Core i5

Forum discussion tagged with Core i5.
  1. Question How To Fix My CPU Core Ratio (Max Turbo Boost Multipliers)?

    Hi, got new PC. Core i5 12400F and AsRock H670 Steel Legend board. I updated BIOS to the fresh 11.04 and ran popular CinebenchR23 CPU test and was surprised. While my single core result was completely normal as expected (1710-1725), CPU's multicore performance is very low (below 10000 instead of...
  2. 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...
  3. Jam Butter

    [SOLVED] Processor utilization limits to 46%

    Guys I have a T430 with 8GB RAM and i5-3320M 2.6Ghz cpu. Battery’s dead and there’s a newer BIOS version but I can’t update it without battery. It was very slow and stuck every time I run a heavy software like visual studio. It is having windows 10 pro and I recently noticed that it limits the...
  4. 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...
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    Question No power after replacing a few parts

    I'm running out of ideas on this one. I just purchased a few new parts to finally update my old gaming computer. Ended up swapping out the motherboard, cpu and ram. Just to be clear the computer did run fine before the changes. At first nothing would happen when I tried to turn it on, but I...
  6. tabortots101

    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC compatible with core i5-10400?

    I just bought the Core i5-10400 because I needed an upgrade from my current AMD Ryzen 3 2200G but I cannot find if it will be compatible with my current motherboard which is a MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC? Do I need to upgrade my motherboard too?
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    [SOLVED] core i5 3230M vs core i5 - 5300U

    Hi everyone, I am struggling between choosing between these two CPU's (core i5 3230M vs core i5 - 5300U) I know they are quite old but I don't have any other option as they are part of two laptops and I have to choose one. I've looked at the benchmarks between these two on multiple sites but...
  8. XBlitz15

    [SOLVED] PC Starts For A Few Seconds, Then Restarts

    Hey everyone, Last night (May 28), I was cleaning out my PC, getting rid of dust, etc. and I re-applied thermal paste as the last time I had done so was around a year or two ago, as I was having problems with my PC overheating and crashing, etc. I put everything back together in place, and when...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  17. Z

    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...
  20. 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?
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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...
  27. NickInternational

    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...
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    Samsung Evo 750 (250 GB SSD) not detected on BIOS (AHCI enabled) or Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit

    Upgraded good old windows 7 to Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit, then decided to buy an SSD to migrate the OS. The first SSD I had to return because it was not being detected by the AHCI enabled BIOS or the OS itself. No unallocated space found in disk management. Today the replacement came in and the...
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    Strange Occurence: Computer tried to turn on by itself?

    Hi guys. So this just freaked me out. It's about right around 3AM this happened and according to movies that's when the spirits start acting up or so they say. Anyway, my computer was completely shut off when suddenly it started flickering. I could hear the audio jack, like the sound it makes...
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    i5 4210h + GTX960m 2GB vs i7 6700hq + GTX950m 4GB ?

    Hey, I'm a new member here, as the title suggest, I will buy a new laptop as I'm going to college and I'm stuck between these two models: *The first one is an Acer Aspire V15 NITRO with an i5 4210h and a GTX960m 2GB *The other one is an ASUS X550VX with an i7 6700hq and GTX950m 4gb I'm going...
  32. Oisin_3

    custom build review last minute help

    Hi guys, I'm building my first custom gaming rig and I'd like your input on my bang for my buck. So straight in here's the spec sheet PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/JvhLJV Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/JvhLJV/by_merchant/ CPU: Intel Core...
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    USB requirements for Oculus Rift

    Hey. I have a small question. Recently bought a new computer and all things are ready for the VR system-- whenever I can get the money to pay for the extra gear. The small detail i was concerned about was not knowing how many USB 3.0s involved to run the Oculus Rift. Just like to know and...
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    Bandwidth Usage Through the Roof

    So every time I turn on my PC, the internet slows down for every other device online EXCEPT for my computer. My PC uses all of the internet and no other device can get online, not even to search a webpage. Sometimes it boots others off of the internet. How do I fix this?
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    Is this enough power?

    I have a 430w PSU and looking to buy a GPU. Without the GPU the wattage is 242w. With the GPU the wattage is 332w. So basically my question is, is a 430w power supply enough for 332w? Its 100w more so it is more than enough right? Here is my part list btw. http://imgur.com/edC5sWr Thanks.
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    Help with first game build

    I am looking to build my first pc as it seems most computer companies are really slaking in recent years. My budget is around $1000, but I can budge slightly if needed. Some games I would like to be able to run are overwatch, gta, fallout, etc. Also most of the newer games coming out. I'm...
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    How to Beat Deacons of the Deep in Dark Souls 3

    This fight can be tricky simply due to the large amount of enemies you will be facing, and knowing how to even deal damage to the boss here. Step 1)Bring the right weapon for the job. You're first step here is to come equipped to deal with the mob. You are going to want a weapon that you can...
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    Gigabyte GA-G41M-E2SL: supports Kingston KVR800D2N6/4g? I find mixed responses. HELP!!!

    I have a Gigabyte GA-G41M-E2SL INTEL-based mobo that I'm trying to upgrade to 8g RAM. Both GIGABYTE and KINGSTON tell me that the Kingston KVR800D2N6/4g is supported by this board, but most sellers specify this memory only for AMD boards. Two sticks I bought from AliExpress don't work on this...
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    How to re-register the Windows store in Windows 10

    If you find the Windows Store app doesn’t work, won’t open, hangs or gives an error, you may find re-registering it within the operating system fixes it. It’s a relatively simple fix to an annoying error, so here is how to re-register the Windows store in Windows 10. Re-register the Windows...
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    Is this a good gaming PC build?

    I am building a budget gaming pc. I would like to know if it is a good build. PLEASE SHARE YOUR KNOLEDGE. Motherboard-Gigabyte AM3+ AMD DDR3 1333 760G HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX GPU- Gigabyte AMD R7 370 256 Bit GDDR5 2GB 2xDVI/HDMI/DP Overclocked CPU- AMD FD6300WMHKBOX FX-6300 6-Core Processor...