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Hands on with ASUS UEFI BIOS

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UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) is a replacement for the traditional BIOS that you have seen for many years. This interface between your hardware and operating system has survived through countless CPU and motherboard revisions simply because it has been able to perform it’s job without the need for a major overhaul up until this point. The need for UEFI now is more than for cosmetic reasons, as the advancing hardware has hit a wall when using the old BIOS method. The biggest limitation is the inability to boot from hard drives over 2.19TB due to the Master Boot Record’s partition table limitations. The answer to this is to format hard drives with GPT (GUID Partition Tables), be running a 64bit OS, and use a board with UEFI.

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Clone Your Hard Drive

This is a quick video on cloning an existing hard drive to a new drive. Clone your OS drive so you don’t have to reinstall the operating system. Our main camera was not available so we used a mini DV backup, some footage is less than ideal. We used Acronis True Image Western Digital edition that is available for free from their site.

http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119

Build a Water Cooled Gaming PC- chapter 2:Building the PC

This is the second chapter from the Volume 2 DVD in the Fox Underground PC series. The complete DVD will demonstrate how to assemble a water cooled PC. This chapter demonstrates the process of building the PC. Check out our site and follow us on twitter for news of new videos and parts reviews. Thanks for watching!

Build a Water Cooled Gaming PC- chapter 1:Choosing Parts

This is the first chapter in the long delayed Volume 2 DVD in the Fox Underground PC series. The complete DVD demonstrates how to assemble a water cooled PC. This first chapter shows the main parts used.  The water cooling parts are discussed in the water cooling chapter.  This chapter only talks about the standard parts. The aspect ratio got messed up when I uploaded this clip, but I didn’t want to re-upload and lose all of the YouTube comments. Thanks for watching!

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