i9-9900k

Forum discussion tagged with i9-9900k.
  1. Lenny Confetti

    Question PC Cooling Issue (CPU 100 degrees)

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PC Specs: Intel Core i9-9900K 3.6 GHz 8-Core Processor NZXT Kraken X53 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler Gigabyte Z390 AORUS PRO WIFI ATX LGA1151 Motherboard Corsair Vengeance RGB...
  2. B

    [SOLVED] X264 encoder on OBS forces my i9-9900k to run EXTREMELY hot

    Not sure where to post this but basically, when I am using the x264 encoder on OBS, it stresses my CPU to such extreme degrees that my temperatures reach high 80s. If I use the NVENC encoder this never happens and neither when I just play normally. Only when I use the x264 enocer. I do not know...
  3. Natedanp

    Question New build, CPU overheating with NZXT Kraken x53

    Hey. So I purchased a brand new Kraken x53 for my new build. Upon putting everything together and starting it up for the first time, everything looked great at first. I was in the bios tweaking some things before actually booting to windows when i noticed my CPU was getting hot. At this point it...
  4. Fatboychummy

    [SOLVED] AORUS z370 BIOS overvolting my CPU?

    Hello! So a couple years ago I bought myself a PC, back then it had an i5-8600K CPU. I recently decided I wanted to upgrade to an i9 CPU, just for that performance boost when doing work tasks and whatnot on the PC. Checking online I found that my motherboard and BIOS did support i9-9900K, but...
  5. K

    [SOLVED] Will my i9-9900k be bottlenecked by an RTX 3080?

    I'm planning on securing a 3080 around the holidays when they're hopefully more obtainable and my friend recently told me my i9-9900k is only "okay" (which I find very confusing considering it's only two years old). Will my CPU bottleneck the GPU by any significant degree? Will I have to buy an...
  6. Callumb123

    [SOLVED] Cpu benching low when playing games

    Bit of a weird one... My cpu benchmarks low on multi thread when playing games such as fortnite, apex warzone... its multi thread benchmarking at 700 but when I restart the pc and don’t launch a game it’s at 5700.. I use rog cpu-z to check this this is a strange problem as if I delete the...
  7. Vader6x

    [SOLVED] I was looking to buy a pre-built PC to play Cyberpunk and most new games. Which do you recommend?

    So I was looking at two pre-built PCs online. And I was wondering which one you guys think is better for playing modern games at 1440p and 4k Ultra settings. I like playing games like Overwatch, all the new Tomb Raiders, Cyberpunk, Resident Evil Remakes, Battlefront 2, Squad. Games like that. I...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] can you run a 1050 ti with i9?

    So am in need of a new cpu and thinking of the i9-9900k as the 10900k isn't that much more powerful so I think its just overkill, plus I only have a 1050 ti, will an i9 pair well with this? I play mostly csgo, apex legends and other games on low settings anyways but just don't want to order it...
  9. I

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Pro Wifi rev 1.0 Corrupt Bios?

    So I just got my new PC build up and running, and I decided to follow the advice of many PC experts to update the motherboard's bios. Little did I know that this was a risky process (despite numerous warning in the Gigabyte @bios software), I attempted to flash my Bios. Now, I did this, and it...
  10. R

    [SOLVED] New build - incomprehensible problem. Help!

    Please help me with this completely incomprehensible problem. I’ve been at this for two weeks now, and I am at the end of my rope. This is not my first build. Win10 installs, goes through “setting up devices”, then “Getting Ready”, then it restarts, the splash screen refreshes three times, and...
  11. G

    [SOLVED] Overlocking i9-9900k

    Hello, is it possible to overclock the i9-9900k to 5.0Ghz instead of 3.6Ghz on the Aorus Z390 Pro? I want to know how to do it, and if it will affect temperature in a good way or bad way. I also want to know if it'll over heat or not using the ATC800 AORUS CPU Cooler. Thanks EDIT: also wanted...
  12. 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...
  13. Lloydach

    Question Certain PC games show graphics card usage at 0%. These games seem to be running poorly.

