[Dev] Future of i686

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 28 07:26:05 GMT 2017

On Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:52:09 -0500,
Isaac David wrote:
> somebody on irc correctly pointed out that some of the i945
> thinkpads were sold with core 2 duo, as opposed to core duo,
> cpus. those are 64-bit, and it should be possible to buy a used
> chipset and upgrade for cheap.

That's the T60 and X60 (maybe others too).  The T60 can be upgraded
easy, but the X60's CPU is soldered on.

Source: bought an X60 thinking I could upgrade it for cheap like I did
my T60.

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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