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by lulujyc
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Lister wrote:
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:15 am
That's good news, what are the temperatures and how does the turbo work? Thanks.
AFAIK the board can only boot to bios as for now; the factory is busy updating the bios and ec and diagnosing the board to reach a working state. I'll update this information once they're confirmed to boot to os.
by lulujyc
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Quick update: the test board is confirmed to boot.
https://i.imgur.com/mZmHpbg.jpg


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by lulujyc
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: 10th gen i7 T420s, 6th gen i5 X40, 8th gen i5 X60
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

FS: 10th gen i7 T420s, 6th gen i5 X40, 8th gen i5 X60

For sale are three modified old ThinkPads: (1) ThinkPad T420s with i7 10510U Installed an HP ProBook motherboard in the old T420S chassis. Specs: i7 10510U/ MX250/ 16G/ 256G SM961 + 1T SATA SSD/ 1080p 14inch/ Camera/ ThinkLight/ NMB Keyboard/ 6cell Battery Bugs: Lid sensor doesn't work Power button ...
by lulujyc
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: 51nb ThinkPad T50 i5 560M 8G MEM 128G SSD [W] PayPal
Replies: 3
Views: 677

Re: FS: 51nb ThinkPad T50 i5 560M 8G MEM 128G SSD [W] PayPal

TheForgottenKing wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 10:49 pm
Where do you live? For me, shipping two laptops from US to Europe (and vice versa) was around $70. Also, great post.
I ship from China so very unfortunately shipment cost for this heavy bulk can be super expensive... :( Thanks tho
by lulujyc
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: 51nb ThinkPad T50 i5 560M 8G MEM 128G SSD [W] PayPal
Replies: 3
Views: 677

FS: 51nb ThinkPad T50 i5 560M 8G MEM 128G SSD [W] PayPal

For sale is a 51nb modded ThinkPad T50 motherboard in a R50 chassis. To those who don't know this mod, it's basically T410 in a T43-era case. Specs: i5 560M first gen Integrated graphics arrandale 8g memory Kingston 128G Adata SSD 320G HDD in a CD ROM Bracket R50 15in chassis SXGA 4:3 screen offbran...
by lulujyc
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

http://tiebapic.baidu.com/forum/w%3D580%3B/sign=31f3b29c9d13632715edc23ba1b4a1ec/d62a6059252dd42a08182feb143b5bb5c9eab858.jpg http://tiebapic.baidu.com/forum/w%3D580%3B/sign=54e55c44800a304e5222a0f2e1f3a586/38dbb6fd5266d016a0deb668802bd40734fa35ae.jpg Good news from 10/29: T700 Test Batch is under ...
by lulujyc
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB - P52 Engineering Sample
Replies: 1
Views: 570

Re: WTB - P52 Engineering Sample

AFAIK i7 8850H eng samples are not unlocked. You might want to have a P71 prototype because the two ES kbl-h variants (2.4g 4c8t and 2.7g 4c8g) are fully unlocked. No 8th gen 6c12t ES notebook processors are unlocked iirc.
by lulujyc
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: SK-8835 keyboard- US language?
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: SK-8835 keyboard- US language?

Yes you can achieve it. Teardown the Sk8835 keyboard and you'll found the main keyboard is identical to Sk8845s except for different key carvings (no num lock) So you might want to swap the main keyboard of Sk8835 to the Sk8845 keyboard and change those keycaps that have different carvings on. Then ...
by lulujyc
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Lister wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:14 am
Hi, are all motherboards tested before shiping?
51nb tests all the boards before shipping from Shenzhen. If you buy from me I'll do additional testing before shipping it out overseas :)
by lulujyc
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Oct 1 Update: T700 test batch is producing now, within 3-4 weeks the boards will be made, and within 6-8 weeks that batch will be tested. The second batch (which is what they're selling) will need another 6-8 weeks to produce and to test, and before the Chinese New Year (Feb) the boards will be ship...
by lulujyc
Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

How many boards are still available? Im still on the fence. Also, can you confirm that the Thunderbolt 4 ports support PCI Express? If so, how many lanes? Boards are still available for purchase. Thunderbolt 4 basically equals fully functional USB3.1 10g typec plus 2x/ 4x PCIe. It will be 4x on T700.
by lulujyc
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

9/24 Update: First step board design is done. Now HOPE and his factory are verifying the design. There're several additional changes to the board, including: 1. Added a new EDP port under the original screen port. 30pin. A custom screen cable is required. 2. USB design changed to 1x USB3.0 + 2x Thun...
by lulujyc
Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Update: The new 11th gen platform design is verifying now and will be done next week. PCB layout design will start after that Will the 11th gen Intel processors be undervoltable? I have read it at multiple places, that you can't do it on 10th gen, because of some vulnerability Intel has disabled it...
by lulujyc
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Update:

The new 11th gen platform design is verifying now and will be done next week. PCB layout design will start after that
by lulujyc
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Thinkpad 25 keyboard keys removal/reattachment guide - *LARGE PICS*
Replies: 12
Views: 8293

Re: Thinkpad 25 keyboard keys removal/reattachment guide - *LARGE PICS*

IMO the T25 keys feel worse compared to classic (before **30) keyboards due to its shorter key travel... Well, still far better than chiclets though. Don't expect too much if you're looking for a keyboard that has the same feeling with classic ones -- just buy T420s w/ 3615qe and an NMB keyboard then.
by lulujyc
Tue Aug 25, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: TP T700 i7-1165G7 Crowdfunding [W] Paypal Pre-Order
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: FS: TP T700 i7-1165G7 Crowdfunding [W] Paypal Pre-Order

