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ThinkPad 250GB 7200rpm OPAL-capable FDE SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive II - Overview
Features and specifications

The ThinkPad 250GB 7200rpm OPAL-capable FDE SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive II (0A33985) option makes it easy to upgrade the primary hard drive of supported ThinkPad laptops. For additional storage and backup, install the ThinkPad 250GB 7200rpm OPAL-capable-FDE SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive II in the ThinkPad Serial ATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III.

  • 2.5-inch diameter, 7-mm height
  • Up to 250 GB formatted capacity
  • 512 bytes/sector
  • No-ID recording format
  • SATA Interface conforming to Serial ATA International Organization:Serial ATA Revision 2.6
  • Intergrated controller
  • Multi zone recording
  • Segmented Buffer with write cache
  • Rotary voice coil motor actuator
  • Enhanced ECC
  • Load/unload mechanism
  • Embedded sector Servo
  • Interface: Serial ATA
  • Formatted capacity: Up to 250 GB
  • Rotational speed: 7200 rpm
  • Number of disks per drive: 1
  • Number of heads: 2
  • Data buffer size: 16 MB
  • Interface transfer rate: 3 Gb/sec
  • Maximum media transfer rate: 1334MB/sec
  • Average read seek time: 13 ms
  • Power on ready: 4.0sec

 

Physical specifications
  • Approximate height: 6.8 mm (0.27 in)
  • Approximate width: 69.85 mm (2.75 in)
  • Approximate depth: 100.2mm (3.95 in)
  • Approximate weight: 95 g (0.209 lb)

 

Warranty

1 year - Customer Replacement Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 1 Mar 2011 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 8 Mar 2011 (Worldwide)

 

Hardware compatibility
Description
Machine - Models
ThinkPad T420, T420s
All
ThinkPad T520
All
ThinkPad W520
All
ThinkPad X220
All
ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III

 

Packaging
  • The ThinkPad 250GB 7200rpm OPAL-capble FDE SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive II
  • Setup Poster

 

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

 

Limitations
Continuous use of Serial ATA Hard Drive, as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.

 

Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Publications - Intruction manuals for your product
Fixed Disk Encryption (FDE) Hard Drive - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Describes FDE
Lenovo Support: Hard Drives: Reference Guide - A list of other internal and external notebook hard drives. Also has additional information which includes: User Handling Tips for Hard Drives, Lenovo Hard Drive Quick Test, Avoiding Hard Drive Damage, and Lenovo Hard Disk Drive Retention program information.
User Handling Tips for Hard Drives
Lenovo Hard Drive Quick Test - Desktops / Notebooks
Troubleshooting Hard Drive Issues - ThinkPad
Avoiding Hard Drive Damage
Hard Disk Drive Retention (www.lenovo.com/services/hddretention) - 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.
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.


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