OCZ Downloads & Updates

Thank you for choosing an OCZ SSD! This page provides you with all the tools and information you need in order to keep your SSD up-to-date and running at its optimal speed and endurance.

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Next, select your corresponding product below.

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Client SSD

TL100

TR200

TR150

VX500

VT180

RD400/400A

ARC 100

Radeon R7

RevoDrive 350

Trion 100

Trion 150

Vector 150

Vector 180

Vertex 460

Vertex 460A

Documents

  • Product Brief
  • Driver User Guide1 (Windows®)
  • Safety Instructions
  • 1 Please consult your motherboard/laptop manual for installation instructions for your particular host platform. The RD400 AIC comes with the full height bracket preinstalled. In order to use the included half height bracket, remove the 2 screws holding the full height bracket in place, align the half height bracket with the screw holes, and refasten with the same screws.

Firmware

For TL100

Firmware Release Notes

Version 10.3 December 28, 2016

Important: This firmware update aims to address critical bugs and/or improve the reliability and performance of your SSD. It is strongly recommended that you update your drive.

Improvements
  • Code Improvements made to improve write performance.
Known Issues
  • Known compatibility issue with MacBook Pro® NVidia® based chipsets: MCP79, MCP89K.
  • Known compatibility issue with motherboards with NVidia® NForce®9 desktop chipsets.
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

There is no new firmware for VX500.

There is no new firmware for RD400/400A.

For ARC 100

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.01 January 29, 2015

Important: This is a mandatory update for system stability. OCZ urges all customers to update to version 1.01 as soon as possible to ensure the continued reliability of their drives.

Improvements
  • Fixed a corner case issue with DDR corruption on 480GB capacity drives
  • Improved robustness of uncorrectable error handling
  • Improved read retry on bad block list
  • Numerous stability and reliability improvements
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

For Radeon R7

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.01 January 29, 2015

Important: This is a mandatory update for system stability. OCZ urges all customers to update to version 1.01 as soon as possible to ensure the continued reliability of their drives.

Improvements
  • Fixed a corner case issue with DDR corruption on 480GB capacity drives
  • Improved robustness of uncorrectable error handling
  • Improved read retry on bad block list
  • Numerous stability and reliability improvements
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

There is no new firmware for RevoDrive 350.

For Trion 100

Firmware Release Notes

Version 11.2 September 23, 2015
Improvements
  • Bug Fix: Fixed an issue where the drive could become unresponsive during a period of intensive I/O. (Recommend all users update)
  • Code Improvements made to enhance wake from sleep functionality
  • Code Improvements made to preserve settings when resuming from DevSLP
Known Issues
  • Known compatibility issue with MacBook Pro NVidia based chipsets: MCP79, MCP89K
  • Known compatibility issue with motherboards with NVidia NForce9 desktop chipsets.
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

For Trion 150

Firmware Release Notes

Version 12.3 June 7, 2016
Improvements
  • Fixed a SMART ADh Issue where SMART Data displayed incorrect erase value count. (Recommended all users update).
Known Issues
  • Known compatibility issue with MacBook Pro® NVidia® based chipsets: MCP79, MCP89K.
  • Known compatibility issue with motherboards with NVidia® NForce®9 desktop chipsets.
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

For TR150

Firmware Release Notes

Version 12.3 June 7, 2016
Improvements
  • Fixed a SMART ADh Issue where SMART Data displayed incorrect erase value count. (Recommended all users update).
Known Issues
  • Known compatibility issue with MacBook Pro® NVidia® based chipsets: MCP79, MCP89K.
  • Known compatibility issue with motherboards with NVidia® NForce®9 desktop chipsets.
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

There is no new firmware for TR200.

For Vector 150

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.2 December 11, 2013
Improvements
  • Fixed a corner case issue that resulted in a drive becoming undetected by the host
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

There is no new firmware for Vector 180.

There is no new firmware for VT180.

For Vertex 460

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.03 March 13, 2015
Improvements
  • Fixed a corner case issue with DDR corruption on 480GB capacity drives
  • Improved robustness of uncorrectable error handling
  • Improved read retry on bad block list
  • Further improvements with ATA password handling
  • Fixed a corner case issue with resuming from sleep
  • Fixed an issue where secure erase required a power cycle to fully flush data
  • Improvements to TRIM handling
  • Fixed an issue with SMART not recording power on hours correctly in some cases
  • Improvements to unexpected power loss handling
  • Numerous stability and reliability improvements
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

For Vertex 460A

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.01 March 13, 2015
Improvements
  • Fixed a corner case issue with DDR corruption on 480GB capacity drives
  • Improved robustness of uncorrectable error handling
  • Improved read retry on bad block list
  • Numerous stability and reliability improvements
How to update OCZ SSD firmware

To update your OCZ SSD firmware, download the appropriate SSD management software for your operating system. Follow available user guide instructions and make sure to read all warnings and backup all your data before updating the firmware.

