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PCI express 2.0 dualBIOS, gigabyte GA -H61M-DS2 DI , does that help?

 

I don't know what the "DI" is, but here's the GA-H61M-DS2 on Gigabyte's website:

 

http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3970#ov

 

So yeah, it has a 16x PCI-E slot.

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yeh that looks like mines, so a 16x pcie slot what does that do for me lol
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post #63 of 94
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That's not enough for 7950s though. Two 7950s would require 4 x 6-pin PCI-E connectors.

 

Right, it has 2x connectors on the PSU, each cable has a 6pin, and 8pin, but the 8pin can be used at 6pin.

 

 

but with 2x of these:

 

post #64 of 94
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That's not enough for 7950s though. Two 7950s would require 4 x 6-pin PCI-E connectors.

Has gibby even said what res hes gonna be gaming at?

Unless its over 1080, he aint gonna realistically need anything over a single 7950.

Also hai anubis wave2.gif
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Also, don't take my post as advocating purchasing the Seasonic one, I have one, and haven't been too impressed by it, it's OK for a ~600w bronze rated PSU.

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yeh that looks like mines, so a 16x pcie slot what does that do for me lol

 

The concern was posted by someone else that your pre-built might not have a motherboard that has a compatible slot. At minimum, we would want an 8x slot. So, this is good.

 

 

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Originally Posted by anubis1127 View Post
 

 

Right, it has 2x connectors on the PSU, each cable has a 6pin, and 8pin, but the 8pin can be used at 6pin.

 

 

but with 2x of these:

 

 

The design must have changed because the specifications I see everywhere I look say that it has 1 x 6-pin and 1 x 6+2-pin. Even their own specifications sheet says so:

 

http://www.seasonic.com/pdf/datasheet/NEW/Retail/S12II%20Bronze.pdf

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post #67 of 94
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The concern was posted by someone else that your pre-built might not have a motherboard that has a compatible slot. At minimum, we would want an 8x slot. So, this is good.

 

 

 

The design must have changed because the specifications I see everywhere I look say that it has 1 x 6-pin and 1 x 6+2-pin.

Their have been three or four revisions of this model PSU since it was launched back in 09 or whenever.  It's highly possible.

post #68 of 94

I'd say it is because their own specifications sheet says so:

 

http://www.seasonic.com/pdf/datasheet/NEW/Retail/S12II%20Bronze.pdf

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post #69 of 94
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to start it will be 1080 but looking to upgrade my screen aswell but that can wait lol
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post #70 of 94
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to start it will be 1080 but looking to upgrade my screen aswell but that can wait lol

Well that to me says your thinking 1440p, so thats at least £250. So if your gonna spend that much i dont think upgrading other stuff shoukd be an issue, i,e new mobo or psu.
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