ThinkSystem 5300 Entry 6Gb SATA SSDsProduct Guide

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Abstract

The 5300 Entry SATA solid-state drives (SSDs) are new SSDs for ThinkSystem servers. The drives use Micron 96-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 5300 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 September 8 update:

  • New drive options for the ST50 server:
    • ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A17205
    • ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD, 4XB7A17206

Introduction

The 5300 Entry SATA solid-state drives (SSDs) are new SSDs for ThinkSystem servers. The drives use Micron 96-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.

Micron 5300 SSD
Figure 1. Lenovo ThinkSystem 5300 Entry SATA SSD

Did you know?

The 5300 Series of SATA SSDs are the follow-on to the 5200 line of SSDs. The two series share the same controller, firmware, interface and features. The key difference is that the 5300 Series uses a new 96-layer 3D NAND storage medium compared to the 64-layer technology in the 5200. The 5300 drives have higher endurance and lower latency compared to the 5200 SSDs.

Lenovo also offers high-performance self-encrypting drives (SEDs) in the 5300 Series. These SSDs adhere to the Trusted Computing Group Enterprise Security Subsystem Class cryptographic standard (TCG Enterprise SSC). Read about them in the ThinkSystem 5300 Entry 6Gb SATA 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
4XB7A17075 B8HV ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17076 B8JM ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17077 B8HP ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17078 B8J5 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17079 B8JP ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17080 B8J2 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
3.5-inch hot-swap drives
4XB7A17081 B8JB ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17082 B8J9 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17083 B8JC ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17084 B8HZ ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17085 B8HQ ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17086 B8J3 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD
7mm hot-swap drives
4XB7A38181 B8JQ ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD
4XB7A38182 B8JT ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD
4XB7A38183 B8JS ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD
3.5-inch non-hot-swap drives for ST50
4XB7A17205 BE3F ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD
4XB7A17206 BE3E ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD

Features

The 5300 Entry SATA SSDs have the following features:

  • Industry standard 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch form factors
  • New generation 96-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory
  • Suitable for read-intensive workloads with an endurance of between 0.6 and 1.5 drive writes per day (DWPD) for 5 years
  • 6 Gbps SATA host interface
  • High reliability and enhanced ruggedness
  • MTTF of 3 million device hours - 50% more than most drives
  • 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. Entry SSDs typically have a better cost per read IOPS ratio but lower endurance and performance compared to Mainstream and 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 960 GB 5300 Entry drive has an endurance of 2,628 TB of total bytes written (TBW). This means that for full operation over five years, write workload must be limited to no more than 1,440 GB of writes per day, which is equivalent to 1.5 full drive writes per day (DWPD). For the device to last three years, the drive write workload must be limited to no more than 2,400 GB of writes per day, which is equivalent to 2.5 full drive writes per day. .

Technical specifications

The following table presents technical specifications for the 5300 Entry SATA SSDs.

Tip: Drives listed in this product guide are the Lenovo versions of the Micron 5300 PRO family of SSDs.

Table 2. Technical specifications
Feature 240 GB
drive
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 6 Gbps SATA
Capacity 240 GB 480 GB 960 GB 1.92 TB 3.84 TB 7.68 TB
Endurance (drive
writes per day)
1.5 DWPD 1.5 DWPD 1.5 DWPD 1.5 DWPD 1.2 DWPD 0.6 DWPD
Endurance
(total bytes written)
657 TB 1324 TB 2628 TB 5256 TB 8410 TB 9110 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
< 1 in 1017
bits read
MTTF 3,000,000
hours
3,000,000
hours
3,000,000
hours
3,000,000
hours
3,000,000
hours
3,000,000
hours
IOPS reads
(4 KB blocks)
67,000 85,000 95,000 95,000 95,000 95,000
IOPS writes
(4 KB blocks)
40,000 36,000 35,000 30,000 22,000 11,000
Sequential read rate
(128 KB blocks)
540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps 540 MBps
Sequential write rate
(128 KB blocks)
310 MBps 410 MBps 520 MBps 520 MBps 520 MBps 520 MBps
Read latency (seq) 175 µs 175 µs 175 µs 175 µs 175 µs 175 µs
Write latency (seq) 300 µs 100 µs 100 µs 300 µs 350 µs 650 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
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)
3.13 GRMS
(5-800 Hz)
Typical power (R/W) 2.5 W / 3.0 W 2.5 W / 3.1 W 2.8 W / 3.4 W 3.0 W / 3.8 W 2.5 W / 3.8 W 2.5 W / 3.9 W

Server support

The following tables list the ThinkSystem servers that are compatible.

Table 3. ThinkSystem server support (Part 1)
Part number Description Intel 2S AMD
ST550 (7X09/7X10)
SR530 (7X07/7X08)
SR550 (7X03/7X04)
SR570 (7Y02/7Y03)
SR590 (7X98/7X99)
SR630 (7X01/7X02)
SR650 (7X05/7X06)
SR670 (7Y36/37/38)
SR635 (7Y98/7Y99)
SR655 (7Y00/7Z01)
SR645 (7D2Y/7D2X)
SR665 (7D2W/7D2V)
2.5-inch hot-swap drives
4XB7A17075 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17076 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17077 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17078 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17079 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17080 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
3.5-inch hot-swap drives
4XB7A17081 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17082 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17083 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17084 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17085 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
4XB7A17086 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y
7mm hot-swap drives
4XB7A38181 ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD N N N N N N N N N N Y Y
4XB7A38182 ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD N N N N N N N N N N Y Y
4XB7A38183 ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD N N N N N N N N N N Y Y
3.5-inch non-hot-swap drives for ST50
4XB7A17205 ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17206 ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N
Table 4. ThinkSystem server support (Part 2)
Part number Description E 1S Intel 4S Intel Dense/ Blade
SE350 (7Z46/7D1X)
ST50 (7Y48/7Y50)
ST250 (7Y45/7Y46)
SR150 (7Y54)
SR250 (7Y51/7Y52)
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
4XB7A17075 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
4XB7A17076 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
4XB7A17077 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
4XB7A17078 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
4XB7A17079 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
4XB7A17080 ThinkSystem 2.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
3.5-inch hot-swap drives
4XB7A17081 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17082 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17083 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17084 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 1.92TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N Y N Y N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17085 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 3.84TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17086 ThinkSystem 3.5" 5300 7.68TB Entry SATA 6Gb Hot Swap SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N
7mm hot-swap drives
4XB7A38181 ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 240GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N
4XB7A38182 ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N
4XB7A38183 ThinkSystem 7mm 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb SSD N N N N N N N N N N N N N
3.5-inch non-hot-swap drives for ST50
4XB7A17205 ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 480GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD N Y N N N N N N N N N N N
4XB7A17206 ThinkSystem ST50 3.5" 5300 960GB Entry SATA 6Gb Non Hot Swap SSD N Y 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 5300 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 5300 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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