Thinkpad: Any objections?

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

T470 (7300U)? Any objections?

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

No. The T470 and T470s are superb ThinkPads.

confirmed

Iike the T470s I got (for $100!)recently. It's got a decent screen and a lot (6) of ports, so you don't need a dock.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

Only 8th Gen. Intel and newer is officially supported by windows 11

Don't worry there are modded ISOs, also LTSC is supported till 2029.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

Yeah it’s shit, had one a few years back paid £20 for it bargain but performance was very poor. It was not suitable for me, go T480 or bust, up till 8th gen it was all dual core on the U series, 8th was a game changer

I don't know what you did to test this, but the performance difference between the T470 and T480 is miniscule.

But quads? Different?

Yeah... benchmarks. >:/

First of all -- build quality of T480?

Same as the T470. They are lovely.

8th gen is much much faster than 7th ignore that other guy (don’t think he knows what he is on about) and look at the stats in my post, it’s clear if you read the link

Quads only work to your advantage if the software takes advantage of it.

Benchmarks are rubbish vs real life usage.

yeah and in 2022 software does use quad core, this isn’t the 1990s 😂🤦‍♂️ 7th gen is what I would consider scrap, light web browsing and that’s it, we throw them away at work, as well as early 8th gen, you must remember 8th gen is 5 years old now….I’m basing this of having extensively used 6th/7th/8th/9th/10th/11th extensively and under sustained workloads…nothing less than an 8th for both performance and official OS support

Our opinion on hardware differ entirely. I tend to see great use in good hardware, no matter how old it is.

And what's the build quality of T480s because there is also such an offer?

Pretty much the same as the T470s, minus the bottom docking port and the slim tip AC input. The T480s is USB-C only.

Oh, and the T470s has two small batteries while the T480s has a single large one.

this is a very good point.

Please tell us where you throw them >:)

ewaste provider collects and sheds 😂

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

Question is it's a B status for 200 €.

just try it - it's a professional seller? Than you can return it if sth is wrong

Yes, professional reseller, 6/12 months warranty etc.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

The T470s is my main driver to this day!

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

not a quad core.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

Go up for intel Gen 8.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 2:40 a.m.

Slightly too old




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