Introducing Intel® Optane™ – for more storage and speed

So, what exactly is Intel® Optane™ Memory Technology? Let’s find out…

02 Sep 2019

Intel Optane Memory is the latest smart tech from Intel that significantly boosts the speed and responsiveness of your PC’s storage – so you’ll spend less time waiting around and more time getting things done.

There are two types of Intel Optane Memory; one speeds up your hard disk drive (HDD) while the other boosts solid-state drives (SSD). That’s the main difference between Optane Memory M10 and H10. So, the type of Optane Memory technology in your PC depends on the type of storage it has.

It’s worth noting that SSDs (solid state drives) with Intel Optane Memory H10 are the fastest as compared to NAND SSDs.

Optane Memory works by learning which system and program files, pictures and other media you use the most, and makes this information instantly accessible to the processor – even when it’s switched off.

Turn on your computer and hey presto, it’ll start up faster and your programs and files will be ready in an instant.

Intel optane man working on PC

So, whether you’re a graphic designer, a PC gamer or YouTuber, you’ll love the zippy responsiveness of a new computer with Intel Optane Memory inside – get fast boot-ups, instant app launching and super-smooth multitasking.

With all that in mind, let’s check out one of our favourite Intel Optane powered laptops:

Meet the Acer Aspire 7 A715-74G – maximise your creativity

Key features:

  • New 9th Gen processor - Intel’s most powerful generation yet
  • 512GB SSD - made more responsive with Intel Optane Memory technology
  • 6’’ Full HD IPS display – for clear, vibrant images
  • Just 1KG and 16.9MM thick - designed for portability
  • WiFi 6 – for high-speed wireless connections


Speed to match the power

Impressive specs are one thing, but sometimes the speed doesn’t quite match the power. Not in this case! Whether you’re getting to work on your latest project or settling in for a night of Netflix, this laptop delivers the performance and responsiveness you’d expect from an Intel powered PC.

With the new Intel® 9th Gen Core™ i7 processor, the Acer Aspire 7 delivers incredible performance and unbelievable responsiveness. Plus, you get 512GB of SSD storage accelerated by Intel Optane Memory technology. So, not only is there plenty of room to store your photos, videos, music and other files, you can open and edit them in an instant.

To keep up with all that speed, you’ll want a great internet connection too. This laptop has fast and reliable Wi-Fi speeds thanks to a strategically placed aerial, and it’s also got a Gigabit Ethernet port for those times when you need a wired connection.

To help you work with extra accuracy, the Precision Touchpad is effective and allows you to log in with a single, secure touch.

All of that is great, but it’s no good if the battery can’t keep up! That’s where this laptop really steps up to the mark. It’s got enough juice to get you through a full day’s work (or play).


Impressive to look at and listen to

The premium look and feel of the sleek aluminium top cover make the laptop stunning to look at, and it’s light and slim so it’s perfect to travel with.

But it’s not just the outside that you’ll be looking at! The screen itself is a large, 15.6” Full HD display, surrounded by a narrow bezel design to give maximum real-estate to those fresh, vibrant visuals, with colours that are true-to-life thanks to Acer Colour Intelligence™.

And, for those longer sessions of work or play, your eyes are protected from strain by the clever Acer BlueLightShield™.

It also sounds as good as it looks! You get deep bass crystal clear sound thanks to Acer TrueHarmony™ and innovative speaker design. So, you can turn up your music and enjoy it without the need for bulky external speakers.

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