Forum discussion tagged with i7-4790K.
  1. Pivor

    Question Microstuttering and low FPS on Apex Legends with high-end PC (stock i7-4790k + RX 5700XT)

    Hello brothers, I have a problem I'm dealing since i brought my pc, i thought that my pc is beast, but it seems like it lack performance. When I play any games i got random framedrops, stuttering and low fps in majority gameplay. My Spec: MSI Gaming 5 z97 (prob best for my CPU, updated BIOS)...
  2. D

    Question Call of Duty MW - frame rate was 80+ fps, but now won't go much above 40, REGARDLESS of graphics settings

    Hi folks, Something strange is happening for me, specifically in Call of Duty Modern Warfare - hoping I'm missing something simple but it also feels very odd. Seeking advice to try and make sense of it. My system details at bottom.. I installed CoD MW only a few weeks ago after upgrading my...
  3. K

    [SOLVED] 4790K Devil's Canyon wont boot on ASUS Maximus VI Gene

    Replacing the CPU in my rig, from i5-4670K to i7-4790K Devil's Canyon on my Maximus VI Gene. ASUS website says the board and chip are compatible since bios 1504. I have 1603. When placed in, can't even get to post. Error LED code 00 (or D0 most likely which means CPU initialization error) When...
  4. M

    Question Can i7-4790K and GTX 980 handle 240Hz 1080p monitor CSGO?

    Hey, I've got a Intel Core i7-4790K CPU and Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 4GB G1 GAMING Graphics card. I'm thinking about buying the 1920x1080 240Hz asus monitor called "XG248Q". Will my pc handle that? Im playing games as COD Warzone and CS:GO at a 60Hz monitor at the moment. Both at medium-low...
  5. Emmigosa

    [SOLVED] Weird problem with i7-4790k

    Okay, Hello! I bought this i7-4790k off Ebay a while ago. (Yes I know, used components are scary.) However, it works alright -- except, if it goes into turbo, or anything over 4Ghz exactly, my entire computer will lock up after a bit and I have no choice but to hard-power it down. And this even...
  6. V

    Question Will this cooler make a difference?

    Hi, my current build is this I7-4790K Asus h81m-plus motherboard 16gb ram Gtx 1060 6GB I just got my i7 the other day and it's in fine condition, My I7-4790K is hitting 90 degree temperatures when idle, I have ordered the corsiar Hydro h60 liquid cooler, do you guys think this will lower...
  7. G

    [SOLVED] Can my pc handle 2 144hz screens

    I have a gtx 1060 6gb, i7-4790k, 16gb ram can i handle 2 144hz screens? i know i probably can't play games on both of them, so i need one for gaming and the other for youtube or something. i looked up on the internet but there were some diffrent opinions, so i ask it here. ( for the people...
  8. The Recchi

    [SOLVED] New Build or Upgrade GPU

    Hey guys. I built my current PC in November 2015 and I use it for gaming. Right now I'm on 1080p|60fps|medium/high since I'm unable to go 1440p with my current specs, but I aim to game in 1440p|60fps|ultra. I recently had to buy a new monitor and I anticipated my upgrade and bought one that...
  9. T

    [SOLVED] Got a new cpu but my pc won’t boot plz help

    Hello and thank you for reading as I could REALLY use some help right now... so I just got a Intel i7-4790k cpu and I put it into my current pc switching out my old i5-4430. When I started the pc up, everything turned on in the computer, but neither my monitor or my mouse and keyboard detected...
  10. L

    [SOLVED] How much i7-4790k better than i7-3770k in 3d modelling work?

    I'm prepare to buy a PC for 3d modelling. However, in my nation, a combo of i7-4790k more expensive than i7-3770k nearly 200$. So, I wonder how much CPU i7-4790k better than i7-3770k in 3d modelling work? Is it really worth for that price? Thank you for helping. ^^
  11. W

    [SOLVED] Recommended Power Supply for Vega 56 (based upon current hardware)

    Hi all, CPU: Intel i7 4790k (I only use it for gaming) 4.0 GHZ overclocked to 4.4 ghz (was done automatically via bios, and it seems fine). RAM: Kingston 16GB (4x4) 1333mhz Motherboard: Gigabyte Z97P-D3 ATX LGA1150 Power Supply: Strike 500 watts SSD: Crucial MX200 250GB HDD: Western Digital...
  12. L

    Question Do I need to change any settings (in Bios etc)

    I’ve got a Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H with an i5-4590 & I’m going to swap the i5 for an i7-4790K. I know the motherboard isn’t great for gaming & I certainly won’t be doing any overclocking. But these are the components I have in front of me. Can I just swap the cpu’s & away I go? Or are there...
  13. J

    Question Any good motherboard for a i7-4790k?

    Recently my asus z97 died, what motherboard should I buy? I dont want to buy used parts or upgrade What would be your recomendation? Thanks.
  14. S

    Question Why is the i7-4790k more than the i7-8700/8700k?

    I have recently been looking to build a new PC. My old PC has the 4790k, and I am looking to get the 8700k for the new PC. When I went and compared the two on UserBenchmark, the 4790k was more expensive than the 8700k. I don't understand why that is and if that should be worrying about buying...
  15. OpenClose

    Question Overclocking i7-4790k with Maximus VII Hero

    Good evening, I was doing some research on how to overclock my i7 4790k, with the idea of improving my 3D rendering performance, but also with the hope my frame rate could become a bit better at CPU intensive games when playing on my 4k monitor. I have been looking many guides all around the...
  16. K

    3.5mm Jack splitter with Switch

    Not sure if i will describe this well. But im looking for a 3.5mm splitter, so i can plug in my headphones and speakers, but i dont want both playing at once. So there would be a switch to go between jack 1 and jack 2. which is the headphones or speakers. I hope i elaborated that well. Thanks
  17. P

    touchpad tap problem

    on my touchpad single tap behaves like double tap ...windows 10,acer laptop..it started acting suddenly when i was using laptop
  18. Rodson

    Warranty on used MSI graphic card?

    I'm looking to make a purchase of a used MSI graphic card. It's been used for 7 months. The seller says that the warranty and serial sticker is at the back. I was just wondering, if anything goes wrong with the card if I'm still able claim the warranty.
  19. A

    power supply extension cable

    Hello everyone. So I have this power supply (https://www.pccasegear.com/products/43134/cooler-master-mwe-gold-650w-power-supply) and I was wondering if these cables from cable mod (https://cablemod.com/product/cablemod-cm-series-vs-550650750-modflex-cable-kit-white/) would be compatible. Thank...
  20. K

    Low fps in all games

    Hello, My fps in all games has suddenly decreased from 120 to about 30. Even when i lower the settings the fps stays the same. I have already reinstalled my graphics card drivers and that didn't help. My specs: Intel Core i5 6500 3.20GHz 16gb ram 1063Mhz MSI B150 gaming m3 Geforce GTX 1060...