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Previous thread: >>67742661

If you're looking for purchase advice, state your budget and requirements (e.g. size and performance).
Don't buy anything OTHER THAN IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T, X, and W/P Series if you want the Real Business Experience™

>Other business laptops are welcome in /tpg/ (Dell Latitude/Precision, HP EliteBook/ZBook).

Libreboot-compatible models:
>T60 (check lcd), X60(s/t); X200(s/t. -s requires soldering), T400(s)/500; W500.

Modern models:
>X220/X230 - 12", 768p, cheap and light
>T420/T430 - 14", 900p, widely available, socketed CPU, both Coreboot-compatible (Ivy Bridge CPU support on T420); Quad Core Compatible, Old keyboard swap on *30 series
>T520/530; W520/530 - 15", 1080p, DTR, 32GB RAM on quadcore models, USB 3.0
>T440s - don't ever buy this meme
>T440p/540p; W540/1 - Last Thinkpads with socketed processors, easily replaceable trackpad (W541 doesn't need trackpad replacement)
>P-Series - 15'' + 17'', 4K display, up to 64GB of RAM, Xeon CPU option. Expensive.

Upgraded models:
>X210 - X200/X201, i5 8250u quadcore
>X62 - X61, i5 5250u
>T70 - T60, i7 7700 hq
IPS displays, USB 3.0, m.2 x4, mini dp, no
https://forum.51nb.com/forum.php?mod=forumdisplay&fid=117

Why ThinkPad?
>Used machines are plentiful and cheap
>Excellent keyboards - tactile feel and quiet
>Great durability: magnesium rollcage for structural integrity, with high quality plastic body panels
>Utilitarian design: e.g. indicator LEDs, 7 row keyboard layout on older models
>Docking stations that easily turns your laptop into a desktop
>Easy to repair (most models), upgrade & maintain thanks to readily available service manuals for every model, spare parts easy & cheap to obtain
>The best TrackPoint™, great for those who type a lot or hate swiping their fingers all over a touchpad
>Excellent GNU/Linux & *BSD support


>ThinkWiki - Info on ThinkPads & running GNU/Linux on them:
https://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkWiki
>BIOS logo booru:
http://biosimage.booru.org

>> No.67775847

First for t440s

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first for gay

>> No.67775858

where do people get new x60 batteries? preferably something international

>> No.67775865
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>T440s - don't ever buy this meme

>> No.67775911

>>67775800
Gonna need a quick rundown on that picture

>> No.67775945

Yall told me not to get a t430s but other than the screen and battery this thing is so comfy since I'm on the go a lot

>> No.67775948

>>67775911
Government regulated hardware back doors being memed on with DIY toys designed to teach third worlders how to program

>> No.67776004
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I'm trying out a friend's t440s with FHD ips. I've got an HD ips x230. Lenovo really improved screens in a year. The speakers are also crazy good in comparison.

>> No.67776037

what can I do with this R51e, Celeron M and 1gb of ram its kind of a turd but a free turd.

>> No.67776069

>>67776004
I want to buy a t44p and upgrade the display but I'd hate to fuck up and be stuck with one that can't take the upgrade

>> No.67776100

>>67775848

You should switch to KDE/XFCE. I had guhnome on my T420 and it was slow as shit.

>> No.67776142

Sorry for interrupting and not doing research on my part.

is X1 Carbon
with:
Intel i5-6300u
8gb RAM
256gb SSD
14" 1920x1080 IPS
and 3 year warranty for 900EUR (euro poor here) worth it? Will be used as travel and presentation laptop with limited use for some engineering python scripting (replacement for acer aspire S n16c4 that is slowly starting to fall apart?

>> No.67776146

bump
>>67772901
>>67772884

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>>67776146
>>67776146

>> No.67776181

>>67776167
>>67776146
ThinkCentre M92z

local person trying to sell this. i might buy it. but when looking up specs, i see it cam in a consumer version and an enterprise version.

what's the difference?

>> No.67776196

>>67776181
you're the one looking at the specs you tell us

>> No.67776386
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67776386

how do fags even get a 45W CPU running on a T420? im reaching about 98C when on load on the i5 it came with, even cleaned the fans and repasted tp, temps still the same, is this normal or did i fuck up on the paste choice or something?

>> No.67776438

>>67776100
I don't like either of those. GNOME is running fine for now

>> No.67776528

>>67775800
Is X200 capable of hitting full gigabit (or close to it at least) on the Ethernet port assuming it has fast enough storage? I can get one for like $15 (broken to shit, ofc), thought I could make a NAS out of it.

>> No.67776537

>>67776528
gbs =/=gibs

>> No.67776546

>>67776537
oh fuck off

>> No.67776567

>>67776142
Nothing above 400USD is worth it. 400USD gets you thin enough, light, 4 hours, quiet, good enough for normalfag tasks.

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>>67776196
that's the thing. the consumer version's page doesn't have any details.

i'm no expert. but i've never know ibm/lenovo to use the same model for both markets.

hence the reason i am confused and coming to the fanboys.

on the enterprise version's page, there's a number of CPU options, RAM choice, etc...

the one i'm looking at has the i5 3550S Quad-core 3 GHz - so if i get this, would/should i (be able to) get the i7 for that same socket or is this the soldered on crap?

>> No.67776731

>>67776386
Thermal paste that isn't your semen. Seriously, I overpaid for my refurbished T430, but they did a good fucking job of cleaning it out and applying some good shit.

I only get 56C max on a complete CPU and iGPU stress test with a 3320m. How the actual fuck are you even going above 87C? I've had gaming netbooks with basically non-existent cooling not even go that far.

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First for BEWARE the T440s shitposter! He'll use his Jewish tricks to try and make you waste your money!

>> No.67776909

>>67776567
thank you for response, but i need more battery life for travels and outdoor use. everything about currently used acer is OK, except built quality.

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>>67776146
>>67776167
>>67776181
>>67776671
Do you not know how to post on 4chan, you new-shit retard faggot? Stop being a nuisance and fuck off.

Holy shit, do you not want to bump the thread again with one of your inane empty fucking posts? Do you not think before posting?

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>>67775865
>>67776860
Oh, fuck.

>> No.67777095

Plain Coreboot, Skulls, or Heads? For an X230.

I'm almost certainly not using Heads because Qubes still uses systemd in its containers by default, and also I want to try out OpenBSD rather than lock the OS down super securely. Still open to hearing opinions, though.

