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    Default Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    The premium motherboard market is dominated by a handful of established companies, and Sapphire isn't one that really comes to mind when discussing new products. However, Sapphire has produced AMD motherboards, and is coming along on the Intel side, as the Platinum Z68 is their latest foray into the market. Sporting sleek styling and good features, this motherboard certainly looks the part.

    Click http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1345.html for the full review.

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Nice review Jake. It's good to see Sapphire getting in the ring.

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Nice looking board. I may have missed the price Jake........

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Jake did not have a price to add to the review at publishing time, I'll try to find out what the price is today.

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Allways a nice review jake!!
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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Board Layout - continued
    I count four Sata 6G ports, not two.

    "six USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports"
    I count 6 USB slots total, not eight. A little disappointing given the number of USB devices we use today.

    Great color scheme on this board. And I'm happy to see at least one accessible legacy PCI slot (since Creative STILL hasn't made a PCI-e version of my particular board)!

    Edit: Price is apparently 136€ across Europe.
    Last edited by Earthmonger; 18-08-2011 at 13:57.

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Good catch Earth, fixed the typos there. My apologies.

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    Board Layout - continued
    I count four Sata 6G ports, not two.

    "six USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports"
    I count 6 USB slots total, not eight. A little disappointing given the number of USB devices we use today.

    Great color scheme on this board. And I'm happy to see at least one accessible legacy PCI slot (since Creative STILL hasn't made a PCI-e version of my particular board)!

    Edit: Price is apparently 136€ across Europe.
    Sapphire is still new to motherboards. The do a nice job but I am sure the little niggles will get addressed.

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    good review.........crappy board unless its like $100

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    Default Re: Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68

    I would also like to know the price, great review Jake. I just want to know if its a high end board or a very low end board.

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