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lenopon 03-07-2013 11:13 AM

Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops: BIG SAVINGS up to 30% OFF and X230 at $664.30 from EPP through March 13
 
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30% - ThinkPad X230 Laptop - $664.30
30% - ThinkPad X230 Convertible Tablet - $944.30
30% - ThinkPad W530 - $1,000.30
25% - ThinkPad T430 - $599.25
25% - ThinkPad T530 - $599.25
25% - ThinkPad T430s - $749.25
18% - ThinkPad T430u - $614.18
15% - ThinkPad Twist - $721.65
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15% - ThinkPad L530 - $534.65
15% - ThinkPad L430 - $534.65
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14% - ThinkPad Edge E430 - $454.94
14% - ThinkPad Edge E530 - $454.94
14% - ThinkPad Edge E535 - $429.14
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Adds IPS display on X230 Laptop for $35.
Set: 12.5" Premium HD (1366x768) LED Backlit Display, Mobile Broadband Ready, 2x2 Antenna

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rejctchoir 03-07-2013 11:23 AM

Pretty good deal. If you get the X230/X220 make sure you also get the IPS display.

funkmasterta 03-07-2013 01:12 PM

x230 has NO HDMI

dwkor 03-07-2013 02:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funkmasterta (Post 58063652)
x230 has NO HDMI

It has mini display port. For me it's even better option.

And if you need HDMI, the adapter would cost you less than $10.

youpradeep 03-07-2013 02:43 PM

what is the feedback on Lenvo Twist ?

stanav 03-07-2013 02:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by youpradeep (Post 58066202)
what is the feedback on Lenvo Twist ?

I own one of these. The twist hinge is very flimsy and I feel like it could break every time I twist the screen... Other than that, everything else is great.

Stryder5 03-07-2013 03:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by stanav (Post 58066582)
I own one of these. The twist hinge is very flimsy and I feel like it could break every time I twist the screen... Other than that, everything else is great.

The ThinkPad X230 Laptop for $664.30 seems like a pretty sweet deal. I would bite if the form factor was a bit thinner. TU for a decent deal.

droyder 03-07-2013 03:22 PM

still using my trusty T60 and hoping it holds out (it's had some overheating issues) until the haswell machines come out. i'm really interested in the supposed much improved battery life and integrated graphics that haswell apparently brings. :)

agtprvctr 03-07-2013 03:27 PM

Does anyone know if one should go with Thinkpad 1x1 b/g/n or Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200 (2x2 BGN)??

AbhishekN 03-07-2013 03:35 PM

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How can I login to claim these deals ?

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chumpsky2010 03-07-2013 03:49 PM

For you ThinkPad experts out there, what do you think about the various ThinkPads on special here? I really like the 14" screen laptops, but I'm not sure these are good enough at this price point. I love the matte screen and the long battery life, but only 4gb of ram and 320 HDD seems real low for a $599 ?

Lenovo outlet seems to have similar ones to these refurbished at at least $700, so these deals look good. Just not sure if they are good enough.

Any thoughts on which ThinkPad deal is the best??

sard 03-07-2013 03:52 PM

good prices

droyder 03-07-2013 04:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chumpsky2010 (Post 58067892)
For you ThinkPad experts out there, what do you think about the various ThinkPads on special here? I really like the 14" screen laptops, but I'm not sure these are good enough at this price point. I love the matte screen and the long battery life, but only 4gb of ram and 320 HDD seems real low for a $599 ?

Lenovo outlet seems to have similar ones to these refurbished at at least $700, so these deals look good. Just not sure if they are good enough.

Any thoughts on which ThinkPad deal is the best??

the prices here are pretty good actually, i've owned two thinkpads in my time. if i absolutely needed something right now, i'd definitely look at one of these. i'm just personally waiting until the haswell chips are out. i'm hoping they come out with an improved x1 carbon with a full HD screen. good luck.

scottegos2 03-07-2013 04:23 PM

I personally have an x230 and I'm very happy with it. Probably the only negatives have been the lack of an integrated webcam and the fact that it's a few ounces heavier than my X200 was. On the other hand, it's blazing fast (including the full SATA-6 throughput to my SSD), built like a tank, and has a wonderful display. I actually have all the bells and whistles (upgraded display with 3x3 wifi, win7 pro with xp mode, 8gb of ram, upgraded cpu, 9 cell battery). I definitely recommend the upgraded display & wifi, as well as the 9 cell battery. I get around 8-10 hours on a charge.

ZuoJ 03-07-2013 04:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by agtprvctr (Post 58067356)
Does anyone know if one should go with Thinkpad 1x1 b/g/n or Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200 (2x2 BGN)??

1x1 means 1 wireless antenna,2x2 means 2 antenna. i think anytime, 2x2 wireless adaptor is better than 1x1.
By the way, you can also choose 3x3 adaptor, but if you do that, there is no space to install the internal 720p camera. It means you can save $21($30 x70%).

scottegos2 03-07-2013 04:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58067172)
still using my trusty T60 and hoping it holds out (it's had some overheating issues) until the haswell machines come out. i'm really interested in the supposed much improved battery life and integrated graphics that haswell apparently brings. :)

The t430 will make you cry with how much better it is than your t60. The ivy bridge battery savings and integrated graphics are already great, and it's even way lighter than your system. I wouldn't suggest waiting, personally (I say this as someone who's had a T41p, T61p, T400, T410, T430, x30, x200, and x230).

FM66 03-07-2013 04:27 PM

Wow, I really want the X230 but am really happy with my much cheaper X120e(paid $240 on craigslist). ugghh....maybe later down the road. I really want that IPS screen.

scottegos2 03-07-2013 04:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by agtprvctr (Post 58067356)
Does anyone know if one should go with Thinkpad 1x1 b/g/n or Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200 (2x2 BGN)??

You really, really want at least the 2x2 6200 if you can get it -- the 2200 doesn't do 5gHz wifi. The 1x1 card is probably only the right choice if you don't ever use wifi.

droyder 03-07-2013 04:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58068688)
The t430 will make you cry with how much better it is than your t60. The ivy bridge battery savings and integrated graphics are already great, and it's even way lighter than your system. I wouldn't suggest waiting, personally (I say this as someone who's had a T41p, T61p, T400, T410, T430, x30, x200, and x230).

i've had my T60 so long now and have been wanting to upgrade for so long now that i figure i might as well wait until the haswells are out. they're suppose to dramatically improve battery and graphics even from ivy. and i think i'm done with the T series. i really like the x1 carbon and am hoping they fix some of the issues with the current carbons on their next refresh, which probably won't come until the haswells are out.

slickDe@ler 03-07-2013 04:36 PM

The only crappy thing about the x230 is the atrocious touchpad! It is very jumpy and imprecise! Drives u nuts!

scottegos2 03-07-2013 04:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by slickDe@ler (Post 58068910)
The only crappy thing about the x230 is the atrocious touchpad! It is very jumpy and imprecise! Drives u nuts!

Hah, wouldn't know - the first thing I do with all thinkpads is disable the touchpads. The single biggest selling point for me is the trackpoint. I was happy with my x200 where they removed the touchpad altogther.

scottegos2 03-07-2013 04:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58068836)
i've had my T60 so long now and have been wanting to upgrade for so long now that i figure i might as well wait until the haswells are out. they're suppose to dramatically improve battery and graphics even from ivy. and i think i'm done with the T series.....

Well, keep your power dry and your backups current. That overheating can get bad enough where the mobo just dies. It happened to several people I know. Anyway, I thought about waiting myself, but, you know, how often do I really need more than 10 hours of battery life? Not to mention that I got a really ridiculous price on my x230 at lenovooutlet.com where they mispriced a cto model so that I ended up with about a 50% discount off list.

juliannguyen 03-07-2013 04:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58068634)
I personally have an x230 and I'm very happy with it. Probably the only negatives have been the lack of an integrated webcam and the fact that it's a few ounces heavier than my X200 was. On the other hand, it's blazing fast (including the full SATA-6 throughput to my SSD), built like a tank, and has a wonderful display. I actually have all the bells and whistles (upgraded display with 3x3 wifi, win7 pro with xp mode, 8gb of ram, upgraded cpu, 9 cell battery). I definitely recommend the upgraded display & wifi, as well as the 9 cell battery. I get around 8-10 hours on a charge.

You forgot to mention one negative thing about x230 :lol: It's the worst trackpad I've ever experienced. I have to use a wireless mouse instead.

But I agree that x230 is an awesome, solid-built laptop. I did not get 3x3 wifi because I went with the webcam :D

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58068992)
Well, keep your power dry and your backups current. That overheating can get bad enough where the mobo just dies. It happened to several people I know. Anyway, I thought about waiting myself, but, you know, how often do I really need more than 10 hours of battery life? Not to mention that I got a really ridiculous price on my x230 at lenovooutlet.com where they mispriced a cto model so that I ended up with about a 50% discount off list.

So how much did you pay for yours and could you please list the specs? :D

frank10b 03-07-2013 04:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58068634)
I personally have an x230 and I'm very happy with it. Probably the only negatives have been the lack of an integrated webcam and the fact that it's a few ounces heavier than my X200 was. On the other hand, it's blazing fast (including the full SATA-6 throughput to my SSD), built like a tank, and has a wonderful display. I actually have all the bells and whistles (upgraded display with 3x3 wifi, win7 pro with xp mode, 8gb of ram, upgraded cpu, 9 cell battery). I definitely recommend the upgraded display & wifi, as well as the 9 cell battery. I get around 8-10 hours on a charge.


9 hrs on a charge, sounds wonderful

dont these come up at about 500 sometimes however?

frank10b 03-07-2013 04:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZuoJ (Post 58068658)
1x1 means 1 wireless antenna,2x2 means 2 antenna. i think anytime, 2x2 wireless adaptor is better than 1x1.
By the way, you can also choose 3x3 adaptor, but if you do that, there is no space to install the internal 720p camera. It means you can save $21($30 x70%).


how is the wifi on these

longer battery the better, ever been on a long trip w/o a plug or adapter or the right adapter or a hot place where the fan must run then u will love a big battery
i had an asus ul50 that use to do good 7 hrs but now its old school

droyder 03-07-2013 04:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58068992)
Well, keep your power dry and your backups current. That overheating can get bad enough where the mobo just dies. It happened to several people I know. Anyway, I thought about waiting myself, but, you know, how often do I really need more than 10 hours of battery life? Not to mention that I got a really ridiculous price on my x230 at lenovooutlet.com where they mispriced a cto model so that I ended up with about a 50% discount off list.

overheating on the T60 or X1? if T60, then i know exactly what you're talking about. my T60 has been overheating for like 2 years now and i've honestly just kinda gotten use to it. it was overheating badly and crashing anytime i would stream a medium to long video. i decided about 3 months ago to upgrade and have just been waiting.

then about a week ago my fan suddenly started making these loud grinding sounds and the bottom was almost scalding hot. i definitely thought that was the end of it right there. searched the thinkpad forums at that point and followed the suggestion to install some power manager utility and update the bios to the 2.27 version. also opened up the machine and cleaned the fan out. fan calmed down almost instantly after doing those things and no random crashing since then. it's also been running a bit cooler, but still too warm overall. i'm hoping that'll do the trick though long enough to hold me over until haswell. this T60 has truly been my workhorse so it's hard.

house kitten 03-07-2013 04:59 PM

I really wish I could get a T430 but recently got a x230 w/slice so cnnot. Darn!

dawgyo 03-07-2013 05:00 PM

Don't forget to choose Windows 8 64.

plympton 03-07-2013 05:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dwkor (Post 58066042)
It has mini display port. For me it's even better option.

And if you need HDMI, the adapter would cost you less than $10.

