• Now's your chance win big! Join our community and get entered to win a RTX 2060 GPU, plus more! Join here.

    Pi Cast Episode 3 streams live on Tuesday, August 4th at 2:30 pm ET (7:30 PM BST). Watch live right here!

    Catch Scharon on the Tom's Hardware Show live on Thursday, August 6th at 2:00 pm ET (7:00 PM BST). Click here!

dots

Forum discussion tagged with dots.
  1. N

    Question Windows 10 stuck booting after windows logo

    Hi everyone! I’m struggling with a huge issue: I have Windows 10 installed on a 500GB SSD, and apparently I screwed something up while messing with partitions and switching hard drives around (among other things) while building a second rig from spare parts. The actual issue I’m facing is that...
  2. Question Multi-Colored Dots Appearing While Playing Game

    Recently, I installed an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Super, and it was working pretty great for about a month. But then , yesterday, I started seeing these strange dots (linked image) . They only appear when I'm playing a fullscreen game, and start after a minute or two. So here's how it will go...
  3. J

    [SOLVED] Boot Dots ...... Delay

    Good evening to the forum and sorry for my English! Well I have suddenly an issue become to my PC. "Boot Dots" right before enter in windows are spinning for 8 circles while it was almost 2, 2 days ago! I Tried almost everything i think, but i didn't solve the problem. 1st of all i have only 1...
  4. P

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 won't install on brand new build (frozen spinning dots)

    Got my system to POST, but after selecting 64 bit windows 10 install from a brand new Windows 10 flash drive, it freezes while the dots are spinning around my motherboard logo. I was able to start in safe mode (through f8 on installation select), which let me get past the freezing, install...
  5. S

    Question I think thanos messed with my laptop screen.

    So I'm back again. I need everyone's help again. You're literally the nicest and smartest people I've run into. The issue is my laptop has several tiny white dots in random locations on my screen at varying levels of brightness/sizes and there's about 7, more or less. Upon closer inspection...
  6. H

    Wireless connection problem

    My ping is 24ms, download speed is 11.52mbps, however upload speed is 0.52mbps. this problem has not been occurring for a while but ever since i have been getting this low upload speed i have been lagging in games and youtube videos have been buffering and taking a very long time to load. Are...
  7. J

    Best $800 build using a GTX 660

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to build my first computer and I was hoping I could get some advice on what components would best suit my needs. My current rig is a HP Pavilion p7-1027c that I've been using for the past few years with the following specs: Current Build: CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10...
  8. E

    Can my computer run Shadow of Mordor?

    Shadow of Mordor came out and I want to know if I should buy it on my PC. My specs: GPU: GTX 770 CPU: Intel Core i5 4690K Processor overclocked to up to 4.3GHz RAM: 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3 Memory SSHD: 1TB Just want to know if it's worth it.
  9. borko3fkovix

    Should i exchange my GPU for this one?

    They have exactly the same specs in gpu-z, but the one im exchanging for is newer, and has PCI-E 2.0, but my MoBo is 1.0 or 1.1 so would it make any difference at all? http://i.imgur.com/iqgshSE.png The one on the left is one i currently have and its sapphire 5770, on the right is VTX 6770. My...
  10. H

    Bizarre hardware problem causing restarts under load

    I've tried several games including Battlefield 4, Metro 2033, Kerbal Space Program, and also refreshing my "Windows Expreience" rating. All of these cause a grinding beeping sound to come out of my computer after 15 seconds to a minute. The monitor will shut off and my computer will...
  11. a39232

    Gpu not handling video ?

    Hi, to me this is weird when ever i am at 1080p or 720p my cpu usage is basically 1% but when I go to 1440, or 4k on YouTube it takes up 35%-50% is this normal my gpu is pretty much always at 5% while playing 4k. To me the gpu usage should be higher and the cpu should be lower. Could it just be...