Introducing the ASUS P8Z77-M PRO motherboard: The ASUS P8Z77-M PRO motherboard features the Intel Z77 chipset supporting the Intel LGA1155 3rd/2nd Generation Intel Core i7 Processors. ASUS offers this platform-leading solution with the exclusive Dual Intelligent Processors 2 technology integrating the EPU (Energy Processing Unit) and TPU (TurboV Processing Unit) hardware based processors for the ultimate in energy savings and processor scaling. EPU conserves energy by intelligently moderating power and load requirements in real-time while TPU provides intelligent system scaling for incredible increases in platform performance while retaining stability. DIGI VRM provides leading industry digital power design for consistent, precise and efficient power delivery for CPU & iGPU enhancing systems performance beyond the analog designs limitation. Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to optimized settings for each fan on your PC with additional custom fan profile. Intel 3rd generation Core processors supports PCIe 3.0 for AMD CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI support. The ASUS P8Z77-M PRO provides scalable graphics performance for the gaming and computer enthusiast or the graphical designer wanting to harness additional GPU Compute power in leading media applications. The Z77 Series motherboards features the latest Lucid Virtu MVP software with HyperFormance technology, optimizing graphics performance by providing outstanding gaming responsiveness, sharper visual quality and improved frame rates all with low power consumption. This latest hybrid graphics boost technology fully utilizes fast-computing iGPU and discrete graphics cards in your system to create up to a 60% discrete graphics boost performance! GPU Boost facilitates flexible frequency and voltage adjustments to deliver multiple overclocking profiles to instantaneously increased the performance of integrated graphics for a rich, multimedia experience.