installing windows , UEFI or Legacy bios

I have a Asus Maximus Hero motherboard which supports UEFI.
I'm going to install windows again. Shall i enable UEFI or use legacy mode? I dont have a clue what the advantages maybe.
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  1. Advantages here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uefi#Advantages

    The only reason to use legacy mode would be if your version of Windows is XP or older. For Windows 7 or 8, you might as well go ahead and enable UEFI.
  2. What about hardware support? Do all hw need to support it? I'm not sure about AMD R290 supports it properly.
  3. Other hardware isn't listed under "compatibility", so I don't think it would be a problem. Also, I think your hardware would have to be older than 2005 for compatibility to even be in question. An R9 290 is so recent that I'd find it easier to believe problems with it supporting legacy mode than problems with it supporting UEFI mode.
  4. Use Legacy if ur pc is custom (:
    uefi u cant install new graphics
  5. Dxbcraft said:
    Use Legacy if ur pc is custom (:
    uefi u cant install new graphics


    I realize this an older thread, but I have to say for anybody who comes along later, this is absolutely untrue. UEFI has nothing whatsoever to do with not being able to install new graphics. If you've had trouble installing a new GPU it's because either the graphics card you're trying to install is too old, incompatible or has a problem. That or you have the integrated graphics enabled rather than the PCI graphics and failed to switch the connection to the GPU output.
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