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by QWERTY Andreas
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2503 Advanced Dock questions
Replies: 26
Views: 5491

Re: 2503 Advanced Dock questions

Andreas, did you ever try using your 7750 with 8 GB of RAM? Doesn't the card lose 20% of it's processing capabilities when set to use -20% of power in the AMD driver? I only have 6GB RAM, but it Works fine. It sdoesn't Loose processing capabilities, since the core clock is the same. If you dont do ...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25
Replies: 19
Views: 2661

Re: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25

Thanks QWERTY Andreas that's useful info regarding your temps. I don't plan to play 3D games on my T61, I just want to use it to stream movie files upto 1080p and play music, a basic HTPC. Is there any older low power cards with HDMI I could consider that will fit and run quiet? These 7750s are not...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25
Replies: 19
Views: 2661

Re: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25

Do you think this card would work if the fan assembly was removed? The heat sink looks as if it's only 1 card width, covers all the important bits and I'm thinking perhaps the built in 2503 dock cooling just might suffice? http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/HD_7750/3.html I migth think the hea...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2503 Advanced Dock questions
Replies: 26
Views: 5491

Re: 2503 Advanced Dock questions

Performance can be increased by disabling other HW in the computer from BIOS. Performance will be around 60% at best. Regarding performance increases, did you read this: http://forum.techinferno.com/diy-e-gpu-projects/2820-lenovo-t61-secondary-gpu-up-running-hd-7750-3dmark06.html#post77045 ? Appare...
by QWERTY Andreas
Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: 51nb's X62: latest update
Replies: 282
Views: 73227

Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

I migth as well be interested..!
by QWERTY Andreas
Sun Aug 02, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2503 Advanced Dock questions
Replies: 26
Views: 5491

Re: 2503 Advanced Dock questions

Some other observations: The GPUs "blower plastic part" have to be removed for better cooling Could you elaborate on this please? Am I right you removed the blue part as seen here: http://i.imgur.com/CmcYlPC.png ? In other words you only removed the above plastic layer with the brand on it but kept...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sun Aug 02, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25
Replies: 19
Views: 2661

Re: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25

The R7 250 consumes 65 Watt and the 2503 can only deliver 50 Watt. So is it then compatible or not? You're referring to the Club 3D Radeon R7 250 I presume? As pictured here: http://content.hwigroup.net/images/products_xl/206927/club-3d-radeon-r7-250-lp-1gb.jpg ? There are two different kinds of R7...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Aug 01, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25
Replies: 19
Views: 2661

Re: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25

Thank you. A recommendation for an Nvidia card would also be appreciated. Supposedly, W7 allows mixing of brands. With windows 8 and 10 i can use dual GPU, both nVidia and AMD. The fastest nVidia card that can be used in the dock is the GT730 (some lbetter like the GT740 will fit, but have a too hi...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25
Replies: 19
Views: 2661

Re: New 2503 Advance Docking Station on eBay £25

precip9 wrote:What is currently the best graphics card that will fit in the slot?
The AMD Radeon HD7750 or R7 250 (same card, different name). About 12000 in 3Dmark 06. If you want to pay alot more (for almost nothing), you can get the eyefinity edition with 2 GB of vRAM.
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Those that have gone quad core + Nvidia graphics...
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: Those that have gone quad core + Nvidia graphics...

I do not play DOTA 2. But it gets 4039 in 3Dmark 06 It plays CoH1 rather well. Its getting an average of 40fps in bench with mixed settings (some high, some medium, some low) CoH2, which is far more demanding than Dota2, can be played at the lowest settings possible (1400x1050, everything lowest 50%...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Those that have gone quad core + Nvidia graphics...
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: Those that have gone quad core + Nvidia graphics...

I ise a QX9300, with a 256mb FX570m. If you can get a QC cheap, its worth it. I dont use it on battery, but performance is far better than any other processor. A T9300 or T9400 cannot compete. The cooling can handle the processor, but don't except to run prime95 and furmark without the machine getti...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 24, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Survey 3 of 4 is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio
Replies: 105
Views: 60881

Re: Survey 3 of ?? is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio

I'm not ripping notebookcheck or their review but simply saying that it doesn't reflect what I've heard elsewhere. Mistakes happen, even to the best and most professional websites. Well.. I don't know who is rigth or wrong. But i do trust notebookcheck, and that is the best source i can find so far...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Survey 3 of 4 is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio
Replies: 105
Views: 60881

Re: Survey 3 of ?? is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio

With all the 15.6" systems from that era suffering from throttling - don't take my word for it, visit LF and NBR on the matter at hand - I have an *extremely* difficult time swallowing this review. Cooling on ThinkPads has sucked for several years now, big time. Which is what one gets for attemptin...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Survey 3 of 4 is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio
Replies: 105
Views: 60881

Re: Survey 3 of ?? is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio

Please educate me with a real-world example. Here you go: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Review-Lenovo-ThinkPad-T440p-20AN-006VGE-Notebook.108423.0.html Quad Core CPU, no throtteling as far as i can read. Okay, with a dockingstation and a high end processor it throttles. But that is more a stupid des...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Survey 3 of 4 is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio
Replies: 105
Views: 60881

