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51nb's X62: latest update

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#151 Post by Qing Dao » Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:29 am

I ordered one of the X62 motherboards today. Can't wait to do the swap!

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#152 Post by excal32 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 1:01 pm

This requires signup on 51nb then huh?
i guess i can do it in Chrome with google translate on?
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#153 Post by fatpolomanjr » Sun Aug 14, 2016 3:27 pm

You can order through nkwsky's seller on reddit:

https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... _x330_fhd/
T70 | 15" UXGA LED with RealBlackStuff LED-Cable-Mod | i7-7700HQ | Windows 10
X62 | 12.1" SXGA+ Xiphmont LED | i7-5500U | Xubuntu / Windows 10
T61F | 14.1" SXGA+ Xiphmont LED | T9500 | Windows 10

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#154 Post by excal32 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:47 pm

fatpolomanjr wrote:You can order through nkwsky's seller on reddit:

https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... _x330_fhd/
Thans for the link! i dont know if i am ready to spend 470 on the motherboard itself now...
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#155 Post by Bibin » Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:30 pm

I just had a little e-mail chain with Jacky, the seller in Shenzen who is putting together the order. He will try flashing my 60Hz EDID to the HV121P01-100 panel, and if it all goes well it would be great to have the option generally available.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#156 Post by E350 » Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:24 am

Anyone received and used their mb or complete unit yet?

We are ready for a review.

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#157 Post by walrustahiti » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:35 am

More than ready! :) It seems all units are scheduled to ship between 15th and 17-18th of September, by DHL (reddit). So, hopefully, we'll get a review at the end of September :)

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#158 Post by fatpolomanjr » Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:58 pm

There was a slight delay from shipping the first of this month by two weeks, as all orders at the factory (?) were booked. I think they have already sent the order to build and are currently waiting for it to complete.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#159 Post by flyingfishfinger » Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:59 pm

Any updates here?

R

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#160 Post by andykrej » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:40 am

Im still waiting.

People in China have already installed it, and it seems the flaws of the first run have been corrected.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#161 Post by Bibin » Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:06 am

I hope we get more concrete info soon, it's been quite a while now.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#162 Post by fatpolomanjr » Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:55 am

Even the members of 51nb are getting a bit impatient, so at least it isn't just us foreign buyers feeling antsy. HOPE and others are reassuring them to be patient, that slowly but surely they'll all get their orders fulfilled.

edit: now they're starting to take orders for the third batch of X62. Starting next week. I think the second batch will ship soon for the rest of us.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#163 Post by Qing Dao » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:27 pm

My second batch X62 board arrived on Saturday morning. I still haven't had a chance to play with it though.

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#164 Post by xiphmont » Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:25 am

Chiming in with an update, my Chinese shopping agent has informed me my motherboards have shipped.

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#165 Post by mdancer » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:36 am

What type of memory and SSD I should buy for this motherboard?

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#166 Post by jaspen-meyer » Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:41 am

mdancer wrote:What type of memory and SSD I should buy for this motherboard?
See http://ark.intel.com/products/85214/Int ... o-3_00-GHz
It says 'up to 16gb of DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600'.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#167 Post by flyingfishfinger » Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:57 am

My forwarding account received a package too! I just had them ship it out.

However, after adding up all the fees plus the cost of the item plus the cost of shipping, it actually got fairly expensive. I believe the grand total I paid was around $538...and we still need RAM.

R

PS: The thread on 51nb says the board supports up to 32GB RAM ("Memory: Maximum support 32g DDR3 / DDR3L (both tests, but can not completely rule out compatibility issues) (16GX2 Micron tested)"). Is that the same as the current X61's only officially supporting 4GB but able to run with 8?

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#168 Post by andykrej » Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:28 pm

Got mine today. Its up and running without any major problems. Amazing and fantastic !!

Fit is not perfect but quite acceptable.

Cable between the two boards is a bit too long and needs to be folded.

Windows 10 installs smoothly. The speaker doesn't work with the default driver and the SD-cardreader driver is not found.
These drivers seem to work for me:

SD-CardReader:
http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downlo ... Down=false

Sound:
http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downlo ... Down=false
X62s / SXGA+ Xiphmont / i7-5500u / Samsung 840 pro/ 16GB
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#169 Post by mdancer » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:24 am

Does the motherboard have M2 slot for SSD?

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#170 Post by E350 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:27 pm

Pictures please!

And maybe a little update for the specs as well?

For instance what chip was actually installed? What version of i7?

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#171 Post by andykrej » Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:57 pm

CPU is i7-5500u. Machine runs very cool, but fan is more active than before. TPfancontrol doesnt work.

The second interface is not M2 but mSata. So, sadly my WWAN Card has to go for now.

Works fine with Corsair Vengeance DDR3L 1866, 16GB.

Some keys are dead on European keyboards (tested with UK and danish).
They are working on a bios update to fix this and optimize fan speed.

I havent tried mDP and hdmi yet, but so far everything seems solid.

Works with SXGA screen

Battery life is better than before, but not substantially.
Battery indicator is not really working and not all info is visible to the OS.


BTW: The third production is for sale now. They use an i7-ES cpu makes the board quite a bit cheaper.
X62s / SXGA+ Xiphmont / i7-5500u / Samsung 840 pro/ 16GB
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#172 Post by RealBlackStuff » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:07 pm

ES = Engineering Sample.
Doesn't sound too promising...

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#173 Post by BrothahHeffay » Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:22 pm

RealBlackStuff wrote:ES = Engineering Sample.
Doesn't sound too promising...
Exaclty what i was thinking...

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#174 Post by flyingfishfinger » Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:01 pm

Speaking of RAM, will RAM from an X201 work in here?

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#175 Post by apojoga » Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:58 am

From lurking around the 51NB forums, I understand the mSATA slot is SATA III.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#176 Post by andykrej » Sun Oct 23, 2016 4:05 am

I just performed a simple battery rundown test.
Screen brightness 30%, wifi/bt off. Looping a FHD video using win10 movie player.

It lasted for 7:05 with my three year old 8-cell battery, which is probabaly quite worn.

Not so impressive comparing it to the new X2x0,'s, but it's at least a double up from the X61s.
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#177 Post by Bibin » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:29 pm

I ordered through "The big reddit google forms order", I hope I get mine soon...
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#178 Post by fatpolomanjr » Sat Oct 29, 2016 5:42 pm

Jacky just shipped mine via DHL. Should get here some time next week or so.
T70 | 15" UXGA LED with RealBlackStuff LED-Cable-Mod | i7-7700HQ | Windows 10
X62 | 12.1" SXGA+ Xiphmont LED | i7-5500U | Xubuntu / Windows 10
T61F | 14.1" SXGA+ Xiphmont LED | T9500 | Windows 10

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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#179 Post by Bibin » Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:56 am

I just received notice of shipping as well. Fingers crossed!
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Re: 51nb's X62: latest update

#180 Post by walrustahiti » Mon Oct 31, 2016 3:31 am

Please, please, please, be quick to post photos and review when you get'em!

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