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by ibrazhko
Tue Jan 23, 2024 10:04 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Still available, price dropped to 150 USD.
by ibrazhko
Fri Nov 24, 2023 3:17 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Still available, price dropped to 170 USD.
by ibrazhko
Mon Oct 30, 2023 6:53 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Offering for 190 USD.
by ibrazhko
Wed Oct 18, 2023 7:13 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Still selling. Price dropped to 215 USD.
by ibrazhko
Sun Oct 15, 2023 11:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Looking for advice to undervolt W500
Replies: 1
Views: 1740

Looking for advice to undervolt W500

I have a W500 and I am considering to try undervolting it. I usually prefer to not mess around with the way the manufacturer (Intel) intended things to be, but I've heard that undervolting can actually have some significant benefits (like better battery life and less heat), so I probably will give i...
by ibrazhko
Fri Oct 13, 2023 9:21 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Yes, I still have it for sale. Sent you a PM
by ibrazhko
Thu Sep 21, 2023 4:39 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: How to disable Bluetooth on a MiniPCI-E WIFI card?
Replies: 2
Views: 5680

How to disable Bluetooth on a MiniPCI-E WIFI card?

Greetings, I recently purchased an Intel 8265 WIFI card in MiniPCI-Express format (yes, you can find that on Aliexpress) for my old but gold W500. It works great, but since it comes with built-in Bluetooth, it gets in conflict with W500's own Bluetooth card. Does anyone know which pin I need to 'tap...
by ibrazhko
Tue Sep 19, 2023 7:58 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Sorry, I just saw you reply. PM sent
by ibrazhko
Tue Jun 27, 2023 9:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: IBM ThinkPad R40 (2722-BDG) 06/2004 - Project
Replies: 45
Views: 13098

Re: IBM ThinkPad R40 (2722-BDG) 06/2004 - Project

No, actually there is a modified driver for ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 for Windows. I will send you the link in PM
by ibrazhko
Thu Apr 27, 2023 10:26 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Still available. Also dropping the price to 250 USD, as I really need to sell it urgently.
by ibrazhko
Wed Apr 26, 2023 2:11 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: The Uncommon LED-backlit T500
Replies: 10
Views: 3171

Re: The Uncommon LED-backlit T500

6 or 7 in BIOS refers to the GPU (Intel only or switchable Intel+ATI), and has nothing to do with the screen
by ibrazhko
Tue Apr 25, 2023 3:52 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: The Uncommon LED-backlit T500
Replies: 10
Views: 3171

Re: The Uncommon LED-backlit T500

What do you think is better?

1) LED WXGA (yes, LED, but terrible viewing angles, dull colors, super grainy resolution for 2023)
2) or CCFL WUXGA/WSXGA+ (great viewing angles and resolution, good colors, but inherently dim and prone to get even dimmer with time)
by ibrazhko
Mon Apr 24, 2023 2:42 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: LED kit for W500/T500
Replies: 1
Views: 1871

WTB: LED kit for W500/T500

As the title suggests, I would like to buy an LED (conversion) kit for W500/T500.

I have a W500 with a dim(ish) WUXGA CFFL screen, and would like to upgrade to LED.
by ibrazhko
Thu Apr 06, 2023 7:45 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

Re: FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

Hello, no, I actually used a LED conversion kit from ICCFL.com. Works very well.

Does xiphmont still make LED kits anyway?
by ibrazhko
Thu Apr 06, 2023 5:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Intend T500 CPU upgrade - need advice
Replies: 4
Views: 2673

Re: Intend T500 CPU upgrade - need advice

Hello James, I would strongly recommend you to upgrade your T9400 and to P9700. It is 15% faster and has a lower TDP (28W vs 35W of T9400), which means less heat, less fan noise, and better battery life. And it's not expensive - you can get it for $21.18 here: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005005...
by ibrazhko
Wed Apr 05, 2023 7:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: IBM ThinkPad R40 (2722-BDG) 06/2004 - Project
Replies: 45
Views: 13098

Re: IBM ThinkPad R40 (2722-BDG) 06/2004 - Project

I own an R40 and can confirm that it can boot from USB. I have installed Windows 7 x86 on it a few times and it worked flawlessly. Not sure what to suggest here... Are you sure that you selecting the proper device to boot from? Make sure that USB HDD is listed among the boot sources in BIOS. It migh...
by ibrazhko
Wed Apr 05, 2023 4:54 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod
Replies: 22
Views: 6846

