Sapphire has just announced that for the very first time it will introduce Intel based mainboards in the high-end sector. This might come as a shock to many, but back in June 2010 news broke that several key EVGA motherboard team members left and headed over to Sapphire. Read on to see the Sapphire Pure Black motherboard series that has boards for P67 and X58 chipsets!
Quote: "Sapphire will be bringing two motherboards to market. The first one will be the Pure Black X58 and the second will be the Pure Black P67 Hydra. We are going to start with the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra motherboard as this is the motherboard for the new Intel Sandy Bridge processor that was announced last week. This board stands out from the crowd as it uses the Lucid Hydra chip to allow a mix of mutli-GPU graphics configurations to be used in its PCI-Express slots. As you can see from the image above the board has four PCIe x16 slots and two legacy PCI slots..."
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