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T4XX/T5XX Shipping Thread

#1 Post by thinkfish » Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:42 am

I just ordered a t400 - estimated ship date 8/26/08

If you are concerned about Wifi performance, the 5100 is said to perform a little less than the old 4965AGN card. For improved performance, go with the 5300 (3x3). The 3x3 means that it has three radios and three antennas. The 5300 will outperform the 4965AGN. You will likely need a supporting base station for maximum performance.

I also ordered the 5300 because I think I might be able to swap it for the WiMax card at a later time. From what I understand, WiMax will also require 3 antennas. They might put the 3 antennas in with the 5100, but I didn't want to take a chance.

I am excited that you can still order Windows XP. This laptop is going to be blazing fast with XP. Definitely the way to go. I went with the 80GB because I want to get a 64GB OCZ SSD.

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Intel® Core™ 2 Duo P8400 (2.26GHz 1066MHz 3MBL2) 25W
Windows Vista Business downgrade to Windows XP Professional
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
2 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
80 GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max Slim (Serial ATA)
Express Card Slot & 7-1 Media Card Reader
Intel WiFi Link 5300 (3x3 AGN)
Integrated AT&T Mobile Broadband (3G)
9 cell Li-Ion Battery
2 year depot 9x5 Next Business Day


mod edit: converted into shipping sticky.
T400 2764CTO T9400, 3GB, LED, ATT 3G, 5300
previous...T60 2613-HKU C2D 2GHz, 2GB, 14"
previous...T42 2373-K5U

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Re: 5300 and Shipping 8/26

#2 Post by xixiliu » Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:12 am

thinkfish wrote:I just ordered a t400 - estimated ship date 8/26/08

If you are concerned about Wifi performance, the 5100 is said to perform a little less than the old 4965AGN card. For improved performance, go with the 5300 (3x3). The 3x3 means that it has three radios and three antennas. The 5300 will outperform the 4965AGN. You will likely need a supporting base station for maximum performance.

I also ordered the 5300 because I think I might be able to swap it for the WiMax card at a later time. From what I understand, WiMax will also require 3 antennas. They might put the 3 antennas in with the 5100, but I didn't want to take a chance.

I am excited that you can still order Windows XP. This laptop is going to be blazing fast with XP. Definitely the way to go. I went with the 80GB because I want to get a 64GB OCZ SSD.

------------------

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo P8400 (2.26GHz 1066MHz 3MBL2) 25W
Windows Vista Business downgrade to Windows XP Professional
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
2 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
80 GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max Slim (Serial ATA)
Express Card Slot & 7-1 Media Card Reader
Intel WiFi Link 5300 (3x3 AGN)
Integrated AT&T Mobile Broadband (3G)
9 cell Li-Ion Battery
2 year depot 9x5 Next Business Day



mine:

Order date: 08/09/08

Est. Ship Date 08/28/08

7417CT
INT.CORE2DUOPROCP8400
MS WIN VISTA HOME BASIC
GEN WIN VIS HOBAS 32 US E
42X6318** SBB 14.1 W X G A +TFT
INT.GRAPH.MEDIAACCELX4500
2GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ2DIMM
KYB US ENGLISH
ULTRNAV(TRACKP+TOUCHPAD)
160GB HDD/5400RPM
DVDRECORD.8XMAXDUAL,ULTBAY
EXPR.CARDSLOTXN4-1M.CARDR.
INT.WIFILINK5100
INTG.WIR.WIDENET UPGRAD.
4 CELL LI-ION BATERRY
CPK NORTH AMERICA
LPACK US ENGLISH
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#3 Post by rivak » Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:57 pm

My T400:

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.40GHz 1066MHz 3MBL2) 25W
Genuine Windows Vista Business 64
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight
ATI Mobility Radeon 3640 with 256MB
2 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
200 GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm with Disk Encryption
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max, Ultrabay Slim (Serial ATA)
Express Card Slot & 7-1 Media Card Reader
Integrated Bluetooth PAN
Intel WiFi Link 5100 (1x2 AGN)
6 cell Li-Ion Battery

Estimated ship date 8/26/08

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#4 Post by sfrohman90 » Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:16 am

I ordered mine this morning also with an august 26th ship date.

