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Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

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Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

#1 Post by Piotrrutkowski44 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:31 am

Hello guys im new on this forum.
I have a question is it worth it to change my t460s i5 20gb ram to carbon 6th gen i5 16gb ram? Is that colud be Big improvement? Thanks for the answers

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Re: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

#2 Post by BillMorrow » Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:19 am

hello and welcome to the forum..
have not seen a T460s but the X1 carbon thinkpads are ALL great, especially the X1 Carbon extreme's.. just got a second gen1 extreme from lenovo for $1299.. just beautiful thinkpads.. i always go for the top models.. 4k touch display.. pretty much everything else gan be upgraded.. SSD and memory..
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Re: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

#3 Post by Piotrrutkowski44 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:25 am

Im a bit afraid thats extreme a Little Big for me. Carbon is So smaller

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Re: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

#4 Post by dr_st » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:50 pm

Well, the 6th gen X1C uses 8th gen Intel i5/i7 CPUs, which are quad-core and not dual-core, so that can be a big improvement indeed. It is far less likely that 20GB vs 16GB will make a bigger difference, unless you have workflows which are inherently memory-bound.
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