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Does this Motherboard support 2 Graphics Cards

hello i've just bought new pc gamer with this motherboard, i've already nvidia geforce gtx750 and i want to add another 3d graphic card, is it possible to support another one ? ps: my power supply is ...
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Is a i5-4200U (2.60GHz 1600MHz 3MB) faster than i5-4210U Processor (1.70GHz 1600MHz 3MB)? [closed]

I know that they are different models and that make the comparison a little tricky, but I'm asking about an overall performance evaluation. Notice the diff at CPU clock, 1.7 vs 2.6
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Switching between integrated and discrete graphics on alienware 14?

I recently received a new alienware 14 in the mail and was having some issues switching between integrated and discrete graphics. When I used the inbuilt benchmark tests in Just Cause 2 i pulled in a ...
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0answers
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How to control cpu speed through windows?

Linux has some awesome apps, one of them is the app which allows you to control speed (mHz) at which your cpu is able to operate. Is there something similar for windows 8.1?
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1answer
91 views

PC randomly freezes with weird patterns / artifacts on screen

I just got a new PC (which I assembled myself) having a Core i5 4670K and a Gigabyte Z97MX-Gaming 5 motherboard. I use the Intel HD graphic 4600 as the GPU. I am experiencing weird PC freezes which ...
0
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1answer
39 views

CPU usage drops dramatically

I am using an engineering software to conduct series of computationally demanding analyses. I have a relatively powerful desktop with the following specs: CPU: Intel core i7 3930k @ 3.2GHz RAM: 64 GB ...
0
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0answers
38 views

Does intel heat sink have film over compound?

I just installed my new cpu and heat sink but did not check the bottom of the cooler to see if there was a film covering the thermal compound. Does anyone know if there is any?
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1answer
28 views

What proccessing architecture do I have?

I am trying to install Debian on my desktop computer which uses an "Intel Pentium E2200" : http://ark.intel.com/products/33925/Intel-Pentium-Processor-E2200-1M-Cache-2_20-GHz-800-MHz-FSB I need to ...
0
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1answer
64 views

x86 i386 i686 amd64 i5 i7 archtecture processor confusion

I noticed those items x86, i386, i686, amd64, i5, i7, archtecture, processor from the web, from my own notebook, from book readings. But I am really confused by those terminologies. I try my best ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

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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1answer
39 views

Adding Extra 4GB Memory Module to 2X2GB

Can i add a 4GB Ram Module to my Intel P55 Chipset Motherboard which already has 2X2GB Modules(4GB).Will this cause any issues like timing problem? UPDATE: I have an intel DP55WB Board,it supports ...
2
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1answer
116 views

Are lower TDP CPUs slower?

If the clock speed, the cache size, etc. are the same, does a 65W Intel CPU run slower than a 84W CPU? One example is i5-4690S vs i5-4570, http://ark.intel.com/compare/80812,75043
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0answers
32 views

Validate CPU virtualization support on Windows 7

On Windows 7 hosts, how do I validate that CPU virtualization support such as AMD-V or VT-x is enabled without rebooting the machine and installing additional or third-party software. In that case, ...
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1answer
66 views

CPU compatibility with GA-78LMT-S2P

I've been considering upgrading my CPU (currently an AMD FX-4100), but I'm a little unsure how I can identify which models will be compatible with my motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P, rev 5.0). ...
0
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0answers
56 views

Fan speed still at 850 RPM at 0% speed

I have SpeedFan 4.49 installed; With the goal to make my tower as silent as possible. My CPU is the Intel i5 2500k and even at 0% in SpeddFan, I still have 850 RPM. For normal office work I think ...
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0answers
66 views

Why does the same RAM chip benchmark 2x faster on Intel CPUs?

