GTX 1080

Forum discussion tagged with GTX 1080.
  1. ErtZu

    Question Mainboard PCI_E1 (x16) slot issue?

    Hello, I've built a PC for my good buddy as a birthday gift without his knowledge. Every component was bought new, but not the GPU. It's my old GTX 1080 Palit GameRock Premium Edition in a good condition. Specs: MSI MPG B550 Gaming Plus AMD Ryzen 5 3600 16 GB G. Skill DDR 4-3200mhz GTX 1080...
  2. L

    Question Zotac GTX 1080 AMP! Edition thermal pads

    In a few months my GTX 1080 will have been used for 4 years and the only thing I did is clean the fans and blow some compressed air on it. I want to change the thermal paste and possibly de pads (don't know if necessary) and I am not sure about what thickness should the new pads (if necessary...
  3. F

    Question Heavy monitor upgrade with GTX 1080 - Will it be a problem?

    I want to upgrade from 2x 1080p @ 60 Hz monitors to 3x 1440p @ 165 Hz monitors. It will work without any problems on my "KFA2 GeForce GTX 1080 Hall of Fame (8GB GDDR5X)", am I right? At least while coding / browsing.
  4. Dark1234512

    Question Graphics card shows 0 MB of VRAM and crashes when Nvidia drivers are installed - Windows 10 Pro x64 ?

    Hi, I bought this Nvidia GTX 1080 - Zotac Extreme AMP! from eBay. The seller says that you can use it without the drivers and i try to do it, but Windows always installs driver and the screen crashes. I try a lot of things: Install Last and Older version of Nvidia Drivers, always black...
  5. [SOLVED] Burnt GTX 1080

    I left my PC idling with New World in the background while showering and returned to my PC being shut off and releasing a burning smell. I dismantled every thing to find out where the smell came from. It was my GPU. Now, there is obviously a bit of damage but is there any hope in repairing the...
  6. MEIZ

    [SOLVED] Powering 4 GPUs from single PSU ?

    Hey! I need your help, guys. I am trying to setting up a rig and have some questions. I have researched around, but many answers are too old and I do not know what is relevant and what is not to daily standards. I currently have: PSU: Cooler Master 850V Gold SFX (4 PSI-e slots) GPU: 1x GTX...
  7. taimoorbaig382

    [SOLVED] How To OC My Gigabyte Aorus XTR GTX 1080 To Get Max Possible Performance?

    Greetings, I've recently sold my GTX 1080 Ti Founder's Edition and downgraded it to Gigabyte Aorus XTR GTX 1080. I can feel the performance impact on many games as I was playing them on maxed settings and even upscaled many of them because I have a 1080p 60Hz monitor. I'm new to OCing, this...
  8. K

    [SOLVED] Repair a Burnt GTX 1080?

    I have a GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8GB GDDR5X 256bit (GV-N1080IX-8GD) graphics card that is burnt. Can it be fixed? Here are some photos: 1 2 The other side doesn't show any damage.
  9. J

    Question RX 470 does not work with Intel systems?

    Hello friends I’m new here and I have a REALLY confusing hardware problem, so this is a gonna a bit long. tl;dr, I think my RX 470 is locked to Ryzen systems and will not work with Intel systems. Context: From the Philippines. I bought my girlfriend an RX 470 that she could use in her new...
  10. ahmadraza64631

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600xt + gtx 1080 + 16gb ram but not good fps for 240 hz

    Hi, My name is Ahmad Raza. I've bought a gaming pc some months ago for Fortnite as a competitive point of view. my aim was to get 240 consistent fps on Fortnite because I saw videos where people with a setup like mine getting 240 consistent fps. here is the setup: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600xt GPU:Gtx...
  11. M

    Question Freezing and Code 43 on GPU driver ?

    Hi, a couple days ago i was watching some youtube videos and my pc froze so i had to shut it down holding down the power on button. When i turned it on again MSI Afterburner wasn't detecting my GTX 1080 and my Nvidia control panel was gone so i went and check in device manager and my GPU was...
  12. albn99

    [SOLVED] 4K monitor and GTX 1080, viable?

    I am looking to buy a 4K monitor, but I am reluctant because my setup is rather old. I have an i7 8700k and a GTX 1080. I am not sure if 4k is a viable option. Since there's so many options out there, am I just wasting my money? The monitor I am looking at is this, but has a 60Hz refresh rate...
  13. B

    [SOLVED] HELP! System underperforming! High end PC only 90 FPS on BF1 - Gtx 1080

    Help! System: Win 10 Pro 64 bit CPU - I7-6700k @ 4.00GHz RAM – 32GB mixed @ 3142 MHz MOTHERBOARD - Asus Z170-A GPU – Zotac Gtx 1080 AMP 8GB Storage – Windows on 500GB Cricual SSD and games on WD SATA 3 HDD So I feel like my GPU is super underperforming. I initially had a R9 290x which was...
  14. R

