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Samsung Releases SSD Magician Software 4.0

PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:14 am
by Ian
Samsung has released a new version of its SSD Magician software. Along with a new interface, it now supports Windows 8... except if you want to do a secure erase (wtf?). ... ... tes_10.pdf

Title : Samsung Magician Software Ver.4.0 Release note

Applicable Model

- 470 Series: MZ-5PA064* MZ-5PA128* MZ-5PA256*

- 830 Series: MZ-7PC064* MZ-7PC128* MZ-7PC256* MZ-7PC512*

- 840 Series: MZ-7TD120* MZ-7TD250* MZ-7TD500*

- 840 PRO Series: MZ-7PD128* MZ-7PD256* MZ-7PD512*

Improvements & Modifications

- Completely redesigned User Interface and User Experience.

- Simple, graphical indication of drive health status and Total Bytes Written.

- At-a-glance system configuration information, including SATA interface and AHCI support.

- Re-designed OS Optimization featuring three common user profiles and detailed explanations of each configuration option.

- SSD Authentication feature to verify your SSD is a genuine Samsung product.(From 840 and 840 PRO Series)

Operating System

- Windows XP SP2(32bit) / Vista(32/64bit) / 7(32/64bit) / 8(32/64bit)


- SSD will not be recognized if it is part of a RAID array

- Magician does not work with SSDs connected via the SCSI controller interface.

- Only MBR and GPT partition types are supported. Magician may not work with other partition types.

- Secure Erase is not supported for Windows 8 systems.