Lenovo ThinkPad X250

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General Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X250 (FRU: 20CM004UGE) Ultrabook 12,5" FHD IPS, Core i7-5600U vPro, 8GB, 512GB SSD, 4G LTE, Win7+10Pro64


  • Intel® Core™ i7-5600U Dual-Core Processor (Broadwell) with 4 MB Cache and 2x 2.60 GHz with TurboBoost up to zu 3.2 GHz,
  • Intel® vPro-Technologie,
  • 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM,
  • 512 GB SSD eDrive SATA 6.0Gb/s (2.5") HDD,
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400,
  • 31.75 cm (12.5") full HD, non-glare IPS-Display, 400 NITS,
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265,
  • Integrated UMTS Modul: Sierra Wireless EM7345, 4G LTE/HSPA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE, GPS,
  • Bluetooth 4.0, HD720p Low-Light-Sensitive Webcam with Face-Tracking and fixed Focus,
  • Fingerprint Sensor with LED and TPM (TCG 1.2) Security Chip,
  • 3 + 3 Cell Accumulator with up to 10.7 hours run time,
  • 4-in-1 Multicard Reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC), Express Card/34 slot,
  • 2x USB 3.0 (1x powered), VGA, Mini-Display Port and Ethernet (RJ-45),
  • Docking Port,
  • TrackPoint® and UltraNav™ Multitouch Touchpad, Tastatur with background light,
  • Dimensions: 305.5 mm x 208.5 mm x 20.3 mm and only 1.42 kg mass (incl. battery),

Add Ons

In addition Lenovo ThinkPad Pro Dock - 90W, EU (FRU: 40A10090EU) together with X250 is working with USB mouse & keyboard and external monitor

3x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 2.0 with Always-on-USB support, 1x VGA (max. 1.920 x 1.200 resolution), 1x DVI (max. 1.920 x 1.200 resolution), 1x Display Port 1.2 (max. 2.560 x 1.600 resolution), 1x 10/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45), 1x Combo-Audio-port for Headset with microphone & Slot for Kensington lock



Component Name HardwareID Status Driver
Processor Intel(R) core i7-5600U Check.gif ACPI. ACPI showing 4 cores.
HDD 512 GB SSD eDrive SATA 6.0Gb/s (2.5") Check.gif OS2AHCI
Audio Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller / Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller 8086:0006 / 8086:9CA0 Nopebl.gif UNIAUD 1.09.06-1.09.06 failed to load, UNIAUD 1.09.06-2.02.01 loads but no sound
Video Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics 8086:1616 Check.gif Panorama (1920x1080 16M)
Network Intel I218-LM 8086:15A2 Check.gif Update 2016-03-08: e1000b.os2 from Arca Noae package (Multimac-20160201.exe) needed
Wireless Network Intel WiFi 7265 8086:095B Nopebl.gif Not Tested
Wireless Bluetooth Nope.gif Not Supported
USB 2.0 Check.gif Working USB (mouse and thumb drive tested as well as USB keyboard in docking station) after disabling USB3.0 in BIOS.
WebCam Nopebl.gif not stable, video starts (Thanks to Wim Brul) but freezes after short time
CardBus Nopebl.gif Not Tested
UEFI boot Check.gif Not Supported. Both, Legacy first
SD/MMC slot Nope.gif Not working (tested with 1 GB SD card)


Installation on X250 from USB-CD/DVD-ROM failed. eCS v2.1 started up to maintenance screen bot no HDD was found. eCS v2.2 Beta II even did not start up from CD/DVD-ROM. I tried to clone my existing system using DFSee and finally worked after some trouble with partition alignment. Status now on X250 is a working eCS v.2.1 with ACPI showing 4 cores, full support of native screen resolution via PANORAMA, working USB (mouse and thumb drive tested as well as USB keyboard in docking station) after disabling USB3.0 in BIOS.