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by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p Noisy Fan - Suggestions For Solutions
Replies: 6
Views: 3810

T60p Noisy Fan - Suggestions For Solutions

Hi,

I'm facing an issue with my fan rattling under heavy use and need suggestions as to whether I should just replace it outright or is there some kind of patch I can do to quiet it down. Trust me, it's ridiculously loud.

I can upload a sound sample at request (if you'd like).

Thanks!

~ TPFL
by Thinkpads4Life
Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p FrankenPad - should I get one?
Replies: 5
Views: 3072

Re: T60p FrankenPad - should I get one?

Thank you, RBS. I've been looking for that link for months as I'm interested in converting my aging T60p into a Frankenpad.
by Thinkpads4Life
Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: unofficial xp sp4 - xp lives on till april 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 21420

Re: unofficial xp sp4 - xp lives on till april 2019

I've been using this method on my Thinkpad T60p to get updates. All of the updates have downloaded (albeit quite slowly) and sucessfully installed on my machine without any hitches or stutters.

This statement was last updated on 3/30/2016.
by Thinkpads4Life
Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Keep Losing My SoundMax Drivers
Replies: 27
Views: 3947

Re: Keep Losing My SoundMax Drivers

Here you are, sir. Here is a direct link to download the SoundMax (Audio) driver for Thinkpad T61. I've made this as simple as possible by linking you directly to the driver page for the device you specified, so now all you have to do is just refer back to this post whenever you're in need of the dr...
by Thinkpads4Life
Sun Mar 20, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: v5200 on Windows 10
Replies: 16
Views: 3866

Re: v5200 on Windows 10

There is a version of the 5200 graphics driver for Windows 7, but it's a bit hard to find as it's hidden in the Windows update file server. Although, there's a thread on this forum for it. I've tested it on my vintage T60p with Windows 7 a few months ago, and it seemed to work fine. I'll see if I ca...
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Today I am a T61 Owner.
Replies: 4
Views: 2559

Re: Today I am a T61 Owner.

Good job on the T61 (post-Nvidia bug). I've been searching for ages for one and have been unsuccessful.
by Thinkpads4Life
Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Memory Upgrade for T61
Replies: 11
Views: 3920

Re: Memory Upgrade for T61

A fellow Thinkpadder seems to have asked a similar question...

This may help...

http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=96890

- TPFL
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60P "official" FireGL V5250 video card drive for WIN7
Replies: 7
Views: 4005

Re: T60P "official" FireGL V5250 video card drive for WIN7

I can testify that this does indeed work. My T60 ran flawlessly with these drivers installed, but now it's converted back into a XP machine because I can't get proper Linux graphics drivers to run without lots of screen tearing and high cpu usage due to the processor "filling in" for the poor GPU pe...
by Thinkpads4Life
Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 Repurposing Ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 1900

T60 Repurposing Ideas

Hi, I recently (Jan 2015) built a new computer and need ideas on what to do with my old T60.

It's running Debian Sid (Unstable), Linux, and I'd like to get suggestions on what I should do to repurpose this computer.

Manufactuer ID: Lenovo Thinkpad T60p Type: 2613
by Thinkpads4Life
Mon Nov 17, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p fan not spinning faster at high temperatures
Replies: 2
Views: 1909

Re: T60p fan not spinning faster at high temperatures

Problem fixed! The problem was the GUI frontend for the fan controller not communicating properly with the backend daemon. I ran the command to jack the speed up to full boar. The temps have plummeted to 70 C for CPU and 80 C for GPU while playing the game. Idle temps are now 50 C CPU, 60-65 GPU and...
by Thinkpads4Life
Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p fan not spinning faster at high temperatures
Replies: 2
Views: 1909

T60p fan not spinning faster at high temperatures

I have noticed something rather strange about my T60p this last week. I have noticed no matter how high the temperatues rise, the fan speed will not increase to cool the computer down. I was playing a intensive 3D game yesterday and the temps skyrocketed to 95C CPU, 105C GPU and core temps were 85 -...
by Thinkpads4Life
Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: QUESTION: Purpose of Advanced Dock Fan System...
Replies: 1
Views: 1610

QUESTION: Purpose of Advanced Dock Fan System...

This question just occurred to me recently. What is the purpose of the fans in the Advanced Dock? I've been looking back at my previous post about increasing Advanced Dock Fan Speed and jcvjcvjcvjcv made a good point about it would make no difference. So I just thought, what's the point of having th...
by Thinkpads4Life
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p Increase Gaming Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 2426

Re: T60p Increase Gaming Performance

All these tools would be good for a WINDOWS user. But I am not a WINDOWS user. I am a LINUX user. Is there linux versions of these programs that I can use?
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p Increase Gaming Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 2426

Re: T60p Increase Gaming Performance

The machine's specs are as follows...

