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If my Gpu doesnt support uefi bios..?

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December 12, 2013 9:04:36 PM

If my ASUS hd 7790 1gb, does not support uefi bios and my mobo does what do i do? Get a new graphics card? or is it compatible? Also is this gpu good for gaming? fast replies are appreciated please.
December 12, 2013 9:16:56 PM

A graphics card does not have to be UEFI-compliant in order to work in a motherboard that supports UEFI. In fact, UEFI is designed to be device-independent, not relying on certain support in hardware.

The 7790 is a decent midrange card.

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December 12, 2013 9:24:17 PM

cklaubur said:
A graphics card does not have to be UEFI-compliant in order to work in a motherboard that supports UEFI. In fact, UEFI is designed to be device-independent, not relying on certain support in hardware.

The 7790 is a decent midrange card.

Casey

This is from the website.: No UEFI support.
* No native UEFI BIOS support, for UEFI BIOS, please download from ASUS technique support site. (The update tool only for ASUS MB.)

http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/HD7790DC2OC1GD5/#spe... its at the bottom
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December 12, 2013 10:01:23 PM

Thetantank said:
cklaubur said:
A graphics card does not have to be UEFI-compliant in order to work in a motherboard that supports UEFI. In fact, UEFI is designed to be device-independent, not relying on certain support in hardware.

The 7790 is a decent midrange card.

Casey

This is from the website.: No UEFI support.
* No native UEFI BIOS support, for UEFI BIOS, please download from ASUS technique support site. (The update tool only for ASUS MB.)

http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/HD7790DC2OC1GD5/#spe... its at the bottom

That just means that the card would not work if you have your UEFI BIOS set to UEFI only. But there is also legacy and UEFI first options that can be set. As said above UEFI is backwards compatible and the card will work just fine.

I run two GTX 670's that do not have a UEFI BIOS either on my Asus Z77 Sabertooth and have never had a problem with them.
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March 2, 2014 11:40:33 AM


I have to ask, I'm getting the 2gb version of this card. how do I change the bios option. Is it simple or complex?

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