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by Whitieiii
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: x260 working or for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: WTB: x260 working or for parts

just picked up an x260 for $200 on ebay and will be doing some upgrades to it soon... it's nice 6th gen i-series is now affordable enough for me... don't know the configuration but knowing it's a higher model CPU I wouldn't think it would be lacking
by Whitieiii
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: x260 working or for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: WTB: x260 working or for parts

Why so adamant on a i3? Don't need anything better just to watch YouTube or check email and stuff plus I'm looking at the most possible battery life.. the i5 is almost $300 for a good condition used one as well... Only reason I don't go for an x240 or x250 is the jump to ddr4 ram and native support...
by Whitieiii
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Battery power bank suggestions
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Battery power bank suggestions

Are there any good battery power banks that are portable and support 45w+ 12v dc output? I have found some but they are big and bulky or expensive or both.. just want to charge my laptop while away from the plug and I have a 12v 45w cigarette lighter plug adapter for my laptop.. what do you suggest?
by Whitieiii
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: x260 working or for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 153

WTB: x260 working or for parts

I'm wanting to buy an x260 working or for parts for around $200 shipped... if working i'm looking for the i3-6100u CPU... ram, hdd and external battery are not needed as I have my own (can always throw them in if you want) and i'll install a 1080p display in it myself it seems the i3 is a hard model...
by Whitieiii
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X260 questions.. serious about buying now
Replies: 0
Views: 126

X260 questions.. serious about buying now

I'm serious about getting an x260 but I'd like to find one with the specs I'd like... anyone who knows about the machines I'd like to know how I can tell what display I'm going to get? I'm shooting for the 1920x1080 model but I'm still on the fence about if I should go with the i3-6100u or i5-6200u/...
by Whitieiii
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Ready to buy an x260.. questions
Replies: 2
Views: 634

Re: Ready to buy an x260.. questions

Get the PSREF with most Models: http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad_X260 Pick the models you like, then check with sellers which MTM is in the BIOS or on the sticker under the external battery. BUT: none of the i3 models come standard with 1920x1080, they are all 1366x768. True.. i might just ...
by Whitieiii
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Ready to buy an x260.. questions
Replies: 2
Views: 634

Ready to buy an x260.. questions

Looking at the specs for the x260 and it only has one ram slot? Also if i deside to go with the i3-6006u/i3-6100u over the i5-6200U would I be looking at the best battery life since it has no turbo boost? Im definitely going with the 3cell + 6cell 72wh battery.. another thing I'm wanting to know is ...
by Whitieiii
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T460p ssd configuration options
Replies: 2
Views: 964

T460p ssd configuration options

What are all the configurations of different ways you can install one or multiple ssds in the T460p? Would like to know before buying one... Can't justify a 1TB SDD so multiple drives might be the way to go... Can it be done? I can't add an additional SSD to the cd drive since it doesn't have one.. ...
by Whitieiii
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440P multiple USB ports not working
Replies: 0
Views: 995

T440P multiple USB ports not working

My T440p is hooked up to an ultra dock and the usb ports are being funky... i went to move my keyboard and mouse to other ports on the dock (from usb 3.0 to 2.0 ports) and they would not come back even plugged in to the same ports as before they died and they were not coming back... A reboot of the ...
by Whitieiii
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions
Replies: 12
Views: 7203

Re: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions

Blame Micro$haft's W10, because it doesn't fully switch off when you shut down. Unless you fix it in the power options. (Click 'change settings that are currently unavailable' then untick the 'Turn on fast starup' box; need to check after major updates that it didn't get reset.) If I click 'shut do...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 31, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240/250/260... differences and questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2773

Re: X240/250/260... differences and questions

With machines that only support 1 ram stick I'm only limited to 8GB do to ram prices.... But I'm not sure what I wanna go with...

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by Whitieiii
Fri May 31, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [T430s] HD4000 + dock 4337 can't display triple monitors
Replies: 5
Views: 2387

Re: [T430s] HD4000 + dock 4337 can't display triple monitors

No it can only handle vga+internal or displayport+internal or displayport+displayport+internal (via docking station) on Intel graphics machines Just need the dock with 2 displayports to be able to output to two monitors and the built in screen at the same time.... Sent from my BBF100-2 using Tapatalk
by Whitieiii
Fri May 31, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Did my T440p died? Help me diagnose it
Replies: 9
Views: 1375

Re: Did my T440p died? Help me diagnose it

If you need Windows you don't necessarily need it on bare metal. I prefer to confine it to virtual machines which never connect to the internet and run Linux hosts. I like being able to boot to any snapshot including a new clean install at will. I like never having to update Windows unless it serve...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 24, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240/250/260... differences and questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2773

Re: X240/250/260... differences and questions

The best way to get your questions answered is to search for "XXX Platform specifications", where "XXX" is the Thinkpad model you're interested in. It will take you to nice PDFs that summarize the main points, and you can compare. All three models use the same docks your T440s can use. I'm not fami...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 24, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240/250/260... differences and questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2773

X240/250/260... differences and questions

What are the biggest differences between the 3 besides the CPU and trackpad? I'm deciding on one to replace my T440s (since it maybe going to my mum) I'm not wanting a powerful one and only need 8GB of ram also since these machines might not include the bridge battery and if there isn't, is there a ...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: CPU in T440p
Replies: 8
Views: 1984

