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Alternative for the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 3160NGW

I got a Dell Inspiron 7547 with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, but in all forums, all users have issues with this Wifi+Bluetooth Card, I want to change it but not sure what type of connection or ...
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Engineering Sample CPU Frequency (GHz) is same like official CPU Frequency (GHz)? [on hold]

any one can confirm that Engineering Sample CPU frequency is same as the production CPU ? Let suppose if Intel E7 8890 V3 official CPU Frequency is 2.5G than Engineering Sample ( E7 8890 V3 ES) CPU ...
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lm-sensors does not detect intel gpu

I want to monitor the temperature and fan speed of my intel gpu. However, sensors does not seem to detect it: niko@dell-xps15: ~ $ sudo sensors-detect Password: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-...
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“No active network adapter found” in Hyper-V core versions 2008-R2, 2012-R2, 2016-TP5

System configurations:- Intel Core i5 processor, Intel DB75EN motherboard, 500GB WD HDD, 4 GB RAM, Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection(built-in with mainboard)(VEN_8086&DEV_1503&...
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What is the difference between iRST Raid 1 and Intel Rapid Recover Technology?

What is the difference between iRST Raid 1 and Intel Rapid Recover Technology ? Intel wrotes: " It uses RAID 1 (mirroring) functionality to copy data from a designated master drive to a designated ...
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Boot with wimboot a Windows x64 image on UEFI 32 bits

I have a Tablet PC that runs Windows x86 and Ubuntu x64 (mixed mode) on UEFI 32 bits with GRUB2 installed. I've tried to boot a Windows x64 WinPE image using wimboot program on GRUB2 becouse it ...
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Booting and Hard Disk Errors

Something wrong with my pc (as per linked images below). I have the following problems: The system shuts down frequently, my pc is very slow and often it freezes requiring a restart. Sometime the ...
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What does the Intel Management Engine do?

I've heard many complaints about the Intel Management Engine by Anti-DRM activists, but what does it actually do?
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Windows 10 don't detect second monitor at start (dell xps, intel hd 3000)

After every reboot or shutdown I have to re-plug cable in order to force system to detect monitor. In previous system versions it was detecting my dell u2212hm at reboot/start. I reinstalled all ...
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Can't get gigabit speeds with Intel Ethernet Connection I217-V

I have a gigabit plan with a local internet provider. I'm using a cat 5e cable to connect to a gigabit router (TL-WR1043ND) or directly to the internet using a pppoe connection. My network adapter ...
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“Memory Size Test Fail” on newly purchased 6900k

I just finished piecing my new build together. I am using the same PSU (Corsair 850i), video card, and SSD as my previous build, which was working without any issues. After I started a game up (any ...
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How to determine if second-hand computer has been overclocked by previous owner?

I purchased my PC a few years back from a "hobbyist" who assembles gaming PCs and sells them on the internet marketplace Craigslist. The computer has always worked great until recently, when the ...
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intel drivers - Tearing all over the place on Windows 7

getting horrible video tearing on WIN7 64 bit using Intel Iris Graphics 6100. Tearing occues in Youtube, VLC, Smplayer) I have the Intel Graphics Control Panel application and have tried adjusting: ...
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Re-installing Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver

I just updated my bios on my MSI motherboard to the latest version without really thinking about the repercussions. I had the BIOS version of Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver installed on my ...
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How to make sure whether my laptop is running on 'Intel 6th Generation' processor or any other ordinary processor?

I just bought a Lenovo laptop from an authorized multi-brand retail outlet. I specifically asked the shop representative that I want a laptop which runs on any of the 'Intel 6th Generation' processor....
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Processor Requirements and Specification

why server processor ghz in less than desktop ghz tomorrow I was searching Intel processor Dual core and I notice that server processor have great amount of cache memory 6M as compare to desktop ...
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Windows 10 Professional goes blank while installing update (Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics.)

When windows 10 tries to update itself with Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics goes blank with black screen for hours and hours. Need to forcefully restart every time when it ...
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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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Is there a way of scripting the “Roll Back Driver” feature of Window's Device Manager?

I need to roll back my graphic cards drivers once in a while(It's a long story.) and I have tried scripts using devmanview which worked great for disabling and enabling my drivers(and uninstalling it) ...
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What happens when putting very fast RAM in slower Mobo with slower CPU?

This is a dumb question and I'm a bit ashamed of having to ask but it's the first time I stumbled across it. Let's say I have an i7 5960X with support for DDR4 1333/1600/2133, an ASUS X99E-WS which ...
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Would adding a PCI expansion card fix “not enough USB controller resources”?

