The only issue is that it will operate at the slower speeds of the host notebook. Current Lenovo drives have firmware set to 1. Also, where do i complain at Lenovo that would be most effective? On Fri, at Unlike with older computers, there really is no capacity limitation for machines with SATA interfaces. Message 2 of

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I believe it is solely a decision by Lenovo.

But after doing some tests with CrystalDisc, I have asta According to Intel, my chipset supports 3G transfer rates, but apparently Lenovo has not enabled this for the T61p? If a post solves your issue, please mark it so.

The LEDs light up power and battery but no sound goes out and the screen remains black no Thinkpad logo, nothing.

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It benched at sata 2 wata. Well, thanks for your answers, although they didn’t make me particularly happy In testing rotating media drives, our measurements show data throughput difference between 1. I upgraded an X61s to SSD a couple of years ago.

Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. If I find out that the second memory slot is dead, is it possible to use one 4GB memory module?


Message 6 of Anyhow, my opinion is that it’s more of a “we need to release X months from now and satx to work with the available technology” than a laziness issue. I am not a Lenovo employee. Comparing with cheap Dells is disingenuous. Message 3 of So you have three options: In reply to this post by Nate Bargmann-4 To close the loop, I bought a used T and everything is going well with no issues on the drive compatibility.

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Well worth it nevertheless, in my opinion. Message 4 of The pessimist fears this is true. I am maintaining multiple T60 and T61, and all of them had t660 original Lenovo low specs SATA disks replaced with higher capacity after market SATA disks of various vendors at some stage, and never ever have i seen or heard of any such strange symptoms.

A venerable T60 that I had been using seems to ib, died completely recently.

T60 harddrive interface, SATA or IDE?

Windows Vista, 7 and 8 will all work fine, but most people seem to prefer Windows 7 due to its improvements over Vista. A failed update generally means a system board replacement at the owner’s expense.


Register Sign In Help. To close the loop, I bought a used T and everything is going well with no issues on the drive compatibility.

Sorry to bother you, but another question came to my mind – wil the machine support a GB SSD drive? That made a huge improvement in performance.

As I already have the drive I’m looking kbm a compatible laptop to put it in. I have check the laptops that i have access to but they are mostly thinkpads and yes that is primarily my fault. See our Sustainability Report. What you don’t get is maximum 3.

Thanks for any and all advice. Sage advice, especially on older machines with no warranty remaining.

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