New SSD, Slow boot

Daniel97

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Mar 6, 2011
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I took my 2014 2,6 Mini to a local repair shop today to have them fit a new 500gb Samsung 850 EVO SSD.

They have returned it tonight but the machine takes over 30 seconds to boot.

My 2012 2.5 mini had an older 64gb SSD and that booted in about 13 seconds.

This new SSD when turning on sits on a black screen for 20 seconds before finally displaying apple logo and then taking 10 further seconds to load the main screen.

Do i have an issue?

Why is it sat on a black screen pre apple logo?
 
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keysofanxiety

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Nov 23, 2011
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I took my 2014 2,6 Mini to a local repair shop today to have them fit a new 500gb Samsung 850 EVO SSD.

They have returned it tonight but the machine takes over 30 seconds to boot.

My 2012 2.5 mini had an older 64gb SSD and that booted in about 13 seconds.

This new SSD when turning on sits on a black screen for 20 seconds before finally displaying apple logo and then taking 10 further seconds to load the main screen.

Do i have an issue?

Why is it sat on a black screen pre apple logo?
Try reset PRAM (hold CMD, Alt, P, R on startup until you hear the Apple boot chime 3 times. Then let go).

any better?
 

Daniel97

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Mar 6, 2011
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Unbelievable.

Checked to see if start up disc was selected. Nope! Given it was an apple authorised repair shop that's a bit slack. When I asked why they said it should have done it automatically! Didn't expect it to be that simple given where I took it for fitment.

Grrr

Oh well easy fix.

He also told me he never turned TRIM on. Worthwile to do that or shall I leave it off?
[doublepost=1463125166][/doublepost]Oh and ive done a PRAM reset just in case anyway!
 
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wayoutwest5505

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Jul 1, 2010
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I took my 2014 2,6 Mini to a local repair shop today to have them fit a new 500gb Samsung 850 EVO SSD.

They have returned it tonight but the machine takes over 30 seconds to boot.

My 2012 2.5 mini had an older 64gb SSD and that booted in about 13 seconds.

This new SSD when turning on sits on a black screen for 20 seconds before finally displaying apple logo and then taking 10 further seconds to load the main screen.

Do i have an issue?

Why is it sat on a black screen pre apple logo?
Put OWC SSD 1 TB in Macbook Pro 17" = Having lots of problems getting back up to speed. Using Super Duper.
[doublepost=1463256860][/doublepost]Put OWC SSD 1 TB in Macbook Pro 17" = Having lots of problems getting back up to speed. Using Super Duper. Backed up first and then west back to old Yosemite system. Seemed to Calm the Mac down.Trouble connecting to Wireless with El Capitan.
 

Gav2k

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Jul 24, 2009
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Unbelievable.

Checked to see if start up disc was selected. Nope! Given it was an apple authorised repair shop that's a bit slack. When I asked why they said it should have done it automatically! Didn't expect it to be that simple given where I took it for fitment.

Grrr

Oh well easy fix.

He also told me he never turned TRIM on. Worthwile to do that or shall I leave it off?
[doublepost=1463125166][/doublepost]Oh and ive done a PRAM reset just in case anyway!
Enable trim and ignore the store
 
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