Forum discussion tagged with CPUs.
  1. consptheory77

    Question 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...
  2. 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...
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    Question 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
  4. M

    Question 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...
  5. 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...
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    Question 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...
  7. 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!
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    Question 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...
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    Question 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...
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    Question 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...
  12. 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
  13. 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?
  14. 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...
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    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...
  16. 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 ???
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
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    [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...
  20. [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...