Forum discussion tagged with Processors.
  1. Iver Hicarte

    Question Difference of 5950X and 5900X, architecturally speaking?

    We all know that on paper the 5950X has four more cores and twice the threads compared to the 5900x, but when it comes to how each core was architectured, engineered and made, is there a difference there? Because if the only difference is that AMD decided to just add four more physical cores...
  2. jnjnilson6

    Question Airplane Processors

    I would be glad to know if anybody has any information about the processors employed in the cockpit of an airplane, controlling the gauges and input from the pilots (model, architecture, speed). And what about the processors in the systems embedded into the backs of seats on which passengers...
  3. A

    Question Dell OptiPlex 3040 MT i7 6700k

    Theoretically since the 3040 supports the i7 6700 then it should be able to support the K version of the same processor, the pc also has a 500w psu so power shouldn't be an issue.
  4. jnjnilson6

    Discussion Intel VS AMD

    I know this topic is in way of major discussion and that innumerable facts and points of view may matter drastically within it. Yet I feel tempted to find out what you think and which side you are on! Do write up! Thank you! (I'm personally on Intel's side of the boat.)
  5. C

    Question Xeon processors

    My mate works for a tech support company. They offer tech support to companies too small to have their own IT departments. This company offers storage space for a fee. and its been a process to upgrade and expand this part of the company. It a very successful company and the guys working there...
  6. TheFlash1300

    Question Will my "unsupported" computers receive updates, if i install Windows 11?

    I have two CPUs that support TPM 2.0 and have 2 cores, meaning they cover the recommended system requirements of Windows 11. However, the CPUs are considered "unsupported", not because they are too weak, but just because they aren't listed in the list of supported CPUs for Windows 11. Those are...
  7. TheFlash1300

    Question N4020 vs N4120 vs AMD A4-9120e

    Hello. I want to buy two new laptops for basic use (LibreOffice, web browsing, downloading, making archives, using Camtasia Studio, etc...). I got a list of different laptops, and all of them have one CPU, which is one of the following three: Intel Celeron N4020 Intel Celeron N4120 AMD...
  8. TheFlash1300

    Question Is my CPU overlocked? If not, hw can it go above it's base speed?

    Hi. As far as i know, my CPU, AMD A4-9120e, is locked and it can not be overlooked. When I open Windows Task Manager and go to Performance, it shows that the base speed is 1.50Ghz (Base speed: 1.50 GHz). However, the CPU's speed can be below or above 1.50 GHz. If I leave the system idle, it may...
  9. TheFlash1300

    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. TheFlash1300

    Question Can a locked CPU be overclocked?

    Hello. I have a locked CPU. My question is, can i overclock my CPU? If overclocking a locked CPU is impossible, is there another way, besides overclocking, that can increase the power of my CPU? My CPU is this: AMD-A4-9120e RADEON R3, 4 COMPUTE CORES 2C+2G
  11. TheFlash1300

    How are there new CPUs, if the technological limit has already been achieved?

    Hello. Can someone explain to me what new features do new CPUs have? For example, what is the difference between AMD's overkill (best) CPU of the year 2021, and AMD's overkill (best) CPU of the year 2022? If the clock rate (GHz) no longer grows, and the number of transistors no longer grows...
  12. TheFlash1300

    [SOLVED] 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...
  13. Akuma_Okami

    [SOLVED] Pc not turning on

    Hi im having problems with my pc its not turning on when i press the power button its a new motherboard and processor and memory sticks but im using an old power supply and graphics card from my previous motherboard and nothing turns on i tried to check if its a power supply issue but it’s...
  14. T

    [SOLVED] Best CPU choice to upgrade while retaining my existing GTX 750Ti

    I had an older machine that I gave away. I have however retained my HDD and graphics card which is a GTX 750Ti. My older rig was as follows Motherboard: Asus H81M-CS Processor: i5-4440 3.1Ghz Ram: Kingston hyperx fb-dimm 4GB DDR3 SSD: Kingston SSDNow 300 (128GB) HDD: WD 1TB Graphics Card: GTX...
  15. shaikyahiya

    [SOLVED] Is knowing the socket type sufficient to make a CPU upgrade?

