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bios

An obsolete term for yeast growth factors.

bios

(bī′ŏs) [Gr., life]
1. Organic life.
2. A group of substances (including inositol, biotin, and thiamine) necessary for the most favorable growth of some yeasts.
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Customers using 32-bit and 64-bit server, workstation, and multiprocessor systems will experience increased performance, stability and flexibility using AMD eighth-generations processors and Phoenix BIOS technology.
Through this program, customers, especially in the industrial and embedded market, are now enabled to have access to high quality Phoenix products and Phoenix BIOS Code adaptations.
In comparing 11 systems with the new Intel processors, 54% of the computers use AMIBIOS, 27% use Phoenix BIOS, and the remainder contain manufacturer created or Taiwanese BIOS code.
In comparing 66 desktop systems with the new Intel processors, 50% of the computers use AMIBIOS, 9% use Phoenix BIOS and the remainder contain manufacturer created or Taiwanese BIOS code.
Additional features include PCI riser card support to ease integration into rack-mount servers; 8 GPIO lines for cost-saving I/O control functions; integrated standard VGA; and enhanced Phoenix BIOS features for motherboard control and setup, and console redirection.
It runs a Wyse-enhanced version of the PC-compatible Phoenix BIOS with features such as a ROM setup, user-definable drive types, and automatic hard disk drive configuration that increases convenience and reduces set-up time.
She was one of the key architects and implementers of the current Phoenix BIOS which ships on about 80% of the PC's in the world today.
The first round of hardware compatibility tests are being developed and validated on riser cards from Conexant, Smart Link and SigmaTel, running on VIA core logic chipsets and Phoenix BIOS.

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