Forum discussion tagged with i7-9700k.
  1. TobsterLobster

    Question Csgo CPU problem?

    My specs are as follows: 3070 GPU, i7-9700k CPU, 16 gb 2666Mhz Ram, 1440p 170hz Monitor. I've played csgo for a long time now but i've never realised how low fps i've been getting which is around 200-300. I watch other players play with worse specs and they are getting on average 400-500 fps. I...
  2. EXOPC

    Question I7-9700K Crashing On Games!

    Hello Amazing People, I Hope Everyone Is Doing Certainly Fine On This Day. This Issue Has Been Bugging Me For The Past 2 Months Now I Think. Pretty Sure It's Due To An Unstable CPU OC. Whenever Turbo Mode Is Turned On Within XMP II The PC Restarts Whenever Playing Or Launching Games. Running...
  3. D

    Question dram led

    hey all, my pc hardware is here https://pcpartpicker.com/list/8rRdd9 kind of the case i had originally was the nzxt h510, i had some big noctua cpu radiator and fan, and OLOy ddr4 ram. everything worked perfectly fine. i purchased the lian li case, nzxt kraken x73, and corsair ram and tried...
  4. L

    [SOLVED] What CPU should I upgrade to?

    I want to upgrade my CPU, however, I have 0 idea on what to choose. Currently I have a GA-H110M-S2H motherboard, with 16 gb of DDR4 RAM, running a GTX 1060 6gb Graphics Card and an i5-6500 CPU. I want to upgrade my CPU since it is almost always running at 100% while gaming.. The new Forza...
  5. Verybusy44

    [SOLVED] cpu cooler and cpu temperature issue

    i7 9700k 3060ti z390 a pro have 2 case fans not overclocked, playing cpu/gpu usage heavy video game and cpu temperature 60~70, even 80 sometimes. (i have maxed fan speed all time) https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07H1VZ11F/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 This is cpu fan im...
  6. Verybusy44

    [SOLVED] Trying to find a right ram kit, help!

    I7 - 9700k z390 a pro (runs 2666mhz ram speed) rtx 3060 ti I am trying to buy a new dual kit of RAM. I will be using xmp, not manual tweak. Q. The game i play requires very high ram speed, so my initial thought was to get 4000~4400mhz one. such as...
  7. T

    [SOLVED] A really weird bug, can someone explain why this is happening?

    So. For about one and a half month now, i have been struggling with an issue where shadowplay can't record in 60fps, it records in 52,75fps and stuff like that. I did everything i could to try and find the culprit. Like reverting back to older drivers, reverting back to older versions of geforce...
  8. R

    [SOLVED] RAM-slots accessibility with CPU cooler installed ?

    So I ordered these yesterday: Asus PRIME Z390-A CPU i7-9700K RAM - HyperX Fury Black CL16 2666hz 16GB (2X8) CPU Cooler Be quiet dark rock 4 PRO. I want to know if this cooler will fit without closing off any of the RAM slots? Be Quiet site showed me this: ''Usability of RAM slots limited''...
  9. WinstonChurchill

    Question PC turns on but displays blank screen ?

    I turned on my PC a few days ago and nothing would come up on any of the monitors, the keyboard and mouse don't light up/turn on, and I can't even enter the BIOS menu. All lights and fans turn on, the HDD spins up too, but nothing comes on screen. The EZ Debug LED's show a constant light on the...
  10. ian reilly

    [SOLVED] i7-9700k OC

    im new to over clocking and i just overclocked my i7-9700k to 5.0 ghz following this guide View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD1Ze80GpLo&ab_channel=BoostedMedia did basically everything he did and ran a few stress test idle the temps sit at 35-40 degrees 1st was aida64 for about 25 min...
  11. D

    [SOLVED] Basically brand new pc in boot loop?

    Okay so everything in my system is brand new parts now except for my gigabyte auros extreme 1080ti, samsung evo 850 ssd, and my 1tb western digital hard disk drive. New parts include -z390 aorus pro wifi motherboard -evga supernove 850 w 80plus gold -2 corsair vengeance 8gb ram sticks -corsair...
  12. sebastiandeluca

    [SOLVED] Intel i7-9700k stuck at .79GHz

    So I recently upgraded to a i7-9700k. However, when I initially installed the part, my PC would freeze at random points before logging me in, before eventually completely freezing up and forcing me to restart. I eventually realized that this was because my BIOS needed to be updated-- which is...
  13. AdiHashxx

    Question ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E cpu red light and dram yellow light

    Specs:ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E I7-9700K 32 GB R.A.M 3200 Mhz 1TB N.VME RTX 2070 SUPER I built the pc yesterday, tried to boot it up,RGB lit up and the fans started spinning and there was a red C.P.U light and yellow DRAM light for about 30 seconds then the pc turned off. Doesn't post can't get to...
  14. P

    [SOLVED] Comparability of MSI Z370-A Pro & i9-9700k

    I currently have a MSI Z370 A Pro and i5-8400. I'm planning to upgrade the CPU alone to i7-9700k or i9-9900k I can afford both as it is cheap now than before When checking out PC Part Picker it said "Needed a BIOS Update" My current Bios Version/Date - "American Megatrends Inc. 2.10...
  15. V

    [SOLVED] Considering getting an RTX 3080

    I have an i7-9700k, think there will be any bottle necking issues, assuming I want to run 1080p ultra settings with the highest possible fps. Also my mobo is an MSI MPG Z390
  16. L

    [SOLVED] Good motherboards for overclocking the i7-9700k?

    I'm looking for some good motherboards particularly in the z390 series. Budget $100-$200 Also could you please tell me why they are good? I never had a 'k' processor so I'm not really sure how motherboards differentiate from each other besides how much ram they can hold and how the bios looks.
  17. vincenzoo1

    Question PC freezes while playing games

    Hi! So I just built my PC a week ago but it freezes whenever I play games, once it does I have to force reboot it. It happens randomly. Do you have any ideas what might cause it. I do not have any BSOD prompts once this is happening. Here are the things I have tried so far. Flash BIOS to...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Old doofus trying to overclock his Alienware PC

    I used to overclock my PCs in the 90s. Eventually I decided, it's not worth it. Get a new PC if you want something faster, I said. It's just gonna wear out your hardware, I said. The other month I bought an AlienWare because it was $600 off. A $2100 PC for $1500. It has an i7-9700K. SO...
  19. tim110b

    Question i7-9700k vs i9-9900k temperature under the same load?

    Hello! I'm not very knowledgeable about CPUs and have a question. Let's say i7-9700k and i9-9900k were put under the same load (Gaming, Software, etc.). Would the temperature be somewhat the same? Will the i9-9900k get hotter only when pushed even further than an i7-9700k could go? Or does...
  20. lucasesquivel308

    [SOLVED] Need Help Please

    I am going to upgrade to an i7-9700k pretty soon and I need a new motherboard that is compatible with the chip. I have selected 4 that I think are good in price points and quality from what I can tell. I do not have much knowledge in motherboards of how to tell which is "better". $200 give or...
  21. R

    [SOLVED] worth upgrading? or wait a couple more generations?

    Im currently running an i7-8700k. I am considering upgrading to the i7-9700k since it is only 1-5 fps "worse" than the i9-9900k for $154 less. however it would still cost me $360 just to upgrade one generation. If you think i should upgrade should i just get the i7-9700k, or just go ahead and...
  22. J

    [SOLVED] PSU passes paper clip test but does not turned on plugged into pc.

    I just installed the MPG z390 edge ac mother board and an i7-9700k cpu and my gtx 1080 ti. my psu is the cx750m and it passes the paper clip test but when plugged into my pc it does not turn on at all, no fans spin, no lights, nothing. everything seemed to be plugged in correctly and i even...
  23. K

    [SOLVED] Does my motherboard supports new CPU?

    I am planning to upgrade to a new CPU. My current motherboard is ASUS ROG STRIX H270F GAMING. Can it support inteL i7 9700K?
  24. X

    [SOLVED] i7 9700k overclocking

    I have the intel i7 9700k at base clock speed of 3.6Mhz, and i just tried overclocking it. All i did was manually set its voltage from 1.2v to 1.3v in BIOs, and now in my software it states that it runs at 4.6Mhz. Did i do it? is overclocking this simple? There were a whole bunch of other...
  25. J

    [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...
  26. F

    [SOLVED] Should I pair my i7-9700k with a 1070, 1070TI, or a 1080?

