Forum discussion tagged with i7-8700.
  1. Bobo1458

    Question I7-8700k to I7-11700 worth the upgrade?

    So I'm wanting to game at 1080p and eventually switch to 1440p. Would the FPS increase be worth the switch if I did upgrade from my 8700k to 11700? Or should I got with the i7-10700K? Here are my specs: RTX 3080 EVGA FTW I7-8700k @4.7GHz PSU 850w Corsair Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4...
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    [SOLVED] i7-8700 --- upgrade mobo or not?

    I want to buy a ASUS z390 prime-a because my current motherboard is extremely useless but I have a 8700 so I understand that I wont be able to overclock it etc. The Motherboard I want to buy has everything that I want I think however I am not sure wether or not I should just wait to upgrade both...
  3. T

    [SOLVED] Using i7-8700 with DDR2400 RAM

    A friend of mine is upgrading this system and is willing to sell me his i7-8700 for cheap. I think I can just drop it into my current system (see below), correct? i3-8100 G.Skill DDR4 2400 (15-15-15-35) Gigabyte B360H (Intel B360) I know the MB supports the i7, I assume there must be some...
  4. PjdeP

    [SOLVED] 2 CPU Cores are not showing up

    As the title says, 2 of my CPU cores are not showing up. On device manager 6 cores are detected but task manager (and other apps) only detect 4 cores. View: https://imgur.com/a/Jj6ZVh8 I tried to update my graphics card vbios but it didn't work, could it be because of this? Anyone know how to...
  5. illumind

    [SOLVED] I7-8700 (non k) + Z370-F Gaming | 1.5 Volts + 75°C | How to lower Voltage/Temp Spikes? | ML240R Cooler

    I'm running an Z370-F Gaming (BIOS: 2401) and i7-8700 (non k) with temps/volts spiking to 75°C/1.5v under load. Cooler is liquid ML240R, as per title. Seems like a high spike in volts, if nothing else. The ambient temps in all cases was ~22°C, although I fear in summer @ 40°C ambient, it will...
  6. M

    [SOLVED] Very High-End PC Running half the expected speed

    Every time i boot up csgo or any other decently resource intensive game i get <Mod Edit> fps ever like i run csgo on the absolute lowest settings only barely running my 144hz monitor when i expected about 300-350fps casually i have done everything from re-installing drivers to literally...
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    Question Need help with PC

    Today I purchased all the parts to upgrade my PC, everything is brand new save for the PSU which is only two years old. I put it all together and it turned on and ran like a dream when I initially checked to make sure I’d put everything together. However when I hooked it up to my monitor to...
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    Question Which one of these 2 CPUs should I choose?

    Hey guys I am building a PC for my 14 years old cousin and I am wondering which one of these 2 CPUs is the best. Intel i7-8700 or Intel i5-9600K ? The i7 8700 has 12 threads and i5 9600k has only 6 threads but... the i7 8700 has base clock 3.2 Ghz and i5 9600k has 3.7 Ghz base clock. So...
  9. osama_moussawi

    Discussion watch 3D, 4K, and Blu-ray Movies

    Can Palit 1050ti 4GB let me watch 3D, 4K, and Blu-ray Movies on my i7-8700 16GB RAM PC?
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    [SOLVED] New B360 Business Build: i5-8400+2400mhz or i7-8700+3000mhz

    I see tons of gaming build advice, but can't find any business build advice. Hoping for some insight here. Thanks in advance for your advice. See Back Story below, but here are the recommended "New Build" questions answered first. Approximate Purchase Date: This week Budget Range: n/a (I...
  11. Antoniopedrogf

    [SOLVED] i7-7700k vs i7-8700(non-k)

    So I'm looking to upgrade my cpu and I want you guy's opnion on this. I currently have: i5-6400 gigabyte ga-h110m-h motherboard https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-H110M-H-rev-10#ov I'm choosing between: i7-8700 + B360M-D3H for a total of $360...
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    [SOLVED] Will these new components be compatible?

    I'm wondering if my PSU is good enough to handle the extra wattage of some new components that im planning to buy. I want to buy an i7-8700 and an extra 8GB DDR4 of RAM.. i might need to upgrade the motherboard too since i'm not sure if my current motherboard is able to fit the new processor...