What Software Manages Acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory?


Install & Setup



To manage (enable/disable) acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory, you need:

  • The latest Intel® Optane™ memory supported system BIOS from the motherboard vendor. Confirm with your vendor that your platform supports Intel® Optane™ memory.
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) driver and appropriate application for your typical usage. (See table below.)
  • The Windows® 10 64bit UEFI Operating System.


What is the intended use and where can I get this software?

Intended Usage Application Download
Manage system acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory and/or RAID volumes

Latest application with a new look and feel. Updates to this application will be managed through the Microsoft Store* automatically.
Note Driver must be installed and updated separately.
Intel® Optane™ Memory and Storage Management user interface Only available through the Microsoft Windows Store on systems with the following:
  • Intel® RST driver version 16.8 and later installed (17.2 or later required for Intel® Optane™ Memory H Series support)
    • Note: Intel® RST driver can be downloaded for installation here.
  • Windows version 1803 or later
System acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory only Intel® Optane™ memory user interface SetupOptaneMemory
  • Intel® Optane™ memory application
  • Intel® RST driver (comes installed as part of the application installation)
System acceleration with Intel® Optane™ memory and RAID
(Manage Intel® Optane™ memory volume and RAID volumes)
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) user interface SetupRST1
  • Intel® RST application
  • Intel® RST driver (comes installed as part of the application installation)
1Download page includes both applications, select SetupRST for this usage


Related topics
Intel® Optane™ Memory Installation Guide
Intel® Optane™ Memory Software and Drivers
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Support Page
More Information on Intel® Optane™ Memory
Additional Help and Support