i7 4790k

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    Question Looking for some feedback/opinions on a computer I'm wanting to upgrade/build to

    I know you guys here are miles ahead of me in this stuff, so I know coming here and asking is probably well worth it given the feedback/expertise of users here! So I'll make it short: trying to upgrade a very out-of-date, mid or lower range, pre-built Acer/Aspire/i3/etc. type low-grade PC...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading i7-4790K to Ryzen 5 1600X is worth it ?

    Hello everyone! Headline pretty much says everything, so is it worth to change i7-4790K to Ryzen 5 1600X? Im doing a deal with a friend, exchanging CPUs, MOBOs and RAMs. So im giving i7-4790K, MSI PC Mate Z97 and 4 x 4GB RipjawsX and he gives me Ryzen 5 1600X, Asus ROG Strix B350-f and 2 x 8GB...
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible to OC an i7 4790k with a cheap mobo?

    Motherboard: Asrock H81M-DGS R2.0 In case it's possible how can I do it? Is there a ceiling for oc speed? Is there any 3rd party software I can use?
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    [SOLVED] Did my Intel i7 4790K die?

    Hello community, I have this i7 4790k when I turn on the pc the fans move but then it shuts down. I already tried with a celeron g1840 processor and the pc turns on normally. I have the Asus Q87M-E motherboard. I already tried with two different power supplies. I want to be sure if he already...
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    [SOLVED] How do i get my mobo to post?

    hi i have an asus z97k motherboard with an intel i7 4790k and 4 sticks of 8gb ddr3 ram. This pc is about 5 years old now. I have an issue when i try to reboot frequently in a short amount of time (i do this to boot from a usb or something). When i do it enough, the mobo eventually hangs at the...
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    [SOLVED] Replacing motherboard for Intel i7 4790K

    My Spec Intel i7 4790K Asus Maximus VII Hero Motherboard Corsair Vengeance 2 x 8GB RAM 1600 Mhz DDR3 Ram ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 970 4GB GPU Samsun Evo 120GB SSD WD Green 2TB HDD Corsair 650W SMPS Corsair Carbide SPEC-03 Cabinet My motherboard failed and now i have to replace it but the only...
  7. Tomymarin0

    [SOLVED] is i7 4790k enough for a rtx 2060?

    i want to upgrade my gpu and i can afford a rtx 2060, but i dont know if my cpu will have bottleneck problems with this gpu, i see a lot of comments about this combination, but i dont know what to think. My other alternative is a used gtx 1070 ti, because both have the same price, very similar...
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    [SOLVED] I7 4790k Delided 4.9ghz are these safe temps??

    Is this safe thanks in advance. I delided it with Thermal Grizzly Condactonaut LM, inbetween ihs and cooler MX-4 i got 2 intake fans, Dark Rock PRO 4 as cpu cooler. Here are pics: View: https://imgur.com/gallery/i9TJ1MS
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    Question i7 4790k safe temps?? 4.7ghz

    Pics: View: https://i.imgur.com/VPn0YfU.png By the way im using BeQuet Dark Rock Pro 4.
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    [SOLVED] I7 4790k and Asus H81m-Plus?

    Hi I was wondering if my H81m-plus would work with a i7 4790k? I have got bios 2110 would that be good enough? I know it's not the ideal motherboard for it but honestly processor is my priority upgrade at the moment.
  11. Mazhar Malim

    [SOLVED] Should i upgrade the GTX 1060 6GB

    My PC is a little on the older side, it has an i7 4790k at 4.5ghz oc all cores, 16 gigs of ram coupled with the 1060. Is it worth upgrading to newer offerings like the rx 5600 xt or rtx 2060?? (Both cards are priced almost similar to each other in my country) I am not sure about a full system...
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    Question i7 4790k too hot?

