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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:12 pm 
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Two days ago Lenovo sent me email saying some or all of my order shipped. Although the Lenovo order status website still shows a ship date of 27 October 2008 for all four "pieces" (computer, mini-dock, case, hard drive Ultrabay adapter), the mini-dock arrived this morning 22 October 2008.

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I have the mini-dock, hard drive Ultrabay adapter, battery and power brick (size of a brick too)

But no W700 yet. Sigh

Patience Patience


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MTWIZARD wrote:
I have the mini-dock, hard drive Ultrabay adapter, battery and power brick (size of a brick too) MTWIZARD


What size is the Power Brick compared to the Power Brick on your T61?


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The W700 Power Brick really is the size of a standard red brick

170 watts of power.

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Lenovo says they have shipped my W700 today 10-28-08

Waiting Waiting

Then I can play too


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Order placed 10/13/08. W700
Ship date specified on Lenovo Order status page 10/27/08 UPS ground.

Email notice that item shipped 10/28/08.
Tracking number never accurate, referred to port replicator which arrived 10/22/08 .

W700 arrived 10/29/08 10:30 am Mountain Time !!

Good Going Lenovo!!

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I have my W700, shipped over night

UPS shipping is incredible

Will start the setup, software install and provided feed back


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This is great, very happy for you both, congratulations!

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:58 am 
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Feb 5, 2008 (Thursday morning) I just received my W700ds. Will be unboxing a little later...

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:08 pm 
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RonS wrote:
Feb 5, 2008 (Thursday morning) I just received my W700ds. Will be unboxing a little later...
Could you post some real-life pics of it when you have time? :) Thanks,

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:33 pm 
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Great love to see some more pictures and real user thoughts.
But oh my the weight?
Maybe I have to get one anyway. I think I will hire some one to carry it for me :wink:

Thank you,
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:48 pm 
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RonS wrote:
Feb 5, 2008 (Thursday morning) I just received my W700ds. Will be unboxing a little later...
You are one patient man! I would never be able to wait that long to play around with a new toy.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:36 pm 
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Feb 5, 2008 (Thursday morning) I just received my W700ds. Will be unboxing a little later...


I opened the box and it's NOT a ds. I either ordered wrong, or was shipped the wrong unit. I'm going to track that down now. Sorry for the false start, guys.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:59 pm 
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RonS wrote:
I opened the box and it's NOT a ds. I either ordered wrong, or was shipped the wrong unit. I'm going to track that down now. Sorry for the false start, guys.
No prob, I hope your issue gets resolved for you as fast and "painless" as possible. I´m looking forward to hearing good news from you :)

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:46 pm 
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4058CTO CONFIGURED SYSTEM ThinkPad W500

42X6339 SBB INT.CORE2DUOPROCT9600
43Y4471 VBB GEN WIND. XP PROFESS.
43Y3435 SBB MW XP PROF US ENGL
44C1924 ** SBB 15.4 WSXGA+ TFT
44C1922 SBB ATIMBLITYFGLV5700W/512VR
42X6309 VBB 4GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ2DIMM
42X6355 SBB KYB US ENGLISH
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44C1937 SBB 160GB HDD,7200RPM
44C1931 SBB DVD REC8XMAXDUL.ULT.S.SATA
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41W1508 SBB 6 CELL LI-ION BATTERY
39T6442 SBB COUNTRY PACK NORTH AMERICA
44C1941 SBB LANG.PACK US ENG.
41C9170 THKPLUS TP 3YR PICKUP DEPOT


Order Placed: 2.18.09
Est. Ship Date: 3.11.09

EDIT: Shipped 3.2.09
EDIT: Received 3.4.09

Read My First Impressions here:
viewtopic.php?f=48&t=73892

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add delivery date and link to first impressions


