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Anonymous
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February 21, 2005 12:39:24 AM

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I am shopping for a 600X Thinkpad for a friend of mine, but he has a very
tight budget. Basically, what I am looking for is a bare bones 600X (450 MHz
minimum) with only a CD-Rom, floppy drive (don't even need the floopy caddy)
and power supply as extras. No added RAM, operating system or software
required. My budget is US$235.00 *including* shipping (to Canada). If you
have something that fits this description you can reply direct to me. I
would be willing to order and pay for it today (using PayPal).

-Jonathan
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 21, 2005 2:48:18 AM

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Look on eBay for sellers "ThinkpadSales", "Tpads-plus" or "jbinmn", write them
and tell them what you are looking for, one of them should be able to help you.
Tell them "TJ" sent you.



Jonathan Klein wrote:
>
> I am shopping for a 600X Thinkpad for a friend of mine, but he has a very
> tight budget. Basically, what I am looking for is a bare bones 600X (450 MHz
> minimum) with only a CD-Rom, floppy drive (don't even need the floopy caddy)
> and power supply as extras. No added RAM, operating system or software
> required. My budget is US$235.00 *including* shipping (to Canada). If you
> have something that fits this description you can reply direct to me. I
> would be willing to order and pay for it today (using PayPal).
>
> -Jonathan

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 21, 2005 3:46:43 AM

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btw, did you know the 600X can take up to a 850MHz PIII cpu? Also load it up to
576MB RAM using PC100 ram ONLY. Do not use so-called PC100/133 RAM, it wont
work.

TJ

"Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC" wrote:
>
> Look on eBay for sellers "ThinkpadSales", "Tpads-plus" or "jbinmn", write them
> and tell them what you are looking for, one of them should be able to help you.
> Tell them "TJ" sent you.
>
> Jonathan Klein wrote:
> >
> > I am shopping for a 600X Thinkpad for a friend of mine, but he has a very
> > tight budget. Basically, what I am looking for is a bare bones 600X (450 MHz
> > minimum) with only a CD-Rom, floppy drive (don't even need the floopy caddy)
> > and power supply as extras. No added RAM, operating system or software
> > required. My budget is US$235.00 *including* shipping (to Canada). If you
> > have something that fits this description you can reply direct to me. I
> > would be willing to order and pay for it today (using PayPal).
> >
> > -Jonathan
>
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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 21, 2005 8:52:37 AM

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Ya, I had heard that it could take up to 800 something MHz, and I know it
could take 576 MB of RAM. That's part of the reason I am trying to get my
friend a 600X. The other reason is the reputation of IBM thinkpads for
quality in particular the 600 series. He doesn't have a lot of money so I
think this machine would be good value for his dollar. I am planning to buy
a 600X PII-650 for myself. I could afford a lot newer machine, but I have no
need for the extra processing power. Plus the 600 series is a classic so I
just want one. Actually I already have a 600E. But I want the top end
machine in the 600 series.

"Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC" <Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote in message
news:42192F72.6513F00F@cableaz.com...
> btw, did you know the 600X can take up to a 850MHz PIII cpu? Also load it
up to
> 576MB RAM using PC100 ram ONLY. Do not use so-called PC100/133 RAM, it
wont
> work.
>
> TJ
>
> "Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC" wrote:
> >
> > Look on eBay for sellers "ThinkpadSales", "Tpads-plus" or "jbinmn",
write them
> > and tell them what you are looking for, one of them should be able to
help you.
> > Tell them "TJ" sent you.
> >
> > Jonathan Klein wrote:
> > >
> > > I am shopping for a 600X Thinkpad for a friend of mine, but he has a
very
> > > tight budget. Basically, what I am looking for is a bare bones 600X
(450 MHz
> > > minimum) with only a CD-Rom, floppy drive (don't even need the floopy
caddy)
> > > and power supply as extras. No added RAM, operating system or software
> > > required. My budget is US$235.00 *including* shipping (to Canada). If
you
> > > have something that fits this description you can reply direct to me.
I
> > > would be willing to order and pay for it today (using PayPal).
> > >
> > > -Jonathan
> >
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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 21, 2005 5:50:38 PM

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If you, or anyone else with a 600X, are interested, I have two 700MHz PIII cpu's
that I took out of my 600x's that are now just collecting dust.. $45/each, plus
$5 Priority Mail(in the US) or $90 for the two, shipping included.

