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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Intel Centrino 6205 WiFi adapter suddenly stopped working on Windows 8.1 Dell Latitude e6520

I have an over 4 year old Dell Latitude E6520 with Windows 8.1 (originally). Few days ago the WiFi card (Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205) suddenly stopped working. What happened was, I closed the ...
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Does CPU matters in disk read/write speed

I thinking to buy my old Mac an SSD, but after asking around to some friends, and looking to different disks, some of my friends said that the SSD's read/write speed won't matter because my CPU won't ...
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How to Turbo Boost permanently?

Dell OptiPlex 990 with i7-2600. Turbo Boost is enabled and it's working correctly. Speedstep and C1E is disabled. No BIOS options, or hacked BIOS to overclock myself. Is there a way to keep the ...
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Intel 7260 HMW in a Dell E6410 - No bluetooth

I have installed a Intel 7260AC in an Intel E6410. The wifi works superbly, but the Bluetooth drivers cannot install. Are there any drivers for it? I have tried the official drivers and other drivers ...
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What are the drawbacks of enabling Intel Virtualization Technology?

I want to start using virtual machines, and I will eventually need to enable Intel Virtualization Technology. I know how to do it, but the last time I enabled it the boot time seemed to increase ...
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Intel HAXM on Windows 10

For the purposes of developing Android apps and testing them in emulators, I need to install Intel HAXM. In the past I had an issue with Intel HAXM saying it could not be installed even though it ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 Bluetooth Works but not WIFI in a Dell Inspiron M5040

I upgraded the wireless in my Dell Inspiron M5040 (running Windows 7 64bit) to a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 and have had some weird problems with it. Initially I could install both the Wireless ...
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Why does my CPU only support 32GB RAM when it has 39 address bits?

The following is the output of cat /proc/cpuinfo user@localhost:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 60 model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) ...
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Kali on vmware, intel 7260 wont appear

I downloaded the latest kali virtual drive, after downloading and installing the latest kali on my actual computer with about the same issues, the wireless card was acknowledged, but otherwise ...
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Is it ok to use a Haswell CPU with old power supply?

I will buy a i7 4790k, and I want to know if I might encountered any problem using it with a old 250W power supply. I'm planing to get a new power supply also, but only when a I got my video card. ...
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Why does python 2.7.10 install a 2.7.6 version?

I am building a custom Python 2.7.10 installation with icc via the following script: #!/bin/bash CC=icc \ CXX=icpc \ LD=xild \ CFLAGS="-O3 -xHost -fomit-frame-pointer -shared-intel -fpic -ipo ...
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Meaning of Intel Processor suffixes

I just bought a Core i7 2nd generation machine which shows the processor in the BIOS as: Intel Core i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70Ghz I have seen i7 3rd and 4th generation processors on Google but I am not ...
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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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Lenovo ideapad u410: Bios in UEFI mode failed after update

I updated the Bios (65cn99ww.exe) to laptop Lenovo Ideapad U410 (Windows 8), and after computer restarted itself: the system couldn't start, it tried to repair the system on booting, The bios shows ...
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Why is Xeon processor suited for HPC?

Among the different specs for Xeon, available here, http://ark.intel.com/compare/87720,84679, which aspects makes it relevant for HPC ? The processor base frequency is less than for Core i7. Why ...
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GPU Issue after updating drivers

Usually games on my PC work perfectly. However after updating all the PC drivers (including Intel(R) HD graphics), games won't work properly, they are slow and graphics are low, I have an example. ...
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Difference between Intel MEI and Intel ME

I have a 8th series Intel CPU and I want to Install the drivers for it but there are some programs similar to each other. one of them is Intel ME 1.5 MB and 5 MB and MEI. I searched for them and it ...
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How is multiprocessing related to cores and threads?

I am interested in the Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 and the Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3 processors. They both have 6 cores and a clock speed of ~3.5GHz. However, the specifications from CPU-world (screenshot) show ...
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Intel WiDi needs Intel adapter?

I have the processor requirement and, subsequently, the graphics card. Why do I need to have a specific wireless card? The question is: Can I bypass somehow this "requirement" without using extra ...
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What is the reasonable choice of memory for DZ77GA-70K + Intel 3770K nowadays? [closed]

What is the reasonable choice of memory for DZ77GA-70K + Intel 3770K nowadays? this MB supports for DDR3 1066 MHz to +2400 MHz. Is it worth to buy memory faster 1600MHz? Should it support XMP? ...
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What are the disadvantages of Xeon processors? [closed]

I'm considering getting a (single socket) Xeon processor, instead of a Core i7 processor, for my entry-level workstation. (The motherboard I have supports both Xeon and Core i processors.) I'm ...
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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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USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 — trying to fix via DeviceMgr & downloads from Intel website [duplicate]

My question is actually a follow-up to the question-and-answer poisted by a fellow at this superuser URL, USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 with an Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Controller ...
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Parity errors after verify with Intel RST

I have Intel RST RAID 1 running on a Windows 7 machine. I have it set to do a verify and repair every week. I frequently notice parity errors, some weeks over 100 for a 1 TB RAID 1 array. I've ...
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Intel Integrated Audio Signal Path

I have a Dell Latitude C840 laptop. It has Intel Integrated Audio. Intel 82801 CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller. It has been giving me problems. Sometimes I get chopped or truncated audio, or strange ...
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Artifact Flickering with new hardware install?

I just updated my motherboard, CPU and ram today and installed all drivers (I kept my video card as its still a good card). Everything works fine except games (specifically Borderlands 2, Divinity: ...
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Correct kmod-megasr driver to install CentOS 7 on Intel Embedded RAID Technology II?

