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Try this. For me the solution was rather simple (once I read it somewhere) - in Windows power setting: change the CPU maximum processor state to 99% instead of 100%. Apparently, it prevents the CPU from entering "turbo" mode, and BOOM the laptop flies once again.


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It's 45nm Yorkfield but your chip seems to be a prerelease version that is slower-clocked than any production part in this line (MCM with 2x6MB cache). (The Q9450 was clocked at 2.66 GHz but your processor is clocked at 2.33 GHz.) As this is an engineering sample, it has no official model number. It's basically a preproduction chip meant for testing ...


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The "ES" in the Specification means it's an "Engineering Sample", and so was never released to the public, so it doesn't have an official model number, nor will it be included in Intel's ARK site. A Q9550 is a 12MB cached chip with 2.83GHz, it's a better/newer chip than this one.


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"No signal" indicates the monitor is working, but no output signal is being received from the PC's video. Can be bad video cable (can try another one) or lack of video output. Are fans coming on? Are LEDs lighting up? The fact you are getting audio [beep code?] from presumably the MB speaker says at least some power is getting to the system. You can ...


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If you have an old Graphics Card lying around or in another PC, take that and see and put that in your PC. If it works, great! Buy another cheap one for £20/$30 and use that. If not, then it is most likely either the CPU/Motherboard depending on what Graphics Chip you are using (either on board, or integrated into the CPU). (In other words, what motherboard ...


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try the PC with another monitor just to make sure it is the PC motherboard and not the monitor, I had this issue with a Dell and the mother board needed to be replaced. I am sure there was a cheaper solution but the PC was under warranty to I did not object to the thing being replaced. the Hdd was perfect . chris


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Thanks again for the help. After posting this question, I was eventually able to find another Asus laptop that used the 2860QM, the N53SV. After finding this I was able to successfully extract the CPU support patches and then add them to my own BIOS via MMTool.


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Thanks for the help but after many hours of searching I finally found what i was looking for and it did solve this. Instead of having to patch the BIOS's build date I had to disable Asus's date check in WinFlash with then correctly flashed the new BIOS. Thanks again.


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Basically there's multiple headers for fans on a motherboard, and while electrically and functionally identical, the CPU header is monitored seperately, since a non functioning CPU fan would be very bad. If you plugged it into the "aux" or "opt" header - meant for things like "push pull" cooler configurations or water pumps or a "cha" header, meant for ...


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My all in one computer quit working after uploading windows 10, I took it in to be repaired and the motherboard was burned up from the computer over heating after running for hours on end to load windows 10. The Tech guys said it is a common problem when loading windows 10 as the fans can only cool so much heat being generated. The tech guys said that there ...


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I would suggest that provided the fan is in its TDP envelope (ie the CPU is rated above the reported temperature), you should be running it at full speed as long as the job requires. Specifically I put to you that giving it breaks is a bad thing, because a lot of damage occurs through the heating and cooling - rather then when its in once state, and ...


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I can confirm that the CPU switch was perfect and automatic! :) Everything worked perfectly at the first boot! Now I see 8 CPUs (4 cores with hyperthreading) and the average CPU load is pretty low! :) Thank you for everything! PS: the website doesn't permit me to vote for you friend, sorry, I have not enough scores, I think!


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It's entirely possible that you aren't pushing hard enough. Sometimes this takes more pressure than people expect. I would suggest supporting the back of the motherboard while trying to stick it in. You may also find it useful to point a camera at that pins when you attempt the install so that you can look at the problem from an angle you might otherwise be ...


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make sure they are pointed out when installing. pop each pin in a diagonal fashion to ensure that one side isn't completely seated before the other. if you cannot get it with the board installed in the case. pull the board and then try on a plastic surface, preferably using the esd bag the board came in underneath to prevent static discharge. once you ...


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For the CPU to overheat that fast, there must be a problem with the way the heat sink is installed, or the CPU's fan isn't working. Start by checking if the fan is turning. If not, check its connection. If it does turn, it could be that the heat sink is not seated properly or you haven't installed new thermal paste properly. You should consequently ...


