IBM Thinkpad X40 with new KingSpec 32GB SSD gives a nice Netbook

Posted on Saturday, Apr 11 2009 @ 18:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
I4U News published a report on upgrading the classic IBM Thinkpad X40 with the new KingSpec SSD that works as drop-in replacement of the noisy and slow 20GB 1.8 inch HDD.
"There have been solutions for a while that required you to do some soldering or buy a PATA adapter that works in conjunction with ZIF type 1.8 inch SSD. I am just not into soldering at all. Now a Chinese company called KingSpec is offering drop-in replacement SSD for the IBM Thinkpad X40, X41, and X41T. The upgrade is definitely highly recommendable as your are getting basically a top of the line netbook with still one of the best mobile keyboards around. It is kind of funny to have a 5 year old hardware that can compete with brand new netbooks in terms of size, speed and ergonomics."
Read more at I4U.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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