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W520 4270CTO WiFi & BT upgrade

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W520 4270CTO WiFi & BT upgrade

#1 Post by Arabian-Nights » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:24 pm

Hi:
Is it possible to upgrade the W520 WiFi to dual band AC? And upgrade BT to BT4?
thanks
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Re: W520 4270CTO WiFi & BT upgrade

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:37 am

Wifi unlock: https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... t_removed/
No idea though how good that is (or not).
BT update also possible with same.
You could try an Intel 8260AC with BT4.2, assuming the antenna wires fit on it.
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