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Cpu's and chipset's Pci express lines

I am confused about the distribution of pci express on a motherboard.For example if I have an i7 6700k,it has 20 pci express lines and z170 chipset has other 20 pci express lines.Does it mean that ...
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Should I distribute my drives across different SATA controllers?

I have an Asus motherboard which comes with both the AMD SB950 chipset (6 ports) and also an ASMedia 1061 storage controller (2 ports). I also have: 1 SSD drive for Windows 1 HD for Linux 2 HDDs ...
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Chipset supports 8gb of RAM but computer is 32bit?

I have a Compaq Pressario SR1222NX that I am looking to upgrade the RAM on. So the max supported RAM is for my computer is 4 GB. This makes sense to me as the 32 bit address limit is 4GB. However......
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Explanation of Intel z170 chipset's PCI-Express lane counts?

Officially z170 chipsets have total 20 PCI-E 3.0 lanes, and it is shown as 1x16 OR 2x8 or 1x8 + 2x4. So it seems like if I insert one 16x PCI-E device (e.g. graphics card) I won't be able to use the ...
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Can 'AMD-only' RAM really restricted to AMD chipsets, and if so, why?

I was browsing for a RAM upgrade earlier for my system, and came across 'AMD-only' RAM (aka, RAM that only works on AMD chipsets). This RAM can easily be found on sites such as eBay, and seems to be ...
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Can I install Realtek Audio Codec in my laptop Dell Vostro 2420, with no Realkek Soundcard chipset

I have a Dell Vostro 2420 laptop, with Cirrus HD Audio (driver installed). I feel the music quality in my laptop is so bad. I want to improve it by install Realtek audio codec. Can I install it in a ...
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what offline change should be made to the registry in order to change a chipset without reinstalling windows 10?

My motherboard died last week. It was no longer on sold, so I had to buy a new one while keeping all previous hardware (cpu included). The main problem is I had to switch to a different chipset. I ...
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How will running two displays (same image) affect performance

I want to run the same image on two screens the colour should be the same and so should the red but one is a slightly bigger screen would this affect the performance of the Pc I have a GeForce gtx ...
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Can I use an asus MB with a sata 5-port multiplier?

I have an Asus M5A99FX Pro R.2 and all the available SATA ports are being used. From the user manual of the MB it seems it uses the AMD Chipset 990FX/SB950 (see picture below), yet even after reading ...
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Which drivers should I install?

I have HP Compaq Elite 8200 Small Form Factor desktop PC with Windows 7 64-bit. I can download drivers for my PC on HP website but cannot decide which one is appropriate one. I know that there are ...
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How do I find the Vendor ID of this RS-232 to USB-A 2.0 adapter? [closed]

I need to programmatically allow permissions for this USB device via its vendor ID, but I don't know what its vendor ID is: Does anyone know what the ID is, or how I can discover it?
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Broken motherboard, bios failure [duplicate]

After some tests I have found that the BIOS is broken. I have tried to make sure it is the BIOS that's broken. And after unplugging everything unnecessary the same result remains. And now I would ...
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All keyboards buggy on Toshiba R850-S8540

The original keyboard, the replacement i installed and (suddenly, after a couple of untroubled weeks) the USB keyboard all randomly type, erratically fail to register commands and lag. This existed ...
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Is the chipset defined as a bus?

So the chipset is the northbridge and southbridge, and connects all the hardware-components to the CPU. And the bus's are the mediums connecting said bridges together, connecting the northbridge to ...
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Can i put my “Intel Core 2 Duo E8200” on “Intel Q965 Express chipset”?

Can i put my "Intel Core 2 Duo E8200" on "Intel Q965 Express chipset"? i know that my motherboard is compatible with "E6700" Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6700 (2.66-GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 1066-MHz FSB) ...
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How do I identify what is my 'Intel Chipset' , on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit system?

