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Intel x25-m 160Gb Showing up as "Kingston SSDNow 40Gb"

Intel x25-m 160Gb Showing up as "Kingston SSDNow 40Gb"

I have an Asrock x58 Extreme motherboard flashed to the latest bios (1.80). I have an Intel x25-m 160Gb (SATA slot 1) pluged in but the BIOS seems to register it as a Kingston SSDNow 40Gb. I wanted to try to update the SSD firmware but I cant get the BIOS to post when I switch into "Compatability" mode (Which intel claims is required to run their firmware updater ISO)

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If you bought the drive secondhand, the chips may have been switched out by a shady seller. There's a pretty active market in counterfeit SSDs these days; here is a thread on the Intel community forums about counterfeit x25s.