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How to make sure whether my laptop is running on 'Intel 6th Generation' processor or any other ordinary processor?

I just bought a Lenovo laptop from an authorized multi-brand retail outlet. I specifically asked the shop representative that I want a laptop which runs on any of the 'Intel 6th Generation' ...
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Processor Requirements and Specification

why server processor ghz in less than desktop ghz tomorrow I was searching Intel processor Dual core and I notice that server processor have great amount of cache memory 6M as compare to desktop ...
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Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Installation Fails

The problem I have is getting my HP DV7T-7000 Windows 7 64-bit laptop's USB 3.0 ports to function at USB 3.0 speeds. I used to get 3.0 speeds but noticed I'm having a problem in the last few months. ...
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Windows 10 Professional goes blank while installing update (Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics.)

When windows 10 tries to update itself with Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics goes blank with black screen for hours and hours. Need to forcefully restart every time when it ...
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Chipset supports 8gb of RAM but computer is 32bit?

I have a Compaq Pressario SR1222NX that I am looking to upgrade the RAM on. So the max supported RAM is for my computer is 4 GB. This makes sense to me as the 32 bit address limit is 4GB. ...
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Is there a way of scripting the “Roll Back Driver” feature of Window's Device Manager?

I need to roll back my graphic cards drivers once in a while(It's a long story.) and I have tried scripts using devmanview which worked great for disabling and enabling my drivers(and uninstalling it) ...
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How to control fans rpm manually on Intel DP43BF motherboard

Wonder of how can I manipulate fans' rpm on Intel BP43BF motherboard manually? I've found in Bios only setting to disable automatic fan speed manipulation, but there isn't any way to set rpm speed. ...
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Why is the 5960x Haswell and not Broadwell?

I was under the impression (and therefore very confused) that the 5960x was 5th generation and Broadwell, and that the 6960x would be 6th generation and Skylake (since they start with 5 and 6 ...
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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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What happens when putting very fast RAM in slower Mobo with slower CPU?

This is a dumb question and I'm a bit ashamed of having to ask but it's the first time I stumbled across it. Let's say I have an i7 5960X with support for DDR4 1333/1600/2133, an ASUS X99E-WS which ...
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Resolution Problems with Intel 945GM with external monitor (iiyama proLite E2407HDS)

I got a Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 with INTEL 945GM VGA and at work I got a new monitor to use (24" iiyama ProLite E2407HDS) and I am using Windows XP Pro SP3. My problem is that when I connect the ...
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Are cores in a CPU package always identical?

By identical, I mean having the same signature - family, model, stepping and brand string of the CPU (which essentially identifies a CPU model uniquely) If I'm not wrong, a CPU package goes into a ...
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Is there a difference CPU Clock and Instruction Clock?

I am a bit confused between CPU clock and instruction clock. I brought the following figure from this source as illustration. Does instruction clock imply the time it takes by the cpu clock to execute ...
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Would adding a PCI expansion card fix “not enough USB controller resources”?

I am having the rather annoying problem of whenever I add any new USB device to my computer I get an error that says "Not enough USB controller resources" and the device never initializes. I have ...
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Intel Graphics HD 3000 + Clean Windows 10 Installation = Black Screen no Censor

I'm facing a really wierd situation. Let me explain what happened. I recently took an old laptop in my possession . It has an Nvidia 520M and an Intel Graphics HD 3000 gpus. At first i tried to ...
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How to reinstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM

I have a Dell Precision R5400 rack mount computer. It originally came with a the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM installed. But then we decided to remove the RAID drives and replace them with ...
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How do I get into my BIOS without a black screen?

On my Gigabyte Ultra Durable Series motherboard, how do I get into my BIOS? I hold delete upon start-up, but I get a black screen. I did some digging online and one source said it was because of ...
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Weird network dropouts occur repeatedly on Windows 8.1 (Intel NUC)

I am using an Intel NUC mini PC here. It is running Windows 8.1 x64 and is used as a media center and communication PC. I want to also use it to access my media accross the internet using JRiver MC ...
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How would I go about overclocking my Intel Pentium N3700?

I've searched all over the 'net for this one, and I couldn't really find anything that would allow me to overclock my CPU. My CPU model is an Intel Pentium N3700 quad-core operating at 1.6 GHz base ...
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Have to recreate random loss of power

note: With loss of power I mean a crash without a BSOD or any form of warning or errors. No freezes, nothing. It just turns off in an instant. So, for a little over a year now, I have been having the ...
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Intel Management Engine or Collaborative Processor Performance Control throttling

This is a laptop. Before I installed Intel's Collaborative Processor Performance Control Driver and Management Engine, for very demanding jobs my cpu would go up to 95C and the fan would go up to ...
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Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160 not working on some WiFi's

My friend has this wireless card in his laptop (Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160) and it works fine at his home wifi (or any other), but on the schools wifi it does not. Anyone who has any clues ...
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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 ...
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Ethernet port has no power when ATX12V1 power connector is plugged in

I have an old Dell Intel Connolly: E187242 motherboard that had the power supply go out. After ordering a new one and plugging everything into the correct ports, my NIC does not light up or getting ...
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...
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Lost WiFi connection after Windows 7 - intel driver Centrino Wireless N1000 Update - How do I restore the driver?

