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[HWC] Sapphire Pure Black X58 LGA1366 Motherboard Review

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The last straw for this product is that it’s a bit expensive compared to the competition, and since those competing motherboards have similar connectivity specs, superior multi-GPU capabilities and are simply more polished, the Pure Black X58 simply doesn’t offer anything compelling enough for us to recommend it. This motherboard kind of seems like an interim project that Sapphire put together to keep their new motherboard team busy until they had a chance to start work on Sandy Bridge models, like the impressive looking Pure Black P67 Hydra.
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It seems really overpriced and bad overclocking.
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post #2 of 27
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It seems really overpriced and bad overclocking.
And those PCIe and Dimm slots are clearly blue! Why, that's not pure black in the least!

post #3 of 27
Too bad, if it was like the old ones it would have made a legendary combo with the 560ti white edition.
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This is from the EPoX mobo team they stole from EVGA?
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And those PCIe and Dimm slots are clearly blue! Why, that's not pure black in the least!
Lawl, I noticed that, too. Edit; wait. Just ONE USB header? I predict NZXT IU-01 sales will head even further...
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why, is sapphire making INTEL BOARDS?
they make AMD cards...thats blasphemy IMO
SAPPHIRE AM3+ mobo plz thanks.
    
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Surely the name of this board is misleading! I also see red, white, and blue. Wait a minute...
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post #8 of 27
Meh i thought this was gonna look sick, but it doesnt
i like my asus 3 extreme board so much better

I would a white and red theme, or a white and black theme
For some reason i think white pcb would look sooo sick
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post #9 of 27
With sandybridge hitting 5+ghz on after-market air cooling.. x58 extreme motherboards just seem silly.

it's far too little, far too late Saphire.
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Smart move Sapphire, release a board when it's about to become outdated.
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