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1 x 8-pin cpu power enough?

Discussion in 'Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets' started by adamsleath, Jun 12, 2020.

  1. adamsleath

    adamsleath Member

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    I'm looking at using 550W psu (good quality) for current z490 boards. No OC
    same old question. is the extra 4 or 8 pin cpu power required?
     
  2. DarkSnipa

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    Not required considering 10900K PL2 is only 255W as a 8 pin would take at least 300W in my memory, but do check your MB manual before you buy.
     

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