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Well, I heard the T420 will use 2.5" SATA drives though, changing from 1.8" before. Is that possible in the X220? B/c I kinda wanted to put a 256gb SSD in myself

On a second look at the size of the avaliable HDDs.... it looks like the X200 uses 1.8" HDDs or mSATA drives.

I don't believe there is a 256GB 1.8" SSD.

Get a 160GB SSD and a network accessible HDD.
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Intel's latest HD graphics are actually very decent. They are on par with nVidia's 310m which means it is much better than any integrated Radeon graphics aside from the newer APUs.
   
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post #23 of 30
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On a second look at the size of the avaliable HDDs.... it looks like the X200 uses 1.8" HDDs or mSATA drives.

I don't believe there is a 256GB 1.8" SSD.

Get a 160GB SSD and a network accessible HDD.
So something like a Drobo?

Should I use one w/ Esata or one w/ Gigabit ethernet? Transfer rate should be about the same right?
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Well, I heard the T420 will use 2.5" SATA drives though, changing from 1.8" before. Is that possible in the X220? B/c I kinda wanted to put a 256gb SSD in myself
Not at all.

The 14" "T" series never used 1.8" HDD's, they have been 2.5 " only.

The 12" "X" series have used 2.5" drives for years, starting with the X60 I believe (first one with a Core Duo), and since then the X200 and X201 both used 2.5" SATA drives.
    
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Not at all.

The 14" "T" series never used 1.8" HDD's, they have been 2.5 " only.

The 12" "X" series have used 2.5" drives for years, starting with the X60 I believe (first one with a Core Duo), and since then the X200 and X201 both used 2.5" SATA drives.
Gah, it seems that I have confused it with the T410s, which uses 1.8" drives.

What about the T420s vs X220? Would you still favor the X220 for Bschool?
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So something like a Drobo?

Should I use one w/ Esata or one w/ Gigabit ethernet? Transfer rate should be about the same right?
Many high-end routers support USB-attached storage now.

If you don't need data on the run, then a simple eSATA or USB HDD would do?
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Yum IPS panel. If only it had a discrete GPU
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Yum IPS panel. If only it had a discrete GPU
Lol, Maybe an external graphics card XD
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Lol, Maybe an external graphics card XD
Didn't the old Ultrabays have a PCI-E slot on them lol?
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Holy crap, I just read another review and it said that with the option battery slice, you can get up to 23 hours of run time
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