January 23rd 2017 – This firmware update allows OS TRIM commands to be passed to the installed drives. It also improves RAID 1 rebuild performance for high capacity hard drives (3TB+).
April 5th 2016 – This firmware update provides compatibility with 8TB hard drives (per bay). (IMPORTANT: If your product was purchased after April 5th 2016 it will already have this update.)
IMPORTANT: This is an optional firmware update that disables all HDD sleep states. It is not a required update and is only recommended if you are having difficullty with drives sleeping at undesired times independent of the OS.