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Great link, thanks!

Edit; Had a quick look and this guy suggests to upgrade the SSD's firmware before installing, how is that possible? Or am I reading it wrong? Either way, can it be upgraded after the install?

I'm about 95% sure you can upgrade after install through samsung magician. I've never had to do it myself though so that it why I don't know exactly tongue.gif
     
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Yes, you can upgrade firmware at any time.
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Yes, you can upgrade firmware at any time.

Good to know, thanks.

Is there a bracket in the package so it can fit in a 3.5" case? If not, should I buy one separately or can I install it without one?
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You can just mount them almost anywhere as they are very light and don't vibrate or move around what so ever. You could stick it somewhere with double sided tape, or do what I have done and fix it to the side of the case using the 2 screws on one side only. There are loads of mounting options other than using a 3.5" to 2.5" adapter plate wink.gif
     
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You can just mount them almost anywhere as they are very light and don't vibrate or move around what so ever. You could stick it somewhere with double sided tape, or do what I have done and fix it to the side of the case using the 2 screws on one side only. There are loads of mounting options other than using a 3.5" to 2.5" adapter plate wink.gif

Yep. I've actually seen one just hanging off the SATA cable. tongue.gif
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Yep. I've actually seen one just hanging off the SATA cable. tongue.gif
I've done that multiple times...even with regular HDDs lol
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I was about to run out the door so missed it.

I am actually surprised. I didn't think SATA II would bottleneck an SSD this much but looking at his 4K writes I'd say he's severely bottlenecked. In fact my non Pro 120 does almost as well has his Pro and 250 do. I beat him in single thread and in 64 thread he barely manages 14MB more than my cheap SSD.

You mean on your CHV ? Which number do you think is bottlenecked ?
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I've done that multiple times...even with regular HDDs lol

I hope they weren't 3.5" tongue.gif
     
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I've done that multiple times...even with regular HDDs lol

I hope they weren't 3.5" tongue.gif
2.5" and 3.5" lol biggrin.gif
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