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Once again, 2nd pass times are reported:. Hard drive firmware update Bootable diskettes – ThinkPad General Microsoft Windows XP Professional. NET Framework Version 2. Release 11 Disk 1 of 18 2.

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There is also a battery information page that tells you the current status of the battery, including its specs, health and cycle count, as well as linking you to a help file with tips r50ee battery care and maintenance. The Thinklight does what it is meant to do. Automatically send old files to OneDrive by Matt Elliott. My battery is the standard 6-cell mAHr battery.


This is so much better than manually configuring everything through Windows which is what I used to do before I learnt how to use this great utility. The keys are wonderfully tactile, and the TrackPoint navigation stick with the new Soft Dome cap is very comfortable to navigate with. Laptops by Gordon Gottsegen 10 days ago.

Love it or hate it, the beveling does serve a purpose to stiffen the cover. This power management utility comes with more comprehensive options than the standard Windows Power Management. Grqphic System Update 5.

One great feature I should mention is the Battery Maximizer Utility. Laptops by Dan Ackerman 10 days ago. With a inch XGA screen I could not hear the hard drive spinning against ambient noise in my home.


Think Express models of the IBM ThinkPad R50e notebook — Ideal for small and medium business

The LAN performance of the notebook using the built-in Ethernet port is very good. Stepping outside the benchmark numbers and focusing on my perceived performance of the ThinkPad R50 I find that a CAD program I often use, Catia v5r10 P1, is a little sluggish in battery mode, but definitely acceptable on AC.

Some laptops you ll find creak or feel cheap when you lift the screenthe R50 suffers no such issues. The motion of the TrackPad is also not quite as satisfying as with the TrackPoint. Memory Max Supported Size.

I ended up using the top left corner of the TrackPad to simulate the Windows key. IBM access connections lets you set up different network configurations, so you can have different profiles for work, home, school etc.

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The weight of the R50 is a comfortable one, and not burdensome in the least. I ll provide a few examples of these little-things:. Higher numbers represent superior performance:. Hibernate times are very good, however, it takes 30 seconds to hibernate on a MB systemand only 15s to resume from hibernation. Made to please creative pros Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality.


IBM ThinkPad R50 Review

Perhaps if I was using DOS or an Xconsole black backgroundthe Thinklight would then be more helpful, but on the whole this is just a nice to have but not necessary feature. Laptops by Joshua Goldman Dec 12, Nothing puts a system to the test better than video encoding, so a shootout between my AthlonXP desktop computer and the Thinkpad R50 is a great way to illustrate the type of performance one can expect from this laptop:.

I can touch type though not on a professional levelbut anytime I need to find a key in the dark, the LCD screen has provided enough light for me to see by. Intel Pentium M 1. These are the specs of the machines in the test: Client Security Solution v6.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Please realize that the ThinkPad R50 was not designed to be a music machine though, you ll need decent speakers grpahic hook up via the headphone out jack to get really good sound. Automatically send old files to OneDrive PC space saver: