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Can I setup two RAID arrays on a single intel z97 controller?

Let me preface this by saying that I have never setup a RAID array myself, other than by using software RAID 0 in Windows for a set of storage drives. I purchased a new ASUS Maximus VII Hero ...
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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 ...
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Asus MB memory error after turning on the computer

This is my pc's specs Asus-Z87-PLUS (latest bios and drivers) Core i5 4570 Crucial 8Gig DDR3 @1600 compatible with Intel's 8th series chip WD caviar green 1TB Sapphire ATI 7850 (latest drivers) ...
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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). ...
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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 ...
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What Nvidia graphics cards are compatible with an Intel DP43TF motherboard?

Some people told me that only graphics cards from the Nvidia Geforce 200 series are compatible with the Intel DP43TF motherboard. Is this true?
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Will this RAM work with my Intel mobo (DX58SO)?

I'm planning to add three DIMMS so I have 12 GB triple channel. Memory is: 4GB Module - DDR3 1333MHz Part Number: KVR13N9S8/4 Specs: DDR3, 1333MHz, Non-ECC, CL9, 1.5V, Unbuffered, DIMM, ...
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42 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 ...
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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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Major CPU used every second or so on system interrupts

I have an Intel S5520SC server board setup in a barebones test bench. Board has 1x E5540 (an approved processor that at one time worked in this board) Also tested on another E5540, issue persists 2x ...
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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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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: ...
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What is a SAS disk and what cable does it use?

What kind of Cable shall I use to connect a SAS disk and Intel® Server Board S2600CP4? In the board specification it says: Integrated SAS Ports: 8 What are they? How to use them?
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38 views

Intel RST Drive missing error — with a twist

I'm beginning to think that Intel RST software on Windows 8.1 is having issues. The Components Involved I am using the following: Windows 8.1 Asus Maximus V Extreme motherboard with latest ...
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66 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. ...
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What's the max memory i7 processors can use?

There are lots of i7 motherboards that support 64GB memory, and even one that supports 128GB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130681 But I read that i7 CPUs can't access more ...
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Would an Intel raid configuration benefit from Intel Smart Response feature?

My hard drive took a dive so I looking at getting some new drives. I was thinking of getting 3 WD Black Edition 1TB disks. My motherboard has the Intel Matrix Storage feature and I was going to hook ...
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Both nVidia GPU and Intel Graphics running on Gigabyte g1sniper-b5 motherboard

Does this motherboard supports "crossfiring" the two graphics adapters? I just wanna use both hdmi ports, one provided by the Intel CPU (Intel Graphics) and the nVidia one. Is this possible? Sorry ...
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446 views

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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81 views

How do I mark a disk as OK (Asus/Intel Software RAID)

I have an Asus P8Z77V_PRO mobo using Intel RAID (Windows 7 x64). A drive has an error, but after examining it with SMART tools, I'm satisfied the drive is fine. Unfortunately, I can't figure out how ...
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33 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 ...
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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 ...
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157 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 ...
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Intel Motherboard caught fire after nearly two years

My Intel motherboard suddenly sparked and caught fire. I was able to quickly turn off the fire and upon inspection discovered that a chip near the processor area has burned out. Can anyone tell me ...
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Will the Intel DZ87KLT-75K motherboard fit into the Corsair CC-9011017-WW Case?

Will the Intel DZ87KLT-75K Motherboard fit into the Corsair CC-9011017-WW Case? To me it seems by reading the documentation that the motherboard is too big, but I'm not sure as I have no experience ...
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107 views

Can a broken processor break anything else in a laptop?

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with an Intel® Core™ i5-2410M processor. I am interested in buying an i5-2430M processor on eBay for a friend but I need to test it on my laptop. The problem is ...
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Asus P8Z77-i Deluxe, Cold Boot Issue

Alright, so when I turn on the computer, the DRAM LED lights up. The computer might restart once or twice, but not always. After a minute or two, if I restart the machine it will start up just fine. ...
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1answer
68 views

What is the best way to get optimal processing power?

I am building a 'server computer' for my house. I wonder if it is better to buy two Intel Xeon E3-1240 V3 processors and run them on the same motherboard, or to buy an Ivy bridge-e processor, like ...
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532 views

Intel DP35DP No Boot

Background and BIOS I just bought an Intel DP35DP motherboard. I think it came with the latest BIOS Version (572), but I burned the ISO from Intel anyway. Went to run it in normal mode (BIOS jumper ...
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Intel dg41rq Motherboard not booting | is there anything else I can do to salvage it?

My computer was working fine for a while booting ubuntu off a flash drive. I finally bought a new hard drive and plugged it in. When I turned it on there were no beeps and nothing on the screen and ...
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1answer
252 views

Motherboard (chipset) for i7 950

I have an i7 950 and need a board for it, i7 is LGA 1366 and seems it is hard to find a mobo for it. Would socket 1150 work for i7 950? or socket has to be LGA 1366? any advise?
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354 views

Does VT-d need hardware support (besides the CPU)?

