What is Intel Optane?

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Comments • 762

  • Logan Braveheart
    Logan Braveheart 13 days ago

    yeah hey sponsor how is optane doing today they getting their ass kicked by Samsung this video is completely obsolete in ridiculousness hope they paid you well

  • Marshall Eastwood
    Marshall Eastwood 20 days ago +3

    Itz a portable ram
    And u can use it as storage too.

  • Travelin2Wit
    Travelin2Wit 23 days ago

    Hi, Do I want Green Eggs and Ham? No, I do not want it SamIAm. I was very excited about OPTANE. When it came out, decent SSD drives were still expensive and it looked like a good addition to my standard general recommendation for a general use computer. (i7 8gen,16 to 32 GB Ram, 300 to 1tb hard drive. OPTANE did seem to make the computer somewhat faster. These were DELL. I know computers for some 35 years. I get a call that the computer has problems after a week or so. THis client had a DELL service contract so they call me in anyway to make that feared international call. Anticipating that DELL will force a hard drive format etc,. I backed up the drive with no errors. I call DELL and I try to get everything replaced. Its a brand new computer. I waste half a day on the phone with two levels of support. Other than the most basic things -which were all in order, I've done no real diagnostics. I've placed this in the 'Week Later DOA' category in my head. I suggest they send a hard drive a motherboard and a new Optane Unit.
    2 Days later, client calls to tell me the DELL repair guy came by, replaced it all and it still doesn't work.After he installed the Windows image onto the 16 GB SSD he made out of the OPTANE chip, there's no room for anything else and the computer does not see the `1TB hard drive. We need a bigger SSD he says as he shrugs and leaves. I see that the OPTANE has been configured as an extremely useless and small (16 GB) SSD by the tech. Well , that doesn''t seem right ! Another tech is sent by DELL. The first thing they want t do is reinstall the duplicate equipment they brought. I work on something else. Two hours later, a tap on the shoulder and I am told "All Done." I go check the computer. It is setup the exact same way that the first tech did except he has replaced the 16 GB OPtane drive with a 32 BIT one so now we have some room for apps and work. At this point, the client is really upset. I am feeling like a jerk for suggesting the OPTANE. I call DELL and I am told that I am doing it all wrong. But I haven't really done anything... I called their Techs whom have no idea what the technology is and cannot fix it. You have to understand it first though. I am sent up to 2 more levels of support at DELL. No one knows how to fix this or handle it. I finally fix it in two seconds. I go into the Intel Software and turn the chip off. I turn the computer off and remove the OPTANE chip. The user, a graphic designer did not even notice material slowness after the chip was removed. I went over other computers I had ordered for clients in the past few months and disabled the chip, leaving it in the units. No more problems. A couple of other clients had reported weird spinning balls, hesitation etc. It all went away when I disabled the OPTANE chip.

  • webslinger2011
    webslinger2011 Month ago

    Optane (faster OS boot time) VS increased RAM ( Better for running memory intensive programs). In other words...pretty useless if you don't mind spending more money just to shave off a few seconds of boot time.

  • CaptGamer 101
    CaptGamer 101 Month ago +6

    I came here not knowing what Intel Optane was and left confused.

  • george park
    george park Month ago

    Samsung is the way

  • Brenten Smith
    Brenten Smith Month ago +2

    I simply make my C: drive an SSD and dump only the OS on it using a 1 TB SSD. Then I have 3 4TB HDD 7200 rpm for everything else. If you want fast, this is the best work around I found so far.

  • marc bell
    marc bell Month ago

    Would Ebgadget do a vid on memory caching schemes. please.

  • Tican Cristian
    Tican Cristian Month ago

    1:44 u can see a piece of museum

  • jollygamerguy
    jollygamerguy Month ago

    Is he high

  • Amellia Mendel
    Amellia Mendel Month ago

    It's pointless, get a couple Samsung 970 pro's one 512 for a boot drive and a 1tb for steam library problem solved.

  • ricky v
    ricky v Month ago +3

    Good explanation video. You’re definitely skilled at delivering a message. How many takes you all do?

  • Chris Churchill
    Chris Churchill Month ago +1

    Isn't it just mind blowing what humanity has achieved.
    We may irrecoverably destroy the planet, but Photoshop is going to open instantly.

  • William Heckman
    William Heckman Month ago

    What is the crazy low frequency playing through this video ?

  • Brian Becking
    Brian Becking Month ago

    Wait what my pc has 32gb ram and if I turn my pc back on it shows everything I was working on, Not sleep mode but turn off

    • Argentix Jackson
      Argentix Jackson Month ago

      that means it goes to sleep instead of turning off... something in your settings is weird.

