Intel® Solid State Drive (Intel® SSD) and Sandforce* Controller Compatibility

Last Reviewed: 16-Mar-2017
Article ID: 000006307

Compatibility issues have been reported for Intel® Solid State Drives using Sandforce* controllers. Issues occur with older chipsets, such as ones used in Apple Macbook Pro* 2009.

Reported issues:

  • 1.5 Mbps connection speeds
  • Periods of high drive activity/stuttering
  • No drive detected

We are unable to satisfactorily resolve all compatibility issues. Contact your system manufacturer for possible driver updates.