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This is the greatest notebook ever made. The Thinkpad T60. 4:3 aspect. More than enough to display anything that moves.
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Thinkpads are inexpensive, durable, and upgradable. Goes great with Linux. This article will show you what can be done with them.

General

Screen overclock

https://github.com/kevinlekiller/linux_intel_display_overclocking

CPU overclock

Flash custom bios, this unlocks MSR so you can use software overclocking. Programs for Windows include: CPU-Tweaker, SetFSB, PhenomMsrTweaker, CPUMSR, RMClock, setPLL, WBX Tune, and various motherboard-specific tools. Linux has msr-tools which provides wrmsr and rdmsr, you need to know how the MSR works for your CPU.

ME cripple

https://github.com/corna/me_cleaner

W530

T530

T430

X230

W520

T520

T420

X220

eBay price: $40-70 https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=x220&_sop=15&_blrs=recall_filtering

Specs: 12.5" 1366x768 LED, i3-2310M-i7-2640M, 16GB PC3-14900

Mods: 1920x1080 screen, X230 heatsink, BIOS mod

Screen mod

https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=122640

BIOS mod

https://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-REQUEST-Lenovo-X220-8DETxxWW-Whitelist-Removal?pid=141098#pid141098

http://www.mcdonnelltech.com/X220_v1.46_Modified_BIOS.zip

W500

T500

T61

Computrace remove

T60

Libreboot