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Today, though, we look at their latest offering and it comes in the form of the Sapphire Pure Platinum A75. And as you can tell, it's of course based on the latest AMD chipset, the A75, which holds the Lynx APU that we've quickly grown to love.


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since when do they make MOBOs? man i must get some internet in to the rock i be hiding in
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since when do they make MOBOs? man i must get some internet in to the rock i be hiding in


Is this the rock you're living under?
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Judgeing by that heatsink in the first post, it looks crap already.
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Judgeing by that heatsink in the first post, it looks crap already.
Yes let's judge a book by it's cover shall we.


Should be good for HTPC builds and small cases I think.
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No APU benchmarks.... Tweaktown you suck.

Nobody buys a Fusion apu with the intention of sticking a 6970 in the board.... wth.
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They got my attention...
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Above you can see we've got our G.Skill Flare kit running at 2147MHz DDR with a 7-9-7-24 setup. This is the highest we've seen this kit go at these timings to date, but really, this was only the start of our memory success. We can't tell you anymore yet, but keep an eye out to see just what we could really do with this motherboard.
    
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They got my attention...
Really nothing to brag about. Most Llano boards hit 2500 easily with stock voltage Nice kit tho.

*Was running 2300 through memtest this morning*
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post #9 of 11
interesting little board, a few APU benchmarks wouldn't go amiss though.
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We would like to thank the following companies for supplying and supporting us with our test system hardware and equipment: Intel, ASRock, Kingston, Mittoni, Noctua and Corsair.
Uh-huh... on an AMD platform
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