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Yep, did format it the long way. Set up two 160 gig Sata 3 drives in RAID 0.
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You have Crossfire enabled already? or is boottime already long without Crossfire?

Those ATI drivers do indeed take their time ..... just be patient with them


Then again, how often are you booting up anyways... my rig is up 24/7
    
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do you have a cd in your cd roms, cause my computer would take an extra minute trying to read the cd before it would boot the hd. that is because of boot order. may want to mess with that.
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You must update windows first. My old install cd was a SP1 windows XP. My core 2 duo 6600 first installed took a longer time to boot windows than my 1.3 pentium 4. Just keep running windows update and it will become faster. I believe SP2 makes it much faster. Takes mine about 4-5 ticks.
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