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Topic # 223366 26-Sep-2017 00:17
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It's been a good 4 years but it's time for me to say good bye to my beloved Helix.

 

Cosmetic damage to the touchpad and corner by the touch pen, both fully functional.

 

Fan tends to make a bit of a noise now and then, I got used to it long ago, also apprently it's normal for these.

 

Looking for best offer via PM, will leave this up till Thursday night, best offer wins.

 

Pickup Auckland, will post at your cost.

 

See attached photos for specs and cosmetic damage.

 

Update: See attached for videos demonstraiting fan noise and Lenovo diagnostics.

 

Fan noise: https://photos.app.goo.gl/8EBX0hz7rSxjCcZv1

 

Diagnostics: https://photos.app.goo.gl/bKrLhtEGEm4tHKWv2

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1872852 26-Sep-2017 08:18
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Forgot to mention that this has been fully upgraded to Windows 10 Pro 64bit, brand new fresh install fully updated and all drivers installed.

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  Reply # 1873422 27-Sep-2017 07:20
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So you're running a blind auction.

 

Do you have a reserve, or does the highest bidder win regardless?





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  Reply # 1873500 27-Sep-2017 10:19
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Could you please provide a price as per the rules on the Offers and Wanted section.




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  Reply # 1873849 27-Sep-2017 20:55
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floydbloke:

 

So you're running a blind auction.

 

Do you have a reserve, or does the highest bidder win regardless?

 

 

I did not intend to make it dodgy or anything I just figured this was the best way to do it, you are welcome to throw offers on this thread.

 

Highest bidder wins, no reserve.

 

 

 

mrdrifter:

 

Could you please provide a price as per the rules on the Offers and Wanted section.

 

 

 

 

Sorry didn't see it, errr highest offer ? Looking for at least $100 I guess, cost me a bit back then and still works fine.

 

Update: Saw it now, sorry.


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  Reply # 1873858 27-Sep-2017 21:24
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Hi, I am currently looking for a new laptop and Lenovo's are on of the brands I prefer.

Have you looked into getting the touchpad fixed?

Does the TrackPoint still work OK?

Where in NZ are you?

I will bid $100.




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  Reply # 1873871 27-Sep-2017 21:43
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timbosan:

 

Hi, I am currently looking for a new laptop and Lenovo's are on of the brands I prefer.

Have you looked into getting the touchpad fixed?

Does the TrackPoint still work OK?

Where in NZ are you?

I will bid $100.

 

 

 

 

I didn't see a point really to get it fixed as it works 100%, the Trackpoint works perfectly also, it's just cosmetic damage.

 

I'm in Auckland.

 

Thank you for your bid.


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  Reply # 1873878 27-Sep-2017 21:55
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Hi,

 

Is the RAM at max @ 8GB? Can you point me to some specs anywhere please?

 

Thanks




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  Reply # 1873882 27-Sep-2017 22:04
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wally22:

 

Hi,

 

Is the RAM at max @ 8GB? Can you point me to some specs anywhere please?

 

Thanks

 

 

 

 

I never found out sorry, this is the main product page, lots of documentation, bound to be in there somewhere:

 

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/nz/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-helix-series-laptops/thinkpad-helix-type-3xxx/3698/36984vm

 

 

 

After a quick Google it seems it can not be upgraded: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Tablet-and/Is-the-Helix-RAM-chip-replaceable-upgradable/td-p/1104635


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  Reply # 1873889 27-Sep-2017 22:22
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Thanks for that. I had just trawled through your Lenovo link to find the maximum was 8GB, no mention of soldered though. Counts me out thanks.




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  Reply # 1874098 28-Sep-2017 13:32
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wally22:

Thanks for that. I had just trawled through your Lenovo link to find the maximum was 8GB, no mention of soldered though. Counts me out thanks.



No worries.

Bidding will close at 8pm tonight.

Highest bidder wins, if the deal falls through the next in line will win and so on.

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  Reply # 1874174 28-Sep-2017 15:08
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if you insist this be a bidding thing (which i dont really know if the forum allows), please make it a bit transparent and post the user who makes the bid and the bid amount on the thread? or simply dont accept bids via pms?




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  Reply # 1874180 28-Sep-2017 15:13
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neon:

if you insist this be a bidding thing (which i dont really know if the forum allows), please make it a bit transparent and post the user who makes the bid and the bid amount on the thread? or simply dont accept bids via pms?



neon - $125
Mrdrifter - $120
timbosan - $100
Ludez - $80

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  Reply # 1874273 28-Sep-2017 18:38
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How's the battery life? Do you know many battery charge cycle you have done?

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  Reply # 1874279 28-Sep-2017 18:57
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hi will go for $126. will be donating it to a family i knew who needs it for the kids schooling @south Auckland





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  Reply # 1874310 28-Sep-2017 19:48
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I'm happy to offer $135


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