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RAID 0 Volatile Volume Cache Mode configuration

I discovered that in IRST there is an option to set a cache mode for my 3 ssd raid 0 array. I've read the documentation by Intel and have some questions: Are there any overall benefits/risks from ...
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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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Intel Rapid Storage Technology missing drives when trying to create a new volume

I had 2 non-bootable HDDs in a RAID 1 configuration through Intel Rapid Storage Technology. Recently IRST started giving out warnings about the S.M.A.R.T. data of one of the drives so I decided to ...
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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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Intel PROSet/Wireless services on startup

I'm trying to figure out what services I don't need on startup because I don't use most of these programs. I remember about a year ago I went to the intel website and did one of those driver update ...
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Installing video,audio drivers in kali linux

I have installed Kali Linux 1.0.6 64-bit on my Acer Aspire 5755g laptop. I have tried hard, but have not been able to install proper audio and video drivers. Laptop Config: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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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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Using Intel Smart Response Technology (IRST) with Linux only?

I have an existing Fedora 20 installation and would like to use my newly bought 64GB SSD for acceleration purposes. Since I have a mainboard that supports Intel SRT, and RST with that, I was ...
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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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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 , ...
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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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Digital Vibrance for external monitor - Intel Graphics

I was looking for a digital vibrance option for monitor in Intel's control panel and there's only YCbCr correction. Digital vibrance is available only for laptop screen. In monitor settings the ...
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Dell XPS 210 video error

I recently upgraded a Dell XPS 210 (Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 1.86 GHz, Intel P965 PCI Express, with integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3000), from the original XP to Windows 7 (32 bit). ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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PC getting stuck at the Intel boot screen with POST code 50

One day my computer simply froze, I held down "power" and manually shut it down. Since then, whenever I turned it on, it gets stuck at the boot screen, and won't move past that. Image of the boot ...
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How to enable VT-x on ASUS K53SV?

I'm trying to install Intel HAXM (Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager). However, during installation, I get an error saying that VT-x is not enabled. As you can see, the image below proves the ...
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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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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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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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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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SSD as a cache for traditional hdd

modern intel rapid storage response technology for modern chipset. We could use ssd as cache. However from the IRS document, the sata controller should configure as raid mode. How could I configure ...
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Running Gitlab with Ubuntu Server on a fanless / low wattage pc [closed]

I am looking for a small fanless pc to run Gitlab with Ubuntu Server. Which brand and model pc would you recommend? Will the upcomming fanless Zotac Zbox C Series be an option? Or will the Intel NUC ...
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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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Dell Precision T3500 Intel Rapid Storange Technology shows no Acceleration option?

I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a 2TB HDD with my OS installed and a brand new 128GB SSD which is not formatted. The SATA mode is set to RAID in BIOS and the latest version of the Intel Rapid ...
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NOTEBOOK WINDOWS 8.1 GPU issue

I have searched for every solution and possible problem on the internet... but this is what I came up with after testing on Skyrim. Skyrim blank No Mods --- Crashes after 5 minutes play (new game) ...
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Same simulations give different results each time, is it possible?

Newbie here, I am not from computer science. So please forgive me if the question sounds weird to you. I am running some fluid analysis simulation through a reliable CFD code using our school's ...
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Corsair H80i With Intel core i7 4770K?

Is the Corsair H80i cpu cooler compatible with Intel Core i7 4770K? On the product page of the Corsair H80i it says that it supports Intel™ LGA 1155, 1156, 1366, and 2011. The Intel core i7 4770K is ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology RAID Setup always shows on system startup

Is there a way of getting the Press <CTRL - I> screen to not show on startup? Or is it permanently there as long as I have RAID?
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HIS Multiview II USB Video Adapter not compatible with Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family on Windows 7?

I attempted to install a HIS Multiview II USB Video Adapter on Windows 7 64-bit. When I tried to install the driver, from the website and from the dvd that came with it, I got an error stating that ...
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Dual 2560x1600 resolution on the intel Haswell NUCs

Do the current 4th generation intel NUC kits support driving a 2560x1600 (WQHD) resolution to two such monitors at the same time in extended desktop mode (not cloning one display)? As an example, ...
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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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What are the benefits of Intel Haswell's (TSX instruction set architecture?

Can someone explain to me what's the benefits of Intel's Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) instruction set architecture? The simplest explanation I could find was here, but I still don't ...
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What does Wintel mean in resumes and job description summaries?

When looking at some job postings for programming and Information Technology, I noticed many list or request "Wintel" experience. Why do they need a new word for this? Why not just "MS Windows" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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About Intel Haswell HD Graphics

Recently I bought Intel Haswell cpu (G3420). Right now I am using Intel HD Graphics. Does running graphics adapter slows down cpu? If I add a discrete graphics adapter will I get benefits from running ...
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OS X shuts down immediately after login screen

I've installed Mac Os X 10.9.1 Mavericks on my Intel Haswell NUC Core i5 (D54250WYK), which has mini Display port output. I connected Nuc with 27-inch Korean monitor (Crossover 2763amg) with mini ...
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How to install intel driver in Lubuntu

Ive recently installed Lubuntu on my pc. But i don't know how to install my intel chipset driver (intel_inf8111010fin.exe). Specs: Lubuntu 13.10 (Salamander) & WinXp Sp3 P4 cpu 2.60, 1 ram
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“manage wireless networks” nothing shows in list

HP Pavilion, Windows 7 Home Premium, 8GB; powerful laptop Nothing shows in the "Manage Wireless Networks" list. At bottom of window it says "12 items" but everything is grayed out. Up till a couple ...
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Confusing info from /proc/cpuinfo: CPU Frequency:

I ran a 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' on a node I'm using and obtained the following: processor : 13 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 62 model ...
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Need help multi-monitor setup with a laptop

I am planning to buy a new notebook for myself and to setup a good working environment at home with 3 external FHD (1920x1080) displays (4 displays in total with the laptop display itself). However I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports on Windows 7 with an Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

On a Windows 7 machine with an Intel USB 3.0 xHCI Controller (*), the USB 3.0 ports function as USB 2.0 ports -- i.e. devices connected to the USB 3.0 ports (e.g. a blue-colored port) still appear ...