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hi guys i recieved my new vertex 4 256gb yesterday and ive had agility 3 and force 3 sata 3 drives before this and the boot time is very long for just one drive i get 35 seconds boot time its definatly alot noticable than my other drives and this drive is supposed to be far better than my other to can you tell me have i done anythin wrong i just reinstalled windows fresh and installed motherboard drivers is there anything in the bios i should turn on or any other settings because i think there is something not right with that boot time
post #2 of 19
Did you follow my install guide?

Is your SATA mode set to AHCI mode or RAID mode, not IDE?

Do you have any external devices connected?
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post #3 of 19
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its set to ahci and no other devices connected only cd drive, which install guide?
post #4 of 19
you may have a proble, my ocz vertex 4 128gb botts so fast... 8 seconds loading windows
post #5 of 19
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everythin else runs fine the benchmark gives me full speed its just the boot time is slow ive since reinstalled it today after doing a secure wipe and it has improved its not lightning fast but its far better than before i get around 20 secs boot now it must be something ive done wrong
post #6 of 19
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Originally Posted by Jackirwin View Post

its set to ahci and no other devices connected only cd drive, which install guide?

in my signature...
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everythin else runs fine the benchmark gives me full speed its just the boot time is slow ive since reinstalled it today after doing a secure wipe and it has improved its not lightning fast but its far better than before i get around 20 secs boot now it must be something ive done wrong

20 seconds from when you press the power or after POST?
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Did you do the firmware upgrade before installing windows?
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Did you do the firmware upgrade before installing windows?
yes, but you can after as well.
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yes, but you can after as well.

OCZ says it wipes off data on their firmware installer and they explicitly say "not to do so". Furthermore I have a 512gb drive and it refused to update but the performance boost was minimal so I couldn't be asked troubleshooting and didn't bother fixing it.
    
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yes, but you can after as well.

OCZ says it wipes off data on their firmware installer and they explicitly say "not to do so". Furthermore I have a 512gb drive and it refused to update but the performance boost was minimal so I couldn't be asked troubleshooting and didn't bother fixing it.

What? "not to do so" what?
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