Re: CPU in T440p

I know it's not officially supported by Lenovo but would it be possible to get an i7-4702MQ or i7-4712MQ working on a T440p? I only ask as if I find out what's best for my usage (higher clock speed vs higher core count) I might go with one to reduce heat and/or power usage.. although 4th gen CPU's ...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T460p suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: T460p suggestions

You can see which configuration options are available in the PSREF: http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad/ThinkPad_T460p SSHD are more like an HDD in performance than an SSD. that's awesome! says the i5-6440 and i7-6820 are the only ones that are available with GTX 940MX (or any Graphics for tha...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions
Replies: 12
Views: 7203

Re: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 5:34 am
My T440p also has the i7-4702MQ, but I have no problem getting into the BIOS with F1 at boot.
mine shows black screen until it boot to the windows 10 login screen but as soon as I put back my i5-4300M it goes back to having lenovo logo bios and windows logo at startup
by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T460p suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 420

T460p suggestions

Since I'm ready to get rid of my T440p soon I'm gonna get an almost fully maxed out T460p to replace it with but want suggestions... while looking at the platform specs sheet from Lenovo on the T460p it doesn't show what cpu is available with what graphics... I'm wanting to know if the quad core i5 ...
by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions
Replies: 12
Views: 7203

Re: T440p CPU Upgrade suggestions

I went for the 4702MQ although I don't get bios now but it works good... Nothing wrong with it and it has a 35w tdp

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by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted: T440P 16GB no disk
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Wanted: T440P 16GB no disk

Might be selling mine soon but would need to find a way to offload my files before I sell... it's a high spec machine which I've upgraded myself and will be selling to fund my build of a T460P let me know what your looking for exactly

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by Whitieiii
Fri May 10, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: ThinkPad Yoga S1 12 inch
Replies: 0
Views: 339

ThinkPad Yoga S1 12 inch

Selling my ThinkPad Yoga S1 12 inch and it's ready to be sold to fund whatever machine I may fix up next... Specs: i5-4300u 1.9GHz 8GB Ram 120GB Intel server grade SSD 1920x1080 display with active digitizer Windows 10 pro Works great and just fixed it up with new SSD but pen might need to be replac...
by Whitieiii
Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenono/IBM x3550 M3/M4
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: Lenono/IBM x3550 M3/M4

IBM Servers are generally louder than early HPE and Proliants post Gen6 (Westmere) are in my experience too loud for home use. The IBM are generally nicer than HPE and not restrictive on which HDDs you can use (Gen 8 and Gen 9 Proliants give no blinken lights if you don't use HPE firmware HDDs). I'...
by Whitieiii
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkVision M14—a 14-inch, portable, USB-C monitor
Replies: 13
Views: 1606

Re: ThinkVision M14—a 14-inch, portable, USB-C monitor

I ask because usb c is just a connection type and has been seen with usb 2.0, usb 3.0, usb 3.1, thunderbolt 3, and Display port

by Whitieiii
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkVision M14—a 14-inch, portable, USB-C monitor
Replies: 13
Views: 1606

Re: ThinkVision M14—a 14-inch, portable, USB-C monitor

I'd love one but what standard does the usb type C use? I don't have any usb c devices but i may use one on my s10+ or note 10 if I get one.. I'll look up it's specs as well
by Whitieiii
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Keyboard choice/reccomendations
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Re: Keyboard choice/reccomendations

Tex Kodachi was my first choice but didn't have backlight... I'll keep looking

by Whitieiii
Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Keyboard choice/reccomendations
Replies: 3
Views: 1237

Keyboard choice/reccomendations

I'm needing to get a new keyboard since my old one doesn't work for me.. was wanting to know if anyone as used a Tex Yoda II keyboard? I'm thinking of getting one with Cherry MX Green key switches thoughts? If you also have different reccomendations for keyboards with mx greens let me know I'm wanti...
by Whitieiii
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenono/IBM x3550 M3/M4
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Lenono/IBM x3550 M3/M4

Thinking about picking up an x3550 M3/M4 and want to know if anyone has any experience with them? I've priced out a few with upgrade parts and they come out to being cheaper than a custom built 2u rack computer with desktop computer parts... I'm wanting to run a bunch of vms for controllers, file st...
by Whitieiii
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Thinkpad Yoga S1 12
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Thinkpad Yoga S1 12

Do to poor battery life for my usage I'm deciding to sell my Thinkpad Yoga S1 12" My model has the Intel i5-4300U CPU, 8GB Ram, 120GB Intel DC S3500 SSD (upgraded by me) and the 1920x1080 screen with digitizer pen... the only thing it may need is a few more screws on the bottom cover (has 2 only) an...
by Whitieiii
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: External battery for Thinkpads
Replies: 3
Views: 730

Re: External battery for Thinkpads

Step 1: Get rid of that S1 Yoga as a long life machine. Step 2: Replace it with an X240/X250... Step 3: Use the internal 24wh + external 72wh battery Now you have 8+ hours of battery life. I don't know of any Lenovo OEM powerbanks and I honestly wouldn't trust a power bank from any other manufactur...

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