The Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 V2 is an ideal 2-socket 1U rack server for small businesses up to large enterprises that need industry-leading reliability, management, and security, as well as maximizing performance and flexibility for future growth. The SR630 V2 is based on the new 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor family (formerly codenamed “Ice Lake”) and the new Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 Series.

The SR630 V2 is designed to handle a wide range of workloads, such as databases, virtualization and cloud computing, infrastructure security, systems management, enterprise applications, collaboration/email, streaming media, web, and HPC.

Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 V2

Comparing the SR630 V2 to the SR630

The ThinkSystem SR630 V2 improves on the previous generation SR630, as summarized in the following table.

FeatureSR630SR630 V2Benefits
Processor2x 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable ProcessorUp to 28 cores & 205W per CPU48x PCIe 3.0 lanes per CPU 2x 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable ProcessorUp to 40 cores & 270W per CPU64x PCIe 4.0 lanes per CPUThe latest high-performance processors from IntelGreater computing performance with top bin CPUsFaster PCIe connectivityMore PCIe lanes means more NVMe drives
Memory6 channels per CPU24x TruDDR4 (R/LR/3DS) 2933 MHz DIMMsUp to 2DPC @ 2933MHzMax 3 TB with 24x 128 GB DIMMsIntel Optane PMem 100 Series8 channels per CPU32x TruDDR4 (RDIMM/3DS) 3200 MHz DIMMsUp to 1DPC & 2DPC @ 3200MHzMax 4 TB with 32x 128 GB DIMMsIntel Optane PMem 200 SeriesFaster memoryIncreased capacitySupport for new generation persistent memory
DiskUp to 4x 3.5-inch or 10x 2.5-inch front bays2x 2.5-inch rear SAS/SATAUp to 10x 2.5-inch NVMe2x Internal M.2 with optional RAID 1Up to 4x 3.5-inch or 10x 2.5-inch or 16x EDSFF front bays2x 2.5-inch rear SAS/SATA/NVMeUp to 12x 2.5-inch NVMe2x 7mm hot-swap rear SAS/SATA/NVMe for boot2x Internal M.2 with optional RAID 1More configuration choicesNew EDSFF hot-swap drivesNew 7mm HS drives for OS bootNew rear NVMeHigher maximum capacitySupport mixing 2.5″/3.5″ HDD and NVMe drives
RAID12Gb SAS/SATA/RAID supportPCIe 3.0 adaptersOnboard SATA support with RAIDRange of 8-, and 16-port RAID adapters8- and 16-port HBAs4x Onboard NVMe portsNVMe switch adapter support12Gb SAS/SATA/RAID supportPCIe 3.0 and PCIe 4.0 adaptersOnboard SATA support with RAIDOnboard VROC NVMe support with RAIDWider range of 8- and 16-port RAID adapters8- and 16-port HBAs12x Onboard NVMe portsNVMe Retimer adapters for 16x NVMeNew with Intel VROC for onboard SATA RAID and NVMe RAIDFeaturing industry’s latest PCIe Gen4 based RAID adaptersMore onboard ports and NVMe Retimers lower the cost of NVMe support
NetworkingSelectable LOM, 1GbE or 10GbEOptional ML2 and PCIe adapters1GbE dedicated management portSelectable OCP 3.0, 1GbE, 10GbE or 25GbEOptional PCIe adapters1GbE dedicated management portImproved performance & flexibilityOCP slot supports 25GbE
PCIeUp to 3x PCIe 3.0 slotsSupports 1x 75W GPU1x internal RAID slotUp to 3x PCIe 4.0 slotsSupport 3x 75W GPUs1x internal bay for cabled RAID/HBAMore GPU supportNew PCIe 4.0 support
Management and securityXClarity Controller with upgradesFull XClarity software suite including XClarity AdministratorOptional lockable front bezelXClarity Controller with upgradesFull XClarity software suite including XClarity AdministratorOptional lockable front bezelOptional intrusion switchSupport for External Diagnostics HandsetPlatform Firmware Resiliency (PFR) hardware Root of TrustCommon management tools with prior generationExternal Diagnostics Handset with LCD panel offers quick access to system status, firmware, network, and health informationPlatform Firmware Resiliency is an advanced security solution with a silicon-based to guard against corruption and unauthorized firmware updates
