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by 600X
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FT: X220t (i7) for a T420 or W520
Replies: 0
Views: 127

FT: X220t (i7) for a T420 or W520

I have a X220t in a very nice condition, but it turns out that I don't need the pen at the moment and I'd rather have a machine with a DVD drive. So I want to trade my X220t for a T420 or W520. They don't have to be perfect, but the condition should still be good. The X220t has the following specs: ...
by 600X
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FT: Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with USB 3.0
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: FT: Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with USB 3.0

Before it comes to ripping things apart I'll keep looking. :lol: Thanks for the link though.
by 600X
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FT: Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with USB 3.0
Replies: 2
Views: 200

FT: Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with USB 3.0

I switched to a X220t which is no longer compatible with the Mini Dock Plus Series 3 with USB 3.0. Looking to trade this dock for a X220 Ultrabase. The dock is in good condition with some normal wear and scratches. It is fully functional. Send me a PM if you have a trading offer.
by 600X
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: T25-Retro Discussion
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 180473

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

I used to run Linux natively on a Chromebook Pixel and it was the best mobile computing experience I ever had. Sadly, Ivy-Bridge does show its age these days and the 2015 Pixel is still ludicrously expensive. Nevertheless, with Android apps, that Samsung Chromebook Pro is looking like a mighty fine ...
by 600X
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?
Replies: 29
Views: 3071

Re: Can W500 motherboard go into T60?

One thing, el-sahef and do ANYTHING. I mean he put an i7 in a 600X. I think putting a W500 in a T60 would be a walk in the park for him :lol: ! el-sahef has already put a R500 into a R60 while retaining the ability to use the Ultrabay: https://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/169412-Projekt-Frankenpad-mit...
by 600X
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: T420 i7-3610QM, T400 quad, T500 quad
Replies: 4
Views: 1139

Re: FS: T420 i7-3610QM, T400 quad, T500 quad

Can you put up some pictures of the T500?
by 600X
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: not available: T420s 4173-LBU
Replies: 2
Views: 539

Re: FS: T420s 4173-LBU

Could you take a more detailed pic of the dent?
by 600X
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Looking at buying a T61p, how to tell if it has Flexview screen?
Replies: 16
Views: 2356

Re: Looking at buying a T61p, how to tell if it has Flexview screen?

The SXGA+ FlexView has somewhat decent color reproduction as it covers sRGB, but George does have a point. sRGB should be the absolute minimum for anything, including content consumption. Any kind of serious productivity work requires something more along the lines of Adobe RGB, which the HP Dreamc...
by 600X
Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???
Replies: 24
Views: 1255

Re: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???

You guys are lucky. el-sahef is selling his 600X with i7: https://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/20911 ... 120-GB-SSD

This is literally your last chance to get a machine like this.
by 600X
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???
Replies: 24
Views: 1255

Re: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???

Actually, you can install the 12,9" iPad display which gives you retina resolution How about 3d printing the bezel? It will be a bit sensible to heat, but there are solutions for that :) There are lots of things you could do, but one of the main aims of the device was to maintain a sense of untouch...
by 600X
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???
Replies: 24
Views: 1255

Re: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???

The only thing it lacks is resolution, I will admit that. And I don't think there is any rework possibilities. With screen of that size you simply are limitted to XGA. Actually, you can install the 12,9" iPad display which gives you retina resolution, but it's hard to find the 13.0" bezel and the i...
by 600X
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can a T500 motherboard go in a T60 if I do the following?
Replies: 8
Views: 1533

Re: Can a T500 motherboard go in a T60 if I do the following?

There used to be a Chinese guide on how to fit a T500 motherboard into the 15" T60 chassis. Sadly, I can't seem to find the link anymore. Maybe someone else might still have it.
by 600X
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???
Replies: 24
Views: 1255

Re: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???

I'm not selling this machine, just to make it clear. el-sahef is active on this forum. I'm sure he'll respond to PM's. The ultra low voltage i3 is more like slowstep! Hahaha. Acutally just curious 600X but gow fast is it? With a SSD and Xubuntu installed, I'd say pretty fast. The HD3000 does help a ...
by 600X
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?
Replies: 39
Views: 2046

Re: Have you joined the 3:2 club yet?

I briefly joined the 3:2 club when I bought my Chromebook Pixel a while ago. Those were glorious months, but I do need sRGB and the Pixel 2 is still too expensive. I've switched back to a T440s and have recently ditched it again for a E7440. I've sworn myself this: the next device that replaces my E...
by 600X
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???
Replies: 24
Views: 1255

Re: Who Would Make and sell me a 600x Frankenpad???

