Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) User Interface and Driver for Intel® 7th/8th Generation Platforms

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3/20/2019

Introduction

The Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) Driver (16.8.2.1002) supports the configuration and enabling of system acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory and maintenance of RAID 0/1/5/10.

Available Downloads

  • Windows 10, 64-bit*, Windows 10, 32-bit*, Windows Server 2016 family*
  • Size: 21 MB
  • SHA1: 51D14F2AA594253D814774CC8064A4677BD5B135
  • Windows 10, 64-bit*
  • Size: 70.6 MB
  • SHA1: 2550EC529A0EFF398FD5BC0D4ACBF99E7CD25956
  • Windows 10, 64-bit*, Windows Server 2016 family*
  • Size: 3.8 MB
  • SHA1: 72F032359442F292E006698BBE3AE5C6FD14DB48
  • Windows 10, 32-bit*, Windows Server 2016 family*
  • Size: 491.3 KB
  • SHA1: CD6C67B5F9DDDB25469BB97F0445AB7BD1AF7837

Detailed Description

Systems running driver version 15.9.x, 16.0.x, 16.5.x, or 16.7.x should update to the latest version.

Note: Intel recommends that end users utilize driver updates provided by their system manufacturer/provider or via Windows Update to eliminate the potential impact caused by loading non-customized drivers. System manufacturers regularly customize Intel generic drivers to meet the needs of their specific system design. In such cases, use of the Intel generic driver update is not recommended.

If you choose to update the Intel generic driver:

Intel recommends that you perform this driver update via the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant (IDSA) tool. IDSA provides an automated, simplified update process with no extra steps to perform, and may identify other needed important driver updates. If you are not sure if this driver/update is applicable to your system click the “get started” link below. The IDSA tool will provide the needed guidance.

Click here to get started with IDSA.

Only if you are INSTALLING the Intel® RST driver for the first time, enabling a new Intel® Optane™ memory module, continue to read below

 Purpose

The Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) Driver 16.8.3.1003 supports the configuration and enabling of multiple features including:

  • System acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory
  • Configuration and maintenance of RAID 0/1/5/10
  • Intel® RST

Note: Contact your system manufacturer prior to installing these applications or requesting technical support from Intel. They may provide software that is specifically configured for your system. 

Which file to choose?

  • SetupOptaneMemory.exe
    • Specifically designed and optimized to support system acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory modules
  • SetupRST.exe
    • Supports system acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory in addition to advanced features such as management of RAID 0/1/5/10 volumes.
  • f6flpy-x64.zip (64-bit Operating System) / f6flpy-x86.zip (32bit Operating System):
    • Standalone Intel® RST Drivers with Intel® Optane™ memory support
    • May be required during Operating System (OS) installation to detect PCIe* NVMe* drive, refer to system manufacturer documentation or Intel Customer Support

Note

  • Only one of the Setup (SetupRST.exe or SetupOptaneMemory.exe) applications can be installed on a system at a time. Choose the application that makes the most sense for your intended usage and configuration.
  • The Intel® RST driver SetupRST.exe supports RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10. The driver should be installed after the operating system has been installed. F6 and RAID BIOS configurations need to be performed prior to installation of this driver for proper operation. This driver supports NVMe devices.

Platforms supported

  • Intel® 300/240 Series Chipset Family
  • Intel® 200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller
  • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family Platform I/O SATA AHCI/RAID Controller
  • Intel® 100 Series/C230 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller

Platforms supported for Intel® Optane™ memory 

Note: 8th/7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor required.

  • Intel® 300/240 Series Chipset Family:
    Desktop, High End Desktop (HEDT), Workstation (WS) - Intel® H370 Chipset, Intel® Q370 Chipset, Intel® B360 Chipset, Intelr® Z370 Chipset, Intel® Z390 Chipset, Intel® C246 Chipset
  • Intel® 200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller – Intel® Q270 Chipset, Intel® Z270 Chipset, Intel® H270 Chipset, Intel® Q250 Chipset, Intel® B250 Chipset 
  • 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family Platform I/O SATA AHCI/RAID Controller Mobile Low Power (LP)  - Premium-U, Base-U
  • 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family Platform I/O SATA AHCI/RAID Controller- Premium U
  • Intel® 100 Series/C230 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller -  Intel® HM175 Chipset, Intel® QM175 Chipset, Intel® CM238 Chipset

For Intel® platforms not supported above, visit the RAID version 15.9.0.

Note

This download is valid for the product(s) listed below.

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