Intel i7

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    Question Building a PC

    Hi, I’m planning on building a Gamer PC of medium-high performance, I’ve already researched some components and would like to know your opinion CPU: Intel Cor i7 12700k (12gen) $379.88 CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9S $76.99 Motherboard: Asus TUF Z690-Plus D4 (LGA1700) $275.99 RAM: Kingston Fury...
  2. DannyOG

    Question Help me choose a laptop.

    1. What is your budget? Max $1200. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Any size. 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1080p is good for me. 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? Kinda both. 5. How much battery life do you need? Any amount. 6...
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    Question No display after CPU upgrade

    Hello all. Hoping someone can help with my issue. I have an ASUS H310M-A motherboard and originally had a I5 8500 CPU. My PSU is 800W and I have 16gb (8x2) ddr4-3000 ram. I switched out my CPU to an I7 9700 and when I plugged everything in, there was no display on my monitor. I tried switching...
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    Question MSI Z690 i7 Wont Post

    Hi All, Brand new build MSI Pro Z690 A WiFi DDR5 i7-12700k 12th Gen Alder Lake 3.6GHz Intel UHD Graphics 770 Noctua NH-D9L Cooler Vengeance DDR5 2 x 16 GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe MSI MPG A850GF WATX Plus Gold Wont Post, get a MSI EZ Debug CPU error light immediately on power up. Ive...
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    [SOLVED] Intel Driver Issues After Windows Update

    Hello all, I have a problem regarding intel(r) management and security application local management's driver I have recently encountered a strange problem after an automatic driver update for Intel - SoftwareComponent - 2130.1.16.1. The problem being that after the update then the driver for...
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    [SOLVED] Is there any risk of using? cpu ivy bridge i7

    During a cleaning of the pc, the cpu of the socket moved a little, looking in detail, I detected a small scratch. I started doing tests to see if there were any errors but I did not see anything strange. is it safe to continue using? link of the cpu photos and tests
  7. Boyan Sabchev

    [SOLVED] Intel I7 Thermal throttling on 49°C

    Hello everyone, I have an old laptop Lenovo Z50-70, but unfortunately I dropped it on the floor... After this the laptop is constantly lagging even during Windows boot up. To open a web browser is an achievement since it is taking a lot of time. I downloaded ThrottleStop and saw that the CPU...
  8. anthony5508

    [SOLVED] Not reaching 3200mhz with my Gskill RAM

    Specs: Z170A Gaming M7 Motherboard with most recent update Intel I7-6700K CPU. G.Skill F4-3600C18-16GVK -DDR4 RAM ST4000DM004-2CV104 -4TB HDD Intel SSDPEKNW010T9 -M.2 NVME SSD in slot M.2_2 Freshly installed windows 10 on the above drive. Nvidia GTX 1080 RM750 -PSU. NZXT Kraken X63 280mm -AIO...
  9. kieferz7777

    Question Dell DZ87M01 motherboard clicking noise and wont power on

    When I press the power button, or anything, nothing happens at all. Just a clicking noise whenever it is plugged in. No fans, LEDs, or beeps. Even with everything except for the 24 pin connected it still gives this clicking noise. I have tried a variety of components to use with it and none seem...
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    Question Is 2 cores enough for studies in 2020? (i7 7500u)

    Hello people! I have some component knowledge inside my head but since I only look and learn about components when I’m looking to upgrade my rig, I am now quite out of date. So I turn to you! I’m planning to start my studies this fall, to become a real estate agent, so the time to get myself a...
  11. Ex_Dr.Perimentz

    Question Idle Laptop CPU Spikes >90°C

    What I've got is roughly more than a year old Dell Insipron 3580. Specs: CPU: Intel i7-8565U RAM: 8 GB GPU: AMD Radeon 520 (Huge Bottleneck) HDD: 930 GB HDD (690 GB Free) Casing: Stock Heatsink: Stock Cooling technique: Air Cooling I had been using this laptop since few months for gaming...
  12. HardAsARockie

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] CPU core #2 going above 100 Celsius

    Hi there, I have recently gotten a new case, motherboard, power supply, and cpu cooler to get a new look. I have an intel i7 7700, and it has been overheating without playing games, every time I open up a simple program, the temperature in core number 2 goes up to 100 C. I have taken off and put...
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    Discussion Upgrade i5 to i7/i9

    I have a build that has an Intel i5 CPU and was wondering if it would be worth the money to upgrade to an i7 or should I full send to an i9
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    [SOLVED] What is the ideal power supply for Intel Core i7 4770k (Haswell) 4000ghz with GTX-970 (4gb) GPU?

