Long time in Post to find H/Drive.

  global-killer 12 Jan 12
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Just built a new comp some new bits some old.

The Hard Drive is an old bit with M/Board New.Board is an AsRock P5B-DE

Got a problem never encountered before: On power up it seems to be taking between 1-2 min to find the hard drive on post.

Once the comp is running and if I do a soft reset it finds H/Drive straight away with no delay.

Have upgraded Bios to latest and done a clear CMOS several times in case prob is in bios.

In the old days I know boards used to do a RAM check which took a bit of time but this method on pre post was stopped quite a few years ago so unlikley to be the cause.

Anyone else had a prob like this.....?

Many Thanks.

  Strawballs 12 Jan 12

It could be the drive on it's way out.

  Zeppelyn 12 Jan 12

As Strawballs says its probably the drive is failing, this has been the reason whenever I've encountered this problem. Try a newer drive to test the board with but odds on its the hard drive.

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