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by Niknok
Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s FHD/WQHD upgrade kits pre-order (paused)
Replies: 278
Views: 43298

Re: T420s/T430s FHD/WQHD upgrade kits pre-order thread

The Ebay link for screens posted by RMSMajestic - will these screens work in the non-s kits that have not yet been released (T420)? It will work - just don't know if and when the non "-s" kits will be released (or if at all) Thanks. I decided to wait it out rather than purchase a screen. Those scre...
by Niknok
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s/T430s FHD/WQHD upgrade kits pre-order (paused)
Replies: 278
Views: 43298

Re: T420s/T430s FHD/WQHD upgrade kits pre-order thread

The Ebay link for screens posted by RMSMajestic - will these screens work in the non-s kits that have not yet been released (T420)?
by Niknok
Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p
Replies: 758
Views: 164071

Re: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p

Want to purchase the non (s) kit for the T420, when it becomes available.
by Niknok
Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Just purchased a lightly used T420s, recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 1811

Re: Just purchased a lightly used T420s, recommendations

I like Tony's advice to at least use your machine for a bit before upgrading. If you want to upgrade: 1. Add more memory to go from single channel to dual channel. 2. Add an MSATA solid state drive and you'll have another disk, usually for secondary purposes. 3. Purchase an Ultrabay caddy for your o...
by Niknok
Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 heating up a lot
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: T420 heating up a lot

I have a T420, Intel HD graphics. No problems with high temps with the i5. I upgraded the i5 to an i7-2640M and used "ARCTIC MX-4 (4g) Carbon-Based Thermal Compound, Non-Electricity Conductive." I cleaned the CPU with 91% alcohol and applied one dot of the MX-4 in the center of the CPU. Note that "A...

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