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by RVC
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X230 DDR3 upgrades
Replies: 3
Views: 1800

Re: X230 DDR3 upgrades

Not that you might have misinterpreted my post...
by RVC
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X230 DDR3 upgrades
Replies: 3
Views: 1800

X230 DDR3 upgrades

Mine currently has 8 GB DDR3. It appears to be made by SKhynix and is of 11-12 latency. Note this is a Core i5 3380U cpu. I am hoping I can make this become a computational powerhouse, relatively speaking. IVprep/IVrain should also help with this need but I am primarily asking about memory upgrades....
by RVC
Thu May 28, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Converting X201 to SSD - Need FRU 42W8019, 42W7888, or compatible alternative
Replies: 11
Views: 2741

Re: Converting X201 to SSD - Need FRU 42W8019, 42W7888, or compatible alternative

@axur-delmeria: Exactly. I continued searching after posting and found this kit for my X230's. Same idea but comes with the insulated bracket for the SSD. https://www.amazon.com/S-Union-Driver-Thinkpad-Computer-Replacement/dp/B01NAQDQ64/ref=sr_1_25?dchild=1&keywords=hdd+caddy+laptop&qid=1590681639&s...
by RVC
Thu May 28, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Converting X201 to SSD - Need FRU 42W8019, 42W7888, or compatible alternative
Replies: 11
Views: 2741

Converting X201 to SSD - Need FRU 42W8019, 42W7888, or compatible alternative

I have seen this issue discussed here but not thoroughly. I have located small quantities of each of these FRUs on ebay, Amazon, NewEgg and aroi.net ($60!). My X201 service manual states only the 42W8019 is correct. However, newer documentation may state otherwise. I have located one or two posts in...
by RVC
Fri May 15, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X201 & X230 - Wireless adapter upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 2632

Re: X201 & X230 - Wireless adapter upgrades

Thanks for the responses. This adapter requires IVprep/IVrain right?
by RVC
Sun May 10, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X201 & X230 - Wireless adapter upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 2632

X201 & X230 - Wireless adapter upgrades

Does anyone have obvious choices here? I prefer to keep cost low and am primarily concerned with internal adapters. I see the USB adapters are common but this are also much more costly. I own a Nighthawk R-7800 with custom firmware so I think it takes care of the super spec's for us and I need not t...
by RVC
Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X201s i7-LM640 LV Motherboard FRU 63Y2074 upgrade to X200s
Replies: 4
Views: 2855

Re: X201s i7-LM640 LV Motherboard FRU 63Y2074 upgrade to X200s

I purchased a nearly new X201 w/2.67 GHz i5 for my son as an upcoming Christmas gift. What improvements would this give me? I thought there might be weight savings or more battery life but, I did not see much in the Lenovo literature I downloaded. I should also be able to simply install a used i7 if...

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