ThinkServer RD640


  • processorIntel® Xeon™ E5 Series Processors
  • Operating SystemWindows Server 2012 R2 Platform
  • Business PowerHighly-Efficient, Storage-Rich, 2U Rack Server
  • ProfessionalPerfect for Virtualization & Business Apps
  • ProfessionalLong-Term, Enterprise-Class Reliability

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  • Features

    ThinkServer RD640Features

    Great Storage Density

    With up to 48TB 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 runs 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 Intel® Xeon® performance up to 24-cores, 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

    PDFThinkServer OS and Virtualization Options Datasheet

    DescriptionThinkServer RD640
    Up to two 24-core Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 Series
    Operating Systems Supported
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (including Hyper-V), Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (including Hyper-V), Microsoft Windows Server 2008 RS with SP1 (including Hyper-V), Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, VMware vSphere ESXi, Citrix XenServer
    Form Factor / Height
    2U Rack
    Up to 320GB DDR3 – 1600 MT/s via 20 slots (RDIMM, LVDIMM)
    Media Bays
    1 x slim optical
    Disk Bays
    Up to 8 x 3.5" or up to 16 x 2.5"
    Maximum Internal Storage
    Up to 48TB 3.5" chassis or up to 16TB 2.5" chassis
    RAID Support
    • ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter (0, 1, 10, optional 5)
    • ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/6/60)
    • ThinkServer RAID 710 Adapter (0/1/5/6/10/50/60)
    6 redundant fixed fans
    Power supply
    Redundant hot-swap – 800 watt
    Network Interface
    • 2 x Integrated Gb Ethernet
    • 1 x Integrated Gb Ethernet (shared with ThinkServer Management Module)
    Expansion Slots With 1 CPU
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x16 (x8 electrical) (populated with RAID adapter)
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: LP x8
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x8
    Expansion Slots With 2 CPUs
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x16 (x8 electrical) (populated with hardware RAID adapter)
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: LP x8
    • 3 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x8
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x16 (x8 electrical)
    Intelligent Diagnostics Panel
    Systems Management
    • ThinkServer Management Module
    • Optional ThinkServer Management Module
    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    (482 mm x 87 mm x 734 mm) or (19.0" x 3.4" x 28.9")
    Starting at (16 kg) or (35.3 lbs)

    Specifications may vary

  • Options & Services

    ThinkServer RD640Options & 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.

      Learn More
    • 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.

      Learn More
    • Lenovo ThinkServer Services

      Lenovo ThinkServer Services

      The Lenovo ThinkServer 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?

    • Provides a comprehensive portfolio of services optimized to support and protect your ThinkServer investment.
    • Offers access to Lenovo-certified technicians who have been consistently recognized around the globe as best-in-class, as well as access to genuine Lenovo parts.

    Convenient & Flexible Upgrades

    • Offers up to 4-hour response time and 24x7 on-site service minimizing downtime on business-critical applications.
    • Provides access to advanced-level technicians, priority call routing, escalation management, and basic software support.

    On-Site Convenience & Extended Protection

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

    Other Available ThinkServer Services

    • Priority Technical Support offers direct access to advanced level technicians 24x7.
    • 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.

    Learn more about Lenovo ThinkServer Services.

RD640 at a Glance:
Form Factor
2U Rack
Up to 2 Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 Series
Memory Capacity
Up to 320 GB
Network Interface
3 x Integrated Gb Ethernet
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