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 SolvedCPU fan power plug stuck in motherboard solution Solvedmotherboard cpu power connector solution SolvedMotherboard CPU Support On Power Connector solution Solvedcan i use 4 pins of a 8 pin cpu power connector (ATX motherboard is 8 pin connector power supply is 4) solution Solved4pin CPU power supply with 8pin motherboard? solution SolvedI bought MSI Z77MA-G45 motherboard and a Rosewill RG630-S12 power supply, case, memory,& CPU. I cannot find a 4 pin connector solution SolvedDo CPU's need their own power source from PSU? or do they get their power from motherboard? solution SolvedSo my motherboard has an 8 pin CPU power connector solution SolvedIs my motherboard or cpu messed up or is my power source not enough? solution SolvedI need to know if my CPU and GPU are compatible with my motherboard. Also, if I have the power supply to support it. solution SolvedJust a question about my ram motherboard and CPU and power supply solution 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 solution SolvedCannot tell whether motherboard or CPU is fried only power led on mobo and GPU light up solution SolvedMy motherboard CPU power pin is broken! Please help :( solution SolvedWill a motherboard power my chassis fan without a CPU? solution SolvedGood cpu, motherboard, gpu, ram, and power supply build for 750 (or less)? solution SolvedWhats the most powerful CPU my motherboard can support ? solution motherboard and cpu wont power up solution SolvedCan I power on an Asrock Z77 Extreme4 motherboard without a CPU? Forum 8 pin motherboard cpu power, 2x4 pin chord from power supply, help me i'm so over my head solution More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !