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125W Processor on 95W Motherboard?

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How dangerous is this?Or let me rephrase. Should i do this or not?
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it going to go bomb snap bang fire

I would not do it

look at some of these msi boards
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Not even remotely a good idea, unless you want to chance the risk of a fried mobo.
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is it an MSI board?
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There is a reason it can only support 95W CPU's. Don't do it.
    
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Is it on a BioStar A780L3G mobo?
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post #7 of 10
the ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe only supports 95w.. there is a whole club of us putting 125W cpu's in them and overclocking the tar out of them with no issues. but it think it would really depend on the voltage regulator and mosfet cooling and handling ability's.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
Is it on a BioStar A780L3G mobo?
I was planning on using that board Or the MSI K9N6PGM2-V2

I was planning to build a Budget Computer with a 9750 i had lying around from an old computer.
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it going to go bomb snap bang fire

I would not do it

look at some of these msi boards
Although that could happen, it is more likely that the PWN or PCB may just fry after long term use.
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I was planning on using that board.
Get some VRM cooler and put a fan on the NB heatsink. Then you will be fine. I have that mobo and I tested a Phenom II 1090T and a 970 on it. I would not oc it. The mobo is very unfriendly for ocing.
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