Yes. All Intel® Solid-State Drives are tested and validated on the latest Intel-based laptop and desktop platforms. For more information related to product compatibility, see the product specifications.
No. Standard hard disk drivers support Intel® SSDs as drop-in components, such as those bundled with Microsoft Windows*. For best performance, a driver that supports SATA Native Command Queuing (NCQ) is recommended, such as Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.