Intel Core i7

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    Question i7-8700 Temperature Issues & Power Limit Throttling

    Hello everyone, I recently bought a second-hand i7-8700 processor and it's worked fine for a few weeks until recently, where I noticed the PC dumping out lots more hot air than usual, causing my room to be seriously hot and uncomfortable to be in. Upon further investigation, the CPU...
  2. Mo_Sadeque

    Question Help me to upgrade Intel DH55TC Motherboard

    Hi,I have Intel Corei3 lga 1156 with DH55TC Motherboard. 2gb ram no Graphics card. now I am planning to upgrade core I7 870 with dh55tc, with two 8 gb ddr 3 ram with Rx 570 graphic card will it work for editing and rendering videos. Please help me!
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    Question GTX 1060: Ridiculously low FPS and high render latency

    Hi, I have an Nvidia GTX 1060 in a Dell G5-5587 laptop. Intel Core i7 with 12 cores 32GB ram 1TB NVMe SSD as primary drive 2TB SATA drive as drive for my Steam Library I am getting (only for the last few weeks or so) getting a ridiculously low FPS and a ridiculously high render latency. I am...
  4. ComputerWontBoot

    [SOLVED] Question about reusing a stock CPU cooler

    Hello. My current computer has an Intel Core i5-4590 with a stock cooler. I plan on upgrading my computer significantly, keeping just a few parts. The CPU I plan on getting is an Intel Core i7-8700K. It doesn't include a cooler. I'm wondering if I'd be able to reuse my current stock cooler for...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 3750H + GTX 1660-ti | VS | i7-9750H + GTX 1650

    Hi guys, I have an urgent question: should I buy a pc with Ryzen 7 3750H + GTX 1660-ti or another one with i7-9750H + GTX 1650? Pleaseee is very very urgent!!! Thanks thanks thanks a lot, R.
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    [SOLVED] Laptop recomendation (i7-1065g7) (coding)

    Hi. I am deciding on a new laptop. I've found a offer on bestbuy: Dell - Inspiron 17.3" Laptop - Intel Core i7-1065g7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - 1TB Hard Drive - Black On a very fair price (220 off) and got me wonder cause I havent seen any benchmarking or reviews on the new...
  7. joanne b

    Question Stormforce Crystal Ryzen 7 1800X Gaming PC

    is this a smooth pc to play games like sims 4 and expansion packs on. im hoping to either go for the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Processor, 16 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD, 250 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070Ti Graphics, Windows 10 Home) or Intel Core i7 Processor, 16 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD, 256 GB NVMe SSD, NVIDIA...
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    Question Would this gaming build work and should I change anything?

    I'm completely new to building PCs and would like some help on whether this would work. GPU: Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1060 WF2 6GB CPU: Intel Core i7-8700 3.20GHz 12MB Motherboard: MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Plus DDR4 Memory: Coasair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB 3000MHz Cooler: MSI Core Frozr XL Processor...
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    Question I want to upgrade PC and need help with choosing the right CPU

    Hi there I currently own Core I3-6100 and I consider upgrading my PC so I was windering if the I7-8700(Non-K) still worth it ? and if so, should I upgrade my GTX960 (4GB Varient) to 1660Ti ? EDIT: Spelling.
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    Question Amd Ryzen 5 2500u or i7 7500u

    I don't know is this question worth it. But I am completely noob in this field that's why asking, Can you point out which one is better, amd ryzen 5 2500u or intel core i7 7500u?
  11. butterfig

    [SOLVED] CPU Underclocking

    Hello. This is my first post here, so please excuse me for the lack of information I provide. So, my CPU is an i7 7700, and it runs 30 degrees at idle and 55-60 degrees under load. I have a CPU cooler way too overkill for it and it usually down clocks itself to 2.7-3.5 ghz when I'm playing a...
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    [SOLVED] CPU EZ Debug red light. Sudden No Monitor output

    Hi, My build is Ryzen 5 2600 MSI x470 Zotac 1070 ti 2x8 GB GSkill ram I build this couple month ago and it has been working smooth. This recently it randomly lost monitor signals and keyboard/mouse connection in a sudden. The fans were still going. I couldn't do a forced shutdown too, so I...
  13. cgplays

    Decent Gaming Laptop with good battery life?

