12700k

Forum discussion tagged with 12700k.
  1. Viberino

    Question Black screen with sound wilst gaming

    Hi ive just build a new pc and ive run into a problem. When I start a game my pc black screens but i can stil hear discord and game sound they cant here me and then I need to restart. When I brought my pc to a shop they said everything was fine. Ive tried different monitors and key boards and...
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    [SOLVED] CPU Temp spikes in idle/mid-low load

    Hello Forum, I recently "finished" (still waiting for new ram kit to arrive) a major upgrade for my build and I've been noticing extreme temp spikes without much CPU usage % (meaning during these spikes, usage percents don't go up). This is rather concerning because temps go way higher than they...
  3. teeteemo

    [SOLVED] i7-12700k random temperature spike on idle

    Hi! I just want to know if this is normal. I just notice while watching HWMonitor for 10mins straight (idle), my idle temp is around 27c~30c but there is one time or 2 times that the temperature spikes to 44c then go back to 28c instantly, and I saw that the Windows 11 widget process suddenly...
  4. teeteemo

    Question Is AORUS WATERFORCE X 360 AIO good?

    Hi I'm building a new PC, my first choice for cooler is Noctua NH-D15, but when we try to put the cooler, there is not enough clearance with the case and the RAM, so I'm planning to switch to AIO, is this AORUS WATERFORCE X 360 AIO good? any problems with this AIO? (Cooling? Performance?)...
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    Question Help choosing a CPU (12700 vs 12700K)

    I'm looking to upgrade my PC so that it can handle 4k@60Hz video playback, video editing, internet browsing, MS365 applications and enable an upgrade to Windows 11. (I don't do any gaming at all). I'm going with the ASUS PRIME Z690M-PLUS D4 LGA1700 Micro-ATX Motherboard but can't decide which...
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    [SOLVED] 12700K - TDP and PL2 settings

    Intention to buy an Intel 12700K CPU and mainboard MSI Z690 tomahawk DDR4 Wifi. The CPU power ist needed for around 1-2 days every other 14 days. Otherwise it is very important for me to have a very, very quiet PC with fans barely noticible. Target is 700 rpm for silent wing 3 fans in case and...
  7. Question I7-12700K cooling problem

    I have an I7-12700K with an Asus B660M TUF Gaming Plus Wifi D4 motherboard. I also have 2 nvme SSD and 2x16GB DDR4 3200 RAM installed. No dedicated VGA. For cooling first I used an Arctic Cooling 34 eSport Duo. The idle temperature was quite good 25-26C in a room with 24C in a Be Quiet DX500...
  8. TheRealDaZee

    [SOLVED] Alder lake MSI Z690-A WIFI D4 + Crucial 3600 CL 16-18-18 combination problem

    I'm new to the overclocking world. I went for msi z690a wifi d4 version after looking at the reviews saying this was the best board for the price. I have 12700K installed on it. I bought crucial ballistix 2x8GB DDR4 CL16 3600 Mhz RAM. The ram runs well on the default JDEC 2666 Mhz, but I get...
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    [SOLVED] Can someone point me to safe OC settings for my i7-12700k so I don't fry it ?

    Hi, i finished me pc upgrade and now i am looking for an OC guide. I found one 5min video on Youtube but he is using 1.425v and a lot of users in the comments are saying this is an extremely high number and there is a risk that the cpu can be damaged. Specs: i7-12700k MSI Z-690A Pro DDR4 4x8GB...
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    Question How would a i7 12700k fare for 5.3k resolution video editing?

    I have been planning on upgrading from i3 6100 to i7 12700k. I have a humble AMD RX 570 (not to be confused with 5700) GPU which I do not wish to upgrade for the simple reason that I would have to spend extra cash on new case, cooler, motherboard and RAM. Of course I could buy a cheaper CPU and...
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    [SOLVED] Going from i7 to i5 for gaming

    Hi, i currently have this build: i7-8700k @5.0Ghz 32GB DDR4 @3200Mhz Asus Z-370a Prime RTX-3070 OC i want to upgrade to i5-12600k or i7-12700k Asus Prime Z690-P D4 and keep the rest (ram and gpu) i mainly play heavy games in VR (Reverb G2) like DCS, do you think an i5 is ok for my case, or i...