Which is best? a mobo that has a 4 pin or 8 pin cpu power connector Tags: Motherboards CPUs Power Last response: August 6, 2012 7:05 AM in Motherboards Share tukbol7 August 6, 2012 6:18:36 AM i would just like to know which is best motherboard in terms of cpu power connector? More about : mobo pin pin cpu power connector DJDeCiBeL a c 137 V Motherboard a c 283 à CPUs August 6, 2012 6:46:31 AM Honestly, it doesn't really matter, although usually, boards that have an 8 pin connector are better for overclocking because the extra 4 pins can provide extra power that may be useful for overclocking. m 0 l valisong August 6, 2012 7:05:40 AM It doesn't really matter, but generally speaking a mobo that uses a 4 pin connector requires less voltage and so less features. That would make the 8 pin better m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill 4 or 6 pins work for my 8 pin CPU 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 Solved8 pin cpu power connector but only 4 pins from psu Forum will a 4 pin CPU power connector work in a 8 pin motherboard Forum 8 pins ESP(4+4) PSU plug on 8 pins MOBo/CPU power connector?? Forum SolvedWill an 8pin power cord work on a 4pin cpu power connector? Forum Will a 6 pin CPU power connector work for a 8 pin CPU mobo? Forum motherboard with 4 pin vs 8 pin cpu power connector Forum Does using an 8-pin CPU power connector on a 4-pin board result in less amperage? Forum Heatsink requires 4 pin power connector and mobo only has a 8 pin Forum New PSU Slow CPU (new psu has an 8 pin cpu power connector the old one had 4 pins) Forum 8-pin vs 4-pin CPU Power Connector Forum Use 4 pins or use 2 4 pins to plug in 8-pin CPU power slot in Mobo? Forum SolvedMy power supply has two cables: CPU1 which is a 4+4 pin, and CPU2 which is 8 pin. Does it matter which I cable I connect? Forum SolvedASUS A88X-PLUS mobo does not have an 8-pin male "CPU" connector to mate with my Corsair CX500M PSU Forum SolvedDoes it matter what 8 pin i use for my CPU power connector? Forum Solvedhow to connect 4pin cpu power connector with Corsair VS550 550 Watt PSU Forum Solved8 pin cpu power connector problem , psu recommendation and psu advise ( uprading my old pc ) Forum Solved8 pin mobo power connector Forum Solved4 to 8 pin CPU connector Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !