Intel is the largest manufacturer of computer processors and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors which are found in most personal computers.

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Can't determine Intel Chipset Information and thus max memory supported by system

I have old lenovo 3000 C300 All-in-one PC. It has Intel Atom 330 @ 1.66 2 memory slots, PC2-5300 (667mhz) SODIMM 200 pin memory. CPU-Z Rated FSB is 531.92 Mhz Here are results from different ...
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Stuttering sound, Cinnamon Mint 17.3, Dell Dimension T3500

This overpowered six-Xeon, 12GB ECC machine with Cinnamon Mint 17.3 installed on two 7200 rpm Barracudas (160GB and 1TB), suffers from s-s-s-severe stuttering sound playback. Chipset: Intel X58+ ...
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CPU clock cycle and instructions interpretation

I am new in computer architecture but I know the main topics since I had it as a course before. My question is in fact little deep and related to CPU clock cycle and how processor interpret ...
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What is the actual reason behind HDD thrashing?

I bought my desktop computer in 2012. In 2013, I opened my case and cleaned out the dust in the processor and motherboard. After cleaning and rebooting the PC the processor cooling fan rotated for a ...
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Difference between laptop and tablet processors?

From what I have gathered, it appears to me that laptop CPUs (in particular, made by Intel) are less powerful than their corresponding desktop CPU counterpart (e.g. Intel Core i5 for a laptop is less ...
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the most effective laptop intel processor for virtuals [closed]

I would like to buy a new laptop and then run host OS (Win, Linux) and as many virtual machines as possible (Debian with DE, 384-512MB). Which intel processor is the best for this? (please write ...
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ffmpeg on Intel Edison cannot find pkg-config

I've had a surprisingly difficult time finding documentation for what I'm seeing. I'm cross-compiling ffmpeg for the Intel Edison using the poky linux sdk. I've set up an upper level makefile to do ...
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How is Intel spying on my computer?

I received the following popup today for the first time having used this computer continuously since it was configured about 8 months ago: From the statement that "status as of last system boot" it ...
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Intel PCM ( Performance Counter Monitor ) - Low hit rate for LLC

I am having Intel Xeon D-1520 CPU I tried to run Intel PCM to get the the L3 cache miss and hit ratio. L3MISS: L3 cache misses L3HIT : L3 cache hit ratio (0.00-1.00) Core (SKT) | EXEC | IPC | ...
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How serious is bug in i7-6700K CPU?

I'm considering new machine for my application development (Visual Studio, C++, paralel builds with Incredibuild). I wanted to purchase Intel i7-6700K to my machine. But I'm not sure now because of ...
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Why is CPUMark rating relatively the same for the Intel 2955U compared to newer Intel Braswell chips such as N3150?

In terms of processing power only (ignoring GPU performance), why is the CPUMark performance of the Celeron 2955U (2-core, 1.4GHz) relatively close to the Celeron N3150 (4-core, 1.6GHz)? Intel ...
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What is the difference between Server and Embedded Intel server processors

I am in the process of building a server that will run SQL Server 2012 and was looking for a processor. While doing my research I have found Intel processors on their page being grouped in two ...
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How to install openGL on Windows 10 with Intel HD Graphics 3000

System: 2011 Macbook Pro 2.2GHz i7 with Intel HD Graphics 3000 (dedicated Nvidia GPU is shot - I have it disabled right now) running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. I require openGL on this platform, yet ...
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Motherboard detects Intel 750 PCIe SSD only when I replug the card. Cold boot issue

I have a combination of the following hardware: Corsair RM-550 PSU, MSI X99S SLI motherboard, MSI 2GB D5 X GTX960 graphics and a Intel 400GB 750 Series (PCIe card). I'm booting from another Samsung ...
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Intel NUC black screen when booting

I have an Intel NUC 5i3RYB Intel Core i3 5010U @ 2.1 GHz 16 GB RAM (8 GB Crucial + 8 GB Kingston) When booted, the following things happen: POWER LED becomes blue HDD LED is blinking for a ...
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How does NIC driver handle flow control?

