Graphics Board

10-bit Display Method with Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 / 2018 and Graphics Board Compatibility

1. Outline

This information explains the 10-bit display method using Adobe Photoshp CC 2017/2018 and graphics boards (NVIDIA Quadro, AMD Radeon Pro/FirePro) that support 10-bit display on Windows environment.

Please refer to the following for the display method and compatibility information for previous versions of Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014

2. 10-bit display method on Photoshop CC 2017/2018

1. Setting graphics driver for NVIDIA Quadro

Setting up by the NVIDIA control panel is unnecessary because Photoshop CS6 or later support the 10-bit display.

2. Setting graphics driver for AMD Radeon Pro/FirePro

1. Right-click on the desktop and choose [AMD Radeon Pro and AMD FirePro Advanced Setting].

Setting graphics driver for AMD Radeon Pro/FirePro


2. Choose [AMD-Radeon Pro and AMD FirePro]-[AMD Radeon Pro and AMD FirePro Settings] and check [Enable 10-bit pixel format support].

Setting graphics driver for AMD Radeon Pro/FirePro 2

3. Setting Photoshop CC 2017/2018

1. Choose [Edit]-[Preferences]-[Performance] and click [Advanced Settings] button in “Graphics Processor Settings”.

 Setting Photoshop CC


2. Then “Advanced Graphics Processor Settings menu” opens. Choose [Normal] or [Advanced] in “Drawing Mode” menu and check [30 Bit Display].

Setting Photoshop CC 2

3. Compatibility information

10-bit display is available in the following combinations of monitors and graphics boards.



CG3145, CG318-4K, CG303W, CG301W, CG2730, CG277, CG276, CG275W, CG248-4K, CG247X, CG2420, CG247, CG246, CG245W, CG243W, CG223W, CX271, CX270, CX241, CX240, CS2730, CS270, CS2420, CS240, CS230

Graphics Boards


  • NVIDIA Quadro series
  • AMD Radeon series
  • AMD FirePro 3D series
 (As of December, 2017)


CC 2017/2018


Windows 10*/8.1/7 (It conforms to the driver of each graphics board)

Connection DisplayPort

 * With Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, AMD graphics boards might not be able to display 10-bit image. Please use the latest driver of the graphics board to display 10-bit image.