Drivers

For OCZ RD400/400A

By downloading Windows® drivers for RD400/400A you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

Operating System Compatibility Download
Windows® Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Download 1.2MB (.zip)
Linux® Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint Use native drivers

Windows® NVMe™ Driver Release Notes

Version 1.2.126.843 July 11, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of the Windows® NVM Express Device driver.

Known Issues
  • None

For RevoDrive 350

For Windows®

  • Version: 2.0.0.4794
  • Release: December 23, 2014
  • User Guide

By downloading Windows® drivers for RevoDrive 350 you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

OPERATING SYSTEM BOOTABLE DOWNLOAD
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows® 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Yes Download 1.1MB (.zip)

For RevoDrive 350

Windows Driver Release Notes

Version 2.0.0.4794 December 13, 2014
Improvements
  • Fix failure to run Winsat/WEI if SSD is a system boot drive
  • Correctly sets LBPRZ bit for drives that support deterministic TRIM read zero
  • Fix potential BSOD if SSD fails to respond

For Linux®

  • Version: 4.2.823
  • Release: September 17, 2015
  • User Guide

By downloading Linux® drivers for RevoDrive 350 you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

OPERATING SYSTEM STANDARD INSTALLATION BOOT INSTALLATION
Fedora 21 Download 68.8KB (.rpm) Download 1MB (.dd)
Fedora 22 Download 68.9KB (.rpm) Download 1MB (.dd)
Mint 13, 17-17.2 Download 64.7KB (.deb) N/A
Ubuntu 12.04 Download 64.7KB (.deb) N/A
Ubuntu 14.10 Download 64.6KB (.deb) N/A
Ubuntu 15.04 Download 64.6KB (.deb) N/A

There is no driver or BIOS for TL100. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for VX500. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for ARC 100. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Radeon R7. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Trion 100. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Trion 150. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for TR150. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for TR200. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Vector 150. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Vector 180. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for VT180. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Vertex 460. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

There is no driver or BIOS for Vertex 460A. Note: SATA drives do not require drivers and BIOS, only PCIe drives do.

Cloning Software

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

TL100 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

RD400/400A does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

ARC 100 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

Acronis® True Image™ HD Cloning Software

This software requires an activation code, included with the purchase of select OCZ SSDs (Vector 150/180, VT180, Radeon R7, Vertex 460/460A, and VX500). By downloading Acronis True Image you are accepting all terms and agreements for your Acronis True Image software license.

Download the corresponding version that comes with your SSD.

If your version of Acronis Cloning Software is not listed, please download the latest binary. For further assistance, please contact Tech Support.

Version Supported Operating Systems1 User Guide License Download
2016 Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Home Server® 2011 Guide Agreement 2016 ACRONIS

1 Acronis True Image supported operating systems can be found in the User Guide page 4 for the 2016 Version.

How to clone your HDD to SSD with Acronis® True Image™ HD Software
  1. Download and install the Acronis True Image HD Software
  2. Launch the Acronis software > enter the activation key when prompted
    Note: Acronis True Image HD software activation key is only bundled with select OCZ SSDs and products.
  3. Select the “Tools and Utilities” tab > click “Clone Disk” > choose “Automatic (recommended)” for the clone mode
  4. Select the source disk (HDD) > click “Next” > select destination disk (SSD) > click “Next”
    Note: If your destination disk is not free of data, you will be prompted with a pop-up window stating “The destination hard disk drive you have chosen contains some partitions that could contain useful data”.
  5. To confirm deletion of data in destination disk, click “OK”.
  6. Click “Proceed” in the cloning summary window to start the disk cloning process.
    Note: Cloning a disk that contains an active operating system will require a system reboot after cloning is completed.

Trion 100 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

Trion 150 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

TR150 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

TR200 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

RevoDrive 350 does not come with an Acronis® True Image™ cloning software.

SSD Utility SSD Management Software

SSD Utility is a Graphical User Interface(GUI) based tool for managing OCZ SSDs. For a command-line based alternative for SSD Utility, check out Command Line Online Update Tool (CLOUT).

Download The Latest Version

NOTICE: Installer of the Software for Windows® Released to Solid State Drives.

By downloading SSD Utility you are accepting all terms and agreements in the
End User License Agreement

Operating System Compatibility Download
Microsoft® Windows® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 7; Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows® 2012, Windows® 2008 R2 Download 22.5MB (.zip)
Linux® Fedora 19 and above, Mint 17 and above, Ubuntu 14.04 and above, RHEL/CentOS/Oracle 6.0 and later, SLES 11.2 and later, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS and later Download 32.9MB (.zip)
PC & Mac® Bootable All (DMG files are used to create a bootable USB drive) Download 247MB (.zip)

Compatible Products: ARC 100, RD400/400A, RevoDrive 350, TL100, Trion 100/150, TR150, TR200, Vector, Vector 150/180, Vertex 450/460/460A, VT180, VX500, Deneva 2, Saber 1000, Intrepid 3600/3700/3800, Z-Drive 4500, Z-Drive 6000/6300, ZD6000/63000

