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How many pins does phenom x6 1090t need

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My mobo can take 8 pins, but does my phenom need the 8 pin or the 4 pin connector from PSU?
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Not sure, but when I saw that title I instantly thought:

"All them!!! DONT TOUCH THOSE CPU PINS" (as in those tiny socket pins you need

Free bump anywho
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8 is better. offer more stable voltage to the cpu. if you have it use it. your cf4 should have 8 pin and and just make sure the psu have the 8 pin as well too.
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not sure, but when i saw that title i instantly thought:

"all them!!! Dont touch those cpu pins" (as in those tiny socket pins you need

free bump anywho
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post #5 of 6
You can use either 4 or 8 pins connector, but 8 is better if you overclock
Edited by IOSEFINI - 2/25/11 at 2:10pm
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post #6 of 6
It doesn't really matter, the resistance of the wire is very low anyway. Unless the pins are split over 2 rails there shouldn't be any diffrence.
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