Tuning Your Intel® Solid State Drive with the Intel® SSD Toolbox


Maintenance & Performance




The Intel® SSD Toolbox has reached End of Life and is no longer available.  The information below is for reference only, please see the following for more information

End-of-Life (EOL) Announcement for the Intel® SSD Toolbox and Intel® SSD Data Center Tool Applications


The System Tuner is a feature of the Intel® SSD Toolbox. It optimizes Superfetch/Prefetch, ReadyBoost, Device Initiated Power Management, and Defragmentation.

  1. Open the Intel® SSD Toolbox.

  2. Select the Intel® Solid State Drive on the home screen.

  3. Click System Tuner.
    The System Tuner panel opens.

    System tuner panel

  4. The System Tuner displays services you can optimize for use with the selected Intel SSD. If you can optimize a service, Tune! displays next to the service name. Click the feature to tune. For this example, we are tuning Superfetch/Prefetch.

    System Tuner panel with Tune link highlighted

    The feature is tuned and the System Tuner panel repopulates, indicating you optimized the feature.

    repopulated System Tuner panel

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