Using ethtool to query my driver for statistics with ethtool -S , I can confirm flow control is being used. I am receiving pause frames. When using wireshark to sniff packets and then utilizing it's ...
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Will overclocking an Intel CPU also increase the performance of the iGPU (OBS Quick Sync)?

I'm using Quick Sync with OBS and am wondering whether it might be beneficial to overclock the CPU (ratio/vcore). If not the CPU (ratio/vcore), is there anything I can overclock that will increase ...
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Processor Upgrade in Laptop Possible? [duplicate]

I have HP Pavilion 15-AB031tx Laptop, which has Intel I5 5200U 5th Generation Processor, Is it possible to upgrade 5th Generation to 6th Generation?
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Lowering the thermal throttling point on an Intel CPU

I have a laptop with the Intel i7 4700MQ processor, which I sometimes use for BOINC computing. However, in Intel XTU, I've noticed temperatures of over 80 °C for sustained periods. This temperature is ...
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dell inspiron 15z not shutting down due to intel rapid start technology driver

My Laptop consists of 500gb hDD , 32gbSSD and 6gb ram Few days back i have accidentally uninstalled Intel rapid start technology driver and after that my laptop started beeping at start-up, it was ...
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How to read temperature with Intel Extreme Tuning Utility?

I recently downloaded Intel Extreme Tuning Utility and I've been unable to find where the CPU temperature is displayed. I've even found where to select whether temps are displayed in Fahrenheit or ...
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Is my CPU broken?

I recently overclocked my CPU (Intel Core 2 Duo E7300) , from 2.66GHz to 3.6GHz. The temperature has never reached above 75 Celsius. When I benchmarked the CPU with CPU-Z, it showed: single thread ...
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What's the best and efficient choice between 'T', 'K' and Regular Intel Processors

What is the best choice when selecting intel processors considering its specs and performance with hardcore usage. The options are: 'K' Unlocked Processor 'T' Power-optimized lifestyle and the ...
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Intel Core i7-4790K running rather hot with boxed cooler

I am running a Core i7-4790K with the bundled cooler that came in the boxed version of the processor. From an old Sandy Bridge system I built I had the experience that the boxed cooler was actually ...
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Windows 10 Intel 520 Graphics Driver Fails

I recently bought a brand new laptop computer: Core i5-6200, Win10 10.0.10586, HP Pavilion L8V46AV. About daily the graphics driver reboots, it gives me an error message in the lower right of the ...
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How do you increase harddrive space on an Intel hardware RAID 1 with larger disks?

I have an old RAID 1 volume from about 7 years ago. A while ago I replaced one out of two drives with a drive with 4x the size and then recently I replaced the second two out of two disks. Both of the ...
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Does Intel Chipset Q75 support Asus GT 545?

I have tried to find GPU for Intel Chipset Q75. GTX 960 failed. Now, testing Asus GT 545 which seems to fail. Power supply requirement is ok with the 300 W. Does Intel Chipset Q75 support Asus GT ...
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Can't get Intel i1218-v networkadapter working on windows 10 or windows 8.1 pro

I recently decided to build a new PC. I bought the asus z97-a Mainboard which has an onboard intel i1218-v ethernet controller. I installed windows 10 from dvd and downloaded the latest driver on the ...
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Is GTX 960 supported by Intel Chipset Q75?

Intel chipset Q75 supports PCI-e x1, x2 and x4. I have a similar problem as in the thread What is the 6-pin power connector on an HP ProDesk? but with HP Compaq Pro 6300 Business PC. I wanted to ...
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My laptop's screen dims when there's dark content. Dell, Intel, Windows 10

You are going to think this is a duplicate. You are going to think this question has already been answered. I have seen those questions, I have tried the answers. I still have this problem. I don't ...
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SSD TRIM support on RAID-1 array through Intel RST

I'm making the jump from HDDs to SSDs on my home desktop, and I'd like to retain a basic level of redundancy (RAID-1) like what I have with my HDDs. Right now, I'm using Intel's RAID controller on my ...
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Windows 10 Task Manager: CPU Speed Rises Above Maximum Speed

I wonder if it Windows 10 changing behaviour in recent major update. I am using Windows 10.0.10586. I am well aware of TurboBoost that mentioned in this SuperUser question. My CPU could hit 2.70GHz in ...
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AMD processor to an Intel processor [closed]

I've got an AMD FX 8320 as CPU and I wanted to upgrade it to an Intel i7 4790k. I just don't know if the CPU will fit in the motherboard I have now. The AMD fits. This is my motherboard. Will the ...
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Correct Intel graphics driver for the i7-3632QM?

