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post #11 of 28
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didnt see that ssd thing xD your optimization guide was complicated
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bah..sean even has the blackviper stuff linked thumb.gif

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http://screensnapr.com/v/gBkG8w.png

heres the results for the ssd test

im using a gigabyte z68xp-ud3 and i5-2500k

Well your drive is aligned right, you are in AHCI mode, and you have your SATA drivers installed. hmmm

I think you just need to go through your bios and disable things you don't need and my guide a little and also make sure you use auto runs and disable some start up programs you don't need.
post #13 of 28
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Aight, ill take some time to understand your guide. thanks smile.gif
post #14 of 28
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solved the problem with the slow loading screen smile.gif it was due to the horrible mobo utilities. Uninstalled most of them and the login time to windows is muchhh faster thumb.gif
post #15 of 28
You have an M4...Have you also updated its firmware?
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post #16 of 28
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Im good now. It was motherboard problem. Thanks though
post #17 of 28
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Im good now. It was motherboard problem. Thanks though

I think he was referring to the relatively recent firmware release that fixes a reboot bug that occurs after 5000 or so hours of use. It's a pretty painless process from what I understand, but not something you want to forget about. In a few years you would get reboots and you would have no clue why.
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post #18 of 28
Yea you need to update it. You only have 0009, you need 0309. It fixes a bald bug.

How to update M4 firmware:
  1. Download 0309 firmware here: http://www.crucial.com/support/firmware.aspx
  2. Burn the .iso to a CD.
  3. Boot from the CD.
  4. Type "yes" when prompted to.
  5. Wait 30 sec.
  6. When complete turn the PC off.
  7. Turn said PC back on.
  8. Boot from SSD.
  9. Enjoy your Crucial M4!
post #19 of 28
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oh.. then i gotta find an empty cd first and i'll do this update
post #20 of 28
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oh.. then i gotta find an empty cd first and i'll do this update

you can also use a with a USB, follow this guide: http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds/2040#post_16465567
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