Intel Rapid Storage Technology RST Driver for Windows 7/8

Date: September 13, 2012
File Size: 7.3 MB
OS Support: Windows 7 / 8
Downloads: 5,623

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Release notes:

  • The Intel® Rapid Storage Technology driver and user interface version of this release is and the RST OROM/UEFI version is
  • RST 11.6 is the first RST release to contain support for X79 platforms (HEDT).
  • When an ODD is in the Zero Power state, some ODDs may disappear when a hardware re-scan is initiated via the Windows Device Manager. A second hardware re-scan conducted before the Zero Power Idle Timeout value is reached (default is 60s) will return the drive to an OS visible state. This behavior is believed to be related to the length of time an ODD requires to become ready during power on from the zero-power state.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, 3.5, or 4.5 is required to be installed on the system in order for the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology User Interface to install. Note that not all Microsoft Operating Systems have .NET 3.0, 3.5, or 4.5 installed by default. Refer to the Microsoft website for details.

For complete release notes please go here.

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