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MicroCenter 128GB SSD (A-data rebrand) Firmware Update??

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February 19, 2011 3:46:14 PM

Hi everyone,

I was wondering what would be the best method to update MicroCenter 128GB SSD firmware?

MicroCenter 128GB SSD uses JMicron 612 controller. And I am guessing they are A-DATA S596 re-branded ones.

As of today, A-Data has 2 firmware updates for their SSDs, but as expected they don't work on Micro Center SSD. :ange:  ( I tried, got the error says "no A-data driver found".)

But if I check the firmware version of the MicroCenter SSD and ADATA SSDs, I see that they have an exact match.



a b G Storage
February 19, 2011 5:52:23 PM

whats your motherboard
and I wasnt aware that the jmicron needed updated..

I thought only the sandforce based one had issues?

Before I returned my microcenter branded ssd I read their documentation on it.
apparantly its only supported on achi mode with intel chipset (and most amd chipsets)

nvidia chipset is unsupported and you cant flash.
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a b G Storage
February 19, 2011 11:50:37 PM

it died and killed a sata port on my ip35 motherboard.
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