Power supplies2x Hot-swap PSUs up to 1100W, Platinum750W Hot-swap Titanium PSU-48V DC power for Telco240V HVDC support in China2x Hot-swap PSUs up to 1800W, Platinum750W Hot-swap Titanium PSU-48V DC power for Telco240V HVDC support in ChinaExpanded power supply portfolio for exact configuration required and sharing with rest of the 2-socket/4-socket ThinkSystem V2 servers
Machine types7Z70 – 1 year warranty
7Z71 – 3 year warranty
Form factor1U rack.
ProcessorOne or two third-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processor (formerly codenamed “Ice Lake”). Supports processors up to 40 cores, core speeds of up to 3.6 GHz, and TDP ratings of up to 270W.
ChipsetIntel C621A “Lewisburg” chipset, part of the platform codenamed “Whitley”
Memory32 DIMM slots with two processors (16 DIMM slots per processor). Each processor has 8 memory channels, with 2 DIMMs per channel (DPC). Lenovo TruDDR4 RDIMMs and 3DS RDIMMs are supported. DIMM slots are shared between standard system memory and persistent memory. DIMMs operate at up to 3200 MHz at 2 DPC.
Persistent memorySupports up to 16x Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 Series modules (8 per processor) installed in the DIMM slots. Persistent memory (Pmem) is installed in combination with system memory DIMMs.
Memory maximumWith RDIMMs: Up to 4TB by using 32x 128GB 3DS RDIMMs
With Persistent Memory: Up to 6TB by using 16x 128GB 3DS RDIMMs and 16x 256GB Pmem modules
Memory protectionECC, SDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs), ADDDC (for x4-based memory DIMMs, requires Platinum or Gold processors), and memory mirroring.
Disk drive baysUp to 4x 3.5-inch or 12x 2.5-inch or 16x EDSFF hot-swap drive bays:Front bays can be one of the following:10x 2.5-inch hot-swap: All AnyBay10x 2.5-inch hot-swap: All NVMe10x 2.5-inch hot-swap: 6x SAS/SATA + 4x AnyBay10x 2.5-inch hot-swap: 6x SAS/SATA + 4x NVMe10x 2.5-inch hot-swap: 6x SAS/SATA + 2x AnyBay + 2x NVMe8x 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA16x EDSFF E1.S form factor hot-swap drives4x 3.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA4x 3.5-inch hot-swap AnyBayRear can be one of the following:2x 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA bays2x 2.5-inch hot-swap NVMe bays2x 7mm 2.5-inch hot-swap SATA bays2x 7mm 2.5-inch hot-swap NVMe baysInternal M.2 module supporting up to two M.2 drives, for OS boot and drive storage supportSee Supported drive bay combinations for details. AnyBay bays support SAS, SATA or NVMe drives. NVMe bays only support NVMe drives. Rear drive bays can be used in conjunction with 2.5-inch front drive bays. The server supports up to 12x NVMe drives all with direct connections (no oversubscription).
Maximum internal storage2.5-inch drives:92.16TB using 12x 7.68TB 2.5-inch SAS/SATA SSDs184.32TB using 12x 15.36TB 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs28.8TB using 12x 2.4TB 2.5-inch HDDs1.92TB using 2x 960GB 7mm SSDsEDSFF drives64TB using 16x 4TB EDSFF NVMe SSDs3.5-inch drives:72TB using 4x 18TB 3.5-inch HDDs30.72TB using 4x 7.68TB 3.5-inch SAS/SATA SSDs30.72TB using 4x 7.68TB 3.5-inch NVMe SSDs
Storage controller12x Onboard SATA ports (Intel VROC SATA RAID, formerly known as Intel RSTe RAID)Up to 12x Onboard NVMe ports (includes Intel VROC NVMe RAID, with optional license for non-Intel NVMe SSDs)NVMe Retimer Adapter (supports Intel VROC NVMe RAID)12 Gb SAS/SATA RAID adapters:RAID 530i-8i (cacheless) supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50RAID 530i-16i (cacheless) supports RAID 0, 1, 10RAID 930-8i with 2GB flash-backed cache supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60RAID 930-16i with 4GB flash-backed cache supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60RAID 940-8i with 4GB or 8GB flash-backed cache supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60RAID 940-16i with 8GB flash-backed cache supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 6012 Gb SAS/SATA non-RAID: 430-8i and 430-16i HBAs
