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Black dots during gameplay only on 360

I get little black dots on screen only during game play not on the menus for cod4 mass effect

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  • Anonymous May 08, 2008

    i have the same problem since today i hope is nothing serious

  • LZEMPIR3 Jul 02, 2008

    i got the same thing, and i cant remember if i still have a warranty. i either got it last chirstmas or 2 christmas's ago. i cant really describe my screen as black dots, but its screwed up, and its only during gameplay not the menus and stuff.

  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    so i have to send my xbox in?

  • Anonymous Oct 20, 2008

    i have the same problem----when i go into the games i have black dots going off and on everywhere....anyone know whats wrong with it....it is only when im in games these black dots appear....its fine when im in lobbies dashboard etc

  • mangas69 Nov 08, 2008

    i had the same problem, as i returned home from a overseas holiday, i turned on my xbox and put in cod4 and as soon as i got into the gameplay it had little black dots going all over the place.



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If its still in warrenty send the xbox to microsoft you can check if its in warrenty by going to xbox.com under the register tab,if its not this is how i solved it.i opened up the xbox and took off the heatsinks both of them theres one for the cpu and the gpu when i did i found that the conductive heat paste they used was only covering half of the chip face so i cleaned off the old paste and put new stuff on and fitted back together and thats it works great ,the dots indicate that there is a problem with the gpu,perhaps from over heating

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I had this problem with my very first Xbox 360. It started showing little white dots instead of black though. I just dealt with it for a while, and it finally got to the point where it would fill up the screen fully, to where I could only see my gun in Halo 3 and that was about it. I was forced to call Microsoft and have them fix it.

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In mass effect its an option thing called film grain if that is ur problem u could tern it off from the settings

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