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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Setting Max C-State in Windows 10

I'm running some latency sensitive applications on Windows and am seeing some slight spikes at times. Looking at the Windows performance monitor, I see the processors spending a majority of their time ...
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Would I really notice the difference between 6 and 7 cores on an Intel Core i7?

I am looking to buy a reasonably high end laptop. This is proving to be extremely difficult because of a worldwide shortage of GeForce RTX 3060 and 3070 graphic cards. I am a coder, and my prime ...
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bad performance of my CPU

i have a intel i7 7500U CPU who have a maximum speed of 2,7 GHz but some day it suddenly start outperforming with everything (literaly), so my computer becomes unusable so i decide to change mi ...
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Can I run multiple gpu without sli/crossfire

I have a intel i7 9700F. I also have a RTX 3070 and a 250 GT from my old pc. I am obsessed with chasing frames so I was wondering if I could use both graphic cards (non crossfire/ anything like that). ...
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is 90c normal for i7-9750H in laptop

is 90c normal for i7-9750H when playing games in laptop and 85c for GTX 1660 TI
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Intel CPU CONSTANTLY Throttled to Lowest Frequency - Ubuntu 20.04

I am at my wits end here and could use some additional input. Long story short (more detail below), my system keeps throttling the CPU speed and I am unable to recover until I am able to unplug the ...
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maximum RAM capacity DX58SO + i7 920 only 8Gb

I have a i7 920 cpu on a DX58SO motherboard. Reading the specs of these, I concluded that the maximum RAM capacity should be 16 Gb. https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/37147/intel-...
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Why has my computer's performance decreased after installing a significantly better CPU, and how do I fix it?

Earlier today, I replaced my computer's i3 8100 with an i7 9700k. The computer wouldn't start until I updated BIOS so I did, to the latest version. Now my computer actually works, but my performance ...
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Lenovo Laptop with Kingston Ram doesn't seem to operate well

I've just finished adding a new 32GB ram card to my lenovo laptop, and I noticed that some processes were running slowly. htop ram allocation Now, suddenly, I am seeing these HUGE ram allocations for ...
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Does using IGD Multi-Monitor causes BSOD?

I'm using an MSI 2080 Super paired with a 9700K on an MSI Z390 chipset. I believe the BSOD attacks started to occur after I plugged an old HDMI tv into the UHD 630 of 9700K, because why would I use my ...
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Core i7 vs Xeon in a different scenario

I googled to know the difference between i7 and Xeon processors mostly both processors are compared with gaming perspective. I want to run Hyper-V and Android Stuido for simulations, please help me ...
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VM in VM in VM: Nested VT-x issue

Just for fun, I'm trying to run a VM inside a VM that runs inside a VM. I'm pretty sure that my CPU doesn't actually support nested VT-x normally, but I was able to force-enable that setting in the ...
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How do I properly connect the power cables for my Intel Core i7-10700 processor?

The new motherboard (Gigabyte Z490 AORUS ELITE AC) has two connectors ATX_12v_2x2 and ATX_12v_2x4 (Photo 1). From the power supply unit (Be quiet! Pure Power 11 700W) there is a cable with CPU1-P4 and ...
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Processor Speed for Gaming Application

I have a simulation software that recommends "Intel Core i7 @ 3.20GHz or equivalent." I will be purchasing a new laptop and want to make sure I get an adequate processor. Many of the ...
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CPU frequency is locked at minimum after removing battery from lenovo laptop on linux mint 20

I recently have played games in high performance and found my laptop battery is dying so fast. The full percentage went down by 3% when I charged it and I decided to use my laptop without battery. ...
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ThrottleStop dosen't save SpeedShift SST Limits

ThrottleStop dosen't save SpeedShift SST Limits in profile 1,2,3,4. I have to select a profile and everytime have to adjust speedshift limits manually opening TS. Is there a workarround for this ? ...
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Coreinfo - difference between the PREFETCHW and 3DNOW

After reading the about 3DNOW instruction set extension, I found that prefetchw is one of 3DNOW's instructions.   I wanted to know if my CPU supports the instruction PREFETCHW, I ran coreinfo and got ...
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Does the fps fall due to sudden clock-speed fall or the gpu is the reason behind this?

