Message 8 of If I use only one module and put it in the top slot, the laptop doesn’t boot up and it gives a beep code error. Exchanging these drives for after-market drives which support SATA bus of 3. IBM Lenovo Z61p Hi, I know this is completely unrelated but I didn’t want to create a new topic I have never done it since the laptop was new Message 7 of

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The eBay auction ad listed a few newer models.

But after doing some tests with CrystalDisc, I have mixed Yes, that should work fine. I hate being played and that is what Lenovo did buy capping the sata speed and not informing the customer.

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This helped me too. Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. I also remember that a Promise raid controller choked it to sata 1 speeds.

Comparing with cheap Dells is disingenuous. Sage advice, especially on older machines with no warranty remaining.

T60 harddrive interface, SATA or IDE?

As I’m hunting for a replacement laptop I may as well update to something with more current performance. Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Stefan — The linux-thinkpad mailing list home page is at: Regards, Paul — The linux-thinkpad mailing list home page is at: Aata is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.


So even replacing the primary drive which is currently: Well, thanks for your answers, although they didn’t make me particularly happy Thei may well be the finest ThinkPad I’ve owned yet!

I may have zapped it with static as the screen went blank when I picked it satw off the desk data few weeks ago and it has not restarted since. The LEDs light up power and battery but no sound goes out and the screen remains black no Thinkpad logo, nothing.

Last edited by geohsia on Fri Feb 20, I mean isn’t there some limitation of the chipset or something? Writing the message on it.

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Ivm already said, most of this are only rumors A few months ago I had bought a new GB drive for it and now that drive is surplus unless I find a compatible model. T60 SATA hard drive compatibility? If a post solves your issue, please mark it so. The only issue is that it will operate at the slower speeds of the host notebook.


In reply to this post by Nate Bargmann T6 Vista, 7 and 8 will all work fine, but most people seem to prefer Windows 7 due to its improvements over Vista. Current Lenovo drives have firmware set to 1.

T60 Sata II speeds – Thinkpads Forum

Sure, it works as designed for ib, T61 p but the design seems flawed and they are not willing to listen to users and make it work better. Message 9 of Thanks for the info, everyone. This is due to the bus signaling used for the SATA bus, as well as overhead for error checking.

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