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Thinpad P14

#1 Post by manolis kokotsakis » Fri Jul 22, 2022 4:42 pm

The P line , why is not in the forum ?
What about the quality of this line ? Are the same hardworking laptopts as the T line ?

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Re: Thinpad P14

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sat Jul 23, 2022 1:46 am

We only do ThinkPads here, not Thinpads.
We do have a P-Forum: ThinkPad P1/P40/P50/P70 and later Series
And finally, there is no P14, only P14s, although there seems to be little or no interest in them here.
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Re: Thinpad P14

#3 Post by mikemex » Sun Jul 24, 2022 10:11 am

I've got a P14s myself, first generation, AMD variant (4750U, 32GB of RAM, 1TB NVMe). It's the most powerful machine I currently have CPU wise. But I don't like it that much because it came with a Privacy Guard screen and the viewing angles just plain suck. This particular version doesn't last that long on battery (real life, about 6-7 hours) and has a bug that drains the battery quickly while suspended. For those reasons I use it as a desktop replacement.

I also have a T14, second generation, intel variant (1145G7, 32GB of RAM, 1TB NVMe). As a laptop, I like it much more because battery life is considerably higher (can do 10-12 hours on light tasks) and it has the normal screen. I upgraded it myself (came with 16GB of RAM and 256GB SSD) and noticed that, unlike the AMD version, it has a single pipe heatsink. It could probably do better with the dGPU dual heatpipe version. I'll do the mod once the warranty expires... if I still keep the machine by then.

P14s and T14 are pretty much identical. And none of them is particularly as pleasant to use as my X1 Carbon. I was spoiled by magnesium case models (X301, T420s, etc.) and now I just sigh when I use plastic laptops.

T61: T8300 | 8GB | 400GB S3610 | SXGA
X301: SU9600 | 8GB | 400GB S3610
T420s: 2640m | 16GB | 400GB S3610 | HD+ 4200M
W530: 2740qm | 32GB | 400GB S3610 | FHD K1000M
X1C5: 7600U | 16GB | 1TB PC711 | FHD
P14s G1 AMD: 4750U | 32GB | 1TB PC611 | PG FHD Touch
T14 G2: 1145G7 | 32GB | 1TB PC711 | FHD

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