ThinkPad 240GB Solid State Drive - Overview

Features and specifications

The ThinkPad 240GB Solid State Drive (0B47314) utilizing MLC NAND flash based technology provides a great alternative to improve boot time and data transfers. The SSD speeds make day to day tasks speedier when leveraging the SSD capacity for cache and boot up while enabling you to maximize your hard drive capacity for storage.

Includes Intel SSD ToolBox, Intel SSD Optimizer, and Intel Data Migration Software to maximize your drive’s performance and functionality. Also includes conversion spacers to fit Lenovo ThinkPad drive bays.

Features include:

  • SSD MLC NAND Flash
  • 6.0 Gbps Serial ATA interface
  • Intel SSD ToolBox
  • Intel SSD Optimizer
  • Intel Data Migration Software

Technical information:

  • 2.5" diameter, 7-mm height
  • Uses Intel NAND 25nm flash memory Multi-level Cell (MLC) components.
  • AES 128-bit Encryption
  • Compability
    • Intel SSD ToolBox, Intel SSD Optimizer
    • Intel Data Migration Software
    • Intel Rapid Storage Technology
    • Intel® 6 Series Express Chipsets (with SATA 6Gb/s)
    • SATA Revision 3.0
    • ACS-2
    • SSD-enhanced SMART ATA feature set
    • Native Command Queuing (NCQ)command set
    • Data Set Management Command Trim attribute
  • Power specification
    • Active: 850mW (TYP)
    • Idle: 600mW (TYP)

Performance Specifications:

  • Interface: Serial ATA
  • Capacity: 240 GB
  • Sustained Sequential Read up to 550 MB/s
  • Sustained Sequential Write up to 520 MB/s
  • Latency Read: 80us (TYP)
  • Latency Write: 85us (TYP)
  • Shock: Operating and Non-operating 1500G/0.5msec.
  • Vibration: Operating 2.17 Grms (5~700Hz), Non-operating 3.13 Grms (5~800Hz)
  • MTBF:1,200,000 hours
  • Minimum useful life: 5 years.
  • Insertion cycles: 250 cycles.

Physical Specifications:

  • Approximate height:  7.0 mm (.27 in)
  • Approximate width: 69.85 mm (2.75 in)
  • Approximate depth: 100.45mm (3.95 in)
  • Approximate weight: 78 g (0.172lb)

Full Packaging Size:

  • Approximate height:  54 mm (2.13 in)
  • Approximate width: 144 mm (5.67 in)
  • Approximate depth: 238 mm (9.37 in)
  • Approximate weight: 220 g (0.485 lb)

Operating Environment:

  • Temperature: 0°C to 60°C (32 deg to 140 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Non-Operating Environment:

  • Temperature: -55°C to 95°C (-67 deg to 203 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95%



1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 18 December 2012 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 21 December 2012 (Worldwide)


Hardware requirements
Please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide to check the compatible systems for this product.



Continuous use of the ThinkPad 240GB Solid State Drive, as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.


Cable Orders Required

Not required for ThinkPad T430, T430s, T530, W530, X230, X230T systems



Time: Approximately 15 minutes


  • ThinkPad 240GB Solid State Drive (0B47314)Solid State Drive
  • Setup Poster
  • Conversion spacers


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


Additional product information
Service parts - Parts listing 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.
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