Long time in Post to find H/Drive.

  global-killer 18:52 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 19:54 12 Jan 12

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

  Zeppelyn 20:11 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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