Forum discussion tagged with gtx970.
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    Question GPU only outputs video after removing it then putting it back ?

    Hello, For a month now I have this problem that my GPU will not display video when I first turn on my PC in the morning. The only solution to this problem I found is removing the GPU, starting and shutting down the PC, and then putting the GPU back in. Then it works without any problems. The...
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    Question Is my Graphics card bad?

    Hello! I have some issues with my former gaming computer that just been laying around for a couple of years. When last used there was no particular problems other than a little old. Its running on a B85 G-43 gaming motherboard with a GTX 970 on it. The issue i got when setting it back up was...
  3. adrianio98

    Question GTX 970 blower to open air

    I have an GTX 970 OC TwinTurbo from Gigabyte, it's loud and have high temps (80°C in full load). i cleaned it, put it back together but it's same, just temps go at 80 °C slower, can i mount an axial fan on heatsink or put another heatsink from another GPU on it? thinking to buy a broken mini...
  4. railowo

    Question gtx970 only works when gt545 is connected

    Specs: gpu: Asus gtx970 Mini, Nvidia gt545 RAM: 16GB DDR3 PSU: be-quiet System Power B9 CPU: i7-2600 Motherboard: Lenovo IdeaCentre K330 Since today, my gtx970 is only displaying video while the gt545 is connected even though the gt545 is not connected to the display and not even beeing used.
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    [SOLVED] Which PCIE slot for what component?

    Hello! I'm trying to install a network card in my build and I can't get it to work. I'm reading online that you need a PCIe 16x for the network card to work, but I only have one PCIe 16x slot and my GPU is currently installed there. Will it affect my GPU by putting it in an 8x slot? My...
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    Question GPU no display

    My brother lent me his PC while he’s away. He built it in 2016 and up until I moved it to my house it was working perfectly. When I moved it I switched his hard drive for mine which was previously in my PC that stopped working. I also took out the GPU fan at the top cause it was covered in a...
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    [SOLVED] GTX970 temps SOARING

    I have a Zotac GTX970 that I have had either since '13 or '14. I can't remember which year it was released, I purchased it brand new around the time of the cards debut. Anyway, I have started to notice the card is getting STUPIDLY hot playing some of the most minimally demanding games, such as...
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    [SOLVED] Error 5280: "Error waiting command queue to finish copyBlocksCheck kernel!" in GpuMemTest ?

    Hi, suddenly games started crashing with an error: d3d11.dll caused an Access Violation (0xc0000005) in module d3d11.dll at 0033:9fe5c370. GpuMemTest returns error: Error 5280: Error waiting command queue to finish copyBlocksCheck kernel! in GpuMemTest Result dxdiag...
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    Question Gtx 970 dual monitor issues, shows mon 2 during bios mon 1 during windows never both

    Tried to get as much detail in the title as possible but to hash it out in more words, i recently had to switch my gpu to a gtx 970 but kept the same rig, monitors etc. Previous cards include an rx560 and a gt730, both set up with the same cables and same monitors. My motherboard is an amd...
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    Question GTX 970 driver causing mouse lag

    Hey guys. I just finished a new build of mine and decided for once I was going to use new parts. Now the only old part I have left is my gtx 970 and my drives. The drives I know for a fact are alright. I just set up the pc and everything works perfectly. Installed all the mobo drivers and then...
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    [SOLVED] i5 3570 needs replacing - need recommendations

    Hiya guys, I built PC many years ago with an i5 3570 that's still going, barely. I'm rocking it with an Asrock H77 Pro4/MVP and I have a single MSI GTX970 that I intend to keep, as well as some 8GB DDR3 Corsair RAM which I will replace if needs be. Anyway, it's been a long time since I've kept...
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    [SOLVED] Display Port No Signal/ Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970/ASUS VG248QG

    I've had the GPU for years now but I just bought the monitor. Not getting any signal from the display port. Currently connected HDMI(from monitor) to DVI(on GPU). 144hz isn't an option without display port I'm guessing.
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    Question Sudden low FPS across all games

    I'm having a bit of a problem with my PC. After setting an overclock for my 970 with afterburner, I was playing some games (Tarkov, specifically) when my pc suddenly turned itself off, just as if the power cord were pulled. It wouldn't turn back on either, until I plugged it out and back into...
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    Question GTX970 dying? showed up in my hidden devices once then never returned

    Hello I have had this GTX 970 for nearly 4 years and in the last year occasionally it will just say "no video input" and I had to do really random things like remove the cmos, swap ram around etc. But since a few days ago I have been unable to fix it, nothing I normally do is working. I saw...
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    Question Black screen when launching games, but not when stress testing...