I am having the rather annoying problem of whenever I add any new USB device to my computer I get an error that says "Not enough USB controller resources" and the device never initializes. I have ...
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Intel Graphics HD 3000 + Clean Windows 10 Installation = Black Screen no Censor

I'm facing a really wierd situation. Let me explain what happened. I recently took an old laptop in my possession . It has an Nvidia 520M and an Intel Graphics HD 3000 gpus. At first i tried to ...
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How do I get into my BIOS without a black screen?

On my Gigabyte Ultra Durable Series motherboard, how do I get into my BIOS? I hold delete upon start-up, but I get a black screen. I did some digging online and one source said it was because of ...
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Weird network dropouts occur repeatedly on Windows 8.1 (Intel NUC)

I am using an Intel NUC mini PC here. It is running Windows 8.1 x64 and is used as a media center and communication PC. I want to also use it to access my media accross the internet using JRiver MC ...
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How would I go about overclocking my Intel Pentium N3700?

I've searched all over the 'net for this one, and I couldn't really find anything that would allow me to overclock my CPU. My CPU model is an Intel Pentium N3700 quad-core operating at 1.6 GHz base ...
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Are cores in a CPU package always identical?

By identical, I mean having the same signature - family, model, stepping and brand string of the CPU (which essentially identifies a CPU model uniquely) If I'm not wrong, a CPU package goes into a ...
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Intel Management Engine or Collaborative Processor Performance Control throttling

This is a laptop. Before I installed Intel's Collaborative Processor Performance Control Driver and Management Engine, for very demanding jobs my cpu would go up to 95C and the fan would go up to ...
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Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160 not working on some WiFi's

My friend has this wireless card in his laptop (Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160) and it works fine at his home wifi (or any other), but on the schools wifi it does not. Anyone who has any clues ...
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Have to recreate random loss of power

note: With loss of power I mean a crash without a BSOD or any form of warning or errors. No freezes, nothing. It just turns off in an instant. So, for a little over a year now, I have been having the ...
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Updating chipset drivers on Win10x64

So I want to update my chipset drivers. From what I see on this page, I can download an INF driver which should update my chipset. When I started the installer it told me to check if my chipset is ...
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...
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Smooth movements are jerky on my laptop's integrated screen. Any software to test it out?

I tested my new computer with multimedia and unfortunately smooth movement looks jumpy and jerky as in this video when being played in the internal monitor. This problem doesn't only affect local ...
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Dell 4K P2715Q not really 4K or Intel Graphics psuedo emulation?

At a client's place they've insisted I use their setup which includes a weak dual core "i7" with Intel graphics and two Dell P2715Q monitors. Online the screens are advertised as 4K and they might ...
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Intel offers me two different HD Graphics drivers: Which should I choose?

For clarity, the question following is the reverse of this one. I have installed in my machine (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (10.0.10240) the Intel HD Graphics 4000 Driver in version 15.33.38.64....
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Assign program to Onboard Intel GPU (Nvidia/AMD is not integrated)

Is there any known way to assign a program to use the repsectively run with the onboard Intel GPU without having a second graphic chip? A customer have to have installed the Dameware Development ...
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Installation of two different intel hd graphics diver over an single GPU

I have windows 7 ultimate SP1. Recently i was experiencing some issues about Windows Update stuck but by following correct solution from this site. windows update started working. before this happens ...
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How do I use intel wireless display feature on a desktop CPU?

Quite many Intel desktop CPU such as i7-4770K shows it has "Intel Wireless Display" feature, but how do I use it? I know, on a Laptop with Intel 4710HQ CPU and 7260AC wireless adapter, wireless ...
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Office application problems with Intel HD Graphics driver

I have a HP 250 G3 laptop. I have windows 10 build 15.11 with all the updates. On device manager , under Graphic Adapter section , i see 2 graphic adapter : Intel HD Graphics Family Nvidia Geforce ...
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Intel HD Graphics 530 performance issue + flickering

A few days ago I bought an ASUS N552VX laptop which has Intel HD 530 Graphics plus a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 950M and a 4K screen, running Windows 10 Pro version 1511 Build 10586 with the Intel HD ...
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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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What GPU does the Intel N3700 have?

I have an Intel N3700 CPU, but I can't figure out which GPU I have. CPU-Z says "Intel HD Graphics," but which version? Here is a screenshot from CPU-Z:
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Is there a difference CPU Clock and Instruction Clock?

I am a bit confused between CPU clock and instruction clock. I brought the following figure from this source as illustration. Does instruction clock imply the time it takes by the cpu clock to execute ...
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Check minimum CPU model

Is there a way to check minimum version of CPU? we are supporting ivy bridge and newer, so I need to check for ivy bridge, haswell, skylake ... . Currently I use lscpu and matching the model name for ...
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Newly installed network adapter not working

I previously had a Broadcom wireless and Bluetooth adapter installed in my laptop. This adapter worked fine on Windows 10, but always caused problems on my Linux dual-boot. After a lot of hassle ...
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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+ ICH10....
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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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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 | ...