    I currently have a Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2 Motherboard (LGA1151) with an i3-6098p processor. I wanted to upgrade the processor and was thinking of going for the i5-9400F which also has the same socket type (LGA1151). Now, is looking at the socket type sufficient here, or do I need to make sure...
  16. ILi0vski

    [SOLVED] R5 2600 VS R5 3600

    I am building my first pc and i'm on budget, but I have a dilemma about these two processors Is there a big difference between ryzen 5 2600 and ryzen 5 3600 I can't decide which processor is best buy here i think it's just a waste of money to buy 3600 now but i want to see your oppinion too...
  17. C

    [SOLVED] In my case, are i3s worth it?

    So, I'm debating whether Intel's Core i3s are worth it are not. The answer I see from most tech channels are varying shades of "no". However, I do not think it's so clear cut in my case. Where I live, the new i3-10100 is priced at about $140. The Ryzen 5 1600 is just below it at $135. The 2600...
  18. iShoTz

    Question About cpu and ram

    My motherboard is H110m-r and running with g4560 which is 7th gen at 2400mhz ddr4 ram also (can see speed from task manager) i want to upgrade to i5 6500 which is 6th gen, will my ram be limited to 2133mhz or stay at 2400mhz?
  19. iShoTz

    [SOLVED] Cpu Upgrade

    I have an Intel Pentium G4560 2x4 ddr4 2400mhz (gonna upgrade to 16gb ddr4 2400) RX 570 8GB PSU: Corsair CX 450W planning on upgrading my cpu to i5 7400 or i5 6500, i5 6500 is much cheaper, and i just wanna know which one will uses less cpu usage? (cause less bottleneck) motherboard h110m-r...
  20. H

    Question Possible to buy salvaged cpus in large quantity?

    Good day. I have a feeling this might be taken down, as it is not the usual type of post you would see here am posting here cuz this is the forum I know, so if this type of question should be posted elsewhere please enlighten me. I know, I know this is not the traditional way of gathering info...
  21. DragonGunner

    [SOLVED] Persistently flickering screen

    Hi! So I've had this issue intermittently, but increasingly frequently, over the last week or two. The whole display appears to flicker, sporadically, sometimes a few seconds and sometimes minutes apart. Additionally, everything has been rather slow, but that's been more or less the case since...
  22. P

    [SOLVED] Will this be a bottleneck?

    Hey I'm building a pc on a budget and I'd like to know if pairing a intel i5 9400F with a gtx 1650 or rx 570 would result in a bottleneck. Also which would be better, the 570 or the 1650?
  23. Daezra

    Question What has been the most important news in terms of CPU this year?

    Hello , everybody. Please, bear with me for a minute; it is the first time I ever post here, although I have been visiting this place for quite some time, hence I want to say hello to you all. Now, I am currently carrying out a study about microprocessors in general, since they were first...
  24. Tekno0007

    Question Will my motherboard support my new processor?

    I have a pc having mercury motherboard (PI945Z), it has fsb of 1066 .........I am planning to buy a processor (Intel Core 2 Duo E8500), so I am confused , my processor is 1333mhz so will it support my motherboard? Any further details required will be provided.
  25. M

    Question My CPU has 6 cores, however task manager only shows that I have 2 cores and 4 logical processors

    The CPU I have is a Ryzen 5 1600x. It is a 6 Core processor which I bought when I was making my new PC. It says I’ve only got 2 cores and 4 Logical processors. I am using my old version of Windows as it didn’t prompt me to install windows when I started up my new build. I’ve tried going into...
  26. S

    Question Stock processor heatsink fan be compatibility

    Buying a OEM version of i5 2400 so.. Will a i3 2120 (TDP 65W) stock processor heatsink fan be compatible (in terms of cooling) with i5 2400 (TDP 95W) processor with same LGA 1155 socket?? If not then, probably the reason also?? Thank you.
  27. LordMikeus

    [SOLVED] Suitable Motherboard and Heatsink for an i7 8700?

