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The new Samsung firmware for the original P-Series SSD's! - NOT FOR PERFORMANCE 3!


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Please NOTE this update is not intended for New P3 Series SSD's





The new Samsung firmware and updater tool have completed internal qualification and BETA testing and has been released to update to VBM19C1Q firmware.


A couple important notes and warnings: Even though this has been released there are still some reasons why it may not work for everyone:


[1] You will need to use a System or MB that will boot and run Microsoft DOS 6.22 or 7.0 and be able to see a SSD Drive set to IDE Mode. (You cannot use a RAID card or an on board controller set to RAID and run this update)

[2] This tool will only work on Corsair P64, P128, and P256 drives.


[3] This tool WILL ERASE the contents of the drive. All data will be lost. You must back up your DATA prior to doing this update.


[4] This tool has been qualified on X86 Based Hardware ONLY with the above listed restrictions and limitations..


[5] This tool must be run from a bootable USB drive. There have been some users in the BETA program that used other methods but at this time they would not officially be supported.


[6] This update has been developed by Samsung to enable Windows 7 Trim Support on NTFS-formatted SSDs. We do not recommend or support its use on any other platforms.


Please read the Firmware Download Guide (attached) and if you are not able to follow these steps as outlined we would not suggest running this update. This utility is supplied as-is, and is NOT guaranteed to run on all systems, regardless of operating system, CPU, drive format, or other factors. Using this utility WILL ERASE the contents of the SSD being reprogrammed. Use this utility at your own risk; Corsair can not be responsible for any damages other than to the P-Series SSD, which is covered under Corsair’s standard warranty. Note that using this utility does not impact in any way the warranty on your P-series SSD.

Firmware Download guide - DSRD 2.0.pdf


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