Hello. Just built a new PC. Specs are: ASUS M5A97PRO motherboard Amd phenom x6 1075t Asus Radeon HD6870 DirectCU Kingston 2 gb of ram at 1333 MHz dual channel (4GB total) Cooler Master 550GX 550W Now, the problem: Sometimes when I start the computer some random colored dots appear on my screen. Whenever I do something while they are on screen(open My Computer, or do a Refresh etc.) The dots change their location, and their count changes. They can be more or less. Overheating is out of the question, as I am writing here the temperature of the VGA is 31c. Under strain it has reached 65c TOPS. The CPU is also fine. Any thoughts?
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Perhaps the GPU is suffering from artifacts. Whilst unlikely at this age, it is always a possibility. Try it with another GPU, and if that doesn't help try it with another screen to see if it might be the screen.
Also check the cable, especially if it's a VGA cable it can suffer from interference. I had that once.
Yeah, you got a point with the VGA cable. My old computer had a nVidia 9800gt and had some weird flickering, but the entire time.(i used the same cable that i'm using now) Thanks.