ThinkPad T61

For Fall 2007, the selected laptop computer is the Thinkpad T61 with the following specifications, at a cost of $1,950 for the complete Mobile Computing Package:


Intel Core 2 Duo T7300 processor at 2.0 GHz
   (4 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB, 64-bit CPU)
15.4” WSXGA+ (1680x1050) TFT display
160GB 5400RPM hard drive with Intel Turbo Memory hard drive cache
128MB NVIDIA Quadra NVS 140M graphic processing unit
CD writer/DVD writer (dual layer)
10/100/1000 on-board Ethernet and 56K modem
802.11a/b/g/n integrated wireless
Ports: 3 USB 2.0, Docking/Port Replicator, External Display,
   Headphone / Line out, Microphone / Line in
PC Card Slot, ExpressCard Slot, Media Card Slot
UltraNav (touch pad/TrackPoint) pointing device
Fingerprint Reader
Firewire (IEEE 1394)
9-cell Lithium-ion battery (one-year warranty)

Three-year manufacturer's warranty
Three-year ThinkPad Protection (accidental damage)

Pre-Installed Software*

Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Office Pro 2007

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
Maplesoft Maple - symbolic algebra program
MathWorks MATLAB
National Instruments LabVIEW
NX5 (Unigraphics) - CAD package
MapInfo Professional
Bentley Microstation
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Oxford University Press Dictionary
Encyclopedia Britannica
Adobe Premiere Elements
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Symantec anti-virus software suite
and more!

* The software is pre-installed on the laptop computer. Right-to-use licenses are included but installation media, such as CDs, and manuals are not.


Also included:

  • Laptop security cable with lock
  • Ethernet cable
  • Kelty laptop carrying case (padded backpack shown above)
  • iCli