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      ThinkPad 1TB 5400rpm SATA 3.0Gb/s 9.5mm 4k Hard Drive - Overview

      The ThinkPad 1TB 5400rpm SATA 3.0Gb/s 9.5mm 4k Hard Drive option (0A65633) is our largest capacity hard drive provides TB capacity in a smaller form factor. This configuration consists of two 500GB platter design providing the largest capacity available in a 2.5inch drive. The advantage of this design enables the drive height to go from a larger 12.5mm drive to the current 9.5MM height enabling usage in smaller machine designs providing maximum capacity. The Advance Format or 4k sector emulates the 512 sector drives while delivering higher capacity points along with improved error correction capabilities. In addition to the advanced format, this drive features SATA 3.0Gb/s data transfer capabilities.

      For additional storage and backup, install this drive using the 9.5mm ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (43N3412).

      Note: ThinkPad 1TB 5400rpm SATA 3.0Gb/s 9.5 mm 4k Hard Drive as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.


      Technical information
      • 2.5-inch diameter, 9,5-mm height
      • Up to 1000 GB formatted capacity
      • 4kB /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


      Performance specifications
      • Interface: Serial ATA
      • Formatted capacity: Up to 1000 GB
      • Rotational speed: 5400 rpm
      • Number of disks per drive: 2
      • Number of heads: 4
      • Data buffer size: 8 MB
      • Interface transfer rate: 3.0Gb/sec
      • Maximum media transfer rate: 998MB/sec
      • Average read seek time: 12 ms
      • 0.5 Watts at Low power idle state
      • Power on ready: 3.5sec


      Physical specifications
      • Approximate height: 9.5 mm (.37 in)
      • Approximate width: 69.85 mm (2.75 in)
      • Approximate depth: 100.2mm (3.95 in)
      • Approximate weight: 102 g (0.225 lb)



      1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

      • Announce date: 5 Jun 2012
      • Availability date: 5 Jun 2012


      Hardware compatibility
      Machine Type - Models
      ThinkPad T420 All
      ThinkPad T520, T530 All
      ThinkPad W520, W530 All
      9.5" ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (43N3412)
      12.7" ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III (0A65623)


      • ThinkPad 1TB 5400rpm SATA 3.0Gb/s 9.5 mm 4k Hard Drive
      • Setup Poster


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


      Operating environment
      • Temperature: 0 deg to 60 deg C (32 deg to 140 deg F)
      • Relative humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)
      Non-operating environment
      • Temperature: -40 deg to 65 deg C (-40 deg to 149 deg F)
      • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)


      Additional product information
      Service parts - Parts listing for your product
      Lenovo Support: Hard Drives: Reference Guide - A list of other internal and external notebook hard drives.
      User Handling Tips for Hard Drives
      Lenovo Hard Drive Quick Test - Desktops / Notebooks
      Troubleshooting Hard Drive Issues - ThinkPad
      Avoiding Hard Drive Damage
      Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.



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      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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