Damn the IBM Lenovos are looking good

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Damn the IBM Lenovos are looking good

Post by stale bread » Sat Nov 18, 2006 11:23 pm

http://reviews.cnet.com/4520-12613_7-6542234-1.html

anybody got one of these, they seem to be the most powerful light weight LTs around the way, and you can upgrade the ram to 4gigs, niiiiceee can you say '2 gigs of Live samples in ram'......hmmmm
anybody got one of these what's the real deal maaan
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Post by Machinate » Sat Nov 18, 2006 11:25 pm

If it says thinkpad then it is bound to be cool. Period.
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Post by stale bread » Sat Nov 18, 2006 11:29 pm

shit 3 year warranty,, seems like everybody else is like 1 year
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Post by sweetjesus » Sun Nov 19, 2006 3:30 am

theyre not really IBM computers any more...

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Post by stale bread » Sun Nov 19, 2006 4:09 am

really , what are they?
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Post by hyerstay » Sun Nov 19, 2006 4:28 am

IBM sold their laptop business to the Chinese firm of Lenovo. For several months after the sale, the adverts were co-branded, but now you will only see the Lenovo name.

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Post by BinaryB » Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:16 am

hyerstay wrote:
IBM sold their laptop business to the Chinese firm of Lenovo. For several months after the sale, the adverts were co-branded, but now you will only see the Lenovo name.
My IBM Lenovo T40 1.5ghz 1gb Ram and 2nd HDD !
Gets same LIVE 5 performance test as my Sony Vaio 3.2 ghz !!!!

I think it was about 30%
Whatecer it was, I sold the VAIO cause it wasnt as fast and it only had 1 HD.

I can run Ableton 6 + Serato Scratch on it at the same time...

reminds me of what a mac used to do with 'lower' cpu speeds.
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Post by Contra » Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:47 am

correct me if im wrong but does this thing have firewire?

look like it didnt in the pic.

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Post by BinaryB » Sun Nov 19, 2006 1:14 pm

I dont think they have firewire,
but if they did it would be 4pin not 6pin
so its dodgy for soundcards with firewire in my experience.

It can work fine, just gotta pay attention and risk it.
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Re: Damn the IBM Lenovos are looking good

Post by Mag_Music » Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:07 am

stale bread wrote:anybody got one of these, they seem to be the most powerful light weight LTs around the way, and you can upgrade the ram to 4gigs, niiiiceee can you say '2 gigs of Live samples in ram'......hmmmm
anybody got one of these what's the real deal maaan
I've got 3 T40/41s and got my daughter one, also. I love them to death. I don't have a ton of memory in them (yet), but they work fine for me, and I've had them for 2-3 years now.
What it is (for Now): (2) Lenovo Dual Core desktops, Edirol PCR-800, Sonar 8.5 PE, Live 8 w/Operator and Sampler, the unloved PT 8, Kontakt 4, Battery 3, GPO 4, mulititudinous plugs and libraries, much unused hardware. And... silence; much silence.

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