Forum discussion tagged with 970.
  1. Extra Crizby

    Question iRST - Boot Screen

    Hi All, I've been getting really frustrated with this issue: Intel Rapid Storage Technology shows up on every boot and drags out the boot time by about 4-5 seconds. This all occured after receiving my serviced Samsung 970 EVO, which I sent back for a warranty claim. First I had the Issue of...
  2. Prad_Bitt

    [SOLVED] 970 Evo vs A2000 vs Blue NVMe

    So I'm looking for a 1TB NVMe drive and I narrowed it down to these because rest are either too high priced, bad service brands where I live, or QLC. The A2000 is $130, Blue is $128, 970 is $155 Im leaning toward the Samsung because I already have 3 Samsung SSDs, (the m.2 860 I'll probably...
  3. zcrowe

    Question Upgrade question EVGA GTX 970

    Looking to upgrade my GTX 970 to something better to get a little more frames. Is there a good GPU that would improve my PC in the $200-$250 price range? Any opinions are appreciated, I am also quite new to building PCs. The 970 was given as a spare from a friend.
  4. M

    Question Cant boot after CPU replacement

    Hi, Today I have just upgraded my CPU from r3 2200g into r5 2600x . After I installed the CPU, I tried booting the computer but now it does not work. Before the replacement, everything worked just perfectly. Cables are great too. Key notes: -Diag Speaker makes 1 long and 2 short beeps (not...
  5. kevinrcole

    Question VGA LED on motherboard stays on, cannot reach BIOS

    Hello all. I've run into a very weird issue recently which has caused me to spend all my time troubleshooting and worrying about my PC for hours on end. My PC has been acting a bit weird the past few months - mostly just running games (like CoD) poorly when the PC should be above recommended...
  6. L

    Question Should i upgrade my 970 if i intend to keep playing on 1080p?

    So i'm currently running a ryzen 2600x with 16gb ram, a ssd and a gtx 970 4gb. I'm using a 32 led tv as a monitor and it's not in my plans to buy a new monitor anytime soon (if i do it will be a 1440p). In some new games the gpu is starting to fall behind the reqs so i was thinking upgrading to...
  7. Benri

    Question I bought a new GPU because i thought the old one was broken... problem NOT FIXED :(

    Ok so I had an GTX 970 in my Computer for like 4 years. I went to holiday, came back and when i turned on my PC the displays (1 DisplayPort, the other one is HDMI) stayed black. I was confused and changed the HDMI to my Motherboard GPU a Intel(R) HD Graphics 530, that one worked and i was able...
  8. alexadiyasa

    Question msi gtx 970 tiger edition restarts my pc when gaming

    so recently I switched out my gtx 1050ti to an msi gtx 970 tiger edition, the 1050ti worked greatly, no crashes or problems happened, but it can't keep up with current titles so I switched it for a gtx 970. when gaming my pc kept on restarting on its own. while in the middle of a game, the...
  9. Question Cant enter Windows 10 - Samsung Evo 970 NVMe problem with MSI B350 Gaming Plus MBB

    Hi guys, I am having some serious issues with my Samsung 970 Evo NVMe when plugged into my MSI B350 Gaming Plus motherboard. I bought it like a year ago and it seemed to be working fine for about 3-4 months but suddenly it started causing problems by not entering my OS (Windows 10 Pro). The...
  10. leejunfan

    Question Two very different upgrade options. Which makes more sense right now?

    Hey Guys, My work on PC is mainly for video editing. I used to game heavily on it, AAA titles, but not so much anymore. However I do from time to time. I am considering two different upgrades: Option 1) Upgrade my CPU from i5 -4460 to i7-4790. Upgrade my GPU from GTX970 to RTX3060 or...
  11. S

    Question GPU fans over 6000 RPM even after adjusting in MSI Afterburner

    Hi. So when using the MSI Kombustor stress test or even trying to create an online character in GTA V my GPU goes to 90°C, 100% fan usage and over 6000 RPM (1. OpenHardwareMonitor 2. you can hear it :/ ). And that even after adjusting the fan control curve. When I manually set fan speed to 100%...
  12. jsl289

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD Stuck in PCIe 2.0 x1

    I've never set one of these up before so I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong here. I just purchased a Samsung 970 SSD that supports NVMe. I placed it in the 3rd PCIe x16 Slot on my motherboard with ASUS's own M.2 x4 PCIe Adapter. I've installed the Samsung NVMe driver for the SSD and...
  13. almo89


    Hello, everyone. This is not so much a How to but it's where its best placed among the thread types. TL;DR at the bottom. So I have a PC with Windows 10 Pro (64bit) and a GTX 970 card, and recently got a LG smart TV. After that I bought a HDMI cable to connect them, and to my surprise, the...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Lubricating Asus Strix 970

    Hi I have the mentioned gpu and I need to lubricate the fans, but cant find a hole where I can apply the oil.Can someone guide me how to get the oil to the bearing
  15. prathyush2018

    [SOLVED] MSI MPOWER MAX Z87 not posting after BIOS update

    Hey all! I recently tried to update my bios to version "1.A". It successfully completed updating the BIOS using M-Flash. It then rebooted and said it successfully installed the update to "ME" as well. It then said it would reboot after 5 seconds. After the reboot, the display never turned on...
  16. X

    Question Issues when I plug a third monitor on my GTX 970 : VRAM USAGE AND POWER

    Hello, sorry for my english I'm french... I've got a big problem with my GPU. When I plug a third screen on my computer, I can see (in MSI Afterburner) that the VRAM frequency is increasing from about 340MHZ to 3900MHZ, the power is from 10% to 50% and the consumption is from 15W to 51W...
  17. Hootla1

    [SOLVED] Would a GTX 1660 super be much of an upgrade from my GTX 970?

    Have had my GTX 970 for some time now and it struggling with the modern games. I'm looking to get the GTX 1660 super (OC Edition: Boost Clock 1860 MHz (OC Mode)) & just wanted to check with someone a little more knowledgeable that this would make a difference. -I play Modern Warfare & GTA. Thanks
  18. Gillfreex

    [SOLVED] MSI NVIDIA GTX 970 Twin Frozr or Asus 1050 STRIX

    Hey there, As above, I have both of these GPUs to choose between, which should I? MSI NVIDIA GTX 970 Twin Frozr 4GB or Asus 1050 STRIX 4GB This is current pc: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Gillfreex/saved/#view=z6w48d
  19. C

    [SOLVED] EVGA 970 Smells - No Load

    I've noticed for a week or two that something has been messing with my nose/head. I eventually realized it was my PC, and after troubleshooting the psu/cpu/gpu, I found it was my 970. Its heat sink smells hot, but it's hard to put a finger on the exact smell. It doesn't smell like plastic...
  20. A

    Question Upgrade from the GTX 960, any ideas?

    So i am upgrading my old system with some new up to date components however i only have £100 for the GPU or maybe around £130 at a push. I was thinking a second hand 970 would be good? Or if i can find one a 980? My current specs before upgrading: AMD FX 6350 @3.9GHZ 8gb DDR3 GTX 960 2TB HDD...