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Sapphire Intros Pure Platinum A55V Motherboard

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Sapphire released the new Pure Platinum A55V motherboard to the market. The board offers a value socket FM1 platform based on AMD A55 FCH chipset, in the ATX form-factor. The motherboard supports AMD A4, A6, A8, and Athlon II "Llano" APU/CPUs in the FM1 package. This model is not exactly designed to be "no-frills", as it does pack an interesting mix of features that could help it grab a comfy price-point in the market.

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Slice off those pci slots, and it would be a great matx HTPC board.
 

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wonder why they using A55 when A57 is around
 
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Pretty full featured for an A series board,

Slice off those pci slots, and it would be a great matx HTPC board.
I still have a PCI sound card, it works fine I see no reason to buy a new one, lots of people still use PCI for all kinds of things.
 
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I am so happy to see when a manifacturer removes the slot adjacent to the GPU slot. I don't get really why the others don't do it? Nobody uses single slot gpu's any more. :D
 
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Pretty full featured for an A series board,



I still have a PCI sound card, it works fine I see no reason to buy a new one, lots of people still use PCI for all kinds of things.
yeah but not alot of people use the A chipset for full builds... I think he was more referring to the size of the board vs the PCI functionality.
 
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I don't see how it's pure platinum. MISLEADING PRODUCT NAME!!!

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I don't see how it's pure platinum. MISLEADING PRODUCT NAME!!!

:laugh:
yeah everything looks standard, no heat pipes, no custom cooler, standard i/o
and

they take the picture badly
 
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#10
Don't really get this, as FM2 is on its way...