I recently installed a Crucial M4 128gb SSD into my set up. It is only being used as a boot/ gaming drive. Every thing was going well with 5-7 second boot times when suddenly the boot time shot up to over a minute. Having disconnected both HDDs, reinstalled drivers, even going so far as to reinstalling the OS and spending plenty of time on Google I discovered the culprit was likely to be my optical drive (a slim line Sony number although that appears unimportant). Sure enough I disconnected the drive and the boot time is back around the 5 second mark (with the HDDs attached). Has anyone got an idea as how to best get the optical drive playing nicely with the SSD or am I simply best to leave it unattached until I need to use it again? If it helps my mobo is a Asus Gene V and all drivers/ firmware are up to date.