Performance of IBM® ThinkPad T42 with Windows® 7
How does IBM ThinkPad T42 perform with Windows 7 installed? What are the types of drivers you need?
IBM ThinkPad T42 delivers the power of a professional business workstation. The system is equipped with an Intel Pentium M Processor and 512MB of PC2700 DDR SDRAM. It also features powerful multimedia technologies. IBM ThinkPad T42 is compatible with Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit versions. IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Driver 188.8.131.52 is compatible with Windows 7. Drivers and utilities are mainly used for compatibility purposes. IBM ThinkPad T42 supports various drivers for system compatibility. It includes an ATI Radeon display driver, 802.11 ab Wireless LAN Driver and an Intel Realtek audio driver. The drivers you need include Windows device drivers, card bus drivers, USB drivers, ATI drivers and VGA drivers.
Peformance of IBM ThinkPad T42 with Windows 7 installed along with the drivers needed:
- Fingerprint reader
- High performance
- Network connections
The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the lower-right palm. You just slide a finger three times across the sensor’s window, the sensor helps to read your fingerprints and registers it. The included fingerprint software helps to create an image ID with fingerprint values. This can easily help you to protect your laptop system.
IBM ThinkPad T42 offers high performance features. The system is comes with a high performance Intel Pentium M processor. It provides a processing speed of upto 1700MHz. The processor consists of a system cache memory of 2MB. The universal bus included with the processor gives a 400MHz of speed. It also provides 64MB of graphics memory and a maximum of 2GB DDR-SDRAM memory. The total hard disk space of the system is 60GB. The ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 graphics processor provides excellent multimedia features and increased gaming support. IBM ThinkPad T42 comes with a typical six-cell rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, which helps provide an average of five hours of battery life.
IBM ThinkPad T42 supports Ethernet type networking features. This helps to provide a 10 to 1000 Mbps data transfer rate. The two Ethernet standards used in IBM ThinkPad T42 are wireless Ethernet-11 Mbps IEEE 802.11 b and wireless Ethernet-54 Mbps IEEE 802.11 g. This helps to provide high speed Internet connections. IBM ThinkPad T42 uses additional interface connections. These interfaces are mainly used for audio, video and wireless connections. The audio interfaces used in IBM ThinkPad T42 are Audio-Line In and Audio–Line Out. For video purposes it uses a 15-Pin High-Density D shell and 4-Pin mini-DIN interface connections. RJ11 Modular connections are used for phone or telecommunication processes.
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