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7950 BIOS Update 
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7950 BIOS Update

AMD go on the offensive, with a BIOS update set to combat today's GTX 660Ti NDA lift, is it enough?
Gigabyte Talk Up The Z77-UD3H's "OC Genes" 
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Gigabyte Talk Up The Z77-UD3H's "OC Genes"

Gigabyte don't seem to spend as much time chasing records as some other motherboard manufacturers, but when they give Hicookie a little LN2 and an extreme BIOS, it generally doesn't take long until he breaks something, a record, or a motherboard.
Opinion: It's time to boot out the bad stuff 
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Opinion: It's time to boot out the bad stuff

Jon Honeyball sticks his neck out and says he doesn't see why the majority of PC users should be at risk just because an alternative OS won’t support secure boot
Will Windows 8 really block Linux installs? 
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Will Windows 8 really block Linux installs?

One of the big concerns is that Windows 8 and UEFI will impact users wanting to dual boot with Linux. Nathan Taylor looks at the issue.
BIOS needs stronger security, say researchers 
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BIOS needs stronger security, say researchers

The computer industry must build better security into the boot process to create safer systems, according to the US's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
BIOS replacement gets a test run on Sandy bridge 
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BIOS replacement gets a test run on Sandy bridge

Faster boot times and hands-on tools put Unified Extensible Firmware Interface on front foot
MSI's P55-GD80 motherboard BIOS updated, brings better performance 
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MSI's P55-GD80 motherboard BIOS updated, brings better performance

Labs Update: MSI's BIOS gets a nice update.
22nm CMOS silicon coming soon 
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22nm CMOS silicon coming soon

Manufacturing processes just keep on shrinking.
Inside your system BIOS 
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Inside your system BIOS

At the heart of every system lies an old, but vital component - the humble BIOS. Ashton Mills takes a closer look.
Microsoft closes in on Vista BIOS crack 
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Microsoft closes in on Vista BIOS crack

Emulating a special OEM BIOS marker offers way to bypass Vista's anti-piracy.
Adaptec 2410SA + RAID enclosure kit 
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Adaptec 2410SA + RAID enclosure kit

Ashton Mills reaches for his can'o'RAID.
100 Tips and Tricks: Drivers & Bios 
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100 Tips and Tricks: Drivers & Bios

We know PC Authority readers operate their computers with alacrity, but there's always something to learn, and our experts sometimes find new tricks that the manual writers forgot.
BIOS boffins rejoice! 
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BIOS boffins rejoice!

For Adrian's Rojak Pot (just what does that mean, anyway? -ed) understands what you need to get the week off to flying, tweaking start. To that end, the Pot has posted a PDF version of its latest BIOS Optimisation Guide - Revision 5.8! Are we
Graphics card BIOS Flashing ‘HowTo’ 
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Graphics card BIOS Flashing ‘HowTo’

Are you sick of flashing your motherboard BIOS time and again? Feel like trying your hand at flashing other bits of kit? Ever considered a graphics card BIOS flash? If so, Digit Life has the goods on how you can flash your GeForce based cards

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