IntroductionI would like to thank Sapphire for supplying the tested motherboard.
Sapphire is well known to everybody for making top-notch ATI video cards. Recently they introduced a whole range of motherboard products based on ATI's chipsets. The latest addition to this lineup is the PI-A9RD480. It supports two ATI video cards running in CrossFire for an even smoother gaming experience.
Sapphire's naming scheme works like this:
The chipset in use is the ATI RD480. It offers the same features as the other Rx480 chipsets and additionally support for CrossFire.
Sapphire is making the PURE motherboards with enthusiasts and gamers in mind, so we can expect some good overclocking features from this board.