And it's not even an adapter, per-se, it's just a converter (just a cable connection). I picked up on from Monoprice.. and put it.. in a.. drawer. :-)

AbhishekN 03-07-2013 05:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sueshake (Post 58067854)
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You might not have permission to run this command using the credentials you supplied."

And if we are not able to Login I am guessing it is a deal just for employees.

kskreider 03-07-2013 05:09 PM

Definitely in the market. Do most people here agree on the x230? I can disable a touchpad.

scottegos2 03-07-2013 05:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kskreider (Post 58069484)
Definitely in the market. Do most people here agree on the x230? I can disable a touchpad.

The only thing I would say is that if you're willing to have it weigh a pound or two more and you don't mind it being slightly larger (but still 14"), the t430 has a very slightly larger keyboard and (at least potentially) a higher display resolution. That said, I have an x230 because I really did care about the size and weight.

Loucks 03-07-2013 05:36 PM

Good price, but that ad won't show for me at the link given, and when entering the coupon code I'm told it is not valid. Dead?

scottegos2 03-07-2013 05:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by frank10b (Post 58069158)
dont these come up at about 500 sometimes however?

no. not ever afaik. maybe if you wait until the x240 comes out and you luck into a clearance model. maybe. (referring to an x230 here)

offthetop 03-07-2013 05:43 PM

how do you pick the IPS display for the x230? how does the weight/form compare to the zenbook prime?

also, is SSD/RAM easily installed?

thanks

jasonxfri13th 03-07-2013 05:48 PM

This doesn't seem like a super slick deal... the X230 pops up for around $550-650 with IPS display every few months.
Not to mention you can get them in the outlet if you're lucky for around $400-500.
For example, back in December it was $560 for an X230 with IPS.

That being said I love my X200T I got for $350 on ebay. Once you go trackpoint, you never go back. I wish more laptops had trackpoints, and I wish there was an option to get rid of the useless trackpad. The only thing stopping me from getting any other laptop is no trackpoints.

millzners 03-07-2013 05:49 PM

I snagged a "used" E430 from Cowboom earlier in the week. It looks brand new, not even a smudge on it. I saw another one today for $217 but it was an auction. I really don't know if I could justify spending an extra $200 for the same laptop plus a better warranty, but either way it's a great budget laptop.

MrBojangels 03-07-2013 05:58 PM

No 15" IPS is always a bummer :(

farking MBPr are the only decent laptop anymore.

funkmasterta 03-07-2013 06:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dwkor (Post 58066042)
It has mini display port. For me it's even better option.

And if you need HDMI, the adapter would cost you less than $10.

Because every TV, monitor and projector in America has mini display port instead of HDMI? Most companies have budget monitors. Budget monitors only have VGA, HDMI and/or DVI.

That was pure genius Lenovo guys!

Plus, we all wanna be like Macbook Pro people, "where's my dongle? do you have a dongle? anyone have a dongle I can borrow!?!"

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stryder5 (Post 58066974)
The ThinkPad X230 Laptop for $664.30 seems like a pretty sweet deal. I would bite if the form factor was a bit thinner. TU for a decent deal.

I would get it if it had HDMI.

bt6234 03-07-2013 06:23 PM

The deal is decent. TU in my estimation.

However, I HATE the rough touchpads on the current line of Thinkpads. From the surface texture, to the poor precision (even with driver tinkering), to the dumb integrated clicky buttons, they are AWFUL. I'm not really a trackpoint guy, so having a half-decent touchpad matters to me. I love everything about these well-built computers except the trackpads. They are so bad that it's a deal breaker for me.

C'mon Lenovo!

dubleo 03-07-2013 06:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funkmasterta (Post 58070604)
Because every TV, monitor and projector in America has mini display port instead of HDMI? Most companies have budget monitors. Budget monitors only have VGA, HDMI and/or DVI.

That was pure genius Lenovo guys!

Plus, we all wanna be like Macbook Pro people, "where's my dongle? do you have a dongle? anyone have a dongle I can borrow!?!"



I would get it if it had HDMI.

2560 x 1440 monitors tend to have a Display Port connection ( just use mini to normal size cable).
I would assume people who buy ThinkPads buy other expensive things like a 2560 x 1440 resolution monitor.

droyder 03-07-2013 06:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MrBojangels (Post 58070448)
No 15" IPS is always a bummer :(

farking MBPr are the only decent laptop anymore.

not true, samsung has some real winners and so does asus.

scottegos2 03-07-2013 06:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by offthetop (Post 58070174)
how do you pick the IPS display for the x230? how does the weight/form compare to the zenbook prime?
also, is SSD/RAM easily installed?

- Choose the upgraded display (I think it adds like $50)
- RAM and SSD are quite easy to add. Make sure you get a 7mm high SSD, e.g. any of the Samsung ones. Most SSDs are 9.5mm, so be careful.

Fooly 03-07-2013 06:53 PM

this is a pretty useless thread if we can't log in to epp and buy the thing. OP's link is broken.

edit: works now; i guess you can't access it on certain networks

diamondz 03-07-2013 06:57 PM

I am looking to upgrade my p dv4 (lol) would any of these be good or light gaming and photography?

hmmwv 03-07-2013 07:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bt6234 (Post 58070918)
The deal is decent. TU in my estimation.

However, I HATE the rough touchpads on the current line of Thinkpads. From the surface texture, to the poor precision (even with driver tinkering), to the dumb integrated clicky buttons, they are AWFUL. I'm not really a trackpoint guy, so having a half-decent touchpad matters to me. I love everything about these well-built computers except the trackpads. They are so bad that it's a deal breaker for me.

C'mon Lenovo!

Which one do you have? I have a T430 and absolutely loves the touchpad, in fact I've started using the touchpad more than the trackpoint!

