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Got curious about boot time on other pc's old as new.

How long does your pc take to boot from dead cold. Meaning from you push start button to ready in windows desktop?

Mine is about 38 seconds. Most of the boot time is bios posting. My old mother dosent have uefi bios but the good old legacy bios so posting takes longer. But yeah thats the price you pay then you are using almost 10 year old hardware.

A little video of my pc booting.

 
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Mine takes 3-4 seconds. Laptops with NvMe are a different beast though.
 
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Thats sleep, not a full boot with POST. ;)


I'm around 25s to useable desktop.
 
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Mine takes 3-4 seconds. Laptops with NvMe are a different beast though.
Oh boy i can only dream about boot time that short. Well at least un til i bay some thing new.

Thats sleep, not a full boot with POST. ;)


I'm around 25s to useable desktop.
Are you refuring to my system or yours?

If mine. No that is a cold boot and not a boot from sleep, but fast boot in windows 10 is enable. As far i know that is set by default.
 
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From cold about 10 to 12 seconds.
 
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Oh boy i can only dream about boot time that short. Well at least un til i bay some thing new.



Are you refuring to my system or yours?

If mine. No that is a cold boot and not a boot from sleep, but fast boot in windows 10 is enable. As far i know that is set by default.
If i replied to you, i would have quoted you :). Im talking about the post directly above mine who boots in 3-4 seconds. :)
 
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If i replied to you, i would have quoted you :). Im talking about the post directly above mine who boots in 3-4 seconds. :)
Ah i see. Al right then.

Well it is al ready pretty clear that because i dont have eufi bios, bios posting cost me a good amount of time compared to uefi bios :cry:. Goodbey x58 you are booting to slow o_O.
 

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I'm really not sure that is a reason to boot your system to the curb...unless you just want an excuse to upgrade, LOL.

There is nothing wrong with a 38 second boot. It's only 10-15 seconds slower than the others who replied. Surely you can spare 38 seconds in life to boot up? Remember how slow things were with HDD's.
 
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I'm really not sure that is a reason to boot your system to the curb...unless you just want an excuse to upgrade, LOL.

There is nothing wrong with a 38 second boot. It's only 10-15 seconds slower than the others who replied. Surely you can spare 38 seconds in life to boot up? Remember how slow things were with HDD's.
I just moved my Z87 off 5400rpm HDD boot, and man that was bad. Looking at 4-6 minutes til useable.
 

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I just moved my Z87 off 5400rpm HDD boot, and man that was bad. Looking at 4-6 minutes til useable.
:eek: Oh wow, man! Yeah, I guess I had even forgotten how long it was. I had 2 minutes or so in my mind.
 
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:eek: Oh wow, man! Yeah, I guess I had even forgotten how long it was. I had 2 minutes or so in my mind.
Yeah, took my ancient OCZ Petrol and stuck it in. Down to about the same boot as my main rig now. I'm a firm believer in SSD as the bare minimum now.
 
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How long does your pc take to boot from dead cold. Meaning from you push start button to ready in windows desktop?
You need to take into account a lot of variables when getting to desktop from the start button.. Some people don't log-in and some do. Some have more services/drivers through added software and hardware.

Anyway, here is my last bios time: 18.3 seconds
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What Is “Last BIOS Time”?
 
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Most board will take 3-4 seconds to splash screen. I don't know how you could get to the desktop in that. Fastest Ive seen is 12 on a clean system.
I have a video of it somewhere
 
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18secs with log in screen and pin number to log in SSD as boot.
 

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Well, depends on which system LOL

The dual processor cruncher system takes about a minute.
The 2600K cruncher with an 850 EVO takes about 20 seconds
My main cruncher system takes.........................................Wait for it...........................................Minus 5 seconds. :roll:

I look at it and start to push the button and it's already booted. :laugh:

Na, it takes about 20 seconds as well. :p
 
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Before the latest Nvidia driver, a few seconds. With this current driver, it seems it gets a little confused between my two monitors and it takes an extra 15 seconds or so.
 
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Over 2 minutes, 5400RPM HDDs are crap.
 
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I just did a fresh install of windows 10 today because all my usb ports stopped working mine was prob longer before I'm not sure what happened though to the usb but all good now with 18sec boot time
 
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That's the BIOS time. Boot takes longer
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Yep, that is what I meant... I typed boot, when I was thinking bios. That is why I stated in the first sentence about the variables.
My "start button" to "desktop" is about that 30 second mark, give or take a couple.
 
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my laptop takes about 30 seconds until desktop,

my PC takes between 3-4 minutes, because the LSI card takes a while to boot
 

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Less than a minute, good enough for me
Less than a minute is a respectable cold boot time. 30 seconds is an impressive boot time.

people estimate their boot times at 15 seconds ,or 20 seconds ,but when they lay their iPhone on top of their computer right next to their power button ,and record them selves hitting the start timer, and power buttons at the same time (with separate device), my guess is 10 seconds will turn into 30 REAL quick. 34 seconds (actual time) with 100% samsung 850 evo storage for me.

Atleast thats my opinion.
 
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