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T9400 (2.530GHz 1066MHz 6MBL2) 35W
Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate 32
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight, Camera
ATI Mobility Radeon 3640 with 256MB
3 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
200 GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm with Disk Encryption
DVD-8x Read/Write
Express Card Slot & 7-1 Media Card Reader
Integrated Bluetooth PAN
Intel WiFi Link 5300 (3x3 AGN)
9 cell Li-Ion Battery

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#5 Post by andrw » Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:52 am

I just ordered my T400 as well. Estimated ship date of 8/27; although when I spoke to a rep, they said the dates would be updated next week...

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo P8600 (2.40GHz 1066MHz 3MBL2) 25W
Windows Vista Business downgrade to Windows XP Professional
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
3 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
160 GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max Slim (Serial ATA)
Express Card Slot & 7-1 Media Card Reader
Intel WiFi Link 5300 (3x3 AGN)
6 cell Li-Ion Battery
3 year depot 9x5 Next Business Day

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#6 Post by rivak » Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:02 pm

andrw wrote:I just ordered my T400 as well. Estimated ship date of 8/27; although when I spoke to a rep, they said the dates would be updated next week...
Meaning what? Earlier or later ship dates?

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#7 Post by andrw » Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:38 pm

I believe he said something along the lines of:

I'll update you next week via email about the estimated shipping dates. There may be a delay, but there is also a chance it could be speeded up.

This is not a direct quote, but I tried my best to accurately remember it. I got the feeling that there might be a delay coming, for what its worth.

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Ordered 8/7/08

#8 Post by Toups » Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:37 pm

Just placed an order for the following with an expected ship date of 8/28/08, however as experience shows from my X300 order, they typically ship a week early.

1 7417CT CONFIGURED SYSTEM
08/28/08
42X6336 SBB INT.CORE2DUOPROCP8600
43Y4471 VBB GEN WIND. XP PROFESS.
43Y3435 SBB MW XP PROF US ENGL
42X6321 SBB 14.1 WXGA+ TFT, W/ CAMERA
42X6313 SBB INT.GRAPH.MEDIAACCELX4500
42X6308 SBB 3GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ2DIMM
42X6355 SBB KYB US ENGLISH
42X6323 SBB ULTRNAV(TRP+TOUCHP)FINGERP
42X6351 SBB 160GB HDD/7200RPM
42X6345 SBB DVDRECORD.8XMAXDUAL,ULTBAY
42X6310 SBB EXPR.CARD SLOT/PCCARDSLOT
62P6054 VBB INTEGR.BLUETOOTH PAN
42X6325 SBB INT.WIFI LINK5300
42X6328 SBB INTG.WIR.WIDENET UPGRAD.
42X6334 SBB 9CELL LI-ION BATTERY
41W1787 SBB CPK NORTH AMERICA
42X6388 SBB LPACK US ENGLISH
41C9166 LENOVO THINKPLUS EXTENDED SERVICE AGREEMENT - 1 YEAR - ON-SITE
Current Systems
Laptop: T42, T400
Desktop 8-core Mac Pro

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#9 Post by sfrohman90 » Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:23 pm

quick question, the part 42X6321 SBB 14.1 WXGA+ TFT, W/ CAMERA that shows up on the order form after you purchase the copmuter is the LED backlit one correct? I just want to make sure they get that right and dont end up sending me a CCFL...

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#10 Post by Toups » Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:30 pm

sfrohman90 wrote:quick question, the part 42X6321 SBB 14.1 WXGA+ TFT, W/ CAMERA that shows up on the order form after you purchase the copmuter is the LED backlit one correct? I just want to make sure they get that right and dont end up sending me a CCFL...


Correct, here is the description from my order confirmation via email and the web

7417CTO ThinkPad T400 - 1 Yr Depot Warranty 8/28/2008**
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8600 (2.40GHz 1066MHz 3MBL2) 25W
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight, Camera
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
3 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
160 GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
DVD Recordable 8x Max Dual Layer, Ultrabay Slim (Serial ATA)
Note WLAN
9 cell Li-Ion Battery
7417: 1 Year Depot Warranty - TopSeller
Current Systems
Laptop: T42, T400
Desktop 8-core Mac Pro

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#11 Post by wswartzendruber » Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:05 pm

Here's mine:

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26GHz 1066MHz 3MBL2) 25W1
Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic
14.1 WXGA+ TFT, w/ LED Backlight, Camera
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
2 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (2 DIMM)
80 GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm
DVD Recordable 8x Max Dual Layer, Ultrabay Slim (Serial ATA)
Note WLAN
4 cell Li-Ion Battery
7417: 1 Year Depot Warranty - TopSeller

It was ordered on the 5th and is supposed to ship on the 26th.

