Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra



Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra

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We’ve been pretty hard on the Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra throughout this review, but for many reasons. The inclusion of the Lucid Hydra chip adds cost and removes the seventh expansion slot without adding much value. Are you really going to mix...

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The jury is still out on the Lucid technology at the moment but apart from that, the Pure Black P67 Hydra is a strong performing, well-built P67 board with a good list of features - if a little pricey....

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We've already taken a look at Sapphire's first Intel-based motherboard: the Pure Black X58, which together with the AMD based White Fusion announced Sapphire's re-emergence into the motherboard market. Hot on its heels comes the second...

By TechRadar on

We can still recommend this product, as a solid, high performing enthusiast grade motherboard. The price premium due to the inclusion of Lucid technology really is tough to swallow...

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If you’ve been following our website recently, you’ve had the chance to read our review of Sapphire’s Pure Black X58 motherboard. At the time, we concluded that Sapphire might have just been a bit late with an X58-based model, although...

By InsideHW on

While it’s a strong overclocker, the Sapphire Pureblack doesn’t have particularly good performance numbers. While this wouldn’t be a real problem if the boards were of comparable cost, but the Asus P8P67 LE can be found for as little...

By XSReviews on

With some tests the performance of the Pure Black P67 motherboard fell behind slightly, which causes some slight concerns, but there is no major fallback in performance across the board. We have been using Sapphire graphics cards for years and they...

By Phoronix on

At the beginning of this review we pondered the question, what makes an enthusiast level motherboard something an enthusiast would want? The answer to this has been complicated by the marketing departments are given more control over product design...

By Ninjalane on

Sapphire's first venture into the Sandy Bridge architecture is a good one. They were able to produce a motherboard that is one of the best overclockers we have had here at Pro-Clockers. Granted, overclocking the Cougar Point chipset may not take...

By Pro-Clockers on

Beide Mainboards bieten eine solide Basis für ein sehr potentes System. Naturgemäß zielt das Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra auf Enthusiasten und das Sapphire Pure Platinum H67 auf Heimkinofans und professionelle Anwender. Sapphire Pure...

International Review By Technic3D on

La domanda che abbiamo lasciato in sospeso in copertina è stata:"riuscirà Sapphire ad uscirne a testa alta" ?A fronte dei risultati ottenuti la risposta ci pare scontata ... certamente SI!La Sapphire P67 Pure Black, oltre a rivaleggiare ad...

International Review By Nexthardware on

Insgesamt weiß das Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra zu gefallen. Die Ausstattung ist mehr als in Ordnung, gleichwohl es etwas mehr SATA Ports und Zubehör hätten sein können. Trotz der fehlenden grafisch aufbereiteten Oberfläche des...

International Review By AwardFabrik on

Das Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra hat ein überzeugendes Board-Layout und bietet eine vernünftige Ausstattung. Der Lieferumfang passt dagegen nicht zum Preis von rund 200 Euro. Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra (Anklicken zum Vergrößern!)...

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Das Sapphire Pure Black P67 ist auf alle Fälle sehr überzeugendes Mainboard. Das Design des Boards und die Anordnung der Schnittstellen sind gut gewählt.Der Hydra-Chip ermöglicht zwar das Verwenden von unterschiedlichen Grafikkarten,...

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