>> No.67777102

>>67775800
Hey /tpg/ I want to buy a thinkpad for my programming and cyber security courses. Linux is the recommended OS by my university's Capture the Flag team. Running linux on my current laptop would be a pain in the ass since so many other classes use Microsoft Office and alot of my games wouldn't work on linux. Basically I want a thinkpad for doing alot of programming and then CTF stuff and hacking challenges in the future. My price range is about $300.

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What's the best place to buy replacement keys for a laptop? One of my arrow keys broke and I want to make sure I'm using a reliable service before spending $5 on a plastic rectangle.

>> No.67777155

>>67776142
Just get a T470/T470s for around €550 instead it will have even better specs and thermal solution also I have a 1920x1080 ips display on my T470 and while it isnt the brightest the viewing angles are great.

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>*cracks*
>*sips*
>ah... the T420. Now that was a laptop... none of this T480s nonsense like USB 3.1 or battery life

>> No.67777284

>>67777130
just buy extra keyboards and cannibalize as needed

>> No.67777342

>>67776037
unironically install gentoo on it

>> No.67777364

What's the most powerful CPU that a T430 can go up to anyway?

>> No.67777406

>>67777364
technically the i7-3940XM but realistically the 3840QM

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>>67777102
pls respond

>> No.67777434

>>67777102
>>67777420
T440p

>> No.67777461

>>67777364
i7-3840QM. I think you can use the i7-3940XM processor, but I don't know if it requires further tinkering. Thermals though.

>>67777420
Any ThinkPad could do that. I would personally recommend the X series because they're small and portable, but it depends if you want a bigger display or not. Any ThinkPad will do. Just don't buy anything over xx30. xx40 ThinkPad can have problems with Linux.

Don't listen to this retard.
>>67777434

>> No.67777511

>>67777342
>Gentoo on a decade old Celeron M
technically you could use distcc, but it's pointless when you could just install a different distro

>> No.67777544

>>67777420
>>67777461
Also, if you're going to use Linux, you might as well avoid models with dedicated GPUs. Driver support is non-existent and you don't really need them at all.

Also, have a look at the ThinkPad History list. Commonly, users comment on Linux use and compatibility with the most popular models (xx00 and xx20) as well as other problems or interesting facts.

thinkwiki.org/wiki/ThinkPad_History

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Reposting for newfags:

This dude makes the best ThinkPad videos AND he's not a transvestite faggot. How awesome is that!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOFB3QaOT6Q
But seriously though, watch his videos if you're new to the ThinkPad world. And maybe you'll stop asking retarded questions.

>> No.67777974

>>67776909
Then get a replacement battery with two times the cells for real life 8-10 hours (and no, the thinbooks don't get the advertised battery life so if you actually want to work for a long time you can forget about a thinbook).

>> No.67778073

>>67775800
Explain the op picture

>> No.67778180

>>67778073
It is a meme format which is commonly used to put two entities against each other. Normally one being numerous or over-powered and the other being few or weaker with a twist. It's kind of funny because the comparison is commonly ridiculous or has an obvious answer.

>> No.67778217

>>67778180
Don't be facetious fag

>> No.67778238

>>67777342
I guess its time to learn linux the hard way

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>>67775911
>>67775800
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Management_Engine
https://github.com/corna/me_cleaner
https://karlcordes.com/coreboot-x220/

tl;dr all modern intel processors have a hardware backdoor that can be disabled by flashing the bios with a raspberry pi

>> No.67778302

>>67778238
If you're a newb and install gentoo, you aren't a newb anymore.

>> No.67778309

>>67777605
what a fucking dweeb lmao
is this how an average thickbad user looks like?

>> No.67778337

>>67778309
Did your boomer dad bookmark 4chan for you where facebook use to be

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Somebody post the discord link

Idab here.

>> No.67778398

>>67776037
Maybe install tinycore linux. If that's still too demanding somehow, install kolibriOS

>> No.67778411

>>67777406
>>67777461
Thanks!
Also that dude that anon posted in the beginning of the last thread is awesome.

>> No.67778414

>>67778380
Enjoy your ban newfriend

>> No.67778433

>>67777159
>not T410s
all of you are sleeping on the best thinkpad ever made

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>>67777605
mate, its 2018, if you haven't noticed, there will always be stupid questions, and they keep on getting worse as time keeps on going further.

People don't read the stickies and want advice if the IdeaPad is a good thinkpad that can do 144hz gaming on Core M processor, and wants to know how they can hack the 10" HD monitor to be a 17" 4K res.

>>67776528
>being this cheap and lazy to not figure it out
I want to tell you yes, just so you can be the next iDab.

>>67776037
Just get a better pentium M CPU for like $7 or $10

>>67775945
T430s master race

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T450s or a Dell Latitude E7450?

Help me out, /g/

>> No.67778796

My T420 just arrived and I think I might have hit the screen jackpot. I managed to get one of the 1600x900 IPS panels.

>> No.67778835

>>67778739
Middle click or bust

>> No.67778862

>>67778739

T450s

Such an amazing machine

Don't listen to the idiots that say otherwise

They use a t430 ironically, thick and hot.

>> No.67778869

>>67778796

>2018
>not 1920x1080

You didn't hit a jackpot in any way. Your device is still obsolete.

Cope harder.

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>>67778862
>thick and hot
Correct

>> No.67778883

>>67778739
E7450 is thinner but has less battery life.

>>67778796
I don't think its IPS but thats good you like the display, Easy upgrade to dat alienware M14x display.

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comfypads!

>> No.67778977

>>67775800
x230 or x220? which is better? I want the most lightweight laptop possible. I was considering an old gen of X1C but just found out the RAM can't be upgraded

>> No.67778983

>>67778883
>less battery life

How much of a difference are we talking about?

>> No.67779009

>>67778983
i mean, when I used a T450s I had like 5 hours of use. When I used a E7450 I had like 3 - 4 hours.

I just had these to buy/flip, so I only used them for about a week for shitposting and making eBay listings.

I didn't bother to see the battery life degradation, so perhaps the E7450 was used more.

>> No.67779054

>>67778983

If battery life is a concern go with the t450s for sure.

Does dell even have battery bridge tech?

I can confirm my t440s gets better battery life than my family members e7250. When they both had fresh batteries.

>> No.67779139

>>67778952
Just found a x200 nearby me for 30 monopoly dollars, it has a dead screen but still works. Are there IPS options for it? How do your screens look?