    I have recently updated my old PC and now wondering if my current power supply can serve well enough. My current build is 12gb DDR 1600 RAM MSI GTX 970 - 4gb Intel Core i7 4770k (Haswell) 4000ghz (hasn't got an optimal cpu cooler yet) some hdd/ssd I am looking to either upgrade or downgrade my...
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    [SOLVED] CPU Core Clock Fluctuating on i7 10700K. is it Normal?

    the CPU core (on all 8 cores) clock speed is constantly fluctuating between 800MHz to 5,200MHz at Idle and also under load, I think. is this behavior normal and safe for the CPU? I'm using HWINFO64 to monitor and my CPU is an i7 10700k.
  17. Prad_Bitt

    [SOLVED] Mobile Ryzen 7 vs i7

    Hi so my friend needs a laptop for animation and graphic designing kinda stuff. for gpu we've decided on the 2060 max q/mobile whichever, and for CPU would a 4000 series Ryzen 7 be better or a 10nm Intel i7? I've read that Intel is better for gaming and ryzen for content creation but certain...
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    [SOLVED] i7 7700k worth the upgrade?

    Hi guys, imma cut straight to the chase. I have an i5 7500 @3.4 ghz and an msi rx580 8gb OC. Where I live right now, i7's are pretty cheap. I'd like to upgrade my cpu (lga 1151 only) to an i7 as I mostly play ETS 2, which is quite cpu-heavy for me among other games. If I were to get the i7 7700...
  19. noeljm

    [SOLVED] i7 6700k - High Temp issue

    I have a gaming build which is close to four years old now (built it in 2016). Specs: CPU - Intel i7 6700k @ 4GHz. Turbo upto 4.2 GHz (no overclocking) GPU - Zotac GTX 970 (no overclocking) CPU Cooler - H100i GTX Motherboard - Asus E3 Pro Gaming v5 BIOS version - 2606 Case - Corsair C70...
  20. Pandofla

    [SOLVED] Laptop significantly slows down while plugged in/charging

    (TL;DR is at the end of the post) Hello everyone. My current laptop is an HP 15-r218nv. I know this isn't the best laptop for gaming, but it gets the job done. I have bought it 3 years ago and it has worked great throughout all this time. Last year, the laptop began to overheat, and because I...
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    [SOLVED] Should I change my laptop for MAYA or other CPU consuming software?

    My laptop is Dell inspiron 15 7577: i5 7300HQ 16Gb RAM GTX 1050 - 4Gb 1Tb HDD Do I need to consider selling it and buy a newer i7 laptop for entering Animation path, which may need to use MAYA and other software that require a great CPU performance? Sometimes I tried games on emulators (Cemu...
  22. nimpa

    [SOLVED] Which is the better buy I5 4590 vs I7 4790s?

    Currently I am looking to buy a spare pc for either my personal use(programming, streaming, mail, web, etc...) or to use as a dedicated plex server There are two variants i could buy. One with intel i5 quad core 4590 or the intel i7 quad core 4790s. the only thing is that the pc with the I7 i...
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    Question Forza Horizon 4; gpu only being used at 40%

    So I recently downloaded Forza Horizon 4 on my PC. When I got on I was getting bad FPS and my gpu was only being used to 30%-40% I know the game is well optimized for PCs but my gpu (1050ti) is not being used to its max and the game is currently hard to play. I have uninstalled and reinstalled...
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    Question Thermal paste on the CPU

    I bought an i7 3770K but it came stained with thermal paste, although the rear of the CPU is clean (shown in pictures) Is it safe to put it in the motherboard? It won't explode? I don't want to Removed up the CPU or the Mobo, or both. Please help. View: View...
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    [SOLVED] 3x 4K Monitors on 2 GTX 1080s?

