace the thermal pad with a copper shim (a small piece ...
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: (used) T420 QuadCore FrankenPad ~ To Buy or Not To Buy ???
Replies: 6
Views: 425

Re: (used) T420 QuadCore FrankenPad ~ To Buy or Not To Buy ???

" ..., atm ... I'm after a ClassicTP ... with a QuadCore ... ~~~ So I would/will still be wondering ... How to evaluate a/ny 2ndHand/used QuadCore FrankenPad :??: :?: :?: :?: " https://i.imgur.com/qkHVRPK.jpg That's not a quad-core, but a dual-core i7 with Hyper-Threading enabled, which exposes a "...
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Digitizer x61t
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: Digitizer x61t

You probably need to replace the LCD cable (which carries the digitizer's signals) as well.
by axur-delmeria
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: What is this in x220
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: What is this in x220

The small circuit board with the label wrapped around it? It's the Bluetooth module. Check the X220 HMM parts list.
by axur-delmeria
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 Running Hot?
Replies: 87
Views: 3716

Re: T420 Running Hot?

That's an interesting setup. I never would've guessed that they would use magnets and a Hall Effect sensor, but I thought they would've hid a microswitch somewhere in the hinge mechanism. My T42 has a switch that is clearly visible, so I guess that's where I got that thought. I suppose the idea is ...

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