Article ID: 000088089 Content Type: Product Information & Documentation Last Reviewed: 09/13/2022

What Are the Different Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) SKUs?

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Summary

List of available SKUs to use Intel® VROC

Description
  • What Intel VROC key should be used based on the SKU type?
  • Is an Intel VROC key needed to set up a RAID?
Resolution

Intel® Virtual RAID on CPU (Intel® VROC) has the following different SKUs for PCIe* NVMe* SSDs:

  • Intel VROC Pass Through: No RAID support, just stand-alone NVMe-based Solid State Drives (SSDs) connected to Intel® Volume Management Device (Intel® VMD) enabled PCIe* lanes. No hardware key needed.
  • Intel VROC Standard (VROCSTANMOD): Bootable RAID and RAID 0/1/10 support for Intel/third-party SSDs. Standard hardware key needed.
  • Intel VROC Premium (VROCPREMMOD): Bootable RAID and RAID 0/1/5/10 support for Intel/third-party SSDs. Premium hardware key needed.
  • Intel VROC Intel SSD Only (VROCISSDMOD): Bootable RAID and RAID 0/1/5/10 support.  No third-party SSD support. Only functional with Intel brand SSDs. Intel SSD Only hardware key needed.

The three upgrade keys are shown as follows for reference: Intel® VROC upgrade keys

NoteIntel® VROC (SATA RAID) contains support for SATA SSDs and is supported with all licensing types listed above, for Bootable RAID and RAID 0/1/5/10.

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