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PC Slow to boot after driver upate and/or 5600 XT BIOS flash

Question asked by saltygamer on Jul 19, 2020
Latest reply on Jul 20, 2020 by saltygamer



I need help.


My PC boots super slow after I updated the BIOS on my Gigabyte RX 5600 XT Gaming OC, from F60 to F61.


Potential solution: it may have been the AMD drivers messing with my SATA controller.
EDIT: It was not the case.


Longer version:
Just got my new PC with a Gigabyte RX 5600 XT Gaming OC.

I installed Aorus Engine and there it said I had BIOS version F60. Also my AMD Drivers told me the specs of the card, which were clearly the older ones.


On their website it listed F61 (among others) so I downloaded that.

I carefully read the readme file and it said F60 > F61. So I closed all background programs, ran the tool as admin and it said "Succes ! Would you restart your computer?" And so I did... And I got the boot up screen... For a very long time it kept saying "press del to enter BIOS" like it usually only does for a second. Then I finally got the Windows spinny ball loading animation, which also took way longer than before.


I finally got to my desktop and checked the AMD software and Aorus Engine. Both confirmed I had now BIOS F61.

I decided to restart my PC once more to check if this wasn't a one time thing... But unfortunately it is not.

Where it took my PC seconds to boot, it now takes minutes.


I also updated my AMD drivers before I did this, so maybe that also influences it.


Any help is greatly appreciated!