A technician is building a gaming computer with a PCIex16 graphics card. The graphics card requires 100 watts of power to run. How will this power be supplied?

  • from the PCIe slot on the motherboard
  • from the AGP slot on the motherboard
  • from the PCIe slot on the motherboard, together with a separate PCIe power connector from the power supply
  • from the PCIe power connector from the power supply
Answers Explanation & Hints:

PCIe can supply up to 25 watts of power to each slot. A graphics card can supply up to 75 watts. For potent graphics cards, an additional 75 watts can be supplied by a PCIe power connector from the power supply.

For more Questions and Answers:

ITE 8 | IT Essentials 8 – IT Essentials A+ 220-1101 Certification Practice Exam Answers Full 100%