Question Biostar TB360-BTC PRO 2.0 doesn't support more than 4 GPUs for mining ?

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I bought Biostar TB360-BTC PRO 2.0 for mining with 12 GPUs. When I plugged in 4 cards with risers it has got no problem. If I add even 1 more card ( so 5 or more GPUs plugged in), bios gives error "PCI OUT OF RESOURCES CONDITION: ERROR: Insufficient PCI Resources detected!!!" I read many forum made some changes on bios configuration but it didn't help. Any idea about solving the problem? ( my mining cards are 3060 Ti)
 
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Ralston18

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Update your post to include full system hardware specs and OS information.

Include PSU's : make, model, wattage, age, condition? How are the PSUs connected to the motherboard and mining GPUs?

This motherboard?

https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=1031

Double check the specs and end user documentation (User Guide/Manual) for the motherboard.

The motherboard may indeed support 12 GPU's but the specific conditions and requirements for doing so should be presented/provided in full detail.

Somewhere.

Key being "what PCI resources"?

I got this far:

https://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/mb_overview_new.php?S_ID=927&MODEL=TB360-BTC_PRO

Nothing helpful there provided that I did not miss something.

For the most part, pending further information, I would expect a power related problem.
 
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I have two new Seasonic Focus GX-1000 psu to power the board and card. The motherboard is as you linked above. Actually to have power related problem looks like not possible.
 

edjm1971

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I bought Biostar TB360-BTC PRO 2.0 for mining with 12 GPUs. When I plugged in 4 cards with risers it has got no problem. If I add even 1 more card ( so 5 or more GPUs plugged in), bios gives error "PCI OUT OF RESOURCES CONDITION: ERROR: Insufficient PCI Resources detected!!!" I read many forum made some changes on bios configuration but it didn't help. Any idea about solving the problem? ( my mining cards are 3060 Ti)
Have you had any luck with getting this working with >4 gpu?
I've been battling this all week. Just sent in a help request from BIOStar.
I would really like to know how they support this claim of 12GPU with just 2ATX connections. I would like to see a video on how they powered this thing. With 2 ATX psu I could only barely connect 4GPU. I purchased a server psu with breakout board and hooked up a 5th GPU but it does not show up for OS. At boot time I can see it as working with no Error warning on the BIOS display of the motherboard.
 

edjm1971

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FINALLY got this working with > 4 GPU
OS: Windows 10
After days of struggling to get this working I tracked down the issue.

Normally I'm looking at the Device Manager application listing for any issues with devices. The devices were all listed. The devices when I right click and say update driver would state that it has the latest driver.
So nothing seemed out of line there. But system would not let me use 5 cards, sometimes just shut down and auto reboot.

Finally I went into the System Information > Problem Devices
Here listed were all of my cards as having driver problems.

I went back into the Device Manager and uninstalled all of the GPU devices except for the primary one, then rescanned for hardware changes. Took a few minutes, then selected device and updated the driver. The system took a few minutes to get these done but now I can see all 5 cards and am able to mine with the 5 cards I have.

Hope this helps someone.
 

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