Asus P8P67M-Pro review

Packing a punch in a paltry form factor

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The old-school idea of performance being limited by the small-scale motherboards has been blown out of the water increasingly by Asus over the last year or so, culminating in the mATX performance of this P67 board.

Keeping pace with a full-size, and more expensive, P67 is impressive, and beating it by even such a short way doubly so.

3D Rendering performance

Cinebench R11.5 – Index: higher is better
Asus P8P67M-Pro: 6.71
Foxconn P67A-S: 6.69
ECS P67H2-A: 6.53
Overclocked: 8.31

Cinebench R10 – Seconds: quicker is better
Asus P8P67M-Pro: 37
Foxconn P67A-S: 39
ECS P67H2-A: 39
Overclocked: 31

Video encoding performance

x264v2 – FPS: higher is better
Asus P8P67M-Pro: 35.15
Foxconn P67A-S: 32.71
ECS P67H2-A: 33.21
Overclocked: 43.69

x264v3 – FPS: higher is better
Asus P8P67M-Pro: 35.70
Foxconn P67A-S: 36.76
ECS P67H2-A: 32.71
Overclocked: 43.37

1080p gaming performance

Just Cause 2 – FPS: higher is better
Asus P8P67M-Pro: 46
Foxconn P67A-S: 46
ECS P67H2-A: 45


Tech Specs

Product TypeDesktop Motherboard
Chipset ManufacturerIntel
Chipset ModelP67(B3) Express
Multi GPU SupportedSLI, CrossFireX
Onboard VideoCPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots2
Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM
Processor SocketSocket H2 LGA-1155
Brand NameAsus
Form FactorMicro ATX
Processor SupportedCore i5, Core i7, Core i3
Total Processor Supported1
Maximum Memory32 GB
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityREACH, WEEE
64-bit ProcessingYes
Number of Memory Slots4
Audio Channels7.1
Gigabit EthernetYes
Number of SATA Interfaces6
RAID SupportedYes
Number of Total Expansion Slots4
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports1
Network (RJ-45)Yes
Total Number of USB Ports8
Number of USB 3.0 Ports2
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports1
PS/2 PortYes
Number of PS/2 Ports2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports8
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports8
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports1
PCI Express StandardPCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots4
Memory Form FactorDIMM
Number of eSATA Ports1
Processor TechnologyTurbo Boost Technology 2.0, Enhanced SpeedStep Technology
Width243.8 mm
Depth243.8 mm
ManufacturerASUS Computer International
Product ModelP8P67-M PRO
Product NameP8P67-M PRO Desktop Motherboard
Controller TypeSerial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part NumberP8P67-M PRO R3.0
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

This motherboard supports the Intel second generation Core i7 / Core i5 / Core i3 processors in LGA1155 package with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support 2-channel (4 DIMMs) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel second generation Core i7 / Core i5 / Core i3 processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.

Package Contents
  • P8P67-M PRO Desktop Motherboard
  • User's Manual
  • 2 x SATA 3.0Gb/s Cables
  • 2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s Cables
  • 1 x Q-Shield
  • Support DVD
Limited Warranty3 Year