Intel & AMD

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  1. Xahand

    Build Advice A PC build with a graphics card planned for the future ?

    Hello to experts here at Tom's Hardware, I am planning a build which I'll get the components in three steps. I live in Iran, so the prices here are a little different compared to the US or other parts of the world, so I will give some examples below. I currently use a pretty old laptop for my...
  2. Iver Hicarte

    Question Pcie Gen 3 vs. Pcie Gen 4?

    I did some research about gen 3 vs gen 4 on GPU's when it comes to gaming performance, aaannd.......there's not really much difference. But how about productivity performance? is there any REAL WORLD difference? Like when it comes to video rendering, because I'm a video editor, and I would like...
  3. DeMo5h5

    Question Hello i need advice for upgrading my build ! Thank you in advance <3

  4. M

    Which of the following laptop models will be faster?

    Which of the following laptop models will be faster? And why? Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming Intel Link Core i5 10300H (2.50 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 4.50 GHz) DDR4 4GB 2933 MHz 512 GB SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB) Dell Inspiron 14 - 5410 Link Core i5 - 11300H 8GB, 2x4GB, DDR4, 3200MHz 512GB...
  5. MoeNAGY

    Question Ryzen 5950x or an (over clocked) i7 11700KF ?

    Ryzen 5950x or an (over clocked) i7 11700KF ? for gaming mostly ..
  6. NomadACB

    [SOLVED] PC Build Help Needed!!

    Hi there everyone, I am currently in the market for a PC Build and require your expert help! Not sure if this is the correct forum area for this so apologies if its not! Anyway, my budget is £800 and I want it to be able to run smoothly while gaming but also have the ability to do some editing...
  7. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Can you use Thermal Paste instead of Liquid Metal when delidding a CPU?

    Greetings! I just wanted to know, when it comes to CPU delidding, do you really need to strictly use liquid metal or can you use regular thermal paste like the Arctic MX-4, or both? If both can be used, what's the difference? Is there a huge difference in temperatures when you use liquid metal...
  8. Z

    Build Advice Which of these four builds should I get ?

    Hello everyone!! Im trying to figure out what build should i get from the ones bellow (I live in Hungary so the prices will be wierd and high). My total budget is around €450 / $550, and gaming is 98% of the time i would spend with my computer. My options: -Ryzen 5 3600 (€189,94; $230,51)...
  9. Endre

    Question Question: Can Alder Lake save Intel?

    Hello guys! I’m a PC enthusiast for quite some time. Until mid-2019 I’ve been an Intel “fan-boy”. But Intel started to lose their marketshare to AMD (and ARM). The next great platform from Intel that should get us all excited is the Alder Lake CPUs, on 10nm, with PCIe 4.0 / 5.0, and DDR5...
  10. L

    Question Can't decide Ryzen or intel

    After lot of waiting and a lot of hardship and gazillion questions ,here's my final moment ,i've got the money in hand Due to market shortage and overpricing i have 3 options but im confused with two i5 10400f with 16GB 2666Mhz RAM Ryzen 5 3500X with 16GB 3200Mhz RAM I read that the i5...
  11. techflame700

    [SOLVED] In theory, what is the slowest CPU that can run Windows 10?

    Title says it all. Also, for the record, I am not actually going to attempt to use / build a machine with whatever CPU it is (obviously). This is just a question I can’t seem to get out of my head for some reason. The CPU requirements are so vague I don’t even know where to start. Here’s a link...
  12. mxnty

    Discussion AMD or Intel for Late 2021 (and what series?)

    So, if I buy my components in Late 2021, and they'll be used for gaming, and occasionally school. Would you say I stick with a Ryzen 5000 CPU, snag a higher-end 5000 CPU (or a newer ryzen if possible), or grab a current Intel CPU or a newer intel CPU and (which one?) trying to stay under $400...
  13. dempy19

    [SOLVED] 5600x vs 10700k

    Hello all, I will be upgrading my PC this weekend and have come to a fork in the road. I've only ever had Intel chips in the past, however I am open to either Intel or AMD. Both CPU's stated above are the exact same price at the moment, so price is not a bargaining chip for either and I cannot...
  14. ChoiceJake

    [SOLVED] My pc keeps on frezing and making a weird noise buzzy sound and forcing me to hard reboot

    this is what happens to my pc View: My specs is, Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz Video Card Radeon RX 5500 XT RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB 32 GB Power Supply Gold 850 watt psu Motherboard ASUS-Z170-A SSD Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe...
  15. LKY50

    [SOLVED] i9 10850k vs R5 5600x

    Microcenter has a deal where the i9 is only 50 dollars more than the 5600x. Is it a good deal? What are the differences in temp and power draw as well as performance? I am coming from a 4690k so anything is an upgrade. Which one is better?
  16. dempy19

    Question After 7 years, it's time to upgrade...

