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Also keep in mind that USB hubs add to time spent in POST, usually a second or so each. This includes USB hubs in your keyboard. The BIOS has to spend time negotiating with the USB hub controller to assign it an ID and all that and to detect devices attached to the controller. Since the BIOS is working with a mere 64kB of RAM this exercise is significant and takes time. So if you want to shave an extra second or two off your POST time, consolidate your devices onto the native ports and as few hubs as possible, and remove any hubs you don't need.

I don't have any hubs.

I just went into the bios and disabled the GUI, but kept the post.... Holy crap, the taking away that splash screen took almost 5 seconds off boot time... And I found that I was in IDE mode, so I switched over to AHCI and whoa, 5 seconds in the windows screen.. Now boot it like 10 seconds or less.. WOW thanks
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I don't have any hubs.
I just went into the bios and disabled the GUI, but kept the post.... Holy crap, the taking away that splash screen took almost 5 seconds off boot time... And I found that I was in IDE mode, so I switched over to AHCI and whoa, 5 seconds in the windows screen.. Now boot it like 10 seconds or less.. WOW thanks

Glad to help. biggrin.gif
post #63 of 84
Although not a lot of people do it, I use an OCZ synapse cache 64GB drive.

Even though my OS is stored on HDD my boot time is somewhere between 8- and 10 seconds.

Very easy to install and i didnt have to reimage my machine.
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hello, just a simple question. Why to buy an ssd while having an hdd. I have a wd 1 tb. hdd but no ssd... So why should i purchase a ssd help me clarify my question...

is this even a legitimate question?
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if i'm not wrong the hdd can be cooled using some sort of coolers....
But i wanted to know that are ssd also cooled
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if i'm not wrong the hdd can be cooled using some sort of coolers....
But i wanted to know that are ssd also cooled

SSDs really don't get hot like HDDs do...

Read this to learn more about SSDs: Sean's SSD Buyers Guide/Information Thread
post #67 of 84
Fair superior transfer speed (especially when you RAID 0 them thumb.gif ) , longer lifespan due to no moving parts, fit them wherever you want in your case (nice and light and will be supported by velcro) and no additional heat inside your case. Need I say more.
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If you dont have many games and programs Grab a 64 GB SSD or the 128 GB SSD, (Im cutting it close now, 119 GB total with 7 Ultimate + SWTOR For me (easily 30 GB ) and WoW for my Wife, wont leave me with too much room =(
Whats eating all of your space. I have Win 7 Ult and SWTOR and I still have quite a lot of room left on my 64GB M4. You should try optimizing Windows 7, I'm at around 10GB for Ultimate.
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Whats eating all of your space. I have Win 7 Ult and SWTOR and I still have quite a lot of room left on my 64GB M4. You should try optimizing Windows 7, I'm at around GB for Ultimate.

You're at Around GB?

How many? lol
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because it's the best thing since sliced bread?
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