ThinkSystem 5200 Entry 6Gb SATA SSDsProduct Guide

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Abstract

The 5200 Entry SATA solid-state drives (SSDs) are SSDs for ThinkSystem servers. The drives use Micron 64-layer 3D NAND flash memory technology with a SATA 6Gbps interface and provide an affordable solution for read-intensive applications such as boot, web servers, lower data rate operational databases and analytics.

This product guide provides essential presales information to understand the 5200 Entry SSD offerings, their key features and specifications, components and options, and configuration guidelines. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, IT architects, and other IT professionals who want to learn more about the SSDs and consider their use in IT solutions.

Change History

Changes in the January 7 update:

Introduction

The 5200 Entry SATA solid-state drives (SSDs) are new SSDs for ThinkSystem servers. The drives use Micron 64-layer 3D NAND flash memory technology with a SATA 6Gbps interface and provide an affordable solution for read-intensive applications such as boot, web servers, lower data rate operational databases and analytics.

The 5200 Entry SATA SSD is shown in the following figure.

5200 Entry SATA SSD
Figure 1. Lenovo ThinkSystem 5200 Entry SATA SSD

Did you know?

The 5200 Series of SATA SSDs are the follow-on to the 5100 line of SSDs. The two series share the same controller, firmware, interface and features. The key difference is that the 5200 Series uses a new 64-layer 3D NAND storage medium. The new NAND technology results in similar or improved performance, and improved endurance.

Lenovo also offers high-performance self-encrypting drives (SEDs) in the 5200 Series. These SSDs adhere to the Trusted Computing Group Enterprise Security Subsystem Class cryptographic standard (TCG Enterprise SSC). Read about them in the ThinkSystem 5200 Entry SATA 6Gb SED SSD product guide.

Part number information

The following table lists the ThinkSystem part numbers.
Table 1. ThinkSystem ordering information
Part number Feature Description
2.5-inch hot-swap drives
4XB7A10153 B2X2 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10154 B2X3 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10155 B2X4 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5200 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10156 B2X5 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5200 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10157 B2X6 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5200 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
3.5-inch hot-swap drives
4XB7A10158 B2X7 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10159 B2X8 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10160 B2X9 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10161 B2XA ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A10162 B2XB ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
3.5-inch simple-swap drives
4XB7A08515 B5Y3 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Simple Swap SSD
4XB7A10151 B5Y4 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Simple Swap SSD
3.5-inch non-hot-swap drives for ST50
4XB7A14050 B63R ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A14051 B63S ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD

Features

The 5200 Enterprise Entry SATA SSDs have the following features:

  • Industry standard 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch form factors
  • 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory
  • Suitable for read-intensive workloads with an endurance of between 0.6 and 1.1 drive writes per day (DWPD) for 5 years
  • 6 Gbps SATA host interface
  • High reliability and enhanced ruggedness
  • Absence of moving parts to reduce potential failure points in the server
  • S.M.A.R.T. support
  • Advanced Encrypting Standard (AES) 256-bit encryption

SSDs have a huge but finite number of program/erase (P/E) cycles, which affect how long they can perform write operations and thus their life expectancy. Enterprise Entry SSDs typically have a better cost per read IOPS ratio but lower endurance and performance compared to Enterprise Performance SSDs. SSD write endurance is typically measured by the number of program/erase cycles that the drive can incur over its lifetime, which is listed as total bytes written (TBW) in the device specification.

The TBW value that is assigned to a solid-state device is the total bytes of written data that a drive can be guaranteed to complete. Reaching this limit does not cause the drive to immediately fail; the TBW simply denotes the maximum number of writes that can be guaranteed. A solid-state device does not fail upon reaching the specified TBW. However, at some point after surpassing the TBW value (and based on manufacturing variance margins), the drive reaches the end-of-life point, at which time the drive goes into read-only mode. Because of such behavior, careful planning must be done to use SSDs in the application environments to ensure that the TBW of the drive is not exceeded before the required life expectancy.

For example, the 5200 Entry 3.8 4TB drive has an endurance of 7,700 TB of total bytes written (TBW). This means that for full operation over five years, write workload must be limited to no more than 4,219 GB of writes per day, which is equivalent to 1.1 full drive writes per day (DWPD). For the device to last three years, the drive write workload must be limited to no more than 7,032 GB of writes per day, which is equivalent to 1.8 full drive writes per day.

Technical specifications

The following table presents technical specifications for the 5200 Enterprise Entry SATA SSDs.

Tip: Drives listed in this product guide are the Lenovo versions of the Micron 5200 ECO family of SSDs.

Table 2. Technical specifications
Feature 480 GB
drive
960 GB
drive
1.92 TB
drive
3.84 TB
drive
7.68 TB
drive
Interface 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps SATA 6 Gbps SATA
Capacity 480 GB 960 GB 1.92 TB 3.84 TB 7.68 TB
Endurance (drive
writes per day)
0.7 DWPD 1.0 DWPD 1.0 DWPD 1.1 DWPD 0.6 DWPD
Endurance
(total bytes written)
610 TB 1750 TB 3500 TB 7700 TB 8400 TB
Data reliability < 1 in 1017
bits read
< 1 in 1017
bits read
< 1 in 1017
bits read
< 1 in 1017
bits read
< 1 in 1017
bits read
MTBF 2,000,000
hours
2,000,000
hours
2,000,000
hours
2,000,000
hours
2,000,000
hours
IOPS reads (4 KB blocks) 81,000 95,000 95,000 95,000 95,000
IOPS writes (4 KB blocks) 31,000 28,000 22,000 17,000 9,500
Sequential read rate
(128 KB blocks)
540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps
Sequential write rate
(128 KB blocks)
385 MBps 520 MBps 520 MBps 520 MBps 520 MBps
Read latency (seq) 200 µs 200 µs 200 µs 200 µs 200 µs
Write latency (seq) 300 µs 300 µs 300 µs 500 µs 900 µs
Shock, non-operating 1,500 G (Max)
at 0.5 ms
1,500 G (Max)
at 0.5 ms
1,500 G (Max)
at 0.5 ms
1,500 G (Max)
at 0.5 ms
1,500 G (Max)
at 0.5 ms
Vibration,
non-operating
3.13 GRMS
(5-800 Hz)
3.13 GRMS
(5-800 Hz)
3.13 GRMS
(5-800 Hz)
3.13 GRMS
(5-800 Hz)
3.13 GRMS
(5-800 Hz)
Typical power 6.0 W 6.0 W 6.0 W 6.0 W 6.0 W

