[coreboot] latest greatest thinkpad with coreboot
kl3 at posteo.org
Thu Dec 1 18:50:13 CET 2016
On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 05:04:36PM +0000, ron minnich wrote:
>what's the latest best one? What's the battery life like (can't be worse
>than this mac pro that's always hot and now seems to have a life of 90
>minutes, always). How much dram/ssd can I jam in it?
X230 if you'd ask me: 16G RAM, 12M ROM. runs fine with reduced (830K) ME
and has a powerful Ivy Bridge CPU. USB3.0, miniDisplayPort as well as
docking station has been working just fine for me although handling
suspend/resume as well as mounted external storage *can* be somewhat
tricky (in some scenarios the X230 would instantly resume from suspend
after having been docked once).
Battery life under linux has been somewhere around 8 hours for me,
OpenBSD gets about 5-6 out of it but YMMV.
The X series never features more than one disk bay, but this again
depends on your use case: I'm totally fine with an 120G SSD, other
people prefer a RAID on their W/T model ThinkPads.
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