I was updating my computer; hp Pavilion dm4, Windows 7, 64-bit operating system. I got an error stating "Intel driver update for Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless N1000" could not be updated. I tried to ...
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Updating chipset drivers on Win10x64

So I want to update my chipset drivers. From what I see on this page, I can download an INF driver which should update my chipset. When I started the installer it told me to check if my chipset is ...
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Smooth movements are jerky on my laptop's integrated screen. Any software to test it out?

I tested my new computer with multimedia and unfortunately smooth movement looks jumpy and jerky as in this video when being played in the internal monitor. This problem doesn't only affect local ...
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Dell 4K P2715Q not really 4K or Intel Graphics psuedo emulation?

At a client's place they've insisted I use their setup which includes a weak dual core "i7" with Intel graphics and two Dell P2715Q monitors. Online the screens are advertised as 4K and they might ...
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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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Error installing Intel network drivers on Windows 10

I'm trying to install LAN and WLAN drivers on a Thinkpad T430. The Intel installer succeeds as does selecting the driver from device manager. However, the status for both devices is "Windows could not ...
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Intel offers me two different HD Graphics drivers: Which should I choose?

For clarity, the question following is the reverse of this one. I have installed in my machine (Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview (10.0.10240) the Intel HD Graphics 4000 Driver in version ...
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Cannot increase my screen resolution

I am trying to install my new monitor but my Graphics Adapter (Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family) does not offer a resolution of 1920x1080 in the [Display Properties > Settings] ...
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Assign program to Onboard Intel GPU (Nvidia/AMD is not integrated)

Is there any known way to assign a program to use the repsectively run with the onboard Intel GPU without having a second graphic chip? A customer have to have installed the Dameware Development ...
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Installation of two different intel hd graphics diver over an single GPU

I have windows 7 ultimate SP1. Recently i was experiencing some issues about Windows Update stuck but by following correct solution from this site. windows update started working. before this happens ...
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RAM compatibility with Intel P45 chipset

I have an Asus P5QC motherboard, with Intel P45 chipset, which supports DDR2 and DDR3 RAM. I want to use two 4GB sticks to have 8GB of RAM. I read that there are some sticks that don't work with ...
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How do I use intel wireless display feature on a desktop CPU?

Quite many Intel desktop CPU such as i7-4770K shows it has "Intel Wireless Display" feature, but how do I use it? I know, on a Laptop with Intel 4710HQ CPU and 7260AC wireless adapter, wireless ...
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Higher than 1920 x 1080 resolution with Intel 4000 graphics chipset

Trying to hook up a Samsung U28D590 4K monitor (3840 x 2160 pixels) to a system with an integrated Intel 4000 graphics chipset (running Windows 7 SP1). According to the Intel specs, the Intel 4000 ...
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Office application problems with Intel HD Graphics driver

I have a HP 250 G3 laptop. I have windows 10 build 15.11 with all the updates. On device manager , under Graphic Adapter section , i see 2 graphic adapter : Intel HD Graphics Family Nvidia Geforce ...
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Intel HD Graphics 530 performance issue + flickering

A few days ago I bought an ASUS N552VX laptop which has Intel HD 530 Graphics plus a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 950M and a 4K screen, running Windows 10 Pro version 1511 Build 10586 with the Intel HD ...
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What`s the difference between Intel 64 and AMD64?

Can someone explain if there is any difference between the intel64 and amd64 architectures?
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Explanation of Intel z170 chipset's PCI-Express lane counts?

Officially z170 chipsets have total 20 PCI-E 3.0 lanes, and it is shown as 1x16 OR 2x8 or 1x8 + 2x4. So it seems like if I insert one 16x PCI-E device (e.g. graphics card) I won't be able to use the ...
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Why is my CPU speed lower than it should be?

I have an Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 that should run at 2.13 GHz but when I boot my computer, the BIOS shows a CPU speed of just 1.6 GHz (I removed the BIOS/motherboard logo screen so I can see the ...
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Dell 412 motherboard support Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 processor?

Does anyone knows if a Dell 412 motherboard support Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 processor? I have now a Intel core 2 Duo E6850 and 12GB internal memory and it works great.
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What GPU does the Intel N3700 have?

I have an Intel N3700 CPU, but I can't figure out which GPU I have. CPU-Z says "Intel HD Graphics," but which version? Here is a screenshot from CPU-Z:
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Will this PCI express card fit into any of these slots?

Will this PCI express card … … fit into any of these slots. My motherboard offers: One PCI Express* x16 bus add-in card connector Two PCI Conventional* bus connectors
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How do I read Intel CPU specs?

Intel® Core™ i7-640M (2.8~3.46GHz, 35W) w/4MB Cache - 2 Cores, 4 Threads - 2.5 GT/s SO i'm buying a new laptop, which i have not done in 6 years. So i am not familiar with any of these cpu specs. It ...
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Motherboard detects Intel 750 PCIe SSD only when I replug the card. Cold boot issue

I have a combination of the following hardware: Corsair RM-550 PSU, MSI X99S SLI motherboard, MSI 2GB D5 X GTX960 graphics and a Intel 400GB 750 Series (PCIe card). I'm booting from another Samsung ...
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Check minimum CPU model

Is there a way to check minimum version of CPU? we are supporting ivy bridge and newer, so I need to check for ivy bridge, haswell, skylake ... . Currently I use lscpu and matching the model name for ...
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Newly installed network adapter not working

I previously had a Broadcom wireless and Bluetooth adapter installed in my laptop. This adapter worked fine on Windows 10, but always caused problems on my Linux dual-boot. After a lot of hassle ...