ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 03:50:51 CST 2008
Charles Monett wrote:
>> The problem with the T60p, though, is that many of their GPU chips overheat.
> It's been an issue since the A31p - given that the cooling wasn't always
> up to the task(and sometimes given the wrong part). It's one thing that
> was a part of having one of those was to know that it would be hot. It's
> more about the cooling not usually being up to the task. A thin frame
> and a hot GPU will mean there will be problems, but good cooling should
> keep it running for a long while.
> I've lived through that on an A31p, a T42p - and if I can find one, go
> through with it on a T60p (as it may still have the overheating issues,
> but doesn't have the nonstandard thinness of the T40-T43 series). Unless
> there is a laptop that is made by someone with comparable
> reputation(service/tech support) as IBM, has IPS(or something
> long-lasting that beats it in quality, not price), and the same build
> quality, then the overheating is worth it(for the rare times it does
> It simply is that good - and it is so far the only possible option for a
> (non-ignorable) quantity of us out there. It's sort of how the 600
> series was with the battery charging issue - there was too much that was
> done right that outweighs what they did wrong.
Rare? Overheating? Try at least once a day, every day, if you hammer
on the graphics at all. The T60p is a lemon compared to the T42p.
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