Sapphire Pure Black X79N review

Sapphire hitting the top end of Intel's motherboard chipsets

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Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
X79 Express
Multi GPU Supported
CrossFireX
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
3
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket R LGA-2011
Brand Name
Sapphire
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Core i7
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
32 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS, WEEE
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Audio Channels
7.1
Bluetooth
Yes
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
6
eSATA
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
2
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
10
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
4
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
6
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
4
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 3.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
6
Memory Form Factor
UDIMM
Number of eSATA Ports
2
Processor Technology
Turbo Boost Technology, Hyper-Threading Technology
Width
304 mm
Depth
244 mm
Manufacturer
Sapphire, Inc
Product Model
PURE Black X79N
Product Name
PURE Black X79N Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
52043-00-40G
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sapphiretech.com/en/
Marketing Information

Developed for the Enthusiast, the SAPPHIRE PURE Black X79N is engineered to achieve the ultimate in innovation, performance, feature and quality.

Combining stability, a commitment to performance hardware and BIOS tweaks as well as the use of high quality components, The PURE Black series is the pinnacle in the SAPPHIRE series of mainboard products.

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