Does anyone have any tips on updating the Kingston HyperX 3K SSD's firmware? I tried their update utility found here[kingston.com] and it couldn't find the drive.
My firmware revision according to Intel RST and CrystalDiskInfo is 501ABBF0 (aka revision 501.) The Kingston support website says the latest firmware is revision 503.
EDIT -- So I took it to a different machine where the firmware update utility was able to find the drive, but when it said the firmware update was successful, it still said the revision was 501ABBF0. :\
SECOND EDIT -- So, I figured out my problem. Apparently I accidentally installed Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver RAID version, instead of the straight AHCI version. That was preventing the firmware upgrade. I ran the update utility and my firmware version now says 503ABBF0.
THIRD EDIT -- Yeah so apparently if any Intel RST driver is installed it the drive won't show up in the firmware update utility. The only one that worked for me is the generic driver Windows 7 installed. Only after the successful Revision 503 firmware update was the kingston firmware update utility able to detect both drives while Intel Rapid Storage Technology AHCI driver was installed.
NO MORE EDITS -- The end.
Last edited by Technosquid; 10-18-2012 at 04:32 AM..
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