I have a Z68 motherboard that is capable to run an Ivy Bridge CPU which features VT-d. Currently, I do not have such a CPU, but I plan to upgrade it so I am able to pass PCI devices (Ethernet and ...
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2answers
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“This device cannot start” error - Intel motherboard, 3-COM NIC

I have an old(ish) computer with an Intel D850EMV2 board. I've installed a 3COM 3C-905C-TX NIC on it. Windows boots fine, but the NIC exhibits a This device cannot start (Code 10) error. My BIOS ...
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Does my motherboard support Intel VT-d? [duplicate]

I am trying to enable Intel VT on my machine. My processor is the i7-3610QM and it supports Intel VT-x, but I don't know if my motherboard (Clevo W150ER) supports Intel VT-d. How can I find out if ...
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1answer
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What do Intel's socket package specifications mean in detail?

What is the difference between FCPGA988 PGA988 rPGA rPGA988B BGA1224 FCBGA1224 Do some mean that the BGA is soldered to the board and cannot be removed? BGA is soldered versions only, right? ...
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Motherboard WIll Not Boot

I just purchased an Intel DX79SR MB and an Intel i7-3930K CPU and a Corsair AX750 Gold PS. With 32G G.Skill Ares F3-1866C10Q ram and a Areocool case. All parts brand new. When I assembled the parts ...
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1answer
427 views

How to control fans rpm manually on Intel DP43BF motherboard

Wonder of how can I manipulate fans' rpm on Intel BP43BF motherboard manually? I've found in Bios only setting to disable automatic fan speed manipulation, but there isn't any way to set rpm speed. ...
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1answer
452 views

connect cdrom to new motherboard

Hi, I've bought new Intel DH77EB. replacing my older motherboard 915GAV. I thought of reusing older DVD writer. but i'm unable to connect the "40-Pin" data cable to the new board. am i missing ...
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800 views

All Intel 1155 socket motherboards only support up to 32GB, why?

I want to buy an Intel CPU (with quad-core) and a motherboard that supports more than 32GB. I was looking for a motherboard that has a 1155 socket and 64GB maximum memory support. However, from what I ...
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598 views

Intel Pentium E5700 and RAM?

I just ordered DDR3 PC3-12800 1600MHz, in a single 8GB module, and my motherboard has 4 slots but can support a max of 8GB of RAM, will my CPU be able to use this RAM to it's full potential? Will it ...
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1answer
219 views

Dell 412 motherboard support Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 processor?

Does anyone knows if a Dell 412 motherboard support Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 processor? I have now a Intel core 2 Duo E6850 and 12GB internal memory and it works great.
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408 views

PowerColor AMD/ATI Radeon HD5450 compatibility with intel 915 boards

I am thinking to buy PowerColor AMD/ATI Radeon HD5450 Graphics card because i am not able to smoothly play HD videos as well as game. I don't want to upgrade the machine cause it work well n ...
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1answer
2k views

How can i solve Intel Management Engine Interface driver error?

I have a Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L rev 2.0 mainboard after my windows 7 x64 installation i tried to install all the drivers from Gigabyte's site but i can't install Intel Management Engine Interface ...
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1answer
332 views

Intel Desktop Board DZ77GA-70K WLAN Installation Issue

I have just built a machine using an Intel DZ77GA-70K motherboard. It comes with a Bluetooth/WLAN module that connects to a USB header on the motherboard. I have been unable to install the drivers ...
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223 views

How to diagnose issue between mobo, RAID, and SSD cache drive?

Background This issue is happening on my custom-built desktop. Relevant specs: Motherboard: ASUS P8Z68-V PRO Utilizing Intel RST technology (application that uses unused SSD as cache) Processor: ...
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2k views

Will a 3rd Generation Intel i-5 CPU work with 2nd generation mobo?

I was wondering, as the title says, will a 2nd gen intel motherboard work with 3rd gen intel i-5 processor? The sockets are the same but I wasnt sure. I have not upgraded or built a machine in a while ...
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454 views

How can I be sure that the motherboard is dead and it's not another issue?

So I have and old computer with and Intel D101GGC motherboard and a pentium 4 cpu and award bios, with a long repeating beep and not passing POST. I tried: RAM checking, they are good and working ...
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How do I connect the front audio wires on an Intel mother board?

I am trying to connect the front audio wires of my cabinet to an intel d945gcnl motherboard. This is how the pinouts are described by intel: And these are the wires from the cabinet: Can anyone ...
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429 views

CPU not working on a specific motherboard

I'm making a computer for someone and I met a weird problem. The CPU that I have doesn't work on this motherboard. The CPU is an Intel Pentium D 925 and the motherboard is an ECS G41T-M6, which in ...
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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 ...