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OCZ has released a new firmware update that helps fix random BSOD's with their sata III drives. 2.15

Issues resolved since version 2.13:

 Fixed a rare condition that may cause Windows Blue Screen error when the primaryconfigured drive woke up from either a SATA slumber mode or S3/S4 modes

 Fixed a rare condition that may cause Windows Blue Screen error when the drive was

configured as primary with OS installed

 Fixed a corner-case issue that may cause the drive to stutter or Windows freezing screen

when a media read error occurred

 Further improved robustness of Secure Erase operation to prevent possible low-level data

structure corruption

 Significantly improved TRIM handling to enhance system stability

OCZ official site

OCZ Technology

OCZ firmware update instructions

Bootable Tools for OCZ SandForce Driven SSD's

OCZ bootable firmware update tool

ocz_fwupd_1.642.12.04.zip

I have had success with this update to 2.15, no more BSOD's and the drives seem more responsive in my M18x. (if thats possible, lol)

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thanks dude :) luckily i don't get BSOD mind you i'm wasting my vertex3 in a m17xr2

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Thanks so much getfound for posting this it is much appreciated. +1. True Dan... you can't use Sata 3...

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i am ready for a m18x lol :snicker:

Still I miss my M17 R2... that RGB was bliss for the eyes and ha ha I miss my 120pixels across the bottom...

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