>> No.67779210

Dear /tpg/ I was thinking of buyan an AMOLED samsung laptop/tablet and was leaning towards galaxy book rather than tab s since android is a shitshow
Has anyone tried running linux on these things? are there special considerations/software to prevent burn-in on windows or linux?

also is a UHS 3 sdcard fast enough to be viable as a bootdrive if I were to dualboot windows/linux and keep one of them on the sdcard?
why the fug isn't there a laptop general anyway?

>> No.67779217

>>67775800
How'd you type the little tm?
^tm

>> No.67779237

>>67777420
>Muh microsoft Office
It runs just fine in a VM if you need MS Office THAT BADLY and can't use LibreOffice

>> No.67779258

>>67779210
>>67777953

>> No.67779285

>>67779139
actually I did my own research. I think im gonna get the samsung PVA screen

>> No.67779300

>>67779210

Fuck off. Read the OP.

Business laptops only.

Get your samshit cheap crap out of here.

>> No.67779308

>>67779285

You'd be happier with a modern display.

>> No.67779352

>>67779308
So the HV121WX4-120 instead?

>> No.67779400

>>67779352

Nope t440 or newer for modern displays.

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>>67778862
>>67778869
>>67779054
Found him! >>67776860
Remember: Don't listen to him!

>> No.67779486

Are W541s worth it? I rarely see people talk about them in this thread.

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>>67776860
>>67779400
Outed yourself as a stupid nigger again, shitposter-kun.

>> No.67779502

>>67779486

No same as w540

Just swap trackpad.

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>>67776860
>>67779400
"Modern displays" =/= Good displays.

>> No.67779512

What the heck is the security chip option in the bios? Should I leave it on, inactive or disable it?
Same with Intel AMT. Should I disable that or just leave it as it is?
I've already perma disabled computrace

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>>67779400
hmmm mayb--
>>67779405
wait a second, am I being played by the t440 jew?

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>>67776860
>>67779400
Jewish tricks.

>>67779516
Tread carefully!

>> No.67779535

anyone using hackintosh here? Mine's wifi stopped working. Keeps searching for a network, I've been reading threads on tonymac all day and can't find a solution

>> No.67779547

Best choice for a linux based just browse web an shit ThinkPad? Cheapest what should i expect to spend, im poor.

>> No.67779549

>>67779528
Can these drive a 4k monitor?

>> No.67779552
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My T420 arrived today. In way better condition than I expected.

>> No.67779562

>>67779535
You may want to use Reddit for that, buddy. You're going to get bullied here.

>>67779549
No. Not a single one of them.

>> No.67779620

>>67778566
saucy, pls gib trappad general disc invite pl0x

>> No.67779625

>>67779552
thanks for the system info :^)

>> No.67779638

>>67775911
As a guy who used to work there, there's a lot more legal handcuffs than all that, but you aren't about to convince anyone around here of that. NSA doesn't collect on U.S. persons, and most U.S. companies are not very willing to work with NSA. The laws that are in place to prevent government agencies from unlawfully encroaching on your rights are followed as far as I know. I can't tell you if there's some super dark double-secret group somewhere doing something spooky, but if there is it's probably CIA or FBI anyway. Also
>unlimited budget
Fucking lol.
There's no government cabal trying to fuck you. No one cares that much about individuals unless you're causing problems.

Regardless of all that, the government is supposed to have a hard time doing its job. The more shit in their way, the better. Part of the reason I stopped working there is because I lost faith in the mission, not because the government is out to get you, but because the government is literally just people taking shots in the dark and making up excuses to spend your tax dollars.

NEVER stop telling the government they are reaching too far. Your response to the government asking for any particular portion of your rights should be to doggedly resist until it becomes readily apparent that it's absolutely necessary to preserve social function.

inb4 you ask me anything, even if I was willing to tell you shit (I'm not, shit is classified because literally everything can be weaponized, especially information), everything is compartmentalized specifically to make sure no one person knows too much

>> No.67779655

>>67779638
Literally glowing in the dark.

>> No.67779673

X240 here (it was a gift)

>> No.67779682

>>67779655
I fucking wish, I worked as a government spook for 6 years and all I got was a fucked up hip, a chronic sleep disorder, and some coins. Glowing in the dark would be neat as fuck.

>> No.67779696

What is the context of this picture.

>> No.67779700

>>67779625
shit!
well... now is a good time to ask:
what can a black hat do to my machine with this info, not knowing my IP, identity, location, etc?

>> No.67779701

>>67779673

Very nice.

I'm jealous.

It's much nicer than the x230.

Swap the trackpad out.

>> No.67779715

>>67779673
What do you plan to do with it?

>> No.67779720

>>67779696

Retards here think they can flash a custom bios and it saves them from government backdooring of their laptop.

They're delusional and falling for a meme.

>> No.67779756

>>67779720

This. Coreboot/libreboot are nothing but toy software for people with assburgers.

>> No.67779767

>>67779720
They end up being less safe because they blindly trust this tranny software.

>> No.67779771

>>67779552
My nigga.

I got a T420 for 120 bucks on ebay. Slapped a 120 GB SSD in it for 40 bucks and it made a nice Linux laptop.

>> No.67779788

>>67779771
wow! do you work at Hooli?!

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>>67776860
>>67779701
Best processor available on a X240 against the best processor available on a X230:
cpubenchmark.net/compare/Intel-Core-i7-4600U-vs-Intel-Core-i7-3520M/2033vs890
X230 is faster and doesn't look like ass vomit.
I will not fall for your Jewish tricks!

>>67779720
>>67779756
>>67779767
>T440s shitposter samefagging this hard.
Seek help.

>> No.67779806

>>67779700
Not a whole lot. The only thing that could be remotely useful is the MAC address (if that person is on the same LAN as you) and the UUID of your CPU. You got it second-hand so the serial number won't be registered to you, and you can always spoof the MAC address if you're worried about some turbo autist from this board making an ARP script in hopes of finding your MAC in the extremely unlikely chance they leave their house and are using the same public wifi as you.

>> No.67779816

>>67779715
It has Quebes OS on it at the moment, but I have no real use for this so I will blatt it I guess and put another distro on it.

>> No.67779826

>>67779701
>Swap the trackpad out.
Why?

>> No.67779839

>>67779720
>t. brainlet
Maybe the picture is referring to flashing to microprocessor so that... you know, you don't have a literal Intel backdoor turned on at all times.

