i7 8700

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    Question Undervolting i7 8700 / b365m Pro4-F

    Okay, lets make this quick i7 8700 /w Pure Rock Slim ASRock B365m Pro4-F 2x16 Vengeance 2666 CL16 Kingston NV1 1TB ROG STRIX 3060 Ti H510i EVGA 750 GA Gold Windows 10 64 Bit Was hitting boost clock limit and games and benchmarks, so wanted to remove the voltage limiter. B365 needs A-Tuning...
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    Question I7 8700 1660 Ti 600$ (good deal)?

    Hi, so I live in Lebanon, GPU prices are still way higher than msrp (3060 new 680$) I found this used PC for 600$: Core i7-8700 RAM 16.0 GB 1 stick GRAPHICS CARD - 1660 TI 1TB HDD 256 GB SSD Mobo boistar b360mhd pro2 Case xigmatic prosper RGB Power supply 600w What do you think guys...
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    [SOLVED] Super hot I7 8700

    Hi guys, so i upgraded from an i5 8400 to an i7 8700 not so long ago, after buying a new cooler the tx3 evo, which kept my i5 VERY cool. However when used with my i7, in most games it runs at around 80 degrees or even tipping over, so its abit worrying i would like it to be around 60 really. I'm...
  4. TheRustic53

    [SOLVED] I7 8700(non K) temperature issue

    Hi, i have an i7 8700 non-K that i bought 28 months ago. Recently it started to heat up to constant 100°C while playing games. I searched on forums and most people say that the stock cooler is really bad, so i bought a Deepcool Gamaxx 400 and replace the thermal paste with the one that this...
  5. Sumsin

    [SOLVED] System Upgrade from Intel with Rtx 2070 to AMD with Rx 6800

    Hello. I'm not hardware expert as some of you guys. So, I want to have your ideas. I'm thinking to upgrade my Intel system to fully AMD. Current system: i7-8700, RTX 2070, 16GB 2400 Mhz RAM. Thinking to upgrade: Ryzen 7 3800X (with liquid cooler), RX 6800 I have researched very much. Built the...
  6. Monsterslayer17

    [SOLVED] Low gpu usage and fps rtx 3060ti

    Hi. I recently rebuilt my pc. I am getting pretty low framerates in games where i would think i should be getting more. I am getting 30 to 50 percent gpu usage and I am getting 70fps in ac odyssey and around 60-90 in jedi fallen order. Both at highest settings. Will upgrading to dual channel...
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    Question i7 8700 non k can't boost to 4.6Ghz in single thread.

    My CPU cant boost to 4.6 in single-core with all core is activated but when I disabled other cores in bios, it can boost to 4.6. I tried different power plans in windows, default bios setting, none of these can solve this problem. mobo: MSI Z370 a-pro
  8. Faustasz610

    [SOLVED] ASUS PRIME B360M-A vs MSI B365M PRO-VH. What's the difference?

    I realised there are little differences between these 2 motherboards, which is more worth it? Intel i7 8700 (non K) RTX 2060 2666MHz RAM
  9. Faustasz610

    [SOLVED] Which motherboard should I choose for i7 8700 (non K)? ASUS PRIME B360M-A vs MSI Z390-A PRO?

    Hello, I am currently stuck trying to figure out which motherboard I should choose. Some people say B360 is better, but then others say Z370 is better. I've got an Intel i7 8700 non K CPU, and RTX 2060. I am not planning on upgrading my CPU any time soon, but I would like to have memory...
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    Question Power Limit Throttling

    Hi, Below are my system specs MOTHERBOARD (Chipset - Z370) = Asus TUF Z370 PRO gaming CPU(Socket - LGA 1151) = i7 8700 GPU = ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan RAM = Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR 4 SSD = Samsung 750 evo 120GB HDD = Seagate Barracuda(Green) ST1000DM010-2EP102 1TB PSU =...
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    [SOLVED] i7 8700(non k) running at very high temperatures while gaming

    Hi, Below are my system specs - MOTHERBOARD (Chipset - Z370) = Asus TUF Z370 PRO gaming CPU(Socket - LGA 1151) = i7 8700 GPU = ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan RAM = Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR 4 SSD = Samsung 750 evo 120GB HDD = Seagate Barracuda(Green) ST1000DM010-2EP102 1TB PSU =...
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    Question I7 8700 (non k) reaching 90 degrees celsius

