Forum discussion tagged with 970.
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    Question 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...
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    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...
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    Question Blackscreen crash(Sound still working) when gaming 1440p

    Using a 970, i5 4690k. I'd have thought it'd be ok to handle this but it seems not. It's also VERY indecisive. I could play Rocket league for 3/4hours without problem. Resi 2 reboot or CS:Go and it's dead within 30 mins. Steps i've taken: PSU Swap, clean wipe of Display drivers/reinstall, from...
  4. Question Samsung NVMe 500GB 970 EVO PLUS BENCHMARKS

    So... I was performing some benchmarks... Are those ok? Everything is up to date but tose numbers seems kinda low (IOPS) ("Ler": Reading); ("Escrever": Writing) I'm curious beause... Look at the IOPS dude...
  5. Question Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVME M.2. Running at ~900MB/S should be 3500MB/s. Slow speed, help!

    Hi guys, just bought and installed my new SSD. The Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVME M.2. I installed the samsung magician application to benchmark it and to my horror i found that i get really low speeds on the squential read and writes. I tried crystaldisk mark aswell but to no change. Currently i...
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    [SOLVED] Galax 970 Hall of Fame issues

    Hey all! I recently got myself a Galax GTX 970 Hall of Fame from a friend, and I'm currently having quite a few issues with it. The fans on the card are unresponsive to any custom fan curve I make, and the temps are quite bad (thermal throttle on 92c), to the point where I will grey-screen in...
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    [SOLVED] GPU dies under load, no signal to monitor but PC remains on.

    The graphics card in question is an MSI GTX 970 Gaming. Bought used for parts and not working. The seller said the card had occasional problems posting and would restart the PC after a certain time (1-30 minutes). Now the card is in my system I'm having an entirely different problem and I could...
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    Question How can i support M2 PCIe NVMe SSD on M2 SATA3 slot?

    I bought an M2 PCIe NVMe SSD that doesn't support my laptop so I told my local shop to replace they didn't so I am wondering can I somehow make it work with some kind of adapter that can convert M2 PCIe NVMe to M2 SATA3? If possible can anyone provide me any link to buy it?
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    [SOLVED] After upgrading from a 970 to a 1080, CS:GO performs much worse.

    With the 970 I was getting 100 FPS+ all the time, after upgrading to the 1080, I get around 65-90 rarely 100 SPECS: CPU - AMD Ryzen 7 1700x GPU - ASUS ROG Strix GTX 1080 RAM - 16 GB DDR4 (not sure exactly which one) If I missed any important components please let me know, all help is...
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    Question Used GTX 970 or Sapphire RX 580 4GB as GTX 750 Ti upgrade?

    Hey, new to the forum. I've been planning on upgrading from my ageing GTX 750 Ti for a while now and finally decided now was the time. I'm a little strapped for cash so decided to limit my cost to £100 or less and had a look at some local second hand cards. Currently there's an ASUS GTX 970 for...
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    Question 970 Stuck at 135mhz under stress

    I've benn having this issue with my 970 where it randomly locks it self to performance state 0 at 135-162mhz and even under stress wont get back to normal speeds. it has happend 3 times before in a span of a year but now happens every two days and after trying many things (Driver uninstaller...
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    Question 970 SLI Temps Please Help

    Hello everyone. Here is my build: 2x Gtx 970 Ryzen 5 2600x 16gb DDR4 3200mhz Asus ROG Strix x470-F Gaming I am running SLI 970's founders editions, and when I am playing GTAV ultra settings the temps for the top card are usually 67-70 celcius, and the bottom card reaches 80 degrees and stays...
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    Question GTX 780ti 3gb or 970 4gb or 1060 3gb?

    I’m looking for a graphics card for my pc. I’m a bit out of touch with the current market, so looking for advice. I’ll be buying used, as I won’t get enough use to warrant paying new prices. I’ve narrowed down to the following 3, which seem pretty close in terms of benchmarks. GTX 780ti 3gb...
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    Question MSI GTX 970 not detected by display

    So I just built a PC for my sister using parts left over from my last upgrade as well as some new parts and a GPU from craigslist. It has an MSI 970 Gaming Motherboard, 16 GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance RAM, and AMD FX-8320 CPU from my previous build so I'm almost certain they all work (unless...
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    Question High fan RPM lowers fps - GTX 970

    I discovered something I couldn't quite understand yesterday. I were overclocking my 970, ended up with: VC: +12 Mem: +500 Core: +160 Power TDP: 120% However to maintain a proper tempature of no higher than 70C, I put the fan to run at ~75% around that tempature and ~90% at 71-72C. What I...
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    Question Installed an additional NVMe M.2, Computer WILL NOT boot into bios nor windows

    So.. First off, this is a nightmare!! :mad: Tonight I installed an Additional M.2 drive, its a 970 pro 512gb NVMe PCIe Drive. When installed my computer WILL NOT boot into windows, the bios, or even turn anything in my case on except for my CPU cooler RGB and my Corsair RGB ram, everything...
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    Question asrock b450m pro4

    When i plug in the microphone i dont get anything except a hiss. The microphone is working on my phone but not on the pc. I tried both the front and rear ports. What should I do?
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    [SOLVED] How does passive cooling work?

    Hello, I am interested in how does passive cooling work. Here are just some questions i have: Why is some sort of metal used? Would not that make it hotter? What is the difference between using cooper and aluminium? Does one conduct more heat? Does the heatsink need to be high or is it okay...
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    [SOLVED] Do RTX 2060 cards support a G1 Sniper 3 Z77 motherboard ??

    I was wondering if the new released RTX 2060 cards can work on my a bit old G1 Sniper 3 Z77 mobo My Rig: >>CPU: I7-2600k >>Ram: 2x4 corsair Vengeance DDR 3 Ram >>Monitor : Samsung S23B300 >> Mobo: G1 Sniper 3 z77 If it does support this Rig will it be Bottlenecked ?? And what can be a...
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    [SOLVED] How much should I sell my gaming PC for

    I have a - i5 6600k - Asus prime z170-A - corsair h70 water cooler - r9 390x 8gb gpu - nzxt phantom case - 4 nzxt fans - 12gb 2400mhz Ram - 2 128 GB SSD 6gb/s - 2tb HHD I think I got everything in there. How much do you think this is all worth to sell. It's all in very good condition Thanks