>> No.67779847

>>67779839
>flashing to microprocessor
*flashing the microprocessor

>> No.67779903

>>67779638
kys CIA nigger

>> No.67779916

>>67779638
Where you part of the operation that killed Terry? You sick fuck.

>> No.67779919

>>67779826
The stock x240 trackpad doesn't have physical buttons on top for the trackpoint.

It's a $12 part that takes 10 minutes to swap.

>> No.67779931

>>67779802

>look at my benchmarks

But the x230 only gets half the battery life of an x240.

The x240 is thinner

The x240 is lighter

The x240 has a more appealing modern design

The x240 runs cooler

The x240 is quieter

>but your cpu is 4% "faster" lmao

>> No.67779947

>>67779931
>The x240 has a more appealing modern design
Stopped reading there.

>> No.67779973

>>67779931
>thinner
>lighter
>a more appealing modern design
>quieter
go back the the Apple Store!

>> No.67779975
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>>67779931
>no dedicated volume keys
into the trash it goes

>> No.67779987

>>67779975

They're about the 2 and the 3

Are you blind?

>> No.67779991

>>67779987
>DEDICATED
are you retarded?

>> No.67779998

>>67779931
Sound like you are looking for a MacBook. If you want any of these you can buy literally any other laptop in the market. Do you just buy ThinkPad to feel like you fit in or something? Because they're obviously not what you're looking for in a laptop.

>>67779987
Seek help.

Outed yourself as an absolute nigger again.

>> No.67780009

>>67779919
OK, thanks

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>>67779987
I said dedicated, those are shared with the function keys. They removed the volume keys for no reason.

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>>67780000
fucker! i really thought i had it!
but you WILL know me!
see my epic pic!

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>>67780036

>> No.67780167

>>67780012

They serve the same function.

You're just expressing your autism.

Lower production costs.

Nobody needs dedicated keys.

You press the button just the same.

Kys.

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>>67780167
lmao, you took 18 minutes to come up with this asinine "refutation". haha did they forced you to think too hard? haha holy shit. am I glad these threads are archived

>> No.67780267

>>67780167
iDab don't you have hepatitis c?

>> No.67780279

>>67780203

I'm busy doing important shit.

>> No.67780288

>>67780167
>Lower production costs.
>X240 was more expensive than the X230 on release.
I didn't knew you loved chink dick so much. My deepest congratulations.

>> No.67780305

>>67780279
Tell Tyrone to lay you off for a while. You're going to get a rash.

>> No.67780353

>>67775800
Thank yall for recommending me to repaste my CPU. I did it, and this shit hasn't shutdown yet, it's been on all fucking day, and I've been heavily using it. Booted up a full stack web application, I created awhile ago, chatting on IRC, and browsing with FF typing this right now.

Fuck man, if I knew it was that easy months ago. Thanks again senpai

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holy shit. that guy got blown the fuck out this thread how will he recover

>> No.67780403
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I love my X200. Look at this epic anime girl.

>> No.67780462

>>67780403
Kawaii
Treat all your エックス二百 nicely please

>> No.67780470

>>67780353
I'm glad it worked out, anon. My ThinkPad is in line for her next repaste too. Here goes nothing.

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>> No.67780496

>>67780488
based iDab evading a ban again

>> No.67780498

>>67780488
based

>> No.67780505

>>67780488
Is this how xsauc looks nowdays? Holy shit good going, my dude

>> No.67780512

>>67780488
>discord middle schooler figures out how to use change his cellular IP

>> No.67780527

>>67780167
I know this is bait but this is a good time to post based Louis Rossman explaining why new Thinkpads suck.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doEZMNXz1JY

>> No.67780528

>>67780512
Paid vpn.

I don't post here from my phone idiot

>> No.67780529

>>67780488
iDab stop posting photos of me.

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>>67779638

>> No.67780756

RTX enabled ThinkPad when???

I'll use my desktop rig until a ThinkPad is sold with RTX.

It's 2018

I can't imagine using a computer without an RTX you.

I enjoy good visual quality.

>> No.67780826

>>67780756
okay this is epic

>> No.67780854

When I rotate my screen upside down (inverted), the tablet input stays the same
How to fix

>> No.67780899

>>67780854

Get a man's laptop.

T440 or newer is the rule we like to go by here.

>> No.67780937

>>67780899
Holy fuck, I can see the stream of tears running down your cheeks from here.

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>> No.67780987

>>67780899
literally stop posting

>> No.67780999

>>67780854
I tried a fix from arch wiki and get this error
property "/Wacom_ISDv4_90_Pen_stylus/Properties/Wacom_Rotation" does not exist on channel "pointers".
Unknown result from 'xfconf-query -c pointers -p /Wacom_ISDv4_90_Pen_stylus/Properties/Wacom_Rotation'

>> No.67781010

>>67775800
Da pi! ;-D

>> No.67781046

>>67779535
>>67779562
nvm, after wasting my entire week I realized the wi-fi button was off. I deserve to be bullied.

>> No.67781093

>>67781046
Anon....

>> No.67781113

>>67779682
>Glowing in the dark would be neat as fuck.
It's not all it's cracked up to be.
https://www.atomicheritage.org/history/human-radiation-experiments

>> No.67781173

Where do you guys buy batteries? Not a ThinkPad, but I've got an EliteBook 8470p which I need a battery for.
Also, are chink 9-cells worth it over original 6-cells? I don't mind the added bulk.

>> No.67781252

>>67775800
Any X260 or X250 nigger in here? How long does your battery last running Debian?

>> No.67781570

>>67781252

T440s owner running fedora + cinnamon

Battery life is insane and shits poop all over my t430

>> No.67781758

>>67781046
lmfao

>> No.67781774

>>67781046
It happened to me with my first thinkpad but I discovered it in a matter of minutes.

>> No.67781984

>>67781046
It happens to the best of us anon

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am I a lost cause?

>> No.67782254

>>67782137
At least you use vim instead of emacs

>> No.67782366

>>67782254
I use emacs, but only because of org mode class note taking. Ofc with evil mode

I currently use vim for everything else

>> No.67782739
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67782739

what is /g/'s consensus on the current gen X1 carbon?

>> No.67782794
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>>67775800
I'm looking for the cheapest Thinkpad (preferably less than $100), for taking notes, at least 5hrs battery life. Anyone?

>> No.67783021
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I don't get this general. What is a thinkpad and how is that different from a regular laptop?

