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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: 824

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: 682

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: 881

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: 824

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: 824

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: 1440

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: 175

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: 8
Views: 4778

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: 175

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: 8
Views: 4778

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: 221

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: 153

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: 320

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: 6
Views: 674

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: 6
Views: 674

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: 992

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: 992

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: 320

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: 217

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: 451

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...
by Whitieiii
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: External battery for Thinkpads
Replies: 3
Views: 451

External battery for Thinkpads

Are there any external batteries that are big but small enough to take in a plane and would charge or maintain a charge on Thinkpads with the slim tip connection? Seems that my Thinkpad Yoga S1 has crappy battery life just browsing the web.. don't think it lasts for more than 3-4 hours and if i can ...
by Whitieiii
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Thinkpad X1 Tablet i5 faster than i7?
Replies: 7
Views: 789

Re: Thinkpad X1 Tablet i5 faster than i7?

And the funny thing is nothing but windows 10 will run good enough on the x1 tablet even with all the crap windows is doing... Because we all know how good linux is with touchscreens and stuff
by Whitieiii
Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: display problems can they be fixed?
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: display problems can they be fixed?

This worked for me on a T410s. Intel Graphics And Media Control Panel > Graphics Properties > Advanced Mode Power > On Battery > Display Power Saving Technology > untick http://superuser.com/questions/414622/how-to-disable-auto-brightening-lcd http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=85986 T...
by Whitieiii
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: display problems can they be fixed?
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: display problems can they be fixed?

wujstefan wrote:Is it intel or nVidia model?
Both are intel models
by Whitieiii
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: display problems can they be fixed?
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: display problems can they be fixed?

dr_st wrote:When you set the GPU to maximum performance, does it automatically disable "display power saving technology"? Maybe it needs to be configured explicitly.
I've set everything to max performance or off in intel display property
by Whitieiii
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: display problems can they be fixed?
Replies: 6
Views: 621

display problems can they be fixed?

looks like both my T440s and Yoga S1 are having an annoying display problem where the backlight will dim in dark/black screens and slowly brighten up in light/white screens and it's noticeable when the display brightens as it is super slow and it annoys me... is there any way to stop this problem? I...
by Whitieiii
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Bluetooth volume fix
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: Bluetooth volume fix

Will give it a try.. thanks!
by Whitieiii
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Bluetooth volume fix
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: Bluetooth volume fix

I get the option to use headphones or headset... Using headphones sounds good but too quiet and using headset makes it way louder but it sounds like [censored]... Headphones are 2 channel 16bit 4800 and headset is 1 channel 8 bit 4800 i believe?
by Whitieiii
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Did my T440p died? Help me diagnose it
Replies: 9
Views: 881

Re: Did my T440p died? Help me diagnose it

I have a T440p with the very same i7-4702MQ CPU. Upon boot, it always shows the Thinkpad logo with some text like: "To interrupt startup, press Enter". When I press F1 it goes straight into BIOS. I'd be surprised if yours doesn't. Hover your finger over F1, then boot and immediately press F1, shoul...
by Whitieiii
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Bluetooth volume fix
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Bluetooth volume fix

In Windows 10 I can hook up my Bluetooth earphones to my T440s and they work great it's just the volume even on max is so low! is there a fix for this? there is no separate volume control on my earphones so can not adjust them and they do not have a headphone jack plug so I can not bypass Bluetooth....

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