The Super Pi program simply forces the processor to calculate Pi to a selected number of digits of accuracy. The T43 is particularly good for business related work and for computer programmers — two occupations in which you spend a lot of time using a computer and keyboard and also might need extra security to protect your data. Moving away from the rational factor and onto the usability factor, the biggest concern I had with the biometric security was that it would be a pain to get things setup. Pentium M 1. Each key is full-size, and has real depth to it, so as to feel more like a desktop keyboard, and less like the flat, flexing keyboards common in other brands.

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Reasons for Buying I wanted a laptop that was light enough to be very portable, but without sacrificing performance capabilities.

The cooling system of the T43 is not entirely dependent upon the fans. In a large corporate environment this reduces the number of calls to support for forgotten passwords. Important to note is that there is both a See document for critical installation limitations – ThinkPad General So far, the lack of firewire or extra USB ports has not hindered me in doing anything which I have wished to do, so none of this has been an issue for me.

However, the design team, marketing team and product development team will all stay the same for the ThinkPad brand.

I recently used a Dell Inspiron m and on the left palm rest the chipseet build was a big annoyance at best, uncomfortable at worst. The keyboard is as near perfect as a laptop keyboard can be.


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. Client Security Solution v7.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

Calculating to 2 million digits is our benchmark: ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road.

Using these for passwords is very insecure and hackers will get into your machine in seconds if they know just a little bit chipsset personal information about you.

After using it thinkpac a while, I find it nearly as easy to use for most tasks as a mouse, which is more then I can say for any touchpad. IBM ThinkPad keyboards are sealed and sit inside of a tray so that spills do not get to the electronics underneath. The specific ThinkPad T43 being reviewed here has the following specs:.

I was able to access my wireless internet connection from a gazebo outside my house, as well as anywhere else on the property, which is about square feet and three stories high four including the basement. ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image. The Super Pi program simply forces the processor to calculate Pi to a selected number of digits of accuracy.

Patch to fix compatibility issue between Client Security Solution 8. However, in the future, I will probably be buying the extended 9-cell battery for those occasions where I am away from a power outlet for an extended period of time.

ThinkPad T43 under-side view larger image Screen.


IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

The whole thing is held together by a pair of sturdy metal hinges that attach the screen and main body of the laptop. The palm rests produce virtually no heat, and the fan stays relatively quiet throughout, although it is always on. For a white paper resource that covers all the advantages of biometric security check out this link: Using the built-in IBM Access Connections application makes it very easy to find networks and manage various wireless connection profiles.

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8. This means that when you turn your computer on it will sit and wait for you to scan your finger before it will even start to boot. Chipswt T43 under-side view larger image. By now everyone has likely heard about the fact that Lenovo, a Chinese computer manufacturing company, has bought the PC division of IBM. If you are at work, where a secure password is much more important for a chpset, a forgotten password insinuates a call to the IT department and lost time.

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. Headphones or a pair of external speakers are a necessity for decent sound.

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