    Hello guys, as the title says im reaching this temps when playing AAA games like: COD MW, NFS Heat and Jedi Fallen Order. This does not happen however with non intensive games like DBX2 or ACIII remastered. I have a stock intel cooling, havent done anything to the BIOS and im sure the heatsink...
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    [SOLVED] PC restarts abruptly

    Hi, Below is my system specs - MOTHERBOARD (Chipset - Z370) = Asus TUF Z370 PRO gaming CPU(Socket - LGA 1151) = i7 8700 RAM = Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR 4 GPU = ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan SSD = Samsung 750 evo 120GB HDD = Seagate Barracuda(Green) ST1000DM010-2EP102 1TB PSU...
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    [SOLVED] Will this give me stable fps ?

    I have an i7 8700 (non k), 1TB Seagate, 2x4gb corsair value select (8gb ram 2400mhz), Ordered a "GTX 970 4GB". My dad told he will gift me Acer XF250Q 24" 240hz monitor for my birthday next month, will this setup give me stable 240+fps at low settings ? What will be the max fps i will get ?
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    Question Which CPU to buy for ASUS TUF B360-plus gaming?

    I currently have i5 8400 and ASUS TUF B360-plus gaming. In AC Odyssey there is huge CPU bottle neck getting only 43 avg fps at ultra high even if I set to low its not crossing 60. I know its not good MB, I am looking to upgrade to i7 8700 or 9700 or even i9 9900. I am aware of MB limitations. I...
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    Question What's the maximum ram speed supported by my MOBO?

    Gigabyte B360M D3H-CF i7 8700 I wanna upgrade my 2133mhz 16gb ram to a higher speed and sell my old ram. 1 friend told me to buy a 3000mhz kit and enable XMP and it will work. the other said that the limit of the mobo is 2666mhz. The mobo says it only supports ups to 2666mhz, but the other...
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    Question help: I7 8700 (non OC) + z370-A Pro MSI + Ram?

    Hi, I'm building a stable computer for photo shop and some video editng and want to know if this motherboard will work well with a i7 8700? Motherboard; z370-A Pro MSI I like it because it has 6 fan headers for PWM and is ready for i9 processors when that time comes. Regarding RAM: Should i...
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    [SOLVED] Please help PC

    Sup everyone! Please share your thoughts om my build what I’ve chosen so far: Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M-HDV PSU: Corsair TX650M Semi 650W Gold+ RAM: 2x8gb 2666 MHz Corsair Vengeance LPC Case: Corsair Spec Delta 1tb + 240gb SSD And I can’t decide between: I7 8700 + 2060 Super or i5 8400 +...
  19. Samrat97

    Question Best budgetMotherboard for i7 8700 around 8000INR

    I'm planning to buy a i7 8700.. Please suggest me a good B series motherboard by which I could reach all core 4.3ghz stock turbo boost easily! Budget is around 8000INR
  20. Samrat97

    Question Ryzen 5 3600 VS i7 8700

    I wanna build a pc for 70% Music Production on DAW like Cubase and 30% video editing on Adobe Premiere Pro! / Photoshop, Lightroom My choices are i7 8700 and Ryzen 5 3600.. (I don't want to overclock) I already have Corsair vengeance LPX 3000mhz c16 2*8GB RAM.. Will add 2 more in future...
  21. Samrat97

    [SOLVED] B series motherboard for i7 8700 on turbo boost

    Can I able to use a B360 or B365 motherboard for a non k i7 8700 on turbo boost all core 4.3ghz without any issues? Purpose is music production! (Cubase) And Video editing (Premiere Pro) Please help me out and suggest me a motherboard.. ! I already have Corsair Vengeance Lpx 2*8GB 3000mhz...
  22. Samrat97

    Question i5 9600k Vs i7 8700 for Music Production! On Cubase

    Hello Everyone.. I wanna build a pc for music production (Cubase) And I wanna consider something with iGPU because I don't have much budget for a Decent gpu cause I'll add a decent GPU later for Premiere Pro.. So i5 9600k or i7 8700 which one would be better and longer run.. Motherboard...
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    [SOLVED] Which is better: i7 8700 or Ryzen 7 3700X?

