The Intel® Solid State Drive Toolbox (Intel® SSD Toolbox) is drive management software that allows you to:
NOTE: Trim feature intentionally disabled for Intel® Optane™ Memory - TRIM, or Optimize, is not necessary because of the Intel® Optane™ Memory Module architecture.
NOTE: Performance Boost feature is available for ONLY Intel® 660p series drive.
NOTE: Trim on RAID 0 is not supported on Windows 8*, Windows 8.1*, Windows 10 or Windows Server 2012*
NOTE: If you purchased your Intel SSD from an OEM, your firmware version may have a different naming. Contact your local OEM representative for latest firmware revisions.
NOTE: Diagnostic scans are intentionally disabled on Intel® Optane™ when system acceleration enabled.
NOTE: Secure Erase functionality for SATA devices is blocked by the Windows 8*, Windows 8.1* and Windows 10* operating systems.
NOTE: Turn Off Drive Password Protection
Some systems provide the ability to password-protect their drives. If your system has password protection enabled, the Intel SSD may reject any requests from the host to update the firmware. Turn off the drive password protection prior to beginning the Firmware update process.
Although it varies from system to system, you can usually find the Drive Password Protection feature located in the BIOS. Consult your system documentation for the BIOS settings and passwords.
If you need help disabling the drive password protection feature, contact Intel Customer Support
For Corporate customers who wish to use the Intel® SSD Toolbox for their internal corporate use, please download the Intel_SSD_Toolbox_v3_5_6.zip. While the software includes an embedded alternative license, the “NSGSoftwareLicenseAgreement__EULAandCorporateEntity__2018.docx” agreement included with the download applies.
Please Note: Firmware update for the Intel® SSD 750 Series on Windows 7 and 8.1 requires the NVMe* Drivers for Intel® SSD’s. For Windows 10 the Microsoft Native NVMe* driver may be used.
This release of the Intel® SSD Toolbox includes firmware update for:
Intel® SSD 545s Series products 128GB, 256GB and 512GB 2.5-inch and M.2 80mm, for latest firmware revision LHF004C and 1TB 2.5inch, for latest firmware revision LHF0B2C.
Intel® SSD Pro 5450s Series products 256GB and 512GB 2.5-inch and M.2 80mm, for latest firmware revision LHF004P and 1TB 2.5inch, for latest firmware revision LHF0B2P.
Intel® SSD E 5100s Series products 128GB and 256GB 2.5-inch and M.2 80mm, for latest firmware revision LHF003E and 64GB 2.5inch/M.2 80mm, for latest firmware revision LHF0A2E.
Before beginning the Intel SSD Toolbox installation, review the Release Notes. The User’s Guide for the Intel® SSD Toolbox can be found here.
NOTE: Installing this version of the Intel SSD Toolbox overwrites previous versions of Intel SSD Toolbox.
If you need assistance with the installation or experience issues, contact Intel Customer Support.
Intel® Optane™ Products
Intel® Solid State Drive Data Center Products
Intel® Solid State Drive Consumer Products
Intel® Solid State Drive Enthusiast Products
Intel® Solid State Drive Professional Products
Intel® Solid State Drive Embedded Products
Legacy Intel® Solid State Drives
†Intel® SSD Toolbox does not support firmware updates for most Intel® SSD Data Center Family for PCIe* products.
To find the latest firmware available for Intel SSDs, check the firmware versions.
If you purchased your Intel SSD from an OEM, your firmware version may have a different naming. Contact your local OEM representative for latest firmware revisions.
For non-Windows* users requiring firmware updates, visit the Intel® SSD Firmware Update Tool.
For firmware updates to Data Center Family drives, use the Intel® SSD Data Center Tool.
*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
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