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Toughbook 29 MK4 MK5 Whats the difference?

Discussion in 'Panasonic' started by tough-2-go, Mar 28, 2009.

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  1. tough-2-go

    tough-2-go Notebook Deity

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    Ok so it seems that the fastest CPU the 29 comes with is 1.6GHZ and this is on a MK4 so what differentiates the MK4 from a MK5? does anybody have a MK5? and do you know what it has that the MK4 doesnt have? Inquiring minds want to know. :cool:
     
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    ohlip Toughbook Modder

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    TPM 1.2 for MK5 and the MK4 has none.


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    tough-2-go Notebook Deity

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    Thats all? I wouldn't think that would be enough to change the MK level since i have a MK3 with TPM and one without and they are both still a MK3.
     
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    ohlip Toughbook Modder

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    Probably you have an special reguest order to panasonic. Lol
    Thats all I know maybe somebody will have more explanation will see.


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    canuckcam Notebook Evangelist

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    WWAN Rev A and HSDPA is only officially supported on the MK5. That is, the modules are interchangable between the CF-30 and CF-29 mk5.

    Some (well, me.) are still awaiting someone with a Rev A or HSDPA CF-30 module to be able to put it in a CF-29 mk4 and below to see if it works/recognized. Electrically there's a USB2.0 in the ribbon cable, but perhaps the BIOS doesn't recognize it?
     
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    Wyrm73 Notebook Consultant

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    Send me the card and I'll try it. :D
     
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    capt.dogfish The Curmudgeon

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    Its the same with the MK4 and MK5 CF-18. The only apparent difference is the TPM.
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