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IBM T30

#1 Post by fiat682 » Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:57 pm

a recent new entry in my "fleet" of daily pcs, im currently restoring it (needs a new kb probably because some of the keys wont work but i will ask about it in the proper section in the future)
t30 2003
battery 180 cycles
1.8Ghz p4 m
1gb ram
temporary hdd and caddy borrowed from my t21 awaiting repair untill i get the original hdd or close to the one it would have when it was brand new
HERE IS A BEFORE SHOT WHEN I GOT IT, TRUST ME IT WAS SOO FILTHY
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FOLLOWING BEFORE SHOTS
a week later after cleaning, cleaning also the heatsing/fan and reapplying thermal paste, installing xp pro and making it as close to the original as possible, i will replace the xp sticker in the future :wink:
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if you ve made this far i can tell you a secret, i have 9 mixed untested r40/r51 coming im gonna restore and sell them keeping one of each type
Lenovo x220i tablet bought in 2018,Windows 7 pro, sadly not original, 6GB RAM
ORIGINAL BATTERY FROM 2011 WITH 750 CYCLES still 1hr with power manager at middle settings
IBM Thinkpad T30 p4 1gb XPpro
IBM Thinkpad T22 BOD (looking for repair)

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Re: IBM T30

#2 Post by dr_st » Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:17 am

Nice machine! Hope it serves you well. If only there was an IPS mod like there is for X3x... :P

I find the key marking differences on the Italian keyboard interesting. :D
Thinkpad 25 (20K7), T490 (20N3), Yoga 14 (20FY), T430s (IPS FHD + Classic Keyboard), X220 4291-4BG
X61 7673-V2V, T60 2007-QPG, T42 2373-F7G, X32 (IPS Screen), A31p w/ Ultrabay Numpad, A21m 2628-GXU

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