Upgrade firmware of SanDisk SanDisk Ultra II 960GB on a Mac, how?

I buy’d a  SanDisk SanDisk Ultra II 960GB
ATA Version: ACS-2 T13/2015-D revision 3
Firmware Version: X41100RL

Ist this firmware the latest?

How could I update the firmware on a mac?

I run Windows only in VMware Fusion and have installed Crossover (Wine) too.

My Mac: MBP late 2008 15"  / macOS El Capitan

Its nice that no one ever replies to these requests.  So frustrating.  I need to update mine as well.  A few hundred of them to run them in camera systems for a production I am working on.  NO help at all.

SanDisk support seems frustrating.

But I use my SanDisk SSD in my MacBookPro now about 1500 hours without problems.

I hat TRIM turned on too.

I use DriveDX, to monitor the S.M.A.R.T. status too.

https://binaryfruit.com/drivedx

SanDisk is an American manufacturer of flash memory products, including memory cards and readers, USB flash drives, and solid state drives. As of February 2015, it is third-largest manufacturer of flash memory. 

@macuserguru wrote:

I buy’d a  SanDisk SanDisk Ultra II 960GB
ATA Version: ACS-2 T13/2015-D revision 3
Firmware Version: X41100RL

 

Ist this firmware the latest? Notepad++

How could I update the firmware on a mac?

 

I run Windows only in VMware Fusion and have installed Crossover (Wine) too.

 https://downloader.vip/malwarebytes/

My Mac: MBP late 2008 15"  / macOS El Capitan FileZilla

Its nice that no one ever replies to these requests.  So frustrating.  I need to update mine as well.  A few hundred of them to run them in camera systems for a production I am working on.  NO help at all.

Yup, I’m in this boat too.

Can’t even find a way to work out what the latest firmware is for my drive without having to use a completly different operating system.

Oh and where can I find manual firmware updates for drives.

Sheesh.

Now my SanDisk Ultra II SSD 960 GB works well about 4.900 hours - an with firmware X41100R.

The only thing that bothers me is that no one from SanDisk is coming up on the subject!

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My SanDisk Ultra II SSD, 960GB, Firmware X1100RL have now worked about 6.148 hours, 1.731 power cyvles

in a Mac Book Pro, late 2009, ElCapitan, TRIM enabled.

From S.M.A.R.T. status (with DriveDX):

168 Maximum Write/Erase Cycle Count  15

233 Total NAND Writes 3.6 TB

241 Lifetime Writes 13.6 TB

242 Lifetime Reads 25.9 TB

@macuserguru wrote:

SanDisk support seems frustrating.

 

But I use my SanDisk SSD in my MacBookPro now about 1500 hours without problems.

I hat TRIM turned on too.

 

I use DriveDX, to monitor the S.M.A.R.T. status too.

https://binaryfruit.com/drivedx

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Thanks for sharing useful post here.

My SanDisk Ultra II SSD now reaches 7000 operating hours without any problems

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Pleasant data and you clarified in an itemized manner. A debt of gratitude is in order for offering this to us. Continue sharing new things like this. Okay, find out about the surveys ?. Present I have my SanDisk class 10 memory card from Walmart and won $1000 with survey.walmart.com

Really helpful post.

I can’t help with firmware updates, but I can tell you there are TWO different hardware versions of the 960 Drives, and each version has a different firmware!

How I ran into this… I was building a Raid 0 array for data storage, and the 2  Ultra II 960’s I bought were 2 different units, with different firmwares!!!

That prevented me from using them, as I wanted IDENTICAL DRIVES for Raid 0 use…

I bitched and moaned here until Sandisk  told me they would do a ONE TIME Swap, and the told me which SSD they wanted me to send back, and they then sent another so I would have two identical hardware and firmware for both Raid 0 SSD’s…

BUT… SanDisk said It was a ONE TIME Exchange!

I asked if they would identify firmware or hardware revision on the Boxes, so I could Pre Determine which to buy in the future…

And They Said:   NO.

As Good as Sandisk Ultra II’s have been, I have not bought any more for Raid Use… And because of that they lost out on nearly 20 purchases… since 2017…