Why I Buy Thinkpads - The Data Stays Intact, No Matter What

At Gadgetoff 2009, a team of tinkerers used (with Lenovos blessing) their trebuchet to launch two ThinkPad (X200t, T400) laptops to see how they would fare after the test.

Lenovo Trebuchet Launch - Gadgetoff 2009 from Gizmodo on Vimeo.

The result? Well, they were pretty thoroughly destroyed, but apparently, when taken off the systems and installed in a new one, the trashed laptop’s hard drives booted just fine. Oh, and take a look at the video where they use the Trebuchet to shoot fireballs (Yes, yes, fire, fire, fire!).

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