Hey, if we drop the TurboCache, do we get UWB?
Model: Lenovo ThinkPad T400
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (2.26 GHz, 1067 MHz FSB, 3 MB L2 Cache)
RAM: 4 GB PC-8500 (1067 MHz, Dual-channel)
HDD: 500 GB, 54000 RPM
Audio: Conexant CX20561 (192 kHz, 24-bit)
Video: Intel GMA 4500MHD
Wireless: Intel 5300

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#12 Post by sfrohman90 » Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:38 pm

lenovo guy said my system went into production today and that ship dates would be updated in 2 or 3 days....he said that it will probably ship before 8/26 as scheduled... :)

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#13 Post by xixiliu » Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:16 pm

sfrohman90 wrote:lenovo guy said my system went into production today and that ship dates would be updated in 2 or 3 days....he said that it will probably ship before 8/26 as scheduled... :)
congratulations.

when did they finish the transaction from your bank? i mean when your bank approved the transaction?

i ordered on august 9, but bank of america still says the transaction is pending. is that normal?

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Lenovo rep said the orders are shipping pretty quickly...

#14 Post by fredeeee » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:10 am

I ordered a T400 last week but cancelled a few days later because the T9600 processor was not available at the time and now it is. When I called Lenovo the other day to cancel the order, they told me it was just about to ship or already has because the T400 orders are being fulfilled pretty quickly from the plant. Love Lenovo, she told me that she'd cancel my order but if it shipped before the cancelation went through, Lenovo would pay for the return shipping with no restocking fee. Even on a customized build. Nice!

Just reordered my kitched out T400 last night. Found a cool coupon online that worked. I think it was only good for yesterday but if you're going to order one of these units, do a google search for "thinkpad coupon". The one I found was USPONEDAY which saved me over $400.

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Not Shipping until end of SEPTEMBER!!

#15 Post by thinkfish » Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:25 pm

I just called Lenovo and they said my t400 would not shipped until September 24th!!! Over 1 month away.

If this is true and sfrohman90's unit actually ships this month. It could be the ATT 3G card or the Integrated graphics that could end up delaying an order.
T400 2764CTO T9400, 3GB, LED, ATT 3G, 5300
previous...T60 2613-HKU C2D 2GHz, 2GB, 14"
previous...T42 2373-K5U

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#16 Post by andrw » Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:02 pm

So my estimated ship date was updated from 8/27 to 8/20.
P.s. My rep told me that there were battery supply issues.

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#17 Post by xixiliu » Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:09 pm

andrw wrote:So my estimated ship date was updated from 8/27 to 8/20.
P.s. My rep told me that there were battery supply issues.
great!

i ordered on 8/9. today they told me the transaction was approved and the order sent to warehouse. they said ship date could be eariler than the est one (8/28). waiting.

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#18 Post by sfrohman90 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:02 pm

so i called lenovo 4 days ago and they said my computer was being built and should ship before the expected date of august 26th(i ordered the morning of the 5th). I called back today to check on the status, and two differenct reps told me they were seeing SEPTEMBER 29TH as the ship date...I could not believe it I got really serious with the guy and had him look into it some more. He said as far as he could tell all the parts were instock and it was being built right now, but it would ship til the end of september....HOW are some of you getting earlier than expected ship dates when I ordered mine first thing august 5th...WTH is going on??????????????? Is anyone else having this same issue?
p.s the online order status site still says august 26th for me...

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#19 Post by sfrohman90 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:05 pm

andrw wrote:So my estimated ship date was updated from 8/27 to 8/20.
!!!! HOW IS URS MOVED UP AND MINE MOVED TO SEPT. 29TH!?!?!??!!?
when did you order yours? This is really pissing me off because i NEED mine by august 28th and lenovo SAID that wouldnt be a problem, i am leaving town after that date.

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#20 Post by andrw » Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:29 pm

I looked at your configuration. I think there have been Bluetooth-related delays for the T61, maybe its happening again. Or maybe there is a shortage of 9-cells.

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#21 Post by sfrohman90 » Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:31 pm

andrw wrote:I looked at your configuration. I think there have been Bluetooth-related delays for the T61, maybe its happening again. Or maybe there is a shortage of 9-cells.
That was my first thought too, but I had the lenovo rep look into and he put me on hold for awhile and he said all the parts in every warehouse are fully instock....somethings just not adding up here to me.

