i7 6700

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    Question DELL OPTIPLEX 5050 I7 7700 (VS 6700)?

    Hello i have dell optiplex 5050 specs: i7 6700 1tb samsung 970 evo 40gb ram [1x hynx 8gb and 2x8gb + 1x16gb kingstons off aliexpress maybe fake?] asus gtx 1650 low profile and i belive 230 psu) its not my main computer but i find myself using it alot for multitasking and copying alot of...
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    Question Core i7-6700k for Windows 11 ?

    hey all so i already know that the Core i7-6700k is not supported for Windows 11 , but i wonder if there is a way i can upgrade to Windows 11 without any issues? Second question is , is it worth it? because it is not supported , would i get any perfomance issues, lag, etc and those kind of...
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    Question PC powering on but no display from the GPU or the iGPU ?

    I have a Custom Built PC a few years ago. I recently just upgraded the some of the internal hardware. Everything was working great. Specs: Processor - Intel i7-6700 Motherboard - MSI Z170A Gaming M5 Boot Drive - 1tb SATA Ram - 2x8gb T-Create Expert 3600mhz Storage - 2x14tb Sata GPU - 1050 Ti I...
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    Question Upgrading from i5-6400 to i7-6700 but I've run into problems ?

    Hello all, First time here, ill try to give as much detail as possible... So my PC is running an i5 6400, with an MSI GTX 1060 3GB for the graphics card. I recently got a used i7 6700. Originally when I installed the i7, my pc would randomly restart, even if it was just sitting on the...
  5. Lodocarbo

    Question Upgrade from i7 6700

    Hi guys and girls, my beloved PC is starting to show it's age (built in June 2016) and since I use it a lot, mainly for gaming, I am considering upgrading some components. Recently I bought a LG 34" 144Hz display that is stressing my GTX 1080, and probably my CPU as well. Im currently running...
  6. palafoxnikarlo

    [SOLVED] I5 7500 to I7 6700?

    Hello, I have a question, I'm looking to upgrade My current CPU. I currently have an I5 7500, and i was thinking if i should upgrade it to an I7 6700? and before you ask, yes i have consider upgrading to Ryzen, but My plans for that might be delayed till next year.
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    [SOLVED] CPU or GPU Upgrade

    So i had my PC for about 3 years now : CPU: I7 6700 MB: MSI B150M Night Elf RAM: 16GB 2133mhz GPU: RTX 2070S With the recent and upcoming component releases, i need a suggestion on what component needs to be upgraded. It seems that the 2133Mhz RAM is causing bottlenecks on my system...
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    Question Will it Bottleneck?

    As per my question, I am planning on upgrading my rig's gpu into either rtx 2070s or 2080s. My current rig is equipped with i7 6700, 16gb ram and gtx 1070. Will it cause a bottleneck if I only upgrade my gpu or should I change my whole rig and will the performance differ a lot if I upgrade into...
  9. Quinkroesb

    Question How to fix low gpu usage with high cpu usage? (i7 6700 & GTX 1070ti &16gb ram)

    Hi, I'm having a problem where my cpu usage is very high and my gpu usage is very low in almost every game (except for some GPU intensive games), resulting in low fps. For example in Minecraft I only get 100fps without shaders... and in CSGO only 130fps. Also in GTA 5 my gpu usage is most of the...
  10. AMDynamic

    [SOLVED] I7 6700 or i5 7600k for gaming & general use

    Hi. I currently have an i5 6600 non K and have an option to grab an i7 6700 non K or an i5 7600K. If I did grab the 7600K I don't think I would be overclocking but in your opinion which cpu will give best overall performance in highest FPS and stability? I play a large array of games and also...
  11. Hootla1

