Forum discussion tagged with processor.
  1. Jam Butter

    [SOLVED] Processor utilization limits to 46%

    Guys I have a T430 with 8GB RAM and i5-3320M 2.6Ghz cpu. Battery’s dead and there’s a newer BIOS version but I can’t update it without battery. It was very slow and stuck every time I run a heavy software like visual studio. It is having windows 10 pro and I recently noticed that it limits the...
  2. P

    Question Processor Upgrade

    Hello all! I believe I have a simple question that probably many of you can answer easily enough. I have a Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5820k CPU @ 3.30GHz. Apparently this is not strong enough to handle some of the newer video games coming out such as Deathloop. I do a lot of gaming on my system and...
  3. Question CPU upgrade result blank screen

    My laptop have 988rPGA (idk why listed as 989rPGA in CPU-Z) socket. I already check the HM55 chipset capable to upgrade from i3 350M to i7 640M. I have already upgrade the similar laptop and it's going well. But this time it stuck at blank screen. The BIOS already updated to the last version...
  4. S

    Question Processor upgrade

    I have custom built PC, i3-10100 + Gigabyte b460m dsh3 + hyperx fury 2666 8+16=24 GB Ram + 1TB WD SSD + Nvidia T600 GPU, i want to upgrade my Processor to i7 10700f. It will be compatible with same configuration? Or need other changes. I want to run my pc smooth for 3D Softwares.
  5. TheFlash1300

    Question Why can't i install Windows 11, if my device is supported?

    According to Microsoft's PC Health Check app, my low-end laptop supports every requirement, except the CPU. What will happen, if i install Windows 11 on my laptop? Also, i have one more question. The PC Health Check app says this: "The processor clock speed is 1Ghz or faster." At the same...
  6. I

    Question Need Confirmation Before Upgradation of Processor

    Hello, I recently got an old system (Lenovo Thinkcentre M58P Type 7484) from market with these specifications CPU: Intel Core2Duo E4600 SLA94 MALAY 2. GHz/2M/800/06 L829A941 RAM: 4 GB Hard Drive: 320. Actually I have a processor (In good condition) Intel Core2Quad Q6600 SLACR MALAY 2.4...
  7. TheFlash1300

    Question How to overlock my CPU?

    Hello. I have a very weak CPU, and i would like to overlock it, so i can gain a little bit more processing power. This is the CPU: AMD A4-9120e RADEON R3, 4 COMPUTE CORES 2C+2G Can someone explain to me how do i overlock it? Is there software that can overlock the CPU automatically, or do i...
  8. TheFlash1300

    Question Will Windows 11 ever be available for weak CPUs?

    I have an old laptop i would like to install Windows 11 on. I ran Microsoft's PC Health Check program, and it showed that absolutely every single requirement is met, except the CPU. The CPU is: AMD a4-9120e RADEON R3, 4 COMPUTE CORES 2C+2G So, what do you think? Will this CPU be included in...
  9. J

    Question Nothing displayed on monitor until after CMOS reset... then it does it again (Power Supply or Processor)

    I have a Xidax system buit about 4 years ago. There was a power surge months ago while I was using the PC that shut the machine off. After that it sometimes would not boot directly into Windows. A few months later I tried installing an M2 drive. After the install the machine would boot but...
  10. L

    Question Out of the loop on the current market of CPUs. What CPU should I go with for gaming?

    Hi everyone, I am currently running an 8700k paired with an RTX 3080. With the launch of 12th gen intel chips I have been looking at upgrading my PC. My current issue is I am so out of the loop on what the current market is like for CPUs. I have been looking at the 12700k as the chip that I...
  11. M

    Question Why does my cpu only use 40w?

    My cpu (i3-9100f) when i use it in 100% only use 40w but the processor's tdp is 65W which is (as i know) the normal wattage usage. What's wrong? Here is the picture: View:
  12. AmeedMv

    [SOLVED] i5-11600K & a GTX 1070

    Hey all.. So I built my PC in December of last year. Here is the configuration. i5-11600K bequiet Dark Rock 4 Cooler ASUS Z690-P Motherboard 16GB x 2 | 3200Mhz GSkill RAM 1TB WD Blue SSD Corsair RM750 PSU Cooler MasterTD500 ARGB 3 Front Intake & 1Exhaust fan at the back I just got a great...
  13. L

    Question RAM speed for i5-7200U

    Can I use DDR4 16GB 3200 MHz RAM for my Intel i5-7200U processor or should I get the DDR4 16GB 2400 MHz?
  14. Ajesh S

