Intel® High Performance Solid-State Drives have limited warranties. OEM customers can direct warranty questions about product returns to their point of purchase or system manufacturer. Products sold into the Channel are covered under the Channel Warranty Program. Channel members or their customers can contact Intel technical support for an RMA authorization number. For questions related to warranty or product returns or replacements for Intel branded products, see the Warranty Center.
No. Standard drivers for any HDD support Intel® SSDs as drop-in components, such as those bundled with Windows*. For best performance, a driver that supports SATA Native Command Queuing (NCQ) is recommended, such as Intel® Rapid Storage Technology.
Yes. The Intel® SSD drop-in replacement provides rugged and reliable performance at lower power. Intel® SSDs support the ATA-7 command sets and the SATA II command extensions. The system BIOS and OS must support and enable AHCI. (Might require F6 installation of compatible windows storage driver like IMSM. Note: Vista AHCI support is native.)