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ThinkStation 450GB 15K rpm SAS Hard Drive - Overview

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Features and specifications

The ThinkStation 450GB 15K rpm Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drive (43N3424) features:

  • Up to 450 GB formatted capacity
  • 16 MB adaptive buffer
  • 2 ms average latency
  • 3.5 ms typical average read seek time
  • SAS interface capability enabling up to 300 MB/s instantaneous interface data transfers
  • S.M.A.R.T. included
  • Slim, one-inch-high profile
  • Three-year limited warranty
  • Add multiple hard drives to help improve system performance and reliability in a ThinkStation RAID Configuration

Note: SAS drives require SAS capability on the system board or an attached adapter card.

Physical specifications:

  • Approximate height: 26 mm (1.0 in)
  • Approximate width: 100 mm (4.0 in)
  • Approximate depth: 147 mm (5.8 in)
  • Approximate weight: 0.7 kg (1.6 lb)



3 years - Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 2 Feb 2010 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 5 Feb 2010 (Worldwide)


Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine - Models
ThinkStation S10*
ThinkStation D10
ThinkStation S20*
ThinkStation C20x
ThinkStation D20


  • ThinkStation S10: Mixing of Serial ATA and SAS Hard Drives is not recommended. Most S-Series models are configured with Serial ATA Hard Drives, and most D-Series models are configured with SAS Hard Drives.
  • ThinkStation S20: ThinkStation S20 is SATA-based. SAS hard drives require the Lenovo-installed SAS controller adapter on ThinkStation S20.
  • For the latest updates on the compatible systems, please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide.


  • ThinkStation 450GB 15K rpm SAS Hard Drive
  • Two cables
  • User's Guide
  • Warranty supplement


Agency approvals

UL, CSA, TUV, IEC, C-Tick, CE Mark, BSMI


Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Lenovo Support: ThinkStation Accessories - Reference Guide - A list of other ThinkStaiton Accessories
Lenovo Support: Desktop Hard Drives - Reference Guide - A list of other hard drives
Lenovo Support: ThinkStation RAID Configurations - Supported RAID levels for each ThinkStation system
Hard Disk Drive Retention ( ) - Describes Lenovo Hard Disk Drive Retention service offering. If the internal hard disk drive (HDD) or internal solid state drive (SSD) fails during warranty, Hard Disk Drive Retention lets customers keep the old drive and hold on to personal or business data.
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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Document ID : PD000822
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-74669
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