Questions tagged [cpu]

The part of a computer responsible for performing computations, often referred to as a processor.

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CPU overheating when stresstesting GPU! (laptop)

So, one day I had no problems (playing GTA V), and then the next day my CPU overheats really badly up to 93°C (Tested with Speccy and CoreTemp) and this keeps happening, I used to play GTA V with max ...
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8x16 GB on an X99 motherboard with i7-5930k

I have a computer with ASUS motherboard all series motherboard x99-a. I want to upgrade it, from 64GB of ram (8x8GB) to 128GB of RAM (8x16GB). Multiple sources say that the max ram for is 64GB (...
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Game keeps crashing my Intel 7733, even though the graphics chip should be able to handle it

I recently obtained Warframe, and it crashes my laptop as soon as I get to the point where you either log in or sign up. I changed my default graphics chip for the game from my Intel(R) UHD Graphics ...
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Cpu overheating while playing video games

My PC specs are . I3 G3260 PROCESSOR . INTEL 4600 HD GRAPHICS . 4GB RAM STORAGE This is not a monster configuration for gaming but I can easily run games like Tf2 and Witcher 1 on this device ...
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My Kali Linux is Freezing Randomly (Check description)

See My issue is that my system Os freezes randomly like for example I have opened a VS code and I'm writing a code suddenly everything freezes, I tried to see the CPU usage but I saw that even closing ...
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Why do monitor goes off first before CPU goes off?

After shutting down of windows 10, Why monitor goes off first before CPU goes off? I think both should goes off at a time.
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Will CPU work with bent pins?

I received my CPU looking like this: Should I get a refund? Or will it still work? My motherboard is t. Lmk by in for a while so I won’t know if it’ll work until next week. The pins are bent in some ...
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ASRock Extreme Tuning fan control will not return to silent mode after lowering temperature

I have an Asrock Z77 Pro3, I updated it today to the latest bios version available. I use the ASRock Extreme Tuning application to control my CPU and case fan, both PWM. Everything works perfectly /...
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Mini PC stick can be powered with wall outlet (5V/2A) but not with power bank (also 5V/2A)?

I bought this product with the hopes of powering it with a power bank: https://www.intel.ca/content/www/ca/en/products/boards-kits/compute-stick/stk1a32sc.html https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/...
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Performance of Xeon “N” processors [closed]

I'm designing a cluster of servers for a research center and while considering CPU options I wondered about differences between Intel's Xeon SKUs without and with "N" (viz. 5218 vs 5218N, 6230 vs ...
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How to choose a mother board which is compatible with all the old components [closed]

My system configs I have been facing some weird issues that I can't find solution to 1 : At times while I am working on my system, the screen completely freezes, no response, it does not restarts on ...
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Disabling CPU Turbo Boost causes unexpected increase in GPU power usage?

When I disable the CPU Turbo Boost the following happens: the CPU clock and power correctly decrease the GPU power consumption and temperature increase - despite 0% GPU load and no change in GPU ...
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How do I enable a watchdog on Intel Atom on Linux

I am running an Intel atom x5-8330 processor with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, and I am trying to enable a hardware watchdog. I have researched all morning, and the information on doing do is sporadic, ...
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Should I buy 16GB ram as additional slot for my 8GB ram laptop? or an 8GB?

I got a laptop with 8GB ram(ddr4) and a free slot. What would be better? one more 8GB Ram or a 16GB Ram? 8 + 8 GB = 16GB (dual-channel config) 8 + 16GB = 24GB (not sure about it) I am not sure how ...
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W8.1 better gameplay than W10 [migrated]

I have a problem when i play Fortnite with Windows 10 installed, my CPU LOAD is 100%. For the test, I installed Windows 8, and the result shocked me, I lost input delay and in general the game became ...
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My CPU and Dual GPU and Utilization monitoring tool [duplicate]

First of all I haven't enabled the overclocking anywhere yet, how can my cpu work at its Overclock frequency?(4.4 Ghz as you can see on the screenshot bellow!) and if that is the case why it's called ...
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How to restrict CPU, Memory usage to its 80% of total allocation in windows operating system?

we have multiple application servers, which utilizes 100% of CPU and Memory, is there anyways we can control this usage at OS level, so that it will never go above 80% of its total allocation. Issues ...
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Monitor Data Transfers between GPU and CPU in Realtime

I am currently working on training deep learning models using my NVIDIA GPU devices. One of the main performance bottleneck is the slowness of data transfers between the GPU and CPU. Is there a way (...
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Why can't they built motherboard into a single piece like monitor or mouse?

