4790k

Forum discussion tagged with 4790k.
  1. Micro420

    Question OC i7 4790k on H81M Plus mobo ?

    I brought my PC around 8 months ago and the previous owner told me there was an overclock on the CPU an i7 4790k and I tested it it was fine for the game's I played mainly (Realm Royale,Rogue company and fortnite). Now lets fast forward till a couple of weeks ago I started playing apex and my...
  2. [SOLVED] CPU Heating and Thermal Throttling

    Hello everyone, Recently I have started to face a very strange behavior from my CPU. My Intel 4790K shows spikes in clock speed and CPU usage every few secs. I can see that most of the background process sits at 0% usage but still my usage changes from 3-6-12-14-19 and keeps repeating this...
  3. J

    Question Help! GTX 1060 DP Issue

    Hi all, I have an issue I just can’t work out which has actually been going on since late March 2020 but I’ve ignored until now with all the lockdown stress. I have a GTX 1060 6gb which I use to display on a triple monitor setup. Until end of March 2020, I had these connected up via...
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    Question CPU fan always blowing (uncontrollably) when I start my PC

    Hi all, My CPU fan will always start blowing for seconds stop and then start blowing again, it's starting to drive me insane. I've recently cleaned out the entire case as I thought that dust would cause this, there was a good chunk of dust in the CPU cooler but I got rid off that. Stopped doing...
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    [SOLVED] Overclocking i7-4790K on Z87 or Z97 - is Z97 better?

    Hi there, Does anyone know if there’s any truth in the idea that a Z97 motherboard would be significantly better than a Z87 for running and overclocking an i7-4790K? I'm planning an upgrade from my successfully de-lidded and overclocked 4760K, to a 4790K which I found at reasonable price and...
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    [SOLVED] 4670k to 4790k

    Hi, I'm currently running a 4670k at a stable 4.4ghz and was wondering if it's worth dropping in 4790k now that they are around £100. The rest of my system is: AS Rock Z87 Pro4 32gb RipJaw DDR3 2133 (overkill I know but it was an extremely cheap 2nd hand deal) Rx 5700 3 X SSD I mainly game...
  7. newinstapatel

    [SOLVED] "CPU Fan Error" and "CPU Over Temperature Error" - CPU temp 88°C

    Hi, my computer was working well till yesterday but since this morning I'm getting two errors when I turn on my PC. "CPU Fan Error" and sometimes "CPU Over Temperature Error" BIOS - updated to latest version. Fans - All 3 fans are working well including liquid cooled fan for CPU. Cleared off...
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    Question Overclocking 4790k

    I've had an i7-4790k for a long time and I'm starting to feel the power decrease in my FPS so I want to overclock but I have no knowledge in this matter. I would need the help of an expert to tell me if I can overclock with my current setup. Here is my complete setup: CPU: Intel i7-4790K GPU...
  9. T

    Question I need help to pick GPU for my old PC

    Hello guys. I’m kind in a pickle right now. My old GPU (gtx 760) died a week ago and I’m looking for 2nd hand GPU that will work good with my CPU, RAM and Monitor. I’m looking at: MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ti VENTUS XS 6GB OC - (2nd hand with warranty until April 2022) KFA2 Hall Of Fame GeForce...
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    Question Should I buy a used i7 4790k?

    I have a system with an ASUS LGA 1150 motherboard, 16gb ddr3 ram, a gtx 980 and an i5 4690K. I want to upgrade my CPU but would have to replace my motherboard, RAM, and CPU if I want to go to a new generation. Is it worth spending $150-200 on a used i7?
  11. R

    [SOLVED] Potential Upgrade

    A friend of mine thinks I should upgrade my CPU to something newer, but I don't think I need to upgrade because I feel like my CPU is good enough. I have a 4790k overclocked to 4.4 all cores in an Asus MAXIMUS VI EXTREME with 32gb of DDR3 2133mhz. I want to play games on my new 144hz monitor and...
  12. B

    Question What is causing my screen artifacting?

