1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 26, 2009 11:55 AM by georgewillow RSS

New Firmware and Raid 0

DrKai Community Member
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I plan on putting a pair of x25 g2 in a new Dell xps 8000(i7860) in raid 0. The 2 drives I have are the oem version and are untouched (SSDSA2MH080G2C1). Should I even bother trying to put the new firmware on these drives? Thanks for any input.

  • 1. Re: New Firmware and Raid 0
    georgewillow Community Member
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    I have the XPS 8000 too.  Just did the firmware update and it hosed my Windows 7 installation.  Drive won't boot Windows 7 anymore.  You might want to wait.  I don't know if it's a Dell problem or Intel problem.  The SSD claims to have a successful firmware update.  The Dell BIOS claims a SMART error.

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