SSD Utility Release Notes

Version 2.3.2963 October 25, 2017
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Support added for TR200.
  • Fixed an instance where TL100 SSD graphic would disappear.
  • Updated company and copyright information.
Known Issues
  • TL100 Firmware update may fail on Windows® 7 if the Intel® RSTe driver is installed. To work around this, use bootable SSD Utility to perform the update.
  • TL100 benchmark results may degrade if re-run immediately after a previous benchmark. Workaround is to wait a minute or two before re-running the benchmark.
  • On some PCs it is impossible to perform secure-erase: this happens if the PC BIOS issues SECURITY FREEZE LOCK the drive, and does not implement the suspend/resume cycle used to unfreeze it. Workaround is to use the secure erase feature in the BIOS if there is one, otherwise to perform secure erase on another PC.
  • On some laptops with dual Intel® & NVIDIA® graphics, SSD Utility may crash. This can be fixed by updating the Intel & NVIDIA drivers.
  • The mouse cursor is not displayed when using Bootable SSD Utility with a DisplayPort™ connection with a GeForce® 1070. Workaround is to boot in safe mode.
  • Due to a bug in version 2.2.2645, when using the update feature from within the application, the update may fail with a message “Error installing.” Workaround is to download manually the latest version from ocz.com.

Show Previous Release Notes

Version 2.3.2773 October 2, 2017
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Updated the kernel version for bootable SSD Utility
  • Improvements to translated UI text
  • Updated SMART terminology
  • Benchmark optimisation
  • Fixed upgrade process
Known Issues
  • TL100 Firmware update may fail on Windows® 7 if the Intel® RSTe driver is installed. To work around this, use bootable SSD Utility to perform the update.
  • TL100 benchmark results may degrade if re-run immediately after a previous benchmark. Workaround is to wait a minute or two before re-running the benchmark.
  • On some PCs it is impossible to perform secure-erase: this happens if the PC BIOS issues SECURITY FREEZE LOCK the drive, and does not implement the suspend/resume cycle used to unfreeze it. Workaround is to use the secure erase feature in the BIOS if there is one, otherwise to perform secure erase on another PC.
  • On some laptops with dual Intel® & NVIDIA® graphics, SSD Utility may crash. This can be fixed by updating the Intel & NVIDIA drivers.
  • The mouse cursor is not displayed when using Bootable SSD Utility with a DisplayPort™ connection with a GeForce® 1070. Workaround is to boot in safe mode.
  • Due to a bug in version 2.2.2645, when using the update feature from within the application, the update may fail with a message “Error installing.” Workaround is to download manually the latest version from ocz.com.
Version 2.2.2645 December 28, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Support for TL100 SSDs
  • Recalibration of graphical temperature display
  • Fix VX500 secure erase
  • Improvements to translated UI text
  • Fix creation of bootable SSD Utility onto blank USB drive (Linux®)
  • Prevent overprovisioning of dynamic disks
  • Bugfix: show local update file with no .extension
  • Fix application shutdown in 32-bit Windows®
  • Benchmark optimization
Known Issues
  • Firmware update of TL100 may fail. Workaround is to cycle the drive power (shutdown your system, switch off, then switch on again), then retry the firmware update.
  • TL100 Firmware update may fail on Windows® 7 if the Intel® RSTe driver is installed. To work around this, use bootable SSD Utility to perform the update.
  • TL100 benchmark results may degrade if re-run immediately after a previous benchmark. Workaround is to wait a minute or two before re-running the benchmark.
  • On some PCs it is impossible to perform secure-erase: this happens if the PC BIOS issues SECURITY FREEZE LOCK the drive, and does not implement the suspend/resume cycle used to unfreeze it. Workaround is to use the secure erase feature in the BIOS if there is one, otherwise to perform secure erase on another PC.
  • On some laptops with dual Intel® & NVIDIA® graphics, SSD Utility may crash. This can be fixed by updating the Intel & NVIDIA drivers.
Version 2.1.2542 July 11, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenence release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Support for XG3 and VX500 SSDs
  • Recalibration of graphical temperature display
  • Updated Toshiba branding requirements
Known Issues
  • Cannot revert overprovisioning of dynamic disk. If the SSD is formatted as a dynamic disk, the overprovisioning can be increased, but not decreased in SSD Utility. The workaround is to extend the volume in Windows® Disk Management.
  • Local update file not shown in dialog pane (Linux®). When updating firmware from a local file, the file select dialog will not display a file without an .extension. The workaround is to rename any such file with a .bin extension.
  • Cannot create bootable SSD Utility onto blank USB drive (Linux®). Depending on the contents of the USB stick, the "Create Bootable SSD Utility" feature may fail with status "File system operation failed". The workaround is to download the bootable image and write it to the USB drive with dd.
Version 2.0.2430 May 3, 2016

This is a major release of SSD Utility, which replaces the SSD Guru and SSD AccessPro products. These are the primary new features since SSD Guru/AccessPro V1.5:

