Forum discussion tagged with 3080.
  1. K

    Question [FIXED(?)] Help finding root cause/possible solutions for recent game crashes believed to be GPU related (D3D DEVICE HUNG/device lost)

    EDIT: for any future people who are searching for the same answers i was maybe this will help, my games now appear to be working after a fresh install of Windows (full clean no files saved, using the installation media like a new PC) when i did this, I also reset bios to defaults which meant...
  2. Z

    Question Zotac 3080 Watercooling PROBELMS

    I purchased the correct corsair waterblock for my Zotac Trinity 3080 LH OC. No problems installing but when I try to run my computer I have problems. Sometimes it will boot into windows but after about a minute, weather or not I' doing anything, my displays will go blank. Keyboard shorrcuts to...
  3. F

    Question 3080 vs 4090

    Hello! I want to upgrade but im not sure what to choose and was hoping for some help. My current setup is: I7-7700K 3080 Rog strix OC V2 32 GB Ram 850 Psu Im going to upgrade my processor, its been with me a few years but its starting to get old. i mostly use my pc for gaming and just bought...
  4. Paourissi91

    Question weird freeze/loading screen pc rtx 3080

    I have a weird issue right now and iam wondering if it is a DLSS setting problem. I just bought an RTX 3080 and i have installed all the latest drivers. Im playing the latest games for pc such as Spider-man remastered and uncharted lost legacy. I noticed that when i enabled the dlss setting...
  5. I

    Question 3080 won't boot in my PC only ?

    Hey all, this is more of a follow-on post from my previous one as I've found out alot more information & the previous post is probably lost on page 650 by now. Sorry if not allowed but I need semi-urgent help as warranty is closing in.... So this issue is ; I purchased a Gigabyte 3080 Vision...
  6. J

    Question RTX 3080 Mysterious Hindered Performance (Low GPU Usage) (Low FPS)

    I am at a complete loss here. Recently I had decided it was time to upgrade my graphics card from a 1050 TI I purchased almost 5 years ago to a RTX 3080. At first I was impressed with the performance increase but soon realized my RTX 3080 was not coming close to full utilization. I chopped this...
  7. M

    Question Stuttering and poor performance after upgrading to 3080

    Was running off a 1080 for several years and recently decided to upgrade to a 3080. Bought this one off of amazon: ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 3080 Trinity OC LHR 12GB GDDR6X 384-bit 19 Gbps PCIE 4.0 Gaming Graphics Card, IceStorm 2.0 Advanced Cooling, Spectra 2.0 RGB Lighting, ZT-A30820J-10PLHR...
  8. T

    Question MSI MPG Z690/I9 12900K Boot/Stability issue

    Good afternoon,morning,evening all, I am curious if there are others out there running into the same issue I have, and have maybe had a solution. Firstly, I'll give my specs. i9 12900k MSI MPG Z690 Carbon 32gb Corsair Dominator Platinum @5200 DDR5 Evga 3080 FTW3 Hydro edition EVGA supernova...
  9. Z

    Question RTX 3080 EVGA FTW3 Ultra

    I have a RTX 3080 EVGA FTW3 Ultra and whenever I turn the fans to around 85% it makes some weird noise, it sounds like coil whine but I’m not sure. I just wanted to know if this was normal behavior, if it goes below 85% it stops and if it goes above 85% it stops, so it’s only at around 85% on...
  10. bazzingabear

    [SOLVED] Is it worth jumping from 2600X to 5600X right now?

    Hey all. I recently got the itch to upgrade my GTX 1070 + Ryzen 5 2600X setup to something more recent, and would love some input since I've been completely oblivious to the hardware scene for the past 4-5 years. I'm not even sure if this is a good time to pull the trigger, or if I should wait...
  11. bazzingabear

    [SOLVED] Is now a good time to upgrade my CPU+GPU? If so, pls suggest..

    Hey all. I recently got the itch to upgrade my GTX 1070 + Ryzen 5 2600X setup to something more recent, and would love some input since I've been completely oblivious to the hardware scene for the past 4-5 years. I'm not even sure if this is a good time to pull the trigger, or if I should wait...
  12. denielpls

    Question RTX 3080 Underperforming (Only 50% of usage)

    Hey guys, so recently i bought an RTX 3080 and as i started playing games i noticed my GPU was underperforming on alot of games and ive also noticed that my GPU usage is only on 50-60% on RivaTuner Heres a video of MSI Afterburner of benchmarking so you guys can help me please VIDEO View...
  13. TerraCorbix12345

    Question Possible defective MSI Ventus 3080?

