Update for Rescue and Recovery versions 2. Laptops by Joshua Goldman Dec 12, Stepping outside the benchmark numbers and focusing on my perceived performance of the ThinkPad R50 I find that a CAD program I often use, Catia v5r10 P1, is a little sluggish in battery mode, but definitely acceptable on AC. A redesign that’s almost on the nose A redesign that’s almost on the nose by Dan Ackerman. Some laptops you ll find creak or feel cheap when you lift the screen , the R50 suffers no such issues. For some reason, it always feels a little too small, and the buttons are flush instead of raised, making them harder to click. Lenovo Power Management Driver for Windows 8.

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The ThinkPad R50 used in this review has the following configuration: IBM access connections lets you set up different network configurations, so you can have different profiles for work, home, school etc. Higher numbers represent superior performance: Best tablets and accessories for Christmas gifts: The buttons for the TrackPoint are likewise very well designed.

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February Rescue and Recovery 4. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 2 days ago. 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:. The top surface of the R50 has a nice, rubberized feel that is quite easy to grip.


It s always best to get the bad news aside and focus on the good, so let me now talk about the only two failings I can think of with the R Based on these results it is seen that the 1.

Rescue and Recovery v3. Having said that, the display is crisp and sharp for text and CAD work that I do. Tablets by Joshua Goldman Dec 13, The latch on the screen nptebook a twin-hook arrangement, but it only needs a single sliding switch to unlock it, and it can be easily opened with one hand. With a inch XGA screen Note that there is already a factory pre-set image in a hidden partition of the hard drive that will restore everything to factory defaults wiping your data in the process — this is in addition to the Rapid Restore, lbm you can choose between the two if you decide to do a restore operation.

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I attribute this superior performance at least in part to the 1 MB L2 cache on the Centrino processor. These are the ihm of the machines in the test: I ll provide a few examples of these little-things: IBM Access Connections, possibly the most useful piece of software on the notebook.


This utility is a good supplement to the standard Windows Power Management but not a replacement.

Lenovo ThinkPad R50e (Think Express Program) Series

The lines on it are very smooth, with a nice blend of chiseled edges and contours. Good performance and great keyboard notwithstanding, there’s not enough bang for the buck here im with the features others in this class deliver. The weight of the R50 is a comfortable one, and not burdensome in the least.

Credit it to typical IBM stubbornness. Rescue and Recovery 3. Work, play and everything in between, it’s all better on a bigger screen with great tools to boost your experience. Nvidia is looking to shake up the gaming laptop scene with powerful new GPUs, while other PCs pitch added privacy. Thinklight The Thinklight does what it is meant to do.

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