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Is 40 seconds a good boot time for a HDD?

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Done alot tweaking to windows and i got it to boot in 40 seconds. Is that a good boot time for a hdd?
post #2 of 27
Yes.
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post #3 of 27
Any lower then 40 seconds and you're starting to get in SSD boot time territory, can I ask what you did to get your boot time so quick on your HDD? Out of curiosity.
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What such "tweaks" have you done?

Caviar Black I am assuming?
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post #5 of 27
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No. seagate barracuda 500gb.

Ive done the black viper tweaks. And other various tweaks.
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And just to confirm i started the stop clock after the boot sequence.
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Is this a new OS or you also have programs on it?biggrin.gif
 
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my boot is 40 secs with programs, seagate 5900rpm. ftw. on SATA(3) 6gb line though.
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post #9 of 27
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Ive actually done more tweaking and got it down to 35 seconds. Not bad for HDD.
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Its a new O/S with programs on it.
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