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Seagate SSHD or Trash Bin?

By Tu_my ยท 4 replies
Sep 2, 2014
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  1. My sshd is not working as expected. Its cold boot time is more then 120 seconds and it should be only 12 seconds. I am working on this issue for days and no solution. Problem occurs even with a complete recovery. After the recovery it reduces to 12 seconds normally and after a few cold boot it again become 120 seconds. I made every possible solution and I suspect my sshd is not working. What should I do for resolving the issue. What I made is

    Initial Recover= It reduces to 12 seconds after recover process, and then increases up to 120 seconds.

    Uninstalling Intel Rapid Storage= Again it reduces to 12 seconds cold boot time but then increases again to 120 seconds.

    Turn Of Fast Startup=>Restart=>Turn On Fast Startup=> Make a few cold boot = It again become 12 seconds and then increases up to 120 second after a few restarts.

    Disabling Superfetch= No effect

    Disabling All The Startup Programmes and Unnecessary Services= No effect

    Safe Startup= No Effect

    Some Bios Tricks= No effect

    Updating or Disabling Several Drivers like Bluetooth, Wireless, Card Reader Etc= No Effect

    Shutting Down The Laptop and Without battery holding the power button= No effect

    Booting Without Mouse or any usb devices= No effect

    Changing/Increasing/Decreasing Pagefile.Sys size=No effect

    Increasing/Decreasing Hiberfill.sys size=It increase the time of cold boot process

    Uninstalling all third party programs= No effect

    Seagate Claims this hybrid disc make boot process super fast (as low as 12 seconds) but this sshd is a trash.

    I guess seagate caching algorithm is not working properly and I will get mad about this nonsence sshd. If you have a good idea what is wrong please help me.

    My Operating System is Windows 8.1 and This is a Laptop SSHD of Seagate.
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,887   +626

    SSD or go home. Hybrid drives are at the mercy of the algorithms. Which technically, they'd use the small 12GB (or so) partition to run some other commonly-opened applications rather than the boot-once-a-day Windows.
  3. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,415   +145

    2 minutes is a really long time even for a normal HDD.
    St1ckM4n likes this.
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,887   +626

    Yeah, it is actually.

    Is AHCI turned on at BIOS with Windows installed this way?
  5. Tu_my

    Tu_my TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes bios setting is in AHCI mod and boot setting is UEFI also. Actually I still have no solution about this.

    I don't think their algorithms are for commonly opened applications or boot files, their only algorithm is "sell-sneak off". They still did not reply my support ticket.
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 3, 2014

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