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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Intel Rapid Storage Technology service always crashes

I'm running Windows 7 x64 on a system based on an Asus Z87-Deluxe motherboard; the storage is configured for RAID mode; there is a single SSD drive for the O.S. and two 4-TB disks in a RAID 1 setup ...
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Intel Vt-x - Android emulator

Im trying to improve the speed of the Android emulator by installing Intel Haxm. I've downloaded all that's necessary from the Android SDK. Now when I try to install the software for Intel, I get an ...
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Is 16 gigs the limit of Intel's Haswell or chipset

I've been researching for a new notebook and I'm really frustrated with trying to find a nice Intel Haswell machine that can take more than 16 gigs. I don't want to be stuck there in a few years. ...
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MAC OS for Intel based PCs [closed]

I have an Intel dual core PC with 4GB of RAM and Graphics card. For on of my student Assignment I need to install Latest possible MAC OS on my system as a secondary OS. Like on boot it asks me that ...
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Intel Motherboard caught fire after nearly two years

My Intel motherboard suddenly sparked and caught fire. I was able to quickly turn off the fire and upon inspection discovered that a chip near the processor area has burned out. Can anyone tell me ...
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Will a gtx 760 4GB work in a alienware X51 with the 330 watt psu? [closed]

I have a alienware X51 with the specs of: PSU: 330W CPU: I5 3450 3.1GHZ RAM: 8GB 1600MHZ GPU: GT 640 1GB GDDR5 HDD: 1TB 7200 RPM I just want a plain and simple answer and to know if it won't ...
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how to use intel syntax ijn objdump?

i can't use intel syntax .. when i type the command to use it it says "Can't use supplied machine intel" ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ objdump -m intel -D a.out | grep -A20 main.: objdump: Can't use ...
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how to disable Hardware prefetcher in core i3/i7

Is there any way to disable the hardware prefetcher in Intel core i3 /i7 ? Although I have posted related question in stackoverflow, but no solution till now. ...
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Intel site says VT-x is supported on my CPU, but tests say otherwise

I have a laptop with an Intel 2nd Gen. i7-2729QM (http://ark.intel.com/products/50067/) and the Intel site says that it supports VT-x, but I've downloaded the Intel Processor Identification Utility ...
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How to remove a hard drive from an Intel RST RAID configuration?

Background I'm on a Windows 8 machine. I had 2 x 1 TB HDDs in a RAID1 configuration utilizing the Intel RST software. One of the HDDs went bad according to Intel's RST application I removed the hard ...
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Intel RSE driver for Intel Z68 chipset on Windows 7 SP1

I have to install Windows 7 on my computer (I have version Windows 7 Pro N). I receive error: "Windows Setup could not configure Windows on this computer’s hardware" while installation is in the last ...
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how to solve MPV issue - X11 error: GLXBadFBConfig

I'm having an issue with MPV (the MPlayer2 fork). I set it to use the OpenGL Video Output because it looks/performs the best on my laptop (older Intel). However, every time I open a video, it gives me ...
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RAID1 w/Intel RST — can I replace failed drive with bigger drive?

The Setup I have 2 x 1TB drives in a RAID1 configuration. One of the hard drives has failed and so my RAID situation is degraded. All data is backed up via Backblaze as well so I'm not worried about ...
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screen flickering intel 4000 HD on ubuntu 12.04 on full screen

Specs: Ubuntu 12.04 - 64 bit intel 4000 HD 8GB RAM I've installed the latest intel drivers from ppa packages: ubuntu-x-swat The problem is that when I play a game in full screen mode, the screen ...
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Will the Intel DZ87KLT-75K motherboard fit into the Corsair CC-9011017-WW Case?

