Forum discussion tagged with 9900k.
  1. W

    Question i9 9900k, i7 10700k or Ryzen 5 5600x for gaming?

    As the title says I am deciding between these three cpus. I can get the i9 9900k for 350 usd, the i7 10700k for 400 usd and the 5600x for the same price as the i7 10700k. I will be playing games like forza horizon 4, fortnite, beamng, dirt and minecraft on a 165hz 1440p monitor with an rtx 3070...
  2. ten160

    Question Which noctua cooler to get?

    I'm picking a cooler for a 9900k. Planning on not only OC'ing it to 5 ghz on all cores, but also want to keep using the cooler when I upgrade to intel's 12th gen i9 cpu. My picks are either the NH-D15, the NH-U12A, the NH-U12s, and the NH-U14s. I've looked at every comparison benchmarks I could...
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    Question 9900k stock vs oc?

    so based on the benchmarks by gamers nexus, the 9900k at stock versus a 5ghz overclock makes almost no difference in gaming, maybe 3-5 fps in certain games. So i decided to not overclock it, because why draw the extra power and heat for no benefit in gaming? My question is - what cooler would...
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    I was on a meet reunion when this BSOD appeared, then I checked my minidump file and got this: ||1:7: kd> !analyze -v *** * Bugcheck Analysis * * *** REFERENCE_BY_POINTER (18) Arguments: Arg1: 0000000000000000, Object type of the object whose reference count...
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    Build Complete build a rig with laptop CPU -QQLS

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  6. Jowala117

    Question Upgraded to 9900K and now have stuttering

    I recently upgraded from an 8600k to a 9900K and now I'm getting stuttering in games resulting in really bad 1% and 0.1% lows my motherboard is a rog Maximus x hero I updated to the latest bios before I installed the 9900K. Since noticing the stuttering I've tried reinstalling windows, turning...
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    [SOLVED] I9-9900K OC to 5.0ghz and Temps

    So got a new cooler a h150i capellix and was checking the temps and just wanted an opinion on them if they are normal or not. My i9-9900k is OC to 5.0ghz and has a voltage of 1.32v Idle temps for all the cores stay between 38c-45c Underload they range from 65c-76c (Sometimes over 80c on rare...
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    Question Updates: 3080 Poor Performance in My PC

    I made a post some time ago in regards to my new 3080 really underperforming in most games. This an update with results I have found. Specs: Strix 3080 i9 9900KF MSI MPG Gaming Edge AC 2x8gb ram cl15 3000mhz 2tb 970 Evo SSD NEW Seasonic Prime 850 Gold PSU So, I put the 3080 in my pc, run DDU...
  9. heaterpeter90

    Question 9900k first 5.0ghz oc attempt (vCore question and low timespy cpu score)

    Good morning guys, I've attempted to manually oc my 9900k to 5.0ghz following one of the multiple guides you can find online. I'm using a z390 aorus pro as a mobo and a noctua nh-d15s for the cpu cooling. After several failed attempts even at high voltages, I found out stability with vcore at...
  10. JustSeff

    Question i9 9900k running at 90C under load

    I have a i9 9900k on a MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro using a CoolerMaster MA610P air cooler. At a 5GHz overclock my CPU is hitting 95C on several cores, and an average of 90C under 100% all core load. General use I'm reaching temps up to 88C. I tried setting my motherboard CPU to full default and...
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    Question 9900k Temps

    I recently got a new case and had to move everything over and everything is working fine but one concern is the CPU Temp My i9-9900k is oc to 5ghz and in my old case highest I would see it go is 69c max. In this new case while running Watch Dogs Legion to test it I was getting Temps up to...
  12. Fk1..

    Question Warzone lowering my 9900k to 4.5-4.8ghz

    I overclocked my 9900k to 5ghz the temps are good 29-30 in idle and 60-65 in full stress, but when i open warzone the frequency go to 4.5-4.7 ;-; someone have a solution? (i have a MSI z390 MEG ACE)
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    Question Low utilization on both 8600k and RTX 3080

    I just put in a 3080 to replace my 2080 and I got less than expected framerates in the benchmarks for Watchdogs Legion (88 fps in benchmark for the medium setting). It is substantially slower than Tom's bench https://www.tomshardware.com/news/watch-dogs-legion-benchmark. Granted Tom's used a...
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    [SOLVED] I9 9900k Cinebench Scores

    Hello! I recently upgraded my machine with a 9900k. I have an ASUS PRIME z390 A mobo. I have noticed that when I run r20 at the stock setting for my cpu and my motherboard I get a score of around 42-4400. Since that seemed low to me I tried messing around with the BIOS and windows settings a...
  15. Anfraxx_

    Question System continuously crashing over numerous games

    Hi all, So around this time last year I upgraded a lot of my pc and currently sit with the following; 9900K - no overclock STRIX 2080S ADV - underclocked (I'll explain that in a moment as that is the main issue I think) 32GB RAM (max 3600MHz) Win10 all updated Bios all updated Latest NVIDIA...
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    Question FPS Drops After Restart Need Help

    Hello all. I have been fallowing the forum for a long time but i just felt the necessity to make an account and post my thread so here it goes. Im having this odd problem where my fps drops significantly after i restart/shut down my pc. Sometimes happens even when i dont reset- just when...
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    [SOLVED] 9900k temps getting too hot (+90C) while XMP is activated (under Prime95 small ffts Non AVX)

    Hey there, I have got a 9900k on stock settings with 2x8 RAM 3000mhz overclocked with XMP, every time i try prime95 small ffts non avx temps tend to go between 90 to 95 degrees (tried with and without XMP), everytime I try with AVX it shoots up to 100 degrees; while gaming temps tend to go...
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    Question ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO, Z390 AORUS MASTER or MSI MEG Z390 ACE for a 9900k ?

    My PC is on tech service and they are willing to change a Bad rog strix z390e (which is overheating). My best choice here is the aorus one, as I was concerned about temperatures going high on the maximus hero, but I dont like their RGB Fusion 2.0, is so dissapointing, I also have a lot of RGB...
  19. Turtle Rig

    [SOLVED] My father's Gigabyte Aorus Elite Z390 and 9900k and G.Skill RipJaws 32GB 3200Mhz RAM CL16 kit will only work at 2133Mhz.

    Ever since my father built his rig coming from a old Sandy Bridge 2600k it has been a stellar system with not a single crash. With one click I got all cores to 5Ghz with Easy Tune but memory shows at 2133Mhz. So I went to BIOS and set X.M.P to no avail. Then I went to BIOS and set the voltage...
  20. Bad Sector

    [SOLVED] SVID Best Case Scenario give me BSOD

    Hi. I am kindda noob in CPU overclocking so I face a problem. I bought a Core i9 9900k last week ( my motherboard is ASUS Z390-A Prime) and I change SVID setting to Best Case Scenario. I Know it gives CPU lower voltage. (Currect Me if i am wrong) when SVID set to Best Case Scenario the Windows...