Core i5

Forum discussion tagged with Core i5.
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    Question Laptop battery remaining time indicator issue, help ASAP.

    I recently bought an Acer Aspire 5 series laptop but have been encountering some strange battery issue. Although the battery is reducing at a fine speed, but the battery remaining time indicator is kind of a joke. It goes from 5 hrs to 1 hr 40 min and back to 3h 35 min in a second when i change...
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    Question i7 3770 bottleneck GTX 1080?

    Hi guys! Im planning on upgrading my rig to a GTX 1080 to replace my 970. Its still good but I want better frames in the games i play (mostly COD MW2019 and preparing for FS2020 and Doom Eternal) at 1080p and Im thinking of going 1440p in the near future. I currently run a i5 3470 and Im...
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    Question Ideal Coffee Lake CPU for gaming/rendering?

    I currently have an i7 8700T that seems to be failing (constant BSOD's and hanging especially during times of high file I/O despite clean install of Windows 10). So I figured it's time I upgrade to something much better and more reliable. What's the ideal CPU for an LGA 1151-300 board when being...
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    Question problem with ram

    i'm using a desktop with a core i5-4570 cpu on a gigabyte ga-h81m-s2pv motherboard and 2x4gb ddr3 ram operating windows 8.1 pro. recently i installed gigabyte app centre from their website and it updated 8 of my drivers. then after several hours suddenly the display went jerkingly blurred with...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen or Intel for Streaming & Video Editing

    I'm building a new PC and I'm wondering if I should get a Ryzen 5 or a Core i5. I game, stream, but also do some mild video editing as well. Your thoughts?
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    [SOLVED] My last decision. Will it fit ?

    I start quick ! I need someone with good soul to find time and tell me if it fits. Im unexperienced and also i wanna be 100% sure because its my first build. I leave specs here ! God bless you for anyone who helps me ! MOBO: ASUS PRIME B360-PLUS CPU: Intel i5 9400f GPU: MSI GTX 1060 6GT OCV1...
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    How much should i sell my Laptop for?

    Hello, So i am from the UK And i own a Lenovo Thinkpad U430 Touch but it kinda drives me mad so i want to sell it for something else. I used to own a Lenovo T420S which i loved but i was given the U430 from a family member so i sold the T420s which is my biggest regret so far in terms of laptops...
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    Question Will my laptop handle these games?

    So i have a Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch screen i wanna know if it will handle these games: DiRT 4, GTA IV And GTA V, Minecraft, BeamNG, CSGO, Garrys Mod. I'm not very good with PC's as I'm new to it all. Spec Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch 1920x1080 Touchscreen Intel Core i5 4210U 1.7ghz turbo boost...
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    Looking for a laptop for business

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for a laptop that matches my criterias below: 14 or 15.6 inch display No need to have dedicated graphics i5 or i7 (since I'm an IT student) No need to have HDD SSD is required and at least 256GB Backlit LED keyboard if possible :) [OPTIONAL] Good audio speakers I...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    Is there such a thing as a GTX 1050 4GB?

    I have seen advertisements for gaming laptops showing specs like this: i7 7700 hq + 228 GB SSD + 1TB HDD 7200 + 16 GB RAM + Nvidia GTX 1050 4G Everything I have read online, including Nvidias own site, says that the GTX 1050 only has 2G and that only the GTX 1050ti has 4G. Is this correct? If...
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    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...
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    When I connect my computer to my phone it works, but when I try and connect to my WiFi it won’t connect.

    Hey all, so when I try and connect my phone to my WiFi it doesn’t work for my desktop but it does for my laptop, but when I use my phones hotspot it works as it should. I use a netgear usb wireless adapter and windows 10, it’s been uninstalled reinstalled updated you name it I’ve done it I’ve...
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    Can a gtx 1060 works fine with corsair vs450

    My current PC configuration is:- Ryzen 1600 8gb ram Ddr4 2400Mhz(crucial) Gigabyte ab350m gaming 3 Seagate 500gb 7200rpm HDD Asus DVD writer Corsair vs 450 PSU(80+)
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    Stuck on loading screen

    When it rains it pours, doesn't it [this is my third problem within a week]. My computer has been stuck on the loading screen.. First there was problems connecting to the internet, it wouldn't hold a connection. It seems like the problem was as simple as the internet cord!! But the one I had...
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    GPU Has stopped performing (Dramatically)

    Hi all. So I have an average computer in my lounge, which I mainly use as a Media PC. The huge problem I'm having is that the GPU Has all of the sudden dropped in performance. I have been running a stable clock on it for the last 6months, using MSI Afterburner, and it has been fine. it has...
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    Looking for a case to fit Dark Rock Pro3

    I need to find an case atx with room for the be silent Dark Rock Pro 3 and decent cable management space for under $50, any suggestions? A case with a window would be a plus
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    Help needed with cooling system.

    Hi, I am a first time builder looking to make sure that my CPU and GPU cooling system is set up properly. Since I do not have enough room above my motherboard for the CPU or GPU cooler I had to put one on the back and one on the front. I put the GPU cooler towards the front because my case has...