Viewing angles I felt were lacking, as colors washed out with vertical movement up or down. Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that Review Sections Review Specs. I put the battery in, pressed the power switch, and apart from a brief flicker of the power light, nothing. Turn the motherboard over. Fan noise was minimal, with the rpm drive almost always louder. Direct sunlight does wash out the screen, but short of a perfect reflection off the screen it is quite readable outside.

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Lenovo Thinkpad T61 GPU fix. Or not.

As luck would have it, the Thinkpad T61 was built in various versions. ThinkPad Tp T 2. Notify me of new comments via email. Our DVD battery drain test is especially grueling, so you can expect longer life from casual Web surfing and office use.

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You will, of course, need an Fan noise was minimal, with the rpm drive almost always louder. This model has also gone under a number of changes from the previous generation, and in this ThinkPad T61p review you will find out how it stacks up.

The LCD cover was also changed on the T61, going from the stamped magnesium piece, to plastic. Remove the two short silver screws holding the two silver brackets on the right side of the heat sink. Changing that BIOS setting fixed the problem. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Another aspect some might notice is how quiet the new T61 series is under load. The ports and connections on the T61p are in line with what you’d expect from a business laptop, although we’d have liked to see one more USB port and an S-Video output.

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The preloaded suite of ThinkVantage applications helps users troubleshoot problems, and company’s support Web site also has an extensive support section.

Such a sharp resolution should be extremely helpful for detailed graphics work, though text and icons were a bit small. CNet Two months after we reviewed the Lenovo ThinkPad T61, the company released the ThinkPad T61p, a mobile workstation that features a faster processor, higher-end discrete graphics, and a sharper-resolution display for business users who want a laptop that can handle data- or graphics-intensive applications.

I replaced the screen, and then it worked but only with every other column of pixels.

Lenovo Thinkpad T61p

Speeds are roughly the same noise level, but the T61 with its newer heatsink design spends more time without the fans on at all. The ThinkPad T61p isn’t for everyone–in fact, many users’ needs can be met with less-expensive systems–but video and graphics professionals and other power users will find what they need within the ThinkPad T61p’s slender, portable case. It turns out that there are a couple of dozen parts — decoupling capacitors, I think — on the top of the GPU.

PC Card and ExpressCard slots.

The cheaper versions use the graphics provided by the Intel motherboard chipset. Swap the CPU and RAM to the new motherboard, and make sure you put the little foam block on top of the transistors by the VGA socket — it conducts heat to the heatsink. HP Spectre x 13 late Lenovk first I was thinking it was a new fan design, but playing with tpfancontrol I noticed you only have 3 fan speeds instead of 7 on the T Two short screws on the top, one long one from the bottom rear right corner, one long one from the outer rear bottom left corner, four little flat ones from the metalwork near the CPU.


Clean the heatsink compound from the tops of the large chips. Review Sections Review Specs. Lenovo had advertised both graphiics on how they were improved across the board, and I wanted to see just how much. Off the grid users would be strongly recommended to look into the 9 cell battery for graphic T61p. This model has also gone under a number of changes from the previous generation, and in this ThinkPad T61p review you will find out how it stacks up. Multimedia multitasking test Shorter bars indicate better performance.

Remove the small silver screw by the SD socket. The touchpad while being on the small side compared to versions found on other laptops is still easy to operate.