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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2013-11-07, 1:58 AM

I concur with Dorian's assessment of the situation.

 

Like I said, I vote "no" to the X240 with my wallet. I am not waiting to see the pricing and availability on an imaginary 16GB DIMM.

 

For now, I'll stay with my W520 and X230. In these two machines, Lenovo mostly got it right. Now Lenovo is backsliding, in my opinion. You are entitled to yours.

 

I will see what the other vendors have to offer.

 

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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-01-08, 14:46 PM

If every compromise Lenovo made with x240 are to satisfy "Ultrabook" standard, then why not reduce weight and thickness too? Why not give a version without vPro and stuff like that, that add additional cost to the hardware. Small businesses dont take advantage of that. Why not reduce the biezel and increase the screen space/resolution? where is full HD even when even 8 inch screens come at 1080p? No matter how much of everything you have, if you need to make use of a core i7 on a laptop, you need more memory. Please lenovo, improve but dont cripple. Thanks

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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-02-24, 11:01 AM

It was a tough decision for me between the Lenovo Thinkpad X240 and the Dell Latitude E7240. They are both 12" business models with similar specs.

 

This was my comparison:

 

Lenovo Thinkpad X240:

Pros:

Two batteries, ability to swap without turning the computer off

VGA out built-in

SATA slot

 

Cons:

Max 8GB RAM

 

Dell Latitude E7240:

Pros:

16GB RAM

 

Cons:

The SSD is mSATA PCIe. No SATA slot for a regular SATA HDD (either regular or SSD)

No built-in VGA slot.

 

Almost all other features are the same. The deciding factor was the 16GB RAM support on Dell E7240 with two RAM slots - this is more important to me than the battery, SATA slot or built-in VGA port (I can use a dongle). So, I went with the Dell Latitude.

 

 

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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-03-10, 21:22 PM

Just now, there appear to be 16GB modules available. The manufacturer, however, believes they will not be compatible with Haswell, unless Lenovo / Intel modify the Memory Reference Code. see 16GB for X240

 

Does anybody know if this change is in the roadmap?

 

Best

 

sancat

 

 

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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-03-15, 17:36 PM

Thanks wrs for the memory update.   As others earlier in the thread, I currently have several Thinkpads that I use for differnet functions.  My favorite, that I usually reach for is the X230, which I have tricked-out with 16GB or ram -- and the touchpad is disabled.  Nice, if I bump it, no worry.   In addition to the step backwards in ram (in the X230)  the next GIANT miss, and I do mean GIANT, is the touchpad.   It's like half as big as the rest of the keyboard?   At first I thought it was a Wacom drawing tablet!  LOL.  Two really big misses.  So sad to see this happening, after Lenovo has made so many good steps in the past.  I don't see an X240 nor the T440-flavors in my future.  I sure hope Lenovo can get back on track again soon.

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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-03-15, 17:44 PM
X230, 16GB ram, tiny touchpad = very nice, my FAV
X240, 8GB ram, rediculously large touchpad = ?? what are you thinking ??
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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-08-12, 3:40 AM
I don't work for Lenovo. I'm a crazy volunteer!
Using Browser Search To Find Answers in the Lenovo and Moto Communities.
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Re: X240 supports only 8GB

2014-08-12, 3:44 AM
I don't work for Lenovo. I'm a crazy volunteer!
Using Browser Search To Find Answers in the Lenovo and Moto Communities.
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