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by kony
Fri May 06, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p
Replies: 758
Views: 264590

Re: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p

Just repeat, I'll NOT respond to any msgs relating to purchase before the scheduled date Do you have any idea if the guy is going to list T430 kit on Taobao or is there any way to purchase kit directly from him in China? I live in China, so it's pointless for me to buy kit from you (it would travel...
by kony
Thu Apr 28, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p
Replies: 758
Views: 264590

Re: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p

Could you link it, please? I cannot find it on taobao. https://world.taobao.com/item/44401100855.htm?spm=a312a.7700820.0.0.BqJFhZ I'm from Kraków, so if you figure out shipping, we could share the shipping cost. Oh, I would need a kit for T430, not T430s version. Perhaps I misread what was said. I ...
by kony
Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:08 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Which version of Linux to install?
Replies: 61
Views: 27817

Re: Which version of Linux to install?

I just tried KDE5 in the new Kubuntu today. It seems okay. An awesome thing is that they finally made a decent dark theme. On the other hand, the default flat look is not to my taste. I don't like the look of modern Windows, nor I want it in my KDE. Fortunately, it's just optional, and one can simpl...
by kony
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Why the ThinkPad P50/P70s have a failed design *pictures*
Replies: 43
Views: 10863

Re: Why the ThinkPad P50/P70s have a failed design *pictures*

Windows key is very useful for me (I set it up to start terminal), but I wish it actually wasn't a "Windows" key but "Whatever else" key. I mean, I do not use any Microcrap products, and yet I have this stupid logo on my laptop reminding me I cannot entirely escape from this annoying company and sof...
by kony
Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti
Replies: 39
Views: 33545

Re: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti

My GTX 560 Ti also produces a loud coil whine. Yeah, it's not dangerous, just annoying.
by kony
Tue Apr 19, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti
Replies: 39
Views: 33545

Re: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti

In my understanding newer card will consume more power, Why would it? What would be the point of advancing technology, if everyone would just add MORE POWER to achieve greater performance? You can do that, of course, and hence we have less and more powerful cards within one generation (but some are...
by kony
Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti
Replies: 39
Views: 33545

Re: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti

After Googled around for a bit I decided to prioritize certain aspects in terms of PSU for my eGPU setup: 1. Enough power to deal with current GPU (GTX 560 Ti) and also have room if I wanted to upgrade to newer, more powerful GPUs (GTX 800-series or even 900-series, who knows :) ) (...) - Seasonic ...
by kony
Sun Apr 17, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p
Replies: 758
Views: 264590

Re: Interest in upgrade your T420/T420s/T430/T430s to FHD 1080p

Lockheed wrote:I tried ordering the kit directly from javi_jie on TaoBao, but while the kit itself is only 22 USD, the postage cost to Europe is 56 USD! :o
Could you link it, please? I cannot find it on taobao.
by kony
Thu Apr 07, 2016 5:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: [game review] Prelude to Darkness
Replies: 0
Views: 1160

[game review] Prelude to Darkness

Here is my game review for you guys ;) I hope you'll enjoy reading it. Prelude to Darkness Prelude to Darkness is a turn-based open-world role-playing game with an isometric camera developed by a team called Zero Sum. The most similar games that come to my mind are Arcanum and Fallout. However, unli...
by kony
Tue Apr 05, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti
Replies: 39
Views: 33545

Re: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti

That's a nice review/feedback Kony, thank you for posting it :wink: Had to Google "PE4L V2.1" to understand how you connected your external GPU setup to the Thinkpad; so apparently it's going through the ExpressCard port. For my part, the X220's fan is intolerable when it whines during heavy CPU us...
by kony
Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti
Replies: 39
Views: 33545

Re: My T430 with GTX 560 Ti

@Kony I hope you still visiting this forum regularly since I'm starting to build an eGPU system, and we have similar laptop (ThinkPad T430 i5-3320M, HD 4000, 8GB RAM) :P Some question: 1. Did you encounter error 12 (This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use)? If so, how did you ...
by kony
Fri Apr 01, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 755
Views: 357420

Re: Post your desktop.

this is my daily machine, gorgeous x220t courteous of ajkula66 ! some meta-humor ( kony I really like your background!) and also some of my current bad TV shows addiction lol - a. using tilda (or if you're a KDE person like I used to be, yakuake is pretty nice too) - I highly recommend putting any ...
by kony
Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 755
Views: 357420

Re: Post your desktop.

