Seagate SAS ST9900805SS, ST9600205SS and ST9300605SS firmware version CS07

This release contains firmware version CS07 for Seagate SAS (10K rpm 2.5" SAS) 300GB, 600GB and 900GB Hard Drives. Dell. Vendor model numbers ST9900805SS, ST9600205SS and ST9300605SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

1) Overall drive improvements that long term drive reliability
2) Improve drive error handling
3) Corrected issue that caused poor seek performance under high workloads with large temperature gradients
4) Corrected rare issue with error logging after stop command
5) Corrected a performance drop on random writes that occurred when running queue depth of 40 for extended period
6) Corrected issue that caused write performance drop when drive scan was occurring


Version CS07, A04


SAS Drive

Release date

31 May 2012

Last Updated

13 Aug 2013


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_NFMCR_WN32_CS07_A04.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 5 MB
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Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.6
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.5
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 300GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 600GB SAS 10K RPM
SEAGATE Savvio 10K.5 900GB SAS 10K RPM
Installation instructions
Dell Update Package Instructions:


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.


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.

1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.
The Dell Bios Release Notes window appears.
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 applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).