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Sapphire PURE Black P67 Hydra Socket 1155 Motherboard  - Sapphire PURE Black P67 Hydra Socket 1155 Motherboard
Sat, Feb 19 2011 | 12:01PM | Filed under: Motherboards| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

However, our Sapphire sample today is not the PURE Black X58. No sir, this beauty is none other but the PURE Black P67! Based on Intel’s newest chipset, codenamed "Cougar Point", and is made for the Sandy Bridge processors. While it may not have the white PCB we liked so much about the PURE Crossfire 3200, the PURE Black P67 does offer something over most of the other P67 motherboard manufacturers: the LUCID Hydra technology onboard. If you haven't been up on the current board tech, what this does is gives the user a unique ability by being able to combine two different vendor's graphics accelerators and allow work in tandem for increased performance. Sapphire may not be the first company to the table with a P67-based board offering the Hydra chip, but they sure look to be doing it better than the rest! So follow along as we put this beast through the gamut of tests and see if it passes with flying colors, or gets a Black mark...

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