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by kony
Mon Mar 28, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: t430
Replies: 3
Views: 2187

Re: t430

Hi @kony Regarding the integrated graphics adapter on your T430: is it the one with only HD 4000 or the one with HD 4000 + Nvidia card (Optimus)? Currently using i5-3220 M with HD 4000 and planning to build decent eGpu, at least something that could smoothly run Fallout 4 in medium settings. My T43...
by kony
Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: COLLECTING VINTAGE THINKPADS: HOBBY, MENTAL DISORDER OR BOTH?
Replies: 47
Views: 24553

Re: COLLECTING VINTAGE THINKPADS: HOBBY, MENTAL DISORDER OR BOTH?

Khipata wrote: T500 light gaming
W520 (moderate gaming on weekends
You should make an eGPU build with W520 for some heavy gaming too ;)
by kony
Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 369090

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

Of what I know the retro will be a reworked x301 with 16:10, so seems we can just continue dreaming of different rations. Seems Hill wanted to realize his design (the one that started it all) from day 0, so all that polling and asking was generally a scam. However, I believe when/if this comes out,...
by kony
Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Just bought some stickers today
Replies: 5
Views: 3355

Re: Just bought some stickers today

Also, how did you keep your T430 keyboard so pristine? Mine is shinier than fresh shined shoes. I don't really do anything to it, except basic cleaning once in a long while (when I clean my whole laptop). I use it every day and I write on it every day, but the keyboard holds up pretty well, I thoug...
by kony
Thu Mar 17, 2016 2:34 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Just bought some stickers today
Replies: 5
Views: 3355

Just bought some stickers today

Now my laptop looks like this :twisted:

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by kony
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My thinkpads
Replies: 2
Views: 2298

Re: My thinkpads

Impressive collection! Thanks for sharing with us. I especially like IBM 365X, that's an unique machine ;)
by kony
Mon Mar 14, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Any love for Latitudes?
Replies: 61
Views: 13486

Re: Any love for Latitudes?

Don't mind RBS. He just seems to enjoy stalking people. He even bothered me once because I didn't change my location from Poland to China, when I casually mentioned in some post that I currently live in China. As if the place where I stay matters to other forum members :roll:
by kony
Sun Jan 24, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 369090

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

jcvjcvjcvjcv wrote:Or just ignore their patents. Patenting something, then refusing to sell the product is not nice.
And then pay millions of dollars to Lenovo after Lenovo goes to the court and wins the case? Making holding onto these patents a very profitable business even if they don't want to use it themselves?
by kony
Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 755
Views: 357420

Re: Post your desktop.

http://oi66.tinypic.com/14ni8sh.jpg

MOD edit: Read the forum rules for max. picture size!
by kony
Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 755
Views: 357420

Re: Post your desktop.

http://oi66.tinypic.com/14ni8sh.jpg

Mod edit: please reduce the HUGE size of this picture to 800x600
by kony
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: ThinkPad T420 Upgrade Options
Replies: 30
Views: 14181

Re: ThinkPad T420 Upgrade Options

If you play games, then get an external GPU :)
by kony
Sun Dec 13, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 369090

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

Lenovo does great gaming laptops though, they are usually the best in performance/price ratio (especially mid-end, which sells the best), and they seem to be quite good in media laptops too, hence why I don't think they will care much about the business class, which most probably generates less mone...
by kony
Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Battery drains too fast on X240 Thinkpad RHEL 6.5 platform
Replies: 17
Views: 6294

Re: Battery drains too fast on X240 Thinkpad RHEL 6.5 platform

You need to install TLP or other power management as someone already mentioned, Linux distributions don't include them by default or at least I haven't ever seen one that does. With TLP your battery life should be as long as in Windows 7.
by kony
Sun Dec 06, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Which version of Linux to install?
Replies: 61
Views: 27817

Re: Which version of Linux to install?

As you are new to Linux, I recommend Linux Mint 17.3 MATE Edition. The OS has almost everything you will need preinstalled (save for graphic card drivers, WINE to run some windows software, and any specific stuff you would like to have), and MATE is a very easy to learn desktop environment.
by kony
Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Workstation for T500
Replies: 7
Views: 3803

Re: Workstation for T500

The question is: Why does he keep the gun at hand, instead of hiding it in not so easily accessible place.

I think I know why the store manager let him take this retail cart...
by kony
Sun Nov 15, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Can my T530 support 3 drives?
Replies: 3
Views: 1935

Re: Can my T530 support 3 drives?

As far as I know there isn't any (significant) limit to the amount of drives you may install, so you can have 10 drives if you wish and find a way to connect them all.

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