  • SSD Utility is now copyright Toshiba Corporation.
  • Introduces support for TR150, RD400, VT180 and ZD6000 family.
  • Supports updating of device drivers.
  • Supports self-update of SSD Utility to future versions.
  • Provides alerts on potential SSD issues.
  • Management of notifications now supported in Settings.
  • Benchmark option available under Tuner.
  • Displays firmware, BIOS and driver release notes.
  • Multiple languages now supported in the user interface.
  • Can update firmware and BIOS on multiple drives together.
  • Automatically downloads Bootable SSD Utility image when creating.
  • Explicit control provided on shutting down or restarting system after an update.
  • NVMe™ Format option provides a quick “secure erase” option for RD400.
  • Manual Trim function has been removed, as Windows® 7 and above supports Trim natively. Manual Trim function remains in Linux® version of SSD Utility.
  • Any SSD used as the system drive is highlighted.
  • Will no longer allow firmware update to be attempted when not in AHCI mode for SATA SSDs.
  • Over provisioning enhancements with spanned disks and multiple namespaces.
  • Many minor enhancements.
Known Issues
  • Task tray icon may not appear correctly positioned and sized in some Linux® window managers.
Version 1.5.2312 Febuary 18, 2016
Improvements
  • Displays correct Dashboard Health value for TR150 SSDs running V12.2 firmware.
Known Issues
  • Task tray icon may not appear correctly positioned and sized in some Linux window managers.
Version 1.5.2144 January 16, 2016
Improvements
  • Introduce full support for TR150.
  • Resolves startup problem on some systems when running under certain OS language variants, such as Chinese.
Known Issues
  • Task tray icon may not appear correctly positioned and sized in some Linux window managers.

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Important Notes About SSD Utility
  • Windows® and Linux®: Make sure to set your SATA controller to AHCI mode in the motherboard BIOS if it is not; for instructions see the user documentation for your computer.
  • SSD Utility is required to be run as a system administrator.
  • Internet connection is required for firmware and BIOS update.
  • Updating your firmware with the SSD Utility is not supported under Windows® XP.
  • Make back-up copies of any data on the SSD that you want to keep; some operations result in the complete loss of data on the SSD (you will be warned if this will occur).

Enterprise SSD

Intrepid 3600/3800

Intrepid 3700

Saber 1000

Z-Drive R4

Z-Drive 4500

Z-Drive 6000/6300

Documents

Firmware

There is no new firmware for Z-Drive 6000/6300

For Intrepid 3700

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.5.1.0 January 22, 2016
Improvements
  • Supercap status flag in SMART Attributes: The SMART Attribute E6h, which indicates the charge status of the Supercap, will have failure information persistent across power cycles. Any time the Supercap status is changed to “0,” that status will be fixed at “0,” even after a power cycle.
  • NAND flash page programming sequence: Every NAND flash page within a block will be programmed in the sequence defined by Toshiba, including full closure of each programmed NAND flash block.
  • NAND flash read retry sequence: The NAND flash read retry sequence has been revised as per Toshiba’s latest app note (M2CMO10-062 v1.1).
  • UART handler: Removed a potential infinite loop scenario in the UART handler.
  • Applying multiple AES keys for data encryption*: Multiple AES keys will be used to encrypt the data prior to its presentation to the scrambler engine to increase data entropy.

    *The implementation of multiple AES keys will only be applied to factory-installed firmware. Firmware updates from 1.5.0.7 will remain configured for a single AES key and will be designated as 1.5.1.0A. For more information about the AES configurations, please contact your OCZ Applications Engineer or submit a support request on https://support.ocz.com/.
Known Issues
  • Compatibility issues with Marvell 9120 chipset running NCQ6 testing
  • Worst-case latency for media access command can exceed 400 ms

For Z-Drive 4500

Firmware Release Notes

Version 3.22e February 18, 2015
Improvements
  • Improved recycling and checkpoint process to be more robust to handle unsafe power cycles.
  • Fixed drive panic after S3/S4 suspend/resume test.
  • Fixed FW data error handling issue that could cause drive to fail data hardening and PFAIL/Security lock.
  • Fixed a panic condition triggered by unsafe power cycles related to PE count management.
  • Fixed write and read buffer allocation issue to address specific timeout panic.
  • Fixed FW SATA error handling panic or system hang issues found with Ulink ATA/SATA Protocol Test Suite v3.8.

For Z-Drive R4

Firmware Release Notes

Version 3.22e February 18, 2015
Improvements
  • Improved recycling and checkpoint process to be more robust to handle unsafe power cycles.
  • Fixed drive panic after S3/S4 suspend/resume test.
  • Fixed FW data error handling issue that could cause drive to fail data hardening and PFAIL/Security lock.
  • Fixed a panic condition triggered by unsafe power cycles related to PE count management.
  • Fixed write and read buffer allocation issue to address specific timeout panic.
  • Fixed FW SATA error handling panic or system hang issues found with Ulink ATA/SATA Protocol Test Suite v3.8.

