There comes a driver with bootcamp for the HD3000, but it makes no difference.
I tested several versions of Intel HD3000 drivers without success. I assume most people don`t realize that the Intel driver is causing the delay and they think it is the slow HDD.
My problem is that I bought a Intel 520 SSD for faster boot and I realized that it takes 20s for the HD3000 Intel driver to load. That`s very sad...
The 20s delay has nothing to do with the Intel Video Driver. The 20 seconds delay is caused by loading the EFI CSM module. Realise that the Mac Mini does not have a BIOS. Instead it uses EFI for booting. Windows however, relies on BIOS. Therefore, the EFI CSM module is loaded in order to simulate the BIOS.
Unfortunately, the BIOS emulation mode in the MAC Mini disables AHCI and enables IDE. Therefore I think you will not get any advantage at all when running a SSD. For a SSD you should have AHCI enabled.
The only way to solve this is to boot in EFI mode instead of BIOS (CSM) mode. This is finally made right in Windows 8 by Microsoft. But... unfortunately, the Intel Driver does not work in EFI mode, see
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Apparently Intel does not want to solve this!
but how can it be the EFI-BIOS-issue, if uninstalling of the Intel HD3000 driver removes the 20s delay?
By the way, I have the AHCI modus enabled on my mac mini with Win 7 32bit.
I could see a performance boost, at least according to the Win peformance index ;-)
What I need is a Intel HD3000 driver, which is properly written...not that low cost sh..