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Has Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 really only 128 MB of memory? How can I force it to use my normal memory too?

It's embedded in Intel NUC Skull Canyon, a mini PC that's marketed as a gaming device (see its product page). I think that there must be a way to dedicate some of my DDR4 memory to the graphics chip. ...
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Alternative for the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 3160NGW

I got a Dell Inspiron 7547 with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, but in all forums, all users have issues with this Wifi+Bluetooth Card, I want to change it but not sure what type of connection or ...
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Is GTX 960 supported by Intel Chipset Q75?

Intel chipset Q75 supports PCI-e x1, x2 and x4. I have a similar problem as in the thread What is the 6-pin power connector on an HP ProDesk? but with HP Compaq Pro 6300 Business PC. I wanted to ...
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Engineering Sample CPU Frequency (GHz) is same like official CPU Frequency (GHz)? [closed]

any one can confirm that Engineering Sample CPU frequency is same as the production CPU ? Let suppose if Intel E7 8890 V3 official CPU Frequency is 2.5G than Engineering Sample ( E7 8890 V3 ES) CPU ...
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lm-sensors does not detect intel gpu

I want to monitor the temperature and fan speed of my intel gpu. However, sensors does not seem to detect it: niko@dell-xps15: ~ $ sudo sensors-detect Password: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-...
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What does the BASE clock speed of an Intel CPU really signify, now that we have Turbo Boost and SpeedStep

Intel now sell their CPUs with an advertised Core Clock speed, and a Turbo Boost (up to) speed. As well as this, thanks to SpeedStep (dynamic frequency scaling), a CPU will often underclock to ...
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Can't change resolution to 1680x1050

I am installing Elementary OS (I had the same issue with plain Ubuntu and Fedora, Mint and some other distros) on a Sony VAIO VGC-JS1E/S and everything works perfectly OK except I cannot change the ...
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“No active network adapter found” in Hyper-V core versions 2008-R2, 2012-R2, 2016-TP5

System configurations:- Intel Core i5 processor, Intel DB75EN motherboard, 500GB WD HDD, 4 GB RAM, Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection(built-in with mainboard)(VEN_8086&DEV_1503&...
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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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SSD TRIM support on RAID-1 array through Intel RST

I'm making the jump from HDDs to SSDs on my home desktop, and I'd like to retain a basic level of redundancy (RAID-1) like what I have with my HDDs. Right now, I'm using Intel's RAID controller on my ...
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What is the difference between iRST Raid 1 and Intel Rapid Recover Technology?

What is the difference between iRST Raid 1 and Intel Rapid Recover Technology ? Intel wrotes: " It uses RAID 1 (mirroring) functionality to copy data from a designated master drive to a designated ...
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No Accelerate button/tab on Intel Rapid Storage window

I have an ASUS P8Z68 motherboard with a Corsair SSD as my primary boot drive. I have a TB standard hard drive as a secondary data drive. I am attempting to use an older Intel SSD as a cache on the ...
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Boot with wimboot a Windows x64 image on UEFI 32 bits

I have a Tablet PC that runs Windows x86 and Ubuntu x64 (mixed mode) on UEFI 32 bits with GRUB2 installed. I've tried to boot a Windows x64 WinPE image using wimboot program on GRUB2 becouse it ...
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Booting and Hard Disk Errors

Something wrong with my pc (as per linked images below). I have the following problems: The system shuts down frequently, my pc is very slow and often it freezes requiring a restart. Sometime the ...
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Intel RAID verification and repair

Intel has a web page that describes how its Rapid Storage Technology verifies and repairs RAID volumes. For RAID 1 and RAID 10, it does the following: Data on the mirror is compared to data on ...
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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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What does the Intel Management Engine do?

I've heard many complaints about the Intel Management Engine by Anti-DRM activists, but what does it actually do?
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Windows 10 don't detect second monitor at start (dell xps, intel hd 3000)

After every reboot or shutdown I have to re-plug cable in order to force system to detect monitor. In previous system versions it was detecting my dell u2212hm at reboot/start. I reinstalled all ...
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How to determine if second-hand computer has been overclocked by previous owner?

I purchased my PC a few years back from a "hobbyist" who assembles gaming PCs and sells them on the internet marketplace Craigslist. The computer has always worked great until recently, when the ...
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Can't get gigabit speeds with Intel Ethernet Connection I217-V

I have a gigabit plan with a local internet provider. I'm using a cat 5e cable to connect to a gigabit router (TL-WR1043ND) or directly to the internet using a pppoe connection. My network adapter ...
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“Memory Size Test Fail” on newly purchased 6900k

I just finished piecing my new build together. I am using the same PSU (Corsair 850i), video card, and SSD as my previous build, which was working without any issues. After I started a game up (any ...
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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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Intel Matrix Storage Manager vs Linux Software RAID

The chipset I'm using supports the Intel RSTe technology. It means that I have two options for RAID setup: Ordinary linux software RAID, using mdadm command. RSTe (either by the BIOS or, again, ...
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How can I enable “acceleration using solid-state hybrid drive”

My Laptop is a Lenovo Y5070-B that has an SSHD hard drive. SATA Controller Mode was in AHCI mode and it doesn't have RAID mode. There are only two options: AHCI and Compatible. When I set this option ...
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Why is Intel Turbo Boost Not Working On My Laptop?

Investigation continued Why is Intel Turbo Boost Not Working On My Laptop? (Continued) Dell Latitude E6420 is my laptop with Windows 7 Enterprise. Turbo Boost is enabled in BIOS but is disabled in ...
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intel drivers - Tearing all over the place on Windows 7

getting horrible video tearing on WIN7 64 bit using Intel Iris Graphics 6100. Tearing occues in Youtube, VLC, Smplayer) I have the Intel Graphics Control Panel application and have tried adjusting: ...
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Re-installing Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver

I just updated my bios on my MSI motherboard to the latest version without really thinking about the repercussions. I had the BIOS version of Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology Driver installed on my ...
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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' processor....
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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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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. However......
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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. I'...
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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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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 PC3-...
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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: ...