Balanced Design, Built for Business.

For cloud deployments, database, or virtualization workloads, trust ThinkServer racks for world-class performance, power-efficient designs, and extensive standard features at an affordable price.

  1. ThinkServer RD540 Rack Server

    Ny:  Next-gen 1U rack server with the perfect blend of performance, memory, & I/O for your mainstream & virtualized workloads.

  2. ThinkServer RD550 Rack Server

    Ny: Next-generation system with the performance & capacity of a 2U system in a 1U form factor.

  3. ThinkServer RD640 Rack Server

    Ny:  Next-gen, storage-rich 2U rack server perfect for virtualization & business-critical applications.

  4. ThinkServer RD650 Rack Server

    Ny: Incredible storage density and a highly flexible design —perfect for your business-critical applications

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BrandRack Servers

Rack Servers

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Form Factor
1U Rack

1U Rack

Yes
Yes
No
No
2U Rack

2U Rack

No
No
Yes
Yes
Processor
Single Socket Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3 Series

Single Socket Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3 Series

No
No
No
No
Single Socket Intel® Core™ i3 Series

Single Socket Intel® Core™ i3 Series

No
No
No
No
Single Socket Intel® Pentium® Series

Single Socket Intel® Pentium® Series

No
No
No
No
Dual Socket, Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 Series

Dual Socket, Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 Series

No
Yes
No
Yes
Dual Socket Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 Series

Dual Socket Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 Series

Yes
No
Yes
No
Dual Socket Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 v2 Series

Dual Socket Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 v2 Series

No
No
No
No
Memory
Up to 32GB (4 slots)

Up to 32GB (4 slots)

No
No
No
No
Up to 192 GB (12 slots)

Up to 192 GB (12 slots)

No
No
No
No
Up to 320GB (20 slots)

Up to 320GB (20 slots)

Yes
No
Yes
No
Up to 768GB (24 slots)

Up to 768GB (24 slots)

No
Yes
No
Yes
Hard Drive
3.5" Fixed

3.5" Fixed

No
No
No
No
2.5" Fixed

2.5" Fixed

No
No
No
No
3.5" Hot-Swap

3.5" Hot-Swap

Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
2.5" Hot-Swap

2.5" Hot-Swap

Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
M.2 SSD

M.2 SSD

No
Sel
No
Sel
SD Card

SD Card

No
Sel
No
Sel
Storage Controller
Integrated ThinkServer RAID 100 (0/1/10/5*)

Integrated ThinkServer RAID 100 (0/1/10/5*)

*RAID 5 is only available with the optional upgrade key.

No
No
No
No
Integrated ThinkServer RAID 300 (0/1/10/5*)

Integrated ThinkServer RAID 300 (0/1/10/5*)

*RAID 5 is only available with the optional upgrade key.

No
No
No
No
ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter (0/1/10/5*/6*)

ThinkServer RAID 500 Adapter (0/1/10/5*/6*)

*RAID 5 and RAID 6 are only available with the optional upgrade key.

Sel
No
Sel
No
ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/60)

ThinkServer RAID 700 Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/60)

Sel
No
Sel
No
ThinkServer RAID 710 Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/60)

ThinkServer RAID 710 Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/60)

Sel
No
Sel
No
ThinkServer RAID 110i AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5*)

ThinkServer RAID 110i AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5*)

*RAID 5 is only available with the optional upgrade key.

No
Sel
No
Sel
ThinkServer RAID 510i AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5*)

ThinkServer RAID 510i AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5*)

*RAID 5 is only available with the optional upgrade key.

No
Sel
No
Sel
ThinkServer RAID 720i AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/6/60)

ThinkServer RAID 720i AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/6/60)

No
Sel
No
Sel
ThinkServer RAID 720ix AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/6/60)

ThinkServer RAID 720ix AnvRAID Adapter (0/1/10/5/50/6/60)

No
Sel
No
Sel
Network Interface
1 x Integrated 1Gb Ethernet*

1 x Integrated 1Gb Ethernet*

* Dedicated management port.

No
Yes
No
Yes
Up to 1 x AnyFabric Slot*

Up to 1 x AnyFabric Slot*

* Choice of Ethernet NIC, Fibre, Channel HBA, or CNA.

No
No
No
Yes
Up to 2 x AnyFabric Slots*

Up to 2 x AnyFabric Slots*

* Choice of Ethernet NIC, Fibre, Channel HBA, or CNA.

No
Yes
No
No
2 x Integrated 1Gb Ethernet

2 x Integrated 1Gb Ethernet

Yes
No
Yes
No
3 x Integrated 1Gb Ethernet

3 x Integrated 1Gb Ethernet

No
No
No
No
Power
Fixed: 300 Watt

Fixed: 300 Watt

No
No
No
No
Redundant Hot-Swap: 550W

Redundant Hot-Swap: 550W

No
No
No
No
Redundant Hot-Swap: 800W

Redundant Hot-Swap: 800W

Yes
No
Yes
No
Redundant Hot-Swap: 550W/750W/1100W/1600W

Redundant Hot-Swap: 550W/750W/1100W/1600W

Yes
No
No
Sel
Redundant Hot-Swap: 550W/750W/1100W

Redundant Hot-Swap: 550W/750W/1100W

No
Sel
No
No
Management
Intel® Advanced Management Technology (AMT)

Intel® Advanced Management Technology (AMT)

No
No
No
No
ThinkServer Management Module

ThinkServer Management Module

Yes
No
Yes
No
ThinkServer System Manager

ThinkServer System Manager

No
Yes
No
Yes
RELIABILITY.

STEADFAST RELIABILITY.

Lenovo systems undergo stress tests to meet rigorous reliability standards. Many of our laptops pass 8 military tests for extreme condition with dust, vibration, heat, cold, altitude, water, and humidity.

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