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depends on mobo etc. It is slower because it takes time to recognize your SSDs on boot in BIOS and also the RAID controller has to load
That is what I wondering about; even with fast drives and RAID, a lot is dependent on the other hardware and even the OS, correct?
 
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The best would probably be the simplest fast system possible. A very fast single SSD (ie: 500mb+) with a strong processor and fast RAM, nothing else connected to SATA ports and all unused controllers disabled. I'm guessing fastest boot-up would be a stripped version of XP (ie: Micro XP). Even better would be to have a bootable RAMDisk XD

Is UEFI BIOS implemented in some mobos already? If so I wonder about their boot-up times
 
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Is UEFI BIOS implemented in some mobos already? If so I wonder about their boot-up times
I thought it was - in some 1156 boards - I'd be very interested in seeing the results of that.
 
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Ahh the best I got right now is 41 seconds. I do have an SSD but it is not AHCI Mode.... SO I don't get the extra performance boost admittedly! I know my drive is faster when I have it in AHCI Mode.... I used to do it when I had my EVGA P55 SLI Motherboard. BUt since switching... I forgot to load it that way.

I also did not disable my AV, Or ATI CCC, Or my Sound Card Station when trying for my score. I am sure that would shave an extra few seconds.

Well Hey if I get board on a Saturday I will reformat and change it back.

Nice score though bud....22 sec
 
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Man O Man getting better Boss!!! Nice run 17 seconds!!!
 
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am I missing something???

I assumed this timer took a count from the reset and kept time until the reboot. The guy in that video took 35 seconds to reboot, not 8, so I assume this is just a timer from the windows logo to a usable desktop?
 
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I see 7.83 seconds...I don't know where you see 35 seconds. :confused:
 

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count the time in the video from when he clicks the "go" button on the app at 1:12 in the vid, then at 1:47 in the vid the timer pops up with an 8 second result. So what is being timed, just the time from the windows logo to desktop?
 
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No idea - I am just on desktop when I click on the app...I don't know what he is doing different.
 
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I might be able to, I keep a pretty lean system. If I had to guess I would say 20-30 seconds, but I've never tested it or anything.
 
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am I missing something???

I assumed this timer took a count from the reset and kept time until the reboot. The guy in that video took 35 seconds to reboot, not 8, so I assume this is just a timer from the windows logo to a usable desktop?
I was thinking the same thing.
 
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I see what you are saying now Pete - The time between when I click on the app to the result is less than 20 seconds for me. The fellow in the video has about 35 seconds in between. I will be quizzing him on that point...;)

Latest run...:cool:


 
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I'd try, but I hate rebooting.
 
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I'd try, but I hate rebooting.
Only takes 16 seconds...:laugh:

I have asked the fellow in the video about this...awaiting a response. This is the quickest rig I have ever seen for sure. I noticed it right away and is the reason I began testing this one.

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I claim BS on this, it keeps telling me 60-70 seconds, but the wall clock usually stays in the same minute. WTF?
 
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