DHL is not the problem. USPS Customer Service, package processing before and after Customs processing, and US Customs entry is in the crapper with the excuse being COVID19. Horror stories abound in Reddit about ISC's in Chicago, LA, Dayton, and NY. Ship at your own risk if USPS gets their hands on ...
by lulujyc
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: TP T700 i7-1165G7 Crowdfunding [W] Paypal Pre-Order
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

Re: FS: TP T700 i7-1165G7 Crowdfunding [W] Paypal Pre-Order

My only comment would be to use UPS or Fed-Ex for door-to-door shipping with their in-house Customs Brokering. If using DHL to the States, once landed in this country and turned over to the USPS and the US Customs and Border Patrol the customer may never see their new T700. Ever. Hi, thank you so m...
by lulujyc
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: TP T700 i7-1165G7 Crowdfunding [W] Paypal Pre-Order
Replies: 5
Views: 1192

FS: TP T700 i7-1165G7 Crowdfunding [W] Paypal Pre-Order

ThinkPad T700 i7-1165G7 Private Project: 11th gen i7 in a T60/T60p Case Platform: Newest Intel 11th Gen Platform, Processor is 1165G7. Specs:Intel 11th Gen i7-1165G7 (ES Version, 4c8t, 320K+5M+12M) Memory Slot Maximum 64GB 3200Mhz Thunderbolt 4 x2 (Support USB, Display and Charge) USB 3.0 x2, USB 2....
by lulujyc
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?
Replies: 40
Views: 4364

Re: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?

A 51nb forum member has also made a micro-usb version of the T60 keyboard adapter so it should be good That one probably doesn't cover trackpad does it?.. In any case if the board is readily available I guess it might be interesting to source a few <joking>If it goes on like this I may end up learn...
by lulujyc
Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?
Replies: 40
Views: 4364

Re: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?

As for the screen any 16:9 EDP screen will work fine using the HP screen cable Good hint on the HP board, thx! Perhaps I should have put 15" 4:3 into the title of this topic though, as I see it as an especially worthy challenge to kit T60/R60 out. Keyboard it used a daughterboard like the one in SK...
by lulujyc
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?
Replies: 40
Views: 4364

Re: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?

I've actually been using a T420s that had a HP Probook 10510U+MX250 board inside for a while. As for the screen any 16:9 EDP screen will work fine using the HP screen cable. Ports are accessible through the CD-ROM port (empty now). Keyboard it used a daughterboard like the one in SK8855 and is wired...
by lulujyc
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Did any of the ThinkVantage software ever work on the third-party boards or were substitutes developed, like Hotkey Features for Fn key combos and Power Manager for plan switching and charge thresholds? if i remembered correctly fn+f3 f4 and the media control keys work. Thinkvantage softwares don't...
by lulujyc
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Sorry, I can only tell you this after the boards are out. This depends on the chipsets and the EC they used. I'm still interested. I really like supporting HOPE in making these, but it seems this generation Intel is a bit of a dud due to disabled undervolting and lack of advancement in process node...
by lulujyc
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Updated 11th Gen T700 Project Description: 7. Board will be designed by HOPE and his factory. This gives me much more confidence and I'm now considering buying. Aside from lack of fan control and outdated performance from i7-5500u and i7-7700HQ (this one is still ok tbh), I'm quite content with bot...
by lulujyc
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Updated 11th Gen T700 Project Description: ThinkPad T700 i7-1165G7 Private Project 1. Platform: Newest Intel 11th Gen Platform, Processor is 1165G7. Specs: Intel 11th Gen i7-1165G7 (ES Version, 4c8t, 320K+5M+12M) Memory Slot Maximum 64GB 3200Mhz Thunderbolt 4 x2 (Support USB, Display and Charge) USB...
by lulujyc
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

Quick update: The CPU for T700 will be upgraded to 11th gen 1165G7 (4c8t but better graphics) if most buyers agree. An extra 200 RMB will be charged for the upgrade. Dual M.2 sockets will be kept if upgraded to 11th gen. Another TB3 (or TB4 as how Intel calls them) slot might be provided in the mode...
by lulujyc
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

I'm not sure if any components of the board's BIOS.. Actually I was talking specifically about firmware for EC, the embedded controller BTW, I'm pretty much very certain that ultrabay won't be supported as that's Lenovo proprietary design lol. So custom T60 boards don't have that internal connector...
by lulujyc
Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

... As for the EC code being open-sourced, the answer is sadly not possible To be nit-picky "open-sourcing" to me means "to provide sources covered by one of the common open-source licenses". In case of these boards just providing the sources with the machines, without a license would already be us...
by lulujyc
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

atagunov wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:59 am
Thx for info! Could you possibly ask them if there's a chance to get EC firmware sources as well?
Haha thanks for your idea! As for the EC code being open-sourced, the answer is sadly not possible.
by lulujyc
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project
Replies: 69
Views: 8142

Re: Thinkpad T700 i7-10710 private project

He is known as the founder of the 51nb :) Okay, what I wanted to know was if HOPE is behind T700 private build or is endorsing it. I also suggested that if HOPE is closely linked to 51nb and if HOPE is somehow related to the new project there might be threads about T700 on 51nb forum.. I feel like ...

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