View Full Version : Newb Alert! Question about Uefi Video Card.

12-23-2013, 06:36 AM
My motherboard is uefi, but my video card, while nice, is not. Do I have to run in Legacy mode? I got that impression in something I read on the forum. Sorry if it is too newby!

Thanks! :o

12-23-2013, 12:12 PM
Hello mate

If you list your hardware I think we can help you better.

12-23-2013, 03:13 PM
Thanks for the feed back!!

Asus Maximus V Extreme MB
Seasonic 1000w PSU
RaidR of course!
One mSATA 60gb Card for page file and temp files.
2 TB WD Black HD
evga GTX 690 running as single SLI card
Asus PCIe sound card
Asus Blueray DVD x 2
Corsair Dominator Platinum 8gb x 2 Memory

I think that covers it except for Monitors and other peripherals.

Thanks for the help!!


12-23-2013, 03:54 PM
if you plan to run Win8 then you will gain the most benefit from running in UEFI mode. If not then it is really not important.

There is a UEFI bios for that card by the way.

12-23-2013, 05:33 PM
Thanks for the information! I did not know about the bios for my video card! I'll track that down and install. I am using windows 8.1 by the way, sorry I left that out!

I go to evga website and look for the bios!

Thank you for answering my question!


12-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Unless things changed the UEFI GOP for the card will not be available at the website. You have to request it from customer support.