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ThinkStation RAID Configurations

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RAID * Configuration Table or ThinkStation

ThinkStation E20 (2 Disk Bays Maximum)
Hard drive
Required hard drives
RAID 0RAID 1
RAID 5
RAID 10
SATA
2
X
X
 

ThinkStation S20 (3 Disk Bays Maximum)
Hard drive
Required hard drives
RAID 0RAID 1RAID 5
RAID 10
SATA
2
X
X
3
X
SAS **
2
X
X
3
X

ThinkStation C20 (3 Disk Bays Maximum)
Hard drive
Required hard drives
RAID 0RAID 1RAID 5RAID 10
SATA
2
X
X
3
X
X

ThinkStation C20x (3 Disk Bays Maximum)
Hard drive
Required hard drives
RAID 0RAID 1RAID 5
RAID 10
SATA
2
X
X
3
X
X
SAS
2
X
X
3
X
X

ThinkStation D20 (5 Disk Bays Maximum)
Hard drive
Required hard drives
RAID 0RAID 1RAID 5RAID 10
SATA Primary ***
2
X
X
3
X
X
4
X
X
X
4 (with spare) ****
X
5
X
X
5 (with spare)
X
SATA Secondary
2
X
X
SAS Primary
2
X
3
X
X
4
X
X
X
4 (with spare)
X
5
X
X
5 (with spare)
X
SAS Secondary
2
X
X

Notes:

  1. * Total Capacity in any RAID Configuration scheme cannot exceed 2.2 TB due to BIOS limitation.
  2. ** ThnkStation S20 does not contain onboard SAS controller, smoe models contain an additional SAS Card
  3. *** ThinkStaiton D20 supports two RAID schemes simoultaneously from 5 disk bays.
  4. **** The spare disk is used to recover faulty hard drives from the RAID and cannot be used as a normal hard disk.


Additional Product Information
<empty>Lenovo Support: Desktop Hard Drives - Reference Guide - A list of ThinkCentre SATA Hard Drives and ThinkStation SATA/SAS Hard Drives
<empty>Lenovo Support: ThinkStation Accessories: Reference Guide - A list of ThinkStation Accessories
Hard Disk Drive Retention ( www.lenovo.com/services/hddretention ) - 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.
www.lenovo.com/support/accessories - Additional Lenovo Support information on options and accessories
www.lenovo.com/accessoriesguide - Additional information on options and accessories. Includes Option Compatibility Matrix (OCM).
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.


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