Forum discussion tagged with i7-9700k.
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    Question i7-9700k overclock help

    Hello there! I would like to ask You about overclocking my CPU. At start, I'll tell You what I want. I tried to do it at my own by watching video tutorials and reading about it, but sadly i have outdated knowladge about OC, so i would like to ask You for help. What should I do im my Bios to have...
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    Question 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...
  3. K

    Question 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?
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    Question 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...
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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...
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    Question 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...
  7. 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+...
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    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...
  9. 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??
  10. 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...
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    [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...
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    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...
  13. 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...
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    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?
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    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...
  16. 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?
  17. 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...
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    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...
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    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...