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Power supply doesn't have extra cpu pin

Go to solution Solved by Mateyyy,

You don't need the extra 4-pin, but that PSU is very bad.

So i just bought a new motherboard but when looking at it i noticed there's more than just a standard 4 pin cpu connecter and my psu only has a 4 pin for cpu
Mobo--  https://www.newegg.com/asrock-b550-extreme4/p/N82E16813157933
PSU--  https://es.thermaltake.com/smart-650w-bronze.html

Does this mean i need a newer/better psu and is there any recommendations anyone has if so?

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You don't need the extra 4-pin, but that PSU is very bad.

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Just now, Mateyyy said:

You don't need the extra 4-pin, but that PSU is very bad.

But for now until i get a better PSU can i just slap the 8 pin in there and will it work? I was actually planning on getting a better psu in the near future but really wanted to get this mobo in today and working 

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5 minutes ago, Ls9L said:

But for now until i get a better PSU can i just slap the 8 pin in there and will it work? I was actually planning on getting a better psu in the near future but really wanted to get this mobo in today and working 

It'll work, but yeah get a better power supply for sure. :P 

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4 minutes ago, Ls9L said:

But for now until i get a better PSU can i just slap the 8 pin in there and will it work? I was actually planning on getting a better psu in the near future but really wanted to get this mobo in today and working 

You just need the 8-pin. The additional 4-pin is pointless on ambient cooling.

My comment on the PSU was sort of beside your question though - it's bad because it's bad, not because it only has an 8-pin EPS connector.

 

3 minutes ago, Asez23 said:

it will work, but dont overclock

Why?

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4 minutes ago, Ls9L said:

But for now until i get a better PSU can i just slap the 8 pin in there and will it work? I was actually planning on getting a better psu in the near future but really wanted to get this mobo in today and working 

You only need the 8 pin, and you can overclock as much as you want, the extra 4 pin is mostly for marketing and is maybe useful for LN2 overclocking.

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Just now, Mateyyy said:

You just need the 8-pin. The additional 4-pin is pointless on ambient cooling.

 

Why?

I heard that if you pull too much voltage from a crappy psu, it will fry your system.

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4 minutes ago, Asez23 said:

I heard that if you pull too much voltage from a crappy psu, it will fry your system.

The voltage coming from the power supply is supposed to be about 12V constant(within variance) for the CPU. The voltage conversion is handled by the respective power delivery.

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Just now, Godlygamer23 said:

The voltage coming from the power supply is supposed to be about 12V constant(within variance) on the CPU. The voltage conversion is handled by the respective power delivery.

ok

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Just now, Asez23 said:

ok

I should actually say _for_ the CPU. The CPU gets 1ish volts. 

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