core i3

Forum discussion tagged with core i3.
  1. jnjnilson6

    Discussion What Are Your System Specs?

    I would be delighted if you should share the system specifications of your current machine or a favorite machine from the past. We're not aiming to outdistance other users by making this a performance competition. It is just about the hardware you love and the system you're most fond of. In the...
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    My Simple Personal Review After 72 Hours Using The Intel Core i3-10105F - Don't Be Fooled By Its Modest Name

    [Moderator note: Moving post from CPUs to Opinions and Experiences Category. ] I was deciding between the Comet Lake i3-10100F and the Comet Lake-R i3-10105F, bit the bullet and got the refreshed variant, paired with a nice B560 motherboard from MSI. It features the new style retail packaging...
  3. K

    [SOLVED] CPU upgrade?

    I'm currently running a intel pentium g2010 and i want to upgrade to a faster cpu, maybe a core i3 or i5, but i don't know what cpu maybe compatable to my bios, My MOBO is an ECS H61H2-M17, LGA 1155, and my bios version is American Megatrends 4.6.5, 6/19/2013. If possible I'd like to upgrade...
  4. M

    Question Dual displays, HDMI has no signal

    I upgraded my system to the specs below a little less than a month ago. Til last night, I was able to use dual monitors(DVI -> E2350 LG Monitor, HDMI -> Sony Bravia TV) perfectly fine. Today, TV shows "No Signal" not even at pre-boot. Tried: replacing HDMI cables (tested 3 of them) hooked...
  5. R

    [SOLVED] What do CPU Benchmarks Actually Mean?

    I'm trying to decide which CPU to buy, and looking at benchmarks and stats on the site userbenchmark.com. However, slightly confused now. It's saying that an Intel Core i3-10320 is slightly better than a Ryzen 9 3900X . The i3 is a 4 core, 8 thread processor, the Ryzen 9 is a 12 core 24 thread...
  6. C

    [SOLVED] In my case, are i3s worth it?

    So, I'm debating whether Intel's Core i3s are worth it are not. The answer I see from most tech channels are varying shades of "no". However, I do not think it's so clear cut in my case. Where I live, the new i3-10100 is priced at about $140. The Ryzen 5 1600 is just below it at $135. The 2600...
  7. nate10460

    [SOLVED] Motherboard said 9th gen compatible, but when I got it, it says 8th gen.

    Hi, I ordered the MSI H310M PRO-VDH PLUS motherboard from amazon, because on both amazon and on MSI's website (https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/H310M-PRO-VDH-PLUS.html) it says this motherboard supports 9th gen Intel cpus out of the box. (Im planning on putting a i3 9100f in it). However I just...
  8. G

    [SOLVED] Is processor still good and will it affect my laptop if not?

    Hello people. I'm a total newbie to these things, I'm wondering if I could use a processor from a laptop that haven't been used for years. So here the case. I have an old laptop with a core i7 processor that I have stopped using for approximately 4-5 years, 'cause the screen was broken and the...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Check if AIO is touching CPU?

    I got a Corsair H80i v2 cooler for my i3 8100. I installed it and I'm not sure how to tell if it is contacting the CPU because my case is too cramped to see. I ran this stress test and set the Power to 100% and Threads to 4. With this, my CPU showed 100% usage across all 4 cores and the...
  10. Nisal888

    [SOLVED] How do I check the CPU Health?

    I am looking to buy a used i3 6100 processor and I am affraid that there will be some deffects with that.(Specially memory controller faults) How can I check the CPU memory controller and the health? I am a beginner and please teach me simply. Thank You!
  11. N

    Question I'm thinking of upgrading to an i3-9100f, what should I take in mind?

    Hello everybody. I've been waiting to upgrade to a actually DECENT CPU since late 2017; I'm currently running a Pentium G4400 (pls kill me), and like, at this point I'd rather eat pizza without cheese than keep running on this thing. So, I've got little to no money and the economical and...
  12. H

    [SOLVED] Liquid cooler

    So I’m debating going air or liquid but am confused. If I buy a liquid cooler what do I need to do for maintenance? And would that liquid cooler be considered a custom loop? Because that’s mainly what’s confusing me
  13. D

    [SOLVED] No Post No Beep

    I'll just provide the TLDR version of my story... I am building my first computer and can't get a display output. Tried only with HDMI (I don't yet have a monitor) on two different TVs. Fans spin and MOBO lights up. No (or not enough) power to the keyboard to illuminate its backlighting. I have...
  14. J

    Best 6th Gen CPU for GTX 1060

    Hello! So i just wanted to get some opinions on a build i am working on for my brother. I will be using a: MSI Gaming B150 M3 LGA 1151 Mobo Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Cooler 8GB corsair Vengance RAM I plan on purchasing a gtx 1060 6GB/3GB with this build. And i wanted to ask if i use a...
  15. S

    Need advice with build

    I'm looking to build a new PC and I've decided to go with the ryzen 5 2600 along with the gigabyte aorus x470 gaming 5 and the Team T-force delta II 2x4gb DDR4 3000mhz and I found a case from xigmatek that looks pretty solid http://www.xigmatek.com/product_detail.php?item=181 but I cannot find...
  16. P

    Displayport-HDMI adapter no longer displaying ultrawide resolutions

    Hey all! I have the LG 29UM58-P. This morning, windows updated to the April Creators update, and my (Active) Displayport to HDMI adapter now refuses to output 2560x1080. A regular HDMI connection works though. I have already attempted to rollback the Windows update, rollback graphics drivers...
  17. V

    How desktop stuck on setup

    I purchased a used Hp all in one desktop the other day. We did a reset to clear everything from the previous owners. Now it keeps looping back to the setup screen (the page that starts with " hi there, let's get a few basic things out of the way" then you select your country, language, time, and...
  18. mdforlifehon

    Largest capacity DVD for my TS-H493 (ATA) optical drive.

    Can anyone tell me what the optimal, maximum capacity DVD I can use with my TSSTCorp TS-H493 (ATA Device)Drive?
  19. J

    Upgrade or Build?

    Processor - i5-3330 GPU - GT620 I did some research on the forums and got to know that I can get a 1050ti without bottle-necking the CPU. I could either spend 500$ to upgrade the PC with better GPU,SSD,Case and PSU or build a new one for 1500$. Bottom Line - 1 - If I upgrade,I wont get much...
  20. woodson75

    Opinions on this proposed CAD workstation, please

    Workstation to run dedicated CAD software, including but not necessarily limited to ArchiCAD and Artlantis. Here is my partpicker list: https://nz.pcpartpicker.com/user/woodson/saved/Px84CJ I'm wondering whether the PSU is maybe a bit too much? Would a lower wattage model do? Thanks for your...
  21. F

    Upgraded CPU and RAM freezes my pc randomly

    Hello.I upgraded cpu : i5 4690 and ram : Hyperx Savage Red 8GB 1600mhz cl9 and it randomly freezes my pc , restarts on its own . Old build : Motherboard : h81m-vg4 CPU:i3 4130 3.4 Ghz RAM : 8gb of crucial 1600mhz HDD:1TB . GPU : palit gtx 750 ti oc storm dual x IDK what to do , i was so hyped...
  22. C

    Will this build be enough for medium tasking/games?

    In my country, things are bad. I was planning to make a new rig for years, but with the economics now, I tought of something more viable. Considering I don't have the money to buy a new monitor too, I'll play on my old one (900p) for quite some time. What I need from you guys, is an advice for...
  23. M

    First Time overclocking Amd Ryzen 1600

    I bought Amd Ryzen 1600 gigabyte b350m-D3h corsair vengeance ddr4 16gb 3200mhz I've never overclocked before anyone with experience can help me out?
  24. RealJasonFong

    How to turn off keyboard shortcuts?????

    I am getting mad of pressing keyboard shortcuts and be unable to move anywhere and use the keyboard while playing Minecraft. Before I upgraded to Windows 10, when I was using Windows XP, this problem did not exist. So, how do I turn off keyboard shortcuts? I can only find the information of...
  25. B

    does my pc has a serious bootleneck? assassins creed unity performance issues.

    hi, after a long wait i finally got my gaming pc completed, wich is the next: cpu: i5 4460 gpu: asus rog strix gtx 1060 6gb mobo: asus b85 pro gamer ram: 2x4 gb skill ares ddr3 1600 psu: 600w evga 600b 80 plus bronze storage: 1 tb wd caviar blue 7200 rpm hardrive os: windows 10 so i was pretty...
  26. D

    My Xbox wired controller is behaving strange o.O

    Hello, everyone. I have a strange problem with my Xbox 360 wired controller on my PC. everytime I connect the USB connector into port on my PC, it keeps connecting and disconnecting until it is in some special position. I took a look and I see that that white thing in it (actually, on my...
  27. Z

