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Display Card & Bios Woes (1070 in a AM3+ mobo wont display)

PlatinumSun
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Problem solved.

I know the 1070 works as its from a friend and has been used it before. The CPU (FX-8350) works, machine posts, fans spin. Everything spins. Brand new top of the line ROG monitor is in working order.
So I put the machine together, it posts, peripherals light up, power button works, fan control button works (old case eh), reset button works. However for the life of me I can not get display. Despite the fact the GTX1070FE has its LED light up and the fan spins. No weird smells from running.
Anyways I tried every fitting PCIE slot and all 3 display ports and the HDMI port. (Not the DVI as I have no cable)
Windows is not installed, I just have an empty SSD hooked up.
So second time I power it up I noticed peripherals don't light up, and the reset button doesn't work. I am very confused.
GA-(990XA-UD3-rev-1.1 with an FX-8350.
GA-990XA-UD3-rev-1.1 with an FX-8350
https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-990XA-UD3-rev-1x#ov
https://download1.gigabyte.com/Files/Manual/mb_manual_ga-990xa-ud3_e.pdf
So I think the issue has something to do with UEFI vs legacy bios. Has an 8350 in it.
However the MOBO lacks a display port.
Would resetting the CMOS works?
This board is from 2011.
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Are you sure it's not this?

https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/drivers/nv-uefi-update-x64/

 

AM3+ boards for FX support UEFI. The 1070 also does.

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