ThinkPad T43 back-side view larger image. Settling for the smaller sized screen results in a smaller overall footprint, less weight and longer battery life and so is better for someone that desires to be more mobile. You can use the UltraBay to put in an extra battery, a different type of optical drive or even a sled that contains a secondary hard drive that is possible to boot to. ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software for Windows 8. The T43 is particularly good for business related work and for computer programmers — two occupations in which you spend a lot of time using a computer and keyboard and also might need extra security to protect your data.

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IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

Calculating to 2 million digits is our benchmark: Settling for the smaller sized screen results in a smaller overall footprint, less weight and longer battery life and so is better for someone that desires to be more mobile.

I had the screen brightness just above half 4 bars out of 7 and wi-fi was on. Cchipset I was actually disappointed.

Rescue and Recovery 3. The T43 can be configured with a built-in fingerprint reader on the right side to provide biometric security. Certainly other companies have had these problems as well, but I had expected better from IBM.

The internal thinlpad and frequency of the fan running on the T43 is largely dependent upon how many and what applications you are running and what the external environment temperature is. However, the design team, marketing team and product development team will all stay the same for the ThinkPad brand.

The Super Pi program simply forces the processor to calculate Pi to a selected number of digits of accuracy. OS chippset Software — 9. You can also swap out the CD drive and place an UltraBay Slim battery there so that when your 1 battery gets low you can just tell the notebook to switch to using the 2 battery, or it will do this automatically for you if battery 1 gets low.


ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software for Windows 8. The modem and Ethernet jacks reside next to the S-Video port.

ThinkPad T43 Specs – CNET

Brightness and clarity on the T43 does not match the top screens out on the market today. So yes, it is good.

Please note that I have the optional 9-cell extended life battery installed so the battery sticks out, the standard 6-cell battery is flushed with the back of the T Many people are concerned that this would mean all of the design, production and support for the IBM ThinkPad would be revamped and shifted overseas. The only thin,pad problem with this adapter is the lack of The specific ThinkPad T43 being reviewed here has the following specs:.

We also have an S-Video output port available. The pointing stick chipseet it really easy to get the cursor where chipxet want it to go on the screen.

Also, consider the fact that when you do use a very secure password, our feeble human mind is much more likely to forget that password. Just slide the end of your finger over the reader, and if it does not read right the software will actually coach you to move your finger to the right or left. But this is not the case, it is in fact business as usual within the IBM PC division and Lenovo has no intentions to change the ThinkPad brand a whole lot because it would be foolish to tinker too much with a business unit that has been able to produce and support quality computer products for years now.


Chipest means that when you turn your computer on it will sit and wait for you to scan your finger before it will even start to boot.

Category:T43 – ThinkWiki

ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image. On the left side of the ThinkPad T43 we have a majority of our ports. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

T43 Design Aside from the new fingerprint reader optionalwe find that the design for the T43 does not deviate from previous T4X models. Windows Vista update module KB – Notebooks The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road.

So a gaming notebook the T43 is not, but you will be able to play a few recent 3D games on their low settings or run older games without any problem. On the front of the notebook the only thing we find are the two latches to hold the screen down two latches work much better than one for keeping the lid down and tightly closed by the way and an IrDA port for wireless infrared communication with other devices or laptops.

Client Security Solution 8. Just hold down the scroll button and push the pointing stick up or down hhinkpad scroll to where you want on a page.