Forum discussion tagged with 10900k.
  1. virtunite

    Question i9 10900k suddenly overheating?

    Hello, so I am creating this thread because I don't know what else I can do. I bought a i9 10900k with a ASUS z490 F Gaming and a Kraken x73 AIO as an upgrade 1,5-2 weeks ago. I received my parts, replaced my. old stuff with the new stuff and got to overclocking. To give you some more...
  2. J

    Question 10900k fan?

    Is this fan "Phanteks PH-TC12DX" good enough to cool the 10900k?
  3. J

    Question 10900k vs 5900x Lifespan

    Will the 5900x last longer before it dies out versus a 10900k because it is more power efficient? Neither being over-clocked.
  4. D

    Question 10900k or Rocket Lake (11900k?)

    I want to build a new PC, mostly for gaming. i play pretty CPU intensive games like flight sims, arma 3, etc. so i want a powerful CPU and overclock it to around 5GHZ. (intel only tho out of personal preference!) i currently have a rig with a 6700k @ 4,6 GHZ but i will use that as a backup PC...
  5. S

    Question Will a 9900KS or 10900k bottleneck 2 RTX 3090s in SLI NVLink?

    Hello all, Currently, I am running a 9900KS + RTX 3090 Strix OC in 4k-144hz I am wondering if my CPU is too slow (bottlenecking my GPU)? If I buy a second RTX 3090 for SLI NVLINK, will that be bottlenecked by even the current fastest gaming GPU on the planet (10900k)?
  6. M

    Question CPU wont drop below 3ghz when idle

    Hello, I have a 10900k CPU on an Asus z490-f motherboard. I have c states enabled in bios, along with intel SpeedStep and shift speed. inside windows, I have the power plan to balanced with the minimum processor state at 4% and the max at 100% My CPU does not want to drop much lower than 3ghz...
  7. itsmeagainhk

    Question Undervolting the 10900K

    Hello everyone, I have just gotten the 10900k and Aorus Xtreme Z490 a month ago. and it is running at "stock". MCE OFF Hyperthreading ON VCORE AUTO 1.2V <-- did not change anything. The mobo set it. While temps under load are reasonable (around 68 to 74), i would like to further reduce it...
  8. Newcreationsurf

    [SOLVED] Please help! 10900k Bad CPU Temps in the mid 80's low 90's no matter what i do

    So recently i sold my PC and bought this PC As i was desperate for a 3080 https://www.bestbuy.com/site/cyberpowerpc-gamer-supreme-gaming-desktop-intel-core-i9-10900k-16gb-memory-nvidia-geforce-rtx-3080-1tb-ssd-black/6428082.p?skuId=6428082 Turns out the AIO Was terrible and struggling to keep...
  9. V

    [SOLVED] Urgent help needed! RTX 3000 PCIE 4.0 Support! Should I swap Intel 10900K for Ryzen?

    Hey Guys, So I am building a PC and going all out as this will be my only build for many years to come. I recently just ordered an Intel i9-10900K as I figured that this is only a gaming rig, I may as well get the best of the best for my use case. I snapped up the 10900K as stock is hard to...
  10. V

    [SOLVED] Need help deciding on AIO to use for CPU cooling!

    Hey Guys, I am building a new PC very soon (just waiting for Ampere to release) and am having trouble deciding on my CPU cooler, so I was hoping for a good recommendation. I will be cooling a 10900K inside a Phanteks P500A. I would prefer to use an AIO as I like the look. It doesn't have to...
  11. V

    [SOLVED] Front mounted radiator or top?

    Just wondering what is ideal for a 360mm AIO. Currently looking at using the Coolermaster MasterLiquid ML360R unless someone recommends anything else. If I mounted top I would have the fans exhausting and if front they would be intake obviously. Also, would be mounted in a Phanteks P500A FYI...
  12. V

    [SOLVED] Thoughts on Cooler Master Masterliquid ML360R

    Hey guys, So was thinking about using this AIO for my upcoming build and was wondering if anyone has had any experience with it or just has an opinion. Reviews seem pretty good online but I just want to be 100% sure. I’ll be cooling a 10900K with it in a Phanteks P500A or P400A case (Still to...
  13. V

    [SOLVED] i9-10900K vs i9-10900KF

    Hi Guys, I am about to build a brand new gaming pc, I am going pretty high-end and am currently just waiting for the arrival of the RTX 3000 series (or whatever it is going to be called). For my CPU I was looking at getting an Intel i9-10900K. However, as I am sure most of you are aware, they...
  14. V

    [SOLVED] Overclocking on MSI Tomahawk Z490 with 10900K

    Hi Guys, I am about to build a brand new gaming pc, I am going pretty high-end and am currently just waiting for the arrival of the RTX 3000 series (or whatever it is going to be called). The rest of my build consists of a 10900K, MSI Z490 Tomahawk and a NZXT X63 Kraken cooler. Since I am...
  15. weztmarch

    Question Brand new motherboard stains on VRM heatsink??

    Installed new 10900K into new APEX XII motherboard and immediately after I finish putting everything together (prior to first attempt to boot) I notice a significant amount of oily staining between the extended VRM heatsinks around the LGA socket... Attempted to clean with 99% isopropyl alcohol...
  16. E

    Question 10900k and manual voltage - am I missing something?

    Hello everyone, So I bought an i9 10900k and an ASUS Z490 Maximus XII Formula and I already ran into some issues. I have updated the bios to latest version (0607), and now I am trying to set a manual voltage for the CPU because as always, AUTO voltages seem to be extremely high (close to 1.4...
  17. Viocristi

    [SOLVED] VCCIO VCCSA auto absurd values - 10900k

    Hi there, I am running a 10900k on a z490 asus strix gaming E motherboard, got 32 gb ram 4400 MHz cl19 Patriot Viper. I did a manual oc to 5.1 ghz on the board (bios), and adjusted the timings of the ram because the system won't boot with xmp profile (see attached). The problem is, the...
  18. M

    Question i9 10900k cluster

    Hello TH forum, I am about to create a cluster of i9-10900k CPU's. As a start I begin with 20x CPU's. I need to be able to repair one client in the cluster if something goes wrong. I am thinking about using ASUS ROG Z490-i MB's. My question is: Does anyone know an efficient and practical...