alder lake

Forum discussion tagged with alder lake.
  1. jnjnilson6

    Discussion Alder Lake - The Resurrected Sandy Bridge?

    It seems that we haven't had such a cardinally huge upgrade (core count / performance) since almost Sandy Bridge in the case of Alder Lake. Looking at 13 and 14 gen CPUs it seems they will definitely not present a notably higher leap than that provided by Alder Lake. What do you think? Will...
  2. jnjnilson6

    Discussion Sandy Bridge VS Alder Lake

    I am generally talking about the times. The opulent moment, breathlessly reserved and mentioned variably through over a decade, appearing in the beginning of 2011 when Sandy Bridge became available, strewed a gilded polish over that generation of machines. It was a great shift in performance...
  3. zoldos

    Question options to cool down a really hot Alder Lake 12th Gen i9-12900?

    I just bought an HP Envy "gaming" computer. It runs really, really hot when gaming, and has a 12th Gen i9-12900 16 core CPU. The case only has a front fan which is poorly placed, a rear 92mm exhaust fan, and a 92mm CPU fan with one and a half cooling towers. There is however a spot above the...
  4. consptheory77

    Question What are the energy savings of Raptor Lake?

    If Alder Lake runs at 125W and Raptor Lake runs at 65W, everything else being equal, with the desktop always on, under minimal load, how much energy would be save over the course of a year? In kilowatt hours, I suppose.
  5. D

    Build Advice Music production/engineering PC build - thoughts and advice

    Hello everyone. As the title says, I will be building a PC (for the first time in my life) primarily for music production/sound work and occasionally some light/amateur Photoshop (not including basic everyday tasks like browsing obviously). For the past month I've been intensively informing...
  6. SilverChad

    [SOLVED] Undervolting i9-12900k advice and help wanted [ASUS]

    Hi people, Lately I built a new PC, I got a new 12th Intel Core i9 12900K and my Motherboard is ROG STRING Z690-F Gaming WI-FI My cooling system is MasterLiquid ML360 Illusion with an extra fan in back of the case and 3 on front, I use latest windows 11 with all drivers updated. When I start...
  7. Stereoxide

    [SOLVED] Hyper threading is Disabled in Intel Processor Identification Utility

    Hyper threading is Disabled in Intel Processor Identification Utility. - Hyperthreading is Enabled in BIOS. Screenshot
  8. K

    Question MSI Z690 i7 Wont Post

    Hi All, Brand new build MSI Pro Z690 A WiFi DDR5 i7-12700k 12th Gen Alder Lake 3.6GHz Intel UHD Graphics 770 Noctua NH-D9L Cooler Vengeance DDR5 2 x 16 GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe MSI MPG A850GF WATX Plus Gold Wont Post, get a MSI EZ Debug CPU error light immediately on power up. Ive...
  9. TheRealDaZee

    [SOLVED] Alder lake MSI Z690-A WIFI D4 + Crucial 3600 CL 16-18-18 combination problem

    I'm new to the overclocking world. I went for msi z690a wifi d4 version after looking at the reviews saying this was the best board for the price. I have 12700K installed on it. I bought crucial ballistix 2x8GB DDR4 CL16 3600 Mhz RAM. The ram runs well on the default JDEC 2666 Mhz, but I get...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] I want to upgrade my PC and need help choosing between intel and AMD

    Hey guys, I am just wondering if I were to upgrade my PC should I be going for a R7 5800x and x570 MSI Tomahawk Max i7 12700KF and z690 MSI Tomahawk DDR4 I am in Australia and the cheapest prices I can find for them are listed below. R7 5800x AUD$499 MSI X570 Tomahawk Max AUD$279 i7...
  11. Z

    [SOLVED] Asus rog maximus z690 Hero Can't modify bios

    Hi, I recently aquired a computer with an i9 12900K and DDR5 RAM 5600Mhz , i havent had any problem in the computer itself, I can play , I can watch videos / movies , use photoshop and other programs that are really consuming like blender and i had no problem , everything is going fast , No...
  12. GeSsH

    [SOLVED] Blinking power LED on LGA1700 build ?

