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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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How can I tell if Intel Smart Connect is working?

I have a new Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. The procesor is the i7-4600U and the ARK specs show that it has Intel Smart Connect. How can I test it and see if Smart Connect ...
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Trying to get 7.9 windows experience index i7

So for CPU on windows, to get 7.9 in windows 7 (don't care about vista 2.0 aka win8 score), you need an 8 core cpu or some shit?? wtf my intel is so much better than this shitty amd I look at this ...
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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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HP-Compaq - Clean Install of Win8 - Intel 4965AG wireless cannot see WiFi networks

HP-Compaq laptops (general) and Compaq 6910n (specifically): After Windows 7 upgrade (using clean install) to Windows 8 - Intel 4965AG wireless adapter now doesn't work, but lights up and shows as ...
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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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Drawbacks with IntelPWMControl?

The tool IntelPWMControl can increase LED backlight frequency to reduce flicker when dimming certain LCD. Are there any drawbacks of using IntelPWMControl? Why doesn't the display controller by ...
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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?
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How to interpret this /proc/cpuinfo data?

I'm using Intel Xeon E5-2620 processor. These are something I'm confusing about. I'm using Linux and in /proc/cpuinfo it says model name : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2620 0 @ 2.00GHz According to the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Intel C220 chipset USB drivers

I'm having trouble finding a way to get Intel's drivers working for my USB 3 XHCI. I've got a device that won't connect and I cannot for the life of me find a way to get Windows to agree to install ...
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Intel 3945ABG DPC spikes (audio stutter, mouse) in Windows 8.1

As reported by many users, Intel WiFi chips such as 3945ABG and the later 4965 may experience CPU spikes due to DPC activity. This is typically experienced as: Audio stuttering. Uninterrupted ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology not showing up on apparently supported chip

I have a laptop with an Intel i3-3217U CPU which according to the Intel's website supports Vtx, however when I run the Intel Processor Id Utility or Securable it reports that Virtualization Technology ...
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Hi I would like to know if modules (2gb each) of G Skill F3-12800CL7 are compatible with Intel® NUC Kit D34010WYK

I would like to know if modules (2gb each) of G Skill F3-12800CL7 are compatible with Intel NUC Kit D34010WYK. That because of the voltage: the NUC does not support 1,5 V but only 1,35 V. I would ...
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Intel HD 2500 gaming

I have a Dell all in one Desktop with the specs below and I am wondering if it is ok to play games like Battlefield and Crysis. I've seen people play those with the HD 2500. I am just worried that it ...
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Enabling VT-x on Intel Core i5 3450 with MSI B75A-G41 mainboard

I'm willing to enable the VT-X virtualization technology on my Intel Core i5 3450 CPU, however in the BIOS menu (I've the latest version: 17.8) of my MSI B75A-G41 mainboard, this option is greyed out ...
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Both nVidia GPU and Intel Graphics running on Gigabyte g1sniper-b5 motherboard

Does this motherboard supports "crossfiring" the two graphics adapters? I just wanna use both hdmi ports, one provided by the Intel CPU (Intel Graphics) and the nVidia one. Is this possible? Sorry ...
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Find the Correct RAM for my motherboard

I'm considering upgrading my system memory from 1 GB (2 x 512MB) to 4 GB (1 x 2 GB + 1 x 1 GB + 2 x 512MB). I'm an absolute novice at this stuff but am trying to learn quickly. The RAM is DDR2 and I ...
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Disabling CStates/TurboMode in Windows

In Linux I know how to boot and have cstates disabled to get full CPU power. How is this done in Windows? Does it vary based on Intel and AMD?
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Win 7 - 64bit | Intel i5 | GeForce 510 - graphics drivers

I have a little problem when trying to install graphics drivers for my nVidia GeForce 510. I have tried downloading the drivers from the nVidia website, they installed without any errors, but in the ...