Quick Start Guide for Intel® Optane™ Memory

Last Reviewed: 13-Apr-2018
Article ID: 000025009

Intel® Optane™ memory is a system acceleration solution that uses Intel® Optane™ technology, based on 3D XPoint™ memory media. It includes the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) driver.

The Quick Start Guide aids you in the setup process for system acceleration with Intel Optane memory and includes information on:

  • System requirements
  • Installation of the Intel Optane memory module
  • Download location and Installation of the Intel Optane memory application
  • System acceleration enabling through the Intel Optane memory user interface
  • System acceleration is available for SATA-based storage devices (HDD, SSHD, or SATA SSD) only.
  • Secondary SATA drives are supported for system acceleration on systems with 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors/Intel® 300 Series Chipsets or later only. These drivers are supported for the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) driver version or later. Find additional details on Secondary/Data SATA Drive Acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory.
    • For 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors and earlier driver versions, only the SATA Boot storage device can be accelerated and supported.

Intel® Optane™ Memory Quick Start Guide (PDF) PDF icon
File name: intel-optane-memory-quick-start.pdf
Size: 724 KB
Date: August 2017
Revision: 1.0.2

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