When loading Windows, VROC has irregular boot times, minimum 23 seconds, IF it boots.
At times, when hitting shut down, it will reboot instead,
sometimes it will not shut down at all.
With 960 EVO as boot drive, 2 seconds boot time and shut down.
Above is with the 4 Optane drives in software RAID0 for storage.
ASrock X299 Taichi XE motherboard
i9 7900X CPU
64GB DDR4 2666 Crucial memory
EVGA 1080ti SC2 Hybrid graphics
4 x 280GB 900P Optane U.2 to M.2 drives
Asus Hyper M.2 x 16 AIC
Asrock Thunderbolt 3 AIC
Intel VROCISSDMOD key
Corsair 1000W Platinum PS
Corsair 280mm AIO
15 total fans on system
Hottest it gets benchmarking is 72c
I have an open ticket with no resolution.
One time I thought it was Corsair link, but that was not it.
The speed of the system is amazing, on Optane Q1T1 in excess of 200 MBPS.
In software raid as storage, in excess of 300 MBPS.
But it won't boot quickly in VROC on Optane,
the fastest drive on the planet.
We are sorry for the inconvenience, we will investigate further in order to find the root cause of the issue. We will contact you back as soon we received more information from our engineers.
We hope you are doing well
As you mentioned on your post we have a ticket under your name which is being investigated by our engineering team. We will follow up on the status of your issue using the original case in order to avoid duplicate request for the same issue.
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Thank you for providing us more information about the steps you have attempted to improve the performance during boot times and shut downs. We are still investigating on the issue that you are experiencing.
We apologize for the delay in our response, but due to the complexity of the issue you are experiencing we are still working to find a solution.
Thank you for contacting Intel Technical Support.
During our investigation we have determined that since Intel® VROC was developed as a business/enterprise technology, we don't recommend using end user SSD's such as 900p or 760p because they are not validated, instead we recommend using our professional or data center SSDs which has been validated to work properly with VROC RAID Arrays.
We hope you find this information useful.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Intel Customer Support
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