Forum discussion tagged with CPUs.
  1. S

    Question 12900k video editing build

    I'm building a new system for video editing in Premiere Pro and After Effects. So far im looking at: CPU: 12900k Motherboard: z690 aorus pro / aorus ultra / aourus master / asus hero, MSI MPG Z690 Carbon? RAM: DDR5 64 GB, 4000-4800 mhz PSU: 750 - 850W GPU: 3060 ti / 3070 / 3080 Storage: 2x...
  2. TheFlash1300

    How are there new CPUs, if the technological limit has already been achieved?

    Hello. Can someone explain to me what new features do new CPUs have? For example, what is the difference between AMD's overkill (best) CPU of the year 2021, and AMD's overkill (best) CPU of the year 2022? If the clock rate (GHz) no longer grows, and the number of transistors no longer grows...
  3. Toomay

    [SOLVED] Can my Amd ryzen 5 5600g APU run in 3600mhz ?

    so, i just build my first computer. my Specs : CPUs : AMD Ryzen 5 5600g RAM : Team Delta 8x2 3600mhz Mobo : Gigabyte B550M DS3H in short, i play with APU only from Ryzen 5 5600g i don't have VGA. i just use the XMP to boost the RAM to 3600mhz, but when i play a games about 10-30 minutes...
  4. Jaymz2000

    [SOLVED] Need clarification on previously bent CPU pins ?

    I have bent pins on my CPU, the pc is on and working fine after I bent them back into place enough to fit them into the AM4 slot on my motherboad (AMD needless to say at this point) I'm just wondering if there would be any problems with my PC now... the PC is booting, I'm gaming just fine, good...
  5. G

    [SOLVED] Asus Armory Crate Shows Core 0 Always at Boost??

    My CPU is always at Boost? Or Just Core 0 is always at boost? Not sure if this is normal or not but it's freaking me out. My temps seem ok, and my games seem to run just fine, but I'm just not sure if these reads are normal? I've updated all drivers via the software and have the latest Bios...
  6. Jaymz2000

    [SOLVED] Strange aroma of electricity

    Very suddenly there's the smell of electricity, I'm sure you know the scent. Like an electric fire or something, everything is working fine, my CPU temp is 35c 99% of the time, my GPU is an RTX so the idle temp is around 40c... so I'm not sure what the deal is, I see no smoke, no fire (knock on...
  7. C

    [SOLVED] Upgrading my obsolete pc

    Hey everyone. It's been almost 5 years since I last posted a thread, and the reason to that is because I was still satisfied with my pc. Even if it was low end, I could play and do whatever I want, to an extent of course. It's sad to say but, my pc is getting a bit obsolete (in my opinion) so...
  8. consptheory77

    [SOLVED] Do I need to upgrade my desktop?

    I currently have a "Haswell" build: Intel® Core™ i5-4690K GIGABYTE Z97-HD3 Corsair DDR3-1600 32GB XFX RX 580 GTS Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1TB Seasonic PRIME 850W 80+ Gold Power Supply Full Modular (SSR-850GD) Now, I do a bit of gaming here and there, but I wouldn't be looking to build a gaming...
  9. K

    [SOLVED] Noobquestion: Why a 12V rail and why do VRMs exist?

    I am not sure if this forum is the right place to ask this question but i saw some similar posts so here goes: In my long-ongoing quest to understand how a computer works, I recently watched a lot of videos on pcb design and VRMs. As far as I understand it, the exclusive task of VRMs is to...
  10. T

    [SOLVED] Which cpu? Ryzen 9 3900x or i9-10850k

    hello everyone, I am getting ready to build a new pc and I am torn between these 2 CPU’s I stream a little and edit my own maps for farming simulator 2019. Just looking for some opinions on which cpu I should go with. Any opinion or advise is appreciated! Thanks
  11. M

    [SOLVED] i7 7700k or i5 9400f ?!

    hey guys! so i was wondering which cpu i shoud buy? i have Gigabyte B360 HD3, GTX 1060 6Gb and 16 and 2x HyperX Fury DDR4 2400MHz CL15 8Gb i'm an editor and work with AE and 3D softwares and alsoi do a lit bit gaming! so which one i buy?! i7 7700K or i5 9400f?! what's the difference?! i'd be...
  12. xpLoaDeD

    [SOLVED] New 2021 Build

    Hello everyone! Im about to upgrade from a 2010 platform and i cant make up my mind on this two alternatives... On the Intel side, I5-10600k. Will be used with my existing Hyper 212 evo . AMD side, Ryzen 5 5600x, comes with a budget cooler. Where i live there is availability for both CPUs...
  13. H

    [SOLVED] Changing Motherboard and CPU

    Hi Guys! I was wondering if you might be able to help me? I'm basically wanting to update my PC as it is long overdue (nothing updated in about 6/7 years since it got put together). Due to all the working from home going on my boss has agreed to get some computer components for me to update my...
  14. Question Is "DIGGERS Isopropyl Alcohol" good for removing thermal paste from a CPU ?

