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    UEFI Features

    EVGA has spent considerable effort to redesign their UEFI implementation a few years ago and it would seem they are back again with another revision.  Personally I was a fan of the first revision and the new UI is beginning to grow on me. 

    Like the previous version all of the major details are located across the top from CPU speed to PCI Express lane distribution, voltage and temperature.  The menus themselves are direct and to the point and the detail pane on the right does a pretty good job at explaining what the feature is supposed to do.

    The redesign is paired with some new overclocking features that not only will test for CPU quality but will save the results giving you a personalized overclocking result based on your processor and memory combination.

    To test the overclock you can use the CPU stress test feature that will track CPU voltage and temperature against the frequency you have selected, or that the OC Robot has chosen for you.

    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.