• Intel i9 7900x thermals don't meet intel specifications

    I have a problem,my i9 7900x thermals are horrible.I have asus rampage VI extreme x299 motherboard and custom loop with one 420mm rad and 360mm rad,9 fans. Problem is,when I do heavy CPU workload,my temps goes  ...
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  • Possible faulty CPU? i7 7820x

    Hello all, I have a weird problem I was hoping someone might have insight into.   I just received my new alienware area 51 r4 desktop couple days ago (I know ewww yuck dell) and right out of the box I have had t...
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  • Intel Core i7 6700K 4.00 GHz Unlocked Quad Core Skylake Desktop Processor

    I purchased the following processor on April 11, 2017 from Amazon:   Intel Core i7 6700K 4.00 GHz Unlocked Quad Core Skylake Desktop Processor, Socket LGA 1151 [BX80662I76700K]   After more than 6 months ...
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  • I Think my i7 6700k CPU has a fault

    I have an issue with my I7 6700k. its been like this since I purchased it and I thought that this is the way it is. However, a few people have said it sounds like a fault in the processer Essentially it runs really h...
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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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  • 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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  • About the topic related to Jagged Shadows, Low LOD, Jagged AA, and Shimmering Borders

    My question is related the discussion which I added the link here; Jagged Shadows, Low LOD, Jagged AA, and Shimmering Borders I wrote it there but cound'nt get a answer. Like I said How can I convince the warrant s...
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    Hi,   I bought a DELL XPS 9550 notebook and I frequently get BSOD. I took it to the DELL and they told they would have to change the motherboard and that would cost me freaking 600 dolars!!!!   So I gave i...
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  • How to get refund or upgrade under UK Consumer Laws

    Hi,   Haswell and therefore one of the more impacted users.   Like everyone, I have seen the news regarding the security flaws in Intels CPUs (others too, but I am an Intel user, so the focus is on Intel)...
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  • 7700K slow down visible on XTU after Windows patch applied?

    At 4.8 we go from 1587 Marks down to 1560 Marks. I've ran a lot of tests before and after on lots of frequencies so there's no doubt about it. I know I promised not to OC but I've just bought the thing so any chance o...
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  • Dear Intel: about the performance slowdown due to Meltdown/Spectre

    I was under the impression that Intel produced processors as follows. It tested all chips and ranked them according to quality. The top performers became i7-xxxxK. The next best became i5-xxxxK. The next best became i...
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  • Compensation for Spectra and Meltdown issue in i7 CPUs

    Hello! How is INTEL planning to compensate customers for the expected performance degradation caused by CPU microcode patches to fix the security issues Spectre and Meltdown ?   PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-S...
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  • XMP 2400 MHz on Kaby Lake - Warranty

    According to Is XMP available on non-K processors?  Does using XMP void processor warranty? I would like to ask if using XMP profile on Kaby Lake CPU but still in officially supported CPU range (2400 MHz) voids u...
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  • Buzzing noise from brand-new i7-8700 & cooler.

    Hi,   I recently bought several Intel CPUs and built desktops. One of the CPUs that I purchased is i7-8700. Everything about this instance of CPU is great, except that its cooler is making noise that does not so...
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  • Thermal sensor issue i7-7700k?

    I have a brand new build; EVERYTHING NEW. i7-7700k is running at stock speeds. I have the RAM set to XMP for DDR4-2666. Motherboard is Asus Maximus IX Hero Z270.   I have found that the i7-7700k reports a moment...
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  • Is the constant load on the processor from 90 to 100% harmful for processor ?

    In our company there is one server.  His processor was anytime loaded at 90-100%. Nearly month later, he broke down. One person said that the server broke because his processor was too heavily loaded.   A...
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  • Estimated Warranty Expiration: empty

    Warranty Information  gives me empty "Estimated Warranty Expiration" for my processor. How can i find if my processor is still on warranty? Thanks.
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  • IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL - i9-7900x x299 ITBM 3.0

    So, I just built a new system and it seems that I'm having a problem very similar to "Claire_Monkey" here:   BSOD from Turbo Boost Max   At intermittent times, I'll get a bugcheck/BSOD 0xA "IRQL_NOT_LESS_...
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  • I5 7600 CPU core voltage?

    Hi guys,   I had bought a new ssd 500GB of samsung, then plugged in and then formarted. After almost everything had been installed, I see at Al Suite 3 that CPU core voltage is in red. I use computer to play ga...
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  • Intel i5-6600k bent......?

    Hello Everyone,                         As you can see in the title my I5 6600K somehow managed to be...
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