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by smf
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Highest processing speed on a w500?
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

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 W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Highest processing speed on a w500?
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

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?
by smf
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Sata3 on W500 Thinkpad
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Sata3 on W500 Thinkpad

Is getting a Sata III 6.0Gbps SSD a good idea for W500? will i reap all the benefits of those speeds on an SSD or il it just operate at Sata II 3.0Gbps?
Thanks al!
by smf
Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck

That's What I used. Still saying "Radeon 7500" it's an A31P with an A31 motherboard in it. Isn't it the same Graphics Card tho!? No it's not. So I'm not surprised that the machine is unusable for the web. What should I do about thins? I mean the A31 and A31p Both take the same driver download so it...
by smf
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: W500 ThinkPad (Clean)
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: WTB: W500 ThinkPad (Clean)

BUMP
by smf
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck

Try this https://thinkpads.com/support/Thinkpad-Drivers/download.lenovo.com/lenovo/content/ddfm/A31p.html There was something wrong with your previous install since I can tell you that the video card shouldn't be "seen" as Radeon 7500. That's What I used. Still saying "Radeon 7500" it's an A31P wit...
by smf
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: W500 ThinkPad (Clean)
Replies: 3
Views: 325

WTB: W500 ThinkPad (Clean)

Looking for a good condition W500 for a good price. Let me know yours!
JIM
by smf
Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Highest processing speed on a w500?
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

Highest processing speed on a w500?

What is the fastest processor you can use in a w500 Laptop? Also, was this the last 15.4 16:10 screen Lenovo ever made?
by smf
Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck

No It's far worse now as it reverted to using the microsoft stock 'plug n play' monitor driver. i need help big time now!
by smf
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck

Get some Omega drivers, like these: https://www.guru3d.com/files-details/omega-catalyst-3-8-252.html So, shall I delete the ATI Radeon 7500 driver I installed, and then install omega drivers, or keep current non-working driver and install omega right along side it, i'm confused lol Any help I appre...
by smf
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Installed video driver for a31p on XP no luck

after I Installed the video driver for my A31p running Xp. After install, under adapter type, it's now showing ATI mobility Radeon 7500. I can also now hit "stand by" on power menue options. so The video graphics driver is reading but not working. can't even watch a youtube video or watch dvd. Every...
by smf
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: What OS to install on A31p?
Replies: 6
Views: 936

What OS to install on A31p?

Hey ppl, I have an A31p but idk the machine type as it has a new motherboard. Is it possible to find out what I specifically have for a motherboard? I'm running Win 7 Now, but with no drivers. The Video card driver installed but without software and is so bad I can't even so much as watch a youtube ...
by smf
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?
Replies: 5
Views: 1419

Re: How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?

This one does the same thing saying it is for A31/A31p? plus its very pricey.. https://www.priceblaze.com/93p3539.html?ref=gshp&gclid=Cj0KCQjwoqDtBRD-ARIsAL4pviCEEoVCsCCI-7GdPAAcgHp0qmZjer4M4HKloPYNm4vOPwKw625g0uMaAoo7EALw_wcB That is an A31 board, 32 MB not 64 found in A31p. Real tested working A3...
by smf
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?
Replies: 5
Views: 1419

Re: How is a motherboard for an A31 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?

TPFanatic wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:07 pm
That seller is likely selling a low-end A30 or A31 board.
Can you help me find a good one?
by smf
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?
Replies: 5
Views: 1419

How is a motherboard for an A30 or A31p when they are two seperate animals?

How is a motherboard for an A30, a31 and/ or an A31p when they are two seperate animals? I desperatly need one for my A31P not A30 or A31 So how is this amazon product advertising for all three: look here: https://www.amazon.com/IBM-ThinkPad-A30-System-26P8398/dp/B002N8C55U Please someone, im a big ...
by smf
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 1264

Re: T61P

So to be absolutely certain (as i got mixed answers and am a bit confused ) Only 2.80Ghz is top notch without any other configurations, working strictly off the regular system? Yes. X9000 is the fastest CPU that one can install in a T61/p without any mods. Do bear in mind that if you buy a system w...
by smf
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 1264

Re: T61P

So to be absolutely certain (as i got mixed answers and am a bit confused ) Only 2.80Ghz is top notch without any other configurations, working strictly off the regular system?
by smf
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 1264

Re: T61P

ajkula66 wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:08 pm
smf wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:52 pm

is this what I want? 2.80ghz is the fastest?
Yep, that's the one. Good thermal paste and TPFC are a must with these.

lol thanks man! some clarity!
by smf
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 1264

Re: T61P

Fastest chip that will work without any mods is the Core 2 Extreme X9000. If youre willing to do some soldering and a BIOS flash, any P-socket 1066 CPU will work, however these are known to be hard on the VRMs (you can go up to a QX9300 like this). At the moment, I have a T601p with an X9000 (becau...
by smf
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P
Replies: 18
Views: 1264

T61P

im buying a T61p this week. What is the fastest cpu i can install on that system or are there different variations and if so, what one should I be going for for max performance?
by smf
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Most capable Z-series
Replies: 3
Views: 1421

Most capable Z-series

I'm looking at buying a T61p or g41 but as far as z-series i've always liked the way they look better and was wondering if there is a powerful z laptop, (not too sure which model out of them is most powerful/ most upgradable?) I need which ever sub model can get the fastest cpu. The t61p is upgradab...
by smf
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 2069

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p

Also, you've mentioned to me, that there are two different BIOS updates for my A31p, Which is why it is of much important to find out the subset model which he said he read it as 2653-a4u, but he may be misreading it, Having the incorrect Bios update I could be why the thing's freezing up in the fi...
by smf
Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 2069

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p

Well ajkula66, to tell ya the truth, it be up in da repair shop right now so i'm going off what the gentleman informed me, over the phone from the pc shop, but thts def what he gave me? sorry if i wasted ur time. thnk's JIM Well, let's discuss this further when you get the machine back. Then I can ...
by smf
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 2069

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p

Well ajkula66, to tell ya the truth, it be up in da repair shop right now so i'm going off what the gentleman informed me, over the phone from the pc shop, but thts def what he gave me?

sorry if i wasted ur time.
thnk's
JIM
by smf
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2653-a4u a31p
Replies: 8
Views: 2069

Re: I wonder if this A31p is bluetooth capable? How to check? 2563-a4u a31p

ajkula66 wrote:
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:02 am
You may want to verify that model number again, and then click on the MTM link at the top of the page. Right now I'm not getting anything when I put in the code that you provided.

Good luck.
it is indeed 2653-a4u, though?
by smf
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: p4 find for A31p
Replies: 10
Views: 1978

Re: p4 find for A31p

I ended up getting the PriceBlaze.com one for 62 bucks and yes it fit and worked. Thanks guys.
JIM
by smf
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: G41 or G50 Intel Thinkpad or, T60p Intel Thinkpad
Replies: 2
Views: 808

WTB: G41 or G50 Intel Thinkpad or, T60p Intel Thinkpad

Name Your Price on either model send PM with ALL specs!!
JIM
by smf
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A-Series V.S. G-Series
Replies: 19
Views: 2363

A-Series V.S. G-Series

Hi, I was wondering what some people found they liked more Between A; and G. More specifically what's a better system and why, the A31p or the G41? They are the two flagship models of these two mobile workstation families, which would you give the title to? Why? i may be buying another thinkpad for ...

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