Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS firmware version ES65

This release contains firmware version ES65 for Seagate SAS6 (15k rpm 3.5 SAS) 300GB, 450GB and 600GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes / Enhancements:
Improved error handling
Improved Read Streaming Performance
Improved Sequential Write Performance
Resolved rare issue that could cause hang when using dual ports
Resolved a performance issue with sequential workloads with low queue depth
Resolved issue that could cause drive detection issues when attached to expander
Resolved issue create new array when BGI takes longer to run on drive with prior data

Version

Version ES65, A06

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

07 Dec 2011

Last Updated

08 May 2013

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:FRMW_WIN_R310809.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 MB
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MD5:
8C4A46F37EDF4A50463D5102605D4B7D
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Applies to
Seagate (Cheetah 15K.7) SAS 600GB 15K RPM
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 300GB 15K RPM
Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 450GB 15K RPM
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions:

Download

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.

5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.