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by excal32
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Nvidia Graphics and video editing
Replies: 22
Views: 2303

Re: Nvidia Graphics and video editing

I just got a hp z420 workstation with a quadro k2000 for under 300 shipped. thing is a video editing beast...
by excal32
Tue Jan 31, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: Best HDMI Graphics card to stream video to TV from M58P-MJV2740 ?
Replies: 9
Views: 3054

Re: Best HDMI Graphics card to stream video to TV from M58P-MJV2740 ?

I have put GTX 950 or GTX 1050 in a lot of machines this age to breathe new life into them. After adding these GPUs they can even handle some 1080p gaming. Like RBS says, a ROKU is a very good choice. I use an android TV box myself (S912 based). Not as smooth as Roku or OpenELEC but works well if yo...
by excal32
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: What operatings systems are y'all using on your vintage ThinkPads?
Replies: 24
Views: 9737

Re: What operatings systems are y'all using on your vintage ThinkPads?

I am either running just XP or dual booting Debian and XP on my older thinkpads. I no longer have my 760EL which was the last one I ran an older OS (DOS/95/Warp) on. I liked the 760 for running Warp a lot. I have some hardware that is XP only hence XP being on most of my machines, and dual boot with...
by excal32
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: x120e Locked BIOS
Replies: 1
Views: 8926

x120e Locked BIOS

Seems there are many very cheap barebones X120e on eBay. I bought 2... For instance: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X120e-AMD-E-350-1-6GHz-DDR3-Laptop-5636-/262820064835?hash=item3d314bee43:g:evcAAOSw241Yf4w4 All indicate the bios is locked because these came from educational environments. ...
by excal32
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad Edge
Topic: Can a E-350 drive 1440p if not gaming?
Replies: 2
Views: 7305

Can a E-350 drive 1440p if not gaming?

Strictly for Linux use on a big screen, so the most graphical intensive thing will be a web browser. Just want to know if i'll be seriously regretting using one on a screen that big. and hopefully use the internal one as well.
by excal32
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: T61 motherboard (4:3 format, w/Intel X3100 GPU), and 4 GB of RAM
Replies: 5
Views: 985

Re: FS: T61 motherboard (4:3 format, w/Intel X3100 GPU), and 4 GB of RAM

TuuS wrote:I messaged you back in november about this, still no reply, in fact it's never been read.
Last active: Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:50 pm

If he isn't getting or caring about PM notifications now, not much to be done, regretably.
by excal32
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Expresscard to SCSI device? Need DB25 connection
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: Expresscard to SCSI device? Need DB25 connection

Hmm, nothing i could run natively on a T60 then? Maybe I will have to get an older machine together.
by excal32
Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Private messages = -1?
Replies: 2
Views: 1446

Re: Private messages = -1?

Known PHP problem, over a year old sadly.... https://tracker.phpbb.com/browse/PHPBB3-14361
I remember dealing with this on a different forum using phpbb software.
by excal32
Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: specialized playback and web browsing older C2D PC.
Replies: 25
Views: 2328

Re: specialized playback and web browsing older C2D PC.

Personally I hate the ARM boxes. I mean why do I need it while I can just attach a keyboard or mouse to my octa-core Galaxy S5 and use it as ARM computer?? Also if you use OptiPlex or ThinkPad (no matter how old it is of course), you can feel the every bit of quality they have put inside. Even as o...
by excal32
Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Expresscard to SCSI device? Need DB25 connection
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Expresscard to SCSI device? Need DB25 connection

Just curious what might be a good and cheap one, i have a scsi device which uses an older program to send program data over SCSI. Back in the day I did this with a pci card and still have it but would rather use a TP than set up an ancient tower. thank you!
by excal32
Sun Jan 15, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: specialized playback and web browsing older C2D PC.
Replies: 25
Views: 2328

Re: specialized playback and web browsing older C2D PC.

My friend occasionally dragged home from recycling bin some computers for me to play with but this is a possible good gem for friend's needs. C2D 3.16GHz 6MB (E8500), optiplex 760. These machines also have eSATA which is big plus. I was thinking of maxing out memory to 8GB (50 from ebay), low profi...
by excal32
Sun Jan 15, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ARM64 powered all-in-one Android TV boxes for Debian/Ubuntu use
Replies: 1
Views: 1142

Re: ARM64 powered all-in-one Android TV boxes for Debian/Ubuntu use

Sorry about the picture. Just wanted to update these cheaper ones typically have abysmal wifi. Mine failed for other reasons (the heatsink fell off! it was held on by thermal paste and nothing else...) I've since returned it to amazon and bought a T95k Pro (any brand works, T95u and T95k as well) wi...
by excal32
Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 Windforce OC 3GB Video Card PCI express 16x $185 shipped
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Re: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 Windforce OC 3GB Video Card PCI express 16x $185 shipped

RMSMajestic wrote:1080 ti is out??? Where did you get it from?
Founders edition, not TI, sorry. I upgraded from a 650 ti and had the ti stuck in my mind.
by excal32
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Favorite 4:3 LCD is damaged NEC MultiSync LCD1765
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

