LemP Replied on August 2, Eventhough Ibm is not providing a Windows 7 driver, you might be able to find the “original” video card chip maker’s “base” drivers. Hibernate times are very good, however, it takes 30 seconds to hibernate on a MB system , and only 15s to resume from hibernation. Wireless Performance Wireless networking is likewise very good on the R The hinges to open and close the screen are solid chunks of metal, and open with a smooth action. This site in other languages x. System Migration Assistant 6.

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If you want an all-in-one multimedia notebook to play movies on, try another manufacturer. I could not hear the hard drive spinning against ambient noise in my home.

The ThinkPad R50 used in this review has the following configuration: The R50 is a joy to use. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. I have the same question Made to please creative pros Debuting just ahead of CESthe updated two-in-one gets a premium redesign and improved pen functionality.


The latch on the screen is a twin-hook arrangement, but it only needs a single sliding switch to unlock it, and it can be easily opened with one hand. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 2 days ago.

IBM ThinkPad R50 Review

Intel Pentium M 1. Hibernate times are thinjpad good, however, it takes 30 seconds to hibernate on a MB systemand only 15s to resume from hibernation.

Based on these results it is seen that the 1. The motion of the TrackPad is also not quite as satisfying as with the TrackPoint. Average 2nd pass times are reported by dividing the number of frames by total time taken:. Update for Rescue and Recovery versions 2. This utility is a good supplement to the standard Windows Power Management but not a replacement.

Love it or hate it, the beveling does serve a purpose to stiffen the cover. Windows 7 32bit Windows 7 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8. ThinkPad R50 Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Photoshop resizing and filters, a commonly used application that puts a system to the test, were likewise very fast — Fraphics credit this to the SSE and SSE2 optimizations that have been done with Photoshop SSE and SSE2 are a type of instruction set used by certain Intel processors, if applications are written and optimized for SSE then they will run much faster.

The R Series of notebooks from IBM used to parade as a budget class, that s no longer the case, the R Series is tjinkpad fact quite close to the high-end T Series in performance and specs.


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Patch module for Lenovo System Update for Windows 8. What amazed me most about the ThinkPad R50 in operation was the sheer silence.

IBM ThinkPad R50 Review

However, the extra features of the TrackPad are quite convenient — gdaphics areas for horizontal and vertical scrolling, and customizable hotspots are nice to have. We reviewed a lot of laptops in 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:.

For those of you interested in a few processor performance numbers I ran synthetic benchmarks using the SiSoft Sandra benchmarking application with various power settings and in comparison with my desktop PC. Automatically send old files to OneDrive by Matt Elliott.