Forum discussion tagged with Processors.
  1. Question 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...
  2. 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...
  3. C

    Question 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...
  4. 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?
  5. 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...
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    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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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?
  9. 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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...
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    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.
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
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    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)
  16. 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?
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
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    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?
  20. C

    Question Which motherboard to get?

    gigabyte aorus z390 xtreme or evga z390 dark?