Quote:Originally Posted by The_chemist21 Make sure you are plugged into the top two red Intel Sata6g_1 or Sata6g_2 ports not the bottom two ASMedia Sata 6g ports shown in the bottom picture.
ahhhhh! legend thanks mate - will...
not sure what you mean tbh, I just plugged the sata cable into the red sata ports - the manual says these are 6gb/s connectors, so I presumed these are the correct/fastest ones available to me? They are fixed to the mobo and are not...
Quote:Originally Posted by vinumsv try optimized settings in bios
not sure what else I can optimize?
I already have it set to fast boot, plus I have disabled Asus ROG logo, and also set post time to 1 sec. Plus its OC'd to 5ghz
40 seconds from power on to desktop - I set it to auto login.
the windows logo stays on screen for about 10 seconds
also I have classic shell and skip metro suite on there too - maybe that's whats slowing it up?
I am having slow boot times with Windows 8
Currently its taking 40 seconds from the moment I hit the power on button to the moment it gets in
This seems slow to me, I really was expecting it to be fast like others I've see...