Quick Tips on How to View Drive Details, Update Firmware, and View/Export SMART Logs Using the Intel® Memory and Storage Tool


Maintenance & Performance



The Intel® Memory and Storage Tool (Intel® MAS) can be used with the GUI (Graphical User Interface) or CLI (Command Line Interface). With each you can monitor and manage your Intel SSD's health, keep the firmware up to date, and view relevant logs for further analysis.

Notes Intel® MAS supports only Intel® Optane™ SSDs.

Guidance on some key capabilities is given below. This video is also helpful to explore health monitoring and firmware updates with Intel® MAS.

Resources: The application, Installation Guide and User Guides are all available in Download Center:


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How to Identify and Display Drive Information with the Intel® Memory and Storage Tool Displays details about the drives detected in the system such as Serial Number, Model Number, available Firmware Updates and Health Status
How to Update the Firmware of an Intel® Optane™ SSD Provides updates for the Firmware on supported Intel® Optane™ SSDs.
View/Export SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) Logs Provides the SMART report for connected storage devices. Helpful in determining the cause of potential issues being encountered
How to Change Languages and Customize Views with Dark/Light Theme (GUI Only) Available settings to modify the look and feel of the Intel MAS User Interface
Export additional logs (CLI Only) Additional logs that may be supported and available to provide to Intel when troubleshooting


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Overview for Intel® Solid State Drive Tools
Intel® SSDs: Important SMART Attribute Indicators
SMART Attributes in the Intel® SSD Consumer Family