How do I identify what is my 'Intel Chipset' , on a Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit system? This is actually a follow-up question to USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 -- trying ...
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Nvidia Driver on AMD board, can't update drivers and remove windows messages about problems

I have a Intel i5-2500k, an Asus p8v68-v for mobo, and a GeForce GTX 560 for graphics. Windows informs me that there are issues: "solve a problem with intel wireless bluetooth" "Solve a problem with ...
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Does MotherBoard limit RAM?

http://www.findlaptopdriver.com/hewlett-packard-09e0h-mainboard-specifications/ ^^ That page lists the specs of my motherboard. It says that it can support 4 x 240-pin DDR2 DIMM slots Supports DDR2 ...
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differences between firmware, chipset and EPROM inside a computer

All chipset, EPROM and firmware in a computer seem to have some physical electronic components that contain codes for controlling the working flow of processor, RAM and other hardware peripherals, but ...
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LSI MegaRAID X99 / Haswell-E

Does anyone know if LSI MegaRAID cards will work with the new X99 chipset? I've seen some reports of people using CPUs / Chipsets not on LSI's compatibility matrix, but that information is hard to ...
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Difference between different hardware of computer of recent times [closed]

While searching for good desktop for software development I came across many configuration.I become confuse over different thing as I don't have detail knowledge of Hardware. Difference between Core ...
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Hitachi HDD PCB ROM Replacement (firmware)

I've put a 24V adapter on a 12V HDD. Now the PCB is broken (HDD does not spin up anymore.). I'm very lucky and found a HDD with the exact same PCB. I've been searching on the internet and found that ...
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How to deal with integrated graphics driver bundled with chipset driver

I am preparing to do a fresh install of Windows 7 and I noticed a potential problem with the chipset driver. My motherboard: GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev. 1.0) http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page....
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Unsure from where to download chipset drivers

I am about to do a fresh install of Windows 7 and I have identified almost all drivers I'm going to need. The only driver I'm unsure about is the chipset driver. My motherboard: GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev. 1....
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Is there a windows 7 driver for ICH10R that supports >2TB drives?

The ICH10R controller on my ASUS P6T SE board does support drives larger than 2 TB, however, the windows driver I can find doesn't. I am trying to use a 4 TB HDD, I am not trying to boot from that ...
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Windows 8.1 drivers?

This question is related to a laptop (Lenovo G560) with Intel HM55 chipset + Integrated Intel HD graphics w/ shared video memory. I wanted to know if Windows 8.1 will run on it (At present it is ...
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What to expect from a H81 motherboard

I'm building a budget gaming PC with an Asrock H81 motherboard. I'm about to buy my RAM, but I just saw on the description that H81 is not in the list of the "supported" chipsets. The motherboard is ...
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How do I know which is the fastest processor which is supported by a specific chipset?

I have an old laptop, I want to upgrade my cpu or motherboard, but don't know the knowledge of computer hardware .I have added a 4g memory and cleaned my fan. Can I upgrade a laptop Mobile Intel® HM55 ...
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Does my graphics card have to be compatible with the motherboard chipset?

I am looking to purchase to Radeon HD 7850's, these particularly, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16814150641 I want to run them in Crossfire on this motherboard, http://www....
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Asus P8P67 PRO usb copy corruption and updating USB Drivers and chipset drivers

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit (updated all important updates yesterday) and have several external usb hard drives (self powered 3.5 inch). I recently noticed while copying files to the external drive ...
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Find the Correct RAM for my motherboard

I'm considering upgrading my system memory from 1 GB (2 x 512MB) to 4 GB (1 x 2 GB + 1 x 1 GB + 2 x 512MB). I'm an absolute novice at this stuff but am trying to learn quickly. The RAM is DDR2 and I ...
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How to know if Intel chipset can run 64-bit guests on VM?

How can I know if my Chipset can run 64-bit guests on my virtual box? My Chipset model, btw, is Intel 5520
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How do I know which chipset a motherboard uses?

I am building a new computer and am curious about the chipsets that motherboards use and I found it quite confusing because it gives me two values The motherboard I've chosen is the MSI Z87-G41 ATX ...
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Chipset G31 drivers for Windows 7?

