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IBM ThinkPad 560

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of IBM ThinkPad 560. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the image quality and size are overall positive. The design and durability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive opinions about the screen and performance.

price, durability, design, size, image quality

performance, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the IBM ThinkPad 560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of IBM ThinkPad 560 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the performance and durability. The design and price also get good views.

price, design, durability, performance

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2018

Expert review by : CM (

The Price Is Right iPhone App Video | Cheesy, Retail Game Play..A True Classic!


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Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Craig "American Idle" Hansen (

Hoyle Casino Games 2009


If you have ever wanted to experience Vegas without putting your wealth at risk, Hoyle Casino Games is the game for you. Offering a large variety of slot machines, video poker, roulette, blackjack and even horse racing, Hoyle Casino Games is relatively...

Over 600 casino games for plenty of depth ; A large variety of slot machines included

One of the slot machines I encountered had a graphics malfunction when going to the bonus screen; hopefully it gets fixed in a future patch

The only thing missing is a Donny Osmund concert.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (

Waste of Money


A boring game with horrible graphics. Looks like a video game from the 80's.

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

Slim, sleek and smart. That's IBM's new ThinkPad 560Z series, an ultraportable notebook that doesn't skimp on computing power. The barely four-pound ThinkPad won't tire your arm muscles, but it brings muscle of its own sort to your mobile computing experience. A 300MHz mobile Pentium II processor gives this ThinkPad incredible speed. The fastest of the mobile PII line, this processor can easily handle any and all of your most CPU-intensive programs. Both business and multimedia applications run smoothly, and multitasking under Windows has never been better on a notebook. The ThinkPad comes with a generous 64MB of EDO RAM installed, and the memory is expandable up to 192MB using the notebook's single SODIMM slot. The 6.4GB hard drive offers more than sufficient capacity for your programs and files. This ThinkPad has a 12.1 inch active matrix color screen, supported by a 2MB graphics controller. The notebook is capable of resolutions up to 800x600, at which it can display beautiful graphics. No CD-ROM drive comes standard with this model, although an external CD drive is available as an optional accessory. The ThinkPad features integrated 16-bit sound and a standard set of audio jacks for complete sound support. The floppy drive that comes with the ThinkPad 560Z connects externally so that it can be removed for maximum portability. A port replicator and a 4-way USB hub are both available for the ThinkPad, making it easy to connect to your office peripherals, so that the notebook can serve equally well as an office computer. While on the road, stay connected with the 56K PCMCIA modem that comes with the notebook. Windows 98 comes installed on the ThinkPad 560Z, as well as numerous other software titles for system health and productivity. Let the ThinkPad 560Z bring intense mobile processing power to your business.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/2hour(s)/3.5hour(s)/3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion/Nickel metal hydride

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/18-bit color/24-bit (16.7 million colors)/8-bit (256 colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/18-bit color/24-bit (16.7 million colors)/8-bit (256 colors)
Diagonal Size:10.4in/11.3in/12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):26.4cm/28.7cm/30.7cm
Max Resolution:800 x 600
Technology:DSTN passive matrix/HPA passive matrix/TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Elements:Miscellaneous - casino
ESRB Rating:Teen (13+)


Compatibility:Mac / PC/PC
Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Encore Software/IBM
Model:2009/2640/E / 2640/XD / 2625/Z / 2640
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Hoyle Casino/ThinkPad 560/ThinkPad 560 / ThinkPad 365XD/ThinkPad 560 / ThinkPad 560E/ThinkPad 560 / ThinkPad 560Z/ThinkPad 560X

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / TrackPoint


Data Bus Speed:60MHz/66MHz


Package Type:Retail


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None


Type: None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:6x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 95/Microsoft Windows 95 OSR 2/Microsoft Windows 98/Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0


Clock Speed:120MHz/133MHz/166MHz/200MHz/233MHz/300MHz
Type:Pentium/Pentium II/Pentium MMX


Installed Size:16MB/32MB/64MB/8MB
Max Supported Size:128MB/40MB/80MB/96MB
Technology:EDO RAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Distribution Media:DVD-ROM
Game Console Compatibility:PC
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:1.08GB/1.35GB/2.1GB/2GB/4GB/6.4GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Home use / Small business/Corporate business / Small business/Small business

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.4.10 or later / Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 / Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Platform:MacOS / Windows

Video Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NeoMagic MagicGraph 128XD (NM2160)/NeoMagic NM2160A/Trident Cyber 9320/Trident Cyber 9382/9385