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  1. K

    How to unlock multiplier and Turbo on QDE4 and B85?

    I read this topic https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/what-controls-turbo-core-in-xeons.2496647/page-98 And people on Xeons can mod their bioses to change multipliers to maximum on 4 cores. My problem is that i have QDE4 engineering sample and it is 4770K. But my motherboard Gigabyte B85 D3H...
  2. Vattila

    Speculation: i9-9900K is Intel's last hurrah in gaming

    Independent test results for Intel's 8-core i9-9900K are just around the corner, and the general consensus and expectations are that it will put Intel further in the lead with the "world's best gaming processor". However, like most technology analysts and avid followers of x86 CPU architecture...
  3. Y

    CPU Compatibility for upgrading Dell Latitude E5400

    I have a Dell Latitude E5400 with an Intel Core 2 Duo T7250. I would like to upgrade the CPU. According to CPU-Z,my socket is Socket P (478) and the baseboard is 0D695C,manufactured by Dell,though I could not find much information on that online. The computer runs Windows 10. I'm looking at the...
  4. H

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX and 2920X Coming 29th October

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX - $1299 US Processor AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX will have 24 cores and 48 threads for $1299. Intel's 12 Core chip costs $1200, that means you are getting double core count in $100 higher price. It has a 3.0 GHz base speed and 4.0 GHz boost speed. We will be...
  5. avp2306

    How To Disable HT-Assist on Opteron 6200 Series

    I'm wondering if its possible to disable HT-Assist feature on Opteron 6200 series CPU. I've searched around BIOS and around the web but can't find anything. Reason why I would like to disable it is that Opteron 6200 series CPUs should have 16 MB L3 Cache, however 4MB is reserved for HT-Assist...
  6. x58haze

    Need help with ryzen 5 1600 community test request

    I'm trying to understand if my cpu is defective cause of high latency present on the software provided by resplendance company which is Latency Moon, the second software In depth test Latency, Just wanted to be sure if its normal on first ryzen generation cpus such ryzen 5 1600, or if my cpu is...
  7. Scholzpdx

    i3-4130T: Should I upgrade or stay as is?

    Hello everyone, I just got a Thinkcentre M73 Tiny USFF that has an i3-4130T. My main goals with this PC is to keep it working as an HTPC and an extremely casual gaming setup and hopefully cheap as I bought this for $45. I use my Thinkpad X230 for casual gaming on the go and would like better...
  8. D

    Looking for multiplatform CPU benchmarking programs

    Hello! I was trying to find some good multiplatform CPU benchmarking programs. I want to compare some CPUs of widely different architectures. What are your recommendations? Obligatory conditions: - works on Windows (x86 64-bit) - works on Linuxes (x86 32&64, ARMv6, ARMv7, ARMv8 A32&A64) -...
  9. J

    Computer is receiving power but nothing happens when I press the power button

    Recently there was a thunderstorm in my area. The day before I was on my computer and it was working. I left it on and the power went out a little while after the storm started. I thought it would be no big deal because I've never had any issues with surges in my house and it's hooked up to a...
  10. D

    New build will not POST

    So I have finally given up troubleshooting and hopefully you guys can share your knowledge with me. Heres the part list: CPU: Intel i5 7500 RAM: Crucial Ballistix 8gb DDR4 @ 2400 Mobo: ASUS B360M-A GPU: Nvidia 1050ti PSU: Evga 600B bronze rated SSD: Samsung 970 Evo m.2 So we started the day by...
  11. P

    How to limit fx 6300 black edition

    Hello guys, 1st of all thanks for all of help i got frm u guys which helps me about my pc in a lot way. Now I bought a 2nd hand fx 6300 for my pc bt after installing it my pc getting power off and automatically started around 15 to 20 mins so I installed amd overdrive and saw that temp margin is...
  12. T

    Before Buying New Gpu

    Is ASUS DUAL-GTX1060-3G compatible with my pc. CPU:intel celeron g1820 2.7GHz Mobo:Asrock H81m-vg4 r2.0 Ram:6 GB 1333Mhz PSU:500W
  13. R

    For a CPU that "loves fast RAM" the Threadripper sure hates compatibility...

