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don_svetlio's Recent Activity

  1. don_svetlio replied to the thread Lenovo P51 - do not buy!.

    Sadly, that is the case. And here is where consumer protection laws are vital. For instance, if the item fails more than 3 times within...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:14 PM
  2. don_svetlio liked Mobius 1's post in the thread Lenovo P51 - do not buy!.

    And the only way to make sure that the machine is serviced properly is for the tech to visit and you watching over the tech.

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:12 PM
  3. don_svetlio replied to the thread Lenovo P51 - do not buy!.

    Generally, you should call whoever services the brand of laptops you are interested in and ask what services they do and don't provide....

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:09 PM
  4. don_svetlio liked Mobius 1's post in the thread Lenovo P51 - do not buy!.

    That temp difference is pretty much normal if you don't use the GPU, it will not heat as much as the CPU (I'm assuming that the VM is...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:07 PM
  5. don_svetlio replied to the thread Looking for a laptop for school and gaming..

    A laptop that can last 6-7 years is a tall order. Don't get your hopes high. A realistic estimate would be 3-4 years before it either...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:05 PM
  6. don_svetlio replied to the thread Laptops for not for profit youth workers.

    Factor in more RAM since only 4GB is not going to be a good bet for photo or video work. Even web browsing can eat it up. I'd say 8GB is...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 3:24 PM
  7. don_svetlio liked tdskinner2000's post in the thread Laptops for not for profit youth workers.

    Thanks Don very helpful.

    Feb 19, 2018 at 11:16 AM
  8. don_svetlio replied to the thread Laptops for not for profit youth workers.

    I'd say the Lenovo ThinkPad L460 is a perfect fit....

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:42 AM
  9. don_svetlio replied to the thread 9370 coil whine confirmed.

    In this case - I fee like a full consumer protection bureau investigation is required. I've been around long enough to not believe...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 9:43 AM
  10. don_svetlio replied to the thread 9370 coil whine confirmed.

    Yeah, I read that but the cynic in me thinks it might be UPS's fault. It just makes no sense - error code 00 usually refers to no CPU...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 6:33 AM
  11. don_svetlio replied to the thread How much bang for the buck......

    IF you want a higher-end IPS display and can live with a 180GB SSD, then the T470, their high-end business laptop from last year, is...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 8:07 PM
  12. don_svetlio replied to the thread How much bang for the buck......

    ThinkPad L460 - mid-tier business laptop - perfect for your needs and meets all requirements. Also comes with full warranty...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 8:05 PM
  13. don_svetlio replied to the thread Lenovo P51 - do not buy!.

    It's your own responsibility to check whether a service is available in your region. And yes, bad luck is a real thing. I know cause...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 2:46 PM
  14. don_svetlio replied to the thread Lenovo P51 - do not buy!.

    Did you check if NBD service is available in your country/city BEFORE paying for it? To me it seems like you had bad luck and got a...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 1:13 PM
  15. don_svetlio liked custom90gt's post in the thread 9370 coil whine confirmed.

    My dell RMAs are usually 5-7 days when I have to ship stuff to them, or next day if they have premium support (but then again I usually...

    Feb 18, 2018 at 12:25 PM