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As some of you may know from my other thread I am building a new PC next week. I've never owned a SSD before and the Samsung 830 256mb is my first one. I'm guessing I should put the 830 in my current PC and update the firmware, before I put it in my new PC and install the OS on it? Is that correct?
Any info on what to do when I first get it would be appreciated.
Thanks
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Yeah do that. If you're asking about putting the firmware on a USB stick, yeah update the firmware, then install the OS. It really won't make too much of a difference when you do it. tongue.gif
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Definitely this.

I was also just about to post a link to it. Lots of small tweaks but makes a big difference!
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Yeah do that. If you're asking about putting the firmware on a USB stick, yeah update the firmware, then install the OS. It really won't make too much of a difference when you do it. tongue.gif

its that actually that necesary? updating the firmware?
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Originally Posted by Evilsplashy View Post

Yeah do that. If you're asking about putting the firmware on a USB stick, yeah update the firmware, then install the OS. It really won't make too much of a difference when you do it. tongue.gif

its that actually that necesary? updating the firmware?
Depends on what current firmware you have, if it is already up to date or not.
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Yeah it depends. I also recommend reading the guide
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