    I bought 3200 Gskill RAM - off the compatibility list from my X399 Taichi motherboard - and I couldn't get it above 2933 Mhz. So - at the suggestion of YouTubers and Forum comments - I purchased 64 GB of Gskill 3400 that WAS on the compatibility list. NOW - I cant even get over 2134. Is this...
  14. CommManagerJ

    AMD AMA - Starts at 12PM EST on Wednesday May 9

    AMD AMA with Senior Enthusiast Team Manager James Prior AnandTech is proud to announce the upcoming guest in our featured Community series -- ASK ME ANYTHING. On Wednesday, May 9th through Thursday, May 10th we’ll be hosting James Prior, Senior Manager for the AMD Enthusiast Team, in a live...
  15. R

    Nocua Liquid Metal on a 1950x Threadripper

    I set out to build my own PC for the first time. I'm a musician/ producer - not a techy. So, I did about as much research as I thought I could, and consulted many forums, YouTubers, and Micro Center employees. Anyway - I began building my system after getting all the components - but because...
  16. IEC

    Ryzen 2700X 8-Core Socket AM4 CPU (YD270XBGAFBOX) - $280.49 AC ends 1PM PST

    This is via Newegg's eBay storefront: https://www.ebay.com/itm/AMD-RYZEN-7-2700X-8-Core-3-7-GHz-4-3-GHz-Max-Boost-Socket-AM4-105W-YD270XBGAFBOX/292522923343? 1) You must be an eBay member, and have the eBay mobile app installed. There is currently a promo running until 1PM PST with a (coupon...
  17. R

    AMD 1950x Threadripper Overheating in Propellerhead Reason 10 [Resolved]

    *UPDATED*: Notes at bottom. 3 Hello. This is my FIRST post ever here - or really in any forum. I just recently finished building my first custom PC and just finished writing, recording my first Electronica Album also. I assembled an AMD 1950x Threadripper Workstation. 1950x Threadripper 64GB...
  18. G

    what to upgrade for streaming games

    Hey guys, I just started gaming on my PC and I want to start streaming, but OBS is laggy as hell and I know its because of my hardware as when i built it its wasn't for gaming at all. My question is do I have to upgrade both GPU and GPU pr can i get away with just upgrading 1 of the 2. I was...
  19. T

    Advise on hardware upgrade

    I have an old windows computer with this hardware: Mother: ASRock H97 Killer CPU i5-4690 Memory 16 GB DDR3 1600 GPU AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Hard Drive Samsung 850 Evo 480 GB My main use of this computer is basic gaming: Civ 6 and GTA V. But I'm thinking about using this computer for some...
  20. L

    Computer Crashes Often and I am Unable to Render my Video Project in Adobe Media Encoder

    There are multiple problems that have occured on my computer since around, or maybe later than, March 8th of this year. Basically, if I use intensive programs, my computer crashes. Before these problems occured, my PC was completely fine and could render projects at at most 3 hours. It never...
  21. skaughtz

    Would this CPU swap result in any noticeable gains?

    So I have two systems that I am considering swapping components: Light gaming rig A8-7670k GTX 1050 2x4GB G.Skill Ares DDR3 1833 (mobo has 2 slots) SSD Internet/music rig Pentium G620 Radeon HD 6670 4x2GB Hynix DDR3 1066 (mobo has 4 slots) SSD It occurred to me the other day that I might have...
  22. P

    AMD Ryzen 7 1700X vs Intel Core i7-8700K?

    Which processor is better? AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Intel Core i7-8700K The tasks they have to take is running Windows 10 as well as Ubuntu and within both OS virtualization though VirtualBox and possibly KVM Qemu. The graphic end will be powered by one of the new Nvidia graphics cards, possibly GTX...
  23. W

    Best budget cpu for gaming/streaming?

    I can currently stream PUBG on 720 30fps.. but it won’t let me stream fortnite or The Forest at all. Unless it’s on the lowest settings. I have an i5 7400 right now and was wondering if going with a ryzen 5 1600 because of the more cores/threads would be worth it? Or is there another cpu you...
  24. F

    Broadwell-E: CPU / motherboard arbitrarily adjusts voltage offsets

    Hello everybody First of all: Sorry for bad english! I Google translated it from german (https://www.hardwareluxx.de/community/f139/broadwell-e-cpu-mainboard-passt-spannungs-offsets-eigenmaechtig-1189784.html). Here can also be found mentioned attachements. Then important: The following...
  25. M

    i7 4820K & GTX1070 VS i7 6700K & GTX960 - For CS:GO only

    Hi guys, I need to choose between the following desktop rigs (both for the same price): *I don't have plans on doing overclock and I will use it for CS:GO only (I've heard that this specific game has something to do with specific CPU types in terms of performance difference?) The game will be...
  26. vishnumvn

    Intel 8350k or RYZEN 1500x

    I am confused on buying CPU 8350k or ryzen 1500x. My work will be moderate gaming and lots of coding with Visual studio and android development. And little bit of photoshop and illustrator. currently i dont own a graphics card.. My budget is around 50,000(INR) Thanks in advance.
  27. petrusbroder

