[Thinkpad] processor speed
Sun, 12 Oct 2003 22:08:22 -0400
It is just not, IMHO, a high quality IBM macchine.
"Most" of the list members here, I think, perfer the 600/770/T/A/X series,
which are the higher quality machines with the removable drives and all the
Just my opinion, as I said
Flame Suit On
----- Original Message -----
From: "Judith D. Jennings" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2003 9:45 PM
Subject: Re: [Thinkpad] processor speed
> I was afraid someone would say that. Well, it was really cheap. Can you
> elaborate? What should I watch out for? It has a 90 day warranty, and
> if it's that bad I could return it. I want to take a machine to my
> niece that will not be a big drag for her.
> On Sunday, October 12, 2003, at 06:30 PM, Bruce Markowitz wrote:
> > Hold down the F1 key on boot, the BIOS will tell you the speed.
> > The 600E is an excellent machine, the 390 is not. You could spend your
> > money
> > better elsewhere than on that machine (flame suit on).
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Judith D. Jennings" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2003 9:08 PM
> > Subject: [Thinkpad] processor speed
> >> Hi,
> >> I've picked up one rather flaky old used thinkpad for running a simple
> >> data collection program, and ordered another used one for my niece who
> >> is starting college, and I don't know much. Couple of questions:
> >> how can I figure out my processor speed on the one I already have, a
> >> 600E?
> >> THe one I ordered is a Pentium III 500MHz thinkpad 390X (the seller
> >> gave me specs). I'm trying to get a sense of what all the different
> >> number series mean. On the IBM site I find information for current
> >> models, but not for these old models. Is there a list of the different
> >> computers anywhere that compares/describes them?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Judy
> >> Judith D. Jennings, P.E.
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