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by TheForgottenKing
Sun May 31, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Looking to buy. Any recommendations (post-2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 231

Re: Looking to buy. Any recommendations (post-2017)

T480 can be found for $500 if you search well. i5 CPU, 8-16GB RAM, 1080p display (upgrade if necessary), and an ssd. It has a quad-core CPU. Avoid older models like the T470 due to the dual core.
by TheForgottenKing
Fri May 29, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: OLED display on X210?
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: OLED display on X210?

and any eDP displays is technically supported by the board (4 lanes of eDP signal) What about the backlight power? Won't there be any incompatibilities between LCD and OLED panels? The controller board on the panel generally handles that, so as long as it's eDP it should work, no guarantees obvious...
by TheForgottenKing
Sat May 09, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Found this unused mPCIe solder points, should I use them?
Replies: 3
Views: 2181

Re: Found this unused mPCIe solder points, should I use them?

I think you can. I know digmorepaka has done it before.
by TheForgottenKing
Sat May 09, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X61 T9300 or X61 T9300 motherboard
Replies: 3
Views: 435

Re: WTB: X61 T9300 or X61 T9300 motherboard

You said X61 T9300 twice, which are you looking for?
by TheForgottenKing
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: 170 W 8.5 A is not enough
Replies: 8
Views: 1122

Re: 170 W 8.5 A is not enough

No way that's legit. It's probably either a knockoff or broken. I'd return it.
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: ThinkPad 25 Keyboard
Replies: 0
Views: 506

WTB: ThinkPad 25 Keyboard

Just the keyboard. Looking to do the T480/25 mod. Preferably US/ANSI.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X61 T9300/T9500 motherboard or X62/X63 motherboard (UK)
Replies: 14
Views: 2398

Re: WTB: X61 T9300/T9500 motherboard or X62/X63 motherboard (UK)

Guys, what do you mean by this or that CPU X61 board? Isn't the CPU socketed and easy to swap? I'm looking at this X61 with T7300 , isn't it a simple swap to T9300 or T9500 like in T61? I thought Middleton BIOS would take care of Penryn support. What am I missing here? X61 CPUs (along with all othe...
by TheForgottenKing
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB : T70 UXGA or W701 WUXGA
Replies: 1
Views: 1104

Re: WTB : T70 UXGA or W701 WUXGA

Hello fellow Thinkpad lovers ! I am lookinf for a T70 in UXGA resolution, or a W701 in WUXGA. Of course, the better condition is the better... I still can't use more recent keyboard, I am stuck with TP older models. I own a Macbook pro 13 with full option from 2014 but I just don't like it and don'...
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: ThinkPad 701C or just 701C butterfly keyboard
Replies: 1
Views: 1469

Re: WTB: ThinkPad 701C or just 701C butterfly keyboard

Talk to forum member hwattys, he has a bunch of this kind of stuff
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?
Replies: 46
Views: 11120

Re: Why do people keep going back to Thinkpad?

iamdmc wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:24 pm
TheForgottenKing wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:32 am


Thank you
Did you ever get the 701C keyboard to work with USB?
Nope, ended up working on other things.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W701/W701DS Whitelist Bios
Replies: 12
Views: 9000

Re: W701/W701DS Whitelist Bios

It'll be better for sure. Increased speed depends on your BIOS though. Personally I'd recommend an AX200 in an adapter, or modifying the chinese mPCIe version to have both antennas connected.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W701/W701DS Whitelist Bios
Replies: 12
Views: 9000

Re: W701/W701DS Whitelist Bios

Sorry for barging in, but what do you exactly mean with the whitelist removed? The whitelist for the WiFi card or other elements as well? (Because it would be awesome if the whitelist for the GPU is removed as well). I own a W701 and wouldn't really want to install a BIOS which I don't know is work...
by TheForgottenKing
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X62 500GB SSD, 8GB RAM, SXGA+
Replies: 6
Views: 2772

Re: FS: X62 500GB SSD, 8GB RAM, SXGA+

Just FYI you can probably hackintosh the X62 if you like macOS that much. There's also a touchpad mod out there if you want to add that.
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: X62/3
Replies: 11
Views: 1941

Re: LF: X62/3

matn__ wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:00 am
TheForgottenKing wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:39 am


X210 work? Those are still in production and support 3:2 3000x2000 13" displays
I've already got X230 and I'm looking for something smaller like X6x series. T50/70 for fun :D.
Fair enough. Failing this you could probably find a T8300 X61 and overclock it using that pin mod.
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: X62/3
Replies: 11
Views: 1941

Re: LF: X62/3

iamdmc wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:33 pm
TheForgottenKing wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:39 am


X210 work? Those are still in production and support 3:2 3000x2000 13" displays
Do you have a manufacturer part number for that display?
LP130QP1-SPA1 or LPM130M364
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: X62/3
Replies: 11
Views: 1941

Re: LF: X62/3

matn__ wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:49 am
Hello everyone,

I'm looking for X62 machine or mobo alone. Europe preffered.
In the last resort it can be T50 or T70 :).