    Hi, I have been experiencing some weird problems when I play certain games. I use a software called NZXT cam to track my usage/fan speeds/temps when I play games. I've recently noticed that certain games, such as WoW or the new Avengers game, show 0% gpu usage when I play them. I can still run...
  14. Henny99

    [SOLVED] New CPU but lower performance

    I recently upgraded my cpu from am i5-9600k to an i9-9900k and my performance decreased a lot instead of improving. My specs are the following i9-9900k Rx 5700xt Asrock-Z390M Pro4 24gb of RAM Avedia Bt700w When I first installed it, I initially ran it without thermal paste, I had it run for 5...
  15. L

    [SOLVED] User benchmark says my PC is performing below expectations.

    Hi guys, after realizing my PC had been running around 190~210 FPS on CSGO, I decided to investigate around and found out through Userbenchmark that it is supposedly performing not to its expectations. Could anyone guide me through on how could I possibly fix this? It's a high end PC and I'm...
  16. Endre

    [SOLVED] i9-9900K vs. i9-9900KF?

    Being on a Z390 chipset and an i7-9700K, I was looking for a possible upgrade of the CPU. To my surprise, the i9-9900KF, that lacks the iGPU, is more expensive than an i9-9900K. Is there any advantage that the KF has over the K?
  17. K

    [SOLVED] Kaby Lake in Coffee Lake Motherboard.

    I bought a new motherboard, gigabyte B365M DS3H, to replace a Gigabyte H110M 2SH and stupidly only looked at the fact that it had an LGA1151 Socket. I thought that I could just drop my Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2 GHz in and everything would be fine. Of course, the PC didn't boot, the HDD light...
  18. D

    [SOLVED] Does it worth something?

    Hello, recently I have i7 8086K. Does it worth something to upgrade on i9 9900K? Or any advice for upgrade overall? Computer is primarily for gaming in 4k.
  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. E

    [SOLVED] New Gaming PC - 2020

    I'm in the process of building a new gaming rig. I want to get some thoughts. My initial price range of $2,000's but after some messing around I'm okay within the high $2,000s and low $3,000s range. I probably wouldn't do any streaming. I'm not sure if I will do much OC but would like the...
  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. greggoodwin

    [SOLVED] Cooling Advice for new i9-9900K

    I am upgrading at the moment. I have always been under the impression that if you are not overclocking then cooling a CPU isn't a huge deal, but now I am reading the i9-9900K runs hot even without OC? I have a Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO and a CORSAIR Hydro Series H60 that I can potentially use...
  23. Unknown-Google_Ad

    [SOLVED] I Need a build Advice

    I want to upgrade my pc, my current rig is: Motherboard: P8Z77-V LX CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K GPU: Radeon STRIX RX 580 O8G RAM: Kingston HyperX 4x4GB (KHX1600C9D3/4G) to... Motherboard: MSI Z390-A Pro CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K or i7-9700K GPU: Radeon STRIX RX 580 O8G RAM: Patriot Viper 4...
  24. J

    [SOLVED] i9-9900K cooling upgrade?

    Hello, I currently have an i9-9900K OC @ 5GHZ 1.356 Volts. I have a Corsair H115i Pro Platinum 280mm AIO cooler when I ran Cinebench the package temp was around 93c and on idle it is around 55c is this normal? Should I direct die cool this CPU or get a bigger aio like a 360 mm. I was also...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] Newbie question: What cooling do I need for an i9-9900K (3.6GHz) 16MB Cache (not gaming)?

    OK, please be patient with me, I'm a hardware ignoramus, trying to build my first custom PC. I currently have a Dell Precision T1580, containing a Xeon E5-1630 v3 3.70Ghz CPU. I'm looking at getting a new PC (specs lower down), and could do with some advice about cooling. I don't play games or...
  26. D

    Build Advice Any room for improvement or suggestions?

