i5 4690k

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    Question I think I broke my motherboard by over tightening a CPU cooler, can you confirm?

    So I was building a spare old-gen PC, it has a 4690k & 650Ti on a h81m-s2pv motherboard just for workstation and mild gaming. I bought an aftermarket cooler which is the Cryorig M9 plus and saw that it's compatible with the LGA1150 socket. So, I decided to mount it but saw that the screw-ins...
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    Question I am looking for a cheap upgrade from a i5 4690k

    Hello! I recently built a PC from a bunch of scrap parts and ended up with a Kaby Lake i5 4690k. I am noticing a lot of cpu bottlenecking on certain games causing lag spikes that get worse as the gaming session goes on. I plan on rebuilding with some of the newer AMD stuff coming out but I need...
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    Question Overclocking the i5 4690k. wont go very far

    Hi. been playing with my old i5 4690K and ive gotten it stable at 4.3 Ghz at 1.26V. I want to see if i can get it to 4.5. Been reading about people gettin it to 4.5 at a low 1.2V. My CPU seems to be craving Vs from another planet! At 1.34V it wont even boot Windows at 4.5Ghz. I am not to...
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    Question Hell Let Loose Stuttering and immense FPS drop

    Hi. I have an old rig from 2015 i know but man does it stutter in this game. i5 4690k running at 3.85Gz Gtx 970 4G 1600 Mhz 8G ram Asus Hero vii Mobo This is far from top of the line stuff, but i can even play on the lowest of low without immense stuttering and fps drop. Cpu running at a...
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    Question Blackscreen crash(Sound still working) when gaming 1440p

    Using a 970, i5 4690k. I'd have thought it'd be ok to handle this but it seems not. It's also VERY indecisive. I could play Rocket league for 3/4hours without problem. Resi 2 reboot or CS:Go and it's dead within 30 mins. Steps i've taken: PSU Swap, clean wipe of Display drivers/reinstall, from...
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    [SOLVED] What are the steps to upgrading from OC'ed i5 4690k to i7 4790k?

    My current CPU is running at 4.5Ghz @ 1.26V. I bought a used i7 4790k for ~$200 CAD. When I swap CPUs do I need to reset CMOS before reboot? Will it require be to reset the boot drive? I'm currently running a Z97 Gigabyte Gaming 5
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 1600x , i5 4690k, i7 3770k which one would be best for gaming i also want to be future proof because i5 only have 4 cores and 4 threads.

    Ryzen 1600x , i5 4690k, i7 3770k which one would be best for gaming i also want to be future proof because i5 only have 4 cores and 4 threads as compared to ryzen
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    [SOLVED] i5 4690k reaching 100 Degrees

    So Ive been running my i5 4690k at stock settings for a while however, I decided I wanted to overclock it slightly, as it has been holding back my performance in a few games. Before I overclocked, I did some stress testing in intel burn test and p95 to see what base temps where using just the...
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    [SOLVED] Recently my pc would take up to 1 hr until it boot's to BIOS ( 6 short beeps if speaker plugged in )

    So recently my pc started to take its sweet time booting to BIOS , sometimes it beeps 6 times then boots , sometimes it beeps for 1 hr straight or even more .... I had to unplug the speaker soo i can actually have the pacient and will to wait for it to boot . ( 6 beeps every 6 seconds for 60...
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    Question Graphic card for i5 4660k?

    Hi, Everyone. Any suggestion please, my current CPU is i5 4690k with 8 Gskill 8 GB ram and MSI Z79 Guard PRO. I am planning to buy a graphic card today. So, what graphic card should I buy? (RX 5700 XT, GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2060 or any suggestion please). Thanks in advance. greds
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    Question Graphic card for i5 4660k?

    Hi, Everyone. Any suggestion please, my current CPU is i5 4690k with 8 Gskill 8 GB ram and MSI Z79 Guard PRO. I am planning to buy a graphic card today. So, what graphic card should I buy? (RX 5700 XT, GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2060 or any suggestion please). Thanks in advance. greds
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    [SOLVED] 1660(Non ti) vs 10606GB

    Hello all. I tried doing some research on this but couldn't find anything so I created an account to get a direct answer =D My friend got his hands on a 4690k, Z97, 650 Psu, and 16gb of DDR3 all for 150$ Canadian from a close friend so it's hard to pass up that deal lol. He's aware that it's...