    Hello everyone, I am building a new system and I am still waiting on my GPU (RTX 3080) to arrive. I have found similar problems, but not as specific as mine... so sorry if this is a duplicate thread but I haven't found one that's the same. The problem I have with this system is the following...
  16. enricop00

    [SOLVED] gtx970 with 960 cooler?

    i have an asus g20 AJ, with a gtx970 (founders?), and that's all fine, my gpu's fan is starting to give up, so i was looking for a replacement, but i quickly fount out that the 970 usually doesn't use this type of cooler, which is identical to the 960's founders one, so i wanted to ask if...
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    Question Blackscreen+no BIOS after installing new GPU

    Hello, since my last question is still unanswered, I am trying my luck again. I recently bought a new graphics card for my build, but my system is not detecting it. If I plug in my Monitor directly into the GTX 970, I get no signal. If I plug in my Monitor into the onboard graphics, I dont see...
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    Question Can't Overclock GPU with New PSU PC Crash Always

    Hi Guys!! Issue is my GPU is behaving fritzz with my new PSU ever since i installed it, causing Windows to crash or give me blank screens in a loop and ultimately it's reset now and at this point i have to setup all my software and work softwares again of which many were paid and lost hours of...
  19. 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...
  20. Megasder

    [SOLVED] I dont know what is happening with my graphic card

    Hi, this is my first post so I dont really know if it should be here, anyway lately im having trouble playing games, the fps are nice at the begining, but after a while the fps drops and I need to change the graphic settings, when I play league of legends I play at 1440p with 120 fps with no...
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    [SOLVED] GTX970 needs to warmup in order to work?

    Hello, for about 2 months I have a problem with my graphic card: Gigabyte GTX970 which under load restarts pc. PC reboots in the exact moment when I start playing game (after cutscenes, when every model etc. should shown up) like Doom or Tomb Raider but works in league of legens. I can't...
  22. HarrisonHo1209

    [SOLVED] Is the Cooler Master MWE 500/500W ATX PowerSupply (MPW-5002-ACABW) enough for my build?

    My build used to be an office custom build which has pretty low specs. CPU: core i3-2100 RAM: 8GB DDR3 1333 MHz Mobo: some biostar motherboard Storage: an old sata hard drive + a new sata SSD I am planning to instal my old zotac dual fan GTX 970 into this old thing, with the intention of...
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    Question Hell Let Loose Stuttering and immense FPS drop

    Hi. I have an old rig from 2015 i know but man does it stutter in this game. i5 4690k running at 3.85Gz Gtx 970 4G 1600 Mhz 8G ram Asus Hero vii Mobo This is far from top of the line stuff, but i can even play on the lowest of low without immense stuttering and fps drop. Cpu running at a...
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    Question Monitor turns black while gaming ( Audio still on )

    Hello and good morning everybody. Im facing a problem with my pc. While gaming my monitor turns black ( also says no signal), audio is still on. I faced that problem while playing PUBG (after 2-3 hours of playing) and with Fortnite (like 30 mins after i launched it). League of legends is running...
  25. Karim666

    [SOLVED] Msi gtx 970 probleme !!

    Hello evreyone i would highly appreciate it if some one can help me figure out if my gpu is dead or what So i have an msi gtx 970 and lately after a while from updating it i turned my pc on and when i loged into my desktop the pc is not working with the gpu resolution there is no nvidea pannel ...
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    [SOLVED] Different gpu's for each monitor

    Hey everyone, i've got a question about running different gpu's for each monitor. To be more specific, I want to run a GTX 970 G1 for a 1080p 60Hz monitor, and an RTX 2060 for my 1440p 144Hz monitor. Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated Thanks! Chris-
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    Question Bad Flash GTX 970

    Greetings everyone ! I had this graphics card for 5 years Palit GTX 970 OC, and the card was used mostly overclocked all the time, last month I decided to use a custom ROM first time I used a EVGA rom, and I bricked it, had just to use the original rom, the graphics cards was working but with...
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    [SOLVED] My pc won't boot with the GPU installed.