My laptop has intel i7 8500u with base freq of 1.8 Ghz and turbo boost upto 4 Ghz.While playing different games suddenly the fps fall tremendously and the laptop itself starts running slowly not only ...
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Virtualization on Windows 10 Home x64

I am trying to enable Virtualization on my Laptop through BIOS but as soon as I boot into windows it disables itself. My processor(Intel Core i7-4700MQ) also supports virtualization Technology. https:/...
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Intel chip ALWAYS above base clock speed

My Intel chip is constantly running at a speed close to its max turbo frequency, even when the machine is relatively idle. I recently had an issue with it running too slowly, and followed this advice,...
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BSOD while installing Intel HD 630 driver on windows 10 build 19041.329

I'm facing a problem to install the Intel HD 630 driver on my laptop. While installing, the screen becomes black and a BSOD came out. The problem is fixed when I disable the driver in device manager ...
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Intel Wireless card wakes up laptop every 15-45 minutes during sleep, logs telemetry, and goes back to sleep DESPITE being expressly told NOT to do so

I have a Razer Blade 15 (2019), with Intel i7-9750H and NVIDIA 2060. The wireless adapter is an Intel Wireless-AC 9560 at 160MHz. The laptop also has a Realtek PCE GbE Ethernet controller Throughout ...
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Unsupported Processor BSOD in Safe Mode

My computer works perfectly in Normal Mode. When I try to boot into Safe Mode, I am greeted with BSOD and the stop code "UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR". The computer then reboots itself into Normal Mode again....
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Dell XPS 9570 BIOS downgrade issue (i7-8750H)

I'm trying to perform a BIOS downgrade from 1.16.2 back to 1.15.0, but keep getting the error: ME Firmware EndUpdate Failed Error 0x000001F3 The downgrade is initiated from Windows without error ...
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Full-Screen apps black after sleep/hibernate windows 10

I just built a new computer with a 2080 Super on an i7. Everything works great, but full-screen apps like overwatch will go to black screens after the computer has been in sleep or hibernate. If I ...
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What does it mean [Cores 4] [Logical/Core 2]?

I saw a Processor which states: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10510U CPU @ 1.80GHz[Cores 4] [Logical/Core 2] It means it has 4 cores or 2 cores and and logical? I am a bit confused about it.
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i7-8550U Inside HP Envy wont boost past 3Ghz

I have a HP envy 17 1ae1xx. It has a i7-8550U CPU inside. In Linux I use Intel Graphics even if the power cord is plugged in. It has a MX150 that I can turn on when I need it. I have both Linux and ...
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Enable hardware virtualization causes crash

Every time I enable hardware virtualization in my BIOS and restart my PC will load just past the showing of the Asus logo then shuts down. It will keep restarting my PC trying to load, and fails every ...
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Optimum display resolution can't be achieved with Intel HD 4000 graphics card

Every distro I use does not recognise the Intel HD 4000 internal graphics card, which is not recognized, and I am unable to set my monitor optimum resolution. I have tried xrandr, but that's not a ...
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i7 7700 processor showing only 4 cores and No of threads per core is 1

I am a ubuntu user, when I type lscpu I got it as Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): 4 On-line CPU(s) list: 0-3 ...
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Intel CPU memory type meaning

I'm reading Intel CPU's spec, the memory type it lists a single frequency, like for i7-8809G, it says Memory Types: DDR4-2400, the confusing is does this mean only 2400 memory modules are supported, ...
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Controlling when Intel TurboBoost kicks in

With an Intel i7-8650U, is it possible to limit when TurboBoost speeds up the CPU? I run some virtual soundcard software which requires frequent usage of the CPU. This causes TurboBoost to kick-in, ...
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Setting max CPU clock rate while in Turboboost

I have a Lenovo T480 with an Intel i7-8650U, which has the notorious problem of dropping itself down to 400 MHz whenever it feels like it, due to power limits. For example, even opening an ...
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Way to disable Intel TurboBoost before boot or during Windows Setup?

