Intel i9

Forum discussion tagged with Intel i9.
  1. Akualurie

    Question Upgrading my i7 4770 ( non k ). But... wait or buy something now?

    I own my i7 4770 since 2013. My current setup is: 4770 GTX 1070Ti Z87M-D3H 650w Thermaltake (bought in 2019); 16GB (2x8) - 2400Mhz Now I'm thinking about upgrading my kit (Processor, MOBO and RAM, but I don't know if I should expect new technologies in 2021, like DD5 memories and different...
  2. J

    Question Header Question

    So I'm planning on using a Corsair HXi series PSU, when I stumbled upon a review in PCPartpicker that mentions something (it's the first review on this page). The motherboard I'm using is the Asus Maximus Hero XII and the CPU will be the Intel i9-10900kf. Which CPU power is needed to power this...
  3. jammerroy

    Question Looking to buy a good motherboard for my Intel i9-10940X

    Hello, Could someone help me in advising for a good motherboard which supports LGA 2066 socket for my new Intel i9 10940X Processor. My current configuration is as follows : Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 8GB DDR3 Ram ( Looking to upgrade to another 8GB DDR5) 750W Corsair PSU. Corsair Crystal 570X...
  4. T

    Question Thermal solution for i9-10980XE in LGA2066?

    I'm building a system with an Intel i9-10980XE CPU and an EVGA X299 FTW-K motherboard. The 10980, which uses an LGA2066 socket, does not come with a thermal solution, so I need to choose one. At its base frequency of 3 GHz it has a TPD of 165 W. I will overclock sparingly, if at all. The...
  5. I

    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
  6. Ducktower12

    Question Is the B450 TOMAHAWK MAX comparable with Intel processors??

    I recently found out my motherbaord and processor were bottlenecking my RTX 2080 super so I decided to upgrade. I bought an i7- 9700k processor only to find out my motherboard was not comparable with an i7. After browsing the internet for a new motherboard, I found the B450 tomahawk Max but all...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Intel i9 vs i9 X-Series

    I've been away from following CPUs for a while, what is the major difference between the original Intel i9 CPUs and the Intel i9 X-Series CPUs? Thank you
  8. SolidFib3r

    [SOLVED] PC Doesn't Boot Windows after CPU Upgrade

    Hi, My PC has Intel Core i5 9600k and AORUS Z390 Pro Wifi Motherboard, I decided to buy Core i9 9900K since I started to need it, So I Installed the CPU added the thermal paste and the Cooler is Kraken X62, My PC should the Aorus Logo and then froze ! So I checked with BIOS found the CPU i9...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Compatibility Advise

    I want to build a very powerful gaming PC. Before I start, I would like to check with other forum members if my list of components will work as desired, if anyone see any compatibility issue, or if there is some suggestion or recommendation how to make it better. I decided to go with be quiet...
  10. doodledile

    Question PC freezes / solid green video playback / black screen flashes / CPU fan overworking

    Background: Relatively new Gaming PC (Jan 2019), ran like a dream until recently - experiencing unusual/disruptive behaviour as outlined below (screenshots included from Dropbox). PC is usually running all the time but not intensively - I don't play games (but do make games) so I don't exhaust...
  11. S

    Question Any 9th Generation Motherboard in White?

    Does anyone know if there's any 9th gen white motherboards out there? like the one in the example cause am going for an all white theme and wanting to use the i9 9900K but sadly the motherboard i was gonna buy doesn't support 9th gen :/ Example...
  12. T

    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...