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ThinkStation 73GB, 146GB and 300GB 15K RPM SAS Hard Drives - Overview

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Features and specifications

The ThinkStation 73GB (43R1992), 146GB (43R1993) and 300GB (43R1994) 15K RPM Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives offers:

  • 73 GB SAS hard drive - 73 GB formatted capacity
  • 146 GB SAS hard drive - 146 GB formatted capacity
  • 300 GB SAS hard drive - 300 GB formatted capacity
  • Rotational speed: 15,000 rpm
  • 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: Actual performance varies based on many factors and is often less than the maximum possible.
* Firmware downloadable using the SAS interface.
** SAS drives require SAS capability on the system board or an attached adapter card.



3 years - Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 11 Mar 2008 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: March 2008 (Worldwide)
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing:
    • ThinkStation 73GB 15K RPM Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Hard Drive (43R1992): April 2009
    • ThinkStation 146GB 15K RPM Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Hard Drive (43R1993): April 2010
    • ThinkStation 300GB 15K RPM Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Hard Drive (43R1994): April 2011


Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine - Models
ThinkStation S10*, 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 S20.
  • For the latest updates on the compatible systems, please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide.
  • ThinkStation 73GB, 146GB or 300GB 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
Publications - Instruction manual for your product
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.
Lenovo Hard Drive Quick Test - Desktops / Notebooks
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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Document ID : PD013511
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-69530
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