Will the Intel DZ87KLT-75K Motherboard fit into the Corsair CC-9011017-WW Case? To me it seems by reading the documentation that the motherboard is too big, but I'm not sure as I have no experience ...
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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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Core 2 Duo vs. Core i5 for video editing

For the purposes of video editing (in a notebook), is there a significant difference between Core 2 Duo (2.88 GHz) processor and a Core i5 (2.66 GHz), all other things being equal? Or is it the case ...
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Intel Core i7 4770 or Xeon E3-1240 V3 [closed]

I'm trying to decide wether to get a Intel Core i7 4770 or a Xeon E3-1240 V3 processor. Their specs are exactly the same, except that the i7 has integrated graphics, and the Xeon does not. The Xeon is ...
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CPU i5 750 stuck at its idle multiplier. Even when used at max

My i5 750 seems to be stuck on the idle multiplier (9x) instead of the base speed of 2.66 GHz, even while loading using Prime 95 Configuration: i5 750 DP55WB desktop motherboard. 2GB DDR3 RAM PSU: ...
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What is the “real-life” noticeable difference between different processors with similar architectures? [closed]

Quick background: I'm looking for a new laptop - my old one which had a Core i7 (and died after a year) didn't overwhelm me with its speed, so I figure I shouldn't get anything worse than an i7 in ...
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Can Intel Xeon Phi improve ffmpeg performance?

I'm building a server for video encoding and I'm planning to use the latest Xenon e5-2697 v2. Can Xeon Phi help me improve ffmpeg encoding performance? a bit confused by this new "processor" ...
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What could be wrong with my integrated graphic card?

Today when i removed my AGP card to clean it's fan and tried to start my PC with using integrated card, before PC could boot the picture froze and became distorted. After that I hit the restart button ...
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Can a broken processor break anything else in a laptop?

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with an Intel® Core™ i5-2410M processor. I am interested in buying an i5-2430M processor on eBay for a friend but I need to test it on my laptop. The problem is ...
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Make Intel's “Display Power Saving Technology” act faster

Intel has a feature for laptops called "Display Power Saving Technology". This system adjusts the screen brightness to match the over-all brightness of the picture you are seeing. So while looking at ...
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Asus P8Z77-i Deluxe, Cold Boot Issue

Alright, so when I turn on the computer, the DRAM LED lights up. The computer might restart once or twice, but not always. After a minute or two, if I restart the machine it will start up just fine. ...
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Windows 7 Wont Use All My CPU Core's

My computer (HP xw6600 Workstation) has two Intel Xeon processors which have 8 cores each, but system manager and performance manager only see 4 cores. The Device Manager shows 8 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU ...
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Howto set udev rule to disable intel_pstate turbo on linux?

I m looking to make a udev rule that will basically do: echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/intel_pstate/no_turbo In order to disable the turbo, how can I do it ? I've never made udev rule and I am ...
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Windows 8 - Intel Rapid Storage Technology No Accelerate Tab - Move EFI Recovery Partition to HDD

i have followed few posts in here regarding no accelerate tab in Intel Rapid Storage Technology application, and i am having similar issue. when i installed windows-8, the recovery and efi partitions ...
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Intel Smart Response Technology (SSD Caching): Exclude partition?

Is there any way to exclude a partition from being cached when using Intel Smart Response Technology (SSD caching)? I would like to build a machine that has a large RAID partition for long term file ...
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How can I tell if my Intel Core CPU supports SLAT? [closed]

I am planning to create Windows Phone 8 applications, which are developed alongside Hyper-V. However, my current Core 2 Quad doesn't support a required feature called SLAT. How can I be sure the ...
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Intel Ultrabook’s low powered processors are slow?

I am planning to buy a new laptop these days and for that I am searching for online user reviews etc. these days. Laptops that I have shortlisted includes HP Envy 6 which is an ultra-book and have an ...
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What is the best way to get optimal processing power?