I'll try long story short. I have an Asus TUF504GM laptop with i7 8750H processor. Recently I was having BSODs, and even couldn't install Windows 10 or any other OS because was always crashing, tried ...
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(DDR4/RAM) Writing speed more faster than reading speed

This is giving me a headache. As I know, all RAM modules are a bit faster while reading instead of writing due it's nature. My only and last (I think valid) theory: a bad DDR4 timings (calculated by ...
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Will Idle temperature increase when upgrading i5-8400 to i7-8700?

I have a passively cooled i5-8400 which runs at about 34-40 degrees for most of the day (peaking at about 60 degrees periodically) using a Cooler Master Hyper heat sink and a single 20cm Noctura case ...
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LENOVO Ideapad 700 15ISK Instant Shutdown Using GPU While Power Plugged In

I have a Lenovo Ideapad laptop. Dual boot Linux and Windows. Whenever I try to play games on Linux or Windows (game or OS does not matter), it's shuts down immediately. On power plugged battery. But ...
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Clarification needed on processor base frequency - Core i7 8565U

I am planning to buy the following laptops for developers Dell Vostro 3583 / Core i7- 8th gen -8565U (8MB cache upto 4.6 Ghz) / 16GB / 512GB SSD / 2GB Graphics / Ubuntu / No ODD / 15.6" FHD / 3 Cell ...
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Does CPU Vertical Segment: Embedded mean that it can not be swapped?

Im interested with CPU replace in laptop, but something made me think a lot. I want to ask you simply if there is a socket defined, how can a processor be embedded? Does it work like it can be ...
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No throttling of any kind but processor freq sticks at 0.8 Ghz and Power ~ 8W

I have Dell XPS 9650, i7-7700Hq, GTX 1050, 512GB SSD, 16GB DD4, 4K. I find no throttling as in Thermal, Power limit, Current limit, MB VR (from Intel XTU), No Limit reasons from ThrottleStop, No "Yes"...
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Can I found an MSI Mothercard to instal my i7-2720QM (BGA1224)?

Good evening, everything is in this question "Can I found an MSI Mothercard to instal my i7-2720QM (BGA1224) ?" My laptop is HS (DELL XPS 17 L702X) I would like to know if I can find a motherboard ...
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i7 7700 CPU power supply Watts [closed]

Can you tell me the power supply Watts for above configured PC? At this moment I have 350 W. Is that fine or? Note: This is a software development PC and I'll not use this as gaming or any graphic ...
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what is correct architecture of my pc AMD or INTEL?

i was trying to get the info about my system processor architecture and saw two different answers from windows explorer from cmd prompt using "SET Processor" command and i got intel i7 and amd64 ...
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Intel core i7 4th gen dont use turbo boost

I have a laptop ASUS ROG G751JL. When I bought it, there is Windows 10 installed. Since I formatted it and installed Windows 7. The processor is Intel Core i7 4th generation. It should have the turbo ...
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Do I need to do a BIOS update?

As I am very interested in computer hardware but do not want to waste some valuable hardware, I decided to upgrade an old PC with an ECS H61H2-M12 motherboard. One of the changes I want to make is to ...
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Upgrading soldered in laptop CPU's

I have had a Lenovo u530t for a long time, which has a i7 4500u in it, and I have an i7 6500u in a different laptop. The 2 cpus look to be the same size, my question is, can I take the 6500 and ...
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Huawei Matebook X wifi not working

I have been using the Huawei matebook X laptop for some months now since I bought it from Amazon. The wifi has suddenly stopped working. Intel wireless 9560 cannot work on my machine anymore. I ...
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Has CPU inter-core communication become slower?

I'd be pretty amazed if it had but maybe somebody can help me understand. I ran SiSoft Sandra Lite 2014's 'Processor Multi-Core Efficiency' test (which returns an 'Inter-Core Bandwidth' value) on my ...
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CPU Usage Static at 42% - Intel core i7 (Quad Core)

I have a HP dv5t 2100 CTO laptop with Intel core i7 (quad core) / 8GB RAM. Recently I've noticed that the maximum CPU usage it attains is fixed at 42% - I mean it does not go beyond that come what ...
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Can I overclock i7 2670qm?

I have an i7 2670qm CPU and I'm wondering if I could overclock it. What is the risk and what could happen to the CPU or other hardware devices? Is there anyone who has overclocked this specific CPU ...

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