Load ACHI/RAID drivers for Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe)

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) is used popular for personal computer, desktop and laptops. Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) is used commonly for business computer, workstations and servers.

 

When you need to load drivers for your Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe), please BESURE THAT you are not loading drivers for Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST). Intel RSTe is totally different than Intel RST.

 

Intel® RSTe can support platforms based on Intel® C600 series chipset configured in RAID-Ready mode. Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe) is used in workstations or servers such as Lenovo thinkstation S30, HP z420.

 

For example, your computer is Lenovo thinkstation S30 type M/T-M-0606-5R4, the possible hard disks:

0606-11U E5-1620 1600MHz RDIMM 2x2GB No SATA 1x2TB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 2000 Global No Pro 64

0606-12U E5-1650 1600MHz RDIMM 2x2GB No SATA 1x2TB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 2000 Global No Pro 64

0606-13U E5-1650 1600MHz RDIMM 2x4GB No SATA 1x2TB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 2000 Global No Pro 64

0606-14U E5-2620 1333MHz UDIMM 1x4GB No SATA 1x500GB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 600 Global No Pro 64

0606-15U E5-2620 1333MHz UDIMM 1x4GB No SAS 1x300GB 2.5″ SAS Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 600 Global No Pro 64

0606-16U E5-1620 1333MHz UDIMM 4x2GB No SATA 1x1TB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 2000 Global No Pro 64

0606-17U E5-1620 1333MHz UDIMM 2x4GB No SATA 1 2x500GB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 400 Global No Pro 64

0606-18U E5-1620 1333MHz UDIMM 3x4GB No SATA 1 2x500GB 3.5″ SATA Media DVD±RW 1xQuadro 600 1394 Global No Pro 64

 

To load RAID drivers for this computer, the following are the steps:

  1. At first, you need to prepare a 64 bit Lazesoft boot disk and download drivers for Intel RSTe.
  2. Download and run the newest version of Lazesoft Recovery Suite.
  3. Run <Burn CD/USB disk> wizard, please select Windows 7 64 bit as target Windows version on the welcome page of Lazesoft Media Builder to create a 64 bit Lazesoft boot disk.
  4. Then drivers for Intel RSTe can be downloaded from Intel official website, https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=23257.
  5. After downloading the Intel driver package, decompress it to get a 64 bit driver folder, RSTe_and_AHCI_Drivers_GUI_CIM_CLI_3.8.0.1111_2013.10.03 \Drivers\x64\SCU.
  6. Copy the folder, RSTe_and_AHCI_Drivers_GUI_CIM_CLI_3.8.0.1111_2013.10.03 \Drivers\x64\SCU, into the USB disk and insert the disk to your locked computer.
  7. Use Lazesoft boot disk to load RAID drivers for your computer.
  8. Rebooting your computer from Lazesoft 64 bit boot disk.
  9. After Lazesoft Recovery Suite is launched, click <Load drivers> button on the home page to load the drive installation file iaStorS.inf.
  10. Then RAID disk should be listed after loading the drivers for Intel RSTe.

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