For Intrepid 3600/3800

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.4.7.7 February 5, 2016
Improvements
  • Fixed a potential data miscompare during RAID recovery
Known Issues
  • Interoperability issue with Intel X79 driver’s handling SATA CRC errors
  • Worst-case latency for media access command can exceed 800ms

Show Previous Release Notes

Version 1.4.6.6
Improvements
  • Certified SATA I/O Compliant
  • Enabled support for custom White Label options
  • Enabled 4KB alignment preference for improved performance
  • Enabled support for Software Setting Preservation
Version 1.4.6.0
Improvements
  • Enabled Thermal Throttling
  • Enabled Firmware downgrade option
  • Enabled SATA speed negotiation option
  • Resolved issues related to stress tests and power cycle management
  • Improved performance of data access and background scan operations

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For Saber 1000

Firmware Release Notes

Version 1.01 January 15, 2015

This release is being made as a result of several issues found during extended Saber testing. During this time robustness issues were identified and fixed. This firmware has been through a full test cycle to verify the issues outlined in this document.

Improvements

  • Robustness Update: Read corruption has been observed during heavy workloads when exercising deterministic trim. This has now been fixed in firmware.
  • Robustness Update: Corruption observed during end of life uncorrectable error injection testing. This has been root caused and fixed in firmware.
  • Robustness Update: Corruption has been observed whilst injecting large amounts of SATA errors. This is now resolved.
  • Robustness Update: Under extremely heavy workloads (constant writes over the specified program erase threshold / life of the product) there was a possibility of a drive hang due to no opportunity for reclaim / garbage collection to free up spare area for metadata updates. This has now been fixed in firmware.
  • Robustness Update: BSOD could occur during a COM RESET / system restart. Firmware has updated the SATA PHY parameters to correctly indicate its mode and is fixed in this release.
  • Compliance Update: Invalid SMART checksum missing from SMART health check test. Now fixed in in this release of firmware.
  • Performance Update: Latency issues noticed on some hosts (990FX) during constant stress soaks. This is now fixed in firmware.
  • Functional Update: Deterministic trim did not always return zeros for performance assisted sequential reads.
  • Functional Update: In order to prevent unaligned trim accesses, deterministic trim should report to the host that it is 512B logical and 4K physical. This is now fixed in firmware.
  • Functional Update: HIPM (Host Initiated Power Management) can now be manually controlled by the host via future SSD Utility releases.

Drivers

For OCZ Z-Drive 6000/6300

For Windows®

By downloading Windows® drivers for Z-Drive 6000/63000 you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

Compatibility Bootable Download
Windows Server® 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server® 2012 and 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows® 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Yes Download 1.2MB (.zip)

Windows® NVMe™ Driver Release Notes

Version 1.2.126.843 July 11, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of the Windows® NVM Express Device driver.

Known Issues
  • None

For Linux®

By downloading Linux® drivers for Z-Drive 6000/63000 you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

VERSION KERNEL STANDARD INSTALLATION BOOT INSTALLATION
Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS
6.0 2.6.32-71 Download (.tar) N/A
6.1 2.6.32-131 Download (.tar) N/A
6.2 2.6.32-220 Download (.tar) N/A
6.3 2.6.32-279 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.4 2.6.32-358 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.5 2.6.32-431 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.6 2.6.32-504 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.7 2.6.32-567 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
7.0 3.10.0-123 Download (.tar) N/A
7.1 3.10.0-229 Download (.tar) N/A
Oracle Linux
6.0 2.6.32-71 Download (.tar) N/A
6.1 2.6.32-131 Download (.tar) N/A
6.2 2.6.32-220 Download (.tar) N/A
6.3 2.6.32-279 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.4 2.6.32-358 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.5 2.6.32-431 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.6 2.6.32-504 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.7 2.6.32-567 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
7.0 3.10.0-123 Download (.tar) N/A
7.1 3.10.0-229 Download (.tar) N/A
Oracle Linux (unbreakable)
6.0 2.6.32-100.28.5 Download (.tar) N/A
6.1 2.6.32-100.34.1 Download (.tar) N/A
6.2 2.6.32-300.3.1 Download (.tar) N/A
6.3 2.6.39-200.24.1 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.4 2.6.39-400.17.1.el6 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.5 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.6 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
6.7 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
7.0 3.8.13.35.3.1.el7uek Download (.tar) N/A
7.1 3.8.13.35.3.1.el7uek Download (.tar) N/A
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11, SP3 3.0.76-0.11.1 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
11, SP4 3.0.101.-63 Download (.tar) Download (.tar)
12 3.12.28-4.6 Download (.tar) N/A
Ubuntu Server
12.04 LTS 3.2.0 Download (.tar) N/A
14.04 3.13.0 Download (.tar) N/A
15.04 3.19.3 Download (.tar) N/A

