From: Mark Gardiner (100550.3170_at_compuserve.com)
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 13:08:55 EDT
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From: Mark Bell, INTERNET:bytehead_at_bellatlantic.net
TO: "thinkpad_at_cs.utk.edu", INTERNET:thinkpad_at_cs.utk.edu
DATE: 24/04/2000 07:54
RE: Re: Large hard drive for a 701C
At 11:37 PM 04/23/2000 -0400, Jonathan wrote:
>On Sun, 23 Apr 2000, Lee Laniear wrote:
>> I have a friend who is looking for a large (greater than 1 GB) hard
>> drive for his 701C. Any suggestions as to sources?
>Early last year I had my 701CS (486DX-75, 740 KB disk) upgraded to a
>AMD K5-133 and a 2 GB disk. At the time, it cost about $400.
>It was done by Maximum Upgrades (http://www.maxup.com).
>I do not know if they are still in business, but I was inpressed with the
>job they did (added another year of life to my computer - would've kept
>it even longer if the $1100.00 close-out-priced Thinkpad 240 hadn't come
>Yep, they are still kickin' The upgrade is ~500.00, and it will upgrade
>a large quantity of TPs (all the way up to 755's) with the K5133 and
>2gb HD. Interested parties should check here:
>to see if their unit is upgradable via them. If your TP is a 486 class
>machine, it stands a good chance of being CPU and HD upgraded in
>one quick job.
... www.portables.com will even upgrade (overclock) the P75 equipped 755CX for $99.00
Sadly, I am UK and this makes it impossible for me to go for...
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