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B-2: Installation in Intel RST Premium With Intel Optane System Acceleration mode
please follow the steps below:
•An Optane™ memory cannot be used to accelerate an M.2 PCIe SSD.
•If more than one Optane™ memory is installed, you can select only one of them to accelerate your SATA-
based boot drive. The other(s) can only be used as data drive(s).
•Do not abruptly remove the Optane™ memory. Doing so will cause the operating system to stop functioning
•If you want to change/remove the Optane™ memory, you must disable it using the Intel® Rapid Storage
•After enabling the Optane™ memory, the related BIOS settings will remain even after a BIOS update.
After system restarts, go to the BIOS Setup, make sure CSM
Support under the BIOS menu is disabled.
Go to and make
sure Use RST Legacy OROM is disabled. If you want to
enable the Optane™ memory installed in the M2M connector,
set PCIe Storage Dev On Port 17 to RST Controlled; to
enable the Optane™ memory installed in the M2A connector,
set PCIe Storage Dev On Port 9 to RST Controlled; to
enable the Optane™ memory installed in the M2P connector,
set PCIe Storage Dev On Port 21 to RST Controlled.
Enter the operating system, launch the Intel® Rapid Storage
Technology utility from the Start menu, and then enable
Intel® Optane™ Memory on the Intel® Optane™ Memory tab.
If you install more than one Optane™ memory, please select
which one you are going to use. Then select which drive to
be accelerated. Click Yes to continue. Follow the on-screen
instructions to proceed. When completed, restart the system.
Launch the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology utility from the Start menu
and make sure the Intel® Optane™ Memory has been enabled. If you want to
to accelerate using the Intel® Optane™ Memory Pinning function. (The
Optane™ memory used must have at least 32 GB capacity.)