    Hi guys, I seem to have a problem with my computer, i was playing a match of Counter strike and my monitor seemed to have an issue, but after looking further it's my computer. I have changed the PC and the artifacting goes away so not monitor, I have put the HDMI cable into the motherboard...
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    [SOLVED] My i7 4790K is at 100 degrees

    I recently started noticing a big dip in my frames so i downloaded HWmonitor to check the values and its pushing 100 degrees. What can have caused this and what is my next step? Last time i checked it was around 60 degrees after hours of playing games so that isnt that bad with the stock...
  14. GeckoTheG

    Question 2 CPU's died on me in the span of a couple hours. Help needed!

    Okay, this is a sad post. I'm an avid pc builder, who buys parts used and flips PC's. Was having a great week. Had an i7 4790k paired with a z97 board and an i5 4460 with an h81 mini itx board. I was testing a faulty gpu in my z97 board and downloading drivers for it with the igpu. Suddenly...
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    [SOLVED] 4790K - Recent increase in temps

    Build a 4790K system run in an Asus z97 pro wifi ac cooled Corsair H100i cooler with washer mod around 4 years ago. At the time just did basic OC testing, and bumped the boost clock speeds from 4.4 to 4.6GHz. I don't have the original thermal data but the system was stable under load. Over the...
  16. feemonts

    Question I7-4790K Still Worth it? Or do I need an upgrade

    Hi, I have a CPU I7-4790K (not OC, just the Base clock) GTX970 4GB 12GB DDR3 I can run the recent games (Odyssey, Sekiro, RAGE2, RE2, Darksiders3) at high or even ultra settings (medium shadows or anti-aliasing) however my CPU is reaaally old, back to 2014. Was wondering, do I really need an...
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    Question MSI Z87-G55 issues with installing i7 4790k

    Hello, I currently have a MSI Z87-G55 mobo. Website states it's compatible with 4790k processor. When I went to put the processor in and booted the computer, it starts and then shuts off and restarts again, in a loop. I have updated and flashed the bios, checked again. No luck. Is there...
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    Question 4790K Antec M240 AIO - High temperatures in Prime95

    Hi Guys, I have just decided to part ways with my old I5 4690 (stock) and upgrade to I7 4790k (second hand), as I am playing battlefield 5, which is a cpu intensive game and I had few frame drops on it. Before purchasing a AIO Antec Mercury 240MM water block, I used stock cooler with a poor...
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    Question H100i extreme hot under Load i7 4790k

    Hey guys, i have an i7 4790k Stock Settings(no OC) cooled by an Corsair H100i The Temps on Idle are somewhere between 30- 35 °C. On 100% Load (Cinebench or some CPU Heavy Games) it will instantly start going to 100C and Throttles the CPU. Ive testet the Pump, its Working, i can feel the...
  20. WayneTech

    Question 4790K Throttling

    Following a notification from CAM telling me a component of my PC was over the recommended limit, I expected to see my GPU running at 83° but instead found it to be my CPU. I'm running an i7 4790K Devils canyon at stock clock with a H100i GTX. I'm idling at around 32° and when stressed, it...
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    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade me 4790k? And to what?

    I like to stream and i play on 144hz and i can tell that the 4790k is starting to push to the limits. now for an upgrade what should i do thats best for the price? Do i go ryzen 2700x? or do i go i7 8700k? some extra input from others would be helpful thank you!
  22. K

    Question Overclocking 4790k under performing

    Hello, For the last 3 years, I have been running my 4790k stock with the stock cooler, I was getting around 100c while playing games, so was constantly thermal throttling. Ive now installed a hyper 212 evo, and its nice. I get around 80 with my overclocks, so temperature is no longer an issue...
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    [SOLVED] Cpu or Gpu upgrade

    I have a ryzen 7 1700x and an RX 580. I game and do youtube and twitch. Which component should I upgrade?
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    Back headphone jack gives static noise

    My rig has an Asus EX-B250-V7 motherboard, here's the link to the product https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/EX-B250-V7/overview/ Lately i've been hearing some static noise from the back headphone jack whenlistening to high pitch sound from the headphone, like some windows 10 effect sounds...
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    Huge FPS Drops on Med/High End PC

    Specs (not overclocked): i7 8700K Nvidia RTX 2080 FE Asus Z-370G motherboard 16GB Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 2x8 Corsair H60 CPU cooler Corsair TX650M PSU 250GB Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 for boot drive 2TB Firecuda for game storage I've been dealing with an issue on my PC for quite some time...
  26. J

