Fix Maxwell & Pascal DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4 Issues using Firmware Update Tool

DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4

Nvidia introduced DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4 in their “Maxwell” and “Pascal” graphics architecture to keep up with the pace by with display standards are getting up day by day. However the execution of the ports on some new monitors that have the authority of using DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4 is not very tempting. The users have been reporting some issue with the boot sequence and blank screens until operating system is loaded.

Sadly these issues cannot be fixed by a a driver update and requires a BIOS update instead. Fortunately you don’t have to claim your warranty to resolve this bug. Nvidia has released a tool which updates the BIOS within the Windows if it detects any need to update your graphic card. This tool first unloads your driver and then flashes you graphics card’s BIOS. This process should not be interrupted.

Nvidia Maxwell and Pascal DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4 Issues Currently Faced By Users:

If you are a victim of blank screen or hang on boot on DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4, follow the following alternative in order to run the tool.

  • Boot using a different monitor.
  • Boot using DVI or HDMI
  • Boot using an alternate graphics source (secondary or integrated graphics)

Download The Nvidia Graphics Framework Update Tool for DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4

Once you finish Downloading the tool, follow the on-screen instructions. For those who have modded their Maxwell Card Bios follow the instruction below:

Guide to Update your Maxwell Modded Bios Card:

To update your Maxwell Modded Bios Card follow these steps:

1. Flash back your original bios
2. Apply the firmware update by using the tool given above.
3. Export this new DP firmware to original bios.
4. Mow make your old modded settings with this new original Bios.

Supported Cards for DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4 Framework Update Tool:

  • NVIDIA TITAN Series:
    TITAN X (Maxwell), TITAN X (Pascal), TITAN XP
  • GeForce 10 Series:
    GeForce GT 1030, GeForce GTX 1050, GTX 1050Ti, GTX 1060, GTX 1070, GTX 1070Ti, GTX 1080, GTX 1080Ti
  • GeForce 900 Series:
    GeForce GTX 950, GTX 950Ti, GTX 960, GTX 970, GTX 980, GTX 980Ti
  • GeForce 700 Series:
    GeForce GTX 745, GTX 750, GTX 750Ti
  • Quadro Series:
    Quadro GP100, Quadro P6000, Quadro P5000, Quadro P4000, Quadro P2000, Quadro P1000, Quadro P620, Quadro P600, Quadro P400, Quadro M6000 24GB, Quadro M6000, Quadro M5000, Quadro M4000, Quadro M2000, Quadro K2200, Quadro K1200, Quadro K620, NVS 810

I hope this will resolve your issue related to the DisplayPort 1.3 / 1.4. For more guides, explore our webiste.

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