[Press Release] Taipei, Taiwan, March 30th, 2017 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is proud to release the all-new advanced capability to utilize Intel Optane Memory on its 200 Series Motherboards. Intel Optane Memory enhances traditional mechanical drives, and even the newer generation SSDs, and NVMes by caching frequently used applications and files for rapid access. Since its launch, GIGABYTE’s 200 series motherboards have had Intel Optane Memory ready technologies onboard. With a simple BIOS update and a 7th Gen Intel Core processor installed, users can enable this performance enhancement to experience their PC like never before.
“Intel Optane Memory is a game-changer for this industry. With the market still relying heavily on mechanical drives for storage capacity, Optane will make traditional drives new again,” said Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE’s Motherboard Business Unit. “By giving mechanical HDDs a means to keep up with new SSDs and NVMes, Optane is the way of the future.”
Experience Amazing Computer Responsiveness Intel® Optane™ memory delivers high-speed response when combined with large storage drives. Installed in the M.2 memory module, Intel Optane accelerates operation while maintaining the current system storage capacity to improve productivity and an overall PC computing experience., Applications and games can now install quicker and launch faster with minimal latency. Not only is this technology revolutionary, it is affordable to all who want to experience shorter boot times, faster application launches, and an extraordinary gaming experience.
BIOS updates to enable Optane support for GIGABYTE’s 200 Series are available for users to download on the GIGABYTE and AORUS product pages.
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