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by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3971

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

According to Speccy, it has a t2400. So the t7200 is the best direct fit for the t60?
by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3971

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

I'm going to cannibalize the t61 and swap some parts into the t60. Will the fan be a straight swap? The 4965agn wi-fi card has 3 antenna connectors. Is there any advantage to putting it into the t60 and connecting only the 2 antenna leads? Any other swaps worthwhile? What exactly is preventing the t...
by mbr12
Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3971

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

My T61 board died, likely the nvidia fail. It's a 15.4" and the t60 is a 15".
I'll look for the bios.
Thanks.
by mbr12
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3971

T61 cpu in a T60?

Can it be done? Would it be a straight swap or any mods or tweaks have to be done?
Also, is there an equivalent Middleton bios for the T60?
by mbr12
Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 , advanced dock, ATI X1300, sleep & hibernate crashes laptop
Replies: 0
Views: 1556

T60 , advanced dock, ATI X1300, sleep & hibernate crashes laptop

I was using a T61, Windows 7, nvidia gpu, advanced dock with AMD X1300 video card, Middleton bios. The bios was set to boot with external card only. I'm using a Samsung external monitor connected to the dvi of the X1300 in the dock.This set-up worked fine as long as the T61 didn't have more than 2 g...
by mbr12
Tue May 05, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?
Replies: 21
Views: 5890

Re: USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?

Good to know, thanks.
by mbr12
Tue May 05, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?
Replies: 21
Views: 5890

USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?

Would a usb3 express card in a T61 yield usb3 speeds, or would it be throttled back to usb2?
Thanks
by mbr12
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p
Replies: 292
Views: 159190

Re: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p

I believe the x1300 has 125 mb. I have the Middleton bios.
by mbr12
Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p
Replies: 292
Views: 159190

Re: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p

I finally got my T61dock/ATI X1300 to work by removing 1gb of ram. Mine won't work with more than 2gb of ram.
Anybody get theirs to work with the extra ram?
by mbr12
Thu Jan 15, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

Also have you gone into BIOS AND made sure you set the "Default Primary Video Device" to "PCI Express?" Also the setting for "Boot Display Device" may also need to be adjusted. Are you pressing F10 to make the settings stick after adjusting them? [/quote] Yes, did all those. I guess it's possible my...
by mbr12
Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

Finally got the t61 working after 3 days of re-installing the os, drivers, programs, etc.... Sent back the 6450 for a refund and tried an ATI X1300. Still no go. Drivers installed, adjusted the bios settings and connected the monitor to the card. Neither screen activates. Connect the monitor to the ...
by mbr12
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:33 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Is it difficult to remove Windows and Load Ubuntu?
Replies: 10
Views: 3684

Re: Is it difficult to remove Windows and Load Ubuntu?

I have a 300 gb Intel ssd in my T61 for about 8 months now and it works flawlessly. Much faster than a hdd. Highly recommended.
by mbr12
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

Nothing I tried for over 24 hours of working on it helped. I finally downloaded a new W7 and did a clean install, as much as I hated doing that. Now I have to reload all the drivers, if I can figure out which ones and the right sequence. Are there any driver packages from Lenovo I can load that will...
by mbr12
Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

I tried Linux Live and it wouldn't do anything. Things have gotten worse. Now when I boot it no longer goes into repair mode. It says: "File: \Boot\BCD" "Status: 0x000000f". "An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data". It won't go past this. I can get to the bios but not...
by mbr12
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

Another clue. I can get into the bios (Middleton) easily enough. It shows the ssd, but where it shows all the drives, it says "no valid operating system". It does this with the ssd and the original hdd. They both have the operating system on them. I tried the hard reset trick of removing all power/h...
by mbr12
Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

T61P with W7, 3gb ram, 300 Intel ssd Advanced dock with Asus HD6450 graphics card Here's a stumper: The laptop was working fine. I ordered the graphics card hoping to relieve the Nvidia of strain and avoid a future failure. I just got the graphics card today and installed it into the dock along with...
by mbr12
Wed May 21, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*
Replies: 71
Views: 65996

Re: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*

That would explain it.
by mbr12
Wed May 21, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*
Replies: 71
Views: 65996

Re: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*

Why would the sticker on the bottom say 8/08 if the warranty started 4/08?
by mbr12
Wed May 21, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*
Replies: 71
Views: 65996

Re: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*

Checking with the serial# through Lenovo only shows when the warranty began "2008-04-08". I assume that's when it was first sold, but does it mean April 8th or August 4th?
by mbr12
Tue May 20, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*
Replies: 71
Views: 65996

Re: Dead T61 w/Nvidia 140M? Here's an option. *PICS*

The date on the bottom of my T61 with nvidia Quadro is buggered. It looks like 8/03. Is that possible? If not it must be 8/08.
by mbr12
Sat May 17, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Another Middleton bio question
Replies: 4
Views: 1050

Re: Another Middleton bio question

I installed the bios, all is well.
Thanks
by mbr12
Sat May 17, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Another Middleton bio question
Replies: 4
Views: 1050

Re: Another Middleton bio question

Thanks for the clarification, but not for the attitude.
by mbr12
Sat May 17, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Another Middleton bio question
Replies: 4
Views: 1050

Another Middleton bio question

I have a T61p with 15.4" screen, Intel ssd, Wndows 7 32 bit. From what I've seen, the Middleton bios listed here http://forum.notebookreview.com/lenovo/459591-t61-x61-sata-ii-1-5-gb-s-cap-willing-pay-solution-8.html#post6501443 is for the 14" screen, no mention of 15". Is this an issue? Is there a l...
by mbr12
Fri May 16, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Swap hdd in T61p to T60?
Replies: 5
Views: 1393

Swap hdd in T61p to T60?

Can a hdd presently in a T61p with Windows 7 be put into a T60P? I imagine some drivers would have to be changed, but would the os be good to go? The W7 was not the original os in the T61. It was installed from a disc and is activated and running fine. I don't have the Windows disc that was used. Th...
by mbr12
Fri May 02, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Intel ssd and T60 question
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Re: Intel ssd and T60 question

Thanks all. My question has been answered.
by mbr12
Fri May 02, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Intel ssd and T60 question
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Re: Intel ssd and T60 question

I will clone the T60 to the ssd. Like I said, if I get a T60 with Windows7, it will not likely have the disc. I would have to buy a Windows 7 disc to do a fresh install. That goes against my skinflint nature.
Or maybe I'm missing something.
by mbr12
Fri May 02, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Intel ssd and T60 question
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Re: Intel ssd and T60 question

That would put all the Toshiba drivers and other Toshiba bits onto the T60. How would that work?
by mbr12
Thu May 01, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Intel ssd and T60 question
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Re: Intel ssd and T60 question

Windows 7 and Flexview are my requirements. I will probably clone the drive since a 7 disc will not likely be included. I cloned the one in my Toshiba and it's running fine.
by mbr12
Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Intel ssd and T60 question
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Intel ssd and T60 question

I have an Intel 710 series 300gb ssd presently running fine in my Toshiba. I'm looking for a T60p and intend to install the ssd in it.
Anything I should know first? What should I watch out for while looking for the T60?
Is this a bad/good combo?
Thanks

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