Intel Unveils Data Drive Acceleration with Intel Optane Memory

Intel Unveils Data Drive Acceleration with Intel Optane Memory

Detailed Description


The Intel® Optane™ Memory software suite supports the configuration and enabling of system acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory.  This version of the Intel Optane Memory software includes the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) Driver.

Note: If you already have the Intel® RST application installed, you must remove it before installing the Intel Optane Memory application.


Which file to choose?

  • SetupOptaneMemory.exe or
    • Application/User Interface specifically designed and optimized to support system acceleration with Intel Optane Memory modules
    • Application installation also installs the Intel® RST drivers
  • (64bit Operating System) [Optional]:
    • Standalone Intel RST Drivers with Intel® Optane™ Memory support
    • May be required during OS installation to detect PCIe* NVMe* drive, refer to system manufacturer documentation or Intel Customer Support

For advanced features supported with the Intel RST Driver use of the Intel® RST application is suggested. 

Find installation assistance in the Intel® Optane™ Memory User and Installation Guide or Videos.


Platforms supported for Intel® Optane™ Memory

Note: 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor required.

  • Intel® 200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller – Q270, Z270, H270, Q250, B250 
  • 7th generation Intel® Core™ Processor Family Platform I/O SATA AHCI/RAID Controller- Premium U
  • Intel® 100 Series/C230 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller –  HM175, QM175, CM238



  • Before installing these applications or requesting technical support from Intel, first contact your system manufacturer. They may provide software that is specifically configured for your system.
  • See the release notes for installation instructions, supported hardware, what is new, bug fixes, and known issues.
  • For any Optane Memory related queries, refer to the Intel Optane Memory support page.
  • It is recommended that the latest firmware be used on your Intel SSD and Intel Optane Memory devices. Find the latest firmware at Intel Optane Memory Firmware.

Check out Intel Optane Memory at Amazon and Newegg

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