Yes, it is Insyde BIOS, and it sucks. I don't think I've seen a more low-feature BIOS before. Now I realize that zareason makes cheap crap.
The weird thing is that it DID work for a while with the fans going up & down as they should with the load... I am emailing their support to try to find out why that is.
PS I was using Scientific Linux, you could give that a try.