    Hi everyone. I recently noticed my i7 4790k (no overclocking) reaching 100°C while enconding a large video file with Handbrake which got me to look at my temps more closely, and I found that my idle temps are somewhere between 36°C and 45°C, occasionally reaching 50°C. My CPU is cooled by a...
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    [SOLVED] Very strange GPU issue!

    I've got two GPUs running in SLI for almost a year without problems(almost). Today i installed a m.2 ssd, now my GPUs only runs in the first PCI-e lane (in other words, no sli!) The second PCI-e lane does not seem to function. I've tried taking it out, and clearing CMOS. My bios is the...
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    [SOLVED] Will GTX 1070 and i7 4790K be enough for 60 fps 1440p ultra gaming?

    Just as the title says. I have a non-overclocked i7 4790K with 16 gigs of DDR3 ram (1600 mhz stock) and looking to get a GTX 1070 for gaming only. I'm not into competitive online gaming (cs go, pubg, etc) so a decent frame rate between 50-60 fps is enough for my eyes not detecting any slowing...
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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
  16. Question I7 4790K non-oc temps

    Hey guys, i'm here for your toughts on this, i'm running a I7 4790K for a few years now and it was cooled by an old Corsair H60 which was doing the job fine until a few weeks ago. Case is NZXT 340 close to perfect cable management, with 3 Be Quiet Silent wings and 1 Noctua NF-A12 all linked to a...
  17. Azhureuz

    [SOLVED] i7 4790k vs r7 3700x

    Gals and Guys, Freaking....wanna upgrade from my old 4790k into something new. Dont wanna go overboard with price, so perfect price for me would be around the now released 3700x. I have rtx 2080 and would like to go for some x570 board with 16+ gigs RAM. Is it that big step or maybe wait...
  18. bryangraph

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600 or still with i7 4790K?

    Hi guys, i´m planning to upgrade to the new Ryzen 5 3600, looks like a great CPU for gaming (and that's what i do with my PC), but i don't know if is a good idea. i have these components: AsRock Z97x Killer Intel Core i7 4790K with 4.5Ghz OC at 1.18v Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB 2400Mhz MSI GTX...
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    [SOLVED] Would it really make a difference if I upgraded from the i7 4790K to the R5 3600?

    I can probably guess there are hundreds of questions about the new ryzen cpus since they seem like absolute bargains. I am just wondering is it really worth it to upgrade from what I have now to the R5 3600? From research the performance increase is 20 odd percent, is that worth the new...
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    [SOLVED] Advice on components.

    Hello! So the advice I am asking for is really to do with steady gaming. What I mean by this is that sometimes when I play games they stutter (games like BF5 and sometimes Resident Evil 2), I always had a feeling it may have something to do with my RAM (I will list my components at the end), as...
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    [SOLVED] Battlefield 5 Ray Tracing stuttering on RTX 2060

    Everytime that I enable ray tracing and DLSS the game starts stuttering, and I can't understand why... I have a 1920x1080 60Hz monito, so I'm not asking too muche for the GPU and I don't care about framerate over 60 fps, but this thing makes me really crazy... Here are my specs: AsRock Fatal1ty...
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    [SOLVED] cpu upgrade

    hi! i know this is really old but what im asking for is, is it worth upgrading from i7-4770 to an i7-4790k and overclocking it, (im going to trade the old cpu and add 40usd and get the i7-4790k) currnetly i own i7 4770 gtx 1070 inno3d msi z97 pc mate 8gb ram (planing on getting another 8gb)...
  23. NerdyComputerGuy

    Question Upgrade to 4790k or get the latest CPU

    Hi, So here are my specs Intel Pentium G3258 OC to 4.1ghz MSI GTX 760 2GB Asrock Z97 Pro3 HyperX Blu 2x8GB Ram 1 SSD - 2 HDD Corsair CX 500 PSU So basically I want to upgrade soon and I was wondering should I just upgrade to the i7 4790k (which costs about £150 on ebay UK) or should i get the...