Chapter 2 BIOS Setup
saving system parameters and loading operating system, etc. BIOS includes a BIOS Setup program that allows
To access the BIOS Setup program, press the <Delete> key during the POST when the power is turned on.
To upgrade the BIOS, use either the GIGABYTE Q-Flash or @BIOS utility.
•Q-Flash allows the user to quickly and easily upgrade or back up BIOS without entering the operating system.
and updates the BIOS.
may result in system malfunction.
unexpected results. Inadequately altering the settings may result in system's failure to boot. If this occurs, try to
2-1 Startup Screen
The following startup Logo screen will appear when the computer boots.
•Load Optimized Defaults item to set your system to its defaults.
•The BIOS Setup menus described in this chapter are for reference only and may differ by BIOS version.
There are two different BIOS modes as follows and you can use the <F2> key to switch between the two modes.
The Classic Setup mode provides detailed BIOS settings. You can press the arrow keys on your keyboard to move
among the items and press <Enter> to accept or enter a sub-menu. Or you can use your mouse to select the item you
want. Easy Mode allows users to quickly view their current system information or to make adjustments for optimum
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