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It is true that for the AM2 chipset (DDR2) and early on in the AM3 (DDR3) chipset era, AMD supported higher density RAM than Intel did. Intel started supporting the higher density RAM, but I can't find the exact chipset on which it was introduced. Essentially AMD provided an additional physical address line per RAM page (11 vs. std 10) which doubles the ...


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The CPU tab you refer to in your link only says these are the processors that have been Validated (tested) by ECS and are guaranteed to be supported, this does not mean others will not work. From the CPU page means validated by ECS at time of writing. Changes to component or CPU may produce a different outcome. The result shown is for reference only ...


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A lot of the comments on the question are bogus. Every CPU that can run in x86-64 long mode can run a 16bit or 32bit OS. There are no x86-64 CPUs that dropped 32bit support. (Intel's architecture manual PDFs are on their web site, see the Stackoverflow x86 tag wiki.) AFAIK, the BIOS can only be used in 16bit mode, so after an OS boots and switches the ...


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The CPU can throttle itself, using configuration set by the EFI/BIOS config. The operating system can also communicate power management instructions to the CPU. The motherboard does not have such logic.


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The answer here is we can't say for certain unfortunately... Intel integrated graphics all use a common driver, so that shouldn't be an issue. Upgrading the BIOS could break things, but it is not likely. Upgrading the CPU will just make Linux faster, the detection of the CPU is in the kernel, and unless you recompiled the kernel and are running it extremely ...


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I am going to be honest, I am not familiar with the Intel HAXM, but you might be able to throttle it to use less resources. If that does have a setting you may want to look in the Android Studio configuration: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19986498/android-studio-using-100-cpu-at-all-times-no-background-processes-appear-to This thread mentions a ...


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Disconnect everything except the power supply from the motherboard and try it by itself. If it powers on, start adding parts back in until you find the one that makes it fail.


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Jump it with the paperclip, then test your cables to make sure they're getting the correct voltage. It may also be that the PSU isn't getting a good PWR_OK signal. You'll need a tester to determine that as the timing is in the millisecond range. You can also try using another known good PSU to try it to see if it's the PSU or the motherboard causing ...


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The processor is hyper-threaded. Hyper-threads are not separate cores but instead allow a single core to run two threads simultaneously. It does not give the full performance of a dedicated core but instead uses the resources of a single core more efficiently. Hyper-threads are counted as a "core" by Windows though - that is why you're seeing "20." See ...


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The way I understand address multiplexing: Since row and column pins for memory matrix addressing are the same for n-bit words. You can create a timing scheme (for instance a R/W pin can be used as a clock signal) where on some intervals of the clock the row pins are accessed and column row are split into another. Thus enabling less pins to be used while ...


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First of all, you need to be specific when you say fast in computing terms. More RAM won't make your processor perform any more instructions than it can in a second (i.e. hertz). More RAM will however allow you to multitask faster; Access time (The time it takes to perform read/write operations) of Random Access Memory is much, much faster than a secondary ...


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The problem was been that I had 2 different CPUs, one is X5450 and another is E5450. When I changed one of them, to be the same, problem is fixed.


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Well this surely cannot be the right answer but I had to remove Chrome in order to release some of the resources it was using for no reason, without me launching Chrome at all. I removed it and then installed it again, and again it was making 20 processes, one or two were using like 30%-50% of processor power and a playing MOBA game was lagging. Removing ...


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Standard JavaScript is uni-threaded: it can execute only one program on one CPU (core). For what you are describing, you would probably have to partition your dataset into chunks and create a separate JavaScript Web Worker running your algorithm to process each chunk. This assumes that you have a structurally uniform dataset. (Watch out for boundary ...


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I have found solution here: http://www.michaelcarwile.com/throttle-dropbox-and-other-app-cpu-usage/ Install cpulimit: brew install cpulimit Get Dropbox’s Process ID: ps aux | grep Dropbox user 19628 104.7 2.3 xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxx ?? R 4:07PM 15:47.12 /Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/MacOS/Dropbox Run cpulimit with the -p flag ...


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I think the CPU sends video data to GPU through the bus and then GPU displays it. So faster GPU can handle more data from the CPU. In this way some of the processing of cpuoffload to GPU. Therefore you get faster speed in games. It's kind of like the RAM where CPU stores stuff so it can load and process quickly. Both make games faster. Or sound card or ...


