9900k

Forum discussion tagged with 9900k.
  1. M1nat0

    Question Can't run dual GPUs on a Maximus X Formula?

    I thought my Titan XP was dying, so I bought another used one bc it's what I could get. I've since found out mine is fine and so decided to run SLI. However, my Maximus X Formula (9900K, BIOS 2701) will not [] detect both cards simultaneously. Both work fine on each of the two slots on their...
  2. Question One of the land pads of 9900K is half-broken

    I unknowingly put the processor on the my mobo (MSI Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon AC) socket with bent pins. One of the pins got stuck on my processor’s land pad due to pressure. After noticing, I actually removed the pin from the land pads but the gold plate was also unfortunately chipped off (not...
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    [SOLVED] i9 9900k idle temp question

    Hey, i have a 9900k with a corsair h100i on noctua fans running at 600rpm at idle the system is extremely quiet which i like but the idle temps are questionable i get 36-40c sometimes it randomly spikes to 50c for a split second then drops back down. load temperatures max out at about 75c and it...
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    Question I9 9900k weird temps

    Hey guys I just got an i9 9900k and with kryonaut paste my cpu is around 15% running my pc and its at 50 c at full load its 70 c with a cooler master ml360 aio my question is why is it not running at 30 with no work load like my 8600k. I know it notorious for being hot but I dont think 50 c is...
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    Question i9- 9900k @5ghz + 3080ti + 32GB 3200mhz ram. - Low FPS Warzone.

    I average around 120-130fps where ive seen people get 170-200fps on Warzone. Any advice? Getting the same FPS as my 2080ti i had.
  6. T

    [SOLVED] Upgrade conundrum, insight needed

    Hey folks. I'll get straight to the point. The PC I use is only for gaming and media consumption. At the moment I only play one game regularly - CoD Warzone at 1080p 144hz. Rarely I play the free games that Epic Games store gives out or titles like Among Us, Fall Guys which are fun to play with...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] What should I buy for a 9900k?

    Hi, I have right now this: MSI MEG Z390 ACE I9 9900K EVGA RTX 2080S NOCTUA nh-d15 buy my case is abyssTR from gamemax (bad choide I know) and my 9900k was overheathing so i had to maintain opened the side panel but all my set up allways gets dirty. I have two options right now that i can buy...
  8. W

    [SOLVED] 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...
  9. ten160

    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. N

    [SOLVED] 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...
  11. J

    Question I got a REFERENCE_BY_POINTER BSOD

    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...
  12. Jowala117

    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. L

    [SOLVED] 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...
  15. heaterpeter90

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. JustSeff

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  21. 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...
  23. L

    [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...
  24. J

    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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. [SOLVED] Best Gaming Performance for $4,000 or less?

    Hello guys. I know almost nothing about hardware so one of my friends built a PC for himself and I just want to copy it for myself. But I wanted to ask you about your ideas and some questions about the parts. First of all I want to show you the system. Then I will explain the details and ask...
  28. ByronHinson

    [SOLVED] I9 9900 @ 4.9GHz with H100x Temperatures

    I’ve recently got an overclocked PC with an i9 9900 running all cores at 4.9 with a H100x AIO. I haven’t had any problems with stability or games when using it. After a crash in one game (turns out its just a regular crash, nothing more) I decided to start running some stress tests on the PC...
  29. SohaibDanish

    [SOLVED] 9900K high Temps

    Hello I just built a new PC for my work. I do motion graphics in Adobe After Effects but also play Single Player games from time to time. My PC idle temps are around 40C to 50C and When I did Stress Test on OCCT v5.5 with Large Data set and Thread Count and Instruction set on Auto. For the...
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    [SOLVED] i9 9900k Multipler locking at 46 after overclock to 5.0 GHz

    To get the basic spec stuff out the way: Computer Specs RTX2070 Super i9 9900k 16GB Ram 650W Power Supply ASUS TUF Z390-PRO WIFI MOBO EDIT: Watercooler: NZXT Kraken X62 This is the tutorial I followed: View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bM5XO96b4G0 These are my MOBOs settings: View...
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    Question 3900x or 9900k?

    I'd mainly use my PC for content creation (Premiere Pro, Photoshop) and would like to know your opinion. Almost all of the articles are from the 3900x's launch, but I guess there have been improvements since then in drivers and bios. In my country the 3900x is 100$ cheaper than the 9900k, and...
  32. renpinedo

    [SOLVED] New upgrade to i9 9900k

    Hi Everybody! I just got a 9900k from my brother for my birthday and I'm going to upgrade my i7 3820 processor. Of course I already bought everything else that i require, so in terms of compatibility and cooling, I think I'm ok. What should i expect? Is there anything I should do to get the most...
  33. Question CPU benchmark results

    In mid-January I overclocked my 9900K to 5.0GHz and undervolted until it was ideal. I tested it with UserBenchmark several times and got very consistent results every time: A couple days ago I decided to clean-install Windows (I didn't have to) and half-expected to get improved results. So I...
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    Question Need help cooling a 10920x

    Haven’t gotten that many responses in my other post, so I’m just hoping to hear opinions on the BEST options for cooingl a 10920x CPU. I know they’re a new chip, so there isn’t that much info on them yet, but just pretend like it’s just as hot, or even a little hotter than a 9900k. I’m between...
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    [SOLVED] New Build Input

    Hi there! I’ll keep this as short as possible but I’m planning my second build of my life and it’s a hefty investment and would love some feedback. It is going to be a primarily gaming rig fyi. so here are the specs -CPU: Either i9 9900k or 3900x -MOBO: z390 MSI Godlike or x570 MSI Godlike...
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    Question New Build and Future Proofing

    Hi there everybody! I’ll try to keep this short and sweet, so I’ll ask my question and then explain everything after that. My question is, which CPU would you buy for a 90% gaming usage computer that I don’t plan on updating (CPU/MOBO wise) for 5-6 years? I’m stuck between the i9 9900k and the...
  37. NoodleNikoro

    Question Does overclocking have to be "maxed out"

    Hey, I'm just wondering that if I were to overclock my 9900k, would I have to overclock it to 3.6 to 5ghz or could I, for example, set it to 4ghz?
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    Question System will not power on, worked all last week and yesterday

    Good Morning everyone, Having a little issue at the moment when my PC will not power on. Here are the TS steps I have already taken. 1.) Did a power self test of the PSU with nothing plugged in, PASSED. 2.) Plugged in each connector 1 by 1 and doing a self test, self test FAILS on plugging in...
  39. Apache3348

    Question Cooling 9900k with Dark Rock pro 4

    Hello everyone. So I´m currently cooling my stock running 9900k with a Dark rock 4 pro and I´m getting weird temps. Idle: ~40°C Cinebench R20: ~87°C XTU Stress test 5min: ~ 70°C I´ve seen people online with this setup getting <30°C Idle and <65°C Load on this. My case is the Lian Li PC011. I...
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    [SOLVED] VCore Low?

    Hello, I'm quite new to overclocking so apologies if this is a bit stupid. Recently I just got a new Maximus XI Hero and 9900k and decided it would be a good time to start overclocking, I've been following some guides and ended up testing 5GHz at 1.28V. So I go and put in 1.28V manual voltage...