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by smf
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Highest performance GPU compatible in a W701?
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

Re: Highest performance GPU compatible in a W701?

I honestly don't know, what this machine has, for GPU, weather it be the 2800 or 3200 FX, as i can't power it on. Not sure why that is exactly either so hoping not a whole motherboard issue, I have new i7 CPU unit ready to go it anyways, so she's opening up for surgery but that'd suck. Would it be w...
by smf
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Possible to install any GLOSSY Displays of anykind on w701
Replies: 0
Views: 999

Possible to install any GLOSSY Displays of anykind on w701

I want a gloss screen please help me find a compatible one. we might have to reach outside the box a little but I think it can be done lol!
Thanks you awesome people, wiling to help!
SMF
JIM
by smf
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Highest performance GPU compatible in a W701?
Replies: 5
Views: 1205

Highest performance GPU compatible in a W701?

What is the absolute best performing Graphics Processor, I can just pop right onto the W701 Motherboard and is easily compatible... Can anyone help me please?
THX
JIM
by smf
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Got an AC adapter for W701, no lights, no power?
Replies: 3
Views: 1194

Got an AC adapter for W701, no lights, no power?

Hello again friends, I'm having a problem with my newly acquired Thinkpad W701, It needed a charger and hard drive says the Ebay ad. However, after buying the proper Ac Adapter, I've come to realize that no lights are even on! No charge, No power! I was pi$$ed. Anyway where should I start? AC port? ...
by smf
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Fastest i7 CPU for W701
Replies: 10
Views: 2235

Re: Fastest i7 CPU for W701

950mx really won't be compatible? There is no 950MX...? Idk im not an expert but, yes there is a i7 950, it doesn't have to be an mx does it? ? : https://www.google.com/shopping/product/10548594378758666939?q=i7+950mx+cpu&biw=360&bih=593&tbs=vw:l,ss:44&sxsrf=ALeKk01ZPvRB-eduCVezZ4SADx2ulpPlaw:15923...
by smf
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 1706

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

THANKS BRO!
by smf
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Fastest i7 CPU for W701
Replies: 10
Views: 2235

Re: Fastest i7 CPU for W701

ThinkPadMiami wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:44 am
Presumably it will max out with a 940XM. Not sure about heat dissipation though. That is sometimes a bit tricky with XMs.

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd010111

https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en ... tIds=43127
950mx really won't be compatible?
by smf
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: 32GBs o' RAM in a W701?
Replies: 1
Views: 1357

32GBs o' RAM in a W701?

I Hear this is true, now a days we have 8gb chips so while IBM's official Specs say max RAM Output:16GBs it may actually be higher but I wanted to get a more expert opinion/s!
THX!
SMF
by smf
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 1706

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

Just placed my order off ebay its a bit of work but for 235$ to my door i said why not. I got the W701 without 2nd screen. But is there an off-brand Ac adapter for these, for cheap? 230W/ AC input voltage: 100 V to 240 V; 50/60 Hz i don't care if its a Chinese Knock-off, ivm looking for the most co...
by smf
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Fastest i7 CPU for W701
Replies: 10
Views: 2235

Fastest i7 CPU for W701

Hey party people!

I Just bought a W701 Thinkpad off ebay, i think the highest speed i7 available stock with this system was only 2.0Ghz for sum reason? But I figured someone must know some alternative i7's that we can stuff in it, with much more power... Hopefully!
Thanks All!
SMF
by smf
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 1706

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

Just placed my order off ebay its a bit of work but for 235$ to my door i said why not. I got the W701 without 2nd screen. But is there an off-brand Ac adapter for these, for cheap? 230W/ AC input voltage: 100 V to 240 V; 50/60 Hz i don't care if its a Chinese Knock-off, ivm looking for the most cos...
by smf
Sun May 31, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 1706

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

Still looking though lol.
by smf
Fri May 22, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

TPFanatic wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:23 pm
Wow, glad that solved the problem. It's scary that a beloved machine can spontaneously brick itself like that. Good job bringing it back.
Thanks!!
by smf
Thu May 21, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

CMOS BATTERY unplug was a godsend! It fixed everything! Thanks fellowship!
SMF
by smf
Wed May 20, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 1706

Re: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

I can't afford this one, nor do I really prefer the Dual screen setup, so this ones all yours:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/264601841100
by smf
Mon May 18, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Yes, tried external monitor no such luck... Where can I expect to find the CMOS batt? On a W500 ThinkPad?
by smf
Mon May 18, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Any other thoughts?
by smf
Mon May 18, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Nope, just tried 2 totally different yet equally compatible RAM, and no luck...
by smf
Mon May 18, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

You think installing an OS, shorted out my perfectly good brand new 8Gb ram upgrade? It was working fine up until that point?
by smf
Mon May 18, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Yes, when the RAM was removed i got the series of beeps. Upon reinstalling it i got no beeps. But still just a black screen. I tried power cycling it to no prevail. I held power button with no A/c or Batt. For 20secs multiple, times. But nothing. No splash screen, no Bios options?
JIM
by smf
Sun May 17, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: $$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$
Replies: 13
Views: 1706

$$ WTB! Lenovo Thinkpad W701 $$

All original Lenovo Thinkpad W701 or W701DS? PM ME!
Thanks!!
$$$
SMF
by smf
Sun May 17, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Okay still no splash screen with no RAM in. And again no splash screen after replacing. Just black screen?
by smf
Sun May 17, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Trying RAM removal now...
by smf
Sun May 17, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

Re: What just happened?? W500 crash

Yes, even after removing the Hdd from the machine, it still shows no splash screen, no bios, nothing but a black screen. With or without Hdd inside?
by smf
Sat May 16, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: What just happened?? W500 crash
Replies: 24
Views: 2730

What just happened?? W500 crash

Hey friends, Im in desperate need of help with my W500 ThinkPad, It was Running Win10 64bit beautiful in the morning. A few hours later i get inspired to play some of my Windows Xp era Games. So having a copy of WinXp, I figured I would shrink 80Gbs off my 500Gb SSD and format it and install WinXp. ...
by smf
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Highest processing speed on a w500?
Replies: 18
Views: 5275

Re: Highest processing speed on a w500?

Can anyone send me a link, or tell me what exactly too look for. I'm going to have it professionally installed, I just want to provide the fastest processor I can put in custom. Any direction or a link to whatever is the fastest processor I can just have him swap into the W500...
by smf
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Highest processing speed on a w500?
Replies: 18
Views: 5275

Re: Highest processing speed on a w500?

TPFanatic wrote:
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:57 pm
Core 2 Extreme X9100 3.06 ghz without overclocking, higher possible with overclocking.
Yes, this is the last 15.4" 16:10 ThinkPad.
Anyone know the exact part number for W500?

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