Supported Drives for Acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory





Intel® Optane™ memory is supported to accelerate the following drive types:

  • a single SATA drive, or
  • a single Intel® SSD 660p/665p Series drive with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Driver/SW version or later

These drives may contain the operating system (Boot Drive) or be a data drive (used for storage, but does not contain the operating system).

See additional configuration and compatibility requirements in the Installation and User Guide.

  • Intel® Optane™ Memory refers to these products
  • The Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P, 905P and 800P products are not to be used to accelerate the HDD/SSDs noted above.  These are standard storage drives and not supported by the Intel RST Driver/Software.



The following are unsupported configurations; results cannot be guaranteed:

  1. A single drive with multiple operating systems
  2. Dual OS boot systems (multiple storage drives, each containing an OS)


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