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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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.
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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
  22. 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.
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. M

    wtf happened?

    okay. i have my cpu running at 3.4ghz with 100mhz bus speed and stock voltage. i have turbo boost disabled. after playing rainbow yesterday i saw that my clock speed went upto 5.4ghz with 159mhz bus speed. was wondering if anyone can help me understand why this happened?
  26. P

    CSGO PC stuttering after 10-15 mins of gaming

    CPU: i5-6600k GPU: MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 3G 3GB Monitor: LG 24GM79G-B 144hz Headset: HyperX cloud 2 Mouse: Rival 100 and steelseriespad SSD: 500GB evo samsung Motherboard: Asus z170 AR PSU: Corsair RM750w Cooler: Hyper 212 evo Internet : Airtel 40 mbps temps are fine GPU=40 CPU= 50 I have...
  27. TurtleCrusher

    Would you like to go back to slot CPUs?

    With the reemergence of low TDP chips coming back into style, cooling a modern processor doesn't require much these days. The simplicity of swapping out CPUs would lead to more CPU sales in comparison to motherboards as people could upgrade far easier. Reusing motherboards with newer generations...
  28. J

    AMD Radeon R5 M335 4GB DDR3 - Capable of streaming?

    I am looking into streaming my PC games (H1z1 Kotk, Destiny 2, Eco, etc.) and was wondering if my laptop is capable of streaming as a dual setup using a Capture Card because my CPU in my desktop isn't good enough. I tried finding these answers through tech support on each card's respective...
  29. T

    Workstation: Quad Channel (1900x+X399) vs. Dual Channel (1800x+X370).

    Hi all, I've setting up a Workstation and with the arrival of Threadripper I asked my self a new question: Would the Quad channel Ram from the X399 chipset suppose a big difference vs dual channel? I had in mind a 1800x + X370 AORUS Gaming 5 with dual channel RAM, but now I'm wondering if the...
  30. E

    CPU Recommendations

    building a new PC, need a recommendation for CPU. Running Windows 10 Pro Darkroom Software Core Professional Adobe Photoshop Photo Mechanic Computer's primary use is for printing photographs, will have 4-6 printers running on USB Suggestions for best value. Thank you EJ53
  31. S

    Building 7820X

    Hi, I have several questions regarding the 7820X + X299 platform: Are the boot times still longer than 30 seconds? They were reported to be very slow in initial reviews. Is a Noctua NH-D15 sufficient for cooling at stock? Won't overclock the CPU or RAM. Is the Asus Prime X299-A mainboard a...
  32. Nickolai

    Will Celeron G3900 work with OC memory on a Z270 motherboard?

    I would like to use Celeron G3900 with a Z270 motherboard. The motherboard says it supports "DDR4-4133+(OC) Memory", but the CPU says it only supports DDR4-1866/2133. Will OC memory be able to work on OC speeds or not? If not, then what is the cheapest Intel 6th Gen CPU I can use? Am I limited...
  33. C

    Help with my new x5650 overclock

    Hello, I've installed my 20$ x5650 yesterday to hopefully have a little upgrade that would have me good for 1 or 2 years. I have read some threads about OCing the x5650. But still I have trouble to find my solution. Maybe you can help me out... Here's some info: This is what I used to have...
  34. W

    Coolant leakage Help!

    Hello, I have a Deepcool Genome case and sadly past few days, there was a leakage in the pump close to the cpu. The gpu and just one PSU cable have liquid, but not much. The GPU only have liquid in the heatsink and is not too much, it's more like humidity in the heatsink. But my real concern is...
  35. B

    Intel 'T' CPUs

    Is an i7-7700 underclocked to 2.9GHz the same as an i7-7700T ?
  36. R

    bsod, crashs, possible cpu heat issue

    not sure if it's a heat issue because I only got a 'possible heat issue' message on one out of the many BSODS. This is a temp plot of a sample session, during which there was no crash, and during which there is one period of high load. Is the 'CPU Total' temperature, which is CPU Temp 0 in the...
  37. Q

    Question(s) regarding the Noctua NH-D15 cpu cooler

    I have a couple questions regarding the NH-D15. 1. Given the sheer size of this beast, will it get in the way of my ram on the mobo? I'm thinking about getting the ASRock AB350M Pro4 micro atx mobo. Pcpartpicker says my mobo and this cooler are compatible, but I don't know how much I can trust...
  38. D

    No output on monitor or any usb components.

    My pc was working fine till last night.i watched a movie,turned my system off as always.went to bed.tried to turn on my pc the very next day.to my surprise,there is no output on the monitor.it had been working fine all these years.i have no idea what went wrong. When i switch it on :- -all the...
  39. T

    Dead cpu or motherboard?

    Hello, I'm building a pc from old parts. I have found a PentiumD 820 which I don't know if it works, have some sticks of ddr2 (2x2gb and 2x1gb, also a 512mb), bought the other day a used m/b Asus P5KPL-VM (the seller told me it was from a working system) and for psu I have an Antec BP430 and a...
  40. E

    Power Consumption Scaling with Clockspeed and Vcc

    [/URL][/IMG]Hi everybody, I've been looking for a way to estimate my CPU power consumption and, of course, I've found that on the forum. Here is the link to this great post by Idontcare ...