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If your process yields to mapReduce, you can split the script into pieces and run each piece on a different CPU.


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The downsides would be: The lack of dedicated RAM on the graphics card, and you would have more active silicon on your CPU+GPU die, meaning the CPU might get hotter. The upsides are bigger though: The card is older, the on die GPU's are more modern. They use a lot less power, which means less heat, less cooling and a lower electricity bill. You gain a ...


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What would be the downsides of doing so apart from the decreased RAM available to system? Aside from the RAM as you have already said, there would be no downsides, given the age of the video card you currently have. Is there a way to combine the graphics processing power of both the GPUs and output it through the NVIDIA card? No, there isn't. The ...


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No. Example: Some of the SoC phones which have 4 fast and one slow (and more power efficient) core. Example: Tegra 4.


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At a fundamental level, the answer is yes, but you can't do this in the way you are thinking. Supercomputers use this tactic to provide incredible computing horsepower, but they are nothing more than a cluster of regular ol' computer systems (called nodes) that cooperate to process a particular task. They have control software that farms out individual ...


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Is this a new build? Did it work prior to this issue? When did this issue start? When it is down to this level, I'd recommend purchasing a POST card like THIS Using that, you can narrow down the issue a bit further. Also, check that your PSU is providing the proper amount of power.


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Are both threads on a physical CPU treated equally? Yes. There is no preference in allocation of the core's execution resources to one thread or the other. (What's an "execution resource"? See the article I linked below. But examples are things like the architectural registers (IP, SP, EAX, etc.), the "execution units" that implement specific operations ...


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There are two primary reasons. The first reason is that, although the x86 CPUs do offer four rings of memory protection, the granularity of protection offered thereby is only at the per-segment level. That is, each segment can be set to a specific ring ("privilege level") from 0 to 3, along with other protections like write-disabled. But there are not that ...


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Issue resolved. The problem was with the charger, it was not giving the rated output. Learning If drivers and a hard reset do not fix the problem, temperatures are normal, clock speed is not limited but utilization is less, power supply could be a problem.


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According to PC Part Picker, your motherboard supports up to 32GB of RAM: MAXIMUM SUPPORTED MEMORY 32GB Therefore it seems that this upgrade could easily be done.


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As far as wrapping in paper goes, these people seem to have a low opinion of it. It seems that it would come down to whether or not the paper or ink is laced with some sort of conductive metal like lead. I would imagine even at best though paper would never create a Faraday cage like ES bags are designed to, so it's definitely shaking hands with the devil ...


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Newspaper is a good alternative to anti-static bags if you don't have any laying around. If the seller has it wrapped good and protected well from bouncing around, I think you will be ok. The fact that the seller, from eBay, immediately warned you may point out that they already damaged the CPU and are trying to sell it, then blame the damage on the ...


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Open Chrome and disable 'background running' in the settings: Go to chrome://settings/ (paste this in the omnibar) Scroll all the way down, open 'Show Advanced Settings...' Scroll all the way down, next to last is System, uncheck 'Continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed'. If you have a runaway process from earlier, it will be gone ...


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You probably have some Chrome extensions that are allowed to run when Chrome isn't running. To turn this feature off: Right-click Chrome's icon in the notification area, next to the clock. Click Let Google Chrome run in the background to disable it. Right-click the icon again and choose Exit.


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Using the answer space to provide illustrations... I think your estimate of how much RAM 20 - 70 tabs is using is way off. In activity monitor you need to show All Processes, Hierarchically then sort by Process Name to be able to view all the dependencies of any given process. You then need to add up all those figures, not just take the 'global' figure ...


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The motherboard is designed to work with either DDR1 or DDR2, but not both. That means, as stated in the comments, the critical specification is not if the CPU supports DDR2, but if the motherboard supports the CPU. If your motherboard (model not specified in the question) supports the T9500, and the RAM socket is designed for DDR2, then the components in ...


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Find out what motherboard you have installed in your laptop with CPU-Z. CPU-Z is a free program that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system : Processor name and number, codename, process, package, cache levels Motherboard and chipset Memory type, size, timings, and module specifications (SPD) Real time measurement of each core's ...



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