    I currently have a Z270-Gaming K3 Motherboard which seems to be incompatible with an Intel i7 8700 processor. I'd like to get the 8700 sometime soon so that my PC is up to scratch for Ray Tracing requirements. I'd also need a suitable heatsink to fit the 8700 too as I'm unsure if the one on my...
  28. StupidComputers

    [SOLVED] 1090t hot idle, components toss up

    Hi, I'm throwing together a basic system for my mom, ms word, firefox, maybe some picture and very maybe some video editing. Right now the cpu and cooler are on the gigabyte motherboard using igpu and idling at 38c in bios, cpu fan 400-500 of 1300rpm max, which seems hot to me and the fans seem...
  29. V

    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)
  30. M

    Question Rx 570 problem

    Online I saw people getting 6.7 sevens in the steam vr performance test with my GPU not OC. But my score is stuck at 5.8 and steam says the GPU is the problem. What is wrong?
  31. bigtalon

    Question Extremely Stumping Question! Whose got what it takes to solve it!

    Okay. So I am running into a major stalemate here hope you guys can solve it. I try to power on my PC. Nothing happens, No signs of life. Disconnect PSU and hook up to my other PC. Fires it up just fine no problems. Reconnect PSU etc. etc. Still no fire. Take a screw driver to connect...
  32. mazasrb

    Question Another unstable internet connection

    So I have been having internet problems for a longer period of time, it seems to be slow continuously with connection drops every 5 minutes or so, sometimes modem resets I suspect it could be due to bad grounding (I measure ~60 volts; ground to line and ~3.5 volts between coaxial cable shield...
  33. B

    Question RFID card holder?

    Hi all I'd like to know, if any stainless steel or metal case is equivalent to those advertising RFID ? or if RFID a special layer of coating on the metal or any other surface which could protect the credit cards from being read?
  34. C

    Question Which motherboard to get?

    gigabyte aorus z390 xtreme or evga z390 dark?
  35. B

    Question R9 295x2 Issue - One Card Being Utilized

    Hey all, I've got a Sapphire r9 295x2 card that I need some advice on how to fix. The card has undergone fairly moderate use and is a few years old, as a preface. Right now, I have a couple issues with it: 1) Progressively worse overheating that causes immediate PC shutdown, as if it were...
  36. G

    [SOLVED] Buying Used Parts

    Hello, I'm 14 and can't get a job. So I resorted to buying used parts online to save some money. I haven't actually bought any parts yet and I'm probably only going to buy the GPU used. I'm scared though, what if the part doesn't work? What should I look out for...
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    Question PC Stuck on Mobo Splash Screen when I have my Mouse and Keyboard plugged in.

    Alright so here's the deal, I have a PC and the thing is, when I try to boot it with my peripherals plugged in it'll stay stuck on the Mobo Splash screen but, when I unplug the Mouse/Keyboard it continues to boot normally, any idea on what I can do? Note: it is an asus Motherboard.
  38. WatchWoodzy

    Question Razer Cortex has done something to my Computer

    I play any of my games and it does ( View: ) as seen here do u have any idea whats going on??
  39. O

    Question Looking for a prebuilt pc to run overwatch at ~200 fps

    How much would a prebuilt computer that can run overwatch at ~200 fps cost, and which should I buy? The monitor I want to get is the Asus VG248QE.
  40. ICrosbyI

    Question Reinstalled Windows 10 - New CPU Cooler and Case -- Still getting VERY HIGH usage in task manager. How do I fix?

    Hey all, first things first, here is specs. i7 - 8700k (bought early summer 2018) EVGA GTX 1070 (late 2016) Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR4 3000 RAM (early summer 2018) Gigabyte Z370XP Mobo (replaced same board in late 2018) Cooler Master MasterCase H500 ATX (just installed yesterday to try and fix...