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Anyone experienced the fast health % loss hitting some models ? Numbers only while the drive is actually fine ?
My 980 (pcie 3) holding up well. Magician recently offered a firmware update, maybe adressing some hidden bugs.

 

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I have a Samsung 980 Pro 2TB, the "problem model", and it even has the "problem firmware version" (3B2QGXA73).  I have over 18 TB written and it is at 99% health, so, no apparent problem.  Regardless, I'll be patching it to the new firmware version within the next few days.

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Well, the 990 Pro is now also a problem model.

 

My guess is it's some sort of edge case where it only happens on a small percentage of drives (maybe based on write patterns?) or it would have been caught before shipping.

 

I'd update it if I had one of those (I only have an older Samsung among my stable of SSDs), if only because I wouldn't want whatever triggered the problem to happen to me, likely without realizing it, a few weeks down the road and start eating away at the SSD.

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