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by hhhd1
Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Re: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

I wonder if you can get me one more detail :) , I want to know about non-AVX load, specifically, how much watts does the cpu use (CPU package power) to maintain 29x multiplier, this simulates more of usual work and games. I am guessing it should be in the high 20s .., and hoping it is less. You nee...
by hhhd1
Sat Jun 25, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W541/W550 Series
Topic: Any one with ivy bridge 45w quad like 3720qm or 3740qm ?
Replies: 1
Views: 2864

Any one with ivy bridge 45w quad like 3720qm or 3740qm ?

Any one with ivy bridge 45w quad like 3720qm or 3740qm ? I would like to know how much watts used for non-AVX loads at both cpu speeds: maximum turbo, and without turbo (set cpu max in windows power options to 99%) to do non-AVX stress, you need an old version of prime95, like this: http://mersennef...
by hhhd1
Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: A brand new 14" 1080p laptop for only $220! (2018 update: $170!!!!)
Replies: 32
Views: 12551

Re: A brand new 14" 1080p laptop for only $220!

Definitely interesting configuration. It also reveals what is the real cost of individual components, including IPS display. Yup, the 14" FHD IPS can't be more than $50 when bought in bulk. that leaves $170 for: MB/CPU/RAM/SSD + case and keyboard + wifi AC + windows10 + packaging + marketing + driv...
by hhhd1
Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 377
Views: 164886

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

So... how would one go about trying to get the whitelist bypass working similar to the battery bypass? I'm a developer and a hacker, but don't have a clue as to how the battery bypass works. Any pointers or tips? You can read on how the battery check was hacked here: http://www.zmatt.net/unlocking-...
by hhhd1
Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430s - 2x mPCIe?
Replies: 1
Views: 1475

Re: T430s - 2x mPCIe?

I found the schematics for the x230, which should fairly close to the t430s,

google: https://www.google.com/search?q="x230.s ... =firefox-b

see if you can read it, or someone else can ?
by hhhd1
Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: TFT VS IPS - regarding eyestrain?
Replies: 5
Views: 4121

Re: TFT VS IPS - regarding eyestrain?

2. PWM (see the above post) 3. extra color spectrum coverage, .. anything more than sRGB causes 'shiny colors' that tends to hurt over long periods of usage, there are very cheap LCDs with extra coverage of only one color, while having bad coverage for the rest of the colors, which make colors VERY...
by hhhd1
Thu Jun 16, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Looks like a new W7xx (edit: 17" P70, and P50 replacing W541) is coming out? (small pics)
Replies: 216
Views: 53501

Re: Looks like a new W7xx (edit: 17" P70, and P50 replacing W541) is coming out? (small pics)

Troels wrote:.. Lenovo is still servicing my laptop, it's been two months now. :evil:
that is crazy ..
:twisted:
by hhhd1
Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Slow wifi after T520 upgrade to Windows 10
Replies: 9
Views: 4211

Re: Slow wifi after T520 upgrade to Windows 10

I just remembered, a clean install of windows 8.1 on T520, give me wireless that is a bit unstable, installing drivers manually from intel website fixes it.

My card is the 6300N though, but try intel newest drivers anyway for your card.
by hhhd1
Sun Jun 12, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Slow wifi after T520 upgrade to Windows 10
Replies: 9
Views: 4211

Re: Slow wifi after T520 upgrade to Windows 10

Puppy wrote:Note that there is no Windows 10 support by Intel for this CPU generation. You will find issues with HD 3000 graphics.
I tested windows 10 on my T520 for 2 hours or so, and there was no issues, it auto-downloaded a driver for the HD3000 from windows update.
by hhhd1
Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Is Windows 7 the Last True Windows?
Replies: 77
Views: 17396

Re: Is Windows 7 the Last True Windows?

I see.. That's why I am really seriously considering to use Linux. :lol: Good luck with that. If it's because of privacy reasons then pay close attention to the distribution you run. Nothing free is private. https://fixubuntu.com/ From the website: Note: This privacy problem only affects Unity. If ...
by hhhd1
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Re: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

So, are you gonna put a 45W CPU in your laptop? Are there options for a 35W Sandy Bridge? My main laptop now is a T520 dual core, but I am looking to get either a T430 or a T530, the possibility of upgrading to a quad core is a must, even if it will not be immediately. I am currently debating wheth...
by hhhd1
Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Re: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

I think Prime95 & Furmark put more stress on CPU and GPU than a regular game That is true, stress testing like this is nothing like real world application of gaming, it is very rare to find something that does similar load to both CPU and GPU at the same time. Thanks for the info, I got much more d...
by hhhd1
Tue May 31, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Re: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

Thanks for all the info. I noticed that when you started stressing the GPU in the 2nd file, the battery started to go down, and then when the cpu stress stopped, the battery started charging again. what power wattage are you using, 90w I suppose ? to recap, in case someone else is wondering: 3632qm ...
by hhhd1
Mon May 30, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Re: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

It's not disabled so I can say it's idling (the Optimus icon is grey, not colored). I'll post a hwinfo log soon, if you're interested. I think 45w is a bit too much for T420/T430's cooling. AFAIK, with the optimus icon gray, the nvidia is temporarily in 'off' state, and not producing any heat. An e...
by hhhd1
Mon May 30, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Possible to DOWNGRADE LCD Panel?
Replies: 6
Views: 3652

Re: Possible to DOWNGRADE LCD Panel?

