The New Rig

The New Rig (just purchased):
Lenovo Thinkpad T61
Lenovo Thinkpad T61 14″ Widescreen model

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T8300 (2.4GHz 800MHz 3MBL2)
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium (no free OS offered 🙁 )**
  • 14.1 WXGA+ TFT
  • Intel GMA X3100 GM965
  • 1 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM)*
  • 100GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
  • CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max, Ultrabay Slim
  • Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN (supporting Centrino Pro)
  • 9 cell Li-Ion Battery
  • Datasheet

Total Price (including Rush discount, coupon, and taxes): $ 936.12
It won’t ship for another 2 weeks, which is good. It will be an after-finals treat 😀

* – I will be replacing the stock 1GB chip with 2x2GB Kingston memory from NewEgg for an extra $80.

** – I will be loading Ubuntu on it, as part of my resolution.

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  2. haha I think she’s a little jealous actually 🙂 At least that’s what she tells me, and just keeps the fact that I’m an idiot to herself. I’ve got a “job” at school making $500/quarter, so this will be paid for by summer. She would probably do well to get a new laptop herself for school, but she doesn’t want to spend the money on it considering she’s buying a new car here in the next few weeks.

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