· I have an 860 EVO 500 GB currently on Firmware RVT03B6Q with an option to upgrade to RVT04B6Q, can anyone tell me what's changed, if it's worth upgrading or where I can find notes on this new firmware version, thanks! Steps already tried to locate firmware changes: Magician Software. Google. Reddit. Discord. Twitter. Chat. Phone support
Samsung Solid State Drive Firmware Update Utility - 3 - 3. The SSD must be connected to the system at all times with stable power being supplied during the firmware update process. If the SSD device cable is disconnected or power is shut down during the firmware update process, the SSD may be permanently damaged or rendered inoperable. 4. Samsung does not take any liability for any kind of ...
· I'm running the standard 2.5" SATA version of the 860 EVO 1TB and just used Samsung Magician to update to the latest firmware. For me, it's shown as RVT02B6Q (updated from RVT01B6Q), so I'm guessing the M.2 models have a different firmware? I can't find any patch notes for the release, which is annoying.
· Unfortunately, I have never been able to find from Samsung what they have changed and why. Sometimes, a change to firmware is made to accommodate new hardware used in new production runs, obviously not too important to existing devices. All that being said, I always update my drives to the latest firmware, I have many Samsung EVO's and Pro's.
· I just installed the 860 EVO 2TB and cloned my R7 480GB SSD over to the new Samsung 2TB. After I got done, and put the Samsung as the Primary drive, I checked and have the RVT03B6Q Firmware, and Magician says it is the latest (doesn't give me the option to update to RVT04B6Q firmware).
I'll let you judge for yourself why I'm very happy to finally be able to use my PCIe card with this new firmware. PS: I reinstalled the Samsung Magician software and since then it can no longer detect my EVO 860 SSD correctly in the software. I tried both version 6.0.0 and 6.0.1. While before reinstalling all was correctly detect . No Detect
in FIRMWARE download "SATA SSD-850 EVO Firmware" put it on a USB drive using SUSE Image Writer or dd or etcher; boot it and update the 850 EVO. If when scanning, it skips to proposing a reboot, it means that the SSD is already up to date. note: I did the update from version EMT01B6Q to EMT02B6 and there was no data loss.
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