Apparently I’m late to the game, and there are a few Chinese modders that sell custom motherboards with modern parts for older Thinkpads, like X61 or X220. I don’t know why, but both models just appear to be very attractive to me, so bringing some good performance (‘cause man needs his Electron apps) into these classic bodies sounds very tempting. I still don’t get how people order these boards, and how does one live with a fear that their computer might catch fire at anytime. But this commitment to sharpen great tools, and the fact that there’s demand for them, is awesome. Talk about zero-waste!
Here’s an article on an English speaking website.
I’ve run 10k yesterday. This time it was very slow — 54 min.