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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:31 pm 
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My last two laptops were burdened with the infamous nvidia bug (see: viewtopic.php?f=29&t=104401)

I am now consider buying a 2-year-old W510 with Quadro FX 880M. Are those free of this bug?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:45 pm 
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W510 is safe - the only generation of ThinkPads that was affected by nVidia problem was R61/T61.

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