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by kiterunner
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad L430/L530 and later Series
Topic: LCD thinkpad L460
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

Re: LCD thinkpad L460

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:56 am
T460 doesn't have an LCD-whitelist, so why would L460 have it?
thanks a lot :)
by kiterunner
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad L430/L530 and later Series
Topic: LCD thinkpad L460
Replies: 2
Views: 1121

LCD thinkpad L460

Hello, i just got mint condition L460, super shape, unfortunately it still have 1366X768 screen, its normal with no issues, but i think it will be great if i can replace it with IPS FHD panel like my previous L460 that allready have IPS FHD from the factory. the question is, do the 6th gen thinkpad ...
by kiterunner
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: ThinkPads are cool!
Replies: 12
Views: 2281

Re: W520 - mSATA sometimes freezes

have you been check the drive with sentinel or anything that drive health related software?
by kiterunner
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: W530 / i7-3920XM / K2000M / 32GB / 500+250GB SSD's
Replies: 2
Views: 2108

Re: FS: W530 / i7-3920XM / K2000M / 32GB / 500+250GB SSD's

hello is this item still available?
may i know the shipping cost to Indiana? thanks
by kiterunner
Sun May 03, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba
Replies: 10
Views: 2877

Re: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba

Toshiba fan in my T430 was a nightmare, like a jet airplane during take-off. Changed it for a brand new Delta and I felt like my PC is reborn :) I'm successfully running one T430 with i7-3520M with iGPU and one i7-3632QM with DGPU, both with Delta cooling, and it works like a charm. nightmare in te...
by kiterunner
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba
Replies: 10
Views: 2877

Re: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba

Imo for Quad core better would be 2 pipe version of heating. Both, delta and toshiba have double heatpipe version. Second heatpipe is linkinf another radiator to GPU but even w/o GPU it provides better transport of heat, from processor. I also heard that toshiba fan is louder, some people claim tha...
by kiterunner
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba
Replies: 10
Views: 2877

Re: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba

ok, so i finally find out that delta hsf is more to be a quieter with a slightly worse cooling capability than a toshiba hsf in a few forums ( red**t, ka*kus, and several posts on internet ) so since i have plan to use i7 3612QM which is absolutely need better cooling, i decide to keep my toshiba hs...
by kiterunner
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba
Replies: 10
Views: 2877

Re: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba

The heatsink itself is the same design, but the fans themselves (between Delta and Toshiba) are different and have different mounting. So you swap a complete heatsink-with-fan, but you cannot just swap fans, unless you are really handy with DIY. Yes, i was trying to put complete delta HSF into my t...
by kiterunner
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba
Replies: 10
Views: 2877

T430 Delta Fan replacement not fit in my T430 Toshiba

Hello all, so long story short, i have 2 T430, one with Delta fan, and its dead mobo, one with Toshiba fan which my daily driver laptop currently. So i have plan to upgrade my i5 3320M to i7 3610QM or equal QM processor, and most of people on the forum gave me advice to also update my NOISY toshiba ...
by kiterunner
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: How long will my T430 be good to use?
Replies: 12
Views: 4562

Re: How long will my T430 be good to use?

You can upgrade pretty much anything in a T430. I upgraded the CPU (to a 35W quad core i7), the RAM (to 16 GB DDR3L for slightly better battery life), the battery (to a 9-cell), the keyboard (to a backlit one with US layout), the display (to a 900p, also required an upgrade to a HD+ cable), and the...
by kiterunner
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Just ordered a T430 - few noob questions?
Replies: 4
Views: 1908

Re: Just ordered a T430 - few noob questions?

Thanks. Looks like it’s part of the base so will order a new one and swap it out. I actually have 2x Crucial 8GB DDR3 (16GB total) here from an old 2012 MacBook Pro, it’s 1333Mhz. Will this work? I see crucial say 1600Mhz. If it works, is there much difference in performance vs 1600Mhz? as far as m...
by kiterunner
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 updated lastest update 1909 slow
Replies: 2
Views: 3483

Re: Windows 10 updated lastest update 1909 slow

Looks like corrupted installation to me. Try running chkdsk c: /f, and if that doesn't do the trick, reinstall from scratch should do the trick. I have 1909 on the likes of a maxed out Latitude D830 with NVS 135M (the direct competitor to T61) and I have no problems with it. thanks man, will do tom...
by kiterunner
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: T430 Keyboard failure with Windows 10
Replies: 7
Views: 5553

Re: T430 Keyboard failure with Windows 10

jdhurst wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:36 pm
That model apparently does not support windows 10. It is not on the list below

https://support.lenovo.com/ca/en/solutions/ht507291
nah mate, im using W10 lastest update with X230-T430-T530 and W530 with no issues at all in HW section.
by kiterunner
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 updated lastest update 1909 slow
Replies: 2
Views: 3483

Windows 10 updated lastest update 1909 slow

So long story short, after several updates in my T450, now my windows 10 is the 1909 Build 18363.719 and it pretty much ruin my experience. Before the update, everything works like a charm, all fast and efficient, after i did the updates - well, i have to otherwise it gonna annoy me with the notific...
by kiterunner
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: when will my 410 be obsolete and useless?
Replies: 21
Views: 5701

Re: when will my 410 be obsolete and useless?