    My HDMI quality is horrible , connected to pc

    Hello, I got Philips Professional LCD TV 20HFL3330D 51 cm (20") Pro LCD integrated digital tv,and when i connect it to my pc via HDMI cable,the resolution and quality are horrible . My graphics card is GeForce GTX 560 TI Thanks in advance.
  28. B

    Best quad core CPU under $200

    So my PC is currently running an FX 6300 and a GTX 950. I have noticed that the CPU is bottlenecking the entire system. So I have decided to upgrade but I do not know what to upgrade to. So I have decided to take to the forums for some help. Also if you can also include a compatible motherboard...
  29. Z

    Thoughts on z97 Extreme 6 with this build?

    It's the highest quality mobo I could find on the Z97 tierlist (http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2383187/motherboard-tier-list-z97-chipset.html) that fits my color scheme (black/white/blue). Am I making a huge sacrifice for my color scheme or should this be pretty good? I've heard that...
  30. K

    HELP! Unlocking Athlon II X3 460 processor

    Hello! I want to ask if I buy this processor (Athlon II X3 460), and I'm lucky that it got the working "hidden" 4th core, can I unlock the hidden core? Here's a video of my type of bios:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFdzg7RnXx0&feature=youtu.be Because if my motherboard wont be able to do it...
  31. T

    Low FPS in CS:GO(and probably other games) after upgrade to GTX 980...

    I have an i7 4790k, GTX 980, MSI PC Mate Motherboard(not the best, I know), and a 750w power supply. I used to have a gtx 760. I play on 1280 4:3 resolution. 1280 4:3 RESOLUTION - Before upgrade (with GTX 760): 299 fps. - After upgrade (with GTX 980): 80-150 fps. I have windows 10 but also...
  32. C

    audio recording not working?

    I use PC and I'm familiar with the basic audio recording function, either using audio software or the built-in sound recorder. But after I recently changed my computer speakers the recording wouldn't work. Do you have any idea why this happened? Something worth mentioning is while I was...
  33. L

    My laptop hd crashed.How do I turn external portable hdd into primary as a replacement?

    My laptop's internal hard drive has crashed. Can I turn my external "WD My Passport" portable hdd into my laptops main hard drive as a replacement? If so, what are the steps necessary to make this happen? So far I've figured out I need to download 'Rufus' and 'Windows ISO'. But I don't know...
  34. L

    MSi Z170 Gaming M3 VS M5

    What am I getting for paying slightly more for the M5 vs the M3? Full build is i7-6700k ASUS GTX 970 8GB Corsair Vengeance Seagate Barracuda 1TB 120GB Samsung Evo
  35. TechSpecGuy

    Is this PSU enough?

    PSU: http://www.ncix.com/detail/evga-500w-80-plus-certified-5f-92643.htm My Build: CPU: i5-4690 RAM:DDR3 8gb GPU:R9 390 i want your help but don't tell that this is a bad PSU (i know but im on a tight budget) just tell if it will work
  36. J

    Will this 600W Power Supply support an R9 390 and an Intel i5 6600k?

    I've ordered this Corsair Builder Series CXM 600W Modular 80 PLUS Bronze: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-Builder-Modular-Bronze-Certified/dp/B00ALYOTTI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1450304187&sr=8-1&keywords=600w+power+supply My build has a Skylake i5 6600k which I would ideally like to overclock...
  37. E

    5.1 Sound Help!

    Hello! I have recently bought these speakers [Link at bottom] and not all of them work, they work whilst I do a sound test. Do I need to get a sound card? I have no clue why this is happening. Help appreciated! Motherboard: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z97%20Extreme4/ Speakers...
  38. E

    Network Drivers W7

    So i reinstalled windows 7 Home Premium on my computer but now there are no network drivers i can install. Also the LED has stopped blinking on my network card.
  39. S

    problem between display port and computer r295x2

    so i have just returned from holiday (2 weeks) i power on my pc and realise the resolution is at 1080p/30hz. then when the desktop loads i get a message from amd saying the system has detected a problem between your display port and computer, lower display port settings will be used. my...
  40. S

    Amd Athlon 860K 2 cores at 17X multiplier?

    I've noticed that Cores 2 and 3 are reporting speeds of 1.7GHz when it should be 3.7GHz - cores 0 and 1 are at their stock speed (3.7GHz) and remain that way, but cores 2 and 3 won't move past 1.7GHz Is this a reason for this?