3D mode is very illustrative and fun, but it obviously provides access to a limited number of basic parameters and settings available in 3D BIOS. You have to press F1 or Esc, or simply click on one of the section icons at the bottom of the screen in order to switch to the “Advanced” mode and get access to a complete set of features. The first one in this list is “M.I.T.” (MB Intelligent Tweaker), which contains all parameters related to overclocking and performance optimizations. The section main screen only lists all sub-sections and reports the basic system data.
Then we see a purely informational “M.I.T. Current Status” sub-section telling you the current operational parameters of the system.
The “Advanced Frequency Settings” sub-section allows you to adjust frequencies and multipliers and there are special informational parameters that will keep you posted about the changes you are making.
The settings dealing with processor technologies are singled out onto a separate page called “Advanced CPU Core Features”.
“Advanced Memory Settings” sub-section allows you to fine-tune the memory sub-system.
Parameters controlling numerous memory timings are all on separate pages. You can set the timings simultaneously for all four channels or individually for each one of them.
“Advanced Voltage Settings” sub-section allows you to work with different voltages that are all grouped into four separate pages.
There are a few new parameters in the “3D Power Control” page, which appeared due to the introduction of “3D Power” technology. Now you can set the operational mode for the processor voltage regulator, adjust the level of Vdroop counteraction under heavy load and change a lot of other options right in the BIOS.
The voltages in different parts of the processors can be changed on “CPU Core Voltage Control” page. The CPU Vcore may be locked at a certain value or you may also add a certain value to the nominal setting.
The voltages may be not only increased, but also reduced below the nominal, which may come in very handy sometimes. For example, you may need it if your CPU is functioning at the lower than nominal frequencies or if you are using low-voltage memory modules.
“Chipset Voltage Control” page allows you to adjust a few chipset voltages.