ThinkServer RD640

Storage-Rich. Virtualization-Optimized.

The ThinkServer RD640 is a storage-rich 2U rack server perfect for virtualization and business-critical applications.

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  • Features

    ThinkServer RD640Features

    Great Storage Density

    With up to 32TB of internal storage capacity, the 2U ThinkServer RD640 can be configured with either hot-swap SAS or SATA hard drives or solid state drives — making it an excellent choice for storage-intensive applications. With the expanded storage capacity and great performance, the RD640 lets you run your database, analytics, and other business-critical applications with ease.

    Optimized for Virtualization

    Virtualization is an extremely effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility. Ideal for robust virtualization, the ThinkServer RD640 rack server features up to 24-core Intel® Xeon® performance, numerous I/O upgrades, and large memory bandwidth, so you can roll out your virtual machines with confidence.

    Enterprise-Class Reliability

    Your business depends on uninterrupted access to information. With the capability to add hot-swap hard drives and hot-swap and redundant fans and power supplies, the RD640 maximizes your uptime. Plus, with up to RAID 10 support and ThinkServer Intelligent Diagnostics, you get rock-solid reliability while maximizing uptime.

    Lenovo rack server ThinkServer RD640
  • Tech Specs

    ThinkServer RD640Tech Specs

    ThinkServer RD640 Specs

    PDFThinkServer RD640 Datasheet

    DescriptionThinkServer RD640
    Up to 2 Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 Series v2
    Operating Systems Supported
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
    • Novel SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
    • VMware vSphere & VMware ESXi
    Form Factor / Height
    2U Rack
    Up to 320GB / 20 slots (RDIMM, LV RDIMM)
    Expansion Slots
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: LP x8 mechanical, x8 electrical
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x16 mechanical, x16 electrical (populated with hardware RAID adapter)
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x8 mechanical, x8 electrical
    • 3 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x8 mechanical, x8 electrical (if second CPU is added)
    Media Bays
    1 x Slim Optical
    Storage Controller
    • ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter (0/1/5/10) (RAID 5 with optional upgrade key)
    • ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter (RAID 0/1/10/5/50/6/60)
    • ThinkServer RAID 710 Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/6/60)
    Disk Bays
    • Up to 8 x 3.5" hot swap
    • Up to 16 x 2.5" hot swap
    Maximum Internal Storage
    • Up to 32TB (3.5" SATA)
    • Up to 24TB (3.5" SAS)
    • Up to 16TB (2.5" SATA)
    • Up to 14TB (2.5"SAS)
    Network Interface
    • 2 x Integrated Gb Ethernet
    • 1 x Integrated Gb Ethernet (shared with ThinkServer Management Module)
    5+1 Redundant hot-swap fans
    1+1 Redundant hot-swap 800 watt
    Intelligent Diagnostics Panel
    ThinkServer Management Module
    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    17.1" x 3.45" x 28.37"
    Starting at 16 kg (35.3 lbs)

    Specifications may vary

  • Accessories & Services

    ThinkServer RD640Accessories & Services

    • ThinkServer 16GB DDR3-1600MHz ECC RDIMM (0C19535)

      ThinkServer 16GB DDR3-1600MHz ECC RDIMM (0C19535)

      Boost the capabilities of your ThinkServer and push the boundaries of productivity by adding memory. Error correcting code (ECC) provides greater data accuracy and system uptime by protecting against errors in memory. 

    • ThinkServer 1TB 7.2K 2.5-Inch Enterprise 6Gbps SATA Hot-Swap Hard Drive (0C19496)

      ThinkServer 1TB 7.2K 2.5-Inch Enterprise 6Gbps SATA Hot-Swap Hard Drive (0C19496)

      Choose enterprise-grade, hot-swap SATA drives for your ThinkServer when you demand high performance and reliability, with budget-friendly prices.

    • Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet Dual-Port X540-T2 Server Adapter by Intel® (0C19497)

      Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet Dual-Port X540-T2 Server Adapter by Intel® (0C19497)

      Leverage the full bandwidth potential of your network and scale your ThinkServer I/O to meet your growing IT infrastructure needs.

    • Lenovo Services Priority Technical Support

      Lenovo Services Priority Technical Support

      The Lenovo Services portfolio offers flexible solutions to ensure the reliability and availability of your Lenovo ThinkServer. You can choose just the right response time, duration, and optional features to meet your business needs and your budget. Flexible, reliable, and affordable, Lenovo ThinkServer Services offer the right solutions from small businesses to large enterprises.

    Protect Your ThinkServer With Lenovo Services
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    Why Lenovo Services?

    • Comprehensive portfolio of services optimized to support and protect your ThinkServer investment.
    • Lenovo's Service options are designed specifically to meet the support level and budget needs of your organization.
    • Our Lenovo certified technicians have been recognized around the globe as consistently best-in-class.

    Convenient & Flexible Upgrades

    • Up to 4 hour response time—24/7 onsite service—minimizes downtime on business-critical applications.
    • Access to advanced level technicians, priority call routing, escalation management, and basic software support options available.

    On-Site Convenience & Extended Protection

    • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed-term, fixed-cost protection to help you accurately budget for server expenses.
    • Upgraded Warranty SLAs (4-hour response, 24/7) can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

    Other Available Services for ThinkServers

    • Priority Technical Support offers direct access to advanced level technicians 24/7.
    • Keep Your Drive provides a convenient and secure way to retain your drive and confidential data if the drive must be replaced.
    • Asset Recovery delivers secure, documented disposition of IT assets and data, helping to mitigate the environmental and data security risks associated with end-of-life asset disposal.
RD640 at a Glance:
Form Factor
2U Rack
Up to 2 Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 Series v2
Memory Capacity
Up to 320 GB
Network Interface
Up to 3 x Integrated Gb Ethernet


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