    Hello there, I'll try my best to explain the problem. I just got a gtx 970 about 1 week ago, I had no problems until now, however, just now the computer refused to boot with the gpu installed, removing it and using the motherboards output made it boot. I tried pluging the gpu into my second pci...
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    Question Asus Strix GTX 970 losing signal

    Hello everyone I have the above GPU and during normal browsing everything work as intended. When putting load on the GPU however, my screen goes black and starts searching for display. It goes round and round from HDMI to DVI to DVI-D and so on. Need to mention that PC has a fresh formated hard...
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    Question Z97-hd3 sli?

    I’d like to do a sli with 2 gtx 970 asus on my motherboard gigabyte z97-hd3 I can’t understand if it is possible or not Is it? Obv with the 2 way bridge that sli needs
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    Question Is a New computer w/ old gpu until new one comes?

    Alright so I am building a new cpu. Have spent over $1,200 on it already. Obviously I need budget money so I am waiting to buy my NEW GPU by march 14th when I get paid. I have an Old GTX970 laying around. Duhhhh I am excited to boot this thing up and play!!! Would it be fine to use the old...
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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] Unallocated hard drive

    So i have a new hard drive, a 1TB HDD, when i open up disk manager it appears unallocated, i have tried right clicking the hard drive panel, and cannot format the drive, any help on this?
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    New Build Won't Post. No Beeps Or Error LEDs. Fans And Lights Working

    Case: NZXT 340 Elite MB: Asus Rog Strix Z370 Gaming-E CPU: Intel i5 8600k Memory: 16GB (2 x 8GB) Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200Mhz PSU: Corsair RMX850x CPU Cooler: Dark Rock Pro 3 SDD: Samsung 500GB 970 Evo M.2 HDD: 2 x 2TB WD Black Initially posted but stopped doing so after switching off and...
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    Advice on CPU upgrading

    Hi all! Would love some thoughts from everyone. I've been gradually doing more and more upgrading of my PC but I'm still pretty new. I'm into the big stuff now, and think I need to up my CPU. Currently I run an AMD A8-6600K, which is the stock CPU it came with that's showing its age. My...
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    [SOLVED] Laptop UPgrades options

    Hi, I have the HP 17.3 AMD-8-6410 APU w/ Radeon 5 Graphics 2.0ghz 6.0 RAM laptop and wanted to know what upgrade options I have for this laptop? Or should I get a new one? Thanks in advance,
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    I want to send what’s on my PC’s screen (ethernet connection) to my living room’s Smart TV on my wireless network

    Have a desktop PC running Win 8.1, and connected to the internet by cable (from my cable provider, but with my own cable modem) through my WiFi router, a TP- Link Archer C7 AC 1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabyte Router. The PC is connected to the router with an ethernet CAT 5E cable. Good...
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    streaming services other than youtube EXTREMELY slow

    a few days ago I bought an online course that I would like to complete that uses as can be expected videos to convey the information. However I realised my videos would always be buffer allot, meaning I would have to open the video and do something else for about an hour just to watch a 10 min...
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    My Galax GTX 1060 6GB OC is under performing

    FULL SPECS: Ryzen 5 2600 w/ stock cooler @ 3.85GHz 1X8GB Crucial 2400MHz DDR4 ASUS Strix B350-F AM4 GALAX GTX 1060 6GB OC Thermaltake Smart Pro RGB 650W 80+ Bronze Modular PSU Recently I built my first PC and booted up some games, at once i found that my brand new Galax GTX 1060 6GB was...
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    GB AB350-Gaming Stuck at "Automatic repair" screen and won't boot

    Hello everyone, So a while ago, my brother-in-law PC stopped booting and the screen will only show that Here are the full PC Specs, OS: Windows 10 64-Bit MOBO: GIGABYTE AB350-Gaming CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 SSD: ADATA SU800 HDD: Western Digital WD20EZRZ 2000 GB RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaw's V Series...