Compare memorybenchmark.net's benchmarks for the "Kingston KHX2133C11D3/4GX 4GB" chip in the read uncached ddr3 intel vs read uncached ddr amd benchmarks. The Intel speed is listed at 14,881 MB/s , ...
1
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1answer
132 views

CPU die sizes and manufacturing process

So the manufacturing processes for CPUs goes down every second generation (for Intel), but I couldn't get the math right. Let's say we have a CPU with a size of 10mm*10mm, that makes a die area of ...
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2answers
47 views

Intel Processor Family

What does Intel refer to as "Processor Family"? I found out that a processor family is a grouping of processors with similar features, as stated at: http://tinyurl.com/kxbpv65. So correct me if I am ...
0
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2answers
244 views

Safe long-term CPU temp? [closed]

I'm considering running a game server for some friends and I to play on with my laptop, but while the server is running my processor use tends to go to around 55-65% and my CPU temperature hovers ...
0
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0answers
50 views

Changed CPU and system doesn't boot. Put back old CPU, it doesn't boot either

Ok, this is my motherboard: GA-945PL-DS3 (rev. 2.0). When I bought this PC it came with Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz. Now, I bought new processor Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 2 x 2.66 GHz. I removed old CPU and ...
0
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0answers
101 views

Can't set Minimum CPU state to 100% on Xeon E3-1230 V1

I have several servers: some of them have Xeon E3-1240 V3 and some have Xeon E3-1230 V1. All of them run on Windows Server 2008 R2. I need extremely low latency (even 500 microseconds matters), so I ...
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votes
1answer
301 views

Turbo Boost Technology Monitor is EOL so what can I use to monitor Turbo Boost on my CPU? [duplicate]

Turbo Boost Technology Monitor is EOL, and quite honestly I can't tell if it works anymore or not with Windows 8.1. Regardless, soon it will be removed since its end of life is soon upon us. What can ...
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votes
2answers
102 views

What is the on-chip network topology of an Intel Core i7 (or i3 or i5) processor?

What is the topology of the interconnection network within an Intel core i7 ,i3 or i5 processor? Is it using a: Crossbar Ring Hypercube Mesh Butterfly or what ?
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2answers
56 views

Playing music while compiling code lags the music, what kind of laptop CPUs avoid this? [closed]

When I play music while compiling code on my laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo T8300), the music stutters and lags. In terms of laptops, what Intel CPUs are capable of compiling without interruptions in my ...
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1answer
57 views

will my intel mother board support core 2 quad processor?

i have Intel motherboard "dq41rq" and i want to update my processor to core 2 quad ones. currently i have core 2 duo 2.93 GHz speed. i searched Google but i cant find if my mother support core 2 quad ...
0
votes
3answers
76 views

Normal CPU compared to Turbo frequency?

When I look at the Intel CPU's i5-4570T and i3-4340, the main difference seams to be Processor Number i3-4340 i5-4570T # of Cores 2 2 # of Threads 4 ...
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0answers
17 views

which processor has better performance [duplicate]

I am trying to decide between 2 laptops: The first is Acer, the second is Toshiba. Acer has Pentium Quad core N3520 processor and Toshiba has Core i3 2370M. Intel's comparison chart shows that Quad ...
0
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0answers
458 views

Intel HAXM: This computer does not support Execute Disable Bit

I am trying to install Intel HAXM on my machine and receive a message along the lines of: Cannot install This computer does not support Execute Disable Bit XD Looking up my processor on the ...
0
votes
0answers
170 views

How does the Package Power Limit affect the cpu clock

This is primarily about Intel 4th Generation Core (Haswell) CPUs. As far as I understand it, the Turbo Boost technology raises the CPU frequency until it hits the TDP limit (though it might exceed it ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How does Intel Turbo Boost work?

I just got a new Intel CPU, and the specifications say 3.5GHz but with turbo boost to 3.9GHz. What does Intel Turbo Boost do? From the description it sounds like they are saying "The road's speed ...
11
votes
2answers
744 views

Whats the link between security and processors

So I have been on the web for a while today and came across the intel xeon processors. In the feature list, it mentions security. I remember in many other places, I've seen security somehow linked ...
7
votes
1answer
200 views

Which CPUs support 1GB pages?

Some Intel CPUs support 1GB pages. This is identified by looking at CPUID 0x80000001, EDX bit 26. The Linux kernel exposes this via /proc/cpuinfo as the pdpe1gb flag. Where can we find a list of ...
0
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0answers
28 views

Motherboard s2600cp and CPU slots

Hi I am trying to assembly s2600cp intel motherboard with Intel Xeon E5 processor. It only seems to work when processor is placed onto CPU1 slot. Does CPU1 and CPU2 choice for processor placement ...
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votes
2answers
128 views

Can I use 3rd generation Intel processor with Gigabyte GA-h61M-S2V-B3 rev 1.1?

