Windows 10: New GTX 1070 Display ports not working Solved

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  1.    03 Aug 2016 #11

    Thanks Kbird i will try this tonight.

    As i work in a large PC part retailer (Aria) i have brought it in and done some testing on test benches.

    9/10 it seems to be working fine.

    Currently 1920x1080 but once it is working i will be aiming for 2K which i achieved on my SLI 660ti's
    Last edited by DeclanT; 03 Aug 2016 at 09:11. Reason: Adding info
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  2.    05 Aug 2016 #12

    Believe it or not the issue was the cables. I had 3 Display port to display port cables which worked perfectly fine on my old 660ti's. I thought this could have been an issue so i bought a new HDMI to DP 1.1. Turns out the 1.1 is the issue.

    After taking my GPU into work and it working fine with a cable i used there i decided to that that cable home to try. It worked......

    SO if anyone else has issues with GTX 1070 please try:

    Make sure you PCIE slots are set to "Gen 3" in the Bios and also make sure you have up to date cables!

    Thanks for all the help guys!
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       05 Aug 2016 #13

    Great news DeclanT, glad to hear your issue is resolved. Very good job of troubleshooting.
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  4.    05 Aug 2016 #14

    Thanks for reporting back

    I didnt realise you were using DP on your 660ti too , I just assumed DVI on cards that old . I have seen Cable version issue with HDMI Cables before but not with Displayport.

    and a reminder to Others to check you monitor's Menu's for a Display Port version choice too , like I have on my Benq 3200BPT 1.1 vs 1.2
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  5.    01 Mar 2018 #15

    DeclanT said: View Post
    Make sure you PCIE slots are set to "Gen 3" in the Bios and also make sure you have up to date cables!
    How do I check for that? I have asus x370-pro with the latest BIOS (from January 2018).
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  6.    01 Mar 2018 #16

    tanotano said: View Post
    How do I check for that? I have asus x370-pro with the latest BIOS (from January 2018).
    Check our Motherboard Manual , I think mine is in the System Agent>NorthBridge Area , you may also have the GPU Post info screen which will tell you what GPU is install and the X(mode) eg 8 or 16 etc it is in.
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  7.    02 Mar 2018 #17

    Kbird said: View Post
    Check our Motherboard Manual , I think mine is in the System Agent>NorthBridge Area , you may also have the GPU Post info screen which will tell you what GPU is install and the X(mode) eg 8 or 16 etc it is in.
    Thanks. I look into the manual. Weird, cause I don't have System Agent. I have the screen with the GPU info, but that is it. I do not see anything else right now and I think I have looked every where in the BIOS.
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