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51nb's X62: latest update

#1 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:35 am

http://i1026.photobucket.com/albums/y32 ... padtuq.jpg

msata installed, system booted successfully on external screen.
Need to test: internal screen, keyboard etc...

TBH I really hope HOPE make the X62 based on ivb and enable the express card slot so that it'd be possible to install i7 3632qm :/
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#2 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:24 pm

http://i1026.photobucket.com/albums/y32 ... 9cmvks.jpg

Screen lighten up, waiting for the keyboard test
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#3 Post by jdrou » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:55 pm

RMSMajestic wrote: TBH I really hope HOPE make the X62 based on ivb and enable the express card slot so that it'd be possible to install i7 3632qm :/
Ivy Bridge would also allow integrated USB 3.0 without an extra chip.
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#4 Post by wileE » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:57 pm

Thanks for the update.

No expresscard slot? :(
Will Hope also build a sub card with audio and usb for the right side?

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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#5 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jun 10, 2015 2:03 pm

wileE wrote:Thanks for the update.

No expresscard slot? :(
Will Hope also build a sub card with audio and usb for the right side?
Unfortunately nope :/
TBH I really think that express card slot can satisfy most people's need (such as better graphics).......
And I'm not in favor of using the 4th Gen i7 on this mobo.... some of us certainly want better CPU, such as i7 3632qm... And hotwell CPUs isn't that much better than ivbs, especially for high load tasks
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#6 Post by RMSMajestic » Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:47 pm

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#7 Post by 600X » Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:22 pm

So will these boards be sold internationally or only in China?
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#8 Post by FryPpy » Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:35 pm

RMSMajestic wrote: Also another good news: upgradable to i7-5600u!!!!
Interesting.
One good place for Broadwell - X62. But the price for CPU only ;(
Onther good hint. Hope use SXGA+ LCD. It is good to know that BIOS can handle SXGA+ out from the box. But other question - is modded video cable still needed or LVDS wire reconnection can be done on motherboard side???

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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#9 Post by jdrou » Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:14 pm

FryPpy wrote:
RMSMajestic wrote: Also another good news: upgradable to i7-5600u!!!!
Interesting.
One good place for Broadwell - X62. But the price for CPU only ;(
Onther good hint. Hope use SXGA+ LCD. It is good to know that BIOS can handle SXGA+ out from the box. But other question - is modded video cable still needed or LVDS wire reconnection can be done on motherboard side???
That would be a huge plus if cable modding was no longer needed. No way I would even consider this without an SXGA+ display and the mod for it seems like quite a bit of work.
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#10 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:33 am

jdrou wrote: That would be a huge plus if cable modding was no longer needed. No way I would even consider this without an SXGA+ display and the mod for it seems like quite a bit of work.
Dont get too happy too early, refer to T50 previously :??:
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#11 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:33 am

FryPpy wrote: Interesting.
One good place for Broadwell - X62. But the price for CPU only ;(
Onther good hint. Hope use SXGA+ LCD. It is good to know that BIOS can handle SXGA+ out from the box. But other question - is modded video cable still needed or LVDS wire reconnection can be done on motherboard side???
No idea ATM sry :/
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#12 Post by RMSMajestic » Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:38 am

600X wrote:So will these boards be sold internationally or only in China?
I guess it's gonna be the same as T50 mobo....
Since I'm severely limited in RMB (chinese yuan),
Don't put too much hope that it will make it's way outside China.
Still have a few people asking me to bring T50 mobos
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Re: 51nd's X62: latest update

#13 Post by jdrou » Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:29 pm

RMSMajestic wrote:
jdrou wrote: That would be a huge plus if cable modding was no longer needed. No way I would even consider this without an SXGA+ display and the mod for it seems like quite a bit of work.
Dont get too happy too early, refer to T50 previously :??:
Oh, I'm not holding my breath. I suspect by the time this is available (if it becomes available) it's going to be obsolete for me. Might still get one just for collection.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#14 Post by csioucs » Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:44 am

With the i7 5600u this is getting very interesting indeed. What is the maximum ram that the used MB will accept?
Not getting overly excited, but this means some things could be done to keep some items alive, and competitive in significant areas of use.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#15 Post by shawross » Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:14 pm

