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Awesome! You will really enjoy it. The Best SSD 64GB SSD there is! Tell us what you think!
Thanks! I will definitely be sure to let you know how well it performs.

I do have a question that I would like to have answered before I receive this drive.

When updating the firmware for the drive, is it best to update the firmware before I install the OS onto it? Or can that be done afterwards? My assumption is that it will be fine to do so after installing the OS, but a confirmation would be nice. Thanks - R00ST3R
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Yes, just plug it in like a secondary drive and install 006 if it is not on the SSD already. The firmware version of the drive should be printed on the SSD itself so check that. If for some reason which I highly doubt it is version 001 first install 002 and then go to 006.

You can do it when the OS is on it, but I would just rather do it before hand just in case somethign weird goes wrong and it messes the drive or something totally bizarre.

Don't defragment it ever and enable AHCI in BIOS before you install windows to it.
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Thanks again maximus20895! I'm going to go ahead and update the firmware pre-OS install. While I was aware of the AHCI setting, and of the no defrag w/ SSD, you did remind me that I need to be sure the OS isn't set to auto defrag. Thanks again .
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Your welcome. Yea, good point take that auto defrag off of the SSD

I hope you enjoy it!!!
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