How to Disable System Acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory


Install & Setup



Intel® Optane™ Memory is a smart, adaptable system accelerator.  See complete list of supported platforms here: Software and Platform Support for Intel® Optane™ Memory.

Note If you are currently encountering an issue with a recurrent pop-up message referencing the '...pinning DLL...", please check out our article How to Resolve Intel® Optane™ Memory Pinning Error: Unable to load DLL ‘iaStorAfsServiceApi.dll'.

To disable system acceleration from the Intel Optane Memory application, Intel® Rapid Storage Technology application, or the system BIOS:


Time Topics
00:45  Disable system acceleration using Intel® Optane™ memory application
01:35  Disable system acceleration using Intel RST application
02:32  Disable system acceleration throuh the system BIOS


Note The process of disabling system acceleration separates the Intel Optane Memory series module from the drive accelerated. During this process, all cached system data moves from the Intel Optane Memory module and is placed back on the drive being accelerated as the pairing is split.



Related topics
Intel® Optane™ Memory Installation Guide
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (with support for Intel® Optane™ Memory) Download Page
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