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convert plaxtor 740 to a Benq 1640

Postby Predjo on Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:42 am

I try to convert plaxtor 740 to a Benq 1640 but i got this massage
The drive is not allowed to be updated.
I just try to upgrade firmware with benq firmware but i wasn't allowed to do that.
What is trick
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Postby Ian on Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:31 am

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Postby Predjo on Wed Mar 08, 2006 2:13 pm

thanks Ian
what will I do without you
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Postby Pete7874 on Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:59 am

So, what exactly do you gain by using Benq's firmware on this drive? Some additional features?
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Postby Ian on Thu Mar 09, 2006 12:03 pm

Yeah, Plextor disabled a bunch of stuff on the drive. You can't do media testing with it nor take advantage of technologies like SolidBurn and OverSpeed.
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