Optical drive baysNo internal optical drive.
Tape drive baysNo internal backup drive.
Network interfacesDedicated OCP 3.0 SFF slot with PCIe 4.0 x16 host interface. Supports a variety of 2-port and 4-port adapters with 1GbE, 10GbE and 25GbE network connectivity. One port can optionally be shared with the XClarity Controller (XCC) management processor for Wake-on-LAN and NC-SI support.
PCI Expansion slotsUp to 3x PCIe 4.0 slots, all with rear access, plus a slot dedicated to the OCP adapter. Slot availability is based on riser selection and rear drive bay selection. Slot 3 requires two processors.Four choices for rear-access slots:3x PCIe 4.0 x16 low-profile slots1x PCIe 4.0 x16 full-height half-length slot + 1x PCIe 4.0 x16 low-profile slot1x PCIe 4.0 x16 low-profile slot (also supports 2x rear 2.5-inch drive bays)2x PCIe 4.0 x16 low-profile slot (also supports 2x rear 7mm 2.5-inch drive bays)For 2.5-inch front drive configurations, the server supports the installation of a RAID adapter or HBA in a dedicated area that does not consume any of the PCIe slots.Note: Not all slots are available in a 1-processor configuration. See the I/O expansion for details.
GPU supportSupports up to 3x single-wide GPUs
PortsFront: 1x USB 3.1 G1 (5 Gb/s) port, 1x USB 2.0 port (also for XCC local management), External diagnostics port, optional VGA port.Rear: 3x USB 3.1 G1 (5 Gb/s) ports, 1x VGA video port, 1x RJ-45 1GbE systems management port for XCC remote management. Optional DB-9 COM serial port (installs in slot 3).Internal: 1x USB 3.1 G1 connector for operating system or license key purposes
CoolingUp to 8x N+1 redundant hot swap 40 mm fans, configuration dependent. One fan integrated in each power supply.
Power supplyUp to two hot-swap redundant AC power supplies, 80 PLUS Platinum or 80 PLUS Titanium certification. 500 W, 750 W, 1100 W and 1800 W AC options, supporting 220 V AC. 500 W, 750 W and 1100 W options also support 110V input supply. In China only, all power supply options support 240 V DC. Also available is a 1100W power supply with a -48V DC input.
VideoG200 graphics with 16 MB memory with 2D hardware accelerator, integrated into the XClarity Controller. Maximum resolution is 1920×1200 32bpp at 60Hz.
Hot-swap partsDrives, power supplies, and fans.
Systems managementOperator panel with status LEDs. Optional External Diagnostics Handset with LCD display. Models with 8x 2.5-inch front drive bays can optionally support an Integrated Diagnostics Panel. XClarity Controller (XCC) embedded management, XClarity Administrator centralized infrastructure delivery, XClarity Integrator plugins, and XClarity Energy Manager centralized server power management. Optional XClarity Controller Advanced and Enterprise to enable remote control functions.
Security featuresChassis intrusion switch, Power-on password, administrator’s password, Trusted Platform Module (TPM), supporting TPM 2.0. In China only, optional Nationz TPM 2.0. Optional lockable front security bezel.
Operating systems supportedMicrosoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware ESXi. See the Operating system support section for specifics.
Limited warrantyThree-year or one-year (model dependent) customer-replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty with 9×5 next business day (NBD).
Service and supportOptional service upgrades are available through Lenovo Services: 4-hour or 2-hour response time, 6-hour fix time, 1-year or 2-year warranty extension, software support for Lenovo hardware and some third-party applications.
DimensionsWidth: 440 mm (17.3 in.), height: 43 mm (1.7 in.), depth: 773 mm (30.4 in.). See Physical and electrical specifications for details.
WeightMaximum: 26.3 kg (58 lb)