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2017/11/08 16:39:16 (permalink)
I am not sure if this was discussed but the Appearance LED is blocked out. I own two 1080 TI FTW3. I would like to change the white LED to any other color but the New Precision disable that ability.
 
 
 
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 16:54:04 (permalink)
Have you tried using the LED Sync option on the main page?
 

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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 16:58:43 (permalink)
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Have you tried using the LED Sync option on the main page?
 





 
Yes and I use it to sync my other LED. It works on the side logos of the GPU.


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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 17:05:36 (permalink)
EVGA LED SYNC works on the side LED but not on the backplate LED.  I'm trying to find the option to change out the color from white to another color.



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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 17:23:32 (permalink)
Try swapping the cards around.


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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 17:50:13 (permalink) ☼ Best Answerby Mannyfit75 2017/11/08 18:04:12
I just tested here with a 1080 Ti FTW3, and here's what you have to do:
 
  1. Open PXOC.
  2. Open the LED Sync.
  3. Close the LED Sync first by clicking X, then right click and close it in the system tray (task manager is not needed).
  4. Open the Option tab in PXOC, and you'll see the options for Appearance and Thermal available now.
  5. Make your changes for your backplate and thermal sensors.
  6. Close the option tab and open the LED Sync.
  7. Setup your Sync, and the backplate and GPM should remain the same as what you set in Step 5 (unless you pick Follow Badge Color...for obvious reasons).
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 18:04:26 (permalink)
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I just tested here with a 1080 Ti FTW3, and here's what you have to do:
 
  1. Open PXOC.
  2. Open the LED Sync.
  3. Close the LED Sync first by clicking X, then right click and close it in the system tray (task manager is not needed).
  4. Open the Option tab in PXOC, and you'll see the options for Appearance and Thermal available now.
  5. Make your changes for your backplate and thermal sensors.
  6. Close the option tab and open the LED Sync.
  7. Setup your Sync, and the backplate and GPM should remain the same as what you set in Step 5 (unless you pick Follow Badge Color...for obvious reasons).




Thanks


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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 18:30:21 (permalink)
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I just tested here with a 1080 Ti FTW3, and here's what you have to do:
 
  1. Open PXOC.
  2. Open the LED Sync.
  3. Close the LED Sync first by clicking X, then right click and close it in the system tray (task manager is not needed).
  4. Open the Option tab in PXOC, and you'll see the options for Appearance and Thermal available now.
  5. Make your changes for your backplate and thermal sensors.
  6. Close the option tab and open the LED Sync.
  7. Setup your Sync, and the backplate and GPM should remain the same as what you set in Step 5 (unless you pick Follow Badge Color...for obvious reasons).


Lol. This definitely needs to be fixed. A person shouldn't have to do all that just to get the appearance & thermal tabs to work.
post edited by Sajin - 2017/11/08 18:39:45


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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 18:41:39 (permalink)
Well, sometimes I can tell people how to fix things...sometimes I can tell people how to make things work.  This is one of the latter times.
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/08 19:05:52 (permalink)
Pinning this thread as I'm pretty sure other people will need to do the same.


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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/11 00:28:30 (permalink)
Nice! Will need this soon enough when I slap the block on my ftw3.

  
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/14 09:54:28 (permalink)
I have 2 ek waterblocks on GPUs and the sync is now allowing me to enter the tab. any ideas?
 
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/14 11:40:37 (permalink)
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I have 2 ek waterblocks on GPUs and the sync is now allowing me to enter the tab. any ideas?

You mean not allowing you? https://forums.evga.com/F...-WORKING-m2704087.aspx


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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/14 11:57:00 (permalink)
I didnt mean "not" allow
 
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/14 12:27:09 (permalink)
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I didnt mean "not" allow
 


So you're saying you are able to access the appearance/thermal tabs, or are you saying you can only access the led sync window?




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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2017/11/14 14:33:27 (permalink)
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Toasteetv
I didnt mean "not" allow
 


So you're saying you are able to access the appearance/thermal tabs, or are you saying you can only access the led sync window?




I cannot access the Led Sync button, it is grayed out. Also I cannot access the Appearance tab or thermal led. they are grayed out as well.
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2017/12/21 05:58:26 (permalink)
I have a similar problem. When I click on the setting cog in XOC I CAN access the Appearance LED tab but the Thermal LED tab is grayed out. I can either use the Appearance LED tab in the settings menu or I can use LED sync; they both work to control the LED but they don't have an option for thermal control fo the LED. I want the LED color to change in response to GPU temperature. Is this possible with the EVGA GTX 1080 Hybrid?
 
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2017/12/21 10:44:43 (permalink)
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I want the LED color to change in response to GPU temperature. Is this possible with the EVGA GTX 1080 Hybrid?

Not possible with precision.


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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/01/10 15:52:08 (permalink)
Like @Toasteetv it wont let me enable the sync to get my led enabled. I have a 1060 SSC 


 
Any other ideas maybe editing a file or regedit?

Maybe it is not enabled due to only having 1 single evga video card.
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/01/10 16:28:06 (permalink)
I think the LED appearance option is disabled for GPU's lower than GTX 1080. The cards only have white LED for the name.
post edited by fearpoint - 2018/01/10 16:50:28
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/03/30 10:41:46 (permalink)
I'm having this issue.  I currently have 3 cards up.  2 of them are identitcal 1070 FTW.  the other is a 1080ti SC black.  when i click on the precision tab i can change and access the LED options for the 1070s.  But the lone 1080ti's LED sync button is greyed out and so are the thermal LED tabs in the settings.  I just want all my cards to be the same color.  Any idea how to fix this?
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/03/30 10:46:59 (permalink)
The sc black isn’t rgb and doesn’t have thermal led’s, so you can’t change anything.
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/03/30 11:20:02 (permalink)
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The sc black isn’t rgb and doesn’t have thermal led’s, so you can’t change anything.


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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/04/06 11:12:56 (permalink)
well thats just silly. how am i supposed to make it match my other gpus?
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Re: Fix for appearance/thermal led tabs being blacked out 2018/04/06 17:17:43 (permalink)
That isn't silly. It's entirely your fault for not reading the fine print before buying.
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Re: Appearance LED Block out 2018/04/14 06:11:31 (permalink)
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I just tested here with a 1080 Ti FTW3, and here's what you have to do:
 
  1. Open PXOC.
  2. Open the LED Sync.
  3. Close the LED Sync first by clicking X, then right click and close it in the system tray (task manager is not needed).
  4. Open the Option tab in PXOC, and you'll see the options for Appearance and Thermal available now.
  5. Make your changes for your backplate and thermal sensors.
  6. Close the option tab and open the LED Sync.
  7. Setup your Sync, and the backplate and GPM should remain the same as what you set in Step 5 (unless you pick Follow Badge Color...for obvious reasons).


 
Whoa. That is so silly.
Anyway, non of that worked for me. I even uninstalled and reinstalled. Led Sync wouldn't open clicking the button. (even tried older version of xoc and the new beta..)
Had to uninstall again, manually remove all EVGA registry keys (A LOT!) and install again. 
Now the Appearance and Thermal is clickable. 
Draw back: Badge and backplate led IS OFF! No matter what i set them to.
 
geez. The QC is abysmal for EVGA software.
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