NVIDIA releases DisplayID firmware update for GeForce RTX 3060 and 3080 Ti GPUs

Over the past time, the user community of the top NVIDIA GPU models GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and 3060 has continuously reported an error when starting the system, causing the display to be completely blank.

Evaluation results show that this is a software issue, affecting the DisplayID for the user’s screen. NVIDIA immediately confirmed the information and silently offered a solution to the problem in the form of a mandatory firmware update.

This fix is ‚Äč‚Äčessentially a troubleshooting tool similar to the problem NVIDIA had with the ResizableBAR tool, which has now been resolved. The firmware update will immediately impact the vBIOS and fix the bug. In the update description, NVIDIA says the following:

DisplayID provides enhanced visibility. To ensure compatibility with displays that use DisplayID, you may need to update the firmware for the NVIDIA GPU.

If the update is not installed, systems connected to DisplayPort displays using DisplayID may experience a blank screen error during startup, and this continues until the operating system has finished loading. Note that only install this update if you are experiencing a blank screen while the system is booting.

NVIDIA GPU Firmware Update Tool will automatically detect and evaluate whether your system needs a firmware update. And if needed, you’ll be given an option to initiate the update process.

If you are currently experiencing blank screen errors, please try one of the following workarounds to run the bug barking tool:

  • Boot with DVI or HDMI
  • Start with a different screen
  • Change boot mode from UEFI to Legacy
  • Boot with an alternate graphics source (additional graphics card or on-chip integrated card)

Once you have successfully downloaded the debugging tool, please run the tool and follow the on-screen instructions. Make sure all applications are closed before running the tool, and make sure there are no pending OS updates in the background.

Applicable products:

GeForce RTX 30 series: GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, GeForce RTX 3060

You can download the NVIDIA GPU Firmware Update Tool for DisplayID here.


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