    Question Can the moterboard and Storeage affect my GAME fps from 45-60 to 12-22

    Hi so guess I will start with my Original PC Configuration CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 1700 (no OC) GPU: Zotac GTX 1080 mini (no OC) Motherboard: Asus B350-F Strix Edition Ram: Gskill 16GB =2 x8 (F4-2400c16D-16GFX) M.2 NVME: Silicon Power 1TB HDD: 2TB Seagate Baracuda (ST2000DM006) Components failed...
  15. E

    [SOLVED] GPU Utilization never above 40%

    My system consists of an i5 4690K at 4.3GHz and a GTX 1080 FTW 2, 16GB ram All around a very fast system, but in battlefield 4 I do notice that my GPU utilization never goes past %40 and that's even a stretch. CPU sits at 100% the whole time Any Ideas? I can't imagine a 1080 bottlenecks an i5...
  16. L

    Question Worse performance in Minecraft after GPU upgrade

    I recently upgraded from a GTX 1080 SC to a EVGA RTX 3090 FTW3. All my other components have stayed the same since the upgrade (I have an i9-9900k) but I've noticed a significant drop in performance in Minecraft of all games. I have no explaination as to why this happens which is kind of why I'm...
  17. E

    [SOLVED] What killed the Graphics card?

    Hello everyone, this post is gonna be a bit long so I'd like to start with listing out the computer specifications out. MSI B85M Micro-ATX Motherboard 16Gb DDR3 1600Mhz RAM 850 Watts Thermaltake Bronze P.S.U I7 4770S (4 cores - 8 threads CPU at 3.1Ghz - 3.9Ghz) GTX ASUS Turbo 1080 (Failing)...
  18. C

    [SOLVED] GeForce GTX 1080 SEA HAWK X compatibility with Freesync Premium monitor MSI Optix MAG274R

    Hi everyone. I would like to know, if you have any reliable experience with the uper mentioned GPU and the Monitor. I have a plan to buy this older GPU, beacuse currently there are no other options, and it is relativly cheap. But as you can see I have a Freesync Premium monitor MSI Optix...
  19. N

    [SOLVED] I opened chrome and my display started flashing.

    I am on a Asus 1080 Strix... had it for a few years now been working perfect. Driver version 456.71. I opened up chrome and I heard the disconnect sound subsequently followed by a blank display... then a reconnect sound and my display came back. All back to normal. I checked event viewer which...
  20. ghozt67

    Question Repasting and Replacing thermal pad on Galax GTX 1080 exoc.

    Good day, I am planning to repaste my GALAX GTX 1080 EXOC SNPR and am asking for recommended brands of thermal paste as well as the appropriate thickness of thermal pads. I would love to see your inputs. Thanks in advance!
  21. stardewpersonas

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Stops Working After Sleep or Restart

    Current Build: Dell Prebuilt, Inspiron 5680 Intel 8700 GTX 1080 16 GB RAM So, a while ago, a friend gave me her old 1080 (originally had a 1060 3GB) after she updated her own rig. It took a bit of finagling but I eventually managed to get it working with my system with 0 problems afterwards...
  22. papada911

    [SOLVED] GPU is constantly maxing out when gaming

    Hi all, My mobo recently died, and I decided to use that opportunity to upgrade it and my CPU. Current specs are: i7-10700K @ 3.8GHz | MSI Z490 Gaming Carbon Wifi | Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR4-3000 | EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC | Samsung 850 EVO 500GB | Seagate BarraCuda 2TB | Corsair HX750i |...
  23. A

    [SOLVED] PC Crashes After Logging In To Desktop GTX 1080 RGB Blinking White

    Please Help! I am having an issue where, upon logging into windows, my monitor goes black, RBG for the mouse and keyboard turn off, and my GTX 1080 RBG lighting starts blinking between white and orange. I have had this build for 3 years now and never had any issues, and all of a sudden this...
  24. ananthakrishnan

    Question Im getting high temp in idle state?

    im using a gtx 1080 rog strix. I updated my bios for my asus prime x370 pro and after that im seeing that the gpu temp increased. Usually it stayed below 50 but now its at 50+ in idle and clock speed is also higher than normal. can someone help me out? :(
  25. [SOLVED] Cooling/component fans issues

    I'm about to organize a major computer cleaning and my warranties (except for the PSU) are about to expire. So I decided to tackle this issues that's been plaguing me for a while. Every time I use my computer, my fans make strange noises .... sometimes it sounds like a fly was cought between the...
  26. L

    Question How to sell a modded Gtx 1080 Founders Edition?

    I am considering upgrading to the new Rtx 3080 and I am just wondering how I would go about selling my current graphics card? My current graphics card is a gtx 1080 founders edition. I have overclocked the card and long story short I have installed a NZXT gpu bracket with a 120mm AIO. I am...
  27. SpaceBunkerz

    Question what graphics card is compatible with my motherboard?

