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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 ...
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How shared graphics memory works?

How does shared graphics memory work? It is my understanding that when you set how much system memory to share with the graphics controller in the BIOS, this then becomes invisible to the OS, So ...
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Whats the link between security and processors

So I have been on the web for a while today and came across the intel xeon processors. In the feature list, it mentions security. I remember in many other places, I've seen security somehow linked ...
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Which CPUs support 1GB pages?

Some Intel CPUs support 1GB pages. This is identified by looking at CPUID 0x80000001, EDX bit 26. The Linux kernel exposes this via /proc/cpuinfo as the pdpe1gb flag. Where do we find out which ...
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Is my wifi card broken?

I think my wifi card might be broken. The laptop is an ASUS n53sv: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/N53SV/#specifications The wifi card is an Intel WiFi Link 1000 It just stopped working ...
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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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Intel S2600CP Server Board and SC5650 family Intel server chassis issue

I am planning to try Intel S2600CP Server Board and SC5650 family Intel server chassis together. Are they compatible? Does anyone has an experience with that setup?
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Intel Core processor support for Connected Standby

Do the Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors support the Connected Standby feature in Windows 8.1? Asked differently: is Connected Standby a feature that is limited to the Intel Atom processors? A little ...
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32GB Flash Voyager doesn't work on new PC with USB 3.0

I have recently built a new PC and my pendrive is not working correctly. When I plug it into the USB port (I have only USB 3.0 ports), Windows recognizes it and lists it in Explorer, as usual. I ...
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Where can I get Intel Display Drivers appropriate for my laptop?

I'm trying to update my Intel Display Drivers, to solve a problem about cloning my display to an external one, but I'm having trouble with it. My hardware: Asus N65VZ with an Intel Core i7 (3rd ...
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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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What is the total SATA bandwidth of the Intel Z68 chipset?

Take a look at this page for the Intel Z68 chipset: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/chipsets/mainstream-chipsets/z68-express-chipset.html In the diagram, the line connecting the chipset 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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Intel Graphic Card incompatibility issue

I'm having a problem with my graphics card. Everything was fine when I had Windows 8 installed in my laptop. Ever since I upgraded to Windows 8.1, my graphics card is always crashing (media player, ...
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DIfference between Intel Core and Haswell Intel Core

I am on the urge to buy a laptop and I have found the one I need in 2 websites. It's exactly the same on both places, but one of them is Intel Core CPU and the other is Haswell Intel Core. So I ...
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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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Are there plans for Intel HD Graphics 4000 to support OpenGL 4.4?

I am coding a graphics application and decided to to support Intel HD Graphics 4000, which is widely spread among notebooks. According to the Wikipedia article, it currently supports OpenGL 4.0 only. ...
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Network adapter - one connection per startup [Win7-64b]

I have a Windows 7 64-bit , Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 wireless network adapter. On startup the computer connects to my wireless network just fine, but when I try ...
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Is it possible to partition cache size to different cores in Linux?

I have a Ivybridge processor running Ubuntu. The processor has 4 cores sharing the same last level (L3) cache. I believe the cache is shared on demand due to Intel Smartcache technology. My question ...
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Laptop Upgrade Guide [Lenovo G560]

I want to ask if I could upgrade my current CPU with another one. My laptop with is Lenovo G560 Here is the current CPU Intel Core i3 370M 2.40 GHz / 3MB Cache / TDP 35 W I would like to know ...
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How does the CPU Cache fit in this?

So I understand a little bit on how it's all wired together. Instructions are stored in Registers and the EIP/RIP points to Opcode that manipulates those registers (program code). However I can't ...
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confused: PPGA988, rPGA988B. what cpu socket is in my hp 4330s laptop and what cpus will it take?

Wow, I am so out of the loop these days with PC/laptop hardware. Upgrading a CPU is a whole lot more complicated than it was in the late 90s! I have an HP 4330s laptop that according to CPU-Z, ...
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windows commandline affected by amd/intel differences?

I think that some of my software is affected by the difference from Intel and AMD, but it's hard to tell if it's the hardware or if windows is setting some sort of flag. some of my applications that ...
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Laptop with Haswell processor gets 98-99 Celcius

I can't seem to find any anecdotal information on Haswell laptop temperatures. My laptop, a few month old MSI GE40, reaches 98-99oC when playing Just Cause 2 with everything maxed after about half an ...
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HDD randomly turns off and then on

I have problem with my SATA HDD - it shutdowns itself from ocassionally, and then almost immediately turns back on again. It's system drive and the only one in my PC. I've disabled turning hdd off in ...
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Issues with libGL on Fedora 20 - unable to load driver swrast?

Firstly, before I explain my problem, I have referred to the question previously asked on Ask.Fedora about the libGL error, which can be seen here. I have been trying to play the game "FTL", and I ...
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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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Will the graphics of my processor and GPU combine?

I just bought an Intel i7 4770k with integrated HD 4600 graphics. I also purchased an AMD 7790 GPU. Will/Can these components run together to add more graphics power to my system, or is this ...
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Should I be worried about my cpu fan?

I recently started to build a new cpu. Everything seems to work fine, but one thing that scares me is that during testing the system out, my fan didn't start up a few times. This fan is just right out ...
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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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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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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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Speeding up with SSD cache - Intel Rapid Storage or…?

I have a Gigabyte motherboard with the z68 chipset. I have used it for 1.5 years with a normal 1 Tb HDD. Then I have bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD drive and problems started to arise... I have a ...
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Is my processor 2nd or 3rd generation?

I bought HP Pavilion laptop & processor info is: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz (4 CPUs), ~1.8GHz. Please confirm whether it is 2nd or 3rd gen i3 processor?