Specification guides for discontinued models all the way back to ! Yes, quite suprised to me. Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Could you do it? It was first discovered in that these GPU chips were experiencing a greater then anticipated rate of failure. For use with ThinkPad T61 only – will not boot up in most other laptops. English Choose a language for shopping.

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T61 with SSD upgrade : thinkpad

T61 with SSD upgrade self. Yes, my password is: Failure rates sharply declined after Februarybut it wasn’t until July that Lenovo removed the subject Planar Cards motherboards from production, replacing them with cards based on a new shipment of GPU chips.

Plus your HDD has got to be ancient by this point so it would be better to replace it before it just up and dies one day. Since this date there has been no further help offered by Lenovo, but the community forum has been helpful in assisting members. Production of the T61 series was cancelled after Augustbut a few special order system were made in September and Octoberand boards with the new GPU design continued to be produced until about See questions and answers.


There was a problem completing your request. Starting from T4 5 00 series they have discarded this ting: This would raise the southbridge chip away from the motherboard by several millimeters, so the heatsink would need to be modified, but this could net you a msata SSD, a sata Ultrabay, and a 3 lane pci-e connector if you want to run an external video card.

However, when I install this drive to my T Share your thoughts with other customers.

T61 lack of SATA II 3.0 GB/s support

IRC Channel ibmthinkpad on Freenode. See our Sustainability Report. Might have to call up lenovo and ask them to explain this. Oenovo guides for discontinued models all the way back to ! It works fine in my T61 widescreen laptop and gets pretty good signal for me.

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DM, M, E Buyer must have a valid Microsoft Product Key for the installed operating system. ThinkPad buyer’s guide for ssta. And in T60 PCIe lanes not connected to this connector.


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Also, if it truly is a compatibility issue with the Ultrabay which I don’t think it is after reading forum posts on Thinkpads. Have one to sell? One could use this method to add a sata ultrabay and a msata SSD.