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We are getting closer to the launch of Sandy Bridge E and Intel's motherboard partners are eager to get out some early press about their motherboards. We saw a lot of what to expect from SNB-E motherboards at IDF, but most of the manufacturers have been holding back a bit of information on how they plan to differentiate in this ultra-competitive industry.

With Sandy Bridge we saw some of the first boards to sport UEFI instead of a traditional BIOS interface. With Sandy Bridge E, expect to see many motherboard manufacturers use their UEFI implementations as one avenue to stand out from the crowd.

Gigabyte is trying something a bit new with its X79 UEFI: a simplified "3D" UI. Instead of navigating through lists and sublists of options, Gigabyte's new 3D BIOS interface gives you a picture of your motherboard with a few predefined, highlightable sections. You can hover over and click on the SATA ports for example to bring up a list of SATA related configuration options. The same applies for rear IO, memory, PCIe, voltage regulators and naturally the CPU socket.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=Q62I2uHLkKc


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You don't have to use 3D BIOS mode, you can just use normal UEFI as well. This option is to target those without any know how of getting around a BIOS.
Edited by Sin0822 - 11/4/11 at 2:52pm
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3D hmmm lol

I'm so excited about X79.

Can we disable this ? -Nevermind (Advanced Mode)

Got to say it does look better than other UEFI that I have seen.
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I actually think that you have to select 3D to use it, and normally its in advanced mode. i am not quite sure tho.
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That's actually pretty cool, but as far as 3D goes..... that's not 3D, is it?
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Meh, gimmicky, besides I dont see any 3D images.
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Looks better than that touch one.
    
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Nice... if I had such board I would just use advanced mode but... nice.
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post #8 of 64
I think Gigabyte should first make a redefined UEFI before trying a newer approach.
post #9 of 64
Next up! Gigabyte develops 4G 3D CLOUD BASED BIOS WITH SIRI AND MULT-IMONITOR SUPPORT

Siri, overclock my CPU please.

I'm sorry, I can't do that.
post #10 of 64
Pretty soon someones gonna make the BIOS an actual working OS.
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