Forum discussion tagged with Surface.
  1. RMolero

    Question Surface Book 1 not working properly with external display

    Hi, everyone! I have a Surface Book 1, 13-inch with Intel HD Graphics 520 since 2016 and by now I've bought a 4k display - Philips 276E8VJSB. I am connecting it through a brand new, 3-feet, miniDP to DP cable. I am using it in the "second screen only" option - but my issue seems to appear on...
  2. R

    Question Mouse senor possibly broken

    Hi tomshardware forumcommunity, I have experienced an issue with my mouse over the past week which has gotten worse and I was unable to find any fixes for it. Somtimes when doing something on my computer my mouse would stop moving but inputs from my mouse would still work and sometimes it would...
  3. R

    Question Surface firmware update gone wrong - can anyone help make this public?

    Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but I'm not really sure where else this kind of thing can go. Please feel free to advise on what I can do here or if there is anywhere more specific I should be posting this. So here's the story: Microsoft published a firmware update for...
  4. T

    Question I need a good laptop or surface pro for steam and photoshop/ procreate

    nothing too crazy just enough power to run games like, Hotline Miami and Sekiro for the surface or ipad recommendations just enough to run photoshop or procreate on the go and still possibly play steam games thanks
  5. M

    [SOLVED] Problems with backspace

    I have the problems with backspace key on my Microsoft Surface Go (with Windows 10 in S mode), which is a work computer. Whenever I try to delete something in the middle of a word or a sentence in any textbox or text editor, too much gets deleted. One letter in front of the cursor is deleted and...
  6. LordVile

    [SOLVED] Mechanical keyboard help

    Looking to buy a mechanical keyboard next week. Currently looking at the Coolermaster SK630 TKL version. however wondering if anyone has any other suggestions. I do prefer linear switches not married to any brand or even linear switches but I would like a TKL layout. Been looking for a while but...
  7. V

    Question Is it that time of the year?

    So, booted up the pc and when the windows finished loading the screen freezes and 5-20 secs later goes dark and loads back up with a error: display driver stopped responding and has recovered. Fisrt time encountered this problem. Started looking up this problem and just sorta asked myself...
  8. H

    [SOLVED] Low FPS with a i5-6600k and a 1070

    Hello I have a i5 6600k for a while now and I just bought a GTX 1070 I noticed that the FPS for some reason, is way below than it supposed to be I've seen benchmarks where people play with the exact same processor and the same GPU and it gets 20-30-35 fps more than me Let me give you guys some...
  9. S

    Question Update BIOS

    I can not find a new bios version for my gigabyte ga-78lmt-usb3 r2 and i can not enable BitLocker without updateing it
  10. MrN1ce9uy

    [SOLVED] Ubisoft Pre-Orders - Worth It?

    Ubisoft spent the past 6 months or more advertising The Division 2 Private Beta with pre-order. I ignored Ubisoft's advertisements for 6 months because I thought to myself, "who pre-orders a game to play a private beta that is 5 months away?" Turns out my gut instinct of being ripped off was...
  11. C

    Question My gaming laptop doesn't seem to work with games anymore.

    So about two and a half years ago I bought the Dell Inspiron 7559 Gaming Laptop. It has been running mostly fine ever since I bought it with a few hiccups, but none recently, until about late last year it kept crashing upon being in-game for about 10-15 mins. From what I've found it happens...
  12. L

    Question CPU or graphics card first ?

    I'm considering to upgrade my graphics card from 1050 ti to 1660 ti but my cpu is a Pentium g4560. I just want maybe max settings 1080p 60 fps avg in games until I can buy new motherboard and CPU... Or should I upgrade my cpu first ? I'm really confused cause people are saying bottlenecks is...
  13. O

    [SOLVED] Can only boot if I reset the cmos everytime after a new GPU install

    Ain't been on here or in the PC scene the last few years. I've got an old Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz cpu @ 3.0Ghz OC on an Abit IP35-E motherboard 775 plus a ATI 3850HD 512MB which recently died so I went and got a old 7800GT to bung in it for awhile, did the trick but now I have just bought and...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] I5 8600k at 100 degrees Celsius

    I just got an i5 8600k and I am using the stock Intel cooler from non-k series cpus. My new cooler (Cryorig H7) Is arriving in a week. Is it ok to play games at 100 degrees till then and will this cause any damage? I'm also looking to use the Intel Turbo Boost with the new cooler
  15. S

    [SOLVED] MSI Z97 gaming 7

    Hello Everyone, I just moved back into the states, and the moving company busted my top pci_e slot on my MSI Z97 gaming 7. I am running an i7 4790k and an MSI 970 GPU. What would I lose by putting the GPU into the second pci_e slot? I have looked at used boards, but damn are they overpriced...
  16. C

    Question New Build - BSOD

    Hi everyone! I recently built PC and I am running into a problem. CPU - i5-8600k, GPU - MSI GTX 1070Ti MOBO - MSI MPG Z390 AC RAM -16GB of Patriot 3000MHz PSU - EVGA 850 G2 My problem is When I boot up I will last a couple minutes without doing anything then once I run a program I get a...
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    Components Store Corrupted, Tried all Solutions With No Luck (Please Help)

    Hello, I have been trying to fix my component store for some time now, but nothing works. When trying to install the .net framework 3.5, it gave me the error code 0x80073712. I have tried DISM repairhealth, which gave me the error code 0x800f081f, then sfc detects nothing wrong, analyzing the...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] High pitched bird-like sound from my desktop

    I've recorded the sound here: I thought the sound was from my HDD but it's not It's not from my cpu fan or the 2 case fans This is my setup: GTX 1060 3GB Core i5-6500 MSI Z170M Mortar EVGA superNOVA G2 BitFenix Prodigy M Kingston HyperX DDR4 8 GB...
  19. N

    [SOLVED] Best affordable long range router+modem?

    I'm having trouble finding a suitable router that is not only long range but also not overpriced. I found the TP-Link AC1900 which is a very good price overall but it isn't a router+modem, it's just a router... Then I found the TP-LINK Archer D9 AC1900 which is basically the first router I...
  20. L

    Can I set up a LAN with a router that is not connected any modem?

    I would like to set up a LAN connection among my friends so that we can play some games together. I was thinking of just using a router to set up this "portable network" for LAN games so that we can play anywhere we like. Will connecting all of the devices to the turned on router let us connect...