[kwlug-disc] Refurb laptops & monitors - Eco-Tech Recycling?

hubert hubert at uhoreg.ca
Wed Apr 23 13:39:24 EDT 2014

On Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:27:37 -0400, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> said:

> Thanks Khalid. Yeah, memory is usually one of the first upgrades -
> mind you, getting old memory, large sizes, is often problematic. Just
> like when buying new you have to toss the memory that comes with it to
> put in new larger sticks. And hard drive. 'Problem' here still seems
> to be 4:3 vs widescreen. Definitely going back a generation in
> hardware. Losing things like USB 3, GB nic, and so on. Hard to know if
> it's worth it.

You won't necessarily lose on GB NIC, at least; the Thinkpads should
come standard with it.  http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T60 And
if it really is the 15.4" models as they say, then looks like it should
be widescreen too according to ThinkWiki.

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