Will this processor and this motherboard work together? dual core 2.6 Ghz / 2M cache G1610 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-h61M-S2V-B3 rev 1.1 I tried but I failed, then when I went to the ...
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votes
3answers
102 views

Would it be fine to replace a Intel 2 Core Duo with a Intel i5?

Would it be fine to replace a Intel 2 Core Duo with a Intel i5? Specifically: Current Processor: Intel 2 Core Duo E4500 [ID: Too old to find an ID] with a: Desired Processor: Intel i5 4570 [ID: ...
1
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2answers
64 views

DIfference between Intel Core and Haswell Intel Core

I am on the urge to buy a laptop and I have found the one I need in 2 websites. It's exactly the same on both places, but one of them is Intel Core CPU and the other is Haswell Intel Core. So I ...
0
votes
0answers
197 views

Laptop Upgrade Guide [Lenovo G560]

I want to ask if I could upgrade my current CPU with another one. My laptop with is Lenovo G560 Here is the current CPU Intel Core i3 370M 2.40 GHz / 3MB Cache / TDP 35 W I would like to know ...
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2answers
66 views

How does the CPU Cache fit in this?

So I understand a little bit on how it's all wired together. Instructions are stored in Registers and the EIP/RIP points to Opcode that manipulates those registers (program code). However I can't ...
0
votes
0answers
183 views

confused: PPGA988, rPGA988B. what cpu socket is in my hp 4330s laptop and what cpus will it take?

Wow, I am so out of the loop these days with PC/laptop hardware. Upgrading a CPU is a whole lot more complicated than it was in the late 90s! I have an HP 4330s laptop that according to CPU-Z, ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Supporting Hyper-Threading technology by motherboards for Intel core i7 CPUs

I want to buy ASUS P8Z77-V LX motherboard but on Asus website there as no information about supporting Hyper-Threading technology. I want to buy INTEL core i7 CPU, this CPU supports this technology. ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Should I be worried about my cpu fan?

I recently started to build a new cpu. Everything seems to work fine, but one thing that scares me is that during testing the system out, my fan didn't start up a few times. This fan is just right out ...
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votes
2answers
343 views

Is my processor 2nd or 3rd generation?

I bought HP Pavilion laptop & processor info is: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz (4 CPUs), ~1.8GHz. Please confirm whether it is 2nd or 3rd gen i3 processor?
2
votes
1answer
218 views

How to interpret this /proc/cpuinfo data?

I'm using Intel Xeon E5-2620 processor. These are something I'm confusing about. I'm using Linux and in /proc/cpuinfo it says model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz According to the ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

Intel Virtualization Technology not showing up on apparently supported chip

I have a laptop with an Intel i3-3217U CPU which according to the Intel's website supports Vtx, however when I run the Intel Processor Id Utility or Securable it reports that Virtualization Technology ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Disabling CStates/TurboMode in Windows

In Linux I know how to boot and have cstates disabled to get full CPU power. How is this done in Windows? Does it vary based on Intel and AMD?
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votes
1answer
35 views

Motherboard/Intel G43 Chip Overheating

So I have a desktop PC and it is impossible for me to boot it up anymore. It boots up just fine but after between 5 to 30 seconds the central chip on the motherboard (Intel G43 Chip I believe) heats ...
1
vote
2answers
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Is it safe to use a non-overclockable CPU on an overclocker motherboard?

I am running an Intel Core i5-4670 (without the K for the overclocker edition) processor on a Z78 - PLUS motherboard from ASUS. Initially the ASUS AI suite was overclocking my processor. Now that I ...
0
votes
0answers
329 views

Turbo Boost cannot start. (Code 10)

Turbo Boost driver cannot start in my Dell XPS L501X. I updated the driver, re-installed it and when I open the device manager, it comes up with this error: This device cannot start. (Code 10). BIOS ...
0
votes
1answer
547 views

Where can I find the instruction sets for Intel or AMD microprocessors? [closed]

I'm sorry if these are stupid questions or if they don't pertain to this website. I don't really know where else I could ask this. Okay first of all, I don't really understand how instruction sets on ...
2
votes
2answers
169 views

Core i5 Processor running too fast?

I have an Intel core i5-4670 on a z87-plus motherboard from asus on Windows 8.1. I am experiencing random blue screens, often after startup. What worries me is that my Intel core seems to be running ...