Quick Start Guide for Intel® Optane™ Memory


Install & Setup



Intel® Optane™ memory is a system acceleration solution that uses Intel® Optane™ technology, based on Intel® Optane™ 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) and Intel® SSD 660p Series (With drivers or later) only.
  • With the latest Intel Optane memory and Intel Rapid Storage Technology (Intel RST) applications (Version 16.x or later), the Secondary/Data drive can be accelerated with Intel Optane memory modules. See Software and Platform Support for Intel® Optane™ Memory for complete details on which processor/chipsets support this capability
    • An update to the System BIOS may be required to upgrade the Intel® RST Pre-OS UEFI Driver version to 16.x or later. Consult your motherboard vendor for the proper system BIOS version for this support.
  • All additional system requirements and BIOS settings are the same as noted in the guide above.

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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