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I just got a post from Tony at OCZ and he confirms that 2.06 IS the problem and that sand-force is working hard to resolve it. They need to do more FW testing before they push these updates to the public.
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I just got a post from Tony at OCZ and he confirms that 2.06 IS the problem and that sand-force is working hard to resolve it. They need to do more FW testing before they push these updates to the public.
Thank you very much for this update. I will wait until some new firmware comes out claiming to fix the problem before I go the RMA route. I had/have no faith in an RMA anyway if the firmware's to blame.
    
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The only way I can think of an RMA solving the issue is if you get a drive back with 2.02 on it. As for the firmware update, this could take sand-force weeks to resolve.
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post #24 of 35
Get an Intel drive. End of story.
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post #25 of 35
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The only way I can think of an RMA solving the issue is if you get a drive back with 2.02 on it. As for the firmware update, this could take sand-force weeks to resolve.
I don't understand why everyone is talking like 2.06 is the most recent firmware. Their update software says they go all the way to 2.36.
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post #26 of 35
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Uh that is the toolbox version not the firmware version.
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post #27 of 35
I was thinking of getting an SSD. I have the choice between the Intel, Corsair or OCZ. Given that Corsair also uses the Sandforce controller, could they have the same firmware issue ?

I'll probably go Intel.
 
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post #28 of 35
Yah, the "PureOC Jim" reviewer on page-1 must work for OCZ. I have this drive too and it has BSOD since a few days after install, and it isn't the other kit because I've tried two other SSD's and they work like a charm. Bottom line, the Vertex3 is a piece of ogre dung and OCZ has done nothing at all to rectify it. Do yourself a favor and just buy someone else's SSD - the Intel is good and so is the Patriot, both solid performers if slightly slower than the vertex3 ... but let's face it, slightly slower and solidly alive beats 'faster' and cyclically dead any day.
Edited by BritAbroad - 11/20/11 at 9:17pm
post #29 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by CallsignVega

I just got a post from Tony at OCZ and he confirms that 2.06 IS the problem and that sand-force is working hard to resolve it. They need to do more FW testing before they push these updates to the public.

Thank you very much for this update. I will wait until some new firmware comes out claiming to fix the problem before I go the RMA route. I had/have no faith in an RMA anyway if the firmware's to blame.

Nope. 2.02 does the same thing. Nothing to do with 2.06.
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?

I thought this whole issue was forgotten after they release the 2.15 firmware?
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