    Hello wonderful community! I've been a part of this community for a while now and I've had the same PC since 2013. The community had helped me choose my parts and even offer ideas for upgrades when I looked for them through the years. I've recently noticed how I can't really multitask anymore...
  17. H

    [SOLVED] Changing Motherboard and CPU

    Hi Guys! I was wondering if you might be able to help me? I'm basically wanting to update my PC as it is long overdue (nothing updated in about 6/7 years since it got put together). Due to all the working from home going on my boss has agreed to get some computer components for me to update my...
  18. R

    [SOLVED] What am I able to upgrade?

    Hey guys, so my brother has a HP dv6-6120se (I'm 90% sure that's what it is) and I'm looking to get him some upgrade parts to make it a somewhat gaming laptop. What is the best cpu, ram and ssd I could get him? and maybe gpu but I'm not sure if you're able to upgrade that. Here's the link to his...
  19. L

    [SOLVED] So what should I pick?

    I narrowed it down to 4 Ryzen 5 2600X Ryzen 7 2700X Intel I5-9400F Intel I5-10400F Gonna do some light gaming (Call of Duty) I have a XFX THIC II PRO Rx 5500 XT graphics card Always used AMD but the i5s were in budget
  20. G

    [SOLVED] Intel vs ryzen for emulators ?

    Does intel (specifically the 10875h) still have better single core performance than ryzen cpu's (4900h) I read that emulators depend on single core performance so I was just wondering which is better ignoring efficiency? thanks in advance
  21. Lodocarbo

    Question Upgrade from i7 6700

    Hi guys and girls, my beloved PC is starting to show it's age (built in June 2016) and since I use it a lot, mainly for gaming, I am considering upgrading some components. Recently I bought a LG 34" 144Hz display that is stressing my GTX 1080, and probably my CPU as well. Im currently running...
  22. Swag22OA

    [SOLVED] 4790 in late 2020? Or should I upgrade?

    I've had my 4790 since early 2015 in late 2014 since it came out. I typically just game but I wanted to play more recent games at higher fps, currently I am looking at investing in a 980ti or just a 1060 and keep my build for another 2 years, but the problem with that is that I will need to...
  23. A

    Discussion XMP in AMD motherboard

    Hello, in the last year I started learning about hardware. And today I learned the subject of XMP, a technology developed by Intel from what I understood. But for some reason this technology exists in motherboards with processors of the competing company of Intel - AMD. It's a little unclear to...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Are there motherboards compatible with both Intel and Ryzen?

    A couple of my friends were trying to convince me that their motherboards were compatible with both AMD and Intel cpus via a modular component for the socket. I have never heard of such a thing so I wanted to confirm if this is true. Thanks for any help!
  25. V

    Question f4-3600c16d-16gvkc OR f4-3600c16d-16gtzn

    Ok guys need help, this two tips of memorys was with a good reviews but different prices and different manufactures Hynix and Samsung that was I know, also I know that samsung is better for overclocking better quality bla bla etc... I have question f4-3600c16d-16gvkc OR f4-3600c16d-16gtzn? What...
  26. V

    [SOLVED] r5 3600 or i5 10500 or 10600 or r53600/x for gamin and higher fps?

    Ok I know that this question is so frequent but now I have r5 3600 on b450 tomahawk max and two ram sticks of 8gb (16gb) on 3000mhz cl15, and Arctic freezer esport 34 duo, gtx 1060 G1 gaming ( in future planing to upgrade to RTX 3070)... But in meantime the prices of i5 10600 or 10500 in my...
  27. nvyrectangle

    [SOLVED] Amd or intel for upgrade? (PCBuild advice)

    Hello! I'm going to upgrade my pc, but can't decide whenever i should go with intel or amd. My choice is between I5-10400 and R5 3600 (both are falling into the same price category for my country) I'm mostly using pc for games. What should i go with? And which one of these is more future proof?
  28. ValkRed

    [SOLVED] I need help with Intel or AMD choosing.