I mean motherboard has so many components: CPU Socket RAM slots BIOS Chip and Battery etc Why can't they built motherboard with this said parts permanently attached to it? So no need to put CPU in ...
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Can't enable AMD-V in VirtualBox (hardware virtualization)

In the VM settings, the case VT-x / AMD-V is grey and I can't check it. Why ? I have a Windows 10 pro host (updated) I use Vbox 6.1 (the latest) SVM mode is enabled in my BIOS settings Windows task ...
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Refreshing i3 status causes CPU spike

I first noticed this when I increase/decrease my volume with bindsym XF86AudioRaiseVolume exec --no-startup-id pactl set-sink-volume @DEFAULT_SINK@ +10% && $refresh_i3status bindsym ...
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Resource differences

I have an Asus T100 that does nothing but run ie 11 in three tabs for different dvr camera systems. The little Atom is a Z3735 quad core Bay Trail only gets half stressed if I push all 18 camera ...
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Extremely slow performance on Inspiron 5558 with freshly installed windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04

I found an old laptop from 2015 with the following specs. Model: Inspiron 5558 ( CPU: i5-5200u, GPU : GeForce 920mx ) RAM: 8GB(DDR3) Storage: HDD(1TB 5200RPM) OS: Windows 10/ Ubuntu 20.04(Dual boot) ...
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windows 7 desktop freezes / hangs for about 90 seconds ~5-10 times per day, no hardware sensor logs

My windows 7 desktop started freezing occasionally. The "freeze" proceeds like this... Application stops responding to clicks, but screen is still updating and media is still playing Screen & ...
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Upon loading, computer runs super slow until I run HWinfo

After starting windows, the PC just stays slow, forever. Slow as in the cursor jumps around, music is played in slow motion. Like maybe 1/2 speed? Applications take forever to load etc. What is odd ...
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intel_pstate locks CPU to 400 MHz for Intel Xeon E5-2650 v4 on CoreOS

Hardware: 4 Intel HNS2600TPR in one chassis on 2 power cords, Each with 1 Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v4 @ 2.20GHz, 128 GB RAM. [root@sigma02 Linux_X64]# dmidecode # dmidecode 3.2 Getting SMBIOS ...
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Bizarre shutdown on a very specific task

I stumbled upon a program (OPENFACE offline facial landmark detector) that shuts down (hard power off) my computer within 20 seconds. Obviously this is not that programs' fault- I experienced same ...
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How to solve the web cannot scan my computer cpu and ram?

I want to participate the TOEFL iBT TELXML in the ProctorU. However, it reports the error like this: Camera Height: Your Camera Height could not be found. Camera Width: Your Camera Width could not ...
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CPU faulty or Motherboard?

My PC in my work Suddenly shut down and didn't boot. We figured that either it's the motherboard or the PSU. After checking the PSU is fine and changing the motherboard, the pc managed to boot (the ...
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Is it possible to run 16GB DDR3 1.5V on a laptop with a Core i7 640M? (or any other CPU of that generation)

First-generation laptop/mobile CPUs, such as the Core i7 620M or 640M, have a theoretical maximum of 8GB DDR3 according to official sites. Has anyone successfully installed 16GB of DDR3 So-DIMM 1.5v ...
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Asus Prime B350 Plus USB Over Current Issue

Asus B350 plus mother board AMD Ryzen CPU Corsair 850w PSU 4 X Corsair 8gb Ram 32GB Total Asus Strix 1070Ti GPU I inherited this pc but after a week of perfect use I got the dreaded usb overcurrent ...
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How many CPUS on my CentOS 7?

I have a Java program which runs quite fast on my local Mac and its info as below: Processor:2.4 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9 Memory: 16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 When I run the same program on a CentOs 7, it ...
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Xeon processor vs Core I7 for games and blender?

I use blender a lot and I would like to play some games like GTA V, Watch dogs, ...etc. In my opinion, more cores and cache memory means more CPU power so I tend to buy a Xeon processor but I've ...
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I've got an old PC outperforming it's new replacement. Any suggestions on what I could do to alleviate this?