  • Milner Technologies

    Why TheXvid? Why are you recommending 3 year old videos about NVME drives? I bought one ages ago.

  • statorworks 345
    statorworks 345 Month ago

    Thanks 👍👍

  • Daniel Pope
    Daniel Pope 2 months ago +1

    He looks like patient zero in the zombie apocalypse

  • precious doobee
    precious doobee 2 months ago +1

    Can you use optane memory and ssd in a system?

  • Codrin Acsinte
    Codrin Acsinte 2 months ago

    bro you're strung out in this video look at your eyes..you sniffed crack and coke all night long

  • Frank FB
    Frank FB 2 months ago

    I think that you are a very good speaker. I understood your whole presentation. Thank you!

  • Dr D.L.A. Pathirage
    Dr D.L.A. Pathirage 2 months ago

    Please don't make anymore videos

  • Dan Valverde
    Dan Valverde 2 months ago

    About the most confusing video I have ever watched but I do know this. Bought a Dell Inspiron 5570 laptop in November with 16gb of Optane and 4gm of regular memory. Started having problems with it in a few weeks. In January the computer crashed on me and Dell instructed me to reload Windows 10 on it. In February it crashed again and over the phone Dell diagnosed the hard drive to be bad. Got the laptop back a couple of weeks later with a letter saying they replaced the hard drive, nothing else. Fired up computer and saw that they had removed the Optane memory and left in only the 4gb. I searched the internet and found evidence that Optane memory can corrupt hard drives. Will never buy another Dell laptop again, they have not replied to my questions regarding the Optane memory. Live & learn...

  • Kaitou Shun
    Kaitou Shun 2 months ago

    Vampire eyes are hot lol

  • T38 Talon
    T38 Talon 2 months ago

    Seems like I should just get a solid state drive and skip this nonsense.

  • Jory Humphreys
    Jory Humphreys 2 months ago

    This guy sure looks like someone coming off a Heroin&Meth binge. Bloodshot eyes, no sleep, runny nose, hair a total mess, just out of the gutter look and wired to gills......yea we need to see those forearms buddy.

  • Sizzlean
    Sizzlean 2 months ago

    Bullshit, the pentagon had projectors bought in 1976 that had sd card slots in them so all of your dates are absolutley wrong. In fact the machine had dvi, usb, sd and ps2 pugs and four of them each on a projector that shot a 80 foot screen that could be seen in the day time, how do I know? well that's my little secret just in case you feel like arguing...I'll whip it out and show you the receipts and the data plate.

  • Digital FPV
    Digital FPV 2 months ago +2

    I’m going to tell you one thing right now!

    This dude smokes weed 🤫

  • Milos
    Milos 2 months ago

    answer me this. why are HHD still a thing?

  • Irfan Azmi
    Irfan Azmi 2 months ago +5

    Man !!!! You look high ... probably marijuana 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Young Grizzly
    Young Grizzly 2 months ago +2

    Think back to the days where it would take 5mins to start your computer....*triggered*....LISTEN I DIDNT COME HERE FOR YOU TO CALL ME OLD!

    • T38 Talon
      T38 Talon 2 months ago

      5 minutes? Try booting from 'reel to reel'.... LOL... Hard drives the size of a 'washing machine'. Ones where you can pull the disk pack out of and put another in...

  • manish kumar
    manish kumar 2 months ago

    Hey, this is MTJ technology and I am working on MTJs

  • Fabian Rosten
    Fabian Rosten 2 months ago

    interesting dude - I learned a lot :)

  • Mark
    Mark 2 months ago +1

    LOL, this doesn't explain anything. A click and bait video

    • adlsfreund
      adlsfreund 2 months ago

      Did you skip the part between 0:00 and 8:02?

  • Philip Noah
    Philip Noah 3 months ago

    My boot drive is SSD so I use the Optane as a small drive for the Windows swap file and some small datasets. i wish I could use it with my large data drive that is not a SSD.
    It came with my board and if I had realized it, I would have looked for a board without it for a few dollars less!!!

  • Mr Smile
    Mr Smile 3 months ago

    Virus and Malware stores on Intel Optane .

  • willy chris
    willy chris 3 months ago

    Soo, if it the combination of ram and ssd, it should have the RGB... Right?

  • Daniel Wong
    Daniel Wong 3 months ago

    i would subscribe to this channel if there were whole playlists or series hosted by this guy in this video. he explains things so well!