Linux® NVMe™ Driver Release Notes

Version 1.2.839 July 11, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of the Linux® NVM Express Device driver, with the following enhancements:

  • Bugfix: mount an xfs partition if protection information is used
Known Issues
  • None

For Z-Drive 4500

By downloading drivers for the Z-Drive 4500 you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

For Windows®

Compatibility Version Bootable Download
Windows Server® 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server® 2012 and 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Windows 7® (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows® 8 and Windows® 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
2.0.0.4794 Yes Download 1.1MB (.zip)

For Linux®

VERSION KERNEL STANDARD INSTALLATION BOOT INSTALLATION
Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS
6.0 2.6.32-71 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.1 2.6.32-131 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.2 2.6.32-220 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.3 2.6.32-279 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.4 2.6.32-358 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.5 2.6.32-431 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.6 2.6.32-504 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.7 2.6.32-567 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
7.0 3.10.0-123 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 564KB (.tar.gz)
7.1 3.10.0-229 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 564KB (.tar.gz)
Oracle Linux
6.0 2.6.32-71 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.1 2.6.32-131.0.15 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.2 2.6.32-220 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.3 2.6.32-279 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.4 2.6.32-358.el6 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.5 2.6.32-431.el6 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.4MB (.tar.gz)
6.6 2.6.32-504 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
6.7 2.6.32-567 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
7.0 3.10.0-123 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
7.1 3.10.0-229 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
Oracle Linux (unbreakable)
6.0 2.6.32-100.28.5 Download 530KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.1 2.6.32-100.34.1 Download 530KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.2 2.6.32-300.3.1 Download 530KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.3 2.6.39-200.24.1 Download 572KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.4 2.6.39-400.17.1.el6 Download 575KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.5 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download 922KB (.rpm) Download 2.4MB (.tar.gz)
6.6 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download 691KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
6.7 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download 696KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
7.0 3.8.13.35.3.1.el7uek Download 534KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
7.1 3.8.13.35.3.1.el7uek Download 644KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11, SP3 3.0.76-0.11.1 Download 512KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
11, SP4 3.0.101.-63 Download 512KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
12 3.12.28-4.6 Download 493KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
Ubuntu Server
12.04 LTS 3.2.0 Download 64.7KB (.deb) N/A
14.04 3.13.0 Download 64.6KB (.deb) N/A
15.04 3.19.3 Download 64.6KB (.deb) N/A

For VMware®

Compatibility Version Release Date Bootable Download
VMware Certified ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 2.1.802 August 5, 2015 Yes Download 109KB (.zip)
VMware Certified ESXi 5.0 and 5.1 2.0.684 April 29, 2014 Yes Download 111KB (.zip)
VMware Certified ESXi 4.1 2.0.684 April 29, 2014 Yes Download 506KB (.iso)

For Z-Drive R4

By downloading drivers for the Z-Drive R4 you are accepting all terms and agreements in the End User License Agreement.

For Windows®

Compatibility Version Bootable Download
Windows Server® 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server® 2012 and 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Windows 7® (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows® 8 and Windows® 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
2.0.0.4794 Yes Download 1.1MB (.zip)

For Linux®

VERSION KERNEL STANDARD INSTALLATION BOOT INSTALLATION
Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS
6.0 2.6.32-71 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.1 2.6.32-131 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.2 2.6.32-220 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.3 2.6.32-279 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.4 2.6.32-358 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.5 2.6.32-431 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.6 2.6.32-504 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
6.7 2.6.32-567 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.3MB (.tar.gz)
7.0 3.10.0-123 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 564KB (.tar.gz)
7.1 3.10.0-229 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 564KB (.tar.gz)
Oracle Linux
6.0 2.6.32-71 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.1 2.6.32-131.0.15 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.2 2.6.32-220 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.3 2.6.32-279 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.4 2.6.32-358.el6 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.5 2.6.32-431.el6 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 2.4MB (.tar.gz)
6.6 2.6.32-504 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
6.7 2.6.32-567 Download 598KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
7.0 3.10.0-123 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
7.1 3.10.0-229 Download 558KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
Oracle Linux (unbreakable)
6.0 2.6.32-100.28.5 Download 530KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.1 2.6.32-100.34.1 Download 530KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.2 2.6.32-300.3.1 Download 530KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.3 2.6.39-200.24.1 Download 572KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.4 2.6.39-400.17.1.el6 Download 575KB (.rpm) Download 1.7MB (.tar.gz)
6.5 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download 922KB (.rpm) Download 2.4MB (.tar.gz)
6.6 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download 691KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
6.7 2.6.39-400.211.1.el6 Download 696KB (.rpm) Download 1.8MB (.tar.gz)
7.0 3.8.13.35.3.1.el7uek Download 534KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
7.1 3.8.13.35.3.1.el7uek Download 644KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11, SP3 3.0.76-0.11.1 Download 512KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
11, SP4 3.0.101.-63 Download 512KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
12 3.12.28-4.6 Download 493KB (.rpm) Download 1.2MB (.tar.gz)
Ubuntu Server
12.04 LTS 3.2.0 Download 64.7KB (.deb) N/A
14.04 3.13.0 Download 64.6KB (.deb) N/A
15.04 3.19.3 Download 64.6KB (.deb) N/A