>> No.67783125

>W700 (wacom, calibrated single screen)
>T61 in T60 upgraded to new UXGA IPS LED panel
>X61 tablet SXGA+
What's the next step besides W701ds?
Are chinkboards for T60p actually any good or is performance not worth it if I have desktop and server for compiling etc?

>> No.67783230

Do you guys think there will be upgrade kits for the t410-430 series at any point?

>> No.67783250

is buying a modern thinkpad (T580/P52) as a desktop replacement worth it?

>> No.67783312

>>67783021
Easy to upgrade, older models are cheap as heck but very capable, Thinkpads like the T420 are built like fucking tanks. Stuff like that

>> No.67783433

>>67782137
>using some meme keyboard instead of the superior ThinkPad one
yes you are

>> No.67783437

>>67782739
decent for a modern laptop, not the best thinkpad

>> No.67783453

>>67783250
If you have the money to spare, then probably yes for convenience.

Personally I would go decent desktop + T430 or something though which is probably more cost effective. Obviously lacks some convenience.
But could probably spend £1200 on the desktop + monitor(s) and pick up a decent T430 with the remainder and have cash for a FHD upgrade for the T430. For less than the base price of the P52 (and you'd want at least some upgrades).

You've also got the option of getting an earlier desktop replacement thinkpad. I'd argue that for everything other than extremely intensive work, a quad core i7 4xxx is probably sufficient in a W540/t540p.
If you know you need more power than that, esp. in threaded workloads then just get an 8 core Ryzen 7 or TR system, because you probably wouldn't be happy with the perf of a modern laptop i7 anyway.

>> No.67783504

>have a 15,6 inch 1080p AUO panel looking pristine on the outside but with dead electronics
>have a 15,6 inch 1080p AUO panel that's cracked but otherwise working
can I somehow swap the electronics around without killing the panel?

>> No.67783541

>>67782794
X200 with 9cell battery
Mine lasts around 6h

>> No.67783645

So question. New to the Memepad desire. Have a chance to get a t60. Should I take it? What can I do to trick it out?

>> No.67783695

>>67783645
14" is shit, only good quality is rollcage and keyboard if it's new.
15" can fit t61 motherboard and either ancient 2048x1536 or new 1600x1200 IPS LED panels or Core-i chinkboard.
Other than that it's possible to replace CPU but cooler won't be able to handle quads.

>> No.67783699
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Anyone with X220?
I've got some questions to ask.

>> No.67784109

>>67783125
the 51nb boards are good.

>> No.67784116

>>67783504
Not without specialty equipment, no.

>> No.67784153

>>67784116
How 'specialty'? I have a hot air station, though you probably mean more specialty than that.

>> No.67784285

>>67783699
Had one, using an X230 with the X220's keyboard now, ask away unless it would require me to actually boot my X220

>> No.67784304

>>67783699
ask away

>> No.67784328

>>67775800
I take the giant spy agency over mentally ill genital mutiliators any day.

>> No.67784591

>>67784153
you need a heat bonding rig with a microscope alignment sight.

>> No.67784681

>>67784591
Well, fuck.
Replacement panel it is, then.

>> No.67784722

>>67784328
t. cia

>> No.67785023

Any decent 3rd party battery brands?

I need to replace the battery on my t420 but I don't want to pay through my teeth for a genuine lenovo one, nor do I wanna buy a chinkshit ied battery

>> No.67785041

Hey lads.
>X220
>Arch linux

Whenever I connect to an external monitor xrandr picks it up but there's no output on the external display. Has anyone else had this problem and/or have any advice on how to fix it?

>> No.67785094

>>67785041
Which port? D-Sub just works 100% of the time for me, DP tends to be janky sometimes, but that could be my DP->HDMI adapter.
I use Arch and KDE Plasma, btw
Also I have a T420 but I'd imagine it's similar enough.

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>>67784285
>>67784304
What's your opinion on the device?
Especially the form factor compared to bigger thinkpads like T420 .
Is it easy and comfortable to be handled with one arm, or in awkward positions?
How's the screen size for watching videos?
How long does the battery last, assuming the battery is 6 cell?

>> No.67785239

>>67785094

D-Sub is the port I'm using :(
Maybe I'll try installing kde and see what happens.

>> No.67785329

>>67785094
>>67785239

Update:
I installed kde plasma and it recognized the monitor, however there is no output from the monitor. I suspect that there may be a hardware issue because I have opened the laptop a few times.

>> No.67785356
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Already have T420 -comfy using at home- and W700ds -stationary to get things done-, now I want something more portable to take with me to work -1 hour commute and staying for 3 to 4 days- , and since the tablet version of the x series weight as much as the t series, the x series seems like the logical choice.
The X230 have a lot of cons, bad keyboard blacklist battery.
So is the X220 the sane choice? For me it sounds like getting a smaller T420.

>> No.67785370

>>67785329
You sure it's not the monitor or cable? You'd be hard pressed to accidentally kill video output by just opening a laptop, especially a Thinkpad.

>> No.67785397

>>67785356
X230 is not that bad. You can replace the keyboard and I had no problems with chink (GreenCell) batteries. The WLAN card whitelist is the only real issue.
If you can't deal with this then yes, X220 is the last sane thinkpad.

>> No.67785419

>>67785370
yeah, I've tried on about 4 different sets of monitor+cable. It's annoying me a lot that I can't 100% figure out if it's a hardware or software thing.

>> No.67785458

>>67785419
Try some live USB distros maybe? There could be something wrong with your config.
As a last resort you could install temporarily Windows on a spare HDD. If doesn't work in Windows then chances are it doesn't work at all.

>> No.67785478

>>67785458

I'm gonna try the Windows option. :)
Will report in a week or two.

>> No.67785482

How long should a 6 cell battery last on T420?
I know this question depends on many variables, but what's the minimum time I should expect?
And how do I know the battery is lenovo's original battery and not a counterfeit one?

>> No.67785610
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I've found a thinkpad seller hat sell refurbished and used thinkpad.
He doesn't have any return policy once the thinkpad leaves the store it's yours.
But you get to test the thinkpad in person and see for yourself if something wrong.
So what/how do I check it?
>check for cracks in the chaise
>check BIOS password
Those that I could think off, maybe bring a Hiren's boot cd and test the Ram and hdd as well.
Any other tips or things I could test for? As for the battery the seller claims it is generic chink battery and guarantee to last at least 1 hour

>> No.67785785

>>67775800
Is there a way to make sure that my x220 has an IPS screen ?

