ThinkPad 3.0GHz: can anybody verify?

Steve Bertrand steve at
Thu Sep 4 18:48:15 UTC 2008

Gary Kline wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 11:00:19PM -0400, Steve Bertrand wrote:
>> Gary Kline wrote:
>>> 	Folks,
>>> 	I'm looking at a 3GHz ThinkPad w/out any OS.  It's got 
>>> 	at most 512M memory and only 40G drive.  The guy I'm going to
>>> 	have upgrade this l'top thinks it will take a 160GB drive easily.
>>> 	Also that the RAM might max out at just 2GB.  
>>> 	Any fellow TP-people onlist who know if my friend is right?
>> If you specify the model of the laptop, a quick Google or search on IBM 
>> (Lenovo) website will inform you what the maximum upgrade path on 
>> hardware is on the box.
> 	So if this 3GHz was an X-41 or a T-41, there'll be someplace
> 	online with the exact specs?  Or is there more to the model 
> 	designation.   I have tried to find some specs on upgrade when I
> 	had my 600E.  Found nothing. 

As an example (T-41):

In the past, when dealing with business client purchases, what upgrade 
paths I could not find on a website or via documentation, I was always 
able to call up and ask via telephone.

> 	GVood point! I'll find what what this guy's quals are.  No sense
> 	in blowing $400-500 out the window, then going "Oh, S**t!"

This could lead me way into off-topic-ness, so I'm going to leave it 
alone ;)



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