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:28 am 
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Does anyone know how UPS works? I have been following my new W500 since it left China. It has been in Anchorage for 2 days with no movement. Originally the UPS site said scheduled delivery was 3/5/09, now it says nothing and tomorrow is the origianlly scheduled date.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:27 pm 
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sorapp wrote:
Does anyone know how UPS works? I have been following my new W500 since it left China.<snip>

UPS never ceases to amaze me with it's penchant for errors. I too was following my W500 from the time it left China. And I was using both the online tracking system, plus calling in just to double check. To make a very long story short, the "delivery date" on mine changed no fewer the 7 times in a matter of just two days. I got conflicting info from web tracking vs. phone tracking. As recently as this morning (3.4.09) mine was set for a delivery date of 3.11.09, according to both phone and web tracking. Yet just 30 minutes later it was delivered to me. Now you know why I choose FedEx whenever I ship something.

Cheers...

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:31 pm 
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Well after I posted the UPS question, I checked again and suddenly they updated 3 stops. It went form Anchorage to Louisville to Charleston to Miami in just 2 hours. Not bad Huh? PS, it was deleivered to me just an hour ago, the original date promised. What good is a tracking system if it doesn't track in real-time?


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:49 pm 
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Yay! First post for me

Sort of compulsively bought a w500 since my slow single core Gateway notebook was overheating on me and was not sufficient for running my audio production software.

THINKPAD W500
INT.CORE2DUO T9600
MS WIN VISTA BUSSINESS 64
XP PROFES. US ENG RDVD
15.4 WSXGA+
ATI MBLITYFGL 512mb V5700
DDR3 4GBPC3-8500 1067MHZ 2DIMM
INTEGRATED CAMERA
320 GB HDDRIVE, 5400RPM (upgrading with the WD Scorpio 7200rpm 320gb)
TURBOMEMORY1.6 2GB
WIFI LINK5300
9 CELL LI-ION BATTERY
THKPLUS TP 3YR PICKUP DEPOT Warranty
BELKIN SLEEVE BLACK/RED

Total including tax: Got a Great DEAL

Order Date: 4/17/09
Est. Ship: 5/5/09

EDIT: SHIPPED 4/25/09 YES !!!


Hope it's soooooner.. can't wait any longer! Going to be a very intense 2 weeks


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:10 pm 
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izszm wrote:
Yay! First post for me
Sort of compulsively bought a w500 since my slow single core Gateway notebook was overheating on me and was not sufficient for running my audio production software.

Greetings and Welcome to the Forum!

Congratulations on your new ThinkPad W500, you're going to love it. They are fantastic, I have one myself and it's fast, quiet and cool. I could not be happier.

Cheers...

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 4:21 pm 
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Thanks for the reply archer :o
I actually just read your initial feedback on the w500.. Great read! I'm so anxious :twisted:


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:38 am 
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Ordered on: 6/1/09
Est. Ship Date: 6/11/09

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:03 pm 
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Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T9400 (2.53GHz 1066MHz 6MBL2)1
Genuine Windows Vista Home basic2 (upgrading it myself to ultimate x64)
15.4" WSXGA+ TFT, w/ CCFL Backlight
ATI Mobility FireGL V5700 (512MB VRAM) with Intel AMT
1 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM) (upgrading it from 1 gb, to 4gb)
UltraNav (TrackPoint and TouchPad) with Fingerprint Reader
160 GB Hard Disk Drive, 5400rpm4 (upgrading it too a 320 gb 7200 rpm drive)
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo 24X/24X/24X/8X Max, Ultrabay Slim (Serial ATA)5
No Bluetooth
ThinkPad WiFi (BGN)10
Integrated Mobile Broadband upgradable
6 cell Li-Ion Battery60
4058: 1 Year Depot Warranty - TopSeller7
BELKIN SLEEVE BLACK/RED

A system built to be light on the wallet, since I am financing it myself, and as a student I do not have a lot of cash to just blow.
It stands as "shipped" when will I get it?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:08 pm 
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Bojje wrote:
It stands as "shipped" when will I get it?

