Just built a new computer. I have only installed a few programs (AVG, Chrome, some of the software that came with the hardware), but the computer boots up very slowly. Using BootRacer, my time to logon is 9 seconds, time to desktop is 63 seconds, and my user wait is 0 seconds. I only have 5 services running at start-up for sound, usb 3.0, and my logitech keyboard.
Does anyone have any idea as to what I should do? The SSD is plugged into the SATA 3 port using a 6gb/s cable. I checked BIOS priorities (HDD isn't even shown), and I have followed an optimization guide and have done almost everything. Next I will try removing the HDD and seeing if it speeds up.
Yes it's set to AHCI. Tried using the msahci driver instead, no change.
Unplugged the HDD for startup, no change.
Updated the bios to the latest version, no change.
Updated all of the motherboard drivers from the gigabyte website aside from Atheros LAN (used Intel instead), Marvell & Intel preinstall SATA drivers (no floppy drive), and Intel VGA driver (system doesn't meet requirements apparently??). Ran into a couple of errors during the creative audio driver update so I'm looking into that now. Doubt that will solve my problem.