    Technical question

    One of my computers does not start anymore. It has a Gigabyte mobo, socket 1156, with a i7-860, 8 GByte RAM. I've tested it w/o connected hard drives, with only one stick of RAM (2GBytes), GPU and Keyboard - the same symptoms as when fully equipped. When I power up, it works OK for 2 - 3...
  28. M

    [Mobo gives Q code 76 doesn't boot]

    Hello everyone, So recently I'm getting Q codes 13 or 14 before getting to Q code 76. Also grtting a red light cpu. Whenever I turn my pc on, everything runs, my fans, cpu cooler and gpu pretty much works. But my monitor says that it doesn't receive any signal from my computer. I have tried both...
  29. W

    Recommend Energy Efficient Desktop CPU

    Looking for a computer that is snappy enough to handle video editing but not an energy hog. Just balancing power with electrical bills as I leave my computer on 24/7. Currently using this cpu that was released Feb 2009 and it's a bit underpowered: AMD Phenom II X3 720 Got any...
  30. N

    can i put a gtx 660 to my rig?

    mobo- Dh61ww cpu-i5 2500k ram- 2x4gb (8GB) hdd- 2 sata hard disks other - * 2 x 80 mm case fans *5 usb drives ( always working) (one usb port connected to 10 port usb hub.it connected to main power via power adaptor.) I'm currently running those components by hec raptor 500WP psu without any...
  31. Burak Canik

    Reeven Coolers for Ryzen 5 1600 Overclocking

    I have a Ryzen 5 1600 and with the stock cooler the max OC I can apply is: 3.7 GHz @ 1.28750 Volts. Don't know if it's stable "exactly" because I couldn't run Prime95 for more than 7 minutes as the temperature would exceed 85C. It got through 10 consecutive runs of Cinebench CPU test though...
  32. RalphGoesToSpace

    i5 4570 + GTX 1070 or GTX 1060 doubts.

    Hey guys so I have currently an i5 4570 and a GTX 770, the 770 is definitely showing its age at this point so i have been thinking of upgrading to a 1070. However I am wondering if the 1070 would be a waste of money for 1080p @60hz ultra settings with my current setup or should I just get a...
  33. T

    Some Advice on Processor Affinity

    Hey Guys, This is my first post on this forum. We're currently trying to update our machines on the Technical Design team here where I work. My machine is exempt because it's somewhat dual purpose. This post is gonna be somewhat long but I'm kind of at the end of the rope lol I'm using a...
  34. The Frozen Mind

    AMD Processor (heatsink grill marks)

    Greetings! Fellow Techs. "heat sink grill marks" on your AMD Processor. on the four sides of the processor (plate) -heat sink marks seems to be a discoloration -already cleaned it with 99% alcohol -this is a 7 year old processor -using the stock heat sink fan - the cause of the grill marks. I...
  35. DeadlyTitan

    Ryzen5 1600 vs i7 3770(non K) For Games

    I originally wanted to buy an i7 8700(non K), but the non availability of cheaper non overclocking motherboards drove me towards Ryzen5 My current choices are i7 3770, or go Ryzen 5 or Wait for Non overclocking motherboards to appear for i7 8700 So, between R5 1600 and i7 3770 which one of...
  36. Burak Canik

    Ryzen 5 1600 Instability

    Okay so I've been using a Ryzen 5 1600 in my new system WITHOUT OC for about 3-4 months now. Today I got a BSOD (WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR) while browsing in Firefox and since then I am anxiously trying to understand why it happened. Also one or two days ago I was playing Dying Light and it...
  37. B

    AMD results look pretty good, but not-so-good guidance.

    AMD earned an adjusted $0.10 a share on revenue of $1.64 bln for Q3, but sees a big drop in revenue for the fourth quarter. https://alphastreet.com/bite/d641299
  38. A

    questions for Brian Krzanich at web summit

    hello, i am planning to go to the web summit (i hope so) and make some questions to Brian Krzanich. what other questions would u like to ask him? i will try to record his interview and then share with the community.
  39. M

    Which processor is better: 2017 MacBook Air's Core i5 vs 2017 MacBook 's Core M3 Kaby Lake version?

    I was reading about processors, but I’m a bit confused. I read that Core M processors are less powerful than full Core i processors because they are designed for mobile devices while the full Core i’s were designed for laptops and desktops, so I initially took that as the Air's Core i5 being...
  40. G

    Building your own CPU

    I want to try building my own CPU. Has anyone here done this? The idea is to build something that can be programmed, with proper keyboard input and display output. I basically want to take this project from circuit to rudimentary OS that can execute simple programs. Instead of going nuts...