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CPU Turbos Unnecessarily [Linux Mint]

I am using a core i5 4690k, and I decided it was overclocking time. But, because I don’t have the best cooler in the world, and I have a SFF case, I decided to ramp up the turbo boost frequency so ...
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What ram can i use?

The intel website tells me that the Intel Core i7-4510U supports DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600. But the crucial memory site scanned my system and says that i can use 16GB kit (8GBx2) DDR3 PC3-...
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How to disable frequency scaling? Intel_pstate

Heyo, I'm trying to disable the frequency scaling of one of my CPU and set the frequency to the maximum I tried using cpupower -c 1 frequency-set -g governor and -d 2600000 or with cpufreq-set but ...
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How can I manually engage turbo on my processor when running Windows (Server 2008 R2) as a VM?

An application I run is heavily dependent upon raw processor speed as opposed to use of multiple cores. The processors in my VM host have a base of 2.9 and can turbo up to 3.3, but it appears Windows ...
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Screen Saver Won't Activate

I am using a Intel computer stick plugged directly into the HDMI on the TV. Running Windows 10. I'm unable to setup my computer to "auto-lock". In the power settings, I set it to turn the display off ...
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İntel 7260 network card's bluetooth function doesn't work

I have a problem about my wireless card.I have a intel 7260 hmw an half mini pci-e wireless card. It's wireless function is working but bluetooth function is not. When i look at device manager i see ...
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Necessity for new cooling unit when moving from a Core 2 Duo to a Core 2 Quad

I own a desktop with the MSI P965 NEO-F motherboard installed. As you can see from the link, this motherboard can only accept Intel Core 2 Duo - generation processors, with the LGA775 socket. It is a ...
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Are there consumer-oriented Intel motherboards supporting full 16x PCIe 3.0?

I know that many Xeon boards have supported PCIe 3.0 for 16x lane devices for several years now already. However, when I look at this list of Intel motherboard chipsets, I only see 16x PCIe 3.0 ...
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Can replacing wifi card of laptop make it out of action?

Im thinking to replace wifi card of my notebook notebook brand is asus model is x552cl-sx029h current card is mt7630e(I never changed it) I want to change my current card with intel 7260hmw an ...
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Role of these drivers

What is the Intel Chipset Driver and Intel Wireless Audio driver? What these two drivers accomplish? I was hunting for my Win 7 drivers for a Lenovo PC and found these two listed as well.
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Can I use nearest-neighbor scaling with Intel Iris and Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro?

If I were to dual-boot Windows 10 on a 15" Retina MacBook Pro, would I be able to change the screen resolution and use nearest-neighbor scaling? The 15" rMBP has a 2880x1800 screen and I'd like for ...
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Lenovo laptop with Intel CPU remains at lowest clock

I have an Lenovo T440p with an Intel Core i5 4300M CPU. 8GB RAM, SSD running with Windows 7 (preinstalled). The only thing I did not like about this laptop was the screen, which I replaced (the whole ...
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Where can I find the specification about the upcoming i3 Skylake processors?

I saw that i3-6100, i3-6200, i3-6300, i3-6320 ... is coming in September, but no more details about it. Where can I find more information (frequency, cache, hyperthreading, ...)?
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Windows 10 wifi cannot connect - Intel pro 3945abg wireless card

I try to connect to the network on windows 10, but it always says "could not connect to network". The intel website says that the pro 3945abg is not supported for windows 10. How do I get this ...
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What is an intel wifi “inbox driver”?

Intel list the driver for my wireless card (Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG) as an inbox driver. I have no idea what this means or how I am supposed to get hold of it. The intel website specifically ...
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How to run the Linux kernel on Intel Software Development Emulator SDE?

Intel SDE emulates very recent CPU features that I would like to try out without having the hardware. Is it possible to boot a Linux kernel on it, so that I can test an application running inside the ...
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Can I use mSATA partly for OS and partly for Intel rapid?

I have the following setup now: Dell XPS 15 with 32 GB mSATA SSD and 1 TB HDD 2"4 standard disk Atm, my pc is set up with Intel Rapid to use SSD as some kind of cache (do i get this right?) But ...
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Two Display On Intel D2500HN Motherboard

I have an Intel D2500Hn Motherboard, I want to know if there is a solution to have two display on my motherboard thanks
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What does Intel 4th generation black logo means?

I have seen black color Intel sticker on Dell Inspiron 15 5547 which has Core i7 4510U processor. Is this black color means extreme edition of it. I did check intel for extreme edition of this ...
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Is Intel Turbo Memory electrically compatible with Mini PCI Express?

The slots are physically identical. I've found pinouts for Mini PCIe slots but not for the Turbo Memory cards. If a Turbo Memory slot has the USB 2.0 pins the same, a simple USB 2.0 port adapter ...
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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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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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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) i3-...
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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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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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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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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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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 going ...
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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 ...