    So I recently bought Diggers Isopropyl Alcohol from Bunnings Warehouse and the amount of Isopropanol in it is 100%. Is this completely fine to remove thermal paste from CPUs? This is what it looks like!
  15. Brijesh Sundi

    [SOLVED] can b450 tomahawk max II,Asrock pro4 will support geforce 210?

    I making new pc and i am running out of money(30k) my expected configuration: processor:-r3 3300x or r3 3600 motherboard:-msi b450 tomahawk max II or Asrock b450 pro4 ram:-16ram 3000mhz I have old pc which has i3 3220,16gb ram, geforce 210 graphic card,450 w psu By using this new pc...
  16. A

    [SOLVED] Unsure of my CPU particulars

    Greetings community, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 -2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.39 GHz This is the CPU that is displayed in the system section of the control panel. However whenever I perform a search using this information no particular match is found, Could someone please enlighten me as to which CPU this is...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] GA 970A UD3P - Whats a good PCi EX16 Nvidia Graphics card for for Meetings Video editing? -32gb Ram 750w pwr - AMD FX 4300 quad @ 3800mhz

    Hi Everyone I have had this motherboard for 7 years and it is fantastic. :) I just got a new monitor Samsung 34" Curved CJ79 monitor so need a graphics card that supports the 21:9 Qled widescreen format GA 970A UD3P - Whats a good Graphics card for Samsung CJ79 3440 x 1440 for Meetings...
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    [SOLVED] Out of Curiosity - How Long Until Motherboards Remove Any And All Legacy OS Support, Thus Removing The CSM?

    Some 300 series motherboards don't even include or mention Windows 7 or 8.1 on their support pages, and installing Win7 requires some fooling around with USB drivers and other stuff... Same for recent AMD mobos... So how long until new motherboards completely strip away any legacy OS support...
  19. KillerCrock

    [SOLVED] XMP Failure

    I got a new system i5-10400 on PRIME-Z490M PLUS with GTX 1660super and 500Gb ssd Problem is my XPG SPECTRIX D60G 8GB DDR4 3000MHz won't go over 2666MHz and XMP won't boot
  20. iShoTz

    Question About cpu and ram

    My motherboard is H110m-r and running with g4560 which is 7th gen at 2400mhz ddr4 ram also (can see speed from task manager) i want to upgrade to i5 6500 which is 6th gen, will my ram be limited to 2133mhz or stay at 2400mhz?
  21. iShoTz

    [SOLVED] Cpu Upgrade

    I have an Intel Pentium G4560 2x4 ddr4 2400mhz (gonna upgrade to 16gb ddr4 2400) RX 570 8GB PSU: Corsair CX 450W planning on upgrading my cpu to i5 7400 or i5 6500, i5 6500 is much cheaper, and i just wanna know which one will uses less cpu usage? (cause less bottleneck) motherboard h110m-r...
  22. H

    Question Possible to buy salvaged cpus in large quantity?

    Good day. I have a feeling this might be taken down, as it is not the usual type of post you would see here am posting here cuz this is the forum I know, so if this type of question should be posted elsewhere please enlighten me. I know, I know this is not the traditional way of gathering info...
  23. hyrix7Q

    [SOLVED] is PSU RMA accepted with Scratch in it

    so my PSU ( THERMALTAKE SMART RGB 500W ) been making some weird noise and going loud when i play high end games ( which it wasnt in the first months ) and now i have a scratch on it and i want to rma and im having doubts that they wont accept it because of the Scratch is it true ???
  24. Hd njcdf

    [SOLVED] AMD FX(tm)-6300/ w ddr4?

    Hello, im working on my first PC and im trying to upgrade it. It was bought as a prebuilt some time ago and it still runs ddr3 and the AMD FX-(tm) 6300 processor.eventually I will upgrade all of this but for now I can only do the motherboard and ram. So my question is, will I be able to use this...
  25. rounakr94

    Question Can excess cpu cooler pressure cause bad voltages?

    As stated in the title, I had an aftermartket cooler attached on my mobo, I then changed it for a wraith stealth cooler and suddenly the voltages are back to normal. The problem with the aftermarket tower cooler was that its metal clips were too fkin tight and I had to exert a lot of pressure to...
  26. N

    [SOLVED] CPU randomly maxing out 100% periodically

    EVGA 1080ti i7-8700k (both not overclocked) 16gb RAM Sometimes my CPU will just ping up to 100% for no apparent reason and sit there, until I restart my PC. It seems to be tied to gaming somehow. It's happened at least 3 times when launching Escape From Tarkov; when the game launches...
  27. [SOLVED] What is going on? Brand new ibuypower...

