Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS firmware version ES68.

This release contains firmware version ES68 for Seagate SAS6 (15k rpm 3.5" SAS) 300GB, 450GB and 600GB Hard Drives. Vendor model numbers ST3300657SS, ST3450857SS and ST3600057SS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Improved drive error handling
Improved performance of mixed random / sequential write workloads
Improved performance of near sequential write workloads
Resolved rare issue that could cause drive hang
Resolved issue when drive enters idle mode

Version

Version ES68, A07

Category

SAS Drive

Release date

22 Jan 2013

Last Updated

11 Jun 2015

Importance

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:SAS-Drive_Firmware_V38WK_WN32_ES68_A07.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 11 MB
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MD5:
7cfb32ae23cf10b6eb8c81e0646bf174
SHA1:
2f0766dc2d1fda5c15918332da8a81be4207ebb8
SHA-256:
eeb9ebd987bb11ca5b99c73122f5cc259c0805277d44765a542b7a863db669ac

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Other versions
ES65,A06 05 Jul 20124:25:29 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
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
Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 4.7
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2003 x64
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
Seagate SAS6 ST3300657SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3450857SS
Seagate SAS6 ST3600057SS
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 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).