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ThinkPad 160GB FDE 5400rpm Serial ATA Hard Drive - Overview

FDE Hard Disk Drive

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad 160GB FDE 5400rpm Serial ATA Hard Drive (41N5712) offers:

  • SATA Interface conforming to Serial ATA/High Speed Serialized AT Attachment
  • Low power consumption
  • Quiet operation, fluid dynamic bearing motor
  • State-of-the-art cache and on-the-fly error-correction algorithms
  • Full-track multiple-sector transfer without local processor intervention
  • Nonoperating shock at 900 G, operating shock at 350 G
  • Combined with the user selectable hard drive password, delivers great security for all hard drive data


1 year - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 31 May 2007 (Worldwide)
  • Planned availability date: 05 Jun 2007 (Worldwide)
  • Discontinued, withdrawn from marketing: October 2008
    • Recommended replacement: ThinkPad 200GB Security FDE 7200 rpm Serial ATA Hard Drive (41N5738)

Hardware compatibility
Machine Type - Models
ThinkPad R61
ThinkPad T61
ThinkPad X61

Software requirements

The ThinkPad 160GB FDE 5400rpm Serial ATA Hard drive is compatible with:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (or later) when using the Windows Drive Trust API
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • ThinkPad 160GB FDE 5400rpm Serial ATA Hard drive assembly
  • Publications

Agency approvals

Continuous use of the ThinkPad 160GB FDE 5400rpm Serial ATA Hard drive, as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
User's guide - Instruction manual 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.
FDE Hard Drive FAQ

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