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Old 18th Mar 2013, 09:48   #1
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Asus updates GTX 680 boards for Win 8 Fast Boot

UEFI GOP BIOS provides quick-load support.
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Old 18th Mar 2013, 16:31   #2
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How much does this reduce boot times? It's probably not coming to my 6870 any time soon, but I'd like to know.
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Old 18th Mar 2013, 17:52   #3
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How much does this reduce boot times? It's probably not coming to my 6870 any time soon, but I'd like to know.
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Time from cold boot from a fresh install of windows 8 versus an optimal boot time from fresh install with the boxes ticked above (hardware).
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Old 18th Mar 2013, 18:30   #4
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Old 18th Mar 2013, 23:42   #5
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Windows 8 already boots quite fast, and POST is often skipped in laptops already. I wonder what the improvements are with this.
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Old 19th Mar 2013, 07:29   #6
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Windows 8 already boots quite fast, and POST is often skipped in laptops already. I wonder what the improvements are with this.
At a guess (I don't know) but windows does a lot of checks on hardware and software on startup, so maybe it just skips the gpu entirely.
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