Sandy Bridge

Forum discussion tagged with Sandy Bridge.
  1. Boi216

    [SOLVED] Sandy Bridge Mobile Undervolting?

    I have a thinkpad x220t, and it has the i7 2620m. I have been searching for a pretty long time on how to undervolt it and it seems impossible. It goes upwards of 90 degrees even with thermal grizzly and i clean it regularly. Any suggestions to cool it down other than a cooling pad which i plan...
  2. [SOLVED] Can I upgrade to an i5-3470/i5-3570?

    Hello! Almost 4 months ago I finally had to upgrade to something better than my old laptop. The problem is, I'm 17 years old (and as you probably saw I'm from Bulgaria), so I can't really afford anything too fancy because I hate milking my parents since a kid and use my own money for every...
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    Question Graphics Card for Xeon E3 1225 V2 + Sandy Bridge Motherboard

    I have a CPU built in 2014 with Xeon E3 1225 V2 processor, Sandy Bridge motherboard and 24 Gigs of RAM. The display of this CPU works but has severe lag (every frame refresh shows lag). I have the following requirements for my display: 2K display support 2-3 monitors support Which is the most...
  4. Question Windows 10 task manager improper frequency readings

    BEFORE I START: I have posted on multiple tech sites already, got no useful answers, let alone getting "HAHAUSELINUX"-ed. Basically, I've recently bought an Intel Core i7 2700k (Sandy Bridge-DT) system (Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV rev 2.2 motherboard, and a Gigabyte GTX 980 Windforce graphics card)...
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    Question Best CPU for Vostro 260/0GDG8Y

    Greetings. There are a few threads on the internet already about this particular question, but I've also discovered that there appears to be a modified BIOS that allows you to use Ivy Bridge processors. However, the thread seems to imply the BIOS isn't easy to install and they seem to be...
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    Question Upgrade from Late 2011 Sandy Bridge

    Hi everyone, Last time I built a dedicated gaming pc with money not being an issue was in 2011. I have... Asus P8P67 Motherboard Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge @ 3.4 (overclocked to a comfortable 4ghz with aftermarket cooler). Upgraded from a GTX 580 to a GTX 1070 16GB RAM SSD XFI Sound...
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    Question A question about a cpu upgrade for Precision T3600.

    Would this Xeon E5-2687W CPU work with this dell precision t3600 computer. The cpu has the correct socket LGA 2011, correct architecture Sandy Bridge EP. But it says "Up to 130W" and this Xeon E5-2687W uses 150W. I have a 635W psu. Would this be a issue or not? I have had issues with i7-3930k...
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    Question Weird horizontal lines on my monitor

    I seem to be having a problem where I see red horizontal lines appearing on my monitor when I'm at 60 hertz, when I go down to 30 hertz they seem to go away, along with blue horizontal lines near the top of my monitor (when at 60 hertz, they go 'away' at 30 hertz as far as I've seen). I have an...
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    [SOLVED] Is my Samsung 970 Evo ssd working properly?

    Hi, I just purchased a new system for my work. It has Samsung 970 Evo Nvme ssd 500gb as the boot drive, which is installed in the primary pcie 3.0 x4 slot. When I power on the system, after bios screen goes away, the windows loading screen (where the dots move around in circles) will be there...
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    [SOLVED] Should I be worried that there are so many files under Windows/Temp? (124 GB)

    Here's a screenshot of it: View: https://imgur.com/a/idnDYjA I haven't cleaned it out since I built my PC back in 2017, so would it be normal to have the temp folder this full? Is it safe to just delete all?
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    [SOLVED] Custom Cable Equipments

    Hi everyone. I need some professional opinions from you as I am about to purchase some items for custom cable sleeving. This is going to be my first time so I am unsure if I had picked the correct items for the job. I am planning to do a full length sleeving as I need to save some space for...
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    [SOLVED] Steam login problem

    Every time i try to connect on my steam main account on the windows app a steam warning pop up with the message "Steam is having trouble connecting to the steam servers". I reinstaled the steam app but still the same problem...i can connect on the browser but cant log in into the app and i got...
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    [SOLVED] Pc won’t start up

    My new pc won’t start up just built it Brand new ram 16gb ballistix brand new motherboard asrock b450m hdv brand new ryzen 5 I plug my power button into where it says onto the manual but when I go to turn it on it doesn’t start up
  14. Strongwolf2

    NVEMe SSD question

    Is this any good? ; HP EX900 M.2 500GB PCIe 3.0 x4 Nvme.
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    Help with laptop to play and stream League of legends only??

    Hello,guys can this laptop Acer Predator i7-8750H+1060 gxt,16gb ram play lol at 1080p 60 fps capped and stream league of legends at 720p 60 fps capped??
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    B450M & AMD Athlon 200GE EZ Debug VGA hang

    So built a basic PC consisting of... MSI B450M Pro-M2 AM4 DDR4 mATX Motherboard AMD Athlon 200GE 3.2GHz processor Crucial Ballistix Elite 4GB DDR4-2666 UDIMM memory Windows 10 Home 64bit This system has been running fine for its intended use for the past month/two months. It was turned off...
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    [SOLVED] PSU blows up other components

    Are there any mods you can do to a PSU in case where it fails or blows up it doesn't damage the other PC components which already happened to me, are there any mods?
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    Power line adapter for PS4

    I currently get about 50-250 ping sometimes 1000 if my family is on the internet, if I get a tp link av600 powerline adapter and a 10 foot cat 7 Ethernet cable how much lower will my ping be?
  19. Cristiano_9

    [SOLVED] Any decent guide to do a safe overclock on i5 4690k?

    Hey. Nothing crazy, just a little a safe oc. Something like 4.1-4.2GHz will be fine. Got a Noctua Nh-u12s and my case is Nox Hummer ZX. Thanks in advance!
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    R5 1600 Compatability for new build

    I was wondering if there were any underlying incompatible parts for this budget build I was planning on building, The main things I'm confused on are the ram speeds and mobo compatibility with R5 and certain ram? Idk, I'm confused rn and wondering if I can get some good quick second opinions...