>> No.67785864

Alright I bought into the Thinkpad madness, found three deals, which should I buy?
-Lenovo Thinkpad T520 i5 4G 500GB
$181
-Lenovo Thinkpad T430 i5.3320.4G.320GB 14inch Photoshop Corel
$220
-Lenovo thinkpad X240 4G 320G
$225

>> No.67785958

>>67785785
Does it look like shit?

>>67785864
I would go for the T520 solely because of the bigger screen. Don't buy xx40.

>> No.67786004

>>67783125
get a t70

>> No.67786020

>>67785958
This is subjective, my ability to detect the quality of a screen might not be very accurate. Is there a definitive way to know ?

>> No.67786040
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>>67785785
IPS screen doesn't produce ripples when you press on it

>> No.67786066

>>67786040
>IPS screen doesn't produce ripples when you press on it
Kek'd I won't fall for that

>> No.67786103

>>67786066
https://ronben.com/support/What-is-IPS-panel.htm

>> No.67786104

>>67786020
Viewing angles. If it turns negative on some angles then it is TN.

>> No.67786131

>>67786103
Haha sorry, my bad then, thanks it's definitely an IPS screen
>>67786104
Thanks you too

>> No.67786203

>>67785126
>What's your opinion on the device?
X230 has a better CPU in terms of thermals and power efficiency. Swap over the keyboard unless you for some reason prefer chiclet, and, if you want to use X220 or chink batteries, patch the BIOS. Pop in an SSD, upgrade RAM if you really care (it's not even strictly necessary if you've got at least 4GB already, unless you're gonna be using windows 10 or Gnome or something). Get yourself a dock to be able to use meme monitors while at home. Then you've got the perfect programming/shitposting machine.

Oh yeah and make sure you get an IPS screen. If you can't find a good deal on used ones (they're pretty rare) you can buy a new one for like $70 or whatever. It's absolutely worth it if you're going to be using it often.

It can't handle complex games or stuff, and you probably shouldn't install Gentoo then compile Chromium or KDE yourself, but I got TF2 to run at about 40 FPS and Factorio runs smoothly - although they both eat up battery obviously. It handles the modern web more than well enough, though, and with the IPS screen it's even great for watching videos (whether on youtube or using mpv) unless you care a lot about the resolution.

I'm probably never changing mine for the foreseeable future (so at least 5-10 years).

>Especially the form factor compared to bigger thinkpads like T420.
Form factor was one of the main draws for me, as portability was important. 13" is just a lot more versatile than 15", you can use it on your lap pretty much anywhere if you're sitting down - such as in a crowded train. Also very comfy in bed. While doing stuff at home the dock is great since I can then use dual 24" monitors if I want to.
Good screen estate management is important, though - a twm with good workspace support is probably optimal since you won't really be using floating windows anywhere. I use dwm.

>> No.67786372

>>67785126
>What's your opinion on the device?
For $100, best electronic purchase I've made by far

>Especially the form factor
Form factor is really nice, it isn't thin but it is relatively powerful considering it's just a bit bigger than a netbook. You can carry it in small bags and it won't bulge much (even though the weight is considerable), even less if you're using a 6 cell.

>How's the screen size for watching videos?
Not very good, but the colors are really nice on the IPS model. I have played a few games on mine and it's okay, but i wouldn't use it for movies

>How long does the battery last, assuming the battery is 6 cell?
Mine is an old and busted 9 cell and barely lasts over 30 minutes

>> No.67786435

>>67785126
>Is it easy and comfortable to be handled with one arm, or in awkward positions?
Held up in one arm? Well, it's light, but it's still a bit over 1kg, so that would probably be tiring. It's great for awkward positions like in bed, though, definitely. The low weight and small size definitely make a difference there.

>How's the screen size for watching videos?
Screen size is just fine honestly, if you care you might just want to move closer. As mentioned above, it's perfect for watching in bed, because you're gonna have it close to your face anyway.
DPI is more important: I think it might be possible to do a FHD mod, but it's very rare and quite expensive (something like a $80 display ribbon cable that's only sold by one guy once every blue moon, plus the FHD display that's also a rare part and would cost a bunch). Depends on your content. I personally don't mind, but I wouldn't use it as a home theatre replacement or something.

Make sure your screen is IPS though. TN is dogshit. That really goes for most points I'm making - you can't use it in awkward positions if your screen saturation is off the scale due to the angle being awkward, for example.

>How long does the battery last, assuming the battery is 6 cell?
Hard to say, especially since it depends a lot on age and use of the battery. Very roughly I can get like 7-9 hours depending on usage from a relatively new 9 cell, so expect 4.5-6 hours from a 6 cell.
Another 9 cell I have was rather used, and lasts for 5-6 hours nowadays. And I also have a heavily used 6 cell than struggles to go past 2-2.5 hours. So if you're buying used and keeping the same battery, YMMV a lot.
If you plan on using it on the go a lot, just buy a new 9cell for $60 or whatever they go for. (Chink batteries generally last for way less long, defeating the purpose - this is one of those components where you shouldn't settle for chinkshit). You can even carry multiple batteries with you.

>> No.67786536

>>67785785
have eyes

>> No.67786616

>>67779701
>It's much nicer than the x230.

lol

>> No.67786985

>>67786203

>> No.67787004

>>67786203
Absolutely agree.
I'm a sucker for the X series myself.

>> No.67787059

>>67786985
Never (You) me or my posts ever again

>> No.67787131
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I'm currently taking a shit and posting from my X200. What is your excuse phonefags? Is your laptop bigger than 13"? Ha, ha. Are you compensating for something, anon?

>> No.67787206

just installed new ram in t410
some parts of keyboard and touchpad doesn't work now

>> No.67787513

>>67778566
I actually just did buy a pentium m, I'll late y'all know how it goes in a month.

Also would it changing the cpu break my distro? I was gonna try Debian or gentoo

>> No.67787527

>>67775800
X201T here
Is there a better option for drawing my shitty comics on?
Cuz after 10 years this baby still seems like the pinnacle.

>> No.67787602

>>67787527
I would guess the X230t, the last one in her class. Other than that there are tablet-like full fledged PCs from Wacom made specifically for that purpose.

Post comic.

>> No.67787622

>>67777159
T420 had a dock with a USB 3.0 port, and you can add them with expresscard. The battery life isn't bad either, I'm able to get 6 hours of use out of a dead battery that's at 40% capacity after I installed and configured TLP. I assume it should scale pretty much linearly if you bother to use a new battery (which I have plenty of, I just never had a need to use any of them).

