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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedRed LED on motherboard CPU when power starts on new build Forum SolvedPower supply only has 8 pin CPU cable, but the motherboard only has a 4 pin socket? Forum SolvedCpu power slot on motherboard Forum SolvedCPU fan power plug stuck in motherboard Forum Solvedmotherboard cpu power connector Forum SolvedMotherboard CPU Support On Power Connector Forum Solvedcan i use 4 pins of a 8 pin cpu power connector (ATX motherboard is 8 pin connector power supply is 4) Forum Solved4pin CPU power supply with 8pin motherboard? Forum SolvedI bought MSI Z77MA-G45 motherboard and a Rosewill RG630-S12 power supply, case, memory,& CPU. I cannot find a 4 pin connector Forum SolvedDo CPU's need their own power source from PSU? or do they get their power from motherboard? Forum SolvedSo my motherboard has an 8 pin CPU power connector Forum SolvedIs my motherboard or cpu messed up or is my power source not enough? Forum SolvedI need to know if my CPU and GPU are compatible with my motherboard. Also, if I have the power supply to support it. Forum SolvedJust a question about my ram motherboard and CPU and power supply Forum Solveddoes my old power supply that im using with my core2duo e7500 and intel risin city dg41rq be ok for my new cpu and motherboard Forum SolvedCannot tell whether motherboard or CPU is fried only power led on mobo and GPU light up Forum SolvedMy motherboard CPU power pin is broken! Please help :( Forum SolvedWill a motherboard power my chassis fan without a CPU? Forum New motherboard, nothing gets power besides CPU fan and PSU led's and fan. Forum will a 4 pin CPU power connector work in a 8 pin motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !