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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
The important part of UEFI isn't the graphics. That's just a side benefit.


http://www.linuxdevices.com/articles/AT3790951165.html
Advantages of EFI:
* More reliable booting structure
* Easier to test
* Modular code
* Platform-independent reducing coding required
* Faster boot times
* Firmware based (no need for CMOS battery)
* VGA output not need
+rep good post.

question: what does OSX use? EFI?
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+rep good post.

question: what does OSX use? EFI?
Yup. I know my EEE 1000H has a EFI partition which reduces boot time by a few seconds as well.
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Originally Posted by wierdo124 View Post
Electronic Fuel Injection for PC? Why do i need gas now?

kidding. But this is great news, time for the BIOS to move outta the stone age.


Cookie for someone who knows what BIOS stands for...

Basic Input/Output System


Basic Input-output system?

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rofl... my 566mhz celeron system has an UEFI
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Basic Input-output system?

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Dammit- I needed that cookie... I'm e-hungry.
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