Forum discussion tagged with i9.
  1. virtunite

    Question i9 10900k suddenly overheating?

    Hello, so I am creating this thread because I don't know what else I can do. I bought a i9 10900k with a ASUS z490 F Gaming and a Kraken x73 AIO as an upgrade 1,5-2 weeks ago. I received my parts, replaced my. old stuff with the new stuff and got to overclocking. To give you some more...
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    Question Intel i9 10940X 100C+ please help :(

    Hi, I got the 10940X and I'm having a hard time cooling it under 100% Load with my 3 year old Corsair H115i Liquid cooler. It usually exceeds 100 C! Noctua NT-H2 is the TP used. Any suggestions?
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    Question What should I overclock too?

    I wanna get a tad bit more performance out of my CPU. I have an i9 9900k 3.6, however... I do not have water cooling. I have a Cooler Master Hyper 212 along with some upgraded case fans. I don't want to crank this all the way to 5.1, I know my cooling specs couldn't hold up to that. But, I was...
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    Question i9-10900K best settings for the Alienware area-51m r2

    Hey guys, so, I am buying an Alienware area-51m r2 with that monster cpu (19-10900K)(GPU: Geforce RTX 2070 Super) and I was wondering if someone found a sweet spot for the voltage amount aiming for longevity of the chip, not really interested in making it run 6Ghz (last thing I wanna do is...
  5. Question i9 9900 (non k) with B360?

    Hi all! I have an ASUS B360-H Gaming motherboard and I am wondering if it can handle an i9 9900 (non k). Can motherboard's VRM handle the power consumptionof this CPU?
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    [SOLVED] Need help deciding on AIO to use for CPU cooling!

    Hey Guys, I am building a new PC very soon (just waiting for Ampere to release) and am having trouble deciding on my CPU cooler, so I was hoping for a good recommendation. I will be cooling a 10900K inside a Phanteks P500A. I would prefer to use an AIO as I like the look. It doesn't have to...
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    [SOLVED] Front mounted radiator or top?

    Just wondering what is ideal for a 360mm AIO. Currently looking at using the Coolermaster MasterLiquid ML360R unless someone recommends anything else. If I mounted top I would have the fans exhausting and if front they would be intake obviously. Also, would be mounted in a Phanteks P500A FYI...
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    [SOLVED] Thoughts on Cooler Master Masterliquid ML360R

    Hey guys, So was thinking about using this AIO for my upcoming build and was wondering if anyone has had any experience with it or just has an opinion. Reviews seem pretty good online but I just want to be 100% sure. I’ll be cooling a 10900K with it in a Phanteks P500A or P400A case (Still to...
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    [SOLVED] i9-10900K vs i9-10900KF

    Hi Guys, I am about to build a brand new gaming pc, I am going pretty high-end and am currently just waiting for the arrival of the RTX 3000 series (or whatever it is going to be called). For my CPU I was looking at getting an Intel i9-10900K. However, as I am sure most of you are aware, they...
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    [SOLVED] Overclocking on MSI Tomahawk Z490 with 10900K

    Hi Guys, I am about to build a brand new gaming pc, I am going pretty high-end and am currently just waiting for the arrival of the RTX 3000 series (or whatever it is going to be called). The rest of my build consists of a 10900K, MSI Z490 Tomahawk and a NZXT X63 Kraken cooler. Since I am...
  11. Playerrpj

    Question Low temps

    ok, I don't know why but gpu and cpu rarely over 55°c. Not that the pc is slow but could do better at certain games and when it comes to rendering video. Gpu will start my screen at 480p and when I log in will go to 4k. I have tried after burner and kombuster but just crashes before it would go...
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    Question i9 10900k cluster

    Hello TH forum, I am about to create a cluster of i9-10900k CPU's. As a start I begin with 20x CPU's. I need to be able to repair one client in the cluster if something goes wrong. I am thinking about using ASUS ROG Z490-i MB's. My question is: Does anyone know an efficient and practical...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 3950x or i9 for Gaming & Editing computer?

    Hi! I am in deep need of a a new computer due to slow rendering. What I do, I play games on a Super Ultrawide (5K) I play VR games I render in Sony Vegas + After effects & Handbrake Should I get a 3950X or i9 ? I checked so many reviews but can't make up my mind Thanks
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    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...
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    [SOLVED] Z390 Aorus Pro WiFi freezing just after BIOS (With i9-9900k)

    I recently purchased upgrades for my PC, including a new CPU, GPU, RAM, and motherboard. My specs are listed below. Previous, working configuration: Intel Core i7-6700k 4GHz Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO ASUS Maximus VIII Hero ATX LGA1151 Samsung 850-EVO 500GB SSD WD Blue 1TB SATA 6 GB/s 7200...
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    Question Overclocking!!!

    Hey folks, So I just build my new workstation pc with i9 9980xe and 128 GB ram. It's an workstation pc only for rendering and 3d. But I want some more performance. So is there any safest way to overclock this cpu?? I am using liquid cooling because of this beast cpu. PS Are those pre...
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    [SOLVED] Will an EK A240G Be Good Enough?

    My current PC has a 9900kf and a gtx 1080, do you guys think an EK A240G will be enough to cool it??
  18. xjcarter99x

    Question RAM, Motherboard, and CPU Compatibility

    I am looking at a EVGA Z390 Dark motherboard, as well as the Intel i9 9900k CPU. I am having difficulty selecting a compatible RAM stick for it. The motherboard supports DDR4 4600MHz and the CPU shows only DDR4 2666MHz. Am I completely limited to 2666MHz RAM, or can I go with something higher...
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    [SOLVED] New built computer not showing bios and turns off and on repeatedly?

    Just built a new computer, this is my 4th one so I know I put everything on correctly etc. Spec list is: I9 9900k CPU Gigabyte H370 Aorus gaming 3 1151-2 mobo Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x16gb ram 2666mhz Corsair TX750m 80 Gold PSU Geforce RTX 2080 ROG 8gb GPU 970 Evo 500gb NVme ssd cooler master...
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    Question Help Regarding i9 Overclock

    Hi, I have been using i9 9900k since past 3 months. Earlier, I OCed it to 5 Ghz on all cores at 1.32 V and it was stable. Checked via Aida64 stress for around 6 hrs and it didn't cause any trouble. But since the past 2-3 days, games kept crashing so I checked AIDA64 once again and now, it...