    Hey there, I’m looking into upgrading my PC and not sure whether to pair the i7-9700k with a 1070, 1070 Ti, or a 1080. I’m very limited by my budget therefore buying the cheapest option would be the best for me. I play a lot of CPU intensive games, as well as running editing and music...
  27. DJLegacy2k5

    Question Help With 1st PC Build Crash Issue

    Hello, Intel i7-9700k Gigabyte Geforce RTX 2080 Super Windforce OC Gigabyte z390 Aorus Pro WIFI Moba Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB 3.2ghz 16GB X 2 (32gb) Corsair h100i Platinum AIO Cooler + 6 QL120 Fans Samsung 970 Plus 1TB nvme m.2 SSD Apacer 480GB SATA SSD Kingston 1TB 7200rpm HDD 650 Watt 80+...
  28. M

    Question i7-9700K @5Ghz overclock stability issues?

    Hey, I have pretty new rig and i've been trying to get most out of it so i went with overclocking cpu. I'm having a problem where i happen to crash randomly all the time when playing Escape from tarkov, game just closes and goes back to windows, no bsod. This happens only after overclocking so...
  29. Thebro40

    [SOLVED] Cooler for i7-9700k

    What cooler should i go with to have good temps with the i7-9700k turbo clocked at 60-70 degrees??
  30. hasanuzzaman015

    [SOLVED] What cooler to get for i7-9700k oc

    I am buying an i7-9700k mostly for gaming. I want to overclock it. My choices are limited to a few brands due to my region. So i couldn't find any good air coolers. Cryorig H5 ultimate is the best air cooler i could find. So I am considering aio cooler now. I am confused which radiator size I...
  31. P

    [SOLVED] Is the i9-9900K worth it for just gaming?

    Hello, I want to get a new high-end PC build, with the best components for gaming like a top processor and a RTX 2080 Ti I'm currently using a PC with an i5-8400, a GTX 1060 6GB, 16GB of RAM and a BenQ Zowie XL2546 240hz 1080p monitor, but I'm also thinking about getting an ultrawide monitor...
  32. K

    Question Overclocking a i7-9700k - Repeated Event 19's in the WHEA Logger

    I built this computer using the following setup: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/4JLPw6 (I used the EVGA GeForce 970 SSC and the drives out of my old computer for now) Everything worked great for the first few months, with only an odd crash at 5.2 GHz. I just turned it down to 5.1 GHz and kept...
  33. Radek_Skrivan

    [SOLVED] Should I invest into Core i7-9700K?

    I need to upgrade from my current i5-6500. It is not enough for 4k gaming and my current RTX 2080. Unfortunately I will have to switch motherboard as well since nothing on the standard LGA 1151 seems to be significantly stronger. I am considering i7-9700 and I am really not sure if I should go...
  34. M

    Question Need help with some cpu upgrades

    OK so i want to upgrade to a i7-9700k from a i5-8600k currently i have a z370 tachi asrock motherboard but i dont think it can put out the power to have the 9700k clocked to 5ghz on all cores what a motherboard you would recommend that can fit my situation?
  35. C

    Question Computer Freezing Right After Startup

    I recently upgraded to an RTX 2070 Super (which was working fine with my previous system). Last night I upgraded to an i7-9700K along with an AORUS Master Z390 mobo. When I try to boot, the lights will turn on, fans will spin, the LED code indicator will run through a variety of codes, and it...
  36. velocci

    Question cinebench R20 score

    Hi all, I built my PC. it has an i7-9700k at stock speed using the noctua NH-D15s cooler. the cinebench R20 score was 3689 and the temperature of the CPU reached 64 degrees celcius. does that sound right?
  37. Seacatyew

    Question About my cooler with an i7-9700k i just got

    Hey! I recently upgraded my i3-8350k with a cooler master tx3 evo cooler to an i7-9700k and on hwinfo it said my max temp was around 85c and voltage 1380 which I don't think my current cooler is good for. Do you guys have any tips on how I can like lower the voltage or something like that until...
  38. D

    Question New Build Consistent CTD's after 1 hour of Gaming i7-9700k/1080Ti

    System Specs: OS: Windows 10 Home Version 10.0.17763 Build 17763 CPU: i7 9700k @ 3.6 GHz w Boost up to 4.9GHz (stock, not OC'd) CPU Cooler: Hyper 212 Evo GPU: EVGA 1080 Ti SC Black 11GB (using since Oct 2017) MOBO: Gigabyte Aorus Elite Z390 BIOS Version F7 RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4...
  39. M

    Question Cooling an overclocked i7-9700k

    I am finally upgrading my PC and am getting an i7-9700k which I may want to overclock and my case runs a little hot regardless. I need help selecting a sufficient fan without getting to overkill. Unfortunately, all my research keeps pointing me towards Noctua but ill be damned if I have to look...