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Thinkpad P1 cooling system

#1 Post by TinkerMan » Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:27 am

So, the P1 is out, and yet no review by notebookcheck or any other meaningful english website, BUT WAIT, what the west cant do , its done by a ....korean
here is a video where a korean guy completely disassembles a P1.
the interesting part begins at the 11 minutes mark
does anyone here speak korean?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY3qAfnVYmc
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Re: Thinkpad P1 cooling system

#2 Post by w0qj » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:27 am

Don't speak Korean, but here's a tidbit on the ThinkPad P1 cooling system:

www.engineering.com/Hardware/ArticleID/ ... ation.aspx
<It's got photos of it at the bottom of this article.>

"Production units (coming end of this month) have had a design change to allow an expanded inlet area that goes from edge to edge to allow more air in.
The back rest tilts the keyboard as well as raises the rear of the unit to let air enter the grill areas [gill area = bottom of the notebook].
Air is exhausted from the thin strip of vents across the back edge of the chassis."
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Re: Thinkpad P1 cooling system

#3 Post by Puppy » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:12 pm

You can brick the motherboard just by going to BIOS https://old.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... cked_bios/
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