ThinkStation Upgrade ROM - Overview and Service Parts

Features and specifications

ThinkStation Upgrade ROM for ThinkStation C30/S30/D30 systems extends the storage capability and Hard Drive Types.

There are total 3 different Skus, you could choose for your ThinkStation system as these 3 Skus are fully qualified on ThinkStation C30/S30/D30.


• Extend drives from SATA only to both SATA and SAS enable
• Double drive number from 4ports to 8ports
• Best solution with best cost
• Multi choices with three Skus

Technical Information

  • ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku1: Adds SAS support to S30 and C30 systems
  • ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku5: Adds support for 5th SATA/SAS port to D30
  • ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku9: Adds support for 5th SATA port to D30

Physical specifications (Upgrade ROM):

  • Approximate weight: 1.8 g (0.004 lbs)
  • Approximate width: 15 mm (0.59 in)
  • Approximate length: 30 mm (1.18 in)

Physical specifications (Full Packaging Size):

  • Approximate length: 177 mm (0.58 in)
  • Approximate width: 144 mm (0.47 in)
  • Approximate height: 53 mm (0.17 in)
  • Approximate weight: 78g (0.209 lbs



1 year - Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 4 March 2014 (Worldwide)
  • Availability date: 14 March 2014 (Worldwide)


Hardware compatibility
C/S/D30 with Intel Romley Patsburg-A SKu PCH is supported on the following Lenovo systems (as at March 4, 2014):
Description Machine Type - Models
ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku1
ThinkStation C30, S30 - All Models
ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku5
ThinkStation D30 - All Models
ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku9
ThinkStation D30 - All Models


Operating Environment

  • Air temperature: Operating: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
  • Humidity: Operating: 10% to 80% (non-condensing) (10% per hour)


  • ThinkStation Upgrade ROM
  • Warranty poster


Service Parts
  • Description: A description of the product.
  • 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.
DescriptionGeographyMarketing part numberReplacement part number (FRU)
ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku1 Worldwide
ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku5
ThinkStation Upgrade ROM Sku9


Additional product information
Publication - Warranty Information
ThinkStation Accessories - Reference Guide - A list of other ThinkStation Accessories
Desktop Hard Drives - Reference Guide - A list of other hard drives
ThinkStation RAID Configurations - Supported RAID levels for each ThinkStation system
Hard Disk Drive Retention ( ) - 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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  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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