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How did you check the firmware version of the drive? I just bought a 970 EVO Plus to use as a secondary drive in my first build and I’m trying to figure out if/how I need to install the firmware update.
Run the Samsung Magician software and it will tell you what firmware version you have now.
 
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Run the Samsung Magician software and it will tell you what firmware version you have now.
That’s Windows only, no? I unfortunately don’t have access to a windows machine. I‘m planning to try updating the firmware via a bootable USB before installing Mojave on my new build tonight, but if I didn’t have to do that, that would be awesome!
 

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Are you living alone on a desert island in the South Pacific ? You could create WindowsPE USB but I don't know how you'll even do that without a Windows PC to create one.

hehe, not on a desert island but I literally don’t know a single person with a PC. I guess I could knock on my neighbors doors but I’m sure I can find an easier solution. I’ll try the bootable USB firmware update tonight and see how that goes.
 
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Certainly seems not to like 10.13 even after Carbon Copy etc. I can't run 10.14 as still no Nvidia support,
had to swap over to 970Pro instead.
Hi how did you get the 970 pro working i have same trying on Mojave no luck until now.

Thanks very much
 
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Samsung 970 EVO Plus Still have problem in Mac OS X Hackintosh after Upgrade Firmware 2B2QEXM7

If Have More than one 970 Evo Plus in computer, got Crashing in Mac OS X Hackintosh

But no any problem if login Windows OS

Try with 3 970 Evo Plus in original Slot M.2 Crashing after few second

Try with 2 970 Evo Plus Crashing after few second

Try with one 970 Evo Plus No any Problem

Try with one 970 Evo Plus and one 960 pro no any problem

Any Idea?

Regards
Still gotting this issues? or solved with any kind of miracle ? XD
 
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hehe, not on a desert island but I literally don’t know a single person with a PC. I guess I could knock on my neighbors doors but I’m sure I can find an easier solution. I’ll try the bootable USB firmware update tonight and see how that goes.
You can use System Information to view the firmware version of your NVMe SSD. It will show up as "Revision". Here's mine as a reference:
EVO FW version.png
 
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How did you check the firmware version of the drive? I just bought a 970 EVO Plus to use as a secondary drive in my first build and I’m trying to figure out if/how I need to install the firmware update.
Hi, I check with Samsung software but you can check with System Information>NVMExpress>Revision.
Mine is showing as below;

Capacity: 500,11 GB (500 107 862 016 bytes)
TRIM Support: Yes
Model: Samsung SSD 970 EVO Plus 500GB
Revision: 2B2QEXM7
 
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