For VMware®

Compatibility Version Release Date Bootable Download
VMware Certified ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 2.1.802 August 5, 2015 Yes Download 109KB (.zip)
VMware Certified ESXi 5.0 and 5.1 2.0.684 April 29, 2014 Yes Download 111KB (.zip)
VMware Certified ESXi 4.1 2.0.684 April 29, 2014 Yes Download 506KB (.iso)

The is no driver for Intrepid 3700

The is no driver for Intrepid 3600/3800

The is no driver for Saber 1000

BIOS

Contact Tech Support for Z-Drive 6000/6300 BIOS

For Z-Drive 4500

BIOS Release Notes

Version 1.01 January 29, 2015
Improvements
  • Improved SMART data consolidation
Known Issues
  • Dell™ R720 servers require platform BIOS 1.4.8 or higher

For Z-Drive R4

BIOS Release Notes

Version 1.01 January 29, 2015
Improvements
  • Improved SMART data consolidation
Known Issues
  • Dell™ R720 servers require platform BIOS 1.4.8 or higher

There is no BIOS for Intrepid 3700.

There is no BIOS for Intrepid 3600/3800.

There is no BIOS for Saber 1000.

SSD Utility SSD Management Software

SSD Utility is a Graphical User Interface(GUI) based tool for managing OCZ SSDs. For a command-line based alternative for SSD Utility, check out Command Line Online Update Tool (CLOUT).

Download The Latest Version

NOTICE: Installer of the Software for Windows® Released to Solid State Drives.

By downloading SSD Utility you are accepting all terms and agreements in the
End User License Agreement

Operating System Compatibility Download
Microsoft® Windows® Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 7; Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows® 2012, Windows® 2008 R2 Download 22.5MB (.zip)
Linux® Fedora 19 and above, Mint 17 and above, Ubuntu 14.04 and above, RHEL/CentOS/Oracle 6.0 and later, SLES 11.2 and later, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS and later Download 32.9MB (.zip)
PC & Mac® Bootable All (DMG files are used to create a bootable USB drive) Download 247MB (.zip)

Compatible Products: ARC 100, RD400/400A, RevoDrive 350, TL100, Trion 100/150, TR150, TR200, Vector, Vector 150/180, Vertex 450/460/460A, VT180, VX500, Deneva 2, Saber 1000, Intrepid 3600/3700/3800, Z-Drive 4500, Z-Drive 6000/6300, ZD6000/63000

SSD Utility Release Notes

Version 2.3.2963 October 25, 2017
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Support added for TR200.
  • Fixed an instance where TL100 SSD graphic would disappear.
  • Updated company and copyright information.
Known Issues
  • TL100 Firmware update may fail on Windows® 7 if the Intel® RSTe driver is installed. To work around this, use bootable SSD Utility to perform the update.
  • TL100 benchmark results may degrade if re-run immediately after a previous benchmark. Workaround is to wait a minute or two before re-running the benchmark.
  • On some PCs it is impossible to perform secure-erase: this happens if the PC BIOS issues SECURITY FREEZE LOCK the drive, and does not implement the suspend/resume cycle used to unfreeze it. Workaround is to use the secure erase feature in the BIOS if there is one, otherwise to perform secure erase on another PC.
  • On some laptops with dual Intel® & NVIDIA® graphics, SSD Utility may crash. This can be fixed by updating the Intel & NVIDIA drivers.
  • The mouse cursor is not displayed when using Bootable SSD Utility with a DisplayPort™ connection with a GeForce® 1070. Workaround is to boot in safe mode.
  • Due to a bug in version 2.2.2645, when using the update feature from within the application, the update may fail with a message “Error installing.” Workaround is to download manually the latest version from ocz.com.

