Forum discussion tagged with 9600k.
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    Question Need Help deciding on CPU and GPU upgrade

    Hey guys just wondering if anyone has any opinions on my bulid ill list the pc part picker link everything listed as purchased i already have but now i am trying to decide which GPU and CPU to buy as i need an improvement my current ones are RX 570 4GB and Intel i3-9100f, currently i think im...
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    Question Best CPU upgrade for my GF

    Hey everyone So I want to start off by saying i'm fully expecting to get slaughtered by AMD fan boys (I have a 3600X myself, I get it) but I'm leaning towards suggesting my GF put her money towards a 9600K tomorrow as its $70 off and delivers better gaming performance than an AMD counterpart in...
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    [SOLVED] My 9600K was stable and now it is not

    I have a kraken x62 cooler and my 9600k at 5.0ghz 1.4v, it ran without a problem for two days, then, during a skyrim session, it randomly blue screened. I was scared I had degraded the chip, but then I remembered how my Realbench test was just barely passing with a 15 minute test. So I backed my...
  4. Arthuritease

    [SOLVED] My Mobo may be haunted..

    Hey guys, I'm sorry if this isn't the place, or that someone has already asked and gotten an answer for my question but - My PC keeps doing this at startup like the picture shows. I know this page shows up when you restore the system values (Reset BIOS, right?) but the thing is I have never...
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    Question Very high temperatures with coolermaster ml240l.

    Hi, so I currently have a coolermaster ml240l AIO cooling my 9600k which is at stock clock speed with turbo boost on. I have a 240mm radiator with two bequiet silent wing 3 fans on it. I replaced the fans in an attempt to cool the system but it did not work. I am currently idling around the mid...
  6. kyle2kxx

    Question GTX 1080 awful FPS

    Hello all, I have an issue with either 1 of the following. GPU PSU Asus drivers. Specs: PSU: Corsair RM650x (using corsairs "premium cables" for CPU, 24 pin and PCI-E CPU 9600k (was 7700k) RAM: TridentZ RGB 16GB (was Corsair LPX 16GB) Motherboard: Asus z390-E (Was Asus z270-F) GPU: Asus ROG...
  7. [SOLVED] New MOBO and CPU, strange BIOS issues.

    Okay, so recently I purchased a new motherboard (ROG Strix Z390-F) and CPU (i5-9600k) to upgrade my computer. I got round to building it the other weekend and since then have had some strange issues occurring. It started when my computer crashed to the blue screen twice in a day, firstly to...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade from 9600k to 9700k

    Hi there, Was wondering if it is worth upgrading from an i5 9600k to the i7 9700k? I mostly use it for gaming and some video editing. This is paired up with an RTX 2080.
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    Question Is it worth upgrading from an i5 8500 to a i5 9600kf for gaming

    Hey guys, I'm thinking about upgrading my CPU from an i5 8500 to an i5 9600kf. I'm getting limited in a few CPU intensive games and I'd rather not put that sort of strain on. I understand a lot of people have the opinion that if you're looking into the KF you might as well just get the K...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrade suggestions

    Is RTX upgrade worth it or should i wait even longer? Also CPU overclock help, Upgrade help, PSU help, BIG PROBLEMS HELP Last month i built a new pc and 85% of the parts i have are new and some i used from my old build. The only thing that is lacking is my GPU and RTX super 2080 i found for 580...
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    Question 9600k bad luck?

    I have been trying to overclock my 9600k for about 6 hours now and I just cannot push this thing at all. The highest I have gotten the clock speed to was 4.8ghz at 1.4V and it was running at 98°(YIKES) so thats obviously not an option. When I do a lower voltage Prime95 will only run on 4/6 cores...
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    [SOLVED] PC not shutting down unless power button is held or PC is unplugged

    So when this first started it took about 10 minutes for my computer to turn on which was very strange since it normally takes a maximum of 20 seconds. That night I went to shut it down and it simply wouldn't turn off unless I held the power button. The next day it took around 20 minutes to turn...
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    Question Best motherboard for i5 9600k?

    Hello I am looking for good mobo for i5 9600k I am not looking to buy some really expensive mobo. Some people recommended me gigabyte z390 gaming x and some did recommend msi z390 gaming plus can anyone tell me which one is better or give me the better option in similar price? Thanks yall
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    Question What could be my problem?

    So this morning I turned on my 6 month old pc, but instead of booting to windows I got nothing on the monitor. All the lights, fans and cooling pump turn on as normal, but the cpu debug led is solid red. The Msi manual says that it "indicates CPU is not detected or fail." Also the system won't...
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    Question Am5 cpu investment

    Hey everyone, so the issue is that im not 100% sure that am5 is coming next year with ddr5. So my question is should i just make a build with a 9600k and ddr4 ram now and upgrade to a ryzen 9 4th gen and XX80TI next year (Big boost in income next year). So should i buy ddr4 and a 3600 now and...
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    Question This is so frustrating. I’ve had a new pc for months and fortnite still feels really unresponsive and delayed.

    I can’t play fortnite because everything I do feels so delayed. Like there’s a frame time issue but in other games that are even more cpu intensive my game feels super fricken smooth. I just need answers at this point it’s been literally 6 months that I’ve had this piece of garbage pc. It’s so...
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    [SOLVED] PSU enough for GTX 1080 TI with CPU overclocked

    I am looking to buy a used 1080 TI and was wondering if my EVGA G2 650w going to be enough since that card seems to be overclocked out of the box. Will I be able to run that GPU with my CPU overclocked to 5ghz at >1.35v using the power supply? PC specs: CPU: i5 9600k Graphics card: Zotac GTX...
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    Question intel 7th gen vs 9th gen ipc uplift ?

    Is there any difference between 7700k and 9600k in single thread performance if oced to the same frequency and no ht, are the any advantages in ipc for the 9th gen there with single core ? Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Is 9600k overclock worth it?

    According to userbenchmarks, the 9600k overclocked close to matches the performance of the 9900k which is apparently the most powerful CPU today? How much does this card live up to these boasts? Or am I just better off getting a Ryzen 5 for a similar price? I'm a streamer so the "computer...
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    Question Should I upgrade PSU

    If I wanted to overclock a 9600k with maybe a 1660 ti. Should I consider getting another PSU? Currently I am using an 750w (80 Plus Bronze) EVGA Supernova nex750b. Also, should I still upgrade if I consider on getting a Ryzen 5 or 7 instead and not overclock? (Note: I am actually using an FX...