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right so i have 2 vertex 3's in a raid 0 and i keep getting the dreaded BSOD and then my pc just doesnt see the drives on reboot after the blue screen. I have to totally power off the machine then i have to set up the drive priority again.... GRRRRR!!! I decided enough was enough and the only way forward was to do a firmware as i have read that this will fix it... Although i couldnt do it as i had to clear the raid and install win7 on to a diffrent hdd so the ssd's were not primary drives... but i still cant manage to firmware the ruddy things. i go through the whole process of downloading the firmware with ocz tools and it says succesful but the firmware doesnt chage... someone please help! i need it in time to play BF3!
Edited by hildark7 - 10/27/11 at 7:24am
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i have tried the ahci bios change but still nothing :/
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Have you secure erased them prior to flash?

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Yes they are both clean
Edited by hildark7 - 10/27/11 at 8:37am
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Use the Linux version to do the update with a bootable usb stick as per the guide at OCZ support.

Once the drives are updated, reboot once back into Linux to complete the power cycle and you should be good.
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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post
Use the Linux version to do the update with a bootable usb stick as per the guide at OCZ support.

Once the drives are updated, reboot once back into Linux to complete the power cycle and you should be good.
i wish i tried this first! all fixed! Thank youuu
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