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Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: Found a IBM 3705
Replies: 6
Views: 2433

Re: Found a IBM 3705

Its wired up so random lights go on and off with the rotary knobs and and some buttons control an FM radio inside.
by 128MB
Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: Found a IBM 3705
Replies: 6
Views: 2433

Found a IBM 3705

This afternoon i am going to pick up an IBM 3705 ... never been this excited in my life picking up a piece of old hardware. And its for the price of a tank of gas. Will post a pic as soon as i return :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_3705_Communications_Controller EDIT: https://imgur.com/a/2aBJE5n
by 128MB
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: [GUIDE] Make your T60 with ATI run *cool* (and quiet)
Replies: 74
Views: 63688

Re: [GUIDE] Make your T60 with ATI run *cool* (and quiet)

Update.

I did the copper shim and new thermal pads and some power managing, now i doesn't go over 72 :)
by 128MB
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Looking for retro 80 scifi windows theme
Replies: 2
Views: 1712

Looking for retro 80 scifi windows theme

I'v been looking for a retro looking theme for my T60 but cant find the right balance, some websites are unreadable or just weird but windows explorer and such look very 80s scifi :) anyone have a preset theme ? been trying out some basic adjustmens and got this now: https://i.imgur.com/MPDHrpp.png ...
by 128MB
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

Another game i just tried is The Sims 2. Runs pretty smooth although hot at 90 degrees ...

Now installing Flight Sim 9
by 128MB
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

I'm still in awe for this little laptop, it performs miles better than the desktop i had back in the day which i dragged to lanparty's to play UT2004.
My laptop at the time was painfully slow and could only play some games like counterstrike 1.6 on the lowest settings.
by 128MB
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

Tried HWinfo and TPFancontrol at the same time, the temps were identical from every sensor.

I played some battlefront, unreal tournament and gta san andreas, buttery smooth on the highest resolution the gpu never went above 73 !

whats going on ? :D
by 128MB
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

im using tp fan control and it hits 120 degrees when playing need for speed underground 2 on high detail but it doesnt shut down :) gonna try some other temp apps later. the fan exhaust is hot but the keyboard or palm do not get any heat transfer. I ordered copper shims and new thermal pads, will po...
by 128MB
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

its a 4:3 14" t60p.

the cpu also idles around 50 and goes to 70 in use.
by 128MB
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

I tried fans from ebay but they are either crap or damaged in shipping.

I completely cleaned mine with compressed air, ipa and a cotton swab then applied arctic mx4.
by 128MB
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

Will try this and change the the other thermal pad. its idling at 70 :(
by 128MB
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

I cleaned the heatsink and pads with ipa and applied new arctic mx4, still runs crazy hot when gaming.

Was hoping to do the copper shim mod but dont know what thickness to get.
by 128MB
Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: [GUIDE] Make your T60 with ATI run *cool* (and quiet)
Replies: 74
Views: 63688

Re: [GUIDE] Make your T60 with ATI run *cool* (and quiet)

Hi guys

been looking all days at threads for copper shimming the GPU on a T60p but for the love of pete cant find the right thickness ?

Don't want to spend anymore on another heatsink ...
by 128MB
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Re: Great games for the T60P ?

Need For Speed undergound 2 runs fine in medium graphics on 1024x768. But the poor old ati starts to cook itself at 120 degrees.
by 128MB
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Please give advice on purchasing a used IBM Thinkpad T60p in 2018
Replies: 77
Views: 53659

Re: Please give advice on purchasing a used IBM Thinkpad T60p in 2018

T60P is usable in 2018 with ssd and dual core and max ram but takes a while to load a site like youtube and 720p can be choppy at times and dont forget they run hot without mods. I bought one because i just wanted one, and im trying to get the max out of it before it dies :P If i'd known before i wo...
by 128MB
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Great games for the T60P ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2155

Great games for the T60P ?

After finishing my T60P i stopped caring for a few months because i didnt use it, now i tried the good old StarWars battlefront 2 on it and it runs buttery smooth even at high graphical settings! The gpu runs at about 75-80, no mods just lubed the fan and proper thermal paste. Any other great games ...
by 128MB
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

I have seen some guys using plasti dip on the lids

And the fan was cheap so i decided to replace it.
Its nearly dead from 2 days usage at load.
by 128MB
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

"HEAVY" for a laptop on your lap is all relative. Once you have used something relatively light a T60 could feel heavy. Its my first laptop i've had since 2007, that was a piece of plastic junk with a tiny battery, this feels much more hefty in a good way :) Disassembly was a joy, bit fiddly around...
by 128MB
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 9-cell battery for T60P
Replies: 1
Views: 401

WTB: 9-cell battery for T60P

My battery lasts only for 48 minutes on energy star so ... its garbage.
Looking for a new 9-cell one. Recommendations ?
by 128MB
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

My 14" T60P has arrived ! Already done today: -Replace T2700 with T7200 CPU -Replace HDD with Kingston 120GB SSD -Replace CMOS battery -First cleaning of the device, old sticker goo on the bottom and general dust-off and brushing of the keyboard -Install genuine Win7 Pro 64 Bit -Found most of the dr...
by 128MB
Sun May 27, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

Just ordered a 14" T60p, T7200 cpu and 128GB sandisk ssd.

Really hope it lives up to my expectations as a fun sidekick :)
by 128MB
Sat May 26, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: T61P palm and lid swap for IBM logo?
Replies: 2
Views: 1484

Re: T61P palm and lid swap for IBM logo?

Even better :D
by 128MB
Sat May 26, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: T61P palm and lid swap for IBM logo?
Replies: 2
Views: 1484

T61P palm and lid swap for IBM logo?

If i would get a T61P, can i swap out the palm rest and screen lid from a same model screen T60 to get the IBM logo ?
by 128MB
Wed May 23, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

T60 in europe are at least €50 and without battery/hdd or anything, and widescreen. imma keep looking, the guy from the €12 R60 does not reply back.
Also found a 14" 4:3 T60 for €65 but sold by some old lady so she doesnt know anything about it ...
by 128MB
Sun May 20, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Re: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

Found an R60 with dock for sale for € 12 ...
tempted to drive and pick it up and slap my other free OCZ ssd in it. And the T7200 cpu can be found for pocket change.

Man, wish i had a thinkpad when i was in school, i did al my cad / solidworks with a celeron and 512 MB ram and integrated graphics.
by 128MB
Thu May 17, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4303

Why do i want a 10 year old thinkpad ?

Never looked at these thinkpads nor do i have a reason to own one of them because i already have a game pc, htpc, backup dual core and a hp probook for work, and still for the passed 3 weeks i look around all day for a cheap one for sale. Its kind of driving me nuts, i fell in love with the look of ...

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