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I don't think anyone was necessarily assuming that such a capability never reached the BIOS. At least, I don't remember reading such a post. However, this is unique to this UEFI implementation. That's not to say that it would be difficult to add such functionality to the UEFI options from other manufacturers. I'm almost wondering what differences separate them all. I mean, if the technology is supposed to be platform independent, unlike the BIOS that only runs on the x86 architecture, then is it possible to port UEFIs somehow?
post #52 of 77
BIOS is alot easier to say then UEFI (eeuwweefei?)
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post #53 of 77
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Originally Posted by .:hybrid:. View Post
BIOS is alot easier to say then UEFI (eeuwweefei?)
It's aaawwfeeffiiiiiiooololo, long "e".
Edited by _Chimera - 4/27/11 at 8:35am
post #54 of 77
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Originally Posted by .:hybrid:. View Post
BIOS is alot easier to say then UEFI (eeuwweefei?)
Not if you refuse to support any difficult pronunciation schemes. I hereby declare the official pronunciation to be you-fee. Done - two syllables and no more difficult to say than BIOS. But then again, I will continue to call it BIOS interchangeably.
    
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post #55 of 77
Can't wait till UEFI is mainstream. Overhauling BIOS is long overdue now. I couldn't care less about the aesthetic differences, only the under the hood advancements. That said, I do like the idea of GUI based instead of the plain text of old. Give us customization options so we can make it look however we like and it will be golden. The people that hate on the new can make it look just like the old while others can enjoy the new and we both get the new functionality.
post #56 of 77
Asus and Asrock's UEFI are still the best.
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post #57 of 77
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What does it do that a normal BIOS doesn't already do?
It POSTs in about 2 seconds.
post #58 of 77
Anyone else want to join me in watching a Blu-ray DVD?
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Colin posted a video of this in action, I have to admit it didn't look all that cool in the still images, but this video makes it look awesome!!

http://gigabytedaily.blogspot.com/20...in-action.html
This is the same Colin that said the OC would be $280. He isn't to be trusted!


Also, I think the theme looks quite childish... Asus' EFI is awesome.
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post #60 of 77
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Anyone else want to join me in watching a Blu-ray DVD?
Technically that is not a contradiction if this is what you are trying to point out.

DVD is an acronym for Digital Versatile Disk. Which technically a Blu-ray disk is.
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