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Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

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Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#1 Post by wujstefan » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:38 am

I was hunting for parts for my T61p project as well as for some extras for another user here. Chassis, heatsink, LCD cable and inverter were actually what I needed.

I was able to get a "damaged" 16:10 unit with poor plastics, production date of February '08 and reasonable specs (2gigs of RAM, WUXGA, T7700). The damage was pretty unusual - the system won't load and won't install. Oh well, worst case I'm with parts that would easily cover the cost.

It turned out the HDD was bad; and that's it. I got the system for parts only, and the plastics were in a really poor shape - and so the next action planned was to test it, and then dismantle it to pieces. Hence I middletoned the mobo, heavily tested it and loaded mercilessly both CPU and GPU. While CPU was running hot as expected, the GPU was running unusually cool (stock voltages!).

I have disassembled the system, and while every plastic was in really bad shape, huge play on hinges and the lid was just as ugly as a backside of the fridge the internals were licked clean. Really.

I have quickly removed the heatsink only to find the chip date code of... 1210!
I have now had more than 100 T61ps in my hands, and it's first ever revised 16:10 T61p board I have seen.
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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:49 am

I can almost hear the choir singing Hallelujah ~! :lol:

Great find. :D
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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#3 Post by RealBlackStuff » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:53 am

Great find!
Is that really an FX570M on a 44C3931 native Penryn motherboard?
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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#4 Post by wujstefan » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:56 am

axur-delmeria wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:49 am
I can almost hear the choir singing Hallelujah ~! :lol:

Great find. :D
Thanks. For the moment I felt like a child on Christmas.
RealBlackStuff wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:53 am
Great find!
Is that really an FX570M on a 44C3931 native Penryn motherboard?
Thanks! I'm positive on that - 44C3931, native Penryn, fx570m - loaded.
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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#5 Post by TinkerMan » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:56 pm

Lucky son of a gun
W530, 3630QM, 32GB, K2000M
P1, XEON 2176, 32GB ECC, P2000, IPS
X230, 3320M, 16GB, HD4000, IPS
T601F X9000, 8GB, X3100, UXGA FlexView 1600x1200
T61 14" 4:3, T9500, 8GB, NVS140M
T60 14" 4:3, T7600, 3GB, GMA950
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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#6 Post by DartMan68 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:09 pm

wujstefan wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:56 am
axur-delmeria wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:49 am
I can almost hear the choir singing Hallelujah ~! :lol:

Great find. :D
Thanks. For the moment I felt like a child on Christmas.
RealBlackStuff wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:53 am
Great find!
Is that really an FX570M on a 44C3931 native Penryn motherboard?
Thanks! I'm positive on that - 44C3931, native Penryn, fx570m - loaded.
Great find, for d*** sure. lol Mine is a 44C3931 with an 0811 chip code. Still running fine.
Lenovo TP T61p MTM 6460-DVU T9300 4GB 128GB SSD WSXGA+ nVidia FX570m
Lenovo TP T61p MTM 6457-W3P T7700 4GB 128GB SSD *WSXGA+ **Intel X3100
*(repl. dim Samsung WUXGA) **(repl. faulty FX570m)

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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#7 Post by wujstefan » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:58 am

DartMan68 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:09 pm
Great find, for d*** sure. lol Mine is a 44C3931 with an 0811 chip code. Still running fine.
nVidia adressed the problem on February '08. Systems with production date of 08/05 (systems, not nVidia chips) were more likely to wield a "fixed" nVidia chip with production date post-February. Lottery.
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Re: Now I can confirm it really does exist - revised T61p motherboard!

#8 Post by TheForgottenKing » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:00 pm

DartMan68 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:09 pm
Great find, for d*** sure. lol Mine is a 44C3931 with an 0811 chip code. Still running fine.
Yours is also safe
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