ZuoJ 03-07-2013 07:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by offthetop (Post 58070174)
how do you pick the IPS display for the x230? how does the weight/form compare to the zenbook prime?

also, is SSD/RAM easily installed?

thanks

X230 can't add extra ssd, but you can change its original hard drive to a ssd.
Change SSD or RAM is very easily, you just need to remove two screws at the back of laptop

andip 03-07-2013 07:14 PM

so regretful that I have bought a computer!:(

ZuoJ 03-07-2013 07:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jasonxfri13th (Post 58070248)
This doesn't seem like a super slick deal... the X230 pops up for around $550-650 with IPS display every few months.
Not to mention you can get them in the outlet if you're lucky for around $400-500.
For example, back in December it was $560 for an X230 with IPS.

That being said I love my X200T I got for $350 on ebay. Once you go trackpoint, you never go back. I wish more laptops had trackpoints, and I wish there was an option to get rid of the useless trackpad. The only thing stopping me from getting any other laptop is no trackpoints.

That's true, Lenovo even give a free gobi 3000 on Jan.

drymonkey 03-07-2013 07:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ZuoJ (Post 58071846)
X230 can't add extra ssd, but you can change its original hard drive to a ssd.
Change SSD or RAM is very easily, you just need to remove two screws at the back of laptop

You can't add an additional Sata SSD but you sure can add a msata to it though.

MrBojangels 03-07-2013 07:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58071332)
not true, samsung has some real winners and so does asus.

Samsung used to.

The Vizio 15.6in laptop would be amazing if the trackpad/keyboard wasn't utter trash. The finish and display on that laptop for the spec+price are great.

Asus has ULV CPU laptops, but I'm looking for a workhorse not a web browser.

house kitten 03-07-2013 08:10 PM

Sorry, found out the problem...

eliteconcept 03-07-2013 08:16 PM

I have have the twist and T430 and T530 systems that I use at work. They are all nice systems.
I'm using the T430 right now and its a very light portable system. They did change they keyboards on the T430 and T530s to the new chicklet keyboards replacing the old standard ibm keyboards they used for so many years. Some were dissapointed in that.
Other than that I am pretty impressed and for $600 for the 430 or 530 thats a great deal even with our higher ed discount we pay more than this. Good deal.

BoomSchtick 03-07-2013 08:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58067172)
still using my trusty T60 and hoping it holds out (it's had some overheating issues) until the haswell machines come out. i'm really interested in the supposed much improved battery life and integrated graphics that haswell apparently brings. :)

Tear that bad boy apart and get the dust out. It'll make a huge difference.

BoomSchtick 03-07-2013 08:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bt6234 (Post 58070918)
The deal is decent. TU in my estimation.

However, I HATE the rough touchpads on the current line of Thinkpads. From the surface texture, to the poor precision (even with driver tinkering), to the dumb integrated clicky buttons, they are AWFUL. I'm not really a trackpoint guy, so having a half-decent touchpad matters to me. I love everything about these well-built computers except the trackpads. They are so bad that it's a deal breaker for me.

C'mon Lenovo!

That textured touchpad is just a sticker. You can peel it off and replace it with a smooth one. I'd send you a link but I'm on my phone.

Edit:

Here you go:

http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewto...18&t=98352

ducky2802 03-07-2013 09:10 PM

Anyone wishing to have a webcam on their X230, you can install the pee bay kit for $20, same as the X220. No need to remove the bezel either, you just pop off the top edge, super small connector is present. Even if you have the 3x3 antenna (and are not using it), connector is still there and you can remove the 3rd antenna (white wire) and cut it out. Oddly enough, there are up to 5 antenna looking connectors in the msata palmrest.

kevroc 03-07-2013 09:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jasonxfri13th (Post 58070248)
This doesn't seem like a super slick deal... the X230 pops up for around $550-650 with IPS display every few months.
Not to mention you can get them in the outlet if you're lucky for around $400-500.
For example, back in December it was $560 for an X230 with IPS.

I think that makes this a slickdeal. A few months is a long time in ThinkPad land.

Quote:

That being said I love my X200T I got for $350 on ebay. Once you go trackpoint, you never go back. I wish more laptops had trackpoints, and I wish there was an option to get rid of the useless trackpad. The only thing stopping me from getting any other laptop is no trackpoints.
I agree.

cnn 03-07-2013 09:25 PM

TouchPad
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58068964)
Hah, wouldn't know - the first thing I do with all thinkpads is disable the touchpads. The single biggest selling point for me is the trackpoint. I was happy with my x200 where they removed the touchpad altogther.

Can you tell me how to disable the touchpad? Thanks and will rep.

BoomSchtick 03-07-2013 09:48 PM

Just a heads up...

i'm getting a T430 (ivy bridge) with an extra year warranty and 9 cell battery for the same price that I got a T420 (Sandy Bridge) with 6 cell battery on the outlet.

This seems like a solid deal to me. I'm going to order four or five of them. The system won't let me order quantity, so I have to put in separate orders.

supersoul 03-07-2013 09:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cnn (Post 58074140)
Can you tell me how to disable the touchpad? Thanks and will rep.

In Bios ? F2 or Enter .

BoomSchtick 03-07-2013 10:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cnn (Post 58074140)
Can you tell me how to disable the touchpad? Thanks and will rep.

Just disable it from the Synaptics control software

BaghdadAssUp 03-07-2013 10:22 PM

Thoughts about getting the T430 with the 1600x900 HD+ upgrade for a total of 636.75?

Caleo 03-07-2013 10:31 PM

Damn, tax kinda hurts this deal. $735 for X230 + IPS display + 500GB HDD.

funkmasterta 03-07-2013 10:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dubleo (Post 58071132)
2560 x 1440 monitors tend to have a Display Port connection ( just use mini to normal size cable).
I would assume people who buy ThinkPads buy other expensive things like a 2560 x 1440 resolution monitor.

So, what you're saying is that you need to buy a dongle just to make it work with display port?

I would assume that if you paid this much for a laptop, then you wouldn't have to spend anymore money for basic connections like HDMI (or display port!)