>> No.67787841

>>67779502
Would a w540/1 be sold enough for general programming and running VMs?

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can anyone confirm that this is a third gen x1 carbon?

>> No.67787880

>>67787841
*Solid, not sold

I am a literal retard.

>> No.67787952

>>67777461
retard
T440p is good
this guy is trolling

>> No.67788030

>>67787841
Overkill.

>> No.67788141

>>67775800
Is there a /g/ approved site to buy thinkpads from? I've decided I want a t430 as my daily driver but now I can't figure out the best place to buy one. Pls halp

Bonus points if I'm able to configure the machine before buying (upgrade ram, swap SSD for HDD, etc.)

pcliquidations is out of stock and neither ebay, amazon, nor newegg are configurable.

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>>67787602
I do a weekly gag strip for a regional paper right now

>> No.67788319

>>67778977
if you want a classic keyboard and coreboot, get the X220
if you want more speed and don't give a shit get the X230
otherwise they're the same laptop

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Where's the Trap?

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>>67788334
I've been worried hot pocket eaters were after you. I love this meme.

>> No.67788438

>>67788399
Hot pocket eaters are the ones that worship traps. I don't know how you haven't noticed.

>> No.67788451

>>67779916
You mean were? You fucking embocile, take yourself back to whatever cess pool you crawled out of.

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>>67788451
lmao

>> No.67788566

>>67788438
I don't think so, considering they've deleted a glorious programming socks thread recently.

>> No.67788995

>>67788030
What would be the general use for one in that case?

>> No.67789027

>>67788995
large CAD projects, rendering, video editing

>> No.67789052

>>67788995
W series were meant for AutoCAD and that kind of things as evidenced by the Quadro GPU they all carry. "General programming and running VMs" is not exactly the most difficult job for a ThinkPad or any machine to do. Also, the W series has larger capacity for RAM as opposed their brethren, meant for multimedia editing software and profesional applications. Of course, more RAM means better VM managing and a powerful CPU means faster compiling. You'll be fine.

>> No.67789136

These Days Thinkpads have literally lost EVERY advantage beyond a slightly larger linux driver support and a more active linux community...

Material, design and usability are pure horseshit and since trackpads have grown in size nobody will ever need the little red dot


The only guys I know who fanatically advocate for Thinkpads are Fedora wearing virgins...

I don't even want to flame or anything but this is honestly my experience...

Thinkpads are performance wise average laptops with average pricing but terribly outdated design

>> No.67789165

>>67789136
cringe and bluepilled

>> No.67789625
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>>67775800
In the theme of the OP, here's my recently me_cleaned coreboot laptop, of course running gentoo

>> No.67789801

>>67779638
>>67779682

The larping is strong with this one.

>> No.67789896

Can someone help me out with this?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/151806077230

i was gonna buy this, but then I realized its a listing for a t430 but thats a t420 i'm pretty sure. It also says i5 second gen in the description?

scam or?

>> No.67789996

>>67785126
How complex is it to put the 220 keyboard on a 230?

>> No.67790020

>>67787602
I thought the tablet series were bad?

>> No.67790026

>>67789896
No, that's a T430..

>> No.67790068

>>67779638
You can shit on this anon for larping or whatever, but the unfortunate truth to the government is that most of the conspiracies and plots are just incompetence and their subsequent cover-ups.

>> No.67790362

>>67790020
After years in this general, I get the impression they're more like a lottery.

>> No.67790586

>>67788334
>>67788399
>>67788438
That's a very ugly Chinese man with long hair you delusional losers.

>> No.67790627

Been thinking of buying a second IBM Thinkpad lately, but I can't really find any used laptops that haven't been used as riot shields on ebay. I'm able to replace any shitty parts of course, but finding official IBM ones at a good price is almost impossible (especially in Europe). Anyone know any good websites that sells used or refurbished pre 2004 Thinkpads in good condition?

>> No.67790874

What voltage RAM is better for x230? 1.5V or 1.35V? Would 1.35V give me better battery life? Is 1.5V any better?

>> No.67790981

>>67790586
I'm korean.

>> No.67791073

Just got an X240 for 60 britbucks, how fucked am I?

>> No.67791123

>>67791073
Where'd you even find such a deal?

Though it's perfectly possibly I just suck at ebay. I never use it.

>> No.67791376

>>67779998
the gatekeeping here is very irrational. You should take some meds

>> No.67791523

>>67791376
cringe

>> No.67791874

>>67777420
Just dual boot t430/t440p. That's what I do for my business classes that require Excel

>> No.67792634

Is it a good idea to buy a T model directly from Lenovo with a student discount (~ 10%)? The refurbished models all have ass-obsolete CPUs and I'd like to play some CS as well as program.

>> No.67793165

Other than eBay, are there any reputable places to purchase thinkpads?

>> No.67793198

>>67775800
Which used laptop model has enough power to render 3d models in blender and stuff?

>> No.67793243

Anyone with experience in Mid tower Thinkcentres? Do they use proprietary CPU heatsinks or i can put any Intel Heatisnk on them?
Like a 212 EVO or an Arctic HSF or any other heatsink that supports a 1155 CPU?

Bought one but the Heatsink fan is damaged and thought of replacing it with a cheap Hyper T2 or Arctic low profile heatsink.

>> No.67793258

>>67793198
P series

>> No.67793288

>>67787131
I will be taking a huge, girly tranny dump while shitposting on my x220 at the same time tomorrow, hopefully. I fucking hate this tablet.

>> No.67793306

>>67789625
Based. Thanks for not using trannyboot.

>> No.67793386

>>67775858
got mine on ebay

>> No.67793421

>>67789625
mind sharing the pape?

>> No.67793423

>>67793165
There are some random shops that deal with refurbished memepads here and there.
But usually for the same price or more expensive than on eBay.

What I really dislike about commercial used thinkpad sellers is how they almost never provide original photos of the device you'll end up getting. And the description of the condition is vague.
So you might get lucky and get a barely used one, or get a completely scratched and damaged piece of shit.

I have made the best experiences with private sellers who provide original photos.

>> No.67793491

>>67782794
Depends on how broken and scratched would be okay for you.

If you don't mind how it looks as long as it functions, there are always some trashy, abused thinkpads on ebay in your price range.

>> No.67793582

Do you guys use a custom bios splash screen on your thinkpad?

