CES 2014: A quick word with Samsung on SSD Magician, Firmware Updates, and Full Drive Encryption
Subject: Storage, Shows and Expos | January 5, 2014 - 09:38 PM | Allyn Malventano
Tagged: SSD Magician, Samsung, CES 2014, CES
While at Storage Visions, I had a quick word with Chris Geiser of Samsung. Over the past few weeks there have been updates to 840 (PRO / EVO) SSD Firmware as well as to their SSD Magician software. These updates enable increased performance as well as full drive encryption (with no performance loss whatsoever). Check out the video below for full details:
So long story short, if you own these drives, consider updating your Magician Software, SSD firmware, and start protecting your data with full drive encryption. As always with any firmware upgrade, even though Samsung updates are non-destructive, it's a good idea to back up first regardless.
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