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by Saucey
Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Where to source dead/nonfunctional 15" T60s?
Replies: 10
Views: 676

Re: Where to source dead/nonfunctional 15" T60s?

On eBay it seems the better deals are ones where the seller doesn't know much about them. While I was working at an electronic recycler, it's just easier palletizing them to a bulk buyer, than to list them & deal with fees or returns. For the profit margins, time is better spent on listing pricier i...
by Saucey
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: How can I get this to look better and one black color
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Re: How can I get this to look better and one black color

I would put on carbon fiber vinyl wrap on my T60p and T430s, it looks pretty nice and I like the feel of the texture. I would link my imgur but it seems that the site is down when viewing my photos. The wrap would fit nicely on the lid, no need for using a blow dryer unless you're in a very cold cli...
by Saucey
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Have I been scammed? T440p
Replies: 10
Views: 1022

Re: Have I been scammed? T440p

I've found that the PSREF has been wrong a few times. If the outfit is a recycler, most of the time they'll just get a bunch of random devices in a bin. Probably they might of just bundled the T440p with the 90W charger, and used the 135W T540p... :roll: For all we know, it could be a CTO model that...
by Saucey
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Holy Crap! I Got A Feather.....
Replies: 7
Views: 6172

Re: Holy Crap! I Got A Feather.....

Congrats on your feather! I had a sense of pride of me gaining this prestige for the first time when I got my first feather. Prior to ThinkPads, I was an avid gamer during the GameScore of Microsoft Xbox Live & Trophies of Sony Playstation. Of course my favorite game(s) at the time was Call of Duty ...
by Saucey
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: New affordable & compact Lenovo ThinkPad L13 & L13 Yoga laptops with Intel 10th gen CPUs announced
Replies: 17
Views: 1648

Re: New affordable & compact Lenovo ThinkPad L13 & L13 Yoga laptops with Intel 10th gen CPUs announced

Nice reply on the article. :) Very disappointing Lenovo is going this route with the L Series. I wonder when they are going to ditch matte displays for glossy entirely. I didn't care much for the L series, after associating it with an SL400c, one of the worst laptops I've worked on. Anyways, they se...
by Saucey
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Thinkpad + Linux = I really want to learn !!
Replies: 12
Views: 1928

Re: Thinkpad + Linux = I really want to learn !!

If you're using ubuntu, wifi should work out of the box on all of those ThinkPads. Specific distros I've come to have an issue with wifi and I just end up moving onto a different distro if I don't figure it out within an hour. T400 benefits from libreboot or coreboot if you decide to go that route i...
by Saucey
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Would you buy a 3D printed Laptop Case?
Replies: 3
Views: 774

Re: Would you buy a 3D printed Laptop Case?

The problem with laptop cases is that it would have to be a specific fit for each laptop, next it would be the color selection, then of course, price. I have a leather case for my X61 Tablet, & it came with a strap, which was handy. Now its warped to hell thanks for me not using it, but I got it for...
by Saucey
Wed May 29, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: IBM ThinkPad Power Series 820, IBM RISC System/6000 N40 (not my listings)
Replies: 3
Views: 1132

Re: FS: IBM ThinkPad Power Series 820, IBM RISC System/6000 N40 (not my listings)

Ah its the Coca Cola can guy, like his listings with that in its photo. Somehow I missed this before the auction ended, it would of been fun to bid on the 820.
by Saucey
Fri May 17, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Confirming before purchase
Replies: 4
Views: 646

Re: Confirming before purchase

Not sure what chip you have, but if you have the WQHD kit, then yes this would work. But as the lovely King has said, FHD =/= 1600 x 900. It is HD+ However this seller quoted Part number LP140QH1-SPB1 (or replacement model) Not so sure how I feel about getting a 'replacement model', I'd rather scour...
by Saucey
Tue May 14, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad announces T495, T495s, and X395 (Circa 2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 1418

Re: ThinkPad announces T495, T495s, and X395 (Circa 2019)

I just don't know how photo or video editors can take the new Apple Macbook Pro seriously after they removed the SD card slot and gimped everyone with 2 or 4 USB-C slots.
by Saucey
Tue May 14, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad announces T495, T495s, and X395 (Circa 2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 1418