Server support

The following table lists the ThinkSystem servers that are compatible.

Table 3. ThinkSystem server support
Description and part number E 1S Intel 2S Intel AMD 4S Intel Dense/ Blade
SE350 (7Z46/7D1X)
ST50 (7Y48/7Y50)
ST250 (7Y45/7Y46)
SR150 (7Y54)
SR250 (7Y51/7Y52)
ST550 (7X09/7X10)
SR530 (7X07/7X08)
SR550 (7X03/7X04)
SR570 (7Y02/7Y03)
SR590 (7X98/7X99)
SR630 (7X01/7X02)
SR650 (7X05/7X06)
SR670 (7Y36/7Y37/7Y38)
SR635 (7Y98/7Y99)
SR655 (7Y00/7Z01)
SR850 (7X18/7X19)
SR850P (7D2F/2D2G)
SR860 (7X69/7X70)
SR950 (7X11/12/13)
SD530 (7X21)
SD650 (7X58)
SN550 (7X16)
SN850 (7X15)
2.5-inch hot-swap drives
2.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10153 N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
2.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10154 N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
2.5" 5200 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10155 N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
2.5" 5200 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10156 N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
2.5" 5200 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10157 N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
3.5-inch hot-swap drives
3.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10158 N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N N N N N N N N
3.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10159 N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N N N N N N N N
3.5" 5200 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10160 N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N N N N N N N N
3.5" 5200 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10161 N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N N N N N N N N N
3.5" 5200 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A10162 N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N N N N N N N N N
3.5-inch simple-swap drives
3.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Simple Swap SSD, 4XB7A08515 N N Y Y Y N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
3.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Simple Swap SSD, 4XB7A10151 N N Y Y Y N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
3.5-inch non-hot-swap drives for ST50
ST50 3.5" 5200 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb NHS SSD, 4XB7A14050 N Y N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
ST50 3.5" 5200 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb NHS SSD, 4XB7A14051 N Y N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N

Operating system support

SATA SSDs operate transparently to users, storage systems, applications, databases, and operating systems.

Operating system support is based on the controller used to connect to the drives. Consult the controller propduct guide for more information:

Warranty

The 5200 Entry SATA SSDs carry a one-year, customer-replaceable unit (CRU) limited warranty. When the SSDs are installed in a supported server, these drives assume the system’s base warranty and any warranty upgrades.

Solid State Memory cells have an intrinsic, finite number of program/erase cycles that each cell can incur. As a result, each solid state device has a maximum amount of program/erase cycles to which it can be subjected. The warranty for Lenovo solid state drives (SSDs) is limited to drives that have not reached the maximum guaranteed number of program/erase cycles, as documented in the Official Published Specifications for the SSD product. A drive that reaches this limit may fail to operate according to its Specifications.

Physical specifications

The drives have the following physical specifications (approximate, without the tray):

  • Height: 7 mm (0.3 in.)
  • Width: 70 mm (2.8 in.)
  • Depth: 100 mm (4.0 in.)
  • Weight: 70 g (2.5 oz)

Shipping dimensions and weight - 2.5-inch drives (approximate, including the tray):

  • Height: 63 mm (2.5 in.)
  • Width: 174 mm (6.9 in.)
  • Depth: 133 mm (5.2 in.)
  • Weight: 434 g (1.0 lb)

Shipping dimensions and weight - 3.5-inch drives (approximate, including the tray):

  • Height: 95 mm (3.7 in.)
  • Width: 257 mm (10.1 in.)
  • Depth: 193 mm (7.6 in.)
  • Weight: 484 g (1.1 lb)

Operating environment

The SSDs are supported in the following environment:

  • Operating temperature: 0 to 70°C (32 to 158°F)
  • Non-operating temperature: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
  • Relative humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)

Agency approvals

The 5200 Enterprise Entry SATA SSDs conform to the following regulations:

  • Micron Green Standard
  • Built with sulfur resistant resistors
  • CE (Europe): EN 55032 Class B, RoHS
  • FCC: CFR Title 47, Part 15 Class B
  • UL: UL-60950-1, 2nd Edition
  • BSMI (Taiwan): approval to CNS 13438
  • RCM (Australia, New Zealand): AS/NZS CISPR32 Class B
  • KCC RRL (Korea): approval to KN 32 Class B, KN 35 Class B
  • W.E.E.E.: Compliance with EU WEEE directive 2002/96/EC.
  • TUV (Germany): approval to IEC60950/EN60950
  • VCCI (Japan): 2015-04 Class B
  • IC (Canada): CISPR32 Class B: Canadian ICES-003:2016

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