    My current build is: Gigabyte Z170M D3H Motherboard Intel Core i7 6700 Processor Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED CPU Cooler Corsair Vengeance 32GB (2x16GB) 3200 MHz C16 RAM Kit 250GB Samsung 970 EVO SSD (m.2) + 1TB Seagate Barracuda Asus Strix Geforce GTX 1060 6GB OC Corsair TX650M Power Supply...
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    Question Which Air cooler is better?

    Can you please suggest me good coolers but under £70. My cpu is i7 8700 and the graphic card will be RTX 2060. I cant decide but have three companies in mind that either Noctua, Cooler Master or Cryorig H5 or CR-H7A. Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] What PSU should I use?

    Hello all, I'm planning to build a PC, and I don't know how many volts it will need. I'm thinking to get one of the premium brands such as EVGA, or Seasonic, but I just don't know which one. Here are my system specs: GPU: GTX 1060 6GB ASUS CPU: I7-8700 RAM: 2x8gb ddr4 2666MHz Motherboard: Asus...
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    Question I7 8700 or Ryzen 5 3600?

    Hi, I already bought a vega 64 (250$ with warranty - very good deal), but for now I only have a q9300 to pair it with. So, I found a deal for a i7 8700 (non k) for around 250 dollars, but should I wait a bit and get the ryzen 5 3600? I will only game on the pc, both have 6c12t, but in my county...
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    Question Will i7 8700 bottleneck a RTX 2080?

    I'm going to build a new pc. Firstly, I saw i7 9700k but then i realized that the 8700 is 100$ less. I checked the benchmarks and there wasn't a big difference, but will the 8700 bottleneck? The build: CPU:Intel Core i7-8700 Box MOBO:Asus Rog Strix Z390-E Gaming RAM:G.Skill TridentZ RGB 16GB...
  28. Kamal007v

    [SOLVED] Is anybody using i7 8700 (non K) with a B360 motherboard? Does it underperform?

    Is anybody using i7 8700 (non K) with a B360 motherboard? I heard the i7 won't stay in Max turbo clock speed due to some TDP issues or bad vrms in the b360 Mobo is it true? I'm about to build a PC with an i7 8700 and RTX 2060. I don't know if its alright to pair them with a b360. I game around...
  29. ewald30

    Question rtx 2070 or rtx 2080 for i7 8700

    Hi guys, i just want to ask if i should get the rtx 2080 over rtx 2070 for about 150$ dollars more, also, will my cpu bottleneck the 2080? or will my psu be good enough? My pc scpecs are: I7 8700 (non k version) Msi z370 16 gigs of ram g skill trident Z Thermaltake Rome (toughpower) 750W...
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    Question I7 8700 NOT “K”, should I got with z370 or z390

    Sup fellow nerds I am planning to build a gaming PC this year and since this is my first build I wanna have the most performance for every penny I pay. And the penny I am willing to pay is 1k. I am planning to put a i7 8700 in my rig but I am confused b/w z370 and z390. My other planned parts...
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    Question system for i7 8700(non k)

    i7 8700(non k) Asus b360 plus or (asus z370-p with 16gb 3000) 16gb ddr4 2666 asus gtx 1060 6gb dual oc hyper 212 CM Im not sure about psu. is it goning to be a good rig? well I've already bought GPU. I dont want to OC the cpu. maybe to 3.8~3.9 if it needs in future.
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    [SOLVED] i7 87000 (non k) stuck at 4.3GHz

    I have an i7 8700 and a gigabyte z370 aurous gaming 5 motherboard and for some reason the CPU frequency is always stuck at 4.3GHz. Normally, unless I am using an overclocked CPU, the CPU frequency is very low when I am using the computer for basic tasks and only turbos when I am gaming, but...
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    Question 1080Ti Waterforce Xtreme

    Is the Cooler Master Masterwatt 550 good enough for 1080Ti Waterforce Xtreme and i7 8700 (non k)?
  34. TaylorSwiftVEVO

    [SOLVED] Do I upgrade my motherboard and CPU or RAM and GPU?

    Hello, I am currently running an i5 6600k with 16gb ram and a gtx 970. I have a budget of around £400 just a little over is okay, i'm thinking of getting a cheap z370 motherboard e.g msi z370-a and the intel i7 8700 which will cost me around £410. Since when i play games my CPU is always at...