  • Alan Warburton
    Alan Warburton 3 months ago +99

    What is Intel Optane? Let me start with how caveman discovered fire.

  • John-Paul Cunningham
    John-Paul Cunningham 3 months ago +1

    Should I get optane or a 500 gb m.2 nvme ssd?

  • Pessimistic Cosmonaut
    Pessimistic Cosmonaut 3 months ago

    Intel updated the drivers so you are now able to support secondary drives with Intel Optane memory, so for all you folks with a primary boot SSD and a secondary HDD that holds all your stuff, Optane memory is a much more worthwhile purchase.

  • Jean-Pierre Weingart
    Jean-Pierre Weingart 3 months ago

    Optane Memory killed my HDD!

  • Antony Quigley
    Antony Quigley 3 months ago

    This dude is some kind of addict, I'd wager prescription painkillers.

  • ln v
    ln v 3 months ago

    Make it 8TB in size and $250 (usd). I'll buy it.

  • Gift Mukupe
    Gift Mukupe 3 months ago

    If you keep saying you dont know why did u make the video, such a waste of time

  • Cor
    Cor 3 months ago

    everybody be talking about how tired how looks lol.

  • Brandon Njichop
    Brandon Njichop 3 months ago

    Yo you good?

  • Ian Cook
    Ian Cook 4 months ago

    What did it stop being called RAM (random access mem) and ROM (read only mem)???????

  • Arman Shahinyan
    Arman Shahinyan 4 months ago +4

    Got my Samsung 970 EVO last week. HOLY BEJESUS, IS IT FAST!

  • Subash Nagare
    Subash Nagare 4 months ago

    Nice video

  • adonian
    adonian 4 months ago

    Dude you look so blazed man

  • muhammad ilham
    muhammad ilham 4 months ago

    Hp omen i5 ce 523tx support intel optane ?? Please help mee

  • Tsuru no Ichizoku
    Tsuru no Ichizoku 4 months ago

    I can see here its been less than 2 years since this video has been published. I still don't have any idea what's the real purpose of this Optane thingy. Just for a basis, I have a PC with two SSDs and I am happy with it because its obviously way faster than my HDDs before. Now somebody is trying to sell me an Optane module and I am just wondering what benefits can I get from it, since I feel that I am still okay with my SSDs... any thoughts about this? Your two cents will be highly appreciated.

  • davidletterboyz
    davidletterboyz 4 months ago

    The problem is, SSD is so cheap nowadays and if you're building a new Intel system, it's very unlikely you will skip on SSD. Basically this product is for nobody.

  • Daniel Baugh
    Daniel Baugh 5 months ago +2

    You should update this video, now that we know more about Optane memory. I'm running a standard 2TB HDD, with Intel Optane installed. It's been amazing but I'm still not sure how it works :) I know one question I had was: Do you need to defrag? It's a conventional HDD so the answer should be yes, but would it affect Optane? Not much info out there so I decided against.

  • Muhammad Siddique
    Muhammad Siddique 5 months ago

    great information! Your deliverance style is Great. :) keep it up

  • Aakash Vj
    Aakash Vj 5 months ago

    Its 2019 nd now optane are found in gaming laptops 🔥😎

  • The Art Adventure
    The Art Adventure 5 months ago

    Awsome explanation...👌👍

  • Kira Peterson
    Kira Peterson 5 months ago

    Uhhhh, I just need to see spec sheets and benchmarks... 😐, Dont care about how its manufactured, if the the product does not perform up to spec out the box... I consider it flase advertising. PERIOD

  • Mr. Carroll Ware
    Mr. Carroll Ware 5 months ago

    Just buy a solid state drive.

  • Bob Anderson
    Bob Anderson 5 months ago

    All you young guys always ruin your videos by having lame thumping music playing in the back round which interferes with the narration. I don't come to these sites to listen to your favorite music selections.

  • HK bhatti Info
    HK bhatti Info 5 months ago

    can it run on core i7 8 generation x1 carbon

  • Mark Schuster
    Mark Schuster 5 months ago

    Leave him alone

  • Carmen Nooner
    Carmen Nooner 5 months ago

    Wait, what?????

  • Raghav Sharma
    Raghav Sharma 5 months ago +3

    Now Optane is came so I'll buy SSD becoz it going cheaper now....😂😂😂

    • Shone
      Shone 3 months ago

      Wanna buy?


    Yeah... I expected to hear about optane.... not a damn history lesson. Thumbs down!

  • Venkatesh Nambi
    Venkatesh Nambi 5 months ago

    if it replaces the concept of primary and secondary memory it would be a great revolution.

