Aah i cancelled the cable order for now, gonna poke around to see what i can find about 4.0 compatability (which seems to be hit or miss). The loque cable might have worked but I wanted to at least get 3.0 working and glad i was able to
quick note regarding the gigabyte b550i:
i clipped off a...
Got it working with the original riser cable. My problem was it wasn’t posting at all and as you said i had to manually set the pcie to gen 3 in the bios
for the record i’m using gigabyte b550i aorus pro, ryzen 5600x, corsair vengeance lpx 3200mhz (2x8gb)
Got the card! unfortunately it’s not playing nicely with the original riser cable. Tested with an extra cable i had. It worked, but it’s way too short so i’m on the hunt for a new one
edit: just ordered the loque cobalt rc260 (thanks for already testing @Revenant ), should be here tuesday :D
Paying a markup definitely isn’t ideal but i fully expected it because of the current market (and form factor). To be honest i was extremely surprised to see it on newegg. I’ve been checking daily since january and stopped a couple weeks ago…came here to verify it was real lol
And yeah the...
got my case yesterday, seems like it's good quality and i can't wait to build in it! i need to figure out a power solution. the hdplex i have is currently used in my brickless sm4-c build, which i'm sourcing parts from (msi lp 1050ti and g4560), but the connector is gx16. i either have to swap...
Think it was 300w? I'm definitely looking to go this route, it looks/fits great
edit: is there any purpose to having the 10mm fan on the psu other than aesthetics? guessing it's basically a designated cooling solution for the psu?