Favorite 4:3 LCD is damaged NEC MultiSync LCD1765

Hi all, well sadly during a move a box fell against my NEC MultiSync LCD1765 when I was not around. The monitor still works but there is a patch of dead pixels in the upper right hand corner. is the TFT replacable or is this monitor junk now? aside from that I could keep it for a compact monitor to ...
by excal32
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: ThinkPad 765L
Replies: 10
Views: 1068

Re: WTB: ThinkPad 765L

Are they rare? A screen the size of the 765L's was like running a 17" thinkpad right now. At least 90% of this site is on 15.4" or smaller TP's i would say, the rest being those crazy W owners... Sorry, I don't mean to turn this into a discussion thread. But I did want to emphasize how much easier ...
by excal32
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: R61e, T9300 CPU, 3GB RAM.... $55 + shipping
Replies: 11
Views: 1654

Re: Upgraded R-series Thinkpad closeout post- Free shipping on 2+ - ALL 6 AVAAIL.

NorrisCell wrote:PM sent
3 machines sold to Mr. Norris =)

Thread title changing to match this
by excal32
Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3003
Views: 523603

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

just-johnnie
is a great buyer!
Sold him my Mini Dock Series 3 with Keys and USB 3.0
Fast payment, good communication
by excal32
Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: R61e, T9300 CPU, 3GB RAM.... $55 + shipping
Replies: 11
Views: 1654

Re: Upgraded R-series Thinkpad closeout post- Free shipping on 2+ - ALL 6 AVAAIL.

If you were located in the EU, I would definitely buy the R500 with the P9600 and 8GB ram, but unfortunately the shipping cost must be forbiding due to the specific model being built like a tank (and all that provided you'd be willing to ship to Europe and deal with whatever paperwork is required)....
by excal32
Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Serial Ultrabay Slim DVD Multi IV Drives (8 available)
Replies: 1
Views: 532

Re: FS: Serial Ultrabay Slim DVD Multi IV Drives (8 available)

Sold all my NON-SATA Ultrabay Slim drives. SATA drives are all I have now!

PS you can get a mini SATA to USB adapter from China for $2 and use one of these with your optical drive-less laptop or desktop. And they are genuine Lenovo so you know they are good.
by excal32
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: R61e, T9300 CPU, 3GB RAM.... $55 + shipping
Replies: 11
Views: 1654

Re: Upgraded R-series Thinkpad closeout post- Free shipping on 2+

Any of these sold yet? Might be interested in a couple NONE SOLD OP is being kept up the minute the VERY moment I receive payment from anybody. Clean up my house and give me a reason to pimp out a few more R61e guys =) Sersouly I am losing money on all these sales. Not huge deal since I refurb TPs ...
by excal32
Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: R61e, T9300 CPU, 3GB RAM.... $55 + shipping
Replies: 11
Views: 1654

Re: Upgraded R-series Thinkpad closeout post- Free shipping on 2+

Does the R500 have an upgraded CPU and motherboard? I'm just curious R500, P9600, 8GB RAM, 802.11ac ... $60 has an upgraded CPU The other two R500 with Celeron are the stock CPU's. All thinkpads I am selling in this thread have original (stock, non upgraded) motherboards tested and working 100% per...
by excal32
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: R61e, T9300 CPU, 3GB RAM.... $55 + shipping
Replies: 11
Views: 1654

Re: Upgraded R-series Thinkpad closeout post- Free shipping on 2+

Really no interest on these??! I'll price drop, but I don't know if I can lower them any more!
by excal32
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3003
Views: 523603

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

emtee3511 wrote:Purchased an excellent X201s from Edward Mendelson, and the transaction could not have been easier. Super-quick ship, and received a great machine just as listed. Thanks, Ed :thumbs-UP:
You got that already?! daaang! Jealous! :mrgreen:
by excal32
Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Serial Ultrabay Slim DVD Multi IV Drives (8 available)
Replies: 1
Views: 532

FS: Serial Ultrabay Slim DVD Multi IV Drives (8 available)

I have a big stack of tested and good SATA DVD multi drives! They are also rated very favorably for EAC ripping accuracy. I have one without a front bezel in my tower PC. I am asking $10 shipped a piece, $8 shipped a piece for 2 or 3, or $6 shipped a piece for 4+ Features Fits in Serial Ultrabay Sli...
by excal32
Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: ThinkPad X200s upgraded with X201s system board and media card
Replies: 9
Views: 1273

Re: FS: ThinkPad X200s upgraded with X201s system board and media card

emtee3511 wrote:Oops... didn't see previous post... I'll get in line behind excal32 :jhem:
Hey, if you have the money ready to go, by all means do business with Ed. No need to wait on me!
by excal32
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: ThinkPad X200s upgraded with X201s system board and media card
Replies: 9
Views: 1273

Re: FS: ThinkPad X200s upgraded with X201s system board and media card

RealBlackStuff wrote:Why wait? They don't come much better than from Edward!
Blew most of my last paycheck day after Xmas on a new TV :oops:

Anyway PMd you Ed...

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