I've recently purchased a new fairly powerful PC (when compared to the PC I used in the past). The old machine used a Xeon E3-1245 V2 @ 3.40GHz with 32GB RAM while the new machine uses an i9-9900K @ 3....
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AVX issue when installing Kite - AI assistant

I'm trying to install Kite - coding assistant for Python and JS, but on start I'm getting message that my CPU does not support AVX instruction set, and that this set is supported on most CPUs built ...
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Is it safe to use a computer with the case open?

My friend told me that system won't catch heat so fast if computer case is is opened. I decided to use a computer with the case open. Is that safe ? It's an i3 processor computer with 4 GB RAM. ...
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rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs/tasks

I'm running many VMs using Virtualbox. These VMs use Debian 10.3 (the latest version). And I'm experiencing bugs / freezes as you can see below. It looks like this is happening on the VMs where I ...
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Upgraded PSU x1.25 and still getting power off at maximum load

Some tasks that involve serious number crunching CPU+GPU or gaming in VR cause my computer to just shutdown abruptly. So i had to live with CPU load bound to 80%. That solved the problem but of course ...
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How can I update my OpenGL to 3.0 or higher

I am trying to play a game called "Endless Sky" but the message it gives me is "Endless Sky requires OpenGL version 3.0 or higher. Your OpenGL version is 2.1 Mesa 19.2.8, GLSL version 1.20. Please ...
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New CPU, MoBo, and RAM; same SSD and OS. Running EXTREMELY slow and laggy now

I just upgraded my PC: i5-9600K Asus ROG Strix z390-E Gaming 2x8GB DDR4 SDRAM The PC is now running extremely slow and lagging like crazy. A click and drag on the desktop takes about 10 seconds to ...
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Will my motherboard's FSB overclock automatically to be compatible with a new CPU?

This is a motherboard I have. I'm planning to buy the best CPU (Core™ 2 Duo E8600) for that motherboard and update BIOS from F7 to F8d. In the first link in the motherboard specs it's written that ...
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Does Windows Server 2012 R2 fully support newest XEON processors (E-22XXX) and C246 motherboars?

Q: Does Windows Server 2012 R2 fully support newest XEON processors (E-22XXX) and C246 motherboars? Under "fully" I mean use all of its computing potencial and mainly optimalizations - extended ...
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How to increase FSB speed from 1066 to 1333 Mhz on Award BIOS?

How to increase FSB speed from 1066 to 1333 Mhz on Award BIOS? My motherboard is this. I bought a Xeon X5450 CPU which works on LGA 775 but I didn't notice that 4 cores CPU isn't supported by BIOS. ...
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TLP could not detect fan speed

Recently I wanted to monitor the fan speed on my Arch Linux so I downloaded tlp. And I tried to monitor with sudo tlp-stat -t but the fan speed returned nothing. I tried to use fancontrol and ...
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Should I be concerned about fine black dust coming from the back of a PC’s rear exhaust fan?

I have a Lenovo All-In-One and I have been using it for a couple of years now. Recently I relocated it to a more confined room which has a window for ventilation and I have noticed that there is a ...
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Why does a server CPU perform faster tasks than a Macbook Pro CPU with the same benchmark score? [closed]

Given the following CPUs and GeekBench scores: Amazon EC2 z1d.large instance: Intel Xeon Platinum 8151 4061 MHz (1 cores) Single-Core Score: 1094, Multi-core score: 1300 Macbook Pro Laptop: Intel ...
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Any way to improve thermals of this laptop?

So I got the asus vivobook 15 with the ryzen 5 3500u . But its thermals are terrible . GPU on idle is at 60C. It throttles after barely 2 minutes of playing fifa 19 at 720p low with fps locked to 30(...
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How do you track down high PHP-FPM usage on a dedicated WHM server?

This is on a unmanaged dedicated webserver used to run Opencart 2.3.0.2 PHP 7.1 Server specs: Xenon 2.13Ghz 8 Core 32GB RAM CentOS 7.8 WHM v86.0.18 The traffic looks like I am being ...
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New PC build , boot issue

i'm new on superuser so correct me if i'm breaking some rules here, I have built a new pc system. when trying to boot both cpu and psu fan spin for a couple secods then go off, and i can re-do this ...
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New laptop stated to have up to 3.6 GHz, i5. System Information states only 1 Ghz i5 - why?

I just ordered a new laptop from direct from Dell, on the Dell website and on the invoice the CPU is stated as a : 10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1035G1 Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.6 GHz) ...

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