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post #31 of 62
Pure black? It has blue pcie slots... lol
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Sapphire makes motherboards?!?! If i had the money i would buy it right now.
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actually a well designed board, only issue is that no SLI and that it uses a Hydra chip. Oh and no 4-way CF
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post #34 of 62
With all those PCIe slots, that'd be a good folding board. I haven't seen other boards (even from EVGA!) with total PCIe x16s and nothing else. You won't need SLI to fold, either.
 
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post #35 of 62
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Originally Posted by Tronic707x View Post
Sapphire makes motherboards?!?! If i had the money i would buy it right now.
Yes. They used to make them years ago too. All white boards too...


I don't understand their naming scheme. Weird why they didn't do 8 RAM slots.
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post #36 of 62
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With all those PCIe slots, that'd be a good folding board. I haven't seen other boards (even from EVGA!) with total PCIe x16s and nothing else. You won't need SLI to fold, either.
They're only physical PCIe x16s though. Using up to 3 will give you PCIe x16, anymore than that and all slots drop down to PCIe x8, or at least that's what I gather from the article.
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post #37 of 62
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They're only physical PCIe x16s though. Using up to 3 will give you PCIe x16, anymore than that and all slots drop down to PCIe x8, or at least that's what I gather from the article.
The impact on PPD is almost nothing, however.
 
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post #38 of 62
This just in!

"Pure black" means that it is black and blue!
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I feel it's quite the attractive board. Lots of attention to detail and I love how the PCI slots look metal(or atleast high quality plastic) opposed to cheap plastic.
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They dont get the word ''pure'' huh.
    
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