Forum discussion tagged with 8700k.
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    Question 8700k Frequency higher then set in bios

    hi, my 8700k had a oc of 4.7 all cores 1.35v ( i havent tinkered with lowering it yet, since everything above 47 wasnt stable even with 1.38v ) no avx offset, bclk at 100, multicore enhancement off i noticed that during loads or even browsing the web .. it sometimes ramps to 5ghz and stays...
  2. Question XMP Settings Causing Significantly Higher CPU Temps?

    For a while I've been aware that my 8700k runs pretty hot. I've never overclocked (ever, not on any CPU), and have pretty sufficient case cooling over all (the CPU cooler is an H100i RGB Platinum). In addition, my case is a Phanteks Enthoo Luxe, which despite being a few years old now, is quite...
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    [SOLVED] Jumping 20°C instantly when doing any load?

    Is this normal? My 8700k is idling around 35°C but if I do anything, like open up a program, it jumps instantly to 50°C-60°C
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    Question 8700k

    is gigabyte z390 gaming x capable of overclocking an i7 8700k at 5ghz 1.35vcore? also what are those pins in the top right near the xmp led, its not written in the manual i havent overclocked it yet, and of course i will run tests to lower the vcore, do u have any suggestions for another vcore...
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    [SOLVED] i7-8700K + OC Genie

    I've seen a lot of threads regarding manual overclocking of the i7-8700K but few discussing the use of MSI's OC Genie. I'm not an overclock enthusiast and am not concerned with maxing my processor to its limit. My board isn't that great (MSI Z370-A Pro) and this is just a builder system from...
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    [SOLVED] 8700K

    Ok so i haven't delidded my 8700k, im wondering if case temps change that much when you delid and the thermal dissipation improves a lot. is it worth is to delid the 8700k? I just have it at an all core turbo of 4700mhz at all times. Thanks for your time, -Cory
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    Question Problems overclocking 8700k

    bsod's... The worst thing ever, so annoying and will happen even with a simple 4.8ghz overclock. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. My motherboard is the ASUS PRIME Z-370 A II. I have a 1000 watt power supply so I know its not a power issue. Im running a overclock that a youtuber used to reach...
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    [SOLVED] Asus vg27aq vs Lg 27gl850

    Looking for a new monitor and have narrowed it down to these 2. Asus VG27AQ and LG 27GL850-B Just wanted to get someone else's opinion or feedback if they've owned either of the 2. I play a lot of CSGO and first person shooters as well as games like Skyrim and aoe2 de. I am also running a I7...
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    [SOLVED] 8700k won't overclock to 4.8ghz

    This is my pc configuration CPU- i7 8700k MOTHERBOARD-Asus z370f RAM-corsair vengeance 3000mhz 2x8gb GRAPHIC CARD-1050ti PSU-corsair 650watt SSD-960evo 250gb windows 10 64bit So in bios i have set 4.8 on all cores and vcore at 1.265v and memory to 3000mhz xmp. It is stable running cinebench r15...
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    Question AIO positioning

    So i'm thinking... I have a case AeroCool Cylon and i7-8700k with CoolerMaster ML240L (rgb) Currently i have the Radiator in the front (only place it fits) but my fans are on the inside pulling air into the case from the front, but they are oriented behind the rad. The problem i'm having is...
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    Question I have a very weird OC problem with my 8700k and I dont know how to fix it.

    Hey, I have been trying to OC my 8700k to 4.7 GHz for the last 5 days. I have nto been succseful at all. I have a MSI Edge AC Z390 MOBO and a x52 liquid cooler.I tried every voltage from 1.265 v to 1.31 v and then running Intel Burn Test. Every voltage from 1.265 to 1.275 I think, crashed when...
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    Question So I am at 5.0 CPU Overclock, but my gaming performance is unstable.

    So I am running an 8700K on a EVGA Z370 FTW at 5.0 with a voltage of 1.32v max voltage under load. Using a H150i Pro. Pumps and fan are at max. My motherboard says my temps are around 60 which is the same as HW Monitor. I have it set to adaptive. No BSOD or temp spikes. I have enbaled vdroop and...
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    [SOLVED] i9-9900K vs i7-8700(K) in 8 games at 1080p

    Test system Both CPU are running at stock clock. ASRock Z370 Taichi P4.00 2x8GB DDR4-3500 16-18-18-36-2T (dual ranks double side Hynix AFR) EVGA GTX 1080 Ti @ 2126 core / 12474 mem Transcend PCIE NVME 220S 1TB Corsair HX 750W NZXT H440 White Custom Water Cooling Windows 10 LTSB 2016...
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    [SOLVED] Why does my cpu 100Degres Celcius When idle

    Hello , I have some issues with my I7 8700K It Goes to 100 Degres Celcius When idle , I d´ont Know what to do , First i Tought it was the OC but i removed it and nothing changed. I do need some help :/ (it sometimes happen when playing , Destiny 2 is Accelerating the Overheating) When...
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    [SOLVED] Stuttering when using DisplayPort.

    As the title suggest, that is the major issue that I am having. For the longest time, I was able to play games like the Witcher 3 and Black Ops III without issues. Well, later on I got a DisplayPort cable and plugged that in, that way I could have a multi-monitor setup. I didn't really have any...
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    [SOLVED] Compatability of a 240mm AIO in the Fractal Design Meshify C

    I plan on building a new computer with an 8700k which i would need an aio to cool in the Meshify C. I also have selected the Trident Z RGB ram sticks which stand at 44mm high. I just read that for a top radiator the ram or other mobo components must not exceed 40mm. Do you know if i will be able...
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    Question Watch Dogs 2 MASSIVE Stutters and FPS drops - 8700k @4.9Ghz / 1080ti

    Thank you for taking the time to read. Im fairly new to PC gaming as I have upgraded from an Xbox one X, however I do know a bit about the technical side of things. I have OC'd my CPU to 4.9Ghz with 65c max temp under aida64 bench. My GPU is OC'd slightly but nowhere near its full potential. In...
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    Question Any advice on my gaming pc? (1500€ | Belgium)

    All information about my build: Mostly gaming, but not a hardcore gamer at all I am a front-end developer, so I use Adobe programs and I make websites/apps Especially playing League of Legends, but every now and then I also want to play Triple-A games on medium/high/ultra quality I have the AOC...
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    Question 8700K worth it nowadays?

    Hi there! I can find relativelly cheap in Greece an 8700K (at around 340 euros). Current system is i5 8400, 16Gb DDR4, GTX 1070. Mobo is Z370. I was considering an i7 9700K as a n upgrade to my system (it fits same mobo after flashing bios and it has 8 cores, which is where things seem to be...
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    Question can i easily oc an 8700k at 5ghz?

    can i oc an 8700k and mobo asus z370prime p II with 240mm cooler? also the vcore i want to be around 1.33v for 5ghz ,i dont know if the mobo can handle it