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    UEFI Features

    EVGA has spent considerable effort to redesign their UEFI implementation and we are extremely pleased with the results.  At the top of the UEFI menu you'll find a quick reference display that gives you all of the vital statics about the system including what memory slots are populated, the speed of the populated PCI Express slots and various voltage and component temperatures.  In the middle you will find the calculated CPU speed showing both BCLK and multiplier.

    At its most basic level the new UEFI layout is similar to most with the main menus across the top and submenus contained within each section.  Mouse and keyboard navigation are quite good though we did find mouse tracking to be a little slow.  All of the sections are clearly indicated with helpful descriptions located to the right hand menu.

    Below are some of the more interesting screens in no particular order.  

    As with all BIOS menus it is a good idea to root around and identify all of the settings you are looking for and discover what their dependencies might be.  We found that several settings were hidden from view or just hiding at the very bottom of a long page.  

    EVGA has done a good job at keeping the common features at the top of the pages while pushing the more advanced options into logical sub menus.