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Do not upgrade your Samsung 960Pro Firmware to latest version

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It will causes random application freezes. Not hard crush but pretty annoying.

Overclock.net users have reported similar issues. The problem firmware version is 3B6QCXP7. I am not sure whether the rest of Samsung's SSD line up is affected. Better safe than sorry. And as always, back up your stuff. You never know a SSD firmware update may cripple your computer.

I have already submitted a ticket to Samsung. Hopefully it will get resolved soon.
 
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Replacement drives all around!

Wouldnt that be nice.
Welp I certainly do not wish another replacement drive. Sucks ass to have to reinstall system all the f*uck over again.
 

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Thanks for the heads up.
 
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Can you get back to previous version, should tide you over till there's a fix?
Also don't upgrade your firmware (any hardware) unless you need to, especially latest firmware on work machines et al. If ain't broke ~ you know, let others be the usual guinea pigs first o_O
 
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The situation is getting pretty big. So far Samsung is trying to down play the issue.

https://us.community.samsung.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/memoryandstorage/thread-id/873/page/1

Once again DO NOT upgrade your 960Pro SSD firmware!!
This was posted by a Samsung forum moderator:



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Re: 960 pro firmware 3B6QCXP7 its a crap !!!!

Hello All,

Unfortunately there is no way to downgrade the FW to an older version.
 
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They should simply put a fixed new version up
 
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Samsung has yanked the problematic firmware from their online support as well as Samsung magician. Hope they can fix it soon.

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I'm glad I don't jump on new firmware... My Evo and Pro has no need of an upgrade but glad to let others know of the issue
 
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