    Question Ram compatibility

    Currently i am using a Gigabyte H110 M H motherboard it's supported ram speeds are 2133,2400 Mhz and i5 6500 its supported ram speed is 2133 Mhz only so i want to know if i buy adata xpg gammix d30 3200 Mhz 8gb ram(AX4U32008G16A-SR30) will it work as 2133 Mhz ?
  15. S

    Question BSOD

    BSOD occurred due to a driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time. It happened during a manual reboot. All I get from the memory.dmp seems to point out raspppoe.sys.... i am uploading the link crash memory.dmp. Help will be appreciated, thanks in advance...
  16. ViridianVexus

    Question Can't get past boot on new parts

    Hi! I'm posting this in systems, because I'm not sure what exactly is at play here. I just got a NEW Ryzen 9 5950x, and Asus ROG Strix X570-E WiFi. They will be upgrading my current build which consists of a: EVGA GTX 1070 FTW Corsair 2 X 16GB RAM A few SSDs One HDD And a Corsair 1000W...
  17. Question One of the land pads of 9900K is half-broken

    I unknowingly put the processor on the my mobo (MSI Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon AC) socket with bent pins. One of the pins got stuck on my processor’s land pad due to pressure. After noticing, I actually removed the pin from the land pads but the gold plate was also unfortunately chipped off (not...
  18. H

    Question New motherboard: RAM LED on and PC only boots with RAM in Slots 3 and 4 ?

    A month or so ago, I replaced my motherboard and CPU with an MSI Intel Pro Z690-A DDR4 and i5-12600k LGA1700 (both new). This was my first time replacing either of those parts so I was new but very careful. Anyway, I got them installed and all the parts back in place, but my memory from my...
  19. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Is a Lian li Galahad 360mm AIO enough on an all core overclocked 5900X?

    Good day, Is the Lian Li Galahad 360mm AIO cooler enough for an all core overclocked 5900x? My 5900x which is currently overclocked on all cores at 4.5ghz is cooled by my 4 year old cooler which is the corsair h115i 280mm aio cooler. I'm looking to overclock it further to at least 4.7ghz on all...
  20. Iver Hicarte

    Question Custom Loop vs. AIO, is there a real world difference?

    To people who had experiences with custom loops and using AIO' a custom loop worth it? Does it make a big difference compared to AIO's? Care to share some of your experiences and thoughts about this subject...I really would like to know if it gives a big benefit in the real world...
  21. R

    Question Compatibility question for components/parts of a mining rig

    COMPATIBLE QUESTION: MOBO, PROCESSOR, RAM... assembled rig not starting: connected the parts - a. processor-cpu to mobo b. heatsink-fan to cpu(connected-to-mobo) using DIGIFLOOR 10g Grey Heat Sink Compound Thermal Silicon Conductive Grease Paste for PC CPU GPU Chipset Ovens Cooling c. connect...
  22. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Does PBO's overclock frequency apply to all cores?

    Good day, This question just popped out of my head, if PBO (the automatic overclocking feature of AMD) is enabled on Ryzen processors, does it mean that the overclock frequency that PBO can provide the CPU apply to all cores? For example, if the PBO feature enables the 5900x to reach 4.5ghz, is...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] Half Ram slots not working on a particular CPU

    Hey everyone, yesterday I ran into an issue of pc getting stuck into a boot loop before the bios screen. Upon diagnosing, it turned out to be half my ram slots are not working and it won't boot if the ram is inserted in them. The technical guy tested the motherboard by mounting another processor...
  24. knight sharma

    [SOLVED] Intel i7 11 gen or i9 10 gen

    Hi Community, I'm building a rig for myself. Since, we all know there is world wide hike in GPU prize, i would wait for the price cooldown. Till that time i want a CPU that could enable me playing atleast GTA 5 without any dedicated gpu. Which will be the best option considering above...
  25. ssbaraskar99

    [SOLVED] Intel CPU contacts stabbed by socket pins, contact pads condition not good; does this cause random Reboots ?

    SYMPTOMS (from 2 weeks) : My PC keeps rebooting randomly, Sometimes it keeps turning ON-OFF & never even reaches POST (no BEEP) OR Sometimes it comes to desktop (with in 20 - 60 secs) reboots, OR Sometimes works completely fine as if nothing ever happened ! Now it just stays ON, No BEEPs, NO...
  26. Question AMD RYZEN 5 5600X running on high temperature

    Hi guys, I just bought and assembled my first PC, composed of a MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS and a RYZEN 5 5600X, the whole PC is assembled in a Lian Li Lancool 215 (not a bad case from what I understand). I'm a bit worried because as soon as I start a game, the processor starts to become very hot...
  27. xtension