    Hello Guys, a strange phenomenon appeared in my latest build, I would like to ask some advice. I have some experience with pc building, but I didn't see similar earlier. Config: Asus prime prime z690 d4 motherboard , i5 12600k cpu, EVGA 650W g3-as supernova PSU 16gb kingston ddr4 ram from the...
  13. N

    [SOLVED] Corsair AIO cooler for LGA1700

    Hi, please let me know which of the following AIO cooler will be best: Corsair 240mm H100i ELITE CAPELLIX RGB Intel/AMD CPU Liquid Cooler 240mm Corsair H150i RGB PRO XT - 360mm Liquid Cooler Corsair 360mm H150i ELITE CAPELLIX RGB Corsair iCUE H100i ELITE - 240mm Liquid Cooler Corsair iCUE H150i...
  14. MxzsyXII

    Question Help request - Micron Rev.B overclocking

    I recently picked up a kit of Crucial Ballistix 32GB (2x16GB) 3200MHz CL16 DDR4 (BL2K16G32C16U4W) memory because it was on sale for only £83 during Black Friday. I was hoping to get dual rank Rev.E but apparently crucial have moved away from that so instead I got single rank Rev.B. I couldn't...
  15. D

    [SOLVED] Advice for a new Alder Lake build (~1000€) without a GPU

    Hello there, I am currently stuck on 4790k build with an upgraded GPU (2070 Super) and am looking to build new and reuse the GPU... I am pretty much a novice at this so any advice would be highly appreciated... I already put together a list of parts that I imagine would be good together but...
  16. B

    [SOLVED] What did I do wrong in my build? (RESOLVED)

    Hey guys, I just recently upgraded a few components in my PC, at first just the CPU/Mobo. Everything was fine in the initial Windows install with my 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance 3000MHz (XMP 1.0). Then my new RAM came in (Trident Z 2x16GB 3600MHz XMP2.0) which I installed... I had black screens, blue...
  17. RaizDeDois

    [SOLVED] Z690 LGA 1200 compatibility

    Does the Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Ultra have the LGA 1200 mounting pattern along with the LGA 1700 like the Asus motherboards?
  18. RaizDeDois

    [SOLVED] Lga 1700 Retention Kit

    If buy the Corsair Retrofit Kit will my Corsair H110i GT fit in the LGA 1700 bracket?
  19. RaizDeDois

    [SOLVED] Lga 1700 Retention Kit

    Hey guys, Does anyone if the Asetek retention kit ( is compatible with the Corsair H110i GT (CW-9060019-WW)? Or if there's a compatible kit?
  20. H

    [SOLVED] 5600x vs i5-12600k For upgrading current pc

    I have enough money to upgrade my current cpu+mobo+ram from intel 4th gen. Was ready to buy ryzen 5 5600x but alderlake dropped is it worth waiting a bit more for prices to change and switch to the i5-12600k or stick to the current plan with the 5600x
  21. M

    [SOLVED] will a 850w psu be enough for the 12900k and a rtx 3070ti fe

    hi guys, just got the new 12900k in hands after almost a year of waiting, my concern is if my 850w psu that i got not too long ago will be enough to supply power to the 12900k with my rtx 3070 ti and how would it perform from mild to high overclocks? if that isn't enough, how much power would id...
  22. T

    [SOLVED] Resizable Bar on Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X DDR4

    Hi In February i enabled Resizable bar on my RTX3070 by flashing the BIOS, and i enabled it in BIOS on my Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Ultra with I7-9700k. Now i have just bought the AlderLake I7-12700k with the Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X DDR4 motherboard and in my nvidia control panel it says Resizable...
  23. Spineworld_23

    [SOLVED] Is it better to wait for new PC parts?

    I sold my PC for a laptop, which was a terrible decision, and now I am in the process of repurchasing PC parts, but I was wondering, with all of the new series of features that will be arriving, like DDR5 and Intel's Alder Lake, I was wondering if it is better to spend much less on PC parts now...
  24. Endre

    [SOLVED] Question: Can Alder Lake save Intel?

    Hello guys! I’m a PC enthusiast for quite some time. Until mid-2019 I’ve been an Intel “fan-boy”. But Intel started to lose their marketshare to AMD (and ARM). The next great platform from Intel that should get us all excited is the Alder Lake CPUs, on 10nm, with PCIe 4.0 / 5.0, and DDR5...