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    What is 'Shadow RAM'

    What is shadow ram and how does it affect pc performance?

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    IIRC it copies the Contents of the BIOS to RAM as RAM is faster than CMOS.
    TBH I dont think you'll notice the difference which ever way you set it
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    You wont notice the difference.

    You need it enabled when hot-flashing bios chips.

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