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ThinkStation 450GB 15K rpm SAS Hard Drive - Overview

Hard drive

Features and specifications

The ThinkStation 450GB 15K rpm Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drive (43N3424) features:

  • Up to 450 GB formatted capacity
  • 16 MB adaptive buffer
  • 2 ms average latency
  • 3.5 ms typical average read seek time
  • SAS interface capability enabling up to 300 MB/s instantaneous interface data transfers
  • S.M.A.R.T. included
  • Slim, one-inch-high profile
  • Three-year limited warranty
  • Add multiple hard drives to help improve system performance and reliability in a ThinkStation RAID Configuration

Note: SAS drives require SAS capability on the system board or an attached adapter card.

Physical specifications:

  • Approximate height: 26 mm (1.0 in)
  • Approximate width: 100 mm (4.0 in)
  • Approximate depth: 147 mm (5.8 in)
  • Approximate weight: 0.7 kg (1.6 lb)


Manuals  Version
 Release Date
User Guide (8.4 MB) Dec 2014 8 Dec 2014



3 years - Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 2 Feb 2010 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 5 Feb 2010 (Worldwide)


Hardware compatibility
Description Machine - Models
ThinkStation S10*
ThinkStation D10
ThinkStation S20*
ThinkStation C20x
ThinkStation D20


  • ThinkStation S10: Mixing of Serial ATA and SAS Hard Drives is not recommended. Most S-Series models are configured with Serial ATA Hard Drives, and most D-Series models are configured with SAS Hard Drives.
  • ThinkStation S20: ThinkStation S20 is SATA-based. SAS hard drives require the Lenovo-installed SAS controller adapter on ThinkStation S20.
  • For the latest updates on the compatible systems, please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide.


  • ThinkStation 450GB 15K rpm SAS Hard Drive
  • Two cables
  • User's Guide
  • Warranty supplement


Agency approvals

UL, CSA, TUV, IEC, C-Tick, CE Mark, BSMI


Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing for your product
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.

  • Alias ID: MIGR-74669
  • Document ID: PD000822
  • Last Updated :17 Dec 2014
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