Computer help forum: 20 min for computer to boot

by: Shaneomacky March 8, 2013 4:52 AM PST

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20 min for computer to boot

by Shaneomacky - 3/8/13 4:52 AM

This started about a week or so ago now.
I restarted my computer last week to finish some updates, and it took roughly 20 minutes for it to boot up. The computer was running, but i had nothing on the monitors, and no lights on the keyboard or mouse.

I ended up replacing my hard drive since it was fairly old and as well as my power supply since it also was the same age as the hard drive. The first time i turned my computer on after that it didn't take as long, but still took longer then normal, and as of today, it was back up to its normal 20 minute boot up.

So, im not sure now if that means that i could be my motherboard or even my video card. I know of late my video card is running warmer then usual while gaming.

ATI 5870 - Idle 62-64
- Gaming 85-87

And the motherboard is a
Asus p7p55d le

The rest of the computers stats are

Processer- Intel core i5
RAM - 4GB
Windows 7 pro 64 bit

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