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Phoenix Instant Boot BIOS Starts Windows 7 in 1 se

suraj.sun (1348507) writes | more than 4 years ago

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suraj.sun writes "Phoenix is showing off a few interesting things at IDF, but the real standout is their new Instant Boot BIOS, a highly optimized UEFI implementation that can start loading an OS in just under a second.

Combined with Windows 7's optimized startup procedure, that means you're looking at incredibly short boot times — we saw a retrofitted Dell Adamo hit the Windows desktop in 20 seconds, while a Lenovo T400s with a fast SSD got there in under 10.

Engadget article : http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/24/video-phoenix-instant-boot-bios-starts-loading-windows-in-under/

Video : http://www.viddler.com/explore/engadget/videos/645/2.033/"

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"Starts Windows 7 in 1 second"? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29536405)

Hideously misleading tagline.
"... gets through POST in 1 second" perhaps?
That's impressive enough in itself, and it gets around the problem of leaving a bad taste in your mouth because you've been lied to.
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