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by SynbiosVyse
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: x61s / x60s with SXGA screen
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Re: WTB: x61s / x60s with SXGA screen

I might consider selling mine, but it has an X62 board 4th batch in it too.
by SynbiosVyse
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 questions...
Replies: 13
Views: 2403

Re: X62 questions...

How much is a bare X62 board (with heatsink) these days? Recently got a dead X60 from a cousin, its system board had some burnt components between the top of the WLAN slot and the HDD bay. :o The X62 board, bare or not, is 90% of the cost of a full X62 machine. At this point, most boards in circula...
by SynbiosVyse
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 171
Views: 39064

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

I've accepted that my battery is dead and ordered a replacement. I'm absolutely in love with the machine and haven't experienced many of the issues I've read about (my fan is almost dead silent), though i've noticed that scrolling down webpages and playing games causes a terrible screen tearing eff...
by SynbiosVyse
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: palmrest sticker
Replies: 4
Views: 5289

Re: palmrest sticker

Followup: I figured out I have a 15th anniversary palmrest with rubberized coating. That explains why the sticker doesn't fit properly.

It should have a 15th anniversary sticker which is longer like shown here:
https://3862002683.blogspot.com/2007/11 ... ition.html
by SynbiosVyse
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 4717

Re: memory upgrade for x230

Low voltage RAM is the more stringent standard. In other words, you can put low voltage RAM in a standard voltage slot, but not the other way around. The X230 uses standard voltage, so any DDR3 or DDR3L will work. It should support up to 2400 MHz or so but speeds that high are exceedingly rare. 1866...
by SynbiosVyse
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 171
Views: 39064

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

AFAIK, the mDP doesn't support DP's HDMI/DVI alternative mode. There are, however, active adapters that decode the DP signal and encode it as HDMI. These should work, but I haven't tried yet. That certainly sounds like the issue. Regarding the mini-HDMI port, has anyone gotten it to work? I'm not s...
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes
Replies: 171
Views: 39064

Re: X62 problems, quirks, and fixes

I got my MiniDP working with a VGA adapter. Neither a MiniDP to HDMI nor MiniDP to DVI adapter would work, though. On the bright side, the VGA one was fully cooperative, and hotplugged without issues. This was also my experience. I tried a mDP adapter to combo VGA/HDMI/DP and it didn't work. The sm...
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Advice on buying a Thinkpad X60 in 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 10103

Re: Advice on buying a Thinkpad X60 in 2018

IIRC, the necessary documentation was never released by Intel. In Coreboot's supported motherboards page notice that there are no boards listed that have the Intel 965 chipset (which the X61 and T61 have). Interesting. But for both earlier and later chipsets the documentation was released? Isn't th...
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Advice on buying a Thinkpad X60 in 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 10103

Re: Advice on buying a Thinkpad X60 in 2018

It sounds like what you want is an X60 shell with X61 Penryn motherboard. The best ones are T8100, T8300 and T9300. In this day and age, I would personally not settle for anything else. The T9300 is very rare but the T8300 should be attainable. The 2X4GB DDR2 kit will be very expensive and elusive, ...
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: want to buy X60s 22 flush battery
Replies: 13
Views: 2135

Re: want to buy X60s 22 flush battery

I just bought a prismatic 4 cell and it was dead as a door nail. It's very difficult to find them - I would love to know if a 3rd party has made any, or can.
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X60s/61s Prismatic
Replies: 5
Views: 4247

X60s/61s Prismatic

These batteries are so hard to find, I finally found one and it was DOA despite it being new old stock. It was manufactured in 2013 and dead as a doornail. Why aren't there any 3rd party batteries with the prismatic form factor? I imagine the modern day cells could pack a lot more mAh than back when...
by SynbiosVyse
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: X61T SXGA+ IPS Panel into 14" T60?
Replies: 23
Views: 4055

Re: X61T SXGA+ IPS Panel into 14" T60?

There is no advantage to putting the 12.1'' into the 14'' shell. You can build an X61 with practically all the same specs.

If you want a 14 inch model, then there are some decent 14 inch SXGA+ panels. Yes not IPS, but still pretty darn good.
by SynbiosVyse
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: palmrest sticker
Replies: 4
Views: 5289

palmrest sticker

The same-sized IBM sticker from my X60 lid doesn't quite fit the spot on the X61s palmrest. Is there another sticker that fits the palmrest or would I need a different FRU palmrest?

https://i.imgur.com/dBKn49a.jpg
by SynbiosVyse
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What computer have you had for the longest? When did you get it?
Replies: 52
Views: 8793

Re: What computer have you had for the longest? When did you get it?

I just retired my QX6700 about 6 months ago. It still works, but I finally got something faster to replace it.

It was purchased in Dec 2006. That was just over 10 years of service. I believe it was the very first x86-64 quad core by Intel and it had 8GB DDR2. Snappy even by today's standards.
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: 14.1 T61 SXGA+ (4:3)
Replies: 2
Views: 657

LF: 14.1 T61 SXGA+ (4:3)

My apologies if it should be WTB, I wasn't sure what the difference was.

I'm looking to buy a T61 with 1400x1050. T60 frankenpad with a T61 mobo is ok. I prefer a Penryn but I will consider other offers.
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: t61 14.1 4:3 xga or sxga+
Replies: 7
Views: 1517

Re: WTB: t61 14.1 4:3 xga or sxga+

Also looking for this same thing but SXGA+ only. Anyone who sees this thread feel free to PM me as well if OP didn't buy yours.
by SynbiosVyse
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Top-end X61 motherboard
Replies: 4
Views: 1144

Re: LF: Top-end X61 motherboard

jabavox wrote:
wujstefan wrote:As in topic: looking for a working T8300 ot T9300 X61 motherboard. Complete unit or MOBO only.
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AvScyj8XFSeAsGvI3s3psTti_mUE
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