:lol::lol::lol:

scottegos2 03-07-2013 11:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cnn (Post 58074140)
Can you tell me how to disable the touchpad? Thanks and will rep.

Ah it's easy - just go into BIOS settings (hit the enter key dring boot and then F1) and then under config->keyboard/mouse next to trackpad select "disable"

bt6234 03-07-2013 11:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hmmwv (Post 58071802)
Which one do you have? I have a T430 and absolutely loves the touchpad, in fact I've started using the touchpad more than the trackpoint!

x130e

terrible touchpad with or without latest drivers. herky jerky all over the place. my tiny r51 (old school) touchpad is a dream in comparison.

if you google "thinkpad rough touchpad" you'll see some other references to this issue. yes, i am aware that the roughness "sticker" can be removed on some models. users should not have to go to those lengths when using a premium product.

HanSoo417 03-08-2013 09:25 AM

the coupon isn't working for me.
Tried USXEPP0304 with the t430u and the x230 but it says the coupon is not valid for those items. What am I doing wrong?

BoomSchtick 03-08-2013 09:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BaghdadAssUp (Post 58075080)
Thoughts about getting the T430 with the 1600x900 HD+ upgrade for a total of 636.75?

Do it... great price and a great upgrade.

I ordered four of them last night.

DSee 03-08-2013 09:56 AM

I wish they had this on a gaming laptop with good videos card (650M, 660M or higher :( )

dubleo 03-08-2013 10:03 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funkmasterta (Post 58075532)
So, what you're saying is that you need to buy a dongle just to make it work with display port?

I would assume that if you paid this much for a laptop, then you wouldn't have to spend anymore money for basic connections like HDMI (or display port!)

:lol::lol::lol:

So you expect a laptop to have HDMI , Display Port , and D-SUB15 ( VGA)?

I can understand if you want a docking station with all the ports but laptops don't normally have three different video connections.

Mini DisplayPort is great for saving space and it's easier to find an adapter or cable.

Fooly 03-08-2013 10:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HanSoo417 (Post 58082266)
the coupon isn't working for me.
Tried USXEPP0304 with the t430u and the x230 but it says the coupon is not valid for those items. What am I doing wrong?

you need to use the link in the original post before configuring your system

jsu 03-08-2013 10:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DSee (Post 58083002)
I wish they had this on a gaming laptop with good videos card (650M, 660M or higher :( )

The W530 has an upgrade option for the K2000M which is roughly the same as the 650M

goldendeals1 03-08-2013 10:48 AM

Hi All,

I just got an X230, and I love the build quality, the weight/size and the IPS display. Can't figure out Win8 yet, need to take some type of online training I guess. Might install Win7 and wait for touchscreen to use Win8.

The touchpad is atrocious, I might return the laptop because of that. But will try various drivers first.

Regarding mini DisplayPort, it's actually better than HDMI technically. Reasons are :
1) Can drive two full HD displays from a single port in various modes
2) Can drive a 27-inch 2560x1440 pixel monitor (HDMI doesn't do that on almost any laptop)
3) Can drive a VGA analog display natively with a standard cable (this one is not important for x230 since it already has separate VGA output)

So I agree that HDMI would be nice, but I plan to get a 27-inch 2560x1440 monitor from Ebay for $400, so I actually prefer the mini DisplayPort.

offthetop 03-08-2013 10:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by goldendeals1 (Post 58084504)
1) Can drive two full HD displays from a single port in various modes

how would you do that? so theoretically you could run three monitors right? (one vga, two displayport)

BoomSchtick 03-08-2013 11:20 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by offthetop (Post 58084750)
how would you do that? so theoretically you could run three monitors right? (one vga, two displayport)

Integrated graphics generally won't let you do that. If they would, you could run two DP and a VGA or even the laptop screen itself. Without dedicated graphics it will usually only let you run a combination of any two devices.

johnsonc881 03-08-2013 12:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rejctchoir (Post 58060488)
Pretty good deal. If you get the X230/X220 make sure you also get the IPS display.

I would highly recommend to stay away from the x220 tablets. Over the past 4 months of deployment 25 out of 40 have needed a LCD replaced! Unless there is a good warranty

kevroc 03-08-2013 02:05 PM

The Lenovo website states warranties with ADP are 50% off, but the pricing in the cart does not reflect that. I just did chat with a sales rep and they were able to adjust the price manually for me. FYI.

goldendeals1 03-08-2013 02:37 PM

For the X230, I have some other comments too in case it helps people :

- Try to get the Intel i5-3320 processor for $55 more, since it fully supports VT-d/virtualization.
http://ark.intel.com/compare/6489...4896,67355

- For upgraded IPS display : You get the 720p webcam if you have a 2x2 antenna in there. If you pick the 3x3 antenna then you could theoretically get higher speeds with certain routers, but there is no webcam then.

- The Intel N-2200 wireless card is 2.4ghz only, no 5ghz support. Mine works great 20 feet from the router, but on the other edge of the house upstairs, the wireless card totally sucks compared to my other laptops. Might upgrade later.

- The keyboard is backlit with a few brightnesses, and also a light on the top of the monitor that shines down on the keyboard too

- You can add mSata SSD (SATA2 speeds), but I chose to order a standard SSD (SATA3 speeds). Not sure if sata 2 vs. 3 matters. Note that only 7mm height SSDs like Samsung 830/840 will fit. 9mm height SSD will not fit.

- Ships with Samsung RAM. Can buy 2x8GB RAM for upgrade. Might extend time to hibernate if you get too much RAM.

- Integrated graphics Intel HD 4000 Ivy Bridge is included (shared RAM), and it's AWESOME compared to older Intel HD 3000. Blows it away.

- The touchpad is really, really bad. Haven't tried different drivers yet.