  • Kyle Noe
    Kyle Noe 5 months ago

    I'm building a computing system to process ai algorithms on huge corpora. Would this be the sort of niche that'd be not a waste of money?

  • Kyle Noe
    Kyle Noe 5 months ago

    That Williams tube totally like a sex toy lmao

  • Kyle Noe
    Kyle Noe 5 months ago

    Damn he's hot....and a geek? He's a unicorn lol

  • Albin Prem
    Albin Prem 5 months ago

    He looks like Stuart from The Big Bang Theory! Even the mannerisms are the same!

  • sinister geek
    sinister geek 5 months ago

    your eye is the first this distract me!! umm,,

  • FortuneSeek3rz
    FortuneSeek3rz 5 months ago

    Interesting, I always wondered why Intel Optane wasn't discussed more.

  • R DF
    R DF 5 months ago

    A PC is patched engineered. I am sure there is still a way to simplify the way components work with each other.

  • James Ryan
    James Ryan 5 months ago

    Hmmm You are sexy. Give me an octane boost, babe.

  • Putins Cat
    Putins Cat 5 months ago

    2 mins in, and he is still talking about the diff between volatile and storage.

  • Al Bundy
    Al Bundy 5 months ago

    I'm impressed...you talked a lot and said very little. Go to bed....stop playing fortnite all day.

  • Slice of pizza Second slice or pizza

    Get to the point I gave up after 3 minutes.

  • Joel Oliva
    Joel Oliva 5 months ago

    Mmmm, 😕, So What is it? You never xplain it... Even important you should get some rest.

  • Maiko Martin
    Maiko Martin 5 months ago

    i honestly still don't know what intel Optane is after watching this video.

  • FreemonSandlewould
    FreemonSandlewould 5 months ago

    douchy popularized presentation for the wannabees.

  • Ago go
    Ago go 5 months ago

    its garbage. i put a m2 dot from corsair and got me a few SSD. that optane only works if you have 1 hard drive in your machine

  • Lawrence Oei
    Lawrence Oei 5 months ago

    In a nutshell, Intel Optane M.2 is a SSD memory accelerator that you can add onto supported systems to allow one to continue using their huge and inexpensive conventional hard drives, while enjoying near SSD performance.

  • lingerie rendabunga
    lingerie rendabunga 5 months ago

    Will someday the assembler language works like Object Oriented Programming?

  • Alex Georgi
    Alex Georgi 5 months ago

    Yeah guys, I agree with the rest, take care of yourselves... It tells me something that you all published this video without worrying about just how WIRED Chris looks in this vid. Take it easy..

  • Abdulai Bah
    Abdulai Bah 5 months ago

    Great explanation. Now I know.

  • Aishwary Tiwari
    Aishwary Tiwari 5 months ago

    bhosdi ke sari bakchodi kr lena fir atta huh mein madar chod sals

  • harmadikszem
    harmadikszem 5 months ago

    its so nice of engadget to give a chance to heavy heroin addicts to host a video.

  • Pouria SalehiKatozi
    Pouria SalehiKatozi 5 months ago

    Your explications aren't good enough!

  • Mike Oxlong
    Mike Oxlong 5 months ago

    Wasn't rope memory first before vacuum tube?

  • Qasim Khan
    Qasim Khan 5 months ago

    Hi.. few folks here are only to judge or critize the guy in this video. may be they don't have any thing to do with provided info.

  • Robert Acero
    Robert Acero 5 months ago

    I smell skynet and t800s

  • yourleftnut1
    yourleftnut1 5 months ago

    Seems useless right now though

  • M Store
    M Store 5 months ago

    wow it so good

  • Honey Gate
    Honey Gate 5 months ago

    📜⚡بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ⚡📜
    😇📶 وقل ربي زدني علما ⭐📧🎁🔏

  • Honey Gate
    Honey Gate 5 months ago

    📜⚡بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ⚡📜
    😇📶 وقل ربي زدني علما ⭐📧🎁🔏

  • Og Special
    Og Special 5 months ago

    What is it " MAGIK " ??? Like sum card trick only the magician knows. How is it that there is a technology out in the free market that no one knows how it works??? That doesn't sound fishy???

  • Mighty Siraz
    Mighty Siraz 5 months ago

    This guy really needs to go to a hospital 😂

  • Charles Roberts
    Charles Roberts 5 months ago +16

    All the whining, yet, you all came here. He's clear and to the point.

  • imad Quadri
    imad Quadri 5 months ago

    Dude your osem