Sapphire Pureblack P67 Hydra

Sapphire Pure Black P67 HydraIntroduction

Sapphire are GPU manufacturers at their heart, but they’ve been known to dip into other markets in the past few years; perhaps one of the most interesting ones being  motherboards. Today I’m looking at their latest foray into the mobo game, the Sapphire Pureblack P67 Hydra. It’s got 4 PCIe ports, an onboard post and CPU temperature readout and some nice onboard power switches. Lets get investigating.



CPU: Intel LGA1155: Intel Core i7/i5/i3
Chipset: Intel® P67 Express Chipsatz
Memory: 4 slots 240-Pin 240 800/1066/1333/1600+ Non-ECC
Expansion Slots: 4 x PCI Express 2.0 x16
Storage: 4 x Serial ATA III 6 Gb/s, 3 x Serial ATA II 3 Gb/s
Audio: Realtek ALC892 HD Audio CODEC mit 8-Kanal Audio
Ethernet LAN: Marvell 88E8057 PCI-Express Gigabit LAN
Rear Panel I / O: 8 x USB 2.0, port 2 x USB 3.0, port 1 x 1394a port, 1 x SPDIF Coaxial OUT, 1 x Audio I/O ports, 1 x SPDIF Optical Out, 1 x Support für Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR mit Atheros AR3011, 1 x e-SATA port, PS/2 KB/Maus-Kombo-Port
Front Panel-Header: SPDIF In/Out-Header, 1 x 1394a Header, 2 x USB 2.0 Headers

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