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#22 Post by s1148625 » Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:34 pm

I have two T400s on order - one for me, one for the wife, to replace our T42 and T60 systems.

My system (ordered 8/12 - Est Shipping 8/28)

SBB INT.CORE2DUOPROCT9600
VBB MS WIN VISTA HOME BASIC (will upgrade to Ultimate)
SBB GEN WIN VIS HOBAS 32 US E
SBB 14.1 WXGA+ TFT, W/ CAMERA (LED Backlit)
SBB AMD M82XT HYBRID 256MB
SBB 2GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ2DIMM
SBB KYB US ENGLISH
SBB ULTRNAV(TRP+TOUCHP)FINGERP
SBB 80GB HDD/5400RPM (have 320GB 5400 WD Drive to replace this)
SBB DVDRECORD.8XMAXDUAL,ULTBAY
SBB EXPR.CARDSLOTXN4-1M.CARDR.
VBB INTEGR.BLUETOOTH PAN
SBB INT.WIFI LINK5300
SBB INTG.WIR.WIDENET UPGRAD.
SBB 6 CELL LI-ION BATERRY
SBB COUNTRY PACK NORTH AMERICA
SBB LPACK US ENGLISH
LENOVO THINKPAD PROTECTION WITH THINKPLUS DEPOT REPAIR - EXTENDED SERVICE AGREEMENT - 3 YEARS - PICK-UP AND RETURN


Wife's system (ordered 8/12 - Est Shipping 8/28)

SBB INT.CORE2DUOPROCP8600
VBB MS WIN VISTA HOME BASIC
SBB GEN WIN VIS HOBAS 32 US E (will upgrade to Ultimate)
SBB 14.1 WXGA+ TFT, W/ CAMERA (LED Backlit)
SBB INT.GRAPH.MEDIAACCELX4500
SBB 2GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ2DIMM
SBB KYB US ENGLISH
SBB ULTRNAV(TRACKP+TOUCHPAD)
SBB 160GB HDD/5400RPM
SBB DVDRECORD.8XMAXDUAL,ULTBAY
SBB EXPR.CARDSLOTXN4-1M.CARDR.
VBB INTEGR.BLUETOOTH PAN
SBB INT.WIFI LINK5300
SBB INTG.WIR.WIDENET UPGRAD.
SBB 6 CELL LI-ION BATERRY
SBB CPK NORTH AMERICA
SBB LPACK US ENGLISH
LENOVO THINKPAD PROTECTION WITH THINKPLUS DEPOT REPAIR - EXTENDED SERVICE AGREEMENT - 3 YEARS - PICK-UP AND RETURN

I can't wait for these to arrive, and I really hope the shipping date is accurate... I already sold my T60 and so am without a notebook until the new one arrives.

The T9600 was apparently priced incorrectly when I placed the order, so I got it for an extra $150 over the base config, and it appears that they're going to honor that pricing (at least, they haven't canceled the order yet).

One question - on the configuration screen, I selected the option for the 7-in-1 Media Card Reader... yet this part number looks like a 4-in-1 reader. Which is correct?
T420 (4177-CTO): i7-2620M, 14" HD+, 8 GB RAM, 256GB Crucial M4 SSD, nVidia Optimus, Intel 6250+WiMax, BT, Finger, Win7 Pro 64

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now 8/24

#23 Post by thinkfish » Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:54 am

I called last week and they told me my scheduled 8/26 order would ship around the 24th of September.

Today I called and they said it is in production and will ship on the 24th of August.

This is good news. I hope the information is correct.
T400 2764CTO T9400, 3GB, LED, ATT 3G, 5300
previous...T60 2613-HKU C2D 2GHz, 2GB, 14"
previous...T42 2373-K5U

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#24 Post by sfrohman90 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 2:45 pm

I had the same problem as you with the ship date delayed to september because of the nine cell battery. I called my sales rep today and FINALLY got it resolved. I downgraded to the 6 cell battery but was able to also upgrade to the T9600 2.8 Ghz processor all while brining the ship date back into august. :) it looks like i willa ctually get it before i leave with a faster processor than before!

