X230 upgrades

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Will the 0A 1 Tb hard drive fit in the X That is, replace the existing drive with the new 1 Tb drive? The 1 Tb drive is rpm whereas the existing Gb drive is rpm. It has been nearly 10 years that I have used anything slower that rpm. Will the 1 Tb drive be slow? I think I can. Will that work? I imagine I might do this in November after Windows 8. I also might wait until a faster 1 Tb drive is released. Do you imagine fast 1 Tb hard drives in the near future? Australia, Melbourne. The 0A is a 9. It requires 7 mm drives. The speed of the drive is not only dependent on the RPM of the drive, there are other factors too i. Yes you can. Or make your own. Or use a USB thumb drive to recover from. Fast platter hdd? The technology of platter will only allow so much data to be read, we are pretty much at the technological dead end with the current platter hdd in terms of transfer rate. Don't expect revolutionary breakthrough with the current platter hdd, i am expecting only tiny speed increase increments. Dear Customer. Welcome in lenovo forums. Unfortunately the X is up to GB. Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it. Follow LenovoForums on Twitter! Thank for the information on the Western Digital. It looks reasonable. Alaa - I hope you were not suggesting the X has a upper limit on drives of Gb. It must be able to use a bigger drive if one were available.

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My X ThinkPad has finally started getting long in the tooth. Therefore, a replacement is in order. I settled on the Lenovo X ThinkPad. An incremental upgrade for sure, but one that has left me satisfied and feeling like I am good for another year or two at the least. The price was right and the upgrade-ability of these models is superb. I bought a good condition but cheap X upgrade candidate and then replaced components that mattered most to me. Details below…. The process involved six screws and took less than 30 min. Half an hour is having done it once, whole multitasking, it would likely be a 10 minute task the next time. Likewise, RAM, 2. Just picked up an X myself with i5 3rd gen and W Looking on the web, it suggested that the internal drive bay is typically twice the speed of the mSATA. Is that your experience? What was your thinking in buying it? Also, have you used branded memory, or cheap generic — and was the X fussy? On my X I am using the 2. In that situation the mSATA drive still feels very fast when opening Photoshop files, processing large sets of images or even opening virtual machines. In those scenarios, all other things equal, the mSATA drives to feel a little slower but it is not significant. Lastly, the X seems to be fairly non-picky about RAM. ThinkPad X Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. How to enable Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga backlit keyboard? Tuesday, Hi Clifford, Thank you for your great questions. Congrats on your new X! Best regards, -J. Sunday, Hi Angelo! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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I have a question about the RAM in the x I bought the base 4gb of RAM with the intention of upgrading it myself later. However, I cannot find this model RAM to put in another identical stick into the open slot. The closest model available is:. Do you think these two sticks would be compatible? The other option is just to shell out a few more bucks and buy two pieces of matching RAM. Raleigh, North carolina. I just wanted to add a bit more to what sarbin had offered. These are Lenovo bought Memory is why I can say they will work any third party memory is not guaranteed to work. If you have any other questions please post back and we will be more then happy to help in anyway we can. I guess my question didn't come through exactly. I want to leave the stock Samsung stick in and put a second identical stick in the second slot. As an example this is the closet match I could find, but the serials are slightly different. My understanding is that if its the same manufacturer with the same voltage and latency values then its okay but its always best to have matching RAM right? Or if others had a suggestion of better configuration. I think my answer was confusing but here lets see if we can sort this out. What it comes down to is what you stated voltage and latency, if you check these between two different memory sticks and they are the same you should be fine if you plan on not trying to overclock. What I was talking about is that if the stock memory your X came with should work with any brand lenovo memory they sell you from Lenovo. As I was writing this Sarbin replied and I would have to agree as we are both saying the same thing lol. If you are still confused or would like anymore help please post back and we will be more then happy to help you. Oh, now I get you guys. I thought you meant when you originally order the computer the RAM that's available. I didn't even know you could buy more RAM from Lenovo. Yup, I get it. I guess I'll gamble just a little and try them get them as close as possible. None of the RAM sold on Lenovo. If it ends up being compatible I'll post here and let everyone know what I did. View All. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. See our Sustainability Report. This website uses cookies. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. Learn More. APP Download.

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All of our Lenovo ThinkPad X memory upgrades are tested here in our test lab and backed by a lifetime warranty. Finding the correct memory upgrade for your Lenovo ThinkPad X has never been easier. First select Lenovo as your manufacturer and then select the correct Lenovo product type desktop, notebook, etc from the selections that follow. If you are still unsure you can use our Online Chat for assistance or call our knowledgeable sales team at A memory upgrade is the easiest and least expensive way to add more life to your Lenovo ThinkPad X Before you buy an expensive brand new computer, invest in a Lenovo memory upgrade that will add new life to your Lenovo. Data Memory Systems has been selling Memory Upgrades for over twenty years. We strive to have the lowest prices for the highest quality memory upgrades. But shopping online is more than about prices. It is about feeling comfortable and secure and knowing that you are shopping at a store you can trust. PC Memory. Popular Memory. Flash Memory. Hard Drives. USB Flash Drives. Free shipping day refund Secure payment Low prices. If you already have your personal ID enter it here:. Buy Details.

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Discussion in ' Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades ' started by sdueducnDec 17, Log in or Sign up. Thinkpad X successful upgrade to Recently, I have upgraded my x with a additional circuit board designed by a group of Chinese engineers The result is now I have a almost excellant X which has 1. A second msata3. Welding the additional to the motherboard of x and function test 2. Enjoy it! Are X modded this way available for sale now? Starlight5Dec 17, Starlight5 likes this. This is very cool! Would you be willing to sell modified display shells for people wanting to do this mod? NovantixMay 2, Pretty sure that's KK's kit from 51nb. Mobius 1May 3, I wonder if the boys over on 51nb can concoct something for Alienware I was always jealous of the attention they give to thinkpads. RaidriarMay 3, Last edited: May 8, Starlight5May 5, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Show Ignored Content. Similar Threads - Thinkpad X successful. Replies: 1 Views: ZaZ Mar 27, Michael MaddanMar 17,in forum: Networking and Wireless. Replies: 14 Views: 1, Michael Maddan Apr 6, at AM. Replies: 0 Views: Starlight5 Dec 20, Replies: 2 Views: 1, ZaZ Dec 4, Share This Page Tweet. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

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