3. BIOS, bundled software
The Foxconn Z68A-S comes with the standard American Megatrends Bios design and not the UEFI BIOS met in some new motherboards. The specific BIOS layout is not the best we have seen since many settings are hidden into sub-menus and are not easily accessible, especially for inexperienced users. Foxconn could make some improvements here.
A quick overview of the BIOS is available in the video below:
- Foxconn One
With the FOX ONE utility, we expected to be able to modify system an performance settings, such as bus speeds, CPU voltages, fan speed, and other system performance options that are supported by the BIOS. However, both the "CPU" and "Frequency" tabs were disabled, allowing us only to monitor hardware temperature, voltage, frequency and fan speeds: