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sanket39
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Registered: ‎11-19-2018
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Should I install Intel RST drivers on ideapad 330s?

I checked my drivers and only the AHCI driver was installed under BIOS/UEFI. So, my laptop must be configured under AHCI mode. Now, lenovo has Intel RST drivers for my model (Ideapad 330s-14IKB) on its website. Should I install this driver even if I laptop isn't configured in Intel RST? 

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Re: Should I install Intel RST drivers on ideapad 330s?

Hi sanket39,

 

Welcome to the community forums. 

 

Based on this article:  https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/What-is-Intel-Rapid-Storage-Technology/ta-p/762...

 

"It is recommended that users install the latest version even if you don't use RAID as it contains the drivers for the SATA Controller which is responsible for HDD/SSD operation. Installing the latest Intel Rapid Storage Technology Drivers ensure you have the best performance and transfer rates out of your HDD or SSD."

 



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