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Intel Optane + HDD seen as One HDD

JScar
Beginner
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Hi.

When I Enabled Intel Optane in Intel RST, then restarted my computer, Defraggler sees the Accelerated drive as an just one HDD, and in Task Manager, it sees it as "1.8TB HDD+Intel Optane" what did I do Wrong?

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idata
Community Manager
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Hi 800Necrozma,

 

 

Thank you for posting in the Intel® communities.

 

 

You didn't do anything wrong, actually that's how the Intel® Optane™ Memory should appear when it has been paired with a HDD. You will see now one drive as you described, so everything is properly configured.

 

 

Once you enabled the Intel® Optane™ Memory, both the module and the drive appear as one SSD volume in the OS. As a result, the options for defrag aren't available.

 

 

You can be sure that everything is working fine, so you don't have to be worried.

 

 

I hope this information clarifies your concern.

 

 

Have a nice day.

 

 

Regards,

 

Diego V.

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AlHill
Super User
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You did nothing wrong. Ignore Defraggler.

Doc

JScar
Beginner
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but thats before i reinstalled windows, when i reinstalled windows, Defraggler now sees it as an SSD and now i cannot defrag the HDD.

AlHill
Super User
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When the optane and hdd are paired, you cannot defrag them, not with defraggler and not with the windows defrag.

Doc

idata
Community Manager
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Hi 800Necrozma,

 

 

Thank you for posting in the Intel® communities.

 

 

You didn't do anything wrong, actually that's how the Intel® Optane™ Memory should appear when it has been paired with a HDD. You will see now one drive as you described, so everything is properly configured.

 

 

Once you enabled the Intel® Optane™ Memory, both the module and the drive appear as one SSD volume in the OS. As a result, the options for defrag aren't available.

 

 

You can be sure that everything is working fine, so you don't have to be worried.

 

 

I hope this information clarifies your concern.

 

 

Have a nice day.

 

 

Regards,

 

Diego V.
JScar
Beginner
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You Don't understand, in the past, when I enabled optane, the memory module and the SATA drive was recognised as one HDD volume, not an SSD Volume.

idata
Community Manager
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Hi 800Necrozma,

 

 

That's fine too. The difference may be because there are new versions of the Intel® Optane™ application and drivers, but you don't have to be worried. The Intel® Optane™ Memory should work fine.

 

 

Regards,

 

Diego V.
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