    I dont know what is going on. bought a new ibuypower amd 3700x, asrock b450m-ibw i think its custom with custom firmware 1.50, 16 g of adata 2666, dont know what the power suppy is but i know it works. gtx 1660 ti g card. cant run ANY game above 30-50 fps, mouse jumps all over the screen at...
  28. N

    [SOLVED] Do i need a new motherboard?

    I have a MSI B360M Gaming Plus and I'am planning to upgrade my parts from a i5 8400 to a i7 9700 and I want to get a 2070 super. My PSU is a Be Quiet! Pure Power 11 600W. I just want to know if my motherboard is ok with a 2070 super and with a i7 9700
  29. Vana Ivan Pandovski

    [SOLVED] Can someone explain to me what is with my VID & Vcore?

    Hello, may I ask something about overclocking a Ryzen 5 3600 on MSI B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard: So usually when not overclocked the VID and the Vcore in HWINFO64 are kinda synced, right?! So when I punch an overclock of 42.00 and add manual override voltage to 1.3250v, save and reboot, then I...
  30. Phaaze88

    Discussion Ryzen 3600(X) VS 3700X

    [Focus is gaming + streaming.] For the typical - whatever is considered so, anyways - gaming + streaming platform, is the Ryzen 3600(X) really so bad against the 3700X? This isn't about the folks with deep pockets, but those working with a limited budget, or perhaps wants to get something...
  31. A

    Question is my ram bottleneck my cpu

    Hi. my ram speed 1333 mhz and my cpu 3 ghz is that a bottleneck ?
  32. E

    [SOLVED] Cant access BIOS

    i got a second monitor for my new PC and it didn't work then i noticed that my motherboard's HDMI and VGA ports are not working so i went to Integrated Graphics Configuration in BIOS and changed Initiate Graphic Adapter from PEG to IGD then whenever i start my PC it gives me black screen until...
  33. D

    Question is the h100i Pro good cooler for i9-9900k?

    i am still able to return the h100i pro and get a new one if this one isnt good enough lmk
  34. M

    [SOLVED] this build decent for casual gaming/web surfing?

    adding either a 570 or 580 later when I get enough money, but was wondering if this was decent as is, and any recommendations, also wondering if this mobo would work with a 3200g out of box. PCPartPicker Part List Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- CPU | AMD Ryzen 3 3200G 3.6 GHz Quad-Core...
  35. Rickles

    Question NEED HELP ASAP!! How to fix no display on monitor when everything in the PC turns on?

    I have a relatively new build, it worked fine up until today. I have an AMD Ryzen 5 2600 processor with an ASUS B450 Prime AMD Ryzen 2 motherboard, Crucial Ballistix sport LT 2666 MHz DDR4 RAM, and an MSI Radeon RX 580 graphics card. I was having a problem with my RAM (it was only detecting 4GB...
  36. D

    [SOLVED] CPU for a 2080 ti?

    I AM CANADIAN BY THE WAY SO MY DOLLAR VALUE IS POO Boxing day is coming up AND Thread-Ripper JUST came out and I currently have an i7 6700k cooled with a Coolermaster 212 EVO and a z270-k board with 16gb of lpx vengence ram, anyways. I believe the time to upgrade is NOW and i would love to...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] Need a cheap motherboard that will support a 3400g out of the box

    I want a cheap motherboard that will support a 3400g without needing the bios to be updated, I'd prefer it to be under 100 dollars, but a little over would be fine.
  38. rounakr94

    [SOLVED] 1070 not performing up to the mark

    I recently changed my 1060 3gb to a 1070 but my performance number didn't increase that much. It still nearly the same. Just a 5-10% increase. I didn't change my CPU though and its still the old 2400G. So what can the issue be here? I am on all latest drivers and Windows Updates.
  39. R

    Question Is my cooling/CPU/GPU okay??

    Hello! I was recently playing Fortnite and I was curious to see what my temps were on my Alienware Aurora Gaming PC. I checked the Thermal Controller and the GPU was going from about 78C to 82C, and I was wondering if thats bad. I can also hear the fans on my PC too, but it is pretty quiet. I...
  40. F

    [SOLVED] GTX 660Ti Compatibility

    Is the GTX 660Ti 2GB compatible with my pc? Specs: CPU: Intel Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5700 @ 3.00GHz RAM: 2GB Samsung RAM Motherboard: Acer Veriton M480 Graphics: Intel G45/G43 Express Chipset (Acer Incorporated [ALI]) Power Supply: 250W