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post #1 of 6
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Running the current sig in my specs. Asus P5W DH Deluxe mobo. For some reason, when I power on the system it stays in the black screen/POST for like a minute and sometimes even longer than that. Why's it taking a few minutes??
The worst part is, sometimes it doesn't even boot it (I think). It would stay int he POST screen for so long I get irritated.

The weird thing is when I enter the BIOS then exit the BIOS, it boots up immediately right after I exit the BIOS.
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post #2 of 6
Try reseting the bios use the jumper turn off the power drain the system holding in the power on a few seconds switch the jumper clear the cosmo for a few mins and reset.
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post #3 of 6
Good idea.

Once I had a similar problem where it was taking a long time to do a floppy seek.

Oh yeah, make sure you have USB devices off, if you have something like a printer or a camera you like to keep on. It's hard to post with them running.
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post #4 of 6
This has only happened to me once when I was in the process of overclocking, took maybe 10 seconds to post, perhaps it could have something to do with the chipset mch voltage. See if adding 0.05v on the mch helps.

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post #5 of 6
Try bumping up the voltage to the ram. I have read some were ((cant remember)) were the boards having ram voltage issue at boot up!
Another options you can try is to make sure your ram settings are correct in the bios. Newegg reviews have given complaints about this.
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post #6 of 6
When this happened for myself, it was because of I had too much Vcore. Try to see if that helps, and/or get a newer BIOS.
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