Intel i7

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  1. Hootla1

    Question CPU Over Temperature Error

    I recently bought a CPU cooler and opened up my PC to have a look and a tidy up before I can meet up with my brother for him to help me install. I took off the fan, tidied off the dust and cleaned up the old thermal paste and re-applied some new paste. Now when I boot the CPU fan goes full...
  2. Pandofla

    Question 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...
  4. nimpa

    Question 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: https://imgur.com/lxU140k 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
  12. 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...
  13. 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 https://valid.x86.fr/ff7qs3 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
  14. SloppyJohnny

    Question I7-2600k and NVIDIA GTX 1050TI?

    Does anyone know how well do they work together? Anyone got this setup? :)
  15. 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...
  18. S

    Question Rate my System

    Eyo! Would appreciate if someone would check out my new system to fix/make something better. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mNfwsZ 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...