What amazed me most about the ThinkPad R50 in operation was the sheer silence. No standard FireWire port, if you want fast data transfer from such things as Digital Video Cameras then you need this. Perhaps if I was using DOS or an Xconsole black background , the Thinklight would then be more helpful, but on the whole this is just a nice to have but not necessary feature. The buttons for the TrackPoint are likewise very well designed. It is the little touches that IBM puts in that truly separates the R50 from the rest of the pack. Once again, 2nd pass times are reported:.
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Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected. February Rescue and Recovery 4. Below are the timed results for compressing this MB avi file, the R50 was running on AC power and not battery:. The R50 is a joy to use. IBM Hard Drive Active Protection System monitors your notebook orientation and movement in real-time and parks the hard disk head in response to sudden movements. The keys are wonderfully tactile, and the TrackPoint navigation stick with the new Soft Dome cap is very comfortable to navigate with.
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One great feature I should mention is the Battery Maximizer Utility. IBM Access Connections IBM access connections lets you set up different network configurations, so you can have different profiles for work, home, school etc.
You can buy either direct from IBM or from various online retailers. Audio Output Compliant Standards. Even better, you can set IBM Access Connections to automatically detect and switch to the fastest available connection.
I ended up using the top left corner of the TrackPad to ibk the Windows key.
The R50e is powered by the 1. In conclusion, I am very happy with the R50 indeed. The keyboard is full-size, and very tactile. Mainboard Data Bus Speed. Average 2nd pass times are reported by dividing the number of frames by total time taken:.
Lenovo Power Management Driver for Windows 8. Hibernate times are very good, however, it takes 30 seconds to hibernate on a MB systemand only 15s to resume from hibernation.
Usability The R50 is a joy to use. Run Time Up To. Perhaps if I was using DOS or an Xconsole black backgroundthe Thinklight would then be more helpful, but on the whole this is just a nice to have but not necessary feature. Wireless networking is likewise very good on the R Update for Rescue and Ib versions 2. It scored a respectable Microsoft unveils its new Office app for Windows 10 The app will act as a hub for all your Microsoft Office needs.
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Laptops by Joshua Goldman Dec 12, Average 2nd pass times are reported by dividing the r50d of frames by total time taken: As a side note related to multimedia editing, if you plan to transfer files from a digital camera or video recorder, make sure to get an R50 model with a Fire Wire port, or buy a PCMCIA Firewire card for fast file transfer.
TrackPoint driver for Windows – ThinkPad Client Security Solution v6. Networking Max Transfer Rate. Need two settings for home and work?