Earlier this week we watched JJ give us a thorough overview of ASUS' new 8-series motherboard lineup. In today's video, JJ takes us through ASUS' new 8-series UEFI setup and gives us some pointers along the way.

For the past couple of generations, ASUS has introduced continuous improvements to its UEFI setups - the experience with Haswell is no different. Everything from integrated Secure Erase to history/change logs and  quick note features are on the table this generation:

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  • Mikuni - Friday, June 07, 2013 - link

    Fix the fucking windows drivers first, Asus COM service hogs 2GB memory leak after a month, for years. Reply
  • r3loaded - Friday, June 07, 2013 - link

    Huh? It's consuming about 1.2MB here, with zero CPU and I/O usage. Reply
  • Mikuni - Saturday, June 08, 2013 - link

    forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2308246 Reply
  • Sabresiberian - Saturday, June 08, 2013 - link

    Never had the problem on my Rampage II (we're talking a mainboard approaching 5 years old), but yeah, you're right, this needs to be fixed. Hopefully Anand can query JJ about it. Reply
  • dougxd - Friday, June 07, 2013 - link

    Wow..... sounds like you're using one of those decades old klanky-key keyboards from the good old days, ehh? Reply
  • clarkn0va - Friday, June 07, 2013 - link

    It's actually pretty silly to think that it should be so difficult to call what amounts to a single ATA command that's been in existence for years.

    Kudos to the Parted Magic guys for making it as simple as it was, but the shift to UEFI support for this is a welcome change.
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  • clarkn0va - Friday, June 07, 2013 - link

    Ignore the troll. Everybody knows you can't run Windows for a month.

    [ducks]
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  • gokdog - Friday, June 07, 2013 - link

    Great video, very intuitive, cannot wait until the Overclocking tips video, as my ROG Hero is enroute to my casa right now. Reply
  • JDub8 - Saturday, June 08, 2013 - link

    Way to rip off MaxPC Reply
  • microlithx - Monday, June 10, 2013 - link

    Hey, if you use the UEFI shell and type in the "drivers" command does the board simply reset itself?

    That's one bit of behavior that still pisses me off about ASUS's firmware - they're the only board vendor whose environment does this.
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