Forum discussion tagged with processor.
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    Question Upgrade ASUS motherboard

    I have an ASUS Z87-C motherboard with intel i7-4770 CPU and thinking to upgrade to a latest motherboard that supports M2 NVMe SSD. Is it possible to just upgrade the motherboard and use the same processor and other components? My power pack is 550W. Does this worth an upgrade just the...
  2. EXCellR8

    Ryzen 5 Upgrade Options?

    I'm tossing around the idea of upgrading the quad core Ryzen 5 1500X processor in my B350 gaming computer, since the 2nd gen 6-core plus processors are so cheap; the performance in some games does lack a bit as configured. This computer also uses the other Vega 64 card so upping the processing...
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    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...
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    Want suggestion about Mobo and Processor

    Hello guys, I want to buy new mobo, processor and ram. I'm now using ASUS M5a7mlx and phenom II x4 840 with 8 gb ddr3 ram and 1050ti 4gb gpu but many of games need support of sse4.1 in processor so want 2 buy new config . I prefer to go with AMD Ryzen 3 1200 . So If u guys give me a config...
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    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
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    Broadwell-E: CPU / motherboard arbitrarily adjusts voltage offsets

    Hello everybody First of all: Sorry for bad english! I Google translated it from german ( Here can also be found mentioned attachements. Then important: The following...
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    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...
  8. 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...
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    How can I upgrade my computer to maximize gaming performance?

    Currently using a GTX 1080TI, but want to make sure the rest of my computer is up to date! Processor is a Intel core I7 4790k and my motherboard is MSI Z97 GAMING 5. About to get myself a HTC Vive so want to make sure nothing will be bottle necked. Any suggestions? Thanks guys!
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    Computer won't boot. Dead CPU or Mobo?

    Hey guys, I'd like you to help me with a question I'm having about my PC. A few days ago I was on Youtube, the PC (described below) turned off out of nowhere, I tried to turn it on back but shutdown in 5 seconds. I tried to turn on again, but now the CPU_LED is stuck and I can not POST or even...
  11. MajinCry

    [Part 2] Measuring CPU Draw Call Performance

    (Part 1) In the previous draw call benchmark, the settings I supplied were suboptimal; having the application split between the two different objects caused the application to eat up most of the CPU time. If only one object type is used, however, the driver has much more room to throw it's...
  12. EXCellR8

    Dell Motherboard CPU Fan Header Question

    I upgraded the processor in my work computer at the office but I totally spaced the proprietary CPU_FAN header on the motherboard. I would prefer not to use the stock cooler as it's small, ugly, and probably mostly useless. It also has a rough aluminum base instead of copper and they used cheap...
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    DMI 2.0 vs 3.0

    In my limited understand, DMI is the interconnect between the CPU and the southboard / PCH. 2GB/s in 2.0 vs 3.93 GB/s in 3.0. x4 links for both. These mapping perfectly to the link/channel speeds for PCI-E 2.0 and 3.0 respectively in an x4 configuration. Thus the CPU has a PCI-E 2.0x4 or 3.0x4...