The Asus P5QL PRO supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance. It also incorporates ASUS EPU 4-engine which provides total system power savings by detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power in real-time. The EPU automatically provides the most appropriate power usage for the CPU, VGA card, hard drives and CPU cooler fan to help save power and money. Besides that, it also incorporates ASUS Express Gate which allows you to go online in only 5 seconds from bootup. It is a unique motherboard built-in OS that allows you to utilize the most popular instant messengers (IM), as well as allow you to view your pictures without entering Windows via the user-friendly picture manager.