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#25 Post by tzcomwiz » Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:43 pm

sfrohman90 wrote:I had the same problem as you with the ship date delayed to september because of the nine cell battery. I called my sales rep today and FINALLY got it resolved. I downgraded to the 6 cell battery but was able to also upgrade to the T9600 2.8 Ghz processor all while brining the ship date back into august. :) it looks like i willa ctually get it before i leave with a faster processor than before!
Is the 9 cell for the T400 the same for the W500? I'm leaving for college soon, so I really hope that the W500 isn't also delayed.

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#26 Post by sfrohman90 » Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:34 pm

tzcomwiz wrote:
sfrohman90 wrote:I had the same problem as you with the ship date delayed to september because of the nine cell battery. I called my sales rep today and FINALLY got it resolved. I downgraded to the 6 cell battery but was able to also upgrade to the T9600 2.8 Ghz processor all while brining the ship date back into august. :) it looks like i willa ctually get it before i leave with a faster processor than before!
Is the 9 cell for the T400 the same for the W500? I'm leaving for college soon, so I really hope that the W500 isn't also delayed.
I couldnt tell you for sure but it very well might be. Just give them a quick call and ask them the status of your order and they will tell you if there is a delay or not. The online order status site does not work at all so you have to call. The number is 1-866-42-THINK and it should be option 1 that gets you to the order status.

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Placed Order 8/12, Shipping 8/20

#27 Post by MARKETFAIR » Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:24 pm

Wow! Mine shipped fast. Placed my order last Tuesday night and got an email this morning that the system had shipped!

42X6339 SBB INT.CORE2DUOPROCT9600
43Y4471 VBB GEN WIND. XP PROFESS.
43Y3435 SBB MW XP PROF US ENGL
42X6321 SBB 14.1 WXGA+ TFT, W/ CAMERA
42X6315 SBB AMD M82XT HYBRID 256MB
42X6308 VBB 3GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ2DIMM
42X6355 SBB KYB US ENGLISH
42X6322 SBB ULTRNAV(TRACKP+TOUCHPAD)
42X6351 SBB 160GB HDD/7200RPM
42X6345 SBB DVDRECORD.8XMAXDUAL,ULTBAY
42X6312 SBB EXPR.CARDSLOTXN4-1M.CARDR.
42X6324 SBB INT.WIFILINK5100
42X6328 SBB INTG.WIR.WIDENET UPGRAD.
42V9338 SBB 6 CELL LI-ION BATERRY
39T6442 SBB COUNTRY PACK NORTH AMERICA
42X6388 SBB LPACK US ENGLISH
41C9338 LENOVO THINKPAD PROTECTION WITH THINKPLUS ONSITE REPAIR - EXTENDED SERVICE AGREEMENT - 3 YEARS - ON-SITE¬¬¬

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#28 Post by wswartzendruber » Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:25 pm

They told me mine would ship sometime this week.
Model: Lenovo ThinkPad T400
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 (2.26 GHz, 1067 MHz FSB, 3 MB L2 Cache)
RAM: 4 GB PC-8500 (1067 MHz, Dual-channel)
HDD: 500 GB, 54000 RPM
Audio: Conexant CX20561 (192 kHz, 24-bit)
Video: Intel GMA 4500MHD
Wireless: Intel 5300

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#29 Post by meh » Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:31 am

Just ordered mine through Lenovo Canada.

Qty Product Description Price Total
1 2764CTO ThinkPad T400 - 1 Yr Depot Warranty $1,206.96 $1,206.96
1 40Y7696 ThinkPad and Lenovo 65W AC Adapter - with US/Canada/LA Line Cord $33.66 $33.66

Shipping & Handling: $0.00
Tax: $148.88
Total: $1,389.50

Specs:
C2D T9400
WXGA+ LED backlit
Mobility Radeon 3640
2GB DDR3 (1 DIMM)
Fingerprint reader
Bluetooth
Camera
DVDRW
Intel Wifi Link 5100
9 cell Li-Ion battery

Is there really a shortage of 9 cell batteries? If so, I may have to call Lenovo and ask if I can get both 6 cell and 9 cell.
ThinkPad T400
Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 @ 2.53GHz
2GB PC3-8500
ATI Mobility Radeon 3470
DVDRW
Bluetooth
Camera
Intel WiFi Link 5100
WXGA+ with LED backlight

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#30 Post by andrw » Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:40 am

So my estimated ship date is back to August 27th. This is after being told that it would ship the 20th, then later being told it would ship the week of the 20th. Allegedly, the estimated ship date is subject to change on a daily basis, and that the factory updates this every day.

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