The T60 and T61 and even the T5xx all use very similar motherboards to swapping is a breeze. The problem with the 600X is that it has no counterpart board. Your max specs are: 850Mhz CPU 576MB RAM 13.3" XGA LCD etc. So, you can still put a nice mobo. Check out el-sahef's 600X with an i3. What your ...
by 600X
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Rarest ThinkPad models
Replies: 18
Views: 25411

Re: Rarest ThinkPad models

I believe you can see it on the video that explains how the X1 was designed. Initially, the X1 was meant to have a classic keyboard and you can see the keyboard in the video if I remember correctly, but you can only see it on the table, not on the machine itself. Someone could try to install the SL3...
by 600X
Thu May 04, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 68
Views: 3843

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

I'll be sticking with the new layout, but let me just say how much I appreciate how you are making the effort to give us options. :thumbs-UP:
by 600X
Wed May 03, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..
Replies: 68
Views: 3843

Re: NEW LOOK TO THE OLD FORUM..

I'm loving the new theme so far. I'm not sure about the right-aligned user info, but it's a refreshing change from the boring layout that every other forum has. Font sizes also seem to finally be fixed. They were way too tiny before.
by 600X
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: T25-Retro Discussion
Topic: The essence of T4x, T6x model lines
Replies: 24
Views: 3122

Re: The essence of T4x, T6x model lines

Really ? I think it is actually the opposite. Most of people actually don't know what they exactly want, they follow the main stream. The main stream vendors have to present new changes, any changes, even wrong one (Lenovo is excellent example with the broken keyboard layout). It might sound offens...
by 600X
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: 8" Windows 10 UMPC with Snapdragon 835 and keyboard
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: 8" Windows 10 UMPC with Snapdragon 835 and keyboard

Judging by the success of that device, it seems that most people don't want or need it. I've been debating whether to get a Ubuntu-based version, but in the end it would just be nice to have, not something that I actually need.
by 600X
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: 8" Windows 10 UMPC with Snapdragon 835 and keyboard
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: 8" Windows 10 UMPC with Snapdragon 835 and keyboard

Looks unlikely to launch. It's far off from its goal.

This on the other hand will be available to buy soon: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gpd- ... -laptop--2#/
by 600X
Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: T410 Days are far from over.
Replies: 24
Views: 2136

Re: T410 Days are far from over.

For what it's worth, I used to have a T410 as well for a while. The best 1440x900 screen you can get is actually the AUO display. It has the highest contrast and the best viewing angles of the lot and the calibration isn't too far off either. This is the display I installed: http://www.panelook.com/...
by 600X
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad Edge
Topic: Review of the ThinkPad 13 2017 (Core i7, Full-HD)
Replies: 1
Views: 2118

Re: Review of the ThinkPad 13 2017 (Core i7, Full-HD)

Broke their record too. That is by far the highest frequency they ever measured.
by 600X
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Android or iPhone
Replies: 41
Views: 3776

Re: Android or iPhone

Yes, logical conclusion :) Lumia 950 is sold out over here everywhere, including "unofficial" distribution from other EU countries, you can get (now overpriced) 950XL from Microsoft Store only. Meanhile the HP Elite x3 gets 25% discount in the US. I'll probably just get a 950 from eBay or ask a for...
by 600X
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Android or iPhone
Replies: 41
Views: 3776

Re: Android or iPhone

When I first arrived in the US, I was equally shocked at the fact that you could fill up a family sedan for 20$. That, and the lack of any Diesel cars. To get back to topic, I'm sticking with Windows Phone/Mobile. I tried Android, and it was the worst phone experience I ever had. Would rather use my...
by 600X
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Which Thinkpads are the durable ones?
Replies: 18
Views: 2839

Re: Which Thinkpads are the durable ones?

How new do you want your machine to be? The X1 from 2011 had extra thick materials which made it very heavy, but highly durable. I'd consider the P50 pretty durable as well, but only on the level of "W510 durable", not "T60 durable".
by 600X
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 speaker fubbernucked - Solder wires??
Replies: 4
Views: 915

Re: T410 speaker fubbernucked - Solder wires??

I've soldered X301 speaker wires before. It's easy and even a sloppy job has no negative impact. Just make sure to insulate it. I used glue to insulate.
by 600X
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: X301 keyboard with US layout
Replies: 0
Views: 270

FOUND: X301 keyboard with US layout

I'm looking for a cheap X301 US keyboard. I want to sell my X301 which has a German keyboard, which I'd like to exchange before selling it. Doesn't have to be in great condition, as long as it works and doesn't cost much.
by 600X
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Speakers volume increase
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Speakers volume increase

Option 1: Replace integrated speakers with better ones

Option 2: Follow my guide here: https://www.thinkscopes.com/2015/12/02/ ... heater-v4/

Option 3: Use laptops that already have good speakers

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