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2 years ago#1
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?
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2 years ago#2
Well my windows 7 is installed on an SSD so............
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2 years ago#3
my windows 7 boots fast as hell if you don't count POST.
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2 years ago#4
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.
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2 years ago#5
Windows 8 boots up much faster even without an SSD. My computer boots in less than 10 seconds on a HDD after post.
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2 years ago#6
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.
2 years ago#7
I can tell you I also boot W8 on my ssd in 3 seconds. It's insane but true.
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2 years ago#8
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.
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2 years ago#9
fatali posted...
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.
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2 years ago#10
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.
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