    Hey lads and ladies out there, I was hoping that a knowledgeable few could come over and inspect this parts list and see if there is any room for improvement that could be done. Here is the link for my current build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/MzxgrV For audio output I'm going with a set...
  27. Theroflcoptergaming

    Question New ha

    So I just recently purchased an i9-9900k, a new MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Carbon PRO MOBO, an EVGA 2080 SUPER XC Hybrid gaming, a Corsair 850 PSU, and a Sabrent 1TB rocket M.2 SSD for my PC as an upgrade from the i7-79000k and 1080 gpu that i previously had (the PSU was replaced because i lost the old...
  28. I

    [SOLVED] ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac Coil Whine

    Good day! I ran into a significant problem. My computer is standing next to me on the table. I specifically assembled it for this, making it compact. When the radiator fans run at low speeds, I clearly hear electric sound (Coil Whine) from the processor area. It definitely comes from my ASRock...
  29. S

    Question Is it safe for a Intel i9-9900K (not OC'd) to be 70c while gaming

    System specs: Intel i9-9900K (not overclocked) EVGA Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 SSC 6GB Asus Prime Z370-A II Corsair H100i CPU cooler (re-pasted within the last week) Corsair 750D Carbide Full tower case. I have been doing some of my own research but thought I would open this up for discussion so I...
  30. P

    [SOLVED] Is a Corsair H100i RGB Platinum ok for cooling an i9-9900K?

    I got a new PC build with an i9-9900K and an RTX 2080 Ti, I saw this AIO and got it, but now I've been reading about coolers and I read that the best cooler right now if you are not planning on overclocking is the Noctua NH-D15, which is an air cooler, not an AIO. I believe I'm late in...
  31. theoneandonlyfoohyking

    [SOLVED] i9-9990K & RTX 2080 or RTX 2080Ti Build (mixed use)

    So for my Christmas build i was planning on getting an i9-9900K and RTX 2080 or 2080Ti if i do well on my finals. All top end parts. I plan to use my PC for mixed use (gaming, rendering, design, etc..) I read somewhere that the i9-9900K is super fast at running code (coding is a part of the uni...
  32. EschatonStudios

    PC reboots and games crash!?!?

    So I'm fairly new to the custom build scene. So I'll discuss my dilemma. I'm a game designer who enjoys playing the occasional games. Most notably I've been recently trying to play Gears 5 and Dead by Daylight on my custom built rig but my pc is having issues with restarting occassionally at...
  33. 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...
  34. B

    Question How Far to Push Overclocking for Professional Film Editing -- Advice Needed

    Hi all, I just completed my first build for a new editing rig because it seemed far more cost effective than purchasing one. I do professional film editing, and buying a custom rig seemed wasteful in comparison to building my own. First off, thank you to EVERYONE on this forum -- there is so...
  35. Question Ridiculous temperature spikes

    Just built a new rig: i9-9900k H150i Pro corsair cooler - 360mm, 3 fans. ASROCK Phantom Gaming 9 Motherboard. Something is very wrong with my rig, and I've got a few ideas but I want to know if this is immediately diagnosable by ear: Idle, sits at 30-35 degrees C. Using corsair link, I can see...
  36. I

    [SOLVED] New Build with Cloned Drives - i9-9900k - Why is my new build Freezing after bootup?

    Its been awhile since I have built my last computer as well, so please treat me like I'm new at this. I recently upgraded my build with all brand new parts, then cloned my OS/drive from a 500gb Samsung EVO SSD to a 1tb Samsung 970 PRO NVME SSD using Ease Partition. I installed the new drive...
  37. J

    Question A CPU upgrade keeps freezing my PC

    Hi, all. So I recently upgraded my main work/game PC from the i7-8700K to the i9-9900K. The PC acknowledged the CPU but it keeps freezing every single time I’m on Windows. Okay, so I might have to reinstall Windows then, right? I then proceeded to do so but here’s the thing, my PC freezes even...
  38. King Wesley

    Question Difference between 9900K and KF

    So I was looking at getting a i9-9900k on new egg and then noticed the 9900KF which is like $60 more. I’d be using the cpu for a high end gaming rig so is there something the KF has that would matter to me? I’m not well versed in the specifics of hardware but the only thing I noticed in using...
  39. TheQueenAtomic

    Question Motherboard overclocking Cpu by itself??

    So about a week ago my computer start hitting 4700mhz and it was spiking, when I realize I went to the bios and saw that the cpu was in-fact being overclocked trying to target to reach 5 ghz. I tried putting everything back on default settings and the motherboard is still overclocking the cpu...
  40. Benjy67

    Question Why is default CPU benchmark crashing my pc?

    I recently upgraded to an i9-9900K. I used the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility program to start overclocking. I'm still very new to overclocking CPUs, so i started slowly and used default settings. After many crashes, I went back to default ghz (which is 4.7) and tried running a benchmark. It also...