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Lenovo ThinkPad T61

Still a brand to be reckoned with

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Performance is good, just as you would expect from a Core 2 laptop, however the string of software icons in the system tray did rather eat into the 1GB of memory.

PCMark05 Results

Lenovo ThinkPad T61 - PCMark05

Longer bars are better

3DMark06 Results

Lenovo ThinkPad T61 - 3DMark06

Longer bars are better

Battery life was a touch disappointing at one hour 28 minutes of continuous use, which would equate to about three hours of regular use.

Battery Life Results

Lenovo ThinkPad T61 - Battery Life

Battery life in minutes
Longer bars are better

Verdict

We like the Lenovo T61 a great deal and are happy to report that, in this instance at least, the changeover from IBM to Lenovo appears to have gone seamlessly.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T61

A fine, well-built - if a bit bulky - mainstream business laptop...
Price: £1200 RRP

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