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  1. #1

    Post your Boot Time!

    Show your boot time here!
    Please post the normal boot and cold boot times.

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  2. #2

    United States
    Posts : 650
    Windows 8.1 Pro, iOS 7.1, Elementary OS

    16 seconds.
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  3. #3

    Fresh Windows 8 install with about 20 programs installed, ~20 seconds
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    Wow, that's great!
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  5. #5

    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64

    2 seconds, the time the monitors wake up from sleep.... I never shutdown my PC,
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  6. #6

    Posts : 90
    Windows 8.1 pro media centre 64bit

    Just shut down the computer for the first time since installing Win 8 apart from restarts of course and let her go cold took just over 17 sec's to boot.
    I'm another one who never turns there system off just wake's it up
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    Vista and Win7

    This was in Virtual Box.

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  8. #8

    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,972
    Windows 10 x64

    My boot with the OEM install was pretty bad: 70 seconds.

    I've improved it to about 50 seconds but that's about all my HDD can provide.
    Hybrid Boot is still turned off.

    Still monitoring the ups and downs in SSD prices.
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  9. #9

    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    I don't really ever turn my PC off, I do put in hibernate as my bloody motherboard can't sleep correctly. But last check it's like 15-17 seconds from BIOS to Start with KIS 2013 installed.

    On a PC I'm working on right now, its boot time is literally 11-15 seconds and takes usually 6 seconds to shut down. Damned impressive!
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  10. #10

    Posts : 24
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Cold boot 9 seconds.
    From that I press the power button to the start menu is complete and click
    the Internet icon and then open google, it takes 9 seconds
    Last edited by PCmannen; 19 Nov 2012 at 18:11.
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