Intel is the largest manufacturer of computer processors and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors which are found in most personal computers.

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Installing Ia32build (Intel assembler) in ubuntu

I am looking for a assembler, in my college there is a ia32build assembler. I have tried searching it in Google, but I can't find it. I have x86 processor and I want to install it in Ubuntu 10.4. ...
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Computer Freezes navigating BIOS

Computer started acting up, and this is where I am. I have only the CPU, RAM and video card plugged in, the main power line to the mobo, the CPU power line, and the PCI-E to the video card. Specs: ...
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Intel Rapid Storage refuses to work (no button in SRT utility)

I've got a fresh Dell Inspiron 15R SE with pre-installed Windows 8, 1Tb HDD and 32Gb SSD on mSATA included by manufacturer specifically for caching purposes and advertised as such. The problem is that ...
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Can integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics be used for triple-head?

I'm getting a new Lenovo T520 with Intel integrated graphics. Is it possible to use three screens with Intel HD 3000 (the laptop internal screen + two external screens)?
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Setting up Intel RST on Ubuntu 12.10

I want to know if it is possible to set up caching using my notebooks mSSD that runs ubuntu 12.10 and Win 7 on the HDD. I use ubuntu much more and would prefer to cache files that it uses rather than ...
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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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Linux support for Intel GMA 3650

I recently purchased an Intel D2700DC motherboard and I quickly realised there are no Linux drivers for the integrated graphics (Intel GMA 3650). Does anyone know if there will be any driver in the ...
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Intel DH61AG CPU, fans, and voltages not reading in BIOS

I'm looking for the cause and/or fix of an issue when during start up of the DH61AG board the fans go full speed as they normally do but stay at full speed rather than slowing. In the BIOS the PC ...
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How do Intel HD Graphics from 2010 processors compare to current low level graphics cards? [closed]

This question is similar to this, but here I'm asking about Intel HD Graphics integrated into 2010 processors in general and graphics integrated into Atom N550 in particular. A site with reviews ...
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Upgrading laptop processor

I have a Dell Studio 17. It's a few years old, and I wanted to upgrade the processor. It currently has an Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 @ 2.00GHz My question is how can I find out which processors are ...
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Is A.C. necessary for Desktop PC or Server, if i live in too Hot region?

Is A.C. necessary for Desktop PC or Server, if i live in too Hot region? where summer temp. is 48 centigrade.
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On certain Linux boxes, variables in the stack seems to be initialized to 0 - why?

I have a buggy program that pushes a variable onto stack and may use it without initialization. I take the same binary and run it on different Linux boxes. Those boxes have different CPUs (i5, i7), ...
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Mobile CPU vs. Ultra-low voltage CPU: performance [closed]

I'm choosing a new laptop and one of the questions is a type of CPU — mobile or ultra-low voltage. If to be more precise, I'm torn between two models of Intel Core i5 — i5-2410M (Sandy Bridge) and ...
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Using internal SSD for Linux Install

I have a Samsung NP530 ultrabook. I am planning to dual-boot the Win7 on it with Xubuntu 12.04. The ultrabook has a 500GB Hitachi HDD and a 16GB SanDisk SSD. I can see the HDD in BIOS, but not the ...
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Can BIOS be eventually upgraded to EFI?

I have an Intel PM55 chipset in my notebook. Reportedly Windows 8 (aka Windows Next) will not support BIOS-based systems. Is my motherboard forward-compatible to house an EFI firmware?
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How do I know which of my laptop GPUs are running games?

My laptop has 2 GPUs, one of them is the default Intel HD Graphics 3000, and the other the Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. Obviously I want to use the 630M to play my games. How can I assure this is ...
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Intel assembler/architecture documentation?

Would anyone know where the best "official" Intel documentation regarding the low level architecture/assembler internals would be? How the ESP works, the various registers- fetching values from RAM ...
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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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Why does my laptop's CPU intermittently run REALLY slow?

My laptop's CPU is an Intel P8400, rated for operation at 2.26GHz. However, sometimes it starts running really slow: the computer becomes nigh unusable, and utilities like CPU-Z show clock speeds in ...
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SSD and corrupted master boot record

I have a 120GB INTEL X25-M SSD as the main drive which boots windows 7 (about 2 months old). Recently my pc would hang randomly and boot only in repair mode. No automatic repair or recovery image ...
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Intel video driver upgrade now makes my external monitor display red-only with HDMI cable

I have an HP G60 notebook with a Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset video display (Driver version is 8.15.10.2021). OS is Win7 Home Premium. I also have an LG widescreen display that I was ...
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intel/ati dualhead black monitor - brightness set to 0 (acpi issue?)

I'm using Arch Linux, but had this issue with other distributions as well: on HP Pavilion G6 laptop with Intel and Radeon graphic card. When I modify the xorg.conf file to enable dualhead (such as: ...
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Triple Displays with Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks [closed]

It was advertised over and over again that the mobile and desktop version of the Ivy Bridge intel processors would support up to three independent displays (external-external-external or ...
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Windows 8 redraw/repaint issues

This is what happens when I scroll a window (click for full-size versions): It can happen in any application, even in Chrome. My computer's specs: ASUS p8z77-v motherboard Intel Core-i7 3770k ...
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How to enable Virtualization Technology in Samsung Chromebox

I need to enable Virtualization Technology (VT) in my Samsung Chromebox (Series 5) from Google IO 2012 because of Android x86 emulator from Intel. I am on Developer BIOS, but I have no clue, how to ...
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What is the “Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver” for?

