Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Installation Manual

Installation Manual for Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Graphics cards (31 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Nvidia
  • Category of Device: Graphics cards
  • Document: GeForce GTX 970, File Type: PDF Installation Manual
  • Updated: 08-01-2024
  • Count of Pages: 31
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  • 4, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 About This Guide 1 Minimum System Requirements 2 Unpacking 3 Equipment 3 Hardware Installation 5 Safety Instructions 5 Before You Begin 6 Installing the GeForce Graphics Card 6 Software Installation 11 GeFore Experience Software Installation 11 Driver …

  • 6,  INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION Thank you for choosing the NVIDIA ® GeForce ® GTX 970 graphics card. The GTX 970 is a powerful graphics card that gives you the fast, smooth, quiet gaming you’re looking for in all your favorite titles. With features like GPU Boost 2.0, NVIDIA TXAA, and NVIDIA PhysX,…

  • 7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  INTRODUCTION  Minimum System Requirements > Motherboard PCI Express ® or PCI Express 3.0-compliant motherboard with one dual-width x16 graphics slot. > System Power Supply Minimum 500 W or greater system power supply with two 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors. > Op…

  • 8,  UNPACKING UNPACKING Prior to unpacking your new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card, it is important to make sure you meet all the system requirements listed on page 2 for a smooth installation. Be sure to inspect each piece of equipment shipped in the packing box. If anything is missing or damaged, c…

  • 9, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  UNPACKING  WELCOME Registration Card Register to gain priority access to online and phone support. GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card DisplayPort Connector (Qty Three) HDMI Connector DVI Connector Two 6-Pin Power Connectors SLI Connector DisplayPort Connectors …

  • 10,  HARDWARE INSTALLATION HARDWARE INSTALLATION Installing the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card hardware involves opening up your computer. Follow all of the safety instructions provided here to ensure that there is no damage to you, your computer, or the graphics board. Safety Instructions To reduce …

  • 11, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  HARDWARE INSTALLATION  Before You Begin The GeForce GTX 970 graphics card is a PCI Express 3.0 ×16 graphics card. Your computer may already have a graphics card installed in the PCI Express slot. If so, you will need to remove that graphics card and replace it with the GeForce GTX 970 gra…

  • 12, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 HARDWARE INSTALLATION  3 Remove any existing graphics card (if there is one). Save hardware (such as screws and brackets) to use when installing the NVIDIA graphics card. ! Attention: If your system has been running for a period of time prior to opening the panels, it is very important that you wa…

  • 13,  HARDWARE INSTALLATION  5 Plug the GeForce GTX 970 graphics card into the Primary PCI Ex- press x16 slot on your motherboard. This is often the slot closest to the CPU but may be the second or third slot. Look for the slot labeled ×16. It will likely be the only PCI Express slot with a rete…

  • 14, HARDWARE INSTALLATION  6 Install a second GeForce GTX 970 graphic card (2-way SLI): a) Install the second GeForce card into the outer most PCI Express x16 slot on the motherboard. b) Connect the two GeForce GTX 970 cards together using the dual SLI bridge connector that came with your SLI-ready motherboard. 7 In…

  • 15,  SOFTWARE INSTALLATION 8 Connect two 6-pin PCI Express auxiliary power connectors to the top edge of the GeForce GTX 970 graphics card. Note that the connectors and sockets on the graphics card have a unique shape and connect one way only. 9 Reinstall the cover on your computer and reconnect any c…

  • 16,  DRIVER INSTALLATION DRIVER INSTALLATION With the hardware installed, it is now time to install the GeForce Experience software and the graphics driver. GeForce Experience Software Installation 1 Go to http://www.geforce.com/geforce-experience/download. to download GeForce Experience softwa…

  • 17,  DRIVER INSTALLATION  The GeForce Experience software begins to install. 3 Select Close to finish the installation. …

  • 18, DRIVER INSTALLATION  NVIDIA Driver Installation To install/update your graphics driver, use the newly installed Ge- Force Experience. GeForce Experience automatically checks NVIDIA servers for the latest GeForce drivers each day, and notifies users if a new driver is available 1 Open GeForce Ex…

  • 19,  DRIVER INSTALLATION 3 Select Express installation when the download finishes. GeForce Express begins to install the graphics driver. Note: It may take several minutes for the installation to take place. Your screen may go blank for a few seconds one or more times during installation. This i…

  • 20,  CONFIGURING SLI CONFIGURING SLI SLI is a revolutionary technology developed by NVIDIA that allows you to connect identical GeForce graphics cards together to deliver increased performance. You can enable SLI by either clicking on the SLI capable system balloon in the system tray or by going to th…

  • 21, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  CONFIGURING SLI Enabling / Disabling SLI 1 Once you have the NVIDIA Control Panel open, click on Configure SLI, Surround, PhysX in the left task pane. 2 Select from the following multi-GPU configurations: > Maximize 3D performance Select this mode when you want your graphics cards to work to- g…

  • 22,  CONFIGURING HDMI Connecting your HDTV via HDMI allows you to output both digital audio and video from your graphics card to an HDTV. Enabling Audio Over HDMI If you are connecting to your display over HDMI, you may need to set the HDMI output to be your default audio device. In Windows 8, select Start  C…

  • 24,  FEATURES > NVIDIA Maxwell ™ : This is NVIDIA’s most advanced architecture ever, delivering incredible performance and unmatched power efficiency. Plus, it offers cutting-edge features like advanced sampling and Dynamic Super Resolution technology that delivers 4K fidelity—even o…

  • 25, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  FEATURES > DirectX 12 Support: Support for the latest Microsoft DirectX API to enable next-generation gaming. > NVIDIA GPU Boost™ 2.0: Dynamically maximizes clock speeds based on workload and allows enthusiast-class controls such as temperature target and fan controls, extra over-voltage headroom,…

  • 26,  COMPLIANCES The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card is compliant with the following regulations: > Federal Communications Commission (FCC) > Industry Canada (IC) > Conformité Européenne (CE) > Australian Communications and Media Authority (C-tick) > Voluntary Control Council for Interfe…

  • 27, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  COMPLIANCES However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interfer…

  • 28, COMPLIANCES  JAPAN Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) This is a Class B product based on the standard of the VCCI Council. If this is used near a radio or television receiver in a domestic environment, it may cause radio interference. Install and use the equipment according to …

  • 29,  COMPLIANCES  TAIWAN COMPLIANCE Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI) This device complies with CNS 13438 (2006) Class B SAFETY Underwriters Laboratories (UL) …

  • 30, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 COMPLIANCES  Notice ALL NVIDIA DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS, REFERENCE BOARDS, FILES, DRAWINGS, DIAGNOSTICS, LISTS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS (TOGETHER AND SEPARATELY, “MATERIALS”) ARE BEING PROVIDED “AS IS.” NVIDIA MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE …

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