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Updating to Gigabyte UEFI BIOS - UEFI vs Legacy Settings?

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I just updated my GA-Z68X-UD3R-B3 to the latest BIOS, which is now UEFI. I'm going to install Windows 7, and my hard drives are 2x WD6400AAKS Black. Should I set the following settings to UEFI or Legacy?

- Boot Mode Selection
- Storage Boot Option Control
- Other PCI Device ROM Priority
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For Win7, all Legacy wink.gif
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Windows 7 works with UEFI. However, it makes absolutely no difference.
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Is legacy for XP?
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Yes, by default WinXP and Win7 install in Legacy Mode
Edited by garikfox - 5/15/13 at 3:41pm
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Win7 install in Legacy Mode

Bu default Windows 7 will install in legacy mode if legacy mode is enable, but if UEFI mode is enabled Windows 7 defaults to that (using original disk, not USB). Is that right? Since UEFI and GPT is newer and more secure, is it better to use UEFI mode?
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Just use Legacy you'll be fine wink.gif
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