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by Whitieiii
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: X240 & OS 10.14 Mojave questions
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: X240 & OS 10.14 Mojave questions

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by Whitieiii
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: X240 & OS 10.14 Mojave questions
Replies: 2
Views: 171

X240 & OS 10.14 Mojave questions

I'm thinking of getting an X240 and want to know what's it take to run os 10.14 Mojave on one of these? i'm wanting to get one and try out 10.14 on it... it will be my main machine for travel and want to dual boot it with windows 10 pro... I know I'll have to switch out the wireless card but what AC...
by Whitieiii
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: What Thinkpad Yoga do I consider?
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: What Thinkpad Yoga do I consider?

I have had a quick look at a Yoga 370 which is a 2017 model with a 13.3 inch screen. Apart from the Windows 10 it didn't look too bad. It seemed reasonably powered with a nice screen. It had 8 GB of ram which personally I think is plenty and it has removable ram but only 1 slot. 2018 models have so...
by Whitieiii
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: What Thinkpad Yoga do I consider?
Replies: 2
Views: 186

What Thinkpad Yoga do I consider?

I'm thinking I may want a Thinkpad Yoga after all the things I hear about them and I'd love to try one out but don't know what model to get as I'm wanting to get one with a 12 inch screen and is similar to an x240 in both case design and prossessing power but don't know the Yoga models very well.. I...
by Whitieiii
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: help me choose a newer travel machine
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: help me choose a newer travel machine

X240s has no docking port and is slightly thinner and lighter than X240. X240s is very hard to find, X240 not so. X240s has two internal batteries [both 23.5Wh], X240 has one internal [23.5Wh] and one external battery, either 3-cell [23.5Wh] or 6-cell [choice of 48Wh or 72Wh]. X240 with internal 3-...
by Whitieiii
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: help me choose a newer travel machine
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: help me choose a newer travel machine

The X240 has only one RAM-slot (and no RAM soldered), so unfortunately 8GB there is the limit. However, even 8GB is rarely needed for run-of-the-mill programs. But X240 is one of the few machines that can have 3 (THREE!) drives and battery life is more than respectable! Replace the sh!tty clunkpad ...
by Whitieiii
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: help me choose a newer travel machine
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: help me choose a newer travel machine

I just bought an X280 recently to replace my X220. It's about 1/2 as thick as the X220, but width and length are about the same. Battery life is supposed to be better, but the battery is internal. I mostly run off the AC, so I do not have any good feel for battery life yet. I do like the speed of m...
by Whitieiii
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: help me choose a newer travel machine
Replies: 8
Views: 297

help me choose a newer travel machine

I used to have the x220 as my main travel laptop but I found it not to be so good on battery life with it's full power CPU and with all the batteries I used to attach to it, it wasn't worth the extra weight on it for what I wanted to do with it... I've tried to make it work but I've just sold it... ...
by Whitieiii
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: power adapter questions
Replies: 1
Views: 116

power adapter questions

I just bought a Lenovo 65W DC Travel Adapter (Slim Tip) (Lenovo part number 0B47481) and want to know if anybody has any experience with this adapter? is it good? I bought this because it was cheaper then a true signwave inverter plus they don't make a 120w cigarette lighter inverter that's true sig...
by Whitieiii
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Dell Inspiron 15 5565
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: Dell Inspiron 15 5565

Ok I think I'll be passing it up as I don't like Dell's anyways... And being a consumer laptop with a Pentium equivalent CPU means I won't be using it at all... If I buy it for $300 and sell it I won't get much more money for it... Thanks even though GPU is better the CPU is what would hold it back ...
by Whitieiii
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Dell Inspiron 15 5565
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Dell Inspiron 15 5565

I'm looking at http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/dell-laptops-and-notebooks/inspiron-15-5000/spd/inspiron-15-5565-laptop/cai155w10p2c2830a and someone is selling locally... what would be a good price to offer him? I found a few AMD A12 for right around $300 so I don't know what to offer since this...
by Whitieiii
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Your favorite free O/S
Replies: 15
Views: 1658

Re: Your favorite free O/S

I'm currently running Linux Mint with xfce desktop on my Dell with 3gb ram and 5400 rpm hard drive and it's working good enough... It's just a knock around machine to try Linux on and it's been a good machine other than the fan bearing and needing a $5 power supply but I wouldn't mind picking up ano...
by Whitieiii
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 VS T460 what to buy
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: T450 VS T460 what to buy

You can swap the panel on the T460 for any Full HD you'd like, on the T450 you can but unless you use Linux you will not be able to lower the brightness, it will be stuck at 100%, supposedly there's a new EDID override to make the brightness work but couldn't figure out when I had a T450 on my hand...
by Whitieiii
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 VS T460 what to buy
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: T450 VS T460 what to buy

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by Whitieiii
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 VS T460 what to buy
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: T450 VS T460 what to buy

