SSD Firmware Update


Installation Instructions for the PNY Drive Utility*

  1. Download and run the PNY Drive Utility installation package.
  2. Download and save the PNY Firmware Image file to a known location on your system.
  3. Launch the PNY Drive Utility and use it to open the downloaded firmware image. The application will list drives that are eligible for a firmware upgrade.
  4. For eligible drives, click the 'Upgrade..." button to initiate the upgrade process.

*Requires administrator privileges

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WARNING: Before initiating the update process be sure to backup or make copies of all important files. Do not interrupt power to your solid-state drive during the firmware upgrade process.


Name

Revision

File Size

Download

CS900 Firmware Update Package

2.12

2.3MB

Download Firmware
Release Date: 3/23/18
Applies to drives that have CS900208/CS900210/CS900211 firmware. Updating will erase the drive.

Elite Portable SSD CS105110 Firmware Update Package

2.00

3.9MB

Download Firmware
Release Date: 4/5/18
Applies to drives that have CS105106 firmware. Updating will erase the drive.

Elite Portable SSD CS105212 Firmware Update Package

2.00

4.1MB

Download Firmware
Release Date: 4/5/18
Applies to drives that have CS105211 firmware. Updating will erase the drive.

CL4111 Firmware Update Package

1.0.8

1.2MB

Download Firmware
Release Date: 4/24/17