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to upgrade my set up pretty significantly and am having trouble coming to the conclusion if the following idea is possible. I would like to set up three 4K monitors side by side. I will game only on the one in the center, putting things on the other two at my leisure...
  26. NerdyComputerGuy

    Question Upgrade from Pentium g3258 to i5 4690k or i7 4790k

    Hi, I have the pentium, which processor should I upgrade to, i don't wanna buy new mobo and ram. the i5 4690k is £95 cheaper than the i7, i am tight on money and I just use my PC for streaming / gaming, i do some video editing but with my pentium its kinda fine with cuda cores although it does...
  27. Hmda77

    Question I have problem with my Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU

    Hello dear friends, I have Asus X556U with 940MX Nvidia graphic and Intel i7-7500 CPU. When I launch a game or start rendering a video, task manager showed me that rendering was going on with Intel GPU. I searched on YouTube and find out that I should change some settings in Nvidia control panel...
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    Question Intel i5 9400F vs i5 9600k vs others for audio workstation PC

    Guys, i use my pc for audio production and mixing, not gaming (i have a gt 710). I don't want to overclock. Should i buy intel i5 9400F or 9600k or other (only intel please)?. I want a powerful cpu that will last for years (my actual entry-level pc lasted 10 years). My config will be 32GB ram...
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    Question My laptop has a I7 8th gen, 8 gigs of ram, and a intel 620 and runs league of legends at 20 fps at very low.

    I can give more information about my laptop but everything in general runs slow for a I7
  30. jfizzle4321

    Question RTX 2060 Super Bottleneck

    I have been running an I7 3820. I recall being told that my 2 GTX 680s would bottleneck on this chip, this was in 2012. Well, I upgraded to 2 X GTX 970s in SLI and I still have yet to experience a noticeable bottleneck. What I do notice is the perpetual "SLI is dead, get off the forum" posts on...
  31. LouieSmith66

    Question 5.0GHz on I7 4790K Bios Settings needed

    Hi Guys, I have an I7 4790K at 4.9GHz but i am finding it hard to get the extra 100mhz. My specs are as follows Can anyone help me shed some light on how i can achieve the extra 100mhz? My voltage is a 1.40 CPU input is 1.8v Kind Regards Louie
  32. SloppyJohnny

    Question I7-2600k and NVIDIA GTX 1050TI?

    Does anyone know how well do they work together? Anyone got this setup? :)
  33. sennehaest

    [SOLVED] Need help with CPU choice.

    Hello, I'm searching for an i5 or i7 cpu wich it fits for a ''Socket 1155 LGA'' . It's mostly gonna be used for gaming/streaming. Does someone has some suggestion? (The CPU I have right now is: Intel Core i5 3450 3.1Ghz.) Thanks alot!
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    [SOLVED] One of the CPU on Mac Pro 4.1 not showing up Windows 10

    So I have this old Mac Pro 4.1. It was running macOS Leopard 10.5.8. On the macOS system information I see 8 cores but when I boot on a windows 10 drive which is not bootcamped, i only see 4 cores on CPU-Z. Also when I run cinebench the score of 291 clearly tells me that it is not utilizing that...
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    Question Weird Issue with overclocking RAM

    I have a Ryzen 7 1700 overclocked at 3.7 GHz with 1.35v and it runs perfectly fine but anytime i touch RAM in any way the system immediately fails to post past the CPU. I Have 32 GB of Corsair 3000 Mhz RAM in dual channel mode on a B350 PC-MATE Motherboard. I have tried to underclock and...
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    Question Rate my System

    Eyo! Would appreciate if someone would check out my new system to fix/make something better. Thanks in advance!
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    Question Help me pick a motherboard please!

    What kind of motherboard do i need to pick? my specs are: CPU I5-4690 RAM 8,00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24) Motherboard ? Graphics HP P201 (1600x900@60Hz) 4096MB ATI Radeon RX 570 Series (ASUStek Computer Inc)
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    Question Screen tearing in Fortnite with new gpu...

    I just bought another gpu GTX 760 2GB (I had AMD HD5870 1GB) and now I have horizontal screen tearing in Fortnite. Other games are working good. The problem is that I have 60fps lock and in this game I often have 61fps and then there is screen tearing... My question is how to fix that without...
  39. rowancoates

    Question RAM post failure

    Good Afternoon All. Ive had this PC for approx 5 years so if the answer is "your motherboard is old and crap" i'll tolerate that :) Approx 8 months ago my PC started to fail POST (one long beep + restart), it was kindly fixed with a BIOS update plus ram slot 2 seemed to be partly to blame and...
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    Question Toshiba stuck at boot screen

    Hello, this is my problem; My laptop is stuck at the first screen "in touch with tomorrow Toshiba" and it doesn't come pass that. That is the screen where one would access BIOS or Boot menu, but when I click F2 or F8 it just says on the top bottom "Wait...". I have tried changing the RAM for...