I finally decided to upgrade my quite old system to Windows 7 x64 (from Vista x86) and I have the following question: The site for my motherboard (ASUS P5KPL AM SE) lists the G31 drivers for Win 7 ...
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How to “convert” processor/chipset name to /proc/cpuinfo output?

I'm trying to choose a laptop and see "Chipset" and "CPU" being listed as a codename. Sometimes there is an article in Wikipedia about the processor or chipset mentioning it's features, sometimes not....
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Is there a way to reduce a motherboard chipset load in Linux?

I'm interested in reducing the load on the motherboard chipset, or at least, finding what causes the overheating... I have an HP ProBook 4720s with Ubuntu 12.04, which is slightly overheating. The ...
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Do all USB3.0 to SATA adapters present to OS as USB Mass Storage?

My first experience with external USB hard drive enclosures was with Windows 98SE. At that time, drives were IDE, not SATA, and I remember that after drivers were installed (I remember using one ...
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Connect 4 TB HDD to Intel Q57 Express onboard SATA-II port

I'd like to replace my current data hard disk (SATA-II, 2.0 TB) with a new, bigger one. I considered going for a new 4 TB drive by Hitachi (SATA-III). But I'm not sure, if I can use it with my "old" ...
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Computer shuts down in BIOS

I have a laptop that runs the OS just fine (fan runs fast though). I can use the computer as long as I want and will have no problems. If I restart it after using it for awhile, it will typically not ...
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What's the difference between these Intel components?

What's the difference between the Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST) and Intel Chipset software (and INF update utility)?
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Chipset fan on the frtiz - compressed air hasn't fixed anything - is there anything I can do? [closed]

Yesterday, my computer started to make an annoying whining noise. Knowing that this is likely a fan issue, I opened the case and proceeded to determine which fan was causing the issue. I got some ...
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Does Intel HM70 supports SATA 3 (6 GB) ?

I want to buy a laptop and change HDD to SSD. And I want to know Does Intel HM70 supports SATA 3 (6 GB) ?
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Which drivers are necessary for an AF Drive in an HP laptop?

I have a HP Pavillion HP DV4-2126TX. Since the hard drive crashed, I bought a new drive and it is an AF drive.The company website tells me to install some drivers from Intel but HP has not listed ...
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How to upgrade to WDDM 1.1 on Intel-R--82945G-Express-Chipset-Family--Microsoft-Corporation

My Desktop PC is having Intel-R--82945G-Express-Chipset-Family--Microsoft-Corporation with WDDM 1.0 Ii need to upgrade it to WDDM 1.1 for Windows Phone 7 emulator to work. With the present WDDM 1.0, ...
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Correct register for offset 0x54 on ICH4M chipset to force fast write speeds on primary slave

I've read this: http://forum.notebookreview.com/hp-business-class-notebooks/352887-hp-2510p-owners-lounge-28.html#post5519419 I'm looking for the same but I got ICH4M not ICH8M. There is 1011 by ...
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How can I reinstall my AMD 880g/sb850 usb driver?

I have the Asus M4A88TD-M Evo motherboard with the AMD 880g/sb850 chipset and I wanted to use AHCI mode. I activated it in the BIOS and made a change to the Windows 7 registry and I got it working. I ...
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Will Windows Update find chipset drivers?

Does Windows Update in Windows 7 find and install chipset drivers? It will automatically find newer versions of video and audio drivers, etc., but will it do the same for chipset updates?
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Searching Win2008 R2 chipset driver for a lenovo idea centre K330

I have here a Lenovo Desktop and I dont know what chipset driver I need. If Im reading the information with AIDA there is: Motherboard Name: Lenovo IdeaCentre K330 if I search on the lenovo support ...
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Setup Intel SSD Caching on Z68 chipset with Windows already installed

According to this article about the Asus P8Z68 motherboard, to use the Intel SSD Caching, I need to enable RAID mode before installing Windows 7. What if it's already installed? Is there not a way to ...
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Does Intel H61 chipset supports Intel Integrated graphics?

I am about to get a motherboard with the Intel H61 chipset and the Intel i3 2100 CPU. Can these two comunicate and use the Cpu's integrated graphics? According to this it is possible but I am kinda ...