ThinkPad 16GB mSATA Solid State Cache Drive - Overview and Service Parts
Features and specifications
The ThinkPad 16GB mSATA Solid State Cache Drive (0B47309) is a technology that increases HDD performance up to 4 times and improves the speed of basic computing operations. (*)
By improving HDD performance up to 4 times, The ThinkPad 16GB mSATA Solid State Cache Drive allows the user to save time on things like system bootup, manipulating large files (e.g., video/photo editing), copying/moving large or fragmented files and virus scans.
Includes license key to download Express Cache Software.
Provides SSD performance while avoiding higher power consumption typically associated with SATA performance.
Rugged reliable, light weight, while delivering silent operation.
Ideal for all notebook sizes including thin form factors.
Fits easily into the Mini PCI-E slot of your machine for a fast quick install.
mSATA form factor with SSD technology:
Fast boot and application launch time performs up to 4x faster than non-cache drive systems (*)
Sequential read/write speeds up to 220 MB/s and 50 MB/s
Speedy browsing, emailing and social usage capabilities
The driver package has been approved for use with the following systems:
ThinkPad 16GB mSATA Solid State Cache Drive (Please refer to Supported Machines above)
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Total capacity requirement for Lenovo ExpressCache is around 142 M.
The Lenovo ExpressCache software is ready for use after you install it on your computer. If you are instructed by an earlier-version user guide to enter an activation code for the Lenovo ExpressCache software, please ignore the instruction.
The Lenovo ExpressCache software provided is designed only for the ThinkPad 16GB mSATA Solid State Cache Drive (product part number: 0B47309). For the mSATA solid-state drives that come with your computer, use the Lenovo ExpressCache software preinstalled on your computer.
If your system was built with the 16GB mSATA drive , but the ExpressCache software was not installed, please refer to the following document
1. Continuous use of the ThinkPad 16GB mSATA Solid State Cache Drive as in reading long video files, impacts battery life. 2. The WWAN card and mSATA Solid State Drive share the same Mini PCI-E slot, so only one of them can be chosen to install on the systems
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