• How do I fix my speedstep problem?

    Hi all.  New here, so apologies in advance regarding posting tech and etiquette.   I have a 3 year old Dell Inspiron 7559 and have recently applied updates to drivers and the BIOS.  Somewhere along the...
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  • compatibility with gigabyte bios update F9b

    You posted this : GIGABYTE Leads Safety Actions Against Intel CPUs' Speculative Execution Vulnerabilities | News - GIGABYTE Global   After bios update here are the problems:   1) slow boot up, boot increa...
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  • When the microcode update for the 2nd generation Intel Core (Sandy Bridge) for Spectre and Meltdown will be available?

    When the microcode update for the 2nd generation Intel Core (Sandy Bridge) processors for patching the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities will be available? Microcode update is required for branch target injection ...
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  • Theoretical peak performance (Gflops) of the Intel Xeon CPU

      What is the Theoretical peak performance (Gflops) of the Intel Xeon CPU E7-8860 v4 @ 2.20GHz/18cores?   - The document (https://www.intel.com/content/dam/support/us/en/documents/processors/xeon/sb/xeon_E7...
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  • How can I measure CPU usage of my Intel Celeron?

    Hello everyone,   I have a piece of hardware in my lab which I need to test. The rare documentation about this device says it is equipped with an Intel Celeron CPU with 300 MHz and 128k bytes of secondary cash. ...
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  • So my Broadwell-y tablet is now a toaster?

    Dell published a bios update for the Venue 11 Pro 7140 with Core M 5Y10 on 9th of January with the Meltdown/Spectre MicroCode patches. Of course I did pre and after benchmarks of PcMark, Geekbench and CrystalDiskMark....
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  • memory bandwidth for Quad-Core Intel® Atom™ E3845

    How to measure memory bandwidth for the minnowboard which is Quad-Core Intel® Atom™ E3845 It's an Intel Silvermont family
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  • 8700K incorrectly functioning Turbo Boost multiplier after updates

    Hello,   I will try to keep it as concise as possible.   - 8700K should boost up to 4700MHz/47x per one core. This is very easy to test if functional, through a monitoring app such as HWinfo64, High Perfor...
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  • Processor limited when the PC is plug-in

    Hello !   I am writting to you today because I have a trouble with my computer. Indeed, I have a lenovo w510 Windows 10 with a i7 q720 and when my laptop is on battery, everything works fine, but when I plug my...
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  • Intel 7700K reaching high temps/usage

    Hi,   I just recently purchased this CPU along with other components to install into my computer and i have come upon an issue. My CPU usage spikes randomly and during gametime, it rises to 60+%, the temp also r...
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  • Virtuozzo 7 - Meltdown/Spectre (Microcode) Patch Performance desaster

    Hey there,   I got massive Performance Problems with Meltdown/Spectre Patches for Virtuozzo Virtualization. (Container) Since Meltdown/Spectre Patches the Performance dropped to unuseable levels. I patched one ...
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  • 7900X Problems with Hyperthreading

    Hello, how much more time it will take until the hyperthreading problems will be fixed on Skylake X ? Its a big and very frustrating problem... spend that much money and Im slower then my old 2600K. All Audio Softwa...
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  • I7 7820X Turbo Boost 3.0 Issue

    Hello there i updated my BIOS today and before that i was getting 4.3 Ghz each core when play games or stress my cpu for benchmarking. But now i am getting only 4.0 Ghz while doing the same? i do not understand whats ...
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  • Where are the datasheets for Penryn T6400 etc - looking for VID/MSR values and Thermal

    Hi - I wanted to compare the VID table for a Penryn processor T6400 against the X9100. On ark when I click on datasheet via Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T6400 (2M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Product Specif...
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  • Kaby lakes slow down for performance(mine is i7-7700k)

    So about two weeks ago I reset my computer and stuff. I installed all the drivers including the bio update for my motherboard z270e. The problem there is a huge performance decline. I tried resetting settings and trie...
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  • Core i5-4590 low GHz

    I have recently purchased an i5 4590 quad core 3.3/3.7 Turbo GHz chip however it only runs at 2.57 GHz at max and 78% utilization max. I have tested with a CPU stress test, including Intel's own, so I know this for a ...
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  • What would cause a total systems crash while overclocking?

    Hi!   I'm working on my new Motherboard (Z270 Gaming M3) and overclocking my i7-6700k processor, running some bench tests. I happened to have had a full systems crash once and wondered what the root cause of tha...
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  • Intel Linux Microcode Data file incomplete

    Since the recent disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities Intel released new microcode update data in the download center (Download Linux* Processor Microcode Data File ). The description states that it...
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  • Intel Xeon E5-1660 SR0KN Ideal CPU Temp On HP Z620?

    I have  HP Z620 and it had the E5-1603 and I swapped it to this one the E5-1660.  The CPU temp is running high and wondering why?  The fan used is the stock HP fan and it is rated for this CPU.  Th...
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  • Using high speed ram over Intels ratings

    What happens when you use ram at speed rated higher then the cpu manufacturers recommendation? There seems to be a lot of conjecture and difference of opinion in regards to this topic. I would really like to know In...
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