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.
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!