Motherboard and CPU Power Tags: New Build Core CPUs Motherboards Systems Product Last response: November 29, 2010 3:02 AM in Systems Share Firestar November 28, 2010 10:54:08 PM I need to know if I get a AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor and unlock the 4th core, will it be compatible with my motherboard? my Motherboard I am planning on getting is the BIOSTAR A770E3 AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard It supportd core unlocking, but what I am worried about is the power of the CPU. The MB supports upto 95 watts, and the CPU is 95 watts, but will it be more after I unlock the 4th core? More about : motherboard cpu power ScrewySqrl a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard November 29, 2010 3:02:26 AM the 770 mobos support up to 140w C2 Phenom II 955/965, should have no problem wuth your unlocked P II B45 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Power Supply CPU slot on motherboard Forum Can I plug a 4 pin supplementary CPU power into an 8 pin motherboard ? Forum 8-pin cpu power on the motherboard , CPU fan only 4-pin Forum New Motherboard/CPU /RAM - will not power up Forum Can I power on an Asrock Z77 Extreme4 motherboard without a CPU ? Forum Start a motherboard without cpu ( but power for cpu ) ? Forum Can i connect only 1x4 Cpu power connector in Intel S3000ah motherboard Forum Can power on/off cycles affect the durability of a motherboard or CPU ? Forum Motherboard/CPU Power Question - Urgent Forum Is my CPU too powerful for my motherboard ? Forum Bad motherboard , power supply, ram, CPU ? Forum Motherboard/CPU power question Forum CPU , MotherBoard or 4 pin power supply? Forum Motherboard/CPU Power Question Forum Is this gaming PC okay? Forum PC hit from power surge via ethernet cable Forum Changing motherboard on custom built computer with OEM COA Forum Power supply Forum Help!!! Did I Fry My Motherboard???? Forum Running lcd monitor off of PC power supply Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !