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  1. ilijadanil

    Question Need thermal compound or advice, recommendation please.

    So i have an i9-9900K CPU and Corsair H115i Pro AIO Cooler . What is the best thermal compound to use? I should give on more details about the question. When building my PC last week, not having a "branded" thermal paste, but just some i purchased from AliExpress a year ago, i used what i got...
  2. N

    [SOLVED] Is HWiNFO64 correct on these voltage readings or no?

    View: https://imgur.com/a/ufdcz70 I have the cpu core voltage set to 1.300 and the VCCSA & VCCIO set to 1.220 with the LLC at High. CPU-Z reads the core voltage at 1.320. My question is, why are the voltages so high at the VID readout? I think I have an understanding of what the VID is but...
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    Question How Far to Push Overclocking for Professional Film Editing -- Advice Needed

    Hi all, I just completed my first build for a new editing rig because it seemed far more cost effective than purchasing one. I do professional film editing, and buying a custom rig seemed wasteful in comparison to building my own. First off, thank you to EVERYONE on this forum -- there is so...
  4. Leoplate25

    [SOLVED] H100i v2 and 9900KF?

    Hi, i have a Corsair H100i v2 and i think i'm going to buy a 9900KF; do you think that the cooler will be enough to run this CPU at stock clocks or should i go for a 280mm radiator? I need a CPU that last for at least 3-4 years, i live in Argentina and the prices are really high (1 dollar = 55...
  5. J

    Question Why Does windows keep freezing on startup with my new CPU?

    I recently bought myself an i9 9900k CPU and installed it the same way I have with various CPUs before. However, upon doing so windows (10) would start up and freeze at "Preparing automatic repair". After trying multiple times and failing, I removed the 9900k and replaced it with my 8700k I used...
  6. Molda_22

    [SOLVED] 850W enough for very high end build?

    I know this gets asked a lot, but problem is i always find very different answers that confuse me. I have new build with i9 - 9900k, MSI Nvidia 2080ti gaming trio, 64 gb ram, 3 monitors, 1 nvme drive, 3 SSD drives, 3 HDD drives, 1x capture card, dark rock pro 4 cpu cooler and 4 fans. And will...
  7. Molda_22

    Question 9900k clock jumping extremely on idle (800-4800 within second up and down)

    Hi, i have new 9900k and its behaviour scared me. I searched on google and here and I know clocks are supposed to move around a bit in idle state but mine jumps super extremely - its jumping constantly from super low 800 to very high 4200 or 4800 and very fast. It changes from min to max within...
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    Question best thermal paste application method for 9900K

    before I ask the main question, I'm wondering am I freaking out too much? I'm legit so scared right now that even a milligram of difference might screw up the entire system. I've heard people not being able to boot into windows, and is able to boot successfully after they reapplied thermal...
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    [SOLVED] i9 9900k and AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT - Bottleneck?

    Is this combination ok? Or some bottleneck could appear? CPU: Core i9 9900k GPU: AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB GDDR6 Regards!
  10. L

    Question Weird things happening with 9900k

    Hello there! Something very weird is happening to me, here's the story : my friend and I wanted to make a 9900k direct die config onto the Ghost S1 (yes it's dumb), so we have some hardware in common : 9900k direct die (with same liquid metal and same direct die kit), stock bios settings, Big...
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    Question overclocking on maximus xi formula AIR COOLED VRMs vs maximus xi hero

    i'll be overclocking a 9900K either on a maximus xi formula with air cooled vrms or maximus xi hero. Which will yield higher performance?
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    Question Help Silencing Harsh Noise From New Build

    Hello All, I recently assembled a new computer with the goal of building a silent system. The system is built around an Intel i9-9900K in a Gigabyte Z390 Designare mobo. The system is very speedy and meets all of my performance expectations. Unfortunately, there is a sound that emanates from...
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    [SOLVED] Intel I9-9900k with Corsair H150i

    I just recently put my pc together two weeks ago, I installed the Corsair H150i on my I9-9900k. I was having trouble keeping the cpu cool at the stock 3.6GHz under normal conditions. I swapped the included thermal paste with Artic Silver 5 and turned on the Intel turbo boost at 5.0GHz. Running...
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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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    Question lights and fans turn on but no signal on monitor

    I just upgraded my motherboard and cpu to a Maximus hero xi and i9-9900k but it won’t give me any signal and there are no beeps. I upgraded from a Ryzen 1600x and rog strix b350-f and that was running fine. I took out the ram and there was still no beeps. Do you think I need to rma or is it...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] Z390 Aorus Pro WiFi freezing just after BIOS (With i9-9900k)

    I recently purchased upgrades for my PC, including a new CPU, GPU, RAM, and motherboard. My specs are listed below. Previous, working configuration: Intel Core i7-6700k 4GHz Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO ASUS Maximus VIII Hero ATX LGA1151 Samsung 850-EVO 500GB SSD WD Blue 1TB SATA 6 GB/s 7200...
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    Question Can't install OS (Win 10 or Linux) on new system

    I'm building a new system, which I've stripped down to the following: Intel 9900K processor (using the internal graphics to drive the monitor) Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA ATX LGA1151 Motherboard with F6 BIOS Seagate BarraCuda 1T HD Corsair Vengeance LPX 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4-4000 Memory I've...
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    [SOLVED] i7 9900K vs 3700x

    hello so i found a deal where they have no huge difference in price so i was wondering which one to choose i will match the rig with an rtx 2060!any ideas?thnx
  19. Mason1204

    Question Is NH-D15 good enough for i9 9900k OC?

    I just got the 9900k and I'm using a NH-D15 for cooling. I'd like to OC it though. I only will be using it for gaming. I stream and render videos maybe once every couple months. Would the D15 provide enough cooling for an OC if I mainly just game on it with the occasional workload every now and...
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    Question Hitting 94 C with i9 9900k and NZXT Kraken x72 on Stress Tests

    Hey, I'm a bit new to the overclocking scene and I have OC'ed my i9 9900k to 5.0GHz. Running 3DMark (TimeSpy Extreme) I am hitting 90-94 on the CPU Stress portion of the test. I find this confusing as I have a 360mm Radiator, the Kraken x72. Is there any advice anyone can give about how to lower...