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Sapphire Pure Platinum Z68 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review - BIOS

Sapphire expands their motherboard line-up with the Pure Platinum Z68. Let's check it out and see what's happening.

By: | Socket LGA 1155 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 9, 2011 3:58 pm
TweakTown Rating: 79%Manufacturer: Sapphire

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Getting into the BIOS, we've got the horrible American Megatrends version which I have to emphasize, is really horrible. I've never been a fan of it and it seems even worse since we've seen companies make a push for these graphical UEFI designs, even more so with companies like ASRock and MSI choosing to tweak the look of it lately.

 

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All the normal options are there and if you're going to overclock you'll be in the Performance section the most. While we continue to understand that Sapphire are still new to the higher performance motherboards, we're seeing more and more companies upgrade their UEFI interface and it doesn't seem that Sapphire are really moving in that direction.

 

Hopefully over time we'll see them work more and more on the BIOS side of things, because it's an important area when it comes to testing a board and it's indeed something that needs to be concentrated on a bit more.

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