Re: Survey 3 of ?? is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio

I bring you the T430u: https://www.google.dk/search?q=t430u&rls=com.microsoft:da:IE-Address&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMI1OmCpYj0xgIV5-9yCh0jNgIZ&biw=1384&bih=984 OMG I hope not. Seriously. But one never knows. Back to the topic, the farther we go with this survey the less I'm int...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Survey 3 of 4 is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio
Replies: 105
Views: 60881

Re: Survey 3 of ?? is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio

guess the classic thinkpad will look like a T410s. I hope it will be not as wide (space wasted on the sides of T410s), and i hope not as deep (space wasted below and above the screen - yes a 3:2 14" would fit there perfectly i guess instead!) I bring you the T430u: https://www.google.dk/search?q=t4...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Survey 3 of 4 is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio
Replies: 105
Views: 60881

Re: Survey 3 of ?? is up + PLEASE VOTE FOR this forum Aspect Ratio

I voted for 3:2. Its a good balance i think. Things that i voted for: Old style hinges. No question. Quadcore processor, otherwise its only usable as a writing/surfing machine. This is a potential dealbreaker for me. Old docking station, because it Works. Thunderbolt is very important for uågradeabi...
by QWERTY Andreas
Thu Jul 23, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Last call before i trash my T61P...
Replies: 48
Views: 9418

Re: Last call before i trash my T61P...

What version of windows? Windows xp is terrible at surviving a motherboard swap. 10% chance of successful boot. 8 is very good at it. 7 isnt bad. Wait what? What kind of empirical ThinkPad-related data are you basing these statements on? It is based on the fact that windows OEM keys are locked to t...
by QWERTY Andreas
Wed Jul 22, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Advanced dock Fan switch mod.
Replies: 7
Views: 2671

Re: Advanced dock Fan switch mod.

what does this offending noisy fan looks like? There are plenty of better quieter fans out there also idea of adjusting fan speed could do trick for you. Cheers, thinkpadcollection As precip9 said its very small.. Like a fan from a laptop. Furthermore it takes air in from above, and blow it out thr...
by QWERTY Andreas
Tue Jul 21, 2015 9:23 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Advanced dock Fan switch mod.
Replies: 7
Views: 2671

Advanced dock Fan switch mod.

Hi I just wanted to show you a little mod i did to my advanced dock: I cut a wire, and added a switch for the small fan near the PCIe port. It works well, and i figured that there is no reason to have that little and loud fan on all the time :) Next thing is to replace the PSU fan, or make a switch ...
by QWERTY Andreas
Tue Jul 21, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 2503 Advanced Dock questions
Replies: 26
Views: 5491

Re: 2503 Advanced Dock questions

I have an advanced dock, 2503 with a Club3D AMD Radeon HD7750 low profile in it. I have only used it with T61Ps. T61p with 2 GB RAM can boot in the dock. Haven't done any further testing. T61p with 6 GB RAM have to boot, and afterwards be inserted into the dockingstation. Everything works fine then,...
by QWERTY Andreas
Tue Jul 21, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Last call before i trash my T61P...
Replies: 48
Views: 9418

Re: Last call before i trash my T61P...

MTyn wrote:After having the cmos battery disconnected for 10 minutes it gives beeps (1 long, 2 short) and dont boot.
The motherboard is toast. Probably GPU.
by QWERTY Andreas
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Poll on the new Thinkpad Retro project, and what features it should include
Replies: 6
Views: 220801

Re: Poll on the new Thinkpad Retro project, and what features it should include

What we can fear is that someone, when the polls come, want to make a "macbook killer". The blog is already out in the "public". So a poll migth not be the best way to go for David, but whatever... That's the game.

And pounds? The rest of the world uses the metric system!
by QWERTY Andreas
Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: QX9300 + Q9000 + X9000 (Within EU)
Replies: 7
Views: 1835

Re: FS: QX9300 + Q9000 + X9000 (Within EU)

QX9300 is gone.

Im also open for offers and trades!
by QWERTY Andreas
Sun Jun 28, 2015 4:58 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 230960

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice

Why waste money on a logo (fed by useless wiring) that you won't see anyway once your machine is on? Illuminate the logo? Imitate Apple? Who needs it? Besides, it would be another waste: of battery-life this time. Spend that money instead towards a decent screen that is NOT made for watching movies...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 230960

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice

Granted, the Ultrabay is good, but you have missed an important point. How thick is the T60? How thick is the retro? Think about that and you will understand why I said the battery is awfully small. You are rigth about that. I didnt bring that into my calculation. But i still think it will be the b...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 230960

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice

That battery in the drawing is looking awfully small. It should be a little smaller than the T6x batteries, abd the components are much more effective today. So i think it should be possible to archieve fairly long battery lifetime. And the ultrabay will allow for a battery more, so if someone want...
by QWERTY Andreas
Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 230960

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice

I think it is possible to develop machines that will make both audiences happy. Since the motherboards today doesnt have some of the components they did in the past (ie. the northbridge is integrated into the CPU), then the motherboards can be much smaller, than in the past. Furthermore a std. 2.5" ...
by QWERTY Andreas
Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: ThinkPad T92
Replies: 1
Views: 12089

Re: ThinkPad T92

http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewforum.php?f=74

There is a whole subforum for it :D

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