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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/insignia-insignia-8-32gb-...
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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 be:3b:af:63:73:...
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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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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - Exceeded Number of Supported Devices?

This problem was already matched up in serverfault ( http://serverfault.com/questions/683404/intel-usb-3-0-extensible-host-controller-exceeded-number-of-supported-devices ) but i found some ...
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What does “Costa Rica” in Intel CPU mean?

What does "Costa Rica" inscription on an Intel CPU mean? I have an i5-2400 and it has this text on its body (among other data). Is this some codename for a certain CPU-modification or just a place ...
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Understanding Intel TCase temperature and Linux sensors data

I have an Intel Core i5-4670 CPU with box cooler (it's bad, I know) and questions about it's max temps. According to ark.intel.com website in package specifications I see 72.72 C as TCase max ...
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Running (properly) Linux on Bay Trail (Celeron)

Is it possible to run Linux (doesn't matter the distro) on a Celeron/Bay Trail PC? I've looked pretty much everywhere, people tend to say that Bay Trail doesn't allow x64 software (mostly UEFI) ...
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CPU Upgrade: Pentium P6100 to i7 640M? [closed]

I have been using the Compaq CQ-62 358TU for a while now, and has treated me well, but needed a long sought after upgrade, (since I'm broke and would rather upgrade than buy a new computer). My plan ...
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Intel CPU using low clock for no reason

I've got a strange problem with my computer: Since a few days I notice that it sometimes is much slower than it should be. When I open the Task Manager, this is what I see (sorry for the German): ...
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Ethernet port has no power when ATX12V1 power connector is plugged in

I have an old Dell Intel Connolly: E187242 motherboard that had the power supply go out. After ordering a new one and plugging everything into the correct ports, my NIC does not light up or getting ...
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Intel Core M working temperature

I have bought an Asus Zenbook UX305 laptop. This laptop is fanless, so I think this shouldn't get so hot, with Windows everything go fine, but I am running Ubuntu and this is getting hot, I've ...
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Can you buy Intel CPUs without the integrated GPU? [closed]

I have a issue with Intel adding a GPU to their CPUs. I don't want their GPU and I certainly dont want to pay for it. Is there any vendor that sells CPUs without a GPU in it or do I have to accept ...
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Error installing Intel network drivers on Windows 10

I'm trying to install LAN and WLAN drivers on a Thinkpad T430. The Intel installer succeeds as does selecting the driver from device manager. However, the status for both devices is "Windows could not ...
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2nd generation Intel Processor vs newer gen? [duplicate]

I'm interested in getting a gaming computer by buying an HP Z210 for $210 which is actually pretty decent with 4 gigs of 1333 ram and a quad core i5 running at 3.2 or something like that and slapping ...
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How do I disable Intel Rapid Storage Technology?

After googling for a long time, I also posted this question on Quora but I'm not sure I'll get an answer. So sorry for double posting this question. I have a very nice MSI gaming laptop with a 250GB ...
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Intel NUC Will Not Boot From USB Flash or SSD

I purchased an Intel NUC (NUC5CPYH), and installed the RAM and SSD, booted up fine, was able to install the OS, but upon reboot, it would never display anything on the screen, not even the POST screen ...
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Installing AC-7265 wireless drivers on existing ESXI 6 server

I have an Intel NUC5i5RYH with an embedded Intel AC-7265 dual band wireless card. My issue is that ESXI can only see the ethernet NIC whereas I want it to run on the wireless card. VMWare uses .vib ...
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How can I disable Intel Active Management Technology if my BIOS has no toggle for it?

I have an Alienware Aurora R4, with no BIOS option to disable Intel AMT. Are there any other ways in which I can disable this on my PC? Its causing some huge issues for me on Windows 10, and I find it ...
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Is there anyway we can write bootable DMG or ISO file on a hard disk partition?

I am trying to install Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) on my Acer Aspire 5733 laptop. But for some reason I am not able to install and it throws kernel panic such as: unable to find driver for this ...
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i5-4460 or amd fx-8350 for virtual machines (vmware)?

I am building a new desktop that will be used as server in my room - it will basically run 24/7 with 20 or 30 vmware virtual machines active (windows xp installed with 512mb ram, 10 gigs of ssd) - ...
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MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3 Windows 10 upgrade

I have ran out of ideas and I hope this is the correct place to ask. I upgraded my win 7 pro 64 to windows 10. I thought it was a good idea at the time but now my etherhet card does not work now. My ...
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Enabling Intel HD Graphics can increase memory speed?

I found that enabling Intel HD Graphics in device manager can increase memory speed about 17%. I also used Prime95 to test memory speed, and same result is found. (Prime95 results are highly dependent ...