RMSMajestic
- It is early days yet and I suppose it would be up to Hope but would it be possible to take a holiday to Shenzhen and take your latop to 51nb to be retrofitted. I wonder if they could do the over the counter service?
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#16 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:01 pm

shawross wrote:RMSMajestic
- It is early days yet and I suppose it would be up to Hope but would it be possible to take a holiday to Shenzhen and take your latop to 51nb to be retrofitted. I wonder if they could do the over the counter service?
I would take a couple of laptops as it stands. :idea:
Yes it is possible, and I think they still have a few T50 mobos
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Customized X61 MOTHBOARD is being made by Chinese thinkpad fans

#17 Post by 273341 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:39 pm

SO HAPPY, just heard that the customized motherboard is being made and tested. Love my x61, so going to order 1 piece and keep my one working another 5 years.

so far the below info is confirmed -

-i7 CPU
-2 USB3.0, 1USB2.0
-VGA remains
-MODEM port transform to Mini HDMI
-support XGA and SXGA+
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#18 Post by 273341 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:50 pm

too whom may concern this topic -

I can read and speak chinese, if you need more info, just let me know, will try my best to keep you posted on the progress.

will definately order a piece if the booking link is on, should be soon.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#19 Post by RMSMajestic » Sat Jul 25, 2015 3:41 pm

Nice, @273341 if you have some RMB, it'll be great!! As a student I don't have that much spare RMB. I reckon that X62 planar will possibly not be shipped outside China as well. But you may use my 51nb ID to pursuade aq5200 to post boards abroad.

Also, New updates!!
http://forum.51nb.com/thread-1605688-1-1.html
Almost every hotkey shortcuts have been sorted out. Just Fn+F3 still under debugging
And various small bugs also being fixed. HOPE stated that it will be finished in half-a-month's time, I guess that mean... maybe 2 months?
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#20 Post by Qing Dao » Sun Jul 26, 2015 5:34 am

I wouldn't mind spending the weekend in Hong Kong to pick one of these up!

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#21 Post by 273341 » Sun Jul 26, 2015 2:03 pm

RMSMajestic wrote:Nice, @273341 if you have some RMB, it'll be great!! As a student I don't have that much spare RMB. I reckon that X62 planar will possibly not be shipped outside China as well. But you may use my 51nb ID to pursuade aq5200 to post boards abroad.

Also, New updates!!
http://forum.51nb.com/thread-1605688-1-1.html
Almost every hotkey shortcuts have been sorted out. Just Fn+F3 still under debugging
And various small bugs also being fixed. HOPE stated that it will be finished in half-a-month's time, I guess that mean... maybe 2 months?

Well don't think need another 1 or 2 months. Very soon. Was thinking if any others are looking for it and could buy a batch together.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#22 Post by pkiff » Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:34 am

I've been following these X62 posts with interest, and I would consider going in on a group purchase/shipping deal if these boards turn out to be real.

I've been using an X61T (tablet) as my main mobile machine, but I'd consider switching to a regular X61. (I gather that there is no hope/plan for modded custom boards to be built for the X61 Tablet).

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#23 Post by GMGolds » Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:24 pm

I've been watching as well. Count me in if/when they become available.

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#24 Post by OhneHerren » Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:58 am

Add me to the list (posting from Australia).

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#25 Post by louiek » Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:02 pm

Definitely count me in. Cheers,

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#26 Post by 273341 » Mon Aug 03, 2015 8:36 am

I'm in Canada, let me know where you live, will figure out how to order it once order link is on.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#27 Post by andykrej » Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:17 am

I'm also interested.

Anyone here from Europe?

Are there any downsides or missing features - except for the modem?
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#28 Post by QWERTY Andreas » Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:40 pm

I migth as well be interested..!
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#29 Post by RMSMajestic » Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:37 pm

pkiff wrote:I've been following these X62 posts with interest, and I would consider going in on a group purchase/shipping deal if these boards turn out to be real.

I've been using an X61T (tablet) as my main mobile machine, but I'd consider switching to a regular X61. (I gather that there is no hope/plan for modded custom boards to be built for the X61 Tablet).

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Well, it's almost finished so far, given the history of procrastination, this is very fast.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#30 Post by Bibin » Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:41 pm

I am also interested in a motherboard. Put me down for two (I have a buddy who would want this too).
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