    I bought this pre-built pc about 2 years ago and I'm thinking its time to upgrade the graphics card (currently have a gtx 1070) id like to upgrade to either a 1080 or 2080 I know how to install it and I have the funds for it but the only thing I'm worried about is the compatibility with my...
  28. J

    [SOLVED] Video output becomes faulty after installing GPU drivers. What is the source of the problem?

    Hello, a couple of months ago I had assembled my first PC and everything was running great until recently where my video output would produce some abnormalities. It was a few days ago while I was playing a game when I started to get visual artifacts that covered both of the monitors I had...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] GTX 1080 having problems

    Specs: GTX 1080 Core i7 6700t 16gb ddr4 ram 800watt psu Problem: I am trying to play Warzone and no matter what, the only way i can get almost 60 fps is by putting everything to the lowest settings possible. Even then, i get around 55-65 fps. When i look in the control panel, my gpu will be...
  30. Jperkins98

    [SOLVED] GTX 1080 clock speeds fluctuating alot, is this normal?

    My cards clock speeds are fluctuating a lot in idle, yesterday the speeds were stuck at base clock, so i uninstalled drivers and reinstalled, seems to of fixed that but now it fluctuates like crazy, it will stay low for like 5-15 mins but then start going up and down again. here is a picture of...
  31. S

    Question Nvidia driver crashing Windows?

    I cannot use Nvidia driver. its asus 1080 (not Ti) on a ryzen 2600x system with g skill memory. Everytime i load windows onto my ssd if I dont disable the nvidia driver i cant use os plz help. I have to use Microsoft basic display driver. im rlly high right now, basically what happens when i...
  32. J

    [SOLVED] Overclocking to reduce bottleneck?

    I have a gtx 1080 ti but my cpu holds it back a ton. I've been using a Ryzen 5 2600 for about 6 months with a gtx 1070. I got a really good deal on a gtx 1080 ti for $370. I was wondering if I should upgrade to ryzen 7 or overclock my ryzen 5 2600. My motherboard doesn't support ryzen 7...
  33. gamerbrehdy

    [SOLVED] Worth the upgrade?

    So at the moment I’m running an i7-7700 with 16GB DDR4 3000MHz and a 1060 3GB. So far, the 1060 has been running well for the past 2 years, but temps are getting hot and it’s a slight bit underperforming. I thought about watercooling it with the Kraken G12 so that I can keep her going for at...
  34. D

    Question Can someone help me with this frustrating problem?

    So I recently built myself a new pc: Ryzen 3700x Asus Strix b450-f gaming 3600mhz Gskill 2x8 Ram MSI Gtx 1080 (from previous build) EVGA 750 watt Bronze rated power supply(also from previous build) When I first booted up the pc it worked fine however I noticed that the CPU voltage was at 1.45v...
  35. Shaun J

    [SOLVED] Won't post after starting without external PCIE power

    I was working on my computer and I unplugged my graphics card (gtx 1080) to get at some cables. I restarted the computer once I was done, but I forgot to connect the pcie power cable to the card. Now, the computer won't post, and my motherboard gives VGA errors when it tries to start. I...
  36. hakar.ahmed

    [SOLVED] PC Temps too high on Phanteks Evolv Shift? Help!

    I have upgraded to a GTX 1080 plus and 9600K CPU(not overclocked). I am using a Phanteks Evolv shift case and when the glass panel is on, the CPU temps reach 80-90 Degrees on load, playing Rdr2 ultra @ 1440p. The GPU goes up to 82 degrees and does not go past that. I am not sure if I should...
  37. Arisius

    Question GTX 1080: Big FPS drops in PUBG

    I reinstalled windows, drivers, tried to turn off hpet, tried ISLC. Nothing helps. FPS drops sharply: from ~ 140fps to 60-70fps (or even less) when you fall in crowded places. The game installed to ssd. There are no viruses on the computer. Latest nvidia drivers : 445.87 Windows last Please help me.
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    I have ryzen 1700 running at overclocked to 3650 hz with liquid aio cooler. 32gb ddr4 3000hz ram 1tb ssd Gtx 1080 I will save 400 pounds soon. In coming year or soon after what will be worthy upgrade for 400 or under. Rtx 2070 is about same as gtx 1080 rounabout Rtx 2070 super isnt worth it And...
  39. T

    [SOLVED] CPU for SLI

    Hello I currently own an i5-7600k and a GTX 1080 ROG Strix but in my boredom I’ve gone ahead and bought another GTX 1080 Strix for SLI use (Got a very good deal) Now what I am interested in is, will my CPU bottleneck the SLI config (I assume it will) so more importantly, if I am to upgrade my...
  40. G

    [SOLVED] Computer freezing and crashing with buzzing sound when opening game

    Hello, So recently i purchased a new case and moved my components from my old case to the new one. Everything started up good and everything ran fine. However, i opened COD Warzone and every time I open it, my graphics card (i think) does a weird noise then the PC freezes and does a weird...