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Poll Results: How Important is UEFI To you? Does it determine whether you buy a board or not?

 
  • 16% (10)
    Yes its very important, i wont buy a board without it
  • 21% (13)
    Yes its important, but i don't base my buying decision on it
  • 22% (14)
    Nah not that important, i can live without it, but i prefer it
  • 39% (24)
    No its worthless
61 Total Votes  
post #21 of 30
Thread Starter 
MSi has that simple linux distro.
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post #22 of 30
Well I'm indifferent to the GUI by itself. It's not as if I'm going to be seeing it much after I find my max stable OC.
post #23 of 30
I don't think UEFI is very important, but it is a natural evolvement. Why should we not have a bios with mouse interface in 2011?

I voted 'Yes its important, but i don't base my buying decision on it'
    
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post #24 of 30
I think its useless

I don't even navigate it with the mouse, cause most of the time to navigate you have to reach for the mouse, click for what you want, then go back to the keyboard and type anyways

Plus I can navigate with the keyboard just as fast as I check through settings
post #25 of 30
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i agree that i like not having to use a mouse, but I find that there are ways to get around other than using the mouse in some UEFI GUI BIOSes.
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post #26 of 30
In my honest opinion, I could care less about having a GUI, I like the old fashioned BIOS screen, but that's just my preferences on it. smile.gif
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post #27 of 30
Is there anyway to get UEFI GUI without reinstalling windows and having a 3TB HDD?
I voted "Yes its important, but i don't base my buying decision on it"
     
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post #28 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by TFL Replica;14241792 
Is this only about the GUI aspect of UEFI because UEFI is much more than just a GUI.
Yeah.. you can run 3+TB HDDs... oh wait... my Gigabyte motherboard that has the good old AT BIOS can do that too..
UEFI is just your BIOS after a facelift, don't see any benefits, except the fact, that you have more space for profiles & etc. Motherboard manufacturers have been running out of space since a long time ago.
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post #29 of 30
couldnt care less, but The Asus Bios would stop me from buying their stuff I love Award Bios tho so it was always Gigabyte or DFI for me
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post #30 of 30
noob question.. when the asus boots vs the gigabtytes.. the main difference you guys are referring to is the asus bios can;t sue the luse wheras the gigabytes mobo can..

my question is, without going into the bio, when you simply boot both mobos, what are the differences in "looks/graphics". im building a rig for my parents and i'd rather a visually apeasing boot rather then arial white text.

can someone shed some light on this for me? i cant seem to find any vids that show each boot 'graphic'
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