Good question. I don't know as I'm not familiar with shipping times in your area. Yet that said, they usually arrive pretty quickly after the status changes to shipped.

Cheers... :)

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:29 am 
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Order date: 7/9/09; Estimated ship date: 7/22/09

W700: 2757-CTO, 17" WUXGA 400NIT WS w/ CCFL Backlight | T9400 Core 2 Duo 2.53 GHz 1,066MHz | 6MB L2 cache | Vista Ultimate x64 (therefore Windows 7 free come 10/22/09) | 2MB Turbo Memory | 2GB RAM (will upgrade to 4GB later) | 160GB 7,200rpm HDD | Bluetooth PAN | 9-cell battery | CDRW/DVD | Intel WiFi Link 5350 w/ WiMAX | Integrated camera | 1-yr. Next Day Warranty

:mrgreen: Let's see when it'll ship. ;)

EDIT: Est. Ship date has changed to 7/30/09 :(

EDIT2: Shipped on 7/21, arrived 7/24. All in all a pretty good turnaround! ;) Remember: Always ignore UPS "exceptions". They're not indicative of where your shipment is, at any given point in time. It is simply a message, and it'll always say Louisville, KY.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:57 pm 
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This is my first new Thinkpad since I ordered my T42 on 11/15/2004!

Ordered: 8/4/2009 (actually a few hours ago)
Estimated Ship Date: 08/14/09

W700: 2757-CTO
Intel Core 2 Quad Core Processor Q9000 (2.00GHz 1066MHz 6MBL2)
Genuine Windows Vista Business 64
Microsoft Windows XP Professional US English RDVD
17" WXGA+ LCD 200NIT
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700M 128-core CUDA parallel computing processor 1GB
2 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1067MHz SODIMM Memory (1 DIMM)
(Another 2GB SO-DIMM on the way via Crucial.com)
Ultranav + Fingerprint Reader
Integrated Camera
Non-RAID HDD, 250 GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm with Disk Encryption
DVD Recordable 8x Max Ultrabay Enhanced (Serial ATA)
Express Card(54mm) + Express Card(34mm)
Integrated Bluetooth PAN
Intel WiFi Link 5300 (AGN) with My WiFi Technology
9 cell Li-Ion Battery
3 Year Depot Upgrade with 3 Year ThinkPad Protection

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This is my second ThinkPad. My first is a T22 ordered on Sept 12, 2001. Still working good. Had to replace the hard disk and display cable along the way. Also maxed out the memory at 500M. Now it's time for a new W500!

Order Date: 8/16/2009
Estimated Ship Date: 8/27/2009

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I got the shipping notification on Friday, August 21. Later that evening, I could see that it had left Hong Kong.

I received it on Monday, August 24 (I had opted for the $25 two day delivery).

It had gone from Hong Kong, to Anchorage, to Louisville, to Phoenix, to Long Beach, and to Cerritos.

So I ordered on a Sunday and received it one week from the following Monday (8 days). Very smooth transaction and shipping.

Awesome laptop! I had only one issue: Cisco VPN would not work with the Intel 5300 with PAN wireless. I finally found a thread in some other forum that mentioned the same problem and said that using an older driver for the Intel 5300 would work. I did that and it worked perfectly.

I ordered the WUXGA screen and Windows came setup for 120 DPI. It looked OK, but I set it back to normal (96) and it looks great.


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Fully loaded W500 4058CT ordered on 8-25 and just got an email on 8-28 that it has shipped! I knew it would be here way before the extimated shipping date but with two day shipping, it looks like it will be here early to mid next week!

Thinks must be a little slow at the Lenovo factory

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Greg Gebhardt wrote:
Thinks must be a little slow at the Lenovo factory

Agreed. I ordered my W500 on 8-28 and I just got notice that it shipped today. Now I just need to unload my T60p (wife won't let me keep all my toys):( .

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