07-01-2009, 04:41 PM #1MBP Taking Longer To Boot After HDD Upgrade
Im not sure why this is, but since my HDD upgrade it takes around 25-30 secs longer too boot.
This is how long it used to take:-
YouTube - 2009 Apple MacBook Pro Alu Vs 2009 Apple MacBook White - Boot Up Time.
It seems like it takes ages before the Apple logo is displayed.
Why is this?
My old drive was the std Hitachi 160Gb 5400rpm version. I upgraded it to a Seagate 320GB 5400rpm.
I am paranoid that its also slower in use, but I didnt time anything prior to upgrade other than boot up times.
07-01-2009, 05:00 PM #2
Grrrr - Looks like a rebuild!
New 7200RPM drive taking longer to boot than old 5400? - Mac Forums
Looks like I need to run archive and install.
12-27-2010, 10:46 AM #3
mac upgrade WD black slow boot
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Had the same problem. Fixed by choosing boot from Macintosh HD in system preferences and startup.. For the first time after upgrade, you may have to wait for upto a minute for mac to boot up. The you can fix this by configuring startup option in System preferences.
Resetting PRAM and NVRAM also helped a lot.. To do this, start the mac and hold command, option, P, R all together. Wait until the mac reboots automatically. Hopefully this should speed up the boot time.
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