TJ
Phoenix, AZ

Jonathan Klein wrote:
>
> Ya, I had heard that it could take up to 800 something MHz, and I know it
> could take 576 MB of RAM. That's part of the reason I am trying to get my
> friend a 600X. The other reason is the reputation of IBM thinkpads for
> quality in particular the 600 series. He doesn't have a lot of money so I
> think this machine would be good value for his dollar. I am planning to buy
> a 600X PII-650 for myself. I could afford a lot newer machine, but I have no
> need for the extra processing power. Plus the 600 series is a classic so I
> just want one. Actually I already have a 600E. But I want the top end
> machine in the 600 series.
>
> "Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC" <Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote in message
> news:42192F72.6513F00F@cableaz.com...
> > btw, did you know the 600X can take up to a 850MHz PIII cpu? Also load it
> up to
> > 576MB RAM using PC100 ram ONLY. Do not use so-called PC100/133 RAM, it
> wont
> > work.
> >
> > TJ
> >
> > "Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC" wrote:
> > >
> > > Look on eBay for sellers "ThinkpadSales", "Tpads-plus" or "jbinmn",
> write them
> > > and tell them what you are looking for, one of them should be able to
> help you.
> > > Tell them "TJ" sent you.
> > >
> > > Jonathan Klein wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I am shopping for a 600X Thinkpad for a friend of mine, but he has a
> very
> > > > tight budget. Basically, what I am looking for is a bare bones 600X
> (450 MHz
> > > > minimum) with only a CD-Rom, floppy drive (don't even need the floopy
> caddy)
> > > > and power supply as extras. No added RAM, operating system or software
> > > > required. My budget is US$235.00 *including* shipping (to Canada). If
> you
> > > > have something that fits this description you can reply direct to me.
> I
> > > > would be willing to order and pay for it today (using PayPal).
> > > >
> > > > -Jonathan
> > >
> > > -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > I am BillGatus of Borg. Resistance is futile. You will be assim
> > > [General Protection Fault]
> >
> > --
> > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --------------------
> > I am BillGatus of Borg. Resistance is futile. You will be assim
> > [General Protection Fault]

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 22, 2005 1:20:24 PM

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Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC wrote:
> btw, did you know the 600X can take up to a 850MHz PIII cpu?

Does the 600x support speedstep ? AFAIK machines that don't will dumb
down a MMC2 module to its lower speed (as well as possibly chuck up a
BIOS error message) ...

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 22, 2005 1:23:50 PM

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Jonathan Klein wrote:

> Plus the 600 series is a classic so I
> just want one. Actually I already have a 600E. But I want the top end
> machine in the 600 series.

Know what you mean. I got a 600X for the same reason pretty much (as
well as the fact that I was offered one ex-corporate _very_ cheaply <g>).

There are one or two irritating things about the design/ergonomics, but
it _is_ a very nice machine.


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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 22, 2005 7:40:38 PM

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Yep, runs speedstep fine... I use CPUz http://www.cpuid.com to see the cpu
speed and it lists the correct speed when on Ac or battery.

Martin Slaney wrote:
>
> Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC wrote:
> > btw, did you know the 600X can take up to a 850MHz PIII cpu?
>
> Does the 600x support speedstep ? AFAIK machines that don't will dumb
> down a MMC2 module to its lower speed (as well as possibly chuck up a
> BIOS error message) ...
>
> --
> ..
>
> I am not a marketing target ... I am a free man.

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 23, 2005 11:38:15 AM

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On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 16:40:38 GMT, "Capt 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC"
<Dec7.2942@cableaz.com> wrote:

>Yep, runs speedstep fine... I use CPUz http://www.cpuid.com to see the cpu
>speed and it lists the correct speed when on Ac or battery.
>

Did the model/s originally have the 450 or 500MHz module installed
or were they originally the 600MHz SpeedStep models? Thanks.
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 23, 2005 11:38:16 AM

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They were 500Mhz models, -4AU and -4EU. I started off with the 700mhz cpu
upgrades (those are the ones I'm selling) then found two 800mhz cpu's. If I had
found 850's I would've used those. I d/l'ed and installed the SpeedStep file
and it runs consistantly(as long as its plugged in) at 800mhz.. On battery it
falls down to 650, still faster than 500. But they run just fine, no problems
with cooling either. Between the 800mhz speed and 576mb RAM, they really
scream.

TJ

"H. Dziardziel" wrote:
>
> On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 16:40:38 GMT, "Capt 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC"
> <Dec7.2942@cableaz.com> wrote:
>
> >Yep, runs speedstep fine... I use CPUz http://www.cpuid.com to see the cpu
> >speed and it lists the correct speed when on Ac or battery.
> >
>
> Did the model/s originally have the 450 or 500MHz module installed
> or were they originally the 600MHz SpeedStep models? Thanks.