    I ordered a MSI Ventus RTX 3080 from Newegg about a week ago and finally put it in my PC today. However, when I powered on my PC, the graphics card wouldn't display video nor would it turn on (fans would not spin). Despite doing pretty much everything in my power to troubleshoot (changing...
  14. T

    Question mATX Build Advice Needed Please

    Hello, I would like some advice on this parts list please. Basically if theres something catastrophically bone or something is incompatible. In terms of significant workload, this is just for gaming. No content creation etc. Planning on gaming AAA's on ultra or high at 1440p 100 -140 fps for...
  15. K

    Build Advice 3080 build opinions

    Hey everybody, I was wanting to upgrade my computer before overwatch 2 and MW2 come out to have great frames and graphics. Below is the build I put together. Most of the build I already own, only new parts I wanted to upgrade were the CPU,GPU, Motherboard and PSU. Any opinions or advice would...
  16. D

    Question 8-Pin #2 Power at 0.1 W. I've been having consistent crashes with my GPU. Could this be why?

    Can't get a picture in here, but yeah GPU-Z has 8-pin #2 power 0.1 W while 8-pin #1 is at about 140 W. Any advice for this or is it a problem at all?
  17. L

    Question No display with new 3080 gaming z trio 10gb

    rtx 3080 gaming z trio 5 5600x mpg x570s gaming edge wifi 64gb ram 750w gold rated corsair psu tried putting a 1060 in and the whole system works fine which rules out faulty components. have a white vga led light on the ez debug on the motherboard powering the gpu with 2 dual 6+2 pcie cables...
  18. C

    Question Odd FPS drops in league of legends? :(

    So i have had an odd issue with league of legends now for about a month or so, i have tried everything to solve it but nothing works, lets get into some info. - Pc Specs: Intel Core i7 Code Name Skylake Specification 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11700K @ 3.60GHz Ram: 32,0GB NVIDIA Model...
  19. J

    Question [3080ti] Low FPS on certain games, rebooting fixes - SEVERAL formats + hardware change

    I got a NZXT build with the following specs back in March: Nvidia GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti ( founders edition) ASUS ROG Strix Z690-E Gaming Wi-Fi DDR5 Intel Core i5-12600K 10-Core 3.7GHz G.SKILL Trident Z5 Black DDR5 6000MHz CL40 6000 MHz (Maximum Speed) 32GB (2X16GB) XPG Core Reactor 850W Gold...
  20. Question RTX 3080 not being properly utilized.

    All of a sudden my RTX 3080 is not being utilized properly. It is detected in device manager, but I have to disable then re-enable it in device manager whenever I turn on my computer for it to work properly. Here are two images showing the performance in task manager: View...
  21. jakebure

    Question Will my GPU have enough power

    I currently have an 850W PSU with a 970 GPU and dual 6 pin power supply cables going to it. I currently have a 3080 which seems to want dual 8 pin connector to go into it, but was wondering if I can buy a 3rd party dual 6 pin connector to the mini 12 needed for the 3080 to power it,
  22. F

    Question Rog Strix 3080 with HX850I PSU HELP!

    Hello! After a long wait im finally going to swap out my 1080ti with a 3080 card. Then i noticed i need 3 8 pins connectors vs the two i have today, so im going to buy a 8 pin to 8 pin cable tomorrow so i have 3 separate cables going from my PSU to my 3080 card. My question is if my PSU can...
  23. Lenny Confetti

    Question PC Cooling Issue (CPU 100 degrees)

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PC Specs: Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor NZXT Kraken X53 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Corsair Vengeance RGB...
  24. F

    [SOLVED] Brand New 3080 Stuck at 480mhz core clock. 8 FPS on Furmark FHD.

    Hello, I just bought a new 3080 (https://www.gigabyte.com/Graphics-Card/GV-N3080AORUSX-WB-10GD-rev-20#kf) to replace my 2070. Upon installation I also did a clean wipe of all drives and a fresh install of windows (now windows 11 not by choice). After updating all the drivers to the newest...
  25. S

    Question New GPU, no display and fans don't spin.

    CPU: i7 6700k GPU: KFA2 RTX 3080 SG PSU: EVGA 850 Gold OS: Windows 64b on M.2 Mobo: ASRock Z170 k6+ Ram: 2x G Skillz 8GB 3200 Issue: Got my new GPU (RTX 3080) to replace my 970, tried to install it. Got no display and no fans to spin, but the GPU lights turn on and my computer seems to continue...
  26. J

    Question Is my brand new 3080 dead?

