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UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards

Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2012, 07:52:14 am »
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Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #16 on: September 21, 2012, 09:01:11 am »
I am pleased that GigaByte is starting to roll out true UEFI (not just hybrid UEFI) on certain existing motherboards.  Great news!  But in searching this site, I am frustrated to find that nearly all discussions related to UEFI are found under the "Motherboards with Intel processors" discussion area.

Have I missed something? Does GigaByte offer true UEFI (not hybrid UEFI) for any AM3+ socket motherboards?  

Will UEFI be offered for any currently available AM3+ socket motherboards in the near future?  Or will the UEFI feature be reserved for newly-released AMD motherboards?

I'll just note that I will be purchasing a motherboard with an AMD 990FX chipset in the near future.  I'd buy a GigaByte now (as in immediately) if I thought that UEFI would be available as an upgrade within the next three months or so.  But if not, looks like I'll have to go with a competitor.

AMD users need love too!
« Last Edit: September 21, 2012, 10:31:13 am by GizmoChicken »

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Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #17 on: September 21, 2012, 05:41:38 pm »
Hi

I am fairly sure that all of the newer motherboards will be covered by the UEFI upgrade but possibly not the older ones that will reach EOL sooner. I would suggest that you contact GGTS and ask if a particular motherboard will be updated if there is one that you are considering.



GGTS


http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/support-downloads.aspx

or

http://ggts.gigabyte.com/


Please expect several days for a reply.


« Last Edit: September 21, 2012, 05:44:42 pm by runn3R »
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Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2012, 06:42:24 pm »
I am fairly sure that all of the newer motherboards will be covered by the UEFI upgrade but possibly not the older ones that will reach EOL sooner. I would suggest that you contact GGTS and ask if a particular motherboard will be updated if there is one that you are considering.

Thanks much for the reply.  As you suggested, I wrote to GGTS.  Hopefully they'll respond back with news regarding whether GA-990FXA-UD3 will be among those motherboards receiving UEFI.

Thanks again!


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Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #19 on: September 22, 2012, 07:36:12 am »
When you find out please post the answer here as there maybe others who will be interested too.  ;)
Gigabyte X58A-UD7
i7 920
Dominators 1600 x6 12GB
6970 2GB
HX850
256GB SSD, Sam 1TB, WDB320GB
Blu-Ray
HAF 932

Gigabyte Z68X-UD5-B3
i7 3770K
Vengeance 1600 16GB
6950 2GB
HCP1200W
Revo Drive x2, 1.5TB WDB RAID0
16x DLRW
StrikeX S7
Full water cooling
3 x 27" Iiy

Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2012, 04:38:07 pm »
It seems that the F13e beta is out for the 990x and it won't let me at it ! lol F13b keeps showing up.

http://ca.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3901#bios

edit..  Must be a little slow in updating b/c some of the links on the mobile site work. ;)
« Last Edit: October 18, 2012, 06:04:01 pm by Hippie Tech »

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Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2012, 06:31:34 pm »
Hi Hippie Tech

Try having a look on the TweakTown forum as they often get the updates before us here.

http://forums.tweaktown.com/gigabyte/
Gigabyte X58A-UD7
i7 920
Dominators 1600 x6 12GB
6970 2GB
HX850
256GB SSD, Sam 1TB, WDB320GB
Blu-Ray
HAF 932

Gigabyte Z68X-UD5-B3
i7 3770K
Vengeance 1600 16GB
6950 2GB
HCP1200W
Revo Drive x2, 1.5TB WDB RAID0
16x DLRW
StrikeX S7
Full water cooling
3 x 27" Iiy

Re: UEFI comes to Gigabyte motherboards
« Reply #22 on: October 20, 2012, 01:25:33 am »
Hi Hippie Tech

Try having a look on the TweakTown forum as they often get the updates before us here.

http://forums.tweaktown.com/gigabyte/

The links were fixed soon after I called tech support and mentioned it.

The new bios is working great and boot times seem a little faster. hehe

 

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