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June 30, 2013 6:50:03 AM

Hey my ssd just had doubled it's boot time from 8 to 16 seconds and i found out that if i disable the Onboard Usb 3.0 Controller from the boot menu, it boots again for 8 seconds, why is this happening, what kind of relation has the sata and the usb 3.0 to slow down my drive? Now it's okay but i just can't use my 3.0 ports :/ 

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a b G Storage
June 30, 2013 7:55:03 AM

I bet it was because your motherboard used that 8 sec to check if there are any boot-able device connecting through usb3.0 ports. You should try to move the SSD to the top of booting priority from your BIOS.
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June 30, 2013 1:24:02 PM

Madn3ss795 said:
I bet it was because your motherboard used that 8 sec to check if there are any boot-able device connecting through usb3.0 ports. You should try to move the SSD to the top of booting priority from your BIOS.


Hmm it's strange i enabled the 3.0 controller and 8 sec boot , did a few restarts and 15 sec again, disabled it 8 sec again, this afternoon came to the pc, turned it on and 15 sec, i immediately restartet it an 8 sec again, its very strange, i think its the motherboard thats shitty and has some issues, cuz i dont think its the ssd, hopefully i'll be picking a z77a-g45 gaming mobo this summer to replace this one and see if the problem persists, maybe its Windows 7 issue :/ 
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a b G Storage
July 1, 2013 5:20:59 AM

15 s for booting is not really bad, I wouldn't think of buying something because of 7s boot time.
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July 1, 2013 12:08:49 PM

mad-max79 said:
15 s for booting is not really bad, I wouldn't think of buying something because of 7s boot time.


It's not bad, but a vertex 4 should boot in 8 sec ~. It boots in 8 secs but not always. Randomly does 15 sec.
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