    Question Ssd nvme does not support

    I just bought SSD m.2 nvme but i cannot use it because of my cpu does not support. My cpu is Athlon 3000g, is there any ways to use my SSD?
  28. L

    [SOLVED] CPU drops into socket but wont go in fully

    so my problem here is that i just bought a new motherboard, asus rog strix b450-f gaming am4 atx and i have a CPU from my uncle thats the ryzen 5 2400g. when i try to put the cpu in the slot, it drops in, but it doesnt go in fully. its like rocking back and forth inside the socket. if i look at...
  29. Question will I have a problem with this CPU? (pictures included)

    hello recently bought an i5-11600k when I unboxed it, I noticed there was this broken small section (shown in the pictures) it doesn't seem to be affecting the brass parts where the pins connect (idk the name) haven't tested it yet, as Im waiting for the compatible mother board to arrive do...
  30. P

    [SOLVED] Suggestions for upgrading my PC ?

    Hi, I couldn't work and play games effectively due to my outdated CPU :disrelieved: I am a Designer and a passionate Gamer. I mostly use multimedia software like Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, 3ds Max. Now i have started learning Game Designing & Animation tools such as Blender, Unity...
  31. qmathru

    Question Foxconn H-IG41 with Core 2 Quad not working

    I have a Foxconn H-IG41-uATX mobo with Pentium Dual Core E5500, ram Kingston single-sided (8 chips) 2x2gb. I bought a Core 2 Quad Q8400 to upgrade (mobo is compatible) but it doesn't turn on with it, it gives me a short beep followed by a long beep. I've read about it somewhere and it means...
  32. Tini

    [SOLVED] Can I damage a cpu by touching it under

    Hello, I have a question. I have an old cpu Intel Core 2 Quad but it doesnt have pins, if I touch it with my fingers can I damage it? Because I heard that if I touch a cpu I can bend the pins and it will not work.
  33. I

    Discussion i3 1005G1 vs Ryzen 3500U

    Hello, I have the chance to buy either of two notebooks with the mentioned CPUs, and I can not decide which one is better. According to benchmarks, they're quite similar, with the Ryzen usually performing better in multi-thread tests, but worse in single ones. I would use the laptop primarily...
  34. Poioc

    [SOLVED] Is there a connection between quality of monitor and processor demands?

    I´m planning on investing in a new monitor and have read that the resolution, refresh rate, response time etc. is contributing in defining the demands of the processor. If that is correct, then I may need to upgrade my processor as it is a few years old by now. Therefore I´ll ask if this is...
  35. CarlosBecker

    Question I accidentally punched my laptop into the keyboard, and suddenly...

    I accidentally punched my laptop on the keyboard, and it suddenly shut off. I turned it back on again and when it goes to the windows home screen I realized that it can no longer load the name of the folders. I tried to open the Windows Explorer but it crashes and forces me to shut down the...
  36. Muamar Falujah

    [SOLVED] Upgrade CPU or Monitor first?

    so currently im playing on 768p monitor (yes old monitor) and im deciding to buy new 1080p monitor, should i upgrade my processor first or just go with the monitor? my worried is that it will affect my game performance if i stay in current processor, im planning to buy I5-6600 i(i will not...
  37. S

    Question Ryzen 7 1800x + Asus PRIME X370-PRO issues

    Hi, a few months ago i encountered this issue with my system. I have 4 ram sticks each 8gb so in total 32 gb. For a while they were working fine and the system worked normally. Then one day it just stopped booting, i did my fault searching by stripping it down part by part to figure if any part...
  38. N

    [SOLVED] Thinking of upgrading, what of these options is the most sensible?

    Alright, let me start off by pointing out a couple of things: I need to upgrade as soon as possible because in my country prices go up constantly, wages go down, and there's just a lot of economic problems and too much inflation, so I can't wait for too long in order to upgrade. Buying used...
  39. Hossamsokkary1

    [SOLVED] HP 6300 Pro problem ?

    Hello , everyone , excuse me I have a problem and I don't know what is it from ? first of all , my pc is a prebuilt desktop pc from hp ( hp 6300 pro ) with an i5 3470 , ram 10 GB , a gtx 1050 ti with no 6 pin cable and a ssd of 128 GB where Windows is installed . My motherboard has 4 sockets...
  40. brendenmill

    Question Incredibly high CPU temps when idle

    Ryzen 3600 running mid 60s Celsius while idle, 80s when gaming. Running an MSI MAG Coreliquid 240R with 2 fans, and 4 more case fans. I've tried changing bios settings, as well as removing and re-installing my CPU cooler and CPU. I built this PC less than a year ago and I'm not sure what the...