gtx 970

Forum discussion tagged with gtx 970.
  1. K

    Question Dead gtx 970s (2) fix/repair questions

    Hi everyone, So my both my mine and my partners GTX 970s have stopped working. Both PC's boot with other GPU's so its not a problem with them. Card 1. PC boots "fully" (peripherals light up etc.), but has the 1 long - 3 short beep error code and no output. I cannot confirm the PC is fully...
  2. J

    Question GTX 970 at fault for bad image quality?

    Hello all, I've had this issue with my GTX 970 for a while now. Be it in games or on the desktop, images or really anything always look kind of blurred with jagged edges, even on high graphics settings, especially high AA settings. When I directly compare the Full-HD on my PC with that on my...
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    [SOLVED] 4+4 pin ATX 12V == 8 pin PCI-E ?

    Recently, I bought a gtx 970 which is powered through an 8 pin PCI-E connection. My power supply only has a double 4 pin 12V connector. As far as I've heard, these are only for the motherboard or CPUs, but it fits into the PCI-E slot. Will it work?
  4. B

    Question Has my GPU died or is my PSU gone bad?

    Hi, Last night my GTX 970 died on me in the middle of a gaming session. The PC shut itself down and wouldn't restart after. After disconnecting the card however, the pc would boot again.I found out that the PC would would boot when only connecting one specific 6 pin connector, but fail to boot...
  5. M

    Question GTX 970 or R9 390?

    Hello guys, im going to buy a used graphics card, its the gtx 970 strix from asus or the R9 390 strix from asus as well, whats your opinion? i most state that the gtx 970 its a little cheaper but i cant decide which one to buy, i have seen benchmarks but still i can get to decide. I wont be...
  6. Altitudess

    Question Is my Power Supply bad for a GTX 970?

    Okay so I have recently rebuilt my PC, here are the specs: Thermaltake 750W PSU (toughpower) GTX 970 4GB (3.5) 16GB DDR3 Ram 1666mhz Intel i5 2500 non k (not a bottleneck for this card) no need to add motherboard or drives. So I have been trying to run GTA 5 (Five M) and have been getting 20...
  7. T

    Question Should I swap out my gaming GPU?

    Hey everyone. My gaming PC build has a lot of personality and every part has history to it. But my GPU's story tops it all. I have a GTX 970 4GB, bought when it was the newest thing on the market. My friend bought it with is i5-4460 build, and used it often throughout high school with us, while...
  8. T

    [SOLVED] Arctic Silver 5 vs Arctic MX-4

    Hello everyone. Recently, I just bought a tube of Arctic MX-4 thermal paste to re-apply on my graphics card. But today I just found out that I already got a tube of Arctic Silver 5 in my house. The AS5 must have been not less than 5 years old now from when I recall buying it. The package has...
  9. J

    Question GTX 970 overheating issue

    Hello, Since a few days, I'm experiencing overheating issue on my GC. Theses are causing temperature to ramp up and then got blackscreen, I have to reboot to recover it, it only happens in games. My configuration : Graphic card : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970. Cooling fans : Zotac, 2x fans. CPU ...
  10. L

    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 GTX 970 shuts off monitor when under load (opening any game)

    Specs: Motherboard: AROCK H97M Pr04 GPU: MSI GTX 970 CPU: i5 4690k PSU: EVGA NEX750G Problem: This started occuring about a month ago, specificially with the game Apex Legends, however rather quickly I discovered it started to happen in other games as well. At first this problem would...
  13. Kettenkrad

    Question Strange Fullscreen HDMI Problem

    For years I have been using my monitor with an standard HDMI setup until this morning when it seemingly spontaneously decided to stop working entirely. When I woke up today and turned my monitor on I was greeted by a persistent "No Signal" message that was only remedied by moving my HDMI from...
  14. B

    Question PC flashes on the off when GPU is installed

    Specs CPU: i5 7600k GPU: GTX 970 Mobo: MSI Z270 Pro Gaming Carbon RAM: 2x 8gb G.Skill TridentZ RGB PSU: 650 W NZXT (HALE82 N?) Sorry for this being so long but I’ve tried a lot of solutions to no avail. PC had been running perfectly fine for quite a while, only had the GPU for about 4 years and...
  15. kanishkasandeep

    Question RX 570 4GB, GTX 970 4GB or GTX 1060 3GB

    I want to buy cheaper graphic card for gaming until I upgrade my PC in the next year..I have a confusion on which is the best graphic card for the price..RX 570 4GB is the cheapest among the cards and GTX 970 and GTX 1060 3GB prices are almost same (1060 little bit expensive) I just want to play...
  16. J

    Question Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 windforce 3x overheating

    I have had this issue since day 1 i bought this GPU but i didn't figure it till it's too late and now out of warranty! The problem is the card gets too hot so easily even on low load and light games. It idles around 40c on winter (11~21c room temp) and around 47~52 summer (34~39c room temp) and...
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    Question Urgent !!! Strange problem with msi GTX 970

    Hi, I have strange problem with my msi gtx 970 4GB OC (white coloured fan cover) ; My GPU is not recognised propertly, when I install drivers it lock resolution on 800x600, device manager show error 43, and GPU-Z show that I have 0GB of RAM... please help me...maybe flashing will help, I dont...
  18. M

    Question Upgrading from gtx 970 to rtx 2070

    Hey, I'm planning to upgrade my GPU from gtx 970 to rtx 2070, and my PSU from 450W to 650W I'm not really sure if my motherboard can take the rtx 2070, and i also have to change my PSU to a bigger one, because what i have now is only 450W. So basically my question is, would the rtx 2070 run on...
  19. Badidrox

    [SOLVED] can i test if a used 970 does work in a 350w? psu

    hello again awsome community . i plan on buying a used 970 soon and i got a cooler master 350w (with 6pins) psu which i plan to change to a 550w but cant rn so just to make sure that the gpu works and not to play games or anything , like as long as windows boots . if no recommend me...
  20. S

    Question Evga GTX 970 not working correctly or is it PSU?

    Gpu: Evga GTX 970 FTW PSU: Corsair Hx1000i Few weeks ago I was watching YouTube and I heard what sounded like spark from my PC and it turned off immediately. I could not figure out where it came from, so I turned the PC back on but the GPU was not turning on. I eventually started turning on for...