Updating bios cumulative update
I fired Windows Update and there it was - KB4467682.
I installed update, rebooted PC and opened HWi NFO app.
If you don’t see the link, make sure you have the latest public updates installed already.Gigabyte Z390 Master with BIOS level F10b Intel i7-9700k32GB Corsair 3000mhz dimms Corsair H75 water cooler Seasonic 750 Platinum Samsung 970 Pro m.2 NVMe 512GB (boot drive)Samsung 970 Pro m.2 NVMe 512GB (gaming drive)Intel 750 NVMe 480GB (data drive)NVIDIA RTX 2080TI FE 11GBASUS ROG PG279q @144 MHz -- using Display Port Windows 10 Pro x64 build 18362bigdave, I will check when I get home, but I think I installed November cumulative update on my newly built PC with Windows 10 1803.Hardware Info shows that all my 6 cores run at 4.8 Ghz.Sometimes a new version of BIOS uses previously configured values in a different way.Resetting to default values ensures that all settings have a properly defined value (using the internal logic of the new BIOS version).
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Also, can you provide more details on how you check boot time in Task Manager? Mozartman, Launch Task Manager after a power up and look at the Startup tab.