Quad Core

Forum discussion tagged with Quad Core.
  1. madartzgraphics

    [SOLVED] Phenom II x4 955 automatically downclocks to 800mhz

    Hello guys, pardon me about my lack of knowledge about OC-ing and my language. It's my first time doing OC on a fully unlocked processor and I'm talking via my non native language. So here's the thing. I've managed to OC my Phenom II x4 955 125w (BE I think, haven't got time to check the part...
  2. prophetmason905

    Question Intel Quad Core Q6600

    Hi everyone, I recently got Q6600 from one of my friend. The problem is cooling. The temperatures are not good really. I am sitting at 65-70 on idle (only chrome is open). I tried to stress test and launch some games, in stress test temp. went as high as 90. I tried playing 2 games. Minecraft...
  3. E

    Question Which is better: Chromebook 514 or Chromebook 714?

    Hi there, My sister is looking to buy a budget Chromebook and cant decide between the 714 and the 514. She is a digital artist, buying and selling art and creating her own pieces using Medibang paint, which she has been doing now for some years. However, all this she has been able to do from a...
  4. D

    [SOLVED] Having issues with my CPU, one of my cores seems to die?

    Just gonna get my specs out of the way: Windows 10 GTX 970 (Clock +150, Mem +250) i5-4690k (Stock 3.5m althought I have the auto-OC option enabled, turboclock I believe its called) 16GB DDR3 Ram I've been having some issues with my CPU. Between a few minutes to 2 hours after booting my PC, one...
  5. liamisko

    [SOLVED] CPU Frequency thing...

    Hey guys I'm having several issues with my damn old pc=First of all I cannot adjust CPU voltage for some unknown reason, therefore i cannot max out my frequencies. And the second the problem is that I found out that I can increase my frequency by enabling turbo mode on the CPU and I tried a few...
  6. Alpha Radke

    Discussion R6: Dual core issue on a quad core

    I just upgraded to a quad core I5 no HT CPU just to play R6 since they cut support on dual core with no HT but I still get freeze and crash to desktop right on round start when map/characters are loaded. I started big topics on ubisoft forums and steam forums and had this everywhere on media...
  7. InfinitNinja

    Question 2 cores showing in the boot box, I have a quad core help..

    Sup, so I bought a i2 quad core Q8400 used and at first in my other pc 1 core was working. I know how to do the msconfig/Advance/Boot drop box it shows 2 only. I've even check for the mother board compatibility and it's a compatible processor. I've also updated my bios. I checked for any...
  8. 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)
  9. J

    Question Installing front intake fans

    My front PC does not have any fans and can fit 3x 120mm or 2x 140mm, don't think it can fight 140mm three times. Anyways I am looking to purchase the Arctic P12 PWM PST fan set. https://www.arctic.ac/uk_en/p12-pwm-pst.html With the fans being able to connect to one another, I am hoping to...
  10. J

    Question Ethernet connection not working on PC startup

    Almost every time I turn on my PC my ethernet connection does not allow me to actually use the internet, I have tried re installing my ethernet driver multiple times, using a different port on my router, but the only thing that makes it work is if I unplug the ethernet cable from the pc for...
  11. W

    [SOLVED] How to fix/boot into second HD's Windows 10.

    I have 1 SSD and 1 HDD. First installed W10 on the SSD, later installed it again on the HDD. At boot, I was able to choose which W10 (SSD or HDD) I wanted to boot into, perfect! Yesterday I upgraded my SSD to a new one, and well, now it boots straight into W10 from this new install, no option...
  12. Mass Games

    [SOLVED] V-sync refuses to turn off

    In the Nvidia control panel, when I turn off V-sync and apply settings it refreshes and it is enabled again. Any idea what could be forcing V-sync on?
  13. M

    Question Graphics card frying PCI E slots?

    So I got an older HP Z210 workstation tower from the property disposition and it has a xeon 3.30 or 3.40ghz processor (not sure) 8gigs of ram and a nvidia quadro 600. well I got it home and realized I dont have a monitor with DVI so I bought a DVI to HDMI adapter online and tried to use it. I...
  14. F

    Question Is MSI b350 Tomahawk compatible with Ryzen 2nd Gen?

    Ok so I’m thinking on picking up a new CPU for my PC as I recently upgraded to a 2060. My current board is an MSI B350 Tomahawk which I bought back in the beginning of December. I was wondering if the Ryzen 2600 or 2600X would be compatible with the board straight out of the box or would I have...
  15. D

    Question Motherboard + CPU for old hardware (PCI passthrough)?

    Hi, I would like to know if there exists a reliable mobo/CPU combo that supports some VT (AMD or Intel) that has at least 2 legacy PCI ports. I need to bring some ancient PCI hardware back to life using PCI passthrough in VirtualBox or VMWare that has no drivers for newer OS'es (W2K being the...
  16. Louwaay

    Question HEVC videos are unwatchable

    Hi all thanks for any ideas in advance, I have the iPhone XS and im wanting to start moving out of just photos and playing with video, so naturally I want to use the best quality 4K 60fps, but when I import it to my PC its fuzzy, it lags it tares just looks bad. I think its to do with high...
  17. M

    [SOLVED] Need Help With Build

    I would like a gaming PC that could play games like, Fortnite, Rust, Rainbow 6 Siege, CS:GO, etc. I would like this build to include; Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor (75Hz+), and Headset (Maybe). My budget is $1,100. This is my start https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Mshuto1/saved/DHQFt6
  18. JGon561

    Build Complete Need advice on proper fan placement. Should I change my setup? Take a look.

    The red arrows represent exhaust direction and blue represent cool air intake direction. Should I place the heatsink fan on the other side of the fins? Are the heatink fan and intake fan fighting for air? This is my first full build, just need some advice, thanks.
  19. A

    [SOLVED] What hardware do I need for a lan party

    I'm planning on having a gaming LAN party in a few months at my house with about 10-15 people. What hardware will I need to buy
  20. S

    Question Laptop issues

    I have a Lenovo laptop and I have no idea how this happened but it somehow switched from Windows 10 to 8.1 What happened was while it was still windows 10 it kept trying to update, I kept putting it off, then it shut itself off and when it came back on it kept repeating the message "your PC did...