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ThinkPad 180GB SATA 6.0Gb/s 7mm Solid State Drive (SSD) - Overview

The ThinkPad 180GB SATA 6.0Gb/s 7mm Solid State Drive (0A65630) provides a rugged, light and reliable performance utilizing MLC NAND flash based technology. This helps to improve boot time and data transfers when compared to Hard Disc Drive (HDD) alternatives. In addition this drive provides SATA interface for speedy data transfers.

For additional storage and backup, install this drive as a second hard drive using the 9.5mm ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (43N3412) or 12.7" ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (0A65623).

Note: Continuous use of the ThinkPad 180GB SATA 6.0Gb/s 7mm Solid State Drive, as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.


Technical information
  • 2.5” diameter, 7 mm height
  • Uses Intel NAND 25nm flash memory Multi-level Cell(MLC)components
  • Compatibility:
    • Intel SSD ToolBox,Intel SSD Optimizer
    • Intel Data Migration Software
    • Serial ATA interface of 6.0Gbps
    • ACS-2
    • SSD Enhanced S.M.A.R.T.ATA feature set.
    • Native Command Queuing(NCQ) command set.
  • Power specification:
    • Active:850 mW(TYP)
    • Idle:600 mW(TYP)


Performance specifications
  • Interface: Serial ATA
  • Capacity: 180 GB.
  • Sustained Sequential Read up to 550MB/s
  • Sustained Sequential Write up to 520MB/s
  • Latency Read: 80us(TYP)
  • Latency Write: 85us(TYP)
  • Shock:Operating and Non-operating 1500G/0.5msec.
  • Vibration:Operating 2.17Grms(5•700Hz),Non-operating 3.13Grms(5~800Hz)
  • MTBF:1,200,000hours
  • Minimum useful life:5years.
  • Insertion cycles:250cycles.


Physical specifications
  • Approximate height: 7.0 mm (.27 in)
  • Approximate width: 69.85 mm (2.75 in)
  • Approximate depth: 100.45mm (3.95 in)
  • Approximate weight: 78 g (0.172lb)


Manuals  Version
 Release Date
Setup Poster and Warranty Information (2.2 MB) May 2014 12 May 2014



1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 5 Jun 2012
  • Availability date: 5 Jun 2012


Hardware compatibility
Machine Type - Models
ThinkPad T420,T430 All
ThinkPad T420s, T430s All
ThinkPad T520, T530 All
ThinkPad W520, W530 All
ThinkPad X220, X220T All
ThinkPad X230, X230T All
9.5" ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (43N3412)
12.7" ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (0A65623)


  • ThinkPad 180GB SATA 6.0Gb/s 7mm Solid State Drive
  • Setup Poster
  • Legacy bracket/rubber kits


Agency approvals
  • CE
  • UL
  • MIC
  • TUV
  • BSMI
  • C-Tick
  • CUL
  • RoHS


Operating environment
  • Temperature: 0 deg to 70 deg C (32 deg to 158 deg F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Non-operating environment
  • Temperature: -55 deg to 95 deg C (-67 deg to 203 deg F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)


Additional product information
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Document ID : PD024254
Last Updated : 17 Jun 2014
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