    Looking for a gaming laptop that would be able to atleast run GTA V, while not sacrificing battery life. My budget is $1100-$1400 AUD. P.S. Preferably one that looks normal (without all the ugly aesthetics that scream gamer.)
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    No video detection on new build.

    ASUS ROG Strix Z270E MB Intel Core i7-7700k Corsair RM750x PSU EVGA 16 GB 2x8 Ddr4-3200 Samsung 960 pro series 256 GB NVMe M.2 internal SSD Seagate 3.5 1TB Barracuda SATA MSI GTX 1080 TI Armor 11Gb 352-Bit Corsair Carbide Series SPEC-02 tower Just finished building. Computer turns on fans are...
  15. Dogeisilluminati

    So what's up with the lack of stock with GTX 1080/1070s?

    I noticed as I was searching for a casual MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X, I couldn't really find one for mainstream price, Same with 1070's. Seems like 1080 ti's and 1050s are fine, but the others are poorly stocked anywhere I look.
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    Games for PC

    I have a 1.60 GHz processor and no graphic card is inserted. Please recommend some cool games which can run on my pc
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    Will My AMD A8-7600 APU Bottleneck a ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 1060 3GB?

    Will be playing Witcher 3, Witcher 3 expansions and Shadow of Mordor. Budget is a bit tight right now and i'm planning to upgrade my GPU first.
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    Single GTX 9801440p capability

    Hello all, been lurking here for awhile. just built my first computer, so i'm still learning as we speak. i'm down to one last part; the monitor. i know i want a 27", and leaning towards 1440p resolution/144hz. my question is: is my card good enough to play the following games at max settings...
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    ASUS q200e No signs of life

    i have this laptop just laying around. No signs of life what so ever when plugged in. I figured it could be the power jack battery or motherboard gone bad. I don't know how to tell for sure which one it is any ideas?
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    Literally about to buy my first PC components, but I am terrified I am missing something.

    I'll try to be as detailed as possible: Budget? < or =$1200 Goal(s)? My ultimate goal is to be able to run most games at 1080p 60fps Previous Rig? AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 640 Processor (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz, 8192MB RAM Corsair Vengeance, NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 (has served me well.) Plan to do...
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    Non-gaming/workstation triple 4k monitors build

    Hello all, I have been looking around for a while and haven't been fully able to decide on parts for a triple 4k monitor build. I'm looking at the nvidia line of gpus such as the Titans but just need some input. We have a budget of 5k and we are wanting to include 3-4k monitors. I am needing the...
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    I can't activate my windows

    So i format my windows because there's a problem. When im done formatting, it tell me to activate my windows, when i activate it says "activition error description not found". please Help. Im using a VAIO laptop
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    I get the BSOD every time I try to upgrade my RAM

    Hi there: I have been running my desktop on 4GB of RAM for the last several years. It is the same 2 sticks of RAM initially bought during the configuration. Recently, I have tried to add additional RAM (8GB of RAM) and keep receiving the same BSOD each time. The BSOD typically happens after I...
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    How to calculate PCI-express usage

    So I'm trying to find out how to calculate PCI usage for any given GPU, but everywhere I look or search yields nothing. All I can find is the same old "history" on PCI-express and bandwidth. I am looking for the formula which will allow me to take any GPU I desire and find out if it can fit in...
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    Mouse freezing/stuttering on new build

    Hi guys, So I just built my first PC and it is largely a success! One problem, however, is that the mouse is freezing up for a few seconds occasionally so not only will I not be able to move it but no 'clicks' are registered either. Searching on the internet it seems many others have had...
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    Need help on my first gaming build

    I have been doing research for 3 months now to put the perfect gaming computer together on a budget. And now I wonder if I made the right decision picking these parts and this is my first build EVER so I really could use some help . So should I go for other parts or are these just fine ? BTW my...
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    MacBook Pro Crashing after installing RAM

    Hello all, Posting a question here for my friend. He has a 13" MacBook Pro from 2009 which came with 2gb (1gb x 2) of RAM. He recently decided to purchase 8gb (4gb x 2) to replace and upgrade his memory. He did this primarily to improve gameplay experience as well as using Photoshop. He...