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Chassis Intrusion

This option enables or disables recording and warning if a user opens the side panel on a computer. Unless you are concerned with the case being opened, it is safe to turn off.… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

High Precision Event Timers (HPET)

This provides various ACPI methods to the Operating System, and is recommended to be on unless system instability is noticed.… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

LAN Option ROM

This option is used to enable or disable a computer’s network card from acting as a boot device. You can disable this option to decrease BIOS boot time unless you plan to boot your network card as a listener (Mostly for server environments only).… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

Trusted Platform Module (TCG/TPM Support)

Enabling this setting allows for encrypted drive keys that are a requirement for encryption programs to operate such as Microsoft BitLocker.… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

Quick Booting

Setting this item to [Enabled] allows the system to POST quicker by skipping some system checks such as in depth memory checking.… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

Primary Graphics Adapter

This setting determines which graphics card will be booted and utilized first. Standard options for this setting are [OnBoard] [PCI] [PCI-E]. This setting is determined by whether you have a dedicated graphics card or onboard graphics on your motherboard.… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

PCI Latency Timer

This item controls how long each PCI device can hold the system bus before another PCI device takes over. By setting a higher value, each PCI device is given more time to process transactions and as a result will have improved PCI bandwidth. The higher this value is set, the better the PCI performance will be.… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading

MPS Table Version

This is used to select the Multi-Processor Specification (MPS) version to be used with the operating system. In most cases, it should be set to [1.4] or [Auto].… >>>Click Here To Continue Reading