Forum discussion tagged with i7-8700k.
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    Question Will an i7-8700k cap ram speed to 2666mhz if module is meant for higher speeds?

    I am planning on upgrading a few components on my PC, The CPU of choice is Intel i7-8700k *which says it supports DDR4-2666, the motherboard I'm intending on using Asus ROG Strix Z390-E *which supports DDR4 memory at speeds of: 4266(O.C.)/ 4133(O.C.)/ 4000(O.C.)/ 3866(O.C.)/ 3733(O.C.)/...
  2. xavier_ok

    Question Low framerate on every game I have, good PC, can not figure out what is going on.

    I have an intel i7-8700K, EVGA 1080 ti, 16gb RAM, and for some reason I get constant frame drops in games such as Doom, I can't get over 40 fps in Minecraft, Modern Warfare, Fortnite, etc. Wifi is not the issue, I have used MSI afterburner to see what is going on and it says a ton of RAM is...
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    Question i need help to overclock my i7 8700k

    I tried overclocking my i7 8700k a little bit but i don't know anything about overclocking. When i turned it on the screen was black and had a _ in the top left corner. AI overclock tuner manual BCLK frequency 100.0000 Asus multicore enhancement disabled Svid behaviour typical scenario Avx...
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    [SOLVED] Real Talk: 12 Threads vs 8 Cores

    Im considering building a new PC after many good years on my 7700k, but am conflicted on whether to upgrade to the 8700k or 9700k. The pricing isnt that big of a difference, so the question comes down to the fact that the 9700k doesnt have two threads per core, whilst the 8700k does- and as...
  5. maxemor_yt

    Question Replace cpu cooler fans

    I'm thinking of buying the scythe mugen 5 pcgh edition cpu air cooler and replacing the kazeflex fans with corsair ML120 rgb pwm fans. Will it work if I just plug the two fan cables into the two cpu fan headers (CPU_FAN and CPU_OPT) in the motherboard? The motherboard is the gigabyte aorus z390...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 3600x VS i7-8700k

    Hey people that know far more than me. I need to know which on of these is a better CPU. I have 2 pcs and I need to sells one. I love to games, but I'm also going to college for IT degree. Which should I keep. Also I will NEVER overclock my cpus. They gpu I have is a 1080ti
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    [SOLVED] Which one should i belive?

    Should I belive the HWMonitor or should i belive my mobo temp app? View: https://imgur.com/a/Hi6wh9L (Here you can see the temps, I don't know how to Upload pictures). The TMPIN5 always shows temps like 0 °C (32 °F) or over 100 °C (212 °F), or i doesn't "exist" until like half an hour later...
  8. maxemor_yt

    [SOLVED] Will this run well?

    Hello, I'm planning a build: CPU: i7-8700K Cooler: Scythe Fuma 2 MOBO: Aorus Z390 Pro (rev 1.0) RAM: G.Skill TridentZ Silver-White 3600MHz CL17 (F4-3600C17D-32GTZSW) GPU: Gigabyte RTX 2080 Ti Gaming OC PSU: Corsair RM750x The build will be situated in a full mesh-front chassis (RL06 Tempered...

    [SOLVED] Which will be a better gaming rig? i7-8700k/Z370 or i5-9600k/Z390?

    I am trying to determine the best use of my components. I need 2 systems to work best for their tasks. One a business system, and the other for FS2020 when it arrives. Basically I have an i7-8700k with a Taichi Z370, and an i5-9600k / Taichi Z390 on their way. I do have 2 GPU's, a 1060, and a...
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    Question CPU temp hitting 100c on i7 8700k in a mini ITX case

    Hi all, I'm currently having concerns with my gaming PC. I purchased an older version of this computer from CyberPower https://www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk/system/Syber-C-Elite-300-Gaming-Console It's a Mini ITX case with an MSI Z370i Gaming Pro Carbon AC motherboard, an Intel i7 8700k cooled...
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    Question My Pc Randomly shuts off usually after high load

    I have had issues lately with random shutdowns and re boots, I have had my pc for over a year now and all the sudden its started to randomly shutdown and restart usually after playing games or changing a bunch of tasks. Build list, Rog Strix Z-370E Gaming Mother board i7-8700K OC 4.9Ghz Corsair...
  12. maxemor_yt

    [SOLVED] RTX 2080 Ti 1440p/144hz build

    I've planned a build for some time now. The goal is gaming on everything high+ at 1440p/144Hz I'm open to suggestions you might want to make, in order to save money or get better quality parts CPU: i7-8700K CPU Cooler: Hyper TX3 Evo GPU: Gigabyte RTX 2080 Ti Gaming OC RAM: HyperX Predator 32GB...
  13. Andyus86

    Question I7 8700k delid core #0 high temps

    Hello, I'm selling my 9900k for downgrade purpose and a guy offered me his i7 8700k delidded + money. He said the cpu have some issue, during stress test one core (core #0) temps is more higher than others, like 22-27c more. Delid was done about 1 year ago and he discovered this issue 6 months...
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    Question Potential Build (Suggestions, Comments, Etc.)

    CPU: I7-8700k Cooler: Corsair H115i RGB Platinum 97 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Mobo: Z390 Aorus Elite Ram: G skill Trident Z RGB 16GB (2x8) Storage: Samsung 860 Evo 500GB, Samsung 970 Evo plus 250GB GPU: EVGA RTX 2060 6GB ultra gaming PSU: EVGA Supernova G3 750W 80+ Gold, Fully modular Case: Lian-Li...
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    Question Screen Black When Overclocking

    I have never overclocked anything before and have started to get low FPS in games with my new 2k 144hz monitor. I tried to overclock but nothing changed. I was using the Valley Benchmark 1.0 and wasn't seeing a rise in FPS. I kept going, the temperature was fine and didn't see any artifacts. All...
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    Question CPU SVID SUPPORT when disabled causes crash, doesnt lets windows load up

    CPU SVID SUPPORT when disabled causes crash, doesnt lets windows load up I have i7-8700k and an asus motherboard.
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    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...
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    First Gaming PC Build

    I'm looking to buy parts for a gaming pc soon. I've done a lot of research trying to come up with something that will meet my needs but won't be too expensive (trying to keep the cost around $1000). Here's what I've got: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2azja I'd like to be able to play games like...