Optane memory can supercharge your PC, claims Intel

Written by TechNadu Staff
Last updated June 20, 2021

Intel has newly launched an Intel Optane Memory for desktop PCs which is a 7th generation Intel core Processor.

Earlier in March, Intel released the new 375GB SSD for server system based on their breakthrough 3D Xpoint memory which is 1000 times faster than the conventional hard drives.

One important thing, it can be deployed as RAM, hopefully, in future PCs maker could eliminate the concept of storage or RAM altogether.

Recently Intel’s Navin Shenoy announced that the company sooner will launch the Optane memory chip for PC’s featuring the 7th Gen Intel Core Processor.

Intel Optane memory chip can deliver overall 28% performance boost, 14x faster storage and reduce the boosting time to 2x. And this memory will complement with the existing SSD or HSD on the computer. It will not replace the DRAM on your machine, but it can act only as a cache for the storage.

Shenoy says, in term of application performance - the Optane memory can enable the chrome browser to load 5x faster and it can help high-end games achieve 67% lesser launch time. It will be available in 16GB and 32GB capacity with price $44 and $77 respectively.

Intel has planned to ship their Optane memory on motherboards starting from April 24. In Q2 2017, the Optane-equipped system from the companies like Dell, HP, Lenovo and ASUS.

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