Re: ThinkPad announces T495, T495s, and X395

I wanted the display to actually be branded as FlexView. It's not the same without those 8 letters :mrgreen: ! Agreed, I have been waiting on the next ThinkPad purchase for this reason. :roll: It is exciting that these systems have Ryzen Pro CPUs, these CPUs also support ECC RAM, which I assume the...
by Saucey
Fri May 10, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Here’s why your laptop keyboard stinks
Replies: 2
Views: 1900

Re: Here’s why your laptop keyboard stinks

I like how this writer makes no mention of MSI's laptop with an uncompromised tenkeyless mechanical keyboard. The laptop is a gigantic beast and has almost no palmrest, its out there giving good mechanical feel, the model line is still in production. Also not everyone likes mechanical keyboards, it'...
by Saucey
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Thinkpad T420si
Replies: 13
Views: 1018

Re: WTB: Thinkpad T420si

I could understand getting a T420i, but it might just be easier to get a T420s and then finding a T420si clearplate.
by Saucey
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: The P1 and the X1 Extreme are more like each other than the P[57]* or other X*; put them on a separate group?
Replies: 1
Views: 778

Re: The P1 and the X1 Extreme are more like each other than the P[57]* or other X*; put them on a separate group?

For the time being, I think P1 posts should be here, I don't think there should be a different group. It would just be a big moderation problem to move posts or flag them. The X1 subforum is like a catch all net, X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga & X1 Tablet. Likewise the Yoga has its own subforum as well, but the...
by Saucey
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Thinkpad 13 with 4K screen?
Replies: 1
Views: 2603

Re: Thinkpad 13 with 4K screen?

ThinkPad 12 (1nd Gen) Platform Specifications has the following

"Max resolution: 1920x1080 (HDMI)@60Hz, 3840x2160 (USB Type-C)@60Hz"


So I would assume it would work just fine if you had a USB C input in your TV, or a USB C to HDMI connector that supports 4K @60Hz.
by Saucey
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: The most expensive and rarest Thinkpads ? [relax topic]
Replies: 31
Views: 3194

Re: The most expensive and rarest Thinkpads ? [relax topic]

Rare if they somehow survived - Zenith built 300, flawless Ti-Lid Z61p, X41 with the OEM HDD, any ISS ThinkPad. I don't believe that Z61p ever had a Ti lid as a factory option. There was a custom one (at least) built around here though, I believe by underclocker ... Really? Hmmm I must of presumed ...
by Saucey
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: The most expensive and rarest Thinkpads ? [relax topic]
Replies: 31
Views: 3194

Re: The most expensive and rarest Thinkpads ? [relax topic]

Planned limited release - ThinkPad Reserve Edition Most expensive at release ? 860 or 850 Low quantity - Left handed TransNote, 555BJ, X230s, or that elusive 240Z/i1124 Prototypes/mock ups - T431s Terminator, Power Laptop EWS, T61 clear plastic or 1992 Leapfrog Not a ThinkPad but neat - IBM Risc Sys...
by Saucey
Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ThinkPad March Madness 2019 Bracket Tournament
Replies: 6
Views: 1767

ThinkPad March Madness 2019 Bracket Tournament

Hey everyone, just posting this on a few platforms and see what ThinkPad would win. PollTab Tournament I believe each round ends every 3 days, except for the final, it ends on the next day... because who needs suspense! Just vote and pick whatever ThinkPad is in there, its random. I was limited to 3...
by Saucey
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: $18 X1C1, restored. Now I have problems.
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Re: $18 X1C1, restored. Now I have problems.

