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LOL Might aswell Buy a MAC,




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im sorry i like using my sound card?
Pawn it off and buy a new one. Asus and Auzen both make PCIe cards now, and have for some time.
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It seems most complaints are based on the GUI of the BIOS being simple and familiar and not wanting to change to something different. It has been said, but again, UEFI will retain all functionality of BIOS + more and if you want the old BIOS GUI you will most likely be able to change it to look and act just like it with UEFI. Eventually at least. I'm not seeing a downside.
post #114 of 166
They said it was going to die three years ago.

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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Didn't they say something like this 3 years ago lol ? BIOS still going strong.
He got to it first.

And yes, they did.
Edited by Dock #89 - 6/8/10 at 10:15pm
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I'm down with it. -_-
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Sounds more like the Universal Extensible Firmware Interface with its Efficient Flexible and Intelligent firmwares are going to be More controlling within the limits of the bios so you will Probably have a limitation in what you can do in the bios before you become software restricted and the Software will Probably then take over part of the Overclocking control for you,

Hmmm its not like we have not seen that before in Bios before now,
You hit a limit in the Bios and the Bios automatically changes something to Balance out the Overclock for you or your Mistake,

It Probably wont be a Bad thing as long as it doesnt Fully restict what the Clocker wants to do.




If that being the Case then why arent we all at the top of our Game ?
CNC Machines have been made easier (Im not a CNC Machinist)
CAD programs have been made easier (Im not a CAD Tech either)

If your Quotation was true then we would all be on an Equal Playing Field in Life Some people should just not step in to Something they do not Fully understand and unfortunately with the Ever growing need for Knowledge simpler is not always Better.
Do you make it a habit of capitalizing where you shouldn't? It hurts the eyes something major...
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This will cause a DOS compatibility issue. This means that the floppy boot process and other handy-dandy things we've been doing that uses DOS of some kind (Microsoft, IBM, FreeDOS, whatever) to boot up and get devices working through the config.sys and all that used BIOS hooks to get much of the I/O accomplished.
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Why would people be against making something more intuitive/modern when it serves a practical purpose to do so?
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I'd rather stick with BIOS personally. I've seen this UEFI on some school computers (point and click and stuff) and it was more difficult to find/use advanced options. I'm sure high-end motherboards wouldn't hide the stuff but still...

I'd rather they use UEFI and make it LOOK like BIOS is. It's also nice to keep the n00bs away.
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This will cause a DOS compatibility issue. This means that the floppy boot process and other handy-dandy things we've been doing that uses DOS of some kind (Microsoft, IBM, FreeDOS, whatever) to boot up and get devices working through the config.sys and all that used BIOS hooks to get much of the I/O accomplished.
DOS compatibility issues? The horror.
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