    Advice on CPU upgrading

    Hi all! Would love some thoughts from everyone. I've been gradually doing more and more upgrading of my PC but I'm still pretty new. I'm into the big stuff now, and think I need to up my CPU. Currently I run an AMD A8-6600K, which is the stock CPU it came with that's showing its age. My...
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    [SOLVED] Controls on headphones stop working as they should in cold weather

    I bought a google pixel (1st gen) this summer and been using it since then without any issues..But recently something strange started happening with my headphones since winter came (avrg temp is -15).. The controls thing (mic + button to switch tracks that i use very often) on my first...
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    1tb SSD vs 1tb HHD + 250gb SSD

    Are there any big differences between the two setups? Outside of the obvious additional storage capacity.
  29. D

    PC won't boot if I have my hdd plugged in.

    Earlier this week my 840 evo died abruptly, and I ordered a 970evo. After installing it, I ran into some trouble installing Windows 10. I created a boot device using a flash drive. I would get a blue screen (not a bsod) and nothing else. I even tried setting up and using another flash drive to...
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    How to check who has file open using client computer.

    We have a network shared folder to store pdf files. There are several viewer softwares being used. The problem is when someone has a pdf open, others cannot manipulate it. All it says is someone has it open. It does not tell us who. We send a nroadcast email to close the file. It happens too...
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    Motherboard Line Out Port cannot detect speaker

    So I have recently built my first computer last weekend. It is up and running with Windows 10. My specs are Ryzen 5 1600X Rog Strix B350-F Gaming Motherboard 16GB of RAM Asus - Radeon RX 580 8GB Rog Strix. After successfully completing my build and installing all the drivers, my computer is...
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    What does solved means

    Hi I was wondering what does yay!!! solved with a number means? i was mining an a coin and a had a few of them that had yay!!! solved.
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    What power box? Any suggestions?

    so i got a new mobo and cpu but i used my old power box and it burned out.So can you pls help by giving suggestions about what power box should i buy?My budget is 50$ or 50 euro. My pc specifications: processor:AMD FX-8350 Octa-Core 4GHz AM3+ graphic card:GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1050 Ti OC 4GB...
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    Is it possible to connect both rgb components to one rgb controller?

    So basically I have some case fans, it’s the ID-Cooling DF-12025 and it has an rgb led controller included so you can change the lights and effects. I also have the Deepcool RGB 350 (rgb led light strips) and they have an rgb controller included as well. Is it possible to connect both the case...
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    What should i buy?

    I currently have a I3 7100 Gtx 1060 build.I have accumulated money for an upgrade, but i am unsure of what to buy. I have two options, either get a 144hz monitor or upgrade to i5 8400. what would be better? I currently have a very cheap monitor. I do get the fps with my 7100 which is why i was...
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    I would like to know where (location) and time that was send to me via my samsung 7. I suspect fraud can anyone help ?

    Iwas send a picture to day over my android phone . I audpect that picture was not taken today as sender indecated . This is a man i met on a dating site and i suspect him to be a romance scammer ! Has not come iut right asking for money but has indecated to be in financial difficulties ...
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    My PC freeze with 4gb ram but not with 2gb ram.

    I have motherboard N68s by ASRock . I was using 2gb 800Mhz RAM now I have added a another RAM of 4gb of 800Mhz . Problem is this that my PC freeze with 2+4 gb RAM also with 4gb RAM . But it works fine with my 2gb RAM stick. Plzzzz help......
  38. J

    Black screen right after switching on my laptop.

    Hi guys I have a Lenovo G570. Yesterday, I tried turning on my laptop. Win 10 booted, and then hanged right at the login screen. The cursor wasn't moving and it was like that for a few minutes. Eventually I got fed up and pulled out the battery (a big mistake). Then the screen was black after I...
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    Ryzen 5 1600, Intel I5 8400 or Intel I7 8700 for 144hz 1080p?

    I’m planning to buy one of these cpus together with a gtx 1070, but which one will work the best on 1080p 144hz? I don’t mind turning down settings, but would like to use this build for a good 2/3 years
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    Quickest setup to build?

    I want to build a new computer and want it to be as quick as possible. Quick opening programs, quick jumping from one to the other. Just real quick. I have SSD hard drives already. No gaming and just used for normal stuff, internet, quicken, regular everyday use. What's better for that? More...