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The BIOS has been around for more than three decades. What made sense then is a weak link in your computing infrastructure now. It may be time to move on.

There is no doubt: UEFI will replace BIOS eventually. However, many managers, IT personnel, and even enterprise architects are uncertain of UEFI’s origins or what it actually brings to the table. By the end of this article, you’ll have a clear understanding of this emerging standard and if it is worth your company’s investment.
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I agree, the days of the "Basic input output system" are numbered.

But, is this a spam post or real news? The article is real enough.

OP, you need to read the posting guidelines...
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Yeah I got a board with UEFI recently and was quite impressed. The boot time is also way faster.

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ARE YOU HEARING THIS GIGABYTE?!

Stop with the hybrid crap, there's no reason. And ditch that god-awful touch screen GUI for it, no-one will buy a touch-screen for their BIOS.
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I cant wait to try one out i haven't had the chance to get one since they have been out. i have be doing computer build for about 12 years now never understood why BIOS was still around all these years.
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post #6 of 101
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Originally Posted by gsa700 View Post
I agree, the days of the "Basic input output system" are numbered.

But, is this a spam post or real news? The article is real enough.

OP, you need to read the posting guidelines...
I did read them. Granted this isn't an "announcement" news but it *is* a current trend. And relevant, I think?
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I've been toying around with BIOSes for around 7-8 years and i know my way around into most (if not all) of BIOSes of any PC, but when i built a PC for a friend with an UEFI (a P8P67 PRO), it rocked my world. Never OCing and even setting the easiest settings on a PC (like the clock) was so user-friendly even my friend which is a little bit computer illiterate understood it from the get go.

I will miss the BIOS (made me feel so pro just understanding it) but yea, it's time for the ol' king to step down and pass the crown to the UEFI.
Edited by Starbomba - 8/17/11 at 10:07am
   
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My MBP has UEFI. Yawn.
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
ARE YOU HEARING THIS GIGABYTE?!

Stop with the hybrid crap, there's no reason. And ditch that god-awful touch screen GUI for it, no-one will buy a touch-screen for their BIOS.
I absolutely agree...
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are you hearing this gigabyte?!

Stop with the hybrid crap, there's no reason. And ditch that god-awful touch screen gui for it, no-one will buy a touch-screen for their bios.
amen
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