Forum discussion tagged with intel.
  1. Question Best Power Supply affordable for Nvidia Geforce RTX 2070 Ti

    What is best Power Supply affordable for Nvidia Geforce RTX 2070 Super on a about to build Ryzen 7 3700X (8 Cores / 16 Threads 36 MB Total Cache 65 Watts) with Asrock Phantom Gaming X570 Motherboard.? Budget range $50 to $100 (US Amazon or Newegg only)
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    Question What to upgrade? (i3 3220 @ 3.30GHz, GT 630, 4GB DDR3)

    Hey. I'm planning on upgrading at least one of the components my computer has. Which one do you think it should be? Not trying to run the latest most fanciest games, but a few, such as Rust, DayZ, PUBG perhaps would be nice if I could run to a decent extent. Its current specifications are as...
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    Question Intel Optane for now?

    Hi guys, I just recently did a full rig update, i9 9900k, brand new MSI motherboard (supports optane) and also bought 2, 2 TB hybrid drives to replace my main storage and game storage. I also just bought an intel Optane memory that will be arriving tomorrow. My question is this; I intend to...
  4. mangaman

    Question Witcher 3 randomly freezing for 5 seconds

    So I contacted CDprojekred about this issue and they said that is was because of my dual core Pentium G3258. The Witcher 3 needs a more powerful CPU, but before update 1.08, users have been able to run The Witcher 3 just fine on dual core CPU's. Now. it just randomly freezes for 5 seconds (more...
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    Question What cpu/mobo??

    Hello! So I'm building my dad a new pc, and I'm wondering if you guys have some opinions on what cpu to buy. He mainly uses it for desktop and multitasking, but also some gaming. His criteria for the hole build is that it's fast, quiet and can do some gaming. His bugdet is around 1800$. So the...
  6. orika

    [SOLVED] Xeon e3 1230 v2 xeon cpu will be compatible with my mobo or not

    The mobo is this btw PLUS/index.asp Confused in the graphics section where it says hdmi upto 1920x1000. Just wanna know if it's the igpu which it is talking about and not the dedicated gpu i will add. And will my intel stock cooler which i got with my i3...
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    [SOLVED] High stock voltage, too high temps normal load. I9 9900k Z390

    Hello everyone, I'm using a i9 9900K running stock. With a Corsair hydro h110i 240mm radiator on an Gigabyte Auorus Z390 Pro bios 5F. When buying this CPU, I knew it would run hot. But after having done some research I found out that my Vcore on idle is around 1.36, and under load of playing...
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    Question New mobo, ram, and CPU cant boot up windows 10

    EDIT: SOLVED!!!! HAD TO UPDATE THE BIOS TO THE PROPER VERSION!! unbelievable that ASUS does have the proper BIOS version for a cpu they claim is compatible with the motherboard out of the box like the title says, I cannot get to the windows 10 screen. i went from an asus z-97k, 4690k, and 8gb...
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    [SOLVED] AMD vs Intel for Server/File Sharing

    I want to build a PC to serve as central file storage and server for my family. Maybe eventually I'll have time to run some games but that will likely not be a primary focus before the next major upgrade. A few years ago I would have said intel is the best bet as most of their CPUs have...
  10. valeman2012

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 3700X GPU with GTX 1050 Ti

    What best Graphics Processor Unit for my new Ryzen 7 3700X Computer? I currently have a Geforce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB-GDDR5) on my Ryzen 7 3700X (8C/16T) I play games like SC2, PUBG, Battlefield gaming at 1080p 60fps+ max settings ( or modified high settings)
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    Question Ryzen 5 3600 emulation capabilities

    Is the ryzen 5 3600 a good cpu for emulator use such as pcsx2? As far as my knowledge goes emulators rely on single core processing and from what ive heard the ryzen 5 3600 has better single core power compared to intel cpus such as the i5 9600. Will i get decent performence running most...
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    Question Suggestions welcome! I need a more tolerable machine.

    Hello, I’m finally at my limit and I cannot tolerate my machine anymore. I’m getting a new and I was wondering if anyone had any advice or thought about parts. Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: don’t mind Budget Range: let’s keep it under $7000 System Usage from Most to Least Important...
  13. HaydenGreyson

    Question 12Gb DRAM or 8Gb DRAM + 16 Gb Intel Optane?

    Hello, I am looking to buy my parents a new desktop. They are business owners and require the laptop for such. I am unsure weather to get an inspiron with 12Gb DRAM or 8Gb DRAM + 16 Gb Intel Optane. Which would be more beneficial to them? It comes with a 1TB 7200RPM HDD.
  14. AMDynamic

    Question i5 6600 disabling C-States in bios lowers boost clock? But improves performance!

    hi, just a quick question everytime i use 3dmark my i5 6600 cpu boost shows as 3.86ghz during the results screen. Now i disabled all the C-states in bios and the max hits 3.56ghz?? The issue is my scores have jumped up especially in Timespy by 100 points, How comes scores across the board have...
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    Question What would be my smartest way to go?

    Hi all, I currently have an Intel i5-7500 and a MSI bazooka b250m and I am noticing some bottlenecking when I do a lot of college school work. I also have a rx 480 8g which I dont seem to need to upgrade. My question is..should I upgrade my CPU with another intel or I could get a ryzen 7 2700...
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    Question GTA V very laggy on decent rig

    Hello, So, I really don't think that my PC is that bad. It's a few years old, but I'm really confused. Specs: CPU: Intel Core i5 6402P @ 2.80GHz RAM: 8,00GB Single-Channel Unknown @ 1066MHz GPU: 3071MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB MOTHERBOARD: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) (U3E1) So, basically...
  17. varunpro

    Need help Buying a laptop on amazon prime sale, today 0_o

    I am based in India, hence have way limited options to choose from vs USA/Canada . Please recommend which of these will perform better for a student getting started & future enthusiast in the making :p Asus Tuf fx505 Vs Asus Tuf fx504? With Intel i5 8300h, 1050ti? Or AMD Ryzen 5 3550h, 1650?
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    Question Installing new CPU (with a different brand), what do I need to know?

    I'm switching from my old i5-4690k to a new Ryzen 9 3900x (once they come back in stock), so what do I need to do/know throughout, before, and after the switch? Any advice is welcomed!
  19. ClassV

    Question Is my i5 6600K dead?

    So I have an intel i5 6600k, and I got it on a warranty from Intel just under a year ago now. I was planning to downsize my PC to a micro ATX for university, and when I booted the system up after transferring to the new motherboard it flickered on quickly and turned back off. I then disassembled...
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    Question Ryzen 9 3900x or Intel i9 9900k Which to choose? Open to opinons!

    Hello All! I saw that the new release of AMD Ryzen 9 3900x came out. I heard really great things about it but it wins in some places where the 9900k wins in others Now both are really great CPUS to have and I am not a 'fan boy' over one or the other. So I am just looking for the best for what I...