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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    WTB a white/black motherboard mix. Or black/white.
    i wouldn't mind seeing a white PCB with the surface traces lined black, and black plastics

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    WTB a white/black motherboard mix. Or black/white.
    Please go get hired at Gigabyte and get this done.

    Pleeeeeease

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    I do not care what the motherboard looks like, it could look like clown feet for all I care...But look at these bios man....
    http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Gig...ard,22429.html
    I almost want to drool....
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    Amazing how far we have come since the days of

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    Since 1985? Oh wait, I still have that.

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    BIOS? spoiled noobs:



    when dip switches replaced jumpers, that was high tech

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    How did that work, did the switches change the display on the screen, or was it totally flying blind?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Amazing how far we have come since the days of

    I prefer this old look compared to the new and shiny stuff that comes with every new-ish motherboard :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diesta View Post
    I prefer this old look compared to the new and shiny stuff that comes with every new-ish motherboard :P
    So did Gigabyte for quite a long time, they adamantly stuck to the classic looks while Asus and MSI started exploring UEFI.

    Eventually they developed some half-baked approach and received a lot of harsh criticism, so now they're fully UEFI to the point of their BIOS looking more or less the same as every other manufacturer (albeit using different colors :P).

    It's teh future!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    So did Gigabyte for quite a long time, they adamantly stuck to the classic looks while Asus and MSI started exploring UEFI.

    Eventually they developed some half-baked approach and received a lot of harsh criticism, so now they're fully UEFI to the point of their BIOS looking more or less the same as every other manufacturer (albeit using different colors :P).

    It's teh future!
    Yeah my Gigabyte p67a uses the classic look, probably last time i'll ever see it again :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diesta View Post
    Yeah my Gigabyte p67a uses the classic look, probably last time i'll ever see it again :/
    Write them an email and suggest they give you the choice of alternative UEFI skins, and suggest a classic blue/white theme for one of them.
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    If BIOS had the same upstart time as UEFI, I'd love to keep going on with BIOS. Sadly, this won't be my choice nor will it be the case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    If BIOS had the same upstart time as UEFI, I'd love to keep going on with BIOS. Sadly, this won't be my choice nor will it be the case.
    yeah, the uefi on my RIVE is too fast, it often takes a few restarts and mad keyboard spam to get in, i get to see the splash screen for maybe 1/2 a second

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    yeah, the uefi on my RIVE is too fast, it often takes a few restarts and mad keyboard spam to get in, i get to see the splash screen for maybe 1/2 a second
    I have an option in my Sabertooth UEFI to show the *press delete NOW* screen for a certain period of time (I have it set to one second). It appeared out of nowhere when I last updated my UEFI version (and, as always, there was no mention of it in the patch-notes).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    I have an option in my Sabertooth UEFI to show the *press delete NOW* screen for a certain period of time (I have it set to one second). It appeared out of nowhere when I last updated my UEFI version (and, as always, there was no mention of it in the patch-notes).
    Disable fast boot option? :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Faithh View Post
    Disable fast boot option? :P
    Think it is called "Display Splash Screen Duration"
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    Guh...it sounds like I need to get a new gpu, sounds like its ball bearing is going out. The 7070 does not look that bad, though I do see everyone with gtx 680...are amd drivers so bad?

    Also to get to my bios I basically mash my keyboard until the drivers come up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by apepi View Post
    ...are amd drivers so bad?


    Don't go there :S

    Get 7970 if you like red, 680 if you like green.

    Ignore everything anyone else says on this topic after this post....


    ...starting now.

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    I've historically have extremely minute issues with AMD, yet daily issues with nVidia.
    In short, it depends. If I were to get a card based on hassle-free drivers, I would personally go with AMD. This is not the answer for everyone, but it's the answer for me.

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    I'll just sum up the posts we'll be getting, so you guys dont have to make them!

    AMD is best!

    No! Nvidia is best!

    No! AMD is best!

    No! Nvidia is best!

    No! AMD is best!

    No! Nvidia is best!

    [snip]

    They both work fine, ty.

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