Show Previous Release Notes

Version 2.3.2773 October 2, 2017
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Updated the kernel version for bootable SSD Utility
  • Improvements to translated UI text
  • Updated SMART terminology
  • Benchmark optimisation
  • Fixed upgrade process
Known Issues
  • TL100 Firmware update may fail on Windows® 7 if the Intel® RSTe driver is installed. To work around this, use bootable SSD Utility to perform the update.
  • TL100 benchmark results may degrade if re-run immediately after a previous benchmark. Workaround is to wait a minute or two before re-running the benchmark.
  • On some PCs it is impossible to perform secure-erase: this happens if the PC BIOS issues SECURITY FREEZE LOCK the drive, and does not implement the suspend/resume cycle used to unfreeze it. Workaround is to use the secure erase feature in the BIOS if there is one, otherwise to perform secure erase on another PC.
  • On some laptops with dual Intel® & NVIDIA® graphics, SSD Utility may crash. This can be fixed by updating the Intel & NVIDIA drivers.
  • The mouse cursor is not displayed when using Bootable SSD Utility with a DisplayPort™ connection with a GeForce® 1070. Workaround is to boot in safe mode.
  • Due to a bug in version 2.2.2645, when using the update feature from within the application, the update may fail with a message “Error installing.” Workaround is to download manually the latest version from ocz.com.
Version 2.2.2645 December 28, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenance release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Support for TL100 SSDs
  • Recalibration of graphical temperature display
  • Fix VX500 secure erase
  • Improvements to translated UI text
  • Fix creation of bootable SSD Utility onto blank USB drive (Linux®)
  • Prevent overprovisioning of dynamic disks
  • Bugfix: show local update file with no .extension
  • Fix application shutdown in 32-bit Windows®
  • Benchmark optimization
Known Issues
  • Firmware update of TL100 may fail. Workaround is to cycle the drive power (shutdown your system, switch off, then switch on again), then retry the firmware update.
  • TL100 Firmware update may fail on Windows® 7 if the Intel® RSTe driver is installed. To work around this, use bootable SSD Utility to perform the update.
  • TL100 benchmark results may degrade if re-run immediately after a previous benchmark. Workaround is to wait a minute or two before re-running the benchmark.
  • On some PCs it is impossible to perform secure-erase: this happens if the PC BIOS issues SECURITY FREEZE LOCK the drive, and does not implement the suspend/resume cycle used to unfreeze it. Workaround is to use the secure erase feature in the BIOS if there is one, otherwise to perform secure erase on another PC.
  • On some laptops with dual Intel® & NVIDIA® graphics, SSD Utility may crash. This can be fixed by updating the Intel & NVIDIA drivers.
Version 2.1.2542 July 11, 2016
Improvements

This is a maintenence release of SSD Utility, with the following enhancements:

  • Support for XG3 and VX500 SSDs
  • Recalibration of graphical temperature display
  • Updated Toshiba branding requirements
Known Issues
  • Cannot revert overprovisioning of dynamic disk. If the SSD is formatted as a dynamic disk, the overprovisioning can be increased, but not decreased in SSD Utility. The workaround is to extend the volume in Windows® Disk Management.
  • Local update file not shown in dialog pane (Linux®). When updating firmware from a local file, the file select dialog will not display a file without an .extension. The workaround is to rename any such file with a .bin extension.
  • Cannot create bootable SSD Utility onto blank USB drive (Linux®). Depending on the contents of the USB stick, the "Create Bootable SSD Utility" feature may fail with status "File system operation failed". The workaround is to download the bootable image and write it to the USB drive with dd.
Version 2.0.2430 May 3, 2016

This is a major release of SSD Utility, which replaces the SSD Guru and SSD AccessPro products. These are the primary new features since SSD Guru/AccessPro V1.5:

  • SSD Utility is now copyright Toshiba Corporation.
  • Introduces support for TR150, RD400, VT180 and ZD6000 family.
  • Supports updating of device drivers.
  • Supports self-update of SSD Utility to future versions.
  • Provides alerts on potential SSD issues.
  • Management of notifications now supported in Settings.
  • Benchmark option available under Tuner.
  • Displays firmware, BIOS and driver release notes.
  • Multiple languages now supported in the user interface.
  • Can update firmware and BIOS on multiple drives together.
  • Automatically downloads Bootable SSD Utility image when creating.
  • Explicit control provided on shutting down or restarting system after an update.
  • NVMe™ Format option provides a quick “secure erase” option for RD400.
  • Manual Trim function has been removed, as Windows® 7 and above supports Trim natively. Manual Trim function remains in Linux® version of SSD Utility.
  • Any SSD used as the system drive is highlighted.
  • Will no longer allow firmware update to be attempted when not in AHCI mode for SATA SSDs.
  • Over provisioning enhancements with spanned disks and multiple namespaces.
  • Many minor enhancements.
Known Issues
  • Task tray icon may not appear correctly positioned and sized in some Linux® window managers.
Version 1.5.2312 Febuary 18, 2016
Improvements
  • Displays correct Dashboard Health value for TR150 SSDs running V12.2 firmware.
Known Issues
  • Task tray icon may not appear correctly positioned and sized in some Linux window managers.
Version 1.5.2144 January 16, 2016
Improvements
  • Introduce full support for TR150.
  • Resolves startup problem on some systems when running under certain OS language variants, such as Chinese.
Known Issues
  • Task tray icon may not appear correctly positioned and sized in some Linux window managers.

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Important Notes About SSD Utility
  • Windows® and Linux®: Make sure to set your SATA controller to AHCI mode in the motherboard BIOS if it is not; for instructions see the user documentation for your computer.
  • SSD Utility is required to be run as a system administrator.
  • Internet connection is required for firmware and BIOS update.
  • Updating your firmware with the SSD Utility is not supported under Windows® XP.
  • Make back-up copies of any data on the SSD that you want to keep; some operations result in the complete loss of data on the SSD (you will be warned if this will occur).

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