I am trying to install CentOS 7 on a server using RAID 5 on Intel Embedded RAID Technology II. I did need to install a special hardware key to unlock the RAID 5 feature. I have succcessfully ...
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Unstable connection on Windows XP and Intel I350

I am working for a company developing and maintaining some QA system for industrial customers. When running, the system is receiving about 1.6 Gbps from 12 different sources using two Gigabit-NICs. ...
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Is **Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software** necessory for setting up hosted network in windows 7?

Is Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software necessory for setting up hosted network in windows 7.? I'd like to uninstall it to free up some space if it does not have much use and is not related to hosted ...
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Server won't come up with no video card

Preface: I know that this is a strange question, but I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure this out. I'm getting an old PCI card this weekend and leaving it in, but until then I'm ...
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Intel Chipset Installation - “Computer does not meet requirements”

So I have upgraded my PC from AMD to Intel on an ASUS Maximus VII Hero board with Windows 7 and I can't get the chipset driver (Intel MEI) to install. It reports that "This computer does not meet the ...
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Intel 3770K (HD4000) and dual monitor with DVI+VGA

My office computer is running Intel Core i7 3770K (IvyBridge) on an Asus P8H77-V motherboard. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit desktop version). I've been using an old LG Flatron W2453TQ display ...
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Based on my current PC build, what parts can I re-use?

https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/user/ericsartor/saved/#view=CTNypg Above is my current PC build. I am looking to upgrade in the near future, mainly to use an Intel processor. I have clearly built a ...
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Core i3 vs Core i5 [closed]

I'm in a dilemma to choose between Intel Core i3 and Core i5 CPUs. I'll be using Microsoft Office along with some browsing and some other general purpose activities. Will I be seeing a big difference ...
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How can I choose the right memory Mhz size in the light of the motherboard's and CPU's MHz? [closed]

I'm planning to build a PC: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SOC DDR3 2400Mhz(OC) motherboard http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4967#ov Intel Core i7-4790K Processor DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600 at ...
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Does my CPU support hardware virtualization?

I have an ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine installed with virtual box, and I've also installed KVM on it, from a MacBook pro with an intel i5 processor. I'm trying to instantiate a virtual machine on my ...
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Intel graphics drivers on Windows 10 technical preview

So I was trying out the Windows 10 technical preview build 10074 on my HP Pavilion 15-p241nd. I tried installing the Intel Graphics drivers but it keeps showing up this error message, I do ...
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Is Intel Core-M virtualization usable? [closed]

I'm asking this question here because noone will let me try installing Virtualbox on an Intel Core-M "uncooled" machine without purchasing it. I previously purchased an Intel i3 with 4GB RAM a ...
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Lost WiFi connection after Windows 7 - intel driver Centrino Wireless N1000 Update - How do I restore the driver?

I was updating my computer; hp Pavilion dm4, Windows 7, 64-bit operating system. I got an error stating "Intel driver update for Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless N1000" could not be updated. I tried to ...
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Intel RS3UC080(LSI3008) + Samsung Evo 840 = slow writing performance?

I am getting pretty slow writing performance in comparison with my Z87 board. Does anybody know if these results are to be expected out of the Intel RS3UC080 or what the problem might be if there is ...
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How to let Intel HD Graphics go of shortcut control?

Even if I deactivate shortcuts in Intel HD Graphics they are still blocked and can not be used in Eclipse. I can use them again, if I define a different shortcut in Intel HD Graphics. As I don not ...
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Maximum Supported RAM in a Sony Vaio VPCW12J1E

I have this Sony Vaio 10.1 inch laptop which has 1 GB ddr2 RAM and runs on an Intel Atom N280 at 1.66 GHz. My question is what is the maximum amount of RAM this laptop supports? It has only one slot. ...
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VT-x on 4790 on H97-D3H-CF

I am trying to enable VT-x on a 4790 CPU and a H97-D3H-CF mainboard to be able to run virtualbox/vagrant. The Intel Processor Identification Utility lists "Intel(R) Virtualization Technology: No". I ...
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System Monitor Says 4 CPUs but Specs say 2 CPUs [duplicate]

I am running Linux Mint 17 on my Laptop. Through the System Info GUI program, I found that the processor is Inter Core i3-2328M. When checking the System Monitor GUI program, it shows four CPUs ...
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Excessive cpu usage of process : Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Utility Application

I bought a new pc (a notebook) but now I have a problem, there is installated a program called "Intel(R) Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework Utility Application". It often uses the 20/30 % of my ...
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Why does my CPU not use it's full TDP wattage potential?

I have an Intel Core i7 3610QM (Ivy Bridge) in my laptop. According to Core Temp, the TDP (thermal design power) is 45 watts. However, when turbo boosting to the max (3.1 GHZ) on all 8 threads with ...
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How to enable Bluetooth on Intel Centrino 2230 under Windows 7?

In an effort to equip my Windows 7 desktop PC with a non-USB Bluetooth solution, I purchased a Mini PCI-E to PCI-Express adaptor and an Intel Centrino 2230 Wireless+Bluetooth card. The card is ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology made HDD dissapear

Recently my laptop stopped booting windows. When I turned it on, Intel Rapid Storage Technology 12.7.0.1936 window showed up and said, that one of my SSD volume is disabled and asked me to press ...
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Intel Wi-Fi Adapter Randomly Quits Working

I'm using an Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 running Windows 8.1. For quite a while, I've been having a strange issue with my Wi-Fi adapter. Said adapter is a built-in Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260. The ...
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Laptop fan not turning on for graphics

About two years ago, I purchased a samsung series 5 (not the ultra book, the NP510r5e). Every now and then, when there I run something graphically demanding, the laptop just shuts down. I first ...