When you have the choice and want to work with video encoding/decoding or watch a lot of streaming, i'd skip the xx50 generation completely: The Broadwell was a very late, very shortlived CPU generation that offered no HW decoding for HEVC/H.265 and VP9, which the xx60/Skylake did. Optimal would be...
by Whitieiii
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Color Laser printer suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: Color Laser printer suggestions

I run an Epson Workforce 645 with a CISS system that I bought about 4 years ago for 60$. You refill the ink about every 2 years and I do some heavy printing(250pg/week?). It is just great, no problems running out of ink or clearing heads and no more 108$ trips to OfficeMax or where ever for 3 drops...
by Whitieiii
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Color Laser printer suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Color Laser printer suggestions

I'm looking for a nice color laser printer with scanner that I can pick up for as cheap as possible either new or used... I've been into HP printers and have a black and white HP LaserJet right now but I'm needing color and a scanner now... I don't use color printing enough to justify having an inkj...
by Whitieiii
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Laptops: Butchered in vain
Replies: 27
Views: 1493

Re: Laptops: Butchered in vain

I've had many accounts of breaking laptops but my most recent one was where I broke a molded brass insert off that held the screw for the display to attatch to the palm rest on my Elitebook 8460p... The graphics card died while in use by previous owner and had to change out the motherboard after I b...
by Whitieiii
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: T Vs L series reccemendation
Replies: 3
Views: 286

Re: T Vs L series reccemendation

Intel generations really aren't that different anymore. A 4th gen vs 5th gen is basically unnoticable. If you can get the specs you want on a T440p over an L450, go for the 440. Also, the non-p machiens you mention don't have the high-performance CPUs, rather the slower dual core units. I do alread...
by Whitieiii
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: T Vs L series reccemendation
Replies: 3
Views: 286

T Vs L series reccemendation

there and real big differences between the T and L series with 5th and 6th gen i7? seeing what would be a better upgrade to my T440p for as cheap as possible... I'm not so concerned on the display and 1366x768 is more then enough for my needs with a dedicated gtx940mx but I'm more focused on interna...
by Whitieiii
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 VS T460 what to buy
Replies: 6
Views: 574

T450 VS T460 what to buy

What would be a better buy? a used T450 or a used T460? I was thinking of going with a T450 but don't know... I'm wanting to go with 12 GB ram, a dedicated GTX 940MX graphics card and a socketed quad core CPU but what do you think? I'm wanting to spend the least amount of money possible... I'm not a...
by Whitieiii
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Thinkpad E vs L vs T
Replies: 1
Views: 1889

Thinkpad E vs L vs T

I know this has been said multiple times but when going with a newer Thinkpad (440 and newer) what makes the E, L, and T series different? what would make someone go for one or the other if price isn't a deciding factor? I know our school just got a whole new shipment of L550's (about 60 of them) fo...
by Whitieiii
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p won't output to external monitor
Replies: 1
Views: 266

T440p won't output to external monitor

I'm having a hard time getting my T440p to output to an external monitor it will not work over HDMI on docking station and it won't work via mini display port to HDMI adapter I don't have another HDMI cable to try yet and I've already updated my drivers but still get no output... my external monitor...
by Whitieiii
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Data only plan suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Data only plan suggestions

If you're stuck with using the AT&T network, then I'd suggest going to their web site or local store to find out what types of plans that they offer. I can tell you about my recent experiences since I use them for cell service and have had four different dedicated hotspots (none AT&T) in the past. ...
by Whitieiii
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Data only plan suggestions
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Data only plan suggestions

I've just ordered my Hotspot from best buy of all places (didn't check to order from there in first place) now I'm need of a plan to work with my hotspot... it will have to be on AT&T towers since I'm not ready yet to invest in better equipment to get more than 3G T-Mobile here what do you guys sugg...
by Whitieiii
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Coolpad Defiant Smartphone
Replies: 0
Views: 214

FS: Coolpad Defiant Smartphone

i'm selling a Coolpad Defiant Smartphone for $75 W/O shipping OBO.... it's brand new and has never been used! I bought this when switching over to T-Mobile through their carrier freedom program and never used it as I already had a phone to use so this has been sitting in the box... I've had a hard t...
by Whitieiii
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions
Replies: 1
Views: 907

T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions

I've put it off for too long but I'm in need of a faster CPU for the T440p it's my gaming machine and want to know what I can use for the CPU? I've got an i5-4300m in it now but when gaming I'm pegging out at 95-100% usage all the time even with 12GB ram and GPU usage only at around 30% it's lagging...
by Whitieiii
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220: how do you tell if you have IPS or non-IPS screen?
Replies: 8
Views: 3304

X220: how do you tell if you have IPS or non-IPS screen?

how can one be sure the X220 they have has an IPS or non-IPS screen? I'd like to know what mine has and looking up by specs doesn't tell me if I have the IPS or non-IPS screen... how am I able to tell?

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