    So I am building a PC, a gaming PC (since it will be mainly used for gaming) and I need help in choosing between Intel or AMD. I tried comparing Intel's processors with AMD's and Intel always seems to have a better score. I am mainly debating between the Intel i5-9600K and the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X...
  29. D

    [SOLVED] Upgrading Motherboard Intel to AMD

    Hey Everyone so I've decided that its about time I want to do an upgrade but I'm not sure the way I should go so here's the problem Currently, I have an Intel CPU and MOBO CPU:
  30. D

    Discussion Help me choose a laptop

    1. What is your budget? The upper limit is 1400 euros. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 15.6' display 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1080p maybe 1440p in the future. I probably wont go for 4k. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? It...
  31. H

    [SOLVED] Worth upgrading i7-3770k?

    I have a RX 5500XT (8gb) and when playing games such as warzone CPU usage reaches 100% and my game crashes after each game, with consistent FPS drops throughout. One CPU that has been recommended is the Ryzen 5 3600, for which I would have to change motherboard, or the i5-9600k. My motherboard...
  32. Optimus_Durex

    [SOLVED] Should I get a 3950x or a 10900k?

    So I'm mostly interested in gaming perofrmance with some casual video editing, programming and designing (illustrator, photoshop, Dreamweaver etc. If I want to get the most performance in games but reasure that also creative stuff is relatively fast, should I get the 3950x or the 10900k or wait...
  33. N

    [SOLVED] PC Freeze then screen got no signal but sound keep playing

    PC spec are: CPU - i7-2600 MOBO - Can't open the case right now but it's from a Acer Veriton X6610G RAM - 4*2GB GPU - Club 3D Radeon HD7970 RoyalQueen Radeon Software Version - 19.9.2 PC would freeze then screen wil turn off and I will get no signal, it happend once already when I'm typing...
  34. 0

    [SOLVED] Upgrade time, need help and suggestions.

    Hey Tom's Hardware goers. I'm currently in the market for a a new CPU, Mobo, Ram and GPU I'm currently running i5 5690k @ 4.2Ghz Can't remember the full name of the Motherboard buts it's a Gigabyte 16Gb 2333 ram ddr3 GTX 1060 I obviously would like to upgrade to current gens but I'm having...
  35. exploding_psu

    [SOLVED] What would be the barest minimum for gaming (discussion-ish)

    Morning everyone, In my neverending quest to provide a better gaming experience for my cousin, I'm thinking of building him a bare 'gaming' PC, with the cheapest part available that still allows for decent 1080p gaming (I know 1080p gaming itself is a spectrum, but hear me out). Which means...
  36. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Similar Intel - AMD Gaming Builds

    Hi. I have asked the community about suggestions for my next build. I haven't build anything since 2014 and so, I am getting the hang of the new techs and so currently. What I have come up with, and what my preference (Intel) is, is this: CPU: Intel Core i5-10600K CPU Cooler: be quiet...
  37. A

    [SOLVED] AMD GPU not showing under DxDIag Display tab

    Hi all, I checked my laptop's DxDiag today and noticed a strange thing. I haven't noticed it before, so am not sure whether it's okay or not. My laptop has an AMD R7 M360 GPU. However, it is not showing under the Display tab in the DxDiag window. Under the Display tab, only the Intel HD...
  38. H

    [SOLVED] System upgrade recommendation

    I have the following configuration mainly: CPU: Intel Xeon E3 1245 V3 RAM: DDR3 32 GB (2 X 16) Motherboard: MSI Krait Edition GPU: RTX 2080 Ti I mainly play games on two monitors interchangeably. Sometimes with a 4K with 60 Hz. This one does have HDR. Another one is a 32-inch 1440p monitor...
  39. ramindersk

    [SOLVED] What should i first upgrade?

    Hello Current Specs: i5 - 3470 CPU 1050TI GPU 8GB RAM Antec VP500PC PSU H61M Motherboard Yes, i need an upgrade but i can't upgrade my whole system at one time as per my budget. So i have divided it into 2 parts. Every thing except GPU and PSU [New Gen Intel or AMD]. GPU So i need your help...
  40. Y

    [SOLVED] Is it okay not to ground your PC

    Well i know for a fact that my pc isnt grounded properly as i get minor shocks when i touch the case with bare foot, my question is due to lockdown all over the place, getting an electrician is tough right now , will there be any other negative effects on my pc except for minor shocks when...