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TCorb5
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Is intel optane 64gb compatible with Intel 660p Series M.2 2280 2TB PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 3D2, QLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) SSDPEKNW020T8X1

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JosafathB_Intel
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Hello TCorb5,

 

Thank you for contacting Intel® Memory & Storage Support.

 

Based on the NVMe* and Secondary/Data Drive Support with Intel® Optane™ Memory article (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000025074/memory-and-storage/intel-optane-m...).

 

Intel® Optane™ memory is supported to accelerate the following drives:

 

- A single SATA drive1, 2 or

 

- A single Intel® SSD 660p Series (no other PCIe NVMe* drives are supported for system acceleration) with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Driver/SW version 17.5.2.1024 or later

 

These drives may contain the Operating System (Boot Drive) or be a Data drive3 (used for storage but does not contain the Operating System).

 

This means that your configuration should work.

 

I hope you find this information helpful.

 

Best regards.

 

Josh B.

Intel® Customer Support Technician

A Contingent Worker at Intel®

 

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Are you asking whether you can use an Optane module to accelerate an NVMe SSD? No, you cannot. It can only be used to accelerate SATA-based HDD/SSD devices .

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TCorb5
Beginner
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Thank you that's all i needed to know

JosafathB_Intel
Moderator
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Hello TCorb5,

 

Thank you for contacting Intel® Memory & Storage Support.

 

Based on the NVMe* and Secondary/Data Drive Support with Intel® Optane™ Memory article (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000025074/memory-and-storage/intel-optane-m...).

 

Intel® Optane™ memory is supported to accelerate the following drives:

 

- A single SATA drive1, 2 or

 

- A single Intel® SSD 660p Series (no other PCIe NVMe* drives are supported for system acceleration) with Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Driver/SW version 17.5.2.1024 or later

 

These drives may contain the Operating System (Boot Drive) or be a Data drive3 (used for storage but does not contain the Operating System).

 

This means that your configuration should work.

 

I hope you find this information helpful.

 

Best regards.

 

Josh B.

Intel® Customer Support Technician

A Contingent Worker at Intel®

 

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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Thank you Josh, I stand corrected; I was unaware of this (unfortunately) special case.

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JosafathB_Intel
Moderator
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Hello, n.scott.pearson,

 

Thank you for your reply.

 

You are welcome, we appreciate your amazing job helping all the users in the community, and we are glad to hear that you found the information we shared helpful.

 

Best regards.

 

Josh B.

Intel® Customer Support Technician

A Contingent Worker at Intel®

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