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>>67793582
yes

>> No.67793715

Sup y'a;ll. I'm a mechanic, and every now and then we have a lot of free time at the shop. So recently, my manager got a laptop to play WoW and shit on when we're dead. i said to him "shit man maybe I should get a laptop" and he said go for it.

So, I decided to do that and now I'm looking at thinkpads because this shit needs to be durable.
My budget is 200-270
All I want to do is play runescape, and dwarf fortress. What i'm thinking right now is a t430s which i can find on ebay for 250, with a i5-3320M, 8 gb of ram, 1600x900 screen, some ssd and win 10

Thoughts? seem like a good idea/deal? Any suggestions to something superior?

>> No.67793747

>>67793715
Look for a T440p with a GT 730m?

>> No.67793799

>>67793747
good idea. will keep that in mind

>> No.67793823

>>67793799
Anyway if you are going to play games look for anything with a GPU.
T520/T420 with NVS 4200M.
T530/T430 with NVS 5400M.
Or any W520 or better or newer with a Quadro card.

>> No.67793894

>>67776142
that's a 4th gen. i got a 3rd gen with i7-5600U @ 3.200GHz and the rest the same as yours for $440 USD. it's in near mint condition. screen is beautiful and no scuffs/wear/tear on the exterior. just have to be patient and watch ebay...if you have ebay in yurop.

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>>67793306
I would had if it wasn't a t420 and could actually run it. I actually quite like trannies.

>>67793421
Here, this is the original that I scaled up for my laptop

>>67793582
Yep, as posted here: >>67789625

>> No.67794031

>>67793823
whats reasonable performance to expect from a T420 with a 4200M?

>> No.67794068

>>67794031
Literally never get T420 with quadro gpu, the quadro gpu is slower than next gen igpu, if you plan on gaming in any meaning of the word get T430 minimum.

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I need a dock for my T470p. What are the difference between a Ultra dock and a Pro dock?

>> No.67795347

Thoughts on the price?

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-X240-Ultrabook-12-5-HD-DP-Intel-Core-i5-320GB-Win-10-Pro/223141828153?hash=item33f44a1639:g:MuAAAOSw12pbmKED

>> No.67795357

OK boys had to buy a laptop quick got an x240 don't think it'll be that great anyone got tips/ experience with one?

>> No.67795365

>>67775800
What's the meme pic related about?

>> No.67795439

>>67795365
Spying on your data

>> No.67795526

>>67795439
no i mean the flashy raspi vs fbi, can i have the sauce pls daddy?

>> No.67795531

What thinkpad is best for chewing on? Asking for a friend.

>> No.67795668

>>67795526
Read the thread, it has been explained multiple times.

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Has anyone bought a good trackpoint cap? The ones I bought off ebay suck and are nothing like the one that came with my t420.

>> No.67795686

>>67795668
>scour are 293+ replies
how about some kind of starting reference maybe?

>> No.67795717

>>67790068
>don't worry bob, i'm 100% sure this rocket will work
>*explosed in midair*
>uhhhh uhhhhhhhhh i- m-meant to Do THAT!

>> No.67795824

What cool stuff can I do with an x220 tablet? I popped in an SSD and more ram. Is the CPU replaceable?

>> No.67795891

New thread:

>>67795884

>>67795884

>> No.67795950

>>67795686
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFtcLJVN8yg

>> No.67795981

>>67795891
no Im good senpai

>> No.67795983

>>67779638
I'm in the military, and work "DCO" operations.
This man speaks the truth.

NSA is probably better than us camo-wearing guys, but the government is crazy bad when it comes to keeping the right skilled guys in the right places. It is too easy for incompetence to thrive, since the goal is not to be efficient and save money, but to spend money on a bunch of random shit in hopes that some of it is effective.

>>67779682
Hey I got the same insomnia, and have a whole bunch of "tech of the quarter" awards.
Feels like being the least retarded at the special olympics.

>>67789801
It's really not hard to become a glow-in-the-dark, easiest way is to join the military for a "cyber" job, and then you'll make the right connections.

>> No.67796008

>>67776386
I run an i7-2630QM in my T420, literally same temp as the i5-2520M before. And I didn’t even use fancy paste, just some Arctic Cooling MX-2.

>> No.67796019

>>67779998
The whole point of the x-series is to be portable, durable, and have decent battery life while incorporating as many thinkpad features as possible.
If you want a heavier, hotter, full power machine, there are thinkpads for that too.

My X240 is an excellent travel companion. Just goes right into my backpack, and the extended battery is long enough to last for any flight or train ride.

>> No.67796024

>>67776528
It can easily hit full gigabit. But that’s only around ~125MiB/s, so nothing special.

>> No.67796105 [DELETED] 

>>67776386

/tpg/ I'm looking for cheap, small & durable thinkpad for CS course. Was considering getting 11e, because it sounded like everything I needed. Small size (11in), durable, okay hardware and made for education. What should I get instead?

>> No.67796119

>>67775800

/tpg/ I'm looking for cheap, small & durable thinkpad for CS course. Was considering getting 11e, because it sounded like everything I needed. Small size (11in), durable, okay hardware and made for education. What should I get instead?

>> No.67796191

>>67796119
Looks slow as shit.
Get an X-series instead.

>> No.67796375

>>67779638
>NSA doesn't collect on U.S. persons
Yeah but I'm not an us citizen so I guess they have a large dossier on me.

>> No.67796386

>>67795891
Retard.

>> No.67796410

>>67787622
Bullshit. The USB 3.0 on the dock only works for devices which have USB 3.0 themselves. (e.g. X220 i7, X230, T430 and so on...)

>> No.67796426

>>67796119
11e is fucking shit. What you want is a X series ThinkPad, either X220 or X230. Earlier if you can get it for really cheap.

>>67796019
And? Do you want me to suck your dick or something?

>> No.67796434

>>67789996
>in theory
simply replace and flash custom firmware to make some keys work

>> No.67796463

>>67796375
Do you have something to hide, goy?

>> No.67796563

>>67788168
That's good. Now post the comic name since I'm not getting any results with either the image or filename.

>> No.67796569
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Actual new thread:

>>67796550
>>67796550
>>67796550
>>67796550
>>67796550

Faggot-free for your viewing and reading pleasure.

>> No.67796823

>>67793956
>letting the aspect fuck
How casual are you?

>> No.67796981

>>67796823
It had to be that resolution or my laptop wouldn't display it at all

>> No.67797103

>>67776931
leave him alone pedo

>> No.67797162

>>67796569
thank you

>> No.67797538

>>67796569
based and think-pilled

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