I am building a 'server computer' for my house. I wonder if it is better to buy two Intel Xeon E3-1240 V3 processors and run them on the same motherboard, or to buy an Ivy bridge-e processor, like ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless N-2200 Latency Issues

I have the above wireless adapter (PCIE x1) and I've installed the latest drivers on a fresh Windows 7 Professional 64-bit OS. Motherboard is an AsRock Extreme3 Z87 and processor is i5 4670K. I am ...
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Processor pipelining confusion [closed]

After reading how processors use pipelines (from various articles: wikipedia, SU, and other places), I'm a bit confused on certain parts of what I've read, so I would just like to share what I've come ...
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From where i can download a driver for my sound device (Dell Vostro 3500 + windows 7 )

Currency my sound always show a mute , and it will display the following tool top “No Audio Output Device is Installed”. My laptop is Dell vostro 3500 + Intel core i3 + windows7 32x. I got confused on ...
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How to get the Maximum Speed of CPU

In regards to my CPU, most article (include the Wiki) told me that I must use "FSB", but I don't have such a value (see below) so I have some question about CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4670 CPU @ ...
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Fake Intel CPUs?

I recently purchased a processor off eBay that was labelled as an Intel Core i5-2520M. It came shipped in just a tray, not the original box, but the processor and all its markings look perfectly ...
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my desktop computer is not starting shows only intel startup and shows 94 no.s as alphabet on bottom side of screen

my desktop computer is not starting shows only intel startup and shows 94 no.s as alphabet on bottom side of screen even my USB keyboard doesn't starts. so, I cant use it for BOOT menu. Please help me ...
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Build a degraded RAID 1 on Intel's Z87 chipset?

New motherboard comes in tomorrow, it's an ASUS Z87-Pro, and given the HDD scares I've had recently, I've decided to use a few new drives in conjunction with the old ones in two RAID 1 arrays. (yes, I ...
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Is my CPU 2nd or 3rd gen?

I bought a Toshiba Satellite C875 laptop that was advertised as a '3rd gen Intel i3 processor. When I got the laptop the system info said 'Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2348M CPU @ 2.30GHz, 2300 Mhz, 2 ...
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Intel INF Chipset installation stuck on Windows 7 64-Bit

I am about to re-setup my system, running on a GigaByte GA-X58A-UD3R / Core i7 I installed Windows 7 64-Bit and now downloaded the INF update utility from the GigaByte website. When running it, it ...
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Graphics acceleration for onboard HP 96 MB graphic card

Can I download an Intel graphics driver for windows 7 on a 96 MB graphic card? I am running windows 7 ultimate. Everything is working fine except graphics movies don't play properly and it tends to ...
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Intel DP35DP No Boot

Background and BIOS I just bought an Intel DP35DP motherboard. I think it came with the latest BIOS Version (572), but I burned the ISO from Intel anyway. Went to run it in normal mode (BIOS jumper ...
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Do ULV Core i5 CPUs consume same power as i7 CPUs if they use same TDP?

Title says it all really: If you have a Core i5 CPU and its TDP is 17W and there is a Core i7 CPU which also has TDP 17W, will they consume the same battery power even though one runs faster? I am ...
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Processor Speeds?

I was looking around for laptops one day on BJs, and found one I really liked - the HP Envy 17-j020us. But the processor was a 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 ...
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Intel Driver Update Utility does not recognize Intel(R) Display Audio

I understand when the utility does not recognize other pieces of hardware such as Realtek, but it should be able to detect the driver of its own brand. How do I fix problem? The sound works most of ...
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ECC memory on 2nd Gen Intel i3

I'm in the process of collecting components for a NAS build. I've gone with an UNAS NSC-800 case and an Intel Server Board 1200KPR. I have an i3-2130 thats lying around that Id love to use instead of ...
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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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Sony Vaio Pro 13 ultrabook- powerful enough to run VS2012?

I am thinking of purchasing a Sony Vaio Pro 13 Ultrabook. The specs would be: Intel i5-4200U @ 1.6GHz 8GB Ram 256GB SSD http://www.sony.co.uk/product/vn-pro All the reviews I have read mention ...
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Accelerated OpenGL Mode not working on Windows 8 (Driver Issue)

I am trying to run a game called Minecraft, and I am having some trouble with it. I was able to run it a month ago, but it just stopped working. I have tried updating all of my drivers. I ran the ...