Welcome to the forum! The R60 does not use the same case construction as the T60 and it is not as wonderfully thin and light. Message 9 of The lid of the R60 is constructed of plastic while the T60 is made of a mag-alloy — a sturdier more rugged material. I am not a Lenovo employee. Fans were certainly audible, but never noisy and only ran during periods of demanding usage such as when running benchmarks.

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If you like big graphics and easy to read text, go with the XGA. Eata R60 has two rather large fan vents, one on the back and one on the left side. I have the 9-cell battery with the R60 being reviewed.

Lenovo ThinkPad R60 Review (pics, specs)

The R60 can also come with Bluetooth if so chosen and configured, great to use with printers, PDAs and SmartPhones for transferring data wirelessly. The R60 under review has the following specs:. The R60 is not a multimedia notebook and as such the speakers are there for system sounds and listening to say streaming talk radio or Podcasts on iTunes software.

If you want speed, definitely go with a Core Duo processor. Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be sat to read them. In addition a couple of rubber feet elevate the laptop slightly to provide airflow underneath. R60 saata side view view large image. I read about a mod to replace fan and heat sink with W model for t Message 5 of Register Sign In Help.


On paper, it seems that very similar configurations can be made. I was working on it on battery it was still chargedi put it Message 2 of The Intel Core Duo 2.

If it won’t acceptyou have a You can configure the R60 to be a speed demon or one that simply gets the sta done. Message 4 of I generally don’t upgrade BIOS unless there’s something in it that affects me, e.

Lenovo ThinkPad R60 Review (pics, specs)

R60 underside view view large image. Unlike with older computers, there really is no capacity limitation for machines with SATA interfaces.

You can see here the R60 is thicker than my T43, the T43 is on the sat and the R60 saya the right view large image. So please should it be even possible to use this configuration of RAM modules or do they have to be on the same frequency or something? Our review machine happens to be a bit of a show off and speed demon.

Does R60 support the Turbo Memory card? Unfortunately, on my system, the Hitachi Tool simply states that I can’t change the SATA speed and it doesn’t tell me the current speed.


I upgraded an X61s to SSD a couple of years ago. In fact, the ThinkPad T60 I reviewed earlier in the year had satw the same specs and performance results as this R All of the ivm results are quite impressive numbers, and in use the R60 was as fast as these numbers play out.

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Keep in mind too, inside you have a magnesium constructed roll cage to protect components, so although plastic will succumb to cracking during a fall more so than magnesium alloy, your internals are im protected by a sturdy skeleton. Reception is fine, no troubles, the antenna of the R60 is in the screen to give extra range.

R60 back side view view large image. Demanding types will wish the IPS screen option that is offered with the T60 were available here. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. The R60 is recommended for small business buyers and those in education.