just try to run in 1366x768 resolution in your current 1080 screen and see how it looks ?
by hhhd1
Mon May 30, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: x230 4k Display Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 3758

Re: x230 4k Display Problem

try to create a custom resolution of 4k with 30 Hz, not sure if it work though.
by hhhd1
Mon May 30, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Re: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

I have a _35w_ quad-core in my T430 and under Prime95 small FFTs one of the cores goes up to 96C, the CPU is eating up to 35w, all measured un hwinfo real-time. The fan is running at 64 (>5000rpm) (tpfancontrol). The throttling is minimal, all the cores run pretty stable @2.9GHz and from time to ti...
by hhhd1
Sun May 29, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: What's the benefit of Windows 10 vs 8.1, not of a fan of telemetry
Replies: 10
Views: 5446

Re: What's the benefit of Windows 10 vs 8.1, not of a fan of telemetry

To add to Puppy's point, Microsoft even tells you what they're doing and how/where to control it: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/manage/manage-connections-from-windows-operating-system-components-to-microsoft-services Any power user can automate most of this via Registry and Grou...
by hhhd1
Thu May 26, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?
Replies: 23
Views: 11746

Any one with T420 (or T430) with 45w quad core?

If anyone here with the 45w processor in a T420, I need to know how much watt can the thermal solution disipate before throttling down the processor. Any 45w processor is able to keep its base clock easily while using less than 35w while stressed in non-AVX workloads, so temperature measurements are...
by hhhd1
Wed May 25, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: TFT VS IPS - regarding eyestrain?
Replies: 5
Views: 4121

Re: TFT VS IPS - regarding eyestrain?

3 factors IMO are very important for avoiding eye strain: 1. Hich contrast, the higher the better, usually IPS have higher, but there are some pretty crap IPS available now, in which case, a TN with higher contrast may not be that bad. 2. PWM (see the above post) 3. extra color spectrum coverage, .....
by hhhd1
Wed May 25, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X200si ?
Replies: 5
Views: 2777

Re: X200si ?

allot of x200si in there:
http://tp.krelay.de/index.php?type=7465
http://tp.krelay.de/index.php?type=7466

(search using firefox's 'F3', for x200si)
by hhhd1
Mon May 23, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: School district changes iPads for laptops, Teachers call them "toys"
Replies: 18
Views: 4313

Re: School district changes iPads for laptops, Teachers call them "toys"

theterminator93 wrote:Some unique situations are more conducive to tablets, but that's why I said "almost" always recommend. :)
You got me curios, as to what are those unique situations :?:

maybe when carried allot, and light weight is a factor ?
by hhhd1
Mon May 23, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Looks like a new W7xx (edit: 17" P70, and P50 replacing W541) is coming out? (small pics)
Replies: 216
Views: 53501

Re: Looks like a new W7xx (edit: 17" P70, and P50 replacing W541) is coming out? (small pics)

Troels wrote: $4500 gives you noisy rattling fans, FHD only and flickering along at 200 Hz. Very nice! It seems as if HP has completely lost it.
sounds normal for a sub $500 laptop, ... oh wait ..
by hhhd1
Mon May 23, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: What's the benefit of Windows 10 vs 8.1, not of a fan of telemetry
Replies: 10
Views: 5446

Re: What's the benefit of Windows 10 vs 8.1, not of a fan of telemetry

dpi scalling is improved with windows 10, try both (without installing anything else).
or just google it.
by hhhd1
Wed May 18, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W520 running Windows 10 does not throttle CPU while on battery
Replies: 5
Views: 4828

Re: W520 running Windows 10 does not throttle CPU while on battery

Sleepy664 wrote:Only time it limits to 800 MHz is when some software uses the nVidia GPU. With integrated graphics in use it goes go over 3 GHz without any hassle.
I thought that was the normal behavior ...
(I do not own a w520 myself though)
by hhhd1
Tue May 17, 2016 5:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520 Quad Core Support
Replies: 20
Views: 4635

Re: T520 Quad Core Support

the battery from your t61 should be electrically compatible with the t520's one, try to line up either battery with either laptop, see if it works. this document suggests that they are electrically compatible, https://support.lenovo.com/eg/en/documents/ht037009 your problem IMO sounds like a motherb...
by hhhd1
Sat May 14, 2016 3:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520 Quad Core Support
Replies: 20
Views: 4635

Re: T520 Quad Core Support

There is a whole thread about using the nvidia heatsink on the integrated motherboard , because it provide much better cooling,, and the integrated heatsink is designed for dual cores only too, the good news is that it will work, but be cautious, i suggest to not cut the heat pipe itself, rather jus...
by hhhd1
Fri May 13, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod
Replies: 377
Views: 164886

Re: Installing classic keyboard into X230 with EC firmware mod

Lenovo have released other laptops with ivy-bridge and pheonix bios, without any protection. I am guessing (and hoping) that they are using some simple hash checking with the BIOS, just like the EC. If no one have actually verified this, lets not assume they are doing something like HP does with the...
by hhhd1
Fri May 13, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: How do I find specs for T440s if I only know product ID?
Replies: 10
Views: 5393

Re: How do I find specs for T440s if I only know product ID?

Ibthink wrote:You can´t get detailed specs on a model number. You need the serial number (please, don´t post that one here) for the parts lookup.
he wants 'any' specs for the laptop, like what resolution and what processor, ..etc.

also, parts lookup works sometime for MTM too.

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