Windows 10 Pro
AMD Phenom II X6
Samsung 830 SSD: Primary Drive
WD 1.5TB HDD: Secondary Drive
SATA Optical Drive
American Megatrends, Inc motherboard
Hello, I've always had this specific question since I added an SSD drive as my primary booting drive. Why do some people say their desktops boot in like 8 seconds? Is it because they have good motherboards? I have one of those stock Gateway generic cheap motherboards. I tried finding information about whether I could update the BIOS, disable certain devices, SATA ports, unused floppy connections, quick boot options, etc. on the BIOS, but I can't. There aren't any BIOS updates on my desktop's drivers website, and all the settings are set so that it would load as fast as possible. From a cold boot, 90% of the time is spent on the BIOS. White letters are shown telling me what is being loaded: controllers, RAM modules, connections, etc. The motherboard beeps one time on boot, to which according to Gateway, it's telling me that everything is OK. But I still wanted to double check with everyone here if it's normal for a desktop with an SSD to take about 35 seconds (25 seconds on the BIOS, 10 seconds on loading Windows) from boot to desktop to load. Thanks.
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