    [SOLVED] My i7 6700 is crazy loud

    Whenever I play a demanding game (Modern Warfare for example) the noise that comes from my i7 is unreal. I can almost hear it over the game play with headphones on. This isn't a recent issue, it has pretty much always been like this. Although I think it's getting louder, to the point now where I...
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    [SOLVED] DRAM light stays on for 1 second, quick CPU light flash, no POST, B150 motherboard

    I have recently built a PC with components I brought from Amazon, Ebay and Facebook Marketplace, and have come into an error relating to the DRAM and CPU lights. Specs are: Motherboard: MSI B150I GAMING PRO Mini ITX CPU: i7 6700 GPU: EVGA GTX 970 SC RAM: 16GB DDR4 Corsair Vengence @ 2666mhz...
  13. iQizXuco

    [SOLVED] what graphics card should i buy?

    yo tengo [I have]: CPU = i7-6700 3.40 GHz (no K) MBD = GA-Z170X-Gaming 5-EU GPU = Asus GTX 960 4GB OC SSD = 111GB ADATA SP550 HDD = 931GB SEAGATE ST1000DM003-1SB10C POTENCIA = Tacens Mars Gaming Zeus 750W 80 Plus Silver Modular ¿Qué opinas de esto? este gráfico no alcanza los fps en los...
  14. LeighG

    Question Low Fps on Gaming rig

    Hi, I've recently started playing a recently new game called Call Of Duty Warzone. In this game, I have turned every setting to the lowest possible level and I'm still getting only around 60 fps with my i7 6700 + GTX 1080 TI? I'm not sure if the fact that I'm managing two 144 monitors on my...
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    Question Inexplicable low fps with high end pc

    I got an inexplicable low fps on a good pc, Running with Gtx 1080 i6700 3.40 GHZ 16 gb ddr4 ram. (I know it might not seem high end for some but I used to get around 500fps on cs with the same config.) I am getting like 120fps on Cs Go, I have optimized my windows, and cs go I have razer cortex...
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    Question [Crashes\Loop] looping audio frozen screen crash on games [win 10, i7 6700 gtx 1060]

    Specs: ASUS Z170-E - Up to date BIOS version 3801 Intel i7 6700 3.4Ghz 8-core - Coolermaster Hyper EVO 212 air cooler MSI Geforce GTX 1060 6gb - Up to date driver ver. 445.75 16GB RAM 2133MHz (2 8gb DIMMS in slot A2 & B2 on mobo) Samsung 850 EVO in m.2 250GB capacity WD Caviar Black 2TB 7200RPM...
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    Question Can I passively cool an i7 6700 (Non K) with a Noctua NH-D15?

    Wondering if that would be safe for my CPU, I think it's fine but I'm looking for some confirmation just in case.
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    [SOLVED] What is limiting my FPS? help!

    I am only getting around 60-80 FPS on games like far cry new dawn and COD modern warfare (2019). I am playing on high settings - i would expect more FPS given my specs? or am i wrong? Specs: GTX 1070 (no OC) i7-6700k (no OC) 16GB RAM Playing in ultra/high at 1440 All running at normal...
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    [SOLVED] i7 6700 idle temp 60 degrees

    Hello! I was just wondering if its normal that my CPU (i7 6700) idles at around 60 degrees... My room temp is currently around 26 degrees . I have heard that 6700 usually idles at around 35 degrees and I have no idea why is my CPU twice as hot. Im using a pretty big cpu cooler with a heat sink...
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    Question Can my PC handle GTA 5 at 1080p 144Hz?

    My specs are as follows: Intel i7-6700 @3.4GHz NVIDIA GTX 1080 8GB 16GB RAM If so, can I play on ultra settings or should I stick to high/medium? What FPS would I be getting at either one? Thank you!
  21. Shizarux

    Question Own i7 6700 or new Ryzen 2600x

    Hey there, A friend has been gaming for a few years on a pre-built and is now looking to build his first pc. As you would expect from a pre-built, many components are too low quality to be reused. However, he is rocking the i7 6700, which isn’t completely outdated yet. He is now dubbing to...