The modem and Ethernet jacks reside next to the S-Video port. IBM ThinkPad keyboards are sealed and sit inside of a tray so that spills do not get to the electronics underneath. However, the design team, marketing team and product development team will all stay the same for the ThinkPad brand. We also have an S-Video output port available. That being said, your issue sounds like a classic example of “loose GPU” problem these machines are infamous for. But this is not the case, it is in fact business as usual within the IBM PC division and Lenovo has no intentions to change the ThinkPad brand a whole lot because it would be foolish to tinker too much with a business unit that has been able to produce and support quality computer products for years now. Pros The best keyboard around, combined with TrackPoint navigation allows for easy use and input Tough case titanium reinforced plastic and rugged design, yet still thin-and-light Using finger scanner as a substitute for password logon makes for easy yet secure protection of your account.

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This is not the case though. Headphones or a pair of external speakers are a necessity for decent sound. The usability and ergonomics of a keyboard is hugely important for a laptop, IBM has done much research and exerted great effort to ensure this important feature is as good as it can be.

I ran the program HD Tune http: In fact, there is a just slightly less than. Visit our network of sites: The pointing stick makes it really easy to get the cursor where you want it to go on the screen. To begin with, model number does not correspond with T43 series. This is very good, many manufacturers will give just a year unless you want to cough up more money.


The ThinkPad brand has been built over many years now and has come to stand for high-quality, solidly built notebooks that are rugged in their matte black look, yet sleek and professional at the same time. Great wireless range and features UltraBay provides option to easily put dislpay an extra hard drive, different optical drive such as a DVD burner, or an extra battery.

ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image.

See our Sustainability Report. I recently used a Dell Inspiron m and on the left palm ib the heat build was a big annoyance at best, uncomfortable at worst. Fingerprint Reader Security and Software The T43 can be configured with a built-in fingerprint reader on the right side to provide biometric security.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

ThinkPad T43 left-side view larger image. The modem and Ethernet disply reside next to the S-Video port. I can say the same for just about every other laptop I use though. The bottom does get warm after a while, but not to the point of discomfort if you are using it on your lap.

The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road. The list of little features and utilities built into the T43 goes on and on. Their support department is in Atlanta, Georgia. The ThinkPad 43 does not end the streak of disappointing laptop speakers.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

The Super Pi program simply forces the processor to calculate Pi to a selected number of digits of accuracy. This is dlsplay same for any laptop.


Many thanks George, just wanted to understand, whetehr replacing motherboard will resolve the issue?!! Just hold down the scroll button and push the pointing stick up or down to scroll to where you want on a page.

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All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. Comparison of notebooks using Super Pi to sisplay Pi to 2 million digits plugged in: However, a fan is of course necessary after a point.

By now everyone has likely heard about the fact that Lenovo, a Chinese computer manufacturing company, has bought the PC division of IBM. Although the screen brightness is not the best out dlsplay, I find the horizontal viewing angle of the T43 to be quite excellent. Battery The battery included with the T43 is a standard 6-cell Lithium Ion rechargeable battery.

The battery included with the T43 is a standard 6-cell Lithium Ion rechargeable battery. Cheers, George In daily use: So a gaming notebook the T43 is not, but you will be able to play a few recent 3D games on their low settings or run older games without any problem.

ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road.