Motherboard CPU Power Connectors: How to Power Up? (Pins)

Motherboard CPU Power Connectors: How to Power Up?

The best way to power the CPU on your motherboard is by following the connection directions in the motherboard manual. Most CPUs get their power from the main motherboard power connector.
Some CPUs require supplemental power from a 4-pin, 6-pin, or 8-pin additional power connector.