Hope you can help me find my dream machine.
X210 work? Those are still in production and support 3:2 3000x2000 13" displays
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Frankenpad or any other powerful 4:3 Thinkpad
Replies: 5
Views: 1559

Re: WTB: Frankenpad or any other powerful 4:3 Thinkpad

When it comes to Frankenpad everyone talks about a T61 motherboard in a T60 body. I got one of these, it's OK. However for me it's a X61T body with a transplanted X60T svga+ IPS screen. I got a few of these. All the benefits of a T601 but in a smaller package. Cheaper and easier too. A few years ag...
by TheForgottenKing
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB T70
Replies: 4
Views: 1332

Re: WTB T70

Natakranta wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:28 pm
That's a pity :(
Any rumours about them making new boards with 8th gen CPUs for 15" T60?
That would be so awesome.
Closest you'd be able to get is the X2100 with a 13" 3000:2000 screen
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: LF: W701ds Schematic
Replies: 5
Views: 3859

Re: LF: W701ds Schematic

Thanks a ton, I'll back it up well this time :wink:
by TheForgottenKing
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: LF: W701ds Schematic
Replies: 5
Views: 3859

Re: LF: W701ds Schematic

Just lost the file to a hard drive mishap, can't find my backup, anyone got it? Thanks
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Will a new LCD fix my T61?
Replies: 4
Views: 1809

Re: Will a new LCD fix my T61?

Wrong forum, but that should fix it.
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: ISO 72wh battery supplier for X250
Replies: 4
Views: 3202

Re: ISO 72wh battery supplier for X250

The battery OP is looking for is the 61++ battery, which Lenovo sells here: https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/accessorie ... 4X50M08812 but can likely be found at other places for cheaper. Unfortunately, no. 61/61+/61++ are only for T470, T480, T570, T580 and Thinkpad 25. X270 and T470p, like all the ot...
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: ISO 72wh battery supplier for X250
Replies: 4
Views: 3202

Re: ISO 72wh battery supplier for X250

AFAIK x240/x250/x260 and possibly x270 can all use the same batteries, so expand your search. The following laptops use the same battery: X240 X250 X260 X270 T440 T440s T450 T450s T460 T460p T470 T470p T480 W550 W550s P50s L450 L460 L470 The battery OP is looking for is the 68++ battery, which Leno...
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Using the T430 WQHD kit on different Thinkpads?
Replies: 3
Views: 2942

Re: Using the T430 WQHD kit on different Thinkpads?

TPFanatic wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:55 am
Apparently the kit works on some HP EliteBooks.
Some sell a version compatible with FHD IPS LCDs for 15.6" ThinkPads.
That's good to hear. I'd like to one day have a 2560x1600 W701ds, but I'm not sure what I'd do about the second screen...
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Using the T430 WQHD kit on different Thinkpads?
Replies: 3
Views: 2942

Using the T430 WQHD kit on different Thinkpads?

I've heard of a kit that allows the T430 to drive 2560x1440, and is available online. I was curious as to whether this would theoretically work driving a 2560x1600 17" panel on the W701ds, with rerouted cables and other modifications made.
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W701 WUXGA display
Replies: 5
Views: 1161

Re: LF: W701 WUXGA display

i can take the screen off my W701DS since I don't use it anymore. How much are you willing to offer? I'd rather not kill another W701ds to repair this one. Realistically also I can't spend that much so I'm trying to keep it cheap (around 50USD). I'll probably just keep using this one. Of course, I ...
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Fixing or replacing W701ds WUXGA screen with Dell one?
Replies: 4
Views: 2809

Re: Fixing or replacing W701ds WUXGA screen with Dell one?

Thank you. I may live with it for now, but if it ever comes to needing a new display this will probably be the method. Think carefully about it. I had lcd burn in in top right corner and it caused a short. I had two fuses blown and a cap on circuit relating to backlight. Plus because of short BIOS ...
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Fixing or replacing W701ds WUXGA screen with Dell one?
Replies: 4
Views: 2809

Re: Fixing or replacing W701ds WUXGA screen with Dell one?

This is just an example of an LVDS extension cable: https://www.pchub.com/uph-oecv033-lcd-cable-extension-20-pins-x-22-mm-6-cm-p30811 They have many more. If you know the proper connector dimensions, get such a cable and then cut-resolder the individual wires as per new pinout. Or if you are more c...
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W701 WUXGA display
Replies: 5
Views: 1161

Re: LF: W701 WUXGA display

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:52 am
Be more specific, both seem to be WUXGA.
Main screen, 17.0". LTN170CT08-L01 or LTN170CT08-Q01. Second screen is some weird resolution
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W701 WUXGA display
Replies: 5
Views: 1161

LF: W701 WUXGA display

The display on my machine is having issues. Looking for another one.

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