I installed Windows 10 1909 on a T420s with an SSD the other night and it seemed pleasant. The Windows Store didn't require an account login to install Lenovo Vantage, and Vantage didn't require a prerequisite to install. T410's chipset is sufficiently fast and modern as a baseline. First gen Core ...
by kiterunner
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T550 - add additional storage
Replies: 3
Views: 1836

Re: T550 - add additional storage

Hello All, New Thinkpad owner here. I just got a refurbished T550, Type 20CJ, with 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD. I'd like to add additional storage but have not found any info on the Lenovo website, nor in the downloaded manuals, about whether this is possible. The additional storage will be used to store ...
by kiterunner
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Best touchpad for T530?
Replies: 4
Views: 1722

Re: Best touchpad for T530?

Is there a danger of the touchpad wearing out if I use no sticker at all? If so, any suggestion for a smooth sticker replacement? danger maybe not since its only a plate of plactic, if you want more little bit comfortable you can try to buy some 3M carbon fiber skins on ebay or anywhere, cut it as ...
by kiterunner
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430S Shuts down at about 30% battery
Replies: 6
Views: 2203

Re: T430S Shuts down at about 30% battery

Hi all. I have a T430s that keeps shutting down at around the 30% remaining battery. The laptop just shuts down and can't be restarted unless I reattach the AC adapter, so it seems that the battery is misreporting the amount of power left. The battery life is also very low, less than 2 1/2 hours. I...
by kiterunner
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: New owner of w520
Replies: 33
Views: 10987

Re: New owner of w520

Hello. I'm probably shifting over from my current T61 to W520. I've having it here for test and I ran to two issues. Is either gma hd or quaddro 1000m capable of running youtube etc at 1080p @ 60hz? This unit has a lot of issues. Intel side plays only first seconds of the video, but sound plays alo...
by kiterunner
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: t520 i7-2670QM
Replies: 2
Views: 2342

Re: t520 i7-2670QM

im using T520 with i7 2860QM, 16GB RAM and 500GB SSD, works like a charm for Youtube 1080p 60fps, light gaming, video editing with fillmora, and another mid-heavy task.
by kiterunner
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Anyone installed an i7 in a T410?
Replies: 9
Views: 4246

Re: Anyone installed an i7 in a T410?

im using T410 allready for several years back, originally come with i5 520M, then i change it to i7 620M, to be honest, i didnt feel the difference at all.
allready maxed out the RAM to 2X4GB, and using 180GB Intel SSD in main bay + 500GB Seagate HDD in the ultrabay. :D
by kiterunner
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Advice on new Thinkpad - any with optical?
Replies: 6
Views: 2720

Re: Advice on new Thinkpad - any with optical?

OK, I found the Windows 10 upgrade DVD I made back in 2015. I tried to apply the update and it asked me for a product key... Is there a way to apply the update without a key? I found the link to the windows page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10?ranMID=24542&ranEAID=0JlRy...
by kiterunner
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520 upgrade question
Replies: 12
Views: 5151

Re: T520 upgrade question

i just got T520 FHD with i7 2860QM, its has the Nvidia 4200M and iHD3000 in a perfect condition for 325$ USD so i take it ( i know its too much but i live in south east asia, so i didnt have much options for used PC ) it doesnt have any used-mark on the body, the 9 cell genuine battery still in 90% ...
by kiterunner
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: How much would an upgrade help?
Replies: 15
Views: 4346

Re: how much would an upgrade help?

Doesn't the T430 take 32 gb of ram? I use a T420 with 16gb of ram and an i7-3612QM. For some work loads it is much quicker than my T410. nope, T430 even with quadcore processor installed only recognize 16GB memory ( 2X8GB DDR3 or DDR3L 12800 ) if you want native 32GB memory support, go for W530 qua...
by kiterunner
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: How much would an upgrade help?
Replies: 15
Views: 4346

Re: how much would an upgrade help?

OK, updated Maximum T410/T510/W510 spec as below: Just to be clear, the consensus on this Thinkpads Forum is: 1. T410 / T510 does not support Quad Core. W510 with factory-installed Dual-Core CPU cannot be upgraded to Quad CPU. W510 with factory-installed Quad-Core CPU were once available, but rare....
by kiterunner
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: T400 and Windows 10: My experience
Replies: 45
Views: 41206

Re: T400 and Windows 10: My experience

this thread maybe almost a year old since the last reply, but here i am. i just want to share how W10 running in my T400. Last month, installing W10 via USB stick, clean install, everything was fine but the bluetooth and the fingerprint, both doesnt work at all no matter what driver i try to instal...
by kiterunner
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: MAX RAM in the T400/T500? 4GB or more?
Replies: 21
Views: 13736

Re: MAX RAM in the T400/T500? 4GB or more?

Utwig wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:50 pm
What about crucial.com?
never try crucial in a thinkpad before, but i just put 2X4GB samsung PC10600 and also Hynix and Micron, and all of them works like a charm in my T400 and W500. 8)
by kiterunner
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: What is the purpose of the light in the top bezel of the ThinkPad T400?
Replies: 9
Views: 4152

Re: What is the purpose of the light in the top bezel of the ThinkPad T400?

w0qj wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:43 am
We actually prefer the ThinkLight !

ThinkLight can illuminate a piece of paper that is beside your computer,
allowing you to work in otherwise compete darkness.
Actually tried to do office work in such situations, and it works!

The illuminated keys cannot do this.
Vote for THIS :)

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