I just installed my old Intel SSD into my old rig that has Windows 8 pro installed. I'm surprised that it boots that fast and it's running on SATA II speed. I wonder why Windows 7 can't boot that fast? --- "Don't let it end like this...Tell them I said something." Pancho Villa
#2steveboblarryPosted 10/6/2013 12:34:52 PM
Well my windows 7 is installed on an SSD so............ --- Drake the type of dude who understands were Skylar is coming from in Breaking Bad
#3Killah PriestPosted 10/6/2013 12:39:42 PM
my windows 7 boots fast as hell if you don't count POST. --- Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone. The armory of god is guarding me but all you can see is holographic artistry.
My Windows 7 boots in under 20 secs on my new Samsung 840 Pro. Why? Well my HD DVD/BD-R drive needs to boot up first before letting windows finish booting. Too bad there is no fix for that (check the bios) other than replacing the disc drive. --- "Don't let it end like this...Tell them I said something." Pancho Villa
#52Dhas_a_MIGRANEPosted 10/6/2013 12:52:02 PM
Windows 8 boots up much faster even without an SSD. My computer boots in less than 10 seconds on a HDD after post. --- Pearl Code: 0731 1228 8254 White Code: 0862 2790 1982 SSBB: 0989-1461-9542
#6ElfergosPosted 10/6/2013 12:55:12 PM
In 3 seconds? I think you need to post a video of that, it takes my PC (Asus z87 pro based) at least 5 seconds to get past the bios.
#7greensacsPosted 10/6/2013 1:16:40 PM
I can tell you I also boot W8 on my ssd in 3 seconds. It's insane but true. --- 360 GT-TedNugent NRA Vita-iVitaKid WiiU- Daddy_Kong
#8fataliPosted 10/6/2013 1:17:26 PM
Windows 8 uses a hibernation system when you shut it down, that is why it boots so quickly, if you enable hibernation in windows 7 it will also boot faster.
Try restarting in windows 8, when you restart instead of shutting down it really loads everything when you boot, it will take longer, like windows 7 does. --- Mystery is the source of all true science.
#9gastamanPosted 10/6/2013 1:23:39 PM(edited)
if you enable hibernation in windows 7
Hibernation is enabled by default in Windows 7. It boots the same whether it is enabled or disabled. --- //Intel// Core i7 2600k @ 4.2 //Gigabyte// Z68X-UD7-B3 //MSI// 3x GTX 580 Lightning SLi //Corsair// 650D / H100 / 120 GB Force 3 / 12 GB Dominator / AX1200
#10wildog2006Posted 10/6/2013 2:49:06 PM
You didn't quite understand. Win8 doesn't really shut down when you tell it to shut down. It goes into a deep hibernation instead. Restarting fully shuts the system down and reboots.
If you put a Win7 machine into hibernation, it's basically the same as shutting down a Win8 machine. --- Insert generic offensive/slightly racist/holier than thou/fanboy/douchebag/elitist comment here.