Intel i7 8700k

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  1. HardAsARockie

    Question CPU Usage at 100%, GPU Usage at 50% - Cyberpunk 2077

    Hello. I have an EVGA RTX 3080 coupled with an Intel i7-8700K processor. My average FPS in Cyberpunk 2077 is 65FPS, but I'm noticing that my CPU is taking the hit here. As said in the title, I checked through a recording of task manager through OBS that my CPU usage is hitting 95-100% while my...
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    Question SMT vs No SMT for Editing

    Hey Everyone! I'm looking at saving up for a new PC that kills in editing video in Vegas Pro as well as does perfect in games. I would like to stick with Intel as I think that they have better thermal safety and slightly more recommended for tougher jobs like editing and rendering. I was...
  3. Andyus86

    Question I7 8700k delid core #0 high temps

    Hello, I'm selling my 9900k for downgrade purpose and a guy offered me his i7 8700k delidded + money. He said the cpu have some issue, during stress test one core (core #0) temps is more higher than others, like 22-27c more. Delid was done about 1 year ago and he discovered this issue 6 months...
  4. HardAsARockie

    Question i7-8700K Benchmark Performing Below Expectations (Not Overclocked) (I Know Most Of The Benchmarks Are Overclocked)

    Hello. I'm only asking this question because I remember benchmarking right after I built my PC and my processor was performing as expected. Now, I'm performing below expected, as you can see from the benchmark. One reason I think this may be is that the number of people who benchmarked with an...
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    Question What could be causing issues?

    So I recently bought and upgraded from my old AMD fx8300 processor to an Intel i7 8700k 3.7ghz, also having to buy a new motherboard to support the intel chipset for 300 series. Ever since I upgraded, my computer has stuttered sometimes when the usage of the processor moves from one percent to...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my computer slower with better parts?

    Hello, My old build Dell Desktop Model: Inspiron 3847 CPU: Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz GPU: Geforece GTX 1060 OS: Windows 7 Storage: WD Blue Desktop HDD SATA / 64MB CACHE WD10EZEX Motherboard: Dell 088DT1 Ram: 2 8GB DDR3 PSU: Seasonic Focus Plus 650W My new build After upgrading to...
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    Question 144fps+ w/ 2080 and 8700k at 1440p?

    Hello, I'm building my first pc and I bought a RTX 2080 and a I7 8700k (delid) that I will overclock. I'm so undecided on which 144Hz monitor to buy. 27 in 1440p vs 24 in 1080p. My question is: will I be able to hit 144fps plus on most games at 1440p to consider spending the extra money on...
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    [SOLVED] need help!

    i just upgrade my system, i i got a gigabyte aorus gaming 5 and a i7 8700k, windows recognized my new hard but thats enough? should i update the motherboard bios? what would i gain?
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    Question First Ever Gaming Build

    Hey Guys, I am building my first ever Gaming PC and have a lot of questions. Below are the components I have chosen. A couple of questions I have are, Will the i7-8700k bottleneck the GTX 1080ti or vice versa? I will be using a 1080p monitor and plan to upgrade to a 2K monitor later on. Should...
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    Question Trying to figure out weird frame drops in games after installing new hardware

    A few days ago I installed a new 8700k CPU, a new Gigabyte motherboard and a liquid cooler (Corsair H100i Pro), which replaced the Ryzen 5 1500X and the older Gigabyte AM4 motherboard I had; a little while after I ended up reinstalling Win10 as well. Games run as well as I would expect them to...
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    [SOLVED] Which will be the better experience

    Hi, which will offer the better gaming experience,, Upgrading my current 1080 gaming rig with an i7 8700k and new mobo and ram OR Swapping out for a gtx 1080ti but only a Ryzen 2600x cpu I game at 1440p overwatch is my only high refresh rate game The rest are AAA games Thankyou
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    [SOLVED] i7 8700k----£350-- worth it?

    hi, so recently upgraded to a gtx 1080 but its time to get rid of my i7 2600k and upgrade cpu, i7 8700k is currently £350 on new egg+ £100 for new mobo also, is this worth it, or would i be better saving money and going for the ryzen 2700x, i already have a corsair liquid cpu cooler. i will...