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T420s wireless card upgrade.

2019-02-21, 0:34 AM

Have a T420s that I'm going to disassemble to clean the fan and replace the thermal paste on and I want to upgrade the centrino wireless card on it while I'm at it. Is the Intel 7260 still a good upgrade for it?  

I have done some reading on the BIOS flashing which I will need to do,  Haven't seen anything of very recent vintage as to which bios is preferred to use these days.  

If anyone can point me to a solid current non-whitelist bios for the 420s I would appreciate that.


I also have a T410 I will probably do all the same for as well.  Thinking it would take the same hardware as the 420s.


I have also been thinking that since the T420s is a bit involved to clean up I might use a thermal pad instead of the paste just for the longevity aspect. Don't want to do it again..

Any input is welcome..

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