Originally Posted by KarathKasun
CPU power is on a totally different circuit. 4 pin CPU power connector is good enough for any stock CPU other than FX 9xxx series or LGA 2011/1366.
You are still drawing power from the board, correct? Even though PCIe and the CPU maybe wired differently, the power is coming from one area. + 4pin/6 or 8pin power connectors.