2004 is here and there are new standards to come, for example BTX and PCI-Express. Now Intel and Microsoft has gone together in hope of a standard for the successor to BIOS at the name of EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface). – What are the pros of EFI? For mainboard manufacturers it most of all means simplyness, both in form of manucation and development. For us ordinary consumers EFI will lead to a faster startup, and a more stable system in general.
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