What is the purpose of the Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver? It doesn't seem to be necessary for Turbo Boost to work properly, so what does it do?
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How to calculate the setting for BCLK with Core i7?

Help me figure out the proper calculation for overclocking a Core i7. Given that: the default maximum memory speed is 1333MHz, the motherboard supports up to 2200 MHz by overclocking, and it has ...
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Is it possible to change a PPC Mac into an Intel-based Mac?

I have a PowerPC-based G5 and would like to develop for the iPhone/iPad. I understand this latest version of the development tools requires an Intel-based machine. What do I need to change in my G5 to ...
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What is better performance wise with i7 2600k: 1x4GB or 2x2GB RAM?

Is it better to use 2x 2GB or 1x 4GB RAM with a i7 2600k Sandy Bridge performance-wise for: Applications? Games? Both?
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What is the smallest quad-core system that I can build? [closed]

I am thinking about building a machine to use as a linux or Solaris development server (for running a database, application servers, etc.). I would like it to be as portable as possible without it ...
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OpenCL support in graphics cards & on the Intel HD3000

What does it mean when a graphic card mentions it supports native OpenCL? And what happens when it doesn't? And how does intel 3000 cope with it? How are performances and processing cell numbers?
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Is it possible to change, manually, my MacBook processor to an Intel Core i3?

Is it possible to change, manually, my MacBook processor to an Intel Core i3? Or should I buy a 15-inch MacBook Pro? I wonder: is it possible to change my processor which is an Intel Core 2 Duo ...
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Snow Leopard on Core Duo

The first run of MacBook Pros have Core Duo processors, whereas all the ones after that have Core 2 Duos. Apple says Snow Leopard only requires an Intel processor, but will a first-gen MacBook Pro get ...
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If a SSD fails, using z68 caching, data on HDD is lost?

If my SSD fails, the HDD data will be lost? Does it works like RAID 0, when data is stripped between the two drives? Thanks :)
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How to get a higher resolution on Ubuntu 11.04 using an intel chipset

I have a bit slow PC here, so I decided to put Ubuntu 11.04 on it. It use to run Windows Vista on a resolution of 1280x1024, so both my hardware and monitor support it. Now I'm on Ubuntu, but can ...
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CPU fan error after replacing the fan

I am getting a "CPU fan error" after replacing the fan. The fan makes noises at that time as well. I rebooted it and it worked. Next time the error occurred I rebooted again, but that didn't solve ...
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Is the Intel Core i5 mobile processor better than the Intel Core i7 mobile processor?

I'm shopping for a new laptop from Dell (going to install Ubuntu on it) and I'm currently trying to sort out which processor I want. Based purely on the clock speed, it would seem that the core i5 is ...
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Determining Intel HD graphics-adapter specifications

I’m about to purchase a new laptop and one of the things I will use it for is 3D modeling and rendering; not heavy animation stuff, but more Sketchup architectural models and Artlantis renderings. ...
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Is cooler included in Intel® Boxed Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor? [closed]

I would like to know if cooler and thermal paste included in Intel® Boxed Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor? Or should I order cooler and thermal paste separately?
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Can old processors (Pentium) work with new motherboards

I have a few old desktop machines laying around that have fried motherboards, but everything else works. I previously thought you needed to buy a motherboard from that generation in order for it to ...
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What does “RAM R/W test failed” mean?

I had problems installing an operating system and booting my computer, so I disabled the system's "Intel® Rapid Boot BIOS" feature. Now, whenever I start the computer, I get a message telling me ...
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Does the Intel Haswell NUC built in SATA port support port multiplier technology?

With SATA port multiplier technology it is possible to connect more than one drive to a single SATA port. The new (end 2013) Intel Haswell NUC models, like DN2810FYK, D34010WYK or D54250WYK, have a ...
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Intel 3150 officially won't support OpenGL 2.0 for Windows so how come I read it can for Linux?

Intel 3150 officially doesn't support OpenGL 2.0 for Windows. However I read it can for Linux? Is there some miracle way to get the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator to support OpenGL 2.0 in Windows ...
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Error installing new RAM, getting 3 beeps (memory error) from motherboard

I have a hardware problem and hope this is the right place. I wanted to add some RAM and I got two kingston 2 GB sticks that I want to install, however, when I seat them and boot up the system I get 3 ...
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Dual Core, Core 2 Duo, Core i Series

How does Dual Core, Core 2 Duo, Core i Series processors executes (1) process without threads (2) process with threads Actually I want to know how these processors distribute a single process ...
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Can I replace a Core 2 Duo with a Core 2 Quad processor?

Can a Core 2 Quad processor be a direct replacement for a Core 2 Duo, given the same socket arrangement?
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Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E4300 - Is it a 64 Bit Processor?

I have a PC with an Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor E4300 - I ran CPU-ID on it, and here are the results: Is this capable of running Windows 64-bit?
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How to disable Intel turbo boost on my Dell laptop with i5 processor?

I want to disable the Intel turbo boost on my Dell i5 laptop. Even for regular activity like starting the chrome or IE, turbo boost is starting and especially I am annoyed by the heat and fan noise it ...
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Intel turbo boost - in reality

I have an Intel i7-3630QM processor in my laptop. Its speed is supposed to be from 2.4 to 3.4 GHz in turbo boost mode. In reality, will it ever run all cores on full speed (3.4GHz mentioned above) ...
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Lenovo W530 Intel Core i7: VT enabled?

Is Intel VT supported by this laptop/processor? I need it for a 64bit OS VM virtual machine? If it is then my BIOS doesn't support it (no VT option under Config -> CPU). How to update my BIOS then?