[ltp] Re: CPUs that can work in a T61

green linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:50:28 -0500

dastardlyman wrote at 2014-09-26 03:50 -0500:
> well worth re-visiting a google search for this whole topic. our german
> friends HAVE got Q9000 quad core cpus to run in T61 laptops - they cracked
> it less than a year ago.
> I bought a T61 by accident two weeks ago - (don't ask).
> it seems to be one of the most modified and enthusiast friendly laptops ever
> made.
> ive popped a "middleton" bios in my T61 and it now runs a penryn cpu and
> faster sata and any wifi card.
> because of all that I have read online - just bought ANOTHER T61 which im
> going to hack-up so it will run 1066fsb. T9400 cpus are cheap and should run
> very nicely thank you.
> the current major issue with a quad core in a T61 is HEAT (and ram clocks
> and a good ac-adapter)
> even with the best cooling fan its hard to keep them stable on air cooling.

Thanks for the note!  How do you modify the FSB to 1066 MT/s?