A few days ago I played around with all the Intel services that are installed on my system recently. For example management engine and heci server. First I disabled every single Intel service as well ...
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Windows Using Wrong Display Driver

I'm having a problem with my Windows 10 Asus laptop. I think a recent Windows update might have caused a bit of a problem. Previously, before the update, I was using an Intel Display Driver. However, ...
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None of the boot menu options work on an Intel NUC?

This is an older NUC. I'm trying to boot from USB, but no matter which F- option I select, it always boots from the OS. Does anyone have any advice?
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Xeon memory bandwidth specification incongruency

How can this Xeon achieve the stated 102 GB / s memory bandwidth with the following configuration: Channels: 4 Type: DDR4-1866 The max. theoretical bandwidth would be 59.712 GB / s. The ...
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# of Cores in VMWare shows more cores than possible

I am trying to help a friend out with a particular issue.. he sent me a screenshot of msinfo32 from a virtual environment he has but the # of cores he is running on seems to be greater than the # of ...
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How to format and reinstall Intel Edison on Ubuntu?

When I try to log into Intel Edison on Ubuntu 15.04 using the following I only get a blank screen: # screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200 Also, trying to install package-xfstk-downloader-linux.sh package for ...
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Intel Z3735F 1.3 GHz 4-core VS. 1.8 GHz 2-core

So I have these two Insignia tablets that seem to have absolutely identical hardware except for different processor speeds and cores. 1 - ...
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Is there a specific order for inserting dimms in a server motherboard?

So I just got an Intel S5400SF server board and I have 8 sticks of 2gb RAM. I was wondering since there are 16 slots, is there a specific order which I should insert the slots in? I know that with ...
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How to enable virtualization without using bios?

I am using android studio.I want to run my app on simulator but it is asking me to install intel haxm,.When i install intel haxm it says that vitualization is not enabled/.To enable virtualization i ...
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Is it possible to restart a frozen PC without triggering a RAID resync?

I'm using the built-in Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST) RAID on my motherboard. Occasionally my PC will freeze in a way that requires a hard reset, usually due to some game triggering a graphics ...
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What instruction set architecture (ISA) is RDRAND and RDSEED part of?

I need to acquire a CPU with the RDSEED instructions for testing. As I work through the datasheets for Intel CPU's, it appears that AVX is the latest instruction set called out. See for example, an i5 ...
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My Intel wireless adapter won't work on 802.11n mode on Windows 10

I recently got a new wireless router (TP-Link TD-W8970) which is set to mixed b/g/n mode but I realised that my Windows 10 computer works only on b or g mode. My wireless network adapter is an Intel ...
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Why is the 5960x Haswell and not Broadwell?

I was under the impression (and therefore very confused) that the 5960x was 5th generation and Broadwell, and that the 6960x would be 6th generation and Skylake (since they start with 5 and 6 ...
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Installing Atom.io — on a machine with Intel processor and 32bit Ubuntu

I am very much interested in installing Atom.io! My machine: 32bit Ubuntu Intel processor However, the only download i can find for Atom.io is atom-amd64.deb My question is two parts: Will ...
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wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 and now the wlan0 interface is gone from ifconfig. Instead, it shows a weird interface called enxbe3baf6373f3... enxbe3baf6373f3 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Cpu running half speed

While playing a game few hours ago I noticed my computer suddenly became incredibly slow. The windows task manager showed that the cpu was using half its capabilities. I have been playing this game ...
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How do I activate Intel AMT on my PC? Ctrl+P doesn't do anything

I'd like to activate Intel AMT on my computer, mainly because it would enable me to reboot my computer from afar without losing Remote Desktop access. (Windows doesn't start until I enter my BitLocker ...