Lenovo’s new business laptops to offer Optane option

In advance of CES 2017, Lenovo revealed some of its refreshed lines of business-targeted laptops and accessories, a smart move since it’s easy for the less shiny products to get lost in the zillion-product-announcement noise of the show. Lenovo is one of the first manufacturers to offer the Intel Optane solid-state drive as an option, which Intel promised would ship by the end of 2016. Optane uses uses Intel and Micron’s 3D XPoint technology for faster, more longer-lived storage than traditional SSDs. The Optane memory is still small and expensive, so Lenovo is offering them as a 16GB choice for additional cache.

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