    Recently built myself a new lga1700 pc (specs below), however I have a sneaking suspicion that my GPU is a dud :/ Specs i7-12700K(F) ZOTAC RTX3080 Amp Holo 10GB 32GB DDR5 5200MHz Kingston Fury BEAST Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X A couple of decent m.2 ssd’s I have experienced a couple of crashes...
  27. RomeoZeroOne

    Question New Aorus Model S won't display

    I recently purchased an AORUS MODEL S Gaming PC Computer Desktop (Intel i9-11900K, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 10GB GDDR6X, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 3TB M.2 SSD) - GB-AMSI9N8I-2051...
  28. deathshound7007

    Question Dying GPU or something else ?

    I bought this GPU (Gigabyte Geforce RTX 3080 Aorus Master) roughly 5 months ago and had no problems for a bit but then suddenly started having issues where my monitors would get no display at all until I turned my computer off and on again. Happened a few times before I decided to change my...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] 3080 and questions about Pcie lanes

    Hello. OK, a few questions and any help is greatly appreciated. My setup. Msi Meg z390 godlike Intel 9900k Evga 3080 Ftw3 ultimate 32 GB of 3400 DDR 4 2 x Samsung Nvme 970 Pro m.2 pcie 3.0 ssd mounted on board, not using the expander card Sound Blaster AE7 internal pcie sound card OK, I...
  30. F

    Question RTX 3080 Atrocious Performance (sub 60 fps)

    Hey. I recently upgraded my PC by replacing my GTX 1080 with an MSI Suprim X 3080 (10G LHR). I also bought a better power supply (Corsair RM850X) and case (Lian Li Lancool II Mesh) to accommodate the card. After installing the GPU, my in-game performance has been awful. It's a laggy and...
  31. L

    [SOLVED] RTX 3080 Ti having intermittent issues

    Specs: OS Windows 10 Pro CPU I7-10700K @ 3.8GHz Motherboard ROG STRIX Z490-F Gaming GPU Gigabyte RTX3080 Ti (GV-N308TVISION) PSU be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 850W, BN653 RAM 32Gb(2 sticks) of G-Skill F4-3600C16-16GVKC NIC TG-3468 Monitors 2x Viotek GN24C Storage SanDisk SDSSDH3...
  32. HeavyThumper

    [SOLVED] Gaming/Work with 3080

    I have an opportunity to get a nicely priced 3080 - so I need a system to put it in. It's been almost 8 years since I last built a PC (my current one was overbuilt enough that it's lasted quite a while). So - I'm learning. This PC will be for gaming and work - my work includes CAD. My current...
  33. M

    [SOLVED] Temps after 9 months of gaming.

    Hey all, So I have been running this prebuild lenovo pc for the last 9 months, and my temps are a bit higher now than that they used to be (Due to higher room temps of 25 degrees). I heard that 90 degrees is the safe temp for a video card, and I just saw a reading of 91 :( Can somebody explain...
  34. _dawn_chorus_

    Question MSI afterburner power limit only works intermittently?

    I made an undervolt profile for my 3080 FE to save the memory from cooking itself over time but the dang thing won't stay applied. Even though MSI afterburner launches on boot I have to manually select the profile each time which is annoying but the real issue is the power limit only works half...
  35. D

    [SOLVED] Rtx 3080 / elden ring.

    Hi all, got a question, ok so I'm playing elden ring and I'm using an rtx 3080 paired with i7 9700(non k) using a H60 Corsair liquid cooling, 16gb of ram (not in dual channel), gammix m.2 256 gb (about 20% free space), monitor is a 144hz at 1440p, and I'm playing at max graphic options. Ok the...
  36. B

    Question Is it worth returning a 3080Ti for a 3080?

    Recently bought a 3080Ti, and it seems a bunch of 3080 just arrived with a $900 price difference. Is it worth returning the 3080Ti to save the money?
  37. Macca1815

    Question PC required GPU to be re-seated in order to boot ?

    Hi, I’ve been having a really strange problem with my PC. Occasionally, it just dies and won’t turn on until I reseat the graphics card. I knew it was a GPU issue as the debug lights on my motherboard would reach VGA when I pressed the power button but would then die. I suspected it may have...
  38. rocketbeam

    Question Help stuttering in all games

    I bought my computer a year ago and I keep having stutters in all games I have a pretty high-end pc and I should not be having these issues I have even set up my Nvidia for best performance settings I really need help!!
  39. mich69l

    Question Low FPS with 3080

    I get an average of 120 fps on ultra settings(1080p) in Warzone and I think I should get more. I have seen Youtube Videos with the same specs and they got 200+, Also my friends with similiar setups get more fps. Please help. GPU: Gigabyte RTX 3080 Gaming OC CPU: i5 12600kf Motherboard: MSI...