Hello Geartooth, I remember an X1 I've restored had terrible battery life for having 70% battery health, stayed on only for an hour and a 45 minutes in Windows 7. :/ I would think perhaps there is a retaining tab that is not setting with the X1C palmrest/top case that is giving you the clicking prob...
by Saucey
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Thinkpad Yoga S1 12"
Replies: 4
Views: 1159

Re: Thinkpad Yoga S1 12"

Ah yea, I don't mind the 2010 MB Unibody, but it doesn't seem to like the 4GB RAM I throw at it, which is why I prefer 2009 more. I'm surprised Apple kept some of their iMacs & MacBooks with updates for so long, vs their original Apple watch. :lol: You should be right at home, the Yoga is similar in...
by Saucey
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Open invitation
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

Re: Open invitation

I'm considering to join just to browse but I don't have a link and not really going to sift thru pages of the same/similar name to find it... Has there been successful sales there? How would one get reputation on facebook vs how Offer Up, Etsy, eBay & Amazon Marketplace handles things? I don't mean ...
by Saucey
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Thinkpad Yoga S1 12"
Replies: 4
Views: 1159

Re: Thinkpad Yoga S1 12"

Here is the PSREF from Lenovo. Looking that the Detailed Specifications page... It comes with Intel Core 4th Gen Haswell Processors: i3-4010U 1.70GHz i3-4030U 1.90GHz i5-4200U 1.60GHz i5-4210U 1.70GHz i5-4300U 1.90GHz i7-4500U 1.80GHz i7-4510U 2.00GHz i7-4600U 2.10GHz The RAM is soldered on the boar...
by Saucey
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: X1 Carbon (7th Generation) Introduction--a 14" X1C7 (circa Summer 2019)
Replies: 14
Views: 5143

Re: X1 Carbon (7th Generation) Introduction--a 14" X1C7 (circa Summer 2019)

The X1C7 with the carbon fiber weave will look great with my Pagani Huayra. :) Jokes aside this is an interesting step that Lenovo is taking with the X1C, they are adding subwoofers to them, making it more HiFi. Really whats the point of having a HDR compliant display if your audio sounds like meh w...
by Saucey
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Know your parasites
Replies: 5
Views: 1612

Re: Know your parasites

Make ThinkPads Great Again!
by Saucey
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Whether T420 at above AUD$100 is valuable 7 yrs on?
Replies: 24
Views: 3568

Re: Whether T420 at above AUD$100 is valuable 7 yrs on?

Written off laptops are always cheaper than buying from the original owner. The latter wants to make up what they've paid for. Id say it could be worth AUD $100 and up. Looking at the ebay market, T420's can be had as low as US $80 and up to $160. If I needed one, a T420 would suit my needs if I can...
by Saucey
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T510 Why so many refurbished on market
Replies: 26
Views: 3938

Re: T510 Why so many refurbished on market

Yeah, there was over 700 T420 ThinkPads that were sold on eBay.

Perhaps the Intel Meltdown & Spectre made companies retire their older computers when they found out it'll tank their performance if they update their systems.
by Saucey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Thinkpad Reserve Edition Ripoff? *PICS*
Replies: 6
Views: 1747

Re: Thinkpad Reserve Edition Ripoff? *PICS*

I'd say its just HP trying to compete against Microsoft Surface that have Alcantara finish as an option. They are upping the ante by making it all leather.

Its a neat double take for some when you have it closed on a desk.
by Saucey
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Best drawing program tablet style ThinkPad
Replies: 5
Views: 1394

Re: Best drawing program tablet style ThinkPad

Looks like I listened to someone about Adobe without fact checking them. :roll:
by Saucey
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: LG Gram 17 - 16:10 display
Replies: 16
Views: 6930

Re: LG Gram 17 - 16:10 display

Hmmm I wonder how WQXGA will be in 17", I thought the Apple 27" iMac was perfect. I found QHD to be too much on 14" (X1C3) and on 15.6" (Zbook Studio G3) for my eyes... but I think its due to the display looking 'grainy' like SXGA+ X61T. At least they put the touchpad in the middle and not offset to...
by Saucey
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Best drawing program tablet style ThinkPad
Replies: 5
Views: 1394

Re: Best drawing program tablet style ThinkPad

Krita is a pretty nice program that is available for Windows, Mac & Linux. It recently added SVG 1.1 support, so it is helpful if you have a simple vector from Inkscape. Ever since Adobe bought Corel, I feel they hindered program development... but perhaps I've just too used to Photoshop & Illustra...

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