- Laptop is extremely light, but a little thick compared to Ultrabooks.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/05/3...30-review/

Hope that helps. Good luck.

scottegos2 03-08-2013 02:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by goldendeals1;58090684...- Try to get the Intel i5-3320 processor for $55 more, since it fully supports VT-d/virtualization.
[url
http://ark.intel.com/compare/64893,64895,64896,67355[/url]
...
- For upgraded IPS display : You get the 720p webcam if you have a 2x2 antenna in there. If you pick the 3x3 antenna then you could theoretically get higher speeds with certain routers, but there is no webcam then.

- The Intel N-2200 wireless card is 2.4ghz only, no 5ghz support. Mine works great 20 feet from the router, but on the other edge of the house upstairs, the wireless card totally sucks compared to my other laptops. Might upgrade later.
...
- You can add mSata SSD (SATA2 speeds), but I chose to order a standard SSD (SATA3 speeds). Not sure if sata 2 vs. 3 matters. Note that only 7mm height SSDs like Samsung 830/840 will fit. 9mm height SSD will not fit.

Nice post. A few comments that might help clarify:
1. VT-d is not necessary for most purposes to use virtualization. For the casual user of KVM, Virtualbox, or HyperV, it's VT-x that's important and VT-d doesn't come into play unless you're trying to assign physical devices specifically to the VM, which is not usually the case.
2. Wifi: Completely agree about the 2200 (or, even worse, the "Thinkpad wifi" device). The3x3 actually makes a big difference to me, fwiw, in both range and throughput. Hopefully, people spending $700+ on laptops are buying dual band 11n or 11ac routers!
3. SATA speed is one thing (twice as fast on reads, 50-100% on writes depending on the device) and weight/power is another. By removing the hard drive and replacing it with a SATA drive, you reduce weight, power, and heat. BTW, I heartily recommend the Samsung 840 or 840 pro here. I have a 500gb 840 in my x230 and a 256gb 840 pro in my t430.

offthetop 03-08-2013 03:20 PM

is it dead?

droyder 03-08-2013 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MrBojangels (Post 58072228)
Samsung used to.

The Vizio 15.6in laptop would be amazing if the trackpad/keyboard wasn't utter trash. The finish and display on that laptop for the spec+price are great.

Asus has ULV CPU laptops, but I'm looking for a workhorse not a web browser.

Check out the new Samsung 7 Chronos that's just trickling out now, it's the closest thing to a MBP for PC folks at the moment.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/0...7-chronos/

kevroc 03-08-2013 03:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58090930)
Nice post. A few comments that might help clarify:
1. VT-d is not necessary for most purposes to use virtualization. For the casual user of KVM, Virtualbox, or HyperV, it's VT-x that's important and VT-d doesn't come into play unless you're trying to assign physical devices specifically to the VM, which is not usually the case.
2. Wifi: Completely agree about the 2200 (or, even worse, the "Thinkpad wifi" device). The3x3 actually makes a big difference to me, fwiw, in both range and throughput. Hopefully, people spending $700+ on laptops are buying dual band 11n or 11ac routers!
3. SATA speed is one thing (twice as fast on reads, 50-100% on writes depending on the device) and weight/power is another. By removing the hard drive and replacing it with a SATA drive, you reduce weight, power, and heat. BTW, I heartily recommend the Samsung 840 or 840 pro here. I have a 500gb 840 in my x230 and a 256gb 840 pro in my t430.

Isn't the 3x3 only effective with the 6300? Which isn't a configuration option any longer on it. The best you can do is the 6205 which leaves you with the 2x2 so might as well go with the camera unless you're going to upgrade.

droyder 03-08-2013 04:09 PM

is there a point of buying an 802.11ac router if you don't have an ac wireless card?

offthetop 03-08-2013 04:39 PM

trying to decide between the refurbished yoga and the x230

http://slickdeals.net/f/5894320-Lenovo-Yoga-13-Convertible-Core-i5-Ultrabook-Refurb-1-Yr-Warranty-749-00-Free-Ship-1500-available

with an aftermarket SSD price is about the same. what do you guys think? i think it might be cool to have a hybrid but i dont know if ill really use it, and i worry about the long term build quality. i really need something that will last

MrBojangels 03-08-2013 04:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58091798)
Check out the new Samsung 7 Chronos that's just trickling out now, it's the closest thing to a MBP for PC folks at the moment.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/0...7-chronos/

meh, not IPS, has a numpad shrinking the keyboard size.

droyder 03-08-2013 05:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MrBojangels (Post 58093606)
meh, not IPS, has a numpad shrinking the keyboard size.

it's samsung's PLS screen which many believe to be better than IPS..

The updated Series 7 Chronos, too, was something I was pretty interested in looking at. I had my Series 7 on me when I went to the Samsung booth, so I got a pretty good feel for the hardware differences side by side. The biggest change here is the 1080p PLS touchscreen panel, and a slight amount of added thickness to go with that.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/664...ook-lineup


and don't forget this machine is $1K cheaper than the similar rMBP

ls1dreams 03-08-2013 05:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funkmasterta (Post 58063652)
x230 has NO HDMI

Why is HDMI on laptops even important anymore? I much prefer to just run a DLNA server and have a small media attached to the TV (wdtv, roku, etc) so you don't lose functionality of your laptop while watching a movie.

Why do they have so many damn models?

What's the best deal here? Just looking for something with an i5, 8gb of ram, and a decent screen.

ls1dreams 03-08-2013 05:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by funkmasterta (Post 58063652)
x230 has NO HDMI

Quote:

Originally Posted by goldendeals1 (Post 58090684)
For the X230, I have some other comments too in case it helps people :

- Try to get the Intel i5-3320 processor for $55 more, since it fully supports VT-d/virtualization.
http://ark.intel.com/compare/6489...4896,67355

- For upgraded IPS display : You get the 720p webcam if you have a 2x2 antenna in there. If you pick the 3x3 antenna then you could theoretically get higher speeds with certain routers, but there is no webcam then.

