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Old 02-25-2010, 05:46 PM
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Download firmware failed, bye here too using lower32.exe, EVGA 680i
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Old 02-25-2010, 05:52 PM
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Anth, the 2 options are flash or RMA.
I was starting to realize this, was just trying anything to hold off as I don't relish the postage costs to Holland when in the UK as they wont be cheap.

Or being without my boot drive for likely a fortnight when it gets shipped to Holland and back from the UK.

I know Corsair don't have to explain the issues you are having, but I would hope you and the other SSD vendors that are selling rebadged Indillix drives are giving them some agro for this shoddy work on their part.

As I wouldn't even call this update tool an Alpha release it is so bad and this is after Indillix have supposedly worked months on creating it (W7 came out September after all, its now March in three days time).

But once again it was good of Corair releasing it to allow people to try, so my annoyance is not with Corair.
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:48 PM
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Download Failed: AMD770 (Asus M4A77TD PRO) with IDE mode
Tried an old Toshiba Satellite Pro L100 with the same failure. Think I'll take the SSD to work with me and test it on some Dell Mobo's.
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:57 PM
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I just got the second X128 and was about to setup my raid when I came to look here.

Will the 1916 firmware be forthcoming at some point?

/and you thought you were finally safe
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:13 PM
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I just got the second X128 and was about to setup my raid when I came to look here.

Will the 1916 firmware be forthcoming at some point?

/and you thought you were finally safe
No, it's worse than this one in every respect.

It also adds nothing needed above TRIM.
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:15 PM
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Tried to update, here´s what I get:
Mobo MSI P45 Platinum,
bootable USB stick,
ICH10 AHCI=error
ICH10 IDE=error
Jmicron AHCI=error
Jmicron IDE=error
separate PCIe sata card with silicon image chip=no drive found

bye, bye X128!!
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:25 PM
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i cant even make a bootable usb, i follow instructions how to do it, but i dont see any hidden files in the usb that says in guide, tried booting it but doesnt work
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:36 PM
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i cant even make a bootable usb, i follow instructions how to do it, but i dont see any hidden files in the usb that says in guide, tried booting it but doesnt work
got it booted up, error, failed to load etc

bye

Using Asus M4A79XTD EVO

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Old 02-25-2010, 07:37 PM
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tried half hour ago to update firmware...made usb bootable, switched to ide chanel, booted but when i select my corsair x32 i get download failed. i`ll wait for a better version no rush for me in this moment. i`m using secure erase with gpart. i just wanted to post this for future development. my specs are: acer aspire 8920g


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Lowercase x32 on Acer Aspire 8920g. First try I got download failed. Today I tried once more and got download failed. Then I removed my second hdd and swiched ssd to that sata port, in bios always with ide chanel and after that: SUCCESS > firmware 2.0 . Now I have a question: if I have turbo memory trim is still enabled? And after update at 2.0 do I have to do something else to enable trim in windws 7 or is enabled by default ?

PS: no data lost during update

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Old 02-25-2010, 08:19 PM
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Thank you, Corsair, for letting us try this.

Yellowbeard, do I detect a note of pessimism in your post above telling us the quickest way to get updated if this flash fails is to RMA the drive? Will the Koreans continue working on the updater, or do we take it that they are throwing in the towel? I don't mind waiting, if they are still trying. The occasional secure erase is much better than waiting for the mailman down here at the bottom of the world!

For what it's worth, I have tried unsuccessfully to upgrade one of my X256 drives from firmware 1.1. I tried on three separate motherboards, each using AHCI and IDE mode in turn, SSD attached to 1st SATA port, nothing else attached to machine. In each case it was [ERROR] Firmware download fail! Bye. The first try did actually do something to the MBR, as following that the computer would not boot from the disk. Fourth and final attempt was immediately after a secure erase.

Acronis put it all back together flawlessly, and it is back running happily - not 'bricked'.

Motherboards tried so far are: Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P (AMD), Gigabyte GA-EG31MF-S2 (Intel), Asus M2N68-CM (AMD).

And, it so happens I have a ASUS M2N32-SLI available, which I will try when I can dismantle it for a while.

Edit --> No, failure exactly as the other mobos. It did seem to take longer before falling over, but it was just teasing. No damage done, and the system reboots no problem.

Just for luck I may try my other X256 which lives in my laptop - but I don't hold out much hope. I'll report back when/if I try it.

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Old 02-25-2010, 08:21 PM
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No, it's worse than this one in every respect.

It also adds nothing needed above TRIM.
I thought it has 2 versions, one of which has Garbage Collection (for us RAID users)?
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:27 PM
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have u guys tried secure erase first, and them flash to 2.0?
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:29 PM
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Two questions. I know TRIM will not be supported in RAID configurations until the controllers get updated. Once the controllers get updated, we would still need the drive to have this new firmware too right?

My other question is, is there a thread somewhere where the differences between Garbage Collection and TRIM are discussed in depth? I know this firmware does not have garbage collection, but I would still like to learn more in general. Also, I don't suppose you may have heard anything concerning a future update where garbage collection is implemented, or is that just a pipe dream with no chance?
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Old 02-25-2010, 11:01 PM
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Firmware 0.1 ?!
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Old 02-25-2010, 11:22 PM
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Tried the update. Failed the first time but worked on the second try.

Running an Asus P6T Deluxe V2 w/ Corsair X32 1.0 on SATA port 0...
  1. Made bootable USB w/ lower32.exe
  2. Changed HDD BIOS setting to 'IDE' and 'Compatible'
  3. Booted USB
  4. Detected drive and selected '1'
  5. Got [ERROR]Firmware download fail!
  6. Removed cable from SATA 0 and plugged it into SATA port 1
  7. Ran lower32.exe again and selected '1'
  8. Got 'Firmware download successfully completed!'

Also I have attached a screenshot of CrystalDiskInfo after the flash...
How bad is the 'Intial Bad Block Count'?

Thanks and I hope this helps some people.
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