"The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe is a feature loaded mainboard supporting the latest Sandy Bridge processors. The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe motherboard uses a 16+2 phase DIGI+ VRM design and fully supports Intel’s VRD12 specifications. There are three PCI Express x16 slots on the ASUS P8P67 Deluxe motherboard as well as a PLX PEX8608 chip onboard adding 8 additional PCI Express lanes so that the bandwidth is not impacted when USB 3.0 and SATA3 6Gbps devices are used while the PCI-E x16 slots are fully populated."
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips