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Questions tagged [intel-core-i7]

Intel Core i7 is an Intel brand name for a series of high-end mobile and desktop microprocessors based on the x86-64 architecture.

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My game is running via the Intel integrated GPU instead of my Nvidia GTX 1050

Important notes: I have a Dell XPS 15 9560 Processor is Intel core i7-7700 HQ CPU @ 2.80GHz I have 32.0 GB of RAM My Windows 10 is updated. I have a GTX 1050 I have Nvidia geforce My Nvidia driver (...
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how to set DELL Precision 5530 running Windows 10 to run I7 processor at max speed (4.3GHZ) continually?

Need to run our Intel I7 6core processor at max speed of 4.3GHZ on our Dell Prec 5530 laptop, so that our computation app (compiled by Julia lang) runs continually at max speed 4.3GHZ. I tried going ...
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how to stop motherboard coil whine when moving mouse on z370 or z390 chipset?

Hi does anyone know how to stop motherboard coil whine while scrolling & generally using the mouse. Have tried z390 Asus Prime a, Aorus Pro, msi carbon pro z390 motherboards + evga z370 classified ...
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Intel® Driver & Support Assistant always says there's a newer version available

As of the last few months, something has changed on Intel's site and downloading the latest drivers requires the Intel® Driver & Support Assistant. Problem is, after installing the latest version ...
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Comparing CPU benchmark

I have a laptop with the Intel Core I7-6700HQ. In the next days my workstation will be ready, with a Ryzen 7 2700x. As you can see in this benchmark the overall difference is ONLY 64%. This sounds ...
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How to choose optimized Linux-ck kernel?

I have a question that are all 14nm intel cpu use the same micro architecture? E.g (sky lake, kaby lake, coffee lake, whisky lake). PS: Linux-ck repo only have sky lake version , which is the first ...
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Memory controller arbiters and memory accesses

Does anyone know what the Arbiter would look like on a DDR memory controller? I was thinking that in order to perform memory access operation reordering for optimisation it may contain a ROB / ...
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How is the micro-op cache tagged?

According to Real World Technologies’ article on “Intel’s Sandy Bridge Microarchitecture”: “Sandy Bridge’s uop cache is organized into 32 sets and 8 ways, with 6 uops per line, for a total of 1.5K ...
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Is i7-940XM compatible with rPGA989 socket?

Is the Intel i7-940XM compatible with a rPGA989 socket? My laptop is a ASUS K52JT with a Pentium P6200 processor. Can I replace it with i7-940XM? If I can, at which frequencies can I run it? The ...
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How CPU speed is managed vs CPU utilization?

I often see, in the performance monitor, CPU speed varying according to CPU utilization: When utilization increases speed increases: However sometimes this relationship is inverted: Speed ...
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What is Intel's Extreme Edition CPU?

I have tried to google exactly this question, but couldn't find a simple explanation of that. What are major differences(i.e. percentage)/pros of Extreme Edition compared to non-extreme edditions?
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PSU required wattage

I am planning on buying, when it's released, an i7-9700k with an Asus Z390 Maximus Hero XI and a 1070ti. I currently own a Corsair H100i V2, 2x 8gb Kingston ddr4, 3x thermaltake riing 120mm fans. ...
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Lenovo T480 with i7-8650U drops down to 399 MHz and stays there

Sometimes, my laptop will suddenly start performing very poorly. I thought it might be overheating, so I checked HWMonitor and saw that the temperatures were fine. What I did see however is that the ...
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Parallels does not trigger Turbo Boost on a Mac Book Pro

I've asked this question on PD forum but I think there are more audiences here... Here the question comes :) I tried a simple google search and comes out nothing so I guess few have noticed about ...
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When did Intel start supporting “high density RAM / memory” & will the Core i7-3770 support it? [duplicate]

I have multiple HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT (with Core i7-3770 processors) workstations that accept DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) memory. I was about to order some memory of this specification: "(4x8GB) DDR3-...
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Cannot see CPU temperature on Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

I recently bought a laptop for gaming with Windows. After have seen some video tutorial I started dealing with Intel Extreme Tuning Utility to decrease CPU performance while not playing in order to ...
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i7-8700k non-OC turbo boost frequency / single core performance

My 8700k has lower then average single core performance related to other non-oc 8700k bench results, while multicore is OK. I've noticed frequency never rises above 4.3 ghz, I never see promised turbo ...
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Long Boot (2 min 47 ) after OS reinstall

Okey so here's the thing. I got my new Helios 300. After i replaced the endless os against Win8.1, later Win10, it seems that i lose more and more Speed and have a longer boot time. I already did ...
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New Notebook is extrem slow after clean Win10 install

Okey so my problem is, i bought the Acer Predator Helios 300. It came with the endless os. And after installing Win 8.1 ( which said i couldnt use Win 8.1 bc it wouldnt support my CPU -> I7 7th Gen) ...
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Intel Core i7 7700hq not boosting

I recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 720 including an i7 7700hq. I successfully undervolted the CPU (offset of 150mV) using the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility. However I discovered, that the CPU is rarely ...
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Computer Specs High Terrible Performance

I wasn’t sure if this was the right place to ask but I’m just going to throw it out there. I’ve got a laptop I bought a while ago which has supposedly wild specifications for a laptop. It’s an ASUS ...
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Is there any issue running Windows 7 on an 7th Gen. Intel CPU (Kaby Lake)?

Is there any issue running Windows 7 on an 7th Gen. Intel CPU (Kaby Lake) aside from: Windows Update may not work properly (I know it can be patched, e.g. using wufuc) as always, one has to check ...
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Why Intel Extreme Tuning Utility Greys Reference Clock off?

I decided to overclock a ThinkPad W550s running Intel Core i7. I downloaded Intel Extreme Tuning Utility, which greys out the parts I need to overclock. Why is this? Below is my specifications: And ...
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Can I use both Integrated and Discrete graphics for increased FPS?

I upgraded to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update recently, and when I went to Task Manager, I found that they now have the option to monitor GPU usage (Thumbs up to Microsoft, that feature is going to be ...
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LGA 2011 socket (i7-3930K) pin DDR2_CS_N[5] SSTL broken. Socket is toast?

EDIT: It seems that my 4am self, even with a quadruple check, managed to have an off-by-one error :) The pin is actually P18 which is listed as 'P18 DDR2_CS_N[5] SSTL O' I'm guessing this means it's ...
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How to set a permanent Affinity Mask

How can I set affinity mask for all of my cores on an i7 6700k on a certain program, I know you can do it through Task Manager but that is only temporary and resets after the program is shut down. ...
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What's the difference between an “Embedded” and “Mobile” processors in Intel's terms?

I want to change the processor of my Acer 5830TG. The search for compatible ones went down to i7-3610QE / QM or i7-2860QM. The one is Ivy (newer) and the other one is Sandy. But the real problem is ...
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Intel AMT bug ? ( When client enable the “Allow the device to wake the computer” )

There are two methods can wake up the client device from S3/S4 by server side device: ( client and server in same LAN ) 1. Use the "Wake on LAN" which is enabling the option "Allow the device to wake ...
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Can I overclock to the turbo boost value?

I have an Intel Core i7 8700K and its core clock is 3.7 GHz, while its Turbo clock is 4.7. As far as I know, this means that it can be temporarily boosted (at least some of its cores) to this value. ...
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Does backing up with an i7 lead to lower temperature than with an i5?

"If one backs up a few hundred gigabytes for an initial encrypted Time Machine snapshot, a particular instruction available on Intel i7 chips enables encrypting on the CPU. The Intel i5 chips, which ...
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i7 6700k performing at the very bottom of benchmark test

Last year I built a computer (for the first time) and though I was happy it worked from the first power on, I was never impressed by the speed (comparing it to my 5 year old system). I started looking ...
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Where's the bottleneck? Not bad configuration, bad performance

I recently bought a new computer. I have: Intel Core i7 3820 (not overclocked, so 3.6 GGHz) on a 2011 socket 2x4GiB Corsair DDR3 RAM (1866MHz) 1x8GB HyperX Fury DDR3 RAM (1866MHz) 1x nVidia GeForce ...
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Benefit from using 3400 MHz RAM on a CPU that's only rated for 2400 MHz RAM

Situation I intend to buy a mainboard which supports memory speeds up to 3866 MHz. The processor will be an Intel i7-7700K, 4x 4.20GHz which supports memory speeds up to 2400 MHz. The CPU seems to be ...
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How to know the required room temperature for our laptop or desktop [closed]

Is there any way to get information about "required room temperature for a laptop or desktop. Because i7 Q720 vs i7 7660U, there is so much improvement in these last 8 year, but we are still working ...
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Intel NUC NUC6i7KYK doesn't boot, no power LED

I have an Intel NUC NUC6i7KYK that yesterday just froze. I power cycled it and it booted to the login screen, but then the display corrupted and it froze again. A second power cycle POSTed and began ...
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Can Intel microcode updates be rolled back?

Let's say I apply (or have applied for me by an automatic update process) a microcode update which fixes, for example, a hyperthreading bug on my Skylake chip. Are such updates irreversible, or can I ...
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with which intel processor do you compare AMD A8-7410 Quad Core?

I never had a laptop with AMD processor. I found a very good laptop with AMD A8-7410 Quad Core 4x2.40 GHz processor. I'm not into gaming or video processing, but i do use photoshop, illustrator and ...
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Windows 10 CU - i7 3770K always on max frequency

I've an issue in windows 10 creators update. My CPU 3770K runs always on max frequency 3.9ghz in idle with low CPU percentage of usage. With windows 7, the CPU freq. swing between 1.6ghz (idle) and 3....
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How many QPI links does my system have?

My system has an Intel Xeon Processor E5-2630 v3 (8 cores, 2 threads/core). According to the Intel web page, there are 2 QPI links. Nevertheless, when running the pcm-pcie.x tool from the PCM tools ...
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Turbo Boost is not working, for Intel core i7 CPU

Recently I changed the motherboard of my laptop (hp envy 15t-j100) with new one, the laptop is working good. But the processor (core i7 4700 MQ) now does not run in turbo boost mode any more, the task ...
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Haven't received Windows 10 creators update - Intel i7

I have Hp Dv6t that was released in 2011. The laptop has Intel i7 2670qm AMD 6700m GPU Samsung 850 evo 256GB SSD 8 GB ram I use this computer for professional work and app development. So security ...
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Granular Control of Intel Speedstep? - Skylake Windows 10

Currently both "Balanced" and "Power saver" power plans claim the minimum processor state is 5%, maximum is 100% and the cooling policy is passive. However on power saver the processor (i7 6700HQ) ...
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Without using Intel's tools, how can you determine the version of Intel Management Engine (ME) firmware installed? [duplicate]

I know that Intel has a tool that will tell you what ME firmware version you are on, but I need to be able to determine from files, registry entries, or services which firmware version of ME a windows ...
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Intel Core i7-7700K overheats and hangs under load, despite proper cooling and no overclocking

I have i7 Kaby Lake 7700K with Asus Z170-K which I cannot make stable. In idle mode the temperature (measured by RealTemp) hovers around 35 C, which I think is pretty normal. However, when I run ...
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How to determine version Intel Management Engine on Linux?

I just heard about the latest Intel ME disclosure. I'd like to update my firmware, but I don't use Windows/OSX. How can I find out what version of Intel ME I have and how do I update it?
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Selecting between cpuidle governors - Ubuntu 16.04 running 4.4.0-59 kernel

I am trying to find out how to select between the cpuidle governors menu and ladder. Currently my system is configured with menu but I want to switch it to ladder. So far I know that it should be ...
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What is the size of an address of a variable in memory on a 64 bit processor (Intel i3/i5/i7)

Would it be 64 bit address or is are they still 32 bit or as I may have mistakenly read the addresses are 48bit ? Or does Intel use a 32 bit address of one cell and half of another 32 bit cell making ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) just won't turn on

I set the VT-x = enabled in BIOS and still Intel Processor Identification Utility reports that VT is not available. VirtualBox refuses to show options for 64-bit OS as well. My processor clearly ...
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What are the dangers of high CPU voltage?

I have a i7 6700k Skylake and I have her overclocked at 4.7GHz with 1.7V. I've seen people saying that you should be wary of putting the voltage over 1.5V, but they all seem to be related to core ...
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Intel® Dynamic Platform and Thermal Framework (DPTF) for Linux

I have a new laptop with Core i7 7th Gen, and since no Windows other than 10 work on 7th Gen Intel, I decided to switch completely to Linux. I was going through all drivers for Windows that was given ...