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 23, 2005 6:13:21 PM

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On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 04:32:37 GMT, "Capt 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC"
<Dec7.2942@cableaz.com> wrote:

>They were 500Mhz models, -4AU and -4EU. I started off with the 700mhz cpu
>upgrades (those are the ones I'm selling) then found two 800mhz cpu's. If I had
>found 850's I would've used those. I d/l'ed and installed the SpeedStep file
>and it runs consistantly(as long as its plugged in) at 800mhz.. On battery it
>falls down to 650, still faster than 500. But they run just fine, no problems
>with cooling either. Between the 800mhz speed and 576mb RAM, they really
>scream.
>
>TJ
>
Thanks. At 650 they might take less power than the 450/500s as I
recall. I'd like to email you. Please reply to
hdziardziel@deleteallthisbutgmx.net thanks.
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 23, 2005 7:25:10 PM

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ok, just checking, you're in the US? Outside the US, I'd have to check what
shipping would be.

TJ

"H. Dziardziel" wrote:
>
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 04:32:37 GMT, "Capt 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC"
> <Dec7.2942@cableaz.com> wrote:
>
> >They were 500Mhz models, -4AU and -4EU. I started off with the 700mhz cpu
> >upgrades (those are the ones I'm selling) then found two 800mhz cpu's. If I had
> >found 850's I would've used those. I d/l'ed and installed the SpeedStep file
> >and it runs consistantly(as long as its plugged in) at 800mhz.. On battery it
> >falls down to 650, still faster than 500. But they run just fine, no problems
> >with cooling either. Between the 800mhz speed and 576mb RAM, they really
> >scream.
> >
> >TJ
> >
> Thanks. At 650 they might take less power than the 450/500s as I
> recall. I'd like to email you. Please reply to
> hdziardziel@deleteallthisbutgmx.net thanks.

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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 24, 2005 12:21:28 PM

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On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:25:10 GMT, "Capt. 'Wild' Bil Kelso, USAAC"
<Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote:

>ok, just checking, you're in the US? Outside the US, I'd have to check what
>shipping would be.
>
>TJ

You're correct, I'm in Korea. Shipping by regular _post office_
airmail which is very good to here. -- NOT private courier -- due
not only shipping cost but customs duty assessed on shipping
component too., Would buy both Thanks.


Please reply to
hdziardziel@deleteallthisbutgmx.net
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 24, 2005 12:21:29 PM

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"H. Dziardziel" wrote:
>
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:25:10 GMT, "Capt. 'Wild' Bil Kelso, USAAC"
> <Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote:
>
> >ok, just checking, you're in the US? Outside the US, I'd have to check what
> >shipping would be.
> >
> >TJ
>
> You're correct, I'm in Korea. Shipping by regular _post office_
> airmail which is very good to here. -- NOT private courier -- due
> not only shipping cost but customs duty assessed on shipping
> component too., Would buy both Thanks.
>
> Please reply to
> hdziardziel@deleteallthisbutgmx.net

ok, would be $90USD plus shipping to Korea.

TJ
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Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 24, 2005 8:55:06 PM

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On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 02:06:48 GMT, "Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC"
<Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote:

>"H. Dziardziel" wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:25:10 GMT, "Capt. 'Wild' Bil Kelso, USAAC"
>> <Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote:
>>
>> >ok, just checking, you're in the US? Outside the US, I'd have to check what
>> >shipping would be.
>> >
>> >TJ
>>
>> You're correct, I'm in Korea. Shipping by regular _post office_
>> airmail which is very good to here. -- NOT private courier -- due
>> not only shipping cost but customs duty assessed on shipping
>> component too., Would buy both Thanks.
>>
>> Please reply to
>> hdziardziel@deleteallthisbutgmx.net
>
>ok, would be $90USD plus shipping to Korea.
>
>TJ

Please advise your email address.
Anonymous
a b D Laptop
February 24, 2005 8:55:07 PM

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"H. Dziardziel" wrote:
>
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 02:06:48 GMT, "Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC"
> <Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote:
>
> >"H. Dziardziel" wrote:
> >>
> >> On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 16:25:10 GMT, "Capt. 'Wild' Bil Kelso, USAAC"
> >> <Dec7.1941@cableaz.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> >ok, just checking, you're in the US? Outside the US, I'd have to check what
> >> >shipping would be.
> >> >
> >> >TJ
> >>
> >> You're correct, I'm in Korea. Shipping by regular _post office_
> >> airmail which is very good to here. -- NOT private courier -- due
> >> not only shipping cost but customs duty assessed on shipping
> >> component too., Would buy both Thanks.
> >>
> >> Please reply to
> >> hdziardziel@deleteallthisbutgmx.net
> >
> >ok, would be $90USD plus shipping to Korea.
> >
> >TJ
>
> Please advise your email address.

remove Dec7 from the address

TJ
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