[SOLD] FS: Maxed out 14.1 T60p with LED mod

For sale is 14.1 T60p. I bought this legendary machine some time ago for a fun restoration project. I carefully disassembled it, fully cleaned inside and out, and then upgraded to the max. Current specs are: - SXGA+ Toshiba LCD with LED mod - Intel C2D T7600 - 2GB+2GB Kingston RAM in dual channel (3...
by ibrazhko
Wed Feb 08, 2023 5:23 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: New old stock NMB keyboard T60/T61
Replies: 0
Views: 2245

FS: New old stock NMB keyboard T60/T61

As the title says, for sale is a rare new old stock NMB keyboard for T60/T61, in French layout. Fully compatible with T400, T500, W500, R60, Z60 etc. FRU: 42T3151. 100% new, never used. Link to Google Drive with high resolutions pics: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Am8kNwt8CNke4g9D0k4mRkaVw...
by ibrazhko
Tue Feb 07, 2023 5:05 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Radeon drivers install issue / where to find R40 recovery discs
Replies: 6
Views: 3549

Re: Radeon drivers install issue / where to find R40 recovery discs

I'm glad it worked! Haha, yeah, that's so frustrating, I've taken apart my laptops a few dozen times, and I hated each and every one of them.
by ibrazhko
Sun Feb 05, 2023 11:42 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Radeon drivers install issue / where to find R40 recovery discs
Replies: 6
Views: 3549

Re: Radeon drivers install issue / where to find R40 recovery discs

What is the exact name of the file you are unpacking? And what is your GPU model (Mobility 7000 or 7500)? I think I know what's the problem... The file you need to use is 1rd637ww.exe. By mistake, on the Lenovo EOL's support page for R40 they list an ATI GPU driver for other models (T60, R60 etc), w...
by ibrazhko
Thu Feb 02, 2023 5:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T500 or R500?
Replies: 17
Views: 7414

Re: T500 or R500?

This is an interesting thread, so I want to add some 2 cents from my experience. I am actually working on a restoration project of a W500 - it's a great machine, once upgraded with an SSD, 8GB of RAM, and a decent CPU (P9600/P9700/T9900). The reason I chose it over T500 is that I actually make use o...
by ibrazhko
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: IBM ThinkPad R40 (2722-BDG) 06/2004 - Project
Replies: 45
Views: 13098

Re: IBM ThinkPad R40 (2722-BDG) 06/2004 - Project

Hello, I actually have an R40 that runs Windows 7, and does so very smooth considering its age. Let me know if you need any help with drivers (I spent so much time making everything work), would be glad to help.
by ibrazhko
Fri Jan 27, 2023 7:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?
Replies: 8
Views: 4192

Re: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?

Thank you all, I was able to fix it following the article suggested by @RealBlackStuff: https://thinkwiki.de/Windows_10_Cleaninstall_inkl._switchable_Graphics I installed exact driver versions mentioned in the article and it worked. PS. After all, I decided that I don't need the switchable function ...
by ibrazhko
Fri Oct 28, 2022 4:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?
Replies: 8
Views: 4192

Re: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?

Thank you, but I don't think this is the way 'switchable graphics' options is intended to be used on a W500. As far as I know, it should be able to be hot-switched via OS, for example see this screenshot from German notebookcheck: https://u.cubeupload.com/ibrazhko/lenovothinkpadt410re.jpg And I just...
by ibrazhko
Fri Oct 28, 2022 3:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?
Replies: 8
Views: 4192

Re: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?

Yes, I did all of that... Latest BIOS, clean Windows 7 installation, latest drivers (Chipset, switchable graphics, Power Management, Power Manager). BIOS settings are exactly as you described. In fact, both GPUs are correctly installed and identified by the OS (as seen in the device manager), but th...
by ibrazhko
Thu Oct 27, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?
Replies: 8
Views: 4192

How to switch graphics on W500 in Windows 7?

Could anyone please advise how I can configure my W500 to be able to switch the graphics card (Intel or ATI) in Windows 7? I've installed all the necessary drivers (Chipset, Power Management Driver, Power Manager, ThinkPad Switchable Graphics Driver), configured the BIOS settings to "switchable", bu...
by ibrazhko
Sat Oct 22, 2022 10:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Best LCD for W500
Replies: 4
Views: 3133

Re: Best LCD for W500

Thanks, but are you sure about this part? in W500 and T500 the brightness scaling will be wrong due to their misidentifying it as LED backlit Because I've searched the forum and can see that LQ154M1LW2A has indeed been recommended multiple times for W500, in particular by RealBlackStuff: Your best W...

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