Forum discussion tagged with intel.
  1. King Wesley

    Question Difference between 9900K and KF

    So I was looking at getting a i9-9900k on new egg and then noticed the 9900KF which is like $60 more. I’d be using the cpu for a high end gaming rig so is there something the KF has that would matter to me? I’m not well versed in the specifics of hardware but the only thing I noticed in using...
  2. velocci

    Question 8th gen vs 9th gen intel cpu

    Hi all, while reading some information about the intel Z390 chipset, it said "Remember, though, that the 9th generation of Coffee Lake has better Turbo speeds, a greater number of cores, improved thermal performance and fixes for the infamous Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities". I'm looking...
  3. Zectorr

    Question Crossfire on this Board good/bad idea?

    So i have 2 Rx 580s (ROG STRIX Models) And wanted to try crossfire them, yes i know crossfire isn't really a good idea, but for the games i will be playing it works just fine. ASUS ROG Strix B450-F This is the board i will be buying , will there be a bandwidth issue with the second card?
  4. jaybarillo

    [SOLVED] i5 2400s or i5 3470T ?

    As the title says, which should i get? I know they`re kinda old but i'm just kinda building this for my little brother. I am limited by my motherboard which is a DH61HO intel motherboard, so i cant get a much more powerful cpu with a tdp more than 65w. Dont wanna spent more my money by choosing...
  5. Tolis_GR

    Question Corsair H100i - High Delta under load for i7 3770

    Hi friends, I recently grabbed a lightly used H100i for a good price and dropped it into my system. It was in a perfect condition at least for the looks of it. It seems though that the results are not what to be expected. My system: I have overclocked a i7 3770 non K using the +4 bin turbo...
  6. T

    Question What temps should i expect from a x72 and a i9 9900k I want to overclock to 5GHZ

    Hi, I am a video editor. I use After Effects and Premiere Pro a lot. I recently I built my first PC! These are the specs: CPU: i9 990k CPU COOLER: NZXT Kraken X72 MOTHERBOARD: Asus Z390-E RAM: 32 GB GSKILL 3200 MHZ Trident-Z RGB GPU: Asus RTX 2080 Strix OC STORAGE: Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500 gb...
  7. Leoplate25

    Question Intel CPU new vulnerabilities. Help.

    Hi, i have an i5-9600k and an ASUS Maximus Hero XI WiFi mobo and i'm aware of the latest vulnerabilities of intel cpu's. I updated the ME, i installed the last cumulative update for windows and i'm waiting for the microcode update (BIOS). Here's how's my system right now. If i update the bios...
  8. Zectorr

    [SOLVED] Recommended PSU for Crossfire RX580 8GB

    Yes i know , Crossfire runs like <mod edit> on some titles. I just really need to know what type of PSU i will need to power both cards. My budget is around $120-40 AU Ryzen 5 2600 ASUS Strix B450-F G.Skill Trident Z 16GB
  9. erik62905

    Question Ryzen 5 3500U vs Core i5 8250U

    So I am looking for a laptop for school and found multiple with a Ryzen 5 3500U, which I didn't know existed. I really just want to know if the 3500U is faster than the i5 8250U. I also want to know any major differences like TDP. I'm looking at this laptop...
  10. F

    Question i5 4690 What temperature is normal? in full load?

    Hello, greetings to all. I have an i5 4690 (Fan Stock). Is it normal for the temperatures in the games to be between 65/75? Particularly in PUBG does not happen to me of 67 degrees and among others, but in the new dawn 70/73 degrees, in BIOS eh left the CPU fixed to 3.5 since if I leave it in...
  11. Kamal007v

    [SOLVED] i7 9700F?

    With Zen 2 launch around the corner, Will we ever get to touch the i7 9700F? I see the i5 9400F as a real value for money processor from the Blue team. Or will they just skip it and go for the next gen in 2020?
  12. velocci

    Question AMD or intel for movies and photo editing

    Hi all, which is better for movies and photo editing, AMD threadripper or intel?
  13. K

    Question Msi z370 krait usb ports not working

    So I bought this motherboard "used", the seller got it from the factory with one usb port broken and got it fixed. He hadnt tried if it worked. I paired the board with an i5 9600k (I was told the bios would be compatible) and now there is 1 single usb port in the whole system that actually...
  14. T

    Question PC boots for a couple of seconds then shuts down

    Hi everyone. This morning I decided to clean my PC seeing it had a lost of dust built up especially around fans. I also unscrewed the cooler and applied new thermal paste. Ever since it won't boot up. It starts for a couple of seconds, doesn't go to post, there's no beep and it actually makes...
  15. S

    Question ThinkPad T430 keyboard issue HELP

    So I own a ThinkPad t430 for the last 2 years, today I took it apart and cleaned the keyboard out and removed it. Now I've put it back in and almost all of the keys do not work at all anymore and I'm not sure what to do, I've checked it's connected properly. The Power button, Volume keys and...
  16. G

    Question 4gb of ram installed on windows 10 64 bit, only 2.9 usable

    I have a desktop with win 10 64 bit installed and 2x2gb sticks of ram on the mobo for a combined 4gb of ram. Only 2.9 gb of ram shows up as usable tho. Is there a way to fix this. Both sticks are working fine. I have a abit ip95 mobo that has a max ram support of 4gb, I heard that this could be...
  17. Hagazpacho

    [SOLVED] What cpu should I upgrade my i3-6100 to?

    Hi! I currently have this setup: MSI B150M PRO-VDH INTEL I3-6100 ASUS GTX 1050 Ti OC 8GB RAM I would like to upgrade my processor, I've been thinking about buying an i5-9400F, and of course a new motherboard. Do you think this would make a noticable difference in video games? Thank you!
  18. R

    Question Unable to Access BIOS and have a ton of RAM hardware reserved.

    Hi guys, so today I switched systems with a user in my workplace. They complained of recently slow performance in Maya. Turns out that PC only has access to 3.2GB of RAM. I have tried everything online. I have made sure the maximum memory box is unchecked. I changed the 'ClearPageFileAtShutdown'...
  19. valeman2012

    [SOLVED] Intel (MDS) RIDL, Fallout, and ZombieLoad security flaws affects gaming performance?

    Will Intel (MDS) RIDL, Fallout, and ZombieLoad security Patches affects gaming performance (noticeable frame rate numbers reduction) for Intel Processors (affected cpus) with Hyper threading and without Hyper threading?
  20. G

    Question Can CPU overheat cause low GPU usage?

    A couple of days ago I opened a game like I always do and I got really low fps. I thought it was weird and tested League of Legends, and got like 40 fps. After investigating a bit I've noticed that my gpu usage was low, between 25 and 65%. After a few minutes I've noticed that my cpu was really...