- The Intel N-2200 wireless card is 2.4ghz only, no 5ghz support. Mine works great 20 feet from the router, but on the other edge of the house upstairs, the wireless card totally sucks compared to my other laptops. Might upgrade later.

- The keyboard is backlit with a few brightnesses, and also a light on the top of the monitor that shines down on the keyboard too

- You can add mSata SSD (SATA2 speeds), but I chose to order a standard SSD (SATA3 speeds). Not sure if sata 2 vs. 3 matters. Note that only 7mm height SSDs like Samsung 830/840 will fit. 9mm height SSD will not fit.

- Ships with Samsung RAM. Can buy 2x8GB RAM for upgrade. Might extend time to hibernate if you get too much RAM.

- Integrated graphics Intel HD 4000 Ivy Bridge is included (shared RAM), and it's AWESOME compared to older Intel HD 3000. Blows it away.

- The touchpad is really, really bad. Haven't tried different drivers yet.

- Laptop is extremely light, but a little thick compared to Ultrabooks.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/05/3...30-review/

Hope that helps. Good luck.

Nice info. Too bad on the touchpad - that's the single must frustrating thing to me about PC laptops these days. Does ANYONE make a good touchpad?

I'm going to have a hard time going away from macbooks just for that + magsafe.

Slercher 03-09-2013 12:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58067172)
still using my trusty T60 and hoping it holds out (it's had some overheating issues) until the haswell machines come out. i'm really interested in the supposed much improved battery life and integrated graphics that haswell apparently brings. :)

that makes two of us. Runs like new after a reformat.

droyder 03-09-2013 01:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Slercher (Post 58107560)
that makes two of us. Runs like new after a reformat.

are you still using a T60 too? if so, what did you reformat?

Slercher 03-09-2013 04:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by droyder (Post 58107948)
are you still using a T60 too? if so, what did you reformat?

Fresh install of xp and be careful which drivers you load. The synaptics touchpad I've identified as causing issues.

chumpsky2010 03-09-2013 11:42 PM

I think I found a T430 deal that some of you ThinkPad T430 fans might like. The basic T430 on here with 1600 x 900 display upgrade goes for $636. But it has no bluetooth, no Fingerprint reader, a small 320 gb HDD, and just 4gb ram. All that for $636.

Well, if anyone is looking to soup it up a little more, I found this t430 at Lenovo outlet today (brand new!) with the "MADNESS" coupon for $748. It's a t430 with 1600x900, 8gb ram, 128 gb SSD, fingerprint reader, bluetooth, a better network card and (last but not least) a slightly better processor as well -- an i5-3320 instead of the i5-3310 ( I think that alone is $50 to upgrade).

All those upgrades for just $100 more? Seems pretty good.

Any thoughts? Here is the direct link http://outlet.lenovo.com/SEUILibr...de=2347X01

frank10b 03-10-2013 12:06 AM

[Completely agree about the 2200 (or, even worse, the "Thinkpad wifi" device). The3x3 actually makes a big difference to me, fwiw, in both range and throughput. Hopefully, people spending $700+ on laptops are buying dual band 11n or 11ac routers!




QUOTE=kevroc;58092590]Isn't the 3x3 only effective with the 6300? Which isn't a configuration option any longer on it. The best you can do is the 6205 which leaves you with the 2x2 so might as well go with the camera unless you're going to upgrade.[/QUOTE]

how is the wifi on this?
how does dual bankd wifi have any impact on 11n or 11na routers?
thanks!


I also need something that I can drop::shake:

DareCrow 03-10-2013 02:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BoomSchtick (Post 58074476)
Just a heads up...

i'm getting a T430 (ivy bridge) with an extra year warranty and 9 cell battery for the same price that I got a T420 (Sandy Bridge) with 6 cell battery on the outlet.

This seems like a solid deal to me. I'm going to order four or five of them. The system won't let me order quantity, so I have to put in separate orders.

What display option do u pick? What is price with tax & shipping?

DareCrow 03-10-2013 02:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BoomSchtick (Post 58074476)
Just a heads up...

i'm getting a T430 (ivy bridge) with an extra year warranty and 9 cell battery for the same price that I got a T420 (Sandy Bridge) with 6 cell battery on the outlet.

This seems like a solid deal to me. I'm going to order four or five of them. The system won't let me order quantity, so I have to put in separate orders.

So what display option are u getting and how much with tax and shipping?

teklol 03-10-2013 02:37 PM

am I doing it wrong or are the EPP codes dead? I was pricing out a T430 last night and the total was definitely lower than what it is today, since the code seems to have been replaced by BESTSELLER

mifronte 03-11-2013 10:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kevroc (Post 58092590)
Isn't the 3x3 only effective with the 6300? Which isn't a configuration option any longer on it. The best you can do is the 6205 which leaves you with the 2x2 so might as well go with the camera unless you're going to upgrade.

That is what I am thinking too! The current configuration with the i5 processor only offers the Centrino Advance-N 6205, which is only 2x2.

Also,

01. How much weight and bulk does the 9-cell battery adds?

02. What is the difference with the X230 convertible Tablet?

rushr 03-11-2013 08:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by teklol (Post 58124342)
am I doing it wrong or are the EPP codes dead? I was pricing out a T430 last night and the total was definitely lower than what it is today, since the code seems to have been replaced by BESTSELLER

try this link
http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrar...d=products

pro11in 03-12-2013 07:39 AM

Lenovo Part number: 0A65723 - Lenovo 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SODIMM Memory (1600MHz)
If someone is looking to upgrade Memory.

Any suggestions for SSD?

the80y 03-12-2013 08:53 AM

If anyone is having issues with the main link, try the link in IE or in a Chrome incognito tab, my adblock in chrome was screwing up the link and referral code.

Seriously thinking of the WQ530 with color calibration.

house kitten 03-12-2013 09:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rushr (Post 58154792)

Problem solved.

mifronte 03-13-2013 10:25 AM

I decided to pull the trigger and ordered the Thinkpad X230 i5-3360M 4GB DDR3 SO-DIMM, IPS Premium HD display, Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN, and 320GB HD 7200rpm.

