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ThinkPad 64GB Solid State Drive - Overview

Solid State Drive

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad 64GB Solid State Drive (43N3400) option incorporates nonvolatile flash memory technology for worry-free and speedy storage of your valuable data. Additional features include:

  • Improved performance compared to standard 5400rpm and 7200rpm mobile standard hard drives
  • Large 64GB storage capacity
  • Noiseless operation
  • Improved reliability and system battery life compared to standard hard drives since there are no moving parts
  • Lighter weight than standard hard drives
  • 1.8-inch Solid State Drive using Micro SATA connector for systems with 1.8-inch Hard Drive Bays
  • Includes removable 1.8-inch to 2.5-inch Converter:
    • When attached, allows this option to be installed into:
    • When removed, allows this option to be installed in ThinkPad systems with 1.8" Hard Drive Bay to be used as the primary storage drive
  • Technical information:
    • 1.8 inch 8 mm height hard drive
    • Includes a 1.8" to 2.5" adaptive cover for installation in selected 2.5" ThinkPad hard drive bays
    • Up to 64 GB formatted capacity
    • 512 bytes/sector
    • Enhanced ECC
    • High-performance, low power consumption, and small form factor
  • Performance specifications:
    • Interface: Serial ATA
    • Formatted capacity: Up to 64GB
    • Interface transfer rate: 3.0 GB/sec
    • Performance of Random read sector: 80 MB/s
    • Performance of Random write sector: 30 MB/s
    • Performance of Sequential read sector: 100 MB/s
    • Performance of Sequential write sector: 80 MB/s
  • Physical specifications with attached 1.8-inch to 2.5-inch Converter:
    • Approximate height: 9.5 mm (0.37 in)
    • Approximate width: 70 mm (2.7559 in)
    • Approximate depth: 100.2 mm (3.94 in)
    • Approximate weight (maximum): 77 g (0.1697 lb)
  • Operating environment:
    • Temperature: 0 deg to 70 deg C (32 deg to 158 deg F)
    • Relative humidity: 0 deg to 55 deg C/90-98% RH, 10 cycles


1 year - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

Hardware Compatibility - With attached 1.8-inch to 2.5-inch Converter as the Primary Storage Drive
Systems with 2.5" Hard Drive Bays
Machine Type - Models
ThinkPad T61, T61p


Hardware Compatibility - Without the attached 1.8-inch to 2.5-inch Converter as the Primary Storage Drive
Systems with 1.8" Hard Drive Bays
Machine Type - Models
ThinkPad X300

  • ThinkPad 64GB Solid State Drive
  • 1.8-inch to 2.5-inch Converter Cover (removable)
  • Publications

Agency approvals

Continuous use of the ThinkPad 64GB SSD, such when reading long video files, will impact system battery life.

Additional product information
Publications - Instruction manual and flyer for your product
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
BIOS Setup Menu Extension Ultility for Resetting the Cryptographic Key and the Erasing of the Solid State Drive - Describes how to reset the Cryptographic Key (for FDE Hard Drives and FDE SSD) and how to erase the Solid State Drive (SSD)
Lenovo Support: Hard Drives: Reference Guide - A list of other internal and external notebook hard drives.
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

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Document ID : PD009492
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-69605
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