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[MT] Sapphire Introduces Pure Platinum Z68 Motherboard

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Sapphire announces a new motherboard for 2nd generation Intel Core Processors family. As its is evident from the name, Pure Platinum Z68 is based on Intel Z68 chipset. This ATX sized motherboard is fully compatible with all Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 processors having LGA1155 socket.
Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68 is equipped with 4 DIMM slots supporting dual channel, 8+3 phase power design, solid state capacitors and 3 PCI-e x16 slots. It also carries LucidLogix Virtu technology. Other features include four SATAII ports, four SATAIII ports, dual BIOS, Gigabit Ethernet port, two USB 3.0 ports, 7.1 channel high definition audio, Debug LED and other fine features such as Bluetooth and onboard power, reset, clear CMOS buttons for professional users and overclockers.

It is available for end users at a price of 136.20 euros.

sapphirepureplatinumz68boardo01-dh-fx57.jpg

Source: Maximum-tech.net
post #2 of 16
Anyone else hoping for the return of a bright white sapphire mobo?
    
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this seems a bit middle range.. I was expecting more.

why do i still see things like sataII and USB 2.0 and VGA

3 standard pci slots? wth... who needs 3? one I could understand... I could also understand pci e1.0 or some other variation of pci express slots...

this is kinda gross.

/do not want.
Edited by Killam0n - 8/19/11 at 4:38am
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Anyone else hoping for the return of a bright white sapphire mobo?

Yeah, i was like, PLEASE,Please, be white..... frown.gif
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Wait... Sapphire making motherboards?
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Wait... Sapphire making motherboards?

at least this doesn't get asked if every thread regarding sapphire and motherboards...rolleyes.gif
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Expecting white PCB. Am disappoint. Utterly mediocre.
    
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post #8 of 16
Too many PCI slots, they should have made 2 of those PCI slots into PCI-E x1 slots imo.
Also, they should have added one more slot between the 2 upper PCI-E x16 slots.
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Just my 2cents.gif on the aesthetics, but I think it looks nice. I bet a white PCB would look classy though too.
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aw i thought the motherboard was made out of platinum tongue.gif
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