I will upgrade memory and SSD myself and will probably run Win 7 Pro (64-bit). I may try and sell the 4GB DDR3 SO-DIMM module and 320GB HD 7200rpm since I will not be using them.

scottegos2 03-13-2013 10:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pro11in (Post 58162010)
Lenovo Part number: 0A65723 - Lenovo 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SODIMM Memory (1600MHz)
If someone is looking to upgrade Memory.

Any suggestions for SSD?

I am quite happy with my 500gb Samsung 840 in my x230. The 840 pro is also a good choice, but, really, it's overkill for for most people/applications. Also I notice that the official Lenovo part is actually quite competitively priced at newegg (I'm surprised).

Quote:

Originally Posted by mifronte (Post 58191978)
I decided to pull the trigger and ordered the Thinkpad X230 i5-3360M 4GB DDR3 SO-DIMM, IPS Premium HD display, Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN, and 320GB HD 7200rpm.

I will upgrade memory and SSD myself and will probably run Win 7 Pro (64-bit). I may try and sell the 4GB DDR3 SO-DIMM module and 320GB HD 7200rpm since I will not be using them.

I can definitely see selling the drive (did the same thing myself when I put in my samsung ssd). However, why would you sell the RAM? Do you really need 16gb of RAM? wow!

scottegos2 03-13-2013 10:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mifronte (Post 58141406)
01. How much weight and bulk does the 9-cell battery adds?
02. What is the difference with the X230 convertible Tablet?

1. Adds a few ounces and also sticks out the back just a little, but it's WELL worth doing because of the extra battery life -- even if you don't actually care about the extra battery life at the outset, you might care a couple of years from now when the battery inevitably degrades somewhat.
2. Personally, I think the tablet is a waste. It adds weight and mechanical complexity (i.e. reliability considerations for the paranoid among us). If you want a tablet, get a tablet.

mifronte 03-13-2013 10:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58192100)
I am quite happy with my 500gb Samsung 840 in my x230. The 840 pro is also a good choice, but, really, it's overkill for for most people/applications. Also I notice that the official Lenovo part is actually quite competitively priced at newegg (I'm surprised).


I can definitely see selling the drive (did the same thing myself when I put in my samsung ssd). However, why would you sell the RAM? Do you really need 16gb of RAM? wow!

It is not so much if I will put 16GB in the X230, but I want matching memory modules for dual channel memory performance. It all depends on what sales I can get for the memory modules. The Lenovo memory pricing is just too ridiculously high (even just to get a second 4GB matching module). I wanted to keep the base price low since the Lenovo website charges sales tax and upgrade afterward without taking the sales tax hit.

Also I will probably go with the Samsun 840 pro 128 GB for the main boot drive and will see if I can get an mSATA SSD on sale for the secondary data drive.

mifronte 03-13-2013 10:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58192222)
1. Adds a few ounces and also sticks out the back just a little, but it's WELL worth doing because of the extra battery life -- even if you don't actually care about the extra battery life at the outset, you might care a couple of years from now when the battery inevitably degrades somewhat.
2. Personally, I think the tablet is a waste. It adds weight and mechanical complexity (i.e. reliability considerations for the paranoid among us). If you want a tablet, get a tablet.

I went with the 6-cell battery because I am normally close to an outlet and shaving any ounces is my main concern since this will be used most of the time on laps and not a desk (i.e. sitting in a lounger or recliner).

scottegos2 03-13-2013 11:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mifronte (Post 58192640)
It is not so much if I will put 16GB in the X230, but I want matching memory modules for dual channel memory performance. It all depends on what sales I can get for the memory modules. The Lenovo memory pricing is just too ridiculously high (even just to get a second 4GB matching module). I wanted to keep the base price low since the Lenovo website charges sales tax and upgrade afterward without taking the sales tax hit.

Also I will probably go with the Samsun 840 pro 128 GB for the main boot drive and will see if I can get an mSATA SSD on sale for the secondary data drive.

Well newegg has the matching lenovo [newegg.com]ram for $32 delivered, which is only a few Dollars more than generic, so that might the way to go (also helps resolve warranty discussions). As for the drive, as I said, I really doubt you will see any difference whatsoever in speed or reliability between the 840 pro and especially the 500gb TLC drive (which has better performance than the 250gb model btw). Also, leaving aside power drain, I'm pretty sure that the mSATA only runs at 3gbps.

mifronte 03-13-2013 06:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by scottegos2 (Post 58193018)
Well newegg has the matching lenovo [newegg.com]ram for $32 delivered, which is only a few Dollars more than generic, so that might the way to go (also helps resolve warranty discussions). As for the drive, as I said, I really doubt you will see any difference whatsoever in speed or reliability between the 840 pro and especially the 500gb TLC drive (which has better performance than the 250gb model btw). Also, leaving aside power drain, I'm pretty sure that the mSATA only runs at 3gbps.

Thanks for link. I will keep an eye on the Newegg Lenovo memory. However, $32 is for the 2GB module. The 4GB module [newegg.com] is $53, which is expensive if I can get the G.Skills on one of NewEgg's sales. Their G.Skills 16GB (2x8GB) once a few months ago could be had for less than $60. Anyway, memory prices appear to have been rising lately.

If the 4GB Lenovo memory goes on sale, I might just snag the 4GB module. BTW, do you happen to know the actual manufacturer of Lenovo's memory? Is it Samsung? If so, I may just keep an eye on the Samsung memory too, but Samsung tends to sell at a premium just like their SSD.

If the 540 pro goes on sale, I will take that over the regular 540 because of the 5 year warranty.

pro11in 03-21-2013 01:49 PM

Ordered it on 3/7 and today I've got a mail saying it'll be delivered within 30days from today. Is this usual on lenovo orders?


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