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Poll Results: Are the issues fixed?

 
  • 40% (6)
    Yes
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    No
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    Mostly, but...
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post #1 of 28
Thread Starter 
I want to see what the OCN members have to say about this topic. thinking.gif

What is your experience with the new Sandforce SSDs?

Have you had any issues with your Sandforce SSD since the newest firmware update?



If you haven't had an issue since can you vote and leave a comment with the following?

I have had my issues fixed.
  1. What SSD do you have?
  2. What firmware version?
  3. What were the issues you had to begin with?
  4. How often did they occur?
  5. What motherboard? Or what SATA card?
  6. What port is it plugged into; Marvell, Intel, AMD, or other?
  7. SATA 2 OR 3?
  8. Anything else you would like to add?



If you still get issues since the update can you vote and leave a comment with the following?

I have NOT had my issues fixed.
  1. What SSD do you have?
  2. What firmware version?
  3. What are the issues you have?
  4. How often do they occur?
  5. What motherboard? Or what SATA card?
  6. What port is it plugged into; Marvell, Intel, AMD, or other?
  7. SATA 2 OR 3?
  8. Anything else you would like to add?
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post #3 of 28
I have NOT had my issues fixed.
What SSD do you have?
I have 2x120GB Kingston HyperX's in RAID0

What firmware version?
332 ( i think?) the only firmware update they've put out

What are the issues you have?
My SSD's will cause Windows to stutter and hang. It will stutter for about 10 seconds, but I can still move the mouse. None of the programs will however be responsive. Then it will come back, and I'll use it for about 30 minutes to an hour or so. Then it will do the same thing but longer. Then the next time usually I'm either fed the **** up or it will completely freeze and no mouse movement. Then when I restart the computer when it's going through the POST screens it will take forever on this screen:
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*Not my image, just taken off google images
Forever meaning about 1-2 minutes before the drives show up. It only has this issue after there has been some stuttering taking place.
I thought it might be an issue running the OS off the drives, so I booted to my Win7 install on a mechanical drive. still got stuttering. Put up with it for about a week just to make sure. So I physically unplugged the SSD's and no stuttering yet. So doesn't matter if I'm using the OS on the SSD's or not, as long as they are plugged in and connected, there will be stuttering.

How often do they occur?
Sometimes I'll go a couple days without issues, sometimes it'll last a matter of minutes. Usually if they happen, I'm bound to have it 2 or 3 more times within the next hour.

What motherboard? Or what SATA card?
Asus P8P67 Pro with the 2001 BIOS revision

SATA 2 OR 3?
Sata 3

Anything else you would like to add?
This is getting really ******* old and I'm glad I have $500 in paperweights
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post #4 of 28
Thread Starter 
Thanks hokeyplyr48!

Quick question I forgot to add.

What port; Marvell, Intel?
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Pretty sure its my ssd but not 100% positive, my computer will crash sometimes (only when ive left it on overnight, ive neer actually seen it happen myself) and when it reboots it says something like "please insert proper boot device and press enter", as though its not properly reading from the ssd, all it takes is a reboot to fix it though..
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post #7 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

Thanks hokeyplyr48!
Quick question I forgot to add.
What port; Marvell, Intel?

The 2x Intel Ports. Don't wanna lose out on all the performance compared to the Marvell controller.
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post #8 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rommel View Post

Pretty sure its my ssd but not 100% positive, my computer will crash sometimes (only when ive left it on overnight, ive neer actually seen it happen myself) and when it reboots it says something like "please insert proper boot device and press enter", as though its not properly reading from the ssd, all it takes is a reboot to fix it though..

What ssd do you have? What you're describing is the Sandforce 2281 bsod bug to a T.
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post #9 of 28
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post #10 of 28
I have had my issues fixed.
  1. What SSD do you have?
    Adata S511
  2. What firmware version?
    Ver.332, released on 2011-11-03 (most recent at the time of this post).
  3. What were the issues you had to begin with?
    Would get random BSODs and reboots, and the drive would not be detected upon restart.
  4. How often did they occur?
    Every other day. It happened more when I was stress testing overnight with Prime95.
  5. What motherboard? Or what SATA card?
    MSI P67A-G43
  6. What port is it plugged into; Marvell, Intel, AMD, or other?
    Not sure
  7. SATA 2 OR 3?
    SATA 3
  8. Anything else you would like to add?
    The crashes I was getting before were a really big inconvenience. Since the latest firmware update though, it has been running like a dream. I'm happy smile.gif
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