CPU: Intel Core Duo t2500
GPU: ATI Mobility FireGL v5200
Memory: 3GB DDR2. Speed is indicated as unknown by OS.
Screen Resolution: 1400x1050
Screen Size: 14 inches
by Thinkpads4Life
Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p Increase Gaming Performance
Replies: 5
Views: 2426

T60p Increase Gaming Performance

Hi! Still a bit of a newbie as I've said in previous postings. Anyways, I'm looking into improve my CPU & GPU performance by upgrading them to get a bit better performance when playing intensive 3D games such as Minecraft. I know I've said this before. I'm just trying to get max performance out of i...
by Thinkpads4Life
Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Zender's BIOS Advantages?
Replies: 5
Views: 2828

Zender's BIOS Advantages?

Hi. I went searching for a custom bios just curiously. What are the advantages/disadvantages of flashing a custom bios?

Quick Question this time! :D :thumbs-UP: for quick questions!!! :D
by Thinkpads4Life
Wed May 28, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Connecting a DVI Monitor to T60 via Advanced Dock
Replies: 2
Views: 1247

Connecting a DVI Monitor to T60 via Advanced Dock

Hi. Quick and simple Question this time! Is it possible to connect a monitor to a T60 with a DVI cable through the Advanced Dock's built in DVI port.

The monitor in question is a HannsG JC199D 20" monitor.
by Thinkpads4Life
Sun May 18, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Increasing Fan Speed On Advanced Dock
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Re: Increasing Fan Speed On Advanced Dock

I've just checked and the temp range for the t2500 in mine is 0c to 100c according to Intel's website.
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri May 16, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Increasing Fan Speed On Advanced Dock
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Increasing Fan Speed On Advanced Dock

I'm interested in increasing the fan speed on my Advanced Dock (Not Advanced Mini Dock). I already have my t60s internal fans cranked up all the way and I'm not able to get down past 70 C when watching HD video in full screen. I wondered if there is a way to max out fan speed on the advanced dock to...
by Thinkpads4Life
Mon May 12, 2014 5:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Keyboard and mouse freezing on t60
Replies: 4
Views: 1460

Re: Keyboard and mouse freezing on t60

My recommendation is to reinstall the drivers since Windows doesn't like drivers installs during updates. Try reinstalling the drivers and tell us what you get after that.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk
by Thinkpads4Life
Sun May 11, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: XP and the WGA
Replies: 5
Views: 16000

Re: XP and the WGA

I solved the problem by patching my copy. Its been working since I first burned it.

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by Thinkpads4Life
Sun May 11, 2014 7:02 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: XP and the WGA
Replies: 5
Views: 16000

Re: XP and the WGA

Just google it. There's a patch out there.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri May 02, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 Upgrade Suggestions...
Replies: 9
Views: 2516

Re: T60 Upgrade Suggestions...

How would I go about maxing my CPU? Seeings how I dont have the money right now to afford a SSD.
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri May 02, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 Upgrade Suggestions...
Replies: 9
Views: 2516

Re: T60 Upgrade Suggestions...

Other than a SSD, what would you recommend 86turbodsl for upgrades? When I spoke with you previously I have heard that you installed the Middleton BIOS on your T61/R60 hybrid. Could you give me more information?
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri May 02, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 Upgrade Suggestions...
Replies: 9
Views: 2516

T60 Upgrade Suggestions...

I'm pondering the idea of possibly upgrading my T60 with my freshly installed screen. Any recommended t60/p upgrades to speed it up or increase processing power? (Example) If you'd leave your recommended t60/p upgrades to make the computer better! :D I'm open to ANY recommendations. :D Make sure the...
by Thinkpads4Life
Sat Apr 19, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...
Replies: 8
Views: 2043

Re: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...

No thanks TRBS. The t500 you're selling is WAY outside of my price range.
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...
Replies: 8
Views: 2043

Re: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...

Ok. Thanks for the advice! :D
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...
Replies: 8
Views: 2043

Re: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...

I really have no problem with the t61 in widescreen. I have been sorta getting used to my friend's t61 that they recently put together. All I asked for was second opinion on the matter. Anywho, thanks for your second opinion, ajkula66.

I know! I'm a noob! TheRealBlackStuff already said that! :roll:
by Thinkpads4Life
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...
Replies: 8
Views: 2043

T60p screen replacement or t61 upgrade...

I have a t60p with busted display (like i mentioned in my previous posts) and am having difficulty deciding whether to keep my t60 and just upgrade the crap out of it or to buy a t61. I have a advanced dock + fast video card. So I am no longer worried about whether it will play Minecraft well. I am ...
by Thinkpads4Life
Wed Apr 09, 2014 6:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Reasonable Average CPU and GPU Temps For IBM Thinkpad T60p
Replies: 5
Views: 1357

Re: Reasonable Adverage CPU and GPU Temps For IBM Thinkpad T

You guessed it right I am a newbie here. :D

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