ThinkCentre 500GB / 8GB Hybrid Drive - Overview and Service Parts

Features and specifications

The ThinkCentre 500GB / 8GB Hybrid Drive (0B47317) option combines a small, fast and affordable amount of NAND flash memory with a traditional hard drive. It effectively merges Solid State Drive and Hard Disk Drive technologies that are compatible with traditional HDD module, while delivering SSD-like performance and hard drive capacity. The ThinkCentre 500GB / 8GB Hybrid Drive option is a self-learning device that no 3rd party software or driver is needed for data management. It enables SSD-like performance automatically when accessing the most frequently-used files. To those who pursue high performance and large capacity of the drive, but budget constrained, the ThinkPad 500GB/8GB SSHD will be the great solution for your ThinkCentre systems.


Manuals  Version
 Release Date
Setup Poster (1.6 MB)

May-13 2-Sep-13


Technical Information
  • 2.5” diameter, 7-mm height
  • 8GB NAND Flash(cMLC)
    • Serial ATA interface of 6.0Gbps
      • Quiet operation. Fluid Dynamic Bearing(FDB) motor
      • Full-track multiple-sector transfer capability without local processor intervention
      • Support for S.M.A.R.T drive monitoring and reporting
      • Support for Read Multiple and Write Multiple commands
      • Worldwide Name(WWN) capability uniquely identifies the drive.
    • Native Command Queuing (NCQ) command set.
  • Power specification
    • Spinup (max): 5W
    • Write average: 3.5W (TYP)
    • Read average: 2.9W
    • Idle: 530 mW (TYP


Performance specifications
  • Interface: Serial ATA
  • Capacity: 500GB
  • Sustained data transfer rate OD: 100MB/s Max
  • I/O data-transfer rate: 600 MB/s Max
  • Cache buffer: 64MB
  • NAND flash: 8GB
  • Average latency: 5.6ms
  • Operational shock: 350Gs at 2ms Max
  • Non-operational shock: 1000Gs at 1ms max
  • Vibration, operating: 2Gs(5-200Hz) and 1.0 Gs(201-500Hz)
  • Vibration, nonoperating: 5Gs(5-500Hz


Physical specifications

Operating environment:

  • Temperature: 5 degrees C (41 degrees F) to + 43 degrees C (109 degrees F)
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 95% (non-condensing)

Storage environment:

  • Temperature: -20 degrees C (-4 degrees F) to + 60 degrees C (140 degrees F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)


  • Approximate height: 7.0 mm (.27 in)
  • Approximate width: 69.85 mm (2.75 in)
  • Approximate depth: 100.45mm (3.95 in)
  • Approximate weight: 91 g (0.201 lb)



1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 3 Sept 2013 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 6 Sept 2013 (Wordwide)


Hardware compatibility
Description Machine Type Models
ThinkCentre M93p (as of Sept 3, 2013) All All

Note: Please refer to the Accessories Compatibility Guide for the complete list of supported systems.


  • ThinkCentre 500 GB / 8 GB Hybrid Drive
  • Warranty Poster
  • Metal bracket kits
  • SATA cable
  • Read it first flyer


Operating environment
  • Operating temperature: 0 deg C to +60 deg C (32 deg to 140 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)


Non-Operating environment
  • Operating temperature: -40 deg to 70 deg (C) (-40 deg to 158 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)


Agency approvals



Service Parts
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  • Geography: The geography where the product is available.
  • Marketing part number: The marketing part number is the part number used for purchasing the product.
  • Service part number (FRU): The service part number for the product or one of the product's components.
Description Geography Service part number (FRU) Marketing part number

ThinkCenter 500GB/8GB Hybrid Drive



Additional product information
<empty> Hard Drives: Reference Guide - A list of other Hard Drives
Personal Systems Reference (PSREF) - Comprehensive information on the features and technical specifications of Lenovo products.


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