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Old December 2, 2009, 11:05 AM
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Default Intel Releases New Firmware Updated for 34nm SSD

Intel had promised a firmware updated for its SSD customers, after it latest release become the second fatality it a string of faulty firmware updates, leading to many borked drives. Intel has now publically released the 2CV102HD firmware which, fingers crossed, should be bug free and ready for prime time. The update is intended for both its X25-M ... [ Read full article ]
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Old December 2, 2009, 12:18 PM
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no drive bricking included i hope ha ha
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No bricks here.....It was pretty painless.
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Are you getting a good boost in speeds? Jimbo seems to have some issues.
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Are you getting a good boost in speeds? Jimbo seems to have some issues.
No I'm not Jimbo isn't alone.
Is AkG or any of the other reviewers using these drives? What kind of results are they seeing with the firmware?
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Old December 2, 2009, 04:18 PM
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I dont have one to play with yet, I'll bug Sky about it at some point ;)
BUT even if I did....I wouldnt touch a new Intel SSD Firmware update for at least 2 weeks. They seem to be going out of their way to remove themselves from the market via crap updates.
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at least the update is out still waiting for a-data should be this week so. just not sure if i want to slow them down i mean they are crazy fast now. there no going back i believe on the a-data FW so. intel is falling down on the job lately
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I enabled write caching and now everything seems normal. This is my laptop.
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Why can't they update their damn ICH10R to support passing TRIM under RAID.. stupid stupid stupid
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I installed the latest Intel firmware. Wasn't expecting too much in terms of increased performance since I'm using windows XP (no automatic trim), two Intel SSDs in raid 0 (No manual trim support), & 80GB ssds (Write improvement limited to the 160GB disk)

But I did get an improvement. My raid disk is 88% full.

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