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Did someone have a edge network phone to close while doing this?
And I thought I had an unstable overclock. Just reached 4.0 GHz an hour ago!
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Can you turn off the TurboCrap?

Also, he says "ACHI" instead of AHCI...
No. Apparently you have to OC with Turbo on, which at this point we don't know what that will mean in the future. I'm guessing with most hardware pushing to energy efficiency, this will be more common for overclockers. I don't see the problem with it. Some might really not like the fact that it makes OCing easier with the power management, but more complicated for veterans as to understanding what's being manipulated automatically.


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Need to stop watching these cool vids because it's making me want to spend money.

    
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Does it boot faster than BIOS? It stupid when my BIOS takes longer to load than Windows.
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Hopefully this makes booting into OSX a little easier...
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did gigabyte have a new bios like this too ?
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post #17 of 35
Nope not right now, it's been said they support it but nobody really knows yet.


You shouldn't purchase a board based on the bios type anyways. (lol did I just say that?)

You still get duel bios so you've got great security when overclocking.
    
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Nope not right now, it's been said they support it but nobody really knows yet.


You shouldn't purchase a board based on the bios type anyways. (lol did I just say that?)

You still get duel bios so you've got great security when overclocking.
UEFI isn't BIOS... it's a replacement of BIOS.

Dual BIOS are good when flashing. BIOS should not corrupt when overclocking.
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post #19 of 35
I've corrupted mine through overclocking

UEFI is bios, it's just a different form of bios. It does the same job of the old bios.

In fact it's called UEFI BIOS.


I dunno maybe I'm wrong.

But a car is a car. Doesn't matter if it's Ford or Toyota, it's a car.
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I've corrupted mine through overclocking

UEFI is bios, it's just a different form of bios. It does the same job of the old bios.

In fact it's called UEFI BIOS.


I dunno maybe I'm wrong.

But a car is a car. Doesn't matter if it's Ford or Toyota, it's a car.

No... UEFI is the replacement of BIOS. While it might cover the function of BIOS, it is not BIOS. A car is car.... a car is not a train.

It's not called UEFI BIOS... It is called Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). Where does it it say "UEFI BIOS": http://www.uefi.org/home/
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